Islamic State attack on displaced in Syria kills nearly 40

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants staged a surprise attack early Tuesday at a crossing frequently used by Iraqi and Syrian civilians seeking safety in northeastern Syria, killing at least 37 people, mostly civilians, Kurdish officials and activists said.

  • Written by ZEINA KARAM , Associated Press

Czech prime minister announces government resignation

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech prime minister unexpectedly announced on Tuesday that his government will resign over unexplained business dealings of his rival Andrej Babis, the country's finance minister.

  • Written by KAREL JANICEK , Associated Press

Hidden horror of school sex assaults revealed by AP

BRUNSWICK, Maine (AP) — Chaz Wing was 12 when they came after him. The classmates who tormented him were children, too, entering the age of pimples and cracking voices.

  • Written by ROBIN McDOWELL, REESE DUNKLIN, EMILY SCHMALL and JUSTIN PRITCHARD , Associated Press

UN rights chief 'watching the US very carefully' under Trump

GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations human rights chief says his office is "watching the United States very carefully" under President Donald Trump, even as it watches whether possible U.S. budgetary cuts could affect his agency's ability to monitor crimes like torture, rape and killings worldwide.

 

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS