Sun, 21 Jan 2018 07:40:00 -0500
Mexico posts highest murder rate in decades
Mexico has posted its highest homicide rate in decades, with a record 29,168 murders in 2017.
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 14:03:15 -0500
Papua New Guinea volcano erupts in spectacular fashion
An island volcano in Papua New Guinea erupted again Sunday, sending plumes of steam and ash into the air.
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 15:03:40 -0500
Poland looking into undercover report of neo-Nazis celebrating Hitler
An undercover television report that exposed Polish neo-Nazis dressed in Nazi uniforms celebrating Adolf Hitler's birthday and burning a swastika has prompted Poland's prime minister to denounce fascism and authorities to launch an investigation.
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 14:31:00 -0500
Yemeni deaths due to diphtheria likely to rise amid blockade
Deaths resulting from a diphtheria outbreak in Yemen are "likely to rise" if the naval blockade imposed by a Saudi-led coalition fighting to defeat Shiite rebels in war-torn Yemen remains in place, an international aid group warned on Monday.
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 14:42:08 -0500
Droves fill pope's final Mass in restive Latin America trip
Pope Francis wrapped up his visit to Peru on Sunday by denouncing the plague of corruption sweeping through Latin America. But controversy over his accusations that Chilean sex abuse victims slandered a bishop continued to cast a shadow over what has become the most contested and violent trip of his papacy.
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 14:15:00 -0500
Greeks rally over name dispute with neighbour Macedonia
Tens of thousands of flag-waving Greeks gathered in the northern city of Thessaloniki on Sunday to demand that Macedonia change its name because it's also the name of the Greek province of which Thessaloniki is the capital.
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 11:28:00 -0500
Appeals court to hear arguments on D.C. sniper's sentence
A federal judge in Virginia has given a glimmer of hope to Lee Boyd Malvo, who was 17 when he was arrested in the random shootings that killed 10 people and wounded three in and around the nation's capital. The judge ruled that Malvo is entitled to new sentencing hearings.
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 11:15:01 -0500
More texts handed over from FBI agent kicked off Mueller team
The Justice Department has turned over to Congress additional text messages involving an FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team following the discovery of derogatory comments about U.S. President Donald Trump.
Sun, 21 Jan 2018 10:58:00 -0500
Venezuela buries rebel policeman killed in shootout
A rebel police officer who led a brazen helicopter attack on government buildings in Venezuela last year was buried Sunday by the military nearly a week after being killed in a shootout with security forces, relatives said.
U.S. Senate moderates to pitch leaders on plan to end gov't shutdown
Restive U.S. Senate moderates in both parties expressed hopes of finding a way out of the government shutdown mess Sunday as their leadership engaged in unrelenting finger-pointing over who was to blame for stalemate.
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