Haiti's prime minister resigns amid fuel price spike fallout

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant has resigned amid widespread unrest following his failed attempt to increase fuel prices. Lafontant (LA-FAH-TON...

IMF defends Haiti fuel price hikes that sparked unrest

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The International Monetary Fund stands by its proposal for fuel-price hikes in Haiti that sparked four days of unrest in the impoverished country. An IMF...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ July 9 The Washington Post on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to replace r...

Survey: Most people think world is more dangerous than it was 2 years ago

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to survey data from the Global Challenges Foundation, a majority of people surveyed believe the world is currently more dangerous than it was two years ago. T...

Haiti unrest strands a number of US volunteer groups

Volunteer groups from several U.S. states are stranded in Haiti after violent protests over fuel prices canceled flights and made roads unsafe. Church groups in South Carolina, Flori...

The Latest: US church groups stranded by Haiti disturbances

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The Latest on disturbances in Haiti (all times local): 3 p.m. Church groups and volunteers from several U.S. states are stranded in Hai...

AP PHOTOS: University becomes refuge in Nicaragua unrest

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Where they once arranged their lives around a class schedule, students at the Autonomous University of Nicaragua now organize themselves around watch schedules, always keepin...

How much all-seeing AI surveillance is too much?

BOSTON (AP) — Advances in the field of computer vision have accelerated the race for self-driving cars, powered popular photo-tagging features on Facebook and Google and spawned Amazon's first no-chec...

Teen's police killing tests long-frustrated black Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The day after Antwon Rose Jr. was shot through the cheek and elbow and in the back, killing the 17-year-old honors student, young black people swarmed the East Pittsburgh police stat...

The Latest: Iran says 230 people poisoned by untreated water

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on unrest in Iran (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Iran's semi-official Fars news agency is reporting that 230 people have...

Videos show gunfire amid Iran protests over water scarcity

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Online videos appear to show Iranians protesting water scarcity in the country's south and being shot at by authorities. Videos emerged early Sunda...

Iran's top leader alleges US, allies behind recent unrest

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Supreme Leader has accused the United States and allies of fomenting unrest in Iran. State TV Sunday quotes Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as saying the U.S. has f...

Large army veteran protests in China pose challenge for Xi

BEIJING (AP) — On Chinese state television broadcasts, President Xi Jinping is often shown clad in battle fatigues inspecting troops, praising their service, and hailing the People's Liberation Army a...

Sampaoli downplays talk of unrest, vows to get best of Messi

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Shrugging off talk of unrest inside the Argentina squad, under-pressure coach Jorge Sampaoli insisted he still had the final say on team selection and will make changes t...

Business Highlights

___ Trump jabbed first, and now world hits back in trade fight WASHINGTON (AP) — The European Union is set Friday to slap tariffs on $3.4 billion in American produc...