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

Justice Dept. wants Pulse 911 case kept in federal court

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday appealed a ruling involving whether hundreds of 911 calls recorded during a massacre at a gay nightclub in Florida can be released.

  • Written by MIKE SCHNEIDER, Associated Press