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The Latest: Mexican woman recounts fleeing falling building
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- The Latest on the strong earthquake that hit Mexico City (all times local):...



Hurricane Maria aims at Puerto Rico after slamming Dominica
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) -- Dominica's leader sent out an emotional plea for help as Hurricane Maria smashed into the Caribbean island and caused "mind-boggling" devastation, but an ominous silence followed as the country lost all communications on Tuesday and the Category 5 hurricane took aim at Puerto Rico....



Rohingya Muslims are being wiped off Myanmar's map
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) -- For generations, Rohingya Muslims have called Myanmar home. Now, in what appears to be a systematic purge, the minority ethnic group is being wiped off the map....



Hurricane Maria thrusts Dominica leader into spotlight
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) -- As Hurricane Maria hammered Dominica with 160 mph (260 kph) winds Monday, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit hunkered down in his official residence and turned to social media to tell of the storm's fury, each post more dire than the previous....



Study in contrasts at UN as French, US presidents speak
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- This year's U.N. gathering of world leaders put an immediate spotlight Tuesday on deep differences on tackling crises from North Korea to global warming: France's president urged world leaders to work together, while America's emphasized nations' own sovereignty....



Trump slams Venezuela at UN; Maduro calls him 'Hitler'
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Donald Trump urged world leaders Tuesday to help restore "democracy and political freedoms" in Venezuela, singling out the South American country for some of his most blistering criticism in a speech to the United Nations....



Police: Third arrest made in London subway attack
LONDON (AP) -- British police have arrested a third suspect in connection with the bomb that partially exploded on a London subway last week....



7.1 magnitude quake kills 44 as buildings collapse in Mexico
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 44 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust and thousands fled into the streets in panic....



Under fire over Rohingya, Suu Kyi defends Myanmar actions
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) -- With a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims sparking accusations of ethnic cleansing from the United Nations and others, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday said her country does not fear international scrutiny and invited diplomats to see some areas for themselves....



Congo leader opens peace conference in bloody Kasai region
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- Congo President Joseph Kabila declared Tuesday that "justice must be done" as he opened a peace conference in the bloody Kasai region where thousands of people have died in a year of fighting among government troops and militias....