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The Latest: Rouhani says not important who wins US election

September 22, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):

6:45 p.m.

Iran's president says his country is following the U.S. more »»

French-American honored for helping thwart 2015 train attack

September 22, 2016

PARIS (AP) — President Francois Hollande has bestowed a Legion of Honor award on a French-American who was among passengers who stopped a gunman on a high-speed train in 2015, and was wounded... more »»

Satellite technology beams expertise to remote Alaska clinic

September 22, 2016

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The only clinic in one of the nation's busiest commercial fishing ports is so remote that even conventional telemedicine for emergencies has been impossible for its... more »»

Most Puerto Ricans face a second night without electricity

September 22, 2016

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Most Puerto Ricans faced another night of darkness Thursday as crews slowly restored electricity a day after a fire at a power plant caused the aging utility grid to... more »»

The Latest: Iran rejects US call to ground planes in Syria

September 22, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):

5:30 p.m.

Iran's president has rejected a U.S. more »»

Israeli leader invites Abbas to the Knesset in UN speech

September 22, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu extended an unprecedented invitation Thursday to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, urging him to address Israel's parliament. more »»

Poland's lawmakers open debate on divisive anti-abortion law

September 22, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's lawmakers on Thursday opened a divisive debate on changing the restrictive anti-abortion law, among Europe's toughest, in this predominantly Catholic nation. more »»

Gigi Hadid fends off man-handler between runway turns

September 22, 2016

MILAN (AP) — This was already Gigi Hadid's season.

She drew crowds outside the Max Mara shop on opening day of Milan Fashion Week, and indulged fans with selfies. more »»

Ex-convict flees France, nabbed by Swiss in asylum bid

September 22, 2016

PARIS (AP) — An Algerian man who fled house arrest in France five years after his conviction in a terror-linked case was arrested on Thursday in Switzerland after applying for asylum, Swiss polic... more »»

The Latest: Hungary FM rejects criticism of referendum

September 22, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):

4:40 p.m. more »»

EU slammed for not knowing of key official's offshore firm

September 22, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive body was accused Thursday of failing to properly check the business interests of its top officials after leaked documents showed its former... more »»

Ex-Brazil finance chief held, freed for now in fraud probe

September 22, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The ex-finance minister under Brazilian presidents Dilma Rousseff and Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was arrested Thursday in the corruption scandal at state-run oil giant... more »»

Albania passes divisive law on importing garbage

September 22, 2016

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's parliament has passed a law on importing garbage from foreign countries that was opposed by environmental activists and the opposition. more »»

The Latest: Syria's military announces new Aleppo operation

September 22, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria (all times local):

10:50 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Small nations leaders pay tribute to Ban Ki-moon

September 22, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local):

3:40 p.. more »»

House set to vote on bill prohibiting cash payments to Iran

September 22, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House moved ahead Thursday on a bill to prohibit the United States from making cash payments to Iran and require that Congress be notified before any future... more »»

Italy reopens Spanish Steps after controversy over fence

September 22, 2016

ROME (AP) — Rome's iconic Spanish Steps officially reopened to the public Thursday after a cleaning and repair job financed by luxury jeweler Bulgari, the latest in a series of privately-funded... more »»

UN calls for stepped up security for planes and airports

September 22, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Responding to increasing attacks on airports and aircraft, the U.N. more »»

At UN Netanyahu invites Abbas to address Knesset

September 22, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to address Israel's parliament, the Knesset, during a speech before the U.N. more »»

Putin names close ally to head Russia's spy agency

September 22, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin has named his longtime ally, the speaker of parliament and Putin's chief of staff, to head the country's foreign intelligence service. more »»

 
 
 

 

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