BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The leaders of former Balkan foes Serbia and Bosnia have pledged to boost fragile postwar ties shaken earlier this month on the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre of 8,000 Muslims by Bosnian Serbs.
Bosnia's three-member presidency and Serbia Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic held a hastily-called meeting Wednesday to underscore a bid to put the past behind and work together for a warless future in the volatile region.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man who flew a gyrocopter through some of America's most restricted airspace before landing at the U.S. Capitol has rejected a plea deal that would have required him to spend 10 months in jail.
A prosecutor and a lawyer for Douglas Hughes discussed the most recent offer Wednesday in federal court in Washington. Hughes' attorney said he believes federal guidelines would call for a sentence of zero to six months jail.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A man accused of being the "bicycle bandit" who fled a dozen Virginia bank robberies on two wheels wants his trial moved after his high-profile alleged escape.
WTOP-FM (http://bit.ly/1g4yJZYP ) reports that lawyers for Wossen Assaye, who's charged with escape, kidnapping and bank robbery, want his trial moved from Alexandria, Virginia to Charlottesville. They say the publicity generated by the manhunt for Assaye after his alleged escape from...
MONT VERNON, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man recovering in Taiwan after being severely burned in an explosion at a water park there last month says he's grateful for all the get-well wishes.
Speaking in a hoarse voice from his hospital bed, Alex Haas says in a recent brief video message that he's "so happy to have so many awesome people and love" sent his way. Haas, who spent his birthday in the hospital, is covered in bandages. His face is clear.
WASHINGTONVILLE, Pa. (AP) — State troopers say they had to use a rope to corral a man who was driving drunk on his lawn mower with a box of beer.
The Daily Item reports (http://bit.ly/1IjFMKs ) 25-year-old Tyler Anspach also threatened a trooper after he was arrested on July 13 while driving his tractor in Montour County, about 100 miles northwest of Philadelphia.
Police received a call that night about an agitated, mower-driving man making threats....
JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — An international human rights group says South Sudanese troops committed war crimes and possibly crimes against humanity by killing and raping civilians during an offensive in rebel-held parts of the country's Unity State.
Human Rights Watch Wednesday accused the South Sudanese army and their allies in the Bul Nuer ethnic group of forcibly displacing tens of thousands of people in Unity by attacking women, elderly, and children, while burning...