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France marks 70th anniversary of Paris Liberation

August 26, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A light show is projected on the Paris City Hall, Monday, Aug.25, 2014 during a ceremony in recognition of the Aug. 25, 1944 liberation of the capital by American and French troops. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena) PARIS (AP) — Paris celebrated on Monday the 70th anniversary of its liberation after four years in the grip of [&hellip...

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Cristobal’s pelting rains lash southeast Bahamas

August 25, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Water rushes through an open bay at the Carraizo Dam to release water left by a passing storm in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. A tropical depression formed over the Turks and Caicos Islands on Saturday as it headed toward the Bahamas...

Israeli airstrike collapses Gaza apartment tower

August 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Palestinians inspect the rubble of the al-Zafer apartment tower following an Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. Israeli aircraft fired two missiles at a 12-story apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on...

Airlines on alert as eruption begins in Iceland

August 24, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In an in an image from an Aug. 19, 2014 video, a sign is posted on the road next to Bardarbunga, a subglacial stratovolcano located under Iceland’s largest glacier. On Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, Iceland closed airspace over the Bardarbunga volcano on...

Hamas admits kidnapping Israeli teens

August 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This undated file image released by the Israel Defense Forces shows a combination of three photos of Israeli teens Eyal Yifrah, 19, Gilad Shaar, 16, and Naftali Fraenkel, a 16-year-old with dual Israeli-American citizenship, who disappeared while...

Russian aid convoy advances toward Ukraine

August 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

About 60 trucks forming part of a Russian aid convoy are parked in a field about 7 kilometers (4 miles) from a border control point with Ukraine in the Russian town of Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, Thursday evening, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel...

Russian aid convoy advances toward Ukraine

August 22, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

About 60 trucks forming part of a Russian aid convoy are parked in a field about 7 kilometers (4 miles) from a border control point with Ukraine in the Russian town of Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, Thursday evening, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel...

Social media pushes back at militant propaganda

August 21, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Friday, May 27, 2011, file photo, journalist James Foley poses for a photo during an interview with The Associated Press, in Boston. A video by Islamic State militants that purports to show the killing of Foley by the militant group was...

Ukraine’s rebel capital seeks ersatz normality

August 20, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Local residents hold their papers to apply for benefit payments as they stand in line at the rebel headquarters in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014. A crowd formed outside the rebel headquarters, once the Donetsk region administrative...

Ukraine: Dozens killed in shelling of convoy

August 19, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

A Russian APC moves in a field in about 10 kilometers (6.2 miles) from the Russia-Ukrainian border control point at Russian town of Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin) KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine accused...