• Brexit, migrants and taxing Google _ big stakes at EU summit

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Brexit is Europe’s big worry but isn’t the only global problem that the leaders of 28 EU nations are trying to resolve at their latest summit.

  • US tourist fears he was hit in Cuba, years before diplomats

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Chris Allen’s phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana’s Hotel Capri. Allen’s friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before.

  • US women’s hockey team gets Wilma Rudolph Courage Award

    NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. women’s hockey team received the Wilma Rudolph Courage Award on Wednesday night at the Salute to Women in Sports hosted by the Women’s Sports Foundation.

  • As US warns of Cuba attacks, tourists ask: Were we hit, too?

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Chris Allen’s phone started buzzing as word broke that invisible attacks in Cuba had hit a U.S. government worker at Havana’s Hotel Capri. Allen’s friends and family had heard an eerily similar story from him before.

    Updated: 1:57 pm

  • Evidence presented in Kim’s killing hasn’t ruffled defense

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Evidence has accumulated against the two suspects in the murder of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader in the first two weeks of their trial, but the top lawyers hired by the Indonesian and Vietnamese governments to defend the two women say they are unruffled by what has been presented in court so far.

  • US-backed Syrian forces clear Raqqa after driving out IS

    BEIRUT (AP) — U.S.-backed Syrian forces were removing land mines and clearing roads in the northern city of Raqqa on Wednesday, a day after commanders said they had driven the Islamic State group from its de facto capital.

  • UN, US failed to prevent ‘ethnic cleansing’ in South Sudan

    YEI, South Sudan (AP) — Until the summer of 2016, South Sudan’s Yei region was a leafy oasis in the midst of the country’s civil war. But when a national peace deal broke down and government soldiers ransacked the area, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help.

  • Talk of ‘no deal’ Brexit rises as divorce negotiations stall

    LONDON (AP) — As Brexit negotiations between Britain and the European Union stutter and stall, one question looms larger and larger: What if there is no deal?

  • UN, US failed to prevent ‘ethnic cleansing’ in South Sudan

    YEI, South Sudan (AP) — When South Sudan’s Yei region turned violent in the midst of the country’s civil war last year, a handful of U.N. and U.S. officials begged their leaders for help. Government soldiers were burning villages and slaughtering men, women and children, they warned.

  • Files show new details of US support for Indonesia bloodbath

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Declassified files have revealed new details of U.S. government knowledge and support of an Indonesian army extermination campaign that killed several hundred thousand civilians during anti-communist hysteria in the mid-1960s.