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MH370 search director disagrees with pilot ditch theory

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:04am

The director of a seabed hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Tuesday disagreed with a new book's conclusion that the pilot likely flew the plane beyond the search area to deliberately sink it in unexplored depths of the Indian Ocean.

The Latest: Israel urges ICC to reject Palestinian request

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:03am

The Latest on the Palestinians' complaint against Israel before the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands (all times local):

Purported mother of poisoned Russian spy speaks out

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:56am

Russian state TV has interviewed a woman it claims to be the mother of a former Russian spy poisoned in Britain.

German court rejects call for Puigdemont to be rearrested

Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:48am

A German court on Tuesday rejected a request from prosecutors to take former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont back into custody pending a decision on whether he can be extradited to Spain.

Israel says it takes 'severe view' of Palestinian request at International Criminal Court, calls on ICC to reject move

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:48am

Israel says it takes 'severe view' of Palestinian request at International Criminal Court, calls on ICC to reject move.

Thai authorities block Bangkok march on coup anniversary

Kaweewit Kaewjinda, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:46am

Police in the Thai capital blocked a march Tuesday by pro-democracy activists protesting four years of military rule and detained several of the movement's leaders.

Palestinian foreign minister files complaint to ICC seeking 'immediate investigation' into alleged Israeli crimes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:25am

Palestinian foreign minister files complaint to ICC seeking 'immediate investigation' into alleged Israeli crimes.

Group: Egyptian army intensifies home demolitions in Sinai

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:14am

An international rights group says the Egyptian military has intensified home demolitions in the northern part of the Sinai Peninsula as part of its campaign against a local affiliate of the Islamic State group.

Northern Ireland police release 1 man in backpacker murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:04am

Police in Northern Ireland have released one man and continue to question a second after the two were arrested in connection with the death of a German backpacker three decades ago.

Sweden to distribute brochure in case of crisis or war

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:01am

Sweden is distributing an updated version of a Cold War-era civil emergency advice booklet to some 4.8 million households about what to do in the event of a crisis, including war.

German court rejects request from prosecutors to take Catalan ex-leader Puigdemont back into custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:59am

German court rejects request from prosecutors to take Catalan ex-leader Puigdemont back into custody.

As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:54am

North Korean media stepped up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States, warning Tuesday that a budding detente could be in danger.

Ariana Grande offers message of hope on attack anniversary

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:41am

Ariana Grande has shared a message of hope with fans on the anniversary of the bombing at Manchester Arena that killed 22 people.

Palestinian foreign minister asks ICC to investigate Israel

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:38am

The Palestinian foreign minister arrived at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to call on prosecutors there to open an immediate investigation into Israel's settlements in the Palestinian territories.

Heatwave in Pakistan's Karachi kills 65 amid power cuts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:30am

A Pakistani welfare organization says the heatwave gripping the region amid widespread power cuts has killed 65 people in Karachi.

Yemeni officials: Rebel shelling kills 5 in Marib province

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:13am

Yemeni officials say shells fired by the country's Shiite rebels have killed at least five civilians in the central province of Marib.

Palestinian foreign minister arrives at International Criminal Court to ask for Israeli settlement policy investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:10am

Palestinian foreign minister arrives at International Criminal Court to ask for Israeli settlement policy investigation.

Mayor in Russia's fourth-largest city abruptly resigns

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 1:41am

The mayor of Russia's fourth-largest city has stepped down to protest a government-promoted law which scrapped mayoral elections.

Afghan official: Taliban attacks kill 14 policemen in Ghazni

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 1:11am

The Taliban launched a wave of attacks in Afghanistan's eastern province of Ghazni, killing at least 14 police officers, including a district police chief and a reserve unit's commander, Afghan officials said Tuesday.