By PHILIP ELLIOTTAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - A bipartisan deal on immigration legislation would need tough enforcement and even stricter penalties for those who came to the United States illegally, a leading Republican at the center of negotiations said Sunday.
Sen. Marco Rubio, who's
By BRADLEY KLAPPERAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday he hoped the Palestinians pick a new prime minister who can work with the United States and "establish confidence" so that Mideast peace can advance.
Speaking to journalists in Tokyo, Kerry praised Salaam
By GREGORY KATZAssociated Press
LONDON (AP) - One of Britain's leading academic institutions, the London School of Economics, is accusing the BBC of putting students at risk by using them as cover for a covert reporting trip to North Korea.
The school says BBC's decision to send three TV
By FIRDIA LISNAWATI and NINIEK KARMINIAssociated Press
BALI, Indonesia (AP) - Investigators were working to determine what caused a new Lion Air passenger jet to miss the runway and crash into the sea off the Indonesian resort island of Bali, in the expanding budget airline's seventh accident
By FRANK BAJAK and ALEXANDRA OLSONAssociated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Voters chose Sunday between the hand-picked successor who campaigned to carry on Hugo Chavez's self-styled socialist revolution and an emboldened second-time challenger who warned that the late president's regime
By FRANK JORDANSAssociated Press
BERLIN (AP) - The leader of a new anti-euro party called Sunday for Germany to leave the common currency, telling an inaugural convention that the euro forces German taxpayers to rescue bankrupt southern European countries whose people denounce them as Nazis for
GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) - Union workers in North Dakota, Minnesota and Iowa who have been locked out of their jobs for 20 months at American Crystal Sugar Co. approved a new contract Saturday.
Leaders of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International union said in a news
By MATTHEW BROWNAssociated Press
DECKER, Mont. (AP) - From the time coal is scooped from the depths of the Spring Creek strip mine in Montana's wide-open Powder River Basin until it travels more than 6,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean to power plants in South Korea, the price can increase
By ALEXANDRA OLSONAssociated Press
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Nicolas Maduro hopes to ride a tide of grief into Venezuela's special presidential election Sunday and win voters' endorsement to succeed the late Hugo Chavez, the divisive larger-than-life leader who chose him to carry on the
By MARIAM RIZKAssociated Press
CAIRO (AP) - Egypt, which is in need of foreign currency, is relaxing its rules on how much cash air travelers can bring into the nation.
Egyptian airport officials say that beginning Saturday passengers will be allowed to declare more than $10,000 in foreign currency