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.

Guatemala court backs UN ant-graft chief against president

World 09/17/18, 00:17

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — In a blunt rebuke to President Jimmy Morales, Guatemala's Constitutional Court ordered that the head of a U.N.-backed anti-corruption commission be let back in the country two weeks after Morales barred him as he moved to defang the investigative body.

Mexican president elect introduces civilian head of security

World 09/16/18, 22:35

TEPIC, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's president-elect kicked off a nationwide tour Sunday with his new head of security in tow: a restaurant owner named Daniel Asaf who will coordinate a civilian brigade in lieu of the Mexican equivalent of the U.S. Secret Service.

Mexican president elect introduces civilian head of security

World 09/16/18, 20:29

TEPIC, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's president-elect kicked off a nationwide tour Sunday with his new head of security in tow: a restaurant owner named Daniel Asaf who will coordinate a civilian brigade in lieu of the Mexican equivalent of the U.S. Secret Service.

Last stand: Syria’s rebel Idlib prepares for a losing battle

World 09/16/18, 11:15

BEIRUT (AP) — They dug trenches around towns, reinforced caves for cover and put up sand bags around their positions. They issued calls to arms, urging young men to join in the defense of Idlib, the Syrian province where opposition fighters expect to make their last stand against Russian- and ...

Israeli lawmaker to PM: Dismiss US envoy over aide scandal

World 09/16/18, 09:22

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli opposition lawmaker on Sunday called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to dismiss his ambassador to the United States for failing to report sexual assault allegations against a top Netanyahu aide, ballooning an already embarrassing scandal for the Israeli leader.

Montenegro-Croatia relations in danger over training ship

Europe 09/16/18, 03:28

TIVAT, Montenegro (AP) — More than two decades after fighting a war, Montenegro and Croatia have resolved almost all of their differences after fighting a war, except for one: a dispute over an 85-year-old former Royal Yugoslav Navy training ship.

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