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Trump administration slams NATO ally Turkey for weapon test

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration on Friday slammed Turkey for taking a new step toward fielding a Russian-made air defence weapon. The U.S.
In hard-hit Peru, worry mounts over both COVID-19 and dengue

In hard-hit Peru, worry mounts over both COVID-19 and dengue

PUCALLPA, Peru — Two of Lidia Choque’s close family members had already gotten sick with the new coronavirus when the mosquitos arrived. The 53-year-old woman lives in a wooden house near the airport of a Peruvian city in the Amazon rainforest.
Croatia accused of brutality, sexual abuse against migrants

Croatia accused of brutality, sexual abuse against migrants

SARAJEVO, Bosnia — Danish aid workers stationed in the Balkans say dozens of migrants have alleged they were brutalized by Croatian law-enforcement officers when they tried to cross into the European Union nation, before being summarily expelled back
Dispute over Ohio drop box limit ends as advocates drop suit

Dispute over Ohio drop box limit ends as advocates drop suit

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A coalition of voter advocacy groups dropped a lawsuit Friday against Ohio's strict rule limiting ballot drop boxes to one location per county, a coup for President Donald Trump's reelection campaign in a key battleground state less
US wades in cautiously to Armenia-Azerbaijan peace effort

US wades in cautiously to Armenia-Azerbaijan peace effort

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration waded cautiously Friday into international efforts to halt fighting between Armenia and Azerbaijan, which are engaged in their worst conflict in more than 25 years.
Some hospitals in crisis as US nears high for COVID-19 cases

Some hospitals in crisis as US nears high for COVID-19 cases

BOISE, Idaho — The United States is approaching a record for the number of new daily coronavirus cases in the latest ominous sign about the disease’s grip on the nation, as states from Connecticut to the Rocky Mountain West reel under the surge.
Trump: Sudan to join UAE, Bahrain in recognizing Israel

Trump: Sudan to join UAE, Bahrain in recognizing Israel

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Friday that Sudan will start to normalize ties with Israel, making it the third Arab state to do so as part of U.S.-brokered deals in the run-up to Election Day.
Nigeria says 51 civilians, 18 security forces dead in unrest

Nigeria says 51 civilians, 18 security forces dead in unrest

LAGOS, Nigeria — At least 51 civilians have been killed in Nigeria's unrest following days of peaceful protests over police abuses, the president said Friday, blaming “hooliganism” for the violence while asserting that security forces have used “extr
Libyan factions sign countrywide UN-brokered cease-fire

Libyan factions sign countrywide UN-brokered cease-fire

GENEVA — The rival sides in Libya’s conflict signed a permanent cease-fire Friday, a deal the United Nations billed as historic after years of fighting that has split the North African country in two.

Man wins $2M after mistakenly buying extra lottery ticket

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. — In what most people would consider a lucrative mistake, a Detroit-area man who accidentally bought an extra lottery ticket has won two $1 million jackpots.