Iraqi leader resists US push for Turkish role in Mosul fight
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter's push for Iraq to let Turkey play a role in the battle to retake Mosul from the Islamic State group encountered stiff resistance Saturday from Iraq's prime minister, ...
NFL didn't learn its lesson after Ray Rice incident
American couple pledge $380 million art donation to FrancePARIS (AP) ? France's President Francois Hollande is honoring an American couple for pledging the largest foreign collection of art to be donated to France since World War II.
The Latest: Abadi: Kirkuk nearly secured after IS attack
BAGHDAD (AP) ? The Latest on developments in Iraq where Iraqi forces and their allies launched a major offensive this week to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city from the Islamic State group (all times local):
Cameroon train disaster toll rises to at least 60
Yaoundé (AFP) - At least 60 people were killed and nearly 600 injured when a packed train derailed between Cameroon's two main cities, officials said Saturday, as distraught relatives desperately sought news of missing loved ones. At Yaounde's main hospital, where the morgue was holding 29 bodies including those of babies, distraught relatives thronged the corridors. The train, travelling from the capital Yaounde to the economic hub of Douala, came off the rails near the central city of Eseka at around midday on Friday.
Attacks on the internet keep getting bigger and nastierNEW YORK (AP) ? Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids' toys bring the internet to its knees? It's beginning to look that way.
Marcello Lippi - one of the world's great coaches
Italians with selective memories might remember Marcello Lippi as the coach who quit moments after the Azzurri's first-round elimination, as defending champions, from the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Lippi, named coach of China on Saturday, won't be expected to work the same magic with a team that is ranked 84th in the world and likely to miss the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Hundreds march to protest bullfighting's return to Barcelona
Somali pirates free 26 Asian sailors held since 2012By Abdi Sheikh MOGADISHU (Reuters) - Somali pirates have freed 26 Asian sailors held captive in a small fishing village for more than four years since their ship was hijacked in the Indian Ocean, a government official said on Saturday.
Kremlin: demands for Assad's departure "thoughtless"
MOSCOW (AP) ? The entire territory of Syria must be "liberated," Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman said in remarks televised Saturday, dismissing demands for Syrian President Bashar Assad's departure as "thoughtless."