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at 09:36 on February 11, 2016, EST.

Fire breaks out at northern Mexico prison; deaths reported

MONTERREY, Mexico - A fire and riot broke out Thursday at a prison in northern Mexico, and local media said numerous inmates appeared to have died.

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at 09:35 on February 11, 2016, EST.

Fargo police say officer shot during standoff won't survive

FARGO, N.D. - A police officer shot during a standoff with a domestic violence suspect is not expected to survive and his family is with him saying goodbye, authorities in Fargo, North Dakota, said Thursday.

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at 04:41 on February 11, 2016, EST.

Two alleged human smugglers on trial over Alan Kurdi's death

ANKARA, Turkey - Two alleged people-smugglers are on trial in Turkey accused of causing the death of 3-year-old Syrian migrant boy Alan Kurdi and four other people.

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at 09:13 on February 11, 2016, EST.

State TV: Teacher shoots dead 6 colleagues in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - A teacher in southern Saudi Arabia opened fire on colleagues Thursday, killing at least six people and wounding two, state television reported.

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at 08:17 on February 11, 2016, EST.

Carter seeks more help in campaign against Islamic State

BRUSSELS - U.S. Defence Secretary Ash Carter said Thursday he expects a gathering of more than two dozen countries contributing to the war against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq to endorse a U.S. plan for accelerating the campaign.

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at 07:59 on February 11, 2016, EST.

Woman admits stealing thousands from comedian Joe Piscopo

MORRISTOWN, N.J. - A New Jersey woman has admitted stealing money from former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Joe Piscopo.

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at 06:53 on February 11, 2016, EST.

Iranians rally to celebrate anniversary of 1979 revolution

TEHRAN, Iran - Iranians stated nationwide celebrations Thursday to commemorate the anniversary of the 1979 revolution that ousted a pro-Western monarchy and brought Islamists to power.

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at 06:39 on February 11, 2016, EST.

NATO warships ordered to Aegean to help with migrant crisis

BRUSSELS - NATO's European commander on Thursday ordered three warships to move immediately to the Aegean Sea to help end the deadly smuggling of migrants between Turkey and Greece.

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at 06:35 on February 11, 2016, EST.

Kurdish fighters capture military air base in northern Syria

BEIRUT - Kurdish fighters and their allies captured a military air base in northern Syria under the cover of airstrikes as Russia announced on Thursday that its air force carried out more than 500 combat missions in Syria over the past week.

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at 06:28 on February 11, 2016, EST.

Occupiers at Oregon refuge say they'll turn themselves in

BURNS, Ore. - The last four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon said they would turn themselves in Thursday morning after law officers surrounded them in a tense standoff.

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at 06:26 on February 11, 2016, EST.

Ex-LA sheriff pleads guilty to lying during corruption probe

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Former Los Angeles Sheriff Lee Baca pleaded guilty to lying to federal authorities investigating corruption in the department, a probe that was gaining momentum when he abruptly retired two years ago.

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at 06:21 on February 11, 2016, EST.

Occupiers at Oregon refuge say they'll turn themselves in

BURNS, Ore. - The last four armed occupiers of a national wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon said they would turn themselves in Thursday morning after law officers surrounded them in a tense standoff.

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