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Tony Blair says Brexit must be stopped to halt harm to UK

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says there’s a chance Britain won’t leave the European Union — and stopping Brexit is “necessary” to avoid severe economic damage. Continue reading

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France wades into Qatar row, urges end to punitive measures

A top Emirati diplomat has cautioned that a diplomatic standoff between Qatar and its Gulf neighbors could be prolonged. Continue reading

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Conditional release for jailed Utah man sought by Venezuelan prosecutor

A Utah man detained for more than a year on weapons charges in Venezuela might get released from jail. Continue reading

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Romania: 11 Hungarian tourists rescued from mountain

Mountain rescue workers have saved 11 tourists who were trapped overnight on a mountain in Romania’s northwest Transylvania region. Continue reading

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Official says water in Pakistan reservoir is fine

A Pakistan official said Saturday that laboratory testing shows that water from Lake Rawal is “fit for human consumption” after tons of dead fish were found in the water body on Islamabad’s outskirts. Continue reading

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Serbia says Turkish citizen arrested on terrorism warrant

Serbian police say they have arrested a Turkish citizen wanted for alleged terrorism. Continue reading

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Western US wildfire danger to remain elevated into next week

The risk of wildfire ignition and spread will remain high across the western United States despite an uptick in thunderstorms into next week. Continue reading

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How Turkey’s failed coup unfolded, hour by hour

A year ago Saturday, a group of Turkish soldiers using tanks, warplanes and helicopters launched a plot to overthrow Turkey’s president and government. Continue reading

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Brazil’s Environment Ministry proposes shrinking Amazon reserve

Brazil’s Environment Ministry is proposing to open up 860,000 acres of a protected reserve in the Amazon to logging, mining and agricultural use. Continue reading

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Woman accused of lying about rape claims psychiatric illness

A former university student accused of lying about being raped by two university football players is seeking to have the charges against her dismissed. Continue reading

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Jail for music teacher, 54, who blames male student, 17, for tricking her into having sex ‘like a used car salesman’

A former Georgia orchestra teacher on Friday admitted that she engaged in a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old student, but at one point shifted at least some of the blame on the pupil. Continue reading

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Hawaii dad, mom, grandma accused of starving girl to death

A Hawaii father, mother and grandmother are charged with murder after allegedly starving a 9-year-old girl. Continue reading

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Betty Shelby, Tulsa cop acquitted in shooting death of Terence Crutcher, resigns from police force

The white Tulsa cop who was acquitted in the shooting death of an unarmed black man has resigned from the police force. Continue reading

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Immigrants defecate in streets, behead chickens, angry Pennsylvania residents say

Some residents of a Pennsylvania town are upset by Romanian immigrants who they have accused of defecating in public and beheading chickens. Continue reading

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Man charged in slaying of 11-year-old girl appears in court

Authorities have made an arrest in the slaying of an 11-year-old New Jersey girl who had been reported missing. Continue reading

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Researchers know about some deadly storms early with system

Researchers running highly detailed simulations using satellite images, radar and ground-based weather stations were able to predict a specific violent storm 90 minutes before it hit a western Oklahoma town and killed a man two months ago. Continue reading

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Papers reveal pot dealer’s grisly confession in 4 slayings

A drug dealer has confessed to killing four young Pennsylvania men after he felt cheated or threatened during three drug transactions and then burned their bodies at his family’s farm in suburban Philadelphia, a person with firsthand knowledge of his c… Continue reading

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Galveston was refuge for nation’s orphans – before and after deadly 1900 hurricane

Galveston, Texas, was booming in the late 1800s – when it ranked as the Lone State State’s largest city. Continue reading

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Suspect indicted in shootings on Atlanta commuter train

A grand jury has indicted a man on charges of murder and 12 other counts in shootings that killed one person and injured three others on a commuter train in Atlanta. Continue reading

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Buried body discovered in Massachusetts is fugitive accused of killing police chief, officials say

The remains of a man wanted for the 1980 murder of a Pennsylvania police chief have been found buried in a yard in Dartmouth, Ma., authorities confirmed on Friday. Continue reading

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