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White House slams decision to block travel ban

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Honolulu, Oct 18 (AP) - The Latest on a judge in Hawaii blocking the latest version of President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local):
The White House is blasting a federal judge’s decision to block the Trump administration from enforcing the latest version its travel ban, calling the order "dangerously flawed."
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the Hawaii decision "undercuts the president's ef-forts to keep the American people safe and enforce minimum security...
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Bergdahl guilty pleas leave room for drama at sentencing

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Fort Bragg, Oct 17 (AP) - Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's guilty plea to charges of endangering comrades in Af-ghanistan has set up a dramatic sentencing hearing that could land him in prison for life.
Bergdahl, who was captured and held by the Taliban for five years after leaving his remote post in...
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N Korea says ‘a nuclear war may break out any moment’

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United Nations, Oct 17 (AP) - North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador warned Monday that the situation on the Korean peninsula "has reached the touch-and-go point and a nuclear war may break out any moment."
Kim In Ryong told the U.N. General Assembly's disarmament committee that North Korea is the...
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Court jails 2 Catalan independence leaders in sedition probe

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Barcelona, Oct 17(AP) - Spain's confrontation with its independence-seeking region of Catalonia intensified Monday when a judge ordered the leaders of two pro-independence groups jailed while they are investigated on possible sedition charges for organizing demonstrations before the region's...
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Cause of deadly Honolulu high-rise fire can't be determined

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Honolulu, Oct 17 (AP) - The cause of a deadly high-rise apartment building fire that claimed four lives and re-sulted in more than $107 million in damage cannot be determined, Honolulu fire officials said Monday.
"The HFD fire investigators have completed an extensive and scientifically based...
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