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Mozambique votes in a crucial test of recent peace deal

October 15, 2019

MAPUTO, Mozambique (AP) — Calls for calm and warnings against voter intimidation marked a closely watched election day in Mozambique on Tuesday that is crucial in consolidating a wary peace in th... more »»

 
 
 
More victims, more damage found in Japan typhoon aftermath

October 15, 2019

NAGANO, Japan (AP) — The toll of death and destruction from a typhoon that tore through central and northern Japan climbed Tuesday, as the government said it was considering approving a special... more »»

EU: Brexit deal still possible this week, UK must act now

October 15, 2019

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — A Brexit divorce deal is possible ahead of Thursday's European Union summit but the British government needs to move ahead with more compromises to seal an agreement in the next... more »»

Trump threatens Turkey's economy and imposes sanctions

October 15, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turke... more »»

AP source: Former Trump adviser opposed ambassador's firing

October 15, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fiona Hill, a former White House adviser on Russia, told House impeachment investigators behind closed doors that she had strongly and repeatedly objected to the ouster earlier... more »»

Hong Kong's leader: Territory not becoming a police state

October 15, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's leader said Tuesday that "it's totally irresponsible and unfounded" to suggest the semi-autonomous Chinese territory is becoming a police state as her government... more »»

Turkish, Kurdish forces battle for key Syrian border town

October 15, 2019

CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Turkey defied growing condemnation from its NATO allies to press ahead with its invasion of northern Syria on Tuesday, shelling suspected Kurdish positions near the... more »»

Money, hatred for the Kurds drives Turkey's Syrian fighters

October 15, 2019

BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian fighters vowed to kill "pigs" and "infidels," paraded their Kurdish captives in front of cameras and, in one graphic video, fired several rounds into a man lying on the... more »»

Foreigners exit northeastern Syria fearing government reach

October 15, 2019

SEMELKA, Syria (AP) — It was a sign of the sudden transformation sweeping Kurdish-run northeast Syria: foreign aid workers and journalists packed this border crossing on Monday, rushing to get ou... more »»

EU's Barnier says Brexit deal still possible this week

October 15, 2019

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Union said Tuesday that a Brexit divorce deal is possible this week but that the British government's proposals so far are not sufficient to seal an agreement. more »»

Papua New Guinea police seeking to arrest ex-PM O'Neill

October 15, 2019

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Papua New Guinea police said Tuesday they were seeking the arrest of Prime Minister Peter O'Neill for official corruption but the former leader of the South Pacific... more »»

AP source: Ex-Trump adviser objected to ambassador's firing

October 15, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fiona Hill, a former White House adviser on Russia, told House impeachment investigators behind closed doors Monday that she had strongly and repeatedly objected to the ouster... more »»

Flooded bullet trains show Japan's risks from disasters

October 15, 2019

TOKYO (AP) — The typhoon that ravaged Japan last week hit with unusual speed and ferocity, leaving homes buried in mud and people stranded on rooftops. more »»

Trump imposes sanctions on Turkey, threatens its economy

October 15, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turke... more »»

German security services want more powers to fight extremism

October 15, 2019

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's security services said Tuesday they're seeking greater powers to fight the kind of far-right extremism behind last week's synagogue attack, including requiring internet... more »»

Gunmen ambush police convoy in Mexico; kill 13 and wound 9

October 15, 2019

MORELIA, Mexico (AP) — State police expected the worst when they ventured into the wild township of Aguililla to serve a single warrant. Commanders sent 42 officers in five truck. more »»

13 police killed by suspected cartel gunmen in west Mexico

October 15, 2019

MEXICO CITY (AP) — At least 13 police officers were killed and nine others wounded Monday in an ambush by gunmen in the Mexican state of Michoacan, a western region where violence attributed to... more »»

Ecuador crisis weakens president, strengthens indigenous

October 15, 2019

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Thousands of indigenous demonstrators, student volunteers and local residents launched a mass cleanup Monday of a Quito park where anti-austerity protesters fought police fo... more »»

Japan storm victims felt worst had passed, then floods came

October 15, 2019

KAWAGOE, Japan (AP) — After the worst of Typhoon Hagibis passed over this town north of Tokyo, Kazuo Saito made sure there was no water outside his house and went to bed. more »»

The Latest: Nobel winner thought message was scam at first

October 15, 2019

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Latest on the Nobel Prize in economics (all times local):

1 a.m. Tuesday

Michael Kremer was worried the Skype message was a scam. more »»

Parents of crash victim urge diplomat's wife to return to UK

October 14, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — The parents of a motorcyclist killed in a traffic crash that involved an American diplomat's wife took their case directly to U.S. more »»

 
 

Tuesday Afternoon Sewing Time October 15, 2019

Bring your sewing, knitting, embroidery, even your mending — and let's enjoy each other's company inthe Parlor Room of Trinity Episcopal's Parish House, 1 to 4 p.m. Questions? Call Paula Lelansky at 304-876-2930. more »

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