Benton Evening News - Benton, IL
Updated at 6:42 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP) " Two Italian journalists who wrote books detailing Vatican mismanagement face trial on Tuesday in a Vatican courtroom along with three people accused of leaking them the information in a case that has drawn scorn from media watchdogs.

Updated at 6:23 AM

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) " A court hearing on whether to extradite Kim Dotcom and three others who helped run the website Megaupload to the United States ended in New Zealand on Tuesday after nine weeks of arguments.

Updated at 6:19 AM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) " First it was musk ox stew. Then the Alaska nursing home served up musk ox meatloaf to its elderly Inupiat residents and their visiting family members.

Updated at 6:16 AM

JERUSALEM (AP) " The Israeli military says a Palestinian motorist has rammed his vehicle into a group of soldiers at a West Bank checkpoint, wounding three of them. It says the attacker was shot and wounded at the scene.

Updated at 6:16 AM

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) " Several people have been shot near the site of an ongoing protest over the fatal shooting of a black man by a police officer, Minneapolis police said.

Updated at 6:06 AM

JERUSALEM (AP) " Secretary of State John Kerry made his first trip to Israel in more than a year, arriving on Tuesday in the midst of a new rash of deadly attacks that have dampened hopes for peace mediation between the Jewish state and Palestinians...

Updated at 6:00 AM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) " Columbus police said they are trying to determine why a man fatally shot a couple and their 7-year-old son and critically wounded their 12-year-old daughter.

Updated at 5:54 AM

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) " As skyscrapers and gleaming towers rose with lightning speed across the United Arab Emirates over the past two decades, the Gulf nation's thirst for water grew at an enormous rate " so much so that today, it...

Updated at 5:44 AM

JERUSALEM (AP) " Secretary of State John Kerry says his first trip to Israel in more than a year doesn't include a "highfalutin', grandiose" Israeli-Palestinian peace agenda.

Updated at 4:45 AM

BANGKOK (AP) " A military court in Thailand on Tuesday indicted two men accused of carrying out a deadly bombing at a central Bangkok shrine that left 20 people dead and more than 120 injured.

Updated at 4:05 AM

TELOLOAPAN, Mexico (AP) " Carlos Sanchez lay in the backseat of a Honda sedan with his head in his wife's lap, an oxygen tube in his nose, IV in his arm and three bullets in his body. The 36-year-old taco vendor cried out in pain at every bump on...

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