In political gamble, Trump to make surprising trip to Mexico
EVERETT, Washington (AP) — Donald Trump will make a quick visit to Mexico on Wednesday, meeting with the president of a nation he derided as the home of rapists and criminals. The trip is a politically risky move for the Republican presidential nominee less than 10 weeks before the election.
Mexico wonders why its president is meeting with Trump
MEXICO CITY (AP) — President Enrique Pena Nieto awoke to a storm of criticism from Mexicans over his decision to meet Wednesday with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who is widely reviled in Mexico for referring to its migrants as "rapists" and criminals.
Clinton to stress American exceptionalism in Ohio
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton plans to stress her support for "American exceptionalism" during a speech in the battleground state of Ohio, while arguing that Donald Trump has rejected the concept.
IS spokesman killed in Syria in major blow to militant group
BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremist group's attacks against the West, has been killed while overseeing operations in northern Syria, the group has announced.
Turkey vows to keep attacking US-backed Syrian Kurd forces
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey on Wednesday vowed to keep attacking a U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish militia inside Syria, saying it will never negotiate with what it considers to be a "terror organization."
Historic commercial flight from US to Cuba set to take off
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century flew out of Fort Lauderdale for the central city of Santa Clara on Wednesday morning, re-establishing regular air service severed at the height of the Cold War.
Jewish avengers unapologetic for targeting Nazis after WWII
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Seventy years after the most daring attempt of Jewish Holocaust survivors to seek revenge against their former tormentors, the leader of the plot has only one simple regret — that to his knowledge he didn't actually succeed in killing any Nazis.
Annual tomato battle leaves Spanish town awash in red pulp
BUNOL, Spain (AP) — Thousands of people pelted each other with tons of ripe tomatoes Wednesday, creating a red, mushy mess in the annual "Tomatina" street battle in eastern Spain.
Emeril Lagasse feasts globally on new Amazon Prime series
NEW YORK (AP) — Caution: Eat before you watch "Eat the World." Do not come to this new Emeril Lagasse-hosted docuseries hungry for anything other than new insights about food, travel and culture.
After lengthy stand-off with police, Chris Brown arrested
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Brown can't avoid trouble.