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American, Russians dock at International Space Station

American, Russians dock at International Space Station

MOSCOW — A trio of Russian and American space travellers launched successfully and reached the International Space Station on Friday.
Iran frees South Korean ship it held amid dispute over funds

Iran frees South Korean ship it held amid dispute over funds

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A South Korean oil tanker held for months by Iran amid a dispute over billions of dollars seized by Seoul was freed and sailed away early Friday, just hours ahead of further talks between Tehran and world powers over its
Police: Employee kills 1, wounds 5 at Texas cabinet business

Police: Employee kills 1, wounds 5 at Texas cabinet business

BRYAN, Texas — A man opened fire Thursday at a Texas cabinet-making company where he worked, killing one person and wounding five others before shooting and wounding a state trooper prior to his arrest, authorities said.
Authorities: NFL player Phillip Adams killed 5, then himself

Authorities: NFL player Phillip Adams killed 5, then himself

ROCK HILL, S.C. — Former NFL player Phillip Adams fatally shot five people, including a prominent doctor, his wife and their two grandchildren before killing himself early Thursday.
Muslim civil rights group sues Facebook over hate speech

Muslim civil rights group sues Facebook over hate speech

A civil rights group is suing Facebook and its executives, saying CEO Mark Zuckerberg made “false and deceptive" statements to Congress when he said the giant social network removes hate speech and other material that violates its rules.
Fight over Ghislaine Maxwell's jail conditions heats up

Fight over Ghislaine Maxwell's jail conditions heats up

NEW YORK — The rancorous fight over jail conditions for Ghislaine Maxwell is reaching new lows, with prosecutors blaming the British socialite and Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend for creating a stink by failing to flush her toilet and her lawyer sayi
Turkey rejects claims of sexist snub towards von der Leyen

Turkey rejects claims of sexist snub towards von der Leyen

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey on Thursday strongly rejected accusations that it snubbed Ursula von der Leyen — one of the European Union’s most powerful executives — because of her gender after a protocol gaffe during a meeting at the Turkish presidential

Man who was wrongly imprisoned for 44 years gets $750,000

DURHAM, N.C. — A man who served nearly 44 years in prison for a crime he says he didn't commit has received compensation from the state of North Carolina. Ronnie Long told The Charlotte Observer that it's not nearly enough. Long received $750,000.
Northern Ireland leaders seek calm after violence escalates

Northern Ireland leaders seek calm after violence escalates

BELFAST, Ireland — Authorities in Northern Ireland sought to restore calm Thursday after Protestant and Catholic youths in Belfast hurled bricks, fireworks and gasoline bombs at police and each other.
Amazon takes early lead as union vote count gets underway

Amazon takes early lead as union vote count gets underway

Vote counting in the union push at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, is underway but a winner may not be determined until Friday.
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