The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 1:09 PM

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) " Two Indian climbers have gone missing on Mount Everest, an expedition organizer said Sunday, after two deaths from apparent altitude sickness in recent days highlighted the risks on the world's highest mountain. Paresh Nath and Goutam Ghosh have been missing since Saturday, said Wangchu Sherpa of the Trekking Camp Nepal agency in Kathmandu. They were last seen near the Everest summit. Two of their companions who fell sick were being helped down the...

Updated at 1:03 PM

BAGHDAD (AP) " Iraqi security forces on Sunday installed additional blast walls and layers of razor wire around the Green Zone after the compound that houses most Iraqi ministries and foreign embassies was breached for a second time. The...

Updated at 1:01 PM

DOHA, Qatar (AP) " Fragile peace talks aimed at ending fighting in Yemen are making progress as a truce largely holds, the U.N. envoy for the country asserted Sunday after the impoverished Arab nation's government agreed to return to the...

Updated at 12:58 PM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) " Turkey's ruling party confirmed a trusted ally of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as its new chairman on Sunday, setting the stage for his appointment as the new prime minister. The move is widely believed to consolidate...

Updated at 12:43 PM

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) " Donald Trump's gun policies are "not just way out there" but "dangerous" and would make America less safe, Hillary Clinton said Saturday. "This is someone running to be president of the United States of America...

Updated at 12:16 PM

ISLAMABAD (AP) " Mullah Mohammed Akhtar Mansour's brief rule, which ended with his death in a drone strike, was marked by mistrust and strife. Since his takeover of the movement following the announcement last year of founder Mullah...

Updated at 12:10 PM

VIENNA (AP) " For the first time since World War II, a right-wing politician could win Sunday's election for the Austrian presidency as established parties that have dominated postwar politics watch from the sidelines. Candidates backed by...

Updated at 12:00 PM

CAIRO (AP) " Egypt's president said on Sunday a submarine belonging to his country's Oil Ministry was headed to the site of the crash of EgyptAir Flight-804 in the eastern Mediterranean to join the search for the cockpit voice and flight data...

Updated at 11:09 AM

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) " Along with beach towels or sandals, there's a new popular beach accessory that says a lot about the violence gripping this once-glamorous resort: a small black leather tote hanging from the neck or shoulders of some men.

Updated at 11:06 AM

AUBURN, Mass. (AP) " Authorities say a police officer has been shot in a central Massachusetts town and the suspect is on the loose. Massachusetts State Police say in a statement that an Auburn police officer was shot at about 12:30 a.m.

Updated at 11:04 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " President Barack Obama's mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly muscular China. That forward-looking message will be...

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