Government policy

French President Emmanuel Macron, right, meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May to discuss Brexit issues at the Fort de Bregancon in Bornes-les-Mimosas, southern France, Friday Aug. 3, 2018. (Sebastien Nogier, pool via AP)
August 05, 2018 - 5:03 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain's international trade minister says it's likely the U.K. will fail to agree upon a divorce deal with the European Union before it leaves the bloc next March. Trade Secretary Liam Fox told the Sunday Times newspaper that "intransigence" by EU officials "is pushing us towards no...
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August 05, 2018 - 3:17 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has acquired five new airplanes a day before the U.S. begins restoring sanctions suspended under the 2015 nuclear deal. Iran's state-run IRNA news agency reported Sunday that the five ATR72-600 airplanes, which are twin-engine turboprops, had arrived at Tehran's Mehrabad...
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August 04, 2018 - 7:18 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's central bank is changing its terms and conditions to provide for deeper scrutiny of cash transfers, a move that comes as Iran seeks to repatriate cash held in a Hamburg-based bank and the U.S. presses allies to get tough on Tehran. Iran wants to bring home 300 million euros...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, greets North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho as they prepare for a group photo at the 25th ASEAN Regional Forum Retreat in Singapore, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. Asia's top diplomats pressed North Korea Saturday to turn a pledge to completely dismantle its nuclear arsenal into reality amid concerns it's proceeding with its programs. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
August 04, 2018 - 7:08 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Roller-coaster nuclear diplomacy between the United States and North Korea hit highs and lows on Saturday as the countries' top diplomats traded polite words and barbs, leaving efforts to rid the North of its atomic weapons at an uncertain juncture. At a security conference in...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, center left, greets North Korea's Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho as they prepare to pose for a group photograph with other foreign ministers at the 25th ASEAN Regional Forum Retreat in Singapore, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
August 04, 2018 - 3:54 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia, China and other countries on Saturday against any violation of international sanctions on North Korea that could reduce pressure on the North to abandon its nuclear weapons. Pompeo's comments came on the heels of a new United...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrives for a bilateral meeting with South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting in Singapore, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. (Edgar Su/Pool Photo via AP)
August 04, 2018 - 2:33 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia, China and other countries on Saturday against any violation of international sanctions on North Korea that could reduce pressure on the North to abandon its nuclear weapons. Pompeo's comments came on the heels of a new United...
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August 04, 2018 - 1:31 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea has not stopped its nuclear and missile programs and is violating U.N. sanctions including by "a massive increase in illicit ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products," U.N. experts said in a new report. A summary of the report by experts monitoring U.N...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a press conference on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting in Singapore, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
August 04, 2018 - 1:17 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia, China and other countries on Saturday against any violation of international sanctions on North Korea that could reduce pressure on the North to abandon its nuclear weapons. Pompeo's comments came on the heels of a new United...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a press conference on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting in Singapore, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
August 03, 2018 - 11:03 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Russia, China and other countries on Saturday against any violation of international sanctions on North Korea that could reduce pressure on the North to abandon its nuclear weapons. Speaking on the sidelines of an Asian security forum in...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a press conference on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers Meeting in Singapore, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Joseph Nair)
August 03, 2018 - 10:16 pm
SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is warning Russia, China and others against any violation of international sanctions on North Korea. He says Washington will take seriously any action that reduces pressure on the North to abandon its nuclear weapons. Speaking in Singapore on...
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