Apr 21

In Saudi visit, Obama works to calm Gulf tensions with U.S.

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- President Barack Obama strained to ease tensions with Persian Gulf allies Thursday, pledging U.S. help in confronting Iran and other security threats. Yet he failed to win the commitments he sought to boost economic aid to…

As French President François Hollande tightened security across France, promising "merciless" retribution for the series of coordinated terror in Paris Friday night, world leaders reacted with expressions of solidarity as well as increased vigilance in their own countries.