China’s Xi says Silk Road plan boosts finance, security ties

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and Chinese President Xi Jinping, left, walk prior to the opening ceremony of the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing, Sunday, May 14, 2017. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping called...

'Burper' case involving 7th-grader back to a Gorsuch court

AP Photo/Susan Walsh WASHINGTON (AP) — One of Neil Gorsuch’s sharpest dissents as an appeals court judge came just six months before he was nominated for the Supreme Court. That’s when he sided with a New Mexico seventh-grader who was handcuffed and arrested...

Berrios Fine 1st Start, Twins Outlast Indians, Squirrel 4-1

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jose Berrios pitched neatly into the eighth inning in his first start of the season and the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Indians 4-1 Saturday in a game delayed several minutes when a squirrel ran around the field. Max Kepler connected to give the Twins a...

Twins 4, Indians 1

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For Palestinians in Lebanon, 69 years of despair

In this Thursday, May 4, 2017 photo, a boy walks by graffiti of the Palestinian flags with Arabic reads: “The flag is four colors that shine on the face of the sun” in the Bourj al-Barajneh Palestinian refugee camp in Beirut, Lebanon. On Monday, Palestinians mark 69...

Belt, Ruggiano Power Giants To 3-1 Win Over Reds

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Belt and Justin Ruggiano homered, Matt Moore pitched into the eighth inning and the San Francisco Giants beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 in a matchup of weary teams on Saturday. San Francisco and Cincinnati had a quick turnaround after they played 18...

An alert researcher, teamwork helped stem huge cyberattack

In this May 12, 2017 photo, a display panel with an error can be seen at the main railway station in Chemnitz, Germany. Germany’s national railway says that it was among the organizations affected by the global cyberattack but there was no impact on train services. Deutsche...

Experts: Conditions behind cyberattack may be hard to mimic

AP Photo/Michel Euler NEW YORK (AP) — The cyberextortion attack hitting dozens of countries spread quickly and widely thanks to an unusual confluence of factors: a known and highly dangerous security hole in Microsoft Windows, tardy users who didn’t apply...

Squirrel Interrupts Game Between Twins And Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — The game between the Minnesota Twins and Cleveland Indians was interrupted for several minutes when a squirrel ran on the field during the sixth inning. The squirrel raced in from right field and reached the area around the pitcher’s mound, forcing the...

Interviews well underway for new FBI director

President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media aboard Air Force One before his departure from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Saturday, May 13, 2017. Trump is traveling to Lynchburg, Va., to give the commence address for the Class of 2017 at Liberty University. (AP...