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52 people die in bus fire in KazakhstanEmergency officials in Kazakhstan say 52 people have died when a bus carrying them caught fire
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2017 file photo, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks to reporters in a hangar at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan. Pence's upcoming visit to the Mideast comes at a time of friction between his administration and the Palestinian leadership, posing a dilemma for Arab hosts Egypt and Jordan on how to safeguard their vital ties with Washington without appearing to ignore Palestinian misgivings. (Mandel Ngan/Pool via AP, File)
Pence visit showcases dilemma facing Egypt, Jordan leadersPence Mideast visit showcases dilemma for major Washington allies Egypt, Jordan
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, center left, and Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, center right, are briefed by a Japan Ground Self-Defense Force officer on a surface-to-air Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile interceptor launcher vehicle at Narashino Exercise Area in Funabashi, Chiba Prefecture, east of Tokyo Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Australia PM says Olympic unity won't denuclearize N. KoreaAustralian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he welcomed the recent dialogue between North and South Korea but Olympic unity won't denuclearize the Korean Peninsula
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Romane Petit, center, and other protestors sit on a downtown street as they march in support of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and Temporary Protected Status (TPS) programs for immigrants, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Haitians face hurdles after protected status renewal delaysHaitian community leaders say thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the US legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump's administration has delayed the process of re-registering those with temporary protected status
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Jan. 10, 2018 photo, Father Pablo Zabala, better known as Padre Pablo, sits underneath bunches of bananas he has harvested while feeding a flock of chickens at the parish in Boca Colorado, part of Peru’s Madre de Dios region. Zabala has lived in the Amazon for 24 years and spent the last 10 running a Catholic parish that works with about two dozen mining camps. He first traveled to the Amazon in 1978 when, as a young biologist, he collected butterflies and condors for his university’s museum in Spain. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Priest tends to miners, sex workers deep in Peru's AmazonPope Francis is expected to travel deep into the Amazon to encourage Peruvians to protect the world's largest rainforest _ a message that a Spanish priest says is unlikely to resonate with the miners and sex workers he tends to in the forlorn outpost
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Crowds gather as Pope Francis arrives to a meeting with youths at the Shrine of Maipu in Santiago, Chile, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Pope wraps up Chile stop with visit to migrants, on to PeruPope Francis is wrapping up his Chile visit by meeting Thursday with members of Chile's booming immigrant community
The Associated Press2 hours ago
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks to the Hoover Institution at Stanford University in Stanford, Calif., Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. Tillerson says it's crucial for the U.S. to maintain a military presence in Syria to prevent the Islamic State group's resurgence. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Amid spat with Turkey, Tillerson denies Syria border forceSecretary of State Rex Tillerson says the United States owes Turkey an explanation for saying that it is supporting the creation of a border security force in northern Syria
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Expert says major eruption in Papua New Guinea could be soonSeismic activity beneath a Papua New Guinea volcano could mean a major eruption is imminent
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2018, file photo, Chinese and American flags fly outside of a JW Marriott hotel in Beijing. Politics weighs more heavily on foreign companies in China than it has in nearly three decades, as companies face pressure on many sides from Chinese President Xi Jinping's more nationalistic stance and twin campaigns to tighten the ruling Communist Party's political control and have it play a more direct role in business. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File)
Politics weighs heavily on foreign businesses in ChinaPolitics weighing on foreign companies in China as Communist Party expands controls
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this photo provided by South Korea Unification Ministry, South Korean Vice Unification Minister Chun Hae-sung, second right, shakes hands with the head of North Korean delegation Jon Jong Su during a meeting at Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018. The rival Koreas agreed Wednesday to form their first unified Olympic team and have their athletes parade together during the opening ceremony of next month's Winter Olympics in the South, Seoul officials said. (South Korea Unification Ministry via AP)
Violinists and cheering squads: North Korea's Olympic lineupEven without many medal prospects, North Korea plans to send a spotlight-stealing delegation to the Pyeongchang Olympics in South Korea
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Nuns smile as they hope to get a glance of Pope Francis as he arrives to meet with young people at the Shrine of Maipu in Santiago, Chile, Wednesday, Jan., 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Pope has tough words for indigenous, Chile during MassPope Francis has denounced the use of violence to achieve political gains in his visit to the heart of Chile's centuries-old conflict with indigenous peoples
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this April 10, 2017, file photo, Nuns on the Bus, The Intercommunity Justice and Peace Center (IJPC) and other community members protest in Cincinnati against the deportation of Maribel Trujillo Diaz in Cincinnati. A federal appeals court is ordering U.S. immigration authorities to reconsider the case of Diaz, a Mexican mother of four U.S.-born children, who was deported last year while claiming she faced targeting by a Mexican drug cartel. A three-judge panel of the Cincinnati-based 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, in favor of Diaz. (Cara Owsley/The Cincinnati Enquirer via AP, File)
Judges rule for deported Mexican woman threatened by cartelsA federal appeals court is ordering U.S. immigration authorities to reconsider the case of a Mexican mother of four U.S.-born children who was deported last year while claiming she faced targeting by a Mexican drug cartel
The Associated Press9 hours ago


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