Mexican police: accidental blast in customs building kills 1 in Piedras Negras at US border

MEXICO CITY –  Police in Piedras Negras say that an apparently accidental explosion in a customs building on Mexico’s border with the U.S. has killed one woman and injured five other people. Felix Alberto Lopez Arenas is the director [...]

Cuba cracks down on multi-billion dollar flow of consumer goods in air passengers’ luggage

FILE – In this Dec. 19, 2011, file photo, travelers wait in line with their luggage at Miami International Airport before traveling Cuba in Miami. Hundreds of thousands of Cubans and Cuban-Americans fly in and out of Cuba each [...]

Head of Niger’s parliament flees to France to avoid questioning over baby trafficking scandal

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso –  A source close to the office of Burkina Faso’s president confirms that the head of Niger’s National Assembly, who faces questioning in connection with a baby trafficking scandal, is in France. Hama [...]

Germany to send rifles, tank busters to aid Kurds fighting Islamic extremists in Iraq

BERLIN –  The German government says it will send high-end rifles, tank-busting weapons and armored vehicles to aid Kurdish fighters battling Islamic extremists in Iraq. The Defense Ministry said Sunday that the arms, together with protective [...]

Clock strikes 12 on Mirjana Lucic-Baroni’s U.S. Open run

Robert Sabo/New York Daily News Mirjana Lucic-Baroni struggles with a right knee injury in her loss to Sara Errani. Two days after enjoying what she called the best day of her life, [...]

Team USA turns it on late to beat Turkey at FIBA World Cup

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Red Bulls leave D.C. empty-handed after 2-0 loss to United

Alex Brandon/AP Roy Miller (r.) and Nick DeLeon battle in the air for the ball at RFK Stadium. WASHINGTON (AP) — Luis Silva’s goal in the 57th minute proved the difference and Eddie [...]

Anthony Recker’s blast carries Mets to 6-5 victory over Phillies

Kathy Kmonicek/AP Anthony Recker (r.) powers the Mets past the Phillies at Citi Field. Anthony Recker does not exactly get to pick his spots, but he makes the most of them. The back-up [...]

Caroline Wozniacki wears down Maria Sharapova to reach U.S. Open quarterfinals

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Egypt delays deadline for local and international groups to register under criticized law

CAIRO –  A senior Egyptian government official says authorities have pushed back a deadline for local and international non-government organizations to register under a restrictive law or risk being shut down, a decision that was criticized [...]