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Germany: Number of asylum-seekers drop but still 'too high'

Germany: Number of asylum-seekers drop but still 'too high'

BERLIN — The number of asylum-seekers arriving in Germany dropped significantly to some 186,000 last year, but the country's interior minister said Tuesday he still considers that figure "much too high.

Russian, US and other ministers expected at UN meetings

A high-level U.N. Security Council meeting this week will focus on "confidence building" measures to deal with weapons of mass destruction, and North Korea is expected to be in the spotlight.

Germany conducts searches against 10 suspected Iranian spies

BERLIN — German authorities searched premises linked to 10 suspected Iranian spies following extensive investigations by the country's domestic intelligence agency, prosecutors said Tuesday.
48 injured, mostly children, in German school bus accident

48 injured, mostly children, in German school bus accident

BERLIN — A bus carrying children to school in southern Germany hit multiple cars and then slammed into the side of a building without braking, injuring 48 people early Tuesday, including 10 seriously, police said.
DuVernay, 'black-ish,' 'Power' win at NAACP Image Awards

DuVernay, 'black-ish,' 'Power' win at NAACP Image Awards

LOS ANGELES — A jubilant Ava DuVernay was named entertainer of the year at an NAACP Image Awards ceremony that focused on the black community's power to create change.
Missile-alert error reveals uncertainty about how to react

Missile-alert error reveals uncertainty about how to react

HONOLULU — When Jonathan Scheuer got an alert on his phone of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii, he and his family didn't know what to do.
Hong Kong court to rule later on 3 activists' prison terms

Hong Kong court to rule later on 3 activists' prison terms

HONG KONG — Three Hong Kong activists will have to wait to learn the outcome of their final appeal Tuesday to overturn prison sentences for their roles in sparking 2014's massive pro-democracy protests in the semiautonomous Chinese city.

Cult movie 'Heathers' gets TV makeover, Doherty cameos

PASADENA, Calif. — The 1988 cult movie "Heathers" and the title characters get makeovers in a new TV series.
Casino company: Boat that caught fire had no past problems

Casino company: Boat that caught fire had no past problems

TAMPA, Fla. — A casino company said Monday it never had a problem with the shuttle boat that burst into flames off Florida's Gulf Coast, leading to the death of a female passenger.
Trump goes after the Dem who surfaced his immigration remark

Trump goes after the Dem who surfaced his immigration remark

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — President Donald Trump turned his Twitter torment Monday on the Democrat in the room where immigration talks with lawmakers took a famously coarse turn, saying Sen.