Syrian rescuers, medics say gas attack near capital kills 40
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition activists and rescuers said Sunday that a poison gas attack on a rebel-held town near the capital has killed at least 40 people, allegations denied by the Syrian government….
Canada reels: 15 die when truck, hockey team bus collide
HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — A semi-trailer slammed into a bus carrying a youth hockey team in western Canada, killing 15 people and injuring 14 in a catastrophic collision that left a country and its national sport heartbroken. The crash sent shockwaves through the team's small hometown….
Germany still clueless about motive for fatal van attack
MUENSTER, Germany (AP) — Prosecutors said Sunday they still have no indication why a 48-year-old German man drove a van into a crowd of people in the western German city of Muenster, killing two and injuring 20 before shooting himself to death inside the van….
Man, 67, killed in raging fire at Trump Tower in New York
NEW YORK (AP) — A raging fire that tore through a 50th-floor apartment at Trump Tower killed a man inside and sent flames and thick, black smoke pouring from windows of the president's namesake skyscraper….
Once wildly popular, Brazil’s da Silva is jailed for graft
CURITIBA, Brazil (AP) — Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was spending his first night in jail, a stunning fall from grace for a man who rose from nothing to lead Latin America's largest nation and later became engulfed in corruption allegations….
Passage of Kansas school funding hike highlights GOP split
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators approved an increase in spending on the state's public schools in hopes of meeting a court mandate after the rancorous final days of debate highlighted deep divisions among top Republicans….
UN, Singapore concerned about rising trade tensions
BEIJING (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general and the Singaporean foreign minister voiced concerns about global trade tensions and rising protectionism during back-to-back meetings in Beijing on Sunday….
Body suspected to be from California cliff crash found
MENDOCINO, Calif. (AP) — A body was recovered Saturday in the vicinity where an SUV plunged off a Northern California cliff last month, killing a family of eight in what authorities suspect may have been an intentional crash….
Reed vs McIlroy: A Ryder Cup rematch at the Masters
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — It's essentially a Ryder Cup rematch at Augusta National….
Move aside, Conor: Nurmagomedov takes UFC’s 155-pound crown
NEW YORK (AP) — Khabib Nurmagomedov wanted an unsanctioned brawl against Conor McGregor in a loading dock. He instead ended his long ride toward a UFC title with a championship belt to bring back to Russia….