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at 08:24 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

Norway has information about terror threat from people with ties to Syria's foreign fighters

COPENHAGEN - Norway's intelligence service said Thursday it has received information about an imminent "concrete threat" against Norway from people with links to Islamic fighters in Syria.

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at 08:22 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

Iraqi lawmakers name moderate Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum as next president.

BAGHDAD - Kurdish politician Fouad Massoum has been named the new president of Iraq following a parliamentary vote.

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at 08:22 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

18 children, driver killed as train crashes into school bus at unmanned crossing in India

HYDERABAD, India - Eighteen children were killed Thursday when a train crashed into their school bus at an unmanned railroad crossing in southern India, police said.

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at 08:21 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

Court: Poland violated rights in allowing CIA to torture terror suspects at 'black sites'

WARSAW, Poland - Europe's top human rights court ruled Thursday that Poland violated the rights of two terror suspects by allowing the CIA to secretly imprison them on Polish soil from 2002-2003 and facilitating the conditions under which they were subject to torture.

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at 08:21 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

Popular tourist train derails in southeast Alaska; minor injuries of 9 people reported

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A popular tourist train derailed Wednesday in southeast Alaska, and nine people suffered non-life-threatening injuries, officials said.

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at 08:20 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

Popular Klondike Gold Rush tourist train suspends operations after derailment injures 9 people

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A vintage rail company that hauls hundreds of thousands of tourists every year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush has suspended operations while it investigates a derailment that injured nine people.

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at 08:14 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

From AP's witnesses: How executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona went awry

Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesses at the executions of the three inmates. A look at how each unfolded:

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at 08:12 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

New scientific expedition to study remains of thousands of ancient animals in Wyoming cave

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - For the first time in more than 30 years, paleontologists are about to revisit one of North America's most remarkable troves of late Pleistocene fossils: The bones of tens of thousands of animals piled at least 30 feet deep at the bottom of a sinkhole-type cave.

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at 07:58 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

French transport minister: Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people vanished over northern Mali

PARIS - France's transport minister says the Air Algerie flight carrying 116 people vanished over northern Mali.

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at 07:58 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

NewsAlert: Algeria news agency says passenger plane disappears from radar

ALGIERS, Algeria - The Algeria news agency is reporting that a passenger plane has disappeared from radar. The plane was on a flight from Burkina Faso.

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at 07:55 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

More works found at German collector Gurlitt's apartment, including possible Degas sculpture

BERLIN - More art works have been found at the Munich apartment of the late collector Cornelius Gurlitt, including a sculpture apparently by Edgar Degas and another that could be by Auguste Rodin, the task force investigating the pieces' origin said Thursday.

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at 07:41 on July 24, 2014, EDT.

Family says teen pilot who crashed in ocean on around-the-world adventure prepared for risks

PLAINFIELD, Ind. - Haris Suleman knew that flying around the world carried risks. But like adventurers before him, the 17-year-old pilot from Indiana also believed dreams aren't achieved without taking chances.

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