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Moscow court orders new study in theater director's case

MOSCOW (AP) " A court in Moscow has commissioned a new expert study in the case of an acclaimed theater and film director accused of embezzlement, and adjourned the hearings for two months.The court on Monday upheld a motion by Kirill Serebrennikov's defense that claimed that the charges against him...

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South Korean president calls for 4th summit with Kim Jong Un

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) " South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Monday he's ready for a fourth summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to help salvage faltering nuclear negotiations between the North and the United States.Moon's comments came after Kim issued his harshest criticism yet of...

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Red Cross, New Zealand hope for info on nurse held in Syria

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) " New Zealand's foreign minister confirmed Monday that a New Zealand nurse has been held captive by the Islamic State group in Syria for almost six years, information long kept secret for fear her life might be at risk.The status of nurse and midwife Louisa Akavi, now...

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Unions pushing for pocketbook proposals from 2020 Democrats

LAS VEGAS (AP) " Ardently liberal, pro-labor and anti-corporate cash, the field of Democrats running for president may look like a union activist's dream. But some key labor leaders are starting to worry about the topics dominating the 2020 conversation.The candidates are spending too much time...

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APNewsBreak: Trump building up a campaign cash advantage

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Donald Trump's reelection campaign is set to report that it raised more than $30 million in the first quarter of 2019, edging out his top two Democratic rivals combined, according to figures it provided to The Associated Press.The haul brings the campaign's cash on hand...

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Death of rare turtle leaves 3 remaining in the world

BEIJING (AP) " The only known female member of one of the world's rarest turtle species has died at a zoo in southern China, officials said Sunday.The animal was one of four Yangtze giant softshell turtles known to be remaining in the world. The Suzhou zoo, where the female turtle lived, also houses...

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) " Mourners are gathering to say goodbye to South Carolina's Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings, one of the last larger-than-life Democrats who once dominated the politics of the South.Funeral services are set to begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Summerall Chapel at The Citadel in Charleston....

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WASHINGTON (AP) " Democratic presidential candidates raised about $75 million during the first quarter of the 2020 election, a lackluster sum spread out across more than a dozen campaigns that signals a drawn-out battle likely lies ahead.Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders led the field by raising $18...

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PARIS (AP) " Some kneeled, some folded their hands to make silent entreaties. Others sang with their eyes focused on the sky that had gone from blue to yellow and orange, and filled with acrid smoke.In an impromptu act of togetherness and hope, Parisians and visitors to France's charismatic capital...

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LOS ANGELES (AP) " Georgia Engel, who played the charmingly innocent, small-voiced Georgette on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" and amassed a string of other TV and stage credits, has died. She was 70.Engel died Friday in Princeton, New Jersey, said her friend and executor, John Quilty. The cause of...

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) " In the final moves of Indonesia's presidential campaign, one candidate dashed to Saudi Arabia to meet its king and perform a minor pilgrimage. The other attended a feline photography exhibition and giggled with delight at a giant photo of his own pet cat.For the world's...

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NEW YORK (AP) " Is there anything firefighters could have done to control the blaze that tore through Paris' historic Notre Dame Cathedral sooner?Experts say the combination of a structure that's more than 850 years old, built with heavy timber construction and soaring open spaces, and lacking...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " Two House committees subpoenaed Deutsche Bank and several other financial institutions Monday as part of investigations into President Donald Trump's finances.House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said in a statement that the subpoenas are part of an...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on President Donald Trump and immigration (all times local):7:45 p.m.Top administration officials have been discussing ways to increase pressure on countries with high numbers of citizens who overstay their visas in the U.S.It's part of President Donald Trump's growing...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " Melania Trump says she's ready to serve another four years as first lady if her husband is re-elected."I love what I do," she said Monday.The first lady revealed her intentions during a question-and-answer period with students at Albritton Middle School at Fort Bragg, North...

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SHANGHAI (AP) " Automakers are showcasing electric SUVs and sedans with more driving range and luxury features at the Shanghai auto show, trying to appeal to Chinese buyers in their biggest market as Beijing slashes subsidies that have propelled demand.Communist leaders wanting China to lead in...

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) " A bill requiring doctors and nurses to protect and care for children born alive during a failed late-term abortion cleared the North Carolina Senate on Monday, handing social conservatives a victory that could ultimately be undone by the Democratic governor.The...

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PARIS (AP) " A massive fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below.The blaze collapsed...

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The world reacted with shock, horror and prayers to the massive fire Monday at the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, united in grief and in solidarity with the people of France.As the flames tore through the 12th-century cathedral, Spain's prime minister offered France the help of his country in the...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke on Monday released 10 years of his tax returns, with the most recent filing showing that he and his wife earned more than $360,000 in income.Encompassing 2008 through 2017, the hundreds of pages of returns show that the former Texas...

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