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  • Exit polls suggest Irish voters have repealed abortion ban

    Exit polls suggest Irish voters have repealed abortion ban

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:32 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:32:46 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-05-26 06:23:41 GMT
    (Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA via AP). Presiding officer Carmel McBride looks on as a woman casts her vote in the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution, on Thursday May 24, 2018, a day early for the people that live off the coast of Donegal ...(Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA via AP). Presiding officer Carmel McBride looks on as a woman casts her vote in the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution, on Thursday May 24, 2018, a day early for the people that live off the coast of Donegal ...

    Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country's strict ban on most abortions.

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    Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country's strict ban on most abortions.

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  • Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout

    Iran seeks assurances on nuclear deal after US pullout

    Friday, May 25 2018 4:02 AM EDT2018-05-25 08:02:40 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:44:38 GMT
    The Iranian government wants assurances that economic incentives that were part of a landmark deal to stop the country developing nuclear weapons will be protected, despite the U.S. withdrawal and threat of...More >>
    The Iranian government wants assurances that economic incentives that were part of a landmark deal to stop the country developing nuclear weapons will be protected, despite the U.S. withdrawal and threat of sanctions against companies who trade with Iran.More >>
  • Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'

    Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:55 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:55:25 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:44:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 24, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about North Korea before signing the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White Hou...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 24, 2018, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks about North Korea before signing the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White Hou...
    President Donald Trump is welcoming North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit.More >>
    President Donald Trump is welcoming North Korea's statement that it was still willing to meet despite his cancellation of the summit.More >>
  • Declassified US cables link Uribe to Colombia drug cartels

    Declassified US cables link Uribe to Colombia drug cartels

    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:43:06 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:44:08 GMT
    Newly declassified State Department cables show that when Alvaro Uribe was making his rise to Colombia's presidency in the 1990s, U.S. officials were frequently told he had ties to the nation's then-powerful drug...More >>
    Newly declassified State Department cables show that when Alvaro Uribe was making his rise to Colombia's presidency in the 1990s, U.S. officials were frequently told he had ties to the nation's then-powerful drug cartels.More >>
  • S. Korea relieved about Trump-Kim summit revival efforts

    S. Korea relieved about Trump-Kim summit revival efforts

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:23 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:23:07 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:44 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:44:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Protesters hold candle lights during a rally to denounce the United States' policies against North Korea near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 25, 2018. North Korea said Friday that it's still willing to si...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Protesters hold candle lights during a rally to denounce the United States' policies against North Korea near the U.S. embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 25, 2018. North Korea said Friday that it's still willing to si...
    South Korea says it feels relieved about the revived talks for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the future of Kim's nuclear weapons program.More >>
    South Korea says it feels relieved about the revived talks for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un over the future of Kim's nuclear weapons program.More >>
  • Putin: We're held hostage to political strife around Trump

    Putin: We're held hostage to political strife around Trump

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-05-25 13:42:54 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:43:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, May 25, 2018.(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, May 25, 2018.
    Putin says politically motivated sanctions cause the global economy to suffer.More >>
    Putin says politically motivated sanctions cause the global economy to suffer.More >>
  • Canceled summit raises stakes for China over North Korea

    Canceled summit raises stakes for China over North Korea

    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-05-26 04:13:11 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:43:25 GMT
    (Ju Peng/Xinhua via AP, File). FILE - In this file photo taken between May 7 and 8, 2018 released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping, right speaks to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Dalian in northeastern China's Liaoning Province. ...(Ju Peng/Xinhua via AP, File). FILE - In this file photo taken between May 7 and 8, 2018 released by Xinhua News Agency, Chinese President Xi Jinping, right speaks to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Dalian in northeastern China's Liaoning Province. ...
    President Donald Trump's withdrawal from his planned summit with North Korea raises the stakes for China to show that it can steer the North toward easing tensions over its nuclear program.More >>
    President Donald Trump's withdrawal from his planned summit with North Korea raises the stakes for China to show that it can steer the North toward easing tensions over its nuclear program.More >>
  • Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

    Amid confusion, EU data privacy law goes into effect

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-05-25 09:52:54 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:43:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). The founder and CEO of "My Nametags" Lars Andersen, originally from Norway, poses for photographs by a sheet label "weeding machine" at his business premises in London, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Starting Friday, May 25, 2018, My ...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). The founder and CEO of "My Nametags" Lars Andersen, originally from Norway, poses for photographs by a sheet label "weeding machine" at his business premises in London, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Starting Friday, May 25, 2018, My ...
    Ready or not, companies that collect or process the personal information of EU residents must now start complying with stringent new EU data rules.More >>
    Ready or not, companies that collect or process the personal information of EU residents must now start complying with stringent new EU data rules.More >>
  • Libya: Car bombing near hotel in Benghazi kills 7

    Libya: Car bombing near hotel in Benghazi kills 7

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-05-25 13:22:41 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:43:20 GMT
    Car bombing on a busy street in eastern Libyan city of Benghazi kills at least seven people, including a girl.More >>
    Car bombing on a busy street in eastern Libyan city of Benghazi kills at least seven people, including a girl.More >>
  • Venezuela's ex-oil czar sees economic collapse accelerating

    Venezuela's ex-oil czar sees economic collapse accelerating

    Friday, May 25 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:22:51 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-05-26 04:54:29 GMT
    Venezuela's former oil czar said crude production in the OPEC nation will continue to plummet in the aftermath of President Nicolas Maduro's re-election.More >>
    Venezuela's former oil czar said crude production in the OPEC nation will continue to plummet in the aftermath of President Nicolas Maduro's re-election.More >>
  • Trump balks at North Korea's rhetoric but it has used worse

    Trump balks at North Korea's rhetoric but it has used worse

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:22:51 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-05-26 04:23:47 GMT
    A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment. (Source: CNN)A federal judge in New York says President Donald Trump cannot block his critics on Twitter without violating the First Amendment. (Source: CNN)

    North Korea language was milder than its typical inflammatory, harsh rhetoric but enough for Trump to kill summit.

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    North Korea language was milder than its typical inflammatory, harsh rhetoric but enough for Trump to kill summit.

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  • Powerful cyclone lashes Oman, Yemen; 1 dead, 40 missing

    Powerful cyclone lashes Oman, Yemen; 1 dead, 40 missing

    Friday, May 25 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:23:16 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 12:23 AM EDT2018-05-26 04:23:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili). A man walks down the stormy beach at a hotel in Salalah, Oman, Friday, May 25, 2018. Cyclone Mekunu will be "extremely severe" when it crashes into the Arabian Peninsula this weekend, meteorologists warned Friday, after earl...(AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili). A man walks down the stormy beach at a hotel in Salalah, Oman, Friday, May 25, 2018. Cyclone Mekunu will be "extremely severe" when it crashes into the Arabian Peninsula this weekend, meteorologists warned Friday, after earl...
    Cyclone Mekunu has blown into the Arabian Peninsula, drenching arid Oman and Yemen with rain and cutting off power lines.More >>
    Cyclone Mekunu has blown into the Arabian Peninsula, drenching arid Oman and Yemen with rain and cutting off power lines.More >>
  • The Latest: Exit polls project Irish repealing abortion ban

    The Latest: Exit polls project Irish repealing abortion ban

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:05 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:05:47 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-05-26 03:54:27 GMT
    (Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA via AP). Presiding officer Carmel McBride looks on as a woman casts her vote in the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution, on Thursday May 24, 2018, a day early for the people that live off the coast of Donegal ...(Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA via AP). Presiding officer Carmel McBride looks on as a woman casts her vote in the referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution, on Thursday May 24, 2018, a day early for the people that live off the coast of Donegal ...
    A plane carrying Irish voters trying to return home to vote in the abortion referendum has collided with another plane on a taxiway at a London-area airport, delaying passengers but causing no injuries.More >>
    A plane carrying Irish voters trying to return home to vote in the abortion referendum has collided with another plane on a taxiway at a London-area airport, delaying passengers but causing no injuries.More >>
  • Netherlands, Australia hold Russia liable for downing MH17

    Netherlands, Australia hold Russia liable for downing MH17

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-05-25 09:12:45 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 10:56 PM EDT2018-05-26 02:56:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Corder). Australian Federal Police Commander Jennifer Hurst speaks as she stands near to part of a Buk missile recovered from the site of the MH17 crash, during a press conference regarding the downing of the Malaysia Airlines Flight ...(AP Photo/Michael Corder). Australian Federal Police Commander Jennifer Hurst speaks as she stands near to part of a Buk missile recovered from the site of the MH17 crash, during a press conference regarding the downing of the Malaysia Airlines Flight ...
    The Netherlands and Australia are holding Russia legally responsible for the downing nearly four years ago of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over war-ravaged eastern Ukraine killing all 298 people...More >>
    The Netherlands and Australia are holding Russia legally responsible for the downing nearly four years ago of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over war-ravaged eastern Ukraine killing all 298 people on board.More >>
  • Canadian police seek 2 after bomb wounds 15 at restaurant

    Canadian police seek 2 after bomb wounds 15 at restaurant

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:42:29 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 9:26 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:26:45 GMT
    Canadian police say an explosion set off deliberately in a restaurant has wounded at least 15 people, some of them critically. (Source: CTV Network via CNN)Canadian police say an explosion set off deliberately in a restaurant has wounded at least 15 people, some of them critically. (Source: CTV Network via CNN)

    Canadian police say an explosion set off deliberately in a restaurant has wounded at least 15 people, some of them critically.

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    Canadian police say an explosion set off deliberately in a restaurant has wounded at least 15 people, some of them critically.

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  • Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples

    Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:13:14 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 7:00 PM EDT2018-05-25 23:00:18 GMT
    A New Zealand scientist is leading an international team to Loch Ness next month, where they will take samples of the murky waters and conduct DNA tests to determine what species live there. (Source: cezzie901/Flickr)A New Zealand scientist is leading an international team to Loch Ness next month, where they will take samples of the murky waters and conduct DNA tests to determine what species live there. (Source: cezzie901/Flickr)

    A New Zealand scientist is leading an international team to Loch Ness next month, where they will take samples of the murky waters and conduct DNA tests to determine what species live there.

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    A New Zealand scientist is leading an international team to Loch Ness next month, where they will take samples of the murky waters and conduct DNA tests to determine what species live there.

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  • 2 French secret agents suspected of treason, handed charges

    2 French secret agents suspected of treason, handed charges

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:46:59 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 5:38 PM EDT2018-05-25 21:38:41 GMT
    Two retired members of the French secret services are suspected of being double agents for an unnamed foreign power, and have been given preliminary charges along with a suspected accomplice, authorities said Friday.More >>
    Two retired members of the French secret services are suspected of being double agents for an unnamed foreign power, and have been given preliminary charges along with a suspected accomplice, authorities said Friday.More >>
  • US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreads

    US health chief pledges more action if Ebola spreads

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:54 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:54:49 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:57:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, file). FILE - In this May 11, 2018 file photo President Donald Trump speaks during an event about prescription drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, file). FILE - In this May 11, 2018 file photo President Donald Trump speaks during an event about prescription drug prices with Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.
    New US health chief pledges more action if Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads.More >>
    New US health chief pledges more action if Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads.More >>
  • Cyclone Mekunu nears Oman's coast, kills 12-year-old girl

    Cyclone Mekunu nears Oman's coast, kills 12-year-old girl

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:32 PM EDT2018-05-25 03:32:31 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-05-25 20:15:39 GMT
    (NASA via AP). This satellite image provided by NASA shows Cyclone Mekunu over the Yemeni island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea as it heads for the coast of Oman on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.(NASA via AP). This satellite image provided by NASA shows Cyclone Mekunu over the Yemeni island of Socotra in the Arabian Sea as it heads for the coast of Oman on Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
    Meteorologists are warning that Cyclone Mekunu is expected to be "extremely severe" when it makes landfall on the Arabian Peninsula this weekend, after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra.More >>
    Meteorologists are warning that Cyclone Mekunu is expected to be "extremely severe" when it makes landfall on the Arabian Peninsula this weekend, after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra.More >>
  • 49 dead after boat capsizes on Congo River tributary

    49 dead after boat capsizes on Congo River tributary

    Friday, May 25 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-05-25 11:12:49 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-05-25 19:57:12 GMT
    At least 49 dead after boat capsizes on Congo River; unclear how many were aboard.More >>
    At least 49 dead after boat capsizes on Congo River; unclear how many were aboard.More >>
  • UN says issues 'narrowed' over Greece-Macedonia name dispute

    UN says issues 'narrowed' over Greece-Macedonia name dispute

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:05 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:05:25 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-05-25 19:23:26 GMT
    The U.N. mediator trying to resolve a 25-year-old dispute between Greece and Macedonia over the former Yugoslav republic's name says the issues "have been narrowed" and both sides are determined to reach an agreement.More >>
    The U.N. mediator trying to resolve a 25-year-old dispute between Greece and Macedonia over the former Yugoslav republic's name says the issues "have been narrowed" and both sides are determined to reach an agreement.More >>
  • Russia's ex-US envoy: Trump wants better ties with Russia

    Russia's ex-US envoy: Trump wants better ties with Russia

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:52:57 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:54:17 GMT
    Russia's former ambassador to the United States who was thrust in the middle of the Russian meddling scandal says "toxic" political infighting is preventing U.S. President Donald Trump from improving relations with...More >>
    Russia's former ambassador to the United States who was thrust in the middle of the Russian meddling scandal says "toxic" political infighting is preventing U.S. President Donald Trump from improving relations with Russia.More >>
  • N. Korea keeps hopes of talks alive after Trump cancellation

    N. Korea keeps hopes of talks alive after Trump cancellation

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:32:23 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:47 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:47:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Washington.  In a dramatic di...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony for the "Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act," in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Thursday, May 24, 2018, in Washington. In a dramatic di...
    North Korea said it's still willing to sit for talks with the United States "at any time, at any format" just hours after Trump abruptly canceled his planned summit with Kim Jong Un.More >>
    North Korea said it's still willing to sit for talks with the United States "at any time, at any format" just hours after Trump abruptly canceled his planned summit with Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • Gaza officials: 86 hurt by Israeli fire in border protest

    Gaza officials: 86 hurt by Israeli fire in border protest

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:16 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:16:08 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:35:19 GMT
    Gaza's Health Ministry says dozens of Palestinians were hurt along the border with Israel.More >>
    Gaza's Health Ministry says dozens of Palestinians were hurt along the border with Israel.More >>
  • Hezbollah calls on Lebanon to reject US sanctions

    Hezbollah calls on Lebanon to reject US sanctions

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:25:26 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:13:47 GMT
    The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group has called on the Lebanese state to stand up for Lebanese individuals who are being slapped with sanctions by the United States.More >>
    The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah group has called on the Lebanese state to stand up for Lebanese individuals who are being slapped with sanctions by the United States.More >>
  • Monitor: Suspected Israeli strike targets Hezbollah in Syria

    Monitor: Suspected Israeli strike targets Hezbollah in Syria

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:02 AM EDT2018-05-25 09:02:39 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:13:11 GMT
    Syrian war-monitoring group says suspected Israeli strikes hit a Hezbollah base in central Syria.More >>
    Syrian war-monitoring group says suspected Israeli strikes hit a Hezbollah base in central Syria.More >>
  • Guatemala minister: Sheldon Adelson flew officials to Israel

    Guatemala minister: Sheldon Adelson flew officials to Israel

    Friday, May 25 2018 12:06 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:06:41 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-05-25 17:12:49 GMT
    The Guatemalan government says United States casino magnate Sheldon Adelson provided its official delegation a Boeing 767 to travel to Israel for the relocation of its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.More >>
    The Guatemalan government says United States casino magnate Sheldon Adelson provided its official delegation a Boeing 767 to travel to Israel for the relocation of its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.More >>
  • The Latest: Syrian army warns Daraa rebels of nearing attack

    The Latest: Syrian army warns Daraa rebels of nearing attack

    Friday, May 25 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-05-25 14:05:55 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-05-25 16:58:34 GMT
    Syria state-run media says Syrian aircraft have dropped leaflets on rebel-held areas in the country's south warning of an imminent government offensive, and urging fighters to disarm.More >>
    Syria state-run media says Syrian aircraft have dropped leaflets on rebel-held areas in the country's south warning of an imminent government offensive, and urging fighters to disarm.More >>
  • Correction: Vatican-Priest Shortage story

    Correction: Vatican-Priest Shortage story

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:32:24 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-05-25 14:45:40 GMT
    Pope Francis alarmed by "hemorrhaging" of priests and nuns seen in Europe.More >>
    Pope Francis alarmed by "hemorrhaging" of priests and nuns seen in Europe.More >>
  • Israel calls on EU to end funding to pro-boycott groups

    Israel calls on EU to end funding to pro-boycott groups

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:14:24 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 8:27 AM EDT2018-05-25 12:27:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean, File). FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2017 file photo, workers carry material at a construction site in the West Bank settlement of Maaleh Adumim. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Thursday, May 24, 2018, that he will s...(AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean, File). FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2017 file photo, workers carry material at a construction site in the West Bank settlement of Maaleh Adumim. Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Thursday, May 24, 2018, that he will s...
    Israel calls on EU to stop funding groups that promote boycotts against the Jewish state.More >>
    Israel calls on EU to stop funding groups that promote boycotts against the Jewish state.More >>
  • $28.6 million in cash seized in ex-Malaysia PM's graft probe

    $28.6 million in cash seized in ex-Malaysia PM's graft probe

    Friday, May 25 2018 1:03 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:03:00 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 7:06 AM EDT2018-05-25 11:06:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, speaks to media as he leaves the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Najib appeared again for questioning at t...(AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, speaks to media as he leaves the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Najib appeared again for questioning at t...
    Malaysian police say the cash stashed in bags at an apartment linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak and seized in a money-laundering investigation amounted to $28.6 million.More >>
    Malaysian police say the cash stashed in bags at an apartment linked to former Prime Minister Najib Razak and seized in a money-laundering investigation amounted to $28.6 million.More >>
  • China sets trial for dissident who chronicled rights abuses

    China sets trial for dissident who chronicled rights abuses

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:52 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:52:45 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 5:35 AM EDT2018-05-25 09:35:36 GMT
    A Chinese dissident who founded a website documenting alleged rights abuses will be tried on a charge of leaking state secrets next month.More >>
    A Chinese dissident who founded a website documenting alleged rights abuses will be tried on a charge of leaking state secrets next month.More >>
  • Indonesia passes new terror law after attacks using children

    Indonesia passes new terror law after attacks using children

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:42:46 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 5:14 AM EDT2018-05-25 09:14:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Members of Indonesian police counter terrorism unit Special Detachment 88 escort radical cleric Aman Abdurrahman upon arrival for his trial at a district court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, May 25, 2018. Indonesia's parliame...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Members of Indonesian police counter terrorism unit Special Detachment 88 escort radical cleric Aman Abdurrahman upon arrival for his trial at a district court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Friday, May 25, 2018. Indonesia's parliame...
    Indonesia passes a tougher anti-terrorism law, lengthening detention periods and involving the military in counter-terrorism policing, spurred into action by recent bombings that involved children as perpetrators.More >>
    Indonesia passes a tougher anti-terrorism law, lengthening detention periods and involving the military in counter-terrorism policing, spurred into action by recent bombings that involved children as perpetrators.More >>
  • Congo says confirmed Ebola cases have reached 31; 9 deaths

    Congo says confirmed Ebola cases have reached 31; 9 deaths

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:21 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:21:57 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 4:57 AM EDT2018-05-25 08:57:51 GMT
    Congo's Ministry of Health says the number of confirmed Ebola cases has reached 30, including 8 deaths in the 3 affected health zones in the country's Equateur province.More >>
    Congo's Ministry of Health says the number of confirmed Ebola cases has reached 30, including 8 deaths in the 3 affected health zones in the country's Equateur province.More >>
  • Report: Airstrikes on Syria pro-government positions kill 12

    Report: Airstrikes on Syria pro-government positions kill 12

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:51 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:51:57 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 4:03 AM EDT2018-05-25 08:03:41 GMT
    Syria monitoring group says at least 12 pro-government, foreign fighters killed in airstrikes in country's east.More >>
    Syria monitoring group says at least 12 pro-government, foreign fighters killed in airstrikes in country's east.More >>
  • Probe: Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia-based unit

    Probe: Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia-based unit

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:32:04 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:43 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:43:40 GMT
    The passenger jet was headed from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when it was was blown out of the sky over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014. All 298 passengers and crew were killed. (Source: CNN)The passenger jet was headed from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when it was was blown out of the sky over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014. All 298 passengers and crew were killed. (Source: CNN)

    An international team of investigators say that detailed analysis of video images has established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based...

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    An international team of investigators say that detailed analysis of video images has established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based military unit.

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  • N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

    N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:32:00 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:35 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:35:03 GMT
    Journalists took a long journey up to North Korea to witness the destruction of what North Korea said were nuclear sites. (Source: CNN)Journalists took a long journey up to North Korea to witness the destruction of what North Korea said were nuclear sites. (Source: CNN)

    North Korea has carried out what it says is the demolition of its nuclear test site in the presence of foreign journalists.

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    North Korea has carried out what it says is the demolition of its nuclear test site in the presence of foreign journalists.

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  • Saudi Arabia releases 3 women as other activists still held

    Saudi Arabia releases 3 women as other activists still held

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:12:25 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:36 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:36:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2014 file photo, Aziza al-Yousef drives a car on a highway in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving. Saudi Arabia's arrest of 10 women's rights ad...(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File). FILE - In this March 29, 2014 file photo, Aziza al-Yousef drives a car on a highway in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as part of a campaign to defy Saudi Arabia's ban on women driving. Saudi Arabia's arrest of 10 women's rights ad...
    Rights groups and activists say Saudi authorities have released two women's rights activists, but 8 others remain detained.More >>
    Rights groups and activists say Saudi authorities have released two women's rights activists, but 8 others remain detained.More >>
  • US pressure on Hezbollah may hamper Lebanese government

    US pressure on Hezbollah may hamper Lebanese government

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:22:14 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:36 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:36:05 GMT
    (Dalati Nohra/Lebanese Government via AP). In this photo released by the Lebanese Government, Lebanese President Michel Aoun, left, meets with Prime Minister Saad Hariri, at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, east of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, May 24, ...(Dalati Nohra/Lebanese Government via AP). In this photo released by the Lebanese Government, Lebanese President Michel Aoun, left, meets with Prime Minister Saad Hariri, at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, east of Beirut, Lebanon, Thursday, May 24, ...
    Lebanon's president has formally asked caretake Prime Minister Saad Hariri to form a new Cabinet after the vast majority of legislators named him for the post.More >>
    Lebanon's president has formally asked caretake Prime Minister Saad Hariri to form a new Cabinet after the vast majority of legislators named him for the post.More >>
  • Israel defense chief plans 2,500 new West Bank settler homes

    Israel defense chief plans 2,500 new West Bank settler homes

    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:41 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:41:54 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:25:17 GMT
    Israeli minister says he'll seek approval next week to fast-track construction of 2,500 new West Bank settlement homes.More >>
    Israeli minister says he'll seek approval next week to fast-track construction of 2,500 new West Bank settlement homes.More >>
  • Police: Missing Mexican woman's body found in Utah canyon

    Police: Missing Mexican woman's body found in Utah canyon

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:22:45 GMT
    Friday, May 25 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-05-25 05:14:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2015, file photo, shows Elizabeth Smart holding a photo of Elizabeth Elena Laguna Salgado during a news conference, in Sandy, Utah. According to the Deseret News, investigators confirmed Wednesday,...(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File). FILE - In this April 24, 2015, file photo, shows Elizabeth Smart holding a photo of Elizabeth Elena Laguna Salgado during a news conference, in Sandy, Utah. According to the Deseret News, investigators confirmed Wednesday,...
    Utah police say they've found the body of a woman who disappeared on the way home from English class three years ago, shortly after she moved from Mexico.More >>
    Utah police say they've found the body of a woman who disappeared on the way home from English class three years ago, shortly after she moved from Mexico.More >>
  • Cyclone Mekunu pounds Yemen island on its path to Oman

    Cyclone Mekunu pounds Yemen island on its path to Oman

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:11 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:11:57 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:16 PM EDT2018-05-25 02:16:14 GMT
    Yemeni island of Socotra pounded by Cyclone Mekunu, on a path to strike Oman this weekend.More >>
    Yemeni island of Socotra pounded by Cyclone Mekunu, on a path to strike Oman this weekend.More >>
  • The Latest: Syrian TV reporting military base under attack

    The Latest: Syrian TV reporting military base under attack

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:13:16 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:32:32 GMT
    U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish group says it has detained a French Islamic State group fighter linked to terror attacks in Paris and Nice in 2015 and 2016.More >>
    U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish group says it has detained a French Islamic State group fighter linked to terror attacks in Paris and Nice in 2015 and 2016.More >>
  • Putin meets Macron, says North Korea summit end regrettable

    Putin meets Macron, says North Korea summit end regrettable

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 06:12:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-05-25 00:14:18 GMT
    French President Emmanuel Macron is now reaching out to Russian President Vladimir Putin.More >>
    French President Emmanuel Macron is now reaching out to Russian President Vladimir Putin.More >>
  • London couple convicted of murdering nanny, burning her body

    London couple convicted of murdering nanny, burning her body

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:13 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:13:26 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-05-24 21:32:58 GMT
    A couple have been found guilty of murdering their French nanny and burning her body on a bonfire in their London backyard.More >>
    A couple have been found guilty of murdering their French nanny and burning her body on a bonfire in their London backyard.More >>
  • IAEA: Iran complying with nuclear deal, but could improve

    IAEA: Iran complying with nuclear deal, but could improve

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:42:13 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:06:05 GMT
    The United Nations nuclear watchdog says Iran appears to be complying with a 2015 deal with major powers that was meant to stop it from developing nuclear weapons in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions.More >>
    The United Nations nuclear watchdog says Iran appears to be complying with a 2015 deal with major powers that was meant to stop it from developing nuclear weapons in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions.More >>
  • UN chief concerned by cancellation of US-NKorea summit

    UN chief concerned by cancellation of US-NKorea summit

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:22 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:22:14 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:05:44 GMT
    The U.N. chief says he is "deeply concerned" by the cancellation of the planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
    The U.N. chief says he is "deeply concerned" by the cancellation of the planned summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • License to chill: MI6 tries to shed macho James Bond image

    License to chill: MI6 tries to shed macho James Bond image

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:42:11 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:05:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - This Thursday, March 5, 2015 file photo shows a general view of the MI6 building in London. Britain's MI6 intelligence service has made its first-ever television ad, aiming to banish macho James Bond-style imagery a...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - This Thursday, March 5, 2015 file photo shows a general view of the MI6 building in London. Britain's MI6 intelligence service has made its first-ever television ad, aiming to banish macho James Bond-style imagery a...
    Britain's MI6 intelligence service has made its first-ever television ad, aiming to banish macho James Bond-style imagery and attract more women and ethnic-minority recruits.More >>
    Britain's MI6 intelligence service has made its first-ever television ad, aiming to banish macho James Bond-style imagery and attract more women and ethnic-minority recruits.More >>
  • 2 patients who fled Ebola ward among the dead in Congo

    2 patients who fled Ebola ward among the dead in Congo

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 09:53:03 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-05-24 19:05:27 GMT
    The World Health Organization's regional director for Africa says the agency is stepping up efforts with nine countries neighboring Congo to help prevent possible spread of a new Ebola outbreak beyond its borders.More >>
    The World Health Organization's regional director for Africa says the agency is stepping up efforts with nine countries neighboring Congo to help prevent possible spread of a new Ebola outbreak beyond its borders.More >>
  • China says no reason found for US staffer's sonic condition

    China says no reason found for US staffer's sonic condition

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:41 AM EDT2018-05-24 08:41:56 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:12:57 GMT
    China says it has not yet found any explanation for a U.S. government employee's report of abnormal sensations of sound and pressure while working in the southern city of Guangzhou.More >>
    China says it has not yet found any explanation for a U.S. government employee's report of abnormal sensations of sound and pressure while working in the southern city of Guangzhou.More >>
  • UK slams Russian pranksters over Boris Johnson call

    UK slams Russian pranksters over Boris Johnson call

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:52:17 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:14:32 GMT
    Britain's Foreign Office is criticizing "childish" pranksters who called Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson posing as the leader of Armenia.More >>
    Britain's Foreign Office is criticizing "childish" pranksters who called Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson posing as the leader of Armenia.More >>
  • Syria: US-backed group captures French IS member

    Syria: US-backed group captures French IS member

    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:03:52 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-05-24 17:04:48 GMT
    A U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish group says it has detained a French Islamic State fighter linked to the terror attacks in Paris and Nice earlier this decade.More >>
    A U.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish group says it has detained a French Islamic State fighter linked to the terror attacks in Paris and Nice earlier this decade.More >>
  • The Latest: Images show residents sheltering from cyclone

    The Latest: Images show residents sheltering from cyclone

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:52:06 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:37:43 GMT
    Images circulated online from Yemen's Socotra island show soaking wet residents attempting to find shelter from Cyclone Mekunu, which pounded the area on its path toward Oman.More >>
    Images circulated online from Yemen's Socotra island show soaking wet residents attempting to find shelter from Cyclone Mekunu, which pounded the area on its path toward Oman.More >>
  • China calls US withdrawal of drills invite 'unconstructive'

    China calls US withdrawal of drills invite 'unconstructive'

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:52:31 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:24:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi shake hands following a news conference at the State Department, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Washington.(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi shake hands following a news conference at the State Department, Wednesday, May 23, 2018, in Washington.
    China's Defense Ministry is criticizing Washington's withdrawal of an invitation for it to participate in a multinational naval exercise the U.S. is hosting this summer as "unconstructive.".More >>
    China's Defense Ministry is criticizing Washington's withdrawal of an invitation for it to participate in a multinational naval exercise the U.S. is hosting this summer as "unconstructive.".More >>
  • Kremlin doubts ex-spy's daughter's statement on poisoning

    Kremlin doubts ex-spy's daughter's statement on poisoning

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:32:11 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:15:00 GMT
    (Dylan Martinez/Pool via AP). Yulia Skripal poses for the media during an interview in London, Wednesday May 23, 2018. Yulia Skripal says recovery has been slow and painful, in first interview since nerve agent poisoning.(Dylan Martinez/Pool via AP). Yulia Skripal poses for the media during an interview in London, Wednesday May 23, 2018. Yulia Skripal says recovery has been slow and painful, in first interview since nerve agent poisoning.
    The Kremlin says it doubts that Yulia Skripal has issued a statement of her own free will after her recovery from poisoning that Britain blames on Russia.More >>
    The Kremlin says it doubts that Yulia Skripal has issued a statement of her own free will after her recovery from poisoning that Britain blames on Russia.More >>
  • Spain issues arrest warrant for rapper convicted over lyrics

    Spain issues arrest warrant for rapper convicted over lyrics

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:32:12 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:16:02 GMT
    Authorities in Spain have issued an arrest warrant for a Spanish rapper sentenced to prison for lyrics that praised terror groups and insulted the royal family.More >>
    Authorities in Spain have issued an arrest warrant for a Spanish rapper sentenced to prison for lyrics that praised terror groups and insulted the royal family.More >>
  • WWII bomb successfully defused in German city of Dresden

    WWII bomb successfully defused in German city of Dresden

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:52:34 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-05-24 16:03:55 GMT
    (Marco Klinger/dpa via AP). In this May 23, 2018 photo a burning spot lights in the Easter German City Dresden, after an attempt to defuse a WWII'bomb by remote control leads to a partial detonation of the bomb. German police confirmed the bomb that pa...(Marco Klinger/dpa via AP). In this May 23, 2018 photo a burning spot lights in the Easter German City Dresden, after an attempt to defuse a WWII'bomb by remote control leads to a partial detonation of the bomb. German police confirmed the bomb that pa...
    German police say a World War II bomb that partially exploded while it was being defused in the eastern city of Dresden has been successfully deactivated.More >>
    German police say a World War II bomb that partially exploded while it was being defused in the eastern city of Dresden has been successfully deactivated.More >>
  • Algeria denies rights abuses in migrant expulsions

    Algeria denies rights abuses in migrant expulsions

    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:13:18 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:45:07 GMT
    Algeria's government denies that any human rights abuses against African migrants who have been expelled from the country in large numbers, refuting U.N. allegations.More >>
    Algeria's government denies that any human rights abuses against African migrants who have been expelled from the country in large numbers, refuting U.N. allegations.More >>
  • France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in tech push

    France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in tech push

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:22:59 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:15:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaves the EU Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.  European Union lawmakers plan to press Zuckerberg on Tuesday about data protection standards at the internet giant at a hear...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert). Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg leaves the EU Parliament in Brussels on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. European Union lawmakers plan to press Zuckerberg on Tuesday about data protection standards at the internet giant at a hear...

    The meeting comes after Zuckerberg faced tough questions Tuesday from European Union lawmakers, during which he apologized for the way the social network has been used to produce fake news and interfere in elections.

    More >>

    The meeting comes after Zuckerberg faced tough questions Tuesday from European Union lawmakers, during which he apologized for the way the social network has been used to produce fake news and interfere in elections.

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  • Romania: Austrian businessman suspected of child pornography

    Romania: Austrian businessman suspected of child pornography

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:02:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-05-24 15:15:08 GMT
    Romanian prosecutors detain an Austrian businessman on suspicion of child pornography.More >>
    Romanian prosecutors detain an Austrian businessman on suspicion of child pornography.More >>
  • Spanish ruling party fined in major corruption case

    Spanish ruling party fined in major corruption case

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:22:12 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:55:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Paul White). A TV crew works outside the Popular Party headquarters in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Spain's National Court has issued hefty prison sentences for politicians and businesspeople involved in a kickbacks-for-contracts sc...(AP Photo/Paul White). A TV crew works outside the Popular Party headquarters in Madrid, Spain, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Spain's National Court has issued hefty prison sentences for politicians and businesspeople involved in a kickbacks-for-contracts sc...
    Spain's National Court has convicted and given heft prison sentences to politicians and businesspeople involved in a kickbacks-for-contracts scheme that helped fund the governing party.More >>
    Spain's National Court has convicted and given heft prison sentences to politicians and businesspeople involved in a kickbacks-for-contracts scheme that helped fund the governing party.More >>
  • More than 350 observers to monitor Turkish elections

    More than 350 observers to monitor Turkish elections

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 12:42:42 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:54:57 GMT
    A international security body says it is deploying 22 short-term and 350 long-term observers to monitor Turkey's June 24 snap presidential and parliamentary polls.More >>
    A international security body says it is deploying 22 short-term and 350 long-term observers to monitor Turkey's June 24 snap presidential and parliamentary polls.More >>
  • 1 dead, 4 injured in Turkish explosives factory blast

    1 dead, 4 injured in Turkish explosives factory blast

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:12:21 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:44:04 GMT
    A Turkish media report says an explosion has occurred at a government-owned explosives factory in the outskirts of Ankara.More >>
    A Turkish media report says an explosion has occurred at a government-owned explosives factory in the outskirts of Ankara.More >>
  • North Korea slams Pence as summit with Trump grows shakier

    North Korea slams Pence as summit with Trump grows shakier

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:51:44 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:23:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Women protesters stage a rally for peace on the Korea peninsular near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump labored with South Korea's Moon Jae-in Tuesday to keep the highly anticipated U...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Women protesters stage a rally for peace on the Korea peninsular near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump labored with South Korea's Moon Jae-in Tuesday to keep the highly anticipated U...
    A top North Korean official says recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were "stupid" and "ignorant" and again warns the country is willing to pull out of a planned summit with Trump.More >>
    A top North Korean official says recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were "stupid" and "ignorant" and again warns the country is willing to pull out of a planned summit with Trump.More >>
  • Putin names ex-Cabinet member as new space chief

    Putin names ex-Cabinet member as new space chief

    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:02 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:02:08 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 10:04 AM EDT2018-05-24 14:04:13 GMT
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has named an ex-Cabinet member to lead Roscosmos state space corporation.More >>
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has named an ex-Cabinet member to lead Roscosmos state space corporation.More >>
  • Migrants block northern Greek highway in 2nd day of protests

    Migrants block northern Greek highway in 2nd day of protests

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:42 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:42:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:24 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:24:03 GMT
    Some 250 asylum-seekers have blocked a busy northern Greek highway, in a second day of protests against overcrowding and poor conditions in the camp they are housed in.More >>
    Some 250 asylum-seekers have blocked a busy northern Greek highway, in a second day of protests against overcrowding and poor conditions in the camp they are housed in.More >>
  • Cardinal: Nicaragua talks at impasse, suspended indefinitely

    Cardinal: Nicaragua talks at impasse, suspended indefinitely

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:21 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:21:50 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:14 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:14:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). Leaders of the Roman Catholic Church look down as Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes reads a statement suspending talks between the opposition and the government, in Managua, Nicaragua, Wednesday, May 23, 2018.  Talks broke down this W...(AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). Leaders of the Roman Catholic Church look down as Cardinal Leopoldo Brenes reads a statement suspending talks between the opposition and the government, in Managua, Nicaragua, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Talks broke down this W...
    Talks between President Daniel Ortega's administration and opposition and civic groups on resolving weeks of deadly unrest broke down Wednesday after government opponents demanded earlier elections and changes in...More >>
    Talks between President Daniel Ortega's administration and opposition and civic groups on resolving weeks of deadly unrest broke down Wednesday after government opponents demanded earlier elections and changes in electoral laws.More >>
  • UK man convicted in attempted parachute murder

    UK man convicted in attempted parachute murder

    Thursday, May 24 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-05-24 12:33:31 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:02:09 GMT
    A jury in Winchester has found an army sergeant guilty of attempted murder of his wife by sabotaging her parachute and tampering with a gas valve at her home.More >>
    A jury in Winchester has found an army sergeant guilty of attempted murder of his wife by sabotaging her parachute and tampering with a gas valve at her home.More >>
  • Sturgeon expresses horror at bullying incident

    Sturgeon expresses horror at bullying incident

    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:02:02 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-05-24 13:02:02 GMT
    Scotland's first minister has.More >>
    Scotland's first minister has.More >>
  • Malaysia's ex-leader questioned again in corruption scandal

    Malaysia's ex-leader questioned again in corruption scandal

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:52 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:52:12 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:44 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:44:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, arrives at Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Najib appears again for questioning at the   office as part of ...(AP Photo/Vincent Thian). Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, center, arrives at Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Office in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Thursday, May 24, 2018. Najib appears again for questioning at the office as part of ...
    Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the anti-corruption agency's office for more questioning over alleged graft at a state investment fund he set up.More >>
    Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the anti-corruption agency's office for more questioning over alleged graft at a state investment fund he set up.More >>
  • FBI seeks to thwart major cyberattack on Ukraine

    FBI seeks to thwart major cyberattack on Ukraine

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:13:23 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:36:36 GMT
    Cisco says that a hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine.More >>
    Cisco says that a hundreds of thousands of routers have been compromised in preparation for what could be a major cyberattack against Ukraine.More >>
  • Merkel in China stresses dialogue on human rights, tech

    Merkel in China stresses dialogue on human rights, tech

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 03:12:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:22 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:22:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop, pool, file). FILE - In this May 31, 2017 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel and China's Premier Li Keqiang joke prior to a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany.     German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading...(AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop, pool, file). FILE - In this May 31, 2017 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel and China's Premier Li Keqiang joke prior to a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading...
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on her visit to China amid tension in Beijing and the European Union over trade issues with the United States and Washington's rejection of...More >>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has met with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on her visit to China amid tension in Beijing and the European Union over trade issues with the United States and Washington's rejection of the Iran nuclear deal.More >>
  • Discovery of World War II soldier's plane brings closure

    Discovery of World War II soldier's plane brings closure

    Thursday, May 24 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-05-24 05:51:58 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:04 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:04:12 GMT
    (U.S. Army Air Force/Kelly Family Research Project via AP). This circa 1943 U.S. Army Air Force photo from the Kelly Family Research Project shows the "Heaven Can Wait" B-24 bomber, location unknown, in which Lt. Thomas Kelly died when it was shot down...(U.S. Army Air Force/Kelly Family Research Project via AP). This circa 1943 U.S. Army Air Force photo from the Kelly Family Research Project shows the "Heaven Can Wait" B-24 bomber, location unknown, in which Lt. Thomas Kelly died when it was shot down...
    When Tom Kelly's relatives got word that his World War II B-24 bomber had finally been found, a wave of exhilaration and grief washed over them.More >>
    When Tom Kelly's relatives got word that his World War II B-24 bomber had finally been found, a wave of exhilaration and grief washed over them.More >>
  • Turkish trial against Australian IS suspect postponed

    Turkish trial against Australian IS suspect postponed

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 08:52:02 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 08:52:38 GMT
    A Turkish court has postponed an extradition case against an Australian Islamic State suspect pending the result of a Turkish terror-related investigation against him.More >>
    A Turkish court has postponed an extradition case against an Australian Islamic State suspect pending the result of a Turkish terror-related investigation against him.More >>
  • Sweden adopts law that says non-consensual sex is rape

    Sweden adopts law that says non-consensual sex is rape

    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 08:52:00 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-05-24 08:52:37 GMT
    Sweden has adopted a law requiring people to get explicit consent before sexual contact. Otherwise it will be considered as rape.More >>
    Sweden has adopted a law requiring people to get explicit consent before sexual contact. Otherwise it will be considered as rape.More >>
  • Yulia Skripal says recovery from poisoning 'slow, painful'

    Yulia Skripal says recovery from poisoning 'slow, painful'

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:13:41 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 4:03 AM EDT2018-05-24 08:03:44 GMT
    (Dylan Martinez/Pool via AP). Yulia Skripal poses for the media during an interview in n London, Wednesday May 23, 2018. Yulia Skripal says recovery has been slow and painful, in first interview since nerve agent poisoning.(Dylan Martinez/Pool via AP). Yulia Skripal poses for the media during an interview in n London, Wednesday May 23, 2018. Yulia Skripal says recovery has been slow and painful, in first interview since nerve agent poisoning.
    Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned with her father in a nerve agent attack, says their recovery has been slow and painful, in her first public statement since the poisoning.More >>
    Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned with her father in a nerve agent attack, says their recovery has been slow and painful, in her first public statement since the poisoning.More >>
  • Syria state-run media reports US-led airstrike on army posts

    Syria state-run media reports US-led airstrike on army posts

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:11:43 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:53 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:53:52 GMT
    A Pentagon spokesman said there was "no information" to confirm or deny the reports. (Source: Raycom Media)A Pentagon spokesman said there was "no information" to confirm or deny the reports. (Source: Raycom Media)

    Syrian government-run media outlet is reporting that U.S.-led coalition airstrikes have struck Syrian army positions in eastern Syria near the front lines with the Islamic State group.

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    Syrian government-run media outlet is reporting that U.S.-led coalition airstrikes have struck Syrian army positions in eastern Syria near the front lines with the Islamic State group.

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  • Egypt detains activist blogger amid new wave of arrests

    Egypt detains activist blogger amid new wave of arrests

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:33:30 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:44 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:44:14 GMT
    Egyptian security officials say a prominent activist and blogger known for documenting police abuse has been detained, the latest in a new wave of arrests since elections earlier this year.More >>
    Egyptian security officials say a prominent activist and blogger known for documenting police abuse has been detained, the latest in a new wave of arrests since elections earlier this year.More >>
  • Syrian official rejects US demand for Iranian withdrawal

    Syrian official rejects US demand for Iranian withdrawal

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 4:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 08:43:16 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:43 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:43:56 GMT
    (SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian military and police forces fly their national flags on a damaged building and hold a picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad, in the Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood, sou...(SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian military and police forces fly their national flags on a damaged building and hold a picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad, in the Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood, sou...
    Syria has dismissed American calls for the withdrawal of Iranian troops and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah from the war-torn country.More >>
    Syria has dismissed American calls for the withdrawal of Iranian troops and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah from the war-torn country.More >>
  • Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

    Facebook chief faces EU grilling over his 'digital monster'

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:52:37 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 3:06 AM EDT2018-05-24 07:06:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tech moguls Bill Gates and Zuckerberg are teaming up to help develop new technologies for kids ...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE- In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg pauses while testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. Tech moguls Bill Gates and Zuckerberg are teaming up to help develop new technologies for kids ...

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.

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    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faces senior European Union lawmakers later Tuesday to answer questions about a scandal over the alleged misuse of the data of millions of Facebook users.

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  • Critics see no end to foreign favors to Trump businesses

    Critics see no end to foreign favors to Trump businesses

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:44:01 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:55:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Critics fear foreign government favor...(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, right, chats with Chinese President Xi Jinping during a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Critics fear foreign government favor...
    Quid pro Trump? Critics fear nothing to stop foreign government favors to Trump businesses.More >>
    Quid pro Trump? Critics fear nothing to stop foreign government favors to Trump businesses.More >>
  • French government orders evacuation of Paris migrant camps

    French government orders evacuation of Paris migrant camps

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:12 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:12:57 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:42:31 GMT
    France's interior minister has ordered the evacuation of some 2,300 migrants camped in Paris amid a standoff with City Hall over how to handle the long-running problem.More >>
    France's interior minister has ordered the evacuation of some 2,300 migrants camped in Paris amid a standoff with City Hall over how to handle the long-running problem.More >>
  • The Latest: North Korea blasts Pence for 'stupid' remarks

    The Latest: North Korea blasts Pence for 'stupid' remarks

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:33:13 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:42:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looks over his notes as he waits to testify at the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo looks over his notes as he waits to testify at the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says it is ultimately up to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un whether a planned summit with President Donald Trump takes place.More >>
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says it is ultimately up to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un whether a planned summit with President Donald Trump takes place.More >>
  • Scars, unexploded bombs have lingered since Philippine siege

    Scars, unexploded bombs have lingered since Philippine siege

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 11:33:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:12:07 GMT
    (AP Photo). Weeds grow on the ruins of Marawi city in southern Philippines exactly a year after Filipino Muslim militants laid siege in the city Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Philippine officials say hundreds of displaced residents remain in emergency shelt...(AP Photo). Weeds grow on the ruins of Marawi city in southern Philippines exactly a year after Filipino Muslim militants laid siege in the city Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Philippine officials say hundreds of displaced residents remain in emergency shelt...
    The southern Philippine city of Marawi is marking the anniversary of a five-month siege by Islamic State group-aligned fighters with hundreds of displaced still in emergency shelters and the lingering threat of...More >>
    The southern Philippine city of Marawi is marking the anniversary of a five-month siege by Islamic State group-aligned fighters with hundreds of displaced still in emergency shelters and the lingering threat of militants and unexploded bombs.More >>
  • Greatest female Everest climber wants to inspire other women

    Greatest female Everest climber wants to inspire other women

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:42:08 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:05 PM EDT2018-05-24 02:05:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha). Nepalese woman climber Lhakpa Sherpa, left, is honored with an honorary certificate in Kathmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Lhakpa Sherpa scaled the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) peak last week, breaking her own record f...(AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha). Nepalese woman climber Lhakpa Sherpa, left, is honored with an honorary certificate in Kathmandu, Nepal, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Lhakpa Sherpa scaled the 8,850-meter (29,035-foot) peak last week, breaking her own record f...
    The most successful female Everest climber says after finishing her ninth ascent of the world's highest mountain that she wants to inspire all women so they too can achieve their dreams.More >>
    The most successful female Everest climber says after finishing her ninth ascent of the world's highest mountain that she wants to inspire all women so they too can achieve their dreams.More >>
  • US employee in China reported strange sounds, pressure

    US employee in China reported strange sounds, pressure

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:33:15 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:12:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, an American flag is flown next to the Chinese national emblem during a welcome ceremony for visiting U.S. President Donald Trump outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The S...(AP Photo/Andy Wong, File). FILE - In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, an American flag is flown next to the Chinese national emblem during a welcome ceremony for visiting U.S. President Donald Trump outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. The S...
    The State Department says a U.S. government employee in southern China reported abnormal sensations of sound and pressure.More >>
    The State Department says a U.S. government employee in southern China reported abnormal sensations of sound and pressure.More >>
  • Foreign media depart on train for North Korean nuclear site

    Foreign media depart on train for North Korean nuclear site

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:32 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:32:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:04 PM EDT2018-05-24 01:04:07 GMT
    (AP Photo). This image made from video shows foreign journalists and North Korean internet connection staff at Kalma Hotel in Wonsan, North Korea, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. A small group of foreign journalists arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to cover th...(AP Photo). This image made from video shows foreign journalists and North Korean internet connection staff at Kalma Hotel in Wonsan, North Korea, Tuesday, May 22, 2018. A small group of foreign journalists arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to cover th...
    North Korea allows South Korean journalists to cover nuke test closing, after protest over military exercises.More >>
    North Korea allows South Korean journalists to cover nuke test closing, after protest over military exercises.More >>
  • Iran's Khamenei criticizes US over hard-line stance

    Iran's Khamenei criticizes US over hard-line stance

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:41:34 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:52 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:52:56 GMT
    Iran's Supreme Leader criticizes the U.S. over its hard-line stance toward the country since President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal with Western powers.More >>
    Iran's Supreme Leader criticizes the U.S. over its hard-line stance toward the country since President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from a landmark nuclear deal with Western powers.More >>
  • Italy steps toward populist government as Conte gets mandate

    Italy steps toward populist government as Conte gets mandate

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:53:20 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:32:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...
    Italy's president summons premier candidate Conte for talks on forming a government.More >>
    Italy's president summons premier candidate Conte for talks on forming a government.More >>
  • US Ambassador to Israel says Trump peace plan months away

    US Ambassador to Israel says Trump peace plan months away

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:25:56 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:12:35 GMT
    The U.S. Ambassador to Israel says the Trump administration's Middle East peace plan is months away.More >>
    The U.S. Ambassador to Israel says the Trump administration's Middle East peace plan is months away.More >>
  • 1 killed, dozens injured in Spain fireworks explosion

    1 killed, dozens injured in Spain fireworks explosion

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:02:28 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:11:57 GMT
    Authorities in northwestern Spain say a blast at a fireworks storage facility has killed at least one person and injured 26 others, including seven children.More >>
    Authorities in northwestern Spain say a blast at a fireworks storage facility has killed at least one person and injured 26 others, including seven children.More >>
  • Pakistani teen slain at Texas school is buried in hometown

    Pakistani teen slain at Texas school is buried in hometown

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 06:03:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:05:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fareed Khan). Family members and others carry the casket of Sabika Sheikh, Pakistani exchange student killed in a mass shooting at a high school in Texas, upon arrival at her home in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Her body has ar...(AP Photo/Fareed Khan). Family members and others carry the casket of Sabika Sheikh, Pakistani exchange student killed in a mass shooting at a high school in Texas, upon arrival at her home in Karachi, Pakistan, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. Her body has ar...
    The body of a 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student killed in a mass shooting at a high school in Texas has arrived in the port city of Karachi, where her family lives.More >>
    The body of a 17-year-old Pakistani exchange student killed in a mass shooting at a high school in Texas has arrived in the port city of Karachi, where her family lives.More >>
  • Spain PM gets budget backing in test of separatist strength

    Spain PM gets budget backing in test of separatist strength

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:33 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:33:26 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:05 PM EDT2018-05-23 19:05:06 GMT
    The Spanish parliament is set to pass the national budget proposal for 2018, giving the government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy some breathing space as it battles Catalan separatism.More >>
    The Spanish parliament is set to pass the national budget proposal for 2018, giving the government of Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy some breathing space as it battles Catalan separatism.More >>
  • The Latest: Premier-designate confirms Italy's place in EU

    The Latest: Premier-designate confirms Italy's place in EU

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:43:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:37:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...
    Italy's president has asked political neophyte Giuseppe Conte to try to form a government, giving the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and anti-immigrant League their first shot at running western Europe's first...More >>
    Italy's president has asked political neophyte Giuseppe Conte to try to form a government, giving the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and anti-immigrant League their first shot at running western Europe's first populist government.More >>
  • Alleged IS supporter accused of urging Prince George attack

    Alleged IS supporter accused of urging Prince George attack

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:43:10 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:24:22 GMT
    An alleged supporter of the Islamic State group has gone on trial accused of encouraging attacks on 4-year-old Prince George.More >>
    An alleged supporter of the Islamic State group has gone on trial accused of encouraging attacks on 4-year-old Prince George.More >>
  • Jewish group questions sainthood for WWII-era cardinal

    Jewish group questions sainthood for WWII-era cardinal

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:53:22 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:14:52 GMT
    A leading Jewish organization has criticized the Vatican's decision to move World War II-era Cardinal August Hlond along the path to possible sainthood, saying he was "extremely" hostile to Poland's Jews and failed...More >>
    A leading Jewish organization has criticized the Vatican's decision to move World War II-era Cardinal August Hlond along the path to possible sainthood, saying he was "extremely" hostile to Poland's Jews and failed to condemn a 1946 pogrom.More >>
  • Ariana Grande sends love to fans on Manchester anniversary

    Ariana Grande sends love to fans on Manchester anniversary

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:43 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:43:58 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-05-23 18:04:11 GMT
    The pop star told survivors and the families of victims that she was "thinking of you all today and every day." (Source: @ArianaGrande/Twitter)The pop star told survivors and the families of victims that she was "thinking of you all today and every day." (Source: @ArianaGrande/Twitter)

    Ariana Grande has shared a message with her fans on the anniversary of the bombing at Manchester Arena which killed 22 people.

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    Ariana Grande has shared a message with her fans on the anniversary of the bombing at Manchester Arena which killed 22 people.

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  • AP Explains: American football's niche following in Japan

    AP Explains: American football's niche following in Japan

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:23 AM EDT2018-05-23 09:23:14 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-05-23 17:58:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Nihon University's American football player Taisuke Miyagawa bows at a news conference Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Tokyo. The Japanese college football player has apologized for intentionally injuring the quarterback of an oppo...(AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko). Nihon University's American football player Taisuke Miyagawa bows at a news conference Tuesday, May 22, 2018, in Tokyo. The Japanese college football player has apologized for intentionally injuring the quarterback of an oppo...
    AP Explains: American football with niche following in Japan.More >>
    AP Explains: American football with niche following in Japan.More >>
  • Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

    Social media under microscope in emotive Irish abortion vote

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:42:05 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:05 PM EDT2018-05-23 16:05:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Peter Morrison). In this photo taken on May 17, 2018, an anti-abortion poster is hung on a lamppost outside the Google offices in Dublin, Ireland. In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate rages in Ireland over whether to lift the ...(AP Photo/Peter Morrison). In this photo taken on May 17, 2018, an anti-abortion poster is hung on a lamppost outside the Google offices in Dublin, Ireland. In homes and pubs, on leaflets and lampposts, debate rages in Ireland over whether to lift the ...
    Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.More >>
    Debate is raging in Ireland over whether to lift the country's decades-old ban on abortion.More >>
  • Germany: Local office improperly approved asylum requests

    Germany: Local office improperly approved asylum requests

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 11:43:16 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:15:14 GMT
    Germany's top migration official says he will immediately ban a local branch office of Germany's Federal Office for Migration from making any further asylum decisions.More >>
    Germany's top migration official says he will immediately ban a local branch office of Germany's Federal Office for Migration from making any further asylum decisions.More >>
  • Record number of Brits get German citizenship before Brexit

    Record number of Brits get German citizenship before Brexit

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:13:09 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:14:56 GMT
    German officials say the number of British nationals who received German citizenship hit a new high last year that is likely linked to the U.K.'s 2016 referendum to leave the European Union.More >>
    German officials say the number of British nationals who received German citizenship hit a new high last year that is likely linked to the U.K.'s 2016 referendum to leave the European Union.More >>
  • Prince Harry, Meghan at first royal event as newlyweds

    Prince Harry, Meghan at first royal event as newlyweds

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:13:40 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 11:14 AM EDT2018-05-23 15:14:24 GMT
    (Dominic Lipinski/Pool Photo via AP). Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex walks with her husband, Prince Harry as they attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace in London, Tuesday May 22, 2018. The event is part of the celebrations to mark the 70th birthday...(Dominic Lipinski/Pool Photo via AP). Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex walks with her husband, Prince Harry as they attend a garden party at Buckingham Palace in London, Tuesday May 22, 2018. The event is part of the celebrations to mark the 70th birthday...
    Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have arrived at their first royal event as newlyweds.More >>
    Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, have arrived at their first royal event as newlyweds.More >>
  • Correction: Science Says-Green-Blooded Lizard story

    Correction: Science Says-Green-Blooded Lizard story

    Wednesday, May 16 2018 2:09 PM EDT2018-05-16 18:09:55 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:56 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:56:29 GMT
    (Christopher Austin via AP). This undated photo provided by Christopher Austin in May 2018 shows a prehensile tailed skink (Prasinohaema prehensicauda) from the highlands of New Papua New Guinea. The high concentrations of the green bile pigment bilive...(Christopher Austin via AP). This undated photo provided by Christopher Austin in May 2018 shows a prehensile tailed skink (Prasinohaema prehensicauda) from the highlands of New Papua New Guinea. The high concentrations of the green bile pigment bilive...
    Scientists are gaining evolutionary insights into why a group of lizards in New Guinea have green blood.More >>
    Scientists are gaining evolutionary insights into why a group of lizards in New Guinea have green blood.More >>
  • Rights group: Rohingya insurgents massacred Myanmar Hindus

    Rights group: Rohingya insurgents massacred Myanmar Hindus

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:44:19 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:46:42 GMT
    Amnesty International says Rohingya insurgents massacred Hindus in Myanmar last year.More >>
    Amnesty International says Rohingya insurgents massacred Hindus in Myanmar last year.More >>
  • Merkel heads to China to talk economy, trade, rule of law

    Merkel heads to China to talk economy, trade, rule of law

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:43:21 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:46:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop, pool, file). FILE - In this May 31, 2017 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel and China's Premier Li Keqiang joke prior to a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany.     German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading...(AP Photo/Ferdinand Ostrop, pool, file). FILE - In this May 31, 2017 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel and China's Premier Li Keqiang joke prior to a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading...
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to China with a business delegation as both Beijing and the European Union are grappling with the United States over trade issues and Washington's rejection of the Iran...More >>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to China with a business delegation as both Beijing and the European Union are grappling with the United States over trade issues and Washington's rejection of the Iran nuclear deal.More >>
  • German city partially evacuated after WWII bomb found

    German city partially evacuated after WWII bomb found

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:03:06 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:46:26 GMT
    German authorities have evacuated a downtown area of the eastern city of Dresden after an unexploded World War II-era bomb was found during construction work.More >>
    German authorities have evacuated a downtown area of the eastern city of Dresden after an unexploded World War II-era bomb was found during construction work.More >>
  • Woman jailed in UK for forcing teenage daughter to marry

    Woman jailed in UK for forcing teenage daughter to marry

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:13:07 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 10:05 AM EDT2018-05-23 14:05:49 GMT
    A woman in Britain has been sentenced to four- and-a-half years in prison for forcing her teenage daughter to marry a relative in Pakistan.More >>
    A woman in Britain has been sentenced to four- and-a-half years in prison for forcing her teenage daughter to marry a relative in Pakistan.More >>
  • The Latest: Migrants protest overcrowding at Greek camp

    The Latest: Migrants protest overcrowding at Greek camp

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:53:29 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-05-23 13:55:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File). FILE - In this Friday May 18 2018 file photot, tents where asylum seekers live in a makeshift camp line up along the canal Saint-Martin in Paris. Tent camps have mushroomed in recent weeks along canals in eastern and nor...(AP Photo/Francois Mori, File). FILE - In this Friday May 18 2018 file photot, tents where asylum seekers live in a makeshift camp line up along the canal Saint-Martin in Paris. Tent camps have mushroomed in recent weeks along canals in eastern and nor...
    About 100 asylum-seekers are protesting outside a camp in northern Greece to draw attention to overcrowding and poor housing conditions there.More >>
    About 100 asylum-seekers are protesting outside a camp in northern Greece to draw attention to overcrowding and poor housing conditions there.More >>
  • US and China work on ZTE rescue; Mnuchin denies quid pro quo

    US and China work on ZTE rescue; Mnuchin denies quid pro quo

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:02:43 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-05-23 12:53:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, people gather at the ZTE booth at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain. Chinese telecommunications company ZTE has halted i...(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File). FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, people gather at the ZTE booth at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain. Chinese telecommunications company ZTE has halted i...
    US and China negotiating to ease sanctions on ZTE; Mnuchin denies any quid pro quo.More >>
    US and China negotiating to ease sanctions on ZTE; Mnuchin denies any quid pro quo.More >>
  • Pope to China Catholics: Make gestures showing communion

    Pope to China Catholics: Make gestures showing communion

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 6:23 AM EDT2018-05-23 10:23:16 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:44 AM EDT2018-05-23 11:44:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). Pope Francis waves upon his arrival in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, for his weekly general audience, Wednesday, May 23, 2018.(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). Pope Francis waves upon his arrival in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, for his weekly general audience, Wednesday, May 23, 2018.
    Pope urges Chinese Catholics to make gestures showing they are in 'full communion' with Holy See amid apparent stall in deal over bishops.More >>
    Pope urges Chinese Catholics to make gestures showing they are in 'full communion' with Holy See amid apparent stall in deal over bishops.More >>
  • Australian archbishop steps down after cover-up conviction

    Australian archbishop steps down after cover-up conviction

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:33:02 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 7:25 AM EDT2018-05-23 11:25:10 GMT
    (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP). In this image made from video, Archbishop Philip Wilson, center, heads to Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney, Australia Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The Australian archbishop who was the most senior Roman Cat...(Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP). In this image made from video, Archbishop Philip Wilson, center, heads to Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney, Australia Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The Australian archbishop who was the most senior Roman Cat...
    An Australian archbishop says he will stand aside but does not intend to resign after becoming the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse.More >>
    An Australian archbishop says he will stand aside but does not intend to resign after becoming the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world to be convicted of covering up child sex abuse.More >>
  • Arrested Saudi activists held incommunicado since last week

    Arrested Saudi activists held incommunicado since last week

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:42:42 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:14 AM EDT2018-05-23 09:14:22 GMT
    In Saudi Arabia, at least 10 women's rights activists are being interrogated and held without access to a lawyer.More >>
    In Saudi Arabia, at least 10 women's rights activists are being interrogated and held without access to a lawyer.More >>
  • Red Cross: Over 2,000 attacks on health care in conflict

    Red Cross: Over 2,000 attacks on health care in conflict

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:12:53 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 5:14 AM EDT2018-05-23 09:14:20 GMT
    The Red Cross says there have been 1,200 incidents of violence against hospitals and medical personnel in 16 countries in the two years since the U.N. adopted a resolution demanding combatants protect staff and...More >>
    The Red Cross says there have been 1,200 incidents of violence against hospitals and medical personnel in 16 countries in the two years since the U.N. adopted a resolution demanding combatants protect staff and facilities treating the wounded and sick.More >>
  • Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus

    Congo announces 6 new confirmed cases of Ebola virus

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:22:45 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:54 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:54:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bompengo). A health worker prepares an Ebola vaccine to administer to health workers during a vaccination campaign in Mbandaka, Congo Monday, May 21, 2018. Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural nor...(AP Photo/John Bompengo). A health worker prepares an Ebola vaccine to administer to health workers during a vaccination campaign in Mbandaka, Congo Monday, May 21, 2018. Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the rural nor...
    Congo announces 6 new confirmed Ebola cases as vaccination effort enters 2nd day.More >>
    Congo announces 6 new confirmed Ebola cases as vaccination effort enters 2nd day.More >>
  • Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat amid tensions

    Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat amid tensions

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:02:41 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 3:14 AM EDT2018-05-23 07:14:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters at the presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela, Sunday, May 20, 2018. Electoral officials declared the socialist leader the winner of Sunday...
    President Nicolas Maduro is expelling the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and his deputy for allegedly conspiring against his government.More >>
    President Nicolas Maduro is expelling the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and his deputy for allegedly conspiring against his government.More >>
  • Italy: PM pick had library pass, no official status at NYU

    Italy: PM pick had library pass, no official status at NYU

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:52:44 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 1:43 AM EDT2018-05-23 05:43:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...
    The 5-Star Movement is defending its premier candidate against reports that he padded his resume with elite international universities.More >>
    The 5-Star Movement is defending its premier candidate against reports that he padded his resume with elite international universities.More >>
  • Palestinians ask ICC to investigate alleged crimes by Israel

    Palestinians ask ICC to investigate alleged crimes by Israel

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:22 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:22:26 GMT
    Wednesday, May 23 2018 12:35 AM EDT2018-05-23 04:35:53 GMT
    Palestinian foreign minister arrives at International Criminal Court to ask for Israeli settlement policy investigation.More >>
    Palestinian foreign minister arrives at International Criminal Court to ask for Israeli settlement policy investigation.More >>
  • Poland's Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker International Prize

    Poland's Olga Tokarczuk wins Man Booker International Prize

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:53 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:53:35 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:24 PM EDT2018-05-23 03:24:12 GMT
    Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for fiction with "Flights," a novel that charts multiple journeys in time, space and human anatomy.More >>
    Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for fiction with "Flights," a novel that charts multiple journeys in time, space and human anatomy.More >>
  • Officials: 9 anti-pollution protesters killed in south India

    Officials: 9 anti-pollution protesters killed in south India

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:02:47 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:33 PM EDT2018-05-23 02:33:26 GMT
    Officials say nine protesters were killed when police opened fire on demonstrators demanding the closure of a south Indian copper plant.More >>
    Officials say nine protesters were killed when police opened fire on demonstrators demanding the closure of a south Indian copper plant.More >>
  • The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-05-22 04:13:57 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:45:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...

    A top Trump fundraiser and a senior adviser to a UAE crown prince ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for defense contracts from Gulf countries.

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    A top Trump fundraiser and a senior adviser to a UAE crown prince ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for defense contracts from Gulf countries.

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  • Tear gas, broken windows disrupt Paris labor march

    Tear gas, broken windows disrupt Paris labor march

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:52 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:52:27 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-05-23 01:24:31 GMT
    French public services workers have gone on strike as part of their protest a government plan to cut 120,000 jobs by 2022.More >>
    French public services workers have gone on strike as part of their protest a government plan to cut 120,000 jobs by 2022.More >>
  • Danish govt: Minister's views on fasting Muslims are her own

    Danish govt: Minister's views on fasting Muslims are her own

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:12:38 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 23:02:54 GMT
    A spokeswoman for Denmark's coalition government says the immigration minister's assertion that Muslims fasting for Ramadan pose a safety hazard in some jobs don't represent official policy.More >>
    A spokeswoman for Denmark's coalition government says the immigration minister's assertion that Muslims fasting for Ramadan pose a safety hazard in some jobs don't represent official policy.More >>
  • The Latest: Italy PM pick had 'no official status' at NYU

    The Latest: Italy PM pick had 'no official status' at NYU

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:13 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:13:01 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:06:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte, right, shakes hands with leader of the Five-Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte, right, shakes hands with leader of the Five-Star Movement, Luigi Di Maio, during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday...
    New York University says an Italian law professor tagged to be Italy's next premier had no official status at the university _ despite an entry on his resume suggesting otherwise.More >>
    New York University says an Italian law professor tagged to be Italy's next premier had no official status at the university _ despite an entry on his resume suggesting otherwise.More >>
  • Brazil leader scraps bid, supports ex-finance minister

    Brazil leader scraps bid, supports ex-finance minister

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:32:43 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-05-22 22:06:35 GMT
    Brazil's President Michel Temer is ending speculation that he might seek re-election despite dismal poll ratings.More >>
    Brazil's President Michel Temer is ending speculation that he might seek re-election despite dismal poll ratings.More >>
  • Mormon missionaries pulled from Nicaragua due to unrest

    Mormon missionaries pulled from Nicaragua due to unrest

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:42:58 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:54:40 GMT
    The Mormon church is pulling 169 missionaries from Nicaragua because of growing political instability in the Central American country.More >>
    The Mormon church is pulling 169 missionaries from Nicaragua because of growing political instability in the Central American country.More >>
  • Belarus restores ties with Sweden after teddy bear rift

    Belarus restores ties with Sweden after teddy bear rift

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:52:51 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:54:27 GMT
    Belarus has named a new ambassador to Sweden, turning the page on a six-year rift that followed a Swedish advertising agency's air drop of teddy bears bearing messages about human rights.More >>
    Belarus has named a new ambassador to Sweden, turning the page on a six-year rift that followed a Swedish advertising agency's air drop of teddy bears bearing messages about human rights.More >>
  • Romania court acquits Senate speaker of lying under oath

    Romania court acquits Senate speaker of lying under oath

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:12:44 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:43:43 GMT
    A Romanian court has acquitted Senate speaker of making false statements under oath in a trial related to a fraudulent real estate case.More >>
    A Romanian court has acquitted Senate speaker of making false statements under oath in a trial related to a fraudulent real estate case.More >>
  • Ukraine: Grenade explosion on bus kills 1 teen, wounds 3

    Ukraine: Grenade explosion on bus kills 1 teen, wounds 3

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:42:56 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:15 PM EDT2018-05-22 20:15:21 GMT
    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say an accidental grenade explosion on a bus has killed one teenager and wounded three others.More >>
    Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say an accidental grenade explosion on a bus has killed one teenager and wounded three others.More >>
  • Russian sub test-fires 4 intercontinental missiles in salvo

    Russian sub test-fires 4 intercontinental missiles in salvo

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:32:53 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:14 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:14:35 GMT
    The Russian navy says one of its nuclear-powered submarines has successfully test-fired four intercontinental ballistic missiles in unison.More >>
    The Russian navy says one of its nuclear-powered submarines has successfully test-fired four intercontinental ballistic missiles in unison.More >>
  • The Latest: International court prosecutor won't be rushed

    The Latest: International court prosecutor won't be rushed

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:42:29 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:07 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:07:07 GMT
    The Latest: Palestinian FM files complaint to ICC, seeks 'immediate investigation' of alleged Israeli crimes.More >>
    The Latest: Palestinian FM files complaint to ICC, seeks 'immediate investigation' of alleged Israeli crimes.More >>
  • Resume of professor picked to be Italy's premier scrutinized

    Resume of professor picked to be Italy's premier scrutinized

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:22 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:22:34 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:06 PM EDT2018-05-22 19:06:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...
    Populists pick law professor with almost no political experience, a left-leaning voting record and a reputation as a snazzy dresser to be Italy's premier.More >>
    Populists pick law professor with almost no political experience, a left-leaning voting record and a reputation as a snazzy dresser to be Italy's premier.More >>
  • Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up

    Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:42:38 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-05-22 18:54:35 GMT
    (Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP). In this image made from video, Archbishop Philip Wilson, center, heads to Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney, Australia Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The Australian archbishop who was the most senior Roman Cat...(Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP). In this image made from video, Archbishop Philip Wilson, center, heads to Newcastle Local Court, north of Sydney, Australia Tuesday, May 22, 2018. The Australian archbishop who was the most senior Roman Cat...
    An Australian archbishop has become the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world convicted of covering up child sex abuse in a test case that holds to account church hierarchy that kept silent in the face of...More >>
    An Australian archbishop has become the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world convicted of covering up child sex abuse in a test case that holds to account church hierarchy that kept silent in the face of an international pedophile crisis.More >>
  • Former Malaysian leader Najib grilled by anti-graft agency

    Former Malaysian leader Najib grilled by anti-graft agency

    Monday, May 21 2018 10:12 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:12:16 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:56:53 GMT
    Former Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the office of Malaysia's anti-graft agency for questioning over a corruption scandal that could lead to criminal charges against him.More >>
    Former Prime Minister Najib Razak has arrived at the office of Malaysia's anti-graft agency for questioning over a corruption scandal that could lead to criminal charges against him.More >>
  • Vatican bank reports profit but says ethics more important

    Vatican bank reports profit but says ethics more important

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:32:39 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:56:17 GMT
    The Vatican bank says it earned 31.9 million euros in profits last year, down from 36 million euros in 2016, as it works to pursue ethical investments even at the risk of losing money and clients.More >>
    The Vatican bank says it earned 31.9 million euros in profits last year, down from 36 million euros in 2016, as it works to pursue ethical investments even at the risk of losing money and clients.More >>
  • Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing

    Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing

    Monday, May 21 2018 11:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:42:22 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-05-22 17:06:03 GMT
    (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo distributed on Sept. 3, 2017, by the North Korean government, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, second from right, at an undisclosed location in North Kor...(Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File). FILE - This undated file photo distributed on Sept. 3, 2017, by the North Korean government, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, second from right, at an undisclosed location in North Kor...

    The North's decision to close the nuclear test site has generally been seen as a welcome gesture by Kim Jong Un to set a positive tone ahead of his summit with Trump.

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    The North's decision to close the nuclear test site has generally been seen as a welcome gesture by Kim Jong Un to set a positive tone ahead of his summit with Trump.

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  • Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US

    Russia adopts bill that could stymie trade with US

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:12:36 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:43:15 GMT
    Russia's parliament has adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia.More >>
    Russia's parliament has adopted a wide-ranging bill that could freeze crucial exports to the United States and imports to Russia.More >>
  • Correction: Denmark-Minister-Ramadan story

    Correction: Denmark-Minister-Ramadan story

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:44:45 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:16:28 GMT
    The Danish government minister responsible for immigration is urging Muslims to avoid working during Ramadan, saying the traditional fasting period poses safety hazards in some professions and makes the practice...More >>
    The Danish government minister responsible for immigration is urging Muslims to avoid working during Ramadan, saying the traditional fasting period poses safety hazards in some professions and makes the practice "dangerous for us all.".More >>
  • Palestinian leader's health apparently improving in hospital

    Palestinian leader's health apparently improving in hospital

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:02 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:02:24 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:16 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:16:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed, File). File - In this Jan. 14, 2018, file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Saeb Erekat, a top aide said Monday, May 21, ...(AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed, File). File - In this Jan. 14, 2018, file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting with the Palestinian Central Council in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Saeb Erekat, a top aide said Monday, May 21, ...
    Hospitalized Palestinian president appears to be making a swift recovery from his latest health troubles.More >>
    Hospitalized Palestinian president appears to be making a swift recovery from his latest health troubles.More >>
  • Poland breaks with EU, voices empathy with US stance on Iran

    Poland breaks with EU, voices empathy with US stance on Iran

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:02:41 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 12:04 PM EDT2018-05-22 16:04:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, meets with Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz at the State Department in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018.(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta). Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, right, meets with Polish Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz at the State Department in Washington, Monday, May 21, 2018.
    Polish leaders are planning to defend the U.S. government's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal within the European Union, where the decision has been strongly criticized.More >>
    Polish leaders are planning to defend the U.S. government's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal within the European Union, where the decision has been strongly criticized.More >>
  • As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

    As summit looms, North Korean media return to angry tone

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:32:26 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:46:52 GMT
    Summit notwithstanding, North Korea's media appear to be stepping up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States, warning that a budding detente could be in danger.More >>
    Summit notwithstanding, North Korea's media appear to be stepping up their rhetorical attacks on South Korea and joint military exercises with the United States, warning that a budding detente could be in danger.More >>
  • US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

    US, China putting trade war on hold after progress in talks

    Sunday, May 20 2018 12:21 AM EDT2018-05-20 04:21:09 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 15:42:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). White House chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks during a television interview outside the West Wing of the White House, in Washington, Friday, May 18, 2018.

    The talks, which ended Saturday with the issuance of a joint statement, may have helped to ease tensions at least slightly between the world's two biggest economic powers.

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    The talks, which ended Saturday with the issuance of a joint statement, may have helped to ease tensions at least slightly between the world's two biggest economic powers.

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  • Syrian army, police celebrate recapturing all of Damascus

    Syrian army, police celebrate recapturing all of Damascus

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:43 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:43:04 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-05-22 14:15:23 GMT
    (SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian military and police forces fly their national flags on a damaged building and hold a picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad, in the Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood, sou...(SANA via AP). In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian military and police forces fly their national flags on a damaged building and hold a picture of Syrian President Bashar Assad, in the Hajar al-Aswad neighborhood, sou...
    Syrian state TV says military, police forces celebrate recapturing last neighborhoods in Damascus from rebels, IS.More >>
    Syrian state TV says military, police forces celebrate recapturing last neighborhoods in Damascus from rebels, IS.More >>
  • Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up

    Australian archbishop convicted of child sex abuse cover-up

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-05-22 00:42:12 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:43 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:43:56 GMT
    An Australian archbishop has become most the senior cleric in the world to be charged with covering up child sex abuse.More >>
    An Australian archbishop has become most the senior cleric in the world to be charged with covering up child sex abuse.More >>
  • The Latest: WHO: Ebola in Congo not global health emergency

    The Latest: WHO: Ebola in Congo not global health emergency

    Friday, May 18 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-05-18 14:43:05 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:34:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Bompengo). In this photo taken on Sunday, May 13, 2018, people suspected of having the Ebola Virus wait at a treatment center in Bikoro Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 milli...(AP Photo/John Bompengo). In this photo taken on Sunday, May 13, 2018, people suspected of having the Ebola Virus wait at a treatment center in Bikoro Democratic Republic of Congo. Congo's latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 milli...
    The Latest: WHO says Ebola outbreak in Congo not yet a global health emergency.More >>
    The Latest: WHO says Ebola outbreak in Congo not yet a global health emergency.More >>
  • French labor minister summoned in probe over Las Vegas party

    French labor minister summoned in probe over Las Vegas party

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:22:32 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:25 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:25:15 GMT
    France's labor minister Muriel Penicaud has been summoned for questioning as witness in an investigation into a Las Vegas tech party.More >>
    France's labor minister Muriel Penicaud has been summoned for questioning as witness in an investigation into a Las Vegas tech party.More >>
  • The Latest: Explosion kills 16 in Afghan city of Kandahar

    The Latest: Explosion kills 16 in Afghan city of Kandahar

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:42 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:42:42 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 8:14 AM EDT2018-05-22 12:14:57 GMT
    The Latest: Afghan official says least 16 people died when a container full of explosives went off in city of Kandahar.More >>
    The Latest: Afghan official says least 16 people died when a container full of explosives went off in city of Kandahar.More >>
  • China sentences Tibetan activist to 5 years for separatism

    China sentences Tibetan activist to 5 years for separatism

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:12:38 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:53 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:53:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, an exile Tibetan wearing a mask in the likeness of 32-year-old Tashi Wangchuk, stands next to a screen projecting a New York Times video during a street protest demanding his rel...(AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, an exile Tibetan wearing a mask in the likeness of 32-year-old Tashi Wangchuk, stands next to a screen projecting a New York Times video during a street protest demanding his rel...
    China has sentenced a Tibetan language activist to five years in prison for inciting separatism after he appeared in a documentary video produced by The New York Times.More >>
    China has sentenced a Tibetan language activist to five years in prison for inciting separatism after he appeared in a documentary video produced by The New York Times.More >>
  • Purported mother of poisoned Russian spy speaks out

    Purported mother of poisoned Russian spy speaks out

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:43 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:43:56 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:34 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:34:45 GMT
    Russian state television has interviewed a woman purported to be the mother of a former Russian spy who was poisoned in Britain.More >>
    Russian state television has interviewed a woman purported to be the mother of a former Russian spy who was poisoned in Britain.More >>
  • German court rejects call for Puigdemont to be rearrested

    German court rejects call for Puigdemont to be rearrested

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:12:35 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 7:14 AM EDT2018-05-22 11:14:31 GMT
    A German court has rejected a request from prosecutors to take former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont back into custody pending a decision on whether he is extradited to Spain.More >>
    A German court has rejected a request from prosecutors to take former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont back into custody pending a decision on whether he is extradited to Spain.More >>
  • Congo Ebola vaccination campaign begins with health workers

    Congo Ebola vaccination campaign begins with health workers

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:22:03 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 6:24 AM EDT2018-05-22 10:24:45 GMT
    Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the town in the country's northwest where the outbreak began, as the country begins a vaccination campaign.More >>
    Congo's health minister says a nurse has died from Ebola in Bikoro, the town in the country's northwest where the outbreak began, as the country begins a vaccination campaign.More >>
  • Northern Ireland police release 1 man in backpacker murder

    Northern Ireland police release 1 man in backpacker murder

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:12:28 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:54 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:54:22 GMT
    Police in Northern Ireland have released one man and continue to question a second after the two were arrested in connection with the death of a German backpacker three decades ago.More >>
    Police in Northern Ireland have released one man and continue to question a second after the two were arrested in connection with the death of a German backpacker three decades ago.More >>
  • Heatwave in Pakistan's Karachi kills 65 amid power cuts

    Heatwave in Pakistan's Karachi kills 65 amid power cuts

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:32 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:32:28 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 5:13 AM EDT2018-05-22 09:13:02 GMT
    Pakistani welfare organization says heatwave has killed 65 people over the past few days in the port city of Karachi.More >>
    Pakistani welfare organization says heatwave has killed 65 people over the past few days in the port city of Karachi.More >>
  • The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    The princes, the president and the fortune seekers

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:22:16 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:44 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:44:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this May 20, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump shakes hands with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh. In emails obtained by The Associated Press, George Nader claims...
    AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense...More >>
    AP Investigation: A top fundraiser for President Donald Trump and a senior adviser to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi ran a secretive campaign, trading lobbying against Qatar for hundreds of millions in defense contracts from the United Arab Emirates.More >>
  • Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

    Syrian government declares capital fully under its control

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:31:50 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 4:33 AM EDT2018-05-22 08:33:57 GMT
    Syrian state TV: Government forces to resume anti-IS offensive in southern part of Damascus after evacuating civilians.More >>
    Syrian state TV: Government forces to resume anti-IS offensive in southern part of Damascus after evacuating civilians.More >>
  • Venezuela's opposition scrambles to regroup after Maduro win

    Venezuela's opposition scrambles to regroup after Maduro win

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:02 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:02:02 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:53 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:53:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters after the National Electoral Council announced that with almost 93 percent of polling stations reporting, Maduro won nearly 68 percent of the ...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro and his wife Cilia Flores wave to supporters after the National Electoral Council announced that with almost 93 percent of polling stations reporting, Maduro won nearly 68 percent of the ...

    Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run.

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    Embattled socialist incumbent Nicolas Maduro won Venezuela's presidential election by a landslide in a disputed vote marred by irregularities and mass absenteeism that led his main rivals to call for a re-run.

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  • Mayor in Russia's fourth-largest city abruptly resigns

    Mayor in Russia's fourth-largest city abruptly resigns

    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:52 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:52:23 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:53 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:53:08 GMT
    The mayor of Russia's fourth-largest city has stepped down to protest a government-promoted law which scrapped mayoral elections.More >>
    The mayor of Russia's fourth-largest city has stepped down to protest a government-promoted law which scrapped mayoral elections.More >>
  • Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

    Can the 'dealmaker' president deliver on North Korea?

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:23:02 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-05-22 07:25:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...(AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File). FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, people watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in...
    Weeks from his North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.More >>
    Weeks from his North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.More >>
  • Aide: Palestinian leader making swift recovery in hospital

    Aide: Palestinian leader making swift recovery in hospital

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:53 AM EDT2018-05-21 06:53:52 GMT
    Tuesday, May 22 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-05-22 06:25:15 GMT
    (Atef Safadi/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, in the West Bank town of Ramallah. A Palestinian official said Sunday, May 20, 2018, ...(Atef Safadi/Pool Photo via AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets with German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, in the West Bank town of Ramallah. A Palestinian official said Sunday, May 20, 2018, ...
    Palestinian president remains in hospital after developing a fever following a minor ear procedure.More >>
    Palestinian president remains in hospital after developing a fever following a minor ear procedure.More >>
  • In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance

    In North Korea nuke site closure, spectacle trumps substance

    Sunday, May 20 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-05-21 01:11:45 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 11:04 PM EDT2018-05-22 03:04:55 GMT
    In this April 27, 2018, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in shake hands after signing a joint statement at the village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)In this April 27, 2018, photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in shake hands after signing a joint statement at the village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, South Korea. (Korea Summit Press Pool via AP)

    The closure is a milestone, marking an end to the world's last active underground testing site and offering some important insights into Kim's mindset as he sets the stage for his meeting with Trump.

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    The closure is a milestone, marking an end to the world's last active underground testing site and offering some important insights into Kim's mindset as he sets the stage for his meeting with Trump.

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  • Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stake

    Moon enters talks with Trump with driver's seat at stake

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 07:12:06 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 10:13 PM EDT2018-05-22 02:13:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in smile during a joint news conference at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. For a few months, every...(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in smile during a joint news conference at the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea. For a few months, every...
    For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking into place for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he meticulously set up crucial nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang following a year of...More >>
    For a few months, everything seemed to be clicking into place for South Korean President Moon Jae-in as he meticulously set up crucial nuclear negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang following a year of intense animosity.More >>
  • The Latest: Iran says 'sham' US policy to reap 'ill rewards'

    The Latest: Iran says 'sham' US policy to reap 'ill rewards'

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:13 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:13:35 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 7:13 PM EDT2018-05-21 23:13:40 GMT
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Iran nuclear deal was "a loser" with huge repercussions throughout the Middle East.More >>
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the Iran nuclear deal was "a loser" with huge repercussions throughout the Middle East.More >>
  • Report: Markle nephew warned over knife at London nightclub

    Report: Markle nephew warned over knife at London nightclub

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:12:06 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 6:23 PM EDT2018-05-21 22:23:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). A photo illustration showing a selection of British Newspaper front pages with pictures from the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, in London, Sunday, May 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). A photo illustration showing a selection of British Newspaper front pages with pictures from the wedding of Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, in London, Sunday, May 20, 2018.
    Britain's Sun newspaper says the nephew of the new Duchess of Sussex was given a warning by police after trying to take a knife into a London nightclub, hours after the royal wedding.More >>
    Britain's Sun newspaper says the nephew of the new Duchess of Sussex was given a warning by police after trying to take a knife into a London nightclub, hours after the royal wedding.More >>
  • Ex-London mayor quits UK's Labour amid anti-Semitism scandal

    Ex-London mayor quits UK's Labour amid anti-Semitism scandal

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:44:42 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:34:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file). FILE - In this Thursday, April 5, 2012 file photo, Labour's Ken Livingstone arrives on Regent Street for a visit to Hamleys toy shop in London. Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has resigned from Britain's Labour...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file). FILE - In this Thursday, April 5, 2012 file photo, Labour's Ken Livingstone arrives on Regent Street for a visit to Hamleys toy shop in London. Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has resigned from Britain's Labour...
    Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has resigned from Britain's Labour Party, which had suspended him over allegations of anti-Semitism.More >>
    Former London Mayor Ken Livingstone has resigned from Britain's Labour Party, which had suspended him over allegations of anti-Semitism.More >>
  • LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark

    LGBT community cheers pope's 'God made you like this' remark

    Monday, May 21 2018 8:42 AM EDT2018-05-21 12:42:12 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:34 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:34:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis asperges holy water as he celebrates a Pentecost mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, May 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Pope Francis asperges holy water as he celebrates a Pentecost mass in St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Sunday, May 20, 2018.
    Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that 'God made you like this' have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gays feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church.More >>
    Pope Francis' reported comments to a gay man that 'God made you like this' have been embraced by the LGBT community as another sign of Francis' desire to make gays feel welcomed and loved in the Catholic Church.More >>
  • Paraguay opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US and Guatemala

    Paraguay opens embassy in Jerusalem, after US and Guatemala

    Monday, May 21 2018 6:11 AM EDT2018-05-21 10:11:54 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:16:29 GMT
    Paraguay opens its new embassy in Jerusalem, following in the footsteps of US, Guatemala.More >>
    Paraguay opens its new embassy in Jerusalem, following in the footsteps of US, Guatemala.More >>
  • The Latest: Russia says it downed drone near base in Syria

    The Latest: Russia says it downed drone near base in Syria

    Monday, May 21 2018 9:12 AM EDT2018-05-21 13:12:33 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-05-21 21:02:11 GMT
    Syria's military says it has retaken the last neighborhoods in southern Damascus held by the Islamic State group and is declaring the capital and its surroundings "completely safe" and free of any militant presence.More >>
    Syria's military says it has retaken the last neighborhoods in southern Damascus held by the Islamic State group and is declaring the capital and its surroundings "completely safe" and free of any militant presence.More >>
  • Trudeau touts Canada's AI credentials at MIT tech gathering

    Trudeau touts Canada's AI credentials at MIT tech gathering

    Friday, May 18 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-05-18 04:40:19 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:56:25 GMT
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is coming to MIT to speak with tech entrepreneurs.More >>
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is coming to MIT to speak with tech entrepreneurs.More >>
  • Ukraine convicts Frenchman for plotting Euro 2016 attacks

    Ukraine convicts Frenchman for plotting Euro 2016 attacks

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:24 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:24:06 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:54 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:54:40 GMT
    A Ukrainian court has convicted a Frenchman on charges of preparing a terror attack during the 2016 European Championship and buying illegal weapons.More >>
    A Ukrainian court has convicted a Frenchman on charges of preparing a terror attack during the 2016 European Championship and buying illegal weapons.More >>
  • Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

    Russian billionaire Abramovich runs into UK visa issues

    Monday, May 21 2018 7:01 AM EDT2018-05-21 11:01:58 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:43:54 GMT
    An associate of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich says his British visa has not been renewed.More >>
    An associate of Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich says his British visa has not been renewed.More >>
  • Populists' pick to be Italian premier scorns bureaucracy

    Populists' pick to be Italian premier scorns bureaucracy

    Monday, May 21 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:32:24 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:43:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino). In this photo taken on Thursday, March 1, 2018, Giuseppe Conte smiles during a meeting in Rome. Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the eurosceptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indica...
    Populists pick law professor with almost no political experience, a left-leaning voting record and a reputation as a snazzy dresser to be Italy's premier.More >>
    Populists pick law professor with almost no political experience, a left-leaning voting record and a reputation as a snazzy dresser to be Italy's premier.More >>
  • Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

    Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:22:07 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:25:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, File ). FILE - In this Saturday, May 19, 2018 file photo, the League party leader, Matteo Salvini, meets reporters in Milan, Italy. One of Italy’s two main populist leaders says he and his rival have finally agreed on who sho...
    Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier.More >>
    Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the euroskeptic 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League indicated a 54-year-old law professor with no political experience as their candidate for premier.More >>
  • Clashes escalate in eastern Ukraine

    Clashes escalate in eastern Ukraine

    Monday, May 21 2018 2:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:52:06 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:24:54 GMT
    Officials say clashes between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine have escalated.More >>
    Officials say clashes between Ukrainian forces and separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine have escalated.More >>
  • Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

    Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:11 AM EDT2018-05-21 05:11:48 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-05-21 20:04:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this April 30, 2018, file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Mnuchin said Sunday, May 20, that the United State...(AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File). FILE - In this April 30, 2018, file photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during a discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference, in Beverly Hills, Calif. Mnuchin said Sunday, May 20, that the United State...

    After high-level talks, Beijing agreed in a joint statement with the U.S. to "substantially reduce" America's trade deficit with China but did not commit to cut the gap by any specific amount. 

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    After high-level talks, Beijing agreed in a joint statement with the U.S. to "substantially reduce" America's trade deficit with China but did not commit to cut the gap by any specific amount. 

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  • Gunmen try to corner police reacting to shots in French city

    Gunmen try to corner police reacting to shots in French city

    Monday, May 21 2018 3:02 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:02:07 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-05-21 19:33:10 GMT
    A French newspaper is reporting that hooded men shot at young people near a Marseille culture center.More >>
    A French newspaper is reporting that hooded men shot at young people near a Marseille culture center.More >>
  • Survey: Japanese female journalists report sexual misconduct

    Survey: Japanese female journalists report sexual misconduct

    Monday, May 21 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-05-21 17:52:13 GMT
    Monday, May 21 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-05-21 18:44:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mari Yamaguchi). Mayumi Taniguchi, an Osaka International University professor on gender and human rights issues, talks about the results of her recent survey on sexual harassment among women working in the Japanese media during her speech at...(AP Photo/Mari Yamaguchi). Mayumi Taniguchi, an Osaka International University professor on gender and human rights issues, talks about the results of her recent survey on sexual harassment among women working in the Japanese media during her speech at...
    A survey of women working for Japanese newspapers and TV networks has found 156 cases of alleged sexual misconduct reported by 35 women.More >>
    A survey of women working for Japanese newspapers and TV networks has found 156 cases of alleged sexual misconduct reported by 35 women.More >>
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  • USC president agrees to step down amid gynecologist scandal

    USC president agrees to step down amid gynecologist scandal

    Friday, May 25 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-05-26 01:52:20 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-05-26 06:26:46 GMT
    The president of the University of Southern California has agreed to step down amid a sex scandal involving a school gynecologist.More >>
    The president of the University of Southern California has agreed to step down amid a sex scandal involving a school gynecologist.More >>
  • Volcanic ash swamps Hawaii school, turning tennis court gray

    Volcanic ash swamps Hawaii school, turning tennis court gray

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:07 PM EDT2018-05-25 18:07:27 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-05-26 06:26:42 GMT
    (George F. Lee/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). In this May 23, 2018 photo, lava erupts in the air in Leilani Estates area near Pahoa, Hawaii. The Kilauea volcano has opened more than 20 vents in the ground that have released lava, sulfur dioxide and ...(George F. Lee/Honolulu Star-Advertiser via AP). In this May 23, 2018 photo, lava erupts in the air in Leilani Estates area near Pahoa, Hawaii. The Kilauea volcano has opened more than 20 vents in the ground that have released lava, sulfur dioxide and ...
    Authorities say an eruption at the summit of a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has sent an ash cloud about 10,000 feet into the air.More >>
    Authorities say an eruption at the summit of a volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has sent an ash cloud about 10,000 feet into the air.More >>
  • No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in Arizona

    No rain in sight: Fire fears force land closures in Arizona

    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:33 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:33:23 GMT
    Saturday, May 26 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-05-26 06:26:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca). In a Thursday, May 24, 2018, photo, a sign posted at a trail leading into the national forest in Flagstaff, Ariz., tells the public no one is allowed in. Multiple areas of national forests around Arizona are closed because o...(AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca). In a Thursday, May 24, 2018, photo, a sign posted at a trail leading into the national forest in Flagstaff, Ariz., tells the public no one is allowed in. Multiple areas of national forests around Arizona are closed because o...
    Fears of massive wildfires force closures on federal and state land in Arizona.More >>
    Fears of massive wildfires force closures on federal and state land in Arizona.More >>
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