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Syrian rebels launch Aleppo offensive to break siege

BEIRUT (AP) — Fierce fighting broke out around the northern Syrian city of Aleppo Friday as rebels announced a large-scale offensive to break the government's nearly two-month siege of opposition-held areas.

Oct. 28, 2016 7:02 AM EDT

UN: IS using tens of thousands as human shields in Mosul

QAYARA AIR BASE, Iraq (AP) — The Islamic State group appears to be using tens of thousands of people as "human shields" in and around Mosul, where Iraqi forces are waging a large-scale offensive aimed at retaking the country's second largest city, the U.N. human rights office said Friday.

Oct. 28, 2016 7:21 AM EDT


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As many as 13 staff members injured in high school fight

HERTFORD, N.C. (AP) — Officials say a North Carolina high school staff member was hit by a fire extinguisher while trying to break up a fight that left as many as 12 other staff members also injured.

Oct. 28, 2016 7:50 AM EDT

Inter Milan executives express full support for De Boer
Oct. 28, 2016 7:47 AM EDT

NYPD: 'No tolerance' for pranksters on Halloween

NEW YORK (AP) — For pranksters in parts of New York City, eggs and shaving cream may be hard to come by on Halloween.

Oct. 28, 2016 7:45 AM EDT

Kerber savoring her rise to the top of women's tennis
Oct. 28, 2016 7:45 AM EDT

Activists split as Clinton makes push for black millennials
Oct. 28, 2016 7:43 AM EDT

Spain to keep Italian basketball coach Scariolo until 2020

MADRID (AP) — The Spanish basketball federation says it has extended the contract of Italian coach Sergio Scariolo through the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

Oct. 28, 2016 7:42 AM EDT

Charges added against men accused of beating Ravens fan

BALTIMORE (AP) — New charges have been brought against two Oakland Raiders fans from New York accused of seriously beating a 55-year-old Maryland man during a Baltimore Ravens football game.

Oct. 28, 2016 7:42 AM EDT

Global stocks steady, dollar rises ahead of US GDP data
Oct. 28, 2016 7:33 AM EDT

2nd suspect arrested in Ohio shooting that killed 2-year-old

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have arrested a second suspect in a home shooting in Ohio's capital that left a 2-year-old girl dead and her parents injured.

Oct. 28, 2016 7:30 AM EDT

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