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A wounded man is brought into a hospital after an explosion at wedding hall in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. An explosion ripped through a wedding hall on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan's capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said. Hundreds of people were believed to be inside. (AP Photo/Nishanuddin Khan)
The Latest: Witness says children killed in Kabul blastThe Latest: Witness says children killed in blast at wedding party in Afghan capital
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
File- This photo provided by the United States Geological Survey shows a female Pacific walrus resting, Sept. 19, 2013 in Point Lay, Alaska. The World Wildlife Conference on trade in fauna and flora known as CITES  which takes place every three years, aims to make sure that international trade in specimens of wild animals and plants doesn’t jeopardize their survival. (Ryan Kingsbery/U.S. Geological Survey via AP)
From tusks to tails, nations eye trade in endangered speciesRepresentatives of some 180 nations are meeting to agree on protections for vulnerable species, taking up issues such as the trade in ivory and the demand for shark fin soup that is decimating shark populations
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Aug. 10, 2019, file photo, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi smiles during a news conference at a hotel in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. There’s an American leader whose words increasingly resonate abroad, who’s adored in foreign capitals and who sends a message just by her arrival. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has emerged as an alternative ambassador in the Trump era. (AP Photo/Elmer Martinez)
House speaker as US emissary: Pelosi emerges as force abroadHouse Speaker Nancy Pelosi is emerging as an alternative American ambassador abroad, an emissary for bedrock democratic values and the promise of stability that many hope will return someday.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Migrants disembarked from the Open Arms Spanish humanitarian boat arrive in the harbor of the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, southern Italy, Saturday, Aug.17, 2019. Italy’s hard-line interior minister buckled under pressure Saturday and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors leave a migrant rescue ship after two weeks at sea, temporarily easing a political standoff that has threatened the viability of the populist government. (Concetta Rizzo/ANSA Via AP)
Italy's Salvini agrees to let 27 minors off migrant shipItaly's hard-line interior minister has buckled under pressure and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors leave a migrant ship after two weeks at sea, temporarily easing a political standoff that has threatened the viability of the populist government
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Sudanese pro-democracy supporters celebrate a final power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council Saturday, Aug 17, 2019, in the capital, Khartoum. The deal paves the way for a transition to civilian-led government following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April. (AP Photo)
Sudanese protesters sign final power-sharing deal with armySudan's pro-democracy movement and ruling military council signed a final power-sharing agreement at a ceremony in the capital, Khartoum, after weeks of tortuous negotiations
The Associated Press2 hours ago
2 die in knife attack at German train stationGerman police say a man and a woman were fatally stabbed at a crowded train station in the town of Iserlohn in what was described as an "act of relationship violence."
The Associated Press4 hours ago
This Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019 false-color image from the European Commission's Sentinel-2 satellite that was processed by Sinergise's Sentinel Hub website shows smoke rising from a natural gas facility at the Shaybah oil field in Saudi Arabia after a drone attack claimed by Yemen's Houthi rebels. Drones launched by the Houthis attacked a massive oil and gas field deep inside Saudi Arabia's sprawling desert on Saturday, causing what the kingdom described as a "limited fire" in the second such recent attack on its crucial energy industry. (European Commission via AP)
Yemen rebel drone attack targets remote Saudi oil fieldDrones launched by Yemen's Houthi rebels attacked a massive oil and gas field deep inside of Saudi Arabia's sprawling desert, causing what the kingdom described as a 'limited fire'
The Associated Press6 hours ago
A Kashmiri man carries a child and walks on a road dotted with stones and bricks from earlier protests in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Authorities began restoring landline phone services on Saturday after a nearly two-week security crackdown and news blackout following a decision to downgrade the majority-Muslim region's autonomy. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)
Indian authorities begin easing clampdown in KashmirAuthorities in Indian-administered Kashmir have begun restoring landline phone services after a nearly two-week unprecedented security crackdown and news blackout following a decision to downgrade the majority-Muslim region's autonomy
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Small plane makes emergency highway landing in CroatiaA small plane has made an emergency landing on a main highway in Croatia, surprising drivers but causing no injuries
The Associated Press7 hours ago
'Who Framed Roger Rabbit' animator Richard Williams has diedThe daughter of acclaimed animator Richard Williams says that her father has died at age 86. Williams was best known for his work on 'Who Framed Roger Rabbit,' which won two Oscars for its genre-bending blend of animation and live action
The Associated Press7 hours ago
A view of the Grace 1 supertanker stands off the coast of the British territory of Gibraltar, Friday Aug. 16, 2019.  The lawyer representing the captain of the Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff said Friday that the captain no longer wants to be in command of the ship, which is in need of repairs that could prevent its immediate departure from Gibraltar. (AP Photo/Marcos Moreno)
Iranian tanker to leave Gibraltar soon despite US pressureThe shipping agent for an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says the vessel is ready to depart Gibraltar in "24 to 48 hours," despite a last-minute effort by the United States to seize it again
The Associated Press7 hours ago
EU Commission chief to have emergency gallbladder operationEuropean Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has had to cut short his summer holiday and be rushed to his home nation of Luxembourg where he will undergo a gallbladder operation
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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