Saturday, August 29, 2015
The chief executive of dating for adulterers website Ashley Madison stepped down on Friday after hackers leaked its membership list online.
The Vatican's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, who had been charged by church prosecutors with sexually abusing children in the Caribbean country, died Friday of apparent natural causes as he awaited trial, the Vatican said.
Nigeria is moving to rapidly diversify the country's economy to stop its dependency on crude oil exports, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday.
A clerk in a rural Kentucky county continued to refuse marriage licenses to same-sex couples Thursday in defiance of a mounting pile of federal court orders that reject her claim that her Christian faith should exempt her from licensing a gay union.
Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign, in ways both subtle and blunt, is sending a message to U.S. Vice President Joe Biden about his potential 2016 presidential campaign: This won't be easy.
A professional gambler accused of cheating an Atlantic City casino out of US$9.6 million by seeking an unfair edge at cards says the casino has its own method of gaining an advantage: plying gamblers with free booze served by flirty, scantily clad waitresses.
Friday, August 28, 2015
VIENNA - Austrian police have recovered more than 70 dead migrants from a lorry abandoned on a motorway, the government said Friday, in the latest horrific tragedy in Europe's unrelenting migrant misery.
The bodies of between 20 and 50 migrants have been found in a truck on a highway in Austria, police said Thursday, the latest tragedy involving people desperately trying to reach Europe., 1 Comment
An Islamic State suicide bomber killed two Iraqi army generals on Thursday as they led forces against IS positions in the turbulent Anbar province west of Baghdad, military officials said.