A leaking fuel pipeline triggers a massive blaze in central Mexico, killing at least 20 people and injuring another 54, officials say.
Austria is snowed under -- to the delight of skiers and the horror of homeowners. Even older Austrians are amazed by the amount of snow that's fallen in a matter of days. Soldiers, firefighters and volunteers are helping in the most affected areas.
The white Chicago police officer who gunned down a black teenager in 2014 was sentenced Friday to nearly seven years in prison. The sentencing brought to an end to a historic centred on a shocking dashcam video .
A judge sentences former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke to more than six years in prison, after a jury found him guilty of murder last year in the 2014 shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.
U.S. Sen. Mitt Romney of Utah says he supports President Donald Trump's push for a border wall that has led to a government shutdown and questioned why Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi won't agree to "another few miles" of barriers.
Bauhaus, the design school that left its mark on everything from teapots to tower blocks and iPhones to Ikea, marks its centenary this year. The influence of Bauhaus, created during the turbulent period between the world wars and finally chased ou...
In a windowless vault under the streets of Dublin there’s a pot of gold owned by anxious investors worried by the prospect of a no-deal Brexit. In 2018, Irish gold broker and safe-deposit business Merrion Vaults saw a 70 per cent rise in clients f...
A 22-year-old California officer killed weeks into the job was a dedicated daughter and sister who represented the best of the police community, family and fellow officers said Friday at a packed memorial service.
The prime minister says a Quebec woman missing in Burkina Faso for more than a month is presumed still alive. Justin Trudeau says the government wants to “reassure” the family of Edith Blais that it is working hard on the case.
The U.S. Border Patrol says a group of 376 Central Americans, nearly all from Guatemala, were arrested Monday after they used seven short holes dug under a border barrier to cross into Arizona.
Women's marches this weekend in the U.S. will try to build political pressure against President Trump ahead of the 2020 elections, while global marches will protest violence against women, among other issues.
Here are the top stories for Friday, Jan. 18th: 2nd Trump-Kim summit announced; Pelosi hits Trump for 'leaking' details of war-zone trip; Sentencing hearing held in Laquan McDonald case; Rescued Russian baby recovers after building collapse.
William Baldwin says he has some advice for his niece Hailey Baldwin on her marriage to Canadian pop star Justin Bieber. The actor says after 28 years with his wife, singer Chynna Phillips, he has insight into show-biz relationships.
At the Indigenous Peoples March in Washington, DC, participants from communities across the US say the shutdown, and the proposed border wall that caused it, "effectively cripples" their livelihood.
The alleyways of the Syrian town of Darkush are normally thronged with pedestrians but since the swollen Orontes River burst its banks, Abu Ihab's boat provides the main way of getting around.
The White House announced a second summit will be held between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung Un, likely at the end of February, as Pyongyang's nuclear envoy met Trump at the White House. Vanessa Johnston has more.
Nearly 130 book sellers at "Soor Al-Azbakeya" in Egypt's capital Cairo hold their own book fair on a sidewalk, offering secondhand books at low prices. The Azbakeya book market is known as the oldest market for secondhand books in Egypt, but its f...
A girlfriend of notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman described how the two escaped from Mexican marines by using a hydraulic lift bathtub that led to a sewer tunnel. Prosecutors showed video of the raid and tunnel in court.
Government workers rally outside a federal building in Detroit to condemn the shutdown
Hundreds of 'March for Life' participants reach the US Supreme Court in Washington, DC, after walking from the Mall to protest the practice and legality of abortion.
French screen legend Catherine Deneuve's personal clothing collection designed by her friend Yves Saint Laurent will go under the hammer in Paris and online on January 24.
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday accused President Donald Trump of putting American troops and civilians working in Afghanistan in danger by publicizing a planned congressional trip to the war-torn country. Colette Luke has more.
President Donald Trump is to hold a second summit with the leader of North Korea near the end of February to try to coax the North to give up its nuclear programme. The announcement came at the White House on Friday after Mr Trump met with a Nort...
Darren Smalley, a British sailor accused in an alleged gang rape case at a Halifax-area military base, expressed relief after his acquittal Friday. A Crown lawyer said the court found the complainant’s testimony was not credible.
Men from a Serbian knights organisation dive into Belgrade's chilly Sava river to retrieve a wooden cross in a religious rite held on the eve of Epiphany, a Christian holiday marking the baptism of Jesus. The icy epiphany swim is a tradition held ...
As snow fell across parts of the UK, animals at Knowsley Safari Park were enjoying the wintry conditions.
Several houses in the southern suburbs of Beirut have been ravaged by a winter storm battering Lebanon in recent days, washing away dozens of fishing boats.
Forty years after diplomatic relations were solidified between the US and China, President Jimmy Carter and the Chinese Ambassador stress the importance of partnership moving forward.
The 46th Annual March for Life rally was held on the National Mall in Washington D.C. Friday afternoon, an event to demonstrate objections to the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v Wade decision.
Young Nicaraguans who participated in anti-government protests against President Daniel Ortega have to give up on their dream to go to Panama for World Youth Day and see Pope Francis, and the ones who will make the journey might risk being detaine...
Conservative MP Erin O’Toole says a committee meeting with Canada’s ambassador to China gave him no confidence the government has a plan to resolve the issue of Canadians detained in China. John McCallum says the issue is a “top priority.”
As British lawmakers battle over the Brexit deal, in Brussels EU negotiators are left watching and waiting. They're torn between Brexit boredom and a nagging concern that it's wasting time they could be spending on other European issues. Alastair Mac
A wayward cat is safe after it was rescued from a dam in Huntington, Indiana. Amateur video captured the incident from high above.
Barbora Sedlackova uses her mouth to create beautiful paintings after she was paralyzed from neck down at the age of six.
The first members of a new caravan of Central American migrants trying to reach the United States start walking across southern Mexico after earlier crossing the Guatemala-Mexico border.
BBC Minute's Ione Wells investigates the rising trend of 'cyberflashing' where naked photos are being sent by strangers to people's phones.
The report by BuzzFeed, citing two unnamed law enforcement officials, says that Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress and that Cohen regularly briefed Trump on the Moscow project. The Associated Press has not independently confirmed the report.
Lawyers for Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz say his confidential medical records were improperly disclosed to a state investigative panel.
Sweden's parliament handed Social Democrat leader Stefan Lofven a second term in office on Friday, ending more than four months of deadlock after an inconclusive election that had allowed a populist party to threaten the traditional balance of power.
Hundreds gather for a concert in Washington ahead of the annual 'March for Life'. It's the 46th year of the event which sees Pro-life campaigners walk from the Mall to the Supreme Court.
The 10th edition of the Mauritanian Nomadic festival kicks off in Nouakchott with a horse race, camel parade and a concert featuring Canadian and Mauritanian artists.
A coalition of Coast Guard-related nonprofit groups has opened a pop-up food pantry at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to help unpaid government workers put food on the table.
Tens of thousands of Syrian refugees in camps in the Bekaa Valley in eastern Lebanon have been hit by harsh winter weather, including torrential rains and freezing temperatures.
Coding Girls is giving young girls in Nigeria the chance to get into what is a male-dominated sector.
A rare super blood wolf moon will be visible this weekend. Space.com says there won't be another one until at least 2033. A super blood wolf moon is the combination of a full moon, "supermoon" and a total lunar eclipse. To see the special moon, y...
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