MUNICH | The Latest: Iran urges Europe to do more to keep nuke deal

MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Iran’s foreign minister says European nations need to do more than talk if they want to preserve a deal meant to keep Tehran from obtaining a nuclear weapon after the unilateral withdrawal of the United States from the treaty. Mohammad … Continue reading MUNICH | The Latest: Iran urges Europe to do more to keep nuke deal

CAIRO | Rights group: 14 Tunisian workers kidnapped in Libya

CAIRO (AP) — A rights group in Libya says an armed group has kidnapped 14 Tunisian workers near the capital, Tripoli. The National Commission for Human Rights in Libya said late Saturday that the Tunisians were abducted on their way to work at an oil refinery in the western city of Zawiya. It said the … Continue reading CAIRO | Rights group: 14 Tunisian workers kidnapped in Libya

LONDON | Family: UK teen who joined Islamic State has baby in Syria

LONDON (AP) — The family of a British teenager who ran away to join the Islamic State group says she has given birth to a baby boy. The family’s lawyer said Sunday that 19-year-old Shamima Begum and her latest baby are in good health. Begum is living in a refugee camp in northern Syria and … Continue reading LONDON | Family: UK teen who joined Islamic State has baby in Syria

ARE, Sweden | The ski king is back: Hirscher takes big lead in slalom

ARE, Sweden (AP) — Marcel Hirscher swept into the finish area and wagged his finger triumphantly in front of the camera. The message was clear: The ski king is back. The Austrian produced an emphatic response to relinquishing his giant slalom title two days earlier at the world championships by taking a 0.56-second lead after … Continue reading ARE, Sweden | The ski king is back: Hirscher takes big lead in slalom

VATICAN CITY | Pope asks for prayers for sex abuse summit at Vatican

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is asking for prayers for this week’s sex abuse summit at the Vatican, calling abuse an “urgent challenge of our time.” He has summoned bishops to Rome to help him chart a way forward after decades of abuse by priests and prelates and the systematic cover-ups of that by … Continue reading VATICAN CITY | Pope asks for prayers for sex abuse summit at Vatican

ARE, Sweden | The Latest: Hirscher leads by 0.56 seconds in slalom

ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest on skiing world championships (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Marcel Hirscher took a 0.56-second lead in the slalom at the world championships in a brilliant response to missing out on gold in the giant slalom two days ago. Only Alexis Pinturault of France was within a second of Hirscher, … Continue reading ARE, Sweden | The Latest: Hirscher leads by 0.56 seconds in slalom

ARE, Sweden | The Latest: Hirscher looks to win slalom as ski worlds end

ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest on skiing world championships (all times local): 10:55 a.m. Austria, a storied Alpine skiing nation, needs Hirscher to deliver in the final event to avoid finishing the world championships without a gold medal for the first time since Crans Montana, Switzerland, in 1987. The women’s team has already finished … Continue reading ARE, Sweden | The Latest: Hirscher looks to win slalom as ski worlds end

MUNICH | The Latest: Merkel defends Iran deal; Pence blasts Europe

MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the international security conference taking place in Munich (all times local): 10 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has drawn lengthy applause for her spirited defense of a multilateral approach to global affairs and her support for Europe’s decision to stand by a nuclear deal with Iran. U.S. Vice President … Continue reading MUNICH | The Latest: Merkel defends Iran deal; Pence blasts Europe