Nation/World

Stand or stay out of sight: NFL takes on anthem protesters

NFL Meetings Football-1

NFL owners approved a new policy Thursday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem...

National

The tale of the 'Trump Triers'

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. When Washington Post politics reporter Dan Balz began reporting on Trump voters in the Midwest, he encountered a term coined by Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill. More and more, Bustos recounted, she has been hearing from constituents whom she deems “Trump Triers": People who...


Business , National

Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100K

Vintage Denim

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A buyer with a penchant for vintage denim has plunked down nearly $100,000 for a pair of truly vintage jeans that come from the American Old West. The 125-year-old Levi Strauss & Co. blue jeans, which failed to sell at auction in 2016, now have a new owner somewhere in...


World

AP Top International News at 11:21 a.m. EDT

The Latest: US team heading to Singapore to work on summit Family grateful for Utah man’s ‘miracle’ Venezuela release North and South Korean leaders hold surprise 2nd summit Korea summit after all? Trump says ‘everybody plays games‘ Vote points to big win for abortion rights groups in Ireland The...


Government

Family grateful for Utah man's 'miracle' Venezuela release

Venezuela Jailed American

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Utah man jailed in Venezuela on weapons charges nearly two years ago was released Saturday after U.S. officials and his family pressed for his freedom from the South American country. “We are grateful to all who participated in this miracle,” Joshua Holt’s family said in a...


World

Detained Iranian-British woman to face 'security charges'

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that an Iranian-British woman detained in Tehran is to face trial on “security charges.” Tasnim quotes the head of Tehran Revolutionary Court, Mousa Ghazanfarabadi, making the announcement, without elaborating. Nazanin Zaghari-...


World

Vote points to big win for abortion rights groups in Ireland

Ireland Abortion Referendum

DUBLIN (AP) — Abortion rights activists proclaimed victory for Irish women Saturday as referendum results indicated voters in largely Roman Catholic Ireland overwhelmingly backed repealing a 1983 constitutional ban on abortions. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, speaking Saturday after exit polls...


Government

The Latest: US team heading to Singapore to work on summit

Trump North Korea Analysis

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 10:30 a.m. The White House says a team is still heading to Singapore this weekend to work on logistics for a possible summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. White House...


World

North and South Korean leaders hold surprise 2nd summit

South Korea Koreas Tensions-8

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met for the second time in a month on Saturday, holding a surprise summit at a border truce village to discuss Kim’s potential meeting with President Donald Trump, Moon’s office said. Kim and Moon met...


World

The Latest: 1st results from Ireland abortion vote revealed

Ireland Abortion Referendum

DUBLIN (AP) — The Latest on the Irish abortion referendum (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The first official results for Ireland’s landmark abortion referendum have begun to come in, indicating a landslide win for abortion rights campaigners is likely in diverse constituencies across the country. The...


World

Ebola vaccinations begin in rural Congo on Monday: Ministry

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Ebola vaccinations will begin Monday in the two rural areas of Congo where the latest deadly outbreak was declared this month, the health ministry said Saturday, as the number of confirmed Ebola cases rose to 35, including 10 deaths. A vaccination campaign is already under...


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