• Hurricane Matthew in the Caribbean Sea at 1845 GMT on September 29, 2016

    Hurricane Matthew rapidly gained power on Friday, escalating to a powerful Category 4 storm as it moved over the open Caribbean sea just south of Jamaica, US forecasters said. Packing wind speeds of 150 miles (240 kilometers) per hour, the National Hurricane Center called Matthew "extremely dangerous." The agency said …

  • A small group of protesters led by rebel lawmaker Leung Kwok-hung (C) gathered outside the convention centre calling for the release of political prisoners in China

    Hong Kong's leader called on the city to unite behind its current political system Saturday in the face of increasing calls for independence from China, as protesters were bundled from the auditorium where he was speaking. Leung Chun-ying was giving an annual address as part of National Day celebrations which mark the …

  • Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt arrive at the screening of her directorial debut "In the Land of Blood and Honey" in New York

    Brad Pitt will undergo drug and alcohol tests as part of a temporary agreement with his estranged wife Angelina Jolie that will allow him to see their six children, two people familiar with the agreement said on Friday. The temporary agreement, which will run until October 20, was the first breakthrough in the bitter split …

  • Duterte 'happy to slaughter' drug suspects; mentions Hitler

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte raised the rhetoric over his bloody anti-crime war to a new level Friday, comparing it to Hitler and the Holocaust and saying he would be "happy to slaughter" ...

  • Protesters face off with police in El Cajon, a suburb of San Diego, California on September 28, 2016, in response to a police shooting the night before of Ugandan refugee Alfred Olango

    Following days of protests, police in San Diego on Friday released video footage of the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man, saying the decision was made to counter "misinformation" being circulated about the incident. The grainy cellphone and surveillance videos show the victim, Alfred Olango, 38, a Ugandan immigrant, …

  • Super Mario Run release to drive Nintendo share prices up again?

    90s kids rejoice! Our favourite cheeky looking Italian plumber and his sidekick are coming back. ...

  • Members of Mexican forensics team examine bodies next to burned vehicles after a military convoy was ambushed by gunmen in Culiacan, Sinaloa state, on September 30, 2016

    Some 60 gunmen, who also fired several rounds from assault rifles, freed a wounded suspect who was being escorted by the soldiers in an ambulance during the pre-dawn ambush in Culiacan, capital of the state of Sinaloa, state and military officials said on Friday. Guzman's sons were "very probably" responsible for the attack, …

  • Analysis: Trump won't change; he can't let go of a grudge

    Donald Trump will not change. He may surround himself with new staff and even listen to their advice for a while. He may stick to a scripted, more measured message if it looks to be working. But he'll ...

  • Authorities watch a video of the shooting scene at a news conference on Friday Sept. 30, 2016, in El Cajon, Calif, held to address the killing of Alfred Olango, a Ugandan refugee shot by an El Cajon police officer on Tuesday. The El Cajon police department released video footage of the shooting at the news conference.  (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

    EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — Police released two videos Friday showing an officer fatally shooting an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb and said they hoped showing the footage would ease escalating tensions.

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  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton meets with attendees during a campaign stop in Fort Pierce, Fla., Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    NEW YORK (AP) — "A clear and present danger to our country." ''Xenophobia, racism and misogyny." ''Beneath our national dignity."

  • Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie married in France in August two years ago, but had been a couple since 2004

    Angelina Jolie has reached a temporary agreement with Brad Pitt giving her custody of their six children and granting him visiting rights, reports said. Several celebrity gossip outlets reported on Friday that the divorcing couple were persuaded to agree to the detente by the Los Angeles County Department of Children and …

  • AP Sources: Deal will allow Pitt visitation with children

    Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt have reached a temporary custody agreement that will allow the actor to visit with his six children, sources said Friday. Two sources familiar with the agreement but not ...

  • FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 file photo, Aedes Aegypti mosquito larvae swim in a container at the Florida Mosquito Control District Office in Marathon, Fla. A first look at U.S. children who were infected with Zika virus suggests the germ typically causes _ at worst _ only a mild illness in children, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday, Sept. 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

    NEW YORK (AP) — A first look at U.S. teens and young children who were infected with Zika suggests the virus typically causes at worst only a mild illness.

  • California regulators have changed course and opened a pathway for the public to get self-driving cars of the future that lack a steering wheel or pedals. It's not going to happen immediately — automakers ...