The Latest: Egypt raises death toll in mosque attack to 305
CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on developments in Egypt (all times local):…
Consumer watchdog head names a successor, and Trump does too
NEW YORK (AP) — The director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau resigned Friday and named his own successor, leading to an open conflict with President Donald Trump – who announced a different person as acting head of the agency later in the day….
The Latest: Time magazine says Trump’s got it wrong
PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):…
Survivors offer horrific accounts of Egypt’s mosque attack
ISMAILIA, Egypt (AP) — The imam had barely made it atop the mosque pulpit to deliver the sermon when intense gunfire rang out and Ebid Salem Mansour knew exactly what was going on….
US cutting off its supply of arms to Kurds fighting in Syria
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The United States will cut off its supply of arms to Kurdish fighters in Syria, a move by President Donald Trump that is sure to please Turkey but further alienate Syrian Kurds who bore much of the fight against the Islamic State group….
A look at the deadliest militant attacks in Egypt
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt was hit by its deadliest ever militant attack when gunmen opened fire and set off explosives at a mosque in the northern Sinai Peninsula, killing more than 200 people….
US changes course, allows PLO office to remain open
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has abruptly shifted course on its decision to close the Washington mission of the Palestine Liberation Organization….
Trump calls for crushing terrorists with military means
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump denounced the deadly mosque attack in Egypt and reached out to its president, asserting the world must crush terrorists by military means – and insisting the U.S. needs a southern border wall and the travel ban tied up in courts….
Risky stalemate as science battles human fears at Fukushima
ONAHAMA, Japan (AP) — More than six years after a tsunami overwhelmed the Fukushima nuclear power plant, Japan has yet to reach consensus on what to do with a million tons of radioactive water, stored on site in around 900 large and densely packed tanks that could spill should another major earthquake or tsunami strike….
Pope’s place as refugee champion tested in Myanmar
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis heads to Myanmar and Bangladesh with the international community excoriating Myanmar's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims as "ethnic cleansing" but his own church resisting the label and defending Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi as the only hope for democracy….