Mideast braces for fallout from Trump’s move on Jerusalem
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinians shuttered schools and shops and called for protests in West Bank towns on Thursday, while the leader of the Hamas militant group called for a new armed uprising, in widespread show of anger over President Donald Trump's move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital….
Analysis: Palestinians dismiss US role after Jerusalem pivot
The dramatic U.S. policy shift on contested Jerusalem is seen by the Western-backed Palestinian leadership as a dangerous betrayal and game changer that is bound to propel them into a risky confrontation with the U.S. and Israel on the global stage….
On Jerusalem, Trump delivers for supporters at home
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's move to recognize the divided city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital may have triggered a worldwide chorus of critics but the president had his ears closely tuned to his supporters at home….
‘I defeated ISIS’: Young scholar lived secret double life
The historian carried secrets too heavy for one man to bear….
California wind, and fire danger, hits unprecedented high
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — Southern California has felt yellow wind, orange wind, and red wind. But never purple wind. Until now….
Franken faces fresh accusations, weighing his future
WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Democrat Al Franken, facing fresh allegations of sexual misconduct and vanishing support from fellow Democrats, appears to be on the brink of resigning from the Senate….
Australian Parliament allows same-sex marriages
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's Parliament voted Thursday to allow same-sex marriage across the nation, following a bitter debate settled by a much-criticized government survey of voters that strongly endorsed change….
Tillerson: Russia arms, trains, fights with Ukraine rebels
VIENNA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is lambasting Moscow for its aggression in Ukraine ahead of a meeting with Russia's foreign minister….
N. Korea says war is inevitable as allies continue war games
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea says a nuclear war on the Korean Peninsula has become a matter of when, not if, as it continued to lash out at a massive joint military exercise between the United States and South Korea involving hundreds of advanced warplanes….
San Deigo’s High rent fuels homelessness, hepatitis outbreak
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Christine Wade found a haven in the tent she shared with six children, pitched in an asphalt parking lot….