Global stock markets tumble after Wall Street battering
LONDON (AP) — Stock markets around the world took a battering Tuesday, following a dramatic sell-off on Wall Street that triggered concerns that a potentially healthy pullback from record highs could turn into a protracted bear market….
House committee votes to release Democrats’ classified memo
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election spun further into charges and counter-charges among angry U.S. lawmakers and President Donald Trump as the panel voted to release a second classified memo about whether the FBI and Justice Department conspired against him….
The Latest: Syrian activists say 16 killed in new airstrikes
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local):…
Pence trip to Asia, Olympics aimed at countering NKorea
JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence's six-day swing through Asia, anchored by a stop at the Winter Olympics in South Korea, is set to focus less on sports than the host country's bellicose neighbor to the North….
Saudi Arabia, at war with Yemen rebels, sends aid to nation
MARIB, Yemen (AP) — At a wind-swept camp for those displaced by Yemen's war, a young Yemeni woman named Leemi, who supports her child and eight others, gratefully accepted aid from Saudi Arabia….
Hawaii emergency worker threatened after misleading photo
HONOLULU (AP) — When an erroneous alert was sent out last month telling people in Hawaii that there was an incoming ballistic missile, Jeffrey Wong was an island away from the state's emergency management agency office where he works as an operations officer….
Little place for arms control in Trump’s nuclear strategy
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a place for arms control in the Trump administration's new nuclear strategy. It's a very small place….
First Afghan female coders bring it on: Fight against Opium
HERAT, Afghanistan (AP) — A group of young Afghan women in the deeply conservative western Herat province is breaking traditional barriers as their war-torn country's first female coders in an overwhelmingly male-dominated tech field….
Ex-leader wants India to intervene to free Maldives judges
MALE, Maldives (AP) — The main political rival to the president of the Maldives called on India on Tuesday to send an envoy – backed by its military – to free imprisoned Supreme Court justices and opposition leaders, as political turmoil battered the Indian Ocean nation….
High Fives and a black eye: Scenes from Oscar Nominees Lunch
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Oscar nominees luncheon brings together A-listers and rising stars – artists from every aspect of filmmaking – for an afternoon of celebration and mutual fandom….