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A women fights back tears at a memorial along Yonge Street, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Toronto, the day after a driver drove a van down sidewalks, striking and killing numerous pedestrians in his path. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 24, 2018 - 9:33 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the incident in which a van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk, killing and injuring people (all times local): 9:30 p.m. A crowd has gathered after nightfall in Toronto's North York community to pay their respects at a makeshift memorial to the victims of a van attack that...
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April 24, 2018 - 5:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In an April 20 story about the Democratic National Committee filing a lawsuit over Russian meddling in the 2016 election, The Associated Press reported erroneously that U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz accused former FBI Director James Comey of damaging Hillary Clinton's chances...
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A glossy magazine about Saudi Arabia is photographed in Washington, Monday April 23, 2018. The mystery behind the origins of a the pro-Saudi magazine that showed up on U.S. newsstands is growing amid revelations that the Saudi Embassy in Washington got a sneak peek. The Associated Press has obtained files showing that a digital copy was quietly shared with Saudi officials by American Media Inc. almost three weeks before it was published, despite both parties’ insistence that they didn’t coordinate on the magazine. (AP Photo/J. David Ake)
April 24, 2018 - 11:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It landed with a thud on newsstands at Walmart and rural supermarkets last month: Ninety-seven fawning pages saluting Saudi Arabia, whose ambitious crown prince was soon to arrive in the U.S. on a PR blitz to transform his country's image. As questions swirled about the glossy...
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April 23, 2018 - 9:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is shutting down routine operations at its embassy in Nicaragua and pulling out some if its employees amid a string of deadly protests. The State Department says it's raising the threat level for Nicaragua and encouraging Americans to reconsider plans to travel...
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Damascus skies erupt with surface to air missile fire as the U.S. launches an attack on Syria targeting different parts of the Syrian capital Damascus, Syria, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. Syria's capital has been rocked by loud explosions that lit up the sky with heavy smoke as U.S. President Donald Trump announced airstrikes in retaliation for the country's alleged use of chemical weapons. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
April 14, 2018 - 9:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Syrian-Americans have expressed anger at the missile strike on their homeland as they celebrated their country's independence day at a rally in Pennsylvania. The Morning Call of Allentown reports a crowd...
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Pakistani protesters stage a rally demanding a trial for American diplomat involved in a vehicle crash that killed a person, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, April 10, 2018. Police have requested the government impose a travel ban on an American diplomat involved in a vehicle crash over the weekend that killed one Pakistani man and injured another in the capital Islamabad. Second banner from left, reads, "give justice to the family of Ateeq Baig, arrest Col. Joseph." (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
April 13, 2018 - 3:57 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Family members of a young Pakistani man killed by a U.S. diplomat in a road accident have rallied in the capital, Islamabad, asking the government to ensure that justice is done. Friday's rally was held near the Islamabad road where 22-year-old Ateeq Baig was killed and another...
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This is an image of the daughter of former Russian Spy Sergei Skripal, Yulia Skripal taken from Yulia Skipal's Facebook account on Tuesday March 6, 2018. Britain's Foreign Office says it has asked the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to publish a summary of its findings at midday on Thursday April 12, 2018, on the nerve agent used to poison a former spy and his daughter in southwestern England.(Yulia Skripal/Facebook via AP)
April 12, 2018 - 12:36 pm
LONDON (AP) — The international chemical weapons watchdog on Thursday confirmed Britain's finding that a former Russian spy and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent, as Russia continued to deny suggestions that it was behind the attack. Investigators from the Organization for the...
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This is an image of the daughter of former Russian Spy Sergei Skripal, Yulia Skripal taken from Yulia Skipal's Facebook account on Tuesday March 6, 2018. British media report Tuesday April 10, 2018 that Yulia Skripal, one of two Russians poisoned by nerve agent, has been released from the hospital. (Yulia Skripal/Facebook via AP)
April 11, 2018 - 5:09 pm
LONDON (AP) — The daughter of poisoned former spy Sergei Skripal said Wednesday that she doesn't want help from the Russian Embassy as she recovers from the nerve agent attack that left her and her father in critical condition and created an international furor. Yulia Skripal, 33, said in a...
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FILE - This is a file image of the daughter of former Russian Spy Sergei Skripal, Yulia Skripal taken from Yulia Skipal's Facebook account on Tuesday March 6, 2018. British health officials say the daughter of a Russian ex-spy has responded well to treatment and is no longer in critical condition after a nerve-agent attack, it was reported on Thursday, March 29, 2018. (Yulia Skripal/Facebook via AP, File)
April 10, 2018 - 5:29 pm
LONDON (AP) — The spy saga that set off international tumult last month took a positive turn Tuesday as Yulia Skripal was released from a British hospital more than a month after she and her father were poisoned with a military-grade nerve agent. "This is not the end of her treatment, but marks a...
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Pakistani journalists examine a car of American diplomate parked inside a police station after an accident in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, April 7, 2018. Pakistani police say a car carrying an American diplomat has accidentally hit a Pakistani motorcyclist in the capital, Islamabad, killing him on the spot. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
April 08, 2018 - 5:43 am
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan summoned the American ambassador on Sunday to lodge a formal protest after a road crash involving a U.S. Embassy vehicle killed a Pakistani motorcyclist. Ambassador David Hale was told that another man riding on the motorcycle was wounded in Saturday's accident, the...
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