AP PHOTOS: Morocco cracks down on migrants heading to Spain

World 09/18/18, 03:10

TANGIERS, Morocco (AP) — Hundreds of sub-Saharan migrants escaping poverty and violence in their home countries are fleeing to forests to escape police raids in the northern Moroccan port city of Tangiers — only to be chased from their makeshift camps.

Damaged buildings, graft haunt Mexico City year after quake

America 09/18/18, 00:15

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Throughout Mexico City, uninhabited buildings with gaping cracks lean at precarious angles and some displaced people are still living outdoors a year after a magnitude 7.1 earthquake killed 228 people in the capital and 141 more in nearby states.

Kim, Moon start possibly most challenging Korean summit yet

World 09/17/18, 21:08

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrived in North Korea on Tuesday for his third and possibly most challenging summit yet with leader Kim Jong Un in which he hopes to break an impasse in talks with the United States over the North's denuclearization and breathe ...

Denuclearization, improving ties on Korean summit agenda

World 09/17/18, 20:39

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The main focus of outside attention to this week's inter-Korean summit is whether it can find ways to resolve the stalemated diplomacy on North Korea's nuclear program. Also at stake is what steps the Koreas will take to lower decades-long military tensions and improve ties.

Orthodox envoys meet with Ukraine’s president

World 09/17/18, 15:13

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's president has met with two envoys dispatched by the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians to prepare for establishing a Ukrainian church that is ecclesiastically independent from the Russian Orthodox Church.

New hero? When 83-year-old man fights off armed robbers

Europe 09/17/18, 13:55

Armed thieves looking to rob an Irish betting shop get more than they bargained for when an 83-year-old man takes charge and helps the staff fight back. The armed robbery of a betting shop in Glanmire, Cork, was foiled on September 15 when 83-year-old Denis O’Connor fought back the would-be thieves. ...

When Moon meets Kim: Can roads pave way to denuclearization?

World 09/17/18, 07:38

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Reunification Highway runs all the way from the North Korean capital of Pyongyang to the Demilitarized Zone that divides the North from South Korea, 170 kilometers (100 miles) away. It starts under a giant concrete arch depicting two women in traditional gowns reaching out to ...

S. Korea’s Moon wants ‘heart-to-heart’ summit talks with Kim

World 09/17/18, 07:19

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday that he will push for "irreversible, permanent peace," and for better dialogue between Pyongyang and Washington, during "heart-to-heart" talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this week. His chief of staff, however, played down the chance that ...

Needle-in-strawberry scare spreads across Australia

World 09/17/18, 06:19

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Public fears about sewing needles concealed inside strawberries on supermarket shelves have spread across Australia and New Zealand as growers turn to metal detectors and the Australian government launches an investigation to restore public confidence in the popular fruit.

UK leader warns rebels: it’s my Brexit agreement or no deal

World 09/17/18, 05:26

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned opponents of her blueprint for Brexit that rejecting it means crashing out of the European Union without a deal, an outcome the International Monetary Fund said Monday would have "very large" economic costs.