Rio Olympic official confident about golf plans
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A top official of the 2016 Olympics says he is confident a lawsuit against the city of Rio and a golf course developer will not stop a test event from taking place before the games.
India successfully puts spacecraft in Mars' orbit
NEW DELHI (AP) — India triumphed in its first interplanetary mission, placing a satellite into orbit around Mars on Wednesday morning and catapulting the country into an elite club of deep-space explorers.
World leaders meet with multiple crises on agenda
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Facing a world in turmoil from multiple crises ranging from wars in the Mideast and Africa to the deadly scourge of Ebola and growing Islamic radicalism, leaders from more than 140 countries open their annual meeting at the United Nations on Wednesday with few solutions.
Asian stocks drift after Wall Street slide
BANGKOK (AP) — Asian stock markets drifted Wednesday as the boost from stronger Chinese manufacturing was offset by grim economic news from Europe and airstrikes in Syria.