In poor Black Belt region, both fears and prayers over Trump

MARION, Ala. (AP) — Here, in what's left of the Old South's plantation region, the descendants of slaves who picked cotton and worked the dark soil are praying differently since Donald Trump moved into the White House.

  • Written by JAY REEVES, Associated Press

Twin attacks on Syrian security buildings kill at least 32

BEIRUT (AP) — Twin attacks on two Syrian security offices in the central city of Homs Saturday killed at least 32 people, including a senior security official who heads the feared Military Intelligence services, state media and officials reported.

  • Written by PHILIP ISSA, Associated Press

As party rebuilds, Democrats seek a new DNC leader

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats are beginning the process of rebuilding their party by choosing a new national chairman charged with turning widespread opposition to President Donald Trump into more election victories.

  • Written by BILL BARROW, Associated Press

Malaysia warns North Korea to cooperate with investigation

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Saturday that they would issue an arrest warrant for a North Korean diplomat if he refuses to cooperate with the investigation into the deadly attack on North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's exiled half brother.

  • Written by EILEEN NG , Associated Press