Iraq: Police Commandos recapture new neighborhood in Mosul

BAGHDAD (AP) — A senior commander says Iraqi militarized police have captured a neighborhood on the western side of Mosul amid fierce clashes with Islamic State militants. Maj. Gen. ...

South Africa urges restraint amid anti-foreigner protests

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's president on Friday condemned reports of violence and intimidation against foreigners and called for restraint as residents of the capital were expected to protest a...

Mexicans weigh the daunting prospect of deportee camps

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration's plan to start deporting to Mexico all Latin Americans and o...

Takes a village: 'Greek Freak' got many assists growing up

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — He was just a scrawny, hungry kid, the son of migrants from Nigeria, trying to survive in Sepolia, a modest Athens neighborhood. The club coach who spotted 13-y...

Fashion insiders declare 'I Am an Immigrant' in new video

NEW YORK (AP) — While some fashion designers have always been overtly political, the recently wrapped New York Fashion Week just a month after President Donald Trump's inauguration included a broader ...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Feb. 14 The Washington Post on ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn...

Texas splits with other states, defends Trump's travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The state of Texas on Wednesday defended President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations as an assertion of presidential authority intended to pr...

Federal appeals court refuses to reinstate Trump travel ban

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court refused Thursday to reinstate President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, unanimously rejecting the admini...

Experts: Romania uses nationalism in anti-corruption fight

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's government, in trying to soften anti-corruption laws, is fanning the flames of nationalism by criticizing the presence of foreigners at protests, according to exper...

Man who helped foreigner give to Obama group gets probation

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who pleaded guilty to helping funnel an $80,000 campaign contribution from a foreign source to a joint fundraising committee of former President Barack Obama has b...

Iran confirms missile test

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's defense minister is confirming that his country recently conducted a missile test. The semi -official Tasnim news agency quotes Gen. Hossein Dehghan Wednes...

Trump's travel ban jolts globe, leads to legal fight

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's decision to suspend the U.S. Refugee Admissions Program for 120 days and institute a 90-day ban on all entry to the United States from citizens of seven predom...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump claims on travel ban misleading, wrong

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the face of widespread criticism, President Donald Trump has staunchly defended his order temporarily banning refugees and nearly all citizens from seven Muslim-majority countries...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 19, the 19th day of 2017. There are 346 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Jan. 19, ...

Advocates: Asylum-seekers are being turned away at border

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Immigrant advocacy groups say U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers are allegedly turning away asylum-seekers before their claims can be heard, violating obligations under U.S. ...