Tuesday, September 26, 2017

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Frauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, leaves a press conference of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, where she said that she won't be part of the party's parliament faction on the day after the nationalist party was elected first time into the German parliament. Right is co-chairman Joerg Meuthen.

BY KIRSTEN GRIESHABER and DAVID RISING BAUTZEN, Germany (AP) — Leaders of the nationalist, anti-migrant Alternative for Germany pledged Monday to use their third-place election finish to conduct robust but ...
Rescue workers quickly evacuate the site of a felled office building brought down by a 7.1-magnitude earthquake, in the Roma Norte neighborhood of Mexico City, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017.

BY MARIA VERZA MEXICO CITY (AP) — Search teams were still digging in dangerous piles of rubble Monday, hoping against the odds to find survivors at collapsed buildings in Mexico ...
An Iraqi Kurdish woman leaves the voting booth to cast her ballot in the referendum on independence from Iraq in Irbil, Iraq, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017.

BY SUSANNAH GEORGE and BALINT SZLANKO IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi Kurds cast ballots on Monday in their autonomous region and in a wide sweep of captured territories on whether ...
In this photo taken Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, passengers board an Alaska Airlines jet from the rear using stairs at Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in Anchorage, Alaska.

BY MARK THIESSEN ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Claire Richardson remembers taking off from Nome in an airplane uniquely configured for Alaska when a horrible smell seeped into the passenger area. ...
President Donald Trump listens during a luncheon with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York

BY CHRISTOPHER RUGABER WASHINGTON (AP) — Most business economists expect the Trump administration’s efforts to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement will make no difference to the U.S. economy ...
This undated photo provided in 2017 by a former member of the Word of Faith Fellowship shows founder Jane Whaley with children at the church in Spindale, N.C.

BY MITCH WEISS and HOLBROOK MOHR SPINDALE, N.C. (AP) — When Randy Fields’ construction company faced potential ruin because of the cratering economy, he pleaded with his pastor at Word ...

Jan Cook could barely hold back the tears as she watched a team of volunteers swarm around her Bonita Springs home, helping pick up the life that Hurricane Irma turned ...
Architect Victor Marquez appraises an earthquake-damaged building, in Mexico City, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

BY MARIA TERESA HERNANDEZ MEXICO CITY (AP) — In quake-stricken Mexico City, hundreds of architects and engineers are rushing to do triage, diagnose and classify some very worrisome patients: the ...
North Koreans gather at Kim Il Sung Square to attend a mass rally against America on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea, a day after the country's leader issued a rare statement attacking Donald Trump.

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has held a large anti-U.S. rally in its capital city, backing its leader Kim Jong Un as he exchanges insult-laden threats with President ...
In this May 19, 2017, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, left, leaves Federal court in New York after pleading guilty to a charge of transmitting sexual material to a minor.

BY TOM HAYS and STEVE PEOPLES NEW YORK (AP) — It seemed as if Anthony Weiner had hit rock bottom when he quit Congress in 2011 over a sexting scandal. ...
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