Egypt group claims responsibility for attack

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s main terror group on Friday claimed responsibility under the name of the Islamic State for an assault against the army last month which killed 31 in the northern Sinai Peninsula. In a lengthy video message posted on Islamic Jihadi forums,...
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Surgeon with Ebola coming to US for care

In this April 2014 photo provided by the United Methodist News Service, Dr. Martin Salia poses for a photo at the United Methodist Church’s Kissy Hospital outside Freetown, Sierra Leone. Salia has tested positive for Ebola and will be flown, on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014, to...
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Russian troops hold drills in Serbia

A Russian paratrooper stands guard during the Russian-Serbian joint antiterrorist exercise Srem 2014, at Nikinci training ground, 60 kilometers west of Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) A Russian paratrooper stands guard during the...
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Message from Islamic State group leader emerges

FILE – This file image made from video posted on a militant website Saturday, July 5, 2014, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, purports to show the leader of the Islamic State group, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, delivering a sermon at a...

Vatican installing showers for homeless

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Homeless people around the Vatican are getting more than just handouts from charitable passers-by. They’re getting a shower. The pope’s chief alms-giver, Monsignor Konrad Krajewski, says three showers will be installed in the public...

Car bombs target Egyptian, UAE embassies in Libya

TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Car bombs went off outside the Egyptian and United Arab Emirates embassies in the Libyan capital on Thursday, causing some damage to the long-shuttered buildings but no casualties, officials said. The near-simultaneous explosions rocked the upscale...
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Obama, Suu Kyi meeting as Myanmar hero shifts role

Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, center, looks at U.S. President Barack Obama, left, greet participants following a meeting at Parliamentary Resource Center, Thursday, Nov. 13, 2014 in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. On the right is Hla Myint Oo, member of national...
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US faces uphill battle in Iraq’s Anbar

FILE – in this Sunday, March 30, 2014. Islamic State group militants wave al-Qaida flags as they patrol in a commandeered Iraqi military vehicle in Fallujah, 40 miles (65 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq. U.S. President Barack Obama said Friday, Nov. 7, that he has...
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5 questions about the historic comet landing

The picture released by the European Space Agency ESA on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 was taken by the ROLIS instrument on Rosetta’s Philae lander during descent from a distance of approximately 3 km from the 4-kilometer-wide (2.5-mile-wide) 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet....
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Scientists: US-China pact won’t slow warming much

U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and Chinese President Xi Jinping drink a toast at a lunch banquet in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. Obama is on a state visit after attending the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. (AP Photo/Greg...