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What! Facebook’s down? No storm selfies during brief outage

File-This April 9, 2012, file photo shows Instagram being demonstrated on an iPhone in New York. Social media websites Facebook and Instagram have stopped working Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. The problem is affecting users in Australia but also in other countries including the United...
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Secret talks in Jordan try to win release of hostages

This still image taken from a video posted on YouTube by jihadists on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, shows a still photo of Japanese journalist Kenji Goto holding what appears to be a photo of Jordanian pilot 1st Lt. Mu’ath al-Kaseasbeh. Both are being held hostage by the Islamic...
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Egypt’s police criticized over death of female protester

FILE – In this Sunday, Jan. 25, 2015 file photo Egyptians carry the coffin of Shaimaa el-Sabagh, a 32-year-old mother, who was shot Saturday in downtown Cairo while taking part in a gathering commemorating the nearly 900 protesters killed in the revolution, during her...
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Mexico: Investigation shows that all 43 students are dead

Relatives and protestors carry banners with pictures of some of the 43 missing students from a rural teachers college, as they march along a main boulevard in Mexico City, Monday, Jan. 26, 2015. Protest marches were planned in cities around Mexico to mark the fourth month since...
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Gunmen storm Libya hotel, killing American, 9 others

In this image made from video posted by a Libyan blogger, the Cortinthia Hotel is seen under attack in Tripoli, Libya, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. Gunmen stormed the luxury hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Tuesday, killing several foreigners and guards, officials said. The...

Mexico AG: Captured drug lord ‘Chapo’ Guzman to stay put

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s top prosecutor says the country does not intend to extradite captured Sinaloa drug cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman to the United States anytime soon. Attorney General Jesus Murillo Karam says he would be open to...

Mercedes Selects AM General To Make SUVs In The US

DETROIT (AP) — Military and commercial vehicle maker AM General will start making Mercedes-Benz SUVs this summer under a new, multi-year contract with the German automaker. AM General will make the R-Class SUV at its commercial vehicle plant in Mishawaka, Indiana. The R-Class,...

Sentencing Delayed In Amber Alert Sex Case

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Sentencing has been delayed again for a man convicted of taking a girl from southeast Alabama to Tennessee and Ohio for sex. Charles Partin of Clayton had been scheduled for sentencing Wednesday in Montgomery, but U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson delayed...

Officers Shoot, Kill Suspected Ohio Gang Ringleader

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the suspected ringleader of a gang with 2-decade-old roots in Columbus was shot and killed as officers tipped to his whereabouts tried to arrest him. Defendant Jermonte Fletcher had been a fugitive for more than a year following his...

Offciers Shoot, Kill Suspected Ohio Gang Ringleader

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the suspected ringleader of a gang with 2-decade-old roots in Columbus was shot and killed as officers tipped to his whereabouts tried to arrest him. Defendant Jermonte Fletcher had been a fugitive for more than a year following his...