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Trump used the most controversial phrase inside his administration during his major address to the UN

Trump went out of the way to drop the phrase "radical Islamic terrorism," a description of extremism that has been the source of controversy for years....

Senate approves $700B defense bill

WASHINGTON — The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping defense policy bill that would pump $700 billion into the military, putting the U.S. armed forces on track for a...

The Latest: Trump concludes combative UN address

The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local):...

Hamas concessions don't guarantee Palestinian reconciliation

The Islamic militant group Hamas has announced a number of key concessions to the rival Fatah movement that could potentially pave the way for reconciliation after a 10-year rift...

Al-Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troops

Insurgents led by an al-Qaida-linked group in Syria launched a wide offensive on Tuesday against Syrian pro-government troops, moving south of their stronghold in the western...

Palestinian activist to be deported to Jordan from Chicago

CHICAGO (AP) - A Chicago Palestinian activist with a decades-old record of bombings in Jerusalem will be deported to Jordan on Tuesday, her spokesman said. Supporters and...

Oilers win split-squad games against Flames

Mark Letestu scored a pair of goals as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Calgary Flames 5-2 in a split-squad pre-season game on Monday....

UK firms make huge profits on arm sales to Saudi Arabia

Arms sales to Riyadh exceed $8bn, while UK government receives just $40m of corporate tax, War Child report says....

2 days before Waikiki shooting, gunman arrested for assault

Family members have identified the victim killed in a deadly shooting in Waikiki over the weekend as Maleko Remlinger, 22....

Man freed from death row in Delaware arrested in Honolulu raid

One of the three men arrested in a large Honolulu police operation in McCully on Sunday was recently a death row inmate in Delaware....

Nike rolled in ‘crazy’ adidas takeover

FOR the first time in their modern rivalry, Nike has reason to fear adidas....

Mohammed bin Salman, Saudi Arabia crown prince, rumored to ascend to throne

The arrests in Saudi Arabia last week of more than two dozen perceived opponents of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has prompted speculation that Saudi King Salman bin Abdul-Aziz...

Tempe intruder who held child gets 9 months in jail, deportation

Oren Aharon Cohen, an Israeli citizen, pleaded no contest to charges from when he broke into a Tempe apartment while drunk and held a toddler....

The Latest: Ivanka Trump pursues her own agenda at UN

NEW YORK — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):10:50 p.m.Ivanka Trump is meeting with foreign officials as the United Nations General Assembly gathers in New...

Donald Trump's history of bashing the U.N. gives clues about what his speech will be like

Trump's past approach to the U.N. looks much like his present as he prepares his first speech to the General Assembly....

Secret deals, sex scandals and silence harming the U.N., critics say

The U.N. has been considered a top authority since World War II, but critics say backdoor deals get in the way of real action....

Saudi women are to be trained as air traffic controllers for the first time

It's all part of the country's bid to modernize under Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's Vision 2030....

Doomsday theory says fiery hell on Earth kicks off Saturday

The end is finally near, if you believe an evangelical Christian doomsday theory....

U.S. Senate backs bill to pump US$700B into military

The Senate has overwhelmingly approved a sweeping defence policy bill that would pump US$700 billion into the military, putting the U.S. armed forces on track for a budget greater...

Local film Suck It Up to open St. John's International Women's Film Festival

The St. John's International Women's Film Festival has announced its five-day film-filled lineup....

Kurds to vote on independence despite warnings from neighbours

A deep-rooted nationalism unites Kurds in northern Iraq, almost all of whom are convinced they need their own state....

Suspect in ‘Jason’ mask wanted for shooting death

A scene out of a Halloween thriller came to life on Mississippi street Sunday, when police said a man wearing a Jason Voorhees mask — such as the one made famous in the “Friday the...

Theresa May and Boris Johnson face awkward reunion

Theresa May tries to put aside problems with her Foreign Secretary to concentrate on counter-terrorism, modern slavery and Brexit....

Like it or not, Trump needs the United Nations

The US President needs the UN to help solve problems beyond American shores but is this week's General Assembly session up to it?...

The Latest: Trump says US may act further against Maduro

The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):...

Fury as NFL star ‘quits’ on team

IF EZEKIEL Elliott didn’t want to play, he had an easier route to the bench....

Students in towns hardest hit by Harvey are still in the eye of the storm

Five Texas school districts remain closed as they attempt to repair buildings....

‘You’ve Lost That Centrist Feeling’: Comstock challenger hits cringe-worthy notes

Democrat Dan Helmer sings in “Top Gun” parody aimed at two-term Virginia Republican...

Girls volleyball notes: Taylor Huddleston eyes big finish for De La Salle

With her dad, two sisters and a brother preceding her, Taylor Huddleston is keeping the family tradition strong for the Meteors....

Live streaming the High Holy Days: A way in, or a way out?

To think synagogue members would stay home just so they could watch High Holy Day services in their pajamas is nonsense, said one rabbi. Live streaming will actually "increase your...

2 ex-foster children quizzed over London subway bomb

Both men are being held under the Terrorism Act and are being questioned about Friday’s attack...

The Latest: US says Syrian allies in touch with Assad forces

The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 9:45 p.m....

Israel and US open first American military base in Israel

Israel and the U.S. have inaugurated the first American military base on Israeli soil....

Polish party leader denounces anti-Semitism, praises Israel

Poland's most powerful politician has denounced anti-Semitism and praised the "great" state of Israel at a ceremony honoring Poles who protected Jews during the Holocaust....

His stolen skateboard had 21 years of memories. His heartfelt poster touched an icon

What happened to T.J. Roe when the story of his stolen skateboard went viral on Reddit became more than a pipe dream when a man named Tony Hawk stepped in....

The Latest: Turkey warns Kurds against 'artificial' state

BAGHDAD — The Latest on the independence referendum scheduled for later this month in Iraq's semi-autonomous northern Kurdish region (all times local):4:30 p.m.Turkey's prime...

The Latest: Meeting Netanyahu, Trump talks Middle East peace

NEW YORK — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):1:20 p.m.President Donald Trump is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and says they "are...

The Hubris of Hezbollah

How the militant group will fumble into the next Middle Eastern war...

Iran's army chief threatens to destroy Tel Aviv but Arab rivals warm to Israel

Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi, head of Iran's army, said there would be no Israel in 25 years. His Arab rivals in the Persian Gulf appear to differ....