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In new Sudan, women want more freedom, bigger political role

Samy Magdy, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 1:09am

Sudan's uprising has raised hopes for a new era for the nation and for Sudanese women after three decades of autocratic rule by Omar al-Bashir.

Israel's political future unclear in post-election deadlock

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 12:50am

Israelis are coming to grips with an uncertain political future two days after an election that left the country's two main political parties deadlocked and with no clear path to a coalition government.

'Deeply sorry' Trudeau begs forgiveness for brownface photo

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 12:04am

Canadian leader Justin Trudeau's campaign is working to contain a growing scandal following the publication of a yearbook photo showing him in brownface makeup at a 2001 costume party.

UAE joins US-led coalition to protect Mideast waterways

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:17pm

The United Arab Emirates says it has joined a U.S.-led coalition to protect waterways across the Mideast after an attack on Saudi oil installations.

United Arab Emirates says it joins a US-led coalition to protect Mideast waterways after attack on Saudi oil sites

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:07pm

United Arab Emirates says it joins a US-led coalition to protect Mideast waterways after attack on Saudi oil sites.

UN chief rejects claim he didn't condemn China over Muslims

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:48pm

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is strongly rejecting claims by five human rights groups that he hasn't condemned the Chinese government's detention of more than a million Muslims in the Xinjiang region, saying he has spoken out forcefully.

Taliban claim powerful suicide truck bomb in southern Afghanistan; official says at least 20 killed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:41pm

Taliban claim powerful suicide truck bomb in southern Afghanistan; official says at least 20 killed.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 2:45 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:40pm

Canadian leader Justin Trudeau's campaign is working to contain a growing scandal following the publication of a yearbook photo showing him in brownface makeup at a 2001 costume party. The prime minister apologized and begged Canadians to forgive him. Time magazine published the photo Wednesday, saying it was taken from the yearbook from the West Point Grey Academy, a private school in British Columbia where Trudeau worked as a teacher. Trudeau says he should have known better.

South Korea police say they may have found serial killer

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:52pm

South Korean police say they have found a suspect thought to be an infamous serial killer wanted for the slaying of nine women some 30 years ago.

General who brought East Timor peace returns 20 years later

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:58pm

The Australian army general who led an international peacekeeping mission that ended a bloody rampage following East Timor's vote for independence has returned to the national capital Dili to mark the 20th anniversary of his arrival.

The Latest: Opposition says Trudeau unfit to lead Canada

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:44pm

The Latest on the emergence of a photo showing Canadian leader Justin Trudeau in brownface makeup at a costume party in 2001 (all times local):

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau says he should have known better after photo surfaces showing him wearing brownface

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:22pm

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau says he should have known better after photo surfaces showing him wearing brownface.

Justin Trudeau campaign hit with 'brownface' photo

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:04pm

Canadian leader Justin Trudeau's campaigning for national elections has been hit by the publication of a yearbook photo showing him in brownface makeup at a costume party in 2001.

AP Interview: Nicaragua opposition leader sees long road

Gabriela Selser, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:34pm

Nicaraguan opposition leader Félix Maradiaga says after returning from 14 months in exile that he will not leave again, even though he believes President Daniel Ortega has imposed what he calls a "peace of the graveyard."

UN faces rival cease-fire resolutions in Syrian rebel area

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 2:53pm

The U.N. Security Council is facing rival resolutions calling for a cease-fire in Syria's last rebel stronghold in Idlib, "to avoid a further deterioration of the already catastrophic humanitarian situation."

Rockets fired from Gaza fall short, wound 7 Palestinians

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:54pm

Seven Palestinians have been wounded after a rocket barrage from the Gaza Strip exploded near a house inside the coastal enclave.

Ukraine: Police seize man threatening to blow up Kyiv bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:29pm

Police in Ukraine's capital say they apprehended a man who allegedly threatened to blow up a major bridge and shot down a police drone monitoring him.

UN says deal reached on committee for new Syria constitution

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:27pm

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says a long-sought agreement has been reached on the composition of a committee to draft a new constitution for Syria.

4 killed in Mexico City shooting; 3 women, 1 child injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:23am

Mexico City prosecutors say a woman and a 14 year old boy are among four people under arrest for allegedly shooting at a house in a gritty downtown neighborhood, killing four men and wounding three women and a 7-year-old girl.

Migrants a top meeting topic for leaders of France and Italy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:15am

How Europe can better manage migrants is slated to be a key topic of discussion when Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte and French President Emmanuel Macron meet in Rome on Wednesday night.