French oil giant Total on Wednesday named new bosses to lead one of the world's biggest energy companies after its chief executive was killed in Moscow when his private jet hit a snowplough on takeoff.
A South Carolina Republican vying for a U.S. congressional seat apparently believes gays and lesbians should be kept out of the light, never given any water and most importantly, never fed after midnight; they are "gremlins" after all.
Bayern Munich’s 7-1 thrashing of AS Roma was fairly similar to Germany’s semi-final triumph over Brazil at the World Cup. From the personnel, to the score-line, to the pattern of the match, the reigning Bundesliga champions were vastly superior.
Two people died in a riot in Sierra Leone sparked when health workers struggling to contain the Ebola epidemic tried to take a blood sample from an elderly woman, doctors told AFP on Wednesday.
The EU's incoming chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker won the approval of parliament Wednesday for his new team of commissioners after vowing to revive the stagnant economy and tackle a raft of foreign policy challenges.
An Australian man caught in a global sting which used a virtual girl to trap child sex predators has become the first person convicted from the operation, the child rights group behind it said Wednesday.
West Los Angeles -
A leading Vietnamese dissident freed by Hanoi was mobbed by supporters late Tuesday as he arrived in the United States, vowing to fight for democracy and other detainees in his home country.
Monday, two Canadian soldiers were ran down, and one killed, by a car driven by a radicalized militant. Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney labelled the attack a "terrible act of violence against our country."
Kansas City -
A top-flight pitching matchup is among the headlines as the World Series commences in earnest Tuesday from Kaufman Stadium in Kansas City, a town that hasn't hosted a World Series game in nearly 30 years.
Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu unveiled sweeping new security laws branded as repressive by critics, saying those in possession of banned objects at protests would face up to four years in jail.