PRAGUE (AP) — The lower house of the Czech Parliament has approved a government plan to give police increased powers to seize guns and ammunition, a move prompted by a rare deadly shooting in a small-town restaurant last year.
WASHINGTON (AP) — A fractured Republican party showed few signs of mending itself Friday, after Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus declared his support for Donald Trump and Trump bashed House Speaker Paul Ryan for not falling in line.
PANAMA CITY (AP) — Colombian authorities have arrested a prominent Panama businessman sought by the United States and dismantled an empire of businesses that the U.S. says were part of a top worldwide money-laundering organization for drug traffickers.
DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland's lawmakers have narrowly re-elected Enda Kenny as prime minister, ending 70 days of deadlock following an inconclusive election.
SHANGHAI (AP) — The commander of the U.S. Navy's 7th Fleet on Friday dismissed the cancellation of a planned port visit to Hong Kong by an American aircraft carrier as a "minor hurdle" in relations between the two militaries.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) â Republican Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail for his first rally as his party's presumptive nominee on Thursday night, delivering a series of searing attacks against likely rival Hillary Clinton and making clear he has no intention of toning down the rhetoric that drove his spectacular rise.
CAIRO (AP) — A prominent Egyptian rights lawyer who had raised a legal suit against the president's decision to hand two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia was arrested early on Friday and ordered held in custody for 15 days, pending investigation into a list of allegations, including plotting a coup.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Imelda Marcos expressed elation over her son strong pre-election ratings in the Philippine vice presidential race, saying "at last, truth and justice will come."
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis, accepting a prize for promoting European unity, on Friday bemoaned that the continent's people "are tempted to yield to our own selfish interests and to consider putting up fences."
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar's de facto leader and foreign minister, visited neighboring Laos on Friday in her first official trip abroad.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on developments in Turkey after the prime minister announced his resignation (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story May 4 about congressional GOP reaction to Donald Trump becoming the party's presumptive nominee for president, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, chairs the Republican Party committee overseeing arrangements at this summer's GOP national convention. That committee is being chaired by a different Steve King, who is Wisconsin committeeman on the Republican National Committee.
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge in San Diego said he wanted a trial by the middle of this year in a lawsuit against Donald Trump over the now defunct Trump University. That was before the real estate mogul appeared headed for the Republican presidential nomination.
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Anti-corruption prosecutors seeking to thwart possible plans to tamper with upcoming local elections in Romania have carried out searches in homes and public institutions.
LONDON (AP) — Global stocks fell Friday after the U.S. jobs report showed hiring fell in April to its slowest pace in seven months — a sign of weaker growth that could delay the Federal Reserve's next interest rate hike.