The Leavenworth Times - Leavenworth, KS
Updated at 12:40 PM

CAIRO (AP) " International passengers departing Egypt's Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh continued to line up for flights on Sunday, as the first of three teams of Russian inspectors was dispatched to the country to examine airport security following last weekend's airline disaster.

Updated at 12:18 PM

MILAN (AP) " Hundreds of demonstrators protesting against a meeting between Silvio Berlusconi and a right-wing political leader have clashed briefly with police in the northern Italian city of Bologna.

Updated at 11:58 AM

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (AP) " Taliban insurgents loyal to rival leaders have been fighting in a southeastern province of Afghanistan, where about 50 men on both sides have been killed in two days, an Afghan official said Sunday.

Updated at 11:58 AM

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) " The latest on landmark elections in Myanmar. All times local.

Updated at 11:43 AM

OKINAWA, Japan (AP) " Apart from rogue hackers, criminal organizations or even state-backed cyberwarfare units, Japan's businesses and government agencies are facing a unique cybersecurity foe: themselves.

Updated at 10:57 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP) " Pope Francis has told followers in St. Peter's Square that the theft of documents from the Vatican was a "crime" but pledged that he would continue reforms.

Updated at 10:54 AM

BERLIN (AP) " A union representing cabin crew at Lufthansa is expanding a strike campaign, announcing that it will stage all-day walkouts at Frankfurt, Munich and Duesseldorf airports on Monday.

Updated at 10:33 AM

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) " Fourteen presidential candidates in Burkina Faso's upcoming elections launched their campaigns Sunday and the transitional government urged them to be courteous and fair.

Updated at 10:29 AM

MOSCOW (AP) " The latest on the crash of a Russian plane in Egypt that killed all 224 people onboard. (All times local.)

Updated at 9:08 AM

Gunnar Hansen, who played the iconic villain Leatherface in the original "Texas Chain Saw Massacre," died Saturday of pancreatic cancer at his home in Maine, his agent said. He was 68.

Updated at 8:43 AM

CAIRO (AP) " The airport at Egypt's resort of Sharm el-Sheikh has long had gaps in security, including a key baggage scanning device that often is not functioning and lax searches at an entry gate for food and fuel for the planes, security officials...

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