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Trump says Interior Secretary Zinke leaving administration

Trump says Interior Secretary Zinke leaving administration

WASHINGTON — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who is facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will leave the administration at year's end, President Donald Trump said Saturday.
Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israel's capital

SYDNEY, Australia — Australia has decided to formally recognize west Jerusalem as Israel's capital, but won't move its embassy until there's a peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinians, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Saturday.
Tear gas on Champs-Elysees but fewer Paris protesters seen

Tear gas on Champs-Elysees but fewer Paris protesters seen

PARIS — Tear gas billowed Saturday across the French capital's protest-scarred Champs-Elysees after a day of largely peaceful demonstrations and water cannons shot into the crowds on the fifth straight weekend of protests by the country's "yellow ves
7 killed as Indian forces fire on Kashmir protesters

7 killed as Indian forces fire on Kashmir protesters

SRINAGAR, India — At least seven civilians were killed and over three dozen injured Saturday when government forces fired at anti-India protesters in disputed Kashmir following a gunbattle that left three rebels and a soldier dead, police and residen
Sri Lanka's disputed prime minister resigns to end impasse

Sri Lanka's disputed prime minister resigns to end impasse

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka's disputed prime minister announced Saturday that he would step aside, paving the way for his sacked predecessor to regain the position and apparently ending a political impasse that has paralyzed the government fo

Russia claims US ignoring outreach on nuclear disagreement

MOSCOW — Russia wants to sit down with Pentagon officials for "open and specific" talks on alleged violations of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty, the Russian Defence Ministry said Saturday. The U.S.

Mueller says FBI not to blame for Flynn's false statements

WASHINGTON — The special counsel's office is pushing back at the suggestion that the FBI acted improperly in its interview of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, saying he "chose to make false statements" and did not need a warning that i
Death of 7-year-old on border raises questions

Death of 7-year-old on border raises questions

WASHINGTON — Just 7 years old, Jakelin Amei Rosmery Caal Maquin was picked up by U.S. authorities with her father and other migrants this month in a remote stretch of New Mexico desert.
Trump weighs next move on border wall as shutdown looms

Trump weighs next move on border wall as shutdown looms

WASHINGTON — Congress is racing to avoid a partial government shutdown next Friday over President Donald Trump's border wall. But you wouldn't know it by the schedule, as lawmakers left town waiting for the White House's next move.
Suspected food poisoning kills 11 at Indian temple ceremony

Suspected food poisoning kills 11 at Indian temple ceremony

NEW DELHI — Police on Saturday arrested three people after at least 11 died of suspected food poisoning following a ceremony to celebrate the construction of a new Hindu temple in southern India.