Police shoot man amid domestic disturbance at Dallas airport

DALLAS (AP) — A police officer shot and wounded a man Friday outside a Dallas airport after the man attacked a woman believed to be the mother of his children and then threatened the officer with large rocks, police said.

  • Written by EMILY SCHMALL, Associated Press

Syria TV: Twin explosions near Damascus kill 8, wound 13

BEIRUT (AP) — Two suicide bomb attacks struck close to the Syrian capital Saturday, killing at least eight people and wounding over a dozen others in the latest attack to hit the predominantly Shiite area in recent months, state TV and an opposition activist group said.

  • Written by BASSEM MROUE, Associated Press

Solar-powered airplane lands in New York City

NEW YORK (AP) — The solar-powered airplane on a globe-circling voyage that began more than a year ago in the United Arab Emirates reached a milestone Saturday, completing a trip across the United States with a Statue of Liberty fly-by before landing in New York.


Air France pilots join embarrassing train, garbage strikes

PARIS (AP) — About a quarter of Air France pilots are striking to demand better working conditions — the latest challenge to travelers and France's image as it hosts Europe's biggest sporting event.

  • Written by RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press MSTYSLAV CHERNOV, Associated Press

Dozens of Nigerian army officers fired over corruption

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria is firing dozens of senior officers accused of corruption and the theft of billions of dollars meant to buy arms to fight the Boko Haram Islamic insurgency, the army and an officer privy to the list said Saturday.

  • Written by MICHELLE FAUL, Associated Press