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  • Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback

    Koch network success in Trump era draws Democratic pushback

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:30:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla. A sure sign of policy success for the sprawling conservative network funded by the billionair...(AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File). FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2013, file photo, Americans for Prosperity Foundation Chairman David Koch speaks in Orlando, Fla. A sure sign of policy success for the sprawling conservative network funded by the billionair...
    The sprawling conservative network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with Trump in the White House and Republican control of Congress, prompting pushback from Democrats.More >>
    The sprawling conservative network funded by the billionaire Koch brothers is having a very good run with Trump in the White House and Republican control of Congress, prompting pushback from Democrats.More >>
  • US won't ease sanctions without action by NKorea on nukes

    US won't ease sanctions without action by NKorea on nukes

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:30 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:30:12 GMT
    The White House says North Korea won't get relief from sanctions until it takes "concrete action" toward denuclearization.More >>
    The White House says North Korea won't get relief from sanctions until it takes "concrete action" toward denuclearization.More >>
  • Saudi-led airstrike at Yemen wedding killed at least 20

    Saudi-led airstrike at Yemen wedding killed at least 20

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:29 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:29:51 GMT
    Yemen health officials: Saudi-led coalition bombed a wedding in northern Yemen on Sunday, killing at least 15.More >>
    Yemen health officials: Saudi-led coalition bombed a wedding in northern Yemen on Sunday, killing at least 15.More >>
  • S.Korea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North

    S.Korea halts propaganda broadcasts before summit with North

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:29 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:29:34 GMT
    South Korea says it has halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts on the border ahead of inter-Korean talks this week.More >>
    South Korea says it has halted anti-Pyongyang propaganda broadcasts on the border ahead of inter-Korean talks this week.More >>
  • Veteran who survived blast receives unusual penis transplant

    Veteran who survived blast receives unusual penis transplant

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:28 PM EDT2018-04-23 19:28:49 GMT
    Doctors at a Baltimore hospital have performed the most extensive penis transplant to date, this one also involving the scrotum and part of the abdominal wall.More >>
    Doctors at a Baltimore hospital have performed the most extensive penis transplant to date, this one also involving the scrotum and part of the abdominal wall.More >>
  • Greek police arrest 120 migrants after violence by islanders

    Greek police arrest 120 migrants after violence by islanders

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:30:29 GMT
    (Eurokinissi via AP). In this Sunday, April 22, 2018 photo, riot police try to keep local protesters away from migrants during clashes at the port of Mytilene, Greece. Authorities on the Greek island of Lesbos say at least 10 people were hospitalized a...(Eurokinissi via AP). In this Sunday, April 22, 2018 photo, riot police try to keep local protesters away from migrants during clashes at the port of Mytilene, Greece. Authorities on the Greek island of Lesbos say at least 10 people were hospitalized a...
    Police on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos have arrested 120 asylum-seekers for illegal camping, following overnight violence by local residents trying to end their five-day sit-in protest in the heart of the...More >>
    Police on the eastern Greek island of Lesbos have arrested 120 asylum-seekers for illegal camping, following overnight violence by local residents trying to end their five-day sit-in protest in the heart of the island capital.More >>
  • It's time for Trump's doctor to be examined, for VA chief

    It's time for Trump's doctor to be examined, for VA chief

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:29 PM EDT2018-04-23 18:29:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, White House physician and nominee for Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. Ronny Jackson arrives at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washi...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this April 2, 2018, file photo, White House physician and nominee for Veterans Affairs Secretary Dr. Ronny Jackson arrives at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washi...
    Now it's Washington's turn to examine White House physician Ronny Jackson. The doctor to Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and now Donald Trump is an Iraq War veteran nominated to head the Veterans Affairs...More >>
    Now it's Washington's turn to examine White House physician Ronny Jackson. The doctor to Presidents George W. Bush, Barack Obama and now Donald Trump is an Iraq War veteran nominated to head the Veterans Affairs Department.More >>
  • Dutch lawyer seeks Qatari compensation for terror victims

    Dutch lawyer seeks Qatari compensation for terror victims

    Monday, April 23 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-23 17:27:26 GMT
    Prominent human rights lawyer demands Qatar set up compensation fund for Dutch-based victims of an al-Qaida-linked Syrian terror group.More >>
    Prominent human rights lawyer demands Qatar set up compensation fund for Dutch-based victims of an al-Qaida-linked Syrian terror group.More >>
  • The Latest: Yemen rebels say strike kills senior official

    The Latest: Yemen rebels say strike kills senior official

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:59 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:59:06 GMT
    Yemen's Houthi rebels say their acting head of state has been killed in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition.More >>
    Yemen's Houthi rebels say their acting head of state has been killed in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition.More >>
  • Syrian troops look to isolate IS in Damascus battle

    Syrian troops look to isolate IS in Damascus battle

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:51:03 GMT
    (SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, smoke rises after Syrian government airstrikes and shelling hit in Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood held by Islamic State militants, southern Damascus, Syria, Sunday, April 22, 2...(SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, smoke rises after Syrian government airstrikes and shelling hit in Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood held by Islamic State militants, southern Damascus, Syria, Sunday, April 22, 2...
    Syrian state media says government forces, allies press offensive against Islamic State group in southern Damascus.More >>
    Syrian state media says government forces, allies press offensive against Islamic State group in southern Damascus.More >>
  • Attacks on South Sudan health facilities, workers increasing

    Attacks on South Sudan health facilities, workers increasing

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:50 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:50:29 GMT
    Attacks on South Sudan health facilities, workers increasing, leaving many without care to die.More >>
    Attacks on South Sudan health facilities, workers increasing, leaving many without care to die.More >>
  • US builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of extremism fight

    US builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of extremism fight

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:38:25 GMT
    US quietly builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of growing extremism fight in Africa's Sahel.More >>
    US quietly builds drone base in Niger, crossroads of growing extremism fight in Africa's Sahel.More >>
  • Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 14 troops, policemen

    Afghan officials: Taliban attacks kill 14 troops, policemen

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-04-23 16:31:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). An Afghan police officer stands outside a voter registration center which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Gen. Daud Amin, the Kabul police chief, said the suicide bomber targeted ci...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). An Afghan police officer stands outside a voter registration center which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Gen. Daud Amin, the Kabul police chief, said the suicide bomber targeted ci...
    Afghan officials say Taliban attacks on soldiers and police in western Badghis province have killed 14 troops, policemen.More >>
    Afghan officials say Taliban attacks on soldiers and police in western Badghis province have killed 14 troops, policemen.More >>
  • Karadzic launches appeal against UN war crimes convictions

    Karadzic launches appeal against UN war crimes convictions

    Monday, April 23 2018 11:48 AM EDT2018-04-23 15:48:41 GMT
    (Yves Herman, pool photo via AP). Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, center, talks to his lawyers as he arrives to open his appeal at a U.N. court against his convictions on charges including genocide and crimes against humanity and his 40-ye...(Yves Herman, pool photo via AP). Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, center, talks to his lawyers as he arrives to open his appeal at a U.N. court against his convictions on charges including genocide and crimes against humanity and his 40-ye...
    Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic insists Serb forces acted in self-defense during Bosnia's bloody 1992-95 conflict as he calls on appeals judges to overturn his multiple convictions and 40-year sentence...More >>
    Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic insists Serb forces acted in self-defense during Bosnia's bloody 1992-95 conflict as he calls on appeals judges to overturn his multiple convictions and 40-year sentence for masterminding Serb atrocities.More >>
  • Former students recall 1968 protests that shut down Columbia

    Former students recall 1968 protests that shut down Columbia

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-04-23 14:51:06 GMT
    Fifty years ago this week, students occupied five buildings at New York's Columbia University and shut down the Ivy League campus in a protest over racism and the Vietnam war.More >>
    Fifty years ago this week, students occupied five buildings at New York's Columbia University and shut down the Ivy League campus in a protest over racism and the Vietnam war.More >>
  • Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam gets 20 years in related case

    Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam gets 20 years in related case

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-04-23 14:10:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Police patrol outside the Brussels justice palace during the trial of Saleh Abdeslam and Soufiane Ayari in Brussels, Monday, April 23, 2018. The sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris extremist attacks who was once Europe's ...(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Police patrol outside the Brussels justice palace during the trial of Saleh Abdeslam and Soufiane Ayari in Brussels, Monday, April 23, 2018. The sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris extremist attacks who was once Europe's ...
    A Brussels court on Monday found 2015 Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and an accomplice guilty of attempted murder over shots fired at police they sought to avoid arrest in a Brussels suburb.More >>
    A Brussels court on Monday found 2015 Paris attacks suspect Salah Abdeslam and an accomplice guilty of attempted murder over shots fired at police they sought to avoid arrest in a Brussels suburb.More >>
  • Global stocks looking for direction in flat start to week

    Global stocks looking for direction in flat start to week

    Monday, April 23 2018 10:06 AM EDT2018-04-23 14:06:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong). A woman reacts at a brokerage house displaying stock trading index in Beijing, Monday, April 23, 2018. Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday following Friday's steep slide in technology shares on Wall Street. Markets had only...(AP Photo/Andy Wong). A woman reacts at a brokerage house displaying stock trading index in Beijing, Monday, April 23, 2018. Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Monday following Friday's steep slide in technology shares on Wall Street. Markets had only...
    Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall Street.More >>
    Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall Street.More >>
  • Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It hasn't.

    Trump says North Korea agreed to denuclearize. It hasn't.

    Monday, April 23 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-04-23 13:27:50 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File). In this Friday, April 20, 2018, photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a meeting of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File). In this Friday, April 20, 2018, photo provided by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks during a meeting of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea...
    President Donald Trump is wrongly claiming North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un.More >>
    President Donald Trump is wrongly claiming North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • UK teen gets 2 years for targeting CIA chief's phone, email

    UK teen gets 2 years for targeting CIA chief's phone, email

    Monday, April 23 2018 6:50 AM EDT2018-04-23 10:50:04 GMT
    A British teenager has been jailed for two years for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of "cyber-terrorism.".More >>
    A British teenager has been jailed for two years for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of "cyber-terrorism.".More >>
  • The Latest: Abdeslam, accomplice guilty of attempted murder

    The Latest: Abdeslam, accomplice guilty of attempted murder

    Monday, April 23 2018 5:58 AM EDT2018-04-23 09:58:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Police patrol outside the Brussels justice palace during the trial of Salah Abdeslam and Soufiane Ayari in Brussels, Monday, April 23, 2018. The sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris extremist attacks who was once Europe's ...(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). Police patrol outside the Brussels justice palace during the trial of Salah Abdeslam and Soufiane Ayari in Brussels, Monday, April 23, 2018. The sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris extremist attacks who was once Europe's ...
    A Brussels court says the sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks and an accomplice were clearly implicated in shooting at police officers as they sought to flee arrest in Belgium in March 2016, but has...More >>
    A Brussels court says the sole surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks and an accomplice were clearly implicated in shooting at police officers as they sought to flee arrest in Belgium in March 2016, but has not said whether they are guilty yet.More >>
  • Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall St

    Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall St

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:56 AM EDT2018-04-23 08:56:48 GMT
    Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall Street.More >>
    Asian shares mostly lower, tracking tech sell-off on Wall Street.More >>
  • 2 Palestinians die of wounds sustained in Gaza protests

    2 Palestinians die of wounds sustained in Gaza protests

    Monday, April 23 2018 4:49 AM EDT2018-04-23 08:49:41 GMT
    Gaza's Health Ministry: 2 Palestinian youths die of wounds sustained in Israeli fire during border protests.More >>
    Gaza's Health Ministry: 2 Palestinian youths die of wounds sustained in Israeli fire during border protests.More >>
  • Q&A: How strong is the Islamic State group in Afghanistan

    Q&A: How strong is the Islamic State group in Afghanistan

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:49 AM EDT2018-04-23 07:49:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). An Afghan police officer stands outside a voter registration center which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Gen. Daud Amin, the Kabul police chief, said the suicide bomber targeted ci...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). An Afghan police officer stands outside a voter registration center which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Gen. Daud Amin, the Kabul police chief, said the suicide bomber targeted ci...
    Q&A: How strong is the Islamic State group in Afghanistan and how popular is their ideology among the population.More >>
    Q&A: How strong is the Islamic State group in Afghanistan and how popular is their ideology among the population.More >>
  • Nicaragua's president cancels social security overhaul

    Nicaragua's president cancels social security overhaul

    Monday, April 23 2018 3:28 AM EDT2018-04-23 07:28:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). Anti-government protesters pull down a statue that is emblematic of the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, at the Jean Paul Jennie round-about in Managua, Nicaragua, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Ortega said Saturd...(AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). Anti-government protesters pull down a statue that is emblematic of the government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, at the Jean Paul Jennie round-about in Managua, Nicaragua, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Ortega said Saturd...
    Journalist Angel Gahona is among more than people killed in unrest in Nicaragua over social security reforms planned by President Daniel Ortega's government.More >>
    Journalist Angel Gahona is among more than people killed in unrest in Nicaragua over social security reforms planned by President Daniel Ortega's government.More >>
  • Islamic State suicide bomber kills 57 in Afghan capital

    Islamic State suicide bomber kills 57 in Afghan capital

    Monday, April 23 2018 2:06 AM EDT2018-04-23 06:06:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul). An Afghan man walks outside a voter registration center,  which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Sunday, April 22, 2018.(AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul). An Afghan man walks outside a voter registration center, which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Sunday, April 22, 2018.
    Afghan officials say a suicide bomber has attacked a voter registration center in the capital, killing at least 12 people and wounding dozens.More >>
    Afghan officials say a suicide bomber has attacked a voter registration center in the capital, killing at least 12 people and wounding dozens.More >>
  • The Latest: UN chief condemns attack on Afghan vote center

    The Latest: UN chief condemns attack on Afghan vote center

    Monday, April 23 2018 12:28 AM EDT2018-04-23 04:28:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul). People gather outside a voter registration center,  which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Sunday, April 22, 2018.(AP Photo/ Rahmat Gul). People gather outside a voter registration center, which was attacked by a suicide bomber in Kabul, Sunday, April 22, 2018.
    An Afghan official says that at least five people were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the northern Baghlan province.More >>
    An Afghan official says that at least five people were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb in the northern Baghlan province.More >>
  • Syrian military pummels IS-held districts in Damascus

    Syrian military pummels IS-held districts in Damascus

    Sunday, April 22 2018 11:27 PM EDT2018-04-23 03:27:19 GMT
    Syrian state media says government forces are pounding districts of southern Damascus held by Islamic State militants in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached earlier in the week.More >>
    Syrian state media says government forces are pounding districts of southern Damascus held by Islamic State militants in a bid to enforce an evacuation deal reached earlier in the week.More >>
  • Iraq says its strikes in Syria killed 36 IS militants

    Iraq says its strikes in Syria killed 36 IS militants

    Sunday, April 22 2018 10:17 PM EDT2018-04-23 02:17:29 GMT
    A spokesman for Iraq's military says 36 Islamic State militants have been killed in Thursday's airstrikes by Iraq's air force in Syria.More >>
    A spokesman for Iraq's military says 36 Islamic State militants have been killed in Thursday's airstrikes by Iraq's air force in Syria.More >>
  • Road to N. Korea's denuclearization is littered with failure

    Road to N. Korea's denuclearization is littered with failure

    Sunday, April 22 2018 9:57 PM EDT2018-04-23 01:57:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool, File). FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018 file photo, Kim Yo Jong, left, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in P...(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool, File). FILE - In this Feb. 9, 2018 file photo, Kim Yo Jong, left, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, shakes hands with South Korean President Moon Jae-in at the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics in P...
    A look at previous nuclear negotiations with North Korea and how the currently planned talks between Seoul, Pyongyang and Washington took shape.More >>
    A look at previous nuclear negotiations with North Korea and how the currently planned talks between Seoul, Pyongyang and Washington took shape.More >>
  • Merkel to Israel TV: Imperfect Iran deal better than no deal

    Merkel to Israel TV: Imperfect Iran deal better than no deal

    Sunday, April 22 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-04-22 19:06:49 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says an imperfect nuclear deal with Iran is still preferable to no deal, and that her country will "watch very closely" to ensure it is being fulfilled.More >>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel says an imperfect nuclear deal with Iran is still preferable to no deal, and that her country will "watch very closely" to ensure it is being fulfilled.More >>
  • Israel's Lieberman blames Hamas over Gaza deaths

    Israel's Lieberman blames Hamas over Gaza deaths

    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-22 17:27:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adel Hana). Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protes...(AP Photo/Adel Hana). Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protes...
    Gaza health officials say 4 Palestinians, including 15-year-old boy, killed by Israeli army fire as thousands join fourth weekly protests on Gaza border.More >>
    Gaza health officials say 4 Palestinians, including 15-year-old boy, killed by Israeli army fire as thousands join fourth weekly protests on Gaza border.More >>
  • Pakistan: Gunmen kill 2 Shiites in Quetta

    Pakistan: Gunmen kill 2 Shiites in Quetta

    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:16 PM EDT2018-04-22 17:16:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Arshad Butt). People comfort a man who lost his son in a deadly shooting incident outside a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Police in Pakistan said gunmen have killed multiple Shiites, the latest in a recent series of at...(AP Photo/Arshad Butt). People comfort a man who lost his son in a deadly shooting incident outside a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Sunday, April 22, 2018. Police in Pakistan said gunmen have killed multiple Shiites, the latest in a recent series of at...
    Police in Pakistan say gunmen have killed two Shiites and wounded a third in Quetta, the latest in a recent series of attacks on the religious minority.More >>
    Police in Pakistan say gunmen have killed two Shiites and wounded a third in Quetta, the latest in a recent series of attacks on the religious minority.More >>
  • N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

    N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

    Sunday, April 22 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-04-22 11:06:21 GMT
    North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.More >>
    North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.More >>
  • French nun known as allied troops 'White Angel' dies at 103

    French nun known as allied troops 'White Angel' dies at 103

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:16 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:16:01 GMT
    French authorities say a 103-year-old nun known as the "White Angel" who helped allied soldiers during a failed 1942 raid in the Normandy region has died.More >>
    French authorities say a 103-year-old nun known as the "White Angel" who helped allied soldiers during a failed 1942 raid in the Normandy region has died.More >>
  • Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria site

    Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria site

    Sunday, April 22 2018 5:06 AM EDT2018-04-22 09:06:49 GMT
    Syrian state media says rebels have started to evacuate three towns in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside.More >>
    Syrian state media says rebels have started to evacuate three towns in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside.More >>
  • India approves death penalty for rape of young children

    India approves death penalty for rape of young children

    Sunday, April 22 2018 1:57 AM EDT2018-04-22 05:57:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File). FILE - In this Aug 23, 2013 file photo, Indian activists hold placards demanding rapists be hanged as they protest against the gang rape of a 22-year-old woman photojournalist in Mumbai India. India's government has deci...(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File). FILE - In this Aug 23, 2013 file photo, Indian activists hold placards demanding rapists be hanged as they protest against the gang rape of a 22-year-old woman photojournalist in Mumbai India. India's government has deci...
    India's government has moved to prescribe the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat an increase in crimes against women.More >>
    India's government has moved to prescribe the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat an increase in crimes against women.More >>
  • Nicaragua's Ortega agrees to talk as deadly protests rage on

    Nicaragua's Ortega agrees to talk as deadly protests rage on

    Sunday, April 22 2018 12:37 AM EDT2018-04-22 04:37:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). A masked protester walks between burning barricades in Managua, Nicaragua, Friday, April 20, 2018. The clashes, pitting protesters opposed to social security reforms against riot police and pro-government groups, have rocked ...(AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). A masked protester walks between burning barricades in Managua, Nicaragua, Friday, April 20, 2018. The clashes, pitting protesters opposed to social security reforms against riot police and pro-government groups, have rocked ...
    Nicaragua's government says it is willing to negotiate over controversial social security reforms that have prompted protests and deadly clashes this week.More >>
    Nicaragua's government says it is willing to negotiate over controversial social security reforms that have prompted protests and deadly clashes this week.More >>
  • Hamas vows revenge for key member killed in Malaysia

    Hamas vows revenge for key member killed in Malaysia

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-04-22 01:36:32 GMT
    Hamas militant group says a man gunned down in Malaysia was one of its members who had made "important contributions" in science.More >>
    Hamas militant group says a man gunned down in Malaysia was one of its members who had made "important contributions" in science.More >>
  • Armenia protests: 70 arrested, including 2 suspected bombers

    Armenia protests: 70 arrested, including 2 suspected bombers

    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:28 PM EDT2018-04-21 22:28:54 GMT
    (Hrant Khachatryan, PAN Photo via AP). Police detain an opposition demonstrator protesting the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Friday, April 20, 2018. The protests, which began last Friday, are against forme...(Hrant Khachatryan, PAN Photo via AP). Police detain an opposition demonstrator protesting the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Friday, April 20, 2018. The protests, which began last Friday, are against forme...
    Armenian authorities say more than 70 people have been arrested, including two people suspected of building bombs, as large protests against the new government enter their second week in the capital Yerevan.More >>
    Armenian authorities say more than 70 people have been arrested, including two people suspected of building bombs, as large protests against the new government enter their second week in the capital Yerevan.More >>
  • The Latest: OPCW team visits Douma to probe chemical attack

    The Latest: OPCW team visits Douma to probe chemical attack

    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:36:55 GMT
    Russia's Foreign Ministry says a team of international chemical weapons inspectors has departed for the Syrian town of Douma, site of an alleged chemical weapons attack that prompted a retaliatory missile strike by...More >>
    Russia's Foreign Ministry says a team of international chemical weapons inspectors has departed for the Syrian town of Douma, site of an alleged chemical weapons attack that prompted a retaliatory missile strike by the U.S., U.K. and France.More >>
  • Haley's response: 'I don't get confused' draws notice

    Haley's response: 'I don't get confused' draws notice

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:59:29 GMT
    (Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...(Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...
    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's rebuttal to a putdown from a close adviser to President Donald Trump has been seized upon as a rallying cry among some women.More >>
    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's rebuttal to a putdown from a close adviser to President Donald Trump has been seized upon as a rallying cry among some women.More >>
  • The Latest: Hamas mourns slain engineer 'commander'

    The Latest: Hamas mourns slain engineer 'commander'

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:27:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adel Hana). Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protes...(AP Photo/Adel Hana). Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protes...
    Israel's defense minister says Gaza's Hamas rulers are the "only culprits" in the death of a Palestinian boy killed by Israeli army fire in protests on the Gaza-Israel border.More >>
    Israel's defense minister says Gaza's Hamas rulers are the "only culprits" in the death of a Palestinian boy killed by Israeli army fire in protests on the Gaza-Israel border.More >>
  • Probe clears Haspel on destruction of waterboarding tapes

    Probe clears Haspel on destruction of waterboarding tapes

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-04-21 14:07:17 GMT
    (CIA via AP). This March 21, 2017, photo provided by the CIA, shows CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel. A former top U.S. intelligence official says President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next CIA director was cleared of wrongdoing years ago in the de...(CIA via AP). This March 21, 2017, photo provided by the CIA, shows CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel. A former top U.S. intelligence official says President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next CIA director was cleared of wrongdoing years ago in the de...
    The CIA has given lawmakers a memo showing President Donald Trump's pick to be the agency's next CIA director was cleared years ago of wrongdoing in the destruction of videotapes showing terror suspects being...More >>
    The CIA has given lawmakers a memo showing President Donald Trump's pick to be the agency's next CIA director was cleared years ago of wrongdoing in the destruction of videotapes showing terror suspects being waterboarded.More >>
  • Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

    Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:16 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:16:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment...
    President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn.More >>
    President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn.More >>
  • Islamic State group to give up last pocket in Syrian capital

    Islamic State group to give up last pocket in Syrian capital

    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-04-21 10:26:10 GMT
    Syrian state media says Islamic State militants have agreed to give up their last pocket in Damascus.More >>
    Syrian state media says Islamic State militants have agreed to give up their last pocket in Damascus.More >>
  • The Latest: Palestinians will seek UN probe of Gaza violence

    The Latest: Palestinians will seek UN probe of Gaza violence

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:47 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:47:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinians watch a bulldozer raises protective sand berms around the tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead...(AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinians watch a bulldozer raises protective sand berms around the tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead...
    The Latest: Gaza's Health Ministry says Palestinian youth protesting at Gaza-Israel border shot in the head.More >>
    The Latest: Gaza's Health Ministry says Palestinian youth protesting at Gaza-Israel border shot in the head.More >>
  • The Latest: Ally China welcomes N. Korea's nuke suspension

    The Latest: Ally China welcomes N. Korea's nuke suspension

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:26 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:26:12 GMT
    President Donald Trump appears to be confirming news that North Korea has agreed to suspend nuclear and long-range missile testing.More >>
    President Donald Trump appears to be confirming news that North Korea has agreed to suspend nuclear and long-range missile testing.More >>
  • Israeli fire in new Gaza border protest kills 4 Palestinians

    Israeli fire in new Gaza border protest kills 4 Palestinians

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:36:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinian protesters set up tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead of mass demonstration.(AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinian protesters set up tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead of mass demonstration.
    Israeli military aircraft drop leaflets urging Palestinians to stay away from Gaza border protest.More >>
    Israeli military aircraft drop leaflets urging Palestinians to stay away from Gaza border protest.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump asks whether illegal leaks prompted probe

    The Latest: Trump asks whether illegal leaks prompted probe

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:16:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). Copies of the memos written by former FBI Director James Comey are photographed in Washington, Thursday, April 19, 2018. President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he had serious concerns about the judgment...
    President Donald Trump is defending his former national security adviser after the release of memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.More >>
    President Donald Trump is defending his former national security adviser after the release of memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.More >>
  • Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House

    Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White House

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:46:43 GMT
    (Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...(Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley arrives at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-Genera...
    The public spat between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Russia sanctions cast a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump.More >>
    The public spat between the White House and U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley on Russia sanctions cast a spotlight on her at-times uneasy relationship with President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Army lowers 2017 recruiting goal; more soldiers staying on

    Army lowers 2017 recruiting goal; more soldiers staying on

    Saturday, April 21 2018 12:46 AM EDT2018-04-21 04:46:29 GMT
    The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 soldiers this year and has now officially lowered the goal.More >>
    The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 soldiers this year and has now officially lowered the goal.More >>
  • Chris Borland quit NFL, now helps those in retirement

    Chris Borland quit NFL, now helps those in retirement

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:05 PM EDT2018-04-21 02:05:05 GMT
    (Rich Saal/The State Journal-Register via AP, File). FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Chris Borland, a former NFL linebacker and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year at Wisconsin, testifies before the Illinois House Mental Health Committee hea...(Rich Saal/The State Journal-Register via AP, File). FILE - In this March 1, 2018, file photo, Chris Borland, a former NFL linebacker and Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year at Wisconsin, testifies before the Illinois House Mental Health Committee hea...
    Chris Borland knows all about the challenges of early retirement, having stepped away from a promising football career after one year because of concerns over head injuries.More >>
    Chris Borland knows all about the challenges of early retirement, having stepped away from a promising football career after one year because of concerns over head injuries.More >>
  • 40,000 gather in Armenia to demand leader's resignation

    40,000 gather in Armenia to demand leader's resignation

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:58:18 GMT
    (Aram Kirakosyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators march to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Friday, April 20, 2018. Beginning last Friday, the protests are against former President Ser...(Aram Kirakosyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators march to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Friday, April 20, 2018. Beginning last Friday, the protests are against former President Ser...
    About 40,000 demonstrators gathered on the capital's central square as a week of large protests against the country's new leadership showed no sign of dissipating.More >>
    About 40,000 demonstrators gathered on the capital's central square as a week of large protests against the country's new leadership showed no sign of dissipating.More >>
  • Probe cleared Haspel in destruction of waterboarding tapes

    Probe cleared Haspel in destruction of waterboarding tapes

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:59 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:59:29 GMT
    A former top US intelligence official says President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next CIA director was cleared of wrongdoing years ago in the destruction of videotapes showing terror suspects being waterboarded.More >>
    A former top US intelligence official says President Donald Trump's nominee to be the next CIA director was cleared of wrongdoing years ago in the destruction of videotapes showing terror suspects being waterboarded.More >>
  • John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy adviser

    John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy adviser

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:58 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:58:30 GMT
    John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy national security adviser.More >>
    John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy national security adviser.More >>
  • 8 convicted in case alleging govt reps colluded with Mafia

    8 convicted in case alleging govt reps colluded with Mafia

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-04-20 21:57:45 GMT
    A court in Palermo convicted eight defendants, including a close associate of Silvio Berlusconi, of charges showing collusion between the Sicilian Mafia and the government during the early 1990s.More >>
    A court in Palermo convicted eight defendants, including a close associate of Silvio Berlusconi, of charges showing collusion between the Sicilian Mafia and the government during the early 1990s.More >>
  • US says China, Iran, Russia are 'forces for instability'

    US says China, Iran, Russia are 'forces for instability'

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:26 PM EDT2018-04-20 20:26:44 GMT
    The Trump administration is lashing out at China, Iran, Russia and North Korea for being "forces of instability" because of human rights abuses of their own citizens and others.More >>
    The Trump administration is lashing out at China, Iran, Russia and North Korea for being "forces of instability" because of human rights abuses of their own citizens and others.More >>
  • The Latest: France demands access for chemical inspectors

    The Latest: France demands access for chemical inspectors

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:56:32 GMT
    (SANA via AP). This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Russian soldiers and Syrian government forces overseeing the evacuation of rebel fighters from the Army of Islam and their families from the town of Dumayr, northeast of ...(SANA via AP). This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Russian soldiers and Syrian government forces overseeing the evacuation of rebel fighters from the Army of Islam and their families from the town of Dumayr, northeast of ...
    The U.S.-led international coalition against the Islamic State group says its local allies in Syria have captured a Syrian-born German IS operative previously tied to a 9/11-linked jihadist cell.More >>
    The U.S.-led international coalition against the Islamic State group says its local allies in Syria have captured a Syrian-born German IS operative previously tied to a 9/11-linked jihadist cell.More >>
  • Russia: US did not violate red lines during Syria strikes

    Russia: US did not violate red lines during Syria strikes

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:56:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during his meeting with Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during his meeting with Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 20, 2018.
    Russia's foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he could visit Russia if President Vladimir Putin were able to accept his invitation to the White House.More >>
    Russia's foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he could visit Russia if President Vladimir Putin were able to accept his invitation to the White House.More >>
  • Ariana Grande releases new song, first since 2017 bombing

    Ariana Grande releases new song, first since 2017 bombing

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:34:42 GMT
    Ariana Grande has released her first song since a 2017 terrorist attack during her concert in the United Kingdom.More >>
    Ariana Grande has released her first song since a 2017 terrorist attack during her concert in the United Kingdom.More >>
  • Afghan authorities: 3 protecting voter registration killed

    Afghan authorities: 3 protecting voter registration killed

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:46:45 GMT
    Authorities say three police protecting voter registration centers in two Afghan provinces have been killed by militants over a two-day period this week.More >>
    Authorities say three police protecting voter registration centers in two Afghan provinces have been killed by militants over a two-day period this week.More >>
  • Alabama mail-bomber the oldest executed in US modern times

    Alabama mail-bomber the oldest executed in US modern times

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:29:27 GMT
    (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP). This photo provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Walter Leroy Moody. A federal appeals court has rejected the death row inmate's argument that Moody must serve out his federal sentence befor...(Alabama Department of Corrections via AP). This photo provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Walter Leroy Moody. A federal appeals court has rejected the death row inmate's argument that Moody must serve out his federal sentence befor...
    Alabama man convicted in 1989 mail-bomb slaying of federal judge is executed, oldest prisoner put to death in US since it resumed carrying out the death penalty in 1970s.More >>
    Alabama man convicted in 1989 mail-bomb slaying of federal judge is executed, oldest prisoner put to death in US since it resumed carrying out the death penalty in 1970s.More >>
  • Basque militant group ETA: 'We really are sorry'

    Basque militant group ETA: 'We really are sorry'

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:27:44 GMT
    Basque militant group ETA says it is sorry for the pain that its armed campaign for Basque independence has caused, and vows not to return to violence.More >>
    Basque militant group ETA says it is sorry for the pain that its armed campaign for Basque independence has caused, and vows not to return to violence.More >>
  • WWII bomb defused in Berlin after large central evacuation

    WWII bomb defused in Berlin after large central evacuation

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:27:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn). An information board is pictured at the main train station in Berlin, Germany, Friday, April 20, 2018. Berlin police are evacuating thousands from a central area of the German capital and shutting down the main train station in...(AP Photo/Michael Sohn). An information board is pictured at the main train station in Berlin, Germany, Friday, April 20, 2018. Berlin police are evacuating thousands from a central area of the German capital and shutting down the main train station in...
    Berlin police are evacuating thousands from a central area of the German capital and shutting down the main train station in preparation for the removal of an unexploded World War II bomb found during recent...More >>
    Berlin police are evacuating thousands from a central area of the German capital and shutting down the main train station in preparation for the removal of an unexploded World War II bomb found during recent construction work.More >>
  • Evacuation in Slovakia after unexploded WWII bombs found

    Evacuation in Slovakia after unexploded WWII bombs found

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:56 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:56:24 GMT
    Authorities have started evacuation of people in a town in southern Slovakia after a discovery of four unexploded World War II bombs.More >>
    Authorities have started evacuation of people in a town in southern Slovakia after a discovery of four unexploded World War II bombs.More >>
  • Koreas set up 1st hotline between leaders ahead of summit

    Koreas set up 1st hotline between leaders ahead of summit

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:06:50 GMT
    North and South Korea have installed a telephone hotline between their leaders as they prepare for a rare summit next week aimed at resolving the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang.More >>
    North and South Korea have installed a telephone hotline between their leaders as they prepare for a rare summit next week aimed at resolving the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang.More >>
  • Judge blocks transfer of US citizen with ties to IS group

    Judge blocks transfer of US citizen with ties to IS group

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-04-20 11:35:50 GMT
    A federal judge is weighing the fate of a US citizen who has been accused of working with Islamic State militants in Syria, but never charged.More >>
    A federal judge is weighing the fate of a US citizen who has been accused of working with Islamic State militants in Syria, but never charged.More >>
  • After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

    After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 09:24:38 GMT
    The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured the fact that the U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled.More >>
    The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured the fact that the U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled.More >>
  • Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

    Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 08:24:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). People walk among damaged buildings in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops declared Douma liberated from opposition figh...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). People walk among damaged buildings in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops declared Douma liberated from opposition figh...
    Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus.More >>
    Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus.More >>
  • Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

    Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:06 AM EDT2018-04-20 08:06:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, South Korean army soldiers stand guard at the border villages of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 17, has given his "blessing" for North a...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, South Korean army soldiers stand guard at the border villages of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 17, has given his "blessing" for North a...
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea hasn't asked for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons.More >>
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea hasn't asked for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons.More >>
  • Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

    Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:46 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:46:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). A survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, Marian Kalwary talks to The Associated Press about his memories and fears over the current rise of nationalism and fascism, on the eve of the ghetto uprising anniversary, in Warsaw, Poland,...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). A survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, Marian Kalwary talks to The Associated Press about his memories and fears over the current rise of nationalism and fascism, on the eve of the ghetto uprising anniversary, in Warsaw, Poland,...
    People in Warsaw are pinning paper daffodils to their clothes as the Polish capital begins a day of commemorations on the 75th anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.More >>
    People in Warsaw are pinning paper daffodils to their clothes as the Polish capital begins a day of commemorations on the 75th anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump claims vindication after memos released

    The Latest: Trump claims vindication after memos released

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:27 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:27:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey arrives at a Barnes & Noble book store to speak to an audience Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey arrives at a Barnes & Noble book store to speak to an audience Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.
    The Justice Department has sent Congress confidential memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.More >>
    The Justice Department has sent Congress confidential memos written by former FBI Director James Comey.More >>
  • Pentagon: Sarin likely at Syria sites, but questions remain

    Pentagon: Sarin likely at Syria sites, but questions remain

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:25:08 GMT
    Map locates OPWC publicly confirmed chemical weapon attacks since 2013; 2c x 4 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 114 mm;Map locates OPWC publicly confirmed chemical weapon attacks since 2013; 2c x 4 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 114 mm;
    The Pentagon says there have been no reports of civilian casualties from last week's missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain.More >>
    The Pentagon says there have been no reports of civilian casualties from last week's missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain.More >>
  • In Comey memos, Trump fixates on 'hookers,' frets over Flynn

    In Comey memos, Trump fixates on 'hookers,' frets over Flynn

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-20 05:06:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey poses for photographs at a Barnes & Noble book store before speaking Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II). Former FBI director James Comey poses for photographs at a Barnes & Noble book store before speaking Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in New York.
    The Justice Department has agreed to provide Congress with copies of several memos written by former FBI Director James Comey, relenting as House Republicans threatened to subpoena the documents and criticized...More >>
    The Justice Department has agreed to provide Congress with copies of several memos written by former FBI Director James Comey, relenting as House Republicans threatened to subpoena the documents and criticized department officials.More >>
  • Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

    Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:16:09 GMT
    (Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP). Legislator Jose Ramon Fernandez, center, casts his ballot to choose new leadership for the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Cuba's legislature opened a two-day session that is to elect a succe...(Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP). Legislator Jose Ramon Fernandez, center, casts his ballot to choose new leadership for the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Cuba's legislature opened a two-day session that is to elect a succe...
    A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last...More >>
    A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states.More >>
  • Alabama man, 83, executed for judge's 1989 mail-bomb slaying

    Alabama man, 83, executed for judge's 1989 mail-bomb slaying

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:09 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:09:49 GMT
    (Joyce Vance via AP). This undated family photo made available by Joyce Vance, shows U.S. Circuit Judge Robert S. Vance, who was killed by a mail bomb sent to his home in Mountain Brook, Ala., in 1989. Walter Leroy Moore Jr. was convicted of capital mu...(Joyce Vance via AP). This undated family photo made available by Joyce Vance, shows U.S. Circuit Judge Robert S. Vance, who was killed by a mail bomb sent to his home in Mountain Brook, Ala., in 1989. Walter Leroy Moore Jr. was convicted of capital mu...
    Inmate convicted in mail-bomb death of a federal judge killed in 1989 is set to be executed as the oldest prisoner put to death in US in modern times.More >>
    Inmate convicted in mail-bomb death of a federal judge killed in 1989 is set to be executed as the oldest prisoner put to death in US in modern times.More >>
  • Gaza protest camps moved closer to Israel border fence

    Gaza protest camps moved closer to Israel border fence

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:24:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinians watch a bulldozer raises protective sand berms around the tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead...(AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinians watch a bulldozer raises protective sand berms around the tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead...
    Organizers of mass marches on Gaza's border with Israel have moved protest tent camps closer to the border fence, heightening the risk of more bloodshed.More >>
    Organizers of mass marches on Gaza's border with Israel have moved protest tent camps closer to the border fence, heightening the risk of more bloodshed.More >>
  • The Latest: 83-year-old Alabama mail-bomb killer is executed

    The Latest: 83-year-old Alabama mail-bomb killer is executed

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:07 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:07:05 GMT
    (Joyce Vance via AP). This undated family photo made available by Joyce Vance, shows U.S. Circuit Judge Robert S. Vance, who was killed by a mail bomb sent to his home in Mountain Brook, Ala., in 1989. Walter Leroy Moore Jr. was convicted of capital mu...(Joyce Vance via AP). This undated family photo made available by Joyce Vance, shows U.S. Circuit Judge Robert S. Vance, who was killed by a mail bomb sent to his home in Mountain Brook, Ala., in 1989. Walter Leroy Moore Jr. was convicted of capital mu...
    Alabama has executed the oldest U.S. inmate to be put to death in modern times, an 83-year-old man convicted of a federal judge's 1989 mail-bomb slaying.More >>
    Alabama has executed the oldest U.S. inmate to be put to death in modern times, an 83-year-old man convicted of a federal judge's 1989 mail-bomb slaying.More >>
  • Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

    Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:17:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.
    President Donald Trump is leaving himself plenty of wiggle room when it comes to a summit with North Korea's leader, saying he will bail out of the meeting if he decides it won't produce results.More >>
    President Donald Trump is leaving himself plenty of wiggle room when it comes to a summit with North Korea's leader, saying he will bail out of the meeting if he decides it won't produce results.More >>
  • Southwest Airlines pilot pushed Navy boundaries for flying

    Southwest Airlines pilot pushed Navy boundaries for flying

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-04-19 23:53:50 GMT
    (Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...(Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.More >>
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly blown out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.More >>
  • Trump backs Marsha Blackburn in Tennessee GOP US Senate bid

    Trump backs Marsha Blackburn in Tennessee GOP US Senate bid

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:27 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:27:40 GMT
    President Donald Trump has endorsed Marsha Blackburn in the Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat from Tennessee.More >>
    President Donald Trump has endorsed Marsha Blackburn in the Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat from Tennessee.More >>
  • Navy, Marine leaders: No problem with transgender troops

    Navy, Marine leaders: No problem with transgender troops

    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:05:45 GMT
    The top military leaders of the Navy and Marine Corps tell senators that so far, they've seen no discipline, morale or unit readiness problems with transgender troops now serving openly.More >>
    The top military leaders of the Navy and Marine Corps tell senators that so far, they've seen no discipline, morale or unit readiness problems with transgender troops now serving openly.More >>
  • Dem lawmakers want to know legal basis for Syria strikes

    Dem lawmakers want to know legal basis for Syria strikes

    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:05 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:05:26 GMT
    Two Democratic lawmakers are calling on President Donald Trump to provide records spelling out the legal basis for missile strikes in Syria last week and in April 2017.More >>
    Two Democratic lawmakers are calling on President Donald Trump to provide records spelling out the legal basis for missile strikes in Syria last week and in April 2017.More >>
  • US easing rules on sales of armed drones, other weaponry

    US easing rules on sales of armed drones, other weaponry

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:45:43 GMT
    The Trump administration is making it easier for U.S. defense contractors to sell armed drones and other conventional weapons to foreign governments.More >>
    The Trump administration is making it easier for U.S. defense contractors to sell armed drones and other conventional weapons to foreign governments.More >>
  • Dem senator: Trump VA pick vows not to privatize vets care

    Dem senator: Trump VA pick vows not to privatize vets care

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:36:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alex Brandon). U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, M.D., left, sits with Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Veteran's Affairs Committee, before their meeting on Capitol Hill, Monday, April 16, 2018 in Washington. Jackson is President ...(AP Photo/Alex Brandon). U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson, M.D., left, sits with Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., chairman of the Veteran's Affairs Committee, before their meeting on Capitol Hill, Monday, April 16, 2018 in Washington. Jackson is President ...
    A key Democratic senator says President Donald Trump's pick to be Veterans Affairs secretary is promising not to privatize the agency.More >>
    A key Democratic senator says President Donald Trump's pick to be Veterans Affairs secretary is promising not to privatize the agency.More >>
  • The Latest: Anti-nuclear group backs US-NKorea talks

    The Latest: Anti-nuclear group backs US-NKorea talks

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:35:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media during a working lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media during a working lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.
    A U.S. ambassador says his country is maintaining a "maximum pressure campaign" to convince North Korea to denuclearize.More >>
    A U.S. ambassador says his country is maintaining a "maximum pressure campaign" to convince North Korea to denuclearize.More >>
  • California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

    California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:25:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...
    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.More >>
    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.More >>
  • Greek court backs release of Turkish officer seeking asylum

    Greek court backs release of Turkish officer seeking asylum

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:46:45 GMT
    Greece's highest court has imposed severe restrictions on the movements of 1 of 8 Turkish servicemen applying for asylum in Greece after fleeing Turkey following a failed 2016 coup there, while he waits for a...More >>
    Greece's highest court has imposed severe restrictions on the movements of 1 of 8 Turkish servicemen applying for asylum in Greece after fleeing Turkey following a failed 2016 coup there, while he waits for a definitive decision on his asylum application.More >>
  • 2,000 Kachin trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine

    2,000 Kachin trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:56:57 GMT
    (Labram Hkun Awng via AP Photo). In this photo provided by Labram Hkun Awng, Kachin civilians displaced by fighting between the Myanmar military and Kachin guerrillas take shelter in a jungle close to Tanai, northern Kachin state, Myanmar Thursday, Apr...(Labram Hkun Awng via AP Photo). In this photo provided by Labram Hkun Awng, Kachin civilians displaced by fighting between the Myanmar military and Kachin guerrillas take shelter in a jungle close to Tanai, northern Kachin state, Myanmar Thursday, Apr...
    Leaders in the Kachin ethnic community say 2,000 civilians are trapped in the jungle after fleeing clashes between Myanmar's army and Kachin guerrillas and need urgent medical attention.More >>
    Leaders in the Kachin ethnic community say 2,000 civilians are trapped in the jungle after fleeing clashes between Myanmar's army and Kachin guerrillas and need urgent medical attention.More >>
  • Taiwan calls Chinese military drills a threat to region

    Taiwan calls Chinese military drills a threat to region

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:56:27 GMT
    Taiwan's government says recent Chinese military drills aim to intimidate the island and are a threat to regional peace and stability.More >>
    Taiwan's government says recent Chinese military drills aim to intimidate the island and are a threat to regional peace and stability.More >>
  • Trump says unless NKorea summit 'fruitful' he'll pull out

    Trump says unless NKorea summit 'fruitful' he'll pull out

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 10:25:11 GMT
    CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, a highly unusual, secret visit undertaken as the enemy nations prepare for a meeting.More >>
    CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, a highly unusual, secret visit undertaken as the enemy nations prepare for a meeting.More >>
  • Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

    Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:44 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:44:11 GMT
    (Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, delivers a speech at his ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party weekly meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The ruling party will evaluate a call for early pre...(Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, delivers a speech at his ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party weekly meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The ruling party will evaluate a call for early pre...
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting the leader of the country's main nationalist party to discuss his political ally's surprise call for early elections.More >>
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting the leader of the country's main nationalist party to discuss his political ally's surprise call for early elections.More >>
  • UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

    UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:05 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:05:10 GMT
    International chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian authorities.More >>
    International chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian authorities.More >>
  • Brown says agreement reached on California guard deployment

    Brown says agreement reached on California guard deployment

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:25:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...
    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.More >>
    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.More >>
  • Croat officials halt Serbia visit over far-right incident

    Croat officials halt Serbia visit over far-right incident

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:36:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File). FILE - In this April 1, 2015 file photo, Serbian far right leader Vojislav Seselj burns a Croatian flag at a protest in front of the Higher Court in Belgrade, Serbia. A Croatian parliamentary delegation has cut short a...(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File). FILE - In this April 1, 2015 file photo, Serbian far right leader Vojislav Seselj burns a Croatian flag at a protest in front of the Higher Court in Belgrade, Serbia. A Croatian parliamentary delegation has cut short a...
    A Croatian parliamentary delegation has cut short a visit to neighboring Serbia after a far-right leader convicted of war crimes reportedly stamped on the Croatian national flag and insulted officials.More >>
    A Croatian parliamentary delegation has cut short a visit to neighboring Serbia after a far-right leader convicted of war crimes reportedly stamped on the Croatian national flag and insulted officials.More >>
  • First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:35:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >>
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >>
  • 'That's how she's wired': Pilot lauded for handling crisis

    'That's how she's wired': Pilot lauded for handling crisis

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:10 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:10:37 GMT
    (Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...(Thomas P. Milne/U.S. Navy via AP). In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, Lt. Tammie Jo Shults, one of the first women to fly Navy tactical aircraft, poses in front of an F/A-18A with Tactical Electronics Warfare Squadron (VAQ) 34 in 1992. After lea...
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly sucked out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.More >>
    The Southwest Airlines pilot being lauded as a hero in an emergency landing after a passenger was partly sucked out of the jet's damaged fuselage is also being hailed for her pioneering role in aviation.More >>
  • The Latest: Southwest pilots: 'Our hearts are heavy'

    The Latest: Southwest pilots: 'Our hearts are heavy'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:08:29 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia...(NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 photo, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia...
    The Philadelphia medical examiner has released the cause of death of a woman killed when she was partially blown out of a window on a Southwest Airlines plane after an engine failure.More >>
    The Philadelphia medical examiner has released the cause of death of a woman killed when she was partially blown out of a window on a Southwest Airlines plane after an engine failure.More >>
  • Polish ghetto survivor worries about rising nationalism

    Polish ghetto survivor worries about rising nationalism

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:25:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). A survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, Marian Kalwary talks to The Associated Press about his memories and fears over the current rise of nationalism and fascism, on the eve of the ghetto uprising anniversary, in Warsaw, Poland,...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). A survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, Marian Kalwary talks to The Associated Press about his memories and fears over the current rise of nationalism and fascism, on the eve of the ghetto uprising anniversary, in Warsaw, Poland,...
    Marian Kalwary, an 87-year-old survivor of the Warsaw ghetto remembers the horrors that he witnessed there as a boy.More >>
    Marian Kalwary, an 87-year-old survivor of the Warsaw ghetto remembers the horrors that he witnessed there as a boy.More >>
  • Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

    Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:15:02 GMT
    Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day.More >>
    Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day.More >>
  • Russia denies 'feeble' US, UK charges of internet tampering

    Russia denies 'feeble' US, UK charges of internet tampering

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:53 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:53:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Sunday, July 27, 2008, file photo shows an LED-illuminated wireless router in Philadelphia. On Monday, April 16, 2018, Washington and London jointly accused Russia’s government of targeting internet equipment i...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - This Sunday, July 27, 2008, file photo shows an LED-illuminated wireless router in Philadelphia. On Monday, April 16, 2018, Washington and London jointly accused Russia’s government of targeting internet equipment i...
    Russia denies 'feeble' US, UK charges of subverting internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.More >>
    Russia denies 'feeble' US, UK charges of subverting internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.More >>
  • Kansas militia members convicted of Somali refugee bomb plot

    Kansas militia members convicted of Somali refugee bomb plot

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:28:03 GMT
    (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP, File). FILE - This combination of Oct. 14, 2016, file booking photos provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kan., shows from left, Patrick Stein, Curtis Allen and Gavin Wright, three membe...(Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP, File). FILE - This combination of Oct. 14, 2016, file booking photos provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kan., shows from left, Patrick Stein, Curtis Allen and Gavin Wright, three membe...
    A federal jury has found three men guilty of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees in Kansas.More >>
    A federal jury has found three men guilty of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali refugees in Kansas.More >>
  • Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight

    Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:34 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:34:12 GMT
    The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain and allegations of a chemical...More >>
    The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain and allegations of a chemical bombardment on the Syrian city of Douma.More >>
  • The Latest: UN says more security needed at Douma site

    The Latest: UN says more security needed at Douma site

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:33:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians sit in front a shop with a shutter painted like the national flag, in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. International inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earl...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians sit in front a shop with a shutter painted like the national flag, in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. International inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earl...
    Syrian state media say rebels in a town northeast of Damascus are handing over their weapons as part of an agreement reached with the Syrian government.More >>
    Syrian state media say rebels in a town northeast of Damascus are handing over their weapons as part of an agreement reached with the Syrian government.More >>
  • Calif. Republican and allies want renewed immigration fight

    Calif. Republican and allies want renewed immigration fight

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:32 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:32:09 GMT
    Around 50 House Republicans and nearly all 193 Democrats are trying to plunge the House into election-year votes on immigration.More >>
    Around 50 House Republicans and nearly all 193 Democrats are trying to plunge the House into election-year votes on immigration.More >>
  • WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station

    WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:14:47 GMT
    Police say they will have to evacuate a large area of central Berlin including the city's main railway station Friday to defuse a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) World War II bomb discovered during construction work.More >>
    Police say they will have to evacuate a large area of central Berlin including the city's main railway station Friday to defuse a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) World War II bomb discovered during construction work.More >>
  • Merkel condemns attack on 2 men wearing skullcaps in Germany

    Merkel condemns attack on 2 men wearing skullcaps in Germany

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:11:40 GMT
    Berlin police say two men wearing Jewish skullcaps were attacked and insulted by a group of three other men, who whipped one with a belt in an apparent anti-Semitic assault.More >>
    Berlin police say two men wearing Jewish skullcaps were attacked and insulted by a group of three other men, who whipped one with a belt in an apparent anti-Semitic assault.More >>
  • Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War

    Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:26:04 GMT
    Trump has given his "blessing" for North and South Korea to discuss the end of the Korean War, but talks are only as far as the two leaders could get since South Korea wasn't signatory to armistice.More >>
    Trump has given his "blessing" for North and South Korea to discuss the end of the Korean War, but talks are only as far as the two leaders could get since South Korea wasn't signatory to armistice.More >>
  • Killing of police officer renews calls for death penalty

    Killing of police officer renews calls for death penalty

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:29:12 GMT
    (Steve Heaslip/The Cape Cod Times via AP). An honor guard follow the casket out of the Doane Beal and Ames Funeral home in Hyannis, Mass., Tuesday, April 17, 2018, where the body of Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon was transported by motorcade to So...(Steve Heaslip/The Cape Cod Times via AP). An honor guard follow the casket out of the Doane Beal and Ames Funeral home in Hyannis, Mass., Tuesday, April 17, 2018, where the body of Yarmouth Police Officer Sean Gannon was transported by motorcade to So...
    The killing of a Massachusetts police officer has some Republicans calling for the reinstatement of the death penalty for the murder of law enforcement officers.More >>
    The killing of a Massachusetts police officer has some Republicans calling for the reinstatement of the death penalty for the murder of law enforcement officers.More >>
  • 200 child soldiers freed in S. Sudan, but problem continues

    200 child soldiers freed in S. Sudan, but problem continues

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:26 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:26:28 GMT
    More than 200 child soldiers were released by armed groups in war-torn South Sudan, part of a series of releases that will see almost 1,000 children freed in the coming months.More >>
    More than 200 child soldiers were released by armed groups in war-torn South Sudan, part of a series of releases that will see almost 1,000 children freed in the coming months.More >>
  • First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:55:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >>
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >>
  • Syria envoy says UN security team visits alleged attack site

    Syria envoy says UN security team visits alleged attack site

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:05 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:05:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Russian military police officers check weapons left behind by members of the Army of Islam group in a factory produced weapons, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Russian military police officers check weapons left behind by members of the Army of Islam group in a factory produced weapons, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday...
    Syrian state TV reports country's air defenses confronted new 'aggression,' downing missiles over central Homs region.More >>
    Syrian state TV reports country's air defenses confronted new 'aggression,' downing missiles over central Homs region.More >>
  • Former Minnesota FBI agent cites racism in explaining leak

    Former Minnesota FBI agent cites racism in explaining leak

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:06:15 GMT
    A former Minnesota FBI counterterrorism agent who was caught in a Justice Department crackdown has pleaded guilty to leaking classified documents to an online media organization.More >>
    A former Minnesota FBI counterterrorism agent who was caught in a Justice Department crackdown has pleaded guilty to leaking classified documents to an online media organization.More >>
  • Trump touts US-NKorea talks; officials say Pompeo met Kim

    Trump touts US-NKorea talks; officials say Pompeo met Kim

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:44:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...
    President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs.More >>
    President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs.More >>
  • The Latest: Kudlow apologizes for saying Haley was confused

    The Latest: Kudlow apologizes for saying Haley was confused

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:44:22 GMT
    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is pushing back against a White House claim that she was confused when she said new sanctions against Russia were imminent, releasing a pithy statement saying, "With all due respect, I...More >>
    U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is pushing back against a White House claim that she was confused when she said new sanctions against Russia were imminent, releasing a pithy statement saying, "With all due respect, I don't get confused.".More >>
  • The Latest: Russia clashes again with US, allies over Syria

    The Latest: Russia clashes again with US, allies over Syria

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-04-18 02:54:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk through destruction in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his count...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk through destruction in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his count...
    The Latest: Group of Seven industrialized nations issues joint statement, endorsing US-led air strikes in Syria.More >>
    The Latest: Group of Seven industrialized nations issues joint statement, endorsing US-led air strikes in Syria.More >>
  • Trump bashes California on border mission, Brown sees a deal

    Trump bashes California on border mission, Brown sees a deal

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:35 PM EDT2018-04-18 02:35:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2016 file photo, Border Patrol agent Eduardo Olmos walks near the secondary fence separating Tijuana, Mexico, background, and San Diego in San Diego. California Gov. Jerry Brown agreed Wednesday, A...(AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File). FILE - In this June 22, 2016 file photo, Border Patrol agent Eduardo Olmos walks near the secondary fence separating Tijuana, Mexico, background, and San Diego in San Diego. California Gov. Jerry Brown agreed Wednesday, A...
    President Donald Trump is criticizing California's governor's rejection of proposed border duties for the National Guard.More >>
    President Donald Trump is criticizing California's governor's rejection of proposed border duties for the National Guard.More >>
  • Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law

    Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:43 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:43:50 GMT
    Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes.More >>
    Supreme Court strikes down as vague part of immigration law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes.More >>
  • Richard Blystone, correspondent at AP, later CNN, dies at 81

    Richard Blystone, correspondent at AP, later CNN, dies at 81

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:54 PM EDT2018-04-18 00:54:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Peter Kemp). In this Feb. 5, 1979, photo, Associated Press foreign correspondent Richard Blystone poses for a photo in the AP's London bureau. Blystone, a veteran AP correspondent who reported from Vietnam and was one of the first journalists...(AP Photo/Peter Kemp). In this Feb. 5, 1979, photo, Associated Press foreign correspondent Richard Blystone poses for a photo in the AP's London bureau. Blystone, a veteran AP correspondent who reported from Vietnam and was one of the first journalists...
    Richard M. Blystone, former Associated Press correspondent and one of the first journalists to join the CNN network, has died at 81.More >>
    Richard M. Blystone, former Associated Press correspondent and one of the first journalists to join the CNN network, has died at 81.More >>
  • Jury has case of 3 men accused of plotting to bomb Somalis

    Jury has case of 3 men accused of plotting to bomb Somalis

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:05 PM EDT2018-04-18 00:05:05 GMT
    (Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP, File). FILE - This combination of Oct. 14, 2016, file booking photos provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kan., shows from left, Patrick Stein, Curtis Allen and Gavin Wright, three membe...(Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office via AP, File). FILE - This combination of Oct. 14, 2016, file booking photos provided by the Sedgwick County Sheriff's Office in Wichita, Kan., shows from left, Patrick Stein, Curtis Allen and Gavin Wright, three membe...
    Attorneys are set to make their closing arguments to jurors deciding the fate of three men accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in Kansas.More >>
    Attorneys are set to make their closing arguments to jurors deciding the fate of three men accused of plotting to bomb a mosque and apartment complex housing Somali immigrants in Kansas.More >>
  • Trump formally nominates Gina Haspel to be next CIA director

    Trump formally nominates Gina Haspel to be next CIA director

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:46 PM EDT2018-04-17 22:46:06 GMT
    President Donald Trump has formally notified Congress that deputy CIA director Gina Haspel is his pick to lead the agency.More >>
    President Donald Trump has formally notified Congress that deputy CIA director Gina Haspel is his pick to lead the agency.More >>
  • US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

    US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:55:32 GMT
    US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.More >>
    US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.More >>
  • US wants to transfer detained American to 3rd country

    US wants to transfer detained American to 3rd country

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:25:20 GMT
    The Defense Department says it wants to transfer an American detained in Iraq to a third, unidentified country.More >>
    The Defense Department says it wants to transfer an American detained in Iraq to a third, unidentified country.More >>
  • Niger may have arrested militant with ties to US ambush

    Niger may have arrested militant with ties to US ambush

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:54:15 GMT
    The Niger military has detained a suspect who could be the militant leader who was being pursued at the time of an ambush that left four American soldiers dead.More >>
    The Niger military has detained a suspect who could be the militant leader who was being pursued at the time of an ambush that left four American soldiers dead.More >>
  • Turkey seeks to extend state of emergency for 7th time

    Turkey seeks to extend state of emergency for 7th time

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:40 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:40:58 GMT
    (Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, centre, accompanied by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, arrives to deliver a speech at his ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party weekly meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Ap...(Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, centre, accompanied by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, arrives to deliver a speech at his ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party weekly meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Ap...
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government is seeking an extension of the state of emergency declared following a failed coup in 2016.More >>
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government is seeking an extension of the state of emergency declared following a failed coup in 2016.More >>
  • Senators introduce new war powers resolution

    Senators introduce new war powers resolution

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:26:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Rubble lines a street in Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his country is "fully ready" to ...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Rubble lines a street in Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his country is "fully ready" to ...
    The leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are set to unveil a bipartisan resolution authorizing the use of military force overseas.More >>
    The leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are set to unveil a bipartisan resolution authorizing the use of military force overseas.More >>
  • Burundi forces kill perceived regime opponents, says group

    Burundi forces kill perceived regime opponents, says group

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:50:35 GMT
    Human Rights Watch says government forces and ruling party members have killed perceived opponents of an upcoming referendum that could enable the president to extend his rule.More >>
    Human Rights Watch says government forces and ruling party members have killed perceived opponents of an upcoming referendum that could enable the president to extend his rule.More >>
  • Romanian prosecutors indict ex-leader for revolution deaths

    Romanian prosecutors indict ex-leader for revolution deaths

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:44:28 GMT
    Romanian prosecutors have formally indicted an ex-president for crimes against humanity over his role in deaths that occurred during the anti-communist revolution.More >>
    Romanian prosecutors have formally indicted an ex-president for crimes against humanity over his role in deaths that occurred during the anti-communist revolution.More >>
  • France wants EU expansion freeze amid Balkans war warning

    France wants EU expansion freeze amid Balkans war warning

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:25:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Jean Francois Badias). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, shakes hands with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Macron is expected to outl...(AP Photo/ Jean Francois Badias). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, shakes hands with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Macron is expected to outl...
    French President Emmanuel Macron has ruled out any expansion of the European Union until the bloc is reformed, as a top EU official warned that the volatile Balkans could face a return to war if countries in the...More >>
    French President Emmanuel Macron has ruled out any expansion of the European Union until the bloc is reformed, as a top EU official warned that the volatile Balkans could face a return to war if countries in the region have no hope of joining.More >>
  • Destruction, traumatized residents in Syrian town of Douma

    Destruction, traumatized residents in Syrian town of Douma

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:25:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrian authorities distribute bread, vegetables and pasta to Douma residents, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops dec...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrian authorities distribute bread, vegetables and pasta to Douma residents, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops dec...
    In Syrian town of Douma near Damascus, destruction and traumatized residents.More >>
    In Syrian town of Douma near Damascus, destruction and traumatized residents.More >>
  • White House says Russia sanctions still under consideration

    White House says Russia sanctions still under consideration

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:36:20 GMT
    (Department of Defense via AP). In this image released by the Department of Defense, a U.S. Air Force B-1 Bomber separates from the boom pod after receiving fuel from an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker on April 13, 2018, en route to strike chemical weapo...(Department of Defense via AP). In this image released by the Department of Defense, a U.S. Air Force B-1 Bomber separates from the boom pod after receiving fuel from an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker on April 13, 2018, en route to strike chemical weapo...
    U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has indicated new economic sanctions will be announced Monday against Russia for enabling the government of Syrian leader Bashar Assad in its use of chemical weapons.More >>
    U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has indicated new economic sanctions will be announced Monday against Russia for enabling the government of Syrian leader Bashar Assad in its use of chemical weapons.More >>
  • Correction: Syria-Destroyed Town story

    Correction: Syria-Destroyed Town story

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:34:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrian authorities distribute bread, vegetables and pasta to Douma residents, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops dec...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrian authorities distribute bread, vegetables and pasta to Douma residents, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops dec...
    The streets of the town of Douma near the capital, Damascus, had few people with the majority of its residents now displaced to the country's north.More >>
    The streets of the town of Douma near the capital, Damascus, had few people with the majority of its residents now displaced to the country's north.More >>
  • US says California rejects proposed border duties for troops

    US says California rejects proposed border duties for troops

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:24 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:24:53 GMT
    Two U.S. officials say California has rejected the federal government's initial plans to send the state's National Guard troops to the border because the work is considered too closely tied to immigration enforcement.More >>
    Two U.S. officials say California has rejected the federal government's initial plans to send the state's National Guard troops to the border because the work is considered too closely tied to immigration enforcement.More >>
  • US pastor denies terror links, spying in Turkish court

    US pastor denies terror links, spying in Turkish court

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-04-17 08:52:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Samuel Brownback, US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, talks to members of the media outside the prison complex Aliaga, Izmir province, western Turkey, where jailed pastor Andrew Craig Brunson appea...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Samuel Brownback, US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, talks to members of the media outside the prison complex Aliaga, Izmir province, western Turkey, where jailed pastor Andrew Craig Brunson appea...
    American pastor denies aiding terror groups or engaging in espionage in Turkey as trial opens.More >>
    American pastor denies aiding terror groups or engaging in espionage in Turkey as trial opens.More >>
  • Terrorism accusation in Basque bar brawl reopens old wounds

    Terrorism accusation in Basque bar brawl reopens old wounds

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:51 AM EDT2018-04-17 07:51:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Unai Beroiz). In this photo taken on Saturday April 14, 2018, tens of thousands of people march in Pamplona, the capital of the province where Alsasua is located, protesting the terrorism charges brought against eight defendants for a fight i...(AP Photo/Unai Beroiz). In this photo taken on Saturday April 14, 2018, tens of thousands of people march in Pamplona, the capital of the province where Alsasua is located, protesting the terrorism charges brought against eight defendants for a fight i...
    The trial of seven men and one woman accused of beating of two police officers and their girlfriends two years ago in northern Spain opened Monday amid controversy because of the terrorism charges brought against...More >>
    The trial of seven men and one woman accused of beating of two police officers and their girlfriends two years ago in northern Spain opened Monday amid controversy because of the terrorism charges brought against the defendants.More >>
  • Asian shares flat to slightly higher as geopolitics weigh

    Asian shares flat to slightly higher as geopolitics weigh

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-04-17 06:21:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, a statue of George Washington, on the steps Federal Hall, overlooks the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, April 16.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File). FILE- In this April 5, 2018, file photo, a statue of George Washington, on the steps Federal Hall, overlooks the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Monday, April 16.
    U.S. stocks are broadly higher in early trading, with technology and health care companies posting solid gains.More >>
    U.S. stocks are broadly higher in early trading, with technology and health care companies posting solid gains.More >>
  • Chemical weapons team in Syria kept from alleged attack site

    Chemical weapons team in Syria kept from alleged attack site

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-04-17 05:51:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk in the Hamidiyeh Market, in the Old City of Damascus, Syria, Sunday, April 15, 2018. Syria’s President Bashar Assad spoke Sunday to a group of visiting Russian politicians saying that Western airstrikes against his...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk in the Hamidiyeh Market, in the Old City of Damascus, Syria, Sunday, April 15, 2018. Syria’s President Bashar Assad spoke Sunday to a group of visiting Russian politicians saying that Western airstrikes against his...
    Syrians rally in landmark Damascus square to cheer their armed forces' confronting unprecedented joint airstrikes.More >>
    Syrians rally in landmark Damascus square to cheer their armed forces' confronting unprecedented joint airstrikes.More >>
  • The Latest: Syrian TV: Air defense confront missiles in Homs

    The Latest: Syrian TV: Air defense confront missiles in Homs

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:12:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). People stand in front of damaged buildings, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria’s deputy foreign minister, said on Monday tha...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). People stand in front of damaged buildings, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria’s deputy foreign minister, said on Monday tha...
    Russian officials say a purported chemical attack in Syria was a fabrication staged by British intelligence agencies to pave the way for allied strikes.More >>
    Russian officials say a purported chemical attack in Syria was a fabrication staged by British intelligence agencies to pave the way for allied strikes.More >>
  • 7 inmates killed as prisoners fight over money, territory

    7 inmates killed as prisoners fight over money, territory

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:35 PM EDT2018-04-17 03:35:02 GMT
    South Carolina prisons spokesman: 7 inmates dead, 17 injured amid fights at max security prison..More >>
    South Carolina prisons spokesman: 7 inmates dead, 17 injured amid fights at max security prison..More >>
  • UK's May tells lawmakers: Syria strikes were legal and moral

    UK's May tells lawmakers: Syria strikes were legal and moral

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-04-17 01:52:38 GMT
    (Simon Dawson/Pool Photo via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May during a press conference in 10 Downing Street, London, Saturday, April 14, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May says the need to act quickly and protect “operational security” ...(Simon Dawson/Pool Photo via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May during a press conference in 10 Downing Street, London, Saturday, April 14, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May says the need to act quickly and protect “operational security” ...
    Prime Minister Theresa May is set to face British lawmakers to explain her decision to launch airstrikes against Syria without a vote in Parliament.More >>
    Prime Minister Theresa May is set to face British lawmakers to explain her decision to launch airstrikes against Syria without a vote in Parliament.More >>
  • Second mistrial in ex-Navy commander's attempted rape trial

    Second mistrial in ex-Navy commander's attempted rape trial

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:28 PM EDT2018-04-17 01:28:16 GMT
    A deadlocked jury has led to a second mistrial in the case of a former Navy commander charged with the attempted rape of a junior officer in San Diego.More >>
    A deadlocked jury has led to a second mistrial in the case of a former Navy commander charged with the attempted rape of a junior officer in San Diego.More >>
  • Allies vague on evidence linking Syria to chemical attack

    Allies vague on evidence linking Syria to chemical attack

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:15:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Demonstrators take part in a protest organized by the Stop the War coalition against the British government carrying out airstrikes on targets in Syria, in Parliament Square, London, Monday, April 16, 2018. British Prime Ministe...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Demonstrators take part in a protest organized by the Stop the War coalition against the British government carrying out airstrikes on targets in Syria, in Parliament Square, London, Monday, April 16, 2018. British Prime Ministe...
    The United States, France and Britain have said their airstrikes on Syria were a response to a reported chemical attack in a rebel-held Damascus suburb.More >>
    The United States, France and Britain have said their airstrikes on Syria were a response to a reported chemical attack in a rebel-held Damascus suburb.More >>
  • Pence's choice for adviser withdraws after Trump objects

    Pence's choice for adviser withdraws after Trump objects

    Monday, April 16 2018 5:35 PM EDT2018-04-16 21:35:39 GMT
    Pence's choice to be his new national security adviser has withdrawn from consideration after Trump got wind of the plan to hire someone associated with past anti-Trump ads.More >>
    Pence's choice to be his new national security adviser has withdrawn from consideration after Trump got wind of the plan to hire someone associated with past anti-Trump ads.More >>
  • Judge: Trump's ban on transgender troops on hold until trial

    Judge: Trump's ban on transgender troops on hold until trial

    Monday, April 16 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-04-16 21:20:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). FILE - In this March 27, 2018, file photo, plaintiffs Cathrine Schmid, second left, and Conner Callahan, second right, listens with supporters during a news conference in front of a federal courthouse following a hearing in ...(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson). FILE - In this March 27, 2018, file photo, plaintiffs Cathrine Schmid, second left, and Conner Callahan, second right, listens with supporters during a news conference in front of a federal courthouse following a hearing in ...
    A U.S. judge in Seattle has ordered President Donald Trump not to ban transgender troops from serving in the military.More >>
    A U.S. judge in Seattle has ordered President Donald Trump not to ban transgender troops from serving in the military.More >>
  • The Latest: EU defends Iran nuclear deal; no new sanctions

    The Latest: EU defends Iran nuclear deal; no new sanctions

    Monday, April 16 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-04-16 19:04:03 GMT
    (Master Sgt. Phil Speck/U.S. Air National Guard via AP). This photo provided by the U.S. Air National Guard shows 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer aircraft departing from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. The U.S., B...(Master Sgt. Phil Speck/U.S. Air National Guard via AP). This photo provided by the U.S. Air National Guard shows 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer aircraft departing from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. The U.S., B...
    The Latest: EU foreign policy chief wants bloc to use major meeting on Syria next week to give impetus to UN peace moves.More >>
    The Latest: EU foreign policy chief wants bloc to use major meeting on Syria next week to give impetus to UN peace moves.More >>
  • Judge tells Italy to release aid group's migrant rescue boat

    Judge tells Italy to release aid group's migrant rescue boat

    Monday, April 16 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-04-16 17:51:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessio Tricani). FILE -- In this photo taken on March 19, 2018, the Spanish NGO's Proactiva Open Arms vessel is seen at harbor at the port of Pozzallo, in the southern Italian island of Sicily. Proactiva Open Arms founder Oscar Camps says Mo...(AP Photo/Alessio Tricani). FILE -- In this photo taken on March 19, 2018, the Spanish NGO's Proactiva Open Arms vessel is seen at harbor at the port of Pozzallo, in the southern Italian island of Sicily. Proactiva Open Arms founder Oscar Camps says Mo...
    An Italian judge has ordered Italy to release a Spanish aid group's rescue ship that was impounded for taking 218 migrants to Italy, finding that the ship was operating in an emergency when it launched the rescue.More >>
    An Italian judge has ordered Italy to release a Spanish aid group's rescue ship that was impounded for taking 218 migrants to Italy, finding that the ship was operating in an emergency when it launched the rescue.More >>
  • Stocks stable, oil drops after US-led air strikes on Syria

    Stocks stable, oil drops after US-led air strikes on Syria

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-04-16 15:29:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, April 16, 2018. Shares were mixed in Asia after an upbeat start to the week, with Chinese benchmarks leading the retreat. The air strikes on Syria a...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). A man walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, April 16, 2018. Shares were mixed in Asia after an upbeat start to the week, with Chinese benchmarks leading the retreat. The air strikes on Syria a...
    Asian shares mixed following weekend air strikes on Syria, Chinese benchmarks leading retreat.More >>
    Asian shares mixed following weekend air strikes on Syria, Chinese benchmarks leading retreat.More >>
  • Pakistan watchdog says country failing on human rights

    Pakistan watchdog says country failing on human rights

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-04-16 15:21:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Arshad Butt). A man comforts a Christian woman who lost her husband in a deadly shooting incident, outside a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Sunday, April 15, 2018. Pakistani police say gunmen opened fire on worshippers coming out of a church i...(AP Photo/Arshad Butt). A man comforts a Christian woman who lost her husband in a deadly shooting incident, outside a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Sunday, April 15, 2018. Pakistani police say gunmen opened fire on worshippers coming out of a church i...
    Pakistani watchdog says country failing to improve human rights record, criticism stifled and blasphemy law misused.More >>
    Pakistani watchdog says country failing to improve human rights record, criticism stifled and blasphemy law misused.More >>
  • Turkey's opposition protests state of emergency with sit-ins

    Turkey's opposition protests state of emergency with sit-ins

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:42:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). Supporters of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, CHP, gather for a sit-in protest near central Istanbul's Taksim Square, Monday, April. 16, 2018. After it was announced that the motion foreseeing the extension o...(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). Supporters of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, CHP, gather for a sit-in protest near central Istanbul's Taksim Square, Monday, April. 16, 2018. After it was announced that the motion foreseeing the extension o...
    Supporters of Turkey's main opposition party have staged sit-in demonstrations across Turkey to protest the state of emergency that was declared after a coup attempt in 2016.More >>
    Supporters of Turkey's main opposition party have staged sit-in demonstrations across Turkey to protest the state of emergency that was declared after a coup attempt in 2016.More >>
  • Bangladesh rejects Myanmar's claim of repatriating Rohingya

    Bangladesh rejects Myanmar's claim of repatriating Rohingya

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:52:22 GMT
    (Myanmar Government Information Committee via AP). In this April 14, 2018, photo provided by  Myanmar Government Information Committee,  Myanmar immigration officials examine documents as a Rohingya family of five look on at a receiving center in Taung...(Myanmar Government Information Committee via AP). In this April 14, 2018, photo provided by Myanmar Government Information Committee, Myanmar immigration officials examine documents as a Rohingya family of five look on at a receiving center in Taung...
    Bangladesh has rejected a claim by Myanmar that the Buddhist-majority nation has repatriated the first five among some 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled to neighboring Bangladesh to escape military-led...More >>
    Bangladesh has rejected a claim by Myanmar that the Buddhist-majority nation has repatriated the first five among some 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled to neighboring Bangladesh to escape military-led violence against the minority group.More >>
  • Future of Iran deal may depend on European intervention

    Future of Iran deal may depend on European intervention

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:33:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File). FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel speak at a news conference in Brussels. The future of the landmark Iran nuclear deal hangs ...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File). FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel speak at a news conference in Brussels. The future of the landmark Iran nuclear deal hangs ...
    The future of the landmark Iran nuclear deal hangs in the balance and its survival may depend on the unlikely success of last-minute European interventions with President Donald Trump.More >>
    The future of the landmark Iran nuclear deal hangs in the balance and its survival may depend on the unlikely success of last-minute European interventions with President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Arab leaders meet to unify ranks with eye on Iran, Jerusalem

    Arab leaders meet to unify ranks with eye on Iran, Jerusalem

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:30 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:30:02 GMT
    An annual gathering of Arab leaders has opened in the eastern Saudi city of Dhahran as tensions with Iran and wars in Syria and Yemen threaten stability across the region.More >>
    An annual gathering of Arab leaders has opened in the eastern Saudi city of Dhahran as tensions with Iran and wars in Syria and Yemen threaten stability across the region.More >>
  • Iran deal's fate may rest on late European interventions

    Iran deal's fate may rest on late European interventions

    Monday, April 16 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-04-16 10:31:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File). FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel speak at a news conference in Brussels. The future of the landmark Iran nuclear deal hangs ...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File). FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel speak at a news conference in Brussels. The future of the landmark Iran nuclear deal hangs ...
    The future of the landmark Iran nuclear deal hangs in the balance and its survival may depend on the unlikely success of last-minute European interventions with President Donald Trump.More >>
    The future of the landmark Iran nuclear deal hangs in the balance and its survival may depend on the unlikely success of last-minute European interventions with President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Boston marks 5 years since marathon attack with tributes

    Boston marks 5 years since marathon attack with tributes

    Monday, April 16 2018 4:18 AM EDT2018-04-16 08:18:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). The father of Lingzi Lu, Jun Lu, foreground left, and her aunt Helen Zhao, foreground right, carry a wreath ahead of the family of Martin Richard, background from left, Henry, Bill, Denise and Jane, partially hidden, during a ...(AP Photo/Michael Dwyer). The father of Lingzi Lu, Jun Lu, foreground left, and her aunt Helen Zhao, foreground right, carry a wreath ahead of the family of Martin Richard, background from left, Henry, Bill, Denise and Jane, partially hidden, during a ...
    Boston is marking the fifth anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings with solemn remembrances and charitable acts.More >>
    Boston is marking the fifth anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings with solemn remembrances and charitable acts.More >>
  • Syria's allies say airstrikes undercut political resolution

    Syria's allies say airstrikes undercut political resolution

    Monday, April 16 2018 3:51 AM EDT2018-04-16 07:51:28 GMT
    (Satellite Image ©2018 DigitalGlobe via AP). This satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe shows the Him Shinshar Chemical Weapons Storage Facility in Syria on Saturday, April 14, 2018, following a U.S.-led allied missile attack. U.S., French and Briti...(Satellite Image ©2018 DigitalGlobe via AP). This satellite image provided by DigitalGlobe shows the Him Shinshar Chemical Weapons Storage Facility in Syria on Saturday, April 14, 2018, following a U.S.-led allied missile attack. U.S., French and Briti...
    France is urging Russia to join a push for a political solution in Syria after joint U.S., French and British attacks on Syrian chemical weapons sites.More >>
    France is urging Russia to join a push for a political solution in Syria after joint U.S., French and British attacks on Syrian chemical weapons sites.More >>
  • Asian shares give up early gains as political risks loom

    Asian shares give up early gains as political risks loom

    Monday, April 16 2018 3:08 AM EDT2018-04-16 07:08:36 GMT
    Asian shares fall back after upbeat start, with Chinese benchmarks leading retreat.More >>
    Asian shares fall back after upbeat start, with Chinese benchmarks leading retreat.More >>
  • Western airstrikes unlikely to impact Assad's war machine

    Western airstrikes unlikely to impact Assad's war machine

    Monday, April 16 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-04-16 07:01:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). A Syrian soldier films the damage of the Syrian Scientific Research Center which was attacked by U.S., British and French military strikes to punish President Bashar Assad for suspected chemical attack against civilians, in Bar...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). A Syrian soldier films the damage of the Syrian Scientific Research Center which was attacked by U.S., British and French military strikes to punish President Bashar Assad for suspected chemical attack against civilians, in Bar...
    The Western airstrikes on suspected Syrian chemical weapons facilities might have rained down punishment from the sky, but they will not fundamentally degrade a war machine whose main bases, weaponry and personnel...More >>
    The Western airstrikes on suspected Syrian chemical weapons facilities might have rained down punishment from the sky, but they will not fundamentally degrade a war machine whose main bases, weaponry and personnel remain in place.More >>
  • US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad

    US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad

    Monday, April 16 2018 2:39 AM EDT2018-04-16 06:39:56 GMT
    (Department of Defense via AP). In this image released by the Department of Defense, a U.S. Air Force B-1 Bomber separates from the boom pod after receiving fuel from an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker on April 13, 2018, en route to strike chemical weapo...(Department of Defense via AP). In this image released by the Department of Defense, a U.S. Air Force B-1 Bomber separates from the boom pod after receiving fuel from an Air Force KC-135 Stratotanker on April 13, 2018, en route to strike chemical weapo...
    Trump declares "mission accomplished" in aftermath of missile strike launched against Syria by U.S. and allies France and Britain.More >>
    Trump declares "mission accomplished" in aftermath of missile strike launched against Syria by U.S. and allies France and Britain.More >>
  • The Latest: Spokeswoman says Trump still wants Syria exit

    The Latest: Spokeswoman says Trump still wants Syria exit

    Monday, April 16 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-04-16 05:30:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Syrian-Americans express their anger at the missile strikes on their homeland during an anti-war rally opposing the military strikes by Western countries in Syria, in downtown Los Angeles, Saturday, April 14, 2018. On Satu...(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Syrian-Americans express their anger at the missile strikes on their homeland during an anti-war rally opposing the military strikes by Western countries in Syria, in downtown Los Angeles, Saturday, April 14, 2018. On Satu...
    A group of Russian politicians has met with Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose mood they describe as good a day after Western airstrikes.More >>
    A group of Russian politicians has met with Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose mood they describe as good a day after Western airstrikes.More >>
  • Certain of gas attack, allies struck Syria before UN report

    Certain of gas attack, allies struck Syria before UN report

    Sunday, April 15 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-04-15 19:42:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bassem Mroue). United Nations vehicles carry the team of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), arrive at hotel hours after the U.S., France and Britian launched an attack on Syrian facilities to punish President Bas...(AP Photo/Bassem Mroue). United Nations vehicles carry the team of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), arrive at hotel hours after the U.S., France and Britian launched an attack on Syrian facilities to punish President Bas...
    The United States, Britain and France decided to strike Syria for its apparent use of chemical weapons without waiting for a report from U.N. inspectors.More >>
    The United States, Britain and France decided to strike Syria for its apparent use of chemical weapons without waiting for a report from U.N. inspectors.More >>
  • Trump uses phrase that haunted Bush: 'Mission Accomplished!'

    Trump uses phrase that haunted Bush: 'Mission Accomplished!'

    Sunday, April 15 2018 3:10 PM EDT2018-04-15 19:10:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this May 2, 2003 file photo, President George W. Bush declares the end of major combat in Iraq as he speaks aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln off the California coast. As he declares the U.S...(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). FILE - In this May 2, 2003 file photo, President George W. Bush declares the end of major combat in Iraq as he speaks aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln off the California coast. As he declares the U.S...
    As he declares the U.S.-led airstrikes against Syria a success, President Donald Trump is adopting a phrase that a previous president came to regret _ "mission accomplished.".More >>
    As he declares the U.S.-led airstrikes against Syria a success, President Donald Trump is adopting a phrase that a previous president came to regret _ "mission accomplished.".More >>
  • Pakistan: Gunmen open fire on churchgoers, killing 2

    Pakistan: Gunmen open fire on churchgoers, killing 2

    Sunday, April 15 2018 12:21 PM EDT2018-04-15 16:21:01 GMT
    Pakistani police say gunmen have opened fire on worshippers coming out of a church in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing two people and wounding five others.More >>
    Pakistani police say gunmen have opened fire on worshippers coming out of a church in the southwestern city of Quetta, killing two people and wounding five others.More >>
  • Egypt upholds death sentence against 4 over plotting attacks

    Egypt upholds death sentence against 4 over plotting attacks

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:49:03 GMT
    Egypt's highest appeals court has upheld death sentences for four people over forming a "terrorist cell" to plot attacks on security forces and other institutions.More >>
    Egypt's highest appeals court has upheld death sentences for four people over forming a "terrorist cell" to plot attacks on security forces and other institutions.More >>
  • In Peru for summit, Pence offers support for Syrian strike

    In Peru for summit, Pence offers support for Syrian strike

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:42:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a press conference at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Saturday, April 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks during a press conference at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Saturday, April 14, 2018.
    Vice President Mike Pence has wrapped up his trip to a summit of Latin American leaders.More >>
    Vice President Mike Pence has wrapped up his trip to a summit of Latin American leaders.More >>
  • Teacher rebellion tests Republican grip on Kentucky

    Teacher rebellion tests Republican grip on Kentucky

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:32:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston). Teachers from across Kentucky gather inside the state Capitol to rally for increased funding for education, Friday, April 13, 2018, in Frankfort, Ky. The unrest comes amid teacher protests in Oklahoma and Arizona over low fun...(AP Photo/Bryan Woolston). Teachers from across Kentucky gather inside the state Capitol to rally for increased funding for education, Friday, April 13, 2018, in Frankfort, Ky. The unrest comes amid teacher protests in Oklahoma and Arizona over low fun...
    A teacher rebellion in Kentucky is testing the Republican party's grip on the state.More >>
    A teacher rebellion in Kentucky is testing the Republican party's grip on the state.More >>
  • Trump claims success in Syria, but chemical weapons remain

    Trump claims success in Syria, but chemical weapons remain

    Sunday, April 15 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-04-15 15:03:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Explosions lit up the skies with anti-aircraft fire, over Damascus, the Syrian capital, as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. Sy...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Explosions lit up the skies with anti-aircraft fire, over Damascus, the Syrian capital, as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. Sy...
    President Donald Trump has announced that the U.S., France and Britain together launched military strikes in Syria.More >>
    President Donald Trump has announced that the U.S., France and Britain together launched military strikes in Syria.More >>
  • The Latest: Syrian-Americans express anger over missiles

    The Latest: Syrian-Americans express anger over missiles

    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-04-15 14:22:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, joined by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, speaks at the Pentagon, Friday, April 13, 2018, on the U.S. military response, along with France and Britain, to Syria's chemical weapon attac...(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, joined by Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, speaks at the Pentagon, Friday, April 13, 2018, on the U.S. military response, along with France and Britain, to Syria's chemical weapon attac...
    Israel says in response to the American-led strike in Syria that the Middle Eastern country's "murderous actions" put itself in danger.More >>
    Israel says in response to the American-led strike in Syria that the Middle Eastern country's "murderous actions" put itself in danger.More >>
  • European allies France, UK gamble, join Trump against Syria

    European allies France, UK gamble, join Trump against Syria

    Sunday, April 15 2018 8:40 AM EDT2018-04-15 12:40:52 GMT
    (SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows the damage of the Syrian Scientific Research Center which was attacked by U.S., British and French military strikes to punish President Bashar Assad for suspected chem...(SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows the damage of the Syrian Scientific Research Center which was attacked by U.S., British and French military strikes to punish President Bashar Assad for suspected chem...
    Europe's two biggest military powers took a gamble in lining up behind U.S. President Donald Trump in bombarding Syria.More >>
    Europe's two biggest military powers took a gamble in lining up behind U.S. President Donald Trump in bombarding Syria.More >>
  • In Peru, Pence defends Syrian strike to Latin America allies

    In Peru, Pence defends Syrian strike to Latin America allies

    Sunday, April 15 2018 8:39 AM EDT2018-04-15 12:39:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives to Jorge Chavez international airport in Lima, Peru, Friday, April 13, 2018. Pence is in Lima to attend the Americas Summit.(AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives to Jorge Chavez international airport in Lima, Peru, Friday, April 13, 2018. Pence is in Lima to attend the Americas Summit.
    Abroad during a major military strike, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to address Latin American leaders Saturday on President Donald Trump's decision to launch air strikes in Syria in response to a suspected...More >>
    Abroad during a major military strike, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to address Latin American leaders Saturday on President Donald Trump's decision to launch air strikes in Syria in response to a suspected chemical attack in the war-torn nation.More >>
  • The Latest: Aide: Pence left Summit before Cuban FM spoke

    The Latest: Aide: Pence left Summit before Cuban FM spoke

    Sunday, April 15 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-04-15 12:20:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, right, meets Peru's President Martin Vizcarra, left, during a bilateral meeting at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Saturday, April 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Karel Navarro). U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, right, meets Peru's President Martin Vizcarra, left, during a bilateral meeting at the Summit of the Americas in Lima, Peru, Saturday, April 14, 2018.
    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is praising Peru's "strong stand" on the "tyranny and humanitarian crisis" in Venezuela.More >>
    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is praising Peru's "strong stand" on the "tyranny and humanitarian crisis" in Venezuela.More >>
  • Defiant Syrians say West hasn't shaken their resolve

    Defiant Syrians say West hasn't shaken their resolve

    Sunday, April 15 2018 5:02 AM EDT2018-04-15 09:02:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrian soldier wave weapons and national flags as they chant slogans against U.S. President Trump during demonstrations following a wave of U.S., British and French military strikes to punish President Bashar Assad for suspecte...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrian soldier wave weapons and national flags as they chant slogans against U.S. President Trump during demonstrations following a wave of U.S., British and French military strikes to punish President Bashar Assad for suspecte...
    Hundreds of Syrians gather at landmark squares in the capital, honking their car horns, flashing victory signs in defiance after airstrikes.More >>
    Hundreds of Syrians gather at landmark squares in the capital, honking their car horns, flashing victory signs in defiance after airstrikes.More >>
  • The Latest: Syrian army says it has retaken eastern Ghouta

    The Latest: Syrian army says it has retaken eastern Ghouta

    Sunday, April 15 2018 2:19 AM EDT2018-04-15 06:19:29 GMT
    Syrian state TV carried live images of hourslong street celebrations with people dancing and chanting in support of their government's "steadfastness" following unprecedented joint airstrikes by the United States,...More >>
    Syrian state TV carried live images of hourslong street celebrations with people dancing and chanting in support of their government's "steadfastness" following unprecedented joint airstrikes by the United States, France and Britain on Syria.More >>
  • Deported veteran becomes US citizen after California pardon

    Deported veteran becomes US citizen after California pardon

    Saturday, April 14 2018 11:48 PM EDT2018-04-15 03:48:11 GMT
    A decorated former U.S. Army paratrooper whose work on behalf of deported veterans has brought widespread attention to his cause has become a U.S. citizen, giving immigration advocacy groups a rare reason to...More >>
    A decorated former U.S. Army paratrooper whose work on behalf of deported veterans has brought widespread attention to his cause has become a U.S. citizen, giving immigration advocacy groups a rare reason to celebrate.More >>
  • Germany closing in on deal to buy 1st weapons-capable drone

    Germany closing in on deal to buy 1st weapons-capable drone

    Saturday, April 14 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-04-14 19:06:14 GMT
    Germany is close to finalizing a deal that will see the country buy its first weapons-capable drone aircraft _ an Israeli designed model _ from European aerospace giant Airbus.More >>
    Germany is close to finalizing a deal that will see the country buy its first weapons-capable drone aircraft _ an Israeli designed model _ from European aerospace giant Airbus.More >>
  • Pakistan test fires upgraded ballistic cruise missile

    Pakistan test fires upgraded ballistic cruise missile

    Saturday, April 14 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-04-14 18:36:11 GMT
    Pakistan successful test fires upgraded ballistic missile of 700 km range.More >>
    Pakistan successful test fires upgraded ballistic missile of 700 km range.More >>
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