Thai king's body at Grand Palace for people to pay respects

BANGKOK (AP) — Buddhist funeral ceremonies began Friday in Bangkok's Grand Palace complex for King Bhumibol Adulyadej before his body is displayed for people to pay respects to the monarch revered by many Thais as their father and a demigod.

  • Written by VIJAY JOSHI, Associated Press NATNICHA CHUWIRUCH, Associated Press

Nations seek deal to reduce HFCs; could dent global warming

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Nations strove Friday for a deal to phase out hydrofluorocarbons from air conditioners and refrigerators as part of efforts to fight climate change. An agreement could put a half-degree Celsius dent in global warming by the end of the century, according to scientists.

  • Written by BRADLEY KLAPPER, Associated Press

Q&A: After new Trump accusations, a look at 'Why now?'

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — New allegations have surfaced of sexual assault against Donald Trump — but they are not recent incidents, dating back in one case as much as three decades. That's left some of Trump's supporters and others asking the question: Why now?

  • Written by MARYCLAIRE DALE, Associated Press

Hurricane Nicole pummels Bermuda with wind, then spins away

HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — Hurricane Nicole roared across Bermuda on Thursday, pummeling the resort island with winds up to 115 mph that snapped trees and peeled off roofs before the storm spun away into open water.

  • Written by JOSH BALL, Associated Press

Wonder, Khan wow crowd at Prince tribute show

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Stevie Wonder and Chaka Khan had the crowd partying like it was 1999 all over again at a tribute concert to Prince Thursday night, a show fans and his family hoped would provide closure after his death nearly six months ago.

  • Written by JEFF BAENEN, Associated Press