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The Latest: Small nations leaders pay tribute to Ban Ki-moon

September 22, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):

3:40 p.. more »»

House set to vote on bill prohibiting cash payments to Iran

September 22, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House moved ahead Thursday on a bill to prohibit the United States from making cash payments to Iran and require that Congress be notified before any future... more »»

Italy reopens Spanish Steps after controversy over fence

September 22, 2016

ROME (AP) — Rome's iconic Spanish Steps officially reopened to the public Thursday after a cleaning and repair job financed by luxury jeweler Bulgari, the latest in a series of privately-funded... more »»

UN calls for stepped up security for planes and airports

September 22, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Responding to increasing attacks on airports and aircraft, the U.N. more »»

Satellite technology beams expertise to remote Alaska clinic

September 22, 2016

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The only clinic in one of the nation's busiest commercial fishing ports is so remote that even conventional telemedicine for emergencies has been impossible for its... more »»

Putin names close ally to head Russia's spy agency

September 22, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has named his longtime ally, the speaker of parliament and Putin's chief of staff, to head the country's foreign intelligence service. more »»

Boris Johnson: UK will trigger EU exit talks in early 2017

September 22, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Britain's exit talks with the European Union will likely start in early 2017, and could take less than the allotted two years, Britain's foreign secretary said Thursday. more »»

Model Gigi Hadid manhandled in Milan

September 22, 2016

MILAN (AP) — Model Gigi Hadid was manhandled outside a Milan Fashion Week venue Thursday by a former Ukrainian television reporter who has pulled similar stunts in Paris, Los Angeles and Moscow. more »»

AP FACT CHECK: Syria's Assad on Aleppo, siege and airstrikes

September 22, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — During an interview with The Associated Press, Syrian President Bashar Assad made several denials, insisting that the city of Aleppo is not under siege and that Syrian and Russian... more »»

Power slowly coming back after blackout darkens Puerto Rico

September 22, 2016

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Power was slowly being restored in Puerto Rico on Thursday, nearly 24 hours after a blackout swept across the island when a fire at a power plant set off a cascade of... more »»

Ex-Brazil finance chief held, freed for now in fraud probe

September 22, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The ex-finance minister under Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was arrested Thursday in the corruption scandal at state-run oil giant... more »»

Hand-delivered hacking: malicious USBs left in mailboxes

September 22, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Julien Ascoet was already suspicious when he pulled the plain white envelope from his mailbox this past July.

The letter had no stamp and was completely unmarked. more »»

At UN Netanyahu invites Abbas to address Knesset

September 22, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to address Israel's parliament, the Knesset, during a speech before the U.N. more »»

Italian team arrives in Libya to investigate kidnappings

September 22, 2016

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Libyan officials say a team of five Italian investigators has arrived in a town near the Algerian border where two Italians and a Canadian were abducted at gunpoint earlier... more »»

EU chief says bloc's credibility at stake over climate pact

September 22, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — The head of the European Union's executive arm is lambasting member states for failing to ratify the Paris climate change pact, saying the EU is losing credibility for lagging... more »»

The Latest: Netanyahu invites Abbas to address Knesset

September 22, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):

1:40 p.m. more »»

The Latest: White House rejects Syrian president's claims

September 22, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria (all times local):

8:25 p.m.

The White House is pushing back on Syrian President Bashar Assad's claim that the U.S. more »»

US: Shell that hit Iraqi base contained sulfur-mustard agent

September 22, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. general said Thursday that an Islamic State rocket that hit a military base used by hundreds of U.S. more »»

Chainsaws in hand, some de-horn rhinos to stop poaching

September 22, 2016

PIETERMARITZBURG, South Africa (AP) — Eager to stop wildlife poaching, some in Africa are taking the drastic step of de-horning rhinos before the illegal hunters do, taking a whining chainsaw to... more »»

Dozens drown after migrant boat capsizes off Egypt's coast

September 22, 2016

ROSETTA, Egypt (AP) — Survivors, some handcuffed to hospital beds, described watching women and children drown after an overcrowded migrant boat capsized off Egypt's coast, as Egyptian authoritie... more »»

 
 
 

 

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