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Seoul: North Korea committed to US summit, denuclearization

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed in the rivals' surprise meeting to sitting down with President Donald …

No longer driven by conflict, Colombians vote for president

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — For decades, Colombians voted with an eye on the bloody conflict with leftist rebels that dominated their country and politics.But on Sunday they will cast their …

A glance at Colombia's presidential election

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's presidential election on May 27 is the first since the government signed a peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia leading to the …

Glass panel falls, kills worker at skyscraper site

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City has issued a stop work order at the construction site of one of Manhattan's tallest skyscrapers after a large glass panel fell, killing a security guard and …

US Gulf Coast prepares as Alberto brings wind, rain north

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Florida, Alabama and Mississippi launched emergency preparations ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto, a slow-moving system expected to cause wet …

Japan ex-PM Nakasone, witness to war and success, turns 100

TOKYO (AP) — It is somehow fitting in a country known for longevity that one of Japan's most prominent former leaders has reached 100 years of age.As a World War II naval officer, Yasuhiro …

Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 6 dead, 30 missing

SALALAH, Oman (AP) — A cyclone more powerful than any previously recorded in southern Oman slammed into the Gulf country and neighboring Yemen on Saturday, deluging a major city with nearly …

The Latest: Oman says 4th person killed by Cyclone Mekunu

SALALAH, Oman (AP) — The Latest on the cyclone battering Oman and Yemen (all times local):6 a.m.Authorities in Oman say a fourth person has been killed by Cyclone Mekunu, raising the storm's …

Teacher out of hospital after stopping school shooting

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana science teacher was released from a hospital a day after he was shot while tackling an armed student inside his classroom.Noblesville police Lt. Bruce …

Monument honors famous WWI war dog Stubby

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A new monument in Connecticut honors service animals with a statue of one of the nation's most famous war dogs.The sculpture, "Stubby Salutes," was unveiled Saturday …

Wonder-goal, gaffes, injuries as Madrid seals CL three-peat

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — With his back to goal but eyes on the incoming cross, Gareth Bale connected with the ball while leaping in the air and sent a scissor-kick arcing into the top of the …

The Latest: Trump says Korea talks 'going along very well'

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on diplomatic efforts involving the Koreas (all times local):10:25 a.m.President Donald Trump says negotiations over a potential summit with the leader of …

The Latest: Trump says Korea talks "going along very well'

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on diplomatic efforts involving the Koreas (all times local):10:20 a.m.President Donald Trump says negotiations over a potential summit with the leader of …

Scouts honor veterans for Memorial Day with gravesite flags

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands of scouts have placed American flags on the graves of veterans in a ceremony ahead of Memorial Day.More than 6,000 children including Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and …

S. Korea's president says N. Korean leader Kim committed to summit with President Trump and complete denuclearization

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — S. Korea's president says N. Korean leader Kim committed to summit with President Trump and complete denuclearization .

Dunford urges West Point graduates to embrace change

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff urged graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy on Saturday to "embrace the constant changes" facing the military as the …

With US talks in limbo, Korean leaders hold surprise summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Saturday for the second time in a month, exchanging a huge bear hug and broad smiles in a …

Man in custody after swastikas found painted on gravestones

GLEN CARBON, Ill. (AP) — Authorities in southwestern Illinois say a suspect is in custody after swastikas were found spray-painted on several homes and dozens of grave markers at a nearby …

The Latest: Klopp unhappy with Ramos 'wrestling' Salah

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on the Champions League final between Liverpool and Real Madrid (all times local):2:20 a.m.Liverpool coach Juergen Klopp was unhappy with the tackle by Real …

The Latest: Alabama declares emergency ahead of Alberto

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local):6:10 p.m.Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has declared a state of emergency for several counties ahead of Subtropical Storm …