Probe finds crashed Emirates airliner tried to go around

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A preliminary report released Tuesday into last month's Emirates airliner crash landing in Dubai found that the pilot attempted to take off again after briefly touching down, and that the plane ultimately hit the runway as it tried to climb with its landing gear retracting.

  • Written by ADAM SCHRECK, Associated Press

China, US join climate deal; Obama hails work to save planet

HANGZHOU, China (AP) — Setting aside their cyber and maritime disputes, President Barack Obama and China's President Xi Jinping on Saturday sealed their nations' participation in last year's Paris climate change agreement. They hailed their new era of climate cooperation as the best chance for saving the planet.

  • Written by KATHLEEN HENNESSEY, Associated Press, JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Duterte declares 'state of lawlessness' after bomb kills 14

DAVAO, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared a nationwide "state of lawlessness" Saturday after suspected Abu Sayyaf extremists detonated a bomb that killed 14 people and wounded about 70 in his southern hometown.

  • Written by MANUEL CAYON, Associated Press, JIM GOMEZ, Associated Press