US lashes out at Iran as world leaders gather at UN
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump and his top national security aides lashed out at Iran with unusual venom Tuesday, warning Tehran that it faced severe consequences if it defied the United States.
World leaders laugh as Trump boasts of his achievements
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump got some laughter when he addressed world leaders on Tuesday. It wasn't intentional.
SKorean president: Kim is serious about giving up his bombs
NEW YORK (AP) — South Korean President Moon Jae-in pushed back Tuesday against widespread skepticism about the sincerity of Kim Jong Un's vows to give up his nuclear bombs, saying that the current round of diplomacy with North Korea is "completely different" than the many failed deals that have frustrated past negotiators.
Trump challenges UN, boasting of America's go-it-alone might
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump poured scorn on the "ideology of globalism" and heaped praise on his own administration's achievements Tuesday in a speech to the U.N.
The Latest: Germany, Saudi Arabia agree to smooth relations
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Germany and Saudi Arabia have agreed to patch up their strained diplomatic ties, after Berlin's top diplomat expressed regret for recent "misunderstandings" that angered the kingdom.
They said it: Less-quoted leaders at UN, in their own words
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Lots of leaders saying lots of things about lots of topics — topics that matter to them, to their regions, to the world.
Pope acknowledges China bishop deal will cause suffering
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis acknowledged Tuesday that his landmark deal with China over bishop nominations will cause suffering among the underground faithful.
Laughter at Trump among a long line of shocking UN moments
The laughter was sudden, loud and unexpected. It came at the expense of the U.S. president as he addressed global leaders at the United Nations, and it was witnessed by an audience of tens of millions viewing immediate clips online of a humiliating moment for Donald Trump.
In most global of settings, UN ponders populism's problems
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Warning that the world has a bad case of "trust deficit disorder" and risks "runaway climate change," U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged global leaders Tuesday to abandon unilateralism and reinvigorate cooperation as the only way to tackle the challenges and threats of increasingly chaotic times.
Starry Saint Laurent show in Paris sees models walk on water
PARIS (AP) — With a powerful front row of stars, Saint Laurent headlined the second day of Paris Fashion Week in an eclectic French twist on American styles that featured models walking on water.
Trump: Venezuelan socialist president easily toppled
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Donald Trump suggested on Tuesday that Venezuela's leader Nicolas Maduro could be easily toppled in military coup and the U.S stepped up financial pressure by slapping the socialist president's inner circle with fresh sanctions.
Greek court convicts 2 over 'religious' museum oil attacks
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek court has given four-year suspended prison sentences to two Bulgarian women who smeared centuries-old artifacts in three Athens museums with frying oil for apparently religious reasons.
Beluga whale spotted in River Thames outside London
LONDON (AP) — A beluga whale was spotted in the River Thames outside the British capital on Tuesday, officials said. The unusual sighting happened in the Gravesend area about 30 miles (50 kilometers) east of London.
Pope: Priestly abuse scandals driving Catholic faithful away
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Pope Francis acknowledged Tuesday that priestly sex abuse scandals are outraging the Catholic faithful and driving them away, and said the church must change its ways if it wants to keep future generations.
The Latest: US to warn Iran of 'hell to pay' for defiance
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Latest on the United States and Iran (all times local): 2:35 p.m. U.S. national security adviser John Bolton will warn Iran of "hell to pay" and "serious consequences" if it defies the U.S.
5 EU countries reach deal to end limbo of rescued migrants
MADRID (AP) — Five European Union countries struck a deal Tuesday to distribute between them 58 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea and left stranded by continuing disagreements in the bloc over how to cope with the influx of people trying to enter illegally from North Africa.
Iran video threatens missile strikes on UAE, Saudi Arabia
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian media outlet close to the hard-line Revolutionary Guard published a video Tuesday threatening missile attacks on the capitals of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, further raising tensions after a weekend militant attack on an Iranian military parade.
Iraqi activist shot dead in tense southern city of Basra
BAGHDAD (AP) — Masked gunmen shot dead a human rights activist and mother of four outside a supermarket in Basra on Tuesday, a brazen afternoon assassination that threatens to worsen tensions in the southern city wracked by violent protests.
Sweden's center-left PM loses confidence vote
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's prime minister lost a vote of confidence in parliament on Tuesday after an election this month stripped him of his majority.
WHO warns of 'perfect storm' for Ebola in eastern Congo
GENEVA (AP) — Insecurity, public defiance about vaccinations and political jockeying could create a "perfect storm" leading Congo's latest Ebola outbreak to spread, the emergencies chief for the World Health Organization said Tuesday.
Syria: Everyone else's battleground, in both war and peace
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — As world leaders talk peace at the U.N. this week, the people of Idlib cling to fragile hope that diplomacy will avert a blowout battle over Syria's last rebel stronghold.
Portugal detains military police in weapons theft case
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's attorney general's office says authorities have detained military police investigators and members of the country's paramilitary National Republican Guard in connection with last year's theft of weapons from the national armory.
German bishops apologize for thousands of sex abuse cases
BERLIN (AP) — A top German bishop has apologized for thousands of sexual abuse cases that took place inside the Catholic Church in Germany, according to a devastating report released Tuesday that concludes at least 3,677 people were abused by clergy between 1946 and 2014.
Watchdog accuses Yemen rebels of taking hostages, torture
CAIRO (AP) — An international watchdog on Tuesday accused Yemen's Shiite rebels, known as Houthis, of committing abuses including hostage taking, torture and enforced disappearances of people they hold in detention.
Macron's presidency hurt by ex-aide flaunting gun in photo
PARIS (AP) — A French investigative website has published a photo of one of President Emmanuel Macron's former security aides posing with a gun and a waitress during a campaign stop amid France's 2017 election — without any known authorization to be armed.

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