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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's distorted reality in expanding probes

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's distorted reality in expanding probes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump keeps changing his story in the swirling investigations into Russia election interference and hush money payments to women who say they had affairs with him.
Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action

Talks adopt 'rulebook' to put Paris climate deal into action

KATOWICE, Poland — Almost 200 nations, including the world's top greenhouse gas producers, China and the United States, have adopted a set of rules meant to breathe life into the 2015 Paris climate accord by setting out how countries should report th
Can we talk? Ugandans try to coax longtime leader to leave

Can we talk? Ugandans try to coax longtime leader to leave

KAMPALA, Uganda — Can one of Africa's longest-serving leaders be talked into giving up power? A new movement in Uganda wants to find out, encouraged by the president's tentative embrace of a so-called "national dialogue" as the government is in a sho

Malaysia files criminal charges against Goldman Sachs

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Malaysia filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs and two former executives on Monday for their role in the alleged multibillion-dollar ransacking of state investment fund 1MDB.
Next-generation of GPS satellites are headed to space

Next-generation of GPS satellites are headed to space

DENVER — After months of delays, the U.S. Air Force is about to launch the first of a new generation of GPS satellites, designed to be more accurate, secure and versatile.
Indian troops enforce lockdown to foil Kashmir protest march

Indian troops enforce lockdown to foil Kashmir protest march

SRINAGAR, India — Soldiers and police fanned out across Indian-controlled Kashmir on Monday to enforce a security lockdown for a second straight day to stop anti-India protests and foil a call by separatists for a march toward India's main military g
Germany to compensate hundreds who fled Nazis as children

Germany to compensate hundreds who fled Nazis as children

BERLIN — Germany has agreed to one-time payments for survivors, primarily Jews, who were evacuated from Nazi Germany as children, many of whom never saw their parents again, the organization that negotiates compensation with the German government sai
Saudi Arabia rejects US Senate's 'interference' in kingdom

Saudi Arabia rejects US Senate's 'interference' in kingdom

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — Saudi Arabia issued an unusually strong rebuke of the U.S.
Suspected gas explosion destroys eatery in Japan, hurts 42

Suspected gas explosion destroys eatery in Japan, hurts 42

TOKYO — A suspected gas explosion destroyed wooden buildings housing a restaurant and a real estate office in northern Japan on Sunday night, injuring 42 people, police and local media said.
Sri Lankan president doubts he can work with reappointed PM

Sri Lankan president doubts he can work with reappointed PM

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka's president accused newly reappointed Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe of corrupt leadership in a scathing speech Sunday in which he voiced doubts about their ability to work together and signalled the 2-month politi