NUEVO LAREDO , Mexico, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- A top Mexican prosecutor and two state officials were assassinated Wednesday night, and another government official was wounded by gunfire, during what officials say was an ambush ...

CARACAS: Venezuela´s leader Nicolas Maduro named an ex-security minister on Wednesday as his vice-president, who would become head of state if Maduro were removed from office this year as the opposition demands. Maduro ...

Reports from Venezuela say search teams have found survivors in a military helicopter six days after it crashed in the country's Amazon region.Thirteen people, including civilians, were on board the Mi-17V-5 helicopter, ...

Taseer’s death anniversary LAHORE: The Ferozpur Road on Wednesday turned into a battlefield when the participants of a rally organized by a religious organization started throwing stones at the police to reach Liberty ...

If it isn’t crystal clear by now that California really, really wants to break off from the rest of the United States and become its own independent country, consider the recent actions of its governor, Jerry Brown, ...

Pakistani police say they have arrested at least 150 hard-line Muslim activists at a rally in favor of the country's harsh blasphemy laws in the city of Lahore. The January 4 rally coincided with the commemoration for ...

President-elect Donald Trump has tapped Bill Stepien — Chris Christie’s former campaign manager whom the New Jersey governor axed after becoming mired in the Bridgegate scandal — as his White House political ...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has named Tareck El Aissami, the current governor of the country’s northern Aragua State, as his successor in case of a recall referendum against him. MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Maduro ...

Elvira Nabiullina, the head of Russia’s central bank, has been named the best Central Bank Governor in Europe in 2016 by the international financial magazine, The Banker. The influential publication praised her for ...

Venezuela's leader Nicolas Maduro named an ex-security minister Wednesday as his vice-president, who would become head of state if Maduro were removed from office this year as the opposition demands. Maduro told a ...

BROOKLYN, New York: A New York City commuter train derailed at a Brooklyn terminal after ramming into a bumper during Wednesday’s morning rush hour, leaving more than 100 people with non-life-threatening injuries, ...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - The Latest on the inauguration ceremony for Gov. Gary Herbert and other Utah officials (all times local): 11:45 a.m. SALT LAKE CITY - Gary Herbert kicked off what he says will be his last four ...

“Scandal” Season 6, Episode 1 will name the new president of the United States in “Survival of the Fittest.” Here are three storylines that may shock fans of the hit ABC TV series. Francisco Vargas wins ...

Statistics released Wednesday about the sorry state of Nevada’s education system are all too familiar to critics. So with nowhere to go but up, state superintendent Steve Canavero put an optimistic spin on the ...

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has tabbed a Hugo Chavez-era minister as the new vice-president in a cabinet reshuffle that also includes two new ministers. Maduro named Tarek El Aissami, an influential state ...

Fresh from sharing the news she'll be second on the bill to Kendrick at Coachella, Lorde has announced another prestigious gig in 2017.  This time it's New York's Governor's Ball Festival in June, which comes just a ...

Oklahoma has registered about 1,829 earthquakes in the past year, attributable to wastewater injection from deep underground drilling wells — wells that will likely multiply under an incoming Donald Trump ...

Former Attorney General Eric Holder will back the California Legislature in potential legal clashes with the incoming Trump administration. Holder, currently a partner at the law firm Covington Burling, will serve as ...

Heightened attention has surrounded Buckingham Palace in recent weeks, following the absence of Queen Elizabeth II from Christmas Day and New Year's Day church services after failing to shake off a winter cold. With ...

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s embattled socialist president has reshuffled his Cabinet and named a former interior minister as vice president. President Nicolas Maduro says Aragua state Gov. Tareck El Aissami ...