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  • Ohtani struggles in first pitching start with Angels

    Ohtani struggles in first pitching start with Angels

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:25 PM EST2018-02-24 21:25:35 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:29 PM EST2018-02-24 21:29:27 GMT
    Star two-way player Shohei Ohtani struggled in his spring pitching debut with the Los Angeles Angels, allowing a home run and lasting a few batters less than scheduled.
    Star two-way player Shohei Ohtani struggled in his spring pitching debut with the Los Angeles Angels, allowing a home run and lasting a few batters less than scheduled.
  • Arizona's Miller out against Oregon following report

    Arizona's Miller out against Oregon following report

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:45 PM EST2018-02-24 21:45:35 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:48 PM EST2018-02-24 21:48:29 GMT
    Arizona's Sean Miller will not coach against Oregon, a day after ESPN reported through anonymous sources that he was heard on an FBI wiretap discussing a $100,000 payment to current Wildcats freshman Deandre Ayton.
    Arizona's Sean Miller will not coach against Oregon, a day after ESPN reported through anonymous sources that he was heard on an FBI wiretap discussing a $100,000 payment to current Wildcats freshman Deandre Ayton.
  • College basketball darkened again by new allegations

    College basketball darkened again by new allegations

    Saturday, February 24 2018 2:55 AM EST2018-02-24 07:55:24 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:48 PM EST2018-02-24 21:48:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File). FILE - In this March 12, 2016, file photo, LSU's Tim Quarterman watches the final moments of the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas A&M in the Southeastern Conference tournament in Nashville...(AP Photo/John Bazemore, File). FILE - In this March 12, 2016, file photo, LSU's Tim Quarterman watches the final moments of the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas A&M in the Southeastern Conference tournament in Nashville...
    A new round of allegations has given college basketball a black eye less than a month before the NCAA Tournament.
    A new round of allegations has given college basketball a black eye less than a month before the NCAA Tournament.
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  • Damascus suburb strikes kill scores, UN votes for cease-fire

    Damascus suburb strikes kill scores, UN votes for cease-fire

    Saturday, February 24 2018 5:35 AM EST2018-02-24 10:35:15 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-24 21:46:33 GMT
    (Ghouta Media Center via AP). This photo released on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising after Syrian gove...(Ghouta Media Center via AP). This photo released on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising after Syrian gove...
    Syrian opposition activists are reporting a new wave of airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus leaving three people dead and more than a dozen wounded.
    Syrian opposition activists are reporting a new wave of airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus leaving three people dead and more than a dozen wounded.
  • After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:35 AM EST2018-02-24 15:35:17 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-24 21:46:02 GMT
    (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - This Feb. 21, 2018 file photo shows Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Cameron Kasky, left, asking a question to Sen. Marco Rubio during a CNN town hall meeting in Sunrise, Fl...(Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - This Feb. 21, 2018 file photo shows Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Cameron Kasky, left, asking a question to Sen. Marco Rubio during a CNN town hall meeting in Sunrise, Fl...
    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.
    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.
  • Italians stage protests in violence-marred election campaign

    Italians stage protests in violence-marred election campaign

    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:25 AM EST2018-02-24 14:25:32 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:26 PM EST2018-02-24 21:26:17 GMT
    (Daniel Dal Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Police officers drag away a man during a demonstration in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Thousands of police have been deployed for protests in Rome, Milan and other Italian cities tasked with preventing clashe...(Daniel Dal Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Police officers drag away a man during a demonstration in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Thousands of police have been deployed for protests in Rome, Milan and other Italian cities tasked with preventing clashe...
    Students opposing a neo-fascist party have scuffled with police in Milan at one of at least a dozen rallies being held across Italy on the last weekend to protest before the March 4 national election.
    Students opposing a neo-fascist party have scuffled with police in Milan at one of at least a dozen rallies being held across Italy on the last weekend to protest before the March 4 national election.
  • Death toll from twin blasts in Somalia's capital rises to 21

    Death toll from twin blasts in Somalia's capital rises to 21

    Saturday, February 24 2018 6:35 AM EST2018-02-24 11:35:13 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 3:49 PM EST2018-02-24 20:49:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh). Soldiers walk through destroyed vehicles and debris following a twin car bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Two car bomb blasts rocked Somalia's capital Friday evening, followed by gun...(AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh). Soldiers walk through destroyed vehicles and debris following a twin car bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Two car bomb blasts rocked Somalia's capital Friday evening, followed by gun...
    Death toll from twin explosions in Somalia's capital rises to 21, authorities say.
    Death toll from twin explosions in Somalia's capital rises to 21, authorities say.
  • Charged 'Putin's chef' runs news sites along with troll army

    Charged 'Putin's chef' runs news sites along with troll army

    Saturday, February 24 2018 6:05 AM EST2018-02-24 11:05:12 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 3:49 PM EST2018-02-24 20:49:42 GMT
    (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 20, 2010 file photo, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, around his factory which produces school means, outside St. Pet...(Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Monday, Sept. 20, 2010 file photo, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, shows Russian President Vladimir Putin, around his factory which produces school means, outside St. Pet...
    Restaurateur Yevgeny Prigozhin is indicted in the U.S. for meddling in the 2016 presidential election with an army of trolls, but he also runs a sprawling media empire advancing the Kremlin's agenda.
    Restaurateur Yevgeny Prigozhin is indicted in the U.S. for meddling in the 2016 presidential election with an army of trolls, but he also runs a sprawling media empire advancing the Kremlin's agenda.
  • Officials say suicide bomber kills 2 in Afghan capital

    Officials say suicide bomber kills 2 in Afghan capital

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:46 PM EST2018-02-24 04:46:00 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 3:49 PM EST2018-02-24 20:49:24 GMT
    An explosion has occurred in a diplomatic area of Afghanistan's capital.
    An explosion has occurred in a diplomatic area of Afghanistan's capital.
  • Car bombs in Yemen's Aden kill 6, wound dozens: officials

    Car bombs in Yemen's Aden kill 6, wound dozens: officials

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:55 AM EST2018-02-24 16:55:20 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 3:49 PM EST2018-02-24 20:49:21 GMT
    Yemeni security officials say two car bomb explosions have killed at least five people in the southern city of Aden.
    Yemeni security officials say two car bomb explosions have killed at least five people in the southern city of Aden.
  • US weighs Sheldon Adelson offer to fund Jerusalem embassy

    US weighs Sheldon Adelson offer to fund Jerusalem embassy

    Friday, February 23 2018 5:05 AM EST2018-02-23 10:05:27 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 3:49 PM EST2018-02-24 20:49:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, Sheldon Adelson, right, talks with Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, before a speech by President Donald Trump at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Adelson has proposed paying for at ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 23, 2017, file photo, Sheldon Adelson, right, talks with Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, before a speech by President Donald Trump at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Adelson has proposed paying for at ...
    President Donald Trump's administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.
    President Donald Trump's administration is considering an offer from Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson to pay for at least part of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem.
  • The Latest: Official: 18 soldiers killed in west Afghanistan

    The Latest: Official: 18 soldiers killed in west Afghanistan

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:15 AM EST2018-02-24 06:15:24 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 3:48 PM EST2018-02-24 20:48:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini). Security forces inspect the site of a suicide bombing in the diplomatic area of capital Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.  Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said several people were wounded in Saturday's a...(AP Photo/Massoud Hossaini). Security forces inspect the site of a suicide bombing in the diplomatic area of capital Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Interior ministry spokesman Najib Danish said several people were wounded in Saturday's a...
    Afghan official says at least three security personnel have been killed in separate suicide bombing attacks in southern Helmand province.
    Afghan official says at least three security personnel have been killed in separate suicide bombing attacks in southern Helmand province.
  • 'The Post' renews attention for Pentagon Papers ruling

    'The Post' renews attention for Pentagon Papers ruling

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:45 AM EST2018-02-24 15:45:36 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 3:47 PM EST2018-02-24 20:47:20 GMT
    (Niko Tavernise/20th Century Fox via AP). In this image released by 20th Century Fox, Tom Hanks portrays Ben Bradlee, left, and Meryl Streep portrays Katharine Graham in a scene from "The Post." The film is nominated for an Oscar for best picture. The ...(Niko Tavernise/20th Century Fox via AP). In this image released by 20th Century Fox, Tom Hanks portrays Ben Bradlee, left, and Meryl Streep portrays Katharine Graham in a scene from "The Post." The film is nominated for an Oscar for best picture. The ...
    'The Post' brought Academy Award nominations for best picture and for Meryl Streep's performance as Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham.
    'The Post' brought Academy Award nominations for best picture and for Meryl Streep's performance as Washington Post publisher Katharine Graham.
  • Female Nobel laureates in Bangladesh to meet Rohingya women

    Female Nobel laureates in Bangladesh to meet Rohingya women

    Saturday, February 24 2018 8:45 AM EST2018-02-24 13:45:14 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:48 PM EST2018-02-24 17:48:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File). FILE- In this Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, file photo, S, 22, mother of one, who says she was raped by members of Myanmar's armed forces in late August, is photographed in her tent in Gundum refugee camp in Bangladesh. Three f...(AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File). FILE- In this Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, file photo, S, 22, mother of one, who says she was raped by members of Myanmar's armed forces in late August, is photographed in her tent in Gundum refugee camp in Bangladesh. Three f...
    Three female Nobel Peace laureates have begun a weeklong trip to Bangladesh to meet Rohingya women who were tortured and raped by Myanmar soldiers before fleeing the country.
    Three female Nobel Peace laureates have begun a weeklong trip to Bangladesh to meet Rohingya women who were tortured and raped by Myanmar soldiers before fleeing the country.
  • Got skunks in your home? Don't use a smoke bomb

    Got skunks in your home? Don't use a smoke bomb

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 12:23 PM EST2018-02-21 17:23:27 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:36 AM EST2018-02-24 16:36:08 GMT
    Authorities: Man burns down home trying to use smoke bomb to rid a crawlspace of skunks.
    Authorities: Man burns down home trying to use smoke bomb to rid a crawlspace of skunks.
  • Rescued from Korean War by US ship, now Olympic volunteers

    Rescued from Korean War by US ship, now Olympic volunteers

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:05 AM EST2018-02-24 15:05:19 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:56 AM EST2018-02-24 15:56:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Felipe Dana). Lee Gyeong Pil waits for spectators to arrive at one the entrances of the Gangneung Curling center at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Lee was among five babies born on an American shi...(AP Photo/Felipe Dana). Lee Gyeong Pil waits for spectators to arrive at one the entrances of the Gangneung Curling center at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Lee was among five babies born on an American shi...
    When the U.S. evacuated tens of thousands of refugees from North Korea during the Korean War, five babies were born on one of the ship that evacuated about 14,000 people.
    When the U.S. evacuated tens of thousands of refugees from North Korea during the Korean War, five babies were born on one of the ship that evacuated about 14,000 people.
  • Ivanka Trump at Olympics for politics, to back athletes

    Ivanka Trump at Olympics for politics, to back athletes

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:24 AM EST2018-02-23 11:24:35 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:15 AM EST2018-02-24 15:15:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon. Pool). Flanked by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, left, Ivanka Trump, advisor to and daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks as she arrives at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Kor...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon. Pool). Flanked by White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, left, Ivanka Trump, advisor to and daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, speaks as she arrives at the Incheon International Airport in Incheon, South Kor...
    Ivanka Trump, the daughter of the American president, has landed in South Korea to attend the closing ceremony this weekend for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
    Ivanka Trump, the daughter of the American president, has landed in South Korea to attend the closing ceremony this weekend for the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
  • As deadly shells fall, fear spreads anew in Syrian capital

    As deadly shells fall, fear spreads anew in Syrian capital

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:26 AM EST2018-02-24 06:26:42 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:36 AM EST2018-02-24 14:36:52 GMT
    (SANA via AP). This photo released on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows a Syrian paramedic treating children who were injured by the shelling of the Syrian opposition fighters, in Damascus, Syria. As the Syrian gover...(SANA via AP). This photo released on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows a Syrian paramedic treating children who were injured by the shelling of the Syrian opposition fighters, in Damascus, Syria. As the Syrian gover...
    As the Syrian government escalates attacks on opposition-held suburbs of Damascus, rebels in outlying towns are retaliating with mortar shells and rockets, killing more than 25 civilians in the past two weeks.
    As the Syrian government escalates attacks on opposition-held suburbs of Damascus, rebels in outlying towns are retaliating with mortar shells and rockets, killing more than 25 civilians in the past two weeks.
  • Homeland Security's No. 2 official will retire in April

    Homeland Security's No. 2 official will retire in April

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:44 PM EST2018-02-24 01:44:57 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 6:16 AM EST2018-02-24 11:16:08 GMT
    The No. 2 official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is retiring.
    The No. 2 official at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is retiring.
  • Deaths mounts in Syria as UN weighs cease-fire resolution

    Deaths mounts in Syria as UN weighs cease-fire resolution

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:24 AM EST2018-02-23 08:24:36 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 5:27 AM EST2018-02-24 10:27:00 GMT
    Human Rights Watch is criticizing the way Turkey is conducting its offensive in northern Syria, saying it has failed to take necessary precautions to avoid civilian casualties.
    Human Rights Watch is criticizing the way Turkey is conducting its offensive in northern Syria, saying it has failed to take necessary precautions to avoid civilian casualties.
  • Several bombs set off around troubled Myanmar state, 1 hurt

    Several bombs set off around troubled Myanmar state, 1 hurt

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:46 PM EST2018-02-24 04:46:15 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 2:37 AM EST2018-02-24 07:37:39 GMT
    Police say one of several bombs targeting government offices and other places in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state exploded, injuring a police officer.
    Police say one of several bombs targeting government offices and other places in Myanmar's troubled Rakhine state exploded, injuring a police officer.
  • Gang rapes and beheadings: UN reveals new South Sudan abuses

    Gang rapes and beheadings: UN reveals new South Sudan abuses

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:26 AM EST2018-02-23 08:26:31 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:26 AM EST2018-02-24 05:26:32 GMT
    Gang rapes, beheadings and blindings: UN reveals new South Sudan abuses amid civil war.
    Gang rapes, beheadings and blindings: UN reveals new South Sudan abuses amid civil war.
  • White House receives Mattis memo on transgender troops

    White House receives Mattis memo on transgender troops

    Friday, February 23 2018 6:25 PM EST2018-02-23 23:25:39 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-02-24 05:08:55 GMT
    The White House has received a memo from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis making recommendations for dealing with transgender individuals serving in the military, a White House official says.
    The White House has received a memo from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis making recommendations for dealing with transgender individuals serving in the military, a White House official says.
  • 18 killed as 2 blasts, gunfire rock Somalia's capital

    18 killed as 2 blasts, gunfire rock Somalia's capital

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:24 AM EST2018-02-23 16:24:57 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 11:28 PM EST2018-02-24 04:28:11 GMT
    Somali police official says 2 car bomb blasts rock Mogadishu, following by gunfire; 3 dead.
    Somali police official says 2 car bomb blasts rock Mogadishu, following by gunfire; 3 dead.
  • UN to vote Saturday on humanitarian cease-fire in Syria

    UN to vote Saturday on humanitarian cease-fire in Syria

    Friday, February 23 2018 11:57 AM EST2018-02-23 16:57:30 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 9:55 PM EST2018-02-24 02:55:08 GMT
    The U.N. Security Council scheduled a vote Friday on a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded.
    The U.N. Security Council scheduled a vote Friday on a resolution demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded.
  • Money-laundering watchdog: Close North Korean banks

    Money-laundering watchdog: Close North Korean banks

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:35 PM EST2018-02-23 20:35:39 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 8:05 PM EST2018-02-24 01:05:34 GMT
    The watchdog that monitors global and illicit misuse of funds has cited North Korea as a top source of "ongoing and substantial" money laundering and terrorist financing and urged countries to close North Korean...
    The watchdog that monitors global and illicit misuse of funds has cited North Korea as a top source of "ongoing and substantial" money laundering and terrorist financing and urged countries to close North Korean banks.
  • Russian indicted by US seen as doing favors for Putin

    Russian indicted by US seen as doing favors for Putin

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:05 PM EST2018-02-22 22:05:34 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:08 PM EST2018-02-24 00:08:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file). FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 file photo, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, gestures on the sidelines of a summit meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip E...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, file). FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 file photo, businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, left, gestures on the sidelines of a summit meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip E...
    The journey of Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin has led from prison to wealthy entrepreneur.
    The journey of Russian businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin has led from prison to wealthy entrepreneur.
  • The Latest: UN delays vote on 30-day Syria cease-fire

    The Latest: UN delays vote on 30-day Syria cease-fire

    Friday, February 23 2018 7:44 AM EST2018-02-23 12:44:37 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:07 PM EST2018-02-24 00:07:51 GMT
    Main Syrian opposition group is calling on the international community to prevent Russia from voting on a new U.N. Security Council resolution.
    Main Syrian opposition group is calling on the international community to prevent Russia from voting on a new U.N. Security Council resolution.
  • Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

    Stuck in an opioids crisis, officials turn to acupuncture

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:52 AM EST2018-02-20 12:52:33 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 4:37 PM EST2018-02-23 21:37:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dake Kang). David Ramsey, a Medicaid patient who suffers from chronic pain after falling off a cliff in 2011, receives acupuncture treatment in Warrensville Heights, Ohio on November 13, 2017. Long derided as pseudoscience, acupuncture is inc...(AP Photo/Dake Kang). David Ramsey, a Medicaid patient who suffers from chronic pain after falling off a cliff in 2011, receives acupuncture treatment in Warrensville Heights, Ohio on November 13, 2017. Long derided as pseudoscience, acupuncture is inc...
    Ancient acupuncture is increasingly used as weapon in the nation's struggle with opioids.
    Ancient acupuncture is increasingly used as weapon in the nation's struggle with opioids.
  • AP Explains: What's N. Korea up to with provocative visit?

    AP Explains: What's N. Korea up to with provocative visit?

    Friday, February 23 2018 4:16 AM EST2018-02-23 09:16:11 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 3:19 PM EST2018-02-23 20:19:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool, File). FILE - In this July 27, 2007, file photo, Kim Yong Chol, then North Korea's chief delegate, leaves after military talks with South Korea on the south side of the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. S...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, Pool, File). FILE - In this July 27, 2007, file photo, Kim Yong Chol, then North Korea's chief delegate, leaves after military talks with South Korea on the south side of the border village of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. S...
    AP EXPLAINS: As South Korea's liberal president seeks to use the Olympics to better ties with rival North Korea, Pyongyang has picked for its envoy to the closing ceremonies the alleged mastermind of two attacks...
    AP EXPLAINS: As South Korea's liberal president seeks to use the Olympics to better ties with rival North Korea, Pyongyang has picked for its envoy to the closing ceremonies the alleged mastermind of two attacks that killed 50 South Koreans in 2010.
  • The Latest: Al-Shabab claims Somalia blasts that kill 18

    The Latest: Al-Shabab claims Somalia blasts that kill 18

    Friday, February 23 2018 12:46 PM EST2018-02-23 17:46:40 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 2:57 PM EST2018-02-23 19:57:24 GMT
    The Latest: At least 18 killed in 2 explosions in Somali capital, ambulance service says.
    The Latest: At least 18 killed in 2 explosions in Somali capital, ambulance service says.
  • Autopsy aside, Israeli army says tear gas killed Palestinian

    Autopsy aside, Israeli army says tear gas killed Palestinian

    Friday, February 23 2018 8:04 AM EST2018-02-23 13:04:54 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 2:17 PM EST2018-02-23 19:17:47 GMT
    The Israel military says an initial inquiry suggests a Palestinian whose beating by soldiers was caught on video may have died from tear gas inhalation.
    The Israel military says an initial inquiry suggests a Palestinian whose beating by soldiers was caught on video may have died from tear gas inhalation.
  • US doing little to combat Russia meddling in next elections

    US doing little to combat Russia meddling in next elections

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:47 AM EST2018-02-21 06:47:42 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 1:49 PM EST2018-02-23 18:49:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats speaks at a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on worldwide threats in Washington. The Russians are going to try it again...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2018, file photo, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats speaks at a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on worldwide threats in Washington. The Russians are going to try it again...
    Even as elections near, US has done little to aggressively combat the kinds of Russian meddling that was recently unmasked in federal court.
    Even as elections near, US has done little to aggressively combat the kinds of Russian meddling that was recently unmasked in federal court.
  • Donors pledge $510 million for West Africa anti-terror force

    Donors pledge $510 million for West Africa anti-terror force

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:54 AM EST2018-02-23 08:54:36 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 11:49 AM EST2018-02-23 16:49:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). President of Niger Mahamadou Issoufou speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU-Sahel meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. European Union leaders meet Friday with counterparts from Afri...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). President of Niger Mahamadou Issoufou speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU-Sahel meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. European Union leaders meet Friday with counterparts from Afri...
    EU pledges 50 million euros to new West African counterterror force.
    EU pledges 50 million euros to new West African counterterror force.
  • US Embassy in Montenegro reopens after bomb incident

    US Embassy in Montenegro reopens after bomb incident

    Friday, February 23 2018 9:17 AM EST2018-02-23 14:17:39 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 9:28 AM EST2018-02-23 14:28:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic). La escena después de que un individuo lanzó un explosivo contra la embajada estadounidense en Podgorica, Montenegro, el 22 de febrero del 2018.(AP Photo/Risto Bozovic). La escena después de que un individuo lanzó un explosivo contra la embajada estadounidense en Podgorica, Montenegro, el 22 de febrero del 2018.
    The U.S. embassy in the Montenegrin capital of Podgorica has reopened a day after an ex-Yugoslav soldier hurled a bomb into the compound and then killed himself with another one.
    The U.S. embassy in the Montenegrin capital of Podgorica has reopened a day after an ex-Yugoslav soldier hurled a bomb into the compound and then killed himself with another one.
  • How to buy a house that hasn't been built yet

    How to buy a house that hasn't been built yet

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:14 AM EST2018-02-22 16:14:04 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 8:15 AM EST2018-02-23 13:15:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). In this Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, photo, signs for sold homesites displayed near where new home are being built at a new housing plan in Zelienople, Pa. With the supply of existing homes available to buy at “an all-time low” nat...(AP Photo/Keith Srakocic). In this Friday, Feb. 16, 2018, photo, signs for sold homesites displayed near where new home are being built at a new housing plan in Zelienople, Pa. With the supply of existing homes available to buy at “an all-time low” nat...
    Facing a shortage of homes to buy, a growing number of prospective homebuyers are looking to build.
    Facing a shortage of homes to buy, a growing number of prospective homebuyers are looking to build.
  • The Latest: $510 million pledged for West Africa's Sahel

    The Latest: $510 million pledged for West Africa's Sahel

    Friday, February 23 2018 7:14 AM EST2018-02-23 12:14:37 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 7:15 AM EST2018-02-23 12:15:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU-Sahel meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. European Union leaders meet Friday with counterparts from Afric...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU-Sahel meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. European Union leaders meet Friday with counterparts from Afric...
    The Latest: $510 million pledged at EU summit for West Africa's Sahel in security, development.
    The Latest: $510 million pledged at EU summit for West Africa's Sahel in security, development.
  • At Olympics, omnipresent flags are a tricky political dance

    At Olympics, omnipresent flags are a tricky political dance

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:17 AM EST2018-02-22 10:17:51 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 6:59 AM EST2018-02-23 11:59:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, members of the North Korean delegation wave flags at the women's slalom at Yongpyong alpine center at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. While in South Korea,...(AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File). FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2018, file photo, members of the North Korean delegation wave flags at the women's slalom at Yongpyong alpine center at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. While in South Korea,...
    Olympic organizers must carefully choreograph the political implications of the flags that represent each nation.
    Olympic organizers must carefully choreograph the political implications of the flags that represent each nation.
  • AP Interview: Qatari envoy calls for emergency aid to Gaza

    AP Interview: Qatari envoy calls for emergency aid to Gaza

    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:44 AM EST2018-02-22 16:44:03 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 3:56 AM EST2018-02-23 08:56:24 GMT
    AP Interview: Qatar's point man for Gaza calls for urgent aid to war-torn territory, warns of possible new conflict.
    AP Interview: Qatar's point man for Gaza calls for urgent aid to war-torn territory, warns of possible new conflict.
  • World leaders urge Syria cease-fire as fighting escalates

    World leaders urge Syria cease-fire as fighting escalates

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:14 AM EST2018-02-22 10:14:18 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 3:27 AM EST2018-02-23 08:27:49 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for the European Union to step up pressure on Russia and Iran to end the violence in Syria.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is calling for the European Union to step up pressure on Russia and Iran to end the violence in Syria.
  • DeVos backs expanding school choice for military children

    DeVos backs expanding school choice for military children

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:46 PM EST2018-02-22 22:46:13 GMT
    Friday, February 23 2018 12:49 AM EST2018-02-23 05:49:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), at National Harbor, Md., Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018.
    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos backs proposal to allow military families to use $1.3 billion in public funds to send their children to private school or pay for other education services.
    Education Secretary Betsy DeVos backs proposal to allow military families to use $1.3 billion in public funds to send their children to private school or pay for other education services.
  • Officer dies of cardiac arrest after fan violence in Spain

    Officer dies of cardiac arrest after fan violence in Spain

    Thursday, February 22 2018 5:38 PM EST2018-02-22 22:38:40 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:27 PM EST2018-02-23 01:27:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos). Basque riot policemen control the perimeter of the stadium close to FC Spartak Moskva's followers before the match during the Europa League - round of 32, 2nd leg, between Athletic Bilbao and FC Spartak Moskva, at San Mame...(AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos). Basque riot policemen control the perimeter of the stadium close to FC Spartak Moskva's followers before the match during the Europa League - round of 32, 2nd leg, between Athletic Bilbao and FC Spartak Moskva, at San Mame...
    Spanish police say an officer has died after clashes between police and soccer fans before a Europa League match.
    Spanish police say an officer has died after clashes between police and soccer fans before a Europa League match.
  • Mayor: Driver crashed car into hospital, set himself on fire

    Mayor: Driver crashed car into hospital, set himself on fire

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:44 PM EST2018-02-22 17:44:18 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 8:20 PM EST2018-02-23 01:20:31 GMT
    Police: Driver intentionally crashed into a Connecticut hospital emergency room with a car that burst into flames.
    Police: Driver intentionally crashed into a Connecticut hospital emergency room with a car that burst into flames.
  • African asylum seekers facing expulsion have embraced Israel

    African asylum seekers facing expulsion have embraced Israel

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:26 AM EST2018-02-22 06:26:19 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:57 PM EST2018-02-22 21:57:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit). In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 photo, African migrants gather during a protest in front of Rwanda embassy in Herzeliya, Israel. Tens of thousands of African asylum seekers, nearly all from dictatorial Eritrea and war-torn Sud...(AP Photo/Ariel Schalit). In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 photo, African migrants gather during a protest in front of Rwanda embassy in Herzeliya, Israel. Tens of thousands of African asylum seekers, nearly all from dictatorial Eritrea and war-torn Sud...
    Tens of thousands of African asylum seekers fear their stay in Israel is coming to an abrupt end.
    Tens of thousands of African asylum seekers fear their stay in Israel is coming to an abrupt end.
  • The Latest: US: Montenegro attack not part of ongoing threat

    The Latest: US: Montenegro attack not part of ongoing threat

    Thursday, February 22 2018 10:44 AM EST2018-02-22 15:44:12 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-22 21:46:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic). A police officer guards the U.S. embassy in Montenegro's capital Podgorica, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Police in Montenegro said Thursday they are "working intensely" to identify an assailant who threw an explosive device into t...(AP Photo/Risto Bozovic). A police officer guards the U.S. embassy in Montenegro's capital Podgorica, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Police in Montenegro said Thursday they are "working intensely" to identify an assailant who threw an explosive device into t...
    The man who hurled a bomb into the U.S. embassy compound in the capital Podgorica and then killed himself was an ex-soldier decorated by former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic after NATO's bombing of Serbia...
    The man who hurled a bomb into the U.S. embassy compound in the capital Podgorica and then killed himself was an ex-soldier decorated by former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic after NATO's bombing of Serbia and Montenegro in 1999.
  • Dutch lawmakers label massacre of Armenians as genocide

    Dutch lawmakers label massacre of Armenians as genocide

    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:34 PM EST2018-02-22 19:34:10 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:26 PM EST2018-02-22 21:26:12 GMT
    Lawmakers in the lower house of the Dutch parliament vote in favor of labelling as genocide the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks more than a century ago, a move sure to further ratchet up diplomatic...
    Lawmakers in the lower house of the Dutch parliament vote in favor of labelling as genocide the mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks more than a century ago, a move sure to further ratchet up diplomatic tensions between the Netherlands and Turkey.
  • Montenegro police: US Embassy attacker ex-soldier

    Montenegro police: US Embassy attacker ex-soldier

    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:03 AM EST2018-02-22 09:03:55 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:07 PM EST2018-02-22 21:07:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic). Police block off the area around the U.S. Embassy in Montenegro's capital Podgorica, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Montenegro says an attacker threw a grenade at the U.S. Embassy in the capital of the Balkan state then killed himse...(AP Photo/Risto Bozovic). Police block off the area around the U.S. Embassy in Montenegro's capital Podgorica, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Montenegro says an attacker threw a grenade at the U.S. Embassy in the capital of the Balkan state then killed himse...
    Police in Montenegro say they are "working intensely" to identify an assailant who threw an explosive device into the U.S. embassy compound in the capital, Podgorica, before killing himself.
    Police in Montenegro say they are "working intensely" to identify an assailant who threw an explosive device into the U.S. embassy compound in the capital, Podgorica, before killing himself.
  • SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from California

    SpaceX launches Spanish satellite, 2 others from California

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:26 AM EST2018-02-22 14:26:53 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:16 PM EST2018-02-22 20:16:09 GMT
    A SpaceX rocket carrying a Spanish satellite has blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
    A SpaceX rocket carrying a Spanish satellite has blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
  • Lawsuit: Trump's ending immigrant program racially motivated

    Lawsuit: Trump's ending immigrant program racially motivated

    Thursday, February 22 2018 9:04 AM EST2018-02-22 14:04:30 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:40 PM EST2018-02-22 18:40:48 GMT
    Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants are suing President Donald Trump over the administration's decision to end special protections that have allowed them to live and work in the US.
    Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants are suing President Donald Trump over the administration's decision to end special protections that have allowed them to live and work in the US.
  • US military says drone strike in Somalia kills 4 extremists

    US military says drone strike in Somalia kills 4 extremists

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:04 PM EST2018-02-22 17:04:16 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:06 PM EST2018-02-22 18:06:59 GMT
    US military says drone strike in Somalia kills 4 al-Shabab extremists; 5th strike this year.
    US military says drone strike in Somalia kills 4 al-Shabab extremists; 5th strike this year.
  • Online dating couple jailed in UK for IS-inspired bomb plot

    Online dating couple jailed in UK for IS-inspired bomb plot

    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:06 PM EST2018-02-22 17:06:24 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:46 PM EST2018-02-22 17:46:58 GMT
    A man and woman who met on a Muslim dating website have been handed prison sentences for plotting an Islamic State-inspired bomb attack in Britain.
    A man and woman who met on a Muslim dating website have been handed prison sentences for plotting an Islamic State-inspired bomb attack in Britain.
  • North to send another senior delegation for Olympic closer

    North to send another senior delegation for Olympic closer

    Thursday, February 22 2018 3:33 AM EST2018-02-22 08:33:53 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 11:05 AM EST2018-02-22 16:05:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File). North Korea supporters sing and wave flags ahead of the pairs free skate figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018.(AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File). North Korea supporters sing and wave flags ahead of the pairs free skate figure skating final in the Gangneung Ice Arena at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018.
    North Korea to send a high-level delegation led by senior party official suspected of leading two deadly attacks on the South in 2010 to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closing ceremony.
    North Korea to send a high-level delegation led by senior party official suspected of leading two deadly attacks on the South in 2010 to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics closing ceremony.
  • Hospitals overwhelmed by bombing blitz of Damascus suburbs

    Hospitals overwhelmed by bombing blitz of Damascus suburbs

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:33 AM EST2018-02-21 09:33:20 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 4:57 AM EST2018-02-22 09:57:00 GMT
    Syrian rescuers say 10 people have been killed by government airstrikes and shelling on a town in the suburbs of Damascus.
    Syrian rescuers say 10 people have been killed by government airstrikes and shelling on a town in the suburbs of Damascus.
  • Montenegro: Man threw grenade at US Embassy then killed self

    Montenegro: Man threw grenade at US Embassy then killed self

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:03 PM EST2018-02-22 04:03:48 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:49 AM EST2018-02-22 07:49:05 GMT
    US Embassy in Montenegro warns Americans of security situation, reports say someone hurled a grenade then killed himself.
    US Embassy in Montenegro warns Americans of security situation, reports say someone hurled a grenade then killed himself.
  • 50 girls missing from Nigerian town after Boko Haram attack

    50 girls missing from Nigerian town after Boko Haram attack

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:46 PM EST2018-02-21 19:46:28 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 2:36 AM EST2018-02-22 07:36:33 GMT
    Authorities in northern Nigeria say as many as 50 girls remain missing several days after an attack on a village by jihadists.
    Authorities in northern Nigeria say as many as 50 girls remain missing several days after an attack on a village by jihadists.
  • 10 Things to Know for Thursday

    10 Things to Know for Thursday

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:36 PM EST2018-02-22 01:36:04 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:35 AM EST2018-02-22 06:35:46 GMT
    Among 10 Things to Know: Students in Florida and around US speak out, Rev. Billy Graham dies, US women's hockey team goes for gold.
    Among 10 Things to Know: Students in Florida and around US speak out, Rev. Billy Graham dies, US women's hockey team goes for gold.
  • Palestinian envoy pushes forward, estranged from White House

    Palestinian envoy pushes forward, estranged from White House

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:37 PM EST2018-02-21 23:37:51 GMT
    Thursday, February 22 2018 12:45 AM EST2018-02-22 05:45:31 GMT
    The Palestinian envoy to Washington is wrestling with a unique diplomatic crisis: How to advance his people's cause at a time relations with the United States are so distant, he hasn't spoken to the White House in...
    The Palestinian envoy to Washington is wrestling with a unique diplomatic crisis: How to advance his people's cause at a time relations with the United States are so distant, he hasn't spoken to the White House in months.
  • Foes blast Trump on offshore drilling; industry pushes back

    Foes blast Trump on offshore drilling; industry pushes back

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:23 PM EST2018-02-22 01:23:40 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:04 PM EST2018-02-22 04:04:06 GMT
    Environmental activists, business groups and a retired U.S. Navy admiral have lambasted the Trump Administration's offshore drilling plan in Virginia.
    Environmental activists, business groups and a retired U.S. Navy admiral have lambasted the Trump Administration's offshore drilling plan in Virginia.
  • UN vote expected on 30-day cease-fire in Syria to help needy

    UN vote expected on 30-day cease-fire in Syria to help needy

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:36 PM EST2018-02-22 01:36:20 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 9:03 PM EST2018-02-22 02:03:50 GMT
    Sweden and Kuwait called for a vote Thursday on a UN resolution ordering a 30-day cease-fire throughout Syria to enable to delivery of humanitarian aid to millions of people in acute need, and the evacuation of the...
    Sweden and Kuwait called for a vote Thursday on a UN resolution ordering a 30-day cease-fire throughout Syria to enable to delivery of humanitarian aid to millions of people in acute need, and the evacuation of the critically sick and wounded.
  • Supreme Court sides with Chicago museum in terror case

    Supreme Court sides with Chicago museum in terror case

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:43 AM EST2018-02-21 15:43:40 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 8:48 PM EST2018-02-22 01:48:22 GMT
    The Supreme Court is preventing survivors of a 1997 terrorist attack from seizing Persian artifacts at Chicago museums to help pay a $71.5 million default judgment against Iran.
    The Supreme Court is preventing survivors of a 1997 terrorist attack from seizing Persian artifacts at Chicago museums to help pay a $71.5 million default judgment against Iran.
  • The Latest: Brits pays tribute to Manchester bomb victims

    The Latest: Brits pays tribute to Manchester bomb victims

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 3:13 PM EST2018-02-21 20:13:32 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:54 PM EST2018-02-21 22:54:19 GMT
    Dua Lipa says celebrity gestures can help put an end to sexual harassment and abuse.
    Dua Lipa says celebrity gestures can help put an end to sexual harassment and abuse.
  • Israel successfully tests advanced missile defense system

    Israel successfully tests advanced missile defense system

    Monday, February 19 2018 6:41 AM EST2018-02-19 11:41:22 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 5:49 PM EST2018-02-21 22:49:48 GMT
    Israel says it's successfully tested system capable of defending against ballistic missiles outside the atmosphere.
    Israel says it's successfully tested system capable of defending against ballistic missiles outside the atmosphere.
  • 2 French soldiers killed in Mali by explosive device

    2 French soldiers killed in Mali by explosive device

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:06 AM EST2018-02-21 16:06:21 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 2:53 PM EST2018-02-21 19:53:53 GMT
    Two French soldiers have died in Mali when their armored vehicle was hit by an explosive device.
    Two French soldiers have died in Mali when their armored vehicle was hit by an explosive device.
  • Australian leader off to US for talks with Trump, governors

    Australian leader off to US for talks with Trump, governors

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-02-21 00:52:11 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:55 PM EST2018-02-21 18:55:56 GMT
    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads for the United States accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S.
    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull heads for the United States accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S.
  • Lebanon gets tough on the press ahead of elections

    Lebanon gets tough on the press ahead of elections

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:12 AM EST2018-02-21 06:12:54 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 11:48 AM EST2018-02-21 16:48:57 GMT
    A string of criminal suits against Lebanese journalists and researchers has jolted this small country that is accustomed to styling itself as the main forum for ideas in the Middle East.
    A string of criminal suits against Lebanese journalists and researchers has jolted this small country that is accustomed to styling itself as the main forum for ideas in the Middle East.
  • Report: Hawaii wasn't ready to handle missile threat alert

    Report: Hawaii wasn't ready to handle missile threat alert

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:08 PM EST2018-02-20 22:08:11 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:45 AM EST2018-02-21 15:45:36 GMT
    The latest report on Hawaii's missile scare says the state began testing alerts before fully a developing a plan to address the ballistic missile threat.
    The latest report on Hawaii's missile scare says the state began testing alerts before fully a developing a plan to address the ballistic missile threat.
  • AP Explains: Syria's starved, rebellious suburb under attack

    AP Explains: Syria's starved, rebellious suburb under attack

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:33 PM EST2018-02-20 19:33:13 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:17 AM EST2018-02-21 15:17:27 GMT
    AP Explains: Syria's starved rebellious suburbs east of the Syrian capital, Damascus, are under attack.
    AP Explains: Syria's starved rebellious suburbs east of the Syrian capital, Damascus, are under attack.
  • SpaceX postpones California satellite launch due to winds

    SpaceX postpones California satellite launch due to winds

    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:04 AM EST2018-02-21 15:04:49 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 10:14 AM EST2018-02-21 15:14:06 GMT
    SpaceX postpones satellite launch from California due to winds, reschedules for Thursday.
    SpaceX postpones satellite launch from California due to winds, reschedules for Thursday.
  • Palestinian leader calls for peace conference by mid-2018

    Palestinian leader calls for peace conference by mid-2018

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 4:42 PM EST2018-02-20 21:42:04 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 6:46 AM EST2018-02-21 11:46:26 GMT
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with key goals of full UN membership for the state of Palestine and a timeframe for resolving all issues with Israel...
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is calling for an international peace conference by mid-2018 with key goals of full UN membership for the state of Palestine and a timeframe for resolving all issues with Israel for a two-state solution.
  • Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100

    Government bombing of Damascus suburbs kills more than 100

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 3:32 AM EST2018-02-20 08:32:49 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 4:46 AM EST2018-02-21 09:46:39 GMT
    Syrian activists, paramedics say 98 people were killed in government shelling of rebel-held Damascus suburbs on Monday.
    Syrian activists, paramedics say 98 people were killed in government shelling of rebel-held Damascus suburbs on Monday.
  • With new elections near, US strains to curb Russia meddling

    With new elections near, US strains to curb Russia meddling

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:33 PM EST2018-02-20 23:33:54 GMT
    Wednesday, February 21 2018 1:56 AM EST2018-02-21 06:56:33 GMT
    The first congressional primaries are just two weeks away, and the U.S. government has done little so far to aggressively combat the kind of Russian election interference that's been revealed.
    The first congressional primaries are just two weeks away, and the U.S. government has done little so far to aggressively combat the kind of Russian election interference that's been revealed.
  • Students shaken by shooting focus on stopping gun violence

    Students shaken by shooting focus on stopping gun violence

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:12 AM EST2018-02-20 07:12:09 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:37 PM EST2018-02-21 02:37:46 GMT
    Survivors of a Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead are channeling their anger and sadness into action.
    Survivors of a Florida high school shooting that left 17 dead are channeling their anger and sadness into action.
  • Shulkin intends to stay in VA post with White House support

    Shulkin intends to stay in VA post with White House support

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 3:12 PM EST2018-02-20 20:12:00 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:33 PM EST2018-02-20 22:33:41 GMT
    Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, fighting for political survival, says he has the president's trust and will stay in his job.
    Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin, fighting for political survival, says he has the president's trust and will stay in his job.
  • The Latest: Envoy says US extends hand to Palestinians

    The Latest: Envoy says US extends hand to Palestinians

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:03 PM EST2018-02-20 18:03:33 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:25 PM EST2018-02-20 22:25:19 GMT
    Israel's U.N. ambassador is accusing Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of refusing direct peace negotiations with Israel and is calling him "the problem" _ not the solution.
    Israel's U.N. ambassador is accusing Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas of refusing direct peace negotiations with Israel and is calling him "the problem" _ not the solution.
  • The Latest: Group says Syria death toll tops 100 for the day

    The Latest: Group says Syria death toll tops 100 for the day

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:12 AM EST2018-02-20 10:12:12 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 5:25 PM EST2018-02-20 22:25:09 GMT
    The Latest: UNICEF's 'blank' statement decries killings of scores, including children, in rebel-held Damascus suburb.
    The Latest: UNICEF's 'blank' statement decries killings of scores, including children, in rebel-held Damascus suburb.
  • Satellite launch from California is delayed

    Satellite launch from California is delayed

    Sunday, February 18 2018 12:00 AM EST2018-02-18 05:00:20 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:54 PM EST2018-02-20 19:54:04 GMT
    A SpaceX satellite launch from California that could create a spectacular aerial display has been delayed.
    A SpaceX satellite launch from California that could create a spectacular aerial display has been delayed.
  • 17 Turks reach Greek island, to apply for asylum in Greece

    17 Turks reach Greek island, to apply for asylum in Greece

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:54 PM EST2018-02-20 18:54:24 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 2:25 PM EST2018-02-20 19:25:00 GMT
    A group of 17 Turks who reached a Greek island by dinghy from Turkey are seeking political asylum in Greece, authorities in Athens said Tuesday.
    A group of 17 Turks who reached a Greek island by dinghy from Turkey are seeking political asylum in Greece, authorities in Athens said Tuesday.
  • New rebellion against wind energy stalls or stops projects

    New rebellion against wind energy stalls or stops projects

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:17 PM EST2018-02-20 18:17:55 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:47 PM EST2018-02-20 18:47:22 GMT
    New rebellion against wind energy stalls or stops turbine projects.
    New rebellion against wind energy stalls or stops turbine projects.
  • Czechs to open satellite center to serve intelligence, NATO

    Czechs to open satellite center to serve intelligence, NATO

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:35 AM EST2018-02-20 14:35:23 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 9:43 AM EST2018-02-20 14:43:12 GMT
    The Czech Republic's army says it is planning to open a new satellite center to serve the country's military intelligence and NATO.
    The Czech Republic's army says it is planning to open a new satellite center to serve the country's military intelligence and NATO.
  • IS ambushes Iraqi Shiite-led force, killing 27 fighters

    IS ambushes Iraqi Shiite-led force, killing 27 fighters

    Monday, February 19 2018 6:11 AM EST2018-02-19 11:11:05 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:44 AM EST2018-02-20 06:44:54 GMT
    Islamic State militants ambush Iraq's Shiite-led paramilitary force, killing at least 27 fighters.
    Islamic State militants ambush Iraq's Shiite-led paramilitary force, killing at least 27 fighters.
  • Israeli settler leader says settlements grew rapidly in 2017

    Israeli settler leader says settlements grew rapidly in 2017

    Monday, February 19 2018 1:31 PM EST2018-02-19 18:31:19 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:44 AM EST2018-02-20 06:44:53 GMT
    An Israeli settler leader says the number of settlers in the West Bank grew at nearly twice the rate of Israel's overall population last year.
    An Israeli settler leader says the number of settlers in the West Bank grew at nearly twice the rate of Israel's overall population last year.
  • Turkey warns as Syrian government poised to enter Afrin

    Turkey warns as Syrian government poised to enter Afrin

    Monday, February 19 2018 4:21 AM EST2018-02-19 09:21:02 GMT
    Tuesday, February 20 2018 1:44 AM EST2018-02-20 06:44:49 GMT
    Syrian state TV says pro-government forces will start entering Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin 'within hours'.
    Syrian state TV says pro-government forces will start entering Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin 'within hours'.
  • The Latest: Turkey denies reports that Syria will aid Kurds

    The Latest: Turkey denies reports that Syria will aid Kurds

    Monday, February 19 2018 6:31 AM EST2018-02-19 11:31:26 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 6:34 PM EST2018-02-19 23:34:12 GMT
    The Latest: Turkey threatens to battle Syrian government troops if they enter Syrian enclave to protect Kurdish fighters.
    The Latest: Turkey threatens to battle Syrian government troops if they enter Syrian enclave to protect Kurdish fighters.
  • West Africa's extremism spreading as thousands flee homes

    West Africa's extremism spreading as thousands flee homes

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:03 AM EST2018-02-18 15:03:50 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 6:34 PM EST2018-02-19 23:34:05 GMT
    West Africa's extremism spreading as thousands in once-quiet part of Burkina Faso flee.
    West Africa's extremism spreading as thousands in once-quiet part of Burkina Faso flee.
  • Case against activists threatens Kuwait's political openness

    Case against activists threatens Kuwait's political openness

    Monday, February 19 2018 8:01 AM EST2018-02-19 13:01:31 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 1:05 PM EST2018-02-19 18:05:57 GMT
    Case against dozens over 2011 parliament storming renews threat to Kuwait's unique political openness, a Gulf rarity.
    Case against dozens over 2011 parliament storming renews threat to Kuwait's unique political openness, a Gulf rarity.
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump lashes out on Russia probe

    AP FACT CHECK: Trump lashes out on Russia probe

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:51 AM EST2018-02-19 05:51:26 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 12:53 PM EST2018-02-19 17:53:03 GMT
    AP FACT CHECK: Trump denies absolving Russia of election meddling despite his trail of doubts about Moscow's involvement.
    AP FACT CHECK: Trump denies absolving Russia of election meddling despite his trail of doubts about Moscow's involvement.
  • Turkey renames US Embassy street after Syria offensive

    Turkey renames US Embassy street after Syria offensive

    Monday, February 19 2018 9:11 AM EST2018-02-19 14:11:33 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 11:35 AM EST2018-02-19 16:35:59 GMT
    Turkish authorities have renamed a street where the U.S. Embassy sits on after Turkey's military offensive in Syria that had led to tensions between the allies.
    Turkish authorities have renamed a street where the U.S. Embassy sits on after Turkey's military offensive in Syria that had led to tensions between the allies.
  • Iraqi victories remain fragile as US reduces troops

    Iraqi victories remain fragile as US reduces troops

    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:32 AM EST2018-02-18 06:32:29 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 8:54 AM EST2018-02-19 13:54:05 GMT
    Thousands of US troops, billions of dollars helped bring down IS but as Americans draw down, old problems remain.
    Thousands of US troops, billions of dollars helped bring down IS but as Americans draw down, old problems remain.
  • Philippine forces arrest alleged ex-Islamic State commander

    Philippine forces arrest alleged ex-Islamic State commander

    Monday, February 19 2018 6:01 AM EST2018-02-19 11:01:07 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 7:23 AM EST2018-02-19 12:23:10 GMT
    Philippine police say authorities have arrested an Arab man who they believe is a former commander of the Islamic State group.
    Philippine police say authorities have arrested an Arab man who they believe is a former commander of the Islamic State group.
  • For Duckworth, a baby will bring down yet another barrier

    For Duckworth, a baby will bring down yet another barrier

    Monday, February 19 2018 12:41 AM EST2018-02-19 05:41:09 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 6:26 AM EST2018-02-19 11:26:56 GMT
    More barriers coming down as Sen. Tammy Duckworth prepares to have a baby, turn the Senate into a mom-friendly workplace and bolster the nation's disability law.
    More barriers coming down as Sen. Tammy Duckworth prepares to have a baby, turn the Senate into a mom-friendly workplace and bolster the nation's disability law.
  • Israeli PM Netanyahu to Iran: Don't test Israel's resolve

    Israeli PM Netanyahu to Iran: Don't test Israel's resolve

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:00 AM EST2018-02-18 10:00:35 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 5:12 AM EST2018-02-19 10:12:53 GMT
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says an international agreement with Iran has emboldened the regime in Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the region.
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says an international agreement with Iran has emboldened the regime in Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the region.
  • Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

    Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:59 AM EST2018-02-17 09:59:53 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 5:02 AM EST2018-02-19 10:02:53 GMT
    One of the 13 Russians indicted by the United States for interfering in the American presidential election says the US justice system is unfair.
    One of the 13 Russians indicted by the United States for interfering in the American presidential election says the US justice system is unfair.
  • Sen. Duckworth still breaking barriers, and she likes it

    Sen. Duckworth still breaking barriers, and she likes it

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:52 AM EST2018-02-18 13:52:14 GMT
    Monday, February 19 2018 12:23 AM EST2018-02-19 05:23:31 GMT
    Sen. Tammy Duckworth doesn't blend in, and that's the way she likes it, and now, with a baby due in April, she'll be the first senator to give birth while in office.
    Sen. Tammy Duckworth doesn't blend in, and that's the way she likes it, and now, with a baby due in April, she'll be the first senator to give birth while in office.
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump on collapse of immigration effort

    AP FACT CHECK: Trump on collapse of immigration effort

    Saturday, February 17 2018 9:31 AM EST2018-02-17 14:31:19 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 7:23 PM EST2018-02-19 00:23:17 GMT
    AP FACT CHECK: Trump cuts protections for young immigrants months ago, then blames Democrats for abandoning them.
    AP FACT CHECK: Trump cuts protections for young immigrants months ago, then blames Democrats for abandoning them.
  • Russia: 5 dead in church shooting; police kill suspect

    Russia: 5 dead in church shooting; police kill suspect

    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:11 AM EST2018-02-18 15:11:11 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 2:34 PM EST2018-02-18 19:34:10 GMT
    Russian news agency Tass is reporting that a gunman opened fire on people leaving a church service in Russia's Dagestan region, killing four and wounding four others.
    Russian news agency Tass is reporting that a gunman opened fire on people leaving a church service in Russia's Dagestan region, killing four and wounding four others.
  • Job center for Syrians opens in Jordan refugee camp

    Job center for Syrians opens in Jordan refugee camp

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:00 AM EST2018-02-18 14:00:35 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 11:45 AM EST2018-02-18 16:45:24 GMT
    A job center has opened in Jordan's second largest camp for Syrian refugees, the latest sign of a EU-backed policy shift meant to improve life for Syrians in regional host countries.
    A job center has opened in Jordan's second largest camp for Syrian refugees, the latest sign of a EU-backed policy shift meant to improve life for Syrians in regional host countries.
  • Minnesota terror case shows challenge of predicting attacks

    Minnesota terror case shows challenge of predicting attacks

    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:10 PM EST2018-02-17 20:10:15 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:47 AM EST2018-02-18 15:47:11 GMT
    The case of a Minnesota woman accused of setting fires on a college campus last month in a self-professed act of jihad raises questions about whether law enforcement could have done more to stop her.
    The case of a Minnesota woman accused of setting fires on a college campus last month in a self-professed act of jihad raises questions about whether law enforcement could have done more to stop her.
  • Passenger says teen driver panicked, hit the gas outside NSA

    Passenger says teen driver panicked, hit the gas outside NSA

    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:44 PM EST2018-02-17 20:44:45 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 10:05 AM EST2018-02-18 15:05:41 GMT
    A passenger in the vehicle that was fired on outside the National Security Agency campus says the unlicensed teen driver made a wrong turn, panicked and hit the gas.
    A passenger in the vehicle that was fired on outside the National Security Agency campus says the unlicensed teen driver made a wrong turn, panicked and hit the gas.
  • Pistorius prosecutor sets sights on South Africa's Zuma

    Pistorius prosecutor sets sights on South Africa's Zuma

    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:00 AM EST2018-02-18 14:00:33 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:56 AM EST2018-02-18 14:56:45 GMT
    Former South African state prosecutor who led case against convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is prepared to take legal action against ex-president Jacob Zuma.
    Former South African state prosecutor who led case against convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius is prepared to take legal action against ex-president Jacob Zuma.
  • The Latest: Iran vows to respond if US gives up on nuke deal

    The Latest: Iran vows to respond if US gives up on nuke deal

    Sunday, February 18 2018 5:40 AM EST2018-02-18 10:40:47 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:46 AM EST2018-02-18 14:46:15 GMT
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Israel "will never allow the rewriting of the historical truth" about the Holocaust _ a statement that comes as tensions between Israel and Poland over the issue flare anew.
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that Israel "will never allow the rewriting of the historical truth" about the Holocaust _ a statement that comes as tensions between Israel and Poland over the issue flare anew.
  • Israel's Netanyahu: A singular leader with a divisive legacy

    Israel's Netanyahu: A singular leader with a divisive legacy

    Saturday, February 17 2018 5:21 AM EST2018-02-17 10:21:59 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:32 AM EST2018-02-18 14:32:33 GMT
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be in serious trouble after police recommended bribery and other charges against him.
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be in serious trouble after police recommended bribery and other charges against him.
  • Trump overreaches to claim indictment proves 'no collusion'

    Trump overreaches to claim indictment proves 'no collusion'

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:59 AM EST2018-02-17 06:59:53 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 9:25 AM EST2018-02-18 14:25:04 GMT
    Trump over-reaches to claim Russian indictment is proof of 'no collusion'.
    Trump over-reaches to claim Russian indictment is proof of 'no collusion'.
  • The Latest: US says unlikely Turkey used chemical weapons

    The Latest: US says unlikely Turkey used chemical weapons

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:30 PM EST2018-02-17 23:30:55 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:38 AM EST2018-02-18 13:38:26 GMT
    White House official says US thinks it is "extremely unlikely" Turkey used chemical weapons against Kurds.
    White House official says US thinks it is "extremely unlikely" Turkey used chemical weapons against Kurds.
  • The Latest: Trump tweet undercuts McMaster Russia claims

    The Latest: Trump tweet undercuts McMaster Russia claims

    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:00 AM EST2018-02-17 13:00:19 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:38 AM EST2018-02-18 13:38:12 GMT
    U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser has told an international audience that the evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 American election is beyond dispute.
    U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser has told an international audience that the evidence of Russian meddling in the 2016 American election is beyond dispute.
  • Kurdish doctors report suspected Turkish gas attack in Syria

    Kurdish doctors report suspected Turkish gas attack in Syria

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:00 AM EST2018-02-17 09:00:10 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 6:50 AM EST2018-02-18 11:50:17 GMT
    Syrian Kurdish news outlets and Syria's state-run news agency say six civilians have suffered breathing difficulties after what they say was a poison gas attack launched by Turkey on the Kurdish-controlled enclave...
    Syrian Kurdish news outlets and Syria's state-run news agency say six civilians have suffered breathing difficulties after what they say was a poison gas attack launched by Turkey on the Kurdish-controlled enclave of Afrin.
  • US Navy says China's military buildup won't stop patrols

    US Navy says China's military buildup won't stop patrols

    Saturday, February 17 2018 5:10 AM EST2018-02-17 10:10:11 GMT
    Sunday, February 18 2018 1:54 AM EST2018-02-18 06:54:17 GMT
    A Navy officer on a U.S. aircraft carrier brimming with F18 fighter jets says American forces will continue to patrol the South China Sea wherever "international law allows us" when asked if China's new islands...
    A Navy officer on a U.S. aircraft carrier brimming with F18 fighter jets says American forces will continue to patrol the South China Sea wherever "international law allows us" when asked if China's new islands could restrain them in the disputed waters.
  • Trio of suicide bombers kill 20 at crowded market in Nigeria

    Trio of suicide bombers kill 20 at crowded market in Nigeria

    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:20 AM EST2018-02-17 08:20:04 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:41 PM EST2018-02-18 01:41:27 GMT
    Trio of suicide bombers kill at least 18 at crowded market in northern Nigeria.
    Trio of suicide bombers kill at least 18 at crowded market in northern Nigeria.
  • Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergency

    Ethiopia vows no military takeover amid latest emergency

    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:00 AM EST2018-02-17 11:00:11 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 8:21 PM EST2018-02-18 01:21:23 GMT
    No Ethiopia military takeover, defense minister says amid new 6-month state of emergency.
    No Ethiopia military takeover, defense minister says amid new 6-month state of emergency.
  • Israel's Netanyahu: A singular leader with a divisive legacy

    Israel's Netanyahu: A singular leader with a divisive legacy

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:43 PM EST2018-02-17 21:43:15 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:33 PM EST2018-02-17 23:33:17 GMT
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be in serious trouble after police recommended bribery and other charges against him.
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be in serious trouble after police recommended bribery and other charges against him.
  • The Latest: Kosovo president laments EU disunity on status

    The Latest: Kosovo president laments EU disunity on status

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:40 AM EST2018-02-17 09:40:02 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:52 PM EST2018-02-17 20:52:18 GMT
    Britain's prime minister seeks 'deep' EU security partnership.
    Britain's prime minister seeks 'deep' EU security partnership.
  • Israeli military: 4 soldiers wounded in Gaza border blast

    Israeli military: 4 soldiers wounded in Gaza border blast

    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:40 AM EST2018-02-17 15:40:07 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 2:31 PM EST2018-02-17 19:31:16 GMT
    The Israeli military says one of its tanks has struck an observation post in the southern Gaza Strip in response to the detonation of an explosive device along its border.
    The Israeli military says one of its tanks has struck an observation post in the southern Gaza Strip in response to the detonation of an explosive device along its border.
  • Jordan's military says it foiled smuggling plot: report

    Jordan's military says it foiled smuggling plot: report

    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:21 PM EST2018-02-17 18:21:36 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 1:33 PM EST2018-02-17 18:33:31 GMT
    The state news agency Petra reports that Jordan's military says it has foiled a plot to smuggle in weapons, drugs and terrorists by using an old pipeline linking the kingdom with Syria and Iraq.
    The state news agency Petra reports that Jordan's military says it has foiled a plot to smuggle in weapons, drugs and terrorists by using an old pipeline linking the kingdom with Syria and Iraq.
  • UK blames Russian military for 'malicious' cyberattack

    UK blames Russian military for 'malicious' cyberattack

    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:45 AM EST2018-02-15 09:45:59 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 12:04 PM EST2018-02-17 17:04:45 GMT
    Britain says the Russian government was behind a cyberattack that hit businesses across Europe last year.
    Britain says the Russian government was behind a cyberattack that hit businesses across Europe last year.
  • Top German diplomat: 'We no longer recognize our America'

    Top German diplomat: 'We no longer recognize our America'

    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:00 AM EST2018-02-17 09:00:06 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 10:42 AM EST2018-02-17 15:42:22 GMT
    Germany's foreign minister says that as China's influence on the world stage rises, the U.S. and Europe need to return to historical bonds and work together or risk getting left behind.
    Germany's foreign minister says that as China's influence on the world stage rises, the U.S. and Europe need to return to historical bonds and work together or risk getting left behind.
  • Turkey: 6 journalists sentenced to life in prison

    Turkey: 6 journalists sentenced to life in prison

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:49 AM EST2018-02-16 12:49:56 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 7:53 AM EST2018-02-17 12:53:24 GMT
    Turkey's state-run news agency says a court in Istanbul has sentenced six journalists accused of involvement in a 2016 coup attempt to life prison terms.
    Turkey's state-run news agency says a court in Istanbul has sentenced six journalists accused of involvement in a 2016 coup attempt to life prison terms.
  • Civilians have no place to run as Turkey offensive drags on

    Civilians have no place to run as Turkey offensive drags on

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:19 AM EST2018-02-16 06:19:33 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 7:52 AM EST2018-02-17 12:52:40 GMT
    Hundreds of thousands of Syrians are hiding from bombs and airstrikes in caves and basements, trapped in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin nearly a month into a Turkish offensive.
    Hundreds of thousands of Syrians are hiding from bombs and airstrikes in caves and basements, trapped in the Kurdish enclave of Afrin nearly a month into a Turkish offensive.
  • Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel

    Commerce Dept. backs tariffs on imported aluminum and steel

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:47 PM EST2018-02-16 17:47:46 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 6:50 AM EST2018-02-17 11:50:16 GMT
    Commerce Department recommends sanctions on aluminum and steel imports.
    Commerce Department recommends sanctions on aluminum and steel imports.
  • Afghans submitted 1.17 million war crimes claims to court

    Afghans submitted 1.17 million war crimes claims to court

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:36 AM EST2018-02-16 05:36:59 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 4:50 AM EST2018-02-17 09:50:11 GMT
    The International Criminal Court says it has received over 1 million statements from Afghans claiming to be victims of war crimes.
    The International Criminal Court says it has received over 1 million statements from Afghans claiming to be victims of war crimes.
  • Challenges ahead as Kosovo, Europe's newest nation, turns 10

    Challenges ahead as Kosovo, Europe's newest nation, turns 10

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:11 AM EST2018-02-16 16:11:01 GMT
    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:22 AM EST2018-02-17 08:22:26 GMT
    It's been 10 years after Kosovo declared independence from Serbia and nearly two decades after it was engulfed in war between ethnic Albanian separatists and Yugoslav forces.
    It's been 10 years after Kosovo declared independence from Serbia and nearly two decades after it was engulfed in war between ethnic Albanian separatists and Yugoslav forces.
  • House GOP leaders struggle to push immigration bill

    House GOP leaders struggle to push immigration bill

    Friday, February 16 2018 1:20 AM EST2018-02-16 06:20:14 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 10:12 PM EST2018-02-17 03:12:01 GMT
    The Senate has wrestled itself into an immigration stalemate, leaving hundreds of thousands of young immigrants in limbo.
    The Senate has wrestled itself into an immigration stalemate, leaving hundreds of thousands of young immigrants in limbo.
  • Bangladesh gives names to begin Rohingya repatriation

    Bangladesh gives names to begin Rohingya repatriation

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:57 AM EST2018-02-16 16:57:55 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 7:52 PM EST2018-02-17 00:52:22 GMT
    A Bangladesh Cabinet minister says he has given a list of 8,032 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar to begin repatriations of the Muslim minority under a November agreement between the two countries.
    A Bangladesh Cabinet minister says he has given a list of 8,032 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar to begin repatriations of the Muslim minority under a November agreement between the two countries.
  • VA's chief of staff steps down after travel flap

    VA's chief of staff steps down after travel flap

    Friday, February 16 2018 5:40 PM EST2018-02-16 22:40:46 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 7:47 PM EST2018-02-17 00:47:10 GMT
    The Department of Veterans Affairs says the agency's chief of staff has stepped down after an investigation found she had doctored emails to justify Secretary David Shulkin's wife accompanying him on an European...
    The Department of Veterans Affairs says the agency's chief of staff has stepped down after an investigation found she had doctored emails to justify Secretary David Shulkin's wife accompanying him on an European trip at taxpayer expense.
  • Sheriff didn't pursue sex case against Texas church gunman

    Sheriff didn't pursue sex case against Texas church gunman

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:32 PM EST2018-02-16 19:32:28 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 7:08 PM EST2018-02-17 00:08:02 GMT
    Sheriff's deputies didn't pursue a sexual assault investigation against the man who shot and killed 26 people at a Texas church even though the woman reporting it signed a complaint detailing the alleged attack.
    Sheriff's deputies didn't pursue a sexual assault investigation against the man who shot and killed 26 people at a Texas church even though the woman reporting it signed a complaint detailing the alleged attack.
  • Pakistan scrambles to avoid terror financing watch list

    Pakistan scrambles to avoid terror financing watch list

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:31 PM EST2018-02-16 21:31:16 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 5:48 PM EST2018-02-16 22:48:20 GMT
    Pakistan is scrambling to steer clear of a global watch list for terrorism financing, the latest U.S. pressure tactic to get its difficult ally to crack down on militants crossing the border to fight in Afghanistan.
    Pakistan is scrambling to steer clear of a global watch list for terrorism financing, the latest U.S. pressure tactic to get its difficult ally to crack down on militants crossing the border to fight in Afghanistan.
  • With Koreas Olympic thaw, war-split families want reunions

    With Koreas Olympic thaw, war-split families want reunions

    Friday, February 16 2018 7:07 AM EST2018-02-16 12:07:18 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 4:04 PM EST2018-02-16 21:04:32 GMT
    War-separated Korean families hopes for reunions amid Olympic-inspired detente mood.
    War-separated Korean families hopes for reunions amid Olympic-inspired detente mood.
  • Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf

    Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf

    Thursday, February 15 2018 5:17 PM EST2018-02-15 22:17:27 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 3:39 PM EST2018-02-16 20:39:10 GMT
    A key U.S. senator says he will no longer block Persian Gulf nations from buying American-made lethal weapons even though the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbors remains in a stalemate.
    A key U.S. senator says he will no longer block Persian Gulf nations from buying American-made lethal weapons even though the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbors remains in a stalemate.
  • Mass shooters use loopholes, lapses in checks to get guns

    Mass shooters use loopholes, lapses in checks to get guns

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:30 PM EST2018-02-16 20:30:19 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 3:30 PM EST2018-02-16 20:30:22 GMT
    Mass shooters use loopholes, lapses in checks to get guns laws.
    Mass shooters use loopholes, lapses in checks to get guns laws.
  • German reporter freed from Turkish jail, pending trial

    German reporter freed from Turkish jail, pending trial

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:47 AM EST2018-02-16 16:47:47 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 3:24 PM EST2018-02-16 20:24:10 GMT
    A journalist working for a German newspaper who was detained in Turkey for more than a year is being released from jail pending trial, German officials and his lawyer said Friday.
    A journalist working for a German newspaper who was detained in Turkey for more than a year is being released from jail pending trial, German officials and his lawyer said Friday.
  • Al-Qaida fighter, absent from court, gets life in prison

    Al-Qaida fighter, absent from court, gets life in prison

    Friday, February 16 2018 11:52 AM EST2018-02-16 16:52:37 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 3:10 PM EST2018-02-16 20:10:46 GMT
    A self-described al-Qaida "warrior" who was in a firefight in Afghanistan that left two U.S. servicemen dead has been sentenced to life in prison.
    A self-described al-Qaida "warrior" who was in a firefight in Afghanistan that left two U.S. servicemen dead has been sentenced to life in prison.
  • Pentagon watchdog raises doubts about Afghan war progress

    Pentagon watchdog raises doubts about Afghan war progress

    Friday, February 16 2018 12:10 PM EST2018-02-16 17:10:50 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 2:31 PM EST2018-02-16 19:31:18 GMT
    A Pentagon watchdog agency is raising fresh doubts about progress in the 16-year-old U.S. war in Afghanistan.
    A Pentagon watchdog agency is raising fresh doubts about progress in the 16-year-old U.S. war in Afghanistan.
  • US intel sees signs of Russian meddling in midterms

    US intel sees signs of Russian meddling in midterms

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:14 AM EST2018-02-14 07:14:48 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 2:11 PM EST2018-02-16 19:11:53 GMT
    The nation's top intelligence officials say the U.S. is seeing signs of Russian meddling in upcoming midterm elections.
    The nation's top intelligence officials say the U.S. is seeing signs of Russian meddling in upcoming midterm elections.
  • UN chief: Beware nuclear North Korea, back global unity

    UN chief: Beware nuclear North Korea, back global unity

    Friday, February 16 2018 4:46 AM EST2018-02-16 09:46:30 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 2:03 PM EST2018-02-16 19:03:46 GMT
    Dozens of world leaders, top defense officials and diplomats are gathering in southern Germany for an influential security conference amid growing strains between the U.S. and other NATO nations and Russia over the...
    Dozens of world leaders, top defense officials and diplomats are gathering in southern Germany for an influential security conference amid growing strains between the U.S. and other NATO nations and Russia over the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.
  • Did the FBI miss a warning before Florida school shooting?

    Did the FBI miss a warning before Florida school shooting?

    Friday, February 16 2018 2:46 AM EST2018-02-16 07:46:27 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 1:23 PM EST2018-02-16 18:23:17 GMT
    The massacre at a Florida high school is again raising questions about whether the FBI missed a warning that might have headed off a mass killing.
    The massacre at a Florida high school is again raising questions about whether the FBI missed a warning that might have headed off a mass killing.
  • US, Turkey return from brink, aim to 'normalize' ties

    US, Turkey return from brink, aim to 'normalize' ties

    Friday, February 16 2018 3:06 AM EST2018-02-16 08:06:32 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 11:02 AM EST2018-02-16 16:02:47 GMT
    Dozens of demonstrators have marched to a building where the top U.S. and Turkish diplomats are meeting in a bid to ease one of the worst tensions in years between the two NATO allies.
    Dozens of demonstrators have marched to a building where the top U.S. and Turkish diplomats are meeting in a bid to ease one of the worst tensions in years between the two NATO allies.
  • Germany arrests suspected member of al-Shabab militia

    Germany arrests suspected member of al-Shabab militia

    Friday, February 16 2018 9:47 AM EST2018-02-16 14:47:05 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 9:56 AM EST2018-02-16 14:56:55 GMT
    German authorities have arrested a 20-year-old Somali man on suspicion of being a member of the extremist militia al-Shabab.
    German authorities have arrested a 20-year-old Somali man on suspicion of being a member of the extremist militia al-Shabab.
  • Pakistan to send troops to Saudi Arabia on training mission

    Pakistan to send troops to Saudi Arabia on training mission

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:06 AM EST2018-02-16 13:06:34 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 8:21 AM EST2018-02-16 13:21:47 GMT
    Pakistan's military says it is sending troops to assist Saudi Arabia on a training mission but that they will not be deployed in conflict zones outside the kingdom.
    Pakistan's military says it is sending troops to assist Saudi Arabia on a training mission but that they will not be deployed in conflict zones outside the kingdom.
  • Russian mother grieves for son killed by US strike in Syria

    Russian mother grieves for son killed by US strike in Syria

    Thursday, February 15 2018 2:10 PM EST2018-02-15 19:10:54 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 3:49 AM EST2018-02-16 08:49:14 GMT
    For Russian mother Farkhanur Gavrilova, the blow came a week ago when an acquaintance called her to say her son was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria that pitted Russian and U.S. combatants against each other for...
    For Russian mother Farkhanur Gavrilova, the blow came a week ago when an acquaintance called her to say her son was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria that pitted Russian and U.S. combatants against each other for the first time in the Syrian war.
  • Russia: 5 citizens probably killed by US strike in Syria

    Russia: 5 citizens probably killed by US strike in Syria

    Thursday, February 15 2018 9:40 AM EST2018-02-15 14:40:23 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 2:02 AM EST2018-02-16 07:02:11 GMT
    After a week of swirling controversy, Russia has acknowledged that five of its citizens may have been killed by a U.S. strike in Syria, the first time Russians have died at U.S. hands in Syria.
    After a week of swirling controversy, Russia has acknowledged that five of its citizens may have been killed by a U.S. strike in Syria, the first time Russians have died at U.S. hands in Syria.
  • Tense times in US-Turkey relations as officials huddle

    Tense times in US-Turkey relations as officials huddle

    Thursday, February 15 2018 6:36 AM EST2018-02-15 11:36:22 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 1:39 AM EST2018-02-16 06:39:19 GMT
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the United States and Turkey are having an open dialogue about their growing differences over the fight in Syria, and are "finding common ground.".
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the United States and Turkey are having an open dialogue about their growing differences over the fight in Syria, and are "finding common ground.".
  • 'Dreamers' left in limbo as Senate rejects immigration bills

    'Dreamers' left in limbo as Senate rejects immigration bills

    Thursday, February 15 2018 12:56 AM EST2018-02-15 05:56:05 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 1:29 AM EST2018-02-16 06:29:44 GMT
    A bipartisan agreement on the status of young immigrants and a border wall with Mexico has emerged from a group of 16 senators.
    A bipartisan agreement on the status of young immigrants and a border wall with Mexico has emerged from a group of 16 senators.
  • The Latest: Hundreds at vigil mourn school shooting victims

    The Latest: Hundreds at vigil mourn school shooting victims

    Thursday, February 15 2018 2:56 PM EST2018-02-15 19:56:30 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 1:18 AM EST2018-02-16 06:18:20 GMT
    The police officer who arrested the high school shooting suspect in Florida says the teen looked like a "typical high school student" when he spotted him walking away from the school.
    The police officer who arrested the high school shooting suspect in Florida says the teen looked like a "typical high school student" when he spotted him walking away from the school.
  • Court received 1.17 million war crimes claims from Afghans

    Court received 1.17 million war crimes claims from Afghans

    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:46 PM EST2018-02-15 20:46:17 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 12:50 AM EST2018-02-16 05:50:10 GMT
    The International Criminal Court says it has received over 1 million statements from Afghans claiming to be victims of war crimes.
    The International Criminal Court says it has received over 1 million statements from Afghans claiming to be victims of war crimes.
  • Myanmar government under Suu Kyi cracks down on journalists

    Myanmar government under Suu Kyi cracks down on journalists

    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:56 AM EST2018-02-15 06:56:35 GMT
    Friday, February 16 2018 12:49 AM EST2018-02-16 05:49:51 GMT
    Under Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar has aggressively prosecuted dozens of journalists and worked in other ways to suppress and discredit the media.
    Under Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar has aggressively prosecuted dozens of journalists and worked in other ways to suppress and discredit the media.
  • The Latest: White House blasts Democrats over immigration

    The Latest: White House blasts Democrats over immigration

    Thursday, February 15 2018 8:50 AM EST2018-02-15 13:50:39 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 10:47 PM EST2018-02-16 03:47:08 GMT
    A bipartisan agreement on the status of young immigrants and a border wall with Mexico has emerged from a group of 16 senators.
    A bipartisan agreement on the status of young immigrants and a border wall with Mexico has emerged from a group of 16 senators.
  • US says detainee studied in Louisiana, became IS fighter

    US says detainee studied in Louisiana, became IS fighter

    Thursday, February 15 2018 2:05 AM EST2018-02-15 07:05:47 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 7:43 PM EST2018-02-16 00:43:14 GMT
    The U.S. says an American detained by U.S. forces was carrying thumb drives containing bomb-making files and documents describing work he did for the Islamic State group at the time he surrendered in Syria last year.
    The U.S. says an American detained by U.S. forces was carrying thumb drives containing bomb-making files and documents describing work he did for the Islamic State group at the time he surrendered in Syria last year.
  • Tillerson in Beirut wades into Lebanon-Israel border dispute

    Tillerson in Beirut wades into Lebanon-Israel border dispute

    Thursday, February 15 2018 5:05 AM EST2018-02-15 10:05:58 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 7:42 PM EST2018-02-16 00:42:57 GMT
    Tillerson arrives in Lebanon as part of Mideast trip, most senior Trump administration official to visit the country.
    Tillerson arrives in Lebanon as part of Mideast trip, most senior Trump administration official to visit the country.
  • Shulkin to pay back some expenses after Europe trip faulted

    Shulkin to pay back some expenses after Europe trip faulted

    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:21 PM EST2018-02-15 18:21:50 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 5:50 PM EST2018-02-15 22:50:47 GMT
    Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is pledging to repay more than $4,000 for his wife's airfare for an 11-day trip to Europe that mixed business and sightseeing.
    Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin is pledging to repay more than $4,000 for his wife's airfare for an 11-day trip to Europe that mixed business and sightseeing.
  • US denies plan for 'bloody nose' strike on North Korea

    US denies plan for 'bloody nose' strike on North Korea

    Thursday, February 15 2018 12:16 PM EST2018-02-15 17:16:15 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 5:31 PM EST2018-02-15 22:31:23 GMT
    The Trump administration doesn't have a "bloody nose" strategy focused on a military strike against North Korea's nuclear program without provoking a full-scale war, according to senators who've been briefed by the...
    The Trump administration doesn't have a "bloody nose" strategy focused on a military strike against North Korea's nuclear program without provoking a full-scale war, according to senators who've been briefed by the White House.
  • 2 freed after shots fired at SUV in NSA campus confrontation

    2 freed after shots fired at SUV in NSA campus confrontation

    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:36 AM EST2018-02-15 06:36:13 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:43 PM EST2018-02-15 20:43:15 GMT
    Shots fired: FBI seeking to determine why a black SUV carrying three men tried to enter top-secret intelligence site at Fort Meade but doesn't believe terrorism was reason.
    Shots fired: FBI seeking to determine why a black SUV carrying three men tried to enter top-secret intelligence site at Fort Meade but doesn't believe terrorism was reason.
  • The Latest: Tillerson: Kurds never got heavy weapons from US

    The Latest: Tillerson: Kurds never got heavy weapons from US

    Thursday, February 15 2018 8:19 AM EST2018-02-15 13:19:20 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:22 PM EST2018-02-15 20:22:41 GMT
    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is urging Hezbollah to cease its activities abroad to help reduce tensions in the region.
    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is urging Hezbollah to cease its activities abroad to help reduce tensions in the region.
  • The Latest: UN says Syria envoy overstated fatalities

    The Latest: UN says Syria envoy overstated fatalities

    Thursday, February 15 2018 8:29 AM EST2018-02-15 13:29:03 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:22 PM EST2018-02-15 20:22:30 GMT
    Russian Foreign Ministry says 5 Russians killed in a U.S. strike in Syria, the first official recognition of Russian deaths in the incident that has threatened to further strain Russia-U.S. ties.
    Russian Foreign Ministry says 5 Russians killed in a U.S. strike in Syria, the first official recognition of Russian deaths in the incident that has threatened to further strain Russia-U.S. ties.
  • Turkish PM tells Merkel: trial for German reporter shortly

    Turkish PM tells Merkel: trial for German reporter shortly

    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:46 AM EST2018-02-15 09:46:01 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:36 PM EST2018-02-15 18:36:30 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Berlin.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting with Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim in Berlin.
  • As Gaza deteriorates, Israel turns to world for help

    As Gaza deteriorates, Israel turns to world for help

    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:39 AM EST2018-02-15 06:39:27 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 12:02 PM EST2018-02-15 17:02:28 GMT
    Israel appeals to the world to help rebuild Gaza's heavily damaged infrastructure, 4 years after war with Hamas.
    Israel appeals to the world to help rebuild Gaza's heavily damaged infrastructure, 4 years after war with Hamas.
  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    10 Things to Know for Today

    Thursday, February 15 2018 6:48 AM EST2018-02-15 11:48:03 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 10:22 AM EST2018-02-15 15:22:07 GMT
    Among 10 Things to Know: Florida high school shooting plunges city into mourning; American Mikaela Shiffrin wins Olympic grand slalom gold; Ramaphosa set to become new South African president.
    Among 10 Things to Know: Florida high school shooting plunges city into mourning; American Mikaela Shiffrin wins Olympic grand slalom gold; Ramaphosa set to become new South African president.
  • Specialist prosecutor for Kosovo court standing down

    Specialist prosecutor for Kosovo court standing down

    Thursday, February 15 2018 9:19 AM EST2018-02-15 14:19:43 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 9:46 AM EST2018-02-15 14:46:10 GMT
    The American prosecutor working to bring to justice former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army accused of crimes against ethnic Serbs in Kosovo's war for independence is stepping down at the end of next month.
    The American prosecutor working to bring to justice former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army accused of crimes against ethnic Serbs in Kosovo's war for independence is stepping down at the end of next month.
  • UN: Afghan civilian casualties decreased 9 percent in 2017

    UN: Afghan civilian casualties decreased 9 percent in 2017

    Thursday, February 15 2018 12:56 AM EST2018-02-15 05:56:01 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 8:50 AM EST2018-02-15 13:50:17 GMT
    UN says number of civilians killed and wounded in Afghanistan decreased by 9 percent in 2017.
    UN says number of civilians killed and wounded in Afghanistan decreased by 9 percent in 2017.
  • Pot-users want judge to declare marijuana safe under US law

    Pot-users want judge to declare marijuana safe under US law

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:47 AM EST2018-02-14 05:47:39 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:58 AM EST2018-02-15 09:58:36 GMT
    Federal judge in New York to hear arguments in lawsuit that targets federal marijuana lawslaws.
    Federal judge in New York to hear arguments in lawsuit that targets federal marijuana lawslaws.
  • $30 billion pledged in Kuwait at summit to rebuild Iraq

    $30 billion pledged in Kuwait at summit to rebuild Iraq

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 3:04 AM EST2018-02-14 08:04:56 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 4:38 AM EST2018-02-15 09:38:26 GMT
    Kuwait's ruling emir says nation will give $1 billion in loans, $1 billion in direct investments to help rebuild Iraq.
    Kuwait's ruling emir says nation will give $1 billion in loans, $1 billion in direct investments to help rebuild Iraq.
  • New fronts emerge in Syria as Assad, allies push for victory

    New fronts emerge in Syria as Assad, allies push for victory

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:06 AM EST2018-02-14 06:06:56 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 3:58 AM EST2018-02-15 08:58:15 GMT
    New fronts open in Syria even as Assad pushes toward victory, fight against Islamic State group draws to end.
    New fronts open in Syria even as Assad pushes toward victory, fight against Islamic State group draws to end.
  • Admiral says North Korea aiming to reunify Korean Peninsula

    Admiral says North Korea aiming to reunify Korean Peninsula

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:14 AM EST2018-02-14 16:14:56 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:48 AM EST2018-02-15 06:48:40 GMT
    The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's long-term goal is to reunify the divided Korean Peninsula under his totalitarian regime.
    The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific says North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's long-term goal is to reunify the divided Korean Peninsula under his totalitarian regime.
  • Group of senators reaches immigration deal on Dreamers, wall

    Group of senators reaches immigration deal on Dreamers, wall

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 10:17 AM EST2018-02-14 15:17:09 GMT
    Thursday, February 15 2018 1:07 AM EST2018-02-15 06:07:38 GMT
    President Donald Trump is sending a message to the Senate on immigration: Pass a bill based on his priorities.
    President Donald Trump is sending a message to the Senate on immigration: Pass a bill based on his priorities.
  • French court acquits 1 man, convicts 2 in terror-tied trial

    French court acquits 1 man, convicts 2 in terror-tied trial

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:54 AM EST2018-02-14 16:54:58 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:18 PM EST2018-02-15 04:18:47 GMT
    A French court on Wednesday acquitted a man charged with harboring Islamic extremists after they carried out the 2015 Paris attacks, in the first trial related to the country's deadliest extremist violence since...
    A French court on Wednesday acquitted a man charged with harboring Islamic extremists after they carried out the 2015 Paris attacks, in the first trial related to the country's deadliest extremist violence since World War II.
  • NSA: Several hospitalized after vehicle tried to enter

    NSA: Several hospitalized after vehicle tried to enter

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:44 AM EST2018-02-14 13:44:54 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:51 PM EST2018-02-15 01:51:35 GMT
    Police say authorities are responding to a shooting outside the National Security Agency campus at Fort Meade, where police have surrounded a handcuffed man after a black SUV ran into a barrier.
    Police say authorities are responding to a shooting outside the National Security Agency campus at Fort Meade, where police have surrounded a handcuffed man after a black SUV ran into a barrier.
  • Ex-Cheney adviser poised to be US representative for Syria

    Ex-Cheney adviser poised to be US representative for Syria

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 5:28 PM EST2018-02-14 22:28:37 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:06 PM EST2018-02-15 01:06:40 GMT
    The Trump administration plans to name a former adviser to then-Vice President Dick Cheney as its next envoy for the Syrian crisis.
    The Trump administration plans to name a former adviser to then-Vice President Dick Cheney as its next envoy for the Syrian crisis.
  • Watchdog's report faults VA chief over Europe trip expenses

    Watchdog's report faults VA chief over Europe trip expenses

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:24 AM EST2018-02-14 16:24:54 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 5:47 PM EST2018-02-14 22:47:21 GMT
    An internal watchdog's investigation has found that Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tennis tickets and likely wrongly used taxpayer money to cover his wife's airfare for an...
    An internal watchdog's investigation has found that Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin improperly accepted Wimbledon tennis tickets and likely wrongly used taxpayer money to cover his wife's airfare for an 11-day European trip.
  • Trump-sought military parade could cost $10M-$30M

    Trump-sought military parade could cost $10M-$30M

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:15 PM EST2018-02-14 17:15:01 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 4:25 PM EST2018-02-14 21:25:29 GMT
    The White House budget director says a military parade envisioned by President Donald Trump could cost between $10 million and $30 million, though it's not included in the administration's new budget request.
    The White House budget director says a military parade envisioned by President Donald Trump could cost between $10 million and $30 million, though it's not included in the administration's new budget request.
  • Russia seeks to regulate private military contractors

    Russia seeks to regulate private military contractors

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 6:55 AM EST2018-02-14 11:55:10 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 3:22 PM EST2018-02-14 20:22:24 GMT
    A senior lawmaker says the Russian parliament is working on a bill to regulate private military companies, a statement that comes amid reports about an unknown number of Russian military contractors killed in a...
    A senior lawmaker says the Russian parliament is working on a bill to regulate private military companies, a statement that comes amid reports about an unknown number of Russian military contractors killed in a U.S. strike in Syria.
  • France: 'Perpetual' house arrest prompts vote, hunger strike

    France: 'Perpetual' house arrest prompts vote, hunger strike

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:16 PM EST2018-02-14 18:16:19 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 3:17 PM EST2018-02-14 20:17:25 GMT
    A man who has spent a decade under house arrest in France is awaiting a vote by lawmakers that could end his "open-air prison" or more likely, uphold it indefinitely.
    A man who has spent a decade under house arrest in France is awaiting a vote by lawmakers that could end his "open-air prison" or more likely, uphold it indefinitely.
  • US boosts aid to Jordan despite Trump threats of cuts

    US boosts aid to Jordan despite Trump threats of cuts

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:06 AM EST2018-02-14 07:06:09 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:28 PM EST2018-02-14 18:28:45 GMT
    Despite repeated threats to punish countries that don't agree with U.S. Mideast policy, the Trump administration is set to boost aid to Jordan by more than $1 billion over the next five years.
    Despite repeated threats to punish countries that don't agree with U.S. Mideast policy, the Trump administration is set to boost aid to Jordan by more than $1 billion over the next five years.
  • Pakistan begins seizing charities linked to US-wanted cleric

    Pakistan begins seizing charities linked to US-wanted cleric

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:44 AM EST2018-02-14 13:44:59 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:28 PM EST2018-02-14 18:28:05 GMT
    Pakistan begins seizing assets of charities linked to radical cleric wanted by U.S., sought in Mumbai terrorist attacks.
    Pakistan begins seizing assets of charities linked to radical cleric wanted by U.S., sought in Mumbai terrorist attacks.
  • Trump has chosen nominee to lead NSA, US Cyber Command

    Trump has chosen nominee to lead NSA, US Cyber Command

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:56 PM EST2018-02-14 17:56:57 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:07 PM EST2018-02-14 18:07:46 GMT
    President Donald Trump has picked Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone to be the next director of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command.
    President Donald Trump has picked Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone to be the next director of the National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command.
  • Bomber gets life in prison for New York, New Jersey attacks

    Bomber gets life in prison for New York, New Jersey attacks

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 12:14 AM EST2018-02-13 05:14:19 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:29 AM EST2018-02-14 16:29:13 GMT
    A man who set off small bombs on a New York City street and at a charity race in New Jersey is set to be sentenced to a mandatory term of life in prison.
    A man who set off small bombs on a New York City street and at a charity race in New Jersey is set to be sentenced to a mandatory term of life in prison.
  • NATO chief urges defense budget hike amid command expansion

    NATO chief urges defense budget hike amid command expansion

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 9:07 AM EST2018-02-14 14:07:58 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:18 AM EST2018-02-14 16:18:06 GMT
    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is urging European allies and Canada to keep ramping up defense spending, as the alliance expands its command headquarters in response to a more assertive Russia.
    NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is urging European allies and Canada to keep ramping up defense spending, as the alliance expands its command headquarters in response to a more assertive Russia.
  • Kosovo president slams international war crimes court

    Kosovo president slams international war crimes court

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:45 AM EST2018-02-14 13:45:20 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 11:17 AM EST2018-02-14 16:17:25 GMT
    Kosovo's president has called an international war crimes court with jurisdiction over potential Kosovar suspects a "historical injustice," adding his government only reluctantly accepted it as the "price for its...
    Kosovo's president has called an international war crimes court with jurisdiction over potential Kosovar suspects a "historical injustice," adding his government only reluctantly accepted it as the "price for its liberty.".
  • Coalition ramps down air support in Iraq, shifts to training

    Coalition ramps down air support in Iraq, shifts to training

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:36 AM EST2018-02-14 13:36:41 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 10:49 AM EST2018-02-14 15:49:27 GMT
    The U.S.-led coalition is decreasing sir support for Iraq following Baghdad's declaration of victory over the Islamic State group.
    The U.S.-led coalition is decreasing sir support for Iraq following Baghdad's declaration of victory over the Islamic State group.
  • UK rejects return of Islamic State fighters despite US calls

    UK rejects return of Islamic State fighters despite US calls

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 5:14 AM EST2018-02-14 10:14:46 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 8:48 AM EST2018-02-14 13:48:43 GMT
    Britain's defense secretary says the U.K. does not want to take back two British Islamic State members caught in Syria despite U.S. appeals for countries to deal with citizens who are foreign fighters.
    Britain's defense secretary says the U.K. does not want to take back two British Islamic State members caught in Syria despite U.S. appeals for countries to deal with citizens who are foreign fighters.
  • Reports of Russian deaths underscore dangers of Syria's war

    Reports of Russian deaths underscore dangers of Syria's war

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 4:45 PM EST2018-02-13 21:45:10 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 2:48 AM EST2018-02-14 07:48:06 GMT
    It's a scenario many feared in the fog of Syria's multi-front war: U.S. forces, responding to a provocation, killing Russian soldiers or mercenaries on a crowded battlefield.
    It's a scenario many feared in the fog of Syria's multi-front war: U.S. forces, responding to a provocation, killing Russian soldiers or mercenaries on a crowded battlefield.
  • US intel sees signs of Russian meddling in midterms

    US intel sees signs of Russian meddling in midterms

    Tuesday, February 13 2018 9:44 AM EST2018-02-13 14:44:53 GMT
    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:48 AM EST2018-02-14 06:48:24 GMT
    A new US intelligence report on worldwide threats says Russia likely to target midterms.
    A new US intelligence report on worldwide threats says Russia likely to target midterms.
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  • Oklahoma City receives rare lake effect snow from storm

    Oklahoma City receives rare lake effect snow from storm

    Thursday, February 22 2018 1:24 PM EST2018-02-22 18:24:37 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:36 AM EST2018-02-24 16:36:24 GMT
    Oklahoma City, meet the Great Lakes. A weather event known as lake effect snow that's common in the upper Midwest and northeastern U.S., made a rare appearance at Oklahoma City's Lake Hefner on Wednesday.
    Oklahoma City, meet the Great Lakes. A weather event known as lake effect snow that's common in the upper Midwest and northeastern U.S., made a rare appearance at Oklahoma City's Lake Hefner on Wednesday.
  • Texas woman defecates in pants to hide drugs during arrest

    Texas woman defecates in pants to hide drugs during arrest

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:28 AM EST2018-02-24 16:28:15 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:36 AM EST2018-02-24 16:36:23 GMT
    Police say a Texas woman attempted to hide evidence during an arrest by defecating in her pants and using the feces to conceal drugs.
    Police say a Texas woman attempted to hide evidence during an arrest by defecating in her pants and using the feces to conceal drugs.
  • APNewsBreak: NY touts economic boom with South African photo

    APNewsBreak: NY touts economic boom with South African photo

    Tuesday, February 20 2018 6:12 PM EST2018-02-20 23:12:34 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:36 AM EST2018-02-24 16:36:21 GMT
    (Empire State Development via AP). This screen shot from a report released on the website of New York state's economic development agency, Empire State Development, shows seven towering heavy-lift cranes to help illustrate the state's growth, but the A...(Empire State Development via AP). This screen shot from a report released on the website of New York state's economic development agency, Empire State Development, shows seven towering heavy-lift cranes to help illustrate the state's growth, but the A...
    APNewsBreak: New York economic development agency issues report illustrating state's booming growth with 8-year-old photo of construction cranes in South Africa.
    APNewsBreak: New York economic development agency issues report illustrating state's booming growth with 8-year-old photo of construction cranes in South Africa.
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  • Admirers line streets as Graham's body arrives in Charlotte

    Admirers line streets as Graham's body arrives in Charlotte

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:26 AM EST2018-02-24 09:26:03 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-24 21:46:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, who died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at h...(AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, who died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at h...
    The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers.
    The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers.
  • Investor Warren Buffett says good deals tough to find

    Investor Warren Buffett says good deals tough to find

    Saturday, February 24 2018 8:55 AM EST2018-02-24 13:55:13 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-24 21:46:11 GMT
    Investor Warren Buffett says the acquisition frenzy on Wall Street is making it hard for him to find deals at the right price, but his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate recorded a $29 billion gain because of the tax...
    Investor Warren Buffett says the acquisition frenzy on Wall Street is making it hard for him to find deals at the right price, but his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate recorded a $29 billion gain because of the tax reforms Congress passed.
  • After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:35 AM EST2018-02-24 15:35:17 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-24 21:46:02 GMT
    (Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - This Feb. 21, 2018 file photo shows Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Cameron Kasky, left, asking a question to Sen. Marco Rubio during a CNN town hall meeting in Sunrise, Fl...(Michael Laughlin/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, File). FILE - This Feb. 21, 2018 file photo shows Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Cameron Kasky, left, asking a question to Sen. Marco Rubio during a CNN town hall meeting in Sunrise, Fl...
    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.
    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.
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  • Trump officials fight eviction from Panama hotel they manage

    Trump officials fight eviction from Panama hotel they manage

    Saturday, February 24 2018 11:55 AM EST2018-02-24 16:55:21 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:47 PM EST2018-02-24 21:47:51 GMT
    One of President Donald Trump's family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations.
    One of President Donald Trump's family businesses is battling an effort to physically evict its team of executives from a luxury hotel in Panama where they manage operations.
  • Manafort indictment sparks hunt for Europeans paid to lobby

    Manafort indictment sparks hunt for Europeans paid to lobby

    Saturday, February 24 2018 7:25 AM EST2018-02-24 12:25:12 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:47 PM EST2018-02-24 21:47:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could ...(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File). FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2017, file photo, former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives at federal court in Washington. Recently unsealed criminal charges against President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman could ...
    A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker who helped uncover off-the-books payments to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman says a one-time Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians secretly paid to...
    A Ukrainian opposition lawmaker who helped uncover off-the-books payments to President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman says a one-time Austrian chancellor was among the European politicians secretly paid to lobby for Ukraine.
  • Damascus suburb strikes kill scores, UN votes for cease-fire

    Damascus suburb strikes kill scores, UN votes for cease-fire

    Saturday, February 24 2018 5:35 AM EST2018-02-24 10:35:15 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-24 21:46:33 GMT
    (Ghouta Media Center via AP). This photo released on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising after Syrian gove...(Ghouta Media Center via AP). This photo released on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows smoke rising after Syrian gove...
    Syrian opposition activists are reporting a new wave of airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus leaving three people dead and more than a dozen wounded.
    Syrian opposition activists are reporting a new wave of airstrikes and shelling on eastern suburbs of the capital Damascus leaving three people dead and more than a dozen wounded.
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  • Admirers line streets as Graham's body arrives in Charlotte

    Admirers line streets as Graham's body arrives in Charlotte

    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:26 AM EST2018-02-24 09:26:05 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-24 21:46:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, who died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at h...(AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File). FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2010 file photo, evangelist Billy Graham, 92, speaks during an interview at the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association headquarters in Charlotte, N.C. Graham, who died Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, at h...
    The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers.
    The Rev. Billy Graham's body will be brought to his hometown of Charlotte on Saturday as part of a procession expected to draw crowds of well-wishers.
  • Investor Warren Buffett says good deals tough to find

    Investor Warren Buffett says good deals tough to find

    Saturday, February 24 2018 8:55 AM EST2018-02-24 13:55:14 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-24 21:46:14 GMT
    Investor Warren Buffett says the acquisition frenzy on Wall Street is making it hard for him to find deals at the right price, but his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate recorded a $29 billion gain because of the tax...
    Investor Warren Buffett says the acquisition frenzy on Wall Street is making it hard for him to find deals at the right price, but his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate recorded a $29 billion gain because of the tax reforms Congress passed.
  • After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    After years of dejection, proponents of gun laws see hope

    Saturday, February 24 2018 10:35 AM EST2018-02-24 15:35:23 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 4:46 PM EST2018-02-24 21:46:10 GMT
    The progression has become numbingly repetitive - mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals and mourning. (Source: AP Photos)The progression has become numbingly repetitive - mass bloodshed unleashed by a gunman, followed by the stories of the fallen, the funerals and mourning. (Source: AP Photos)

    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.

    "Our kids have started a revolution:" Teens' activism after Florida school shooting has some hopeful for action on gun policy.

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