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US homeland security chief tours Panama jungle migrant camp

PENITAS, Panama (AP) — The acting U.S. homeland security secretary visited a camp in the Panamanian jungle Friday housing hundreds of migrants who survived the perilous border crossing from Colombia, usually heading for the United States. Kevin...

 

Russia's floating nuclear plant sails to its destination

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's first floating nuclear power plant sailed Friday to its destination on the nation's Arctic coast, a project that environmentalists have criticized as unsafe. The Akademik Lomonosov is a 140-meter (459-foot) long towed...

 

Putin orders Russia to respond after US missile test

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin ordered the Russian military on Friday to work out a quid pro quo response after the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty. In Sunday's test, a modified ground-launched version of a...

 

Strikes on Iran-backed militias threaten to destabilize Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — An Israeli airstrike on an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq, confirmed by U.S. officials, is threatening to destabilize security in the volatile country that has struggled to remain neutral in the conflict between Washington and...

 

Sudan protesters, army announce new ruling body after deal

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's pro-democracy movement and the army announced a joint ruling body on Tuesday, formally disbanding the military council that took power after the ouster of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir in April. The new, 11-member body ...

 

Big questions linger as Russia shares radiation data

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has resumed sharing data from radiation monitoring stations in Siberia after some were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range, a nuclear weapons watchdog said Tuesday, while an American expert said the...

 

The Latest: At least 3 arrests in Portland protests

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on a right-wing rally and counter protests in Portland, Oregon (all times local): 1:35 p.m. Police in Portland, Oregon, arrested at least three people during demonstrations by right-wing groups and...

 

Trump wields sanctions hammer; experts wonder to what end

WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the diplomacy of coercion. The Trump administration is aggressively pursuing economic sanctions as a primary foreign policy tool to an extent unseen in decades, or perhaps ever. Many are questioning the results even as...

 

US Southern Command head focused on 'day after' in Venezuela

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The head of U.S. Southern Command says military officials are focusing on preparing for "the day after" once "isolated" Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro leaves power. Navy Adm. Craig Faller warned Monday against...

 

BAE Systems Raises the Bar for Multi-Domain Cybersecurity with XTS Guard 7

RESTON, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 19, 2019-- BAE Systems has launched its next-generation XTS® Guard 7, which provides U.S. intelligence organizations with secure access to geospatial imagery and data through multi-directional transfer of different...

 

S. Korea says N. Korea has fired more projectiles into sea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military said North Korea fired more projectiles into the sea Friday to extend a recent streak of weapons tests believed to be aimed at pressuring Washington and Seoul over slow nuclear diplomacy. South...

 

The Latest: US unveils seizure warrant for Iranian tanker

MADRID (AP) — The latest on Iranian supertanker at center of Persian Gulf tensions (all times local): 12:35 a.m. The U.S. government says it has a warrant to seize an oil tanker at the center of a diplomatic standoff because of violations of U.S....

 

US tells Congress of plans to sell F-16 fighters to Taiwan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has informed Congress it plans to sell F-16 fighters worth $8 billion to Taiwan in a move that will inflame already high tensions with China. Two U.S. officials and a congressional aide say the...

 

Quake damage estimate tops $5B at California Navy base

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Earthquakes that struck California last month caused more than $5 billion in damage to Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake, a sprawling desert facility where some of the military's most advanced weapons are tested, according to...

 

Trump: Kim wants to meet again, apologized for missile tests

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that North Korea's Kim Jong Un wants to meet once again to "start negotiations" after joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises end. He also said Kim apologized for the flurry of... Full story

 

Biden is still the Democrat to beat, but rivals see weakness

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a barn down a gravel road in Iowa, Joe Biden tore into President Donald Trump's moral character, declaring in one of the fiercest speeches of his campaign that the words of the American president matter. The next day,...

 

Mass shootings have Latinos worried about being targets

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When Michelle Otero arrived at an art show featuring Mexican-American women, the first thing she did was scan the room. Two exits. One security guard. Then she thought to herself: If a shooter bursts in, how do my husband...

 

General orders ethics review of US special operations forces

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of U.S. Special Operations Command has ordered an ethics review of his commando forces, in the wake of a number of recent incidents of bad behavior and criminal allegations against troops. Army Gen. Richard Clarke said...

 

Hundreds attend funeral of Israeli soldier stabbed to death

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of people attended Thursday's funeral of an 18-year-old Israeli soldier who was found dead hours earlier with stab wounds near a Jewish settlement in the West Bank. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the killing a...

 

Iranian pleads guilty in Minnesota in tech smuggling case

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An Iranian woman pleaded guilty in Minnesota on Friday to conspiring to facilitate the illegal export of communications technology from the U.S. to her home country. Federal prosecutors say Negar Ghodskani, 40, and others establi...

 

S.Korea says N.Korea has fired 2 more projectiles into sea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Saturday fired two more projectiles into the sea, according to South Korea's military. It is likely another protest at the United States and South Korea continuing joint military exercises that the North...

 

Taliban suicide blast in Kabul kills 14 people, 145 wounded

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban car bomb aimed at Afghan security forces ripped through a busy Kabul neighborhood on Wednesday, killing 14 people and wounding 145 — most of them women, children and other civilians — shortly after the...

 

Venezuela talks in the balance as US ups pressure on Maduro

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For weeks, representatives of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro and his would-be successor, opposition leader Juan Guaidó, have been shuttling back and forth to Barbados trying to agree on a common path out of the...

 

Kim says North Korean launches were warning to US, South

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Wednesday leader Kim Jong Un supervised a live-fire demonstration of newly developed, short-range ballistic missiles intended to send a warning to the United States and South Korea over their joint...

 

O'Rourke cancels prison tour, heads to Texas after shooting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke cancelled a visit to California's San Quentin State Prison to head back to his native El Paso, on Texas' border with Mexico, in the wake of a mass shooting at a shopping mall there....

 

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