British PM Theresa May to face no-confidence vote by lawmakers

A British Conservative Party official says Prime Minister Theresa May will face a no-confidence vote from party lawmakers. (PA via AP) LONDON (AP) — A British Conservative Party official says Prime Minister Theresa May will face a no-confidence vote from party lawmakers. Graham Brady says the threshold of 48 letters from lawmakers needed to trigger […]

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The Latest: France opens terror probe in Strasbourg shooting

PARIS – The Latest on shooting in Strasbourg (all times local): 10:25 p.m. French prosecutors say a terror investigation has been opened into the shooting at a Christmas market in Strasbourg that has left two dead and up to eight wounded, including several in critical condition. The Paris prosecutor, who is in charge of anti-terror […]

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France shooting: 2 dead, several wounded in Strasbourg

PARIS – A shooting in the French city of Strasbourg killed two people and wounded up to eight others, officials said, sparking a major security operation around a world-famous Christmas market on Tuesday. Authorities said the shooter remains at large. The motive for the shooting is unclear. It wasn’t immediately clear if the market was […]

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The Latest: Cabinet official confirms ex-diplomat held

TORONTO – The Latest on the detention of a former Canadian diplomat in China (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Canada’s public safety minister says the government is deeply concerned about a Canadian detained in China — confirming that a former Canadian diplomat is being held in Beijing amid a dispute between the two counties over […]

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Spanish government warns of security takeover in Catalonia

FILE – In this Oct. 1, 2017 file photo, Spanish national police block people trying to reach a voting site at a school assigned to be a polling station by the Catalan government for a secession referendum in Barcelona, Spain. Spain’s central government threatened on Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, to send in national police to […]

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Girl, 9, calls police because parents asked her to clean room: report

OPP has issued a message to parents urging the importance of legitimate 911 calls.  (ONTARIO PROVINCIAL POLICE) A 9-year-old Canadian girl was apparently so mad her parents had asked to clean up her room, that she dialed 911, The Toronto Star reported. Ontario Provincial Police said a division responded to a 911 call from a […]

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Kosovo’s prime minister says new army will serve world peace

PRISTINA, Kosovo – Kosovo’s prime minister said Monday that the army the country expects to have soon will be a modest contributor to creating world peace. Kosovo’s lawmakers will vote Friday on three laws that would transform the national security force into a regular army. The measures are expected to easily pass the 120-member parliament. […]

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Yemen’s warring sides negotiating truce for key port Hodeida

CAIRO – Delegations from Yemen’s warring sides discussed expanding a shaky truce in the key port city of Hodeida on Monday, however neither side appeared ready to agree on initial draft proposals hoped for by the United Nations, who are sponsoring talks in Sweden and seek to resume needed aid deliveries by sea. One draft […]

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