Southern California Fires Force Evacuation of 1,000 Homes
Portions of Southern California remain under siege as two large fires threatened numerous Ventura County communities.
Man Sentenced for Mail Bomb, Threats to Swedish Lawmakers
A Swedish court has found a man guilty of attempted murder for sending a letter bomb to a bitcoin company in London and over threatening letters he sent to lawmakers in Sweden, including government members.
The Latest: Vehicle in Australian Attack Held Gas Cylinders
The Latest on a knife attack in Melbourne (all times local):
Germany’s 2 Department Store Chains Get Clearance to Merge
Germany’s antitrust authority has cleared the planned merger of the country’s two main department store chains, ruling that it doesn’t threaten competition at a time when online retail is rising.
2 Killed Children Among Liberated Syrian Hostages Held by IS
A Syrian father and activists say Islamic State militants shot and killed two children during an operation by the Syrian military to liberate a group of hostages from southern Syria held by the group.
German President Calls for ‘Democratic Patriotism’
Germany’s president is calling on his compatriots to embrace an enlightened, 'democratic patriotism' and reject aggressive nationalism that romanticizes the country’s history.
Death in the Final Minutes of WWI Highlighted Folly of War
With the clock ticking down to mere seconds in a four-year conflict that had already killed millions, the folly of death and destruction in World War I became ever more incomprehensible. Yet, even then it could not be stopped.
Austria Says Officer May Have Spied for Russia for Decades
Austria says a retired colonel in the country’s military is suspected of having spied for Russia since the 1990s.
UK Economy Gets World Cup Lift in Face of Brexit Uncertainty
A spike in consumer spending driven by warm weather and England’s surprise advance to the semifinals of the soccer World Cup helped the British economy post its best growth in nearly two years during the third quarter, official figures showed Friday.
A Century After Fighting for Paris, Leaders Mark Armistice
Paris, the City of Light, always was the grandest prize of World War I, either to conquer or defend.