UK asks for more US sanctions on Russia after poisoning case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United Kingdom is asking the Trump administration to impose further sanctions on Russia in response to accusations Moscow used a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Bri...

UK asks for more Russia sanctions after poisoning case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United Kingdom is asking the Trump administration to impose further sanctions on Russia in response to accusations Moscow used a nerve agent to poison a former Russian spy in Bri...

Kavanaugh in memo pushed graphic sex questions for Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh suggested that attorneys preparing to question President Bill Clinton in 1998 seek graphic details about the president's sexual relationship wit...

Iran oil minister: Frances oil giant Total pulls out if Iran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's oil minister says France's oil giant Total SA has pulled out of Iran after cancelling its $5 billion, 20-year agreement to develop the country's massive South Pars offshore ...

Bolton tells Netanyahu that Iran nuclear deal was 'wretched'

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump's national security adviser is bemoaning the "wretched" Iranian nuclear deal in his talks with Israel's prime minister. John Bolton told Benja...

As US pushes Tehran, Iran recalls American-backed 1953 coup

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — To understand how Iran views the United States after President Donald Trump pulled America out of the nuclear deal with world powers, one needs to look first at the past. ...

Shots fired at gate of US Embassy in Turkey, but no one hurt

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish media reports say shots were fired at a security booth outside the U.S. Embassy in the capital, Ankara. Private Ihlas news agency said four to five rounds wer...

%headline(Tourists go off beaten path on North Korea's sacred volcano

MOUNT PAEKTU, North Korea (AP) — Foreign tourists looking to go off the beaten path in North Korea can now camp out on the country's biggest volcano. Hoping to open up a side of Nort...

Turkey's president says country will defy economic threats

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president has said his country will stand strong against an "attempted economic coup" amid heightened tensions with the U.S. Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday...

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___ Tesla shares fall as CEO admits job stress is getting to him DETROIT (AP) — Shares of Electric car maker Tesla Inc. tumbled about 9 percent Friday after CEO Elo...

US sanctions Myanmar forces for alleged human rights abuses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury is slapping sanctions on Myanmar security forces for their alleged role in violent campaigns against ethnic minorities across the Southeast Asian nation. ...

Turkish lira resumes fall after Trump sanctions threat

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish currency fell again on Friday, breaking a three-day quiet spell in the country currency crisis, after the United States threatened to impose new sanctions on the NATO count...

The Latest: Turkey court rejects release of US pastor

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's currency crisis and diplomatic dispute with the United States (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Turkey's state-run news agen...

World's biggest shipping company cautions on trade tensions

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk says it swung to a profit in the second quarter but cautioned about uncertainty related to global trade amid U.S. sanctions on major...

Turkish lira steady despite new threats from Trump

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's currency remains steady against the dollar despite an apparent threat of possible new sanctions by U.S. President Donald Trump. The Turkish lira stood ...