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October 21, 2018

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  • 5 dead in Costa Rica rafting accident

    17 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) — Officials in Costa Rica say some foreign tourists were among five people killed in a rafting accident on a swollen river in the west-central part of the country. The Red Cross and the security ...

  • Australia PM says business as usual despite minority gov't

    1 hour, 1 minute ago

    (AP) SYDNEY (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday rejected calls for an early election despite the likelihood of his coalition government losing its majority after a weekend by-election. Morrison's Liberal Party, the senior half of the ruling coalition, ...

  • Kurdish party behind referendum wins regional polls in Iraq

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) ERBIL, Iraq (AP) — The Iraqi Kurdish party behind last year's ill-fated independence referendum has won the most seats in parliamentary elections held in the autonomous Kurdish region, authorities said Sunday. The elections commission says the Kurdistan Democratic Party won ...

  • The Latest: Federal police monitoring migrant caravan

    1 hour, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — The Latest on the caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local): 9:10 a.m. Three federal police units are escorting the massive crowd of migrants marching across southernmost Mexico ...

  • The Latest: Corker says Saudi prince behind writer killing

    2 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at his country's consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 4:35 p.m. The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince ...

  • Student threatens teacher with fake gun outside Paris

    2 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) PARIS (AP) — France's president has called for stronger punishments for students who threaten teachers after a pupil brandished a fake gun in a classroom. A video that went viral earlier this week showed the student standing in a classroom ...

  • Israeli leader delays demolition plan for West Bank hamlet

    3 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he has decided to postpone the planned demolition of a West Bank hamlet to allow time for a negotiated solution with its residents, in a move that appeared aimed at ...

  • Hurricane Willa grows rapidly off Mexico's Pacific coast

    3 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — A newly formed hurricane is rapidly gaining force off Mexico's Pacific coast and forecasters say it could reach Category 4 status before hitting land by midweek along a stretch of shore between Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlan. ...

  • Taiwan's railway administration says 17 people have been killed and 101 injured after a train derailed.

    4 hours, 44 minutes ago

    (AP) TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's railway administration says 17 people have been killed and 101 injured after a train derailed.

  • Suspected militants kill 3 workers in Egypt's Sinai

    6 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials say three workers contracted to build a security wall in the northern Sinai city of el-Arish have been shot dead by suspected militants. The officials say a fourth worker was wounded in the ...

  • Scottish leader pulls out of media event featuring Bannon

    6 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pulled out of an Edinburgh conference because former White House strategist Steve Bannon is scheduled to speak at the event. In a tweet Saturday, Sturgeon said she believes "passionately in free ...

  • The Nation's Weather

    7 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) The Nation's Weather for Sunday, October 21, 2018 _____ NATIONAL SUMMARY Today will end on a much colder note across a large part of the East. Brisk winds will usher in a reinforcing shot of cold air, which will hold ...

  • Afghan vote enters 2nd day after attacks, technical issues

    7 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's parliamentary elections entered a second day after delays caused by violence and technical issues, as a roadside bomb killed nearly a dozen civilians on Sunday, including several children. Independent Elections Commission Chairman Abdul Badi Sayat ...

  • The Latest: Roadside bomb kills 11 in Afghanistan

    8 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on Afghanistan's parliamentary elections, which were extended into a second day after technical issues led to hours of delays at voting stations (all times local): Noon Afghan officials say a roadside bomb has killed ...

  • 3 rebels killed in Kashmir, 35 hurt amid anti-India clashes

    8 hours, 41 minutes ago

    (AP) SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Officials say three suspected rebels have been killed in a gunbattle with government forces in disputed Kashmir, triggering violent anti-India protests. The Indian military says the fighting erupted on Sunday after troops cordoned off a village ...

  • Afghan officials say roadside bomb kills 11 civilians on second day of parliamentary elections

    8 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say roadside bomb kills 11 civilians on second day of parliamentary elections.

  • Migrant caravan re-forms in Mexico, members vow to reach US

    12 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Despite Mexican efforts to stop them at the border, about 2,000 Central American migrants swam or rafted across a river separating that country from Guatemala, re-formed their mass caravan in Mexico and vowed to resume ...

  • The Latest: Crowd thins on Guatemala-Mexico border bridge

    17 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — The Latest on a caravan of Central American migrants hoping to reach the United States (all times local): 4:40 p.m. By Saturday afternoon the Guatemala-to-Mexico border bridge where thousands of migrants spent the night after ...

  • US Forecast

    19 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) US Forecast for Sunday, October 21, 2018 _____ City/Town, State;Yesterday’s High Temp (F);Yesterday’s Low Temp (F);Today’s High Temp (F);Today’s Low Temp (F);Weather Condition;Wind Direction;Wind Speed (MPH);Humidity (%);Chance of Precip. (%);UV Index Albany, NY;60;36;44;29;Windy and cooler;WNW;16;50%;0%;2 Albuquerque, NM;70;45;64;48;Mostly sunny;SSE;8;57%;4%;5 Anchorage, AK;51;42;53;42;Spotty ...

  • A timeline of Saudi statements on the killing of Khashoggi

    20 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) ISTANBUL (AP) — The official Saudi statements on the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi have changed several times since he mysteriously disappeared after entering his country's consulate in Istanbul earlier this month. The latest announcement on Saturday, declaring that Khashoggi ...

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