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Huntsman says Moscow's meddling led to low level of trust

September 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be U.. more »»

Hurricane Maria slams Dominica, now menaces Puerto Rico

September 19, 2017

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Hurricane Maria smashed into the Caribbean island of Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's residence and causing what he called... more »»

Al-Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troops

September 19, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Insurgents led by an al-Qaida-linked group launched one of their widest offensives yet Tuesday against Syrian pro-government forces, which responded with heavy airstrikes targeting... more »»

Russian navy launches barrage of cruise missiles in drills

September 19, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says its warships have test-fired cruise missiles in an exercise that comes along with weeklong war games held by Russia and Belarus. more »»

UN report says 40 million in 'modern slavery' in 2016

September 19, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — U.N. agencies and partners say some 40 million people were ensnared by modern slavery last year, decrying a scourge that disproportionately affects women and girls. more »»

Senate panel backs Trump's pick for US envoy to Afghanistan

September 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved the nomination of a veteran diplomat to serve as President Donald Trump's ambassador to Afghanistan. more »»

At UN, Trump threatens 'total destruction' of North Korea

September 19, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. more »»

At least 65 skulls found so far at a mass grave in Bosnia

September 19, 2017

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The remains of at least 65 victims have been retrieved from a mass grave recently found in central Bosnia, forensic experts said Tuesday about the site of one... more »»

UN chief: Nuclear threat at highest level since Cold War

September 19, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. more »»

The Latest: UN head says nuclear threat at high level

September 19, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):

9:15 a.m.

U.N. more »»

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy, but keeps stores open

September 19, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Toys 'R' Us, the toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and... more »»

Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces Puerto Rico

September 19, 2017

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Hurricane Maria smashed into Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's residence and causing what he called "mind-boggling" devastation... more »»

Moscow unveils monument to Kalashnikov, designer of AK-47

September 19, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The new statue of Mikhail Kalashnikov cradling his signature AK-47 assault rifle unveiled Tuesday in Moscow commemorates one of Russia's most renowned and reviled invention. more »»

German WWI U-boat found off Belgium with 23 bodies inside

September 19, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — An intact German World War I submarine containing the bodies of 23 people has been found off the coast of Belgium, authorities said Tuesday. more »»

Hurricane Maria smashes Dominica, now menaces other islands

September 19, 2017

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Hurricane Maria smashed into Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's residence and causing what he called "mind-boggling" devastation... more »»

Prosecutors to argue Pistorius should get more jail time

September 19, 2017

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Oscar Pistorius faces another legal challenge when South Africa's Supreme Court of Appeal convenes Nov. more »»

Under fire over Rohingya, Suu Kyi defends Myanmar actions

September 19, 2017

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — With a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims sparking accusations of ethnic cleansing from the United Nations and others, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday said her... more »»

Russia seeks extradition from Greece of suspect wanted by US

September 19, 2017

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — A lawyer in Greece for Russian cybercrime suspect Alexander Vinnik, who is wanted in the United States in a $4 billion bitcoin fraud case, says Russia wants to... more »»

Forgotten people stranded for years by South Sudan's war

September 19, 2017

RENK, South Sudan (AP) — "They told us we'd only be here for six days, and that was six years ago," Ramadan Wani say. more »»

Japan deploys missile interceptor near NKorea flight path

September 19, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — Japan on Tuesday moved a mobile missile-defense system on the northern island of Hokkaido to a base near recent North Korean missile flyover routes. more »»

 
 
 

 

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