Associated Press

Home|News|Associated Press

North Korea’s failed satellite launch triggers public confusion, security jitters in neighbors

2023-05-31T11:10:37-05:00May 31st, 2023|Associated Press, News|

North Korea’s launch of a spy satellite has ended in an embarrassing failure. But it still prompted public confusion and security jitters in neighboring South Korea and Japan, which are wary of North Korea's growing weapons arsenal. Authorities in South Korea's capital sent text messages to city residents urging them to move to safer places,

South Sudan struggles to clear mines after decades of war as people start returning home

2023-05-31T07:18:45-05:00May 31st, 2023|Associated Press, News|

Many South Sudanese are returning to areas riddled with mines left from decades of conflict as they trickle back into the country after a peace deal was signed in 2018 to end a five-year civil war that killed nearly 400,000 people and displaced millions. The U.N. Mine Action Service says more than 5,000 South Sudanese

Australian general says US warns war crime allegations could prevent work with Australia’s SAS

2023-05-31T06:53:12-05:00May 31st, 2023|Associated Press, News|

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s defense force chief says the U.S. government has warned that allegations of war crimes against Australian soldiers in Afghanistan could prevent U.S. forces from working with Australia’s Special Air Service Regiment.

UN court issuing appeal ruling in long-running trial of 2 Serbs accused of crimes in Balkan wars

2023-05-31T06:45:02-05:00May 31st, 2023|Associated Press, News|

Two allies of late Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic convicted of aiding and abetting murder and other crimes committed by Serb paramilitaries in a Bosnian town in 1992 are set to hear the results of their appeal, 20 years after they were first indicted by a United Nations court. Wednesday’s appeals decision by the International Residual

Private flight with 2 Saudi astronauts returns from space station with Gulf of Mexico splashdown

2023-05-31T03:07:04-05:00May 31st, 2023|Associated Press, News|

A private crew is back on Earth after a nine-day trip to the International Space Station. The SpaceX capsule carrying two Saudis and two Americans parachuted into the Gulf of Mexico late Tuesday night, just off the Florida Panhandle. The Saudi government picked up the multimillion-dollar tab for its two astronauts, including the first Saudi

MLB to take over San Diego Padres broadcasts Wednesday after Bally Sports misses rights payment

2023-05-31T00:59:18-05:00May 31st, 2023|Associated Press, News|

Major League Baseball will take over broadcasts of San Diego Padres games beginning Wednesday after Diamond Sports missed a rights fees payments to the regional sports network's parent company and let the grace period expire.

US Border Patrol chief is retiring following end of Title 42 restrictions at US-Mexico border

2023-05-31T00:53:27-05:00May 31st, 2023|Associated Press, News|

The head of U.S. Border Patrol is stepping down from the post, following major changes at the U.S.-Mexico border that came with the end of Title 42 pandemic restrictions. Chief Raul Ortiz said in a note to staff obtained by The Associated Press that he has decided to retire effective June 30. Ortiz has been

Army says Palestinian gunmen wound Israeli civilian in West Bank shooting

2023-05-30T10:16:32-05:00May 30th, 2023|Associated Press, News|

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli civilian was wounded Tuesday in a shooting near the entrance to a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, the army said. It was the latest in more than a year-long spate of violence that has wracked the West Bank.


Go to Top