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Floods kill at least 112 across China, leave scores missing

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:20am

Torrential rains that swept through China this week have left at least 112 people dead and 91 others missing, various provincial governments reported on Saturday.

Kerry visits American wounded in Nice attack

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:20am

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is on a private visit to Nice, France where he visited an American citizen recovering from injuries sustained in the July 14 truck attack in the Mediterranean city.

Police investigator: Munich shooter was armed with 9mm Glock pistol; had 300 rounds

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:10am

Police investigator: Munich shooter was armed with 9mm Glock pistol; had 300 rounds.

Munich prosecutors say shooter had been in psychiatric care; treated for depression

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:10am

Munich prosecutors say shooter had been in psychiatric care; treated for depression.

Prosecutor: Munich attack appears to be 'classic shooting rampage' and not terrorism

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:10am

Prosecutor: Munich attack appears to be 'classic shooting rampage' and not terrorism.

Police chief: Search of Munich suspect's home and room shows 'no evidence' of links to Islamic State

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:00am

Police chief: Search of Munich suspect's home and room shows 'no evidence' of links to Islamic State.

Police chief: No indications anyone other than one shooter was involved

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:00am

Police chief: No indications anyone other than one shooter was involved.

Police chief: The crime and the perpetrator had "absolutely no" link to the issue of refugees

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:00am

Police chief: The crime and the perpetrator had "absolutely no" link to the issue of refugees.

Police chief: Suspect in shooting was born and raised in Munich

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:00am

Police chief: Suspect in shooting was born and raised in Munich.

Russian balloonist lands safely in Australia after 11 days

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:50am

A cold and exhausted 65-year-old Russian balloonist came back to Earth safely in the Australian Outback on Saturday after claiming a new world record by flying solo around the world nonstop in 11 days, an official said.

Iraq records hottest day so far this year in Basra city

Sinan Salaheddin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:40am

Iraq's state-run Meteorological Department said on Saturday that it had registered the hottest day so far this year, with maximum temperatures hitting 53.9 degrees Celsius (129.02 Fahrenheit) in the southern city of Basra.

Indian defense chief oversees search for air force plane

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:30am

India's defense minister was overseeing an aerial search of the Bay of Bengal on Saturday for an air force transport plane that disappeared with 29 people aboard.

Mediator: 2 Yerevan police hostages released

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:30am

A mediator in the police hostage standoff in the Armenian capital is telling local media that two hostages have been released and that a tentative agreement on freeing the other two has been reached.

Official says Russian balloonist lands safely in Australia after flying round the world

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:00am

Official says Russian balloonist lands safely in Australia after flying round the world.

Authorities in China say at least 112 dead, 91 missing from this week's torrential rains

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:00am

Authorities in China say at least 112 dead, 91 missing from this week's torrential rains.

Police hunt for motive in Munich shooting that left 10 dead

Paul Weathley and Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:00am

Police were hunting Saturday for clues to explain why an 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire at a crowded Munich shopping mall and fast-food restaurant, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself.

Afghan capital locked down for large demonstration

Karim Sharifi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 2:20am

Main roads across the Afghan capital Kabul have been blocked by authorities as thousands of ethnic Hazaras marched on Saturday through the city demanding a planned power line be rerouted through their poverty-stricken province.

Indian officials: Aid worker kidnapped in Kabul is free

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:50pm

An Indian charity worker kidnapped in Kabul last month has been released, a top government official said Saturday.

Official says Russian balloonist claims new 11-day round the world record.

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:50pm

Official says Russian balloonist claims new 11-day round the world record.