Strasbourg market attack suspect killed in police shootout

  STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The man authorities believe killed three people during a rampage near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died Thursday in a shootout with police at the end of a two-day manhunt, French authorities said. The Paris prosecutor’s office, which handles terror cases in France, formally identified the man killed in the […]

Macron to break silence, address French nation amid protests

PARIS — Pressure mounted on French President Emmanuel Macron to announce concrete measures to calm protests marked by violence when he addresses the nation Monday evening, and breaks a long silence widely seen as aggravating a crisis that has shaken the government and the whole country. The president will consult in the morning with an […]

Tijuana protesters chant ‘Out!’ at migrants camped in city

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Tijuana residents congregated around a monument in an affluent section of the city south of California on Sunday to protest the thousands of Central American migrants who have arrived via caravan in hopes of a new life in the U.S. Tensions have built as nearly 3,000 migrants from the […]

UK’s defiant May tells critics it’s her Brexit deal or chaos

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May defied mounting calls to quit or change course Thursday over Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, warning that abandoning her Brexit plan would plunge the country into “deep and grave uncertainty.” Britain’s long-simmering divisions over its future in the EU erupted into turmoil just a day after the […]

Indonesia Lion Air flight with 188 on board crashes into sea

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A Lion Air flight with 188 people on board crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia’s capital on Monday. Indonesia’s disaster agency posted photos online of a crushed smartphone, books, bags and parts of the aircraft fuselage that had been collected by search and rescue vessels that […]

Taliban attack kills top Afghan officials, US general unhurt

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A high-level meeting to lay out security plans for Afghanistan’s upcoming parliamentary elections had just concluded when an elite Afghan guard turned his gun Thursday on the departing delegation in an attack that killed the powerful Kandahar police chief but missed the top U.S. commander in the country, Gen. Scott Miller. […]

Trump concedes Khashoggi likely dead, threatens consequences

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump acknowledged Thursday it “certainly looks” as though missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he threatened “very severe” consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him. His warning came as the administration toughened its response to a disappearance that has sparked global outrage. Before Trump spoke, […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Don’t leave Saudis weak

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A reporter for the Washington Post was killed and maybe his body dismembered. Right away politicians are calling for Trump to cut off the arms sale to the Saudis. What do think would happen if the Saudis could not protect their country from Iran if the Iranians got control of Saudi oil reserves are you […]

Money or not, world can’t drop Palestinian refugees, says UN

UNITED NATIONS — Facing a financial crisis after the United States cut funding, the head of the U.N. agency that helps 5.3 million Palestinian refugees says the problem of their well-being will continue to exist whether there’s money or not — and especially if it was forced to shut down. While the U.N. Relief and […]

Trump to world leaders: China out to meddle in 2018 election

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Taking center stage at the United Nations, President Donald Trump on Wednesday accused China of trying to interfere in the upcoming U.S. congressional elections because it opposes his tough trade policies. The White House provided scant evidence of anything akin to the level of Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election. […]