Britain's prime minister to seek early election on June 8

LONDON (AP) — In a shock announcement, Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday called for an early general election to be held June 8 to seek a strong mandate as she negotiates Britain's exit from the European Union.

  • Written by JILL LAWLESS , Associated Press

Turkey: Main opposition party files for referendum annulment

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister on Tuesday called on the opposition to respect the result of a referendum that will give sweeping new powers to the office of the president, but the main opposition party formally requested the vote be annulled.

  • Written by SUZAN FRASER and ZEYNEP BILGINSOY , Associated Press

After US strikes, Trump's Syria plan starts coming into view

WASHINGTON (AP) — Can threatening war crimes charges persuade Syrian President Bashar Assad to leave power? What about guaranteeing his safety in exile? These long-shot proposals are at the center of the Trump administration's new effort to resolve Syria's six-year civil war.

  • Written by JOSH LEDERMAN and MATTHEW LEE , Associated Press