Pompeo, in Kuwait, again urges resolution to Gulf crisis

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is renewing calls for a resolution to a festering dispute between Qatar and four other Arab nations, all America's Mideast partners. ...

Foreign aid begins flowing to cyclone-hit southern Africa

NEW YORK (AP) — International aid has started trickling into the east African countries of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi to ease the humanitarian crisis created by floodwaters from Cyclone Idai. ...

U-Theatre brings drum performance to Taiwan’s highland lake

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Renowned Taiwanese drum group “U-Theatre” (優人神鼓) announced plans to stage performances against the backdrop of mountains and a highland lake at the Mingchi For...

Asia bracing for destruction by alien pest: fall armyworms

THA MUANG, Thailand (AP) — Fall armyworms, a longtime American pest, are munching their way around the globe, raising alarm now in Asia after entrenching themselves in Africa. Expert...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, March 19, the 78th day of 2019. There are 287 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 19,...

Emerging online threats changing Homeland Security's role

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Monday that her department may have been founded to combat terrorism, but its mission is shifting to also confront emerging online t...

Cubs' Baez has new magic tricks ready for this season

MESA, Ariz. (AP) — It does not take Javier Baez long to show off his magic tricks, even in a spring training game. The Chicago Cubs star singled in the first inning on Sunday against...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHERE NEW ZEALAND SHOOTING SUSPECT GOT GUNS A Christchurc...

Upstart party turns cannabis into key Israeli election issue

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Cinderella story of Israel's current election campaign is a fringe party led by an ultranationalist libertarian with a criminal record who vows to legalize marijuana, and seems to...

Flash floods, earthquake in Indonesia kill dozens

JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — Flash floods and mudslides triggered by downpours tore through mountainside villages in Indonesia's easternmost province, killing at least 58 people, disaster officials said...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, March 18, the 77th day of 2019. There are 288 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 18, ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, March 18, the 77th day of 2019. There are 288 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On March 18, ...

Former premier William Lai makes bid for Taiwan presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former premier William Lai (賴清德) launches his campaign to become the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) 2020 presidential candidate today (Monday, March 18). The DPP op...

Rory McIlroy wins The Players Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Rory McIlroy made two late birdies amid the wild theatrics of Sunday at The Players Championship and closed with a 2-under 70 to win the next best thing to a major. ...

Iran's president inaugurates new gas projects

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has inaugurated a new phase in the development of a massive natural gas field. State TV on Sunday quoted the CEO of the South Pars...