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Nations at UN climate talks back universal emissions rules

Nations at UN climate talks back universal emissions rules

KATOWICE, Poland — After two weeks of bruising negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries agreed Saturday on universal, transparent rules that will govern efforts to cut emissions and curb global warming.
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.
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.
Michael Cohen claims Trump knew hush money payments wrong

Michael Cohen claims Trump knew hush money payments wrong

WASHINGTON — Shaken and facing a prison term, President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer said Friday that Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 campaign because he was concerned their stories of alleged affairs wit
As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring fans

As sentencing looms, Flynn is upbeat, has adoring fans

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Days away from being sentenced in the Russia probe, former national security adviser Michael Flynn is not exactly hiding his face in shame.