Iraqi forces advance near Mosul as IS attacks western town
KHAZER, Iraq (AP) ? Iraqi and Kurdish forces advanced on a town near Mosul on Sunday as part of an operation to retake the northern city from the Islamic State group, which staged an assault in western Iraq that appeared to be another diversionary attack.
The Latest: Turkish says its artillery aiding Iraq Kurds
KHAZER, Iraq (AP) ? The Latest on developments in Iraq where Iraqi forces and their allies launched a major offensive this week to retake Mosul, the country's second-largest city from the Islamic State group (all times local):
Trump would '100 percent' accept election result if it's fair: son
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will "100 percent" accept the results of the U.S. election if it is fair, his son Eric Trump said on Sunday. With national opinion polls showing Clinton with an increasing lead over Trump ahead of the Nov. 8 election, Donald Trump has repeatedly said the election is being "rigged" against him. At last week's debate with Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, Trump challenged a cornerstone of American democracy by refusing to commit to honoring the result of the U.S. election.
Fighting shakes Aleppo as three-day ceasefire expires
Clashes and air strikes shook the Syrian city of Aleppo on Sunday, as heavy fighting resumed after the end of a three-day ceasefire declared by government ally Russia. The unilateral ceasefire ended without any evacuations by the UN, which had hoped to bring wounded civilians out of the rebel-held east and deliver aid after weeks of government bombardment and a three-month siege. An AFP correspondent in the east of the city reported fresh air strikes on rebel-held neighbourhoods and the sound of fighting on Sunday afternoon.
The Latest: Nasrallah: Turkey on a land grab in Syria, Iraq
Bill Murray to receive humor prize at Kennedy CenterWASHINGTON (AP) ? Bill Murray will get the sort of attention he doesn't usually seek out when he's honored with the nation's top prize for humor.
Senate committee on antitrust to 'carefully examine' AT&T-Time Warner deal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An acquisition of Time Warner Inc by AT&T Inc. could raise significant antitrust issues that the U.S. Senate committee on antitrust would carefully examine, the chairman and ranking member of the committee said Sunday. AT&T announced on Saturday a deal to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion, the boldest move yet by a telecommunications company to acquire content to stream over its network to attract a growing number of online viewers. (Reporting by Julia Edwards; Editing by Bill Trott)
Democratic hopeful aims to unseat Hawaii's only GOP lawmaker
Younger, diverse voters are reshaping California politics
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Come Election Day, California could legalize pot. Its new U.S. senator will be black or Hispanic ? a first for the state. And voters could end the death penalty and revive bilingual education in schools.
Thousands flood Cameroon hospitals in search of family
YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) ? Thousands of Cameroonians have been flooding hospitals in the capital, Yaounde, and the largest city, Douala, looking for corpses and survivors after an overloaded train derailed Friday, killing more than 70 people and injuring 600.