Swedish DJ and producer Avicii was found dead on Friday, his publicist confirmed. He was 28. "It is with profound sorrow that we announce the loss of Tim Bergling, also known as Avicii," his publicist said in a statement. "He was found dead in Muscat, Oman this Friday afternoon local time, April 20th. The family is devastated and we ask everyone to please respect their need for privacy in this difficult time. No further statements will be given." The cause of death has not yet been released.
PARRISH, Ala. - All anyone here could talk about was the smell, which drifted from the rail yard to the softball field, past the pharmacy and the hardware store. It was acrid, hurtful, all-consuming, the kind of stench that forced residents and city workers to don masks just to get through the day. And everyone knew the source: the poop train.
The Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Friday against the Russian government, the Trump campaign and the WikiLeaks organization alleging a far-reaching conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 campaign and tilt the election to Donald Trump.
Yellowstone National Park sits squarely over a giant, active volcano. This requires attention.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump expressed concerns about the judgment of his national security adviser Michael Flynn weeks before forcing him to resign, according to memos kept by former FBI director James Comey that recount in detail efforts by Trump to influence the bureau's expanding investigation of Russia.
President Donald Trump blasted the OPEC oil cartel on Friday, April 20, accusing the group on Twitter of "artificially" raising oil prices and declaring that it "will not be accepted!" "Looks like OPEC is at it again," the president tweeted. "With record amounts of Oil all over the place, including the fully loaded ships at sea, Oil prices are artificially Very High! No good and will not be accepted!"
BERLIN - Other countries may have hurricanes, blizzards or flooding that regularly shut down major transport hubs. Germany, meanwhile, is still dealing with the legacy of a war the country launched itself: thousands of unexploded bombs, hidden beneath one of Europe's busiest cities in a nation now at peace. Germany's main railway station in Berlin was forced to shut down on Friday, April 20, in preparation for the defusing of one such a bomb, as authorities evacuated parts of the capital's city center.
A passenger who was onboard Southwest Airlines flight 1380 on April 17 emotionally described Thursday, April 19, how he and others tried to save the woman who died when she was sucked outside the plane when one of its engines exploded in midair. Jennifer Riordan, a 43-year-old bank executive and mother of two from Albuquerque, was seated in row 14 when she was sucked through a 10-by-14-inch window that had been broken by pieces of the disintegrating engine, two individuals familiar with the investigation said.
SEOUL, South Korea - As the presidents of South Korea and the United States prepare for summits with the previously-reclusive Kim Jong Un, there has been lots of conjecture about what, exactly, the North Korean leader is prepared to discuss. North Korea is willing to negotiate with the United States about potential denuclearization, Trump administration officials said earlier this month. North Korea won't insist on American troops being withdrawn from the peninsula as part of any deal, South Korea's Moon Jae-in said Thursday.
There were many of good deeds on the Hawaiian island of Kauai over the past week and one particularly bad one. Hawaii's stunning "garden island" is not yet recovered from its worst flooding in decades following a powerful storm that surged through the island over the weekend. The wild weather produced dramatic scenes as helicopters and boats evacuated some 340 residents and visitors stranded in their ordinarily idyllic surroundings.