Daughter of poisoned spy says she's recovering


LONDON (AP) — The poisoned daughter of an ex-Russian spy said Thursday she's recovering quickly after her ordeal, while Russia strongly protested being locked out of the probe into the nerve agent that sickened her and her father.

  • Written by By DANICA KIRKA and VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV , Associated Press

Trump scales back US goals in Syria, leaves future to others


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is dramatically scaling back U.S. goals in Syria as he pushes for a quick military withdrawal, Trump administration officials said Wednesday, abandoning plans to stay long-term to stabilize the country and prevent the Islamic State group from re-emerging.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN , Associated Press

Air Force Thunderbirds pilot dies in Nevada F-16 crash


NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force says a member of its Thunderbirds flight demonstration team was killed in the crash of his F-16 fighter jet in central Nevada.


Gov't: Goodyear tires may have caused 95 deaths or injuries


DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's road safety agency says it has received allegations that defective Goodyear motor home tires caused crashes that killed or injured 95 people over two decades.


Brazil's top court: Lula can be jailed for upheld conviction


RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A sharply divided top court voted early Thursday to reject an attempt by former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio da Silva to stay out of jail while he appeals a corruption conviction, delivering a hard blow to the front-running candidate in this year's presidential election in Latin America's largest nation.

  • Written by By PETER PRENGAMAN and MAURICIO SAVARESE , Associated Press