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The Latest: Ivanka Trump urges fight against forced labor

September 19, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local):

4:40 p.m. more »»

Hurricane Maria thrusts Dominica leader into spotlight

September 19, 2017

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — As Hurricane Maria hammered Dominica with 160 mph (260 kph) winds Monday, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit hunkered down in his official residence and turned to social... more »»

Trump slams Venezuela at UN; Maduro calls him 'Hitler'

September 19, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump urged world leaders Tuesday to help restore "democracy and political freedoms" in Venezuela, singling out the South American country for some of his... more »»

The Latest: French president calls US climate move a mistake

September 19, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. General Assembly (all times local):

3:33 p.m. more »»

The Latest: Iran slams Trump's 'mean' UN remarks

September 19, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local):

3:10 p.m. more »»

At UN, Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' North Korea

September 19, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. more »»

Congo leader opens peace conference in bloody Kasai region

September 19, 2017

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Congo President Joseph Kabila declared Tuesday that "justice must be done" as he opened a peace conference in the bloody Kasai region where thousands of people have died in ... more »»

Rohingya Muslims are being wiped off Myanmar's map

September 19, 2017

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, the minority ethnic group is being wiped off the map. more »»

At UN, Trump threatens to 'totally destroy' of North Korea

September 19, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. more »»

Hurricane Maria slams Dominica, now takes aim at Puerto Rico

September 19, 2017

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Dominica's leader sent out an emotional call for help as Category 5 Hurricane Maria smashed into the Caribbean island, causing "mind-boggling" devastation, but an ominous... more »»

Toys R Us joins bankruptcy list as Amazon exerts influence

September 19, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — In filing for bankruptcy, Toys R Us joins a list of dozens of store chains that have done so already this year as online leader Amazon increasingly exerts its influence over a hug... more »»

French president defends international cooperation at UN

September 19, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron issued a ringing defense of global cooperation Tuesday, telling world leaders that solving major challenges otherwise will be reduced to "th... more »»

The Latest: Trump's talks of UN 'potential' at luncheon

September 19, 2017

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Donald Trump at the United Nations (all times local):

1:55 p.m. more »»

Huntsman says Moscow's meddling led to low level of trust

September 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, President Donald Trump's nominee to be U.. more »»

Hurricane Maria slams Dominica, now menaces Puerto Rico

September 19, 2017

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) — Hurricane Maria smashed into the Caribbean island of Dominica with 160 mph winds, ripping the roof off even the prime minister's residence and causing what he called... more »»

Al-Qaida-led fighters on the offensive against Syrian troops

September 19, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Insurgents led by an al-Qaida-linked group launched one of their widest offensives yet Tuesday against Syrian pro-government forces, which responded with heavy airstrikes targeting... more »»

Russian navy launches barrage of cruise missiles in drills

September 19, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military says its warships have test-fired cruise missiles in an exercise that comes along with weeklong war games held by Russia and Belarus. more »»

UN report says 40 million in 'modern slavery' in 2016

September 19, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — U.N. agencies and partners say some 40 million people were ensnared by modern slavery last year, decrying a scourge that disproportionately affects women and girls. more »»

Senate panel backs Trump's pick for US envoy to Afghanistan

September 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Foreign Relations Committee has approved the nomination of a veteran diplomat to serve as President Donald Trump's ambassador to Afghanistan. more »»

At UN, Trump threatens 'total destruction' of North Korea

September 19, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump, in a combative debut speech to the U.N. more »»

 
 

 

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