Spanish rescuers help 94 migrants crossing Mediterranean

MADRID (AP) — Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 94 migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean Sea from African to European shores. The service says that it picked...

Trump shifts stance on Korea summit from 'off' to 'maybe'

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Everybody plays games," President Donald Trump declared as he suggested the potentially historic North Korean summit he had suddenly called off might be getting back on track. ...

Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Everybody plays games," President Donald Trump declared Friday as he suggested the potentially historic North Korean summit he had suddenly called off might be getti...

Venezuela's ex-oil czar sees economic collapse accelerating

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuela's former oil czar says crude production in the OPEC nation will continue to plummet in the aftermath of President Nicolas Maduro's re-election. In a...

UN says issues 'narrowed' over Greece-Macedonia name dispute

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. mediator trying to resolve a 25-year-old dispute between Greece and Macedonia over the former Yugoslav republic's name says the issues "have been narrowed" and both side...

UN envoy urges dialogue with opposition after Burundi vote

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. special envoy for Burundi is urging the government to quickly restart a dialogue with the opposition following the recent referendum that will allow the president to sta...

IAEA: Iran complying with nuclear deal, but could improve

BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations nuclear watchdog says Iran appears to be complying with a 2015 deal with major powers that was meant to stop it from developing nuclear weapons in exchange for the lif...

UN adopts measure linking conflict to hunger and starvation

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution that for the first time recognizes the link between conflict and hunger and condemns the use of starvation as a me...

UN to vote on resolution on link between conflict and famine

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council is expected to vote soon on a resolution recognizing the link between conflict and the threat of famine. Dutch Ambassador Karel Van Oo...

US rejects call for UN to fund African force in the Sahel

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is rejecting a call from U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres for the world body to fund a new 5,000-troop African force meant to fight extremists in western...

Diplomats: UN exempts NKoreans meeting Trump from sanctions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Diplomats say a U.N. committee has granted North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's entire delegation an exemption from U.N. sanctions ahead of its scheduled trip to Singapore to meet U...

Arab League severs ties with Guatemala over embassy move

CAIRO (AP) — The Arab League says it will no longer cooperate on any level with Guatemala because of the country's decision to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. ...

UN envoy urges quick action to avoid Israel-Palestinian war

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N.'s Mideast envoy is calling for urgent action to avoid another Israeli-Palestinian war sparked by the violence in Gaza. Nikolay Mladenov says "Gaza is o...

Australian lawmaker accuses billionaire in UN bribe scandal

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian government lawmaker has accused a China-born Australian billionaire who generously donates to Australian political parties of conspiring to bribe a top United ...

Vote, take risks, be fearless: Celebs offer advice to grads

College graduates have been getting a variety of life lessons from famous figures. This year's commencement ceremonies have featured speeches by celebrities in business, politics, sp...