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Trump slaps travel restrictions on North Korea, Venezuela in sweeping new ban9/25/2017 1:58:54 AMWASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Sunday slapped new travel restrictions on citizens from North Korea, Venezuela and Chad, expanding to eight the list of countries covered by his original travel bans that have been derided by critics and challenged in court.NFL rallies around protesting players denounced by Trump9/25/2017 3:59:40 AM (Editor's Note: Please be advised that paragraph seven contains language which some readers may find offensive.)Chastened Merkel braces for coalition tussle after vote9/25/2017 9:14:03 AMBERLIN - Germany's Angela Merkel turns to the task of sounding out partners to build a coalition government after securing a fourth term as chancellor in Sunday's election, although she has been weakened by a surge in support for the far right.One week to cross a street: how IS pinned down Filipino soldiers in Marawi9/25/2017 6:12:12 AMMARAWI CITY, Philippines - With a grimace, Brigadier General Melquiades Ordiales of the Philippines 1st Marine Brigade recounted the painful gains made against Islamist militants in Marawi City.Outside quake stricken Mexico City, most kids going back to school9/25/2017 9:15:54 AMMEXICO CITY - Most schools in Mexico City remained closed on Monday after last week's deadly earthquake, but children outside the capital were set to return to their classrooms, although aftershocks were still jolting the country.Republican bill to repeal Obamacare teeters on edge of collapse9/25/2017 5:05:36 AMWASHINGTON - The latest Republican effort to repeal former U.S. President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law faced possible defeat this week as several senators in the party voiced concerns about the bill under consideration.Iraqi Kurds shrug off threats to stage independence referendum9/25/2017 8:58:38 AMERBIL/SULAIMANIYA, Iraq - Voting began in northern Iraq on Monday in an independence referendum organized by Kurdish authorities, ignoring pressure from Baghdad, threats from neighboring Turkey and Iran, and international warnings it may ignite yet more regional conflict.Trump cranks up North Korea threats as Pyongyang holds anti-U.S. rally9/25/2017 7:36:40 AMSEOUL/UNITED NATIONS - U.S. President Donald Trump dialed up the rhetoric against North Korea again at the weekend, warning the country's foreign minister that he and leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer", as Pyongyang staged a major anti-U.S. rally.U.S. to partially unveil key NAFTA proposal, talks seen dragging9/25/2017 1:04:32 AMOTTAWA - U.S. trade negotiators will only partially unveil new text on modifying a key chapter on investment under NAFTA, two well-placed sources said on Sunday, underlying the cautious pace of talks that are supposed to wrap up by the end of the year.Weakened dam looms as latest threat to Puerto Rico after hurricane9/25/2017 12:38:50 AMSAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - A dam in Puerto Rico weakened by heavy rains from Hurricane Maria was in danger of failing on Sunday, posing a flood threat to thousands of homes downstream as the storm-battered U.S. island territory struggled through a fifth day with virtually no electricity.