Trump, amid combative start, pledges to rise to moment

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a combative start to his presidency, Donald Trump delivered a more unifying message Sunday and sought to reassure Americans he was ready to begin governing a divided nation.

  • Written by JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press

Protesters take control of Mexican border crossing with US

TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Protesters took control of vehicle lanes at one of the busiest crossings on the U.S. border Sunday to oppose Mexican gasoline price hikes, waving through motorists into Mexico after Mexican authorities abandoned their posts.

  • Written by ELLIOT SPAGAT , Associated Press

Iraq premier orders probe into violations by troops in Mosul

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's prime minister on Monday ordered an investigation into violations of human rights and other abuses purportedly committed by government troops and paramilitary forces battling the Islamic State group to retake the city of Mosul.

  • Written by SINAN SALAHEDDIN , Associated Press