N. Korea to close nuke test site in May, unify time zone
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has vowed to shut down the country's nuclear test site in May and open the process to experts and journalists from South Korea and the United States, Seoul's presidential office said Sunday….
Trump sharpens aim at Democrats facing election
WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — President Donald Trump took aim at familiar political targets and added a few fresh ones during a campaign-style rally in Michigan, an Upper Midwest state that gave him a surprising victory in the 2016 election….
Pompeo, in Saudi Arabia, talks tough on Iran, Gulf dispute
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is using the Middle East leg of his first trip abroad as America's top diplomat to call for concerted international action to punish Iran for its missile programs….
Central Americans will seek asylum at southern US border
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — U.S. immigration lawyers are telling Central Americans in a caravan of asylum-seekers that traveled through Mexico to the border with San Diego that they face possible separation from their children and detention for many months. They say they want to prepare them for the worst possible outcome….
Iraq’s IS trials bring swift verdicts, almost all guilty
TEL KEIF, Iraq (AP) — The entire trial lasted just over half an hour. A grey-haired man was led into the defendant's booth. He fidgeted as the judge read the charges against him: Swearing allegiance to the Islamic State group and working for the militants as an employee at a water station….
MMA fighter with links to Trump, Cohen is questioned by FBI
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — A Russian mixed martial arts fighter who has connections with President Donald Trump, the president's personal attorney Michael Cohen and Russian President Vladimir Putin was questioned this week by the FBI, his manager confirmed Saturday….
Palestinians vote on aging leadership as Abbas tightens grip
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The top-tier leadership group of the PLO- average age 70 – is up for election for the first time in over two decades, when hundreds of delegates attend a West Bank convention this week….
Oregon trucker missing for days emerges from wilderness
LA GRANDE, Ore. (AP) — A trucker who was missing for four days in a snow-covered part of Oregon after his GPS mapping device sent him up the wrong road walked 36 miles (58 kilometers) and emerged safely from a remote and rugged region of the state….
Celtics stare down adversity, look forward to 76ers
BOSTON (AP) — So much of the chatter before Boston's first-round matchup with Milwaukee focused on who wouldn't be on the court for the Celtics….
Shaquem Griffin finally hears his name at NFL draft
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shaquem Griffin came back. The crowd loved it….