Sticks against guns: Hong Kong protests -- and police response -- escalate

Hong Kong protesters demand democracy.

Posted: 26 August 2019 | 2:16 am

The Latest: Hong Kong police confirm warning shot, arrest 36

Hong Kong police have confirmed an officer fired a warning shot as protesters surrounded them and said they arrested 36 people during the latest pro-democracy demonstrations in the semi-autonomous Chinese territory

Posted: 26 August 2019 | 2:14 am

G7 leaders vow to help Brazil fight fires, repair damage

Leaders at the G-7 summit in France say they are close to agreeing on ways to help Brazil fight the fires burning in parts of the Amazon and repair the damage, while tens of thousands of Brazilian soldiers prepare to join the battle

Posted: 26 August 2019 | 2:13 am

Israeli aircraft strike Hamas site after Gaza rocket fire

Israel's military says its aircraft have carried out strikes on Hamas military positions in the Gaza Strip after three rockets were launched from the territory into southern Israel

Posted: 26 August 2019 | 2:00 am

Brazilians rally to support big corruption investigation

Brazilians have rallied across the country to urge that the government keep pursuing a mammoth corruption investigation and to show support for the justice minister, who has been hit with allegations he abused his powers as a judge overseeing the probe

Posted: 26 August 2019 | 1:21 am

US exports to lobster-loving China go off cliff amid tariffs

U.S. lobster exports to China have fallen off a cliff this year as new retaliatory tariffs shift the seafood business farther north to Canada

Posted: 26 August 2019 | 1:10 am

Drone war takes flight, raising Iran, US tensions

A drone war has taken flight across the wider Middle East, raising the stakes in the ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Iran

Posted: 26 August 2019 | 1:04 am

The Latest: Trump and Macron to appear at news conference

Trump and Macron to appear at news conference to mark the conclusion of a gathering of world leaders

Posted: 26 August 2019 | 12:47 am

AP Interview: Sudan PM seeks end to country's pariah status

AP Interview: Sudan's new prime minister says ending his country's international pariah status and drastically cutting military spending are prerequisites for rescuing a faltering economy

Posted: 25 August 2019 | 11:30 pm

Journalist slain in Mexico promised readers "activism"

Mexico's National Human Rights Commission says a 12th journalist has been slain this year in the country, which is one of the world's deadliest for the profession

Posted: 25 August 2019 | 11:03 pm