International

(Sydney) -- Three people are dead after a hostage situation in Sydney, Australia. At a press conference, New South Wales Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione remarked that two of the deceased are hostages, while the third is the gunman in the incident. He also mentioned that...
(Sydney) -- Multiple media reports indicate at least two people are dead at the end of a hostage situation in Sydney, Australia. They include the gunman in the incident, who's been identified as Man Haron Monis. He had forced hostages in a chocolate shop and cafe to display an...
(Lima) -- Environmental activists are blasting the UN for what they are calling a weak and ineffectual climate deal. Almost 200 countries agreed on the deal early Sunday, but differences over the draft text caused the two-week talks to overrun by more than a day. While...
(Undated) -- A tense hostage situation in the heart of Sydney, Australia's central business district appears to have come to an end. Gunfire was heard as police stormed the chocolate shop and cafe where an armed man took over a dozen employees and customers hostage on Sunday. At...
(Sydney) -- A cafe in Sydney, Australia is under siege as a gunman continues to hold hostages. Despite the tense situation, New South Wales Premier Mike Baird says residents should go about their business as usual. Five people managed to escape from the building yesterday. A...
(Sydney) -- Australian police are still working to bring an end to a hostage situation at a Sydney cafe that began Sunday. New South Wales Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione says it appears no one has been hurt by the gunman. Their main goal is to bring the hostages out safely...
(Manila) -- Prosecutors in the Philippines are filing murder charges against an American Marine accused in the death of a transgender Filipino. Private First Class Joseph Pemberton is currently being held in a U.S.-controlled facility, but Filipino leaders want him turned over...
(London) -- A glut of high-quality light crude from North America is causing oil prices to drop. Oil hit a five-year low of 60-dollars a barrel Monday before rallying back to 63-dollars a barrel. The drop was attributed to quotes from an OPEC oil minister, who said there were...
(Guantanamo Bay) -- A military court in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba is again trying to move toward a trial for a group suspected of planning the 9-11 attacks on the United States. A pretrial hearing today will explore the extent of FBI intrusion into teams trying to defend the group...