VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis urged the Group of 20 leaders on Thursday to abandon the “futile pursuit” of a military solution in Syria as the Vatican laid out its case for a negotiated settlement that guarantees
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Carrie Underwood has taken the handoff from Faith Hill to perform the musical introduction for NBC’s “Sunday Night Football,” but don’t expect the two country superstars to sing it the same way.
OSSINING, N.Y. (AP) — A man convicted of holding a 10-year-old girl prisoner for 17 days in a suburban New York dungeon was found dead in his prison cell, the state Department of Corrections said Thursday.
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The presidents of Congo and Rwanda are meeting in Uganda to try to revive Congo’s stalled peace talks with rebels who are widely believed to be backed by Rwanda.
James Mugume, the permanent secretary at
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s opponents defended their plans for tax increases Thursday and dismissed talk of a possible alliance with a hard-left party as polls showed them still trailing badly ahead of Germany’s Sept. 22 election.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa’s insurance commissioner says he needs a commitment from a national insurer before he can release pricing information on… More »
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesian Muslim hard-liners resumed their protests Thursday against the Miss World pageant, as organizers insisted that the event would go on as scheduled this weekend on the resort island of Bali.
In Jakarta, the
MAPLEWOOD, Minn. (AP) — 3M is building a $150 million research and development facility at its Maplewood campus.
The 400,000-square-foot building will eventually house… More »
The 1975, “The 1975″ (Dirty Hit/Polydor)
The 1975′s self-titled debut is a mixed bag. Jumping from guitar-heavy indie hits to disco funk dance-floor tracks, the boys from Northern England say the varied sound of the album is down
PRAGUE (AP) — Police in Prague say 15 human skulls have been found in a wooden box found on a street, and another was found in a garbage bin.
Spokeswoman Jana Roesslerova says police found the 15 skulls