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Remains of 21 Soviet Red Army soldiers found in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — Seventy-two years after the end of World War II, a construction crew has found the remains of at least 21 Soviet Red Army soldiers in …

Four feared dead in British Columbia and Quebec floods

<b>Four people are missing after some of the worst flooding in decades in parts of Canada.</b><p>In the eastern province of Quebec, police are searching for a man and a toddler who were swept away after their car swerved into a river.<p>In British Columbia (BC), on the other side of the country, rescue crews …

Fourteen arrested in two separate French anti-terror probes

French police have arrested 10 people in an investigation of suspected suppliers of weapons to one of the attackers who killed 17 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in January 2015, the Paris prosecutors' office said Wednesday.<p>Separately, police have also arrested four people in an …

Baby Dominique reunited with family after surgery to remove parasitic twin

<b>(CNN) —</b> Six weeks after a risky but successful surgery in the United States to remove her parasitic twin, an 11-month-old called baby Dominique has been reunited with her family in Cote d'Ivoire.<p>Her mother, father and three sisters were at the Abidjan airport April 20 to greet her with open arms, …

Medicine

Swimmer injured in shark attack at Southern California beach

A shark attacked a woman wading in the ocean with friends, tearing away part of her upper thigh off a popular Southern California beach, authorities and witnesses said Sunday.<p>The attack occurred Saturday near San Onofre State Beach in northern San Diego County.<p>"All of the back of her leg was kind …

3 dead in crash of bus taking students to Swedish ski resort

STOCKHOLM (AP) — A bus carrying Swedish high school students to a ski resort through the night crashed early Sunday in central Sweden, killing three …

Notebook written by unknown 17th-century William Shakespeare scholar leaves Antiques Roadshow expert 'trembling'

A 17th-century notebook containing the jottings of perhaps the world’s first Shakespeare scholar has left experts “trembling” in anticipation of what it may contain.<p>Entitled <i>Shakespeare: Comedies and Tragedies</i>, it was discovered among the collection of 18th Century antiquarian John Loveday of …

UK to send military trainers to Jordan to help fight IS

<b>Britain will send military trainers to Jordan to help the country's air force in the fight against so-called Islamic State, the prime minister is to say.</b><p>Theresa May will set out measures to boost cooperation between the UK and Jordan to tackle extremism on a visit to the capital Amman on Monday.<p>She …

Oklahoma home invasion shooting: No charges against man who killed 3 intruders

An Oklahoma prosecutor said Monday no charges will be filed against a 23-year-old man who fatally shot three teenage intruders in his home, but that the woman who drove them there is being charged with first-degree murder.<p>Authorities say Zachary Peters was home alone when he shot Maxwell Cook, …

Suspect arrested, accused of throwing Bible into Colorado mosque

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police arrested a 35-year-old man suspected of throwing rocks and a Bible at a Colorado mosque.<p>Surveillance video captured a person overturning benches, breaking windows and hurling objects into the prayer area of the Islamic Center of Fort Collins, police said. The incident occurred about …

World's Largest Dinosaur Footprints Found in Australia

A team of scientists has found some of the world’s largest dinosaur footprints in northwestern Australia, measuring nearly 5 feet 9 inches in …

Jurassic Park

Official: Canada expected to legalize marijuana by July 2018

TORONTO (AP) — Canadians should be able to smoke marijuana legally by July 1, 2018, a senior government official said Monday.<p>Prime Minister Justin …

Venom from the funnel web spider could prevent brain damage from strokes after 'world-first discovery'

Venom from the deadly funnel web spider can be used to protect the brain from devastating stroke damage, scientists have found.<p>Australian researchers were sequencing the DNA of the venom when they discovered a compound, which they say could protect brain cells even when injected hours after a …

'At least 20 dead' after large tree crashes down at Kintampo Waterfalls in Ghana

Up to 20 students have been killed and several others injured after a huge tree fell on people near a popular waterfall in Kintampo, Ghana.<p>Police said the victims of the freak accident, all students at a local high school, had been swimming during a storm when the tree fell and crashed into the …

Pollution and Environmental Risks Kill 1.7 Million Children Each Year, WHO Says

Pollution and environmental risks are responsible for 1.7 million deaths of children below the age of five, according to two World Health …

Crippling Drought Kills 110 Somalis In Just Two Days

Some 400,000 malnourished children need urgent care.<p>More than 100 people in a single region of Somalia died in just two days this past week because of a crippling drought that has left the country on the brink of famine.<p>Somalia’s prime minister, Hassan Ali Khaire, announced on Saturday that at …

Weather service: At least 2 tornadoes hit Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The National Weather Service says at least two tornadoes touched down in Missouri Monday evening as a line of severe storms …