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Once skeptics, conservatives out to expand Trump’s base

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) - Four years ago, candidate Donald Trump didn’t bother attending the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, jabbing that he was...

Publisher, 2 politicians charged over Hong Kong protests

HONG KONG (AP) - Outspoken Hong Kong publisher Jimmy Lai and two prominent opposition politicians were charged Friday with illegal assembly over a pro-democracy...

Outspoken Hong Kong publisher held over pro-democracy march

HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong's Apple Daily newspaper says the outspoken head of its publishing group, Jimmy Lai, has been held by police...

Activists: Syrian opposition fighters retake key town

BEIRUT (AP) - Turkey-backed Syrian opposition fighters Thursday retook a strategic northwestern town in Syria, opposition activists said, and cut off the key highway...

Top nominee Polanski to skip French Oscars after rape claim

PARIS (AP) - Filmmaker Roman Polanski is skipping the awards ceremony for France's equivalent of the Oscars - where his latest movie leads this...

Amy Klobuchar needs black voters, but some feel ‘peripheral’

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - It took several weeks and about two dozen emails before Amy Klobuchar agreed to sit down with the president of the...

Climate activist’s award money used to create foundation

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) - A Swedish organization that gave Greta Thunberg an award that is often described as an alternative Nobel Prize says the...

Turkish court to issue verdict in rights activists’ trial

ISTANBUL (AP) - A group of human rights activists were poised Wednesday to make final statements in their own defense before a court in...

Israeli Opera to host Placido Domingo despite protest

JERUSALEM (AP) - Despite objections from sexual abuse activists, the Israeli Opera will host a weeklong singing competition organized by Spanish opera star Placido...

Turkish philanthropist kept jailed hours after acquittal

ISTANBUL (AP) - Turkish prosecutors detained a prominent philanthropist for alleged ties to a 2016 coup attempt Tuesday night, just hours after a court...