The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 11:28 AM

BRUSSELS (AP) " Western leaders stepped up the rhetoric against the Islamic State group on Sunday as residents of the Belgian capital awoke to largely empty streets and the city entered its second day under the highest threat level.

Updated at 11:27 AM

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) " Ten Southeast Asian heads of state and nine world leaders, including President Barack Obama, are meeting in Malaysia to discuss trade and economic issues. Terrorism and disputes over the South China Sea are also on the...

Updated at 11:26 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) " From rising crime to soaring prices, Argentines will have a lot on their mind during Sunday's runoff election that is seen as a referendum on the left-leaning policies of polarizing President Cristina Fernandez and...

Updated at 11:18 AM

The 32 American students chosen as Rhodes scholars for 2016, listed by geographic region, as provided by the Office of the American Secretary of the Rhodes Trust:

Updated at 11:14 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Rhodes Trust has named the 32 American men and women chosen as Rhodes Scholars and will pursue post-graduate studies at Oxford University.

Updated at 11:13 AM

MOSCOW (AP) " Russian law enforcement officers on Sunday raided a hideout of armed militants in the North Caucasus, killing 11 of them in an exchange of fire, the counter-terrorism agency said.

Updated at 11:10 AM

BRUSSELS (AP) " The latest on the deadly attacks in Paris and the heightened security in Europe (All times local):

Updated at 11:10 AM

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) " Iran has sentenced detained Washington Post journalist Jason Rezaian to an unspecified prison term following his conviction last month on charges that include espionage, Iranian state TV reported Sunday.

Updated at 11:08 AM

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) " President Barack Obama said Sunday that the United States and its international partners "will not relent" in the fight against the Islamic State group and that the world would not accept the extremists' attacks on...

Updated at 10:56 AM

HELSINKI (AP) " Swedish prosecutors on Sunday ordered the release of a 22-year-old man held on suspicion of preparing "terrorist" crimes.

Updated at 10:03 AM

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) " Pageant judges have crowned a new winner of Zimbabwe's 4th annual "Mister Ugly" contest, upsetting supporters of the crowd favorite and prompting rioting at the event.

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