Oregon shooter rants in writings about having no girlfriend
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The gunman who executed nine people at an Oregon community college before killing himself ranted in writings he left behind about not having a girlfriend and thinking everyone else was crazy, a law enforcement official said Monday.
US commander says Afghans requested US airstrike in Kunduz
WASHINGTON (AP) — Afghan forces who reported being under Taliban fire requested the U.S. airstrike that killed 22 people at a medical clinic in northern Afghanistan over the weekend, the top commander of American and coalition forces in Afghanistan said Monday, correcting an initial U.S. statement that the strike had been launched because U.S. forces were threatened.
United States, 11 Pacific Rim countries reach trade deal
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries reached a contentious trade pact Monday that cuts trade barriers, sets labor and environmental standards and protects multinational corporations' intellectual property. Now each country must sell the deal to skeptical lawmakers.
NATO denounces Russia for violating Turkish airspace
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — In a signal of new tensions raised by Moscow's airstrikes in Syria, NATO denounced Russia on Monday for "irresponsible behavior" after its warplanes violated Turkish airspace, and Turkey warned that any future aerial intruder would be treated like an enemy.