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NATO chief welcomes Trump's new approach

Published Sep. 21 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — NATO's secretary-general welcomed President Donald Trump's new strategy for the 16-year Afghan war and said the...

Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 225

Published Sep. 21 2017

Rescuers found a surviving child Wednesday in the ruins of a school that collapsed in Mexico's magnitude 7.

Maria ravages Puerto Rico

Published Sep. 21 2017

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destroyed hundreds...

Fire on Cousteau's ship in Turkey delays restoration work

Published Sep. 21 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — A fire on marine explorer Jacques Cousteau's iconic ship Calypso has delayed the vessel's restoration by between...

Iranian: Trump's UN comments 'ignorant, absurd'

Published Sep. 21 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran's president warned Wednesday that his country will "respond decisively" to any violation of the agreement...

Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 217

Published Sep. 20 2017

Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking...

In UN speech, Trump threatens to 'destroy' N. Korea

Published Sep. 20 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to "totally destroy North Korea" if the U.

Czech zoo burns rhino horns, condemns auction in SAfrica

Published Sep. 20 2017

DVUR KRALOVE, Czech Republic (AP) — A Czech zoo burned some 74 pounds of rhino horns with an estimated black...

Tillerson speaks to Suu Kyi on Myanmar refugee crisis

Published Sep. 20 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke by phone Tuesday with Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu...

Under fire over Rohingya, Suu Kyi defends Myanmar actions

Published Sep. 20 2017

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — With a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims sparking accusations of ethnic cleansing from the United Nations...

Hurricane Maria slams Dominica, now takes aim at Puerto Rico

Published Sep. 19 2017

Dominica's leader sent out an emotional plea for help as Hurricane Maria smashed into the Caribbean island causing "mind-boggling" devastation,...

UPDATED: 7.1 magnitude quake kills 139 as buildings crumble in Mexico

Published Sep. 19 2017

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 139 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of...

Hurricane Maria grows, threatens storm-battered Caribbean

Published Sep. 19 2017

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Maria grew into an extremely dangerous Category 4 storm Monday as it barreled...

Trump calls for UN reform in more restrained tones

Published Sep. 19 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump used his United Nations debut on Monday to prod the international organization to...

Mattis: No need yet to shoot down NKorean missiles

Published Sep. 19 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has seen no need to shoot down North Korean missiles test-fired in Japan's direction, but...

French envoy at UN: Discord at highest level since Cold War

Published Sep. 19 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Dissension and conflict are at their highest levels since the Cold War and cooperation among nations...

First American military base in Israel opens

Published Sep. 19 2017

BISLACH AIR BASE, Israel (AP) — Israel and the U.S. inaugurated the first American military base on Israeli soil on...

UK lowers terror threat level as subway bomb probe advances

Published Sep. 18 2017

LONDON (AP) — British police made progress Sunday in their frantic pursuit of suspects and evidence connected to the bomb...

Acid attack on 4 US students not seen as terror act

Published Sep. 18 2017

PARIS (AP) — Four American college students were attacked with acid Sunday at a train station in France, but French...

Jamaica's Violet Brown dies at 117; Japan woman now oldest

Published Sep. 18 2017

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The world's oldest person has died in Jamaica. Violet Brown was 117 years and...

New storm Maria a growing threat to Irma-slammed Caribbean

Published Sep. 18 2017

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — The hurricane-battered islands of the Caribbean prepared on Sunday to face yet another potential...

Kuwait to expel North Korean ambassador, other diplomats

Published Sep. 18 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Kuwait will expel North Korea's ambassador to the oil-rich country and four other diplomats,...

Defiant N. Korea leader vows to complete nuke program

Published Sep. 17 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said his country is nearing its goal of "equilibrium"...