Paolo Santalucia and Gregorio Borgia, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 8:51am
With cheers of joy, rescue crews pulled survivors from the debris of an avalanche-crushed hotel in central Italy on Friday, an incredible discovery that boosted spirits two days after the massive snow slide buried around 30 people at the resort. Two children were among those rescued.
A member of a separatist group in southern Nigeria says 11 people were killed when security forces cracked down on a demonstration in support of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, though police deny there were any deaths.
Peter Prengaman and Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 7:30am
Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki has died in a small-plane crash just weeks before he was to rule in a major corruption case that could implicate high-ranking politicians in several Latin American countries.
Carley Petesch and Babacar Dione, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 7:21am
The leaders of Guinea and Mauritania arrived in Gambia's capital Friday in a last-ditch diplomatic effort to get defeated President Yahya Jammeh to cede power, while a regional military force was awaiting orders to act.
Nice public prosecutor has dismissed allegations that French authorities and the city of Nice failed to implement proper security measures in July when a man drove a truck into the crowds, killing 86 people.
Sarah El Deeb and Zeina Karam, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 6:10am
Syrian rebels are sending more than a dozen representatives next week to the capital of Kazakhstan for talks with government representatives, the first such negotiations between the two sides in a year.
Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | Posted Jan 20th - 5:20am
Russian officials and lawmakers lauded Donald Trump's inauguration Friday, hoping it will herald a period of better ties with the United States, while revelers in Moscow and elsewhere gathered for celebrations as bar and club owners sought to cash in on public excitement.