Asian markets down as trade war heats up

Asian markets are mostly lower as the U.S. and China made moves to put tough tariffs in motion, setting off fears of trade tensions

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Syria says US-led strike hits troops in east, US denies

Syrian state TV is reporting that the U.S.-led coalition has struck a military position in the country's east, leaving several troops dead and wounded, allegations denied by a U.S. official

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Peace convoy arrives in Afghan capital after 40-day march

Dozens of Afghans have arrived in Kabul after trekking across the country on foot calling for an end to the 17-year war

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

German leaders mull next steps in migration standoff

Leaders of Germany's governing conservative parties are holding separate meetings to mull their next steps in a dispute over migration that has escalated into a threat to Chancellor Angela Merkel's government

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

US-led coalition hits Syrian army post, causing casualties

Syrian state TV says the U.S.-led coalition has struck a military position in the east, leaving several troops dead and wounded

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Colombia's president-elect seeks unity after polarizing vote

Colombia's President-elect Ivan Duque is appealing for unity after winning a runoff election over a leftist firebrand whose ascent shook the country's political establishment and laid bare deep divisions over the nation's peace process

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Gunman wounds 2, fatally shot by bystander at Walmart store

Police say a gunman injured a teen and shot a man in a pair of carjacking attempts Sunday, before being killed by a bystander outside a Washington state Walmart store

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Lawyers to present final arguments in Mafia boss trial

Attorneys are preparing to make their final pitches to jurors in the case of a former New England Mafia boss charged in the 1993 killing of a nightclub owner

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Art festival on verge of being shut down when shots rang out

Authorities say a 24-hour arts and music festival in New Jersey was on the verge of being shut down because of numerous fights when gunfire erupted

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game

Winning numbers drawn in 'Pick 3 Evening' game

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game

Winning numbers drawn in 'Cash 5' game

DATE: June 18, 2018 | CATEGORY: Associated Press