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TOKYO | Global shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

TOKYO — Global shares were mostly higher Friday, continuing their rally after gains on Wall Street and hopes that regional trade tensions may ease. KEEPING SCORE: France’s CAC 40 edged up 0.4 percent in early trading to 5,349.27, while Germany’ DAX rose 0.3 percent to 12,094.64. Britain’s FTSE 100 gained 0.3 percent to 7,300.17. U.S. … Continue reading TOKYO | Global shares continue rally after Wall Street gains

PHOENIX | Police arrest 4 at ICE protest outside Arizona jail

PHOENIX — Over 100 activists gathered outside a jail in Phoenix on Wednesday to protest Sheriff Paul Penzone’s continued cooperation with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities. Four activists who chained themselves to each other outside one of the jail entrances were arrested in an act of civil disobedience. Authorities said the four were sitting … Continue reading PHOENIX | Police arrest 4 at ICE protest outside Arizona jail

WASHINGTON | Michael Flynn not yet ready to be sentenced, prosecutors say

WASHINGTON — Prosecutors with the special counsel’s office say President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn is not yet ready to be sentenced. The joint filing with defense lawyers Tuesday is a sign that Flynn’s cooperation with investigators is continuing. Flynn pleaded guilty last year to lying to the FBI about his contacts … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Michael Flynn not yet ready to be sentenced, prosecutors say

SINGAPORE | Pompeo: Despite tensions, Turkey remains a key US ally

SINGAPORE — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says that despite tensions over the detention of an American pastor and other deep differences, Turkey remains a key NATO ally. Pompeo told reporters Saturday that the U.S. “has every intention of continuing to work cooperatively” with Turkey, even after the Trump administration hit two senior Turkish … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Pompeo: Despite tensions, Turkey remains a key US ally