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Trump challenges UN, boasting of America's go-it-alone might

Sep. 25, 2018 4:48 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump poured scorn on the "ideology of globalism" and heaped praise on his own administration's achievements Tuesday in a speech to the U.N. General Assembly that drew headshakes and even mocking laughter from his audience of fellow world leaders. "The U.S. will not...

The Latest: Nigeria with another historic win at World Cup

Sep. 25, 2018 4:13 PM EDT

SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Day 3 of the FIBA Women's World Cup (all times local): ___ 9 p.m. Promise Amukamara scored 16 points to help Nigeria beat Argentina 75-70 and secure a spot in the quarterfinal qualifier of the FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup. Nigeria (2-1), which didn't...

US: Stoppage of US, Korea exercises cause readiness loss

Sep. 25, 2018 2:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The decision to cancel major military exercises on the Korean peninsula this year caused a slight degradation in the ability of American and Korean forces to work together and remain ready to fight, the U.S. general nominated to take command of troops in South Korea told senators Tuesday....

Global stocks turn higher, price of oil keeps rising

Sep. 25, 2018 7:12 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets turned higher Tuesday as investors parsed the latest news in the United States trade disputes, while the price of oil continued to gain on concerns that OPEC countries would not increase production. KEEPING SCORE: In Europe, France's CAC 40 gained 0.3 percent to 5,494...

Asian stocks lower on US-China trade worries

Sep. 25, 2018 12:49 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Tuesday after a Chinese government report accusing the Trump administration of bullying other countries dampened hopes for a settlement in their escalating tariff war. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.8 percent to 2,775.91 and Sydney's...

The Latest: Trump cites 'very good experiences' with France

Sep. 24, 2018 7:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the U.N. General Assembly (all times local): 7:15 p.m. President Donald Trump is meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. Trump says the two men have had "some very good experiences" but...

'Rocket Man' to 'Terrific': Trump lauds Kim in UN return

Sep. 24, 2018 5:22 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump raised hopes at the United Nations on Monday that a second meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un could occur "quite soon," striking a conciliatory tone one year after he used his debut at the U.N. to deride the autocrat as "Little Rocket Man" and threaten to...

Iran: US wish to halt Iran's crude exports won't come true

Sep. 24, 2018 8:39 AM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's oil minister has said the United States will not succeed in its plans to halt Iranian crude exports even as he acknowledged that South Korea has stopped buying oil from Tehran, Iranian media reported on Monday. The website of Iran's oil ministry, Shana.ir, quotes the minister,...

World stocks fall on reports China-US trade talks put off

Sep. 24, 2018 8:32 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Global stock markets were down on Monday after China reportedly rebuffed a plan for talks with the U.S. on resolving their dispute over trade and technology. Oil rose after OPEC decided against increasing its output further. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX fell 0.4 percent to 12,387 and the CAC...

The Latest: Nigeria gets 1st World Cup win, tops Turkey

Sep. 23, 2018 5:50 PM EDT

SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the Women's Basketball World Cup Day 2 (all times local): 10:45 p.m. Sarah Ogoke scored 22 points to help Nigeria earn the first Women's World Cup win in the country's history with a 74-68 victory over Turkey on Sunday. Nigeria (1-1) led by 17 points...