AP World News

Battle against IS in Raqqa is in 'final stages,' force says

1 hour 57 sec ago
BEIRUT (AP) — The battle for the Islamic State group's de-facto Syria capital, Raqqa, has reached its "final stages," the Syrian Democratic Forces said Wednesday, almost four months after the U.S.-backed force launched an assault on the self-proclaimed capital of the militant group. 2017-09-20T10:39:00-04:00 2017-09-20T14:39:04-04:00
Categories: World News

Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 225

1 hour 57 sec ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rescuers found a surviving child on Wednesday in the ruins of a school that collapsed in Mexico's magnitude 7.1 earthquake, one of many efforts across the city to try to save people trapped in debris under schools, homes and businesses toppled by the quake that killed at least 225 people. 2017-09-20T10:11:00-04:00 2017-09-20T14:11:57-04:00
Categories: World News

Trump's trashing of Iran deal poses problems for NK strategy

1 hour 57 sec ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump's threat before the world to obliterate North Korea left no doubt about his determination to stop the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup. His disparagement of the Iran nuclear deal in the same speech offered Pyongyang little hope of a negotiated solution. 2017-09-20T10:38:00-04:00 2017-09-20T14:38:09-04:00
Categories: World News

German officials see no sign of election hacking _ yet

3 hours 58 sec ago
BERLIN (AP) — German officials say there's no sign of concerted cyberattacks aimed at influencing the outcome of the country's upcoming election, but warned Wednesday against giving the all-clear yet. 2017-09-20T08:49:00-04:00 2017-09-20T12:49:57-04:00
Categories: World News

Report: Iran group hacks aviation, petrochemical industries

3 hours 58 sec ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A group of hackers suspected of working in Iran for its government is targeting the aviation and petrochemical industries in Saudi Arabia, the U.S. and South Korea, a cybersecurity firm warned Wednesday. 2017-09-20T07:30:00-04:00 2017-09-20T11:30:10-04:00
Categories: World News

Trump's trashing of Iran deal poses problems for NK strategy

3 hours 58 sec ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump's threat before the world to obliterate North Korea left no doubt about his determination to stop the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup. His disparagement of the Iran nuclear deal in the same speech offered Pyongyang little hope of a negotiated solution. 2017-09-20T04:45:00-04:00 2017-09-20T08:45:42-04:00
Categories: World News

Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 225

3 hours 58 sec ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Rescuers said Wednesday they have found a surviving child in the ruins of a school that collapsed in Mexico's magnitude 7.1 earthquake, one of many efforts across the city to save people trapped in under schools, homes and businesses toppled by a quake that killed at least 225 people. 2017-09-20T07:08:00-04:00 2017-09-20T11:08:03-04:00
Categories: World News

Spanish police arrest Catalan officials over secession vote

6 hours 56 sec ago
MADRID (AP) — Spanish police arrested at least 12 people Wednesday in raids on Catalan government offices, news reports said, as national authorities intensified a crackdown on the region's preparations for a secession vote that Spain says is illegal. 2017-09-20T03:48:00-04:00 2017-09-20T07:48:47-04:00
Categories: World News

Turkish officer hit by rotor blade dies at police school

6 hours 56 sec ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's state-run news agency says a police officer has died after being hit by a helicopter's rotor blade at a police training school. 2017-09-20T05:32:00-04:00 2017-09-20T09:32:58-04:00
Categories: World News

UN chief to open signing for 1st nuclear ban treaty

6 hours 56 sec ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will open the signing ceremony for the first treaty to ban nuclear weapons and the Security Council hold a high-level meeting on its far-flung peacekeeping operations as world leaders tackle a wide range of crises and challenges on the second day of their annual gathering. 2017-09-19T21:07:00-04:00 2017-09-20T01:07:40-04:00
Categories: World News

Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 217

8 hours 57 sec ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities stood at 217. 2017-09-20T02:27:00-04:00 2017-09-20T06:27:53-04:00
Categories: World News

Trump's trashing of Iran deal poses problems for NK strategy

10 hours 58 sec ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump's threat before the world to obliterate North Korea left no doubt about his determination to stop the communist country's nuclear weapons buildup. His disparagement of the Iran nuclear deal in the same speech offered Pyongyang little hope of a negotiated solution. 2017-09-20T00:10:00-04:00 2017-09-20T04:10:28-04:00
Categories: World News

Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 217

10 hours 58 sec ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities stood at 217. 2017-09-20T01:45:00-04:00 2017-09-20T05:45:13-04:00
Categories: World News

Rescuers wriggle into collapsed school after Mexico quake

10 hours 58 sec ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The three-story school structure had pancaked into a pile of concrete slabs. The bodies of 21 children and four adults had been pulled out. But still sounds came from the collapsed structure early Wednesday — nobody knew if they were survivors pounding for help, or simply the noises of shifting rubble. 2017-09-20T00:44:00-04:00 2017-09-20T04:44:41-04:00
Categories: World News

The Latest: President Donald Trump warns North Korea

12 hours 57 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local): 2017-09-19T22:07:00-04:00 2017-09-20T02:07:56-04:00
Categories: World News

Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 248

12 hours 57 sec ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Police, firefighters and ordinary Mexicans dug frantically through the rubble of collapsed schools, homes and apartment buildings early Wednesday, looking for survivors of Mexico's deadliest earthquake in decades as the number of confirmed fatalities climbed to 248. 2017-09-19T23:22:00-04:00 2017-09-20T03:22:14-04:00
Categories: World News

The Latest: Mexico president says first priority is rescue

14 hours 57 sec ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) — The latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local): 2017-09-19T21:04:00-04:00 2017-09-20T01:04:30-04:00
Categories: World News

149 killed as 7.1 magnitude quake fells buildings in Mexico

14 hours 57 sec ago
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A powerful earthquake shook central Mexico on Tuesday, collapsing buildings in plumes of dust and killing at least 149 people. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped. 2017-09-19T21:20:00-04:00 2017-09-20T01:20:35-04:00
Categories: World News

Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica

14 hours 57 sec ago
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hurricane Maria barreled toward Puerto Rico on Tuesday night after wreaking widespread devastation on Dominica and leaving the small Caribbean island virtually incommunicado. 2017-09-19T21:22:00-04:00 2017-09-20T01:22:43-04:00
Categories: World News

AP Interview: Lavrov hints US-Russia 'Tit-for-tat' could end

14 hours 57 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told The Associated Press in an interview Tuesday that he heard positive news in President Donald Trump's United Nations address: "that the U.S. would not impose its way of life on others." 2017-09-19T21:30:00-04:00 2017-09-20T01:30:35-04:00
Categories: World News

Pages