Empty places at the table: Uighur children missing in China

ISTANBUL (AP) — Chinese authorities are placing the children of Uighurs and other ethnic minorities into dozens of state-run orphanages across the far western Xinjiang region, as around 1 million adul...

Police on guard for poison at UN meeting; no specific threat

NEW YORK (AP) — Police seeking to secure the United Nations General Assembly are on guard for would-be assassins like the two men accused of poisoning a former Russian spy in England. ...

German spy chief removal causes turbulence in Merkel gov't

BERLIN (AP) — A decision to give a new government job to Germany's domestic intelligence chief, who was removed from that post after appearing to downplay recent far-right protests, is causing discont...

Fukunaga to direct next James Bond film for release in 2020

LONDON (AP) — Producers of the James Bond films say Cary Joji Fukunaga will direct the next instalment in the spy thriller series, replacing Danny Boyle. Michael G. Wilson, Barbara B...

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Sept. 19 The Baltimore Sun on the similarities between a woman accusing Supre...

AP Explains: Mueller's legal actions not overlooked by Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller has been busy. In just the last two weeks, the special counsel has secured the cooperation of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, disp...

AP Explains: Big few weeks for Mueller in Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller has been busy. In just the last two weeks, the special counsel has secured the cooperation of President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, disp...

UK: Couple's illness in poisoned-spy city is not suspicious

LONDON (AP) — Police say the case of a couple who fell sick at a restaurant near where a Russian ex-spy and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent is not suspicious. The Wilts...

Top German spy awaits his fate as party leaders meet

BERLIN (AP) — The leaders of Germany's three governing parties are meeting in Berlin to decide the fate of the country's domestic intelligence chief amid calls for him to be fired over his approach to...

"Grand Theater": Has N. Korea's Kim won a propaganda coup?

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — If North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was searching for the perfect propaganda set piece, something designed to show his people that he's a strong leader pushing inexorably for ...

UK judge: Spy evidence on dead Russian should stay secret

LONDON (AP) — A British judge says material about possible links between a Russian businessman who died in mysterious circumstances and U.K. intelligence services will remain secret for security reaso...

Emmys 2018: An award diversity showing and an epic proposal

"The Proposal." It was a 2009 movie starring Sandra Bullock, but now will forever be the informal title of the 2018 Emmys telecast, thanks to a memorable romantic gesture from Emmy-winning director Gl...

Review underway for Russia probe documents ordered released

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation, including a portion of a secret surveillance warrant application...

The Latest: Emmys gold carpet ready for deluge of stars

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the 70th prime-time Emmy Awards being presented Monday at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles (all times local): 2 p.m. T...

UK police reassure public in Salisbury as 2 diners fall ill

LONDON (AP) — British police say there is no evidence that the nerve agent Novichok was involved in case of two people who became ill in a Salisbury restaurant, but the premises remain closed off. ...