US-led Gulf naval exercises underway

MANAMA, Bahrain (AP) — The US Navy says envoys from 41 nations have gathered in Bahrain to begin anti-mine drills in the Persian Gulf amid e…

Court: Berlusconi trials stay in Milan

ROME (AP) — Italy’s highest court has denied a defense motion to move Silvio Berlusconi’s sex-for-hire trial and tax fraud appeal away from …

Syrian rebels enter northern air base

BEIRUT (AP) — Rebels occupied Sunday parts of a military air base in northern Syria after days of fighting with government troops who have b…