Man dies in Telluride ski crash, 2nd such death in 10 days

TELLURIDE, Colo. (AP) — A 69-year-old man from South Carolina died Saturday after he crashed into trees while skiing in Telluride, the second skiing fatality in the resort town in 10 days, the San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office said. George A. Nolan of Greenwood,...

With visit, Obama aims to push acrimony with Cuba into past

HAVANA (AP) — In his historic visit to Cuba, President Barack Obama is relegating decades of American acrimony with the communist country further into the past and cementing a new relationship between the Cold War-era foes. Obama’s arrival Sunday afternoon was eagerly...

With visit, Obama aims to push acrimony with Cuba into past

HAVANA (AP) — In his historic visit to Cuba, President Barack Obama is relegating decades of American acrimony with the communist country further into the past and cementing a new relationship between the Cold War-era foes. Obama’s arrival Sunday afternoon was eagerly...

Istanbul bomber identified as militant with IS links

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s interior minister on Sunday identified the suicide bomber who killed four foreign tourists in Istanbul as a militant with links to the Islamic State group. Minister Efkan Ala said the bomber was Turkish citizen Mehmet Ozturk, who was born in...

Istanbul bomber identified as militant with IS links

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s interior minister on Sunday identified the suicide bomber who killed four foreign tourists in Istanbul as a militant with links to the Islamic State group. Minister Efkan Ala said the bomber was Turkish citizen Mehmet Ozturk, who was born in...

Home of relative of Palestinian arson victims set ablaze

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian home near the site of an arson attack that killed three Palestinians last year caught fire early Sunday, Israeli and Palestinian officials said, with immediate suspicion falling on Jewish extremists. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said an...

Home of relative of Palestinian arson victims set ablaze

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian home near the site of an arson attack that killed three Palestinians last year caught fire early Sunday, Israeli and Palestinian officials said, with immediate suspicion falling on Jewish extremists. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said an...

Iraq exports first natural gas shipment in its history

BAGHDAD (AP) — A government spokesman says Iraq has exported the first shipment of natural gas condensate in its history, a key development for the OPEC member struggling to feed a cash-strapped economy amid an expensive fight against the Islamic State group. Oil Ministry...

Rift in Britain’s ruling Conservative Party deepens

LONDON (AP) — A prominent British politician says he has resigned from the government because the ruling Conservative Party is narrowly focused on cutting welfare benefits and is losing sight of the need to make sure everyone shares in the pain of austerity. Iain Duncan...

Swedish police investigate large cyber-attacks against media

HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish police say they are investigating major cyber attacks against some of the country’s leading media companies. Police spokesman Anders Ahlqvist says investigators are unsure about the extent of the denial of service attacks on Saturday but were...