Trump's move likely to worsen Mideast proxy battles

BEIRUT (AP) — There may not be much Iran can do about President Donald Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal, but across the Middle East, it has a variety of ways it can hit back at the United States and America's regional allies.

  • Written by By ZEINA KARAM , Associated Press

Scientists: Kilauea volcano may have explosive eruption

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — Hawaii's Kilauea volcano could soon send boulders and ash shooting out of its summit crater in the kind of explosive eruption last displayed nearly a century ago.


  • Written by By SOPHIA YAN and AUDREY McAVOY , Associated Press

Israel hits dozens of Iranian targets in Syria after barrage

BEIRUT (AP) — The Israeli military on Thursday said it attacked nearly all of Iran's military installations in neighboring Syria in response to an Iranian rocket barrage on Israeli positions in the occupied Golan Heights, in the most serious military confrontation between the two bitter enemies to date.

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  • Written by By SARAH EL DEEB and ARON HELLER , Associated Press

Trump eyes breakthrough after NKorea frees Americans


WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump celebrated the return Thursday of three Americans freed by North Korea and suggested their release heralded a potential breakthrough toward the goal of denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula.

  • Written by By MATTHEW LEE, JILL COLVIN and ZEKE MILLER , Associated Press