Coalition raids kill nine in central Yemen: medical sources, residents
Arab coalition air strikes killed nine people in Houthi-controlled Ibb city in central Yemen late on Saturday, medical sources and residents in the area told Reuters. Nine people were also wounded in the attack on several areas of the city and its outskirts, they said, adding the nine dead included three children and their parents. A spokesman for the Saudi-led alliance of Arab countries could not immediately be contacted.
China begins operating world's largest radio telescope
BEIJING (AP) ? The world's largest radio telescope began searching for signals from stars and galaxies and, perhaps, extraterrestrial life Sunday in a project demonstrating China's rising ambitions in space and its pursuit of international scientific prestige.
Asia scoops top honours at San Sebastian film festival
Asian cinema dominated awards at the San Sebastian film festival, with veteran Chinese director Feng Xiaogang's "I am not Madame Bovary" taking the top Golden Shell prize while Fan Bingbing won the best actress gong for her role in the same film. In the satirical comedy, Chinese star Fan plays a cafe owner caught in the bureaucratic maze of the Chinese legal system after she is swindled by her ex-husband. It had attracted attention earlier this month at the Toronto film festival where it won the International Federation of Film Critics' prize, with the jury hailing "its ambitious rendering of a woman's Kafkaesque struggle as she takes on the Chinese legal system".
Philippines tells world not to interfere in Duterte drugs war
By David Brunnstrom UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Philippines Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay told the United Nations on Saturday his country's new president, Rodrigo Duterte, had an "unprecedented" mandate and the world should not interfere in his crackdown on crime. Addressing the annual U.N. General Assembly, Yasay said the Duterte government was "determined to free the Philippines from corrupt and other stagnating practices, including the manufacture, distribution and use of illicit drugs. "We urge everyone to allow us to deal with our domestic challenges in order to achieve our national goals without undue interference." Duterte won a landslide election victory on May 9 after vowing to wipe out drugs and crime.
LEADING OFF: Mets need innings, Lester makes Cy pitch
No. 9 Washington beats Arizona 35-28 in overtime
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) ? Jake Browning hit Dante Pettis on a 4-yard touchdown in overtime, Lavon Coleman ran for 181 yards and No. 9 Washington held off Arizona 35-28 Saturday night in both teams' Pac-12 opener.
As Clinton focuses on debate, Trump says he'd champion women
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) ? Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is arguing that he'll do more to help women from the White House than Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. At the same time, he's taunting her over the infidelities of her husband.
UK police arrest man in hacking of Pippa Middleton's phone
LONDON (AP) ? London police say they have arrested a 35-year-old man suspected of hacking the iCloud account of Pippa Middleton, the younger sister of the Duchess of Cambridge, and stealing 3,000 photographs.
Clinton, Trump to meet separately with Israel PM NetanyahuWHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) ? Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are expected to meet separately with Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday ahead of their first presidential debate on Monday night.
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