• Today in History

    Today in History

  • Today in History

    Today in History

  • This file photo photo made available on July 17, 2016 by Kapitalis shows Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel. A 31-year-old father of three obsessed with fitness and sex, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel led multiple lives. His darkest side appears to have been his best-kept secret: a calculated, committed jihadi ready to kill scores of people in a French Riviera rampage.  (Kapitalis via AP, FIle)

    Dancing, drugs, extremism _ multiple lives of Nice

    PARIS (AP) — A 31-year-old father of three obsessed with fitness and sex, Mohamed Lahouaiej Bouhlel led multiple lives. His darkest side appears to have been his best-kept secret: a calculated, committed jihadi ready to kill scores of people in a French Riviera rampage.

  • Zimbabwe calls veterans’ statement on Mugabe traitorous

    HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe’s government says a surprise statement by the country’s independence war veterans attacking President Robert Mugabe is traitorous and treasonous.

  • Kenyan president to Olympic team: ‘Show world we are clean’

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta urged his country’s Olympic athletes to “show the world that we are clean and can win clean” as he gave them a send-off for the Rio Games.

  • 26,000 flee South Sudan to Uganda, says UN

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — More than 26,000 people have fled South Sudan to Uganda this month, says the United Nations refugee agency.

  • From left to right; Australia's Minister for Infrastructure and Transport Darren Chester, Malaysia's Minister of Transport Liow Tiong Lai, and China's Minister of Transport Yang Chuantang speaks on the Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 during a join press conference in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Friday, July 22, 2016. Malaysia, Australia and China have agreed to suspend the search for Flight 370 once the current area in the Indian Ocean has been completely scoured for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

    Search for Flight 370 will be suspended, possibly forever

    PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — The more than two-year-long hunt for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will be suspended once the current search area in the Indian Ocean has been completely scoured, the three countries conducting the operation announced Friday, possibly ending all hopes of solving aviation’s greatest mystery.

  • In this June 14, 2015 file photo, Ebrima Jawara poses with his daughters Sarah, left, and Aminata, while holding a picture of his wife Fanta Darboe Jawara, who is being held in Gambia's notorious Mile 2 Central Prison, as they anxiously await her return to their Frederick, Md. home. Jawara says his wife, a naturalized U.S. citizen, has been wrongfully sentenced to three years imprisonment in Gambia following her arrest during an anti-government protest where her husband says she was a bystander during a visit to her homeland. (Bill Green/The Frederick News-Post via AP, File)

    US woman gets 3 years in Gambia; US officials ‘outraged’

    HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Four Maryland congressional members expressed outrage Thursday after a court in Gambia sentenced a state resident to three years in prison following her arrest there during an anti-government protest led by her prominent dissident uncle.

  • Police: Man crashes boat of hunter who killed Cecil the lion

    MARCO ISLAND, Fla. (AP) — Police say a man stole and crashed a boat off southwest Florida that belongs to a Minnesota dentist who killed Cecil the lion while hunting in Africa.

  • In this July 6 2016 file photo Oscar Pistorius, center, arrives at the High Court in Pretoria, South Africa where he was sentenced to six years for the the killing of his girlfriend Reeve Steenkamp. The National Prosecuting Authority says it is going to appeal the jail sentence, stating that it was "shockingly too lenient". (AP Photo/Shiraaz Mohamed, File)

    Prosecutors to appeal Pistorius’ 6-year jail sentence

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — South African prosecutors announced their intention to appeal against Oscar Pistorius’ six-year jail sentence for murder on Thursday, calling it “shockingly” lenient and a decision that could bring the country’s justice system into “disrepute.”