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Syria looks to peace, North Korea to attack on US mainland

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria's foreign minister told world leaders Saturday that victory against terrorists in his war-ravaged nation "is now within reach" while North Korea's foreign minister said U.S. President Donald Trump's insult to his country...

 

US flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a show of American military might to North Korea, U.S. bombers and fighter escorts flew on Saturday to the farthest point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such American aircraft this century. The...

 

Army veteran continues service as police officer

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Bowling Green Police Department Sgt. Geoffrey Gleitz sees his service with the police department as an extension of the public service he began as a teen in the military. Gleitz, a 1996 graduate of Bowling Green High...

 

The Latest: Seoul media say North might test nuke in Pacific

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's nuclear program (all times local): 10:15 a.m. South Korean media report North Korea's top diplomat says his country may test a hydrogen bomb in the Pacific Ocean to fulfill leader Kim Jong Un's...

 

Kim Jong Un: 'Deranged' Trump will 'pay dearly' for threat

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, in an extraordinary and direct rebuke, called President Donald Trump "deranged" and said he will "pay dearly" for his threats, a possible indication of more powerful weapons tests on the...

 

US beefs up NKorea sanctions, Kim Jong Un insults Trump,

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump added economic action to his fiery military threats against North Korea on Thursday, authorizing stiffer new sanctions in response to the Koreans' nuclear weapons advances. Its leader Kim Jong Un issued a...

 

World powers rally to defend value of Iran nuke accord

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Top diplomats from Germany, Russia, China and Italy insisted Thursday there can be no turning back on the Iran nuclear deal after President Donald Trump suggested that he may seek a renegotiation or simply walk away from the...

 

UN votes to help Iraq collect evidence against Islamic State

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. investigators will help Iraq collect evidence to build potential war crimes cases against Islamic State extremists, under a resolution the Security Council approved Thursday. Iraq, council members and some human rights...

 

Russia warns US, says special forces helping Syrian troops

MOSCOW (AP) — A stern Russian warning Thursday against targeting its special forces in eastern Syria heightened concerns over direct clashes between rival Moscow- and Washington-backed forces fighting for the energy wealth to be found among the Isl...

 

Afghan leader: Abolishing militant havens in Pakistan is key

NEW YORK (AP) — Abolishing militant hideouts in Pakistan is critical to establishing peace in neighboring Afghanistan, the Afghan leader said Thursday before meeting President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly. Neither...

 

Kim fires off insults at Trump and hints at weapons test

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un lobbed a string of insults at President Donald Trump on Friday, calling him a "mentally deranged U.S. dotard" and hinting at a frightening new weapon test. It was the first time for a North...

 

North Korean leader Kim called Trump a what? A 'dotard'

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Famous for using bombastic, derogatory and often-awkward English slams against enemies, North Korean state media sent people scrambling for dictionaries Friday with a dispatch that quotes leader Kim Jong Un calling...

 

China: Trump bank ban statement 'not consistent' with facts

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that Beijing told its banks to stop dealing with North Korea is "not consistent with the facts," a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said Friday, but he gave no indication what steps China...

 

5 things to know about N. Korean leader's rebuke of Trump

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — On the surface it seems like more of the same: North Korea responds to another threat by U.S. President Donald Trump by calling him a "deranged" old man who will "pay dearly" for his insults. These words, however, carry...

 

Trump to award Medal of Honor to Alabama veteran

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will award the Medal of Honor to a retired Army medic from Alabama who risked his life several times to provide medical care to his comrades during the Vietnam War, the White House announced Wednesday....

 

US allies divided over Trump's threat against North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Japan urged international unity Wednesday in pressuring North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, even as another key U.S. ally pushed back against President Donald Trump's threat to "totally destroy" the rogue nation if it...

 

Trump's North Korea threat leaves Asia struggling to explain

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Was it a bluff? A warning that Washington would shoot down North Korea's next missile test? A restatement of past policy? Or simply just what it seemed: a straightforward threat of annihilation from the president of the...

 

AP Interview: NATO chief welcomes Trump's new approach

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — NATO's secretary-general welcomed President Donald Trump's new strategy for the 16-year Afghan war and said the U.S. leader's insistence that NATO members increase their defense spending is achieving positive results. Jens...

 

In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to "destroy" North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to "totally destroy North Korea" if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies against the renegade nation's nuclear weapons program, making his case in a combative debut speech to...

 

In stark UN speech, Trump threatens to "destroy" North Korea

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to "totally destroy North Korea" if the U.S. is forced to defend itself or its allies against the renegade nation's nuclear weapons program, making his case in a combative debut speech to...

 

Global differences abound as leaders address UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — This year's U.N. gathering of world leaders put an immediate spotlight Tuesday on deep differences on tackling crises from North Korea to global warming: France's president urged world leaders to work together, while...

 

Rohingya Muslims are being wiped off Myanmar's map

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, the minority ethnic group is being wiped off the map. After a series of attacks by Muslim militants last month,...

 

At least 65 skulls found so far at a mass grave in Bosnia

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The remains of at least 65 victims have been retrieved from a mass grave recently found in central Bosnia, forensic experts said Tuesday about the site of one of the most gruesome crimes of Bosnia's 1992-95 war....

 

The Latest: UN head says nuclear threat at high level

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 9:15 a.m. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is warning the world's leaders that the threat of a nuclear attack is at its highest level since the end of the Cold...

 

German WWI U-boat found off Belgium with 23 bodies inside

BRUSSELS (AP) — An intact German World War I submarine containing the bodies of 23 people has been found off the coast of Belgium, authorities said Tuesday. Western Flanders Governor Carl Decaluwe told The Associated Press that the find on the...

 

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