South African vet tries novel treatment for injured rhino

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Veterinarians in South Africa have treated an injured rhino whose face was mutilated by poachers by fitting it with a bandage made of elephant skin….

Migrants surge across Balkans to beat Hungary’s razor fence

KANJIZA, Serbia (AP) — It was a journey across deserts, seas and continents, and now, a few dozen meters (yards) away, the goal was in sight: the European Union….

Israeli force-feeding law pits doctors against state

RAMAT GAN, Israel (AP) — Hospital-bound and shackled, Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan was 60 days into his hunger strike, launched in protest of his detention without charge in an Israeli jail, when he slipped into unconsciousness on Friday….

From bananas to phones: How cheaper yuan could reverberate

HONG KONG (AP) — China’s unexpected move this week to lower the value of its tightly-leashed currency, the yuan, sent shockwaves through global financial markets. The impact on consumers around the world and China’s neighbors will take longer to play out but...

Palace appeals to media to shun Prince George paparazzi pics

LONDON (AP) — Royal officials on Friday urged media organizations not to publish unauthorized images of Prince George and Princess Charlotte, arguing that paparazzi are using increasingly dangerous tactics to get the valuable images….

Japanese leader Abe stops short of apology for World War II

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Friday that Japan’s past “heartfelt apologies” for World War II will remain unshakeable in the future, but stopped short of apologizing again in a statement marking the 70th anniversary of the country’s...

Wrecked cars revving up visits to National Corvette Museum

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — The car-swallowing hole has been fixed but not forgotten at the National Corvette Museum in Kentucky. Yellow tape now marks the boundaries of the cavity that became a sensation and put the museum on the map. And instead of a gaping sinkhole driving...

AP-NORC Poll: Terror tops Americans’ foreign policy concerns

WASHINGTON (AP) — Few Americans want to see the United States take a more active approach to foreign policy, but the vast majority thinks it may be appropriate to take military action to achieve at least some goals in international affairs, according to a new poll conducted...

In speech, Rubio slams Obama’s outreach to Iran and Cuba

NEW YORK (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio is slamming President Barak Obama’s outreach to Iran and Cuba, calling his diplomacy with the two nations evidence of “every flawed strategic, moral and economic notion” that has driven his...