The family of an Australian woman arrested in Colombia for trying to board a flight with almost 6 kilograms of cocaine is mounting a campaign to defend her against what they consider trumped-up charges.
President Donald Trump approaches the week with the threat of a government shutdown still looming. He's also holding hope that lawmakers can make progress on health care. The latest GOP bill would let states escape a requirement under Barack Obama's 2010 law that insurers charge healthy and seriously ill customers the same rates. During a CBS interview, Trump insisted the measure has a "clause that guarantees" that people with pre-existing conditions will be covered.
Abdullah Al-Shihri and Aya Batrawy, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 30th - 3:31pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and his successors in her first visit to the kingdom in seven years, saying she pressed them on women's rights, the war in Yemen and other sensitive issues.
Poland's Foreign Ministry has suspended one of its honorary consuls in the U.S. after the woman allegedly posted a digitally-altered image showing European Council President Donald Tusk dressed as a Nazi German SS officer.
Philip Issa, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 30th - 12:29pm
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday his country may take further action against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria, as U.S.-backed forces in Syria closed in on the last neighborhoods of a former stronghold of the Islamic State group.
Binaj Gurubacharya and Frank Jordans, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 30th - 12:11pm
A Swiss climber acclaimed for his rapid ascents — including scaling dozens of peaks in the Alps in a little more than two months — was killed Sunday in a mountaineering accident near Mount Everest in Nepal, expedition organizers said.
Jim Gomez, Associated Press | Posted
Apr 30th - 11:44am
U.S. President Donald Trump has called Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte and expressed Washington's commitment to their treaty alliance and his interest in developing "a warm, working relationship," a Filipino official said Sunday.
Investigations conducted during the month of March reveal that U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria killed 45 civilians, mostly in and around the Iraqi city of Mosul, according to a Pentagon statement released Sunday.
Turkish authorities have arrested an Iranian national who they say tried to smuggle in parts of a Russian-made anti-tank missile system with the suspected aim of delivering them to a terror organization.