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  1. Trump bashes NAFTA in midst of talks to revamp trade deal

    08.23 / 22:38 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY PAUL WISEMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a week into talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement, President Donald Trump is already threatening to abandon the 23-year-old pact with Canada and Mexico. At a high-profile campaign-style rally in Phoenix on Tuesday night, Trump predicted that the United States would “end up probably terminating” […
  2. Navy dismisses 7th Fleet commander after warship accidents

    08.23 / 17:32 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY KEN MORITSUGU TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. Navy dismissed the commander of the Asia-based 7th Fleet on Wednesday after a series of warship accidents raised questions about its operations in the Pacific. A two-sentence statement said Adm. Scott Swift, commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet, had relieved Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin “due to a […
  3. Saudi-led airstrikes hit Yemen hotel, killing at least 41

    08.23 / 17:32 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY MAGGIE MICHAEL CAIRO (AP) — An airstrike by a Saudi-led coalition struck a hotel near Yemen’s capital on Wednesday, killing at least 41 people as the alliance stepped up airstrikes against the Houthi rebels and their allies in and around Sanaa. The escalation comes amid a standoff in Sanaa between the two main components […
  4. Egypt’s leader, US envoy meet after cut in American aid

    08.23 / 16:30 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY MENNA ZAKI CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s president and foreign minister met with White House adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday, just hours after the Trump administration cut or delayed hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Cairo over human rights concerns. Kushner, who is also President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, was in Cairo as part […
  5. Spain attacks: Police find belt with real explosives

    08.23 / 13:31 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY CIARAN GILES and ARITZ PARRA MADRID (AP) — Police in northeastern Spain said Wednesday they found a belt charged with real explosives in a house where a fatal explosion last week derailed the initial plans by an extremist cell to strike with bombs in Barcelona rather than vehicle attacks that eventually killed 14 people. […
  6. Germany finishes bringing gold reserves back from France

    08.23 / 13:31 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s central bank says it’s completed a plan to repatriate gold reserves it stashed abroad during the Cold War three years ahead of schedule. The Bundesbank said Wednesday that 91 metric tons (100.3 tons) of gold had been returned from Paris. The plan, initially expected to take until 2020, involved returning 374 […
  7. Angola votes for 1st new president in nearly 4 decades

    08.23 / 13:31 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Angolans voted Wednesday in an election in which the defense minister is the front-runner to succeed President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who will step down after 38 years in power in an oil-rich country beset by widespread poverty and corruption. About 9.3 million Angolans are registered to vote for […
  8. Police: DNA of headless torso matches Swedish journalist

    08.23 / 12:25 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY JAN M. OLSEN COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A headless torso found on a beach off Copenhagen has been identified as that of missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, who is believed to have died on an amateur-built submarine earlier this month, Danish police said Wednesday. Wall, 30, was last seen alive on Aug. 10 on […
  9. North Korea photos suggest new solid-fuel missile designs

    08.23 / 12:25 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY ERIC TALMADGE TOKYO (AP) — North Korea’s state media released photos Wednesday that appear to show the designs of one or possibly two new missiles. Concept diagrams of the missiles were seen hanging on a wall behind leader Kim Jong Un while he visited a plant that makes solid-fuel engines for the country’s ballistic-missile […
  10. German police seize thousands of ‘Trump’ ecstasy tablets

    08.22 / 16:35 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BERLIN (AP) — German police say they have seized thousands of tablets of the party drug ecstasy in the shape of Donald Trump’s head, a haul with an estimated street value of 39,000 euros ($45,900.) Police in Osnabrueck, in northwestern Germany, say they found the drugs while checking an Austrian-registered car on the A30 highway […
  11. Some remains of sailors found on USS John McCain

    08.22 / 13:27 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY ANNABELLE LIANG SINGAPORE (AP) — The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said some remains of Navy sailors were found in a compartment of the USS John McCain on Tuesday, a day after the warship’s collision with an oil tanker in Southeast Asian waters left 10 sailors missing. Adm. Scott Swift also said at […
  12. Busy waters around Singapore carry a host of hazards

    08.22 / 13:27 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY ANNABELLE LIANG and WONG MAYE-E SINGAPORE (AP) — The shipping lanes around Singapore, among the world’s busiest, carry a host of challenges to safe navigation, including a narrow strait, frequently limited visibility and thousands of vessels sailing through daily. Countless ships have made the voyage in and out of Singapore without incident, but Monday’s […
  13. Afghan reaction mixed on Trump’s tough-talking speech

    08.22 / 13:27 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY RAHIM FAIEZ and KATHY GANNON KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghans on Tuesday welcomed U.S. President Donald Trump’s harsh words for Pakistan in a speech outlining his strategy for the war-torn country that critics said offered little in the way of details and ruled out nation-building. Abdullah Abdullah, Afghanistan’s second most powerful official behind the […
  14. World reacts to Trump’s speech on new Afghanistan strategy

    08.22 / 13:27 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    Global reaction to President Donald Trump’s speech on the new U.S. strategy in Afghanistan: Afghanistan’s chief executive is welcoming President Trump’s strategy for Afghanistan, calling it a unique opportunity to fight terrorists in the region and insisting that it renews the U.S. commitment to Afghanistan and its people. Abdullah Abdullah, the country’s second most powerful…
  15. 4 Barcelona attack suspects appear for court interrogations

    08.22 / 13:27 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY ARITZ PARRA MADRID (AP) — Four alleged members of a terror cell accused of killing 15 people in attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort appeared in court Tuesday, a day after the last missing member of the cell was gunned down by police. The four men were arrested last week for their alleged […
  16. 2 children pulled from rubble on quake-hit Italian island

    08.22 / 12:25 naplesherald.com Naplesherald.com - World
    BY COLLEEN BARRY MILAN (AP) — Firefighters in Italy freed a 7-month-old baby and his older brother from rubble early Tuesday following a 4.0-magnitude quake on the resort island of Ischia off Naples, and rescuers were working on helping a third brother who remained trapped. At least two people were killed in the quake that […