WASHINGTON | Trump tells AP he won’t accept blame if GOP loses House

WASHINGTON— Facing the prospect of bruising electoral defeat in congressional elections, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won’t accept the blame if his party loses control of the House in November, arguing his campaigning and endorsements have helped Republican candidates. In a wide-ranging interview three weeks before Election Day, Trump told The Associated Press … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump tells AP he won’t accept blame if GOP loses House

SAN ANTONIO | The Latest: Cruz, O’Rourke trade barbs in Senate debate

SAN ANTONIO — The Latest on the Texas Senate race debate between Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and Democratic challenger Beto O’Rourke (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Ted Cruz and Beto O’Rourke are wasting little time laying into each other in the second and final scheduled debate of a Texas Senate race that has become one … Continue reading SAN ANTONIO | The Latest: Cruz, O’Rourke trade barbs in Senate debate

ISTANBUL | Turkish official: Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying

ISTANBUL — Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level Turkish official said Tuesday, and authorities appeared ready to also search the nearby residence of the consul general after the diplomat left the country. The comment by the Turkish official to The Associated Press intensified pressure … Continue reading ISTANBUL | Turkish official: Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying

SHANGHAI | Shanghai airport automates check-in with facial recognition

SHANGHAI — It’s now possible to check in automatically at Shanghai’s Hongqiao airport using facial recognition technology, part of an ambitious rollout of facial recognition systems in China that has raised privacy concerns as Beijing pushes to become a global leader in the field. Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport unveiled self-service kiosks for flight and baggage … Continue reading SHANGHAI | Shanghai airport automates check-in with facial recognition

JACKSON, Miss. | Murder charge for grandmother after toddler found in oven

JACKSON, Miss.— The death of a 20-month-old girl found stabbed and burned inside an oven of a Mississippi Delta home led to a murder charge Tuesday against the child’s grandmother, authorities said. Bolivar County Sheriff Kelvin Williams Sr. said 48-year-old Carolyn Jones was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Royalty Marie Floyd in … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss. | Murder charge for grandmother after toddler found in oven

LOS ANGELES | Hernandez apologizes after criticizing quiet Dodgers fans

LOS ANGELES — Dodgers infielder Enrique Hernandez apologized Tuesday after complaining “the fans had no energy” during Los Angeles‘ Game 3 loss in the NL Championship Series. Hernandez tweeted a statement claiming his comments were taken out of context. He said he was “really frustrated” following a 4-0 loss to the Brewers on Monday night … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Hernandez apologizes after criticizing quiet Dodgers fans

United States | Tenth U.S.-Vietnam Joint Committee Meeting on Science and Technology

United States – The U.S. Department of State will host the plenary session of the tenth U.S.-Vietnam Joint Committee Meeting on Science and Technology, in cooperation with the Vietnamese Ministry of Science and Technology, to discuss opportunities for U.S.-Vietnam collaboration and ways to enhance science and technology cooperation on Wednesday, October 17, at the Department … Continue reading United States | Tenth U.S.-Vietnam Joint Committee Meeting on Science and Technology

United States | United States and Belize Sign Open Skies Air Transport Agreement

United States – Today the United States and Belize signed a new Air Transport Agreement. This Open Skies Agreement expands the two countries’ already strong commercial and economic ties by facilitating greater air travel and commerce. It will benefit airlines, travelers, businesses, shippers, airports, and localities by permitting unrestricted reciprocal market access for passenger and … Continue reading United States | United States and Belize Sign Open Skies Air Transport Agreement