Iran state media: Moderate bloc wins more seats in runoff

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s moderate-reformist bloc secured more than 25 more seats in parliamentary runoff elections, according to a Saturday report on state TV. The bloc, which supports President Hassan Rouhani and a nuclear deal the country reached with world powers...

Pennsylvania GOP delegates voice strong support for Trump

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A solid majority of Pennsylvania Republicans elected as delegates to the GOP’s presidential nominating convention in Cleveland say they intend to vote for the candidate who won a thumping primary victory in their state — Donald Trump. The...

China, Japan foreign ministers meet to smooth tense ties

BEIJING (AP) — China portrayed the visit Saturday by the Japanese foreign minister as an act of outreach to an angry Beijing, as the two sides try to repair relations bedeviled by disputes over territory, history and competition for influence in East Asia. Chinese Foreign...

UN says N. Korea accusations vs US troops ‘unsubstantiated’

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The American-led U.N. command on Saturday dismissed as unsubstantiated accusations from North Korea that U.S. troops at a border village tried to provoke its frontline troops with “disgusting acts.” A North Korean military statement...

LBs Jack, Smith go early in 2nd round of NFL draft

CHICAGO (AP) — The wait is over for injured linebackers Myles Jack and Jaylon Smith. Considering how long it could have been, they will take it. Jacksonville traded up to grab Jack with the fifth pick of the second round on Friday, two spots after Dallas selected Smith in...

Rowdy Trump protests portend explosive California primary

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of rowdy protesters broke through barricades and threw eggs at police Friday outside a hotel where Donald Trump addressed the state’s Republican convention. Several Trump supporters said they were roughed up but no serious injuries...

Trump makes case to GOP insiders amid chaotic protest scene

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Donald Trump, the outsider, made his case to California’s Republican establishment on Friday as protesters clashed with police. Demonstrators swarmed outside the hotel near San Francisco airport, forcing Trump to crawl under a fence to enter...

San Francisco chief releases racist texts, orders training

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s police chief said Friday that he has ordered that all officers finish an anti-harassment class within the next month amid a racist texting scandal that has rocked the department already dogged by fatal shootings of unarmed minority...

Protesters get rowdy at California hotel before Trump speech

BURLINGAME, Calif. (AP) — Several hundred protesters opposing Donald Trump gathered Friday outside the hotel where he was scheduled to speak to Republicans, and some broke through a steel barricade and approached the venue’s entrance. Police in riot gear stood...

16 blamed for mistakes in deadly US attack on Afghan clinic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan last fall that killed 42 people, a senior American general said Friday. Investigators called the attack...