top news

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2017 file photo, New Zealand Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern addresses a press conference at Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand.  When an Australian journalist wanted to find out how to correctly pronounce the name of Ardern, New Zealand’s incoming prime minister, he unwittingly went straight to the top. According to the New Zealand Herald, Tiger Webb of Australia’s ABC Radio called the New Zealand Parliament on Friday, Oct. 20,  to find out how Jacinda Ardern pronounces her surname. Webb was transferred to the Labour Party’s offices, and none other than Ardern herself answered the phone. (Mark Mitchell/New Zealand Herald via AP)
To learn how to say New Zealand leader's name, just call herWhen an Australian journalist wanted to find out how to correctly pronounce the name of New Zealand's incoming prime minister, he _ unwittingly _ went straight to the top
The Associated Press1 hour ago
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly pauses as he speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
AP FACT CHECK: Kelly distorts congresswoman's actionsAP FACT CHECK: John Kelly distorts tale in slamming 'selfish' congresswoman
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Watford's Roberto Pereyra, left, celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Watford at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
City only unbeaten EPL side after Man U lose at HuddersfieldManchester City has comfortably beaten Burnley 3-0 to remain the only unbeaten side in the EPL after Manchester United lost at Huddersfield 2-1
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FBI inspector Kieron Ramsey, left, looks at Malta Police commissioner Lawrence Cutajar, during a press conference on the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizias, at police headquarters of Floriana, Malta, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Caruana Galizia, a harsh critic of Maltese Premier Joseph Muscat, and who reported extensively on corruption on Malta, was killed by a car bomb on Monday. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
Malta offers $1.18 million to discover who killed reporterMalta's government is offering a 1 million euro ($1.18 million) reward and full protection for information on who killed a reporter with a car bomb
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
A policeman prays during the funeral service of his colleague police captain Ahmed Fayez, who was killed in a gun battle in al-Wahat al-Bahriya area in Giza province, about 135 kilometers (84 miles) southwest of Cairo, during his funeral at Al-Hosary mosque, in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday, in one of the single deadliest attacks by militants against Egyptian security forces in recent years. (AP Photo/Alaa Elkassas)
54 Egyptian police killed in ambush, say officialsEgyptian security officials say at least 54 policemen, including 20 officers, have been killed in a shootout during a raid on a militant hideout near Cairo
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
Chairman of the Freedom and Direct Democracy party (SPD) Tomio Okamura casts his vote during the parliamentary elections in Prague, Czech Republic, on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. The Czech Republic is holding parliamentary elections from Oct. 20 to 21, 2017. (Katerina Sulova/CTK via AP)
The Latest: Czech vote sees big win for populist billionaireAlmost complete results from the Czech Republic's parliamentary election are showing that the centrist ANO (YES) movement led by populist billionaire Andrej Babis has won big
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A Catalonia independence flag waves as thousands protesters take part at a rally against the National Court's decision to imprison civil society leaders, in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. The Spanish government moved decisively Saturday to use a previously untapped constitutional power so it can take control of Catalonia and derail the independence movement led by separatist politicians in the prosperous industrial region.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
The Latest: Catalan supporters want 2 activists freedThe Latest: Catalan supporters want 2 activists facing possible sedition charges freed
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa.  Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has long faced United States sanctions over his government's human rights abuses, but the World Health Organization new director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus is making the longtime African leader a "goodwill ambassador" Friday Oct. 20, 2017.(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
Shock as Zimbabwe's Mugabe named WHO 'goodwill ambassador'Shock, condemnation as Zimbabwe's Mugabe named WHO 'goodwill ambassador'
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
FILE - In this July 15, 2017, file photo, Spain's Garbine Muguruza holds the trophy after defeating Venus Williams of the United States in the Women's Singles final match at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London.  Muguruza is the WTA Player of the Year. The women's tennis tour announced the annual honors on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
Venus Williams returns to WTA Finals for 1st time since 2009Venus Williams returns to the year-end WTA Finals for the first time since 2009; she'll play Karolina Pliskova in the round-robin tournament on Sunday in Singapore
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is saluted as he arrives at King Salman Air Base, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)
Tillerson's Mideast aim is a Saudi-Iraqi axis against IranSecretary of State Rex Tillerson is trying to seal a new alliance between Saudi Arabia and Iraq that would shut the doors of the Arab world to neighboring Iran.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Men walk near destroyed buildings as thousands of Somalis gathered to pray at the site of the country's deadliest attack and to mourn the hundreds of victims, at the site of the attack in Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. More than 300 people were killed and nearly 400 wounded in Saturday's truck bombing, with scores missing. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Somalia readies for 'state of war' as death toll up to 358Somalia readies for 'state of war' against al-Shabab as death toll reaches 358
The Associated Press1 hour ago


Market Watch