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Eric Talmadge, AP's North Korea bureau chief, dead at 57

May 17, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Eric Talmadge, who as North Korea bureau chief for The Associated Press tenaciously chronicled life and politics in one of the world's least-understood nations, has die. more »»

Trump pushes immigration plan favoring 'merit' over family

May 17, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unveiling a new immigration plan, President Donald Trump said Thursday he wanted to provide a sharp contrast with Democrats, and he did — aiming to upend decades of family-based... more »»

Court ruling puts Guatemala vote, anti-graft fight in doubt

May 16, 2019

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — A high court ruling barring a crusading former prosecutor's candidacy has turned Guatemala's presidential election on its ear less than a month before the vote, and raised... more »»

Trump pushes immigration plan favoring 'merit' over family

May 16, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unveiling a new immigration plan, President Donald Trump said Tuesday he wanted to provide a sharp contrast with Democrats, and he did — aiming to upend decades of family-based... more »»

'I won't forget': Trump pardons supportive ex-media mogul

May 16, 2019

TORONTO (AP) — Flattery will get you everywhere.

Former media mogul Conrad Black, who has lavished praise on U.S. more »»

My kind of mix-up: $5,760 bottle of wine served by mistake

May 16, 2019

LONDON (AP) — A British restaurant has given some customers an unexpected treat, accidentally serving them a 4,500-pound ($5,760) bottle of red win. more »»

Small plane crashes near Dubai's busy airport, killing 4

May 16, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A small plane involved in upgrading a runway at Dubai International Airport crashed Thursday night, killing four people and halting traffic at the world's... more »»

Mediation in Norway aims to resolve Venezuela crisis

May 16, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela's crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition sent envoys to talks in Norway, though the two sides'... more »»

In Cannes, a gory Western stands against Bolsonaro's Brazil

May 16, 2019

CANNES, France (AP) — Kleber Mendonça Filho's Cannes entry "Bacurau" is a feverish and violent Western about a rural Brazilian community defending itself from a hard-to-comprehend invasion. more »»

Putin calls for compromise over Orthodox cathedral standoff

May 16, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin called for a compromise Thursday to ease tensions over a plan to build a Russian Orthodox cathedral in a popular park in the nation's fourth-largest... more »»

UK PM May promises timetable in June for her exit date

May 16, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May fended off pressure Thursday from Conservative Party lawmakers demanding that she set a date for her resignation, buying herself a few more weeks... more »»

Russian TV channel uncovers fraud in talent show voting

May 16, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Channel One TV on Thursday annulled the results of a popular TV talent show after uncovering evidence of fraud in its most recent competition that led to a landslide win fo... more »»

Basque militant ETA chief arrested after 17 years on the run

May 16, 2019

SALLANCHES, France (AP) — A longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA was arrested Thursday in a French Alps town after being on the run for 17 years, Spanish authorities said,... more »»

Facebook busts Israel-based campaign to disrupt elections

May 16, 2019

JERUSALEM (AP) — Facebook said Thursday it banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts engaged... more »»

Diplomatic efforts on Venezuela crisis gain momentum

May 16, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Diplomatic efforts aimed at resolving Venezuela's crisis accelerated on Thursday as the government and opposition sent envoys to negotiate in Norway, though the two... more »»

Bomb-laden drones of Yemen rebels threaten Arabian Peninsula

May 16, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Yemen rebel drone strike this week on a critical Saudi oil pipeline shows that the otherwise-peaceful sandy reaches of the Arabian Peninsula now are at risk o... more »»

24 in Morocco face trial in Nordic hikers' slayings

May 16, 2019

SALE, Morocco (AP) — Twenty-four people went on trial Thursday in Morocco on terrorism charges for the brutal slaying of two Scandinavian women hikers that was then shared on social networks. more »»

Saudis blame Iran for drone attack amid calls for US strikes

May 16, 2019

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia on Thursday blamed Tehran for a drone attack by Yemen's rebels that knocked out a key oil pipeline and a newspaper close to the palace called for... more »»

US, European officials bring charges in global malware case

May 16, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ten people, including five Russian fugitives, have been charged in connection with malicious software attacks that infected tens of thousands of computers worldwide and caused... more »»

Islamic State group claims deadly ambush on Niger soldiers

May 16, 2019

NIAMEY, Niger (AP) — Jihadists linked to the Islamic State group on Thursday claimed responsibility for ambushing a military convoy in the West African nation of Niger, killing 28 soldiers in an... more »»

 
 
 

 

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