3 hrs ago | Click2Houston
A personal envoy to North Korea's leader indicated Kim Jung Un was open to restarting nuclear disarmament talks, a move that came as China's leader delivered a blunt message to Pyongyang to return to the negotiating table, Chinese state-run media reported Friday.
4 hrs ago | Visalia Times-Delta
A blistering heat wave has swept across most parts of north and western India, causing massive electricity cuts and leading angry residents to protest and even attack power company officials and property.
8 hrs ago | Seattle Times
Syria said it targeted an Israeli vehicle that crossed a ceasefire line into its territory earlier this week because it was heading toward a village with a large rebel presence.
9 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal
The scene at the junction of Artillery Place and John Wilson Street which has become a shrine to Drummer Lee Rigby The family of murdered soldier Lee Rigby have paid tribute to him as detectives continued a rapidly developing investigation into his barbaric killing.
10 hrs ago | KTMF
The woman who prosecutors allege had sex with Silvio Berlusconi while he was Italy's premier in exchange for money spent her second day on the witness stand Friday, denying her own sworn descriptions of racy escapades at his "bunga bunga" parties and long lists of expensive jewelry and watches received from the media mogul.
12 hrs ago | KTKZ-AM Sacramento
14 hrs ago | Philly.com
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of endangering an aircraft after a plane carrying more than 300 people from Pakistan to Britain was diverted from its original course Friday, officials said.
14 hrs ago | Bury Times
A PRESTWICH man was caught up in the action today when an RAF Typhoon jet was scrambled to escort a passenger plane travelling from Pakistan to the Manchester.
15 hrs ago | Seattle Times
An Egyptian security official says 10 male relatives have killed a mother and her two daughters on suspicion of moral offenses - so-called "honor killings." The official said Friday the men suspected the three women of having affairs, and killed them to protect the family's honor.
16 hrs ago | SFGate
The Syrian government has agreed "in principle" to attend a conference proposed by Russia and the United States on ending the Arab country's conflict, Russia's foreign ministry said Friday.
16 hrs ago | WHBF-TV Rock Island
Austria said Friday that it may rethink its U.N. peacekeeping role in the Golan Heights, if the European Union doesn't extend its arms embargo to Syria.
17 hrs ago | KFBB
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry urged Israel's government on Friday to prevent further settlement construction where possible to help revitalize Middle East peace hopes, but stressed that the Jewish state and Palestinians alike should remain focused on the larger goal of restarting direct negotiations.
17 hrs ago | KFBB
TEL AVIV, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is harshly criticizing Iran's guardian council for eliminating hundreds of presidential candidates and, in his view, standing in the way of legitimate, representative democracy.
18 hrs ago | The Washington Post
Police say a suicide bomber walked up to a vehicle owned by an Afghan religious leader in northwestern Pakistan and set off his explosives, killing three people.
18 hrs ago | Bellingham Herald
Traveling with a delegation of business leaders, Abe was to arrive in Yangon Friday evening for a three-day trip, and will meet President Thein Sein on Sunday in Naypyitaw, officials from his office said.
19 hrs ago | The Huffington Post
A powerful earthquake on Friday hit Russia's Far East with tremors felt as far away as Moscow, about 7,000 kilometers west of the epicenter.
Queen Elizabeth's youngest son, Prince Edward, has visited Tennessee to promote one of the British royal family's charities, the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.