‘Deeply sorry’ Trudeau begs forgiveness for brownface photo

By ROB GILLIES

Canadian Prime Minister and Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau reacts as he makes a statement in regards to a photo coming to light of himself from 2001, wearing "brownface," during a scrum on his campaign plane in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.

Bermuda lashed by heavy winds from Cat 3 Hurricane Humberto

People board up an Urban Cottage store in preparation for Hurricane Humberto in Hamilton, Bermuda, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. Bermuda’s government called up troops and urged people on the British Atlantic island to make final preparations for an expected close brush Wednesday with Hurricane Humberto, a powerful Category 3 storm. Authorities ordered early closings of schools, transportation and government offices.

Flash flood risk persists in Texas as Imelda moves inland

Clouds hover over downtown Houston ahead of Tropical Storm Imelda Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2019. The storm is forecast to bring heavy rainfall to the upper Texas coast over next few days.

Iran warns US of response to any action over Saudi attack

In this July 21, 2019 file photo, a speedboat of the Iran's Revolutionary Guard moves around a British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which was seized on Friday by the Guard, in the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas. The assault on the beating heart of Saudi Arabia’s vast oil empire follows a new and dangerous pattern that’s emerged across the Persian Gulf this summer of precise attacks that leave few obvious clues of who launched them.

Israel’s 2 main political parties deadlocked after election

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressees his supporters at party headquarters after elections in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.

Houston area preparing for heavy rain, flooding from Imelda

Jeremy Franklin, left, with Mitchell Historic Properties, unloads bags of sand at Texas Scuba Adventures, in Galveston, Texas as he and Chad Sterns prepare for possible flooding from Tropical Storm Imelda on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019.

Authorities: Separate attacks in Afghanistan kill 48

Afghans carry a wounded man into a hospital after a suicide attack in northern Parwan province, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. The Taliban suicide bomber on a motorcycle targeted presidential guards who were protecting President Ashraf Ghani at a campaign rally in northern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing over 20 people and wounding over 30. Ghani was present at the venue but was unharmed, according to his campaign chief.

Saudi oil attack part of dangerous new pattern

In this July 21, 2019 file photo, a speedboat of the Iran's Revolutionary Guard moves around a British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, which was seized on Friday by the Guard, in the Iranian port of Bandar Abbas. The assault on the beating heart of Saudi Arabia’s vast oil empire follows a new and dangerous pattern that’s emerged across the Persian Gulf this summer of precise attacks that leave few obvious clues of who launched them.

Review: A space odyssey with Brad Pitt in ‘Ad Astra’

By JAKE COYLE

This image released by 20th Century Fox shows Brad Pitt in a scene from "Ad Astra," in theaters on Sept. 20.

Tekashi 6ix9ine recounts abduction for jury at NYC trial

In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo rapper Daniel Hernandez, known as Tekashi 6ix9ine, performs during the Philipp Plein women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, Milan, Italy. Hernandez is set to testify Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, as a prosecution witness at the federal trial of alleged members of a violent New York City gang.

Amazon Prime Video to stream Rihanna’s lingerie show

This Sept. 12, 2019 file photo shows Rihanna at the 5th annual Diamond Ball benefit gala in New York. Rihanna believes women of all shapes, colors and sizes should be celebrated, and that spirit of inclusion has made her lingerie and beauty lines massive successes. Her mission will be showcased Friday as Amazon Prime streams her New York Fashion Week show for Savage X Fenty in more than 200 countries and territories.

No Britney Spears, no decisions made at closed court hearing

This combination photo shows Jamie Spears, father of singer Britney Spears, leaving the Stanley Mosk Courthouse in Los Angeles on Oct. 24, 2012, left, and singer Britney Spears at the Los Angeles premiere of "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood" on July 22, 2019. A hearing on the court conservatorship that controls the money and affairs of Britney Spears has been closed to the public and media. Jamie Spears temporarily stepped down earlier this month from his role as conservator over her personal life, though maintained financial control over her. On Tuesday, prosecutors declined to file charges against Jamie Spears after a child-abuse investigation involving Britney's son.

Tekashi 6ix9ine testifies for prosecution at gang trial

In this Sept. 21, 2018, file photo rapper Daniel Hernandez, known as Tekashi 6ix9ine, performs during the Philipp Plein women's 2019 Spring-Summer collection, Milan, Italy. Hernandez is set to testify Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, as a prosecution witness at the federal trial of alleged members of a violent New York City gang.

Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

In this April 19, 2017, file photo, Cokie Roberts speaks during the opening ceremony for Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia. Roberts, a longtime political reporter and analyst at ABC News and NPR has died, ABC announced Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019. She was 75.

NBC’s ‘Peacock’ to join the streaming fray in April

This Dec. 3, 2009, file photo, the NBC Universal logo hangs on a building in Los Angeles. Comcast’s NBCUniversal says its upcoming streaming service will be called Peacock, in an homage to NBC’s logo, and will be the home for some of the company’s most popular shows, including “Parks and Recreation,” “The Office” and “30 Rock.”

Facebook auto-generating pages for Islamic State, al-Qaida

By DESMOND BUTLER and BARBARA ORTUTAY

Pages from a confidential whistleblower's report obtained by The Associated Press, along with two printed Facebook pages that were active on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, are photographed in Washington. Facebook likes to say that its automated systems remove the vast majority of prohibited content glorifying the Islamic State group and al-Qaida before it’s reported. But a whistleblower’s complaint shows that Facebook itself has inadvertently produced dozens of pages in their names.

In Ecuador, a nighttime crypt visit for the morbidly curious

By GONZALO SOLANO

Blindfolded tourists walk through El Tejar cemetery, in downtown Quito, Ecuador, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. They're there to get a taste of death while still alive, spending part of the night in a dark crypt at the El Tejar cemetery, the latest example of the so-called "necro tourism" trend luring those with a keenness for the macabre.

Big money urges governments to tackle climate change

This Aug. 13, 2019, file photo, shows the boat Malizia as it is moored in Plymouth, England Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. A group of more than 500 major institutional investors is urging governments to do more to tackle climate change, ahead of a U.N. summit on the issue.

Asian shares mixed following Fed’s decision to cut rates

Stock traders John Santiago, left, and Paul Cosentino work at the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019. The Federal Reserve is expected to announce its benchmark interest rate later in the day.

Amazon Prime Video to stream Rihanna’s lingerie show

This Sept. 12, 2019 file photo shows Rihanna at the 5th annual Diamond Ball benefit gala in New York. Rihanna believes women of all shapes, colors and sizes should be celebrated, and that spirit of inclusion has made her lingerie and beauty lines massive successes. Her mission will be showcased Friday as Amazon Prime streams her New York Fashion Week show for Savage X Fenty in more than 200 countries and territories.