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Video shows unauthorized man with flamethrower atop NYC bus

Video shows unauthorized man with flamethrower atop NYC bus

NEW YORK — A rapper who said he was making a tribute to a legendary New York City hip-hop group was recorded shooting a flamethrower from the top of an occupied city bus in an unsanctioned stunt a transit agency spokesman called “absurd, dangerous an
Iraqi military says rocket attack in Baghdad kills child

Iraqi military says rocket attack in Baghdad kills child

BAGHDAD — Rockets struck Iraq's capital Tuesday with four landing inside the heavily fortified Green Zone, Iraq’s military said, killing a child and wounding at least five people, signalling an end to an informal truce announced by Iran-backed militi
Deal revives plan for largest US dam demolition

Deal revives plan for largest US dam demolition

PORTLAND, Ore. — An agreement announced Tuesday paves the way for the largest dam demolition in U.S.
Turkish parliament approves peacekeepers for Azerbaijan

Turkish parliament approves peacekeepers for Azerbaijan

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey’s parliament on Tuesday granted President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government permission to deploy peacekeepers to Azerbaijan to monitor a cease-fire deal between Azerbaijan and Armenia that aims to end the conflict in the regio
Amazon opens online pharmacy, shaking up another industry

Amazon opens online pharmacy, shaking up another industry

NEW YORK — Now at Amazon.com: insulin and inhalers. The retail colossus opened an online pharmacy Tuesday that allows customers to order medication or prescription refills, and have them delivered to their front door in a couple of days.
Rapper Lil Wayne charged with federal gun offence in Florida

Rapper Lil Wayne charged with federal gun offence in Florida

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Rapper Lil Wayne was charged Tuesday in Florida with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, a federal offence that carries a potential sentence of up to 10 years in prison.
Puerto Rico policeman accused of theft while in uniform

Puerto Rico policeman accused of theft while in uniform

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — A police officer has been charged with stealing more than $1,300 worth of goods from Home Depot while wearing his uniform, authorities said Tuesday. The officer was identified as 46-year-old Fernando León Berdecía.
David Copperfield halts Vegas show after staffer gets virus

David Copperfield halts Vegas show after staffer gets virus

LAS VEGAS — Illusionist David Copperfield is suspending his Las Vegas stage show after a crew member tested positive for COVID-19.
Give us a week: Businesses urge clarity on England lockdown

Give us a week: Businesses urge clarity on England lockdown

LONDON — Business leaders urged the British government on Tuesday to give them at least a week's notice over what restrictions they will face when the lockdown in England expires in early December. With the four-week lockdown due to end on Dec.
A lost dog's journey across the Canadian border and back

A lost dog's journey across the Canadian border and back

FORT KENT, Maine — A lost dog's journey across the Canadian border and back was complicated by coronavirus restrictions limiting movement from a town on one side of the St. John River to a Maine town on the other.