Rescuers find flight recorder from Black Sea plane crash

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Rescue workers on Tuesday found a flight recorder from the Russian military plane that crashed into the Black Sea over the weekend, the defense ministry said.

  • Written by VERONIKA SILCHENKO, Associated Press NATALIYA VASILYEVA, Associated Press

Fire that spread to 140 buildings under control in Japan

TOKYO (AP) — A huge fire that spread to about 140 buildings in a small city on Japan's western coast was brought under control Thursday night after authorities called in extra firefighters to fight the blaze.

  • Written by T.J. HUBBARD

Officials say fingerprints tie Tunisian to Berlin attack

BERLIN (AP) — German officials presented mounting evidence Thursday that Anis Amri was behind the wheel of a truck that smashed into a Christmas market in Berlin, killing 12, as authorities across Europe pressed ahead with their feverish manhunt for the 24-year-old Tunisian, who has evaded capture since the attack.

  • Written by GEIR MOULSON, Associated Press FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press