• Swooping, gliding over the Alps at free-flight festival September 25, 2016
    SAINT HILAIRE DU TOUVET, France (AP) — In wild costumes, wingsuits and even home-made flying machines, thousands of people are gliding through the French Alps in the world's oldest free-flight festival.
  • UK Labour leader Corbyn says he plans no purge of critics September 25, 2016
    LONDON (AP) — Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn says he doesn't plan to purge his ranks of critical lawmakers despite their failed campaign to oust him.
  • Police: 5 shot, 1 dead, after fight at Illinois campus party September 25, 2016
    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — One man was killed and four other people were injured in a pair of shootings early Sunday, including one that happened on the University of Illinois campus.
  • African elephant population tumbles due to poaching September 25, 2016
    By Ed Stoddard JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Africa's elephant population fell around 20 percent between 2006 and 2015 because of a surge in ivory poaching, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) said in a report on Sunday. Switzerland-based IUCN is regarded as the most authoritative source on wild fauna populations and the report's release […]
  • "Business as usual," Gabon leader says, as uneasy calm returns September 25, 2016
    By Edward McAllister LIBREVILLE (Reuters) - Gabon will return to normal after a bitterly disputed election, its newly re-elected President Ali Bongo said, as soldiers patrolled and military aircraft flew over a capital that has been bracing for another explosion of violence. The Constitutional Court late on Friday threw out a challenge against the election […]