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Vietnam court convicts music teacher of anti-state actions

HANOI, Vietnam — A Vietnamese court sentenced a music teacher on Friday to 11 years in jail for “anti-state” Facebook posts, state media reported.
Amid Gaza fighting, Israel could face questions on tactics

Amid Gaza fighting, Israel could face questions on tactics

GAZA, Palestinian Territory — Residents say the airstrike came without warning: With fighting raging between Israel and Islamic Jihad militants throughout Gaza, two loud blasts shook the night, destroying the Abu Malhous home and killing eight member
AP Interview: Evo Morales wants UN mediation in Bolivia

AP Interview: Evo Morales wants UN mediation in Bolivia

MEXICO CITY — Bolivia’s Evo Morales on Friday called for the United Nations, and possibly Pope Francis, to mediate in the Andean nation’s political crisis following his ouster as president in what he called a coup d’etat that forced him into exile in
Student opens fire in California high school, killing 2

Student opens fire in California high school, killing 2

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. — A student pulled a gun from his backpack and opened fire at a Southern California high school Thursday, killing two students and wounding three others before shooting himself in the head on his 16th birthday, authorities said.

Amazon to protest $10B Pentagon contract won by Microsoft

SAN FRANCISCO — Amazon is protesting the Pentagon’s decision to award a huge cloud-computing contract to Microsoft, citing “unmistakable bias” in the decision.

Pelosi says agreement on revamped NAFTA ‘imminent’

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she wants to see Congress pass President Donald Trump’s revamped North American free trade deal this year. In a news conference Thursday, the California Democrat said an agreement on the pact is “imminent.
Wall Street feuds with Warren, much to her apparent delight

Wall Street feuds with Warren, much to her apparent delight

NEW YORK — Senator Elizabeth Warren’s fight with Wall Street escalated when billionaire investor Leon Cooperman called the presidential candidate’s proposal to put a new tax on the nation’s wealthiest people a plan to “penalize success” and said her
Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes

Trump wants Supreme Court to block subpoena for his taxes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is asking the Supreme Court to block a subpoena for his tax returns, in a test of the president’s ability to defy investigations.

Canadian accused in 1987 abduction gets prison time in US

HARTFORD, Conn. — A Canadian man accused of abducting his toddler son in Toronto in 1987 and living on the lam for three decades was sentenced Thursday in the United States to 18 months in prison for illegally obtaining government benefits.
AP source: Second US official in Kyiv heard Trump call

AP source: Second US official in Kyiv heard Trump call

WASHINGTON — A second U.S.