- The Latest: Polish PM against new quota of sharing migrants Updated: Nov-29-15 4:25 pm
BRUSSELS - The latest on the mass movement of asylum-seekers and others seeking refuge in Europe. All times local:
- Hundreds gather in Cuba in frustration at Ecuador visa rule Updated: Nov-27-15 3:14 pm
HAVANA - Hundreds of angry Cubans confronted police and Ecuadoran embassy officials in an unusual display of public discontent on Friday after the surprise announcement of a new visa requirement aimed at choking off this year's historic overland emigration of Cubans across more than 3,000 miles (5,000 kilometers) of South and Central America to the U.S. border with Mexico.
- Romania OKs visit by Russian official under EU travel ban Updated: Nov-27-15 12:44 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania's foreign ministry has defended a visit by a Russian legislator who is on a European Union sanctions list, saying restrictions do not apply for international meetings.
- Obama warns against overreaction to Islamic State attacks Updated: Nov-22-15 12:35 pm
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Trying to reassure a nation on edge, President Barack Obama said Sunday the Islamic State group "cannot strike a mortal blow" against the U.S., and he warned that overreacting to the Paris attacks would play into extremists' hands. "We will destroy this terrorist organization," he vowed.
- House OK of GOP Syrian refugee curbs is just start of fight Updated: Nov-20-15 10:00 am
WASHINGTON - Republicans have embarrassed President Barack Obama by winning veto-proof House approval of legislation blocking Syrian and Iraqi refugees from the U.S., but from here the effort may take a different turn in Congress.
- Travel restrictions on large vehicles due to winds lifted Updated: Nov-19-15 5:38 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - The Highway Patrol has lifted its ban on over-dimensional vehicles from traveling in North Dakota due to high winds.
- Malaysia, US bolster cooperation to fight terrorism Updated: Nov-19-15 3:26 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia and the U.S. on Thursday signed an agreement to boost cooperation to fight terrorism, as a minister voiced concerns that deadly attacks in Paris could spark copycats in the region.
- Illinois' Congress members go on 70 foreign trips in 2 years Updated: Nov-07-15 10:41 am
CHICAGO - A newspaper analysis has found Illinois' 20 members of Congress have gone on 70 foreign trips and went to 44 countries in the past two years, costing more than $518,000.
- Austrian zoo announces selective selfie stick ban Updated: Nov-03-15 1:29 pm
VIENNA - Austria's top zoo has bad news for visitors who want to get up-close photos of some animals: No more selfie sticks.
- East German who announced Berlin Wall opening dies at 86 Updated: Nov-01-15 10:52 am
BERLIN - Guenter Schabowski, the senior East German official whose cryptic announcement that the communist country was opening its fortified border precipitated the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, died Sunday at 86.