US says Iran removed unexploded mine from oil tanker

US says Iran removed unexploded mine from oil tanker

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. military’s Central Command has released a video is says shows Iranian forces removing an unexploded limpet mine from one...
Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead?

Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead?

WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration’s credibility, as...
Dems announce debate candidates: de Blasio in, Bullock out

Dems announce debate candidates: de Blasio in, Bullock out

The Democratic National Committee announced Thursday that 20 candidates have qualified for the party’s first presidential debates later this month.Montana Gov. Steve Bullock and U.S. Rep. Seth...

Catholic bishops approve new sex-abuse reporting hotline

BALTIMORE (AP) — U.S. Catholic bishops voted Wednesday to create a new national sex-abuse hotline run by an independent entity, a decision that represents one of the...

Uber unveils new Volvo self-driving vehicle in a step towards robotaxi service

Uber Advanced Technologies Group unveiled Wednesday a new generation of self-driving Volvo XC90 SUVs that are designed and built to be fully driverless, a critical milepost for...
Dirty dozen: Nadal beats Thiem for 12th French Open title

Dirty dozen: Nadal beats Thiem for 12th French Open title

PARIS (AP) — For a few, fleeting moments Sunday, Rafael Nadal found his French Open supremacy seemingly threatened by Dominic Thiem, a younger, talented opponent challenging him...
Kazakhstan: Election day protests of vote bring 500 arrests

Kazakhstan: Election day protests of vote bring 500 arrests

MOSCOW (AP) — Police detained about 500 people amid unauthorized protests in Kazakhstan of the presidential election that opponents alleged was a fake exercise in democracy.Officers, some...
Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene

Sex abuse crisis the focus as US Catholic bishops convene

As the Roman Catholic church’s sex abuse scandal grows ever wider in scope in the U.S., bishops convene for a national meeting in Baltimore on Tuesday under...
Trump still hangs tariff threat over Mexico despite deal

Trump still hangs tariff threat over Mexico despite deal

STERLING, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump says he may renew his tariff threat against Mexico if the U.S. ally doesn’t cooperate on border issues.Trump says in...
Strong job market hampers FEMA hiring in flood-hit states

Strong job market hampers FEMA hiring in flood-hit states

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The Federal Emergency Management Agency is facing an unexpected challenge in meeting the needs of the many people affected by this spring’s widespread...

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