Several hundred Central American migrants have pushed past a blockade of Mexican police standing guard near the international border crossing between Tijuana and California to pressure the US to hear their asylum claims.
PRESIDENT Donald Trump's embrace of Saudi Arabia has exposed a foreign policy rift in the Republican Party, as some of his colleagues warn that not punishing the kingdom for its role in killing a US-based columnist will have dangerous consequences.
Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor has recommended the death penalty for five suspects charged with ordering and carrying out the killing of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi at the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul in a move that appears to have distanced Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman from the controversy around the operation.
Gaza militants have fired dozens of rockets at southern Israel, killing a man in a strike on a residential building and vowing to further escalate their attacks if Israel keeps bombing the Palestinian territory.
PALESTINIAN militants have shelled Israel with dozens of rockets and mortars while Israeli planes bombarded targets throughout the Gaza Strip in what appeared to be the most intense exchange of fire since a 2014 war.
Two people have been found dead as a pair of wildfires stretched from inland canyons to the Pacific in southern California, leaving people sifting through the remains of their homes for anything they had left.