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  • Stars Bardot, Marceau lead fight to amend French food bill

    Stars Bardot, Marceau lead fight to amend French food bill

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:05:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File). FILE - In this Thursday Sept. 28, 2006 file picture, former French actress Brigitte Bardot acknowledges applause prior to a press conference in Paris. Bardot and actress Sophie Marceau are leading animal welfare ...(AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere, File). FILE - In this Thursday Sept. 28, 2006 file picture, former French actress Brigitte Bardot acknowledges applause prior to a press conference in Paris. Bardot and actress Sophie Marceau are leading animal welfare ...
    Actresses Brigitte Bardot and Sophie Marceau are leading campaigns for mandatory cameras in French slaughterhouses and a ban on the sale of eggs from caged hens as France's parliament prepares to debate a food...More >>
    Actresses Brigitte Bardot and Sophie Marceau are leading campaigns for mandatory cameras in French slaughterhouses and a ban on the sale of eggs from caged hens as France's parliament prepares to debate a food industry bill Tuesday.More >>
  • Palestinians ask ICC for 'immediate' probe against Israel

    Palestinians ask ICC for 'immediate' probe against Israel

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:05:03 GMT
    Palestinian foreign minister arrives at International Criminal Court to ask for Israeli settlement policy investigation.More >>
    Palestinian foreign minister arrives at International Criminal Court to ask for Israeli settlement policy investigation.More >>
  • As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

    As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:04:56 GMT
    Summit notwithstanding, North Korea's media appear to be stepping up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States, warning that a budding detente could be in danger.More >>
    Summit notwithstanding, North Korea's media appear to be stepping up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States, warning that a budding detente could be in danger.More >>
  • EU lawmakers to press Zuckerberg over data privacy

    EU lawmakers to press Zuckerberg over data privacy

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:04:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tech moguls Bill Gates and Zuckerberg are teaming up to help develop new technologies for kids ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tech moguls Bill Gates and Zuckerberg are teaming up to help develop new technologies for kids ...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.More >>
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.More >>
  • Ariana Grande sends love to fans on Manchester anniversary

    Ariana Grande sends love to fans on Manchester anniversary

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:03:51 GMT
    Ariana Grande has shared a message with her fans on the anniversary of the bombing at Manchester Arena which killed 22 people.More >>
    Ariana Grande has shared a message with her fans on the anniversary of the bombing at Manchester Arena which killed 22 people.More >>
  • Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US

    Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:02:44 GMT
    Russia's parliament has adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia.More >>
    Russia's parliament has adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia.More >>
  • Arrested Saudi activists held incommunicado since last week

    Arrested Saudi activists held incommunicado since last week

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:55:52 GMT
    In Saudi Arabia, at least 10 women's rights activists are being interrogated and held without access to a lawyer.More >>
    In Saudi Arabia, at least 10 women's rights activists are being interrogated and held without access to a lawyer.More >>
  • Former Malaysian leader Najib grilled by anti-graft agency

    Former Malaysian leader Najib grilled by anti-graft agency

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:55:41 GMT
    Former Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the office of Malaysia's anti-graft agency for questioning over a corruption scandal that could lead to criminal charges against him.More >>
    Former Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the office of Malaysia's anti-graft agency for questioning over a corruption scandal that could lead to criminal charges against him.More >>
  • Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up

    Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:55:07 GMT
    (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP). In this image made from video, Archbishop Philip Wilson, center, heads to Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney, Australia Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The Australian archbishop who was the most senior Roman Cat...(Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP). In this image made from video, Archbishop Philip Wilson, center, heads to Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney, Australia Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The Australian archbishop who was the most senior Roman Cat...
    An Australian archbishop has become the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world convicted of covering up child sex abuse in a test case that holds to account church hierarchy that kept silent in the face of...More >>
    An Australian archbishop has become the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world convicted of covering up child sex abuse in a test case that holds to account church hierarchy that kept silent in the face of an international pedophile crisis.More >>
  • Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus

    Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:55:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bompengo). A health worker prepares an Ebola vaccine to administer to health workers during a vaccination campaign in Mbandaka, Congo Monday, May 21, 2018. Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural nor...(AP Photo/John Bompengo). A health worker prepares an Ebola vaccine to administer to health workers during a vaccination campaign in Mbandaka, Congo Monday, May 21, 2018. Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural nor...
    Congo announces 6 new confirmed Ebola cases as vaccination effort enters 2nd day.More >>
    Congo announces 6 new confirmed Ebola cases as vaccination effort enters 2nd day.More >>
  • Palestinian leader's health apparently improving in hospital

    Palestinian leader's health apparently improving in hospital

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:55:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed, File). File - In this Jan. 14, 2018, file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Saeb Erekat, a top aide said Monday, May 21, ...(AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed, File). File - In this Jan. 14, 2018, file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Saeb Erekat, a top aide said Monday, May 21, ...
    Hospitalized Palestinian president appears to be making a swift recovery from his latest health troubles.More >>
    Hospitalized Palestinian president appears to be making a swift recovery from his latest health troubles.More >>
  • US bishop at royal wedding thought invitation was a prank

    US bishop at royal wedding thought invitation was a prank

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:54 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:54:57 GMT
    (Owen Humphreys/pool photo via AP). The Most Rev Bishop Michael Curry, primate of the Episcopal Church, speaks during the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Satu...(Owen Humphreys/pool photo via AP). The Most Rev Bishop Michael Curry, primate of the Episcopal Church, speaks during the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Satu...
    The American bishop whose sermon caused a stir at the wedding of Prince Harrythe royal wedding thought h.More >>
    The American bishop whose sermon caused a stir at the wedding of Prince Harrythe royal wedding thought h.More >>
  • Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

    Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:44:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Peter Morrison). In this photo taken on May 17, 2018, an anti-abortion poster is hung on a lamppost outside the Google offices in Dublin, Ireland. In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate rages in Ireland over whether to lift the ...(AP Photo/Peter Morrison). In this photo taken on May 17, 2018, an anti-abortion poster is hung on a lamppost outside the Google offices in Dublin, Ireland. In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate rages in Ireland over whether to lift the ...
    Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.More >>
    Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.More >>
  • Syrian army, police celebrate recapturing all of Damascus

    Syrian army, police celebrate recapturing all of Damascus

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-05-22 13:34:53 GMT
    (SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian military and police forces fly their national flags on a damaged building and hold a picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad, in the Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood, sou...(SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian military and police forces fly their national flags on a damaged building and hold a picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad, in the Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood, sou...
    Syrian state TV says military, police forces celebrate recapturing last neighborhoods in Damascus from rebels, IS.More >>
    Syrian state TV says military, police forces celebrate recapturing last neighborhoods in Damascus from rebels, IS.More >>
  • Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up

    Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:44:22 GMT
    An Australian archbishop has become most the senior cleric in the world to be charged with covering up child sex abuse.More >>
    An Australian archbishop has become most the senior cleric in the world to be charged with covering up child sex abuse.More >>
  • The Latest: WHO: Ebola in Congo not global health emergency

    The Latest: WHO: Ebola in Congo not global health emergency

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:34:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bompengo). In this photo taken on Sunday, May 13, 2018, people suspected of having the Ebola Virus wait at a treatment center in Bikoro Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 milli...(AP Photo/John Bompengo). In this photo taken on Sunday, May 13, 2018, people suspected of having the Ebola Virus wait at a treatment center in Bikoro Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 milli...
    The Latest: WHO says Ebola outbreak in Congo not yet a global health emergency.More >>
    The Latest: WHO says Ebola outbreak in Congo not yet a global health emergency.More >>
  • French labor minister summoned in probe over Las Vegas party

    French labor minister summoned in probe over Las Vegas party

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:25:43 GMT
    France's labor minister Muriel Penicaud has been summoned for questioning as witness in an investigation into a Las Vegas tech party.More >>
    France's labor minister Muriel Penicaud has been summoned for questioning as witness in an investigation into a Las Vegas tech party.More >>
  • The Latest: Explosion kills 16 in Afghan city of Kandahar

    The Latest: Explosion kills 16 in Afghan city of Kandahar

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:15 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:15:32 GMT
    The Latest: Afghan official says least 16 people died when a container full of explosives went off in city of Kandahar.More >>
    The Latest: Afghan official says least 16 people died when a container full of explosives went off in city of Kandahar.More >>
  • China sentences Tibetan activist to 5 years for separatism

    China sentences Tibetan activist to 5 years for separatism

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:53 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:53:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, an exile Tibetan wearing a mask in the likeness of 32-year-old Tashi Wangchuk, stands next to a screen projecting a New York Times video during a street protest demanding his rel...(AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, an exile Tibetan wearing a mask in the likeness of 32-year-old Tashi Wangchuk, stands next to a screen projecting a New York Times video during a street protest demanding his rel...
    China has sentenced a Tibetan language activist to five years in prison for inciting separatism after he appeared in a documentary video produced by The New York Times.More >>
    China has sentenced a Tibetan language activist to five years in prison for inciting separatism after he appeared in a documentary video produced by The New York Times.More >>
  • The Latest: Israel urges ICC to reject Palestinian request

    The Latest: Israel urges ICC to reject Palestinian request

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:44:56 GMT
    The Latest: Palestinian FM files complaint to ICC, seeks 'immediate investigation' of alleged Israeli crimes.More >>
    The Latest: Palestinian FM files complaint to ICC, seeks 'immediate investigation' of alleged Israeli crimes.More >>
  • Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast

    Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:37 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:37:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE- In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may ha...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE- In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may ha...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have Tuesday's meeting with the leaders of the European parliament about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company open the public through web streaming.More >>
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have Tuesday's meeting with the leaders of the European parliament about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company open the public through web streaming.More >>
  • US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

    US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:36 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:36:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.
    United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set.More >>
    United States and China agree to reduce massive US trade deficit but no numerical target set.More >>
  • Purported mother of poisoned Russian spy speaks out

    Purported mother of poisoned Russian spy speaks out

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:35:22 GMT
    Russian state television has interviewed a woman purported to be the mother of a former Russian spy who was poisoned in Britain.More >>
    Russian state television has interviewed a woman purported to be the mother of a former Russian spy who was poisoned in Britain.More >>
  • German court rejects call for Puigdemont to be rearrested

    German court rejects call for Puigdemont to be rearrested

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:14 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:14:57 GMT
    A German court has rejected a request from prosecutors to take former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont back into custody pending a decision on whether he is extradited to Spain.More >>
    A German court has rejected a request from prosecutors to take former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont back into custody pending a decision on whether he is extradited to Spain.More >>
  • Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing

    Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 10:42:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/APTN, File). FILE- In this June 27, 2008 file image from TV, the demolition of the 60-foot-tall cooling tower at its main reactor complex in Yongbyon North Korea. Foreign journalists will get the chance to journey deep into the mountains of N...(AP Photo/APTN, File). FILE- In this June 27, 2008 file image from TV, the demolition of the 60-foot-tall cooling tower at its main reactor complex in Yongbyon North Korea. Foreign journalists will get the chance to journey deep into the mountains of N...
    Foreign journalists arrive in North Korea to cover the dismantling of the country's underground nuclear test site.More >>
    Foreign journalists arrive in North Korea to cover the dismantling of the country's underground nuclear test site.More >>
  • Congo Ebola vaccination campaign begins with health workers

    Congo Ebola vaccination campaign begins with health workers

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:25 AM EDT2018-05-22 10:25:01 GMT
    Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the town in the country's northwest where the outbreak began, as the country begins a vaccination campaign.More >>
    Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the town in the country's northwest where the outbreak began, as the country begins a vaccination campaign.More >>
  • French public service workers strike again over job cuts

    French public service workers strike again over job cuts

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:03 AM EDT2018-05-22 10:03:16 GMT
    French public services workers have gone on strike as part of their protest a government plan to cut 120,000 jobs by 2022.More >>
    French public services workers have gone on strike as part of their protest a government plan to cut 120,000 jobs by 2022.More >>
  • Northern Ireland police release 1 man in backpacker murder

    Northern Ireland police release 1 man in backpacker murder

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:54 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:54:25 GMT
    Police in Northern Ireland have released one man and continue to question a second after the two were arrested in connection with the death of a German backpacker three decades ago.More >>
    Police in Northern Ireland have released one man and continue to question a second after the two were arrested in connection with the death of a German backpacker three decades ago.More >>
  • US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam

    US hikes tariffs on Chinese steel exported via Vietnam

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:53 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:53:15 GMT
    The U.S. government has hiked tariffs on steel products from Vietnam that were made with materials from China and that Washington said evaded anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel.More >>
    The U.S. government has hiked tariffs on steel products from Vietnam that were made with materials from China and that Washington said evaded anti-dumping duties on Chinese steel.More >>
  • Heatwave in Pakistan's Karachi kills 65 amid power cuts

    Heatwave in Pakistan's Karachi kills 65 amid power cuts

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:13 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:13:07 GMT
    Pakistani welfare organization says heatwave has killed 65 people over the past few days in the port city of Karachi.More >>
    Pakistani welfare organization says heatwave has killed 65 people over the past few days in the port city of Karachi.More >>
  • The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:44:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...
    AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense...More >>
    AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense contracts from the United Arab Emirates.More >>
  • Populists' pick to be Italian premier scorns bureaucracy

    Populists' pick to be Italian premier scorns bureaucracy

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:44:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...
    Populists pick law professor with almost no political experience, a left-leaning voting record and a reputation as a snazzy dresser to be Italy's premier.More >>
    Populists pick law professor with almost no political experience, a left-leaning voting record and a reputation as a snazzy dresser to be Italy's premier.More >>
  • Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

    Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:33 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:33:59 GMT
    Syrian state TV: Government forces to resume anti-IS offensive in southern part of Damascus after evacuating civilians.More >>
    Syrian state TV: Government forces to resume anti-IS offensive in southern part of Damascus after evacuating civilians.More >>
  • Venezuela's opposition scrambles to regroup after Maduro win

    Venezuela's opposition scrambles to regroup after Maduro win

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:53 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:53:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters after the National Electoral Council announced that with almost 93 percent of polling stations reporting, Maduro won nearly 68 percent of the ...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters after the National Electoral Council announced that with almost 93 percent of polling stations reporting, Maduro won nearly 68 percent of the ...
    Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run.More >>
    Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run.More >>
  • Mayor in Russia's fourth-largest city abruptly resigns

    Mayor in Russia's fourth-largest city abruptly resigns

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:53 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:53:20 GMT
    The mayor of Russia's fourth-largest city has stepped down to protest a government-promoted law which scrapped mayoral elections.More >>
    The mayor of Russia's fourth-largest city has stepped down to protest a government-promoted law which scrapped mayoral elections.More >>
  • Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

    Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:26 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:26:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...
    Weeks from his North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.More >>
    Weeks from his North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.More >>
  • Palace shares family portrait and other royal wedding photos

    Palace shares family portrait and other royal wedding photos

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:24 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:24:14 GMT
    (Alexi Lubomirski/Kensington Palace via AP). This photo released by Kensington Palace on Monday May 21, 2018, shows an official wedding photo of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, on the East Terrace of Windsor Castle, Windsor, England, Saturday...(Alexi Lubomirski/Kensington Palace via AP). This photo released by Kensington Palace on Monday May 21, 2018, shows an official wedding photo of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, on the East Terrace of Windsor Castle, Windsor, England, Saturday...
    Kensington Palace has released three official wedding photographs taken of Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle shortly after their wedding.More >>
    Kensington Palace has released three official wedding photographs taken of Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle shortly after their wedding.More >>
  • Aide: Palestinian leader making swift recovery in hospital

    Aide: Palestinian leader making swift recovery in hospital

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:25:37 GMT
    (Atef Safadi/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, in the West Bank town of Ramallah. A Palestinian official said Sunday, May 20, 2018, ...(Atef Safadi/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, in the West Bank town of Ramallah. A Palestinian official said Sunday, May 20, 2018, ...
    Palestinian president remains in hospital after developing a fever following a minor ear procedure.More >>
    Palestinian president remains in hospital after developing a fever following a minor ear procedure.More >>
  • In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance

    In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:04:57 GMT
    Spectacle may trump substance when foreign journalists journey deep into the mountains of North Korea to observe the official closing ceremony of its nuclear test site.More >>
    Spectacle may trump substance when foreign journalists journey deep into the mountains of North Korea to observe the official closing ceremony of its nuclear test site.More >>
  • Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stake

    Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stake

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:13:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in smile during a joint news conference at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. For a few months, every...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in smile during a joint news conference at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. For a few months, every...
    For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking into place for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he meticulously set up crucial nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang following a year of...More >>
    For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking into place for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he meticulously set up crucial nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang following a year of intense animosity.More >>
  • The Latest: Iran says 'sham' US policy to reap 'ill rewards'

    The Latest: Iran says 'sham' US policy to reap 'ill rewards'

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:13:57 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Iran nuclear deal was "a loser" with huge repercussions throughout the Middle East.More >>
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Iran nuclear deal was "a loser" with huge repercussions throughout the Middle East.More >>
  • Pope laments 'hemorrhaging' of priests and nuns in Europe

    Pope laments 'hemorrhaging' of priests and nuns in Europe

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:25 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:25:32 GMT
    Pope Francis alarmed by "hemorrhaging" of priests and nuns seen in Europe.More >>
    Pope Francis alarmed by "hemorrhaging" of priests and nuns seen in Europe.More >>
  • Report: Markle nephew warned over knife at London nightclub

    Report: Markle nephew warned over knife at London nightclub

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:23:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). A photo illustration showing a selection of British Newspaper front pages with pictures from the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, in London, Sunday, May 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). A photo illustration showing a selection of British Newspaper front pages with pictures from the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, in London, Sunday, May 20, 2018.
    Britain's Sun newspaper says the nephew of the new Duchess of Sussex was given a warning by police after trying to take a knife into a London nightclub, hours after the royal wedding.More >>
    Britain's Sun newspaper says the nephew of the new Duchess of Sussex was given a warning by police after trying to take a knife into a London nightclub, hours after the royal wedding.More >>
  • Ex-London mayor quits UK's Labour amid anti-Semitism scandal

    Ex-London mayor quits UK's Labour amid anti-Semitism scandal

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:34:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file). FILE - In this Thursday, April 5, 2012 file photo, Labour's Ken Livingstone arrives on Regent Street for a visit to Hamleys toy shop in London. Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has resigned from Britain's Labour...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file). FILE - In this Thursday, April 5, 2012 file photo, Labour's Ken Livingstone arrives on Regent Street for a visit to Hamleys toy shop in London. Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has resigned from Britain's Labour...
    Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has resigned from Britain's Labour Party, which had suspended him over allegations of anti-Semitism.More >>
    Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has resigned from Britain's Labour Party, which had suspended him over allegations of anti-Semitism.More >>
  • LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark

    LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:34:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis asperges holy water as he celebrates a Pentecost mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, May 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis asperges holy water as he celebrates a Pentecost mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, May 20, 2018.
    Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that 'God made you like this' have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gays feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church.More >>
    Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that 'God made you like this' have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gays feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church.More >>
  • Danish minister says Muslims fasting for Ramadan pose danger

    Danish minister says Muslims fasting for Ramadan pose danger

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:17:13 GMT
    The Danish government minister responsible for immigration is urging Muslims to avoid working during Ramadan, saying the traditional fasting period poses safety hazards in some professions and makes the practice...More >>
    The Danish government minister responsible for immigration is urging Muslims to avoid working during Ramadan, saying the traditional fasting period poses safety hazards in some professions and makes the practice "dangerous for us all.".More >>
  • Paraguay opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US and Guatemala

    Paraguay opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US and Guatemala

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:16:31 GMT
    Paraguay opens its new embassy in Jerusalem, following in the footsteps of US, Guatemala.More >>
    Paraguay opens its new embassy in Jerusalem, following in the footsteps of US, Guatemala.More >>
  • The Latest: Russia says it downed drone near base in Syria

    The Latest: Russia says it downed drone near base in Syria

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:02:12 GMT
    Syria's military says it has retaken the last neighborhoods in southern Damascus held by the Islamic State group and is declaring the capital and its surroundings "completely safe" and free of any militant presence.More >>
    Syria's military says it has retaken the last neighborhoods in southern Damascus held by the Islamic State group and is declaring the capital and its surroundings "completely safe" and free of any militant presence.More >>
  • Trudeau touts Canada's AI credentials at MIT tech gathering

    Trudeau touts Canada's AI credentials at MIT tech gathering

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:56:49 GMT
    (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP). Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participates in an armchair discussion at a luncheon given by the Economic Club of New York on Thursday, May 17, 2018, in New York.(Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP). Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participates in an armchair discussion at a luncheon given by the Economic Club of New York on Thursday, May 17, 2018, in New York.
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is coming to MIT to speak with tech entrepreneurs.More >>
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is coming to MIT to speak with tech entrepreneurs.More >>
  • Ukraine convicts Frenchman for plotting Euro 2016 attacks

    Ukraine convicts Frenchman for plotting Euro 2016 attacks

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:54:59 GMT
    A Ukrainian court has convicted a Frenchman on charges of preparing a terror attack during the 2016 European Championship and buying illegal weapons.More >>
    A Ukrainian court has convicted a Frenchman on charges of preparing a terror attack during the 2016 European Championship and buying illegal weapons.More >>
  • Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

    Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:43:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich sits in his box before the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge stadium i...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015, Chelsea soccer club owner Roman Abramovich sits in his box before the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge stadium i...
    An associate of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich says his British visa has not been renewed.More >>
    An associate of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich says his British visa has not been renewed.More >>
  • Populists' pick to be Italian premier scorns bureaucracy

    Populists' pick to be Italian premier scorns bureaucracy

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:43:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...
    Populists pick law professor with almost no political experience, a left-leaning voting record and a reputation as a snazzy dresser to be Italy's premier.More >>
    Populists pick law professor with almost no political experience, a left-leaning voting record and a reputation as a snazzy dresser to be Italy's premier.More >>
  • Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

    Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:25:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...
    Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier.More >>
    Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier.More >>
  • Clashes escalate in eastern Ukraine

    Clashes escalate in eastern Ukraine

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:24:59 GMT
    Officials say clashes between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine have escalated.More >>
    Officials say clashes between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine have escalated.More >>
  • The Latest: Italian League chief: No need to fear populists

    The Latest: Italian League chief: No need to fear populists

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:23:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...
    Right-wing leader Matteo Salvini says other European nations have no reason to worry about Italy's soon-to-be-born populist government.More >>
    Right-wing leader Matteo Salvini says other European nations have no reason to worry about Italy's soon-to-be-born populist government.More >>
  • Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

    Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:04:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this April 30, 2018, file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Mnuchin said Sunday, May 20, that the United State...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this April 30, 2018, file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Mnuchin said Sunday, May 20, that the United State...
    Trade war between China, US put on hold after talks aimed at reducing America's massive trade deficit with Beijing.More >>
    Trade war between China, US put on hold after talks aimed at reducing America's massive trade deficit with Beijing.More >>
  • Gunmen try to corner police reacting to shots in French city

    Gunmen try to corner police reacting to shots in French city

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:33:18 GMT
    A French newspaper is reporting that hooded men shot at young people near a Marseille culture center.More >>
    A French newspaper is reporting that hooded men shot at young people near a Marseille culture center.More >>
  • Survey: Japanese female journalists report sexual misconduct

    Survey: Japanese female journalists report sexual misconduct

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:44:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mari Yamaguchi). Mayumi Taniguchi, an Osaka International University professor on gender and human rights issues, talks about the results of her recent survey on sexual harassment among women working in the Japanese media during her speech at...(AP Photo/Mari Yamaguchi). Mayumi Taniguchi, an Osaka International University professor on gender and human rights issues, talks about the results of her recent survey on sexual harassment among women working in the Japanese media during her speech at...
    A survey of women working for Japanese newspapers and TV networks has found 156 cases of alleged sexual misconduct reported by 35 women.More >>
    A survey of women working for Japanese newspapers and TV networks has found 156 cases of alleged sexual misconduct reported by 35 women.More >>
  • Meghan offers insight into her new role as Duchess of Sussex

    Meghan offers insight into her new role as Duchess of Sussex

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:53:29 GMT
    (Owen Humphreys/pool photo via AP). Meghan Markle during her wedding ceremony to Britain's Prince Harry at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018.(Owen Humphreys/pool photo via AP). Meghan Markle during her wedding ceremony to Britain's Prince Harry at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018.
    Meghan Markle has offered a glimpse of how she sees her new role as the Duchess of Sussex in a biography posted on the royal website hours after the former actress married Britain's Prince Harry.More >>
    Meghan Markle has offered a glimpse of how she sees her new role as the Duchess of Sussex in a biography posted on the royal website hours after the former actress married Britain's Prince Harry.More >>
  • Serbia on EU course despite calls for Russia shift, PM says

    Serbia on EU course despite calls for Russia shift, PM says

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:45 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:45:30 GMT
    Serbia's prime minister says the Balkan country's strategic goal is to join the European Union despite calls by the defense minister for a shift in course.More >>
    Serbia's prime minister says the Balkan country's strategic goal is to join the European Union despite calls by the defense minister for a shift in course.More >>
  • Grenfell Tower survivors weep as inquiry begins in London

    Grenfell Tower survivors weep as inquiry begins in London

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:34:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 14, 2017 file photo, smoke rises from Grenfell Tower in London. An inquiry into last year's devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in west London is set to begin on Monday May 21, 2018, with two ...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 14, 2017 file photo, smoke rises from Grenfell Tower in London. An inquiry into last year's devastating fire at Grenfell Tower in west London is set to begin on Monday May 21, 2018, with two ...
    Survivors of a devastating high-rise fire in London have wept y as relatives paid tribute to some of the 72 victims at the opening of an inquiry into Britain's deadliest blaze in decades.More >>
    Survivors of a devastating high-rise fire in London have wept y as relatives paid tribute to some of the 72 victims at the opening of an inquiry into Britain's deadliest blaze in decades.More >>
  • Burundi votes to allow president to extend time in power

    Burundi votes to allow president to extend time in power

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:24:11 GMT
    Burundi's electoral commission says a majority of voters agreed to amend the constitution in changes that could prolong the rule of President Pierre Nkurunziza until 2034.More >>
    Burundi's electoral commission says a majority of voters agreed to amend the constitution in changes that could prolong the rule of President Pierre Nkurunziza until 2034.More >>
  • South African man, 23, found guilty of ax murders of family

    South African man, 23, found guilty of ax murders of family

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 16:23:25 GMT
    A South African man accused of murdering three members of his family with an ax arrived in court on Monday morning to hear the verdict in his case.More >>
    A South African man accused of murdering three members of his family with an ax arrived in court on Monday morning to hear the verdict in his case.More >>
  • Funeral for Polish WWII hero held in Warsaw

    Funeral for Polish WWII hero held in Warsaw

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-05-21 15:54:03 GMT
    Funeral with military honors for a World War II hero and Warsaw Rising fighter has been held in the Polish capital.More >>
    Funeral with military honors for a World War II hero and Warsaw Rising fighter has been held in the Polish capital.More >>
  • Britain basks in royal wedding afterglow; grave gets bouquet

    Britain basks in royal wedding afterglow; grave gets bouquet

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:53:08 GMT
    (Steve Parsons/pool photo via AP). The newly married Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, leave Windsor Castle in a convertible car after their wedding in Windsor, England, to attend an evening reception at Frogmore House, hosted...(Steve Parsons/pool photo via AP). The newly married Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry, leave Windsor Castle in a convertible car after their wedding in Windsor, England, to attend an evening reception at Frogmore House, hosted...
    The royal family has thanked people who attended or watched the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.More >>
    The royal family has thanked people who attended or watched the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.More >>
  • Macedonia's prime minister cleared on bribery charge

    Macedonia's prime minister cleared on bribery charge

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:14:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zeal addresses the media during a news conference with the British Prime Minister Theresa May, following their meeting at the government building in Skopje, Macedonia, Thursday, May 17, 2018. ...(AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zeal addresses the media during a news conference with the British Prime Minister Theresa May, following their meeting at the government building in Skopje, Macedonia, Thursday, May 17, 2018. ...
    A criminal court has cleared Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on bribery charges dating back to when he was mayor of the southern town of Strumica.More >>
    A criminal court has cleared Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev on bribery charges dating back to when he was mayor of the southern town of Strumica.More >>
  • 4 charged in Greece over attack on Thessaloniki mayor

    4 charged in Greece over attack on Thessaloniki mayor

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:14 AM EDT2018-05-21 14:14:47 GMT
    Greek authorities have charged four men over a weekend mob attack on the 75-year-old mayor of the country's second-largest city, carried out in an apparent venting of nationalist sentiment.More >>
    Greek authorities have charged four men over a weekend mob attack on the 75-year-old mayor of the country's second-largest city, carried out in an apparent venting of nationalist sentiment.More >>
  • US office overseeing fight against IS gets reprieve

    US office overseeing fight against IS gets reprieve

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:57 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:57:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy for the global coalition against IS, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq. The Trump administration will keep open the Stat...(AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this June 7, 2017, file photo, Brett McGurk, the U.S. envoy for the global coalition against IS, speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Embassy Baghdad, Iraq. The Trump administration will keep open the Stat...
    State Department office overseeing the fight against the Islamic State will stay in business at least until the end of the year.More >>
    State Department office overseeing the fight against the Islamic State will stay in business at least until the end of the year.More >>
  • Prosecutors in Poland probe sewage dump into Baltic bay

    Prosecutors in Poland probe sewage dump into Baltic bay

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:45:03 GMT
    Prosecutors on Poland's Baltic coast have opened a probe into potential damage to the environment of the Bay of Gdansk after the sewage system in this coast city malfunctioned and the refuse was dumped into the bay.More >>
    Prosecutors on Poland's Baltic coast have opened a probe into potential damage to the environment of the Bay of Gdansk after the sewage system in this coast city malfunctioned and the refuse was dumped into the bay.More >>
  • Portuguese director drops out of Israel festival over Gaza

    Portuguese director drops out of Israel festival over Gaza

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:34 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:34:21 GMT
    Portuguese theater director drops out of festival in Jerusalem this week over Israel's treatment of Palestinians.More >>
    Portuguese theater director drops out of festival in Jerusalem this week over Israel's treatment of Palestinians.More >>
  • Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

    Congo to begin vaccinating against Ebola on Monday

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:24 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:24:37 GMT
    Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest.More >>
    Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest.More >>
  • 2 men arrested 30 years after German teen death in N Ireland

    2 men arrested 30 years after German teen death in N Ireland

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:12:27 GMT
    (PSNI/via AP). This is an undated handout photo issued by the Police Service of Northern Ireland of Inga Maria Hauser. Police in Northern Ireland have arrested two men in the death of a German backpacker 30 years ago, after much-publicized appeals on t...(PSNI/via AP). This is an undated handout photo issued by the Police Service of Northern Ireland of Inga Maria Hauser. Police in Northern Ireland have arrested two men in the death of a German backpacker 30 years ago, after much-publicized appeals on t...
    Police in Northern Ireland have arrested two men in the death of a German backpacker 30 years ago, after much-publicized appeals on the anniversary of the teenager's death yielded a break in one of the region's...More >>
    Police in Northern Ireland have arrested two men in the death of a German backpacker 30 years ago, after much-publicized appeals on the anniversary of the teenager's death yielded a break in one of the region's most notorious unsolved murders.More >>
  • US relations under Trump dominate Mexico presidential debate

    US relations under Trump dominate Mexico presidential debate

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:03 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:03:42 GMT
    (INE via AP). In this photo released by the National Electoral Institute (INE), presidential candidates, from left, independent Jaime Rodriguez, known as "El Bronco," Ricardo Anaya of the Forward for Mexico Coalition, Jose Antonio Meade, of the Institu...(INE via AP). In this photo released by the National Electoral Institute (INE), presidential candidates, from left, independent Jaime Rodriguez, known as "El Bronco," Ricardo Anaya of the Forward for Mexico Coalition, Jose Antonio Meade, of the Institu...
    Mexico's turbulent relationship with the U.S. government under President Donald Trump dominated the country's second presidential debate with all candidates insisting the relationship must be based on mutual respect.More >>
    Mexico's turbulent relationship with the U.S. government under President Donald Trump dominated the country's second presidential debate with all candidates insisting the relationship must be based on mutual respect.More >>
  • Bernard Lewis, prolific Mideast scholar, dies at 101

    Bernard Lewis, prolific Mideast scholar, dies at 101

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:43 AM EDT2018-05-21 10:43:08 GMT
    Bernard Lewis, scholar who illuminated and enraged with perspective on Middle East, dead at 101.More >>
    Bernard Lewis, scholar who illuminated and enraged with perspective on Middle East, dead at 101.More >>
  • German-Russian pipeline takes shape despite US protests

    German-Russian pipeline takes shape despite US protests

    Monday, May 21 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-05-21 09:33:16 GMT
    American officials say a pipeline project between Russia and Germany risks triggering U.S. sanctions because of security concerns.More >>
    American officials say a pipeline project between Russia and Germany risks triggering U.S. sanctions because of security concerns.More >>
  • Company in Cuba plane crash had received safety complaints

    Company in Cuba plane crash had received safety complaints

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:34 AM EDT2018-05-21 08:34:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Enrique de la Osa). Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel, third from left, walks away from the site where a Boeing 737 plummeted into a yuca field with more than 100 passengers on board, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Cuban airliner...(AP Photo/Enrique de la Osa). Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel, third from left, walks away from the site where a Boeing 737 plummeted into a yuca field with more than 100 passengers on board, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Cuban airliner...
    The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people aboard, has been the subject of two serious complaints over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for...More >>
    The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people aboard, has been the subject of two serious complaints over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's national airline.More >>
  • Kerry says civil discourse is under threat around the world

    Kerry says civil discourse is under threat around the world

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:22 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:22:02 GMT
    NYU Abu Dhabi is blocking journalists from filming a graduation address by former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.More >>
    NYU Abu Dhabi is blocking journalists from filming a graduation address by former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry.More >>
  • Cubans mourn plane crash dead, officials ID 20 bodies

    Cubans mourn plane crash dead, officials ID 20 bodies

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:13 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:13:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan). Mairy Charchabal holds a picture of her son Daniel Terrero Charchabal, 22, who was killed in Cuba's worst aviation disaster, at the morgue where she waits for the identification of the bodies in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, May 20, ...(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan). Mairy Charchabal holds a picture of her son Daniel Terrero Charchabal, 22, who was killed in Cuba's worst aviation disaster, at the morgue where she waits for the identification of the bodies in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, May 20, ...
    At morgues and in church services, Cubans are mourning loved ones who died in the country's worst air disaster in three decades.More >>
    At morgues and in church services, Cubans are mourning loved ones who died in the country's worst air disaster in three decades.More >>
  • Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

    Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:04:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...
    Venezuelans vote Sunday in a presidential election with Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second six-year term, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once...More >>
    Venezuelans vote Sunday in a presidential election with Nicolas Maduro expected to win a second six-year term, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once wealthy nation plummets.More >>
  • The Latest: Maduro celebrates re-election, urges dialogue

    The Latest: Maduro celebrates re-election, urges dialogue

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:03:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro makes the victory sign after a meeting with former Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is se...
    Pope Francis is praying that "beloved" Venezuela's people and rulers will wisely choose peace and unity as the nation elects a new president.More >>
    Pope Francis is praying that "beloved" Venezuela's people and rulers will wisely choose peace and unity as the nation elects a new president.More >>
  • Palestinian president hospitalized with fever

    Palestinian president hospitalized with fever

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:54 AM EDT2018-05-21 06:54:25 GMT
    (Atef Safadi/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, in the West Bank town of Ramallah. A Palestinian official said Sunday, May 20, 2018, ...(Atef Safadi/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, in the West Bank town of Ramallah. A Palestinian official said Sunday, May 20, 2018, ...
    A Palestinian official says President Mahmoud Abbas has been hospitalized with fever.More >>
    A Palestinian official says President Mahmoud Abbas has been hospitalized with fever.More >>
  • Iraq's al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained by Iran

    Iraq's al-Sadr, promising reform, is constrained by Iran

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:13 AM EDT2018-05-21 06:13:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2016 file photo, Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr gives a speech to his followers before entering the highly fortified Green Zone, in Baghdad, Iraq. Al-Sadr, the influential maverick Shiite cleric who...(AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File). FILE - In this March 27, 2016 file photo, Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr gives a speech to his followers before entering the highly fortified Green Zone, in Baghdad, Iraq. Al-Sadr, the influential maverick Shiite cleric who...
    Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric whose political coalition beat out Iran's favored candidates to come in first in national elections, says he wants to form a government that puts Iraqis first.More >>
    Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric whose political coalition beat out Iran's favored candidates to come in first in national elections, says he wants to form a government that puts Iraqis first.More >>
  • Pope Francis to invest 14 new cardinals in June

    Pope Francis to invest 14 new cardinals in June

    Monday, May 21 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 04:02:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis asperges holy water as he celebrates a Pentecost mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, May 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis asperges holy water as he celebrates a Pentecost mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, May 20, 2018.
    Pope Francis has announced that he will make 14 new cardinals next month, among them his chief aide for helping homeless people.More >>
    Pope Francis has announced that he will make 14 new cardinals next month, among them his chief aide for helping homeless people.More >>
  • Record Everest climber returns, already planning next trip

    Record Everest climber returns, already planning next trip

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-05-21 02:24:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha). Nepalese veteran Sherpa guide, Kami Rita, 48, waves as he arrives in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Rita, scaled Mount Everest on Wednesday morning May 16 for the 22nd time, setting the record for most climbs of t...(AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha). Nepalese veteran Sherpa guide, Kami Rita, 48, waves as he arrives in Kathmandu, Nepal, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Rita, scaled Mount Everest on Wednesday morning May 16 for the 22nd time, setting the record for most climbs of t...
    A Sherpa climbing guide who scaled Mount Everest for a record 22nd time this past week has returned from the mountain and says he's already planning his next trip.More >>
    A Sherpa climbing guide who scaled Mount Everest for a record 22nd time this past week has returned from the mountain and says he's already planning his next trip.More >>
  • The Latest: Royal newlyweds to spend night in Windsor Castle

    The Latest: Royal newlyweds to spend night in Windsor Castle

    Sunday, May 20 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 01:52:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Royal fans waiting at the barriers cheer ahead of the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Royal fans waiting at the barriers cheer ahead of the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018.
    Thousands of people are on the streets outside Windsor Castle after camping overnight to grab the best spots to catch a glimpse of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their wedding day.More >>
    Thousands of people are on the streets outside Windsor Castle after camping overnight to grab the best spots to catch a glimpse of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on their wedding day.More >>
  • Iraq's al-Sadr says next government will be 'inclusive'

    Iraq's al-Sadr says next government will be 'inclusive'

    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-05-21 00:43:19 GMT
    (Iraqi Government via AP). In this photo provided by the Iraqi government, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, right, and Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr hold a press conference in the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq, early Sunday, May 20...(Iraqi Government via AP). In this photo provided by the Iraqi government, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, right, and Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr hold a press conference in the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad, Iraq, early Sunday, May 20...
    Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections, says the next government will be "inclusive.".More >>
    Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections, says the next government will be "inclusive.".More >>
  • Archaeologists find street of balconies in Italy's Pompeii

    Archaeologists find street of balconies in Italy's Pompeii

    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:36 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:36:17 GMT
    Archaeologists excavating an unexplored part of Italy's volcanic ash-covered city of Pompeii have discovered a street of houses with intact balconies that were buried when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD.More >>
    Archaeologists excavating an unexplored part of Italy's volcanic ash-covered city of Pompeii have discovered a street of houses with intact balconies that were buried when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD.More >>
  • 25 African migrants come ashore in Brazil after sea rescue

    25 African migrants come ashore in Brazil after sea rescue

    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:34:21 GMT
    Authorities say about two dozen African migrants have come ashore in northeastern Brazil after being rescued at sea by fishermen.More >>
    Authorities say about two dozen African migrants have come ashore in northeastern Brazil after being rescued at sea by fishermen.More >>
  • Cameroon holiday hit by violence in English-speaking areas

    Cameroon holiday hit by violence in English-speaking areas

    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:34:17 GMT
    Cameroon's national day Sunday was marked by violence in its troubled English-speaking region, with two policemen killed, soldiers wounded and a mayor kidnapped by suspected armed separatists.More >>
    Cameroon's national day Sunday was marked by violence in its troubled English-speaking region, with two policemen killed, soldiers wounded and a mayor kidnapped by suspected armed separatists.More >>
  • Episcopal bishop Curry gives royal wedding an American flair

    Episcopal bishop Curry gives royal wedding an American flair

    Sunday, May 20 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-05-20 21:32:47 GMT
    (Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP). In this picture taken on Monday, May 14, 2018, James Vivian, Director of Music at St George's Chapel, directs the St. George's Chapel Choir during a rehearsal before evensong and ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry a...(Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP). In this picture taken on Monday, May 14, 2018, James Vivian, Director of Music at St George's Chapel, directs the St. George's Chapel Choir during a rehearsal before evensong and ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry a...
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will marry in an Anglican service with an American flavor that mixes prayers, classical music, a gospel choir and sweet soul sounds.More >>
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will marry in an Anglican service with an American flavor that mixes prayers, classical music, a gospel choir and sweet soul sounds.More >>
  • Love and fire: Text of Michael Curry's royal wedding address

    Love and fire: Text of Michael Curry's royal wedding address

    Sunday, May 20 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-05-20 20:43:48 GMT
    (UK Pool/Sky News via AP). In this frame from video, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry speaks during the wedding ceremony of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, M...(UK Pool/Sky News via AP). In this frame from video, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry speaks during the wedding ceremony of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, M...
    Text of the Most Rev. Michael Curry's sermon at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.More >>
    Text of the Most Rev. Michael Curry's sermon at the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.More >>
  • Iran says EU political support not enough, urges investment

    Iran says EU political support not enough, urges investment

    Sunday, May 20 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-05-20 19:35:38 GMT
    Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's foreign minister has urged the European Union to go beyond political support for its landmark nuclear deal and increase investment in Iran.More >>
    Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's foreign minister has urged the European Union to go beyond political support for its landmark nuclear deal and increase investment in Iran.More >>
  • Palestinian publicly sets himself on fire in Gaza

    Palestinian publicly sets himself on fire in Gaza

    Sunday, May 20 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-05-20 19:13:44 GMT
    A 20-year-old Palestinian is in critical condition after publicly setting himself of fire in the Gaza Strip.More >>
    A 20-year-old Palestinian is in critical condition after publicly setting himself of fire in the Gaza Strip.More >>
  • UAE to loosen visa rules for investors and innovators

    UAE to loosen visa rules for investors and innovators

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:53:29 GMT
    The United Arab Emirates, home to financial hubs Abu Dhabi and Dubai, is loosening its residency laws and will grant long-term visas for up to 10 years to investors and highly-skilled professionals.More >>
    The United Arab Emirates, home to financial hubs Abu Dhabi and Dubai, is loosening its residency laws and will grant long-term visas for up to 10 years to investors and highly-skilled professionals.More >>
  • Italian populist says he and rival have deal on new premier

    Italian populist says he and rival have deal on new premier

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-05-20 18:53:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader Matteo Salvini, center, arrives to vote on a program with the 5-Star Movement that could clear the way to Italy's first populist government, in...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader Matteo Salvini, center, arrives to vote on a program with the 5-Star Movement that could clear the way to Italy's first populist government, in...
    One of Italy's two main populist leaders says he and his rival finally have agreed on who should be the next premier _ neither of them.More >>
    One of Italy's two main populist leaders says he and his rival finally have agreed on who should be the next premier _ neither of them.More >>
  • Markle's bridal gown work of Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller

    Markle's bridal gown work of Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:57 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:57:15 GMT
    (Andrew Matthews/pool photo via AP). Meghan Markle arrives for the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018.(Andrew Matthews/pool photo via AP). Meghan Markle arrives for the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018.
    British designer Clare Waight Keller is behind the silk boat-necked gown worn by Meghan Markle as she walked down the flower-bedecked nave of St. George's Chapel for her wedding to Prince Harry.More >>
    British designer Clare Waight Keller is behind the silk boat-necked gown worn by Meghan Markle as she walked down the flower-bedecked nave of St. George's Chapel for her wedding to Prince Harry.More >>
  • Oprah to Idris: Celebrities spice up royal wedding

    Oprah to Idris: Celebrities spice up royal wedding

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:56:58 GMT
    (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP). George Clooney, center left, greets Serena Williams in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Windsor, England on Saturday, May 19, 2018. In the foreground are Amal Clooney...(Owen Humphreys/PA via AP). George Clooney, center left, greets Serena Williams in St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle for the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in Windsor, England on Saturday, May 19, 2018. In the foreground are Amal Clooney...
    No heads of government were invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding ceremony, but celebrities from Oprah Winfrey to Idris Elba had starring roles.More >>
    No heads of government were invited to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding ceremony, but celebrities from Oprah Winfrey to Idris Elba had starring roles.More >>
  • Science Says: Green-blooded lizards pose evolutionary puzzle

    Science Says: Green-blooded lizards pose evolutionary puzzle

    Sunday, May 20 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-05-20 17:36:10 GMT
    (Christopher Austin via AP). This undated photo provided by Christopher Austin in May 2018 shows a prehensile tailed skink (Prasinohaema prehensicauda) from the highlands of New Papua New Guinea. The high concentrations of the green bile pigment bilive...(Christopher Austin via AP). This undated photo provided by Christopher Austin in May 2018 shows a prehensile tailed skink (Prasinohaema prehensicauda) from the highlands of New Papua New Guinea. The high concentrations of the green bile pigment bilive...
    Scientists are gaining evolutionary insights into why a group of lizards in New Guinea have green blood.More >>
    Scientists are gaining evolutionary insights into why a group of lizards in New Guinea have green blood.More >>
  • Turkey's Erdogan seeks expatriate support for re-election

    Turkey's Erdogan seeks expatriate support for re-election

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:23 PM EDT2018-05-20 16:23:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amel Emric). A man attends a rally with others waving Turkish and Bosnian flags, in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in the Bosnian capital to address supporters living in Europe, ahea...(AP Photo/Amel Emric). A man attends a rally with others waving Turkish and Bosnian flags, in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Turkey's president Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in the Bosnian capital to address supporters living in Europe, ahea...
    Turkey's president has addressed thousands of expatriate Turks in Bosnia's capital Sunday to shore up support before his country's snap presidential and parliamentary elections next month.More >>
    Turkey's president has addressed thousands of expatriate Turks in Bosnia's capital Sunday to shore up support before his country's snap presidential and parliamentary elections next month.More >>
  • Reports: IS fighters vacating outskirts of Syria's capital

    Reports: IS fighters vacating outskirts of Syria's capital

    Sunday, May 20 2018 11:51 AM EDT2018-05-20 15:51:52 GMT
    A Syrian war monitoring group says a cease-fire between government forces and Islamic State militants in the southern neighborhoods of Damascus has held for 24 hours, and that some of the fighters have been allowed...More >>
    A Syrian war monitoring group says a cease-fire between government forces and Islamic State militants in the southern neighborhoods of Damascus has held for 24 hours, and that some of the fighters have been allowed to leave.More >>
  • White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

    White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:12:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). White House senior adviser Jared Kushner shakes hands with President Donald Trump during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). White House senior adviser Jared Kushner shakes hands with President Donald Trump during an event on prison reform in the East Room of the White House, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Washington.
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and...More >>
    The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing funding for humanitarian and development projects in the West Bank and Gaza.More >>
  • Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat

    Malaysians transfixed by luxury goods seized from ex-PM flat

    Sunday, May 20 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-20 14:12:22 GMT
    (AP Photo). Police load confiscated items into a truck in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Friday, May 18, 2018. Malaysian police confiscated a few hundred designer handbags and dozens of suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables as part of a corrup...(AP Photo). Police load confiscated items into a truck in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Friday, May 18, 2018. Malaysian police confiscated a few hundred designer handbags and dozens of suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables as part of a corrup...
    Malaysian police say they have confiscated 284 designer handbags and 72 suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables as part of a corruption and money-laundering investigation into former Prime Minister...More >>
    Malaysian police say they have confiscated 284 designer handbags and 72 suitcases containing cash, jewelry and other valuables as part of a corruption and money-laundering investigation into former Prime Minister Najib Razak.More >>
  • Powerful, unpopular Venezuela leader faces opposition foes

    Powerful, unpopular Venezuela leader faces opposition foes

    Sunday, May 20 2018 8:41 AM EDT2018-05-20 12:41:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with international observers invited by Venezuela's electoral authority at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is seeking a...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro speaks during a meeting with international observers invited by Venezuela's electoral authority at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, May 18, 2018. Maduro is seeking a...
    A look at President Nicolas Maduro and the two opposition candidates vying to become the next president of troubled Venezuela.More >>
    A look at President Nicolas Maduro and the two opposition candidates vying to become the next president of troubled Venezuela.More >>
  • Palestinians: 2 wounded from Israeli border fire have died

    Palestinians: 2 wounded from Israeli border fire have died

    Sunday, May 20 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-05-20 10:44:10 GMT
    Gaza's health ministry says two Palestinians have died days after they were shot and wounded by Israeli gunfire during border protests.More >>
    Gaza's health ministry says two Palestinians have died days after they were shot and wounded by Israeli gunfire during border protests.More >>
  • Congo says 3 new Ebola cases confirmed in large city

    Congo says 3 new Ebola cases confirmed in large city

    Sunday, May 20 2018 4:14 AM EDT2018-05-20 08:14:04 GMT
    Congo says 3 new confirmed Ebola cases in city of 1 million; vaccinations to start soon.More >>
    Congo says 3 new confirmed Ebola cases in city of 1 million; vaccinations to start soon.More >>
  • A royal wedding bridges the Atlantic and breaks old molds

    A royal wedding bridges the Atlantic and breaks old molds

    Sunday, May 20 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-05-20 06:11:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Britain's Prince Harry reacts as he greets crowds in Windsor, near London, England, Friday, May 18, 2018. Preparations continue in Windsor ahead of the royal wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday May...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Britain's Prince Harry reacts as he greets crowds in Windsor, near London, England, Friday, May 18, 2018. Preparations continue in Windsor ahead of the royal wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday May...
    The big day is finally here: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to wed at St. George's Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle.More >>
    The big day is finally here: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to wed at St. George's Chapel on the grounds of Windsor Castle.More >>
  • Father of Pakistani victim in Texas school shooting grieves

    Father of Pakistani victim in Texas school shooting grieves

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:22 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:22:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fareed Khan). Abdul Aziz Sheikh, center, father of Sabika Sheikh, a victim of a shooting at a Texas high school, shows a picture of his daughter in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, May 19, 2018. The Pakistani foreign exchange student is among tho...(AP Photo/Fareed Khan). Abdul Aziz Sheikh, center, father of Sabika Sheikh, a victim of a shooting at a Texas high school, shows a picture of his daughter in Karachi, Pakistan, Saturday, May 19, 2018. The Pakistani foreign exchange student is among tho...
    The father of Sabika Sheikh, the 17-year old Pakistani victim of a Texas school shooting, battles shock and despair.More >>
    The father of Sabika Sheikh, the 17-year old Pakistani victim of a Texas school shooting, battles shock and despair.More >>
  • Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Beijing showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:02:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2012, file photo shows sorghum at a farm in Waukomis, Okla. As China-U.S. trade talks resume in Washington, China said Friday, May 18, 2018 it is dropping anti-dumping and anti subsidy investigations i...(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File). FILE - This Aug. 15, 2012, file photo shows sorghum at a farm in Waukomis, Okla. As China-U.S. trade talks resume in Washington, China said Friday, May 18, 2018 it is dropping anti-dumping and anti subsidy investigations i...
    Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.More >>
    Beijing is showing signs of compromise in trade talks with US in Washington.More >>
  • Cuba: 110 died in plane crash, 3 survivors 'critical'

    Cuba: 110 died in plane crash, 3 survivors 'critical'

    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-05-20 01:22:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan). Forensic investigators and Ministry of Interior officers sift through the remains of a Boeing 737 that plummeted into a yuca field with more than 100 passengers on board, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Cuban airli...(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan). Forensic investigators and Ministry of Interior officers sift through the remains of a Boeing 737 that plummeted into a yuca field with more than 100 passengers on board, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Cuban airli...
    A 39-year-old airliner with 110 people aboard has crashed and burned in a cassava field just after takeoff from the Havana airport, leaving three survivors in Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades,...More >>
    A 39-year-old airliner with 110 people aboard has crashed and burned in a cassava field just after takeoff from the Havana airport, leaving three survivors in Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades, officials say.More >>
  • Officials say company in Cuba crash had safety complaints

    Officials say company in Cuba crash had safety complaints

    Saturday, May 19 2018 9:06 PM EDT2018-05-20 01:06:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa). Rescue teams search through the wreckage site of a Boeing 737 that plummeted into a cassava field with more than 100 passengers on board, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Cuban airliner crashed just after takeoff fr...(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa). Rescue teams search through the wreckage site of a Boeing 737 that plummeted into a cassava field with more than 100 passengers on board, in Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 18, 2018. The Cuban airliner crashed just after takeoff fr...
    The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people aboard, has been the subject of two serious complaints over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for...More >>
    The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people aboard, has been the subject of two serious complaints over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's national airline.More >>
  • Macedonian PM says Greece agrees to discuss proposed name

    Macedonian PM says Greece agrees to discuss proposed name

    Saturday, May 19 2018 6:05 PM EDT2018-05-19 22:05:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis). Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, left, welcomes Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the presidential palace in Athens, Saturday, on May 19, 2018. Tsipras meets Greek president to brief him about developments in the ongoin...(AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis). Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos, left, welcomes Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the presidential palace in Athens, Saturday, on May 19, 2018. Tsipras meets Greek president to brief him about developments in the ongoin...
    The prime minister of Macedonia says his administration and the Greek government have agreed on a new name for his country to solve the decades-long name dispute between Skopje and Athens.More >>
    The prime minister of Macedonia says his administration and the Greek government have agreed on a new name for his country to solve the decades-long name dispute between Skopje and Athens.More >>
  • Detained Saudi women driving campaigners branded traitors

    Detained Saudi women driving campaigners branded traitors

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:25 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:25:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2014 file photo, Aziza al-Yousef drives a car on a highway in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving. Saudi authorities have detained at least six ...(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2014 file photo, Aziza al-Yousef drives a car on a highway in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving. Saudi authorities have detained at least six ...
    Seven people in Saudi Arabia, including four prominent women's rights activists who campaigned for the right to drive, are being accused by state security of working with "foreign entities".More >>
    Seven people in Saudi Arabia, including four prominent women's rights activists who campaigned for the right to drive, are being accused by state security of working with "foreign entities".More >>
  • It's all about the well-plumed hats for royal wedding guests

    It's all about the well-plumed hats for royal wedding guests

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:03 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:03:43 GMT
    (Gareth Fuller/pool photo via AP). Lady Kitty Spencer arrives for the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018.(Gareth Fuller/pool photo via AP). Lady Kitty Spencer arrives for the wedding ceremony of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle at St. George's Chapel in Windsor Castle in Windsor, near London, England, Saturday, May 19, 2018.
    Oprah Winfrey, actor Idris Elba among early guests at royal wedding of Prince Harry, Meghan Markle.More >>
    Oprah Winfrey, actor Idris Elba among early guests at royal wedding of Prince Harry, Meghan Markle.More >>
  • The Latest: Cuba official: 110 dead in crash, recorder found

    The Latest: Cuba official: 110 dead in crash, recorder found

    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-05-19 20:10:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa). Grieving relatives of passengers who perished in Cuba's worst aviation disaster leave the morgue, in Havana, Cuba, Saturday, May 19, 2018. Investigators are trying to determine why an aging Boeing 737 carrying more than 100 p...(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa). Grieving relatives of passengers who perished in Cuba's worst aviation disaster leave the morgue, in Havana, Cuba, Saturday, May 19, 2018. Investigators are trying to determine why an aging Boeing 737 carrying more than 100 p...
    The only three survivors of Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades are clinging to life a day after their passenger jet carrying 110 people crashed in a fireball in Havana's rural outskirts.More >>
    The only three survivors of Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades are clinging to life a day after their passenger jet carrying 110 people crashed in a fireball in Havana's rural outskirts.More >>
  • Police kill 4 gunmen who raided Orthodox church in Chechnya

    Police kill 4 gunmen who raided Orthodox church in Chechnya

    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-05-19 17:03:27 GMT
    Police kill 4 gunmen who raided Russian Orthodox church in Chechnya, tried to take hostages.More >>
    Police kill 4 gunmen who raided Russian Orthodox church in Chechnya, tried to take hostages.More >>
  • Report: 2 killed in shooting in southwestern Germany

    Report: 2 killed in shooting in southwestern Germany

    Saturday, May 19 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-05-19 15:36:51 GMT
    German media report 2 dead in Saarbruecken shooting; suspect is in custody.More >>
    German media report 2 dead in Saarbruecken shooting; suspect is in custody.More >>
  • Militant-turned-populist cleric Sadr wins Iraqi election

    Militant-turned-populist cleric Sadr wins Iraqi election

    Saturday, May 19 2018 10:34 AM EDT2018-05-19 14:34:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File). FILE - in this Dec. 29, 2015 file photo, Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr speaks during a press conference in Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq’s electoral commission says a political coalition le...(AP Photo/Karim Kadim, File). FILE - in this Dec. 29, 2015 file photo, Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr speaks during a press conference in Najaf, 100 miles (160 kilometers) south of Baghdad, Iraq. Iraq’s electoral commission says a political coalition le...
    Iraq's electoral commission says a political coalition led by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has won the most seats in Iraq's national parliamentary elections, according to the release of complete results.More >>
    Iraq's electoral commission says a political coalition led by influential Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has won the most seats in Iraq's national parliamentary elections, according to the release of complete results.More >>
  • Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue

    Putin says Russian gas shipments via Ukraine may continue

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-05-19 09:44:30 GMT
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.More >>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss the conflicts in Syria and Ukraine.More >>
  • Gaza border protests resume as UN calls for inquiry

    Gaza border protests resume as UN calls for inquiry

    Saturday, May 19 2018 4:35 AM EDT2018-05-19 08:35:48 GMT
    Egypt's President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi says he has ordered the opening of the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the entire Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the longest length of time since 2013.More >>
    Egypt's President Abdel-Fatah el-Sissi says he has ordered the opening of the Rafah border crossing with Gaza for the entire Muslim holy month of Ramadan, the longest length of time since 2013.More >>
  • Monitor: 11 killed in blasts inside Syria weapons warehouse

    Monitor: 11 killed in blasts inside Syria weapons warehouse

    Saturday, May 19 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-05-19 07:55:07 GMT
    France's government is imposing new sanctions on people and companies suspected of helping Syria's chemical weapons program.More >>
    France's government is imposing new sanctions on people and companies suspected of helping Syria's chemical weapons program.More >>
  • The Latest: Windsor Castle sees final prep for royal wedding

    The Latest: Windsor Castle sees final prep for royal wedding

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:54 AM EDT2018-05-19 06:54:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti). A woman spends the night in front of Windsor castle, England, Friday, May 18, 2018. Preparations continue in Windsor ahead of the royal wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Saturday? May 19.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti). A woman spends the night in front of Windsor castle, England, Friday, May 18, 2018. Preparations continue in Windsor ahead of the royal wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Saturday? May 19.
    As Queen Elizabeth II prepares to meet Meghan Markle's mother before the actress' wedding to Prince Harry, one commoner who married into the family is offering a bit of advice: Just relax.More >>
    As Queen Elizabeth II prepares to meet Meghan Markle's mother before the actress' wedding to Prince Harry, one commoner who married into the family is offering a bit of advice: Just relax.More >>
  • At OIC, Muslim nations condemn Israel and US, call for unity

    At OIC, Muslim nations condemn Israel and US, call for unity

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-05-19 06:53:03 GMT
    Turkey has called on Muslim nations to stand united for Palestine and to work to stop countries joining the United States in relocating their Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.More >>
    Turkey has called on Muslim nations to stand united for Palestine and to work to stop countries joining the United States in relocating their Israeli embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.More >>
  • American bishop brings human rights focus to royal wedding

    American bishop brings human rights focus to royal wedding

    Saturday, May 19 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-05-19 06:51:40 GMT
    (Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP). The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, left, and American bishop Michael Curry pose for the media ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday at St George's Chapel, Windsor, England, Friday,...(Steve Parsons/Pool Photo via AP). The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, left, and American bishop Michael Curry pose for the media ahead of the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday at St George's Chapel, Windsor, England, Friday,...
    The son of a civil rights activist and the descendant of African slaves, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry has condemned last year's white supremacist rally in Charlottesville and plans to march against President...More >>
    The son of a civil rights activist and the descendant of African slaves, the Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry has condemned last year's white supremacist rally in Charlottesville and plans to march against President Donald Trump's "America first" stance.More >>
  • Windsor gears up for royal wedding, embraces Harry, Meghan

    Windsor gears up for royal wedding, embraces Harry, Meghan

    Saturday, May 19 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-05-19 05:43:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File). FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 25, 2017 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle arrive to attend the traditional Christmas Day service, at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England. Royal w...(AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File). FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 25, 2017 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle arrive to attend the traditional Christmas Day service, at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England. Royal w...
    Ready or not, Harry and Meghan prepare for big day.More >>
    Ready or not, Harry and Meghan prepare for big day.More >>
  • After fumbling Ebola in 2014, Congo is key test for UN

    After fumbling Ebola in 2014, Congo is key test for UN

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:23:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bompengo). In this photo taken on Sunday, May 13, 2018, people suspected of having the Ebola Virus wait at a treatment center in Bikoro Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 milli...(AP Photo/John Bompengo). In this photo taken on Sunday, May 13, 2018, people suspected of having the Ebola Virus wait at a treatment center in Bikoro Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 milli...
    14 confirmed Ebola cases in Congo as World Health organization holds emergency meeting.More >>
    14 confirmed Ebola cases in Congo as World Health organization holds emergency meeting.More >>
  • Airliner with 110 aboard crashes in Cuba, 3 said to survive

    Airliner with 110 aboard crashes in Cuba, 3 said to survive

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:02 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:02:17 GMT
    Cuban media say a Boeing 737 operated by state airline Cubana has crashed on takeoff from Jose Marti International Airport in Havana with 104 passengers on board.More >>
    Cuban media say a Boeing 737 operated by state airline Cubana has crashed on takeoff from Jose Marti International Airport in Havana with 104 passengers on board.More >>
  • The Latest: Cuba state media says Castro had hernia surgery

    The Latest: Cuba state media says Castro had hernia surgery

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:50 PM EDT2018-05-19 01:50:48 GMT
    Cuban state media say a Boeing 737 operated by state airline Cubana has crashed on takeoff from Jose Marti International Airport in Havana with 104 people on board.More >>
    Cuban state media say a Boeing 737 operated by state airline Cubana has crashed on takeoff from Jose Marti International Airport in Havana with 104 people on board.More >>
  • The Latest: Chemical weapons body calls on countries to join

    The Latest: Chemical weapons body calls on countries to join

    Friday, May 18 2018 8:55 PM EDT2018-05-19 00:55:58 GMT
    Russian President Vladimir Putin is urging Europe to help rebuild Syria to encourage the return of refugees to their homes.More >>
    Russian President Vladimir Putin is urging Europe to help rebuild Syria to encourage the return of refugees to their homes.More >>
  • Baby switch at Montenegro hospital under investigation

    Baby switch at Montenegro hospital under investigation

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:21 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:21:59 GMT
    A hospital in Montenegro has launched an investigation after a family went home from the maternity ward with the wrong baby.More >>
    A hospital in Montenegro has launched an investigation after a family went home from the maternity ward with the wrong baby.More >>
  • Kuwait urges UN to condemn Israel and protect Palestinians

    Kuwait urges UN to condemn Israel and protect Palestinians

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:33 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:33:02 GMT
    Kuwait is urging the UN Security Council to condemn Israel's use of force against Palestinian civilians "in the strongest terms," especially in the Gaza Strip where more than 110 Palestinians have been killed...More >>
    Kuwait is urging the UN Security Council to condemn Israel's use of force against Palestinian civilians "in the strongest terms," especially in the Gaza Strip where more than 110 Palestinians have been killed during Hamas-led protests.More >>
  • From chicken to condoms, marketers cash in on royal wedding

    From chicken to condoms, marketers cash in on royal wedding

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:21 PM EDT2018-05-18 21:21:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, May 15, 2018 file photo Marmite jars with the names of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on it are photographed on a supermarket shelf in Windsor, England. The royal wedding smorgasbord of merchandi...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, May 15, 2018 file photo Marmite jars with the names of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on it are photographed on a supermarket shelf in Windsor, England. The royal wedding smorgasbord of merchandi...
    The royal wedding smorgasbord of merchandise includes Harry and Meghan Marmite, Royal Wedding ale, Wedding Rings cereal and a limited-edition bucket of royal wedding KFC chicken.More >>
    The royal wedding smorgasbord of merchandise includes Harry and Meghan Marmite, Royal Wedding ale, Wedding Rings cereal and a limited-edition bucket of royal wedding KFC chicken.More >>
  • After biggest gaffe, pope demands accountability for abuse

    After biggest gaffe, pope demands accountability for abuse

    Friday, May 18 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:24:25 GMT
    (CTV via AP). This frame taken from video provided by the CTV Vatican television Thursday, May 17, 2018, Pope Francis, center, poses for a picture with Chilean Bishops during a meeting at the Vatican. The Bishops announced Friday at the end of an emerg...(CTV via AP). This frame taken from video provided by the CTV Vatican television Thursday, May 17, 2018, Pope Francis, center, poses for a picture with Chilean Bishops during a meeting at the Vatican. The Bishops announced Friday at the end of an emerg...
    By repenting for his original sin with what amounts to a nuclear option, Pope Francis has quite possibly ushered in the game-changer in the Catholic Church's long-running sex abuse crisis.More >>
    By repenting for his original sin with what amounts to a nuclear option, Pope Francis has quite possibly ushered in the game-changer in the Catholic Church's long-running sex abuse crisis.More >>
  • Saudi arrests activists who campaigned for women's driving

    Saudi arrests activists who campaigned for women's driving

    Friday, May 18 2018 4:00 PM EDT2018-05-18 20:00:50 GMT
    Rights activists say at least six people who have campaigned for human rights in Saudi Arabia, including four women who pushed for the right to drive, have been detained in Saudi Arabia.More >>
    Rights activists say at least six people who have campaigned for human rights in Saudi Arabia, including four women who pushed for the right to drive, have been detained in Saudi Arabia.More >>
  • Chile's bishops resign en masse over sex abuse cover-up

    Chile's bishops resign en masse over sex abuse cover-up

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:44:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). Pope Francis reads his message during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Pope Francis warned Wednesday that the latest spasm of violence in the Holy Land is only h...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). Pope Francis reads his message during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Pope Francis warned Wednesday that the latest spasm of violence in the Holy Land is only h...
    Pressure mounts on Chile's bishops to resign en mass after pope accuses them of collective responsibility for destroying evidence, botching cases.More >>
    Pressure mounts on Chile's bishops to resign en mass after pope accuses them of collective responsibility for destroying evidence, botching cases.More >>
  • Poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged from UK hospital

    Poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged from UK hospital

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:23:15 GMT
    Doctors say former Russian spy Sergei Skripal has been discharged from hospital, more than two months after he was poisoned with a nerve agent.More >>
    Doctors say former Russian spy Sergei Skripal has been discharged from hospital, more than two months after he was poisoned with a nerve agent.More >>
  • Putin: New nuclear weapons to enter duty in next few years

    Putin: New nuclear weapons to enter duty in next few years

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-05-18 19:15:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Russian President Vladimir Putin attends news conference after meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at Putin's residence in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, May 18, 2018. The meeting in...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). Russian President Vladimir Putin attends news conference after meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at Putin's residence in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, May 18, 2018. The meeting in...
    President Vladimir Putin says that the Russian military will start receiving new nuclear weapons in the coming years.More >>
    President Vladimir Putin says that the Russian military will start receiving new nuclear weapons in the coming years.More >>
  • The Latest: Israel says Gaza wounded transferred to Jordan

    The Latest: Israel says Gaza wounded transferred to Jordan

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:52:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manish Swarup). A small group of Indian protestors hold placards to condemn what they say is Israel's aggression against Palestinians and the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem, as they gather in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 17...(AP Photo/Manish Swarup). A small group of Indian protestors hold placards to condemn what they say is Israel's aggression against Palestinians and the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem, as they gather in New Delhi, India, Thursday, May 17...
    Israeli police say the first Friday prayer services of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan ended peacefully at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque.More >>
    Israeli police say the first Friday prayer services of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan ended peacefully at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa Mosque.More >>
  • Italian stocks and bonds roiled by populist program

    Italian stocks and bonds roiled by populist program

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:51:34 GMT
    (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP). Five-Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio talks on the phone as he leaves the lower house of parliament, at the end of his meeting with League leader Matteo Salvini, in Rome, Thursday, May 17, 2018.  Italy's two populist lea...(Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP). Five-Star Movement leader Luigi Di Maio talks on the phone as he leaves the lower house of parliament, at the end of his meeting with League leader Matteo Salvini, in Rome, Thursday, May 17, 2018. Italy's two populist lea...
    The anti-establishment 5-Star movement has opened voting by its rank-and-file on a program with the right-wing League that could clear the way to Italy's first populist government.More >>
    The anti-establishment 5-Star movement has opened voting by its rank-and-file on a program with the right-wing League that could clear the way to Italy's first populist government.More >>
  • The Latest: Chile bishops return home, vow to help reform

    The Latest: Chile bishops return home, vow to help reform

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:30 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:30:43 GMT
    (Vincenzo Pinto/Pool Photo via AP). Pope Francis arrives to meet with Benin President Patrice Talon on the occasion of a private audience at the Vatican, Friday, May 18, 2018.(Vincenzo Pinto/Pool Photo via AP). Pope Francis arrives to meet with Benin President Patrice Talon on the occasion of a private audience at the Vatican, Friday, May 18, 2018.
    All of Chile's bishops have offered to resign over a sex abuse and cover-up scandal.More >>
    All of Chile's bishops have offered to resign over a sex abuse and cover-up scandal.More >>
  • Ahead of Trump summit, Kim Jong Un crafts a careful message

    Ahead of Trump summit, Kim Jong Un crafts a careful message

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-05-18 18:03:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2016, file photo, North Koreans read their leader Kim Jong Un's speech published in the local newspaper in Pyongyang, North Korea. Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have one big thing in common as they ...(AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon, File). FILE - In this May 8, 2016, file photo, North Koreans read their leader Kim Jong Un's speech published in the local newspaper in Pyongyang, North Korea. Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un have one big thing in common as they ...
    In a country where there is no Twitter but lots of fake news, North Koreans are getting a very different take on what got Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump to the negotiating table.More >>
    In a country where there is no Twitter but lots of fake news, North Koreans are getting a very different take on what got Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump to the negotiating table.More >>
  • Top UN rights body votes for inquiry on Gaza clashes

    Top UN rights body votes for inquiry on Gaza clashes

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:44:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adel Hana). Marwan Shtewi, 32, lies on the bed while his mother's Fatma, stands near him at the surgery's ward of Shifa hospital in Gaza City, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Shtewi was shot in his hand and abdomen by Israeli troops during a protest...(AP Photo/Adel Hana). Marwan Shtewi, 32, lies on the bed while his mother's Fatma, stands near him at the surgery's ward of Shifa hospital in Gaza City, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. Shtewi was shot in his hand and abdomen by Israeli troops during a protest...
    The U.N. Human Rights Council has voted to set up a commission of inquiry to look into a deadly crackdown on protesters in Gaza by Israeli forces.More >>
    The U.N. Human Rights Council has voted to set up a commission of inquiry to look into a deadly crackdown on protesters in Gaza by Israeli forces.More >>
  • Protesters to stay in Poland's parliament during NATO meet

    Protesters to stay in Poland's parliament during NATO meet

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:35:25 GMT
    A Polish government official says the disabled people who have been protesting for weeks in parliament along with their parents will remain there during the upcoming NATO Parliamentary Assembly.More >>
    A Polish government official says the disabled people who have been protesting for weeks in parliament along with their parents will remain there during the upcoming NATO Parliamentary Assembly.More >>
  • Baker promises 'ethereal' taste for royal wedding cake

    Baker promises 'ethereal' taste for royal wedding cake

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:33:13 GMT
    (Hannah McKay/Pool Photo via AP). Claire Ptak, owner of Violet Bakery poses for a photograph with a tier of the cake for the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in the kitchens at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday May 17, 2018, ahea...(Hannah McKay/Pool Photo via AP). Claire Ptak, owner of Violet Bakery poses for a photograph with a tier of the cake for the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in the kitchens at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday May 17, 2018, ahea...
    The wedding cake for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will have an "ethereal" taste and an unusual display.More >>
    The wedding cake for Meghan Markle and Prince Harry will have an "ethereal" taste and an unusual display.More >>
  • Yemen hit by storms as rare tropical cyclone Sagar nears

    Yemen hit by storms as rare tropical cyclone Sagar nears

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:10 PM EDT2018-05-18 16:10:46 GMT
    A UN agency has issued a warning for the rare tropical cyclone 'Sagar' in the Gulf of Aden, saying it threatens flash flooding, as authorities say it has struck Yemen's southern coastline.More >>
    A UN agency has issued a warning for the rare tropical cyclone 'Sagar' in the Gulf of Aden, saying it threatens flash flooding, as authorities say it has struck Yemen's southern coastline.More >>
  • Putin approves new Cabinet that sees key figures remain

    Putin approves new Cabinet that sees key figures remain

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:54:29 GMT
    (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, listens to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during their meeting in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, May 18, 2018.(Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, listens to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev during their meeting in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, May 18, 2018.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has reshuffled his Cabinet, replacing some of its longtime members but keeping key figures in place.More >>
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has reshuffled his Cabinet, replacing some of its longtime members but keeping key figures in place.More >>
  • Zuckerberg to meet EU officials _ dodging public grilling

    Zuckerberg to meet EU officials _ dodging public grilling

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:46:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE- In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may ha...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE- In this May 1, 2018, file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg makes the keynote speech at F8, Facebook's developer conference, in San Jose, Calif. Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may ha...
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has accepted to come explain his company's recent privacy issues with and allegations that it misused personal data at the European Parliament, the legislature's president says.More >>
    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has accepted to come explain his company's recent privacy issues with and allegations that it misused personal data at the European Parliament, the legislature's president says.More >>
  • Major Swiss road tunnel closed after German bus catches fire

    Major Swiss road tunnel closed after German bus catches fire

    Friday, May 18 2018 11:10 AM EDT2018-05-18 15:10:16 GMT
    A major road tunnel in the Swiss Alps has been closed after a fire aboard a German bus, which left two people suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation.More >>
    A major road tunnel in the Swiss Alps has been closed after a fire aboard a German bus, which left two people suffering from the effects of smoke inhalation.More >>
  • The Latest: Putin: Europe must help Syria rebuild

    The Latest: Putin: Europe must help Syria rebuild

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:51:44 GMT
    (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their meeting at Putin's residence in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, May 18, 2018. T...(Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, greets German Chancellor Angela Merkel during their meeting at Putin's residence in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Friday, May 18, 2018. T...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin says that gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine may continue even after the launch of a new prospective Germany-bound pipeline under the Baltic Sea.More >>
    Russian President Vladimir Putin says that gas supplies to Europe via Ukraine may continue even after the launch of a new prospective Germany-bound pipeline under the Baltic Sea.More >>
  • 9 dead as India, Pakistan trade fire along Kashmir border

    9 dead as India, Pakistan trade fire along Kashmir border

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:50:20 GMT
    Six civilians, including a husband and wife and a soldier, have been killed after Indian and Pakistani soldiers targeted border posts and villages along the highly militarized frontier in disputed Kashmir.More >>
    Six civilians, including a husband and wife and a soldier, have been killed after Indian and Pakistani soldiers targeted border posts and villages along the highly militarized frontier in disputed Kashmir.More >>
  • S. Korea downplays N. Korea's threats to cancel talks

    S. Korea downplays N. Korea's threats to cancel talks

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:25:03 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). ADDS TO CLARIFY THE DATE WAS WHEN IT WAS PUBLISHED, NOT WHEN PHOTOGRAPHED - In this photo provided on Thursday, May 18, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP). ADDS TO CLARIFY THE DATE WAS WHEN IT WAS PUBLISHED, NOT WHEN PHOTOGRAPHED - In this photo provided on Thursday, May 18, 2018, by the North Korean government, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un speaks...
    South Korea believes North Korea remains committed to improving relations despite strongly criticizing Seoul over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills and saying it will not return to inter-Korean talks unless...More >>
    South Korea believes North Korea remains committed to improving relations despite strongly criticizing Seoul over ongoing U.S.-South Korean military drills and saying it will not return to inter-Korean talks unless its grievances are resolved.More >>
  • Syrian man, 19, charged in anti-Semitic assault in Berlin

    Syrian man, 19, charged in anti-Semitic assault in Berlin

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:20:23 GMT
    A 19-year-old Syrian man has been charged over an assault in Berlin last month on an Israeli wearing a skullcap.More >>
    A 19-year-old Syrian man has been charged over an assault in Berlin last month on an Israeli wearing a skullcap.More >>
  • Buses with 270 migrants allowed to pass in Bosnia amid chaos

    Buses with 270 migrants allowed to pass in Bosnia amid chaos

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:12:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amel Emric). A woman holds a child in her arms as as they board buses, during the evacuation of a makeshift camp in a park across the City Hall, in Sarajevo, on early Friday morning, May 18, 2018. Hundreds of migrants who have been camping in...(AP Photo/Amel Emric). A woman holds a child in her arms as as they board buses, during the evacuation of a makeshift camp in a park across the City Hall, in Sarajevo, on early Friday morning, May 18, 2018. Hundreds of migrants who have been camping in...
    A convoy of buses with about 270 migrants, including children, has been blocked in central Bosnia, reflecting the confusion in the war-scarred Balkan country as it struggles to cope with the influx.More >>
    A convoy of buses with about 270 migrants, including children, has been blocked in central Bosnia, reflecting the confusion in the war-scarred Balkan country as it struggles to cope with the influx.More >>
  • Correction: Congo-Ebola story

    Correction: Congo-Ebola story

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:10:32 GMT
    Congo's health minister says Ebola has spread to the capital of the country's Equateur province, a worrying shift in the new outbreak in the northwest.More >>
    Congo's health minister says Ebola has spread to the capital of the country's Equateur province, a worrying shift in the new outbreak in the northwest.More >>
  • US is running out of time on NAFTA while confronting China

    US is running out of time on NAFTA while confronting China

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:51:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE- In this May 16, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump listens to a question during a meeting with Uzbek President Shavkat Mirziyoyev in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Trump’s team is running out ...
    US is running out of time on a NAFTA rewrite even while confronting China over trade rift.More >>
    US is running out of time on a NAFTA rewrite even while confronting China over trade rift.More >>
  • The Latest: Buses with migrants heading toward Bosnia camp

    The Latest: Buses with migrants heading toward Bosnia camp

    Friday, May 18 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-05-18 13:03:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amel Emric). A migrant man comfort his wife who has lost consciousness at the Ivan sedlo, 30 kms south of Sarajevo, on Friday, May 18, 2018. A convoy of buses with around 270 migrants, including children, has been blocked in central Bosnia, r...(AP Photo/Amel Emric). A migrant man comfort his wife who has lost consciousness at the Ivan sedlo, 30 kms south of Sarajevo, on Friday, May 18, 2018. A convoy of buses with around 270 migrants, including children, has been blocked in central Bosnia, r...
    Buses with about 270 migrants are on their way to an asylum center in southwestern Bosnia following a blockade reflecting confusion in the Balkan country struggling with the influx.More >>
    Buses with about 270 migrants are on their way to an asylum center in southwestern Bosnia following a blockade reflecting confusion in the Balkan country struggling with the influx.More >>
  • French government says attack foiled, Egyptian man arrested

    French government says attack foiled, Egyptian man arrested

    Friday, May 18 2018 7:43 AM EDT2018-05-18 11:43:34 GMT
    France's interior minister says authorities have thwarted a possible attack using ricin or explosives and arrested two brothers.More >>
    France's interior minister says authorities have thwarted a possible attack using ricin or explosives and arrested two brothers.More >>
  • Indonesia seeks death for cleric accused of ordering attacks

    Indonesia seeks death for cleric accused of ordering attacks

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-05-18 10:20:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman, center, sits on the defendant's chair during his trial at South Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, May 18, 2018. Abdurrahman is accused of being the key ideologue fo...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman, center, sits on the defendant's chair during his trial at South Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, May 18, 2018. Abdurrahman is accused of being the key ideologue fo...
    Indonesian prosecutors demand death for radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman who is accused of ordering attacks including a 2016 suicide bombing and gun attack in Jakarta that killed four civilians and four...More >>
    Indonesian prosecutors demand death for radical Islamic cleric Aman Abdurrahman who is accused of ordering attacks including a 2016 suicide bombing and gun attack in Jakarta that killed four civilians and four attackers.More >>
  • Trump responds to European criticism about reliability

    Trump responds to European criticism about reliability

    Friday, May 18 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-05-18 09:31:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump listens during a roundtable on immigration policy in California, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 16, 2018, in Washington.
    President Donald Trump is meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House, but the two leaders are not expected to participate in a joint news conference.More >>
    President Donald Trump is meeting with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg at the White House, but the two leaders are not expected to participate in a joint news conference.More >>
  • Niger drone video shows US forces fighting for their lives

    Niger drone video shows US forces fighting for their lives

    Friday, May 18 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-05-18 07:42:59 GMT
    (Department of Defense via AP). This image from video released by the Department of Defense, shows two French helicopters evacuating the U.S. service members in Niger in October 2017, after a ambush by Islamic State-linked militants. Four U.S. service ...(Department of Defense via AP). This image from video released by the Department of Defense, shows two French helicopters evacuating the U.S. service members in Niger in October 2017, after a ambush by Islamic State-linked militants. Four U.S. service ...
    Dramatic new drone video of the Niger ambush that killed four American soldiers shows U.S. forces desperately trying to escape.More >>
    Dramatic new drone video of the Niger ambush that killed four American soldiers shows U.S. forces desperately trying to escape.More >>
  • After upset Iraqi vote, US prepares to embrace a former foe

    After upset Iraqi vote, US prepares to embrace a former foe

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:51 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:51:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2018, file photo, followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, seen in the poster, celebrate in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq. Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr’s militias fought and killed American...(AP Photo/Hadi Mizban, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2018, file photo, followers of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, seen in the poster, celebrate in Tahrir Square, Baghdad, Iraq. Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr’s militias fought and killed American...
    Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr's militias fought and killed American troops who had invaded Iraq, the United States is preparing to work hand in hand with the charismatic Shiite cleric and his movement.More >>
    Fourteen years after Muqtada al-Sadr's militias fought and killed American troops who had invaded Iraq, the United States is preparing to work hand in hand with the charismatic Shiite cleric and his movement.More >>
  • Friend of Paris knife attacker handed charges in rampage

    Friend of Paris knife attacker handed charges in rampage

    Friday, May 18 2018 2:00 AM EDT2018-05-18 06:00:41 GMT
    (AP Photo). CORRECTS THE FIRST NAME TO KHAMZAT This undated photo made available to the Associated Press on the condition that its source not be revealed, shows Khamzat Azimov. The man behind a deadly knife attack in central Paris was born in Chechnya ...(AP Photo). CORRECTS THE FIRST NAME TO KHAMZAT This undated photo made available to the Associated Press on the condition that its source not be revealed, shows Khamzat Azimov. The man behind a deadly knife attack in central Paris was born in Chechnya ...
    The French prosecutor's office says that a close friend of the young man who carried out a deadly knife attack in Paris before being killed by police is appearing before a judge and is expected to be handed...More >>
    The French prosecutor's office says that a close friend of the young man who carried out a deadly knife attack in Paris before being killed by police is appearing before a judge and is expected to be handed preliminary charges as an accomplice.More >>
  • Markle's dad too ill for wedding but mom has tea with royals

    Markle's dad too ill for wedding but mom has tea with royals

    Friday, May 18 2018 1:22 AM EDT2018-05-18 05:22:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). A carriage is driven through the streets of Windsor, England during a rehearsal for the procession of the upcoming wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Thursday, May 17, 2018. Preparations are being made in th...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). A carriage is driven through the streets of Windsor, England during a rehearsal for the procession of the upcoming wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Thursday, May 17, 2018. Preparations are being made in th...
    Ending days of speculation, Meghan Markle says her father will not be able to attend her wedding to Prince Harry due to health problems.More >>
    Ending days of speculation, Meghan Markle says her father will not be able to attend her wedding to Prince Harry due to health problems.More >>
  • N. Korea unlikely to return to talks with South over drills

    N. Korea unlikely to return to talks with South over drills

    Thursday, May 17 2018 9:41 PM EDT2018-05-18 01:41:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). People watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. North ...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). People watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, May 16, 2018. North ...
    South Korea says it will communicate closely with Washington, Pyongyang to increase chances of successful talks between Trump and Kim.More >>
    South Korea says it will communicate closely with Washington, Pyongyang to increase chances of successful talks between Trump and Kim.More >>
  • The Latest: Trump will keep calling gang members 'animals'

    The Latest: Trump will keep calling gang members 'animals'

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:54 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:54:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Susan Walsh). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh). White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 17, 2018.
    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says she doesn't think President Donald Trump went far enough when he described some people who enter the country illegally as "animals.".More >>
    White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says she doesn't think President Donald Trump went far enough when he described some people who enter the country illegally as "animals.".More >>
  • Domestic dispute in Germany: Man arguing with a parrot

    Domestic dispute in Germany: Man arguing with a parrot

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:43 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:43:58 GMT
    Police were called to investigate a domestic disturbance in a southern German town _ and found a man arguing with a parrot.More >>
    Police were called to investigate a domestic disturbance in a southern German town _ and found a man arguing with a parrot.More >>
  • The Latest: Meghan Markle's mother has tea with the royals

    The Latest: Meghan Markle's mother has tea with the royals

    Thursday, May 17 2018 8:21 PM EDT2018-05-18 00:21:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File). FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 25, 2017 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle arrive to attend the traditional Christmas Day service, at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England. Royal w...(AP Photo/Alastair Grant, File). FILE - In this Monday, Dec. 25, 2017 file photo, Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle arrive to attend the traditional Christmas Day service, at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, England. Royal w...
    Meghan Markle says her father will not be attending her wedding to Prince Harry, and has expressed hope that he can be "given the space" to focus on his health.More >>
    Meghan Markle says her father will not be attending her wedding to Prince Harry, and has expressed hope that he can be "given the space" to focus on his health.More >>
  • Pope's Chile abuse summit ends amid signs heads will roll

    Pope's Chile abuse summit ends amid signs heads will roll

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:53 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:53:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Members of Chile's bishops conference Luis Fernando Ramos Perez, left, and Juan Ignacio Gonzalez, meet reporters at the Vatican, Monday, May 14, 2108. Chile's Catholic bishops say they are open to whatever Pope Francis propo...(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Members of Chile's bishops conference Luis Fernando Ramos Perez, left, and Juan Ignacio Gonzalez, meet reporters at the Vatican, Monday, May 14, 2108. Chile's Catholic bishops say they are open to whatever Pope Francis propo...
    The Vatican investigator sent to take testimony from Chilean sex abuse victims says the Holy See is "making history" with Pope Francis' emergency summit of the Chilean hierarchy.More >>
    The Vatican investigator sent to take testimony from Chilean sex abuse victims says the Holy See is "making history" with Pope Francis' emergency summit of the Chilean hierarchy.More >>
  • The Latest: Congo announces 11 new confirmed Ebola cases

    The Latest: Congo announces 11 new confirmed Ebola cases

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:23:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bompengo). In this photo taken on Sunday, May 13, 2018, health care workers wear virus protective gear at a treatment center in Bikoro Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 millio...(AP Photo/John Bompengo). In this photo taken on Sunday, May 13, 2018, health care workers wear virus protective gear at a treatment center in Bikoro Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 millio...
    Congo's Ministry of Health has announced 11 new confirmed Ebola cases and two deaths tied to cases in the country's northwest.More >>
    Congo's Ministry of Health has announced 11 new confirmed Ebola cases and two deaths tied to cases in the country's northwest.More >>
  • Baby delivered from brain-damaged mother is OK, goes home

    Baby delivered from brain-damaged mother is OK, goes home

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:23:15 GMT
    Doctors in Poland say that a girl delivered prematurely by cesarean section from a brain-damaged mother and then treated in hospital for months, has been discharged home in good condition.More >>
    Doctors in Poland say that a girl delivered prematurely by cesarean section from a brain-damaged mother and then treated in hospital for months, has been discharged home in good condition.More >>
  • AP Explains: Ebola reaches an urban area in Congo. What now?

    AP Explains: Ebola reaches an urban area in Congo. What now?

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:23:00 GMT
    AP Explains: Ebola reaches an urban area in Congo, a city of more than 1 million. What now?.More >>
    AP Explains: Ebola reaches an urban area in Congo, a city of more than 1 million. What now?.More >>
  • EU takes 6 member states to court over air quality

    EU takes 6 member states to court over air quality

    Thursday, May 17 2018 7:22 PM EDT2018-05-17 23:22:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File). FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2009 file photo, steam and smoke rise from a coal burning power plant in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The European Union is taking six member states to court for exposing their citizens to too much a...(AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File). FILE - In this Dec. 16, 2009 file photo, steam and smoke rise from a coal burning power plant in Gelsenkirchen, Germany. The European Union is taking six member states to court for exposing their citizens to too much a...
    The European Union is taking six member states to court for exposing their citizens to too much air pollution.More >>
    The European Union is taking six member states to court for exposing their citizens to too much air pollution.More >>
  • Britain's main stock market closes at record high

    Britain's main stock market closes at record high

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:51 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:51:32 GMT
    Britain's FTSE 100 index of leading shares has closed at a record high.More >>
    Britain's FTSE 100 index of leading shares has closed at a record high.More >>
  • EU to Trump: Stop threatening us with tariffs

    EU to Trump: Stop threatening us with tariffs

    Thursday, May 17 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-05-17 22:00:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron, left, and British Prime Minister Theresa May after meeting at a hotel on the sidelines of an EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia, Bulgaria,...(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, speaks with French President Emmanuel Macron, left, and British Prime Minister Theresa May after meeting at a hotel on the sidelines of an EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia, Bulgaria,...
    The European Union is calling for an end to U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap tariffs on EU steel exports as a new deadline looms for the duties to enter force.More >>
    The European Union is calling for an end to U.S. President Donald Trump's threats to slap tariffs on EU steel exports as a new deadline looms for the duties to enter force.More >>
  • Syria's Assad meets with Putin in Russia

    Syria's Assad meets with Putin in Russia

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:44 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:44:16 GMT
    The Kremlin says Syrian President Bashar Assad has met with President Vladimir Putin at his summer residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.More >>
    The Kremlin says Syrian President Bashar Assad has met with President Vladimir Putin at his summer residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.More >>
  • Meghan Markle: Dad won't attend wedding due to health issues

    Meghan Markle: Dad won't attend wedding due to health issues

    Thursday, May 17 2018 5:42 PM EDT2018-05-17 21:42:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti). People who spent the night outside Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, organise their belongings after waking up, early Thursday, May 17, 2018. Preparations continue in Windsor ahead of the royal wedding of Britain's Prince...(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti). People who spent the night outside Windsor Castle in Windsor, England, organise their belongings after waking up, early Thursday, May 17, 2018. Preparations continue in Windsor ahead of the royal wedding of Britain's Prince...
    Royal wedding organizers prepare rehearsal of the proceedings to take place in Windsor.More >>
    Royal wedding organizers prepare rehearsal of the proceedings to take place in Windsor.More >>
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