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United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs, Izumi Nakamitsu, speaks during a Security Council meeting on Syria at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
UN: chemical experts found sarin exposure in Syria attackThe new UN disarmament chief says a team from the international chemical weapons watchdog found exposure "to sarin or a sarin-like substance" in samples from an April 4 attack in northern Syria that killed over 90 people
The Associated Press1 hour ago
People lay flowers after a vigil in Albert Square, Manchester, England, Tuesday May 23, 2017, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead as it ended on Monday night. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Warning of "imminent" attack, Britain raises threat levelInvestigators hunted for possible accomplices of the suicide bomber who attacked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, killing 22 people and sparking a stampede of young concertgoers
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this image made from video, Shauna, Ryan and Rihanna Hardy speak to the Associated Press in Manchester, England, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Rihanna Hardy had been looking forward to seeing Ariana Grande since she got her ticket as a Christmas gift. The 11-year-old left school a couple of hours early and her parents, Ryan and Shauna, both took the afternoon off work to make sure they would get to the concert on time - driving from Newcastle, 225 kilometers (140 miles) northeast of Manchester. Just a few minutes the show, a suspect identified as 22-year-old Salman Abedi set off his suicide bomb in the foyer, near a road linking the venue to a railway station. (AP Photo)
Ariana Grande fans tremble as they recall Manchester attackSurvivors recount horror of suicide bombing at Ariana Grande concert
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Delegates peek through the windows of the closed doors at the World Health Organization's (WHO) 70th World Health Assembly during the election process of the new Director General of the WHO at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. (Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP)
Ethiopia's Tedros to be next leader of UN health agencyEthiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a former health minister, will become the next director-general of the World Health Organization
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A woman holds a portrait of Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus from Ethiopia, candidate to the position of Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO), as a group of supporters cheer in front of the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday May 23, 2017.  (Valentin Flauraud/Keystone via AP)
The Latest: Ethiopia's PM hails Tedros election as WHO chiefThe new head of the World Health Organization says his "central priority" will be working to achieve universal health coverage, while pledging to reform the U.N. agency
The Associated Press2 hours ago
U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley speaks to the staff at the U.S. embassy in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Haley is meeting with Turkish officials and will visit the refugee camps at Turkey-Syria border. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici, Pool)
Trump envoy Haley tells refugees she cares, but defends cutsPresident Donald Trump's 31 percent budget cut to the U.S. State Department and international assistance dramatically ramps down American support for programs that for decades have promoted U.S. values and the welfare of the neediest around the world
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte reviews honour guards upon his arrival at government airport Vnukovo II just outside Moscow, Russia, late Monday, May 22, 2017. President Rodrigo Duterte is on his official visit to Russia. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Duterte declares martial rule in besieged south PhilippinesPhilippine President Rodrigo Duterte's spokesman says he has declared martial rule in the country's south for 60 days and will cut short a trip to Moscow and return home to deal with an attack by Muslim extremists allied with the Islamic State group
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Masks representing corrupt politicians line the lawn outside the National Congress building, in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Brazil's Supreme Court has opened investigations into President Michel Temer for allegedly obstructing justice, passive corruption and being a member of a criminal organization. The move follows release of an audiotape that appears to show him endorsing the payment of hush money to an imprisoned former ally in exchange for silence. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
Brazil president on defense as aide falls, cash recoveredA special aide to embattled Brazilian President Michel Temer has been arrested in connection with a corruption scandal
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Armed police respond after reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena during an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England, Monday, May 22, 2017. Several people have died following reports of an explosion Monday night at the concert in northern England, police said. A representative said the singer was not injured. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
Concert-goers recall haphazard screening, but did it matter?Survivors of the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester concert hall say security screening ahead of the Ariana Grande show was haphazard, but it is not clear if rigorous bag screening would have helped prevent the deaths
The Associated Press4 hours ago
US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania arrive at Fiumicino's Leonardo Da Vinci International airport, near Rome, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. Trump is in Italy for a two day visit, including a meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican, ahead of his participation in a NATO meeting in Brussels on Thursday. (Riccardo Antimiani/ANSA via AP)
Trump, Francis: After clashing, a search for common groundTheir styles, and their views on issues from immigration to climate change, could not be more different. But when President Donald Trump and Pope Francis meet Wednesday at the Vatican, they may find common ground
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Motorcade with the U.S. President Donald Trump passes through the West Bank city of Bethlehem, Tuesday, May 23, 2017. President Trump has arrived in Bethlehem for a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi).
Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remainPresident Trump showered his Middle Eastern hosts with praise and expressed great faith on a peace breakthrough _ leaving details for later
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Clashes between US troops, al-Qaida militants in YemenYemeni officials: US helicopters airlifted soldiers to Marib province; US Central Command says raid killed 7 al-Qaida
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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