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Newspaper in southern Mexico says one of its reporters slain

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:17pm

A newspaper in southern Mexico says one of its reporters was shot to death as he left his home to work on a story.

UN council support tough action for peacekeeping failures

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 6:56pm

The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Friday to support tougher U.N. action against peacekeepers who fail to protect civilians, including by sending them home and refusing to pay their governments.

Gunmen kill man, wound 2 inside Acapulco beach restaurant

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 6:10pm

Mexican officials say gunmen targeted a man at a restaurant on one of Acapulco's most popular beaches, killing the customer and wounding two other people.

Parents of Wisconsin teen who died in Rome come for trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 1:21pm

The parents of a 19-year-old Wisconsin student whose body was found in the Tiber River in Rome have testified in the Italian capital at a homeless man's manslaughter trial.

Cyprus protests Turkish warship's arrest of fishing boat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 1:12pm

Cyprus was trying to secure the release of five fishermen who were taken into custody by a Turkish warship Friday as they fished off the northern coast of the ethnically divided Mediterranean island nation.

Father of Russian held in US says jail conditions improved

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:30pm

The father of a Russian woman jailed in the U.S. on charges that she tried to infiltrate U.S. political organizations as a covert Russian agent said Friday that the U.S. authorities have eased her prison regime.

Colombia honors 14 sniffer dogs at emotional retirement

Joshua Goodman and Manuel Rueda, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:14pm

Fourteen police dogs received medals and diplomas during an emotional retirement ceremony in Colombia's capital Friday as they wrapped up years of service sniffing out drugs, bombs and bodies.

In Milan, colors pop at Versace, MSGM, Etro

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:44am

Fashion may seem a respite for the cares of the world, but often it is actually an expression of them.

Abbas denies Palestinians refused peace talks with Israel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:13am

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has denied U.S. claims the Palestinians have refused to enter peace talks with Israel.

Gaza officials say Palestinian killed at border protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:49am

Gaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian has been killed and dozens injured by Israeli fire at a border protest.

State of emergency in Mexico's Sinaloa as 3 dead in flooding

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:24am

Federal officials in Mexico declared a state of emergency for 11 municipalities in the northwestern state of Sinaloa due to flooding from a tropical depression's heavy rains that killed at least three people, authorities reported Friday.

Chinese minister inaugurates embassy in Dominican Republic

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:14am

China's foreign minister inaugurated his country's embassy in the Dominican Republic on Friday almost five months after the two nations established diplomatic relations.

Brazil arrests man linked to Hezbollah on crimes in Paraguay

Sarah Dilorenzo, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:04am

Brazilian police arrested a fugitive Friday who is alleged by U.S. authorities to be Hezbollah's financier and who has repeatedly been accused of illegal activity in a lawless border area where three South American nations meet.

Snapchat addict sentenced to 14 years for manslaughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:59am

A judge has sentenced a Snapchat addict to 14 years in prison for orchestrating the killing of her sometime boyfriend and posting a video of him as he lay dying on a west London street.

Brazilian federal police have arrested a man US authorities say is a member of Hezbollah and key financier of terrorism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:46am

Brazilian federal police have arrested a man US authorities say is a member of Hezbollah and key financier of terrorism.

Australia police arrest man accused of killing emus with car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:21am

A man in Australia accused of deliberately killing several emus with his car and then posting a video of it online has been arrested, police announced Friday.

Model sentenced to at least 25 years for murdering rival

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:03am

A British fashion model has been sentenced to at least 25 years in prison for murdering a more successful rival during a fight over a love interest.

Germans angry over spy chief's promotion after comments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:41am

A spat over Germany's domestic intelligence chief flared up again Friday, after a center-left party in Chancellor Angela Merkel's government said it wanted to nix a deal that saw the spy promoted out of office.

Polish police arrest suspect in rock attack on synagogue

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:27am

Police in the Polish city of Gdansk have detained a 27-year-old man suspected of smashing a synagogue window during the Yom Kippur holiday earlier this week.