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Attack by gunmen to free prisoner kills 6 police in Mexico

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Mexico City, Dec 4 (AP) - Six policemen in western Mexico were killed Monday when a gang of gunmen at-tacked them in an apparent bid to free a prisoner they were transporting, authorities said.
The attack was the most serious by criminal gangs since President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took...
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Israel launches operation to thwart Hezbollah border tunnels

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Israel, Dec 4(AP) - The Israeli military launched an operation on Tuesday to "expose and thwart" tunnels it says were built by the Hezbollah militant group that stretch from Lebanon into northern Israel.
The military said the tunnels were not currently being used by militants and that its work to...
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English couple thanks NYC police for finding lost ring

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New York, Dec 3 (AP) - The once anonymous English couple who lost an engagement ring down a Times Square utility grate thanked the New York Police Department for finding it.
John Drennan and Daniella Anthony tweeted on Sunday how happy and grateful they were that officers found the ring, which...
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Children return to school 3 weeks after California wildfire

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Paradise, Dec 3 (AP) - Monday marks a return to school and some semblance of routine for thousands of children who lost their homes to a deadly wildfire in Northern California.
Schools in Butte County have been closed since Nov. 8, when the Camp Fire ignited and quickly swept through the towns of...
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Bush gets tributes at Kennedy Center Honors program

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Washington, Dec 3 (AP) - Last year's Kennedy Center Honors ceremony was almost overshadowed by controversy surrounding the sitting president. This year's event took place in the shadow of the death of a former commander-in-chief.
Sunday night's ceremony honoring lifetime artistic achievement...
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