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State-run news agency says Iran's president, foreign minister may not go to UN meeting as no US visas issued for them

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 2:39am

State-run news agency says Iran's president, foreign minister may not go to UN meeting as no US visas issued for them.

3 dead as speedboat trying to set record crashes off Venice

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 2:34am

Italian firefighters say three people aboard a speedboat have been killed when their vessel crashed into an offshore dike of the lagoon city of Venice.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Saudi Arabia should see attack on oil facilities as a warning to end its Yemen war

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:04am

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Saudi Arabia should see attack on oil facilities as a warning to end its Yemen war.

Filipino coast guard men convicted in Taiwan fisherman death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:42am

A Philippine court has found eight Filipino coast guard personnel guilty of conspiring to shoot and kill a Taiwanese fisherman in a 2013 incident at sea that strained the ties of the Asian neighbors.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 4:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:40pm

Israel's two main political parties are deadlocked after national elections, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu facing an uphill battle to keep his job. Seeming kingmaker Avigdor Lieberman says Wednesday he'll insist upon a secular unity government between Netanyahu's Likud and Benny Gantz's Blue and White parties, who are currently tied.

Court hears challenge to Australian election result

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:22pm

Lawyers for the first Chinese-born lawmaker to be appointed to Australia's Parliament and for a senior government minister have appeared in a court to fight challenges to their elections over misleading Chinese-language campaign signs.

Saudi Arabia says it is joining U.S.-led coalition to secure Mideast waterways after attacks on oil facilities

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:21pm

Saudi Arabia says it is joining U.S.-led coalition to secure Mideast waterways after attacks on oil facilities.

Israel's Netanyahu vows to seek 'Zionist' government without Arab parties

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:35pm

Israel's Netanyahu vows to seek 'Zionist' government without Arab parties.

Gamble pays off for Lieberman, who becomes Israeli kingmaker

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 4:53pm

The veteran Israeli politician Avigdor Lieberman took the political gamble of his life when he spurned his mentor, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and forced an unprecedented repeat election. As results began rolling in from Tuesday's vote, it appeared to have paid off.

Mexico asks French auctioneers to halt sale of artifacts

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 3:05pm

The Mexican government is asking a French auction house to halt the planned sale of a collection of about 120 pre-Hispanic artifacts, saying some are fakes and others should be returned to Mexico.

Israeli election kingmaker Avigdor Lieberman calls for unity government with Blue and White, Likud parties

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 2:53pm

Israeli election kingmaker Avigdor Lieberman calls for unity government with Blue and White, Likud parties.

Exit polls show Israeli PM Netanyahu short of securing parliamentary majority, political future in doubt.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 1:07pm

Exit polls show Israeli PM Netanyahu short of securing parliamentary majority, political future in doubt.

Spain's caretaker prime minister says fresh elections will take place in November as no leader can form a government

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 1:06pm

Spain's caretaker prime minister says fresh elections will take place in November as no leader can form a government.

Trump reveals short list for national security adviser

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 12:34pm

President Donald Trump says he's now considering five people to replace ousted National Security Adviser John Bolton.

RCMP official arrested after FBI, RCMP found documents

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:52am

The head of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police says the national force was working with the FBI on an investigation last year when it discovered documents that eventually led to the arrest of one of its senior intelligence officers.

Bachelet denied campaign took money from Brazil OAS company

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:49am

U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet is denying accusations by a former businessman that her 2013 presidential campaign in Chile illegally took money from Brazilian company OAS.

Vatican seeks trial for seminarian accused of sex abuse

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:28am

The Vatican's criminal prosecutor is seeking to indict a one-time seminarian accused of sexually abusing younger seminarians who lived inside the Vatican and served as altar boys at papal Masses in St. Peter's Basilica.

Mexican experts piece together 41 bodies found in well

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:09am

Forensic examiners in western Mexico said Tuesday they have pieced together a total of 41 bodies from bags full of body parts found in a well earlier this month.

US, Belarus mend diplomatic ties with return of ambassadors

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:24am

A top U.S. diplomat says Washington and Belarus have agreed to return ambassadors to each other's countries, mending an 11-year break.