Turkey's state-run news agency says an employee at the office of a local Muslim cleric in eastern Turkey has opened fire at his colleagues, before turning the gun on himself in a failed suicide attempt. Two people were killed and five others — including the gunman — were wounded in the incident.
Sarah Dilorenzo, Associated Press | PostedAug 17th - 8:53am
While jailed former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has long insisted he can run for Brazil's presidency again despite his conviction, legal experts say the path to doing that is extremely narrow and unlikely to happen. And his Workers' Party risks missing the deadline to register an alternative candidate if it pushes his case for too long.
Hundreds of people, among them scores of chefs and students of the culinary arts from around the world, gathered Friday to pay their respects to one of the masters of French cuisine, the late French chef Joel Robuchon.
Elena Becatoros and Fanis Karabatsakis, Associated Press | PostedAug 17th - 6:05am
A woman whose family perished in a deadly Greek forest fire filed a criminal lawsuit Friday against seven officials, including Greece's interior minister, asserting they share the blame for the blaze that killed dozens.