PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea | The Latest: Pence, Xi chat on APEC summit sidelines

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea — The Latest on the summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in Papua New Guinea (all times local): 10:40 a.m. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Chinese President Xi Jinping were seen chatting for a minute and a half on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting Saturday evening, hours … Continue reading PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea | The Latest: Pence, Xi chat on APEC summit sidelines

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Latest: DeSantis: No reaction to race he declared ‘over’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Latest on Florida’s U.S. Senate and gubernatorial recounts (all times local): 7:10 p.m. The campaign of Republican Ron DeSantis says it has no immediate re sponse to Democrat Andrew Gillum’s concession in the Florida governor’s race but referred back to a statement Thursday in which DeSantis declared the contest “over.” The … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Latest: DeSantis: No reaction to race he declared ‘over’

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump tours wildfire-ravaged Malibu area

WASHINGTON  — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 7:25 p.m. President Donald Trump is getting a personal look at the wildfire damage in Southern California’s Malibu area. Trump arrived at the oceanside conclave Saturday afternoon after visiting Northern California to survey the damage in the town of Paradise. In Malibu, the president … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump tours wildfire-ravaged Malibu area

JAKARTA, Indonesia | Activists detained after boarding palm oil tanker off Spain

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Greenpeace says six of its activists boarded a tanker transporting Indonesian palm oil in the Gulf of Cadiz and were detained by its captain after unfurling “Save our Rainforest” and “Drop Dirty Palm Oil” banners. A ship tracking website shows the Stolt Tenacity, which Greenpeace says is carrying palm oil from Wilmar … Continue reading JAKARTA, Indonesia | Activists detained after boarding palm oil tanker off Spain

CHICO, Calif. | Many wildfire survivors too busy seeking help to watch Trump

CHICO, Calif. — Handfuls of people who fled the deadliest U.S. wildfire in a century clustered around TV sets at evacuation centers Saturday to 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. | Many wildfire survivors too busy seeking help to watch Trump

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Latest: Gillum with wife: Race ‘journey of our lives’

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.— The Latest on Florida recount (all times local): 6 p.m. Democrat Andrew Gillum says in ending his bid for Florida governor that the race “has been the journey of our lives” for the candidate and his wife R. Jai. Gillum posted a live video on Facebook on Saturday afternoon congratulating DeSantis. Gillum had … Continue reading TALLAHASSEE, Fla. | The Latest: Gillum with wife: Race ‘journey of our lives’

NEW YORK | No. 3 Notre Dame slams Syracuse 36-3 at Yankee Stadium

NEW YORK  — Ian Book returned to the starting lineup for No. 3 Notre Dame and threw for 292 yards and two touchdowns as the Fighting Irish routed No. 12 Syracuse 36-3 at Yankee Stadium on Saturday to stay on target for a trip to the College Football Playoff. The Fighting Irish held out Book … Continue reading NEW YORK | No. 3 Notre Dame slams Syracuse 36-3 at Yankee Stadium

OGDEN, Utah | Utah mayor killed in Afghanistan had ‘loved Afghan people’

OGDEN, Utah  — A Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan had “loved the Afghan people” and was a man of conviction, confidence and compassion, family and military leaders said at a public funeral Saturday. Brent Taylor, 39, was a deeply patriotic man who was committed to training commandos as part … Continue reading OGDEN, Utah | Utah mayor killed in Afghanistan had ‘loved Afghan people’