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US Says Attack on Saudi Oil Site was Iranian ‘Act of War’

By JON GAMBRELL, AYA BATRAWY and FAY ABUELGASIM Associated Press RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called the attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil installations an “act of war” against the kingdom by Iran, as the Saudis displayed missile and drone wreckage and cited other evidence they said shows […]

By JON GAMBRELL, AYA BATRAWY and FAY ABUELGASIM Associated Press RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday called the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil installations an "act of war" against the kingdom by Iran, as the Saudis displayed missile and drone wreckage and cited...

Japanese Officials Cautious on Prospects for US Trade Deal

By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Officials in Japan appeared wary over the prospects for a trade deal with the U.S. after President Donald Trump said he was prepared to sign a pact soon. Japan’s chief government spokesman, Yoshihide Suga, said Tuesday that the two sides are still finalizing details after reaching a […]

By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Officials in Japan appeared wary over the prospects for a trade deal with the U.S. after President Donald Trump said he was prepared to sign a pact soon. Japan's chief government spokesman, Yoshihide Suga, said Tuesday that the two sides are still...

China Says US Soybeans, Pork Exempt From Tariff Hikes

ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese state news agency says U.S. soybeans, pork and some other farm products will be exempt from tariff hikes in a possible goodwill gesture ahead of trade negotiations next month. The official Xinhua News Agency announced the step Friday, citing unidentified official sources, but gave no details. Soybeans are […]

ASSOCIATED PRESS BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese state news agency says U.S. soybeans, pork and some other farm products will be exempt from tariff hikes in a possible goodwill gesture ahead of trade negotiations next month. The official Xinhua News Agency announced the step Friday, citing unidentified official sources, but...

After Dorian, Bahamas Tackles Massive Clean-Up

After Dorian, Bahamas tackles massive clean-up By DÁNICA COTO Associated Press HIGH ROCK, Bahamas (AP) — Pastor Jeremiah Saunders stood in the golden afternoon sun and barely blinked as he debated what to pick out from the ruins of the church he built 22 years ago in the seaside village of High Rock on the […]

After Dorian, Bahamas tackles massive clean-up By DÁNICA COTO Associated Press HIGH ROCK, Bahamas (AP) — Pastor Jeremiah Saunders stood in the golden afternoon sun and barely blinked as he debated what to pick out from the ruins of the church he built 22 years ago in the seaside village...