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  1. Mexican navy official: No missing child in collapsed school after earthquake

    09.21 / 20:49 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    MEXICO CITY – A high-ranking navy official said Thursday there is no missing child at a collapsed Mexico City school that had become a focus of rescue efforts following this week's deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, though an adult still may be alive in the rubble. Navy Assistant Secretary Angel Enrique…
  2. Court upholds Ohio ballot access changes for 3rd parties

    09.21 / 20:49 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A state appeals court has upheld the constitutionality of a 2013 Ohio law that imposed stiffer criteria for minor political parties to reach and maintain ballot status. The Ohio Court of Appeals in Columbus on Thursday upheld last year's decision by the Franklin County Common Pleas…
  3. Iranian hackers targeting aviation and petrochemical industries in U.S. and abroad: Report

    09.21 / 20:49 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    Hackers likely working on behalf of the Iranian government have targeted the aviation and petrochemical industries in the U.S., Saudi Arabia and South Korea since 2013, American cybersecurity firm FireEye said Wednesday. Known as APT33, an acronym for "advanced persistent threat," the hacking group has targeted several aviation and energy…
  4. Key figure in Northern Ireland peace work subject of film

    09.21 / 19:51 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    BOSTON (AP) - The U.S. premiere of a documentary about Roman Catholic politician John Hume and his efforts in the Northern Ireland peace process is being held in Boston. A screening of "In the Name of Peace: John Hume in America" is the opening-night film of the Boston Film Festival…
  5. Sanders: Diplomacy, human rights must drive US world affairs

    09.21 / 19:51 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    Bernie Sanders is criticizing President Donald Trump's foreign policy but also offering a sweeping indictment of how the United States has engaged in world affairs for generations. The Vermont senator and onetime presidential candidate says U.S foreign policy should be based less on military might and more on advancing human…
  6. Haiti president rebukes UN over sex abuse, cholera scandals

    09.21 / 18:51 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The latest on the U.N. General Assembly meeting (all times local): 12:59 p.m. Haitian President Jovenel Moise has rebuked the U.N. over two scandals that will leave a dark cloud over the peacekeeping mission in the Caribbean country when it leaves next month. Moise thanked the…
  7. Donald Trump hits North Korea with new sanctions

    09.21 / 17:56 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    President Trump announced Thursday that the U.S. is hitting North Korea with a new round of sanctions over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. Mr. Trump signed an executive order in New York during meetings at the United Nations. "The order targets only one country, and that is North Korea,"…
  8. South Korea urges North Korea to abandon nukes, seek talks

    09.21 / 16:56 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Adopting a less confrontational stance than key allies, South Korea's president urged North Korea on Thursday to abandon its nuclear weapons and seek dialogue to prevent conflict breaking out on the divided peninsula. President Moon Jae-in voiced support for stronger sanctions in response to the North's…
  9. The Latest: US rescuers arrive to help in Mexico quake

    09.21 / 15:57 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    MEXICO CITY (AP) - The Latest on the major earthquake that struck Mexico (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Rescuers and search dogs from Southern California are in Mexico to help following the country's deadly earthquake. The U.S. ambassador to Mexico says that a search and rescue team from the Los…
  10. Donald Trump says more sanctions coming on North Korea

    09.21 / 15:57 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    President Trump said Thursday that more sanctions are coming against North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs. "We will put more sanctions on North Korea," Mr. Trump told reporters at the United Nations. He didn't specify when the action would occur. The U.N. hit Pyongyang with new sanctions several…
  11. Trump's war strategy hailed by Afghan president: 'A difference of day and night'

    09.21 / 15:57 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    President Trump received glowing praise Thursday from Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani for the new war strategy, which was credited for turning around the 16-year war against Taliban militants and other radical Islamic terrorists. "It is a difference of day and night," Mr. Ghani said at a meeting with Mr. Trump.…
  12. Melania Trump to lead U.S. delegation to Invictus Games

    09.21 / 13:53 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    First lady Melania Trump will lead a U.S. delegation Saturday to the Invictus Games Toronto 2017 that includes singer Wayne Newton and golfer Nancy Lopez, the White House announced Thursday morning. Mrs. Trump has said she is honored to represent the U.S. at the third annual games, a weeklong parasport…
  13. Mexico quake rescuers struggle to free girl, other survivors

    09.21 / 12:54 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    MEXICO CITY (AP) — A delicate effort to reach a young girl buried in the rubble of her school stretched into a daylong vigil for Mexico, much of it broadcast across the nation as rescue workers still struggled in rain and darkness early Thursday trying to pick away unstable debris…
  14. AP Explains: Why Japan doesn't sign nuclear arms ban treaty

    09.21 / 12:54 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    TOKYO (AP) - Japan, the only country to have suffered atomic bomb attacks, has repeatedly called for a global ban on nuclear weapons. Yet it sided with the nuclear powers and NATO in refusing to sign a treaty to ban such weapons during the U.N. General Assembly meeting in New…
  15. Emails point to Paul Manafort's offer to brief Russian billionaire in campaign

    09.21 / 10:57 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    WASHINGTON (AP) — In the middle of Donald Trump's presidential run, then-campaign chairman Paul Manafort said he was willing to provide "private briefings" about the campaign to a Russian billionaire the U.S. government considers close to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Manafort's offer was memorialized in an email exchange with a…
  16. U.K. police arrest teenager in subway attack probe

    09.21 / 10:57 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    LONDON (AP) — British police have arrested a sixth person in connection with last week's attack on a London subway train. Detectives arrested a 17-year-old under the Terrorism Act early Thursday in south London. A search of the property where he was found is underway. Commander Dean Haydon, head of…
  17. Bulldogs vs. Bulldogs matchup features 2 unbeaten teams

    09.21 / 09:01 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    Things to watch in the Southeastern Conference in Week 4: GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 17 Mississippi State at No. 11 Georgia: The first matchup between the SEC's two sets of Bulldogs since 2011 features a pair of undefeated teams. This is the first time Georgia and Mississippi State have…
  18. Diplomats meet on Iran deal as Trump stays mum on decision

    09.21 / 08:04 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    NEW YORK (AP) - President Donald Trump has determined how he wants to approach the Iran nuclear deal, but Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Trump has not informed him or others in the administration about his decision. Tillerson says Trump even refused to share his decision with British Prime…
  19. Bangladesh truck carrying Rohingya Muslim aid crashes; 9 die

    09.21 / 08:04 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - A truck filled with aid for Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh veered off a road and fell into a ditch Thursday morning, killing at least nine aid workers, hours after another aid shipment in the refugees' violence-wracked home state in Myanmar was attacked by a Buddhist…
  20. Mexico quake rescuers struggle to free girl from school

    09.21 / 05:12 washingtontimes.com WashingtonTimes-World
    MEXICO CITY — The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes and prodded rescuers to work furiously hour after hour Wednesday in a delicate effort trying to free her from unstable debris – a drama that played out…