Dutch premier distances govt from anti-Islam cartoon contest

Dutch prime minister distances his government from a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest being organized later this year by anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Technology companies lead US stocks higher in early trade

Technology companies are leading U.S. stocks higher in early trading, reversing all of the market's losses from a day earlier

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

The Latest: Zimbabwe court upholds president's election win

The Latest: Zimbabwe court upholds president's election win; opposition claimed vote-rigging

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

2 dead at Serbian National Library after gas leak

Serbian police say a poisonous gas leakage has killed two people at the National Library in Belgrade

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Authorities: Model found dead in her apartment was strangled

Authorities say a model found dead this week in the bedroom of her Pennsylvania apartment was strangled

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Boston woman says celebrity chef Batali groped her

A Massachusetts woman says in a lawsuit filed against Mario Batali that the celebrity chef forcibly kissed her and groped her in a Boston restaurant in 2017

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Migrants aboard Italian coast guard ship begin hunger strike

Blocked aboard an Italian coast guard ship, rescued migrants have started a hunger strike

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Georgia county elections board set to vote on poll closures

The elections board of a predominantly black rural Georgia county is set to vote on a proposal to close 75 percent of the county's polling places

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

The Latest: Georgia county elections board keeps polls open

The elections board of a predominantly black rural Georgia county is set to vote on a proposal to close 75 percent of the county's polling places

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

The Latest: Italy senator says migrants on hunger strike

An Italian lawmaker says rescued migrants stuck aboard an Italian coast guard ship are starting a hunger strike

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Black bear wanders hotel that inspired 'The Shining'

A black bear wandered the lobby of the Colorado hotel that inspired Stephen King to write "The Shining."

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press

Spain sets in motion plan to dig up former dictator Franco

Spain's center-left government says it has approved legal amendments ensuring the remains of former dictator Gen. Francisco Franco will be dug up and removed from a controversial mausoleum

DATE: Aug. 24, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated press