Refugee resettlement agencies brace for funding loss


SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Refugee resettlement organizations are bracing for significant funding cuts and possible layoffs over the coming months during President Donald Trump's temporary refugee ban.

  • Written by BRADY McCOMBS , Associated Press

In Israel, teaching kids cyber skills is a national mission

BEIT SHEMESH, Israel (AP) — In some Israeli schools, fourth-graders learn computer programming while gifted 10th-graders take after-school classes in encryption tactics, coding and how to stop malicious hacking. The country even has two new kindergartens that teach computer skills and robotics.

  • Written by DANIEL ESTRIN, Associated Press

China lashes out at Mattis remarks on East China Sea islands

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. is putting regional stability in East Asia at risk, a Chinese spokesman said Saturday following remarks by President Donald Trump's defense secretary that a U.S. commitment to defend Japanese territory applies to an island group that China claims.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, Associated Press

Louvre museums reopens as Egypt identifies machete attacker

PARIS (AP) — The Louvre Museum reopened to the public Saturday morning, less than 24 hours after a machete-wielding assailant shouting "Allahu akbar!" attacked French soldiers guarding the sprawling building and was shot by them.

  • Written by THOMAS ADAMSON, Associated Press