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  • IS enters Palestinian camp in Damascus; Jordan closes border

    IS enters Palestinian camp in Damascus; Jordan closes border

    Associated Press - 10 minutes ago
    IS enters Palestinian camp in Damascus; Jordan closes border

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Islamic State militants infiltrated a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus on Wednesday and were clashing with a Palestinian group, the deepest foray yet by the extremist group into the Syrian capital, seat of President Bashar Assad's power, according to opposition activists and Palestinian officials. …

  • Ex-husband of Canadian diplomat says their son killed in US

    Ex-husband of Canadian diplomat says their son killed in US

    Associated Press - 11 minutes ago
    Ex-husband of Canadian diplomat says their son killed in US

    TORONTO (AP) — The ex-husband of a Canadian diplomat said Wednesday that one of their sons has been killed and another has been arrested in a Miami drug deal gone bad. …

  • Falling corn prices stalk Monsanto, sending 2Q profits lower

    Falling corn prices stalk Monsanto, sending 2Q profits lower

    Associated Press - 12 minutes ago
    Falling corn prices stalk Monsanto, sending 2Q profits lower

    Monsanto reported lower-than-expected earnings as slumping corn prices push farmers toward other crops, crimping sales of the company's best-selling biotech corn seeds. The St. Louis agricultural business ... …

  • Cynthia Lennon, first wife of John Lennon, dies of cancer

    Cynthia Lennon, first wife of John Lennon, dies of cancer

    Associated Press - 15 minutes ago
    Cynthia Lennon, first wife of John Lennon, dies of cancer

    LONDON (AP) — Cynthia Lennon, the first wife of former Beatles guitarist John Lennon, has died of cancer at her home in Spain. She was 75. …

  • Emirates, Etihad planes involved in air traffic scare

    Emirates, Etihad planes involved in air traffic scare

    Associated Press - 20 minutes ago
    Emirates, Etihad planes involved in air traffic scare

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Jetliners from the United Arab Emirates' two main airlines avoided a possible midair collision after they got too close to each other earlier this week. …