Trump says US will no longer be taken advantage of on trade
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — Hours after leaving Beijing, President Donald Trump on Friday delivered what appeared to be a sharp rebuke to China, railing against trade practices he says have put Americans out of work and warning that the U.S. would no longer "turn a blind eye" to trade abuses….
Behind group photos, ‘bilats’ are where much talking occurs
DANANG, Vietnam (AP) — Asia's two major regional meetings are unfolding in coming days, filling the news cycles with imagery of groups of political luminaries shaking hands, posing, dining, meeting. But is that where the majority of real progress happens? Most times, quite possibly not….
Sexual misconduct accusations transform Alabama Senate race
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans weren't supposed to have to worry about Alabama….
Report: 5 women accuse Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct
NEW YORK (AP) — Comedian Louis C.K. has been accused of sexual misconduct toward several women, including masturbating in front of them to their horror and embarrassment, according to a report in The New York Times….
US officials: Deal with Russia on Syria’s future is near
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Russia are nearing an agreement on Syria for how they hope to resolve the Arab country's civil war once the Islamic State group is defeated, officials said Thursday….
After IS collapse, Syria government faces US-backed Kurds
BEIRUT (AP) — With the fall of the Islamic State group's last significant stronghold in Syria, Iranian and Russian-backed Syrian troops now turn to face off with their main rival, the U.S.-backed forces holding large oil fields and strategic territory in the country's north and east….
AP Analysis: No end to war in sight as life worsens in Yemen
CAIRO (AP) — As Saudi Arabia tightens the screws on its weak southern neighbor, the war it launched in Yemen more than two years ago appears more intractable than ever, with only more suffering in sight….
Family: Woman died shielding grandson during church massacre
DALLAS (AP) — Sunday school teacher Peggy Warden threw herself in front of her grandson when a gunman opened fire onto the congregation at First Baptist Church, getting fatally shot as she protected the 18-year-old, relatives said. The teen then shielded a child hiding under a pew….
Tearful meeting for pair forever linked by face transplant
ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — Standing in a stately Mayo Clinic library, Lilly Ross reached out and touched the face of a stranger, prodding the rosy cheeks and eyeing the hairless gap in a chin she once had known so well….
The gaping US trade gap: A sign of weakness? Not necessarily
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump ripped into one of his favorite targets Thursday in Beijing: The United States' "shockingly" large trade deficit with China….