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President Donald Trump speaks during the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum at Georgia World Congress Center on Friday in Atlanta. (Hyosub Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

Trump says he’d be ‘honored’ to meet with North Korea’s Kim ‘under the right circumstances’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he would meet with North Korean…

President Donald Trump speaks during the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum at Georgia World Congress Center on Friday in Atlanta. (Hyosub Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)
Victor Alvarez, who belongs to a group called Friends of Xoloitzuintles Without Borders, with one of his prize-winning dogs. (Kate Linthicum/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Call them ugly, but Xolos rule as Mexico’s top dog

MEXICO CITY — The beasts are brown and hairless except for a…

Victor Alvarez, who belongs to a group called Friends of Xoloitzuintles Without Borders, with one of his prize-winning dogs. (Kate Linthicum/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

U.S. looks at sanctions, military action to counter North Korea

WASHINGTON — The U.S. is considering a range of options, including expanded…

A submarine-launched ballistic missile is displayed during a military parade in central Pyongyang on Saturday, April 15, 2017. (Zhu Longchuan/Xinhua/Zuma Press/TNS)

North Korea making progress toward capability to strike US, Pacific commander says

WASHINGTON — The commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific Ocean took…

A submarine-launched ballistic missile is displayed during a military parade in central Pyongyang on Saturday, April 15, 2017. (Zhu Longchuan/Xinhua/Zuma Press/TNS)
From left, Ivanka Trump, daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, and Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, speak about German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, as a feminist at the Woman 20 Dialogue summit for the empowerment of women on Tuesday in Berlin, Germany. (Kay Nietfeld/DPA/Zuma Press/TNS)

Ivanka Trump draws groans in Berlin for defending her father

BERLIN — Ivanka Trump encountered a critical reception from an audience in…

From left, Ivanka Trump, daughter of U.S. President Donald Trump, and Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, speak about German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, as a feminist at the Woman 20 Dialogue summit for the empowerment of women on Tuesday in Berlin, Germany. (Kay Nietfeld/DPA/Zuma Press/TNS)
U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participate in a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House on Feb. 13, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Trudeau’s reward for courting Trump is a trade war over lumber

OTTAWA, Ontario — Justin Trudeau has always played nice with Donald Trump.…

U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau participate in a joint news conference in the East Room of the White House on Feb. 13, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)
Presidential candidate for the far-right Front National party Marine Le Pen meets with locals while touring the marketplace on Monday in Rouvroy, northern France. (Aurore Marechal/Abaca Press/TNS)

Le Pen camp attacks front-runner Macron as oligarchs’ candidate

PARIS — The far-right National Front attacked presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron as…

Presidential candidate for the far-right Front National party Marine Le Pen meets with locals while touring the marketplace on Monday in Rouvroy, northern France. (Aurore Marechal/Abaca Press/TNS)
U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on March 7, 2017. (Ron Sachs/CNP/Sipa USA/TNS)

The lawyer who will oversee the Russia inquiry has experience investigating the White House

WASHINGTON — As a young federal prosecutor in the 1990s, Rod J.…

U.S. Attorney for the District of Maryland Rod J. Rosenstein testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on March 7, 2017. (Ron Sachs/CNP/Sipa USA/TNS)
Police secure the Champs Elysees area after one policeman was killed and another wounded in a shooting incident on Thursday in Paris.  (Olivier Corsan/Maxppp/Zuma Press/TNS)

Islamic State claims killing of French policeman ahead of elections

PARIS — The Islamic State extremist organization claimed responsibility for the shooting…

Police secure the Champs Elysees area after one policeman was killed and another wounded in a shooting incident on Thursday in Paris.  (Olivier Corsan/Maxppp/Zuma Press/TNS)
A submarine-launched ballistic missile is displayed during a military parade in central Pyongyang on Saturday, April 15, 2017. (Zhu Longchuan/Xinhua/Zuma Press/TNS)

Trump mulls military options for North Korea — they’re all grim

WASHINGTON — Three weeks before becoming president, Donald Trump weighed in on…

A submarine-launched ballistic missile is displayed during a military parade in central Pyongyang on Saturday, April 15, 2017. (Zhu Longchuan/Xinhua/Zuma Press/TNS)

North Korea envoy warns ‘nuclear war may break out at any moment’

NEW YORK — North Korea’s deputy UN ambassador warned on Monday that…

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center, is escorted by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov prior to their bilateral meeting at the Osobnyak Guest House on Wednesday in Moscow, Russia. (Glen Johnson/Planet Pix/Zuma Press/TNS)

Amid doubts and recriminations, Putin meets with Tillerson

MOSCOW — Ending waves of uncertainty, Russian President Vladimir Putin received Secretary…

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, center, is escorted by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov prior to their bilateral meeting at the Osobnyak Guest House on Wednesday in Moscow, Russia. (Glen Johnson/Planet Pix/Zuma Press/TNS)

US opens new military front in Syria, launching cruise missiles against Assad’s forces

WASHINGTON — The Pentagon launched dozens of Tomahawk cruise missiles at a…

Trump says chemical weapons attack in Syria crossed ‘many lines,’ but won’t detail US response

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said the Syrian regime’s apparent use of…

At least 10 people have been killed after two explosions on the Saint Petersburg's Sennaya and Tekhnologichesky Institut metro stations on Monday in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Russian Look/Zuma Press/TNS)

2 sought for deadly blast on underground train in St. Petersburg

MOSCOW — A bomb exploded on an underground train in central St…

At least 10 people have been killed after two explosions on the Saint Petersburg's Sennaya and Tekhnologichesky Institut metro stations on Monday in Saint Petersburg, Russia. (Russian Look/Zuma Press/TNS)
Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner attend a press conference  at the White House on March 17, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (Michael Kappeler/DPA/ZUma Press/TNS)

Kushner’s Iraq trip underscores Trump son-in-law’s growing role

WASHINGTON — On the eve of his inauguration, President Donald Trump turned…

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner attend a press conference  at the White House on March 17, 2017, in Washington, D.C. (Michael Kappeler/DPA/ZUma Press/TNS)
Civilians fleeing the conflict in Mosul have to shuffle between buses to get to their desired camp destination to rejoin family and friends, during a wet day at Hammam al-Alil, Nineveh Province, on March 23. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

These camps take those fleeing Mosul. First, prove you’re not Islamic State

HAMAM ALIL, Iraq — “We think he may be Islamic State,” the…

Civilians fleeing the conflict in Mosul have to shuffle between buses to get to their desired camp destination to rejoin family and friends, during a wet day at Hammam al-Alil, Nineveh Province, on March 23. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
British Ambassador to the EU Tim Barrow, left, hands the Brexit letter to European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday in Brussels, Belgium. Britain on Wednesday officially started the historic process to leave the European Union as the letter signed by Prime Minister Theresa May was sent to leaders of the 28-member bloc. (Dursun Aydemir/Xinhua/Sipa USA/TNS)

May triggers Brexit negotiations; ‘great turning point’ for Britain

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May started the process of negotiating Britain’s…

British Ambassador to the EU Tim Barrow, left, hands the Brexit letter to European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday in Brussels, Belgium. Britain on Wednesday officially started the historic process to leave the European Union as the letter signed by Prime Minister Theresa May was sent to leaders of the 28-member bloc. (Dursun Aydemir/Xinhua/Sipa USA/TNS)

US commander says coalition ‘probably had a role’ in Mosul casualties

WASHINGTON — The top U.S. general commanding the fight against the Islamic…

Anti-corruption protests in Russia draw big crowds

MOSCOW — Thousands of people gathered in Moscow and other major Russian…