Key factors in Sri Lanka’s presidential election

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankans are voting Saturday for a new president after weeks of campaigning that largely focused on national security and religious extremism in the backdrop of the deadly...

Arizona congressman’s tweets raise Epstein conspiracy theory

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar appears to be signaling support for a conspiracy theory that Jeffrey Epstein did not kill himself while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges. ...

UN: Al-Shabab remains 'potent threat' in Somalia and region

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Al-Shabab extremists in Somalia remain "a potent threat" to regional peace and are now manufacturing home-made explosives, expanding their revenue sources and infiltrating govern...

Suicide bomber attacks Indonesian police station, injuring 6

MEDAN, Indonesia (AP) — Police say a suicide bomber has blown himself up at a busy police station in Indonesia's third-largest city, injuring at least six people. National police spo...

USC campus left shaken by 9 student deaths since August

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The first death occurred in late August, two days before classes began, when an incoming freshman was struck by a car while walking on a freeway near the University of Southern Cali...

Trump says US on the hunt for Islamic State's new leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says America has its eye on the new leader of the Islamic State following the death of the group's leader in a military raid last month. Trum...

APNewsBreak: Buttigieg hopes to name 1st female VA secretary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says if elected he'd like to name a woman to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs for the first time, part of a broader plan to sp...

Foreign domestic helpers being radicalized by IS

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Institute for Policy Analysis of Conflict (IPAC), an Indonesian think-tank, says the terrorist organization Islamic State (IS) is recruiting Indonesian domestic helper...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 10, the 314th day of 2019. There are 51 days left in the year. Today's Highlights in History: On Nov. 10, 1...

AP Interview: Huawei founder says US woes not hardest crisis

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — For decades, Huawei's founder stayed out of sight as it grew to become the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers and passed Apple as the No. 2 smartphone brand. ...

Hopes of young Lebanese to escape sectarianism put to test

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's protests are bringing out people from across the country's spectrum of faiths and communities trying to throw out the entire ruling elite. They give a glimpse into a Lebanon tr...

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Today in History Today is Saturday, Nov. 9, the 313th day of 2019. There are 52 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 9, 16...

Huawei founder says US sanctions not his toughest crisis

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — For decades, Huawei's founder stayed out of sight as it grew to become the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers and passed Apple as the No. 2 smartphone brand. ...

Hong Kong student dies after fall during protest clash

HONG KONG (AP) — A hospital official says a Hong Kong university student who fell off a carpark building after police fired tear gas during clashes with anti-government protesters has died. ...

Huawei founder says US sanctions not his toughest crisis

SHENZHEN, China (AP) — For decades, Huawei founder Ren Zhengfei stayed out of sight as his company grew to become the biggest maker of network gear for phone carriers and passed Apple as the No. 2 sma...