MUNICH | The Latest: Israeli challenger: No appeasement for Iran

MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local): 2:10 p.m. The leading challenger to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says there will be no appeasement of Iran if he is elected. Benny Gantz spoke Sunday at the Munich Security Conference after a speech by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. … Continue reading MUNICH | The Latest: Israeli challenger: No appeasement for Iran

WASHINGTON | Return to sender: High court to hear undeliverable mail case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mitch Hungerpiller thought he had a first-class solution for mail that gets returned as undeliverable, a common problem for businesses that send lots of letters. But the process he helped develop and built his small Alabama technology company around has resulted in a more than decadelong fight with the U.S. Postal Service, … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Return to sender: High court to hear undeliverable mail case

MUNICH | Iran pressures Europe for more effort to save nuclear deal

MUNICH (AP) — Europeans 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, Iran’s foreign minister said Sunday, slamming Washington as the “biggest source of destabilization” in the Middle East. Mohammad Javad Zarif told … Continue reading MUNICH | Iran pressures Europe for more effort to save nuclear deal

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