• Hundreds of migrants cross fence into Spain again
  • Unilever shares slide after Kraft Heinz withdraws 3B bid
  • Strike closes Acropolis, ancient sites in Greece
  • Iraqi troops push into IS-held southern outskirts of Mosul
  • US VP Pence talks of deepening ties to European Union
  • Trump's first month augurs stormy trans-Atlantic relations
  • Draft DHS guidelines sharpen focus on those here illegally
  • Trump seeks national security adviser, health care strategy
  • AP source: Revised travel ban targets same countries
  • Yiannopoulos responds to video posted by conservative site
Hundreds of migrants cross fence into Spain again
MADRID (AP) — The Red Cross says 350 migrants crossed the fence into a Spanish territory in North Africa early Monday, three days after 500 more managed to break the gates. A spokeswoman for the Red Cross in Ceuta, the Spanish enclave on the Moroccan coast, said that 11... READ MORE »
Unilever shares slide after Kraft Heinz withdraws 3B bid
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares in Unilever, the owner of brands like Hellman's, Lipton, and Knorr, are down sharply after rival Kraft Heinz withdrew a 3 billion takeover offer. The companies said Sunday in a joint press release that Kraft Heinz has "amicably" abandoned the... READ MORE »
Strike closes Acropolis, ancient sites in Greece
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Acropolis and other ancient sites in Greece are closed to the public after state guards called a 24-hour strike over a pay and contract dispute with the government. Monday's protest was not directly related to Greece's bailout measures, but the... READ MORE »
Iraqi troops push into IS-held southern outskirts of Mosul
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Federal Police forces have pushed into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a new push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's western half. Iraqi helicopters were seen firing rockets on Monday at the village of Abu Saif,... READ MORE »
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Iraqi troops push into IS-held southern outskirts of Mosul
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Federal Police forces have pushed into the southern outskirts of Mosul on the second day of a new push to drive Islamic State militants from the city's western half. Iraqi helicopters were seen firing rockets on Monday at the village of Abu Saif,... READ MORE »

US VP Pence talks of deepening ties to European Union
BRUSSELS (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence says he's looking forward to exploring ways to "deepen our relationship with the European Union and the European community" at the start of his meeting with the EU's foreign policy chief. Pence was opening a day of meetings on... READ MORE »

Trump's first month augurs stormy trans-Atlantic relations
BRUSSELS (AP) — Europeans have reacted to President Donald Trump's first month in office with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship may be sinking. The governments of some traditional allies have gone a step further,... READ MORE »

Draft DHS guidelines sharpen focus on those here illegally
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Homeland Security Department has drafted sweeping new guidelines aimed at aggressively detaining and deporting immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, according to a pair of memoranda signed by DHS Secretary John Kelly. The memos dated Friday seek... READ MORE »

Trump seeks national security adviser, health care strategy
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump's holiday weekend featured a raucous campaign rally, a health care strategy session, interviews for a new national security adviser — and even a few holes of golf. Trump brought four contenders to his private club... READ MORE »

AP source: Revised travel ban targets same countries
WASHINGTON (AP) — A draft of President Donald Trump's revised immigration ban targets the same seven countries listed in his original executive order and exempts travelers who already have a visa to travel to the U.S., even if they haven't used it yet. A senior... READ MORE »

Yiannopoulos responds to video posted by conservative site
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos was trying to clarify past comments on relationships between boys and older men after a conservative site posted a collection of edited video clips that set social media abuzz. After the polarizing Breitbart... READ MORE »

Tillerson takes low-key approach as America's top diplomat
WASHINGTON (AP) — When North Korea fired a ballistic missile into waters between South Korea and Japan, President Donald Trump moved quickly to show U.S. resolve. He appeared within hours alongside visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and said the U.S. "stands... READ MORE »

Trump marks his first month with tweets, turmoil
WASHINGTON (AP) — One month after the inauguration, the stretch of Pennsylvania Avenue in front of Donald Trump's White House still is a hard-hat zone. Skeletal remains of the inaugural reviewing stands poke skyward. Random piles of plywood and cables are heaped on the... READ MORE »

Trump's proposed big military budget no sure thing
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans control Congress so President Donald Trump's pledge to boost the Pentagon budget by tens of billions of dollars should be a sure bet. It's not. Trump faces skeptical Democrats whose support he'll need and resistance from fiscal conservatives... READ MORE »