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Australia PM says business as usual despite minority gov't

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 1:02am

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has rejected calls for an early election despite the likelihood of his coalition government losing its majority after a weekend by-election.

The Latest: EU wants probe into Saudi's death to continue

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:53am

The Latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at his country's consulate in Istanbul (all times local):

Local vote in Poland tests support for ruling nationalists

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:37am

Polish voters are casting ballots in local elections that are the first nationwide test of support for the conservative ruling party, whose policies have produced street protests and repeated clashes with European Union leaders.

Israeli official: Netanyahu delays West Bank demolition plan

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:33am

An Israeli official says Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has postponed the planned demolition of a West Bank hamlet.

'Dark day': Congo rebels kill 2 health agents fighting Ebola

Cara Anna, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:26am

It is a "dark day" for everyone fighting the deadly Ebola outbreak after rebels shot and killed two medical agents with the Congolese army, Congo's health minister announced late Saturday.

China says top Macau official falls to death from building

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 11:36pm

China's head representative to Macau died after a fall from his residential building, the central government said Sunday.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 2:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:41pm

President Donald Trump says he will exit a landmark arms control agreement because Russia is violating the pact and it's preventing the U.S. from developing new weapons. The 1987 pact, which helps protect the security of the U.S. and its allies in Europe and the Far East, prohibits the United States and Russia from possessing, producing or test-flying a ground-launched cruise missile with a range of 300 to 3,400 miles.

Afghan vote enters 2nd day after attacks, technical issues

Rahim Faiez, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:37pm

Afghanistan's parliamentary elections entered a second day on Sunday following violence and chaos that caused delays and interruptions on the first day of polling.

Migrant caravan re-forms in Mexico, members vow to reach US

Mark Stevenson and Sonia Perez D., Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:03pm

Despite Mexican efforts to stop them at the border, about 2,000 Central American migrants swam or rafted across a river separating that country from Guatemala, re-formed their mass caravan in Mexico and vowed to resume their journey toward the United States.

Tropical Storm Willa could become hurricane off Mexico coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:03pm

Two tropical storms are swirling in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico, and one is forecast to become a hurricane and approach the country's west coast in several days.

About 2,000 migrants who crossed river into Mexico vote in show of hands to re-form caravan, continue march northward

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 5:24pm

About 2,000 migrants who crossed river into Mexico vote in show of hands to re-form caravan, continue march northward.

Saudi Khashoggi saw Turkey as base for a new Middle East

Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 3:53pm

Friends say Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was a proud Arab who wanted to set up a base in his ancestral homeland of Turkey, contributing to the growing community of exiled Arabs who have taken refuge there.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 3:51pm

Ten days after Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle, teenagers who make up the Mosley High Dolphins football team returned to the field in downtown Panama City, providing a little normalcy after a storm that has forever altered their lives. An estimated crowd of 1,500 gathered at Tommy Oliver Stadium to watch the Dolphins take on the Pensacola Tigers. The fans enjoyed free admission, free food and the chance to escape the relentless stress that was left in Michael's wake.

'Dark day': Congo rebels kill 2 health agents fighting Ebola

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 3:46pm

Congo's health minister called it a "dark day" for everyone fighting the deadly Ebola outbreak after rebels shot and killed two medical agents with the Congolese army who had been assisting health officials.

'Dark day' as Congolese rebels kill 2 health agents fighting deadly Ebola outbreak, health minister says

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 3:44pm

'Dark day' as Congolese rebels kill 2 health agents fighting deadly Ebola outbreak, health minister says.

Latest communal violence in central Nigeria kills 55

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 2:38pm

Nigeria's government says 55 people have been killed in the latest eruption of communal violence in north-central Kaduna state.

A timeline of Saudi statements on the killing of Khashoggi

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 1:29pm

The official Saudi statements on the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi have changed several times since he mysteriously disappeared after entering his country's consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.

Sri Lanka to recall peacekeeping commander on UN request

Bharatha Mallawarachi, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 11:02am

Sri Lanka's military said that it will recall its commander leading a U.N. peacekeeping contingent in Mali after the world body asked him to be repatriated over his human rights background.

Former Dutch PM Wim Kok dies at 80, haunted by Srebrenica

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:50am

Former Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok, a trade unionist-turned-politician who inspired a new breed of pragmatic Social Democratic leaders who swept to power in Europe in the 1990s, has died at 80.