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Guatemala again refuses to readmit UN graft investigator

Sonia Perez D., Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:51pm

Guatemala's government reiterated Tuesday that it is refusing to readmit the head of a U.N. commission investigating corruption in the country, including one pending case against President Jimmy Morales.

They said it: Less-quoted leaders at UN, in their own words

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:27pm

Lots of leaders saying lots of things about lots of topics — topics that matter to them, to their regions, to the world.

Pope acknowledges underground Chinese will suffer with new deal, but takes responsibility and assures he names bishops

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 3:03pm

Pope acknowledges underground Chinese will suffer with new deal, but takes responsibility and assures he names bishops.

Russia's Lavrov lashes out at Norway arrest of suspected spy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 2:55pm

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is slamming Norway for arresting a Russian parliamentary official suspected of spying.

AP Interview: NATO chief plays balancing act with Russia

Frank Jordans and Angela Charlton, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 2:01pm

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday he wants a more constructive relationship with Russia — even as the Western alliance is taking measures to respond to Moscow's increasing military assertiveness.

Iran says US wants to overthrow govt, rejects two-way talks

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 1:29pm

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani accused the United States on Tuesday of trying to overthrow his government, rejecting bilateral talks after President Donald Trump denounced Iran's leaders and predicted stepped-up U.S. sanctions would get Tehran to negotiate over its nuclear program.

Mexico disarms Acapulco police force linked to drug gangs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 1:07pm

Authorities in southern Mexico disarmed and placed under investigation the entire police force in the once-glittering resort of Acapulco on Tuesday, claiming the local cops were infiltrated by drug gangs.

The Latest: US to warn Iran of 'hell to pay' for defiance

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:41pm

The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local):

Iran's president says US should return to negotiations on nuclear deal in UN Security Council

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:36pm

Iran's president says US should return to negotiations on nuclear deal in UN Security Council .

Iran's president accuses US of pressuring, threatening supporters of Iran nuclear deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:27pm

Iran's president accuses US of pressuring, threatening supporters of Iran nuclear deal.

Iranian president says the Trump administration seems determined to render all international institutions ineffectual

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:14pm

Iranian president says the Trump administration seems determined to render all international institutions ineffectual.

Iranian president condemns "recklessness and disregard of some states for international values and institutions"

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:10pm

Iranian president condemns "recklessness and disregard of some states for international values and institutions"

French ex-premier launches bid to become Barcelona mayor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:51am

Former French Prime Minister Manuel Valls launched a bid on Tuesday to become Barcelona's mayor in an election next year with the aim to "rescue" the Catalan capital from "deterioration."

UK Labour Party criticizes Israel amid anti-Semitism warning

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:21am

Britain's main opposition Labour Party has passed a motion strongly criticizing Israel, as a senior lawmaker warned the party must root out anti-Semitism.

Former Trump hotel in Panama City rebranded as JW Marriott

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:12am

A luxury hotel and condominium tower in Panama City that used to bear the Trump name was formally rebranded Tuesday as the JW Marriott after a bitter dispute over control that ended with the U.S. president's family company evicted.

Hungary: Premier's free trips draw scrutiny after news story

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:07am

A Hungarian opposition party says it will report to prosecutors suspected corruption relating to luxury trips taken by Prime Minister Viktor Orban to soccer matches abroad paid for by a businessman whose companies have benefited from numerous state contracts.

EU lawmakers cancel Turkey funds over democracy shortfalls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 10:49am

European Union lawmakers say they are canceling 70 million euros ($82.4 million) in funding meant to help Turkey join the EU due to what they see as Ankara's failure to improve rule of law and human rights.

US lashes out at Iran as world leaders gather at UN

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 10:47am

President Donald Trump and his top national security aides lashed out at Iran with unusual venom Tuesday, warning Tehran that it faced severe consequences if it defied the United States.

World leaders laugh as Trump boasts of his achievements

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 10:34am

President Donald Trump got some laughter when he addressed world leaders on Tuesday. It wasn't intentional.