Wednesday, September 20, 2017

World

United States President Donald Trump speaks during the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.

BY ALEXANDRA OLSON UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump urged world leaders Tuesday to help restore “democracy and political freedoms” in Venezuela, singling out the South American country for ...
People gather around of the Angel of Independence monument after an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.

BY MARK STEVENSON, CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN and PETER ORSI MEXICO CITY (AP) — A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 55 people as buildings collapsed in ...
This, GOES-16 satellite image taken Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017, at 14:45 UTC and provided by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), shows Hurricane Maria southeast of Puerto Rico.

BY CARLISLE JNO BAPTISTE and DANICA COTO ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Dominica’s leader sent out an emotional plea for help as Hurricane Maria smashed into the Caribbean island and caused ...
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres addresses the 72nd meeting of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.

BY EDITH M. LEDERER UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned the world’s leaders Tuesday that the threat of a nuclear attack is at its highest level since ...
In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, U.S. Air Force B-1B bomber, F-35B stealth fighter jets and South Korean F-15K fighter jets fly over the Korean Peninsula during a joint drills, South Korea on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017.

BY ROBERT BURNS WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. has seen no need to shoot down North Korean missiles test-fired in Japan’s direction, but a future missile launch that threatens U.S. ...
President Donald Trump shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron during a meeting at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017, in New York.

BY EDITH M. LEDERER UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron are expected to take the spotlight at the annual gathering of world leaders ...
This image taken from video shows passengers inside Marseille-Saint-Charles railway station in Marseille, France on Sunday Sept. 17, 2017.

BY RODRIQUE NGOWI BOSTON (AP) — American college students attacked with acid at a train station in France have offered compassion and prayers for their assailant, who authorities say suffers ...
In this Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017 file photo, Kurds wave Kurdish flags during a rally to support an independence referendum in Iraq, at Martyrs Square in Downtown Beirut, Lebanon.

BY QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA and SUSANNAH GEORGE BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s top court on Monday temporarily suspended the northern Kurdish region’s referendum on independence that’s due next week, a decision that ...
General view inside the exhibition of the new Urban Nation Museum for Urban Contemporary Art in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 18, 2017.

BY GEIR MOULSON BERLIN (AP) — Street art has a new, permanent home in Berlin. Works by artists from around the world have gone on show at the Urban Nation ...
In this photo provided by South Korea Defense Ministry, U.S. Air Force F-35B stealth fighter jets drop bombs as they fly over the Korean Peninsula during a joint drills, South Korea on Monday, Sept. 18, 2017.

BY HYUNG-JIN KIM SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The U.S. military flew advanced bombers and stealth jets over the Korean Peninsula and near Japan in drills with South Korean and ...
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