Mom charged for murder of eight kids

The mother of seven of eight children killed in the northern city of Cairns was charged with their murder on Sunday, Australian police said.

Castro hails US-Cuba thaw

Cuban President Raul Castro said Saturday he was ready to discuss any topic with Washington after the historic bilateral rapprochement, but warned not to expect political change.

Gunman 'assassinates' two NY cops

A gunman assassinated two uniformed New York police officers in a cold-blooded attack on their patrol car Saturday that followed weeks of outrage over police killings of unarmed black men.

French cops kill 'Allahu Akbar' attacker

French police on Saturday shot dead a knife-wielding man who attacked three officers in a police station while shouting "Allahu Akbar".