Officers killed in Iowa identified as Des Moines sergeant with force since 2005, Urbandale officer with force since 2015

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Officers killed in Iowa identified as Des Moines sergeant with force since 2005, Urbandale officer with force since 2015.
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British Airways said it was resuming normal service Tuesday but many customers are still without their luggage after three days of global flight disruption
French customs officials said Tuesday that they had intercepted 135 kilograms (300 pounds) of Captagon, dubbed the "jihadists' drug", at Paris's Charles de Gaulle airport this year, a first for France
A British journalist was charged with arms possession Tuesday after he was arrested at a Thai airport for checking in flak jacket plates and gas masks, standard equipment for media heading into war zo
The United Nations named a trio of independent experts Tuesday to investigate widespread allegations of killings, rape and torture by Myanmar security forces against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state
China will implement a controversial cybersecurity law Thursday despite concerns from foreign firms worried about its impact on their ability to do business in the world's second largest economy
U.S. Senator John McCain said Russian President Vladimir Putin is a bigger threat to global security than ISIS, and warned that the Senate would push for sanctions against Moscow for its alleged inter
South Korean President Moon Jae-in has ordered a probe into the introduction of four THAAD anti-missile launchers in addition to two deployed by the U.S. military before his election, his spokesman sa
Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who spied for the CIA before his drug trafficking and brutal regime sparked a U.S. invasion in 1989, has died aged 83.
Two leading Venezuelan opposition figures were wounded in anti-government protests Monday, as demonstrators vowed to intensify pressure on President Nicolas Maduro and against his plans to hold a cons
Noriega, 83, died in a hospital late Monday as he was recovering from surgery to remove a brain tumor. He was dictator of Panama 1983-1989.
Sri Lanka appealed for volunteers Tuesday to help with a massive recovery operation in the wake of devastating flooding that left 183 dead and tens of thousands without clean drinking water
Philippine authorities Tuesday urged Islamist militants occupying parts of a southern city to surrender for the sake of trapped civilians, as attack helicopters pounded the gunmen's strongholds with r
Panama's former dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega, who died in Panama City late Monday, was physically diminished after decades of imprisonment for crimes committed during his 1983-1989 rule
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised the test of a new ballistic missile controlled by a precision guidance system and ordered the development of more powerful strategic weapons, the North's off
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel for joint cabinet talks in Berlin Tuesday as the Asian population giant and Europe's top economy seek to deepen ties
Iraqi officials believe attack was carried out by remotely detonated explosives inside parked car
WARSAW, Poland - Poland's Defence Minister says that Polish special forces have freed a group of hostages in Afghanistan. Maj. Anna Peziol-Wojtowicz, a spokeswoman for the ministry, confirmed the new
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — Amnesty International on Tuesday accused Cambodia’s government of using its grip on the judiciary system to intimidate human rights defenders and political activist
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Video posted on social media shows taxi drivers racing in Kyalami, with passengers screaming for help.
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PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega was for years a useful tool of the United States, until President George H.W. Bush lost patience with his brutal, drug-running rule a
A cyclone battered refugee camps in Bangladesh Tuesday where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar have taken refuge from violence at home, as authorities moved at least 350,000 Bangl
Cyclone Mora hit Bangladesh Tuesday, packing winds of up to 135 kilometers (84 miles) per hour, damaging thousands of homes as more than 300,000 people fled coastal villages
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