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Wildfire in Alberta now 85,000 hectares in size

May 5, 2016

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — A massive wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta has grown to 85,000 hectares (210,035 acres) in size and officials would like to move south about 25,00... more »»

 
 
 
Israel discovers new cross-border tunnel from Gaza Strip

May 5, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said it uncovered a new tunnel Thursday stretching from southern Gaza Strip into Israel and built by Palestinian militants seeking to stage attacks in Israel... more »»

4 people rescued 6 days after Kenyan building collapse

May 5, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Rescuers found four more survivors Thursday in the rubble of an apartment building that collapsed six days ago amid heavy rains in the Kenyan capital, raising hopes that mor... more »»

The Latest: Activists say 28 dead in hit on Syrian refugees

May 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

8:45 p.m. more »»

Iraq routed IS from Ramadi at a high cost: A city destroyed

May 5, 2016

RAMADI, Iraq (AP) — This is what victory looks like in the Iraqi city of Ramadi: In the once thriving Haji Ziad Square, not a single structure still stands. more »»

Global, local leaders vow hard work against temperature rise

May 5, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — International leaders and local officials on Thursday pledged to work hard to stem the rise of global temperatures by investing in public transportation and electric cars,... more »»

The Latest: Activists say deadly strike hits Syrian refugees

May 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

7:40 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Activist say deadly airstrike near Syria border

May 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

7:40 p.m. more »»

Alberta fire forces 3 more communities to evacuate

May 5, 2016

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — Raging wildfires in the Canadian province of Alberta have moved south, forcing three more communities to evacuate and an emergency operations center to move again —... more »»

The Latest: Fierce battle for Syrian village south of Aleppo

May 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

7:10 p.m. more »»

Pregnant woman rescued 6 days after Kenyan building collapse

May 5, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A pregnant woman was rescued Thursday after being trapped for six days in a collapsed apartment building in the Kenyan capital, the second survivor found this week in the... more »»

Turkish prime minister announces decision to step down

May 5, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu announced his resignation on Thursday, paving the way for the country's president to pursue a tighter grip on power. more »»

The Latest: Russian conductor leads Palmyra concert in Syria

May 5, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

6:30 p.m.

Renowned Russian conductor Valery Gergiev has led the Mariinsky orchestra from St. more »»

London could get first Muslim mayor in UK local elections

May 5, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Londoners cast votes Thursday in an election that could give the city its first Muslim mayor, while voters elsewhere in Britain were expected to punish the main opposition Labour... more »»

Alberta fire evacuees moved a 2nd time as weather shifts

May 5, 2016

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — A raging wildfire in the Canadian province of Alberta has moved south, forcing three more communities to evacuate and an emergency operations center to move again —... more »»

UK's Cameron: Trump deserves respect but is wrong on Muslims

May 5, 2016

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron has toned down his comments on Donald Trump, saying the Republican presidential hopeful deserves respect — but was wrong to call for a ban on... more »»

Kenya: Woman rescued after 6 days in collapsed building

May 5, 2016

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan woman was rescued Thursday after being trapped for six days in the rubble of a collapsed building. more »»

Blasts in Syria kill 10 but Aleppo mostly calm amid truce

May 5, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A car bomb exploded in the main square of a central Syrian village on Thursday and once people gathered to help the victims, a suicide bomber riding a motorcycle detonated... more »»

Israel discovers cross-border tunnel from Gaza

May 5, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military discovered a tunnel Thursday stretching from the southern Gaza Strip into Israel, built by Palestinian militants to carry out attacks on Israel, the military... more »»

UK votes in local elections expected to deal blow to Labour

May 5, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Britons voted Thursday in local and regional elections that will choose a new mayor for London — and are expected to deal a blow to Britain's main opposition Labour Party. more »»

Turkey eyes visa-free travel to Europe but hurdles remain

May 5, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — Visa-free travel to Europe may be finally within Turkey's grasp, but the remaining benchmarks it must meet by June are not easy hurdles to clear. more »»

 
 

Bellaire Council May 5, 2016

Regular Council meetings 6 p.m. in Council Chambers at City Buildin. more »

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