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Philippine FM says rights respected amid drug crackdown

September 24, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Philippines’ Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay addresses the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Despite growing international criticism of his government’s bloody crackdown on illegal drugs, the Philippines top diplomat told world...

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William, Kate arrive in Canada with 2 young children

September 24, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Britain’s Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, along with their children Prince George and Princess Charlotte arrive in Victoria, British Columbia, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)...

The Latest: Key parties urge action to advance peace in Central African Republic

September 24, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem addresses the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the high-level U.N. General...

Tropical Storm Karl expected to pass east of Bermuda

September 23, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — People in Bermuda were being urged Friday to stock up on emergency supplies and prepare for rough weather as Tropical Storm Karl was on track to pass to the east of the Atlantic Ocean island. Karl was expected to bring tropical...

VP says South Sudan isn’t a ‘dumping place’ for peacekeepers

September 23, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

South Sudan’s Vice President Taban Deng Gai addresses the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — South Sudan’s vice president dismissed the...

Tennis stars Williams, Djokovic take their game to Armani

September 23, 2016 • AP Tennis, Entertainment, World NewsComments (0)

U.S. tennis star Serena Williams poses for photographers prior to the start of the Giorgio Armani women’s Spring-Summer 2017 fashion show, that was presented in Milan, Italy, Friday, Sept. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno) MILAN (AP) — If even Giorgio...

7 firefighters missing in Moscow blaze

September 22, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

MOSCOW (AP) — Emergency officials in Moscow say that seven firefighters are missing in a large blaze at a plastics warehouse. A statement from the local division of the Emergencies Ministry on Thursday night said contact had been lost with the seven. The...

Priest kidnapped in Mexico adds to worries after 2 killed

September 22, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Priests attend the funeral Mass for slain Rev. Jose Alfredo Suarez de la Cruz at Our Lady of Asuncion Church in Paso Blanco, Veracruz state, Mexico, Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016. Mourners packed the church for the funeral Mass in memory of the Roman Catholic...

Israeli leader invites Abbas to the Knesset in UN speech

September 22, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...

Uruguay says ex-Gitmo detainee demands exceed government

September 21, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 9, 2016 file photo, Syrian native Abu Wa’el Dhiab rests in bed while conversing with his family via a laptop, in his apartment in Montevideo, Uruguay. Uruguay’s president said on Wednesday, Sept. 21, that Dhiab demands exceed his...