Singapore and Sri Lanka have signed a free trade agreement for the two countries during a three-day visit by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to the Indian ocean island nation.
Police in Oklahoma say a 72-year-old woman was fatally shot after she fired a high-powered pellet gun at officers during a drug raid.
U.S. marathoner Becca Pizzi is trying to become the first person to have twice completed the World Marathon Challenge — seven marathons in seven days on all seven continents.
New court documents show five Oklahoma high school football players admitted to taking part in the sexual assault of a teammate that prosecutors say wasn't promptly reported.
A murder trial has begun for an Oklahoma woman charged with killing her 33-year-old daughter by forcing a crucifix and medallion down her throat because she believed the woman was possessed by the devil.
Shares of United Airlines and American Airlines are up as the carriers are seeing stronger pricing power and better revenue trends.
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday: 1. TRUMP SEEKS BIPARTISAN IMMIGRATION DEAL The president, reaching across the aisle, suggests a two-phased immigration approach — first by addressing young immigrants and border security, then by making comprehensive changes that have long eluded Congress.
Close to half of the nation's largest public universities do not track suicide deaths among their students, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.
A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week: BETWEEN THE LINES The Federal Reserve releases minutes from the recent two-day meeting of its policymakers on Wednesday.
A government-controlled newspaper in Uganda says 45 Rwandan nationals have been charged with terrorism and establishing a terror organization.
The Islamic State attack on a Shiite cultural center in Kabul on Thursday, which killed more than 40 people and wounded scores more, was the latest in a series of assaults by a powerful local affiliate of the extremist group.
Uganda's military says its forces have killed over 100 rebels in eastern Congo accused of carrying out the attack that left 15 U.N. peacekeepers dead earlier this month.
Uganda says it has attacked rebels accused of killing 14 United Nations peacekeepers in eastern Congo earlier this month.
The Department of Homeland Security is suspending plans to conduct bioterrorism drills near the Kansas-Oklahoma border over concerns about their impact on grounds Native American tribes consider sacred.
The Trump administration hit 13 individuals around the world with U.S. sanctions on Thursday under a 2016 law that empowers the Treasury Department to target people anywhere for human rights violations and corruption.
Authorities have identified the third person killed in the deadly Amtrak derailment outside of Seattle as a man under federal supervision for a child pornography conviction.
Ugandan lawmakers have passed contentious legislation that could allow one of Africa's longest-serving leaders to rule until 2031.
A human rights watchdog says 92 people were killed during Kenya's months of election turmoil and dozens of others were sexually assaulted.
Key dates in the life of Cardinal Bernard Law, who died early Wednesday at age 86.
The United Nations refugee chief is urging the international community to commit more resources toward helping refugees in Africa.
Scuffles erupted in Uganda's parliament on Tuesday over the presence of unidentified soldiers in the building as lawmakers debate a bill that could extend the president's time in office.
Voters go to the polls this week in Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia in elections called by the Spanish government after it sacked the former regional cabinet and dissolved the local parliament following a declaration of independence.
President Donald Trump's new national security strategy seeks to refocus the United States' relationship with the rest of the world, transforming his "America First" mantra into a set of policies and plans for protecting the homeland and advancing its economy.
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The Latest on sentencing of an Oklahoma man convicted of decapitating a co-worker in 2014 (all times local): 10:10 a.m.
A federal grand jury in Oklahoma has indicted a 63-year-old man accused of kidnapping his stepdaughter and holding her captive for 19 years in Mexico and elsewhere.
Comforted by a strong economy, more Americans than ever are expected to travel over the Christmas and New Year's holidays.
Tanzania's government is urging the United Nations to conduct an independent investigation into the killings of 15 Tanzanian peacekeepers last week in eastern Congo.
Even as a handful of major U.S. cities around the country have flourished in the 10 years since the Great Recession officially began in December 2007, other large cities have eked out only modest recoveries.
The Latest on Somalia suicide bombing at police academy (all times local): 11:25 a.m.
Human Rights Watch is urging Burundian authorities to either free or charge an activist who has been detained since Nov. 21.
A new report commissioned by Rwanda's government accuses France of supplying weapons to the perpetrators of the East African nation's 1994 genocide in which over 800,000 people were killed.
Terrorists have struck, or tried to strike, New York City several times since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
Kenyan police say at least 13 people have been killed in a multi-vehicle accident on a highway outside the capital, Nairobi.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is urging unity after a divisive election that was boycotted by his main opponent.
Burundi's president has launched a campaign to support constitutional amendments that could extend his rule.
Relations between Russia and Egypt have rapidly grown over the past three years, with Presidents Vladimir Putin and Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi forging a multi-faceted relationship that features economic, military and political cooperation.
Public menorah lightings for the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah are planned around the world in locations ranging from ski towns and Caribbean islands to famous landmarks and sports arenas.
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Kenya's opposition leader says his group is postponing a mock ceremony to inaugurate him as president until a later date.