WASHINGTON | DOJ offers new briefing as lawmakers dispute Trump spy claim

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department says it will offer a third classified briefing for lawmakers next…

MOSCOW | Vladimir Putin: West wrongly sees Russia as a threat

MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin says he believes other countries wrongly regard Russia as a…

HOUSTON | Toy grenade causes bomb scare in Houston airport

HOUSTON — A toy grenade in a passenger’s bag forced the shutdown of a security checkpoint…

SEOUL, South Korea | In South Korea, hope and doubt ahead of Trump-Kim summit

SEOUL, South Korea —The on-again, off-again meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim…

MOSCOW | The Latest: Putin says World Cup venues should cover costs

MOSCOW  — The Latest on President Vladimir Putin’s annual call-in television show (all times local): 2:15…

PARIS |The Latest: Del Potro confronts French Open fan

PARIS — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 1:15 p.m. Juan Martin…

MOSCOW | The Latest: Putin describes US steel tariffs as ‘sanctions’

MOSCOW— The Latest on President Vladimir Putin’s annual call-in television show (all times local): 2:00 p.m.…

MILAN | Casual fashion driving growth in luxury goods industry

MILAN —Casual luxury is driving global sales of high-end apparel, footwear and handbags as big-spending consumers…

BENI, Congo | Congo woman opens home to dozens of children orphaned by war

BENI, Congo — Thirteen-year-old Gloria Saambili said her mother was cooking when rebels entered her home…

PARIS | The Latest: Nadal takes 2nd set as French Open QF resumes

PARIS — The Latest on the French Open (all times local): ___ 12:15 p.m. Play has…

PARIS | Nadal resumes French QF; Halep-Muguruza, Stephens-Keys in SF

PARIS — Rafael Nadal’s bid for an 11th French Open title continues with the resumption of…

JOHANNESBURG | South African gets life in prison for ax murders of family

JOHANNESBURG — A 23-year-old South African man was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for…

MOSCOW | The Latest: Putin says Russia seeks to streamline tax system

MOSCOW  — The Latest on President Vladimir Putin’s annual call-in television show (all times local): 12:45…

LONDON | Theresa May in showdown with ministers on Ireland border

LONDON —British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a showdown with senior ministers Thursday amid opposition to…

BRUSSELS  | NATO meets to show resolve over Russia, paper over divisions

BRUSSELS  — NATO defense ministers on Thursday were determined to show fresh resolve against Russia while…

GUANGZHOU, China | More Americans screened over mystery health issues in China

GUANGZHOU, China — A U.S. medical team was screening more Americans who work in a southern…

HONOLULU |   Uber decries ride-hailing price cap passed in Honolulu

HONOLULU — Honolulu leaders approved a measure Wednesday to limit prices that ride-hailing services like Uber…

LOS ANGELES  | Climbing stars cope with falls on way to El Capitan record

LOS ANGELES  — Two of the world’s best rock climbers coped with frightening falls and the…

BERLIN | The Latest: Danish PM: New European asylum system is coming

BERLIN — The Latest on Europe’s migrant crisis (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Denmark’s prime minister…

BUCHAREST | , Romania | EU court backs residency rights for gay couple in Romania

BUCHAREST, Romania — The European Court of Justice on Tuesday ruled that a gay Romanian-American couple…

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says report on FBI conduct taking too long

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the probe into Russian interference in the…

BERLIN | The Latest: EU nations divided on migrant asylum reforms

BERLIN — The Latest on Europe’s migrant crisis (all times local): 1 p.m. European Union countries…

BEIJING | Chinese airline to resume flights to North Korea

BEIJING — State-owned Air China will resume flights to North Korea’s capital on Wednesday, an airline…

MADRID | Spain’s Socialist Party reveals members of new Cabinet

MADRID — A Socialist party official in Spain says European Parliament ex-president Josep Borrell will become…

SINGAPORE  | Global shares bounce back on strong China economic data

SINGAPORE — Shares were mostly higher in Europe on Tuesday after a mixed day in Asia,…

LONDON  | UK Cabinet expected to approve Heathrow expansion

LONDON  — The British Cabinet is expected Tuesday to approve the construction of a third runway…

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia  | Wife of ex-Malaysia PM questioned, new graft scandal unfolds

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia  — Anti-corruption investigators questioned the wife of former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak…

LONDON  | UK sells 7.7 percent stake in Royal Bank of Scotland

LONDON  — The British government sold a 7.7 percent stake in Royal Bank of Scotland on…

RIO DE JANEIRO | Brazil aims to change echo of defeat to sound of celebration

RIO DE JANEIRO — There’s no chance Tite or any of his players will forget the…

VIENNA | Putin heads to Austria amid fraught Russia-EU ties

VIENNA — Russian President Vladimir Putin is heading to Austria, one of the European Union’s more…