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A resident is rescued by a Japan Self-Defense Force helicopter as the house is submerged in muddy waters after an embankment of the Chikuma River broke because of Typhoon Hagibis, in Nagano, central Japan, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Rescue efforts for people stranded in flooded areas are in full force after a powerful typhoon dashed heavy rainfall and winds through a widespread area of Japan, including Tokyo.(Yohei Kanasashi/Kyodo News via AP)
Japan looks for missing after typhoon, warned of mudslidesRescue crew dug through mudslides and searched near flooded rivers in Japan after a typhoon caused serious damage and left scores dead or missing
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
Ecuadorian President Lenin Moreno, left, speaks during negotiations with anti-government protesters as Arnaud Peral Resident Coordinator of the United Nations System and UNDP Representative in Ecuador, right, listen in Quito, Ecuador, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. The government and indigenous protesters started negotiations aimed at defusing more than a week of demonstrations that have paralyzed the nation's economy. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)
Ecuador indigenous, president open talks over protestsEcuadorian President Lenín Moreno and the leaders of the country's indigenous peoples have begun a nationally broadcast negotiating session aimed at defusing more than a week of protest that have paralyzed the economy
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this photo taken from the Turkish side of the border between Turkey and Syria, in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Turkish-backed Syrian opposition fighters advance with theirs armoured personnel carrier in Tel Abyad, Syria, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Fighting continued into the afternoon in Tel Abyad, where smoke could be seen rising from several points in the town. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
The Latest: Syrian Kurds ally with Damascus in major shiftSyrian Kurdish officials say they will work with the country's central government in Damascus to fend off Turkey's offensive against Kurdish fighters
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A child stands across from a building damaged by a mortar fired from inside Syra, in Akcakale, Sanliurfa province, southeastern Turkey, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. Incoming shells fired from northeastern Syria hit the house earlier on Sunday. Two residents were at the house and were evacuated. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Syria's Kurds look to Assad for protection after US pulloutTurkey's offensive against the Syrian Kurds is plunging Syria deeper into turmoil
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A federal police officer, left, speaks to a migrant carrying a child, right, near Tuzantan, Chiapas state, Mexico, Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Hundreds of migrants were arrested by Mexican authorities as they made their way to Mexico City. (AP Photo/Isabel Mateos)
Hundreds of migrants corralled at detention center in MexicoHundreds of migrants from Africa, the Caribbean and Central America are now corralled in a migrant detention facility in southern Mexico after a futile attempt to head north as part of a caravan aiming to reach the United States
The Associated Press3 hours ago
With airstrikes and artillery, Turkey has launched an offensive aimed at crushing Kurdish fighters in northern Syria.;
US pulling out of northern Syria; full withdrawal possibleThe U.S. appears to be moving toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey's invasion could fuel a broader war
The Associated Press7 minutes ago
Members of a local election committee empty a ballot box for counting at a polling station at the end of local elections in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday Oct. 13, 2019. Prime Minister Viktor Orban's dominant right-wing Fidesz party was facing a challenge Sunday from opposition parties who are backing joint candidates in many cities in Hungary's nationwide local election. (Zsolt Szigetvary/MTI via AP)
Orban's party suffers major losses in Hungary's local votesHungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's dominant right-wing Fidesz party has suffered large losses in local elections nationwide
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Kurds Strike Last-Minute Deal to Avoid 'Genocide'This might be a last-minute, desperation deal—but now Syrian Kurds have some protection. They said Sunday the Syrian government has agreed to send army forces to the nation's northern border to try to curb Turkey's assault, the BBC reports. Russia brokered the deal over three days between the Kurdish-led...
Newser4 hours ago
Leader of Poland's ruling party Jaroslaw Kaczynski speaks in reaction to exit poll results right after voting closed in the nation's parliamentary election that is seen crucial for the nation's course in the next four years, in Warsaw , Poland, on Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. (AP Photo)
Poland's ruling party declares victory in divided nationPoland's conservative ruling party Law and Justice has won the most votes in a general election in the deeply divided nation and appeared set, according to an exit poll, to have a comfortable majority in the parliament to govern for four more years
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Tunisian law professor Kais Saied is congratulated by a woman Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019 in Tunis. Kais Saied looked set to assume Tunisia's presidency after polling agencies suggested he overwhelmingly won Sunday's runoff election in the country that unleashed the Arab Spring pro-democracy uprisings. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
Tunisia polls suggest conservative professor wins electionPolling agencies say conservative, Islamist-backed law professor Kais Saied has won Tunisia's presidency
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Members of a local election committee empty a ballot box for counting at a polling station at the end of local elections in Budapest, Hungary, Sunday Oct. 13, 2019. Prime Minister Viktor Orban's dominant right-wing Fidesz party was facing a challenge Sunday from opposition parties who are backing joint candidates in many cities in Hungary's nationwide local election. (Zsolt Szigetvary/MTI via AP)
The Latest: Hungary opposition parties win big in BudapestThe candidate backed by several opposition parties has been elected mayor of Budapest, defeating the incumbent supported by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's Fidesz party
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Van Halen Member Has Cancer—and a TheoryLegendary rock guitarist Eddie Van Halen has traveled to Germany for years to treat his throat cancer—for which he has an unusual explanation, TMZ reports. "I used metal picks—they're brass and copper—which I always held in my mouth, in the exact place where I got the tongue...
Newser6 hours ago
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