2 quakes rattle Italy, crumbling buildings and causing panic
ROME (AP) ? A pair of strong aftershocks shook central Italy late Wednesday, crumbling churches and buildings, knocking out power and sending panicked residents into the rain-drenched streets just two months after a powerful earthquake killed nearly 300 people.
Tense standoff at Dakota Access protest encampment
CANNON BALL, N.D. (AP) ? The prospect of a police raid on an encampment protesting the Dakota Access pipeline faded as night fell Wednesday, with law enforcement making no immediate move after protesters rejected their request to withdraw from private land.
Mass protest in Venezuela demanding end of 'dictatorship'
Anti-government protesters jammed the streets of Venezuela's capital on Wednesday on the heels of a decision by congress to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro, whose allies have blocked ...
Indians plan short rest for pitchers against Cubs
Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona said Wednesday he will use three starting pitchers on short rest against the Chicago Cubs in the World Series in quest of the team's first title since 1948. Indians right-hander Corey Kluber, who struck out nine and scattered four hits in six scoreless innings for a 6-0 victory to open the best-of-seven showdown, would pitch game four Saturday in Chicago and game seven if necessary next Wednesday. Right-handers Trevor Bauer, who cut his right little finger working on a drone and left in the first inning in an American League finals game at Toronto, and Friday game three starter Josh Tomlin will also have to pitch later on short rest as well.
Fears for dozens of children after France's 'Jungle' cleared
France's infamous "Jungle" was cleared of thousands of migrants in a massive operation that wrapped up Wednesday, but aid groups said dozens of unaccompanied children were not guaranteed a bed for the night. "Unregistered minors are wandering around, lost, wondering where they will spend the night," said Samuel Hanryon, spokesman for Doctors Without Borders (MSF). Top regional official Fabienne Buccio, announcing the end of the evacuation, said a "page has been turned" for the camp that had become a symbol of Europe's migrant crisis.
Judge rejects claim to Prince estate from woman and girlA Minnesota judge says a woman and girl who claim to be Prince's niece and grandniece will not be considered heirs of his estate. Judge Kevin Eide ruled Wednesday that Brianna Nelson and her niece, Victoria ...
Hackers: emails show ties between Kremlin, Ukraine rebelsA group of Ukrainian hackers has released thousands of emails from an account used by a senior Kremlin official that appear to show close financial and political ties between Moscow and separatist rebels ...
Cruz suggests leaving vacancy on Supreme Court
AP Explains: Why African states have started leaving the ICC
JOHANNESBURG (AP) ? Until last week, no country had withdrawn from the International Criminal Court. Now, three African states ? South Africa, Burundi and Gambia ? have made official decisions to leave. Gambia announced its decision late Tuesday. Concerns are high that more African countries now will act on years of threats to pull out amid accusations that the court unfairly focuses on the continent. Here's a look at what it all means.
2 studies point to lack of campaign substance on newscasts
NEW YORK (AP) ? Two studies of U.S. news coverage suggest that this is a presidential campaign with little substance ? unless groping women, tax returns and email servers are your idea of major issues.