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The mayor of Sisco in northern Corsica says he won't lift his ban on the burkini despite a ruling by France's top administrative court regarding a similar ban in another town
Striking miners in Bolivia armed with dynamite seized highways in a protest over mining laws and then kidnapped, possibly tortured and beat to death the county's deputy interior minister
Eleven days after the body of a woman was found in the Los Angeles area, a couple suspected of killing her and kidnapping her three children have been arrested in Colorado
British authorities say they are offering support to the families of three U.K. citizens who died in the earthquake in Amatrice, Italy
The composer for "Game of Thrones" is trading the sword-filled realm of Westeros for the alien-plagued world of Sera
US economy grew at sluggish 1.1 percent annual pace in April-June quarter, slightly below earlier estimate
The Erdogan government immediately blamed long-time foe Kurdish separatist group PKK.
Strong aftershocks have damaged two key access roads into quake-struck Amatrice, threatening to isolate the tiny hilltop town as hopes dimmed that firefighters would find any more survivors from the earthquake that killed at least 267 people
Hillary Clinton is defending the work of her family foundation, saying the organization needs more time to ensure the continuity of their programs
Colombia's president is rushing to hold a national referendum on a peace deal meant to end a half-century of conflict with leftist rebels, delivering the text of the deal to congress and declaring a definitive cease-fire with guerrillas
An international rights group has urged Russia to release a Crimean Tatar leader Ilmi Umerov who has been sent to a psychiatric hospital
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that Britain's decision to leave the European Union has exposed the need for better communication within the bloc that is facing security and economic challenges
The Latest: UN calls for protection of people being evacuated from Damascus suburb, says departure must be voluntary
US, Russia renew efforts to secure a military and humanitarian cooperation agreement for war-torn Syria after months of hesitation and failed attempts to forge a truce
Obama will quadruple in size a marine national monument created by President George W. Bush a decade ago.
Somalia police say that security forces have ended an overnight siege of a beach restaurant by al-Shabab gunmen in which eight people were killed
Yemen's rebel-run news agency says airstrikes by Saudi-led coalition have killed 11 civilians and wounded others in the northern city of Saada
A central Florida man is proving to be a survivor
South African judge denies appeal for harsher sentence against Oscar Pistorius
A woman jostled on a New York City subway train dropped the crickets and worms she was trying to sell, causing some to land on other passengers
Turkish officials and the state-run news agency say Kurdish militants on Friday attacked a police checkpoint in southeast Turkey with an explosives-laden truck, killing at least 11 police officers and wounding 78 other people
Zimbabwe police battled anti-government protesters Friday with batons, tear gas and water cannons, despite a court order that police should not to interfere with the demonstration in the capital Friday
A SpaceX Dragon capsule is on its way back to Earth from the International Space Station
Philippine communist rebels have announced an indefinite cease-fire in peace talks aimed at ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies
Authorities say a man wearing only boxer shorts stole a pickup and drove it into a Southwest Airlines plane at an airport in Omaha, Nebraska
Donald Trump is confronting head-on allegations that he is racist, defending his hard-line approach to immigration while trying to make the case to minority voters that Democrats have abandoned them
GOP nominee's position seems to be in flux.
European shares are mostly lower following mixed trading in Asia, with investors preferring to sit on the sidelines ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen's speech later in the day for cues on the timing of the next policy rate hike
Syrian rebels and civilians expected to leave blockaded Damascus suburb following deal with Assad's government
Friends say two nuns who were found slain in their Mississippi home 'would do anything for anybody.'
North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr is sticking to his low-key style less than three months before his re-election bid despite a unfavorable climate for Republicans and a spirited campaign from his Democratic challenger
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is in Kenya to launch summit on African development; 35 heads of state expected to attend
The Turkish prime minister is vowing to continue military operations in Syria until there is no "terrorist" threat to Turkey from the war-torn neighbor
France's highest administrative court is considering whether it's legal for towns to ban body-covering burkini swimsuits, which have become a symbol of tensions around the place of Islam in secular France
The world's largest brewer, AB Inbev, says it expects to cut about 3 percent of the combined workforce once it completes its huge merger with its closest rival, SABMiller.
When it comes to medical religious liberty arguments, the answer might be a middle ground: referrals.
Donald Trump put Hillary Clinton on the defensive this week over the email scandal.
The next president could change the nation for the better by reaching out to the other side.
Activists say the Federal Reserve needs immediate change, but propose different reforms.
The negative campaign and erosion of trust in government could keep voters at home Nov. 8th.
Federal officials are announcing new funding for Amtrak's passenger rail system and stressing the need for continued investment in America's transportation infrastructure
A family that traces 500 years of its noble history to a home at the foot of the Apennines wonders if they'll ever set foot inside again following a massive earthquake
Volkswagen's employee council chief is suggesting that the automaker consider taking stakes in suppliers after a dispute disrupted production in Germany
Six Indonesian provinces have declared states of emergency as forest fires blanket a swath of Southeast Asia in a smoky haze
What's a Republican fundraiser to do in the Trump era
It's been 30 years since the United States embarked on a major immigration overhaul, and the ambivalence of voters is one reason why
A judge whose six-month sentence in the sexual assault case of a former Stanford swimmer has removed himself from handling criminal matters, but the outrage, and the efforts to recall him, remain
LEADING OFF: Ruiz joins Dodgers, Wright returns to Red Sox, Sanchez aims to keep up slugging run
The campaign chief for metro Phoenix's longtime sheriff has questioned a federal judge's timing in asking prosecutors to pursue criminal contempt-of-court charges against the lawman 10 days before a primary election
The FedEx Cup is all about the $10 million bonus at the end of the four playoff events
A jury has convicted a Russian man of hacking into U.S. businesses to steal credit card information and orchestrating an international online theft scheme that netted him millions of dollars
Kuwait dissolves Olympic committee, national soccer association, deepening an ongoing dispute
San Francisco lefty Matt Moore lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning on a soft, clean single by Corey Seager, and the Giants beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 Thursday night
New Zealand's national airline has posted a record profit thanks to a surge in tourism and lower fuel costs, but warns it expects increased competition from other international carriers in the year ahead
The gruesome killing of a 10-year-old New Mexico kill has stunned her neighbors and authorities, who call it one of the worst they've ever seen
Three plays were all it took for Dallas to get yet another injury scare surrounding Tony Romo
A Pacific Northwest tribe is traveling nearly 5,000 miles across the U.S. and Canada with a 22-foot-tall totem pole to galvanize opposition to the development of fossil fuel infrastructure, particularly around sea ports in Oregon and Washington
Lotte Group's vice chairman has been found dead as authorities widen a probe into corruption at South Korea's fifth-largest business group, officials at the company and police said Friday.
Apple issues security update after powerful espionage software found targeting an activist's iPhone in Middle East
Czech tourist Pavlina Pizova has described the death of her partner and the month she spent in the New Zealand wilderness after the couple set out on an ill-fated hike
Another strong aftershock has rattled quake-ravaged central Italy, reportedly causing some more damage to crumbled buildings in hard-hit Amatrice
Matt Moore of the San Francisco Giants has lost his no-hit bid with two outs in the ninth inning on a soft single by Corey Seager of the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Japanese airline All Nippon Airways has started grounding Boeing 787 "Dreamliner" flights after detecting problems with their Rolls-Royce engines
A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to life in prison for stabbing his wife to death on New Year's Eve in 2014 following an argument over Christmas presents
One person was killed and at least four were injured in Belgium in an accidental explosion at a sports center near the French border
A quadriplegic man who admitted to trying to extort money from former Ohio State star and NFL player Christopher "Beanie" Wells has been sentenced to a year of house arrest
'A child's place is not in the streets:' Senegal targets Quranic schools that send kids to beg
Dallas quarterback Tony Romo appeared to injure his back on the third play of Thursday's preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks after getting hit from behind by Cliff Avril
Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright lost his glove trying to tag out Yoenis Cespedes and lost the game, too, when Alejandro De Aza homered and drove in five runs to send the New York Mets over St. Louis 10-6 Thursday night
A California court said Thursday that a judge who was criticized for ordering a lenient six-month jail sentence in a sexual assault case against a former Stanford University swimmer will no longer hear criminal matters by his own request.
Striking informal miners in Bolivia kidnapped and beat to death the country's deputy interior minister on Thursday after he traveled to the area to mediate in the bitter conflict over mining laws
The National Park Service is celebrating its 100th birthday on Thursday with events across the U.S.
Asian stock markets were mixed Friday, with investors preferring to sit on the sidelines ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen's speech for cues on the timing of the next policy rate hike
One person was killed and at least two injured in Belgium in an accidental explosion at a sports center near the French border
Brazilian police have charged American swimmer Ryan Lochte with filing a false robbery report over an incident during the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Officials say two nuns who worked as nurses and helped the poor in rural Mississippi were found slain in their home
Hillary Clinton said Thursday that Donald Trump has unleashed the "radical fringe" within the Republican Party, including anti-Semites and white supremacists, dubbing the billionaire businessman's campaign as one that will "make America hate again."
The world's first self-driving taxis began picking up passengers in Singapore starting Thursday
The day a 10-year-old girl was going to celebrate her birthday, she was found dead in her family's home after being drugged, sexually assaulted, strangled and stabbed
Apple has issued a security update after powerful espionage software was discovered targeting an activist's iPhone in the Middle East
Dozens of people have gathered outside a northwest Albuquerque apartment complex for a candlelight vigil for a murdered 10-year-old girl
In a swift ending to a long legal battle, a California toddler who had been declared brain-dead has died after being taken off life support
Turkey says the United States is legally bound by a treaty to immediately hand over Fethullah Gulen (FEH'-too-lah goo-LEN'), the U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused of plotting to overthrow Turkey's government
Federal prosecutors say a former soldier who lied his way to a Purple Heart cheated Washington state and the federal government out of more than $750,000.
The NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers have swapped catchers with Philadelphia, getting Carlos Ruiz and trading A.J. Ellis to the Phillies. The deal was announced Thursday
Automakers say cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road
Republican Donald Trump is continuing to push back on allegations from rival Hillary Clinton that his candidacy has courted the "alt-right" movement
The operator of a zip line attraction where a woman fell to her death at a state park in Delaware says the woman disconnected herself from a safety system while on the course
New York City's World Trade Center is honoring the victims of the earthquake in Italy
A couple wanted in connection with a woman's killing and the kidnapping of her three children have been arrested in Colorado
Two men have pleaded guilty in Las Vegas to federal charges in an armed confrontation with U.S. officials over grazing rights near cattleman Cliven Bundy's ranch
A spokeswoman says Chelsea Clinton will remain on her family foundation's board of directors.
Authorities say a wave of severe storms likely produced several tornadoes in Indiana and Ohio, damaging homes and businesses but causing no serious injuries
Phoenix police renewed pleas to the public Thursday for information that could help catch a serial killer who has been stalking predominantly Hispanic neighborhoods
Wondering what "alt-right" means? There's a hashtag for that, but the results aren't always pretty
Donald Trump defeated 16 GOP primary rivals with tough talk on illegal immigration, labeling his opponents weak and accusing them of embracing amnesty
A Los Angeles woman has been charged with murder in the death of her severely malnourished 11-year-old son whose body was found in a closet
Patrick Reed didn't break anything Thursday except par
A New York judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit two pioneers in the anti-aging movement brought against a website that describes itself as a network of people concerned about health-related frauds
Even Les Miles, maybe the most successful coach in LSU history, is not safe from the hot seat