Chemical weapons inspectors reach Syrian town


BEIRUT (AP) — International inspectors on Tuesday entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earlier this month, following delays by Syrian and Russian authorities.

  • Written by By ZEINA KARAM , Associated Press

Trump, Abe to meet despite strain over North Korea, tariffs

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Top Trump administration officials say that major concessions, including a possible exemption from steel and aluminum tariffs, could be on the table for Japan as President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet in Florida to discuss trade issues and Trump's potential meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

  • Written by JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press

Judge rules jury can hear Bill Cosby quaaludes testimony

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Prosecutors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial can read the comedian's prior testimony about giving quaaludes to women before sex to the jury, the judge in the case ruled Tuesday.

  • Written by By MICHAEL R. SISAK and CLAUDIA LAUER , Associated Press

UK: Nerve agent that poisoned spy was in liquid form


LONDON (AP) — The nerve agent used on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia was delivered in liquid form, British officials said Tuesday, as they revealed it will take months to clean up the toxic trail the poison left around the city of Salisbury.