International

(Undated) -- Al Qaeda's North African branch is warning France of more attacks on civilians. The terror group known by the initials AQIM is posting a statement on jihadist websites. It said as long as French soldiers occupy countries such as Mali and Central Africa and its "lame...
(Washington, DC) -- Presidential spokesman Josh Earnest says the U.S. should have sent someone with a higher profile to the huge weekend solidarity rally in Paris. The U.S. is confronting fierce, international criticism for not sending the President or Vice President to the...
(Washington, DC) -- The White House is acknowledging that a mistake was made by not sending someone with a higher profile to this weekend's massive solidarity rally in Paris. The U.S. is confronting fierce, international criticism for not sending the President or Vice President...
(Colombo) -- Pope Francis is beginning his tour of Asia in Sri Lanka. The pontiff arrived Tuesday in the mostly-Buddhist nation at the start of a six-day tour that will also take him to the Philippines. This is the first papal visit of Sri Lanka, which is recovering from a long...
(Washington, DC) -- The controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline is getting the green light in the Senate after a key procedural vote. Senators cleared a 60-vote threshold today and voted to proceed to a debate on the project, which would pump oil from Canada to the Texas Gulf...
(Undated) -- Chocolate lovers in the U.K. are hopping mad after Cadbury's signature Creme Eggs got a makeover. Kraft Foods has replaced the hugely popular Cadbury's dairy milk shell with one made from standard cocoa milk chocolate. "The Sun" newspaper said consumers reported the...
(Paris) -- The satirical French magazine attacked by Islamic extremists last week is publishing three million copies of its next issue. The magazine's lawyer, Richard Malka, said today that the upcoming issue of "Charlie Hebdo" will feature cartoons of the Prophet Muhammed and...
(Washington, DC) -- Cuba is releasing 53 political prisoners as part of a deal with the U.S. government. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf says the move is another step toward easing hostility between the two countries and normalizing relations after more than 50 years...
(Undated) -- A SpaceX Dragon capsule is delivering its payload to astronauts aboard the International Space Station. The cargo capsule was picked out of orbit today by electronic crane about 260 miles above the Mediterranean Sea. Station Commander Butch Wilmore radioed down to...