Scores Die in Indonesian Tsunami as Warning System Stalls
An early warning system that could have prevented some deaths in the tsunami that hit an Indonesian island on Friday has been stalled in the testing phase for years.
The Latest: Macedonian Leader: Vote for Nation’s EU Future
The Latest on Macedonia’s referendum on a name change for the country (all times local):
Boko Haram Has Been Repelled, Cameroon’s Leader Declares
Cameroon’s president says Boko Haram has been defeated in the country, the first such announcement since he declared war on the extremist group four years ago.
Typhoon Pummels Japan, Flights Canceled, Trains Shut Down
A powerful typhoon ripped through Japan on Sunday, forcing cancellations of flights and trains, including in the Tokyo area as authorities warned of strong winds and torrential rain.
Iraq’s Kurds Hold Elections for Regional Parliament
Iraq’s self-ruled Kurdish region was holding long-delayed parliamentary elections on Sunday, a year after a vote for independence sparked a punishing backlash from Baghdad, leaving Kurdish leaders deeply divided.
The Latest: Many Feared Buried in Residential Complex Debris
The Latest on a powerful earthquake and tsunami that hit Indonesia (all times local):
No Nobel Literature Prize This Year but Body Still in Focus
There won’t be a Nobel Prize in Literature this year but the Swedish Academy that awards the prestigious prize is still in the limelight.
Trump on Kim: Tough Talk … ‘And Then We Fell in Love’
President Donald Trump told a cheering crowd at a campaign rally that there was once tough talk 'back and forth' between him and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un 'and then we fell in love.'
No. 19 Oregon Beats No. 24 California 42-24
Every time it seemed like California might be ready to mount a comeback, Oregon’s opportunistic defense stepped up and delivered.
China Manufacturing Weakens Amid US Tariff Battle
China’s export orders shrank in September as a tariff battle with Washington over technology escalated, adding to downward pressure on the world’s No. 2 economy, two surveys showed Sunday.