• China demands US drop Huawei extradition request with Canada

    BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday demanded the U.S. drop a request that Canada extradite a top executive of the tech giant Huawei, shifting blame to Washington in a case that has severely damaged Beijing’s relations with Ottawa.

  • Venezuela puts down mutiny by national guard unit

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela plunged deeper into turmoil Monday as security forces put down a pre-dawn uprising by national guardsmen that triggered violent street protests, and the Supreme Court moved to undercut the opposition-controlled congress’ defiant new leadership.

  • Taliban attack Afghan military base, killing 12

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban assault on a military base and police training center in a province just outside the Afghan capital on Monday killed at least 12 people and wounded more than 30, officials said.

  • UK leader unveils Brexit Plan B, looks a lot like Plan A

    LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit Plan B on Monday — and it looks a lot like Plan A.

  • Colombia pressures Cuba to turn over ELN rebel leaders

    BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia is pressuring Cuba to turn over leaders of the South American nation’s last remaining rebel group who had been on the island for peace talks that have been stifled by the bombing of a police academy that left 21 dead.

  • Fear and zeal over more guns in violence-plagued Brazil

    SAO GONCALO, Brazil (AP) — Fearing for his safety amid rising crime in Latin America’s largest nation, Paulo Alberto joined a gun club three years ago and learned to shoot. But he says Brazil’s tight carry laws that mean he can’t take his gun anywhere but to the club limit his ability to protect himself outside his home.

  • AP Exclusive: Vatican knew of Argentine bishop misconduct

    ORAN, Argentina (AP) — The Vatican received information in 2015 and 2017 that an Argentine bishop close to Pope Francis had taken naked selfies, exhibited “obscene” behavior and had been accused of misconduct with seminarians, his former vicar general told The Associated Press, undermining Vatican claims that allegations of sexual abuse were only made a few months ago.

  • Vonn may be in too much pain to keep skiing

    CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — What was evident all weekend for Lindsey Vonn became clear to everyone else on Sunday.

  • Death toll reaches 73 in Mexico fuel pipeline fire horror

    TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico (AP) — They were warned to stay away from the geyser of gasoline gushing from the illegally tapped pipeline in central Mexico, but Gerardo Perez says he and his son joined others in bypassing the soldiers. As they neared the spurting fuel he was overcome with foreboding.

  • Congo court declares Felix Tshisekedi is elected president

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s election crisis deepened early Sunday when the Constitutional Court confirmed the win of Felix Tshisekedi, rejecting claims of fraud, and runner-up Martin Fayulu promptly declared himself the country’s “only legitimate president.”