PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea | Pacific Rim summit highlights strained China-US relations

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea — A meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea has highlighted divisions between global powers the U.S. and China and a growing competition for influence in the usually neglected South Pacific. The 21 nations at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Port Moresby struggled to bridge differences on issues … Continue reading PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea | Pacific Rim summit highlights strained China-US relations

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas | 2 dead in vintage World War II fighter crash after flyover

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas — A privately-owned vintage World War II Mustang fighter airplane that had participated in a flyover for a museum event crashed into the parking lot of a Texas apartment complex Saturday, killing the pilot and a passenger, authorities said. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Orlando Moreno confirmed the two people on board … Continue reading FREDERICKSBURG, Texas | 2 dead in vintage World War II fighter crash after flyover

SYDNEY | Swimmer in Australia dies after being stung by stingray

SYDNEY— A swimmer in Australia has died of a heart attack after he was stung by a stingray. Police say the 42-year-old man went into cardiac arrest on Saturday at Lauderdale Beach, east of Hobart in Tasmania, after he suffered a puncture wound to his lower abdomen. He was swimming alone and close to shore … Continue reading SYDNEY | Swimmer in Australia dies after being stung by stingray

CHARLOTTE, N.C | Walker’s 60 points not enough; 76ers top Hornets 122-119

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jimmy Butler knocked down a 3-pointer as time expired in overtime, and the Philadelphia 76ers overcame a career-high 60 points from Kemba Walker to beat the Charlotte Hornets 122-119 on Saturday night. Butler’s play in the final seconds was the difference. He blocked Walker’s shot and saved the ball to a teammate … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C | Walker’s 60 points not enough; 76ers top Hornets 122-119

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas | 2 dead in Texas crash of vintage World War II fighter plane

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas— Two people were killed when a vintage World War II fighter plane crashed into the parking lot of an apartment complex in Fredericksburg, Texas Saturday, a state police spokesman said. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Orlando Moreno said the two people were on board the plane. He did not identify the dead. … Continue reading FREDERICKSBURG, Texas | 2 dead in Texas crash of vintage World War II fighter plane

WASHINGTON | Trump says report on Khashoggi’s death coming in 2 days

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Saturday that his administration will release a full report in the next two days about the death of a Saudi journalist, which has created a diplomatic conundrum for the president: How to admonish Riyadh for the killing yet maintain strong ties with a close ally in the Middle East. … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says report on Khashoggi’s death coming in 2 days

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas | 2 killed in Texas crash of vintage World War II fighter

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas — A vintage World War II fighter plane has crashed into the parking lot of an apartment complex in Fredericksburg, Texas, killing the two people on board. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Lynn Lunsford says the aircraft was destroyed and several automobiles damaged. Texas Department of Public Transportation Sgt. Orlando Moreno confirmed the two … Continue reading FREDERICKSBURG, Texas | 2 killed in Texas crash of vintage World War II fighter

CHICO, Calif | Death toll rises to 76 in California fire as Trump visits

CHICO, Calif.— Several people who fled the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century clustered around a television set at an evacuation center Saturday and watch President Donald Trump survey what remained of their Northern California community. But for the most part, survivors, some who had barely escaped and no longer had homes, were too busy … Continue reading CHICO, Calif | Death toll rises to 76 in California fire as Trump visits