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Driving rain and wind diverts plans for Canadian royal tour

September 26, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

BELLA BELLA, British Columbia (AP) — Plans to show off one of British Columbia’s most beautiful areas to Prince William and his wife, Kate, were scuttled by bad weather. The aerial tour of Canada’s Great Bear Rainforest and a boat tour of Bella Bella Harbour for the British royals were canceled Monday. Winds gusted, the [&hellip...

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Colombia, FARC sign historic peace deal ending long conflict

September 26, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia’s government and its largest rebel movement signed a historic peace accord Monday in an emotional ceremony that seeks to put an end to a half-century of combat and put the war-weary nation on the path to...

Kerry meets Venezuelan president amid escalating tensions

September 26, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

CARTAGENA, Colombia (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry said Monday that he is “deeply concerned” about escalating political tensions in Venezuela as he held his first official meeting with Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. The two met in...

ADB says developing Asian economies are holding steady

September 26, 2016 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Asian Development Bank says the economies of developing countries in Asia are holding up despite stubborn global headwinds, and that earlier forecasts that the countries as a group will grow 5.7 percent in 2016 and 2017 remain...

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...

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...