Syrian foreign minister says cease-fire agreement 'not dead'
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said in a TV interview broadcast Monday that an internationally-brokered cease-fire for Syria is still viable, as rescue workers in Aleppo cleaned up from what ...
Several injured in Houston mall shooting, suspect shot: police
Six people were injured after a gunman opened fire at a mall in Houston, Texas Monday before police shot him, police and firefighters said. Houston Fire Department spokesman Richard Mann said the injuries were of varying gravity with some suffering gunshot wounds and others cut by broken glass.
Wall Street opens lower, weighed down by Apple
(Reuters) - U.S. stocks opened lower on Monday as Apple weighed on the three major indexes and investors geared up for the first debate between U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 104.99 points, or 0.57 percent, at 18,156.46. The S&P 500 was down 10.73 points, or 0.5 percent, at 2,153.96 and the Nasdaq Composite was down 32.99 points, or 0.62 percent, at 5,272.76. (Reporting by Yashaswini Swamynathan in Bengaluru; Editing by Savio D'Souza)
Paris bans cars along part of River Seine
Strollers and cyclists can breathe easy on the banks of the Seine after Paris on Monday approved a plan to ban cars on a long stretch of riverside road cutting across the city. A centrepiece of her battle against pollution, the plan has divided opinion in the French capital. "We need to slow down a bit, let go, stop and relax," said Violetta Kolodziejczak, a restaurant greeter.
Lindsay Lohan visits hospital for Syrian refugees in Turkey
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Bums and cash set tongues wagging at UK's Turner Prize
A giant backside, a mountain of money and chastity belts suspended from a ceiling: the Turner Prize once again looks set to divide the contemporary art world after unveiling the finalists in London on Monday. The four shortlisted artists have each taken over a room at Tate Britain, filling the famous gallery with all manner of materials, shapes and surprises for an exhibition that organisers hope will promote debate about art when it opens to the public on Tuesday. The prize is awarded to a British artist under 50 for an outstanding exhibition, and has become synonymous with controversy in its 32-year history with previous winners including contemporary art agents provocateurs Damien Hirst and Tracey Emin.
Nigeria military: 8 soldiers killed in attacks by extremistsMAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) ? Islamic extremists have killed eight soldiers and wounded 17 in two attacks in northeastern Nigeria, the country's military said Monday.
Albanian taxi driver decorates his cab with Trump pictures
Dubai airport plans more gates to handle double-decker A380
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) ? Dubai Airports is boosting the number of specialized facilities to handle Airbus A380 planes at the Middle East's busiest airport as hometown carrier Emirates grows its fleet of the double-decker aircraft.