ECB orders halt in payments by Latvian bank ABLV

HELSINKI (AP) — Latvia's financial regulator has ordered the crisis-struck ABLV Bank to cease all payments on the request of the European Central Bank amid U.S. accusations of money laundering and bre...

Iranian rescue teams find site, wreckage from plane crash

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's Press TV is reporting that search and rescue teams have reached the site of the plane crash that authorities say killed all 65 people on board. The Aseman ...

Iran suspends search for missing plane due to snow storm

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The rescue action for an Iranian plane carrying 65 people which crashed into a mountain was suspended due to a snow storm, reports said Monday. The Iran Aseman Airlines...

Russian athlete suspected of doping at Olympics

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — The Russian delegation at the Pyeongchang Olympics has announced that one of its athletes has failed a drug test. Two Russian state news agencies cited ...

The Latest: All 66 people aboard killed in Iran plane crash

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on the crash of an Iranian passenger plane in southern Iran (all times local): 11:50 a.m. A spokesman for Iran's Aseman Airlines spok...

Report: Plane carrying 66 people crashes in southern Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The semi-official Fars news agency says a commercial airplane carrying 66 people has crashed in southern Iran. The report on Sunday says the plane crashed near the remote ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Feb. 18, the 49th day of 2018. There are 316 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 18, 16...

PAOK beats Lamia 2-0 and keeps Greek league lead

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Second-half headers by Dimitris Pelkas and Mauricio led Greek league leader PAOK over newcomer Lamia 2-0 on Saturday. PAOK is five points ahead of AEK, which ho...

Russia dismisses US charges as 'just blabber,' 'Russophobia'

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian officials had disdainful words Saturday for a U.S. indictment that charged 13 Russians with interfering in the 2016 presidential election. Children's stories, the plot of a prepo...

Rodchenkov to AP: Russian footballers immune from drug bans

Russian soccer players were protected from being caught doping under direct government orders that laboratory director Grigory Rodchenkov said he followed to ensure cheating was covered up. ...

Trump overreaches to claim indictment proves 'no collusion'

WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, President Donald Trump pushed back against the idea of election meddling, dismissing it as a hoax and an affront to the legitimacy of his victory. Now, i...

'Putin's chef' among Russians indicted by Mueller

MOSCOW (AP) — He's known as "Putin's chef" — a wealthy Russian businessman and restaurateur who gained favor with Vladimir Putin through his stomach. On Friday, Yevgeny Prigozhin — a...

Pakistan tries to avoid watch list for terror financing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pakistan is scrambling to steer clear of a global watch list for terrorism financing, the latest U.S. pressure tactic to get its difficult ally to crack down on militants crossing th...

Press group criticizes proposed law in Honduras

TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The Inter-American Press Association is criticizing a proposed law in Honduras that would punish internet search and discussion platforms. Honduras' cong...

Iranian passenger plane skids off runway on landing

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official IRNA news agency is reporting that an Iranian passenger plane has skidded off the runway after its landing gear jammed during a domestic flight. T...