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Malaysia fire blocks lone exit to Islamic dormitory; 23 dead

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysian authorities were investigating the cause of a fire early Thursday that blocked the only exit of an Islamic...

The Latest: Official: Malaysia fire victims were to move out

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - The Latest on a deadly fire at a Islamic school in Malaysia (all times local):3:55 p.m.The principal of a...

UN chief: Myanmar Rohingyas are victims of ethnic cleansing

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Wednesday that ethnic cleansing is taking place in Myanmar against the Rohingya Muslim minority, and the...

Senate rejects bipartisan push for new US war authorization

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Senate on Wednesday rejected a bipartisan push for a new war authorization against the Islamic State and other terrorist groups,...

The Latest: Dubai’s ruler sending plane loaded with tents

BANGKOK (AP) - The Latest on violence in Myanmar's Rakhine state and the flood of ethnic Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh (all times local):1:30 p.m.Dubai's...

Bangladesh leader visits Rohingya refugees, assures help

UKHIYA, Bangladesh (AP) - Bangladesh's leader demanded that Myanmar allow the return of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who fled recent violence in...

White House: New law not needed for Islamic State fight

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration has adequate legal authority to combat terrorist groups and doesn't support a push in Congress for a new...

McCain drops plan to expand US military ties with Myanmar

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee is canning plans to expand U.S. military ties with Myanmar because of...

White House: New law not needed for Islamic State fight

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration has adequate legal authority to combat terrorist groups and doesn't support a push in Congress for a new...

White House official says new war authority is unnecessary

WASHINGTON (AP) - A senior White House official says the Trump administration has adequate legal authority to combat terrorist groups and doesn't support a...