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Afghan official: Suicide attack kills 8 people in the east

Afghan official: Suicide attack kills 8 people in the east

KABUL — An Afghan official says a suicide attack has killed eight people and wounded 17 in the country's eastern Nangarhar province.

German women's clinic's incense therapy triggers fire alarm

BERLIN — A reported fire in a Hamburg basement turned out to be a false alarm after firefighters determined that the smell of burning came from an alternative therapy being used at a neighbouring gynecological clinic.

Bread made of insects to be sold in Finnish supermarkets

COPENHAGEN — One of Finland's largest food companies is selling what it claims to be a first: insect bread.
Argentina reports new clue in search for missing submarine

Argentina reports new clue in search for missing submarine

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina — Ships and planes hunting for a missing Argentine submarine with 44 crew members will return to a previously search area after officials said Wednesday that a noise made a week ago in the South Atlantic could provide a clue
Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapes

Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapes

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — It's 3:11 p.m. on a cold, grey day on the North Korean side of the most heavily armed border in the world, and a lone soldier is racing toward freedom.
George Avakian, jazz producer and scholar, dies at 98

George Avakian, jazz producer and scholar, dies at 98

NEW YORK — George Avakian, a Russian-born jazz scholar and architect of the American music industry who produced essential recordings by Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis and other stars has died at age 98.
Ships, aircraft search Philippine Sea for 3 missing in crash

Ships, aircraft search Philippine Sea for 3 missing in crash

TOKYO — U.S. and Japanese ships and aircraft were searching in the Philippine Sea on Thursday for three sailors missing since a U.S. Navy aircraft crashed a day earlier.
The Latest: Kosovo welcomes verdict for Serb military leader

The Latest: Kosovo welcomes verdict for Serb military leader

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Latest on the judgment on former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic (all times local): 5:50 p.m.
California governor pardons man following advanced DNA test

California governor pardons man following advanced DNA test

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A 70-year-old California man convicted nearly four decades ago of killing his ex-girlfriend and her 4-year-old son walked out of prison Wednesday after DNA tests showed he was wrongfully convicted. Gov.
In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving parade

In terror-wary NYC, security tight for Thanksgiving parade

NEW YORK — Sand-filled sanitation trucks and police sharpshooters will mix with glittering floats and giant balloons at a Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade that comes in a year of terrible mass shootings and not even a month after a deadly truck attack