• North Korea says ready to deploy, mass produce new missile

    TOKYO (AP) — North Korea said Monday it is ready to start mass-producing a new medium-range missile after a weekend test-launch confirmed its combat readiness.

    Updated: 12:01 pm

  • US refuses to add sailors’ names to Vietnam Memorial

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The Pentagon has refused a long-standing request to add the names of 74 U.S. sailors who died in a 1969 ship collision to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

  • N. Korea fires ballistic missile in latest test, Seoul says

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a medium-range missile on Sunday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, the latest ballistics test by a country speeding up its development of nuclear weapons and missiles.

  • French president talks to Putin, faces media troubles

    PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron held a special security meeting, spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin and convened his Cabinet for the first time Thursday — all under a growing cloud of concern that his office is trying to control the press.

  • Saudi Arabia working to dazzle Trump in busy overseas visit

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia is making every effort to dazzle and impress President Donald Trump on his first overseas trip, seizing on the visit to cement itself as a major player on the world stage and shove aside rival Iran.

  • Sunnis seek greater say in post-IS Iraq but face resistance

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Sunni minority is pushing for a greater say in power once the Islamic State group is defeated, reflecting growing sentiment that the country’s government must be more inclusive to prevent extremism from gaining ground once again.

  • The Latest: DHS declines to confirm Clarke appointment

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Latest on Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke announcing he is moving to the Department of Homeland Security (all times local):

  • Milwaukee Sheriff Clarke takes job with Homeland Security

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke, who built a following among conservatives with his provocative social media presence and strong support of Donald Trump, said Wednesday that he’s taken a job as an assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security.

  • Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke says he’s taken job as assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland Security

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke says he’s taken job as assistant secretary at the Department of Homeland Security.

  • Puerto Rico militant freed from custody after 36 years

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera was freed from house arrest Wednesday after decades in custody in a case that transformed him into a martyr for his supporters but had outraged those who lost loved ones in a string of bombings.