Large chunk of border wall funding diverted from tiny Guam

HONOLULU (AP) — President Donald Trump is raising a large chunk of the money for his border wall with Mexico by deferring several military construction projects slated for Guam, a strategic hub for U....

Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker accused of smuggling oil with a crew of 12, Iran's state TV reported Thursday, just days after an oi...

US sets tight travel limitations for Iran's UN diplomats

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. is tightly limiting travel by Iranian officials visiting or assigned to the United Nations, sparking concern from the world body. Representatives to th...

Review: K.Flay celebrates all her sides on CD 'Solutions'

K.Flay, "Solutions" (Night Street Records) It's always been hard to pin down K.Flay's music. She's a bit of a sonic chameleon, mixing elements of hip-hop, rock and indie pop with moo...

Caught between US and Iran, Europe struggles with diplomacy

BERLIN (AP) — France on Tuesday sent a top diplomat to Tehran to urge Iran to scale back its recently increased uranium enrichment activities, a mission underscored by a call from Europe for the Islam...

Rouhani: Iran will enrich uranium to 'any amount we want'

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's president warned that Tehran will increase its enrichment of uranium to "any amount that we want" beginning on Sunday, putting further pressure on Europe...

Iranians say US sanctions hurt the people, not government

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — While opinions differ across Tehran's Grand Bazaar about the ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Iran over its unraveling nuclear deal, there's one thing those in the beating hea...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, July 1, the 182nd day of 2019. There are 183 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 1, 199...

Additional US fighter planes sent to Gulf amid Iran tensions

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says nearly a dozen Air Force F-22 stealth fighters have deployed to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar. They are part of a force buildup requested b...

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 30-July 6

Celebrity birthdays for the week of June 30-July 6: June 30: Actress Nancy Dussault is 83. Singer Glenn Shorrock of the Little River Band is 75. Jazz bassist Stanley Clarke is 68. Ac...

Q&A: A look at the standoff between the US and Iran

Hostilities are heating up between the United States and Iran and while President Donald Trump says he's not looking to go to war with Tehran, it's unclear how the standoff can be resolved. ...

EU fights to keep nuclear deal alive amid US, Iran pressure

BRUSSELS (AP) — A year after the United States pulled out of the Iran nuclear agreement, the pact is at severe risk of collapse and the European Union is caught in the middle, struggling to keep suppl...

Pompeo tries rallying foreign leaders in alleged oil attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is working the phones to convince wary leaders in Asia and Europe that Iran was behind alleged attacks on shipping in a key Middle East oil route — and...

Pompeo tries rallying foreign leaders in alleged oil attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is reaching out to wary foreign leaders to frame alleged Iranian attacks in a Middle East oil shipping route as a problem for the world at large, espec...

The Latest: Japan's PM Abe arrives in Iran on historic visit

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on Mideast developments amid rising tensions in the Persian Gulf region (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Shinzo Abe has ar...