State Department releases emails from Clinton aide


WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has released emails from Huma Abedin, a top aide to Hillary Clinton, that were found by the FBI on her husband's laptop.


Ringo Starr, Bee Gee Barry Gibb tapped as British knights

LONDON (AP) — A Beatle and a Bee Gee are among the celebrated citizens who have been selected for knighthood and other awards given in the name of Britain's monarch.

  • Written by By GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press

Mattis nixes holiday tradition of seeing troops in war zones

WASHINGTON (AP) — For only the second time since 9/11, America's defense secretary didn't visit U.S. troops in a war zone during December, breaking a long-standing tradition of personally and publicly thanking service members in combat who are separated from their families during the holiday season.


  • Written by By LOLITA C. BALDOR , Associated Press

Gunman opens fire on Cairo church; shootout kills at least 9

CAIRO (AP) — A gunman on a motorcycle opened fire Friday outside a church in a Cairo suburb and at a nearby store, sparking a shootout that killed at least nine people, including eight Coptic Christians, Egyptian authorities said. It was the latest attack targeting the country's embattled Christian minority.


  • Written by By MENNA ZAKI, Associated Press

Man accused of rigging door to electrocute pregnant wife


This undated photo released by the Knox County (Tenn.) Sheriff's office, shows suspect Michael Scott Wilson. Wilson is accused of rigging the front door of his estranged wife's apartment in an attempt to cause great bodily harm, according to Flagler County, (Fla.) authorities. Wilson is charged with attempted aggravated battery on a pregnant woman and grand theft of a firearm. (Knox County (Tenn.) Sheriff's office via AP)

PALM COAST, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is accused of rigging the front door of a home in an attempt to electrocute his estranged pregnant wife.