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The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:40pm

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation is projecting Justin Trudeau's Liberals will win a minority government. Trudeau appeared to overcome a challenge in Monday's national elections from the rival Conservatives four years after he channeled his father's star power to become prime minister. CBC projects Trudeau's Liberals won't win the majority of seats in Parliament and will have to rely on another party to pass legislation.

The Latest: Japan's emperor proclaims ascension to throne

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 9:59pm

The Latest on Japanese Emperor Naruhito's enthronement ceremony (all times local):

4 South Koreans arrested over break-in at US envoy compound

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 9:44pm

South Korea police have formally arrested four anti-American students who broke into the U.S. ambassador's residence in Seoul while protesting the Trump administration's demands for the country to pay more to help cover the costs of keeping U.S. troops there.

Japan warns of more rain, mudslide risk in typhoon-hit areas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 9:25pm

The Japanese weather agency is warning people in Tokyo and northern Nagano about heavy rainfall that may set off flooding and mudslides, including in areas recovering from a deadly typhoon.

Hundreds to mourn American prosecutor slain in Micronesia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:45pm

Hundreds of people are expected to attend a memorial service Tuesday or pay their respects in other ways to American prosecutor Rachelle Bergeron, who was shot and killed last week on the Pacific nation of Micronesia after returning home from a run with her dog.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation projects Justin Trudeau's Liberals will win a minority government

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:26pm

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation projects Justin Trudeau's Liberals will win a minority government.

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation says Justin Trudeau's Liberals will hold on to government

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:14pm

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation says Justin Trudeau's Liberals will hold on to government.

Haiti: Gunshots wound 7 men setting up protest roadblock

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:26pm

Haitian police said seven young men were shot and wounded early Monday as they set up a roadblock as part of protests in the southern city of Jacmel.

Brazil sending more troops in oil spill clean-up

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 3:20pm

Brazil's vice president says more troops will be dispatched to help contain the oil spill that has been polluting the nation's northeastern coast.

Nobel laurate Jody Williams campaigns against killer robots

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 3:03pm

Nobel Peace laureate Jody Williams is helping lead a campaign for a new international treaty to ban killer weapons that can select targets and fire without decision-making by a human being.

No prices on the menu for women? That'll cost you

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 1:07pm

A famed restaurant in Peru's capital has learned what it may cost to give women menus that don't include prices.

US diplomat in Ukraine text messages to testify to Congress

Lynn Berry, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:58pm

William Taylor has emerged as an unlikely central player in the events that are at the heart of the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.

AP Interview: Catalan head says only talks can stop protests

Joseph Wilson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:08pm

Catalonia's leader said Monday that the recent massive protests in the region, which often spiraled into violent clashes with police, won't cease until the Spanish government agrees to listen to separatists' demands.

More violent clashes in Chile as many line up for food

Eva Vergara, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:57am

Protesters defied an emergency decree and confronted police in Chile's capital Monday, continuing violent clashes, arson and looting that have left at least 12 dead and led the president to say the country is "at war."

Israel's Netanyahu gives up on forming new coalition

Josef Federman, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:31am

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday that he had failed to form a majority government in parliament, marking a major setback for the embattled Israeli leader that plunges the country into a new period of political uncertainty.

Netanyahu returns mandate to Israel's president after failing to form coalition government

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:21am

Netanyahu returns mandate to Israel's president after failing to form coalition government.

The Latest: Syrian Kurdish leader likens US move to genocide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:34am

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

Bus crash in Congo's southwest kills at least 30, injures 16

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:24am

Congo's presidency says at least 30 people have been killed and 16 others injured in a bus accident in southwestern Kongo Central province.

Russia to send strategic bombers to South Africa for visit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:14am

The Russian military says two of its nuclear-capable bombers will visit South Africa in what appears to be the first-ever such deployment to the African continent.