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New Delhi Residents Offered Masks as City Chokes on Smog (Video)

NEW DELHI — Volunteers took to the streets of India's capital on Thursday and placed green pollution masks over the mouths of willing residents to make a statement about the city's choking smog.

Trump Says Clinton Called and Congratulated Him

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton called him to congratulate him on his victory.

Police to Lock Down Indonesian Capital for Blasphemy Protest

JAKARTA — Indonesian police are planning a massive show of force in the capital Jakarta on Friday to contain a much-hyped protest by Muslim hardliners against the city's popular governor that threatens to ignite religious and racial flashpoints.

Australia: Mozambique Debris 'Highly Likely' From Flight 370

SYDNEY — Two pieces of debris recently discovered along the coast of Mozambique are "highly likely" to have come from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australian officials said Thursday.

Leicester City Embark on Champions League Dream

LEICESTER, England — The closest Leicester got to a European trip in recent years was crossing the Welsh border to play Swansea in the Premier League.

US to Execute 8 Prisoners in 10 Days Before Drug for Lethal Injection Expires

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas — An Arkansas judge dismissed an effort Tuesday to block the state's unprecedented plan to conduct four double executions over 10 days next month, while a new federal lawsuit argued the compressed schedule is depriving the condemned inmates of a fair process to seek clemency.

‘Star Trek’ Actor Anton Yelchin Killed in Freak Accident

LOS ANGELES — Anton Yelchin, a rising actor best known for playing Chekov in the new "Star Trek" films, was killed by his own car as it rolled down his driveway early Sunday, police and his publicist said.

More Anti-Trump Protests Around United States

NEW YORK — Demonstrators in both red and blue states hit the streets for another day Thursday to express their outrage over Donald Trump's unexpected win, while the president-elect sniped back in a Twitter post.

For Girls and Gifts and Bribes, Cambodian-American Navy Commander Jailed 6.5 Years

SAN DIEGO, Calif. — A Navy commander who fled Cambodia's killing fields as a boy to grow up to become a decorated U.S. military officer was sentenced Friday to 78 months in prison for providing classified ship schedules in exchange for the services of prostitutes, theater tickets and other gifts from a Malaysian defense contractor.

Pro Boxer Ruenroeng Qualifies for Rio Olympics Despite Loss

VARGAS, Venezuela — Professional boxers Amnat Ruenroeng of Thailand and Hassan N'Dam of Cameroon have won spots at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics despite losing in the final qualifying tournament in Venezuela.

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