Police: Burglary suspect dies after officers used stun gun

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A home burglary suspect has died after police used a stun gun on him, authorities said, adding the suspect resisted officers who found him wrapped in material that looked like it came from house air conditioner ducts.


China says it could declare air zone over South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — China warned other countries Wednesday against threatening its security in the South China Sea after an international tribunal handed the Philippines a victory by saying Beijing had no legal basis for its expansive claims there.

  • Written by GILLIAN WONG, Associated Press, JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press

Body of missing airman found in northern Italian river

MILAN (AP) — The body of a U.S. airman has been found in a river in the northern Italian town where he went missing 10 days ago, Italian and U.S. authorities said Tuesday.

  • Written by COLLEEN BARRY, Associated Press

Pentagon chief seeks better use of US forces in Afghanistan

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Tuesday that the decision to give U.S. commanders more authority to work with Afghan troops and strike the Taliban will maximize the use and effectiveness of American forces in Afghanistan.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR, Associated Press