Egyptian navy kills Palestinian fisherman at sea, Gaza health ministry says

Fishermen from Gaza have often brought in catch from Egyptian territory to sidestep restrictions imposed by Israel's naval blockade of ...
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Iran sanctions: Tehran vows retaliation over Trump move

Tehran says moves against its judiciary chief cross a line and it rejects changes to a nuclear deal ...
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20-year-old jackpot winner hopes to do 'good for humanity'

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — The 20-year-old Florida man who claimed the $451 million Mega Millions jackpot choose to get $282 ...
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Most of mudslide-stricken California town told to empty out

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Most residents of mudslide-ravaged Montecito were under orders to clear out Friday as the search for ...
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Most of mudslide-stricken California town told to empty out

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Most residents of mudslide-ravaged Montecito were under orders to clear out Friday as the search for ...
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Most of mudslide-stricken California town told to empty out

MONTECITO, Calif. (AP) — Most residents of mudslide-ravaged Montecito were under orders to clear out Friday as the search for ...
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US Treasury chief's wife apologizes over Instagram post

US Treasury chief's wife apologizes over Instagram postThe wife of US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin apologized on Tuesday after she posted an Instagram photo and comments that were slammed as tone deaf and elitist. Louise Linton, 36, who is also a Scottish actress, posted a photo to the social network on Monday night that showed her descending with Mnuchin from an official US government plane. The husband and wife had just returned from a trip to Kentucky, where Mnuchin addressed the Louisville Chamber of Commerce and visited the US Bullion Depository at Fort Knox.


US warns angry Pakistan on Afghan militant support

US warns angry Pakistan on Afghan militant supportThe United States warned an angry Pakistan on Tuesday that it could lose its status as a privileged military ally if it continues giving safe haven to Afghan militant groups. One day after President Donald Trump unveiled a new strategy to force the Taliban to negotiate a political settlement with the Kabul government, his top diplomat upped the heat on Islamabad. Trump had warned that Pakistan’s support for the Afghan Taliban and the Haqqani extremist network would have consequences, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has now spelled these out.


US cuts, delays $300 million in aid to Egypt, citing rights

US cuts, delays $300 million in aid to Egypt, citing rightsWASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Tuesday cut nearly $100 million in military and economic aid to Egypt and delayed almost $200 million more in military financing to Egypt, pending human rights improvements and action to ease harsh restrictions on civic and other non-governmental groups. The moves underscore the administration's delicate diplomacy with Egypt, which has been widely criticized for its rights record and yet is a staunch counterterrorism partner.