The Latest: NATO head responds to Trump terrorism claim
Debate Takeaways: Clinton gets under Trump's skin in debate
Donald Trump repeatedly clashed with Hillary Clinton during Monday's first presidential debate, interrupting her and appearing agitated at times as they tangled over the economy, her use of a private mail ...
Wall Street opens slightly lower as oil falls
Air France workers on trial over ripping off bosses' shirts
BOBIGNY, France (AP) ? Fifteen current and former Air France workers went on trial Tuesday for alleged violence during a union protest last year at the airline's headquarters that saw two company executives flee over a fence with their shirts ripped off.
US owes blacks reparations over slavery: UN experts
"There has been no real commitment to reparations and to truth and reconciliation for people of African descent," the report said. Working group chairman Ricardo A. Sunga told reporters that the panel believed several models of reparations could work in the US context, including "elements of apology" and a form of "debt relief" to the descendants of enslaved people. "We are very troubled that these are on the rise," he added, without naming Trump specifically but calling on officials and "even candidates" to watch their words.
The Latest: Germany calls for Syria cease-fire
Kenya takes steps to replace election officials after protestsKenya is taking steps to replace commissioners on the electoral oversight body, the government said on Tuesday, part of a deal with the opposition to resolve a row that led to protests and violence earlier this year. Rivals in parliament had held talks to end the dispute over the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), which opponents said was biased and not fit to oversee elections scheduled for August 2017.
WHO calls for safe routes to evacuate east Aleppo sick, woundedBy Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - The World Health Organization (WHO) called on Tuesday for dozens of sick and wounded people in the embattled eastern part of the Syrian city of Aleppo to be evacuated through safe corridors for treatment. The Syrian military, helped by Iranian-backed Shi'ite militias and the Russian air force, launched a major campaign to take rebel-held eastern Aleppo last week, where the WHO said only 35 doctors remained to care for at least 250,000 people. "We are talking about only 35 doctors left in east Aleppo to take care of hundreds of wounded people, and the number is increasing," she said.
Britain promises Brexit will not create legal vacuum at WTOBritish trade minister Liam Fox promised on Tuesday that Britain's departure from the European Union would not create a legal vacuum at the World Trade Organization, and said his country was determined to champion free trade. Britain is a full and founding member of the WTO, but its WTO membership terms are currently shared with the rest of the EU, Fox told a WTO conference in Geneva.
'Dramatic slowing' seen in global trade, as rhetoric rises
GENEVA (AP) ? The World Trade Organization dramatically slashed its forecast for trade growth this year by about a third to its lowest rate since 2009, when the global economy was mired in recession in the wake of the financial crisis.