Iran FM Zarif hopeful tensions with US can be resolved

NEW YORK (AP) — Iran's foreign minister says he believes the Islamic Republic and the United States were only "a few minutes away from a war" after Iran shot down an American spy drone last month. But...

The Latest: Iran shows seized fuel tanker matches UAE ship

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on developments related to tensions between U.S and Iran (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Iran's state TV English-language channel has re...

Iran state TV: Iranian forces seize foreign oil tanker, crew

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard forces have seized a foreign oil tanker accused of smuggling oil with a crew of 12, Iran's state TV reported Thursday, just days after an oi...

Nevada: Feds should restudy seismic risk at nuke dump site

LAS VEGAS (AP) —        Nevada's governor and congressional delegation are pointing to earthquakes this month in the California desert and calling for the U.S. Energy Department to look again at seism...

South Korea faces potential WCup qualifier in North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean men's national soccer team's path to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will include a crucial road match against North Korea, but it's unclear whether a rare match...

Nevada: Feds should restudy seismic risk at nuke dump site

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's governor and congressional delegation are pointing to earthquakes this month in the California desert and calling for the U.S. Energy Department look again at seismic risks o...

Nevada: Feds should restudy seismic risk at nuke dump site

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's governor and congressional delegation are pointing to earthquakes this month in the California desert and calling for the U.S. Energy Department look again at seismic risks o...

Nevada: Feds should restudy seismic risk at nuke dump site

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada's governor and congressional delegation are pointing to earthquakes this month in the California desert and calling for the U.S. Energy Department look again at seismic risks o...

Bitcoin craze hits Iran as US sanctions squeeze weak economy

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranians feeling the squeeze from U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's ailing economy are increasingly turning to such digital currencies as Bitcoin to make money, promp...

US sets tight travel limitations for Iran's UN diplomats

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.S. is tightly limiting travel by Iranian officials visiting or assigned to the United Nations, sparking concern from the world body. Representatives to th...

House votes to block sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is heading for a showdown with President Donald Trump after the House voted on Wednesday to block his administration from selling billions of dollars in weapons and maintena...

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___ With Big Tech's dominance under scrutiny, EU probes Amazon BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is investigating whether Amazon uses data from independent retaile...

Demise of key nuclear pact looms as US, Russia meet

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is demanding that Russia comply with arms control treaties as the formal demise of a key Cold War-era nuclear pact looms in just two weeks. ...

UK leader May slams populist politics, Brexit 'absolutism'

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May says she worries about the increasing "absolutism" of world politics, in a message many will see as aimed at her successor as Britain's leader and President Do...

UN court to rule on India-Pakistan alleged spy case

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' highest court is preparing to issue its judgment in a dispute between nuclear neighbors India and Pakistan over the pending execution of an alleged sp...