BERLIN | Afghanistan: German helicopters shot at, nobody injured

BERLIN — German news agency dpa says German transport helicopters in Afghanistan have been shot but that nobody was injured. The agency reported Wednesday that the CH-53 helicopters were flying from Kunduz to the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif on Tuesday night when they were fired by people on the ground. German troops returned fire. The … Continue reading BERLIN | Afghanistan: German helicopters shot at, nobody injured

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Turkish paper: Saudi writer was tortured, killed

ANKARA, Turkey  — The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who went missing after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local): 9:45 a.m. A strongly pro-government Turkish newspaper has published a gruesome recounting of the alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Turkish paper: Saudi writer was tortured, killed

ANKARA, Turkey | Pompeo lands in Turkey as probe into Khashoggi case heats up

ANKARA, Turkey  — A pro-government Turkish newspaper on Wednesday published a gruesome recounting of the alleged slaying of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, just as America’s top diplomat arrived in the country for talks over the Washington Post columnist’s disappearance. The report by Yeni Safak adds to the ever-increasing pressure … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Pompeo lands in Turkey as probe into Khashoggi case heats up

PAHRUMP, Nev | America’s most famous pimp, poised for elected office, dies

PAHRUMP, Nev.— America’s most famous pimp partied for days with porn stars, political pals and others to celebrate his 72nd birthday, but the revelry ended when Dennis Hof was found dead in one of his Nevada brothels. Hof, a Donald Trump-style Republican who won a GOP primary for a seat in the state Legislature this year, … Continue reading PAHRUMP, Nev | America’s most famous pimp, poised for elected office, dies

AP FACT CHECK: Cruz, O’Rourke claims cite taxes, immigration

Democratic Rep. Beto O’Rourke abandoned his optimistic tone and attacked Republican U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz as “Lyin” Ted in their second debate before the election, borrowing a nickname first used by President Donald Trump. It was one of the challenger’s last chances to gain ground on Cruz, who is leading the polls even though O’Rourke … Continue reading AP FACT CHECK: Cruz, O’Rourke claims cite taxes, immigration

LAS VEGAS  | Fleury ties for 10th in NHL wins, Vegas tops Sabres 4-1

LAS VEGAS  — Jonathan Marchessault was 13 when goalie Marc-Andre Fleury got his first NHL win on Oct. 18, 2003. Nearly 15 years later, Marchessault helped Fleury reach a major milestone with victory No. 407. Marchessault scored twice and Fleury tied Glenn Hall for 10th place in NHL history as the Vegas Golden Knights beat … Continue reading LAS VEGAS  | Fleury ties for 10th in NHL wins, Vegas tops Sabres 4-1

LOS ANGELES | Benches clear after Machado clips Aguilar’s leg in NLCS

LOS ANGELES — Manny Machado has stepped into trouble again. Both benches cleared after the Los Angeles Dodgers’ star shortstop clipped the back leg of Milwaukee first baseman Jesus Aguilar while running out his groundout Tuesday night in the 10th inning of Game 4 of the NL Championship Series. Aguilar left his foot on the … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Benches clear after Machado clips Aguilar’s leg in NLCS