This photo taken on Sunday, July 1, 2018 and provided on Monday, July 2, 2018 by the AP on the condition that its source not be revealed shows an helicopter abandoned by notorious French criminal Redoine Faid after his escape from a prison, in Gonesse, north of Paris, France. Faid serving 25 years for murder made an audacious escape from prison Sunday after a helicopter carrying several heavily armed commandos landed in a courtyard, freed him from a visiting room and carried him away. (AP Photo)
July 03, 2018 - 7:40 am
NANTERRE, France (AP) — French investigators believe a team of four or five loyal accomplices carried out the brazen prison helicopter escape of one of France's most notorious criminals. The armed, masked men took a helicopter pilot hostage, forced him to land Sunday in Reau Prison's yard, used...
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July 03, 2018 - 7:35 am
WOLFEBORO, N.H. (AP) — Police say a New Hampshire woman who answered a scammer's ad to pick up and ship an illegally purchased computer has been charged with stealing the laptop and shipping magazines instead. Wolfeboro police in March were contacted by a business owner who said a hacker used their...
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In this photo released by Greenpeace, a drone resembling the character of Superman flies over the nuclear power plant of Le Bugey, central, France, Tuesday, July 3, 2018. The environmental activist group says the drone was harmless but the action showed the lack of security in nuclear installations in France, which is heavily dependent on atomic power. (Nicolas Chauveau/Greenpeace via AP)
July 03, 2018 - 6:52 am
PARIS (AP) — Greenpeace activists say they have crashed two remote-controlled aircraft — a drone and a tiny radio-controlled plane — into a French nuclear plant to highlight the lack of security around the facility. The drone, which was decorated like a miniature Superman, slammed into the tower in...
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This Friday, June 29, 2018, image made from video released by Mark Hough shows a bear in a hot tub in Hough's backyard in Altadena, Calif. Hough said he was lounging in his Altadena backyard Friday afternoon when he heard rustling, then saw the bear climbing over a fence into his yard. He retreated inside, leaving his margarita behind, and later saw the bear in the hot tub. (Mark Hough via AP)
July 02, 2018 - 6:00 pm
Mark Hough had barely taken a sip of his Friday afternoon margarita when he heard twigs snapping and leaves rustling in his lush Altadena, California, backyard. At first he brushed it off as the sounds of his neighbor pottering next door, but the noise grew louder. "So I got up, looked over in the...
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This image of Ceres' limb was obtained by NASA's Dawn spacecraft on May 30, 2018 from an altitude of about 280 miles. Dawn has been orbiting Ceres since 2015, after first exploring the asteroid Vesta. They’re located in the asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. (NASA via AP)
July 02, 2018 - 12:16 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA's Dawn spacecraft is sending back incredible close-ups of the dwarf planet Ceres. The spacecraft has been circling Ceres since 2015. In June, it reached its lowest orbit yet, skimming the surface from just 22 miles (35 kilometers) up. The latest pictures released...
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July 02, 2018 - 9:14 am
BOSTON (AP) — Two Boston police officers are showing that America is the land that they love with their Fourth of July version of "Carpool Karaoke." In what they're calling "Cop Pool Karaoke," Officers Stephen McNulty and Kim Tavares discuss the upcoming Fourth of July holiday on the video before...
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July 02, 2018 - 5:26 am
MINERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A person has cleared their conscience by paying a 44-year-old parking ticket. The Minersville, Pennsylvania, Police Department received a letter last week with $5 and a note inside. The return address was "Feeling guilty, Wayward Road, Anytown, Ca." Police Chief Michael...
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In this frame from NASA TV, a SpaceX cargo capsule approaches the International Space Station on Monday, July 2, 2018, to deliver the first robot with artificial intelligence in orbit. (NASA TV via AP)
July 02, 2018 - 5:11 am
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station got its first robot with artificial intelligence Monday, along with some berries, ice cream and identical brown mice. SpaceX's capsule reached the station three days after launching from Cape Canaveral, Florida. Station astronaut Ricky...
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President Donald Trump salutes as he steps off Marine One, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, on the South Lawn of the White House, Sunday, July 1, 2018, in Washington. Trump is returning from a trip to his resort in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 02, 2018 - 4:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A comedian says he spoke with President Donald Trump by phone after posing as a senator and that the call was patched through while the president was aboard Air Force One. The White House declined to discuss the incident. Comedian John Melendez, known as "Stuttering John" from his...
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July 02, 2018 - 2:53 am
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A new tax on social media has taken effect in Uganda, angering many who see the revenue measure as an attack on free speech. A tax on users of sites such as Facebook was first proposed by long-time leader Yoweri Museveni, who complained of online gossip in a March letter that...
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