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PESHAWAR, Pakistan | Missing Pakistani police officer’s body found in Afghanistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — The body of a Pakistani police officer who went missing in Islamabad last month was found in neighboring Afghanistan, Pakistan’s Foreign Ministry and the Afghan ambassador said. Tahir Khan Dawar disappeared on Oct. 27 and was presumed abducted by militants. The case baffled authorities as Islamabad is one of the safest cities … Continue reading PESHAWAR, Pakistan | Missing Pakistani police officer’s body found in Afghanistan

NEW YORK | Bowles remains Jets coach despite team’s struggles, bad loss

NEW YORK — Todd Bowles remains coach of the New York Jets despite the team’s struggles that included an embarrassing loss to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. Bowles’ job status appeared extremely shaky after the Jets’ 41-10 loss, their fourth consecutive defeat that dropped the team to 3-7. Fans at MetLife Stadium booed the team … Continue reading NEW YORK | Bowles remains Jets coach despite team’s struggles, bad loss

PARADISE, Calif | More bodies found as officials fight California wildfire

PARADISE, Calif. — As relatives desperately searched shelters for missing loved ones, crews stepped up the search for bodies in the smoking ruins of Paradise on Sunday, loading the remains of at least one victim into a hearse. Wildfires continued to rage on both ends of the state. The statewide death toll stood at 25 … Continue reading PARADISE, Calif | More bodies found as officials fight California wildfire

JACKSON, Miss | Critics rebuke Mississippi senator’s ‘public hanging’ remark

JACKSON, Miss. — A newly published video shows a white Republican U.S. senator in Mississippi praising someone by saying: “If he invited me to a public hanging, I’d be on the front row.” Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, who faces a black Democratic challenger in a Nov. 27 runoff, said Sunday that her Nov. 2 remark was … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss | Critics rebuke Mississippi senator’s ‘public hanging’ remark

MOSCOW | Report: Russian charged by US seen at Libya military meeting

MOSCOW— A Russian newspaper says video released by the self-styled Libyan National Army shows a businessman allegedly linked to a private contractor that sent mercenaries to Syria at a meeting with the head of the Libyan army and top Russian military officials. Novaya Gazeta reported Friday that a man seen wearing civilian dress at the … Continue reading MOSCOW | Report: Russian charged by US seen at Libya military meeting

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. | Official: Gunman went on social media during bar attack

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — The gunman who killed 12 people at a country music bar in Southern California went on social media during the attack and posted about his mental state and whether people would believe he was sane, a law enforcement official said Friday. Also, one of the possibilities investigators are looking into is … Continue reading THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. | Official: Gunman went on social media during bar attack

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait | Kuwait’s public works minister resigns amid severe flooding

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait — Kuwait’s Minster of Public Works Hussam al-Roumi has resigned amid massive flooding across the country. Kuwait’s army and National Guard joined rescue efforts, the KUNA state news agency reported on Friday. Footage posted on social media from across Kuwait showed torrents sweeping away cars as sewage systems failed to drain the … Continue reading KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait | Kuwait’s public works minister resigns amid severe flooding

WASHINGTON | Protesters target home of Fox News’ Tucker Carlson

WASHINGTON — Washington police are investigating a protest outside the home of Fox News host Tucker Carlson as a possible hate crime. According to a police report, a group of demonstrators gathered outside Carlson’s Northwest Washington home Wednesday night. A video posted on social media but later removed shows people standing outside a darkened home … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Protesters target home of Fox News’ Tucker Carlson