- Israel's Lieberman blames Hamas over Gaza deaths
JEBALIYA REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel's defense minister said Saturday that Hamas leaders are the "only culprits" in continued bloodshed on the Gaza border, as the EU and a top U.N. official made new demands to investigate shootings of unarmed Palestinians by Israeli soldiers, including the killing of a 14-year-old boy.
- AP Analysis: Kim Jong Un tests Trump with latest nuke offer
TOKYO (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has finally broken his silence on what he plans to bring to the table during his summits with the South Korean and U.S. presidents, and it doesn't have a whole lot to do with tossing out his hard-won nuclear arsenal.
- N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea announced that it will suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of its summits with Seoul and Washington, but stopped short of suggesting it has any intention of giving up its hard-won nuclear arsenal.
- In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia
NEW YORK (AP) — The Democratic Party sued Donald Trump's presidential campaign, Russia, WikiLeaks and Trump's son and son-in-law Friday, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents.
- Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria site
BEIRUT (AP) — Chemical weapons inspectors collected samples from Syria's Douma on Saturday, two weeks after a suspected gas attack there followed by retaliatory strikes by Western powers on the Syrian government's chemical facilities.
- The Latest: OPCW team visits Douma to probe chemical attack
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local):
- French nun known as allied troops 'White Angel' dies at 103
DIEPPE, France (AP) — The mayor of a city in France's Normandy region says a 103-year-old nun known as the "White Angel" to allied soldiers injured during a failed World War II raid has died.
- European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests
BERLIN (AP) — The European Aviation Safety Agency has tightened a nearly month-old directive ordering inspections of some fan blades in engines like those used on a Southwest Airlines jet involved in a fatal accident.
- UN officials in Sweden for talks on North Korea, Syria
BACKAKRA, Sweden (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general and ambassadors from countries on the Security Council assembled Saturday in Sweden for an informal meeting on weighty international issues, including developments on the Korean Peninsula and in Syria.
- Red Cross says shooting in Yemen kills staffer
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Unidentified armed men shot dead a humanitarian aid worker in Yemen's southwestern province of Taiz early Saturday, the International Committee of the Red Cross said.
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