Twin storms left scenes of havoc on both of Mexico's coasts on Tuesday, with tens of thousands of tourists stranded in resort city of Acapulco on the Pacific and heavy damage reported along the Gulf coast.
Israel signed the global treaty banning the production or use of chemical weapons. But Israel never ratified it. Israel will not confirm or deny the existence of chemical, biological, or nuclear weapons.
Haile Gebrselassie, Mo Farah, and Kenenisa Bekele, who have 12 world and seven Olympic titles between them, raced together for the first 19 kilometers before Bekele attacked on a steep portion to leave his two rivals behind.
Mexico tropical storm systems: Mexico was hit by two tropical storms, Manuel, and now Ingrid, which was downgraded from a hurricane as it made landfall Monday morning. Some 21 people have died in the flooding.
Benghazi bombing: A car bomb damaged a Libyan foreign ministry building in Benghazi, Libya. No injuries reported. On Sept. 11, 2012, Islamist militants attacked the US consulate, killing four Americans.
On Sunday, a car bomb and Taliban gun attack outside an Afghan intelligence office near Kabul killed four and wounded more than 80. Many were government employees. In a separate incident, Afghani police say a NATO airstrike near the Pakistan border hit a pickup truck carrying civilians.
Australia elections: Prime Minister-elect Tony Abbott plans to introduce some policies that could divide his conservative Liberal-National Party. Concerns include paid parental leave, labor reform, and overseas investment.