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Australia denies reneging on a UNHCR deal to accept refugees

BY ROD McGUIRK CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The Australian foreign minister on Tuesday rejected the United Nations refugee agency's allegation that her government reneged...

President Erdogan ramps up rhetoric ahead of Turkey-EU talks

BY MIKE CORDER BRUSSELS (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan ramped up his anti-Western rhetoric Tuesday ahead of a meeting between his foreign...

Robot finds likely melted fuel heap inside Fukushima reactor

BY MARI YAMAGUCHI TOKYO (AP) — Images captured by an underwater robot showed massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel covering the floor of...

Charlie Gard parents drop legal fight, agree to let him die

BY CAROLINE SPIEZIO, JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA LONDON (AP) — The parents of Charlie Gard, whose battle to get their critically ill baby experimental...

Maldives opposition says lawmakers storm locked parliament

BY BHARATHA MALLAWARACHI COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Maldivian president ordered the military to lock down parliament Monday in a bid to prevent...

Girl’s HIV infection seems under control without AIDS drugs

BY MARILYNN MARCHIONE A South African girl born with the AIDS virus has kept her infection suppressed for more than eight years after stopping anti-HIV...

Hunt is on for chainsaw attacker who wounded 5 in Swiss...

BERLIN (AP) — A man armed with a chainsaw wounded five people at a health insurer's office Monday in the northern Swiss city...

Taliban suicide car bombing in Kabul kills 24 people

BY KATHY GANNON AND AMIR SHAH KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber rammed his car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees...

Israel Embassy shooting in Jordan complicates shrine crisis

BY ARON HELLER and KARIN LAUB JERUSALEM (AP) — A deadly shooting at Israel's Embassy in Jordan further complicated Israeli government efforts on Monday to...

AP Explains: India and China face off in border standoff

BY ASHOK SHARMA and CHRISTOPHER BODEEN NEW DELHI (AP) — It was the tiny Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan that sounded the alarm: Chinese soldiers had...

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‘Let Obamacare fail,’ Trump says after GOP plan collapses

BY ALAN FRAM and ERICA WERNER WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Tuesday he's going to "let Obamacare fail" after the Republicans' effort to...

Trump lets Iran deal live, but signals he may not for...

BY JOSH LEDERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — Having accused Iran of flouting the nuclear deal, President Donald Trump was inclined to tell Congress that Tehran...

Dog pulls baby deer from water to save it from drowning

PORT JEFFERSON, N.Y. (AP) — A dog that saw a baby deer in danger of drowning in New York jumped in and dragged it...

Federal records: Hastert released from prison in Minnesota

BY CARYN ROUSSEAU and MICHAEL TARM CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert has been released from prison in Minnesota and transferred to...