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Kerry urges Iran to make 'hard choices', says US ready to walk

VIENNA - An Iranian nuclear agreement is possible this week if Iran makes the "hard choices" necessary, but if not, the United States stands ready to walk away from the negotiations, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday. | Video

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French, German presidents tried to influence World Cup votes: Blatter in paper

BERLIN - The embattled president of FIFA, the governing body for world soccer, told a German newspaper the presidents of France and Germany tried to exert political pressure before the World Cup was awarded to Russia and Qatar.

Sports, France, Germany 10:04am EDT

On nervous border, Turks welcome army but fear incursion into Syria

KARKAMIS, Turkey - From his fields in Turkey, farmer Huseyin Ozdemir can see Islamist militants digging trenches and planting mines as they ready for battle around the northern Syrian town of Jarablus.

World, Turkey, Syria 1:42pm EDT

China rolls out emergency measures to prevent stock market crash

BEIJING/SHANGHAI - China's stock markets face a make-or-break week after officials rolled out an unprecedented series of steps at the weekend to prevent a full-blown stock market crash that would threaten the world's second-largest economy.

Egyptian army kills 63 militants in North Sinai: sources

CAIRO - Egypt’s military launched air strikes and ground operations that killed 63 Islamist militants in North Sinai on Sunday, security sources said, as the country grapples with an increasingly ambitious insurgency based in the region.

World, Egypt 3:14pm EDT
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Captured New York fugitive moved to prison from hospital

NEW YORK - Captured prison escapee David Sweat was released on Sunday from a New York hospital where he had been treated for gunshot wounds and moved to a prison more than 250 miles from the one he fled, authorities said.