Powerful earthquake on Iran-Iraq border kills over 330
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A powerful 7.3 magnitude earthquake that struck the Iraq-Iran border region killed over 330 people in both countries, sent people fleeing their homes into the night and was felt as far west as the Mediterranean coast, authorities reported on Monday….
Trump embraces Duterte as Asia trip winds down
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — His lengthy Asia trip down to its final days, President Donald Trump once more pushed for equitable trade deals and opted to publicly prioritize strategic interests over human rights, declining to shine a spotlight on the violent drug war overseen by his Philippine host….
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Yemen rebels vow escalation as Saudis look to relax blockade
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Saudi Arabia announced Monday that the Saudi-led coalition fighting Shiite rebels in Yemen will begin reopening airports and seaports in the Arab world's poorest country, days after closing them over a rebel ballistic missile attack on Riyadh….
Moore threatens lawsuit over story that threatens campaign
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alabama Republican Roy Moore says a lawsuit will be filed over the newspaper report carrying allegations that he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl four decades ago and that neither Democrats nor Republicans want to see him win a special Senate election….
Ex-members say church uses power, lies to keep grip on kids
SPINDALE, North Carolina (AP) — As a court-appointed advocate for two foster boys, it was Nancy Burnette's job to ensure they were in good hands. So as part of her casework, she visited Word of Faith Fellowship, the evangelical church they attended with the couple seeking to adopt them….
US-targeted IS in Somalia could be a ‘significant threat’
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Islamic State group's growing presence in Somalia could become a "significant threat" if it attracts fighters fleeing collapsing strongholds in Syria and Iraq, experts say, and already it seems to be influencing local al-Shabab extremists to adopt tactics like beheadings….
Desperate Rohingya swim 2.5 miles from Myanmar to Bangladesh
SHAH PORIR DWIP, Bangladesh (AP) — Nabi Hussain owes his life to a yellow plastic oil container….
In Asia, Trump briefly baffled by group handshake
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Donald Trump is known for his long, at times aggressive, handshakes with world leaders. But at an international summit in the Philippines on Monday, he struggled briefly with a different kind of handshake….
Brady, Patriots send Broncos to fifth straight loss, 41-16
DENVER (AP) — Denver is no longer Tom Brady's House of Horrors and the Broncos sure don't scare anybody anymore….