Michelle Obama’s 2-day Cambodia trip exceeds $240,000

Document shows preparation for trip meant delegation had to book numerous rooms at plush Siem Reap hotel for 14 nights. PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AA) –...

US open to extend Iran nuclear talks beyond March deadline

'If we are making progress toward the finish line, then we should keep going,' says White House. Ongoing negotiations between Iran and world powers could...

US denies Iran ‘backed away’ from stockpile agreement

'It's not accurate to say there had been an agreement that was then backtracked.' Media reports that Iran has backed away from a key aspect...

Obama to visit ancestral Kenya in July

Obama's visit would be his first as president and the first by a sitting U.S. president U.S. President Barack Obama will travel to Kenya, the...

23 injured as Air Canada plane crash lands at Halifax

Flight AC624 was carrying 133 passengers and five crew when it exited the runway and made a crash landing at Canada's Halifax International Airport...

Assad says Daesh has expanded since start of US-led strikes

In interview with a US network, Syrian president says Daesh attracting 1,000 new recruits per month in Syria. NEW YORK (AA) -- Syrian President Bashar...

Canadian gets electronic bracelet to prevent ‘Daesh’ move

Merouane Ghalmi made subject to 'peace bond' over police concerns of possible future crimes, despite not being charged with any offense. A Canadian citizen has...

France to propose UN draft on Israeli-Palestinian talks

French FM Laurent Fabius says his country is preparing to begin a new push at UN Security Council to revive stalled negotiations. NEW YORK (AA)...

Tim Cook to give away billion dollar Apple fortune

Apple CEO named 'world’s greatest leader' as company prepares to launch new music streaming service. SAN FRANCISCO (AA) – Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that...

US drops anti-Daesh leaflets over group’s stronghold

Drop is part of a campaign to deter potential recruits from joining the terror group. WASHINGTON (AA) -- The U.S. confirmed Thursday that it dropped...

12 injured in explosion, fire in NY buildings collapse

3 victims injured critically in blast that affected 4 buildings. NEW YORK (AA) -- Firefighters are on the scene of a massive explosion in downtown New...

12 injured in explosion, fire in NY buildings collapse

3 victims injured critically in blast that affected 4 buildings. NEW YORK (AA) -- Firefighters are on the scene of a massive explosion in downtown New...

174 mass graves found in Mexico in the last 8 years

Just 116 of 601 bodies have been identified since December 2006. Mexico City ( AA) --  At least 174 clandestine graves have been discovered in...

Saudi Arabia launches airstrikes in Yemen

The kingdom, along with a coalition of GCC countries and other allies launched 'military operations in support of the people of Yemen and their...

Cicek: Defeat of Daesh possible with Assad’s removal

Turkish Parliament Speaker Cemil Cicek says defeating Daesh is not possible unless Bashar al-Assad regime is removed. WASHINGTON (AA) - Turkish Parliament Speaker Cemil Cicek...