- Vice President Pence told Israel\'s Knesset on Monday that the U.S. Embassy will move to Jerusalem and open next year.
- Angola\'s former vice president has failed to appear at a Portuguese court where he was scheduled to stand trial for corruption.
- In an era of power tennis, Hsieh Su-wei plays a very different game full of two-handed drop shots, artful lobs and deceptively spinning slices.
- The European Union has imposed sanctions on seven senior Venezuelan officials accused of human rights abuses or breaching the rule of law in the country.
- Syrian civilians near the war-torn country\'s capital were attacked Monday with suspected poisonous gas — believed to have been launched by the Syrian government, activists and rescue teams said.
- Yemen was already the poorest country in the Arab world before a Saudi-led coalition went to war with Iran-allied rebels in March 2015 in a failed bid to drive them from the capital and much of the country\'s north.
- Princess Eugenie is engaged to be married later this year, several months after her cousin Prince Harry takes a bride.
- The U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees has launched what it is calling an \"unprecedented\" fund-raising appeal seeking hundreds of millions of dollars in response to funding cuts by the Trump administration.
- French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting 140 world business leaders in a bid to convince them to invest and hire in France.
- The State Department announced a new $600,000 taxpayer-funded study that suggests \"ideals of masculinity\" in Kenya are contributing to terrorism.
There was a rise in some violent crimes last year, but a decline in many property crimes, according to the latest crime numbers for the city of McAllen. The McAllen police statistics for 2017 show there were seven homicides that occurred last year – four more than in 2016. Also, there were more aggravated assaults. […]
(AP) – The White House is defending a tough new ad by President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign that says Democrats will be “complicit” in any killings committed by immigrants in the U.S. illegally. The 30-second spot was released on Saturday’s anniversary of Trump’s inauguration and amid the government shutdown. Democrats are refusing to fund the […]
(AP) – Pope Francis is apologizing for insisting that victims of pedophile priests show “proof,” saying he realizes now it was a “slap in the face” to victims that he never intended. But he doubled down in defending Chilean bishop Juan Barros, who is accused by victims of covering up for the country’s most notorious […]