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The Latest: Unclear how many people found alive in hotel

January 20, 2017

FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the avalanche that buried a hotel in central Italy (all times local):

2:50 p.m. more »»

Royal Navy removes WWII bomb from River Thames in London

January 20, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Royal Navy on Friday removed and detonated a still-dangerous World War II bomb whose discovery in the River Thames shut down a chunk of central London. more »»

Rescue crews find some 8 people alive after Italy avalanche

January 20, 2017

FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews located up to eight people alive in the kitchen of an avalanche-crushed hotel on Friday, an incredible discovery that boosted spirits two days after the... more »»

With little room to maneuver, Syria's rebels head for talks

January 20, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels are sending more than a dozen representatives next week to the capital of Kazakhstan for talks with government representatives, the first such negotiations between the... more »»

Syria: IS destroys part of Roman theater in Palmyra

January 20, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State group militants destroyed the landmark ancient Tetrapylon and parts of the 2nd century Roman theater in Syria's historic town of Palmyra, the government and opposition... more »»

5 reported alive in rubble of Italian hotel hit by avalanche

January 20, 2017

FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Five people were found alive in the rubble of an Italian hotel Friday, two days after an avalanche tore through the mountain resort and trapped an estimated 30 people... more »»

UNESCO: 30 percent of Aleppo's ancient city destroyed

January 20, 2017

PARIS (AP) — UNESCO says about a third of the ancient city of Aleppo has been destroyed during the war in Syria. more »»

Gambian leader told to cede power or be forced out

January 20, 2017

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) —  Gambia's defeated President Yahya Jammeh must cede power by noon Friday or he will be dislodged by a regional force that has already moved into the country, West African... more »»

Rescuers searching for victims of Iran building collapse

January 20, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Rescue teams worked through the night to try and reach trapped firefighters and other victims after a commercial building collapsed in Iran's capital and killed at least 30... more »»

Japan PM pledges 'unchanging' allegiance to US under Trump

January 20, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday that he plans to visit the U.S. as soon as possible to meet with incoming U.S. President Donald Trump. more »»

Timing of Mexico drug lord's extradition seen as political

January 20, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's abrupt exit to face charges in the U.S. more »»

Philippine protesters ask Duterte to stay away from Trump

January 20, 2017

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Left-wing and Muslim activists urged Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in a noisy protest to keep his promise of charting a foreign policy independent of America by... more »»

Brazil judge dies in crash ahead of corruption probe ruling

January 20, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki's died in a small-plane crash just weeks before he was to rule on a major corruption case that could implicate high-ranking... more »»

Silence, mourning since fatal crash turn to hope at Chapeco

January 20, 2017

CHAPECO, Brazil (AP) — Silence and mourning are slowly being replaced by boisterous fans and hope. more »»

Mexican drug lord El Chapo lands in New York to face charges

January 20, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Infamous Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who twice escaped from maximum-security prisons in his country, was extradited at the request of the United States to face... more »»

Brazil judge overseeing corruption probe dies in plane crash

January 20, 2017

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Supreme Court judge central to the huge corruption investigation roiling Brazil died in a plane crash Thursday, casting doubt over the future of a probe that has reached t... more »»

Captures, extraditions of Mexico drug chiefs in recent years

January 20, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Top Mexican drug cartel bosses captured, killed or extradited in recent years:

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A look at notable dates in Mexico's decade-old drug war

January 19, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A look at key events in Mexico's war on drugs following the extradition of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.

— Dec. more »»

Italy crews work through night after avalanche hits hotel

January 19, 2017

FARINDOLA, Italy (AP) — Rescue crews who reached the four-star mountain resort on skis found only eerie silence Thursday after a huge avalanche flattened the hotel, trapping more than 30 people... more »»

 
 
 

 

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