China ramps up war of rhetoric in trade standoff with US

China ramps up war of rhetoric in trade standoff with US

BEIJING (AP) — Stepping up Beijing’s propaganda offensive in the tariffs standoff with Washington, Chinese state media on Friday accused the U.S. of seeking to “colonize global...
NKorea says talks won’t resume unless US changes position

NKorea says talks won’t resume unless US changes position

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what...
UAE says 4 ships targeted by ‘sabotage’ off its coast

UAE says 4 ships targeted by ‘sabotage’ off its coast

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates said Sunday that four commercial ships off its eastern coast “were subjected to sabotage operations,” just hours...
Maduro’s foes fill embassies in Venezuela as crisis deepens

Maduro’s foes fill embassies in Venezuela as crisis deepens

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — From the lush tropical garden of the Chilean ambassador’s residence, Venezuelan opposition leader Freddy Guevara takes a much-anticipated call from a foreign diplomat...
US sanctions to hit Iran’s metals industry, a major employer

US sanctions to hit Iran’s metals industry, a major employer

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — U.S. sanctions have targeted Iran’s government, its paramilitary forces and the oil exports that fund them. Now they are hitting its vital steel,...
Australia misspells ‘responsibility’ on 46M new $50 bank notes

Australia misspells ‘responsibility’ on 46M new $50 bank notes

They had just one responsibility.Australia's high-tech polymer notes are among the most difficult in the world to counterfeit due to their extraordinary level of detail, with the...
Notre Dame’s melted roof leaves astronomical lead levels

Notre Dame’s melted roof leaves astronomical lead levels

PARIS (AP) — Notre Dame Cathedral’s melted roof has left astronomically high lead levels in the plaza outside and adjacent roads.Paris police say lead levels from the...
Russian sentenced to 18 months for being agent for Kremlin

Russian sentenced to 18 months for being agent for Kremlin

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maria Butina, a Russian who admitted to secretly working for the Kremlin to infiltrate conservative U.S. political groups, was sentenced Friday to 18 months...
Sri Lanka says Easter attack leader died in hotel bombing

Sri Lanka says Easter attack leader died in hotel bombing

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The suspected leader of the militant group Sri Lankan authorities said carried out a series of Easter Sunday bombings died in the...
The Latest: Some mosques hold Friday prayers despite warning

The Latest: Some mosques hold Friday prayers despite warning

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka (all times local):12:20 p.m.Some mosques in Sri Lanka are holding communal Friday prayers...

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