PULLMAN, Wash. | Minshew’s 7 TDs lead No. 8 Washington St over Arizona 69-28

PULLMAN, Wash. — Gardner Minshew threw a school-record seven touchdown passes and No. 8 Washington State routed Arizona 69-28 on Saturday night, continuing the Cougars’ longshot bid for the College Football Playoff. Washington State (10-1, 7-1 Pac-12, No. 8 CFP) raced out to a 55-14 lead at halftime and was not seriously threatened on the … Continue reading PULLMAN, Wash. | Minshew’s 7 TDs lead No. 8 Washington St over Arizona 69-28

BOISE, Idaho | Explosion at Idaho hazardous waste site kills 1, injures 3

BOISE, Idaho — An explosion Saturday at a hazardous waste site in southwestern Idaho killed one worker, injured three others and heavily damaged a building, officials said. US Ecology, which runs the site, said Monte “Alex” Green of Grand View, Idaho, died of his injuries from the explosion at 9:23 a.m. inside one of the … Continue reading BOISE, Idaho | Explosion at Idaho hazardous waste site kills 1, injures 3

FRANKFURT, Germany | Macron, Merkel seek common approaches to Trump, euro

FRANKFURT, Germany — French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, both limping in the polls, are looking for common approaches to Donald Trump and fixing the flaws in the euro currency. Macron speaks in the German parliament Sunday on an annual day of remembrance for victims of war and dictatorship, a week after … Continue reading FRANKFURT, Germany | Macron, Merkel seek common approaches to Trump, euro

ISLAMABAD | Taliban hold talks with US envoy in Qatar

ISLAMABAD— The Taliban have held three days of talks with U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Gulf state of Qatar, where the Afghan insurgent group has a political office. A Taliban official and another individual close to the group confirmed the talks, which are aimed at renewing the Afghan peace process and eventually winding down … Continue reading ISLAMABAD | Taliban hold talks with US envoy in Qatar

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea | The Latest: APEC leaders fail to agree on final communique

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea— The Latest on the summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in Papua New Guinea (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Papua New Guinea were unable to agree on a final communique. Trudeau told reporters Sunday that the chair … Continue reading PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea | The Latest: APEC leaders fail to agree on final communique

CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Walker’s 60 points not enough; 76ers top Hornets in OT

CHARLOTTE, N.C.  — JJ Redick jokingly bet new 76ers teammate Jimmy Butler on the bench that he wouldn’t call “game” on the final shot. Butler responded with “bet.” Butler, in his third game with his new team, drained a 3-pointer as time expired in overtime and Philadelphia overcame an NBA season-high 60 points from Kemba … Continue reading CHARLOTTE, N.C. | Walker’s 60 points not enough; 76ers top Hornets in OT

WASHINGTON | Trump says report on Khashoggi death expected in a few days

WASHINGTON  — The death of a Saudi journalist is the subject of an upcoming government report — and is presenting President Donald Trump with a diplomatic dilemma. Trump faces the challenge of admonishing the Saudi government in the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi while maintaining strong ties with a Middle East ally. Trump … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says report on Khashoggi death expected in a few days