Israel to get $38 billion in US military aid over 10 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States will provide Israel's military with $38 billion during the next 10 years, officials said Tuesday, the largest batch of military assistance the U.S. has ever pledged to another country.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

After a decade, UN chief disappointed in many world leaders

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he's disappointed by many world leaders who care more about retaining power than improving the lives of their people — and can't understand why Syria is being held hostage to "the destiny" of one man, President Bashar Assad.

  • Written by EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press

DIVIDED AMERICA: How China fueled pain and Trump support

HANNIBAL, Ohio (AP) — Crushed by Chinese competition and feeling betrayed by mainstream politicians, workers in the hills of eastern Ohio are embracing Donald Trump and his tough talk on trade.

  • Written by PAUL WISEMAN, AP Economics Writer

Samsung's quick fix for Galaxy Note 7 is no full recharge

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung plans to issue a software update for its recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones that will prevent them from overheating by limiting battery recharges to 60 percent.

  • Written by YOUKYUNG LEE, AP Technology Writer

Prosecutor: Occupiers being tried for actions, not beliefs

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The armed occupiers who seized a remote bird sanctuary in Oregon early this year are being tried because their actions intimidated and threatened federal employees, not because they challenged the government's land policies, a prosecutor said Tuesday as a trial began for seven people accused in the standoff.

  • Written by STEVEN DUBOIS, Associated Press