|IndyCar's Wickens suffers 'orthopedic injuries' in crash, may need surgery|
Tue, 21 Aug 2018 03:50:00 GMT
IndyCar driver Robert Wickens is being treated for injuries to his lower extremities, right arm and spine following an accident early in a race at Pocono
Taliban takes at least 100 people hostage after call for cease-fire
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 06:30:00 GMT
Afghan officials say the Taliban have taken more than 100 people, including women and children, hostage in an ambush in the country's north.
Afghan officials: Taliban take at least 100 people hostage
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 06:22:31 GMT
The Taliban ambushed a convoy of busses Monday on a road in northern Afghanistan and took more than 100 people hostage, including women and children, in the latest brazen assault by insurgents, provincial officials said.
New Zealand politicians plan pay freeze as workers strike
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 06:20:25 GMT
New Zealand's lawmakers are planning to take a pay freeze at a time that teachers, nurses and other public workers have been going on strike for more money.
Drive-by shooting at US embassy in Turkish capital, no casualties: report
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 05:45:00 GMT
Turkish authorities on Monday responded to a drive-by shooting at the U.S. embassy in Ankara amid increased tensions between the two countries over the detained American pastor, Reuters reported.
Muslim pilgrims gather at Mount Arafat for hajj's pinnacle
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 05:43:49 GMT
Some 2 million Muslim pilgrims gathered on Sunday in the valley of Mount Arafat in Saudi Arabia for a day of prayer that marks the pinnacle of the annual hajj.
Project uncovering South's hidden LGBTQ history
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 05:17:54 GMT
A new project is documenting the history of LGBTQ people in the Deep South, a region that once all but forced gays, lesbians and others to live in hiding.
Brennan considers legal action against Trump, report says
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 05:06:00 GMT
John Brennan, the former CIA director and outspoken critic of President Trump, said in an interview Sunday that he is willing to do whatever he can to prevent others from having their security clearances revoked, including taking the president to court.
Quake swarm jolts Indonesian islands, killing at least 13
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 05:04:35 GMT
Multiple strong earthquakes killed at least a dozen people on the Indonesian islands of Lombok and Sumbawa as the region was trying to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people.
Trump rejects Turkey's offer to release American pastor if US drops probe of Turkish bank: report
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 04:53:00 GMT
The Trump administration rebuffed Turkey’s offer to release detained American pastor Andrew Brunson if the U.S. halts the investigation into Turkish bank Halkbank, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.