Russian ex-spy's daughter no longer in critical condition


LONDON (AP) — The daughter of a Russian ex-spy who was poisoned in a nerve-agent attack along with her father is improving rapidly and is out of critical condition, the hospital treating the pair said Thursday.

  • Written by By JILL LAWLESS , Associated Press

Malala visits native Pakistan, 1st time since Taliban attack


ISLAMABAD (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai said Thursday she was excited to be back in Pakistan for the first time since she was shot in 2012 by Taliban militants angry at her championing of education for girls.


  • Written by By MUNIR AHMED and SHERIN ZADA , Associated Press

Ecuador cuts WikiLeaks founder Assange's internet at embassy


QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's government said Wednesday it has cut off WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's internet connection at the nation's London embassy after his recent activity on social media decrying the arrest of a Catalan separatist politician.

  • Written by By GONZALO SOLANO , Associated Press

Report: Trump attorney discussed Flynn, Manafort pardons


WASHINGTON (AP) — One of President Donald Trump's attorneys floated the possibility of pardoning two of the president's former advisers caught up in the Russia probe in discussions with their lawyers last year, The New York Times reported Wednesday.


Trump ousts Shulkin from Veterans Affairs, taps his doctor

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump fired Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin on Wednesday and nominated White House doctor Ronny Jackson to replace him in the wake of a bruising ethics scandal and a mounting rebellion within the agency.

  • Written by By HOPE YEN and ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press