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ASHEBORO, N.C. A man is accused of keeping a woman “in sexual servitude” for five years, authorities in North Carolina said. Salvador Espinoza Escobar, 48, was expected in court...
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BEIJING Reuters Walt Disney Co’s Shanghai Disney Resort will be closed until further notice to help China stop the spread of a flu like virus, costing the theme park operator...
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LONDON/TOKYO Reuters European shares on Friday shrugged off worries over the coronavirus outbreak after the World Health Organisation designated it an emergency for China but not yet for the...
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BEIJING Reuters Beijing city government has urged residents returning from coronavirus outbreak areas to stay at home for 14 days to prevent its spread, the Beijing Daily said on...
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An Indonesian teenager has described for the first time his terrifying swim to safety after a fish leapt out of the sea and speared him through the neck....
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JERUSALEM Israeli police said Friday they are investigating after a “room was ignited” in a mosque on the outskirts of Jerusalem and Hebrew graffiti was found on an outside...
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BEIJING/SYDNEY Reuters Hotels and airlines are offering refunds to people traveling to China after a new coronavirus breakout there killed 25 people and infected more than 800. Passengers wearing...
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PARIS Lola Salines happily accepted the last minute concert ticket from a friend the night of Nov. 13, 2015. At 28, the Parisian had already created her own brand at...
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LONDON Reuters Cases of new coronavirus in the United Kingdom are highly likely, one of the country’s top health bosses said on Friday. “I think it’s highly likely that...
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PARIS French unions are holding last ditch strikes and protests around the country Friday as the government unveils a divisive bill redesigning the national retirement system. Travellers faced renewed disruptions...
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LONDON Reuters World Athletics is set to announce the findings of a review of technology in road and track shoes by the end of January, and it is expected...
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Robert Eugene Koehler in court at his first appearance before Judge David Silverman via closed circuit Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020 at the Brevard County Jail in Sharpes, Fla. Tim Shortt/Florida...
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WUHAN, China Reuters China stepped up measures to contain a virus that has killed 25 people and infected more than 800, with public transport suspended in 10 cities, the...
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BAGHDAD Hundreds of supporters of an influential, radical Shiite cleric gathered Friday in central Baghdad for a rally to demand that American troops leave the country amid heightened tensions...
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LONDON Reuters British amateur runner and triathlete Holly Grundon was delighted to smash a long held personal speed target to finish a half marathon in less than 1 hour...
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BEIJING Cutting off access to entire cities with millions of residents to stop a new virus outbreak is a step few countries other than China would consider, but it...
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WASHINGTON Alan Dershowitz was in line at Mar a Lago’s lavish Christmas Eve buffet last month when President Donald Trump stopped to chat. The retired Harvard law professor had already been...
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BEIJING Reuters Walt Disney Co’s Shanghai Disney Resort will be closed from Saturday to help prevent the spread of a flu like virus that broke out in the Chinese city...
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ISTANBUL German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul on Friday for talks that are expected to focus on the future of a migration...
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Early voting in the crush of Super Tuesday states that hold primaries on March 3 amounts to a parallel campaign for the Democratic nomination. While much of the focus is...