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The Latest: APEC leaders fail to agree on final communique

Nov. 18, 2018 9:19 AM EST

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — The Latest on the summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in Papua New Guinea (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Papua New Guinea were unable to agree on a final...

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says leaders at APEC summit couldn't reach consensus on final communique

Nov. 18, 2018 1:58 AM EST
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says leaders at APEC summit couldn't reach consensus on final communique.

US military chief says tech giants should work with Pentagon

Nov. 17, 2018 1:23 PM EST

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — The top U.S. military officer said Saturday that it's problematic that American tech companies don't want to work with the Pentagon but are willing to engage with the Chinese. U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford told the Halifax International Security Forum...

China says foreign concerns over Muslim rights unwarranted

Nov. 15, 2018 6:56 AM EST

BEIJING (AP) — China said Thursday that 15 foreign ambassadors exceeded their diplomatic roles by issuing a letter expressing concern about the incarceration of hundreds of thousands of members of the country's Muslim minorities in re-education camps. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying told...

Trudeau: Canadian intelligence has heard Khashoggi tapes

Nov. 12, 2018 11:50 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday became the first Western leader to acknowledge his country had heard recordings of the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi. "Canada has been fully briefed up on what Turkey had to share," Trudeau said from Paris, where he was attending the...

The Latest: Leaders discuss Ukraine elections at Paris meet

Nov. 11, 2018 8:01 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The latest on commemorations a century after the end of World War I (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The spokesman for Petro Poroshenko says the Ukrainian president has met with the leaders of Germany and France in Paris amid the ceremonies commemorating the end of World War I, and that they...

Leaders laud fallen soldiers on eve of armistice centennial

Nov. 10, 2018 5:47 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Traveling from across the world to monuments honoring soldiers who fell 100 years ago, victors and vanquished alike marked those sacrifices Saturday ahead of Armistice Day and assessed alliances that have been redrawn dramatically since the dark days of World War I. The leaders of former...

The Latest: Macron recalls lessons from failed WWI peace

Nov. 10, 2018 5:38 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on World War I armistice commemorations (all times local): 11:30 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron is warning world leaders against taking peace for granted as he hosts events marking the end of World War I. At a dinner Saturday night with visiting presidents and prime...

Canadian lawmaker with security clearance extortion target

Nov. 8, 2018 7:11 PM EST

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A Canadian lawmaker who was on a parliamentary committee with access to national security intelligence acknowledged Thursday he had inappropriate online relationships with more than one woman and was the target of two extortion attempts. Tony Clement was removed from the opposition...

Canada apologizes for turning away Nazi era ship of Jews

Nov. 7, 2018 4:02 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally apologized Wednesday on behalf of his nation for turning away a ship full of Jewish refugees trying to flee Nazi Germany in 1939. The German liner MS St. Louis was carrying 907 German Jews fleeing Nazi persecution and it also had been rejected...