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Charlie Hebdo terror attack suspects go on trial in Paris

Charlie Hebdo terror attack suspects go on trial in Paris

PARIS — Thirteen men and a woman went on trial Wednesday in the 2015 attacks against the Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper and a kosher supermarket in Paris that marked the beginning of a wave of violence by the Islamic State group in Europe.
Blanchett on Venice, virus and why lessons weren't learned

Blanchett on Venice, virus and why lessons weren't learned

VENICE, Italy — Australian actress Cate Blanchett said Wednesday she is baffled that other countries didn’t learn from Italy’s pain to be better prepared to fight the coronavirus outbreak when it spread.
'Tiger King' star Carole Baskin to appear on 'Dancing With the Stars'

'Tiger King' star Carole Baskin to appear on 'Dancing With the Stars'

Like all cool cats and kittens, Carole Baskin is going to “Dancing With the Stars.

Florida DJ found dead less than month after rape charge

MIAMI — South Florida DJ and music producer Erick Morillo was found dead at his home Tuesday morning, weeks after being charged with sexual battery, authorities said.
Female directors close to parity at Venice Film Festival

Female directors close to parity at Venice Film Festival

A spot in competition at the Venice Film Festival can launch careers and Oscar winners, but in recent years, films directed by women have been mostly excluded from vying for the coveted Golden Lion.
Saudi Arabia says flights to, from UAE can fly over kingdom

Saudi Arabia says flights to, from UAE can fly over kingdom

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Arabia announced Wednesday that flights to and from the United Arab Emirates “from all countries” will now be able to use its airspace — a statement apparently allowing flyovers by Israel following a deal to normal
AP Analysis: Trump's 2020 mantra channels Nixon, Wallace

AP Analysis: Trump's 2020 mantra channels Nixon, Wallace

KENOSHA, Wis. — After struggling for much of the year to settle on a clear and concise reelection message, President Donald Trump appears to have found his 2020 rallying cry.

Wheel-y mysterious: Hamster DNA find baffles German police

BERLIN — German police said Wednesday they are losing hope of finding out who left on a train a box of vials with hamster DNA, which caused alarm in the southwestern town of Heidelberg last week.
Khmer Rouge’s chief jailer, guilty of war crimes, dies at 77

Khmer Rouge’s chief jailer, guilty of war crimes, dies at 77

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — The Khmer Rouge’s chief jailer, who admitted overseeing the torture and killings of as many as 16,000 Cambodians while running the regime’s most notorious prison, has died.

Airline crews report jetpack flier near Los Angeles airport

LOS ANGELES — The Federal Aviation Administration and the FBI said Tuesday they are investigating reports from airline pilots that someone was flying in a jetpack as they approached Los Angeles International Airport to land last weekend.