Powerful Hurricane Matthew soaks Colombia, heads for Jamaica
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) ? One of the most powerful Atlantic hurricanes in recent history weakened a little on Saturday as it drenched coastal Colombia and roared across the Caribbean on a course that still puts Jamaica, Haiti and Cuba in the path of potentially devastating winds and rain.
Ukrainian rebels, govt report partial weapons withdrawalMOSCOW (AP) ? Ukrainian government forces and separatist rebels say they have pulled back heavy weapons in only one out of three planned locations on the front line in eastern Ukraine.
FANTASY PLAYS: First bye week means replacement challenges
Fantasy football players must now deal with an added challenge: the bye weeks. That means replacing top players in your lineups, starting with those from Seattle and Green Bay, where the Packers looked better on offense last week.
Spain's crisis-hit Socialists in leadership showdown
Spain's crisis-hit Socialists gathered for a key meeting Saturday to attempt to help end the country's prolonged political deadlock and decide the fate of embattled party leader Pedro Sanchez. The outcome could see the party lift its veto on a new government led by acting conservative Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy, a move that could be key to unblocking Spain's nine-month political paralysis. With feelings running high, the meeting started late and the committee then agreed to go into recess to determine the parameters of the debate and if there would be a vote after it, El Pais reported on its website, which was providing a blow-by-blow account as some 150 party members demanded a chance to speak.
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'Godspeed' heads list of Golden Horse Award nomineesTAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) ? The Taiwanese dark comedy "Godspeed" took home eight nominations for next month's 53rd annual Golden Horse Awards, with the nominees announced in Taipei on Saturday.
Pakistan stops showing Indian movies over Kashmir tensions
ISLAMABAD (AP) ? Pakistani cinemas have stopped showing Indian films after India banned Pakistani actors from its movie industry amid soaring tensions between the two nuclear-armed rivals over Kashmir, cinema owners said Saturday.
Man charged with wearing clear plastic wrap bikini on beach
Somali police: Car bomb kills 2 at restaurant in Mogadishu
Tall fish tale: Tourists fooled by octopus ferry disaster