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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):

Trump sticks to the script on first trip abroad as president

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:19pm

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

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.

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

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:07pm

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley has set foot in the no-man's-land between Syria and Turkey.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 3:40 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:00pm

Ariana Grande's management team says she has suspended her world tour through June 5 in the wake of the deadly bombing at her concert in Manchester, England. The pop star is on a European leg of her "Dangerous Woman Tour" and canceled shows scheduled for Thursday and Friday at the 02 Arena in London. The suspended tour means she also will miss a May 28 stop in Antwerp, Belgium, two concerts in Lodz, Poland, and shows in Frankfurt, Germany, and Zurich, Switzerland.

Brazil's Temer loses another aide as pressure mounts

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

Tens of thousands of demonstrators called for President Michel Temer's ouster on Wednesday and federal police asked him to give a statement in a corruption investigation as the pressure on the leader ratcheted up.

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.

The Latest: Ariana Grande puts Europe concerts on hold

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

The Latest on the bombing at a pop concert in Manchester that left 22 people dead

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.

Suspected suicide bomb in Jakarta kills policeman, injures 9

Ali Kotarumalos, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:53am

A suspected suicide bombing near a bus terminal in Indonesia's capital Wednesday night killed a policeman and injured nine other people, including four officers, police said.

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.)

If Brazil president goes, here are possible replacements

Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:37am

Brazilian President Michel Temer faces a growing risk of not finishing his term after the emergence of an audio recording that appears to capture him endorsing hush money for a convicted former lawmaker. Many Brazilians are starting to think about who might replace him.