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That's a lot of coin: Mayor tries to pay $4K fine with coins

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — Talk about some loose change.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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To US mass shooting victims, Paris attacks sadly familiar

 

DENVER (AP) — When Sandy Phillips saw the bloodbath in Paris unfold on her television screen, she knew instantly that hundreds of families would be getting phone calls like the one she got three years ago.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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House GOP bill on Syrian refugees

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Asserting a public demand for a greater measure of protection, Republicans are ready to push legislation through the House erecting fresh hurdles for Syrian and Iraqi refugees trying to enter the United States. President Barack Obama promised a veto.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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Despite heavy US airstrikes, IS threat persists

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — In measuring progress in the American-led air war against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, numbers tell one story but results tell another.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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Nepal facing medicine shortages due to fuel crisis, blockade

 

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Shortages of life-saving medicine because of political protests in Nepal that have blocked key roads could lead to a crisis, as hospitals have started to cut services, doctors said Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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Assad: no political process while 'terrorists' in Syria

 

ROME (AP) — Syrian President Bashar Assad has told Italian state television that no political process can begin while "terrorists" occupy his nation.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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Officials: Suspected Paris mastermind, cousin died in raid

 

PARIS (AP) — The Belgian jihadi suspected of masterminding deadly attacks in Paris died along with his cousin in a police raid on a suburban apartment building, officials said Thursday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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Congress takes another try at rewriting No Child Left Behind

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is pressing ahead with efforts to update the much-criticized No Child Left Behind education law.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 November 2015

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