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The Latest: Ukraine's leader backs Trump on German gas deal

The Latest: Ukraine's leader backs Trump on German gas deal

BRUSSELS — The Latest on the NATO summit in Brussels (all times local): 9:35 p.m. The president of Ukraine says he agrees with U.S. President Donald Trump that a natural gas pipeline venture between Germany and Russia carries dangers.

State board to consider changing mountain's made-up name

WINDSOR, Vt. — A Vermont state board plans to hear a man's request to change the name of Mount Ascutney (ah-SKUT'-nee) because it's a made-up name.

Donate to Cynthia Nixon campaign for NY governor, win a bong

NEW YORK — Cynthia Nixon fans who agree with the former "Sex and the City" star that marijuana should be legalized can support her campaign for governor of New York by entering a contest to win a bong.
Bourdain gets posthumous Emmy noms for 'Parts Unknown'

Bourdain gets posthumous Emmy noms for 'Parts Unknown'

Globe-trotting food chronicler Anthony Bourdain has received several posthumous Emmy nominations on Thursday.
Syrian government raises its flag over cradle of 2011 revolt

Syrian government raises its flag over cradle of 2011 revolt

BEIRUT — For the first time in more than seven years, the Syrian government raised its flag Thursday over Daraa, the first city to revolt against President Bashar Assad in 2011 and plunge the country into its calamitous civil war.
NATO insists it's united as Trump lashes allies over budgets

NATO insists it's united as Trump lashes allies over budgets

BRUSSELS — NATO leaders pledged Thursday to stand united against foes like Russia despite a tumultuous summit that saw U.S.
Tyler Perry warns his fans about fake Facebook offers

Tyler Perry warns his fans about fake Facebook offers

LOS ANGELES — Tyler Perry is warning fans not to get scammed. The actor, comedian and director says in a Facebook video that he's not giving away anything.

'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 22 Emmy Award nominations

LOS ANGELES — "Game of Thrones" roared back onto the Emmy battlefield, topping Thursday's nominations with 22 bids. HBO's fantasy saga is a two-time best drama winner that sat out the last year's awards.
Royal etiquette for the Trumps' visit: Don't kiss the queen

Royal etiquette for the Trumps' visit: Don't kiss the queen

LONDON — President Donald Trump is coming to Britain fresh from a confrontational NATO summit that featured stinging criticism of America's closest allies, but he's likely to tone down that stance when he takes tea Friday with Britain's Queen Elizabe
'The Rock' joining group that champions rights for disabled

'The Rock' joining group that champions rights for disabled

BOSTON — Dwayne Johnson plays an amputee in his latest movie. Now he's jumping in to help people with disabilities in real life.