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Vietnam's National Assembly elects Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong as president

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 2:29am

Vietnam's National Assembly elects Communist Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong as president.

French police clear 1,800 migrants from camp near Dunkirk

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 2:01am

French police have moved into a makeshift migrant camp outside the northern port city of Dunkirk to clear out an estimated 1,800 people seeking to cross the English Channel to Britain.

The Latest: Economic forum underway in Riyadh

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:51am

The Latest on the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local):

Truck, van with smuggled petrol collide in Pakistan; 6 die

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:48am

Pakistani police say a truck and a van carrying smuggled gasoline collided in southwestern Baluchistan province and the ignited fuel killed six people.

Turkey says it would cooperate if UN, international bodies request independent investigation into writer's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:24am

Turkey says it would cooperate if UN, international bodies request independent investigation into writer's death.

Human Rights Watch: Palestinians crush dissent with torture

Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:05am

Security forces of the rival Palestinian governments routinely use torture and arbitrary arrests, among other tactics, to quash dissent by peaceful activists and political rivals, Human Rights Watch said Tuesday.

Want to run an Iraqi ministry? Apply online, PM says

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:24am

Drain the swamp: it's a promise leaders around the world are making in this era of voter cynicism and political upheaval.

Turkish president to give details on Saudi writer's killing

Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:19am

The Turkish president is expected to announce details Tuesday of his country's investigation into the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, as skepticism intensified about Saudi Arabia's account that he died accidentally in its consulate in Istanbul.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:41pm

The Turkish president on Tuesday is expected to announce details of his country's investigation into the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, as skepticism intensified about about Saudi Arabia's account that he died accidentally in its consulate in Istanbul. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said he will "go into detail" about a case that has shocked the world and raised suspicions that a Saudi hit squad planned Khashoggi's killing after he walked into the consulate on Oct. 2.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump implies terrorists mixed with migrants

Christopher Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:39pm

President Donald Trump is offering no evidence to support his assertion that "unknown Middle Easterners are mixed in" with Central American migrants moving toward the U.S. southern border. Associated Press journalists who have traveled with the migrant caravan for more than a week have seen nothing that verifies his claim.

Dangerous Cat 4 Hurricane Willa closes in on Mexico coast

Maria Verza, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:04pm

Authorities rushed to evacuate low-lying areas and set up shelters as an "extremely dangerous" Hurricane Willa with winds of 145 mph (230 kph) headed toward a Tuesday afternoon landfall along a stretch of Mexico's Pacific coast dotted with high-rise resorts, surfing beaches and fishing villages.

AP Explains: The growing migrant caravan on way to US border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:03pm

The caravan of Central American migrants moving through Mexico toward the U.S. border has bloomed to more than 7,000 people. Here's why the caravan is bigger than previous ones and drawing so much attention.

Bangladesh police arrest lawyer-publisher tied to opposition

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 9:18pm

A prominent lawyer and newspaper publisher who is tied to Bangladesh's political opposition has been arrested on defamation charges amid concern the government is acting tough on dissent ahead of national elections, police said Tuesday.

Russia says US is increasing nukes in military planning

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:24pm

A senior Russian official voiced concerns Monday that Washington is increasing the role of nuclear weapons in its military planning as part of a stepped-up campaign by the Trump administration to ensure "U.S. military superiority over the rest of the world," while he also denied U.S. allegations that Moscow has violated an arms treaty.

UN humanitarian chief: 8.4 million Yemenis need urgent aid

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:32pm

The U.N. humanitarian chief says the conflict in Yemen has left 8.4 million people dependent on emergency food assistance and 75 percent of its 22 million people requiring some form of aid.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump implies terrorists mixed with migrants

Christopher Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 3:25pm

President Donald Trump is offering no evidence to support his assertion that "unknown Middle Easterners are mixed in" with Central American migrants moving toward the U.S. southern border. Associated Press journalists who have traveled with the migrant caravan for more than a week have seen nothing that verifies his claim.

Hurricane Willa weakens slightly, now Category 4 storm but still 'extremely dangerous' as it heads toward Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 3:10pm

Hurricane Willa weakens slightly, now Category 4 storm but still 'extremely dangerous' as it heads toward Mexico.

Health workers in Congo's Ebola outbreak attacked weekly

Cara Anna, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 2:34pm

Health teams responding to Congo's latest Ebola outbreak are attacked three or four times a week on average, a level of violence unseen in the country's nine previous outbreaks of the deadly virus, the health ministry said Monday.

US general visits troops fighting Islamic State in Syria

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 1:26pm

The top U.S. commander for the Middle East made an unannounced visit Monday to a key military outpost in southern Syria, pressing the need for a continued U.S. presence there to root out remaining Islamic State fighters and serve as leverage against growing Iranian activity in the region.