Pakistan: Siege ends at Quetta police college, at least 60 dead

A group of gunmen stormed the Police Training College in Quetta in southwestern Pakistan on late Monday evening, killing at least 60 people and injuring many more while exchanging gunfire with security forces. The attack began at 11:30 p.m. [...]

Singer Bobby Vee, of ‘Take Good Care of My Baby’, dead at 73

American pop singer Bobby Vee, the 1960s teen idol who is best remembered for hits such as "Take Good Care of My Baby" and "Run to Him", has died in Minnesota after a lengthy illness. He was 73 years old. Vee, who was originally from North [...]

Sheikh Khalifa, deposed former ruler of Qatar, dead at 84

Former Qatar leader Khalifa bin Hamad Al Thani, who ruled the wealthy Persian Gulf Arab state for more than two decades until he was deposed by his son in a bloodless palace coup in 1995, has died. He was 84 years old. The royal court Amiri [...]

AT&T to acquire Time Warner for $85 billion in media mega-deal

Telecommunications giant AT&T has reached an agreement to acquire media conglomerate Time Warner for $85.4 billion, creating one of the largest entertainment companies in the United States if regulators do not intervene. The companies [...]

Strong earthquake strikes western Japan, injuring at least 14

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 has struck near the city of Kurayoshi in western Japan, injuring at least 14 people and causing some damage, officials say. No tsunami warning has been issued. The earthquake, which struck [...]

Trump declines to say whether he will accept election result

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who has suggested that the upcoming election is "rigged" against him, has declined to say whether he will accept the results of the vote, saying "I will look at it at the time." Trump, who is behind [...]

Gunman kills 2 Americans near coalition base in Kabul

A gunman wearing an Afghan army uniform opened fire near a coalition base in the Afghan capital Kabul, killing two Americans and injuring three others, military officials say. The attacker was killed when soldiers returned fire. The incident [...]

Ecuador cuts Assange’s internet access for interfering in U.S. election

Ecuador says it has decided to temporarily cut off WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's internet access, citing the group's interference in the U.S. presidential election, though the government indicated that it has no plans to evict him from [...]

Saudi Arabia beheads Prince Al-Kabeer for fatal shooting

A prince who was convicted of killing a man after an argument has been decapitated by sword in Saudi Arabia, the kingdom's government reported on Tuesday, marking the first execution of a member of the royal family since 1977. Prince Turki [...]

4 people found dead at home near Sydney

Four people - a man, a woman, and two children - have been found deceased inside a home in Sydney's northern suburb of Davidson, according to the New South Wales Police Force. A dog was also found dead. The incident was first reported at 11:20 [...]