Rights group: US, UK arms to Saudi coalition harm Yemenis

The flow of U.S. and U.K. arms to the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen has resulted in "enormous harm to Yemeni civilians" over the course of the conflict, an international rights watchdog said Friday as the stalemated war is about to e


Expert: No sign of foul play in US youth's death in Bermuda

A forensic expert says a U.S. student in Bermuda died from an apparent fall and there was no sign of foul play.


US will have role in Afghan reconciliation with Taliban

The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan says America has a role in setting conditions for Taliban fighters to lay down their weapons and rejoin Afghan society.


Brazil's top court weighs letting Lula remain free on appeal

Justices on Brazil's top court are debating whether former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva can remain free while he appeals a corruption conviction.


Brazilian prosecutors to investigate Cambridge Analytica

Federal prosecutors in Latin America's biggest country say they have opened an investigation to determine if Cambridge Analytica illegally used the profiles of millions of Brazilian Facebook users.


Mexican presidential front-runner would review oil contracts

Mexican presidential front-runner Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he would review dozens of concessionary contracts signed under the country's energy sector reform if elected to office.


The Latest: Judge may bar president from leaving Peru

The Latest on political turmoil in Peru (all times local): 11:45 a.m.


The Latest: Austria welcomes US exemption on tariffs

The Latest on the European Union leaders summit in Brussels (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has welcomed what he saw as a European Union exemption from the U.S. threat to impose steel and aluminum import tariffs.


Journalist killed in Mexico's Gulf coast state of Veracruz

Police in Mexico's Gulf coast state of Veracruz say a journalist who ran a local news website has been shot to death.


‘Cocaine babe’ tells court she smuggled drugs for ‘likes and attention’ on Instagram

A Canadian woman who recently pleaded guilty to smuggling cocaine aboard a glamorous ‘round-the-world cruise admitted in court on Wednesday that she was partly doing it for Instagram likes.

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This is America's favorite Girl Scout cookie

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Palestinian leaders health scares spark succession talk

A series of recent health scares have raised new concerns about octogenarian President Mahmoud Abbas, reviving anxiety about a potentially chaotic, and even bloody, succession battle that is bound to further weaken the Palestinian cause.


College football player with 'huge heart' dies in Mexico while on spring break, months before graduation

A football player expected to graduate from Amherst College in Massachusetts this coming May died in Mexico while on spring break last week.


NKorean sanctions evasion reveal Hong Kong's middleman role

Recent U.N. and U.S. watch lists and Japanese surveillance reports have identified ships and companies suspected of helping North Korea evade sanctions for its nuclear weapons program.


League orders player to repay New York assault victims

The National Rugby League has ordered Brisbane Broncos player Matt Lodge to begin paying back the victims of his New York City assault or risk having his contract terminated.


Peru president undone by corruption scandals he vowed to end

He took office in 2016 as a political outsider boasting that his strong business credentials would buoy Peru's economy while sweeping away endemic corruption.


What's next for Peru after president's resignation offer?

With Peruvian President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's resignation signed, the embattled leader's departure seems all but guaranteed.


Peru President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offers to quit amid corruption controversy

Embattled President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offered up his resignation Wednesday ahead of an impeachment vote, seeking to put an end to a debilitating political drama playing out just three weeks before the Andean nation is set to host U.S. President Donald


Pope appoints archbishop to replace arrested Brazil bishop l

Pope Francis has appointed a high-ranking clergyman to temporary replace a bishop who was arrested on suspicion of diverting the equivalent of more than $600,000 from the coffers of churches in three cities near Brazil's capital.


Mnuchin: US to consider TPP re-entry after other priorities

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says that the United States will consider rejoining the Trans-Pacific Partnership after it deals with other priorities.


Dunford: Afghan combat operations key to safe elections

The top military officer for the U.S. says Afghan security forces have identified key areas of the country that must be secure for elections later this year and have planned a series of military operations to free them from Taliban control.


ILO will investigate if Venezuela violated employers rights

The International Labor Organization is investigating if Venezuela's government violated global accords that protect the political and economic rights of employers.


The Latest: Peru lawmakers to investigate president's allies

The Latest on political turmoil in Peru (all times local): 11:50 a.m.


Officials attribute Ecuador attack to dissident FARC rebels

Ecuadorean authorities say a guerrilla faction that was once linked to Colombia's largest rebel group is responsible for an attack that left three soldiers dead.


Group slams Israeli rabbi for comparing blacks to monkeys

The Anti-Defamation League is lashing out at one of Israel's chief rabbis for comparing black people to monkeys.


Iraq holds more than 19,000 on Islamic State, militant links

Iraq has detained or imprisoned at least 19,000 people accused of connections to the Islamic State group or other terror-related offenses, and sentenced more than 3,000 of them to death, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.


The Latest: Seoul proposes early talks next week with North

The Latest on diplomatic efforts to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local): 2 p.m. South Korea has proposed talks with North Korea next week to discuss details of the upcoming summit talks between their leaders.


Thousands in Rio demand answers about murder of councilwoman

Thousands of Brazilians are demanding answers about the assassination of a black councilwoman in Rio de Janeiro.


Former President Obama arrives in New Zealand for 3-day trip

Former U.S. President Barack Obama has arrived in New Zealand for a three-day visit, where he will speak with community leaders, meet the nation's prime minister and play some golf.


Assailants cut Mexican students' hair; 13 evacuate drug zone

Officials in southern Mexico say assailants stormed into a middle school and cut students' hair by force near the resort of Acapulco.

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