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The Latest: Lawyer says Assange 'is happy today'

May 19, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Swedish prosecutor ending investigation of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange (all times local):

1:15 p.m.

Julian Assange's Swedish lawyer Per E. more »»

Sudan president will not attend Saudi summit with Trump

May 19, 2017

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, indicted on war crime and genocide charges, will not attend an Islamic Summit in Saudi Arabia this weekend in which President Donald Trump is a... more »»

Macron's first non-Europe trip focuses on fighting extremism

May 19, 2017

GAO, Mali (AP) — On his first official trip outside Europe, new French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday highlighted his determination to crush extremism with a visit to French-led military... more »»

Why Trump's combative trade stance makes US farmers nervous

May 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sizable majority of rural Americans backed Donald Trump's presidential bid, drawn to his calls to slash environmental rules, strengthen law enforcement and replace the federal... more »»

Text of Swedish prosecutor's decision to drop Assange probe

May 19, 2017

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's top prosecutor, Marianne Ny, said Friday she's dropping an investigation into a rape claim against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. more »»

Swedish prosecutor drops rape probe into WikiLeaks' Assange

May 19, 2017

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's top prosecutor said Friday she's dropping an investigation into a rape claim against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after almost seven years because there's no... more »»

Here comes Pippa: Britain's almost-royal wedding on the way

May 19, 2017

LONDON (AP) — She played a memorable supporting role at sister Kate's 2011 wedding, but Pippa Middleton will take center stage Saturday at what looks to be the high society event of the year. more »»

Number of suspected Ebola cases in Congo now up to 29

May 19, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization says Congo now faces 29 suspected cases of the deadly Ebola virus. more »»

Thailand's chunky monkey on diet after gorging on junk food

May 19, 2017

BANGKOK (AP) — A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a strict diet of lean protein, fruits and vegetables. more »»

South Sudan government forces killed 114 civilians, UN says

May 19, 2017

JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — South Sudanese pro-government forces killed 114 civilians in a single town last year amid growing ethnic violence in the country's civil war, a new United Nations report... more »»

Young or old, Saudi women live under male relatives' control

May 19, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — First she's in the hands of her father, then she moves to her husband. Often, she ends up under the power of her so. more »»

Experts question North Korea role in WannaCry cyberattack

May 19, 2017

TOKYO (AP) — A couple of things about the WannaCry cyberattack are certain. more »»

Iran votes in first presidential election since nuclear deal

May 19, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians voted Friday in the country's first presidential election since its nuclear deal with world powers, as incumbent Hassan Rouhani faced a staunch challenge from a... more »»

US protests 'unprofessional' intercept by Chinese jets

May 19, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — A pair of Chinese fighter jets conducted an "unprofessional" intercept of an American radiation-sniffing surveillance plane over the East China Sea, the U.S. more »»

Draft a sign of progress on South China Sea code of conduct

May 19, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — A framework agreement between China and the Association of Southeast Asia Nations on a code of conduct in the South China Sea marks a potentially significant step toward cooling... more »»

AP Explains: Voting, governance and clerical power in Iran

May 19, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranians vote Friday for the next president of the Islamic Republic, but how does that elected leader fit into the country's clerically managed government that... more »»

A look at Iran's presidential candidates

May 19, 2017

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians head to the polls Friday to vote in the Islamic Republic's presidential election. more »»

Brazil's president may lead a 'walking dead administration'

May 19, 2017

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's president is vowing to remain in power despite a damaging new corruption allegation, but Latin America's largest nation could very well be rudderless as long as he stays... more »»

8 judges on Venezuela's Supreme Court hit with US sanctions

May 19, 2017

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The U.S. more »»

Man freed from prison faces possible deportation to Cuba

May 19, 2017

DENVER (AP) — The detention of a Cuban immigrant set to rejoin his family after he was mistakenly released from prison, then put back, has raised questions about whether more people from the... more »»

 
 

 

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