How Fox's businesses would match up with Disney and Comcast


NEW YORK (AP) — Competing bids from Comcast and Disney for the bulk of Twenty-First Century Fox come as the media landscape changes and companies get more involved in both creating and distributing content.

  • Written by BY MAE ANDERSON , AP Technology Writer

US seeks to assuage Asian allies after North Korea summit


BEIJING (AP) — The United States and its Asian allies worked Thursday to paper over any semblance of disagreement over President Donald Trump's concession to Kim Jong Un that the U.S. will halt military exercises with South Korea, with Trump's top diplomat insisting the president hadn't backed down from his firm line on North Korea's nukes.

  • Written by By JOSH LEDERMAN and CHRISTOPHER BODEEN , Associated Press

Apple closing iPhone security gap used by law enforcement


SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is closing a security gap that allowed outsiders to pry personal information from locked iPhones without a password, a change that will thwart law enforcement agencies that have been exploiting the vulnerability to collect evidence in criminal investigations.

  • Written by By MICHAEL LIEDTKE , AP Technology Writer

Saudi-led troops fight rebel forces south of Yemen's Hodeida


SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Troops in a Saudi-led coalition captured a town south of Yemen's port city of Hodeida on Thursday as fierce fighting and airstrikes pounded the area, officials said, on the second day of an offensive to capture the strategic harbor.

  • Written by By AHMED AL-HAJ , Associated Press

House GOP leaders kick around various immigration proposals


WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders are trying to craft legislation on immigration issues that have stalled in Congress for years, the outcome of a truce between the party's conservative and moderate factions.

  • Written by By LISA MASCARO and ALAN FRAM , Associated Press