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China blasts US military bill as interference in its affairs

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:20am

China on Tuesday blasted a U.S. military spending bill that calls for development of plans to help self-ruled Taiwan improve its defenses and warned of possible damage to cooperation in other areas.

Poland sets Oct 21 as the date for key local elections

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:15am

The Polish government says a first round of voting in local elections this fall will take place on Oct. 21, with a runoff Nov. 4.

US, Israeli embassies in Berlin receive letters with powder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:07am

Berlin police say threatening letters containing a white powder have been sent to both the American and Israeli embassies in the German capital.

The Latest: Vehicles involved in highway collapse in Italy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:03am

The Latest the collapse of a raised highway in Italy (all times local):

Congo's health ministry says Ebola spreads to 2nd province

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:00am

Congo's health ministry says a deadly Ebola outbreak has spread into Ituri province as a vaccination campaign in neighboring North Kivu province continues in the country's northeast.

Italian news agency says rescue workers have identified about 10 vehicles involved in a bridge collapse near Genoa.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 4:57am

Italian news agency says rescue workers have identified about 10 vehicles involved in a bridge collapse near Genoa. .

London police say the incident near the Houses of Parliament appears to be a 'deliberate act'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 4:54am

London police say the incident near the Houses of Parliament appears to be a 'deliberate act'

London police say the suspect arrested after collision near Houses of Parliament is not cooperating with police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 4:54am

London police say the suspect arrested after collision near Houses of Parliament is not cooperating with police.

Roadside bombing kills 4 people in Baghdad's Shiite district

Murtada Faraj, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 4:31am

Iraqi security and medical officials say four people have been killed when a roadside bomb went off at an outdoor food market in Baghdad's Shiite district of Sadr City.

Reports: Raised highway collapses in Italian city of Genoa

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 4:31am

The Italian news agency ANSA says a raised highway has partially collapsed in the northern port city of Genoa.

ANSA reports that a raised highway has collapsed in the northern Italian port city of Genoa

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 4:30am

ANSA reports that a raised highway has collapsed in the northern Italian port city of Genoa.

Crash outside parliament in London treated as terrorism

Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 4:27am

A car crashed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London Tuesday and police arrested a man on suspicion of terrorism, heightening tensions in a city that has seen a string-of vehicle-based terror attacks.

Uganda opposition figure detained after his driver is slain

Rodney Muhumuza, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 4:26am

A prominent opposition figure in Uganda has been detained following violent clashes Monday night that allegedly started when President Yoweri Museveni's motorcade was pelted with stones, a military official said Tuesday.

The Latest: Afghan aid group offers to help Ghazni's wounded

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 4:23am

The Latest on developments in Afghanistan after a surge in Taliban attacks (all times local):

Dutch government honors outgoing UN human rights chief

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 4:09am

The Dutch government is honoring the outgoing U.N. human rights chief with one of its most prestigious awards.

Activist compares Beijing's rule in Hong Kong to colonialism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 3:57am

A Hong Kong pro-independence activist decried Beijing's rule over the city as modern-day colonialism in a speech Tuesday to a foreign journalists' association that defied the Chinese government's demand that the event be canceled.

Swedish leader voices anger after dozens of cars are burned

Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 3:41am

Masked youths torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who denounced an "extremely organized" night of vandalism.

London's Metropolitan Police say they are treating crash outside of Parliament as a terrorist incident; man arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 3:33am

London's Metropolitan Police say they are treating crash outside of Parliament as a terrorist incident; man arrested.

Russia to help UN with patrols along Syria-Israel frontier

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 3:29am

The Russian military says its forces in Syria will help the U.N. peacekeepers fully restore their patrols along the frontier between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.