Militants attack Pakistan police academy, killing 61
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) ? Militants wearing suicide vests stormed a Pakistani police academy in the southwestern city of Quetta overnight, killing 61 people, mostly police cadets and recruits, and waging a ferocious gunbattle with troops that lasted into early hours Tuesday.
Somali extremists kill 12 non-Muslims in northern Kenya
Russia: West hypocritical on Aleppo, doing similar in MosulMOSCOW (AP) ? Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Western outrage over a Russian bombing campaign in the Syrian city of Aleppo is hypocritical because Western governments are carrying out a similar operation in the Iraqi city of Mosul.
Israeli army: Man wounded by gunfire from EgyptJERUSALEM (AP) ? The Israeli military says an Israeli man has been shot and wounded by gunfire emanating from neighboring Egypt.
US home prices rose in August, lifted by dwindling supply
U.S. home prices climbed at a solid pace in August as more home buyers competed for fewer available properties. The Standard & Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 5.1 percent in ...
Romanians celebrate 95th birthday of their last king
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) ? Romanians are celebrating the 95th birthday of their former king, Michael, the nation's last sovereign and one of the last surviving heads of states from the World War II-era.
Ethiopians adjust to life in Africa's most ambitious social housing project
Situated near the slopes of the hills that circle the Ethiopian capital's southern flank, Jemo is a colossal condominium complex, completed in 2010 and comprising over 10,000 apartments. When it opened, Jemo was the largest such housing site in the city, and today is home to some 50,000 people, many of whom work several miles away in the city centre. "It is too far from Addis," he says.
General Motors third-quarter earnings widely beat expectations
General Motors Co reported much higher-than-expected third-quarter earnings on strong North American truck and SUV sales, calming fears that a U.S. auto market slowdown would dent profitability. GM said on Tuesday that it expected full-year results would be on the "high end" of its previous forecast of $5.50 to $6.00 a share. Although overall U.S. car and light truck sales are flat for the year, GM said it increased its share of sales to individual consumers during the third quarter, and reduced the cost of discounts needed to close deals.
Sen. Toomey's neighbors' homes hit with anti-GOP graffitiZIONSVILLE, Pa. (AP) ? Police are investigating anti-Republican graffiti spray-painted on the homes of neighbors of GOP U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania.
Heathrow expansion 'not right thing to do' - Boris JohnsonBuilding a third runway at Heathrow Airport is not the right thing to do and risks fuelling a clamour for a fourth runway to be built in future, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Tuesday after the government approved the expansion. Johnson, who was previously mayor of London, has been a vocal opponent of plans to expand Heathrow for years.