- Syrian government attacks 2 hospitals, bread line in Aleppo
BEIRUT (AP) — Government shelling and airstrikes in Syria's Aleppo landed near a bread distribution center and two hospitals Wednesday, killing seven people and putting at least one of the medical facilities completely out of service, activists and medics said.
- Trump's stance on nuclear restraint is ambiguous
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's ambiguous answer to a debate question on nuclear restraint raised doubts about his understanding of the issue. On the other hand, his words — by design or coincidence — mirror the nub of a policy argument the administration is wrestling with in the final months of Barack Obama's presidency.
- Israel mourns as preparations begin for Peres' funeral
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Wednesday mourned the death of Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state, as the government began preparations for a funeral that is expected to bring together world leaders and dignitaries.
- UN says EU may ratify Paris Agreement soon
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. officials say the Paris Agreement on Climate Change appears likely to enter into force within the next few days with India announcing that it has ratified the agreement and the EU signaling it may ratify within the next few days.
- The Latest: Canadian PM remembers Israel's Peres
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres (all times local):