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French election: what you need to know
French election: what you need to know

Paris (AFP) - Nearly 47 million French voters go to the polls on Sunday in the first round of the country's presidential election.

Iraq forces free 11-year-old Yazidi girl in Mosul
Iraq forces free 11-year-old Yazidi girl in Mosul

Iraqi forces in Mosul have freed an 11-year-old Yazidi girl who was kidnapped and sold as a slave by the Islamic State group in 2014, the federal police said Friday. The girl was taken by the jihadists from the village of Kosho, south of the Yazidi hub of Sinjar in northern Iraq, together with her mother and sisters.

The Latest: Steady pace for voting in Georgia
The Latest: Steady pace for voting in Georgia's 6th District

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) - The Latest on Georgia's 6th Congressional District election. (all times local):

Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan previewed by concept in Shanghai
Mercedes-Benz A-Class sedan previewed by concept in Shanghai

Mercedes-Benz already has the CLA, but the automaker sees room for a second, more practical sedan in its compact car family. This new sedan is being previewed on Wednesday at the 2017 Shanghai auto show by the A Sedan concept which also heralds the new look for Mercedes' next-generation compacts. "Our concept A Sedan shows that the time of creases is over," Mercedes design boss Gorden Wagener said in a statement.

US clashes with Russia on UN human rights debate
US clashes with Russia on UN human rights debate

Russia threw up a hurdle Monday in a US plan to hold a high-profile debate later this month on human rights during the US presidency of the UN Security Council. US Ambassador Nikki Haley wants to schedule the human rights debate for April 18, but the council adopted a program of work for the month without putting it on the agenda. Russian charge d'affaires Petr Iliichev said he was open to discussion on the scope of the debate and argued that the UN Human Rights Council -- not the Security Council -- was the venue for the meeting.

Trump says US prepared to deal with North Korea on its own
Trump says US prepared to deal with North Korea on its own

POTOMAC FALLS, Va. (AP) - President Donald Trump says that the United States is prepared to act alone if China does not take a tougher stand against North Korea's nuclear program.

Tesla tops quarterly sales forecast
Tesla tops quarterly sales forecast

Tesla sold more than 25,000 vehicles in the first quarter, a record that beat analysts' forecasts, the electric carmaker said on Sunday. Tesla produced 25,418 vehicles, a bit above its prior record in the third quarter of 2016. CEO Elon Musk voiced confidence in February that Tesla electric car production would climb to 500,000 next year.

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