• How a Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed in UN system

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of his mother’s home, the scent of tropical blooms filling the air as he talked about the alleged rape and sodomy of a Haitian teenager by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper.

    Updated: 2:52 pm

  • The Latest: Duterte tells troops ‘you can arrest any person’

    ILIGAN, Philippines (AP) — The Latest on the siege of a southern Philippine city by militants linked to the Islamic State group (all times local):

  • Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive

    TAORMINA, Italy (AP) — Forceful face-to-face talks this week with fellow world leaders left President Donald Trump “more knowledgeable” and with “evolving” views about the global climate accord he’s threatened to abandon, a top White House official said Friday. Trump also was impressed by their arguments about how crucial U.S. leadership is in supporting international efforts.

    Updated: 6:01 pm

  • New Mexico advocates to join Texas immigration law protest

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Dozens of immigrant advocates from New Mexico are heading to Texas to protest that state’s new law allowing police officers to ask about a person’s immigration status.

  • Sri Lankan sex abuse in Haiti reveals cracks in UN system

    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — When a Haitian teenager alleged that she had been raped and sodomized by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper, the government here dispatched a high-ranking general suspected of war crimes to lead the investigation.

  • Texas could make play for NASCAR all-star and finale races

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — State lawmakers have given Texas Motor Speedway a big helping hand if the state’s premier stock-car track wants to lobby for NASCAR’s All-Star race and season-ending championship.

  • Trump budget dismays families hit by opioid addiction crisis

    NEW YORK (AP) — He slept next to his son’s ashes most nights back when Kraig Moss first met Donald Trump.

    Updated: 6:02 pm

  • 10 Things to Know for Friday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Friday:

  • VP and former Indiana Gov. Mike Pence to attend Indy 500

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indianapolis Motor Speedway officials are making a security change after Vice President Mike Pence confirmed he will attend Sunday’s race.

  • Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader _ who calls it natural

    BRUSSELS (AP) — President Donald Trump’s push to get in front of the pack at a NATO summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media — but the man he shoved aside took it in stride.