Double Kabul suicide bombing kills 25, including journalists
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A coordinated double suicide bombing by the Islamic State group hit central Kabul on Monday morning, killing at least 25 people, including eight journalists, officials said. An AFP photographer and a cameraman for a local TV station were among the fatalities, the police said….
Syria monitor: Missile attack kills 26, mostly Iranians
BEIRUT (AP) — A missile attack targeting government outposts in Syria's northern region killed 26 pro-government fighters, mostly Iranians, a Syria war monitoring group said Monday….
Pompeo says Israel, Palestinian peace still a US priority
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict remains a priority for the Trump administration, despite its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and its planned move of the U.S. Embassy to the holy city over Palestinian protests….
US says border crossing didn’t have room for asylum seekers
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — After traveling through Mexico with great fanfare for a month under the Trump administration's watchful eye, nearly 200 Central American migrants attempting to seek asylum in the United States were stopped in their tracks when border inspectors said that a crossing facility didn't have enough space to accommodate them….
South Korea to remove propaganda loudspeakers at border
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea will remove propaganda-broadcasting loudspeakers from the border with North Korea this week, officials said Monday, as the rivals move to follow through with their leaders' summit declaration that produced reconciliation steps without a breakthrough in the nuclear standoff….
In Trump era, the death of the White House press conference
WASHINGTON (AP) — The presidential news conference, a time-honored tradition going back generations, appears to be no longer….
Trump gives thumbs-down to comic who roasted his spokeswoman
WASHINGTON (AP) — The reviews are in: President Donald Trump gave a thumbs-down Sunday to the comedian who roasted his chief spokeswoman at the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, offending present and past members of his administration, including one who walked out in protest….
For Palestinians, Israeli permits a complex tool of control
ETZION MILITARY BASE, West Bank (AP) — More than 300 Palestinians showed up at an Israeli military base in the West Bank recently, hoping they could win the lifting of security bans that prevent them for entering Israel….
Get ready for the most expensive driving season in years
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Get ready for a little bit more pain at the pump this summer….
Forward step: LeBron, Cavs pushed to limit but not done yet
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James walked sluggishly down a corridor inside Quicken Loans Arena following Game 7 surrounded by the usual squadron of security personnel, some business associates and his publicist….