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The Latest: Trump says it's 'looking like' Iran is to blame

Sep. 16, 2019 3:59 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf and the fallout after weekend attack on major oil sites in Saudi Arabia (all times local): 3:35 p.m. President Donald Trump says it's "looking like" Iran was responsible for the attacks on key oil installations in Saudi Arabia, but he says he...

US, Iran trade barbs at meeting of UN nuclear watchdog

Sep. 16, 2019 9:01 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The United States and Iran traded barbs over Tehran's nuclear activities as the International Atomic Energy Agency's general conference got underway in Vienna. Reading a note from U.S. President Donald Trump, Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Monday that Washington "will continue to apply...

Victim of Vienna apartment explosion had opened gas line

Sep. 11, 2019 8:45 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Austrian police say a fatal explosion at an apartment building in Vienna in June occurred after one of the victims manipulated a gas line. Two people died and more than a dozen were injured in the blast, which blew a large hole in the side of a residential building. Vienna police said...

Israeli leader claims to find new Iranian nuke site

Sep. 9, 2019 3:50 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister on Monday unveiled what he said was a previously undisclosed Iranian nuclear weapons site, further escalating a showdown between the two enemy countries. Benjamin Netanyahu's announcement came as the U.N. nuclear watchdog held a meeting in Vienna, where he's hoping...

UN atomic watchdog confirms Iran installing new centrifuges

Sep. 9, 2019 11:32 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The United Nations' atomic watchdog confirmed Monday that Iran is preparing to use more advanced centrifuges, another breach of limits set in the country's slowly unraveling nuclear deal with major powers. Iran had already announced the step, its latest violation of the 2015 agreement as it...

The Latest: UN nuclear inspectors on the ground in Iran

Sep. 7, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf region between the U.S. and Iran (all times local): 2:00 p.m. The United Nations' nuclear watchdog says it has inspectors on the ground in Iran who will be able to look into reports that Tehran began injecting uranium gas into...

Slovenian flight canceled over a 250-euro penalty

Sep. 6, 2019 9:20 AM EDT

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — A Slovenian news agency says an airliner canceled a flight to Vienna for fear its plane would be seized because of a 250-euro ($275) penalty it owes to an Austrian citizen. The STA news agency said Friday that the debt stemmed from an Adria Airways flight the Austrian booked back...

AP BOOK EXCERPT: The 'Enemy of the People'

Aug. 30, 2019 2:48 PM EDT

EDITIOR'S NOTE — September 1st, 2019 marks the 80th anniversary of the beginning of World War II. In March 1933, six years before the war began, Adolf Hitler's storm troopers violently shut down a small German newspaper — the Munich Post — that had devoted close to a decade warning about...

Will populist politics undo a renaissance at Italy's Uffizi?

Aug. 13, 2019 6:33 AM EDT

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — To protect the masterpieces at the Uffizi Galleries, the Florence museum's director climbed a ladder and hurled an employee's bicycle down at a sheet of glass specially made to keep prized pieces such as Botticelli's "Spring" and "Birth of Venus" safe from vandals. The nearly...

Palmer-Brown lent by Man City to Austria Vienna

Aug. 5, 2019 2:18 PM EDT

American defender Erik Palmer-Brown has been lent from Manchester City to Austria Vienna for the 2019-20 season. The Austrian team said Monday it has an option to buy the 22-year-old center back, who has made two appearances for the U.S. national team. Palmer-Brown was born in Napoleon, Ohio, played for Sporting...