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Suspected suicide bombs in Jakarta kills 3 policemen

Ali Kotarumalos, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 3:00pm

Two suspected suicide bombings near a bus terminal in Indonesia's capital Wednesday night killed three policemen and injured ten other people, including five officers, police said.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 4:40 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 3:00pm

U.S. President Donald Trump is in Brussels, where thousands of anti-Trump demonstrators took to the streets and the Belgian prime minister said he spoke with the president "without taboos." Trump said a year ago that Brussels had turned into a "hellhole," but he oozed charm as he met with Belgian King Philippe and moved onto a powwow with top ministers. He is scheduled to attend a NATO summit on Thursday, the main event of his two-day stopover in Belgium.

8 police officers killed by separate bomb blasts in Kenya

Tom Odula, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:48pm

Eight Kenyan police officers were killed when their vehicles ran over improvised bombs in two separate incidents near the border with Somalia, officials said Wednesday.

On the Syrian border, Haley confronts civil war's reality

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:48pm

President Donald Trump's U.N. envoy set foot Wednesday in the no-man's-land between Syria and Turkey, witnessing the precarious transfer of aid supplies into a seemingly interminable conflict. That reality is far removed from America's years-old hope for President Bashar Assad to leave power and speedily end the civil war.

Throwing chaos aside, Trump aims for caution on big trip

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:48pm

In his first big tour on the world stage, President Donald Trump is choosing caution over his usual brand of chaos.

Father and brother of alleged bomber detained in Libya

Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:29pm

The father and younger brother of the man who British police say bombed an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester have been detained in Libya, where anti-terror authorities said the brother confessed to knowing "all the details" of the attack plot.

The Latest: Brazil military protects buildings during demos

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:29pm

The latest on the political crisis in Brazil (all times local):

Israel defense chief appears to confirm Trump leaked intel

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:18pm

Israel's defense minister appears to have confirmed that his country's intelligence was leaked by President Donald Trump during a meeting with Russian officials this month.

Brazil's Temer loses another aide as pressure mounts

Eraldo Peres and Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:49pm

Brazil's president ordered federal troops to restore order in the country's capital Wednesday after some ministries were evacuated during clashes between police and protesters who are seeking the leader's ouster.

Top Venezuela prosecutor says protesters killed by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:49pm

Venezuela's chief prosecutor on Wednesday further distanced herself from the socialist administration, deepening the widest rift in a government that has otherwise presented a united front against six weeks of protests.

Investigators explore bomber's links to larger network

Paisley Dodds and Maggie Michael, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:39pm

British investigators are hunting for potential conspirators linked to the bombing that killed 22 people in a search that is exploring the possibility that the same cell linked to the Paris and Brussels terror attacks was also to blame for the Manchester Arena attack, two officials familiar with the investigation said Wednesday.

Ecuador's Moreno takes office vowing to heal divisions

Gonzalo Solano, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:39pm

Lenin Moreno was sworn in as Ecuador's president on Wednesday, promising to try and heal divisions stirred by a decade of polarizing leftist rule.

UK criticizes US leaks about concert bombing

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:08pm

Britain's home secretary criticized U.S. officials on Wednesday for leaking sensitive information about the inquiry into the extremist attack that killed 22 people at a Manchester concert arena.

Poland critical of EU policy on taking in migrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:48pm

Poland's prime minister on Wednesday cited the attack in Manchester in which a Polish couple died to reinforce her government's opposition to a European Union plan to share migrants.

Egyptian opposition leader freed, referred to trial.

Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:21pm

Egyptian prosecutors on Wednesday released on bail an opposition leader widely expected to run against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in next year's elections, but they referred him to trial over the highly unusual charge of offending public morals for allegedly making an obscene finger gesture.

Somalia car bomb kills at least 8 in capital, police say

Abdi Guled, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:09pm

A car bomb exploded in Somalia's capital, killing at least eight people and injuring 15, police said Wednesday, as the extremist group al-Shabab quickly claimed responsibility.

Rescuers say 34 migrant bodies pulled from sea off Libya

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:53am

The bodies of at least 34 migrants, many of them young children, were recovered from the sea off Libya after some 200 migrants tumbled into rough waters when their overcrowded smugglers' boat capsized Wednesday, the Italian coast guard said.

Pope to first lady: what are you feeding Trump?

Darko Bandic, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:53am

Thanks to Pope Francis and the U.S. first lady, a traditional Slovenian dish is hitting the headlines.

CORRECTS: A Libyan security spokesman says the father of the alleged Manchester bomber has been arrested in Tripoli.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:50am

CORRECTS: A Libyan security spokesman says the father of the alleged Manchester bomber has been arrested in Tripoli. (Corrects APNewsAlert that did not specify Salman Abedi is alleged to have conducted the Manchester bombing.)