MIAMI | The Latest: Trump says US seeks peaceful change in Venezuela

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump addressing the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 5:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says the United States seeks a peaceful transition of power in Venezuela but “all options are open.” Trump spoke on Monday in Miami about the monthslong political crisis in Venezuela and the … Continue reading MIAMI | The Latest: Trump says US seeks peaceful change in Venezuela

MIAMI | The Latest: Trump says socialism has ravaged Venezuela

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump addressing the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 5:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says socialism has ravaged Venezuela to the point that even the world’s largest oil reserves cannot keep the lights on in the country. Trump spoke on Monday in Miami about the political … Continue reading MIAMI | The Latest: Trump says socialism has ravaged Venezuela

MEXICO CITY | Mexico to close infamous island penal colony

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico will close its infamous Isla Marias prison, the last island penal colony in a hemisphere once dotted with remote island jails like the one depicted in the movie “Papillon.” President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Monday that Mexico will relocate about 400 of the 600 remaining inmates and free about … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Mexico to close infamous island penal colony

RALEIGH, N.C | N Carolina elections head: US House race saw ballots handled

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Republican operative, who last year rounded up votes for a GOP candidate running for Congress, conducted an illegal and well-funded ballot-harvesting operation, North Carolina‘s elections director said Monday. The director’s testimony came on the first day of a hearing into whether mail-in ballots were tampered with a in race for the state’s … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C | N Carolina elections head: US House race saw ballots handled

MEXICO CITY | Mexico to close infamous island penal colony, region’s last

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico will close its infamous Isla Marias prison, the last island penal colony in a hemisphere once dotted with remote island jails like the one depicted in the movie “Papillon.” President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said Monday that Mexico will relocate about two-thirds of the 659 remaining inmates and free about … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Mexico to close infamous island penal colony, region’s last

UGHELLI, Nigeria | Nigeria’s president tells security forces to be ‘ruthless’

UGHELLI, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria’s president says security forces should be “ruthless” ahead of the country’s postponed election and that anyone who tries to disturb the vote “will do so at the expense of his own life.” President Muhammadu Buhari spoke Monday as both Nigeria’s ruling party and top opposition party condemned the last-minute decision … Continue reading UGHELLI, Nigeria | Nigeria’s president tells security forces to be ‘ruthless’

NEW YORK | Scientist who popularized term “global warming” dies at 87

NEW YORK (AP) — A climate scientist who popularized the term “global warming” has died. Wallace Smith Broecker was 87. Columbia University said the longtime professor and researcher died Monday at a New York City hospital. A spokesman for the university’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory said Broecker had been ailing in recent months. Broecker brought “global … Continue reading NEW YORK | Scientist who popularized term “global warming” dies at 87

RALEIGH, N.C | N Carolina elections head says ballots handled illegally

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A Republican operative, who last year rounded up votes for a GOP candidate running for Congress, conducted an illegal and well-funded ballot-harvesting operation, North Carolina’s elections director said Monday. The director’s testimony came on the first day of a hearing into whether mail-in ballots were tampered with a in race for the state’s … Continue reading RALEIGH, N.C | N Carolina elections head says ballots handled illegally