DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Qatar's energy minister says OPEC is monitoring the drop in oil prices closely following a months-long slide that has left crude trading at its lowest point in more than five years.
SYDNEY (AP) — The manager of a Sydney cafe where a 16-hour siege ended in a hail of bullets early Tuesday was lauded for sacrificing his life by grabbing the gunman's shotgun, an act that reportedly h
PARIS (AP) — When diplomacy and a plea to return sacred ceremonial masks to an American Indian tribe in the United States failed, officials from the Navajo Nation traveled to the Paris auction house s
ISTANBUL (AP) — Dozens of football fans who took part in last year's mass anti-government protests went on trial on Tuesday accused of an attempted coup, in a case seen as the latest example of Presid
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura is suing the publisher of the book that a federal jury said defamed him.
GENEVA (AP) — The world is better prepared to face past calamities like the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami but it's not ready for the extreme weather of the future, the U.N.'s top natural disaster official
CHICAGO (AP) — Drew Brees saw a different attitude, noticed a better vibe this time.
SYDNEY (AP) — He wrote letters to grieving families of Australian troops killed in Afghanistan that likened them to "Hitler's soldiers." He was accused of being an accomplice in the murder of his ex-w
MADRID (AP) — Spanish energy company Repsol is buying Canadian oil firm Talisman Energy for $8.3 billion, a combination that would be among the 15 largest privately owned oil and gas companies in the
MADRID (AP) — Google on Tuesday followed through with a pledge to shut down Google News in Spain in reaction to a Spanish law requiring news publishers to receive payment for content even if they are
SYDNEY (AP) — The Sydney hostages pleaded for help — for those among them who were pregnant, sick and elderly. Also for those who were young and deserved a shot at a decent life.
LONDON (AP) — Consumer price inflation in the U.K. fell to a 12-year low of 1 percent in the year to November as lower transport costs in the wake of the slide in oil prices diminished price pressures
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Asian Football Confederation is requesting extra security for the Asian Cup in Australia following the siege at a Sydney cafe that left two hostages dead.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Twenty-five years ago the people rose up against Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu, executed him and set the country on a path to democracy. One of the near victims of the revolt that
BERLIN (AP) — A survey is showing a sharp rise in German investor confidence, with falling oil prices and a weaker euro among factors fueling optimism in Europe's biggest economy.
CASTEL GANDOLFO, Italy (AP) — Pope Francis is opening the doors to an earthly paradise: the working farm at the papal summer residence here that produces the dairy, meat and vegetables for the pope an
WASHINGTON (AP) — Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government's annual drug use survey finds.
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — The photo emblazoned on the front of Chris Harris Jr.'s navy sweat shirt was a tribute to his favorite Denver Broncos cornerback — himself, of course.