The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 3:44 PM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) " Around 3,000 protesters have gathered in Barcelona to support an organization that seeks the creation of a Catalan state independent from Spain and urge regional lawmakers to reach an agreement to form a transitional government.

Updated at 3:39 PM

JERUSALEM (AP) " A young Israeli woman was stabbed to death by a Palestinian who was among three assailants to be shot dead following separate attacks Sunday, Israeli security forces said, with the latest flare-up of violence coming ahead of a visit...

Updated at 3:31 PM

HOUSTON (AP) " The oil industry is mired in its latest bust, with thousands of jobs evaporating like flares flaming out over natural gas wells. But in Texas, education officials are preparing more young people for the oil patch, showing the state's...

Updated at 3:23 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) " Eduardo Rebolledo had just gotten into his pickup truck after work, eager to head home to his two children when a gang dispute erupted 30 yards behind him on a Los Angeles street. The 38-year-old ducked right into the path of a...

Updated at 3:19 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Republican Donald Trump on Sunday refused to rule out an independent bid for president in 2016, and he dug in on creating a database to track Muslims in the U.S.

Updated at 3:15 PM

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) " Syria's president says his forces are advancing on "almost" all fronts thanks to Russian airstrikes that began nearly two months ago and have tipped the balance in his favor in some parts of the country.

Updated at 3:12 PM

ORONO, Maine (AP) " Builders of everything from cruise ships and ports to oil rigs offshore wind turbines are tasked with the same question " will their work will be strong enough to stand up to the sea?

Updated at 3:08 PM

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) " Research supported by the soybean industry is looking to convert some farm-raised fish into vegetarians.

Updated at 3:02 PM

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) " The assault on a luxury hotel in Mali's capital that killed 19 people was a clear attempt to derail a fragile peace process meant to stabilize the country's volatile north, a representative of northern separatist groups said...

Updated at 3:00 PM

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) " A landslide near a jade mine in northern Myanmar killed about 100 people, most of them villagers digging for green stones in a mountain of displaced earth, a witness and a community leader said Sunday. Many other people were...

Updated at 2:59 PM

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) " Gay activists are hoping Pope Francis will preach tolerance toward homosexuals, and even go so far as to condemn violent attacks against gays during his upcoming visit to Uganda. Church leaders, however, are praying he'll...

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