The Associated Press

August 08, 2019 - 12:13 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says the body of a soldier with stab wounds was found in the West Bank. The army said in a statement on Thursday that troops and police officers were searching the area near the Etzion settlement bloc, just south of Jerusalem. The military did not provide more...
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Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee addresses reporters at a news conference announcing an investment by shipping giant FedEx Corp. of $450 billion to help modernize its Memphis hub on Friday. Aug.2, 2019 in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Adrian Sainz)
August 07, 2019 - 1:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — FedEx will no longer make ground deliveries for Amazon as the online shopping giant builds its own fleet and becomes more of a threat to delivery companies. The announcement Wednesday comes two months after FedEx already terminated its air delivery contract with Amazon. FedEx said...
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In this Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019 photo a women drives an electric scooter on a square in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany. Berlin plans to crack down on electric scooters being dumped on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made legal two months ago. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
August 07, 2019 - 10:30 am
BERLIN (AP) — Berlin plans to stop electric scooters from being left haphazardly on sidewalks and other anti-social behavior that's drawn the ire of residents in the German capital since the vehicles were made legal two months ago. City transport officials said Wednesday after a meeting with...
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Vice President Mike Pence follows President Donald Trump as he walks off after speaking about the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, Monday, Aug. 5, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 06, 2019 - 12:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has frozen all Venezuelan government assets in a dramatic escalation of tensions with Nicolás Maduro. The ban places Maduro's socialist administration alongside a short list of adversaries from Cuba, North Korea, Syria and Iran that have been targeted by...
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The gold-covered sarcophagus of King Tutankhamun is encased in a tent for restoration procedures at the conservation center of the the Grand Egyptian Museum in Giza, near Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. Antiquities Minister Khaled el-Anany told reporters Sunday that work on the outermost coffin, made of wood and gilded with gold, will take at least eight months. He said that’s because “it was never restored” since 1922, when British archaeologist Howard Carter discovered the 3,000-year-old tomb and the treasures it held. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
August 04, 2019 - 8:54 am
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt started the first-ever restoration work on a gold-covered sarcophagus of the famed boy pharaoh Tutankhamun, ahead of the country's new museum opening next year, the antiquities minister said Sunday. Khaled el-Anany told reporters that work on the outermost coffin, which is made...
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French inventor Franky Zapata lands near St. Margaret's beach, Dover after crossing the Channel on a flying board Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. (Steve Parsons/PA via AP)
August 04, 2019 - 6:15 am
ST. MARGARET'S BAY, England (AP) — Is it a bird? A plane? No, it's a French inventor flying over the English Channel on his hoverboard. Looking like a superhero, Franky Zapata successfully completed the famed 35-kilometer (22-mile) journey in just 22 minutes Sunday morning, reaching speeds of up to...
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In this Aug. 2, 2019 photo provided by the Royal Navy, a view of the HMS Westminster which has shadowed a Chinese warship through the English Channel. Portsmouth-based HMS Westminster met up with the guided-missile destroyer Xian as it entered the Dover Straits on Saturday and shadowed her as she sailed through the channel’s busy merchant shipping. The frigate’s commanding officer, Will Paston, says the “Xian conducted herself in a safe and professional manner throughout." (LPhot Alex Ceolin/Royal Navy/Crown Copyright via AP)
August 03, 2019 - 10:31 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Royal Navy says one of its ships shadowed a Chinese destroyer as it sailed through the English Channel. A navy statement said the HMS Westminster met up with the guided-missile destroyer Xian as it entered Dover Strait on Saturday. The Xian was returning from Russia's annual...
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August 02, 2019 - 5:02 pm
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — An enterprising cowboy lassoed a longhorn inside a Colorado Springs building lobby after the cow broke free from a downtown parade and charged its way inside. Pedestrians scurried out of harm's way during Friday's brief escape as the longhorn romped across a street...
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August 01, 2019 - 3:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is declining to prosecute former FBI Director James Comey over his handling of memos he wrote documenting personal interactions with President Donald Trump. That's according to a person familiar with the matter, who was not authorized to discuss it and spoke...
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August 01, 2019 - 11:15 am
BERLIN (AP) — Google has given reassurances that it won't make transcripts of speech data picked up by its Google Assistant system in the European Union for at least the next three months, a German data-protection authority said Thursday. The office of Johannes Caspar, who as Hamburg's commissioner...
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