Policy Prescriptions: Clinton and Trump on gunsATLANTA (AP) ? If there was ever an issue underscoring the differences between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, it's gun rights.
Iraqi forces evacuate 1,000 civilians from Mosul front lines
Iraqi special forces have moved more than 1,000 people from villages near the front lines of the battle to retake the Islamic State-held city of Mosul. Special forces Maj. Gen. Haider Fadhil says the residents ...
Philippine's Duterte tells Japan his China visit was just economics, blasts U.S.
By Minami Funakoshi and Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte sought to assure Japan on Wednesday that his high-profile visit to China last week was about economics not security, and he had more harsh words for long-time ally Washington, saying he might end defense treaties. The volatile Philippine leader's visit to Japan comes amid jitters about his foreign policy goals after weeks of verbal attacks on ally the United States and overtures towards China. Duterte last week announced in China his "separation" from the United States, but then insisted ties were not being severed and that he was merely pursuing an independent foreign policy.
Policy Prescriptions: Clinton and Trump on the Islamic StateWASHINGTON (AP) ? If there's one thing Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump can agree on, it's that the Islamic State group is a global threat that needs to be eradicated.
Islamic State kills dozens of civilians in Afghanistan - officialSuspected Islamic State fighters rounded up dozens of civilians and executed them in a reprisal after police killed a militant commander in the remote Afghan province of Ghor, a provincial official said on Wednesday. The killings followed a militant attack on Tuesday near Feroz Koh, the capital of the central western province. Up until now most Islamic State activity has taken place in the eastern province of Nangarhar.
Ericsson appoints new CEO amid decline in networks industrySTOCKHOLM (AP) ? Ericsson has appointed longtime board member Borje Ekholm as the new CEO as the Swedish networks operator struggles to improve earnings amid a decline in the industry.
Republicans contend with Trump factor among Hispanic voters
HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) ? Berta Delgado told the Spanish-speaking conservative activists at her door that she is "100 por ciento" Republican, and agreed with their assessment that Democratic Senate candidate Patrick Murphy is too liberal. She said she'd vote for Sen. Marco Rubio.
Angola's Dos Santos faces court inquiry over naming daughter to head state oil firm
Angola's Supreme Court has asked President Josť Eduardo dos Santos to respond to an inquiry on why he appointed his daughter as head of the state oil firm, according to court documents seen by Reuters. Dos Santos appointed his daughter Isabel as chief executive of state oil firm Sonangol in June. Angola, a member of OPEC, is currently Africa's largest oil producer because of militant attacks and other problems that have cut output in Nigeria.
Philippine leader Duterte says he wants foreign troops out
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, speaking in a country that is a staunch U.S. ally and hosts 50,000 American troops, said Wednesday that he wants his country to be free of foreign troops, possibly ...
US 9/11 law an international legal Pandora's Box
It's a hard scene to imagine, a Saudi Arabian king answering before a New York court for the 9/11 attacks, but a new US law threatens to become a Pandora's Box of diplomatic crises. Congress passed the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, overcoming President Barack Obama's veto, to help the relatives of victims of the September 2001 outrage seek compensation.