Nepal's prime minister resigns after losing majority support
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:23:37 -0400
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's prime minister resigned on Sunday shortly before he was to face a confidence vote in parliament that he expected to lose, further aggravating political instability in the Himalayan country.
Obama: Trump's NATO comments show 'lack of preparedness'
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:34:32 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says GOP nominee Donald Trump's recent suggestion that the U.S. might not come to the defense of NATO allies is another sign of Trump's "lack of preparedness" on foreign policy.
ASEAN deadlocked on South China Sea, Cambodia blocks statement
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:33:54 -0400
By Manuel Mogato and Michael Martina VIENTIANE (Reuters) - Southeast Asian nations failed to agree on maritime disputes in the South China Sea on Sunday after Cambodia blocked any mention to an international court ruling against Beijing in their statement, diplomats said. Foreign ministers from the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) met for the first time since the U.N.-backed Permanent Court of Arbitration handed an emphatic legal victory to the Philippines in the dispute this month. The ruling by the court in The Hague denied China's sweeping claims in the strategic seaway, through which more than $5 trillion in global trade passes each year.
Nepal's Oli resigns as prime minister
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:28:47 -0400
Nepal's K.P. Sharma Oli resigned as prime minister on Sunday, minutes before facing a no-confidence motion in parliament he was certain to lose, plunging the impoverished nation into fresh turmoil. "I have decided to open the road to elect a new prime minister in this parliament and presented my resignation to the president," Oli told lawmakers who were set to vote on the no-confidence motion. Oli's resignation is the latest crisis to hit Nepal which has been struggling to rebuild the quake last April that claimed almost 9,000 lives.
The Latest: Sanders prefers someone like Sen. Warren as VP
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:27:06 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race (all times EDT):
IOC will not impose blanket ban on Russia for Rio Olympics
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:22:39 -0400
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will not impose a blanket ban on Russia for next month's Rio Olympics over the nation's doping record but will leave decisions on individual athletes' participation with their sports federations, it said on Sunday. The IOC's announcement follows the World Anti-Doping Agency's (WADA) call for a Rio ban in response to the independent McLaren report that found evidence of widespread state-sponsored doping by Russian athletes at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.
No blanket ban on Russian athletes in Rio - IOC
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:18:21 -0400
Geneva (AFP) - The International Olympic Committee on Sunday decided not to hit Russia with a blanket for the Rio Games over state-run doping, but said each sports federation needed to establish an athlete's individual eligibility.
Rio Olympics: Leaks, electrical outages as teams arrive
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 10:06:52 -0400
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Thousands of athletes arriving for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics could find major plumbing and electrical problems in their rooms at the Athletes Village with the games opening in just under two weeks.
Hamilton wins Hungarian GP to take overall lead from Rosberg
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:59:39 -0400
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton won the Hungarian Grand Prix for a record fifth time on Sunday to take the championship lead from teammate Nico Rosberg, who finished second.
Clinton's turn: Guide to the Democratic National Convention
Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:53:52 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's Hillary Clinton's turn.