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Trump says climate change not a hoax, not sure of its source

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Washington, Oct 15 (AP) - President Donald Trump is backing off his claim that climate change is a hoax but says he doesn't know if it's manmade and suggests that the climate will "change back again."
In an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes" that aired Sunday night, Trump said he doesn't want to put the U.S. at a disadvantage in responding to climate change.
"I think something's happening. Something's changing and it'll change back again," he said. "I don't think it's a hoax. I think there's...
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Recovery of Nepal climbers delayed by mountain's remoteness

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Kathmandu, Oct 15 (AP) - It took rescuers two days to recover the battered bodies of nine climbers, including one of the world's best, who died in Nepal's worst mountaineering disaster in recent years, authorities said Monday.
Local police chief Bir Bahadur Budamagar said a group of villagers...
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Syria’s key border crossings with 2 neighbors reopen

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Quneitra, Oct 15 (AP) - A vital border crossing between Jordan and Syria reopened on Monday for the first time in three years, promising to restore trade and movement between the two countries that had halted because of the war. Another crossing, between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan...
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Banned Somali charcoal exports pass through Iran

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New York, Oct 13 (AP) - Banned charcoal exports from Somalia are thriving, generating millions of dollars a year for al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremists - and often passing through Iran to have their origins obscured, according to U.N. sanctions monitors.
Six years after the U.N. Security...
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Florida officials fear Michael’s death toll will rise

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Mexico Beach, Oct 14 (AP) - Search and rescue personnel are continuing to comb through the ruins of a small Florida Panhandle community destroyed by Hurricane Michael, which has left hundreds thousands without power and without easy access to supplies.
So far, one body has been found in Mexico...
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