Suicide attackers hit Afghan police compound

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say suicide bombers have attacked a police compound in a mountainous area near the capital, Kabul. Interior Ministry spokesman Seddiq Seddiqi said a suicide car bomber first blew through the gates of the district police...

CEO: Venezuela blocks key app for protesters

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The U.S. company whose “walkie-talkie” application Zello has become a wildly popular organizing tool for Venezuelan anti-government protesters says the country’s state-run telecom company has just blocked its use. CEO Bill Moore of the...

Louisiana Man Charged In Alleged Child Porn Ring

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — An Abita Springs man has been charged with operating a pair of child pornography websites that offered tutorials to 27,000 followers on coaxing young boys into producing sexually explicit videos. Federal prosecutors say 27-year-old Jonathan Johnson was the...

China accuses tycoon of murder in major gang bust

In this photo taken Jan. 16, 2011 and made available Thursday, Feb 20, 2014, Liu Han, the former multimillionaire chairman of energy conglomerate Sichuan Hanlong Group with stakes in Australian and U.S. miners, is seen in Chengdu in southwest China’s Sichuan province....

Shaky peace reigns after Ukraine rocked by protest

An activist carries a tire at the burning barricades close to Independence Square, the epicenter of the country’s current unrest, in Kiev, Ukraine, Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. Fierce clashes between police and protesters in Ukraine’s capital have shattered the brief...