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NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung's fiasco with its fire-prone Note 7 phone has pushed its rival LG to take additional precautions with its next smartphone. LG says it hasn't had the types of failures that Samsung has had with the Note 7 batteries, yet wireless carriers are seeking...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's navy began an annual drill Sunday near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, its first major exercise since the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, state television reported. The TV report quoted navy chief Adm. Habibollah Sayyari as saying the two-...
CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Amy Yang rarely wavered with a big lead during the final round of the Thailand LPGA tournament, shooting a 4-under 68 to win by five strokes Sunday. Due to rain delays, Yang was forced to play her final five holes of the third round on Sunday morning,...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent a letter Sunday to President Donald Trump, striking a somewhat conciliatory tone while applauding immigration to America and saying it shows "the contemporary U.S. belongs to all nations." It isn't...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sent a letter Sunday to President Donald Trump, striking a somewhat conciliatory tone while applauding immigration to America and saying it shows "the contemporary U.S. belongs to all nations." It isn't...
KOENIGSSEE, Germany (AP) — Martins Dukurs of Latvia held on to win his fifth skeleton world championship on Sunday. The 32-year-old Dukurs, who was leading after clocking the fastest opening runs on Friday, was fourth in both of the final two for a combined time over four runs...
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has sent a letter to U.S. President Donald Trump, discussing immigration, America's wars in the Middle East and other topics. The letter, over 3,500 words, was published Sunday by Iranian media. In it,...
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has released a convicted opposition activist who says he was tortured in prison. Ildar Dadin left his jail Sunday in the remote Altai region in southern Siberia after Russia's Supreme Court annulled his 2½-year sentence last week. Russia's Novaya Gazeta...
NAXOS, Greece (AP) — The island of Naxos hosts some of the most colorful Carnival celebrations in Greece, with some customs dating from antiquity. Others, such as the now-famous Lampadiforia (Torch Parade) are more recent but have become very popular and an integral part of the...