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New visa rules set off 'panic wave' in immigrant communities

BOSTON (AP) — After nearly a dozen years moving through the U.S. visa system, Sai Kyaw's brother and sister and their families were at the finish line: a final interview before they could leave Myanma...

Iran president calls for special court to probe plane crash

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's president on Tuesday called for a special court to be set up to probe the downing last week of a Ukrainian passenger by Iranian forces just after takeoff from...

American couple with Taiwanese citizenship jets back to vote in election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American couple who had lived in Taiwan for 39 years before becoming naturalized Taiwanese citizens and retiring in the U.S. has flown 12,000 kilometers back to Taiwan ...

Whole Han clan planned to emigrate from Taiwan to Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) image took another hit on Wednesday (Jan. 8) when news broke that he and his family had applied to emigrate ...

Name dropping: A few up-and-comers who may make mark in '20

Some are already on the ascent (rock climber Brooke Raboutou). Others are currently making waves (surfer Kanoa Igarashi) or shooting for the stars (skateboarder Poppy Starr Olsen). ...

Denmark withdraw passport from foreign fighter

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark’s government has withdrawn the Danish passport of a 25-year-old man with dual Turkish citizenship who joined the Islamic State group — the first such case since a ne...

US child survivors of Mexico ambush saved by courage, mother

The eight children, some mere infants, who survived the ambush in northern Mexico not only escaped the drug cartel gunmen who killed their mothers but managed to hide in the brush, with some walking m...

Relatives say at least 5 US citizens killed in north Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Relatives say at least five U.S. citizens, including four children, who live in a religious community in northern Mexico were killed in a shooting attack they suspect may have been ...

Relatives say at least 5 US citizens killed in north Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — At least five U.S. citizens, including four children, who live in the Mexican border state of Sonora have been killed in a shooting attack, relatives said Monday. ...

Hungary nixes NATO statement on Ukraine due to minority spat

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary has vetoed a joint NATO statement about Ukraine because it didn't mention the "deprivation of rights" of the Hungarian minority in the neighboring country. ...

AP Exclusive: Middleman helped Saudi give to Obama inaugural

When President Barack Obama was reelected in 2012, a Saudi tycoon and his business associate sent hundreds of thousands of dollars to the U.S. to help pay for the inaugural celebration and get a pictu...

Putin to visit EU nation Hungary as Russian influence grows

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Hungary takes him to the country that is the Kremlin's strongest beachhead in the European Union and NATO, two groups that generally regard Ru...

AP Explains: A look at Canada's election

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing a tough re-election battle against his Conservative Party rival, Andrew Scheer, in Canadian elections on Monday. Here's a guide to the election: ...

Italy qualifies for Euro 2020 with 2-0 win over Greece

ROME (AP) — Italy overcame Greece's defensive tactics for a 2-0 win Saturday and qualified for the European Championship, ensuring the Azzurri will play in the tournament's opening match in Rome next ...

Trudeau’s main political rival has American citizenship

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's main political rival in elections this month holds dual Canadian-U.S. citizenship, but a spokesman for Conservative party leader Andrew Scheer s...