Monday, May 22, 2017

World

People watch a TV news program showing a file image of a missile launch by North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

BY KIM TONG-HYUNG SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a medium-range missile on Sunday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, the latest ballistics test for a country speeding ...
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani prepares before a televised speech after he won the election, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, May 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

BY JON GAMBRELL DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — As Iran’s chief nuclear envoy, Hassan Rouhani earned the nickname “diplomat sheikh” when negotiators in 2004 reached a deal that saw ...
Brazil's President Michel Temer speaks during a national address from the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Brazil, Saturday, May 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

BY PETER PRENGAMAN and STAN LEHMAN RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fighting to save his job amid a mushrooming corruption scandal, Brazilian President Michel Temer told the nation Saturday that ...
A Vatican security guard uses a binocular prior to the start of Pope Francis' Regina Coeli noon prayer in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, Sunday, May 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

BY FRANCES D’EMILIO VATICAN CITY (AP) — In a surprise announcement Sunday, Pope Francis named five new cardinals, for Spain, El Salvador and three countries where Catholics are a tiny ...
President Donald Trump holds a sword and sways with traditional dancers during a welcome ceremony at Murabba Palace, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Riyadh. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY JONATHAN LEMIRE and JULIE PACE RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Donald Trump will use the nation that is home to Islam’s holiest site as a backdrop to call ...
Pippa Middleton, right and James Matthews walk, after their wedding at St Mark's Church in Englefield, England, Saturday, May 20, 2017. (Justin Tallis/Pool Photo via AP)

BY KEVIN SCOTT and GREGORY KATZ ENGLEFIELD, England (AP) — Pippa Middleton, radiant in a custom-made gown, married a wealthy financier Saturday as members of Britain’s royal family, including her ...
This combination of two Friday, April 14, 2017 file photos shows Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, left, and Iranian cleric Ebrahim Raisi when they register their candidacies for the May 19 presidential elections at the Interior Ministry in Tehran. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, Files)

BY ADAM SCHRECK and NASSER KARIMI TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani won re-election by a wide margin Saturday, giving the moderate cleric a second four-year term to ...
In this Monday, April 3, 2017 file photo, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sissi listens during a meeting with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

BY HAMZA HENDAWI CAIRO (AP) — Beaming, President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi sat before an audience next to a young TV presenter who praised him for his transparency and straight talk. She ...
President Donald Trump meets with Saudi King Salman after a welcome ceremony at the Royal Terminal of King Khalid International Airport, Saturday, May 20, 2017, in Riyadh. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

BY JULIE PACE and JONATHAN LEMIRE RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Donald Trump arrived in the Middle East on Saturday, touching down in Saudi Arabia to begin his first ...
A wild obese macaque, named "Uncle Fat" who was rescued from a Bangkok suburb, sits in a rehabilitation center in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, May 19, 2017. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

BY KAWEEWIT KAEWJINDA BANGKOK (AP) — A morbidly obese wild monkey who gorged himself on junk food and soda left behind by tourists has been rescued and placed on a ...
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