UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. spokesman says President Donald Trump's huge proposed cuts in U.S. funding for the United Nations would make it "simply impossible" for the world organization to carry out essential work to promote peace, combat poverty and provide humanitarian assistance.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's budget (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump praised the Philippines' president for an "unbelievable job" in a fight against illegal drugs that has left thousands dead and drawn condemnation from American lawmakers, according to a leaked transcript of their telephone conversation last month.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has pardoned a minor driving offense committed years ago by an immigrant mother of two, saying he hopes this will help prevent her deportation by President Donald Trump's administration.
NEW YORK (AP) — A Washington consultant, three hedge fund workers and a government employee were blamed Wednesday by federal prosecutors for an insider trading scheme that converted government secrets into hedge fund profits.
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Opposition lawmakers and rights activists blamed the Sri Lankan government on Wednesday for failing to stop a series of attacks on business places and mosques of ethnic minority Muslims over the past five weeks.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — An appeals court says someone convicted of a misdemeanor domestic battery under a city ordinance can legally have a gun.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's defense minister appears to have confirmed his country's intelligence was leaked by President Donald Trump during a meeting with Russian officials this month.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Police just outside Atlanta say a man was critically injured during an exchange of gunfire with officers.
BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Tens of thousands of demonstrators called for President Michel Temer's ouster on Wednesday and federal police asked him to give a statement in a corruption investigation as the pressure on the leader ratcheted up.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An advocacy group for the blind on Wednesday sued the Department of Veterans Affairs in federal court, alleging the agency ignored a long-standing law when it changed contracting rules that have been used for decades to give jobs to the visually impaired.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's chief prosecutor on Wednesday further distanced herself from the socialist administration, deepening the widest rift in a government that has otherwise presented a united front against six weeks of protests.
BRUSSELS (AP) — After a serene visit to the Vatican and with Pope Francis, U.S. President Donald Trump arrived Wednesday in Brussels as thousands of anti-Trump demonstrators took to the streets and the Belgian prime minister said he spoke with the president "without taboos."
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Lenin Moreno was sworn in as Ecuador's president on Wednesday, promising to try and heal divisions stirred by a decade of polarizing leftist rule.
NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — In a story May 18 about presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway speaking to supporters in New Hampshire, The Associated Press erroneously estimated the number in attendance as about 150 people. Further reporting has indicated the hotel ballroom, which seats 500, was near capacity.