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The Latest: El-Sissi urges Israeli-Palestinians peace deal

September 20, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi speaks during the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Egypt’s president has urged Israel and the Palestinians to...

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The Latest: US holds Russia responsible for aid convoy hit

September 20, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

This image provided by the Syrian anti-government group Aleppo 24 news, shows a vest of the Syrian Arab Red Crescent hanging on a damaged vehicle, in Aleppo, Syria, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016. A U.N. humanitarian aid convoy in Syria was hit by airstrikes Monday...

The Latest: UN says many killed in Syria aid convoy attack

September 19, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria, where a Russia-U.S.-brokered cease-fire, now in its seventh day, is hanging in the balance after numerous violations (all times local): 4:20 a.m. The United Nations says initial reports indicate that...

APNewsBreak: US resident gets 10-year Iran prison sentence

September 19, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A U.S. permanent resident detained for a year in Iran over spying allegations has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and a $4.2 million fine, his supporters said Tuesday, part of a wide crackdown on those with foreign...

State police chief found stabbed to death in Acapulco home

September 19, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Authorities in the southern Mexico state of Guerrero say the head of the state police has been stabbed to death. The state public safety department said state police director Tomas Hernandez Martínez was found dead Monday in his...

Asian stocks mostly lower amid US, Japan central banks wait

September 19, 2016 • Business, World NewsComments (0)

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly lower Tuesday amid a nervous wait for what might happen to interest rates from the U.S. Federal Reserve and the Bank of Japan. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 fluctuated and was up 0.4 percent at...

Venezuela’s crisis keeps non-aligned summit turnout low

September 17, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Cuba’s President Raul Castro, left, and Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro, shake hands during the inauguration of the 17th Non-Aligned Movement Summit in Porlamar, Venezuela, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos) PORLAMAR,...

Stripes, sparkles, tough love at day 2 of London Fashion Wee

September 17, 2016 • Entertainment, World NewsComments (0)

A model wears a creation by designer Donatella Versace for her label Versus during her Spring/Summer 2017 runway show at London Fashion Week in London, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) LONDON (AP) — Summer may be well and truly over in...

US says it may have struck Syrian troops while targeting IS

September 17, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to a journalist’s question during a news conference after a CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States, former Soviet republics) summit in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik,...

EU leaders look at 6 months for rebuilding EU dream

September 16, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

French President Francois Hollande, left, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, attend a press conference after the EU summit in Bratislava Friday, Sept. 16, 2016. The EU summit, without the participation of the United Kingdom, kicked off the discussion on the...