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October 21, 2017 4:14 PM 54 Egyptian police killed in ambush, say officials

CAIRO -- At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday, in one of the single deadliest attacks by militants against Egyptian security forces in recent years. The officials said the exchange of fire began late Friday 4

October 21, 2017 4:10 PM Spanish PM announces plan to wrest control from Catalonia leaders

The Spanish government announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new regional election, using previously untapped constitutional powers to take control of the prosperous region that is threatening to secede. After a special Cabinet session, Spanish Prime Minister 7

October 21, 2017 2:35 PM Trump calls congresswoman 'wacky' in dispute over remarks to soldier's widow

Funeral set for soldier at the centre of president's fight with Florida Democrat Mourners were expected to pack a church Saturday to honour a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between U.S. President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman. Family, friends and neighbours of Sgt. La David T. Johnson will attend his funeral 6

October 21, 2017 1:41 PM Man with knife attacks 8 people in Munich; 33-year-old arrested

Victims mainly had superficial stab wounds and in at least one case had been hit, police said. Police also said they believe it was not a terror attack. BERLIN—A man with a knife attacked eight people in Munich on Saturday and then fled, police said. The suspected assailant, a local German already known to police for theft and other offences, was arrested 7

October 21, 2017 1:18 PM Spain's PM seeks senate permission to dissolve Catalonia's government

Catalan activist groups call for another protest in Barcelona over jailing of 2 pro-independent leaders Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy says he wants his country's senate to give him direct power to dissolve the regional Catalan government and to call an early election as soon as possible. Rajoy said after meeting with his cabinet on Saturday that the central 6

October 21, 2017 12:24 PM Egyptian officials say 54 police killed in Egypt attack

CAIRO -- At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout outside of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday. It was one of the largest losses of life for Egyptian security forces since militants began targeting government forces after the 2013 military ouster of Islamist 8

October 21, 2017 11:19 AM Spanish Cabinet meets to revoke self-government in Catalonia

BARCELONA, Spain -- The Spanish government moved to activate a previously untapped constitutional article Saturday so it can take control of Catalonia, illustrating its determination to derail the independence movement led by separatist politicians in the prosperous industrial region. Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's Cabinet was meeting to outline the scope 8

October 20, 2017 8:24 PM Former teen actress alleges Harvey Weinstein sexually harassed her

Heather Kerr, an 18-year-old aspiring actress in 1979, told reporters today that she was sexually harassed by Harvey Weinstein. ​Kerr added her voice to a growing list of present and former entertainment industry workers who have come forward with similar stories of harassment and sexual assault by the movie mogul. Kerr, then a television and stage actress 5

October 20, 2017 4:07 PM 1 dead, 9 injured in stabbing at mall in Poland

Police official says suspect seems to be disturbed and not politically motivated A man attacked people with a knife at a shopping mall in southeastern Poland, killing one person and wounding nine others, police said. Shoppers detained the alleged attacker until police arrived. The attack took place Friday afternoon at a mall in the town of Stalowa Wola. A 50-year-old 22

October 20, 2017 1:47 PM Kurdish female militia vows to keep fighting ISIS militants

BEIRUT -- A Kurdish female militia that took part in freeing the northern Syrian city of Raqqa from the Islamic State group said on Thursday it will continue the fight to liberate women from the extremists' brutal rule. In a highly symbolic gesture, Nisreen Abdullah of the Women's Protection Units, or YPJ, made the statement in Raqqa's Paradise Square 5