{FD} In Peru for summit, Pence offers support for Syrian strike

Thousands of miles from home, Vice President Mike Pence was thrust into a new, more immediate, role on the world stage Saturday: explaining President Donald Trump's military strike in Syria to a summit of Latin America leaders.

{FD} APNewsBreak: Chile victims meet pope April 28-29 at Vatican

The three main protagonists in denouncing Chile's sex abuse scandal will meet with Pope Francis over the weekend of April 28-29 and will stay as his guests at the Vatican hotel where he lives.

{FD} The Latest: Senate Dems urge ‘Americas together’ policy

The Latest on the Summit of the Americas (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Senate Democrats are urging Vice President Mike Pence to use his trip to Lima to reset relations with a region where they say President Donald Trump's immigrant-bashing rhetoric is costing the U.S. influence.

{FD} 1,000 bodies of militant fighters buried in Mosul mass grave

Authorities in Mosul have buried more than 1,000 bodies in a mass grave in a desert valley outside the city, most of them believed to be Islamic State group militants, according to a city official.

{FD} In Africa, US special forces shifting approach on extremism

Even as Islamic State group fighters flee the Middle East and cause fear across Africa's Sahel region it is al-Qaida that poses the more serious long-term threat, the U.S. military's special operations commander in Africa said in an interview with The Associated Press.

{FD} Mexican court: prosecutors misused video of candidate

An electoral court in Mexico ruled Thursday that the attorney general's office illegally used public funds to interfere in the country's July 1 presidential campaign after the office released a surveillance video of opposition candidate Ricardo Anaya.