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at 07:33 on November 28, 2014, EST.

In bid to placate immigration critics, Cameron says Britain will curb benefits for EU migrants

LONDON - Migrants from Europe will have to leave Britain if they don't get a job within six months, and must work for four years before receiving some benefits, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Friday, in a carefully balanced speech designed to defuse domestic criticism of his immigration policies while averting a showdown with the European Union.


at 06:45 on November 28, 2014, EST.

Austin police say suspect dead in downtown gunfire that targeted buildings

AUSTIN, Texas - Austin police say a gunman suspected of opening fire on several downtown buildings and police headquarters has died after being shot.


at 06:19 on November 28, 2014, EST.

Japanese newspaper apologizes for using 'sex slaves' to describe World War II 'comfort women'

TOKYO - Japan's biggest newspaper apologized in print Friday for using the term "sex slaves" in its English-language edition to describe Asian women forced into Japanese military-run brothels during World War II.


at 02:22 on November 28, 2014, EST.

Volcano in southern Japan blasting magma in first eruption in 22 years, disrupting flights

TOKYO - A volcano in southern Japan blasted out chunks of magma Friday in the first such eruption in 22 years, causing flight cancellations and prompting warnings to stay away from its crater.


at 22:32 on November 27, 2014, EST.

Ferguson gives thanks for community, dressing up plywood on windows and saying a prayer

FERGUSON, Mo. - Protesters in Ferguson pressed pause Thursday as the city welcomed Thanksgiving, decorating boarded-up storefronts with some Dr. Seuss inspiration and gathering for church services — a stark contrast to previous days of outrage over the grand jury decision in the Michael Brown case.


at 21:48 on November 27, 2014, EST.

Oregon town in search of new police dog after first was dismissed for poor performance

CANNON BEACH, Ore. - A 2-year-old Belgian Malinois was supposed to be the ninth member of the police force in the Oregon coastal town of Cannon Beach, but "Cash" just didn't have what it takes.


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