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Police say 71 migrants suffocated to death in food truck, 3 suspects arrested
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:09:00 GMTVIENNA – Police arrested several people believed to be part of a human smuggling operation in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants who likely suffocated in a refrigerated truck found abandoned on Austria's main highway, law enforcement officials ...

Tropical Storm Erika to Lose Steam, but Death Toll Rising
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:02:00 GMTTropical Storm Erika began to lose steam Friday as it skirted along the southern coast of the Dominican Republic, but it left behind a trail of destruction that included at least a dozen people killed on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica ...

Nazi Gold-Train Hunters Used Map Drawn on Deathbed: Official
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:35:00 GMTWARSAW, Poland — Two treasure hunters who claim to have found a Nazi train filled with gold in Poland discovered it by following a map drawn up by one of the people who hid it around 70 years ago, a Polish government minister said Friday. The map was ...

Jozef Wesolowski, Ex-Archbishop Accused of Sexual Abuse, Dies at 67
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:06:00 GMTROME — Jozef Wesolowski, a Polish former archbishop who would have been the first high-level prelate to stand before a Vatican tribunal on charges of child sexual abuse, was found dead early Friday, the Vatican said in a statement. He was 67. Initial ...

Tanzania Opposition Chadema to Launch Campaign Saturday
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:53:00 GMTTanzania’s main opposition Chadema political party will officially launch its campaign for the October 25 general election Saturday in the commercial capital Dar es Salaam. Tumaini Makene, Chadema Party spokesman, says his group aims to present a united ...

Europe Reels From More Migrant Deaths on Land and Sea
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:36:00 GMTVIENNA — Europe reeled from fresh shocks in its escalating migration crisis Friday, with reports of 150 drownings in the Mediterranean and news that far more migrant corpses had been found crammed in an abandoned refrigeration truck in Austria than first ...

Rebekah Brooks to Return to News source Corp as Head of U.K. Division (Report). Las Vegas Blog
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:01:00 GMTFrom twitter site Don Arnold/WireImage Prince Harry is on the brink of report for military duty one remaining time following greater than a decade of service…method, method, means across the pond. The- 30-year-old royal, the younger brother of inheritor ...

Residents of a barrio in Algeciras, Spain, recall train attack suspect
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:49:00 GMTFlamenco guitars wail from open windows in this humid port city at Spain's southern tip, where the local Spanish is accented with Arabic and the mountains of Morocco loom on the horizon, just across the Mediterranean Sea. It's here in the Algeciras working ...

Kim Jong Un fires top military officials after standoff with South Korea eases
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 03:57:00 GMTNorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dismissed several top officials in the wake of a recent standoff with South Korea, state media reported Friday, in personnel changes that suggest that Kim was holding them responsible for the confrontation that developed ...

Syrian Refugee From Indiegogo Campaign Wants To Help Others
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:08:00 GMTAn Indiegogo campaign to help a Syrian refugee family has raised a lot of money, and the funds could end up aiding other Syrian refugees too. The campaign began after a co-founder of Conflict News tracked down Abdul, a Palestinian Syrian he heard was ...

Hillary Clinton Says Focus on Delegate Count Is About Learning from ’08 Mistakes
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:57:00 GMTThe Democratic candidate says she isn’t trying to scare off any current or potential opponents with her show of strength. Hillary Clinton says her efforts to rack up the support of top Democrats are about learning from the mistakes of her previous ...

200 feared dead in latest migrant disaster off Libya's coast
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:51:00 GMTZUWARA, Libya (AP) — Libyan authorities were collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the western coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on Friday in the latest disaster involving desperate people trying to reach Europe across the ...

Submerged Greek Village Is 'Archaeologist's Paradise' - But Not Atlantis
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:03:00 GMTA sunken Bronze Age village dating to perhaps 2,500 B.C. has been discovered by researchers diving off the coast of Greece. A team from the University of Geneva was undergoing diving training in 2014 at Lambayanna beach in Kiladha Bay, an area south of ...

Bahrain police officer killed in 'terrorist blast'
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:49:00 GMTSeven others wounded in mainly Shia village, ministry says, in latest attack to target police force in Arab Gulf state. Bahrain accuses Iran's government of encouraging violence against security forces in the country [AFP] An explosion in Bahrain has ...

Indian Tribunal Orders 2 Sisters Raped As Punishment For Brother's Elopement
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:02:00 GMTAn unelected, all-male village council in India has decided to punish a man who eloped with a married woman by ordering his two sisters to be raped. The two women, ages 23 and 15, fled their village in the Baghpat district after the decision was handed ...

Podcast: Requiem For A Railroad Baron
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 15:55:00 GMTHe was supposed to be untouchable. He was supposed to be immortal. He was supposed to be eternal. Few members of the Russian elite looked as unassailable as Vladimir Yakunin. He's been personally close to Vladimir Putin for decades, going back to the Ozero ...

Teen jailed for supporting ISIS on Twitter
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:45:00 GMTA 17-year-old Virginia resident has been sentenced to more than 11 years in prison by a U.S. federal court after he used Twitter to provide financial and recruiting support to the extremist Islamic group known as ISIS. The sentence handed down Friday shows ...

Turkish President Erdogan approves interim government with first pro-Kurdish Cabinet members
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:58:00 GMTANKARA, Turkey – President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday approved an interim government that will lead Turkey into a new election in November, paving the way for two legislators from Turkey’s pro-Kurdish party to take up ministerial posts for the ...

Ex-papal envoy dies at Vatican while awaiting trial on sex-abuse charges
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 16:25:00 GMTA former papal envoy accused of paying young boys for sex has died before his trial at the Vatican could get underway, officials said Friday. In the first trial of its kind at the Vatican's own court, Jozef Wesolowski, 67, faced seven years in jail on ...



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