Formula One road show coming to Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) — City officials say international race car drivers will be speeding through the streets of Jerusalem in June in the city’s first Formula One road show. Brachie Sprung, a spokeswoman for the Jerusalem municipality, says racers…

Majority of SKoreans in NKorean factory to return

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Seoul said Friday that it has decided to withdraw the roughly 175 South Koreans still at a jointly run factory complex in North Korea, raising a major question about the survival of the…

Oil slips to $93 a barrel ahead of US growth data

The price of oil slipped to near $93 a barrel Friday ahead of quarterly growth figures for the world’s biggest economy. By early afternoon in Europe, benchmark oil for June delivery was down 62 cents to $93.02 a…

Jordanians protest proposed US troop deployment

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — About 300 Jordanians have demonstrated against the proposed deployment of 200 U.S. troops on their nation’s border with Syria. Some protesters warned that the small force could be just the beginning of a process…

Futures fall, US economic growth misses view

NEW YORK (AP) — Futures are falling after a solid week of corporate earnings drove all major markets higher, as investors grow more cautious before the latest U.S. economic growth report is released. Dow Jones industrial futures are…

Royals William, Kate and Harry have magic day out

WATFORD, England (AP) — Britain’s young royals are having a magical day out with a visit to the studio where the “Harry Potter” movies were filmed. Prince William, the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry are touring Warner…

French defense minister visits northern Mali

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Many Malians say they cautiously welcome the news that a United Nations peacekeeping force will be deployed to their country. Some question how successful the U.N. mission will be given the limited scope of…

Mayor corruption investigation under way in Bosnia

SARAJEVO, BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA (AP) — Bosnian police have searched the office of the presidency and other government buildings as part of an investigation into corruption among top public officials. The Bosnian prosecutor’s office announced Friday the searches were part…

Finest Hour: Churchill to be on UK bank note

LONDON (AP) — Here’s a choice not likely to be too controversial: officials say wartime Prime Minister Winston Churchill’s portrait will be featured on a new 5 pound ($7.7) note. Bank of England Governor Mervyn King made the…