China: Trump bank ban statement 'not consistent' with facts

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump's announcement that Beijing told its banks to stop dealing with North Korea is "not consistent with the facts," a Chinese foreign ministry spokesman said Friday, but he gave no indication what steps China might be taking.


Sanders: Diplomacy, human rights must drive US world affairs

Once and possibly future presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders said Thursday that President Donald Trump accentuates the worst aspects of generations of U.S. foreign policy, arguing that diplomacy and human rights must drive the U.S. approach to the world.

  • Written by By BILL BARROW , Associated Press

Canadian leader spotlights his own nation's injustices at UN

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — On a stage where many world leaders spotlight their successes, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday about one of his nation's historic failures: the injustices long faced by its native people.

  • Written by By JENNIFER PELTZ and MATTHEW PENNINGTON , Associated Press

In new setback, Uber to lose license to work in London

LONDON (AP) — Uber will lose its license to operate in London because it may be endangering public safety and security, the local regulator said Friday, in a severe blow to a company already facing big questions over its corporate culture.

  • Written by By DANICA KIRKA , Associated Press

Mexico shocked by news: Girl trapped in rubble didn't exist

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hour after excruciating hour, Mexicans were transfixed by dramatic efforts to reach a young girl thought buried in the rubble of a school destroyed by a magnitude 7.1 earthquake. She reportedly wiggled her fingers, told rescuers her name and said there were others trapped near her. Rescue workers called for tubes, pipes and other tools to reach her.

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  • Written by By GISELA SALOMON and MARIA VERZA , Associated Press