The new Afghan Taliban leader appealed for unity in the insurgency in his first public message released on Saturday amid reports his predecessor's family members opposed his selection.
Three members of former al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's family were killed when a private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, British police said on Saturday.
Airplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion and may belong to a vanished Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 arrived in France for investigators to study its origin.
Thousands of Israelis attended demonstrations across the country on Saturday, two days after an ultra-Orthodox Jew stabbed six people at Jerusalem's gay pride parade.
Murder charges were formally filed against two Oklahoma brothers accused in the stabbing deaths of their parents and three siblings.
Zimbabwe has started extradition procedures against Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer. The number of US citizens extradited each year to face charges in other countries is less than 100.
Wildfire burned largely unchecked in Northern California's ranch countryafter destroying three homes and forcing hundreds of people to flee.
The death toll rose to 27 on Thursday and authorities listed 149 others as injured after a truck lost control and slammed into a religious procession in a central Mexico town.