Pope dives into Rohingya crisis upon arrival in Myanmar

 

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Pope Francis opened a diplomatically fraught trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh on Monday by immediately diving into the crisis over Myanmar's crackdown on Rohingya Muslims: He met with the country's military chief, even before beginning the official program of his trip.

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  • Written by By NICOLE WINFIELD, Associated Press

Trump chooses legislative agenda over GOP repulsion of Moore

 

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump said Sunday that electing a Democrat as Alabama's next senator "would be a disaster," making clear the success of his legislative agenda outweighs widespread GOP repulsion at the prospect of seating Republican Roy Moore, who is dogged by allegations of sexual misconduct.

  • Written by By JILL COLVIN , Associated Press

Stores hoping people keep shopping offer Cyber Monday deals

NEW YORK (AP) — After offering online deals for days, retailers are rolling out even more promotions for Cyber Monday, hoping to keep people buying stuff on their smartphones or computers.

  • Written by By JOSEPH PISANI , AP Retail Writer

Suit seeks to stop Trump from naming acting director of CFPB

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government official President Donald Trump wants to pass over as acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau with his own budget chief is asking a federal court to block the president's appointment.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Egypt reeling from attack on mosque in Sinai that killed 305

 

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt was reeling Sunday from the horrific militant attack on a mosque in northern Sinai that killed 305 people two days earlier — the deadliest assault by Islamic extremists in its modern history and a grim milestone in a long-running fight against the insurgency led by an Islamic State affiliate.

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  • Written by By MAGGIE MICHAEL and HAMZA HENDAWI, Associated Press