Ugandan leader questions US sanctions against former protege

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's longtime leader is disputing United States sanctions targeting a former protege accused of rights violations during his role as police boss between 2005 and 2018. ...

At UN, Trump to face questions about Iran, Ukraine, allies

NEW YORK (AP) — Faced with growing tumult at home and abroad, President Donald Trump heads into his three-day visit to the United Nations this week hoping to lean on strained alliances while fending o...

The story behind Biden's son, Ukraine and Trump's claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — In 2014, then-Vice President Joe Biden was at the forefront of American diplomatic efforts to support Ukraine's fragile democratic government as it sought to fend off Russian aggress...

Trump says he discussed corruption with Ukraine's president

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he spoke to Ukraine's new president about his summer election and the fact that "we don't want our people, like Vice President Biden and his son" contribu...

Argentina's Cristina Fernández delights crowd as vote looms

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Former Argentine president Cristina Fernández has addressed enthusiastic supporters as her opposition ticket seeks momentum ahead of elections next month. ...

Democrats blast latest Trump crisis. But what will they do?

WASHINGTON (AP) — A whistleblower's complaint over President Donald Trump's interactions with a foreign leader is testing the political and practical power Democrats can use against a Republican in th...

The intersection of Trump, Ukraine and a whistleblower

WASHINGTON (AP) — Very behind the scenes, a whistleblower from the intelligence community voiced urgent concern about a matter involving a conversation between Ukraine's leader and President Donald Tr...

UAW strike puts Trump, GOP in political bind in key states

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Democrats were quick to back working-class United Auto Workers in their strike against General Motors, delivering doughnuts and holding picket signs outside factories to show sol...

Rare protests in Egypt call for el-Sissi to step down

CAIRO (AP) — Dozens of people have protested in Egypt's capital, Cairo, to call for President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi to step down. The short-lived, rare protest began Friday night nea...

President Donald Trump gets heat for urging Ukraine probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said. Democrats condem...

Timeline: Tracking the whistleblower, Trump and Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — There are many unanswered questions about a whistleblower's complaint that reportedly says President Donald Trump's made an inappropriate, even alarming "promise" involving Ukraine. ...

Feds charges 11th person in ongoing UAW corruption probe

DETROIT (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Detroit have filed charges against an 11th person in an investigation of corruption in the United Auto Workers. Jeff Pietrzyk is charged with co...

US envoy meets Israel's embattled PM to discuss peace plan

JERUSALEM (AP) — The U.S. envoy to the Middle East has met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu days after elections that left the Israeli leader's political future in doubt. Netan...

Activist: Egyptian authorities arrest brother to silence me

CAIRO (AP) — The U.S.-based Egyptian activist whose Facebook page helped ignite the 2011 pro-democracy uprising says that authorities have arrested his brother in Cairo in retaliation for his criticis...

Albania court sentences ex-interior minister to probation

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — An Albanian court has sentenced a former interior minister to three years of probation for abuse of his post, turning down prosecutors' charges of ties to a crime network suspec...