Oil slips as Syria talks continue

NEW YORK (AP) — The price of oil eased below $108 a barrel Friday as the U.S. and Russia held discussions in Geneva aimed at getting Syria t…

Correction: Turkey-Protests story

ISTANBUL (AP) — When demonstrators rocked Turkey in June, their message was clear: an increasingly authoritarian government needed to learn …

Israel ushers in solemn Jewish holiday

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis prepared for the holiest day of the Jewish calendar on Friday when the entire country grinds almost to a halt for …

Kerry rejects Assad’s 30-day timetable

GENEVA (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is rejecting Syrian President Bashar Assad’s (bah-SHAR’ AH’-sahd) suggestion he begin submi…

A 7-day rally in US stocks fades away

NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market is edging lower at midday as the longest rally since July peters out. The Dow Jones industrial average was …