Niger says Italian priest is kidnapped in southwest region

Niger's government says an Italian priest has been kidnapped in the nation's southwest near its border with Burkina Faso

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Researchers find hints of Israeli spyware around globe

Researchers say that an increasingly notorious brand of Israeli surveillance software is being used further afield than previously known, with possible infections detected in 45 countries across the globe

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

China looks unlikely to give in after US tariff hike

China appears unlikely to back down after Trump approves new tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Steve McQueen to create portrait of London schoolchildren

Academy Award-winning British director Steve McQueen is planning an ambitious project to take a portrait of every third-grade pupil in London _ tens of thousands in all

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Report urges UK to lift cap on skilled migrants after Brexit

A British government-commissioned report says citizens of European Union countries should not have easier access to the U.K. after Brexit than people from other parts of the world

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Pipeline pressure before explosions was 12 times too high

The pressure in natural gas pipelines prior to a series of explosions and fires in Massachusetts last week was 12 times higher than it should have been

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Spain rejects extraditing HSBC whistleblower to Switzerland

A Spanish court has ruled that whistleblower Herve Falciani, whose HSBC bank data leaks prompted tax evasion probes worldwide, should not be sent to Switzerland to be imprisoned for economic espionage

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Philippine policeman: Villagers refused advice to flee storm

A Philippine police officer says he tried to persuade residents of a mining camp to move to safety as a typhoon approached, but they appeared unconcerned and refused to leave a day before the storm triggered a huge landslide that buried dozens of people

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Pederson leads Dodgers into matchup with Colorado

Joc Pederson has the hot bat for Los Angeles, batting .423 with 11 hits and four home runs in the past week. He’ll look to continue his hot-hitting ways against Colorado

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

EU chief warns Brexit 'no deal' scenario still possible

A top European Union official says Britain and the EU could yet fail to reach an agreement on the terms of their divorce, just six months before the U.K. is due to leave the bloc

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

South African court says marijuana use in private is legal

South Africa's top court says marijuana use in private is legal, despite government objection

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

10 Things to Know for Today

Among 10 Things to Know: Showdown between Kavanaugh, accuser scheduled for next week; Kim Jong Un says summit with Trump stabilized region; Wilmington poised to receive supplies after devastating hurricane

DATE: Sept. 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press