For school shooting victims, future plans dashed by tragedy

School Shooting Texas-3

A 17-year-old student looking forward to celebrating his family's new swimming pool and a...


Inmate: No bodies 'I know of' at dig site for missing girls

MACOMB TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — An inmate whose reported boasting in prison inspired police to dig for the remains of up to seven girls who have been missing for decades in suburban Detroit says he’s not aware of any bodies at the site. Arthur Ream spoke by phone from prison with the Detroit Free...


Stocks are higher as US, China put trade war on hold

South Korea Financial Markets

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets rose on Monday as the United States and China put a trade war on hold, clearing some uncertainty for investors. KEEPING SCORE: Britain’s FTSE 100 was up 0.6 percent at 7,823 and France’s CAC 40 rose 0.5 percent to 5,642. The German market was closed...


China says it can't guarantee no more trade tension with US

China US Trade

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government said Monday it cannot guarantee that renewed trade tension with Washington can be avoided after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declared a temporary truce in a spiraling dispute that prompted worries of a chilling of global commerce. Mnuchin said Sunday the...


Economic talks between US and China lead to trade war truce

US China Trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world’s two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America’s massive trade deficit with Beijing. “We are putting the trade war on hold,” Treasury Secretary Steven...


Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

Britain Abramovich

MOSCOW (AP) — Many wondered why Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich wasn’t in the stands to see his Chelsea soccer club win England’s FA Cup this weekend, and an associate confirmed Monday that his British visa hasn’t been renewed. An associate of Abramovich, who spoke only on condition that he...


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Maduro wins Venezuela election challengers call illegitimate In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance Moon enters talks with Trump with driver’s seat at stake Economic talks between US and China lead to trade war truce Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues...


Meghan offers insight into her new role as Duchess of Sussex

Britain Royal Wedding

LONDON (AP) — Meghan Markle has offered a glimpse of how she sees her new role as the Duchess of Sussex in two new pages posted on the royal website hours after the former actress married Britain’s Prince Harry. The newly minted duchess’ pages highlight her focus on social issues and notes that she...


Nurse dead in Congo as Ebola vaccination campaign starts

Congo Ebola

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — A nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural northwestern town where the outbreak began, as the country Monday begins a vaccination campaign in three health zones affected by the deadly outbreak, Congo’s health minister said. The nurse’s death brings the death toll to 27....


Funeral for Polish WWII hero held in Warsaw

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A funeral with military honors for a World War II hero and Warsaw Rising fighter has been held in the Polish capital. Stanislaw Likiernik, who had Jewish roots, was 16 when Nazi Germany invaded Poland, starting the war. He joined Poland’s resistance fighters, the Home Army,...


In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance

North Korea Nuclear Site

TOKYO (AP) — Foreign journalists will be allowed to journey deep into the mountains of North Korea this week to observe the closing of the country’s Punggye-ri nuclear test site in a much-touted display of goodwill before leader Kim Jong Un’s planned summit with President Donald Trump next month....

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