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Pacific summit ends with no communique as China, US differ
An acrimonious meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea failed to agree Sunday on a final communique, highlighting widening divisions between global powers China and the U.S.
Getting rid of me risks delaying Brexit - May
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday toppling her would risk delaying Brexit and she would not let talk of a leadership challenge distract her from a critical week of negotiations with Brussels.
'Entire world is worried' after rancorous Asia-Pacific trade summit
World leaders meeting for Asia-Pacific trade talks in Papua New Guinea wrapped up a divisive, two-day summit Sunday after failing to agree on a group statement amid a widening rift in U.S.-China relations.
US Envoy Hopes for Peace Deal With Taliban in 2019
The US special envoy to Afghanistan hopes to cement a peace deal with Taliban insurgents by April 2019, local media reported on Sunday.
Trump to discuss launch of Mideast peace plan with advisers this week
US President Donald Trump will meet with top advisers this week to review his administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and discuss the timing for its release, according to a television report on Sunday.
Netanyahu said worried Trump peace plan could hurt Likud in elections
With the Trump administration’s plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace expected to be rolled out in the coming months, there is growing concern in the Prime Minister’s Office that its release could hurt the ruling Likud party’s electoral prospects in the upcoming national elections, Israeli TV reported Saturday.
Hamas: Exposed IDF force tried to plant listening devices in Gaza
Hamas claimed on Sunday that the botched covert IDF mission in Gaza a week ago, during which Lt. Col. M. was killed, was to plant listening devices in the strip.
Inside the United States
Grim search for 1,276 missing after deadliest California wildfire
Authorities on Sunday sifted through the charred wreckage of California’s deadliest ever wildfire, searching for any signs of the 1,276 people now listed as missing after the Camp Fire tore through the mountain town of Paradise.
Rick Scott says Bill Nelson has 'graciously conceded'
Florida’s Republican Gov. Rick Scott says incumbent Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson called him to concede defeat in their extremely tight race.
Republican DeSantis secures Florida governor's seat after rival Gillum concedes
Democrat Andrew Gillum, who had sought to become Florida’s first black governor, conceded on Saturday, after a recount showed he had no way of catching his Republican rival Ron DeSantis, an ally of President Donald Trump.
Patriot Prayer rally in Portland, Ore., leads to 6 arrests as groups clash
Dueling rallies in Portland, Ore., ended with members of the Patriot Prayer group and counter-demonstrators clashing on Saturday, resulting in six arrests.
Refugee Status for Burma's Chin Christians Due To Be Revoked By U.N.
A new decision by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will prevent Christian refugees from Burma's Chin State from extending their refugee status beyond December 31st, 2019.
Evangelical Christians May Have Dodged a Serious Threat in Bulgaria
After listening to objections about a controversial bill aimed at shutting down evangelical churches and other minority faiths, the Bulgarian Parliament has decided to revise it, thus delaying any vote on the legislation.