Trump says US is committed to mutual support of NATO allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the United States is committed to the mutual defense of NATO members, casting aside concerns that his failure to mention the commitment last month weakened the alliance.

  • Written by MATTHEW LEE , AP Diplomatic Writer

Afghan official: Afghan soldier kills 2 US soldiers


KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Two U.S. soldiers were killed Saturday when an Afghan army solider opened fire on them in eastern Afghanistan, an Afghan official said.


Puerto Rican parade tries to move past storm over militant

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City's Puerto Rican Day Parade will take place Sunday amid a furor over one participant, a man who spent 35 years in prison for his involvement with group responsible for bombings that killed and maimed dozens in the 1970s and 1980s.

  • Written by By COLLEEN LONG, Associated Press

UK prime minister's top aides resign after election fiasco


LONDON (AP) — The two top aides to British Prime Minister Theresa May resigned Saturday, sacrificed in a bid to save their leader from being toppled by a furious Conservative Party after a disastrous election wiped out May's majority in Parliament.

  • Written by By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

With court victory, hand of Brazil's president strengthened

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Fighting to save his job, Brazilian President Michel Temer has received a huge boost from a decision by the country's top electoral court to reject allegations of illegal campaign finance and keep him in office.

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