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  • Accepting rights award, Kaepernick decries 'lawful lynching'

    Accepting rights award, Kaepernick decries 'lawful lynching'

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:16 PM EDT2018-04-21 21:16:19 GMT
    (Yong Kim/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 file photo, a Woodrow Wilson High School football player stands while some of his teammates kneel during the national anthem before their game against Highland High Sc...(Yong Kim/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP). FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016 file photo, a Woodrow Wilson High School football player stands while some of his teammates kneel during the national anthem before their game against Highland High Sc...
    Human rights organization Amnesty International has honored former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with its Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018, lauding his peaceful protests against racial inequality.More >>
    Human rights organization Amnesty International has honored former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick with its Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2018, lauding his peaceful protests against racial inequality.More >>
  • Red Cross says shooting in Yemen kills staffer

    Red Cross says shooting in Yemen kills staffer

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:58:24 GMT
    The International Committee of the Red Cross says a staff member has been killed in a shooting in Yemen.More >>
    The International Committee of the Red Cross says a staff member has been killed in a shooting in Yemen.More >>
  • Hamas vows revenge for key member killed in Malaysia

    Hamas vows revenge for key member killed in Malaysia

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:58:19 GMT
    Hamas militant group says a man gunned down in Malaysia was one of its members who had made "important contributions" in science.More >>
    Hamas militant group says a man gunned down in Malaysia was one of its members who had made "important contributions" in science.More >>
  • Queen Elizabeth II attends pop concert for 92nd birthday

    Queen Elizabeth II attends pop concert for 92nd birthday

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:58 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:58:12 GMT
    (Toby Melville/Pool Photo via AP). Britain's Queen Elizabeth raises her glass during speeches at The Queen's Dinner, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday, April 19, 2018.(Toby Melville/Pool Photo via AP). Britain's Queen Elizabeth raises her glass during speeches at The Queen's Dinner, during the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday, April 19, 2018.
    Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 92nd birthday with a star-studded concert in London.More >>
    Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 92nd birthday with a star-studded concert in London.More >>
  • French nun known as allied troops 'White Angel' dies at 103

    French nun known as allied troops 'White Angel' dies at 103

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:57:59 GMT
    French authorities say a 103-year-old nun known as the "White Angel" who helped allied soldiers during a failed 1942 raid in the Normandy region has died.More >>
    French authorities say a 103-year-old nun known as the "White Angel" who helped allied soldiers during a failed 1942 raid in the Normandy region has died.More >>
  • Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria site

    Chemical weapons inspectors collect samples from Syria site

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:57:56 GMT
    Syrian state media says rebels have started to evacuate three towns in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside.More >>
    Syrian state media says rebels have started to evacuate three towns in the eastern Qalamoun region in the Damascus countryside.More >>
  • Hungary: Anti-government rally focuses on media freedom

    Hungary: Anti-government rally focuses on media freedom

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:57:55 GMT
    (Marton Monus/MTI via AP). Thousands of people march during a protest in in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Tens of thousands are taking part in a rally against the distorting media policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government and ...(Marton Monus/MTI via AP). Thousands of people march during a protest in in Budapest, Hungary, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Tens of thousands are taking part in a rally against the distorting media policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government and ...
    Tens of thousands of protesters in Hungary are taking part in a rally focusing on the media policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government.More >>
    Tens of thousands of protesters in Hungary are taking part in a rally focusing on the media policies of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government.More >>
  • Cuba's Diaz-Canel receives Maduro in first act as president

    Cuba's Diaz-Canel receives Maduro in first act as president

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:57:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa). Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel, front left, escorts Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during his welcome ceremony at Revolution Palace in Havana, Cuba, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Maduro is in Cuba for a two-day visit.(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa). Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel, front left, escorts Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro during his welcome ceremony at Revolution Palace in Havana, Cuba, Saturday, April 21, 2018. Maduro is in Cuba for a two-day visit.
    Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has received his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro in his first official act as the country's leader.More >>
    Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel has received his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro in his first official act as the country's leader.More >>
  • N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

    N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:57:46 GMT
    North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.More >>
    North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.More >>
  • Israel's Lieberman blames Hamas over Gaza deaths

    Israel's Lieberman blames Hamas over Gaza deaths

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:57:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adel Hana). Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protes...(AP Photo/Adel Hana). Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protes...
    Gaza health officials say 4 Palestinians, including 15-year-old boy, killed by Israeli army fire as thousands join fourth weekly protests on Gaza border.More >>
    Gaza health officials say 4 Palestinians, including 15-year-old boy, killed by Israeli army fire as thousands join fourth weekly protests on Gaza border.More >>
  • India approves death penalty for rape of young children

    India approves death penalty for rape of young children

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:57 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:57:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File). FILE - In this Aug 23, 2013 file photo, Indian activists hold placards demanding rapists be hanged as they protest against the gang rape of a 22-year-old woman photojournalist in Mumbai India. India's government has deci...(AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool, File). FILE - In this Aug 23, 2013 file photo, Indian activists hold placards demanding rapists be hanged as they protest against the gang rape of a 22-year-old woman photojournalist in Mumbai India. India's government has deci...
    India's government has moved to prescribe the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat an increase in crimes against women.More >>
    India's government has moved to prescribe the death penalty for people convicted of raping girls under the age of 12 to combat an increase in crimes against women.More >>
  • Natalie Portman addresses snub of 'Jewish Nobel,' backlash

    Natalie Portman addresses snub of 'Jewish Nobel,' backlash

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:56 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:56:13 GMT
    Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of June ceremony in Israel.More >>
    Genesis Prize foundation says this year's winner, Natalie Portman, has pulled out of June ceremony in Israel.More >>
  • Turkish opposition leader says Erdogan will lose at polls

    Turkish opposition leader says Erdogan will lose at polls

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:47 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:47:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Kemal Kilicdaroglu, Turkey's main opposition party (CDP) leader poses for The Associated Press, backdropped by the Sea of Marmara in Istanbul, Saturday, April 21, 2018, ahead of early presidential and parliamentary electi...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Kemal Kilicdaroglu, Turkey's main opposition party (CDP) leader poses for The Associated Press, backdropped by the Sea of Marmara in Istanbul, Saturday, April 21, 2018, ahead of early presidential and parliamentary electi...
    The leader of Turkey's main opposition party says he is confident of winning June 24 snap elections and ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan despite a lagging performance in past races.More >>
    The leader of Turkey's main opposition party says he is confident of winning June 24 snap elections and ousting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan despite a lagging performance in past races.More >>
  • Smyths Toys to take over Toys R Us stores in Germany

    Smyths Toys to take over Toys R Us stores in Germany

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:35:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE- This Jan. 24, 2018, file photo shows a person walking near the entrance to a Toys R Us store, in Wayne, N.J.  Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holding has placed a bid of $300 million to buy Toys R Us’s Canadian operation...(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File). FILE- This Jan. 24, 2018, file photo shows a person walking near the entrance to a Toys R Us store, in Wayne, N.J. Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holding has placed a bid of $300 million to buy Toys R Us’s Canadian operation...
    Ireland-based Smyths Toys has reached a deal to take over more than 90 Toys R Us stores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.More >>
    Ireland-based Smyths Toys has reached a deal to take over more than 90 Toys R Us stores in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.More >>
  • European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests

    European regulators tighten order for jet fan blade tests

    Saturday, April 21 2018 4:34 PM EDT2018-04-21 20:34:52 GMT
    (NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 frame from video, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in P...(NTSB via AP). In this Tuesday, April 17, 2018 frame from video, a National Transportation Safety Board investigator examines damage to the engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that made an emergency landing at Philadelphia International Airport in P...
    The European Aviation Safety Agency has tightened a nearly month-old directive ordering inspections of some fan blades in engines like those used on a Southwest Airlines jet involved in a fatal accident.More >>
    The European Aviation Safety Agency has tightened a nearly month-old directive ordering inspections of some fan blades in engines like those used on a Southwest Airlines jet involved in a fatal accident.More >>
  • Nicaragua says it's open to dialogue after 9 dead in unrest

    Nicaragua says it's open to dialogue after 9 dead in unrest

    Saturday, April 21 2018 3:36 PM EDT2018-04-21 19:36:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). A masked protester walks between burning barricades in Managua, Nicaragua, Friday, April 20, 2018. The clashes, pitting protesters opposed to social security reforms against riot police and pro-government groups, have rocked ...(AP Photo/Alfredo Zuniga). A masked protester walks between burning barricades in Managua, Nicaragua, Friday, April 20, 2018. The clashes, pitting protesters opposed to social security reforms against riot police and pro-government groups, have rocked ...
    Nicaragua's government says it is willing to negotiate over controversial social security reforms that have prompted protests and deadly clashes this week.More >>
    Nicaragua's government says it is willing to negotiate over controversial social security reforms that have prompted protests and deadly clashes this week.More >>
  • UN officials in Sweden for talks on North Korea, Syria

    UN officials in Sweden for talks on North Korea, Syria

    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:37:30 GMT
    ( Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, left and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hold a joint press conference ahead of a UN Security Council meeting at Backakra, outside Ystad, southern Sweden, ...( Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP). Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, left and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres hold a joint press conference ahead of a UN Security Council meeting at Backakra, outside Ystad, southern Sweden, ...
    The U.N. secretary-general and Security Council officials are meeting in Sweden on Saturday to discuss a range of international topics with the developments on the Korean Peninsula and the Syrian crisis dominating...More >>
    The U.N. secretary-general and Security Council officials are meeting in Sweden on Saturday to discuss a range of international topics with the developments on the Korean Peninsula and the Syrian crisis dominating the agenda.More >>
  • In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

    In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, Russia

    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:37 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:37:21 GMT
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.More >>
    The Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election.More >>
  • The Latest: OPCW team visits Douma to probe chemical attack

    The Latest: OPCW team visits Douma to probe chemical attack

    Saturday, April 21 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-04-21 18:36:55 GMT
    Russia's Foreign Ministry says a team of international chemical weapons inspectors has departed for the Syrian town of Douma, site of an alleged chemical weapons attack that prompted a retaliatory missile strike by...More >>
    Russia's Foreign Ministry says a team of international chemical weapons inspectors has departed for the Syrian town of Douma, site of an alleged chemical weapons attack that prompted a retaliatory missile strike by the U.S., U.K. and France.More >>
  • Iran's president slams morality police's tactics with women

    Iran's president slams morality police's tactics with women

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:58 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:58:07 GMT
    Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's president has criticized the morality police's use of violence against woman failing to observe the national Islamic dress code.More >>
    Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's president has criticized the morality police's use of violence against woman failing to observe the national Islamic dress code.More >>
  • Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

    Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:38:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). The website of the Telegram messaging app is seen on a computer's screen in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 13, 2018. A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messaging app following a demand by authoriti...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko). The website of the Telegram messaging app is seen on a computer's screen in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 13, 2018. A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messaging app following a demand by authoriti...
    The chief of the Russian communications watchdog has admitted to blocking access to millions of IP addresses in a so far futile attempt to block a popular messaging app.More >>
    The chief of the Russian communications watchdog has admitted to blocking access to millions of IP addresses in a so far futile attempt to block a popular messaging app.More >>
  • UK teen gets 2 years for targeting CIA chief's phone, email

    UK teen gets 2 years for targeting CIA chief's phone, email

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:38:03 GMT
    A British teenager has been jailed for two years for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of "cyber-terrorism.".More >>
    A British teenager has been jailed for two years for compromising the email and phone accounts of senior U.S. government officials in what a judge called acts of "cyber-terrorism.".More >>
  • Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

    Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:37:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump’s presidential campaign use f...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump’s presidential campaign use f...
    Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data.More >>
    Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data.More >>
  • The Latest: Hamas mourns slain engineer 'commander'

    The Latest: Hamas mourns slain engineer 'commander'

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-04-21 17:27:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Adel Hana). Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protes...(AP Photo/Adel Hana). Palestinian protesters evacuate a wounded youth during clashes with Israeli troops along Gaza's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, Friday, April 20, 2018. Thousands of Palestinians joined the fourth weekly protes...
    Israel's defense minister says Gaza's Hamas rulers are the "only culprits" in the death of a Palestinian boy killed by Israeli army fire in protests on the Gaza-Israel border.More >>
    Israel's defense minister says Gaza's Hamas rulers are the "only culprits" in the death of a Palestinian boy killed by Israeli army fire in protests on the Gaza-Israel border.More >>
  • Irish premier launches bid to overturn abortion restrictions

    Irish premier launches bid to overturn abortion restrictions

    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-04-21 15:36:08 GMT
    (Tom Honan/PA via AP). Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, center, with Minister for Health Simon Harris, center left, and campaign co-ordinator minister Josepha Madigan, third right, pose with banners during an event to support a yes vote in the upcomi...(Tom Honan/PA via AP). Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar, center, with Minister for Health Simon Harris, center left, and campaign co-ordinator minister Josepha Madigan, third right, pose with banners during an event to support a yes vote in the upcomi...
    Ireland's premier has urged his country to show compassion as he launched a campaign to overturn some of the strictest abortion rules in Europe.More >>
    Ireland's premier has urged his country to show compassion as he launched a campaign to overturn some of the strictest abortion rules in Europe.More >>
  • First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

    First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

    Saturday, April 21 2018 11:35 AM EDT2018-04-21 15:35:49 GMT
    (Alexandre Meneghini/Pool via AP). Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, and former president Raul Castro, salutes, after Diaz-Canel was elected as the island nation's new president, at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 19,...(Alexandre Meneghini/Pool via AP). Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, and former president Raul Castro, salutes, after Diaz-Canel was elected as the island nation's new president, at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 19,...
    First clues of Cuba's future power structure under new president emerge.More >>
    First clues of Cuba's future power structure under new president emerge.More >>
  • Myanmar evicts kin of officer who told of reporters' setup

    Myanmar evicts kin of officer who told of reporters' setup

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:56 AM EDT2018-04-21 14:56:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo). Daw Tuu, wife of Myanmar's police Capt. Moe Yan Naing, talks to journalists at the residence of younger brother of her husband in Naypyitaw, Myanmar Saturday, April 21, 2018. Myanmar police on Saturday evicted the family of th...(AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo). Daw Tuu, wife of Myanmar's police Capt. Moe Yan Naing, talks to journalists at the residence of younger brother of her husband in Naypyitaw, Myanmar Saturday, April 21, 2018. Myanmar police on Saturday evicted the family of th...
    Myanmar police have evicted the family of a police officer who had testified that he and others were ordered to entrap two Reuters reporters facing charges that could get them up to 14 years in prison.More >>
    Myanmar police have evicted the family of a police officer who had testified that he and others were ordered to entrap two Reuters reporters facing charges that could get them up to 14 years in prison.More >>
  • Pakistan: Traders call for reopening of Afghan border

    Pakistan: Traders call for reopening of Afghan border

    Saturday, April 21 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-04-21 14:46:06 GMT
    Pakistani traders have demanded the reopening of an Afghan border point closed last week after a deadly clash between the two sides.More >>
    Pakistani traders have demanded the reopening of an Afghan border point closed last week after a deadly clash between the two sides.More >>
  • Armenia protests: 70 arrested, including 2 suspected bombers

    Armenia protests: 70 arrested, including 2 suspected bombers

    Saturday, April 21 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-04-21 13:25:55 GMT
    (Hrant Khachatryan, PAN Photo via AP). Police detain an opposition demonstrator protesting the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Friday, April 20, 2018. The protests, which began last Friday, are against forme...(Hrant Khachatryan, PAN Photo via AP). Police detain an opposition demonstrator protesting the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Friday, April 20, 2018. The protests, which began last Friday, are against forme...
    Armenian authorities say more than 70 people have been arrested, including two people suspected of building bombs, as large protests against the new government enter their second week in the capital Yerevan.More >>
    Armenian authorities say more than 70 people have been arrested, including two people suspected of building bombs, as large protests against the new government enter their second week in the capital Yerevan.More >>
  • South Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after protests

    South Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after protests

    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:57 AM EDT2018-04-21 10:57:30 GMT
    South Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after violent protests in provincial capital.More >>
    South Africa's leader cuts short UK visit after violent protests in provincial capital.More >>
  • Myanmar policeman testifies arrested reporters were set up

    Myanmar policeman testifies arrested reporters were set up

    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-04-21 10:26:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thein Zaw). Reuters journalist Wa Lone, center, thumbs up as he is escorted by police upon arrival at the court for trial in Yangon, Myanmar Friday, April 20, 2018. Myanmar court continues hearing on case against two Reuters journalists, arre...(AP Photo/Thein Zaw). Reuters journalist Wa Lone, center, thumbs up as he is escorted by police upon arrival at the court for trial in Yangon, Myanmar Friday, April 20, 2018. Myanmar court continues hearing on case against two Reuters journalists, arre...
    A Myanmar police officer has testified that he and several colleagues were ordered to entrap two reporters for the Reuters news agency, dealing a major blow to the government's case against the journalists under...More >>
    A Myanmar police officer has testified that he and several colleagues were ordered to entrap two reporters for the Reuters news agency, dealing a major blow to the government's case against the journalists under the colonial-era Official Secrets Act.More >>
  • Islamic State group to give up last pocket in Syrian capital

    Islamic State group to give up last pocket in Syrian capital

    Saturday, April 21 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-04-21 10:26:10 GMT
    Syrian state media says Islamic State militants have agreed to give up their last pocket in Damascus.More >>
    Syrian state media says Islamic State militants have agreed to give up their last pocket in Damascus.More >>
  • UN health agency: Hungarian scientist exposed to Ebola

    UN health agency: Hungarian scientist exposed to Ebola

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:56 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:56:44 GMT
    The World Health Organization says it has helped ship an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who caught the potentially deadly disease in an accident earlier this month.More >>
    The World Health Organization says it has helped ship an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who caught the potentially deadly disease in an accident earlier this month.More >>
  • UK Supreme Court declines appeal from parents of ill toddler

    UK Supreme Court declines appeal from parents of ill toddler

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:56 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:56:31 GMT
    Britain's Supreme Court has declined to hear appeal by parents who want to take terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment.More >>
    Britain's Supreme Court has declined to hear appeal by parents who want to take terminally ill toddler to Italy for treatment.More >>
  • UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widely

    UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widely

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:56 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:56:27 GMT
    The World Health Organization says that the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way" and mostly given to people previously infected with the disease.More >>
    The World Health Organization says that the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way" and mostly given to people previously infected with the disease.More >>
  • The Latest: Palestinians will seek UN probe of Gaza violence

    The Latest: Palestinians will seek UN probe of Gaza violence

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:47 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:47:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinians watch a bulldozer raises protective sand berms around the tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead...(AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinians watch a bulldozer raises protective sand berms around the tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead...
    The Latest: Gaza's Health Ministry says Palestinian youth protesting at Gaza-Israel border shot in the head.More >>
    The Latest: Gaza's Health Ministry says Palestinian youth protesting at Gaza-Israel border shot in the head.More >>
  • The Latest: Ally China welcomes N. Korea's nuke suspension

    The Latest: Ally China welcomes N. Korea's nuke suspension

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:26 AM EDT2018-04-21 09:26:12 GMT
    President Donald Trump appears to be confirming news that North Korea has agreed to suspend nuclear and long-range missile testing.More >>
    President Donald Trump appears to be confirming news that North Korea has agreed to suspend nuclear and long-range missile testing.More >>
  • Israeli fire in new Gaza border protest kills 4 Palestinians

    Israeli fire in new Gaza border protest kills 4 Palestinians

    Saturday, April 21 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-04-21 05:36:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinian protesters set up tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead of mass demonstration.(AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinian protesters set up tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead of mass demonstration.
    Israeli military aircraft drop leaflets urging Palestinians to stay away from Gaza border protest.More >>
    Israeli military aircraft drop leaflets urging Palestinians to stay away from Gaza border protest.More >>
  • Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

    Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:47 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:47:09 GMT
    (Kyodo News via AP). CORRECTS YEAR - In this April 19, 2018, photo, volcanic smoke billows from Mt. Io, foreground, part of the Kirishima mountain range on Japan’s southern main island of Kyushu, taken over Ebino city, Miyazaki prefecture. The Meteorol...(Kyodo News via AP). CORRECTS YEAR - In this April 19, 2018, photo, volcanic smoke billows from Mt. Io, foreground, part of the Kirishima mountain range on Japan’s southern main island of Kyushu, taken over Ebino city, Miyazaki prefecture. The Meteorol...
    A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and the authorities have set up a no-go zone around the mountain.More >>
    A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and the authorities have set up a no-go zone around the mountain.More >>
  • Study: Diamond from the sky may have come from 'lost planet'

    Study: Diamond from the sky may have come from 'lost planet'

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:46:50 GMT
    Scientists say fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth more than a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system.More >>
    Scientists say fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth more than a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system.More >>
  • Raul Castro acts like he's retiring though future unclear

    Raul Castro acts like he's retiring though future unclear

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:37 PM EDT2018-04-21 00:37:14 GMT
    (Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP). Outgoing President Raul Castro raises his arms in celebration after Miguel Diaz-Canel was elected as the island nation's new president, at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 19, 2018.  Castro passed Cu...(Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP). Outgoing President Raul Castro raises his arms in celebration after Miguel Diaz-Canel was elected as the island nation's new president, at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Castro passed Cu...
    Raul Castro, who stepped down from the presidency Thursday, remains the most powerful person in Cuba as head of the Communist Party.More >>
    Raul Castro, who stepped down from the presidency Thursday, remains the most powerful person in Cuba as head of the Communist Party.More >>
  • 40,000 gather in Armenia to demand leader's resignation

    40,000 gather in Armenia to demand leader's resignation

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:58 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:58:18 GMT
    (Aram Kirakosyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators march to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Friday, April 20, 2018. Beginning last Friday, the protests are against former President Ser...(Aram Kirakosyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators march to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Friday, April 20, 2018. Beginning last Friday, the protests are against former President Ser...
    About 40,000 demonstrators gathered on the capital's central square as a week of large protests against the country's new leadership showed no sign of dissipating.More >>
    About 40,000 demonstrators gathered on the capital's central square as a week of large protests against the country's new leadership showed no sign of dissipating.More >>
  • Prague zookeepers use puppet to raise endangered magpie

    Prague zookeepers use puppet to raise endangered magpie

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:25 PM EDT2018-04-20 23:25:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). A keeper using a glove puppet imitating a parent feeds baby critically endangered Javan green magpie at the zoo in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Javan green magpies are one of the most endangered bird...(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). A keeper using a glove puppet imitating a parent feeds baby critically endangered Javan green magpie at the zoo in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Javan green magpies are one of the most endangered bird...
    Zookeepers in Prague have turned into puppeteers in an effort to save the critically endangered Javan green magpie.More >>
    Zookeepers in Prague have turned into puppeteers in an effort to save the critically endangered Javan green magpie.More >>
  • No surprise: Charles to succeed queen as Commonwealth head

    No surprise: Charles to succeed queen as Commonwealth head

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:06 PM EDT2018-04-20 22:06:47 GMT
    (Ben Stansall/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, front centre, leads other leaders of the Commonwealth nations through St George's hall at Windsor castle, during the CHOGM Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Windsor, England, Frida...(Ben Stansall/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, front centre, leads other leaders of the Commonwealth nations through St George's hall at Windsor castle, during the CHOGM Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting, Windsor, England, Frida...
    British media outlets say heir to the British throne Prince Charles has been approved as the next head of the Commonwealth of the U.K. and its former colonies.More >>
    British media outlets say heir to the British throne Prince Charles has been approved as the next head of the Commonwealth of the U.K. and its former colonies.More >>
  • 8 convicted in case alleging govt reps colluded with Mafia

    8 convicted in case alleging govt reps colluded with Mafia

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-04-20 21:57:45 GMT
    A court in Palermo convicted eight defendants, including a close associate of Silvio Berlusconi, of charges showing collusion between the Sicilian Mafia and the government during the early 1990s.More >>
    A court in Palermo convicted eight defendants, including a close associate of Silvio Berlusconi, of charges showing collusion between the Sicilian Mafia and the government during the early 1990s.More >>
  • The Latest: France demands access for chemical inspectors

    The Latest: France demands access for chemical inspectors

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:56:32 GMT
    (SANA via AP). This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Russian soldiers and Syrian government forces overseeing the evacuation of rebel fighters from the Army of Islam and their families from the town of Dumayr, northeast of ...(SANA via AP). This photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, shows Russian soldiers and Syrian government forces overseeing the evacuation of rebel fighters from the Army of Islam and their families from the town of Dumayr, northeast of ...
    The U.S.-led international coalition against the Islamic State group says its local allies in Syria have captured a Syrian-born German IS operative previously tied to a 9/11-linked jihadist cell.More >>
    The U.S.-led international coalition against the Islamic State group says its local allies in Syria have captured a Syrian-born German IS operative previously tied to a 9/11-linked jihadist cell.More >>
  • Russia: US did not violate red lines during Syria strikes

    Russia: US did not violate red lines during Syria strikes

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:56:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during his meeting with Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin). Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during his meeting with Austrian Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl in Moscow, Russia, Friday, April 20, 2018.
    Russia's foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he could visit Russia if President Vladimir Putin were able to accept his invitation to the White House.More >>
    Russia's foreign minister says U.S. President Donald Trump indicated he could visit Russia if President Vladimir Putin were able to accept his invitation to the White House.More >>
  • Croatia's president honors victims of WWII camp

    Croatia's president honors victims of WWII camp

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:17 PM EDT2018-04-20 19:17:56 GMT
    Croatian president has visited the site of a World War II concentration camp and honored its victims amid continued boycott by Croatia's Jews of the official commemoration ceremonies.More >>
    Croatian president has visited the site of a World War II concentration camp and honored its victims amid continued boycott by Croatia's Jews of the official commemoration ceremonies.More >>
  • The Latest: Commonwealth chooses Prince Charles as next head

    The Latest: Commonwealth chooses Prince Charles as next head

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:56 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:56:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool). Britain's Prince Charles speaks to Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May before taking part in a receiving line at the Queen's Dinner for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at Buckingham Palace in London, ...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, Pool). Britain's Prince Charles speaks to Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May before taking part in a receiving line at the Queen's Dinner for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) at Buckingham Palace in London, ...
    The Commonwealth has confirmed that Prince Charles will be the next leader of the organization of Britain and its former colonies once he succeeds his mother Queen Elizabeth II on the throne.More >>
    The Commonwealth has confirmed that Prince Charles will be the next leader of the organization of Britain and its former colonies once he succeeds his mother Queen Elizabeth II on the throne.More >>
  • Remains of Czech cardinal return home from Vatican

    Remains of Czech cardinal return home from Vatican

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:36:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Soldiers carry a coffin with the remains of Cardinal Josef Beran, upon its arrival from the Vatican in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, April 20, 2018. The remains of a Czech Cardinal who faced with courage the brutal persec...(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). Soldiers carry a coffin with the remains of Cardinal Josef Beran, upon its arrival from the Vatican in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, April 20, 2018. The remains of a Czech Cardinal who faced with courage the brutal persec...
    The remains of a Czech Cardinal who faced with courage and dignity the persecution from the Nazi and Communist regimes have returned to his homeland from the Vatican almost 50 years after his death.More >>
    The remains of a Czech Cardinal who faced with courage and dignity the persecution from the Nazi and Communist regimes have returned to his homeland from the Vatican almost 50 years after his death.More >>
  • Police remove students from occupied Paris university site

    Police remove students from occupied Paris university site

    Friday, April 20 2018 1:15 PM EDT2018-04-20 17:15:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Francois Mori). Police officers stand guard after police broke up a protest inside the Paris Tolbiac university, France, Friday April 20, 2018. French police have evacuated a Paris university site occupied for a month by students protesting a...(AP Photo/Francois Mori). Police officers stand guard after police broke up a protest inside the Paris Tolbiac university, France, Friday April 20, 2018. French police have evacuated a Paris university site occupied for a month by students protesting a...
    French police have removed students from a Paris university building that had been occupied for a month to protest admission changes that also are causing turmoil at other campuses.More >>
    French police have removed students from a Paris university building that had been occupied for a month to protest admission changes that also are causing turmoil at other campuses.More >>
  • Afghan authorities: 3 protecting voter registration killed

    Afghan authorities: 3 protecting voter registration killed

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:46 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:46:45 GMT
    Authorities say three police protecting voter registration centers in two Afghan provinces have been killed by militants over a two-day period this week.More >>
    Authorities say three police protecting voter registration centers in two Afghan provinces have been killed by militants over a two-day period this week.More >>
  • Pakistan: Armed men rob, harass prominent right activist

    Pakistan: Armed men rob, harass prominent right activist

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:33 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:33:32 GMT
    A prominent Pakistani rights group says armed men have raided the house of the editor of its State of Human Rights report, harassed her and stole her laptop, two hard drives and two cell phones, as well as some...More >>
    A prominent Pakistani rights group says armed men have raided the house of the editor of its State of Human Rights report, harassed her and stole her laptop, two hard drives and two cell phones, as well as some jewelry and cash.More >>
  • German town braces for neo-Nazi concert on Hitler's birthday

    German town braces for neo-Nazi concert on Hitler's birthday

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:14:11 GMT
    (Pawel Sosnowski/dpa via AP). A water canon stands in front of the hotel Neisseblick in  Ostritz, Germany Friday, April 20, 2018. A court has banned the consumption of alcohol at a planned neo-Nazi concert in eastern Germany to prevent an outbreak of v...(Pawel Sosnowski/dpa via AP). A water canon stands in front of the hotel Neisseblick in Ostritz, Germany Friday, April 20, 2018. A court has banned the consumption of alcohol at a planned neo-Nazi concert in eastern Germany to prevent an outbreak of v...
    A court has banned the consumption of alcohol at a planned neo-Nazi concert in eastern Germany to prevent an outbreak of violence.More >>
    A court has banned the consumption of alcohol at a planned neo-Nazi concert in eastern Germany to prevent an outbreak of violence.More >>
  • UK lawmakers form group to combat 'malign' Russian influence

    UK lawmakers form group to combat 'malign' Russian influence

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:07 PM EDT2018-04-20 16:07:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, March 7, 2018 file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent covering the the spot where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found critically ill Sund...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, March 7, 2018 file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent covering the the spot where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found critically ill Sund...
    British lawmakers have set up a special group to focus on Russian meddling, saying more must be done to understand the extent of Moscow's "malign influence.".More >>
    British lawmakers have set up a special group to focus on Russian meddling, saying more must be done to understand the extent of Moscow's "malign influence.".More >>
  • Turkish lawmakers approve early elections called by Erdogan

    Turkish lawmakers approve early elections called by Erdogan

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:56:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, file). FILE - In this Sunday, May 17, 2015 file photo, a Turkish police officer uses binoculars to scan the area from a platform, backdropped by posters of Turkish Republic founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, left, and Turkey's...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, file). FILE - In this Sunday, May 17, 2015 file photo, a Turkish police officer uses binoculars to scan the area from a platform, backdropped by posters of Turkish Republic founder Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, left, and Turkey's...
    Turkey's parliament has approved holding the country's presidential and parliamentary elections a year-and-half early, a change President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said is needed because of uncertainties over Syria.More >>
    Turkey's parliament has approved holding the country's presidential and parliamentary elections a year-and-half early, a change President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said is needed because of uncertainties over Syria.More >>
  • Germany: Truck tips over, floods field with fish

    Germany: Truck tips over, floods field with fish

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:46 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:46:13 GMT
    (Stefan Sauer/dpa via AP). Fish lay strewn across the roadside after a truck carrying tons of fish crashed  near Liepen, northeastern Germany, Friday, April 20, 2018.(Stefan Sauer/dpa via AP). Fish lay strewn across the roadside after a truck carrying tons of fish crashed near Liepen, northeastern Germany, Friday, April 20, 2018.
    A tractor-trailer tried to take a turn and toppled over, tipping its entire load of fish onto a German farmer's field.More >>
    A tractor-trailer tried to take a turn and toppled over, tipping its entire load of fish onto a German farmer's field.More >>
  • Rights group: Lebanon evicting Syrian refugees from towns

    Rights group: Lebanon evicting Syrian refugees from towns

    Friday, April 20 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 15:24:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File). FILE - In this September 11, 2015 file photo, a Lebanese policeman stands guard as Syrian citizens line up to apply for visas, outside the German embassy, in Rabieh, north Beirut, Lebanon. A leading international rights ...(AP Photo/Hussein Malla, File). FILE - In this September 11, 2015 file photo, a Lebanese policeman stands guard as Syrian citizens line up to apply for visas, outside the German embassy, in Rabieh, north Beirut, Lebanon. A leading international rights ...
    Human rights group says Lebanese local officials throwing Syrian refugees out of their towns, sending eviction notices.More >>
    Human rights group says Lebanese local officials throwing Syrian refugees out of their towns, sending eviction notices.More >>
  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe summoned over alleged diamond looting

    Zimbabwe's Mugabe summoned over alleged diamond looting

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:36 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:36:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, FILE). FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe during a meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa.  A Zimbabwean parliamentary co...(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, FILE). FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2017 file photo, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe during a meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. A Zimbabwean parliamentary co...
    Zimbabwe's Mugabe faces parliament summons over alleged $15 billion in diamond looting.More >>
    Zimbabwe's Mugabe faces parliament summons over alleged $15 billion in diamond looting.More >>
  • German official, lawyers probed in bribes-for-asylum case

    German official, lawyers probed in bribes-for-asylum case

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:17:52 GMT
    German authorities are investigating an official and three lawyers on suspicion of corruption in the granting of asylum to people who weren't eligible for it.More >>
    German authorities are investigating an official and three lawyers on suspicion of corruption in the granting of asylum to people who weren't eligible for it.More >>
  • Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

    Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

    Friday, April 20 2018 10:16 AM EDT2018-04-20 14:16:47 GMT
    In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient _ who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany.More >>
    In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient _ who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany.More >>
  • Basque militant group ETA: 'We really are sorry'

    Basque militant group ETA: 'We really are sorry'

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:27:44 GMT
    Basque militant group ETA says it is sorry for the pain that its armed campaign for Basque independence has caused, and vows not to return to violence.More >>
    Basque militant group ETA says it is sorry for the pain that its armed campaign for Basque independence has caused, and vows not to return to violence.More >>
  • WWII bomb defused in Berlin after large central evacuation

    WWII bomb defused in Berlin after large central evacuation

    Friday, April 20 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-04-20 13:27:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn). An information board is pictured at the main train station in Berlin, Germany, Friday, April 20, 2018. Berlin police are evacuating thousands from a central area of the German capital and shutting down the main train station in...(AP Photo/Michael Sohn). An information board is pictured at the main train station in Berlin, Germany, Friday, April 20, 2018. Berlin police are evacuating thousands from a central area of the German capital and shutting down the main train station in...
    Berlin police are evacuating thousands from a central area of the German capital and shutting down the main train station in preparation for the removal of an unexploded World War II bomb found during recent...More >>
    Berlin police are evacuating thousands from a central area of the German capital and shutting down the main train station in preparation for the removal of an unexploded World War II bomb found during recent construction work.More >>
  • Evacuation in Slovakia after unexploded WWII bombs found

    Evacuation in Slovakia after unexploded WWII bombs found

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:56 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:56:24 GMT
    Authorities have started evacuation of people in a town in southern Slovakia after a discovery of four unexploded World War II bombs.More >>
    Authorities have started evacuation of people in a town in southern Slovakia after a discovery of four unexploded World War II bombs.More >>
  • Koreas set up 1st hotline between leaders ahead of summit

    Koreas set up 1st hotline between leaders ahead of summit

    Friday, April 20 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-04-20 12:06:50 GMT
    North and South Korea have installed a telephone hotline between their leaders as they prepare for a rare summit next week aimed at resolving the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang.More >>
    North and South Korea have installed a telephone hotline between their leaders as they prepare for a rare summit next week aimed at resolving the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang.More >>
  • Indonesia's Aceh canes couples for public shows of affection

    Indonesia's Aceh canes couples for public shows of affection

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:45 AM EDT2018-04-20 11:45:18 GMT
    Indonesia's deeply conservative Aceh province has publicly caned unmarried couples for showing affection in public and two women for prostitution.More >>
    Indonesia's deeply conservative Aceh province has publicly caned unmarried couples for showing affection in public and two women for prostitution.More >>
  • Judge blocks transfer of US citizen with ties to IS group

    Judge blocks transfer of US citizen with ties to IS group

    Friday, April 20 2018 7:35 AM EDT2018-04-20 11:35:50 GMT
    A federal judge is weighing the fate of a US citizen who has been accused of working with Islamic State militants in Syria, but never charged.More >>
    A federal judge is weighing the fate of a US citizen who has been accused of working with Islamic State militants in Syria, but never charged.More >>
  • Mahathir's wife urges Malaysian women to be 'queenmakers'

    Mahathir's wife urges Malaysian women to be 'queenmakers'

    Friday, April 20 2018 6:25 AM EDT2018-04-20 10:25:48 GMT
    The wife of former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad is urging women to support the opposition coalition in next month's general election for a better future.More >>
    The wife of former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad is urging women to support the opposition coalition in next month's general election for a better future.More >>
  • After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

    After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 09:24:38 GMT
    The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured the fact that the U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled.More >>
    The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured the fact that the U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled.More >>
  • The Latest: Pence tweets response to Cuba's Raul Castro

    The Latest: Pence tweets response to Cuba's Raul Castro

    Friday, April 20 2018 5:05 AM EDT2018-04-20 09:05:23 GMT
    (Irene Perez/Cubadebate via AP). In this photo released by Cuba's state-run media Cubadebate, Cuba's President Raul Castro, center left, enters the National Assembly followed by his successor Miguel Diaz-Canel, center right, for the start of two-day le...(Irene Perez/Cubadebate via AP). In this photo released by Cuba's state-run media Cubadebate, Cuba's President Raul Castro, center left, enters the National Assembly followed by his successor Miguel Diaz-Canel, center right, for the start of two-day le...
    Raul Castro has passed Cuba's presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel, putting the island's government in the hands of a non-Castro for the first time in nearly six decades.More >>
    Raul Castro has passed Cuba's presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel, putting the island's government in the hands of a non-Castro for the first time in nearly six decades.More >>
  • Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

    Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 08:24:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). People walk among damaged buildings in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops declared Douma liberated from opposition figh...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). People walk among damaged buildings in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops declared Douma liberated from opposition figh...
    Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus.More >>
    Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus.More >>
  • Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

    Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

    Friday, April 20 2018 4:06 AM EDT2018-04-20 08:06:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, South Korean army soldiers stand guard at the border villages of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 17, has given his "blessing" for North a...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, South Korean army soldiers stand guard at the border villages of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 17, has given his "blessing" for North a...
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea hasn't asked for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons.More >>
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea hasn't asked for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons.More >>
  • Queen tips Prince Charles to follow her as Commonwealth head

    Queen tips Prince Charles to follow her as Commonwealth head

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:13 AM EDT2018-04-20 07:13:44 GMT
    (Yui Mok/Pool via AP). Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May, left, attend the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday April 19, 2018.(Yui Mok/Pool via AP). Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Theresa May, left, attend the formal opening of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace in London, Thursday April 19, 2018.
    Queen Elizabeth II has opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth, and backed her son Prince Charles to be the next leader of the association of Britain and its former colonies.More >>
    Queen Elizabeth II has opened a summit of the 53-nation Commonwealth, and backed her son Prince Charles to be the next leader of the association of Britain and its former colonies.More >>
  • Women take fall in Nobel scandal for man's alleged misdeeds

    Women take fall in Nobel scandal for man's alleged misdeeds

    Friday, April 20 2018 3:13 AM EDT2018-04-20 07:13:06 GMT
    Another woman wants to resign from the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize, bringing the total number of board members who have quit to eight.More >>
    Another woman wants to resign from the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize, bringing the total number of board members who have quit to eight.More >>
  • Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

    Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:46 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:46:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). A survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, Marian Kalwary talks to The Associated Press about his memories and fears over the current rise of nationalism and fascism, on the eve of the ghetto uprising anniversary, in Warsaw, Poland,...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). A survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, Marian Kalwary talks to The Associated Press about his memories and fears over the current rise of nationalism and fascism, on the eve of the ghetto uprising anniversary, in Warsaw, Poland,...
    People in Warsaw are pinning paper daffodils to their clothes as the Polish capital begins a day of commemorations on the 75th anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.More >>
    People in Warsaw are pinning paper daffodils to their clothes as the Polish capital begins a day of commemorations on the 75th anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.More >>
  • Pentagon: Sarin likely at Syria sites, but questions remain

    Pentagon: Sarin likely at Syria sites, but questions remain

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:25 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:25:08 GMT
    Map locates OPWC publicly confirmed chemical weapon attacks since 2013; 2c x 4 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 114 mm;Map locates OPWC publicly confirmed chemical weapon attacks since 2013; 2c x 4 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 114 mm;
    The Pentagon says there have been no reports of civilian casualties from last week's missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain.More >>
    The Pentagon says there have been no reports of civilian casualties from last week's missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain.More >>
  • FBI offers $1M for info on US reporter missing in Syria

    FBI offers $1M for info on US reporter missing in Syria

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:47:10 GMT
    Federal authorities are offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to an American journalist who has been missing in Syria for five years.More >>
    Federal authorities are offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to an American journalist who has been missing in Syria for five years.More >>
  • Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

    Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:16:09 GMT
    (Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP). Legislator Jose Ramon Fernandez, center, casts his ballot to choose new leadership for the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Cuba's legislature opened a two-day session that is to elect a succe...(Adalberto Roque/Pool via AP). Legislator Jose Ramon Fernandez, center, casts his ballot to choose new leadership for the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Cuba's legislature opened a two-day session that is to elect a succe...
    A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last...More >>
    A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states.More >>
  • Gaza protest camps moved closer to Israel border fence

    Gaza protest camps moved closer to Israel border fence

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:24:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinians watch a bulldozer raises protective sand berms around the tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead...(AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinians watch a bulldozer raises protective sand berms around the tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead...
    Organizers of mass marches on Gaza's border with Israel have moved protest tent camps closer to the border fence, heightening the risk of more bloodshed.More >>
    Organizers of mass marches on Gaza's border with Israel have moved protest tent camps closer to the border fence, heightening the risk of more bloodshed.More >>
  • Armenian protesters to renew efforts to stop capital traffic

    Armenian protesters to renew efforts to stop capital traffic

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:14:58 GMT
    (Aram Kirakosyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators light their cell phones as they gather in the Republic Square to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Thursday, April 19, 2018.  Several p...(Aram Kirakosyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators light their cell phones as they gather in the Republic Square to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Several p...
    The leader of large protests that have roiled the capital of Armenia for a week is calling on supporters to renew efforts to paralyze traffic.More >>
    The leader of large protests that have roiled the capital of Armenia for a week is calling on supporters to renew efforts to paralyze traffic.More >>
  • Russia says US visa delays could halt direct flights

    Russia says US visa delays could halt direct flights

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:14:07 GMT
    The Russian Foreign Ministry says increasing delays by the United States in issuing visas could result in flagship airline Aeroflot ending flights to the U.S.More >>
    The Russian Foreign Ministry says increasing delays by the United States in issuing visas could result in flagship airline Aeroflot ending flights to the U.S.More >>
  • Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

    Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:17:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.
    President Donald Trump is leaving himself plenty of wiggle room when it comes to a summit with North Korea's leader, saying he will bail out of the meeting if he decides it won't produce results.More >>
    President Donald Trump is leaving himself plenty of wiggle room when it comes to a summit with North Korea's leader, saying he will bail out of the meeting if he decides it won't produce results.More >>
  • Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

    Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:57:26 GMT
    (AP Photos/Egill Bjarnason, File). FILE _ In this file photo taken on Jan. 17, 2018, a worker walks along a row of computer rigs that run around the clock 'mining' bitcoin inside the Genesis Mining cryptocurrency mine in Keflavik, Iceland. A prisoner i...(AP Photos/Egill Bjarnason, File). FILE _ In this file photo taken on Jan. 17, 2018, a worker walks along a row of computer rigs that run around the clock 'mining' bitcoin inside the Genesis Mining cryptocurrency mine in Keflavik, Iceland. A prisoner i...
    A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland.More >>
    A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland.More >>
  • Archaeologists find silver treasure on German Baltic island

    Archaeologists find silver treasure on German Baltic island

    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:37:51 GMT
    (Stefan Sauer/dpa via AP). The April 13, 2018 photo shows medieval Saxonian, Ottoman, Danish and Byzantine coins after a medieval silver treasure had been found near Schaprode on the northern German island of Ruegen in the Baltic Sea.(Stefan Sauer/dpa via AP). The April 13, 2018 photo shows medieval Saxonian, Ottoman, Danish and Byzantine coins after a medieval silver treasure had been found near Schaprode on the northern German island of Ruegen in the Baltic Sea.
    Archaeologists on the German Baltic island of Ruegen have uncovered hundreds of 1,000-year-old silver coins, rings, pearls and bracelets that they say are linked to the era of the Danish King Harald Gormsson.More >>
    Archaeologists on the German Baltic island of Ruegen have uncovered hundreds of 1,000-year-old silver coins, rings, pearls and bracelets that they say are linked to the era of the Danish King Harald Gormsson.More >>
  • US easing rules on sales of armed drones, other weaponry

    US easing rules on sales of armed drones, other weaponry

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:45:43 GMT
    The Trump administration is making it easier for U.S. defense contractors to sell armed drones and other conventional weapons to foreign governments.More >>
    The Trump administration is making it easier for U.S. defense contractors to sell armed drones and other conventional weapons to foreign governments.More >>
  • Ancient coins, bracelets looted from Romania return home

    Ancient coins, bracelets looted from Romania return home

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:34:28 GMT
    Romanian authorities display a treasure trove of coins and bracelets from the 1st century which were stolen from western Romania and illegally secreted out of the country.More >>
    Romanian authorities display a treasure trove of coins and bracelets from the 1st century which were stolen from western Romania and illegally secreted out of the country.More >>
  • Russia joins bid to win compensation over US metals tariffs

    Russia joins bid to win compensation over US metals tariffs

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:33:47 GMT
    Russia has joined the European Union, India and China in demanding compensation from the United States for its tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum.More >>
    Russia has joined the European Union, India and China in demanding compensation from the United States for its tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum.More >>
  • Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

    Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:15:13 GMT
    Trump rejects Abe's efforts to win a pass on tariffs for Japan and persuade US to rejoin TPP trade deal, showing the limits of their 'bromance'.More >>
    Trump rejects Abe's efforts to win a pass on tariffs for Japan and persuade US to rejoin TPP trade deal, showing the limits of their 'bromance'.More >>
  • EU foreign policy hails Western Balkan efforts at membership

    EU foreign policy hails Western Balkan efforts at membership

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:04:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini talks to the media during a news conference with Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, following their meeting at the government b...(AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini talks to the media during a news conference with Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, following their meeting at the government b...
    The European Union foreign policy chief has hailed efforts nations in the Western Balkans to advance toward membership in the bloc, ending a tour of the volatile region where Russia is also vying for influence.More >>
    The European Union foreign policy chief has hailed efforts nations in the Western Balkans to advance toward membership in the bloc, ending a tour of the volatile region where Russia is also vying for influence.More >>
  • India hopes to host 3 sports events, including 2032 Olympics

    India hopes to host 3 sports events, including 2032 Olympics

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:38:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri). President Indian Olympic Association Narinder Dhruv Batra attend a press conference with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach in New Delhi, India, Thursday, April 19, 2018. During his two-day long stay, Ba...(AP Photo/Altaf Qadri). President Indian Olympic Association Narinder Dhruv Batra attend a press conference with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach in New Delhi, India, Thursday, April 19, 2018. During his two-day long stay, Ba...
    The Indian Olympic Association says it will bid for three major sporting events _ the 2026 Youth Olympics, the 2030 Asian Games and the 2032 Summer Olympics.More >>
    The Indian Olympic Association says it will bid for three major sporting events _ the 2026 Youth Olympics, the 2030 Asian Games and the 2032 Summer Olympics.More >>
  • Russia, NATO military chiefs meet in Azerbaijan

    Russia, NATO military chiefs meet in Azerbaijan

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:32:37 GMT
    Russia's top military officer has met with the chief NATO commander in Europe, the first such encounter since relations between Moscow and the alliance have plummeted to post-Cold War lows over the Ukrainian crisis...More >>
    Russia's top military officer has met with the chief NATO commander in Europe, the first such encounter since relations between Moscow and the alliance have plummeted to post-Cold War lows over the Ukrainian crisis four years ago.More >>
  • Germany's Merkel appears open to compromise on EU reforms

    Germany's Merkel appears open to compromise on EU reforms

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:55:19 GMT
    (Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, is welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel before they visit the reconstruction site of the Berlin Palace in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, April 19, 2018.(Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, is welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel before they visit the reconstruction site of the Berlin Palace in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, April 19, 2018.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin.More >>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin.More >>
  • Police: 2 die in light airplane crash in Northern Ireland

    Police: 2 die in light airplane crash in Northern Ireland

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:54:51 GMT
    Police say two people have died in the crash of a light airplane in Northern Ireland.More >>
    Police say two people have died in the crash of a light airplane in Northern Ireland.More >>
  • Turkey's weak opposition scrambles to challenge Erdogan

    Turkey's weak opposition scrambles to challenge Erdogan

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:28:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File). FILE - In this Sunday, July 9, 2017 file photo, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, talks during a rally following his 425-kilometer (265-mile) 'March for Justice' i...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File). FILE - In this Sunday, July 9, 2017 file photo, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, talks during a rally following his 425-kilometer (265-mile) 'March for Justice' i...
    Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to mount a meaningful challenge against strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare for snap elections.More >>
    Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to mount a meaningful challenge against strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare for snap elections.More >>
  • UK mulls plan to ban plastic straws and cut waste

    UK mulls plan to ban plastic straws and cut waste

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:28:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2018 file photo, earthmovers push mountains of garbage as seagulls fly over the country's largest landfill at Fyli on the outskirts of Athens. The British government is planning a ...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2018 file photo, earthmovers push mountains of garbage as seagulls fly over the country's largest landfill at Fyli on the outskirts of Athens. The British government is planning a ...
    The British government wants to take action to ban plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds _ and is urging other Commonwealth nations to follow suit.More >>
    The British government wants to take action to ban plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds _ and is urging other Commonwealth nations to follow suit.More >>
  • Far-right cancels bid to shut Berlin's Berghain techno club

    Far-right cancels bid to shut Berlin's Berghain techno club

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:26:25 GMT
    (Jeers Carstensen/dpa via AP, file). FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2015 file photo guests attend the opening of the 'Pop-Kultur' festival in the Berghain club in Berlin. A local lawmaker in Berlin has reaped ridicule online for her proposal to close one of t...(Jeers Carstensen/dpa via AP, file). FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2015 file photo guests attend the opening of the 'Pop-Kultur' festival in the Berghain club in Berlin. A local lawmaker in Berlin has reaped ridicule online for her proposal to close one of t...
    A local councilwoman in Berlin is being ridiculed online for proposing to close one of the city's most famous techno clubs because of partygoers' drug consumption, long opening hours and lascivious behavior on the...More >>
    A local councilwoman in Berlin is being ridiculed online for proposing to close one of the city's most famous techno clubs because of partygoers' drug consumption, long opening hours and lascivious behavior on the dance floor.More >>
  • Kremlin says nationalizing sanction-hit Rusal is an option

    Kremlin says nationalizing sanction-hit Rusal is an option

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:26:05 GMT
    The Kremlin says a temporary nationalization of aluminum producer Rusal is being discussed after the company was hit by United States sanctions.More >>
    The Kremlin says a temporary nationalization of aluminum producer Rusal is being discussed after the company was hit by United States sanctions.More >>
  • Better than a beach photo: Christie spends $85K on portrait

    Better than a beach photo: Christie spends $85K on portrait

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:37 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:37:58 GMT
    Former Gov. Chris Christie's official portrait will carry an $85,000 price tag, higher than his three predecessors combined.More >>
    Former Gov. Chris Christie's official portrait will carry an $85,000 price tag, higher than his three predecessors combined.More >>
  • California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

    California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:25:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...
    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.More >>
    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.More >>
  • First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

    First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:25:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amr Nabil). Visitors wait in front of a "Black Panther" movie banner, during an invitation-only screening, at the King Abdullah Financial District Theater, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Saudi Arabia held a private screen...(AP Photo/Amr Nabil). Visitors wait in front of a "Black Panther" movie banner, during an invitation-only screening, at the King Abdullah Financial District Theater, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Saudi Arabia held a private screen...
    Saudi Arabia heralds opening of cinemas, screens Hollywood's 'Black Panther' in country's first movie theater.More >>
    Saudi Arabia heralds opening of cinemas, screens Hollywood's 'Black Panther' in country's first movie theater.More >>
  • Corruption watchdog: G-20 moving slowly against tax havens

    Corruption watchdog: G-20 moving slowly against tax havens

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:54:16 GMT
    An international corruption watchdog group says the world's Group of 20 industrialized and developing nations have made only slow progress improving the legal tools to ensure transparency.More >>
    An international corruption watchdog group says the world's Group of 20 industrialized and developing nations have made only slow progress improving the legal tools to ensure transparency.More >>
  • Attacker in Berlin skullcap case turns himself in to police

    Attacker in Berlin skullcap case turns himself in to police

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:52:47 GMT
    A 19-year-old Syrian asylum seeker has turned himself in to police after his violent attack on a man wearing a Jewish skullcap in Berlin caused outrage across Germany.More >>
    A 19-year-old Syrian asylum seeker has turned himself in to police after his violent attack on a man wearing a Jewish skullcap in Berlin caused outrage across Germany.More >>
  • Greek court backs release of Turkish officer seeking asylum

    Greek court backs release of Turkish officer seeking asylum

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:46 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:46:45 GMT
    Greece's highest court has imposed severe restrictions on the movements of 1 of 8 Turkish servicemen applying for asylum in Greece after fleeing Turkey following a failed 2016 coup there, while he waits for a...More >>
    Greece's highest court has imposed severe restrictions on the movements of 1 of 8 Turkish servicemen applying for asylum in Greece after fleeing Turkey following a failed 2016 coup there, while he waits for a definitive decision on his asylum application.More >>
  • Egypt exhibiting previously unseen Ptolemaic artifacts

    Egypt exhibiting previously unseen Ptolemaic artifacts

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:32:41 GMT
    Egypt is exhibiting artifacts from the Ptolemaic period for the first time in The Egyptian Museum in Cairo.More >>
    Egypt is exhibiting artifacts from the Ptolemaic period for the first time in The Egyptian Museum in Cairo.More >>
  • Israel celebrates its 70th birthday with parties and BBQ's

    Israel celebrates its 70th birthday with parties and BBQ's

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:24:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit). People dance during Independence Day celebrations marking 70 years since the founding of the state in 1948, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Ariel Schalit). People dance during Independence Day celebrations marking 70 years since the founding of the state in 1948, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018.
    Israel is celebrating 70 years since the modern Jewish state was created.More >>
    Israel is celebrating 70 years since the modern Jewish state was created.More >>
  • Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

    Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:59:46 GMT
    The British Parliament's media committee says Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he'll no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information...More >>
    The British Parliament's media committee says Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he'll no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information commissioner's office.More >>
  • 2,000 Kachin trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine

    2,000 Kachin trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:56:57 GMT
    (Labram Hkun Awng via AP Photo). In this photo provided by Labram Hkun Awng, Kachin civilians displaced by fighting between the Myanmar military and Kachin guerrillas take shelter in a jungle close to Tanai, northern Kachin state, Myanmar Thursday, Apr...(Labram Hkun Awng via AP Photo). In this photo provided by Labram Hkun Awng, Kachin civilians displaced by fighting between the Myanmar military and Kachin guerrillas take shelter in a jungle close to Tanai, northern Kachin state, Myanmar Thursday, Apr...
    Leaders in the Kachin ethnic community say 2,000 civilians are trapped in the jungle after fleeing clashes between Myanmar's army and Kachin guerrillas and need urgent medical attention.More >>
    Leaders in the Kachin ethnic community say 2,000 civilians are trapped in the jungle after fleeing clashes between Myanmar's army and Kachin guerrillas and need urgent medical attention.More >>
  • Taiwan calls Chinese military drills a threat to region

    Taiwan calls Chinese military drills a threat to region

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:56:27 GMT
    Taiwan's government says recent Chinese military drills aim to intimidate the island and are a threat to regional peace and stability.More >>
    Taiwan's government says recent Chinese military drills aim to intimidate the island and are a threat to regional peace and stability.More >>
  • Quake, at least 5.5 in magnitude, strikes southern Iran

    Quake, at least 5.5 in magnitude, strikes southern Iran

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:45 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:45:06 GMT
    US Geological Survey: Magnitude 5.5 quake hits southern Iran near nuclear plant; felt in Bahrain, Persian Gulf.More >>
    US Geological Survey: Magnitude 5.5 quake hits southern Iran near nuclear plant; felt in Bahrain, Persian Gulf.More >>
  • The Latest: AP source: Pompeo, Kim discussed held Americans

    The Latest: AP source: Pompeo, Kim discussed held Americans

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:54 AM EDT2018-04-19 11:54:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). FILE - This combination of two file photos shows CIA Director Mike Pompeo, left, listens during his introductions before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation hearing on his nomination to be Secretary...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). FILE - This combination of two file photos shows CIA Director Mike Pompeo, left, listens during his introductions before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation hearing on his nomination to be Secretary...
    President Donald Trump is confirming that his CIA director met with Kim Jong Un in North Korea "last week" in anticipation of their potential summit.More >>
    President Donald Trump is confirming that his CIA director met with Kim Jong Un in North Korea "last week" in anticipation of their potential summit.More >>
  • US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

    US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:52:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...
    Small and medium-size US manufacturers seek exemptions from Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs.More >>
    Small and medium-size US manufacturers seek exemptions from Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs.More >>
  • Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

    Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:51 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:51:59 GMT
    Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad tells The Associated Press the opposition is getting an increase in support from rural ethnic Malays and a 30 percent swing may be enough to secure victory.More >>
    Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad tells The Associated Press the opposition is getting an increase in support from rural ethnic Malays and a 30 percent swing may be enough to secure victory.More >>
  • Japan finance official quits over alleged sexual misconduct

    Japan finance official quits over alleged sexual misconduct

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:33:12 GMT
    (Kenzaburo Fukuhara/Kyodo News via AP). Japan's Vice Finance Minister Junichi Fukuda, center, bows after he announced his resignation to the reporters at the ministry in Tokyo Wednesday, April 18, 2018.  The top Japanese finance ministry official has r...(Kenzaburo Fukuhara/Kyodo News via AP). Japan's Vice Finance Minister Junichi Fukuda, center, bows after he announced his resignation to the reporters at the ministry in Tokyo Wednesday, April 18, 2018. The top Japanese finance ministry official has r...
    Japan's vice finance minister resigned over sexual harassment allegations in the latest embarrassment for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government.More >>
    Japan's vice finance minister resigned over sexual harassment allegations in the latest embarrassment for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government.More >>
  • Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

    Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:44 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:44:11 GMT
    (Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, delivers a speech at his ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party weekly meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The ruling party will evaluate a call for early pre...(Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, delivers a speech at his ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party weekly meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The ruling party will evaluate a call for early pre...
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting the leader of the country's main nationalist party to discuss his political ally's surprise call for early elections.More >>
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting the leader of the country's main nationalist party to discuss his political ally's surprise call for early elections.More >>
  • UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

    UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:05 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:05:10 GMT
    International chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian authorities.More >>
    International chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian authorities.More >>
  • Shallow Indonesia quake kills 3, damages hundreds of homes

    Shallow Indonesia quake kills 3, damages hundreds of homes

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:23:52 GMT
    A shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has killed three people and damaged more than 300 homes.More >>
    A shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has killed three people and damaged more than 300 homes.More >>
  • Croat officials halt Serbia visit over far-right incident

    Croat officials halt Serbia visit over far-right incident

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:36:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File). FILE - In this April 1, 2015 file photo, Serbian far right leader Vojislav Seselj burns a Croatian flag at a protest in front of the Higher Court in Belgrade, Serbia. A Croatian parliamentary delegation has cut short a...(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File). FILE - In this April 1, 2015 file photo, Serbian far right leader Vojislav Seselj burns a Croatian flag at a protest in front of the Higher Court in Belgrade, Serbia. A Croatian parliamentary delegation has cut short a...
    A Croatian parliamentary delegation has cut short a visit to neighboring Serbia after a far-right leader convicted of war crimes reportedly stamped on the Croatian national flag and insulted officials.More >>
    A Croatian parliamentary delegation has cut short a visit to neighboring Serbia after a far-right leader convicted of war crimes reportedly stamped on the Croatian national flag and insulted officials.More >>
  • First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:35:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >>
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >>
  • First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

    First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:14:55 GMT
    Saudi Arabia will hold a private screening of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters that are set to open to the public next month.More >>
    Saudi Arabia will hold a private screening of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters that are set to open to the public next month.More >>
  • Polish ghetto survivor worries about rising nationalism

    Polish ghetto survivor worries about rising nationalism

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:25:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). A survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, Marian Kalwary talks to The Associated Press about his memories and fears over the current rise of nationalism and fascism, on the eve of the ghetto uprising anniversary, in Warsaw, Poland,...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). A survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, Marian Kalwary talks to The Associated Press about his memories and fears over the current rise of nationalism and fascism, on the eve of the ghetto uprising anniversary, in Warsaw, Poland,...
    Marian Kalwary, an 87-year-old survivor of the Warsaw ghetto remembers the horrors that he witnessed there as a boy.More >>
    Marian Kalwary, an 87-year-old survivor of the Warsaw ghetto remembers the horrors that he witnessed there as a boy.More >>
  • Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

    Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:15 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:15:02 GMT
    Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day.More >>
    Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day.More >>
  • Remnants of migrant caravan move toward US-Mexico border

    Remnants of migrant caravan move toward US-Mexico border

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:13:56 GMT
    The remnants of a migrant caravan of Central Americans that drew the ire of President Donald Trump are continuing on their journey north through Mexico toward the U.S. border.More >>
    The remnants of a migrant caravan of Central Americans that drew the ire of President Donald Trump are continuing on their journey north through Mexico toward the U.S. border.More >>
  • Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim

    Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:47:15 GMT
    (Michael Kooren/Pool photo via AP). FILE - In this Monday, April 16, 2018 file photo, Britain's ambassador to the Netherlands and permanent representative to the chemical weapons watchdog OPCW, Peter Wilson talks to an embassy employee after a press co...(Michael Kooren/Pool photo via AP). FILE - In this Monday, April 16, 2018 file photo, Britain's ambassador to the Netherlands and permanent representative to the chemical weapons watchdog OPCW, Peter Wilson talks to an embassy employee after a press co...
    Global chemical weapon watchdog chief rejects Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were targeted in a poisoning...More >>
    Global chemical weapon watchdog chief rejects Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were targeted in a poisoning attack Britain blames on Moscow.More >>
  • Saving the bison: Polish bison off to help Spanish herd grow

    Saving the bison: Polish bison off to help Spanish herd grow

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:37 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:37:24 GMT
    Head of a bison reserve in eastern Poland says that seven young female animals are traveling to Spain to help grow a herd there.More >>
    Head of a bison reserve in eastern Poland says that seven young female animals are traveling to Spain to help grow a herd there.More >>
  • Simply the best? UK critics praise Tina Turner stage musical

    Simply the best? UK critics praise Tina Turner stage musical

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:34:04 GMT
    (Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 file photo, musician Tina Turner, left, poses for photographers with actress Adrienne Warren, who plays Tina Turner, during a photo call to promote the launch of the mu...(Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017 file photo, musician Tina Turner, left, poses for photographers with actress Adrienne Warren, who plays Tina Turner, during a photo call to promote the launch of the mu...
    British theater critics are praising a stage musical about the life of Tina Turner _ and it also has the approval of the star herself.More >>
    British theater critics are praising a stage musical about the life of Tina Turner _ and it also has the approval of the star herself.More >>
  • Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight

    Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:34 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:34:12 GMT
    The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain and allegations of a chemical...More >>
    The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain and allegations of a chemical bombardment on the Syrian city of Douma.More >>
  • The Latest: UN says more security needed at Douma site

    The Latest: UN says more security needed at Douma site

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:33:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians sit in front a shop with a shutter painted like the national flag, in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. International inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earl...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians sit in front a shop with a shutter painted like the national flag, in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. International inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earl...
    Syrian state media say rebels in a town northeast of Damascus are handing over their weapons as part of an agreement reached with the Syrian government.More >>
    Syrian state media say rebels in a town northeast of Damascus are handing over their weapons as part of an agreement reached with the Syrian government.More >>
  • The Latest: First Saudi Arabian movie theater screens film

    The Latest: First Saudi Arabian movie theater screens film

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:04:15 GMT
    Saudi Arabia is screening the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" in the first movie theater to open in the country.More >>
    Saudi Arabia is screening the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" in the first movie theater to open in the country.More >>
  • The Latest: Rubio calls pick of new Cuba leader a 'charade'

    The Latest: Rubio calls pick of new Cuba leader a 'charade'

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:14:14 GMT
    Cuba's legislature has opened a two-day session that is to elect a successor to President Raul Castro.More >>
    Cuba's legislature has opened a two-day session that is to elect a successor to President Raul Castro.More >>
  • Student from Zambia fights to compete in US poetry contest

    Student from Zambia fights to compete in US poetry contest

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:12:37 GMT
    A federal judge will hear arguments in the case of an immigrant high school poet who is suing to compete in a government-funded national poetry competition.More >>
    A federal judge will hear arguments in the case of an immigrant high school poet who is suing to compete in a government-funded national poetry competition.More >>
  • Ex-head of Hungarian swimming denies ordering rival slain

    Ex-head of Hungarian swimming denies ordering rival slain

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-04-18 21:56:32 GMT
    (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP,file). FILE - In this August 4, 2017 file photo Tamas Gyarfas, former President of the Hungarian Swimming Association and Vice-President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) listens to a question during a press conf...(Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP,file). FILE - In this August 4, 2017 file photo Tamas Gyarfas, former President of the Hungarian Swimming Association and Vice-President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) listens to a question during a press conf...
    A defense lawyer says the former head of Hungary's swimming federation has firmly denied allegations that he ordered the 1998 slaying of a business rival.More >>
    A defense lawyer says the former head of Hungary's swimming federation has firmly denied allegations that he ordered the 1998 slaying of a business rival.More >>
  • Queen to welcome Commonwealth leaders as group seeks mission

    Queen to welcome Commonwealth leaders as group seeks mission

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:35 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:35:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May smiles as she and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pose for the media on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street, ahead of talks in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Trudeau is in London ...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May smiles as she and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pose for the media on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street, ahead of talks in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Trudeau is in London ...
    The flags of more than 50 nations are flying outside Buckingham Palace Queen Elizabeth II prepares to welcome leaders from the Commonwealth, an international club with an eclectic membership, an identity problem...More >>
    The flags of more than 50 nations are flying outside Buckingham Palace Queen Elizabeth II prepares to welcome leaders from the Commonwealth, an international club with an eclectic membership, an identity problem and an uncertain future.More >>
  • WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station

    WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:14:47 GMT
    Police say they will have to evacuate a large area of central Berlin including the city's main railway station Friday to defuse a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) World War II bomb discovered during construction work.More >>
    Police say they will have to evacuate a large area of central Berlin including the city's main railway station Friday to defuse a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) World War II bomb discovered during construction work.More >>
  • Merkel condemns attack on 2 men wearing skullcaps in Germany

    Merkel condemns attack on 2 men wearing skullcaps in Germany

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:11:40 GMT
    Berlin police say two men wearing Jewish skullcaps were attacked and insulted by a group of three other men, who whipped one with a belt in an apparent anti-Semitic assault.More >>
    Berlin police say two men wearing Jewish skullcaps were attacked and insulted by a group of three other men, who whipped one with a belt in an apparent anti-Semitic assault.More >>
  • Pro-Putin youth group to form counter-protest squads

    Pro-Putin youth group to form counter-protest squads

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:45:23 GMT
    The youth wing of Russia's dominant party says it will begin training groups of activists to mobilize quickly to conduct counterdemonstrations to opposition protests.More >>
    The youth wing of Russia's dominant party says it will begin training groups of activists to mobilize quickly to conduct counterdemonstrations to opposition protests.More >>
  • Police: Bus crash in Switzerland leaves 15 hurt, 1 seriously

    Police: Bus crash in Switzerland leaves 15 hurt, 1 seriously

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:35:04 GMT
    Swiss police say 15 people have been injured, one of them seriously, when a bus carrying foreign tourists crashed into a truck on a highway in northern Switzerland.More >>
    Swiss police say 15 people have been injured, one of them seriously, when a bus carrying foreign tourists crashed into a truck on a highway in northern Switzerland.More >>
  • Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War

    Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:26:04 GMT
    Trump has given his "blessing" for North and South Korea to discuss the end of the Korean War, but talks are only as far as the two leaders could get since South Korea wasn't signatory to armistice.More >>
    Trump has given his "blessing" for North and South Korea to discuss the end of the Korean War, but talks are only as far as the two leaders could get since South Korea wasn't signatory to armistice.More >>
  • EU envoy: Macedonia can settle name dispute by late June

    EU envoy: Macedonia can settle name dispute by late June

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:21:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, left, and Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, right, address a news conference following their meeting at the government buildi...(AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, left, and Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, right, address a news conference following their meeting at the government buildi...
    EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says she believes Greece and Macedonia can overcome a long-standing name dispute by late June, clearing the way for the Balkan nation to start accession talks.More >>
    EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says she believes Greece and Macedonia can overcome a long-standing name dispute by late June, clearing the way for the Balkan nation to start accession talks.More >>
  • Koolhaas: Prada Tower explores effect of space on art

    Koolhaas: Prada Tower explores effect of space on art

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:21:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). A woman looks at the installation "Upside Down Mushroom Room " by Carsten Holler, part of the Design Week, at the Prada's foundation, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas says the 10-story...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). A woman looks at the installation "Upside Down Mushroom Room " by Carsten Holler, part of the Design Week, at the Prada's foundation, in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas says the 10-story...
    Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas says the 10-story tower he designed for the Prada Foundation is meant to reveal the interaction between art and architecture.More >>
    Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas says the 10-story tower he designed for the Prada Foundation is meant to reveal the interaction between art and architecture.More >>
  • Armenia protesters defy ex-president's move to premier seat

    Armenia protesters defy ex-president's move to premier seat

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:11:51 GMT
    (Narek Aleksanyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition leader Nikol Pashinian, right, speaks to a police officer in front of a police line blocking the way to demonstrators protesting the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Ar...(Narek Aleksanyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition leader Nikol Pashinian, right, speaks to a police officer in front of a police line blocking the way to demonstrators protesting the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Ar...
    Thousands of people are flooding into the Armenian capital to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat, which they see as an attempt to hold on to power.More >>
    Thousands of people are flooding into the Armenian capital to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat, which they see as an attempt to hold on to power.More >>
  • Italy president taps Berlusconi ally to try to break impasse

    Italy president taps Berlusconi ally to try to break impasse

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:55:27 GMT
    (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP). Italian Senate President Maria Elisabetta Casellati addresses the media after meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the Quirinal Palace, in Rome, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Mattarella has tapped the Senate ...(Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP). Italian Senate President Maria Elisabetta Casellati addresses the media after meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the Quirinal Palace, in Rome, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Mattarella has tapped the Senate ...
    Italian President Sergio Mattarella has tapped the Senate president, a longtime supporter of ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi, to explore possible alliances to create a governing majority in Parliament more than a...More >>
    Italian President Sergio Mattarella has tapped the Senate president, a longtime supporter of ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi, to explore possible alliances to create a governing majority in Parliament more than a month after Italy's inconclusive elections.More >>
  • German gets life for killing retiree, cashing his pension

    German gets life for killing retiree, cashing his pension

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:41:58 GMT
    A German man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing an 80-year-old man in Berlin and cashing his benefit checks for a decade.More >>
    A German man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing an 80-year-old man in Berlin and cashing his benefit checks for a decade.More >>
  • UK hopes former colonies can give trade boost after Brexit

    UK hopes former colonies can give trade boost after Brexit

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:32:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May shakes hands with Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India during a bilateral meeting at 10 Downing Street in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May shakes hands with Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India during a bilateral meeting at 10 Downing Street in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018.
    For decades, the Commonwealth, at least in Britain has been largely ignored, a quaint relic of an empire upon which the sun never set.More >>
    For decades, the Commonwealth, at least in Britain has been largely ignored, a quaint relic of an empire upon which the sun never set.More >>
  • Cuba's presidential transition bringing no joy to its exiles

    Cuba's presidential transition bringing no joy to its exiles

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:17:12 GMT
    Cuban exiles in Florida are showing no enthusiasm around the stepping down of Raul Castro as president, saying they expect nothing to change.More >>
    Cuban exiles in Florida are showing no enthusiasm around the stepping down of Raul Castro as president, saying they expect nothing to change.More >>
  • EU lawmakers want action amid top EU job scandal

    EU lawmakers want action amid top EU job scandal

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:17:04 GMT
    European Union lawmakers want for the appointment of a top EU official to be reconsidered amid a scandal that has raised troubling questions about the accountability of civil servants in Brussels.More >>
    European Union lawmakers want for the appointment of a top EU official to be reconsidered amid a scandal that has raised troubling questions about the accountability of civil servants in Brussels.More >>
  • Greece vows to respect landmark court decision on migrants

    Greece vows to respect landmark court decision on migrants

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:16:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos). Migrants wait outside the police headquarters at the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, on Friday, April 13, 2018. Several hundred refugees and migrants have gathered outside a police station in Greece's second largest c...(AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos). Migrants wait outside the police headquarters at the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, on Friday, April 13, 2018. Several hundred refugees and migrants have gathered outside a police station in Greece's second largest c...
    Greek officials say the government will respect a landmark court decision against a European Union policy that allowed authorities to force refugees and migrants to stay on the Greek islands where they first...More >>
    Greek officials say the government will respect a landmark court decision against a European Union policy that allowed authorities to force refugees and migrants to stay on the Greek islands where they first arrived even after they had applied for asylum.More >>
  • Iran bans government bodies from using foreign message apps

    Iran bans government bodies from using foreign message apps

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:13:26 GMT
    Iranian state TV says government bodies have been barred from using foreign messaging apps.More >>
    Iranian state TV says government bodies have been barred from using foreign messaging apps.More >>
  • UK govt suffers Parliament defeat on key Brexit bill

    UK govt suffers Parliament defeat on key Brexit bill

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:52:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May greets the Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street, ahead of talks in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Ardern is in London to take part in the C...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May greets the Prime Minister of New Zealand Jacinda Ardern on the doorstep of 10 Downing Street, ahead of talks in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Ardern is in London to take part in the C...
    Britain's key Brexit bill has hit a hurdle, with the House of Lords voting to seek continued membership in the European Union's customs union.More >>
    Britain's key Brexit bill has hit a hurdle, with the House of Lords voting to seek continued membership in the European Union's customs union.More >>
  • International team to investigate in slain journalist case

    International team to investigate in slain journalist case

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:44:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File). FILE- In this Friday, March 9, 2018, file picture a woman places a sticker on a poster with a photo of slain journalist Jan Kuciak during an anti-government rally in Bratislava, Slovakia. Tens of thousands of Slovaks have t...(AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File). FILE- In this Friday, March 9, 2018, file picture a woman places a sticker on a poster with a photo of slain journalist Jan Kuciak during an anti-government rally in Bratislava, Slovakia. Tens of thousands of Slovaks have t...
    Slovakia's prosecutor general has signed a deal to create an international team to investigate into the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee.More >>
    Slovakia's prosecutor general has signed a deal to create an international team to investigate into the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee.More >>
  • US officials say Pompeo has met with NKorea's Kim

    US officials say Pompeo has met with NKorea's Kim

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:44:50 GMT
    Two U.S. officials say CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
    Two U.S. officials say CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • Swedish king wants to let Nobel literature selectors resign

    Swedish king wants to let Nobel literature selectors resign

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:26:10 GMT
    Sweden's king wants to change the statutes of the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize each year, to allow its life-appointed board members to resign.More >>
    Sweden's king wants to change the statutes of the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize each year, to allow its life-appointed board members to resign.More >>
  • UK chain Costa pledges new recycling targets for coffee cups

    UK chain Costa pledges new recycling targets for coffee cups

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:44:24 GMT
    A UK coffee house chain has pledged to recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020, tapping into public anxiety over the increasing levels of waste in the world's oceans.More >>
    A UK coffee house chain has pledged to recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020, tapping into public anxiety over the increasing levels of waste in the world's oceans.More >>
  • Raul Castro leaving Cuban presidency, not power

    Raul Castro leaving Cuban presidency, not power

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:14:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File). FILE - In this March 17, 2015 file photo, Cuba's President Raul Castro listens to the playing of national anthems during his welcome ceremony at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela. On April 19, 20...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File). FILE - In this March 17, 2015 file photo, Cuba's President Raul Castro listens to the playing of national anthems during his welcome ceremony at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela. On April 19, 20...
    Raul Castro is stepping down from Cuba's presidency, but he isn't giving up all his power.More >>
    Raul Castro is stepping down from Cuba's presidency, but he isn't giving up all his power.More >>
  • Greek police: head of international crime ring arrested

    Greek police: head of international crime ring arrested

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:26:42 GMT
    Greek police say they have caught the suspected head of a European organized crime ring specializing in burglaries, robberies and extortion in France and Greece.More >>
    Greek police say they have caught the suspected head of a European organized crime ring specializing in burglaries, robberies and extortion in France and Greece.More >>
  • Germany urges probe into Russian reporter's balcony fall

    Germany urges probe into Russian reporter's balcony fall

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:26:29 GMT
    The German government says the death of a Russian journalist who fell from his balcony should be investigated.More >>
    The German government says the death of a Russian journalist who fell from his balcony should be investigated.More >>
  • Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too

    Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:33:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi). Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa prepares to inspect the guard of honour during the celebrations for the country's 38th anniversary of Independence at the National Sports Staduim in Harare, Wednesday, April, 18, ...(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi). Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa prepares to inspect the guard of honour during the celebrations for the country's 38th anniversary of Independence at the National Sports Staduim in Harare, Wednesday, April, 18, ...
    Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too; many celebrating 'a new era'.More >>
    Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too; many celebrating 'a new era'.More >>
  • Strike extended, Greek ferries stuck in port until Friday

    Strike extended, Greek ferries stuck in port until Friday

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:32:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris). A ferry arrives at the port of Piraeus near Athens during a 24-hour strike by the Panhellenic Seamen's Federation (PNO) to oppose the government decision of opening domestic sea transport to non-EU ships, at the port of ...(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris). A ferry arrives at the port of Piraeus near Athens during a 24-hour strike by the Panhellenic Seamen's Federation (PNO) to oppose the government decision of opening domestic sea transport to non-EU ships, at the port of ...
    Greek seamen are extending their strike for a further 24 hours, leaving the country's mainland and islands without ferry services until Friday morning.More >>
    Greek seamen are extending their strike for a further 24 hours, leaving the country's mainland and islands without ferry services until Friday morning.More >>
  • 200 child soldiers freed in S. Sudan, but problem continues

    200 child soldiers freed in S. Sudan, but problem continues

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:26 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:26:28 GMT
    More than 200 child soldiers were released by armed groups in war-torn South Sudan, part of a series of releases that will see almost 1,000 children freed in the coming months.More >>
    More than 200 child soldiers were released by armed groups in war-torn South Sudan, part of a series of releases that will see almost 1,000 children freed in the coming months.More >>
  • Suspect in Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' escapes prison

    Suspect in Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' escapes prison

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:15 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:15:00 GMT
    A prisoner in Iceland suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoin has managed to escape custody and flee the remote North Atlantic nation on a passenger plane.More >>
    A prisoner in Iceland suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoin has managed to escape custody and flee the remote North Atlantic nation on a passenger plane.More >>
  • First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:55:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >>
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >>
  • IMF: A major trade rift could imperil solid global economy

    IMF: A major trade rift could imperil solid global economy

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:44:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File). FILE- In this April 12, 2018, file photo, a container ship is unloaded at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its economic outlook for the United States in 2018 and foresees a...(AP Photo/Ben Margot, File). FILE- In this April 12, 2018, file photo, a container ship is unloaded at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its economic outlook for the United States in 2018 and foresees a...
    IMF, on eve of meetings, foresees bright outlook for US and global economies this year.More >>
    IMF, on eve of meetings, foresees bright outlook for US and global economies this year.More >>
  • Researchers: Silk Road projects give China strategic benefit

    Researchers: Silk Road projects give China strategic benefit

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:06 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:06:17 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2017, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking at the opening of the Belt and Road Forum is displayed on a big screen near decorations depicting Chinese Admiral Zheng He who commanded expedi...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2017, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking at the opening of the Belt and Road Forum is displayed on a big screen near decorations depicting Chinese Admiral Zheng He who commanded expedi...
    Report says China's Belt and Road program aimed at expanding Beijing's political influence, military presence.More >>
    Report says China's Belt and Road program aimed at expanding Beijing's political influence, military presence.More >>
  • Iceland company to resume commercial hunting of fin whales

    Iceland company to resume commercial hunting of fin whales

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:06 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:06:07 GMT
    A whaling company in Iceland is preparing its fleet to bring the commercial hunting of fin whales back to the country.More >>
    A whaling company in Iceland is preparing its fleet to bring the commercial hunting of fin whales back to the country.More >>
  • Syria envoy says UN security team visits alleged attack site

    Syria envoy says UN security team visits alleged attack site

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:05 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:05:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Russian military police officers check weapons left behind by members of the Army of Islam group in a factory produced weapons, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Russian military police officers check weapons left behind by members of the Army of Islam group in a factory produced weapons, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday...
    Syrian state TV reports country's air defenses confronted new 'aggression,' downing missiles over central Homs region.More >>
    Syrian state TV reports country's air defenses confronted new 'aggression,' downing missiles over central Homs region.More >>
  • US tells WTO it will consult with China over tariff policies

    US tells WTO it will consult with China over tariff policies

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:32:11 GMT
    The United States has told the World Trade Organization it has agreed to discuss with China the Trump administration's efforts to slap tariffs on steel, aluminum and an array of goods from China.More >>
    The United States has told the World Trade Organization it has agreed to discuss with China the Trump administration's efforts to slap tariffs on steel, aluminum and an array of goods from China.More >>
  • Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

    Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:14:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Anastasia Vashukevich sits inside a prison transport vehicle outside a courthouse in Pattaya, south of Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, April 17, 2018.  Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence o...(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Anastasia Vashukevich sits inside a prison transport vehicle outside a courthouse in Pattaya, south of Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence o...
    A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S presidential election, are in a Thai court for a closed hearing.More >>
    A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S presidential election, are in a Thai court for a closed hearing.More >>
  • The Latest: White House says NKorea talks at highest level

    The Latest: White House says NKorea talks at highest level

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:05:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...
    President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs.More >>
    President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs.More >>
  • The Latest: Russia clashes again with US, allies over Syria

    The Latest: Russia clashes again with US, allies over Syria

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-04-18 02:54:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk through destruction in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his count...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk through destruction in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his count...
    The Latest: Group of Seven industrialized nations issues joint statement, endorsing US-led air strikes in Syria.More >>
    The Latest: Group of Seven industrialized nations issues joint statement, endorsing US-led air strikes in Syria.More >>
  • Amid protests, Armenia's ex-president becomes prime minister

    Amid protests, Armenia's ex-president becomes prime minister

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:24 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:24:30 GMT
    (Karo Sahakyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators block the entrance of an underground carriage during a protest against the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat, in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 16, 2018. Thousands of op...(Karo Sahakyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators block the entrance of an underground carriage during a protest against the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat, in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 16, 2018. Thousands of op...
    Armenia's former president has been elected prime minister amid large-scale protests against his rule.More >>
    Armenia's former president has been elected prime minister amid large-scale protests against his rule.More >>
  • US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

    US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:55:32 GMT
    US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.More >>
    US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.More >>
  • UK court rules against parents who want treatment for son

    UK court rules against parents who want treatment for son

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:24:36 GMT
    (John Stillwell/PA via AP). Protestors gather outside Alder Hey Children's Hospital where a terminally-ill 23-month-old toddler Alfie Evans is hospitalized, in Liverpool, Britain, Monday, April 16, 2018.  Pope Francis offered prayers after his traditio...(John Stillwell/PA via AP). Protestors gather outside Alder Hey Children's Hospital where a terminally-ill 23-month-old toddler Alfie Evans is hospitalized, in Liverpool, Britain, Monday, April 16, 2018. Pope Francis offered prayers after his traditio...
    Britain's Court of Appeal has ruled against the parents of a terminally ill toddler who are seeking permission to take him to Italy for medical treatment.More >>
    Britain's Court of Appeal has ruled against the parents of a terminally ill toddler who are seeking permission to take him to Italy for medical treatment.More >>
  • The Latest: After nod from EU, Macedonia pledges new reforms

    The Latest: After nod from EU, Macedonia pledges new reforms

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-04-17 19:04:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini speaks with the media as she arrives for a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the EU Council building in Luxembourg on Monday, April 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini speaks with the media as she arrives for a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the EU Council building in Luxembourg on Monday, April 16, 2018.
    The European Commission is recommending that the EU launch membership talks with Albania and Macedonia, even as enthusiasm for enlargement of the 28-nation bloc wanes.More >>
    The European Commission is recommending that the EU launch membership talks with Albania and Macedonia, even as enthusiasm for enlargement of the 28-nation bloc wanes.More >>
  • Niger may have arrested militant with ties to US ambush

    Niger may have arrested militant with ties to US ambush

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:54 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:54:15 GMT
    The Niger military has detained a suspect who could be the militant leader who was being pursued at the time of an ambush that left four American soldiers dead.More >>
    The Niger military has detained a suspect who could be the militant leader who was being pursued at the time of an ambush that left four American soldiers dead.More >>
  • EU laments poor progress by Turkey in membership efforts

    EU laments poor progress by Turkey in membership efforts

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:53:45 GMT
    The EU says Turkey has failed to make progress and is even backsliding on bringing its laws into line with European standards as it seeks to join the bloc.More >>
    The EU says Turkey has failed to make progress and is even backsliding on bringing its laws into line with European standards as it seeks to join the bloc.More >>
  • UK's May rejects criticism over Syria airstrike decision

    UK's May rejects criticism over Syria airstrike decision

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:06:00 GMT
    (PA via AP). Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaking after Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May's statement to MPs in the House of Commons in London, Monday April 16, 2018 over her decision to launch air strikes against Syria. British Prime Minister There...(PA via AP). Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaking after Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May's statement to MPs in the House of Commons in London, Monday April 16, 2018 over her decision to launch air strikes against Syria. British Prime Minister There...
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected opposition calls for a law making Parliament's approval necessary before committing U.K. forces to military action.More >>
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected opposition calls for a law making Parliament's approval necessary before committing U.K. forces to military action.More >>
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  • Suspected Florida school shooter appears in court

    Suspected Florida school shooter appears in court

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-04-21 21:17:57 GMT
    (Doug Engle/Ocala Star-Banner via AP). Marion County Sheriff's Detectives John Lightle, left, and Dan Pinder, right, escort a handcuffed and shackled Sky Bouche, 19, center, to a waiting patrol car, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Ocala, Fla. Bouche is the ...(Doug Engle/Ocala Star-Banner via AP). Marion County Sheriff's Detectives John Lightle, left, and Dan Pinder, right, escort a handcuffed and shackled Sky Bouche, 19, center, to a waiting patrol car, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Ocala, Fla. Bouche is the ...
    A gunman carrying a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire at a Florida high school, wounding one student as other students and teachers piled desks and cabinets against classroom doors to make barricades.More >>
    A gunman carrying a shotgun in a guitar case opened fire at a Florida high school, wounding one student as other students and teachers piled desks and cabinets against classroom doors to make barricades.More >>
  • After town says 'nyet' to Russia monument, others say 'da'

    After town says 'nyet' to Russia monument, others say 'da'

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-04-21 21:17:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Martha Waggoner). FILE - In this March 12, 2018 file photo, a model of the "Project Zebra" memorial stands in the Arts of the Albemarle building in Elizabeth City, N.C.  The monument to Russian soldiers killed while training in the United Sta...(AP Photo/Martha Waggoner). FILE - In this March 12, 2018 file photo, a model of the "Project Zebra" memorial stands in the Arts of the Albemarle building in Elizabeth City, N.C. The monument to Russian soldiers killed while training in the United Sta...
    A monument honoring a secret World War II spy mission could still find a home in the United States after a North Carolina town rejected the statue because of current tensions between the U.S. and Russia.More >>
    A monument honoring a secret World War II spy mission could still find a home in the United States after a North Carolina town rejected the statue because of current tensions between the U.S. and Russia.More >>
  • Pulitzer honoree is latest to win after leaving journalism

    Pulitzer honoree is latest to win after leaving journalism

    Saturday, April 21 2018 5:17 PM EDT2018-04-21 21:17:45 GMT
    (AP Photo/Steve Helber). Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist, Ryan Kelly, poses in the brewery at his new job at Ardent Craft Ales in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Kelly left journalism shortly after shooting his prize winning photo to wor...(AP Photo/Steve Helber). Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist, Ryan Kelly, poses in the brewery at his new job at Ardent Craft Ales in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Kelly left journalism shortly after shooting his prize winning photo to wor...
    A Virginia photographer who won the Pulitzer Prize for a photo of a fatal car attack the day of a white nationalist rally is the latest in a series of newspaper employees who have won journalism's top honor but...More >>
    A Virginia photographer who won the Pulitzer Prize for a photo of a fatal car attack the day of a white nationalist rally is the latest in a series of newspaper employees who have won journalism's top honor but left the struggling industry.More >>
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