• President Barack Obama meets with children as he tours the Dignity for Children Foundation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. He is visiting this center in Malaysia that helps lower income families including refugees, casting a spotlight on the plight of those fleeing violence and persecution from Myanmar to Syria. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    Obama visits Asian refugee center amid raging debate in US

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — President Barack Obama is calling attention to the plight of tens of millions of displaced people in other parts of the world, not just those fleeing war-ravaged Syria.

  • In this image made available by Malikahere.com security personnel, right, attend close to the scene of an attack on a hotel in Bamako, Mali Friday Nov. 20, 2015. Men shouting "God is great" and armed with guns and throwing grenades stormed into the Radisson Blu Hotel in Mali's capital Friday morning. (Malikahere.com via AP)

    The Latest: US military helping secure civilians in Mali

    BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The latest on the attack on a hotel in the Malian capital of Bamako. (All times local):

  • Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Business and Investment Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

    The Latest: SE Asia aims to be 4th largest market globally

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Ten Southeast Asian heads of state and nine world leaders, including President Barack Obama, are meeting in Malaysia to discuss trade and economic issues. Terrorism and disputes over the South China Sea are also on the agenda. (All times local):

  • U.S. President Barack Obama arrives for a town hall event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Nov. 20, 2015. President Obama is in Malaysia where he will join leaders from Southeast Asia to discuss trade and economic issues, and terrorism and disputes over the South China Sea. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

    Economic union, sea row and terrorism top SE Asia summit

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s leader on Saturday denounced the Islamic State as an “evil” terrorist group, saying his Muslim-majority country is ready to join others to defeat it while cautioning that a military solution alone was not enough.