Turkish jets join US-led coalition in airstrikes against IS

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish fighter jets have carried out their first airstrikes as part of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Syria, Turkey announced on Saturday.

A Foreign Ministry...

On-Air Ambush: TV crew's killing unfolds in real time

The on-air shooting deaths of Virginia TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward and the suicide five hours later of gunman Vester Flanagan played out in a sort of surreal time, spilling from TV screens...

In reversal, abundant grain trains available for harvest

STERLING, N.D. (AP) — With a record fall harvest fast approaching, farmers are expecting to get the trains they need to move crops to market.

It's a turnaround from the past two years when elevators across...

The Latest: Church bells ring to mark Katrina anniversary

BAY ST. LOUIS, Mississippi (AP) — The latest in the 10th anniversary commemorations of Hurricane Katrina (all times local):

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10:30 a.m.

Church bells are ringing in Mississippi to mark the 10th...

Libya migrant disaster death toll rises to 117

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Libyan authorities say they have recovered 12 more bodies, raising the death toll from the latest disaster for migrants trying to reach Europe by crossing the Mediterranean to 117.

The...

The Latest: Suspect's bomb material same as in deadly blast

BANGKOK (AP) — The latest on the arrest of a suspect in the Bangkok shrine bombing (all times local):

7.30 p.m.

Thailand's police chief says the bomb making material found in the apartment of a suspect...

South Sudan fighting persists as cease-fire approaches: UN

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudan's warring factions say violent clashes are continuing before a cease-fire is to come into effect on Sunday.

Joe Contreras, spokesman for the U.N. mission in South Sudan,...

Storm dissipates after killing at least 20 in Caribbean

HAVANA (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika dissipated early Saturday, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. But it left devastation in its path, killing at least 20 people and leaving another 31...