Over 400 dead from earthquake in Iran-Iraq border area

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Rescuers dug with their bare hands Monday through the debris of buildings brought down by a powerful earthquake that killed more than 400 people in the once-contested mountainous border region between Iraq and Iran, with nearly all of the victims in an area rebuilt since the end of the ruinous 1980s war.

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  • Written by By NASSER KARIMI and AMIR VAHDAT, Associated Press

Hundreds in Hollywood march against sexual harassment

 

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Armed with signs, catchy phrases and a motivation to take #MeToo beyond the internet and into real life, a few hundred women, men and children gathered Sunday among the sex shops and tourist traps of Hollywood Boulevard to protest sexual harassment.

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  • Written by By LINDSEY BAHR, AP Film Writer

Top GOP leader on allegations on Moore: I believe the women

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top Republican in the Senate said Monday GOP candidate Roy Moore should quit his Alabama race amid allegations he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl and pursued romantic relationships with other teenage girls decades ago. "I believe the women," said Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

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  • Written by By ALAN FRAM and BRUCE SCHREINER, Associated Press

Trump: 'I'm with our agencies' on Russian election meddling

 

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Donald Trump on Sunday said he believes U.S. intelligence agencies, which have concluded that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. But Trump also said he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin is sincere when he says Russia didn't interfere.

  • Written by By JILL COLVIN and JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press