Japan defence minister quits amid plunging support for PM
Embattled Japanese Defence Minister Tomomi Inada on Friday said she was resigning, after a series of gaffes, missteps and a cover-up at her ministry that have contributed to a sharp plunge in public support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
Investigators search for motive in Florida airport shootingPublished: 01/07/2017 16:00
Federal investigators will on Saturday pursue all angles in determining the motives behind a mass shooting in which an attacker opened fire in a crowded baggage claim area at Fort Lauderdale's airport, killing five people
Blast in Baghdad's Sadr City kills at least 16Published: 01/02/2017 16:16
At least 16 people were killed by a car bomb in a busy square in Baghdad's sprawling Sadr City district on Monday, while Islamic State attacks on military positions north of the capital killed 16 pro-government fighters
Carrie Fisher, 'Star Wars' Princess Leia, dies at 60Published: 12/28/2016 08:43
Carrie Fisher, who rose to fame as Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" films and later endured drug addiction before going on to tell her story as a best-selling author, died on Tuesday aged 60, her family said.