Skip to content

World News

Ketchikan man sentenced in logging-camp shooting death

KETCHIKAN, Alaska — A 28-year old Ketchikan man has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for the shooting death of a man at a Prince of Wales logging camp.
Swedish investigation ends of man in fight with A$AP Rocky

Swedish investigation ends of man in fight with A$AP Rocky

STOCKHOLM — Swedish prosecutors have dropped their investigation of a man they say was involved in a fight with American rapper A$AP Rocky.
Syrian activists say airstrikes kill 27 in rebel-held town

Syrian activists say airstrikes kill 27 in rebel-held town

BEIRUT — Multiple airstrikes hit a busy market in a rebel-controlled town in northwestern Syria on Monday, killing at least 27 people and turning several buildings into piles of rubble, according to opposition activists and a war monitor.
Pioneering Native American author honoured with peace prize

Pioneering Native American author honoured with peace prize

CINCINNATI — A Native American author whose writings have highlighted his indigenous culture is this year's winner of a lifetime achievement award celebrating literature's power to foster peace, social justice and global understanding.
Israeli crews demolish Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem

Israeli crews demolish Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — Israeli work crews on Monday began demolishing dozens of Palestinian homes on the outskirts of an east Jerusalem neighbourhood , in one of the largest operations of its kind in years.
With a wide smile for his mom, Prince George turns 6

With a wide smile for his mom, Prince George turns 6

LONDON — Kensington Palace has released three new photographs before Prince George's birthday. The future king turns 6 on Monday. It's become a tradition for the palace to release snapshots taken by his mother Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge.
'The Lion King' rules and 'Endgame' scores all-time record

'The Lion King' rules and 'Endgame' scores all-time record

LOS ANGELES — If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., this weekend put an end to it.
Ali called Marvel about 'Blade' after 'Green Book' win

Ali called Marvel about 'Blade' after 'Green Book' win

SAN DIEGO — Mahershala Ali made the first move with Marvel Studios and "Blade." Comic-Con audiences learned on Saturday night that Ali would be playing the Marvel Comics character in a reboot.
Yukiya Amano, head of UN agency overseeing Iran deal, dies

Yukiya Amano, head of UN agency overseeing Iran deal, dies

VIENNA — Yukiya Amano, the Japanese diplomat who led the International Atomic Energy Agency for a decade and was extensively involved in negotiations over Iran's nuclear program and the cleanup of the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster, has died at 72,
Stevens and ex-colleagues took different paths in retirement

Stevens and ex-colleagues took different paths in retirement

WASHINGTON — Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens never really put down his pen.