A band of thunderstorms reaching across the lower Mississippi Valley into Ohio on Saturday killed a Kentucky woman in her home and threatened more flooding in an area that has already seen evacuations because of high water.
Indian actress Sridevi died in Dubai after cardiac arrest, media reported on Sunday. She was 54. She was in Dubai to attend a family wedding and died late on Saturday.
Dozens of people were killed or wounded in two suicide car bombings in the southern Yemeni port city of Aden on Saturday, according to witnesses and local medics.
A Massachusetts man armed with a hunting knife stabbed a 22-year-old woman to death at a public library in an attack on Saturday and wounded a man who tried to come to her aid.
Nanette Fabray, a child performer in the 1920s who went on to star in Broadway musicals, dance with Fred Astaire on the big screen and win three Emmy Awards working with Sid Caesar during television’s Golden Age, has died at the age of 97.
“Touch Me Not”, a film about intimacy by Romanian director Adina Pintilie, won the Golden Bear prize for best film at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday.
The United States delivered a gold-medal knockout punch, scoring five in the eighth end to crush Sweden 10-7 and claim their first ever Olympic men’s curling title on Saturday.
Toronto police said on Friday that they have charged Bruce McArthur with a sixth murder, expanding the number of deaths blamed on the 66-year-old landscaper.
At least five refugees were killed and 20 injured at a camp in Rwanda after a protest over a cut in food rations turned violent, Rwandan police said on Friday. Seven policemen were also injured.
(Reuters) – Cheerios cereal maker General Mills Inc will buy Blue Buffalo Pet Products Inc for nearly $8 billion in cash, looking to enter the fast-growing market for natural pet foods, the companies said on Friday.
Kraft Heinz Co said on Friday billionaire investor Warren Buffett has decided to retire from the company’s board following the end of his term to reduce travel commitments.
Canada’s Sebastien Toutant won the first Olympic men’s snowboarding big air gold medal on Saturday with a combined score of 174.25 from his two best runs.
A passenger vehicle struck a security barrier near the White House on Friday, but did not breach the White House complex, the U.S. Secret Service said in a series of tweets.
Data-sharing business Dropbox Inc on Friday filed for an initial public offering of up to $500 million with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Missouri Governor Eric Greitens, under indictment for invasion of privacy in connection with the cover-up of an extramarital affair, has resigned from a leadership position with the Republican Governors Association, the organization said on Friday.
Japanese two-way standout Shohei Ohtani will make his first start for the Los Angeles Angels when he pitches in a spring training game on Saturday, the Angels said on Thursday.
Data analytics and security company Palantir Technologies Inc must open its books to early investor Marc Abramowitz, who wants to investigate possible fraud and mismanagement at one of the most highly valued private U.S. companies, a judge ruled on Thursday.
Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce said on Friday he will resign as leader of his party and will move to the backbench after weeks of pressure over an extra-marital affair with his former media secretary.
U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller filed new criminal charges on Thursday against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign aides Paul Manafort and Rick Gates that include bank and tax fraud.
China’s Wu Dajing set a world record of 39.800 seconds in qualifying for the men’s Olympic 500 meters short track speed skating final on Thursday.
A California state senator accused of engaging in “unwelcome flirtation and sexually suggestive behavior” with several women, including subordinates, resigned on Thursday as colleagues were due to vote on whether he should be expelled.
Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was briefly taken into custody on Thursday after being indicted on a felony invasion of privacy charge in connection with an extramarital affair and a blackmail allegation involving the Republican politician, officials said.
An Egyptian court on Thursday sentenced 21 suspected extremists to death, including 16 in absentia, on charges of bomb making and planning attacks on public and private infrastructure, judicial sources said.
Missouri Governor Eric Greitens was indicted on a felony invasion of privacy charge, a St. Louis prosecutor said in a statement on Thursday.
Six suspected drug traffickers were arrested after 389 kg (858 pounds) of cocaine were found in the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires.