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  • Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

    Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:14:45 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:20:16 GMT
    Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.More >>
    Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.More >>
  • British media say crash suspect is Briton of Sudanese origin

    British media say crash suspect is Briton of Sudanese origin

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:07 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:07:33 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:19 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:19:40 GMT
    London authorities used bomb-sniffing dogs to check the area after a speeding car crashed outside Parliament. (Source: CNN)London authorities used bomb-sniffing dogs to check the area after a speeding car crashed outside Parliament. (Source: CNN)

    Counterterror detectives are working to uncover the motive behind what they suspect is the fourth vehicle attack in Britain in 18 months.

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    Counterterror detectives are working to uncover the motive behind what they suspect is the fourth vehicle attack in Britain in 18 months.

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  • Afghan officials: Taliban attack in north kills 30 troops

    Afghan officials: Taliban attack in north kills 30 troops

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:41 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:41:01 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:19 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:19:36 GMT
    Afghans are emerging from their homes and some shops are reopening in Ghazni nearly a week after a massive Taliban assault, as sporadic gunbattles continue in some parts of the eastern city.More >>
    Afghans are emerging from their homes and some shops are reopening in Ghazni nearly a week after a massive Taliban assault, as sporadic gunbattles continue in some parts of the eastern city.More >>
  • Swedish police say suspect in car fires arrested in Turkey

    Swedish police say suspect in car fires arrested in Turkey

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:19 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:19:16 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:19 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:19:17 GMT
    (Adam Ihse/TT via AP). Burned cars parked at Frolunda Square in Gothenburg, Tuesday,  Aug. 14, 2018. Masked youth torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who on Tuesday ...(Adam Ihse/TT via AP). Burned cars parked at Frolunda Square in Gothenburg, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Masked youth torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who on Tuesday ...
    Police say that a man suspected of arson in connection with dozens of car fires in Goteborg, Sweden's second largest city, has been arrested in Turkey.More >>
    Police say that a man suspected of arson in connection with dozens of car fires in Goteborg, Sweden's second largest city, has been arrested in Turkey.More >>
  • The Latest: Afghan officials: Taliban attack kills 30 troops

    The Latest: Afghan officials: Taliban attack kills 30 troops

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:11:06 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:18 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:18:45 GMT
    Afghan officials say a Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in the northern Baghlan province has killed 30 soldiers and police.More >>
    Afghan officials say a Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in the northern Baghlan province has killed 30 soldiers and police.More >>
  • Foe accused by Maduro says Venezuela military is fracturing

    Foe accused by Maduro says Venezuela military is fracturing

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:06:18 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:18 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:18:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2018 file photo, Julio Borges, president of the Venezuelan parliament, arrives for a meeting with Ernesto Macias, president of Colombia's Senate, at the Congress in Bogota, Colombia. Borges, the...(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2018 file photo, Julio Borges, president of the Venezuelan parliament, arrives for a meeting with Ernesto Macias, president of Colombia's Senate, at the Congress in Bogota, Colombia. Borges, the...
    The exiled opposition leader accused by Venezuelan authorities of directing a failed plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro says the greatest threat to the embattled socialist leader may be his detractors in...More >>
    The exiled opposition leader accused by Venezuelan authorities of directing a failed plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro says the greatest threat to the embattled socialist leader may be his detractors in uniform standing quietly behind him.More >>
  • The Latest: Death toll in Italy bridge collapse rises to 37

    The Latest: Death toll in Italy bridge collapse rises to 37

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:52:30 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:18 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:18:19 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). A view of the Morandi highway bridge that collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova during a sudden and violen...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). A view of the Morandi highway bridge that collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova during a sudden and violen...
    The Latest: Italian authorities have raised death toll in the Genoa highway bridge collapse to at least 37.More >>
    The Latest: Italian authorities have raised death toll in the Genoa highway bridge collapse to at least 37.More >>
  • Rescuers comb concrete and steel after bridge collapse

    Rescuers comb concrete and steel after bridge collapse

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:26 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:26:11 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:17 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:17:52 GMT
    (Vigili Del Fuoco via AP). In this photo released by the Italian firefighters, rescue teams work among the rubble of the collapsed Morando highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with Fr...(Vigili Del Fuoco via AP). In this photo released by the Italian firefighters, rescue teams work among the rubble of the collapsed Morando highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with Fr...

    Rescue and recovery efforts continued through the night into the morning in Italy following the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa, while authorities raised the death toll to 35 with three missing.

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    Rescue and recovery efforts continued through the night into the morning in Italy following the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa, while authorities raised the death toll to 35 with three missing.

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  • 5 nations sign deal on Caspian Sea water, fishing rights

    5 nations sign deal on Caspian Sea water, fishing rights

    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-08-12 12:31:35 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:15 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:15:29 GMT
    Leaders of the five countries along the Caspian Sea have signed a convention aimed at ending decades-long uncertainty over exploitation of its resources.More >>
    Leaders of the five countries along the Caspian Sea have signed a convention aimed at ending decades-long uncertainty over exploitation of its resources.More >>
  • Lombok lifted 10 inches by quake that killed nearly 400

    Lombok lifted 10 inches by quake that killed nearly 400

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-08-11 02:40:28 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:15 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:15:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Motorists ride past buildings ruined by Sunday's earthquake in Pamenang, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of the popular resort island has been devastated by Sunday's earthquake, damaging thousands o...(AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Motorists ride past buildings ruined by Sunday's earthquake in Pamenang, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of the popular resort island has been devastated by Sunday's earthquake, damaging thousands o...
    Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters (10 inches).More >>
    Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters (10 inches).More >>
  • Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

    Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:49:11 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:15 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:15:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade). Commuters move past an illuminated Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus station building on the eve of Independence day in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade). Commuters move past an illuminated Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus station building on the eve of Independence day in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India will send a manned flight into space by 2022.More >>
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India will send a manned flight into space by 2022.More >>
  • Judge may acquit women or call defense in Kim Jong Nam trial

    Judge may acquit women or call defense in Kim Jong Nam trial

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:22:29 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:14:51 GMT
    Women on trial in Malaysia for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother could be acquitted Thursday or called to enter their defense, which could last several more months.More >>
    Women on trial in Malaysia for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother could be acquitted Thursday or called to enter their defense, which could last several more months.More >>
  • Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father's war

    Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father's war

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:49:29 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:14:49 GMT
    Japan's Emperor Akihito has expressed deep remorse over his country's role in World War II as he made his last appearance at a ceremony marking the end of the hostilities.More >>
    Japan's Emperor Akihito has expressed deep remorse over his country's role in World War II as he made his last appearance at a ceremony marking the end of the hostilities.More >>
  • Zimbabwe president urges court to toss opposition challenge

    Zimbabwe president urges court to toss opposition challenge

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:12:27 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:14:36 GMT
    Lawyers representing Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa have filed papers urging the country's Constitutional Court to throw out an opposition challenge to his election.More >>
    Lawyers representing Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa have filed papers urging the country's Constitutional Court to throw out an opposition challenge to his election.More >>
  • North Korea marks war anniversary, preps for big spectacle

    North Korea marks war anniversary, preps for big spectacle

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:01:10 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:14:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). Men leave after paying their respects before the giant bronze statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il during the anniversary of the end of World War II and the country's liberation from Japanese ...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). Men leave after paying their respects before the giant bronze statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il during the anniversary of the end of World War II and the country's liberation from Japanese ...
    North Korea marks the anniversary of World War II's end with a series of low-key celebrations ahead of what is expected to be a much bigger event next month.More >>
    North Korea marks the anniversary of World War II's end with a series of low-key celebrations ahead of what is expected to be a much bigger event next month.More >>
  • Senior Chinese monk accused of sexual misconduct quits post

    Senior Chinese monk accused of sexual misconduct quits post

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:01:38 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:28 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:28:52 GMT
    One of China's most high-profile monks has resigned from a top national post following reports of sexual misconduct.More >>
    One of China's most high-profile monks has resigned from a top national post following reports of sexual misconduct.More >>
  • UN refugee agency demands end to Mediterranean impasses

    UN refugee agency demands end to Mediterranean impasses

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:02 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:02:05 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:09 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:09:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File). FILE - In this Aug.1, 2018 file photo, the French NGO "SOS Mediterranee" Aquarius ship leaves the Marseille harbor, southern France. he European Commission said Monday Aug.13, 2018 that it is in contact with a number of m...(AP Photo/Claude Paris, File). FILE - In this Aug.1, 2018 file photo, the French NGO "SOS Mediterranee" Aquarius ship leaves the Marseille harbor, southern France. he European Commission said Monday Aug.13, 2018 that it is in contact with a number of m...
    The U.N. refugee agency is urging European countries to end a string of impasses over ships carrying rescued migrants and put together a Mediterranean regional arrangement that makes clear where such vessels can dock.More >>
    The U.N. refugee agency is urging European countries to end a string of impasses over ships carrying rescued migrants and put together a Mediterranean regional arrangement that makes clear where such vessels can dock.More >>
  • Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 22

    Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 22

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-08-14 13:08:05 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:05 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:05:09 GMT
    Ecuadorean officials say at least 23 people died and another 14 were injured when a long-distance bus overturned on a highway near Ecuador's capital. (Source: Raycom Media)Ecuadorean officials say at least 23 people died and another 14 were injured when a long-distance bus overturned on a highway near Ecuador's capital. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A bus apparently lost its brakes, then hit another vehicle at high speed and rolled over four times, killing at least 24 people and injuring 22 while smashing into several houses along a highway near Ecuador's capital early Tuesday, officials said.

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    A bus apparently lost its brakes, then hit another vehicle at high speed and rolled over four times, killing at least 24 people and injuring 22 while smashing into several houses along a highway near Ecuador's capital early Tuesday, officials said.

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  • UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive

    UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:26 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:26:24 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:04 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:04:04 GMT
    The male driver of the car was arrested at the scene. (Source: Ewelina U. Ochab/Twitter/CNN)The male driver of the car was arrested at the scene. (Source: Ewelina U. Ochab/Twitter/CNN)

    London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, and its driver has been arrested.

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    London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, and its driver has been arrested.

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  • Chile authorities raid Episcopal Conference in abuse probe

    Chile authorities raid Episcopal Conference in abuse probe

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:58:47 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:42:35 GMT
    Chilean authorities raid Catholic Church's Episcopal Conference in sex abuse investigation.More >>
    Chilean authorities raid Catholic Church's Episcopal Conference in sex abuse investigation.More >>
  • Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

    Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:36:32 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:42:15 GMT
    The news agency ANSA says a bridge has partially collapsed near the northern port city of Genoa.More >>
    The news agency ANSA says a bridge has partially collapsed near the northern port city of Genoa.More >>
  • 2 Greek soldiers released from Turkish jail return to Greece

    2 Greek soldiers released from Turkish jail return to Greece

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:48 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:48:01 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:23 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:23:02 GMT
    Two Greek soldiers freed from a Turkish prison have returned to their home country on a government jet after their unexpected release eased tensions between the historical rivals.More >>
    Two Greek soldiers freed from a Turkish prison have returned to their home country on a government jet after their unexpected release eased tensions between the historical rivals.More >>
  • Albania hit by magnitudes 5.4 and 5.1 tremors; homes crack

    Albania hit by magnitudes 5.4 and 5.1 tremors; homes crack

    Saturday, August 11 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-08-11 17:55:39 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:08:21 GMT
    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 struck off northern Albania on Saturday, damaging some buildings authorities said.More >>
    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 struck off northern Albania on Saturday, damaging some buildings authorities said.More >>
  • The Latest: Italy authorities raise bridge death toll to 26

    The Latest: Italy authorities raise bridge death toll to 26

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:11 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:11:53 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:02:20 GMT
    The Latest: Italian authorities say that about 10 vehicles were involved when a raised highway collapsed during a sudden and violent storm in the northern port city of Genoa.More >>
    The Latest: Italian authorities say that about 10 vehicles were involved when a raised highway collapsed during a sudden and violent storm in the northern port city of Genoa.More >>
  • Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troops

    Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troops

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:41 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:41:26 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:33:46 GMT
    Officials: Afghan forces still clearing city of Ghazni of Taliban fighters on 5th day following massive insurgent attack.More >>
    Officials: Afghan forces still clearing city of Ghazni of Taliban fighters on 5th day following massive insurgent attack.More >>
  • Chile: 10 women killed in nursing home fire

    Chile: 10 women killed in nursing home fire

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:01:52 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:11:04 GMT
    Chilean authorities say that at least 10 elderly people have been killed as a fire swept through a nursing home. (Source: CNN Chile)Chilean authorities say that at least 10 elderly people have been killed as a fire swept through a nursing home. (Source: CNN Chile)

    Chilean authorities say that at least 10 elderly people have been killed as a fire swept through a nursing home.

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    Chilean authorities say that at least 10 elderly people have been killed as a fire swept through a nursing home.

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  • Official: Venezuelan general arrested in assassination plot

    Official: Venezuelan general arrested in assassination plot

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:03:24 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:56 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:56:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). A supporter of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro holds up his picture during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) organized the rally to show support for the...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). A supporter of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro holds up his picture during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) organized the rally to show support for the...
    Prosecutors in Venezuela say they've arrested two high-ranking military officers suspected in an assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro.More >>
    Prosecutors in Venezuela say they've arrested two high-ranking military officers suspected in an assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro.More >>
  • German economy defies trade gloom with strong growth

    German economy defies trade gloom with strong growth

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:16:22 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:54:54 GMT
    Official data show that the German economy grew by 0.5 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three-month period, accelerating slightly.More >>
    Official data show that the German economy grew by 0.5 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three-month period, accelerating slightly.More >>
  • Malta to let rescue boat dock with 141 migrants aboard

    Malta to let rescue boat dock with 141 migrants aboard

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:21 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:21:33 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:55:45 GMT
    Two French officials are urging national authorities to allow docking access to a boat carrying 141 migrants rescued last week in the Mediterranean Sea, stressing humanitarian concerns.More >>
    Two French officials are urging national authorities to allow docking access to a boat carrying 141 migrants rescued last week in the Mediterranean Sea, stressing humanitarian concerns.More >>
  • Uganda opposition figure held after anti-president protest

    Uganda opposition figure held after anti-president protest

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:41 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:41:31 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:29:43 GMT
    An official says a prominent opposition figure has been detained following violent clashes Monday night that allegedly started when the president's motorcade was pelted with stones.More >>
    An official says a prominent opposition figure has been detained following violent clashes Monday night that allegedly started when the president's motorcade was pelted with stones.More >>
  • Duterte: China should temper its behavior in disputed waters

    Duterte: China should temper its behavior in disputed waters

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:50:09 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:59:36 GMT
    Duterte, who has long tried to nurture closeness between Philippines and China, says Beijing is wrong to claim airspace above man-made islands and surrounding waters in South China Sea and should not tell others to...More >>
    Duterte, who has long tried to nurture closeness between Philippines and China, says Beijing is wrong to claim airspace above man-made islands and surrounding waters in South China Sea and should not tell others to leave.More >>
  • The Latest: Germany says it will take 60 migrants

    The Latest: Germany says it will take 60 migrants

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:38:10 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:14:45 GMT
    Malta says it will allow the private rescue ship Aquarius, carrying 141 migrants aboard, enter port as part of an EU deal.More >>
    Malta says it will allow the private rescue ship Aquarius, carrying 141 migrants aboard, enter port as part of an EU deal.More >>
  • The Latest: UK police say properties raided after car crash

    The Latest: UK police say properties raided after car crash

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-08-14 08:01:31 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:27:10 GMT
    (Sam Lister/PA via AP). Police patrol on Millbank, in central London, after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, in London,  Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Ho...(Sam Lister/PA via AP). Police patrol on Millbank, in central London, after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, in London, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Ho...
    The Latest: London's Metropolitan Police say no one is in a life-threatening condition following a car crash outside the Houses of Parliament.More >>
    The Latest: London's Metropolitan Police say no one is in a life-threatening condition following a car crash outside the Houses of Parliament.More >>
  • Turkey's Erdogan vows US boycott, but diplomats resume talks

    Turkey's Erdogan vows US boycott, but diplomats resume talks

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-08-14 08:26:33 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:48:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mucahid Yapici). People walk in a market in Istanbul, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Turkey's central bank announced a series of measures on Monday to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a currency crisis. The Turkish lira has nosediv...(AP Photo/Mucahid Yapici). People walk in a market in Istanbul, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Turkey's central bank announced a series of measures on Monday to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a currency crisis. The Turkish lira has nosediv...
    The Turkish currency has stabilized near record lows as investors look to a speech by the finance chief later in the day.More >>
    The Turkish currency has stabilized near record lows as investors look to a speech by the finance chief later in the day.More >>
  • Congo's latest Ebola outbreak taking place in a war zone

    Congo's latest Ebola outbreak taking place in a war zone

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-08-11 14:29:11 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:03:04 GMT
    7 killed in rebel attack amid Congo's latest deadly Ebola outbreak; population sent fleeing.More >>
    7 killed in rebel attack amid Congo's latest deadly Ebola outbreak; population sent fleeing.More >>
  • Australia archbishop gets house detention for abuse cover-up

    Australia archbishop gets house detention for abuse cover-up

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:55:37 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:20:30 GMT
    (Darren Pateman/AAP Image via AP). Former Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson leaves Newcastle Local Court, in Newcastle, Australia, after a post-sentence decision, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up ch...(Darren Pateman/AAP Image via AP). Former Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson leaves Newcastle Local Court, in Newcastle, Australia, after a post-sentence decision, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up ch...
    The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse has been ordered by an Australian court to serve his 1-year sentence in home detention rather than jail.More >>
    The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse has been ordered by an Australian court to serve his 1-year sentence in home detention rather than jail.More >>
  • Swedish leader voices anger after dozens of cars are burned

    Swedish leader voices anger after dozens of cars are burned

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-08-14 08:01:37 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:19:40 GMT
    Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lashes out at those who set fire to dozens of cars in southwest Sweden, asking them 'what the heck are you doing?'.More >>
    Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lashes out at those who set fire to dozens of cars in southwest Sweden, asking them 'what the heck are you doing?'.More >>
  • Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars

    Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:27 AM EDT2018-08-08 09:27:36 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:01:15 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016 file photo, Alex Jones, center right, is escorted by police out of a crowd of protesters outside the Republican convention in Cleveland. Facebook says it has taken down four pages b...(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016 file photo, Alex Jones, center right, is escorted by police out of a crowd of protesters outside the Republican convention in Cleveland. Facebook says it has taken down four pages b...
    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defend company decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his "Infowars" show.More >>
    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defend company decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his "Infowars" show.More >>
  • US, Israeli embassies in Berlin receive letters with powder

    US, Israeli embassies in Berlin receive letters with powder

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:11 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:11:54 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:13:16 GMT
    Berlin police say threatening letters containing a white powder were sent to both the American and Israeli embassies in the German capital.More >>
    Berlin police say threatening letters containing a white powder were sent to both the American and Israeli embassies in the German capital.More >>
  • Activist compares Beijing's rule in Hong Kong to colonialism

    Activist compares Beijing's rule in Hong Kong to colonialism

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:56 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:56:41 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:13:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Yu). Pro-independence activist Andy Chan, left, is surrounded by journalists as he leaves Foreign Correspondents Club after delivering his speech in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Chan gave a speech to foreign journalists whose as...(AP Photo/Vincent Yu). Pro-independence activist Andy Chan, left, is surrounded by journalists as he leaves Foreign Correspondents Club after delivering his speech in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Chan gave a speech to foreign journalists whose as...
    A Hong Kong independence activist decried Beijing's rule as modern-day colonialism in a speech to a foreign journalists' association that defied the Chinese government's demand to cancel the event.More >>
    A Hong Kong independence activist decried Beijing's rule as modern-day colonialism in a speech to a foreign journalists' association that defied the Chinese government's demand to cancel the event.More >>
  • Indonesia woman irked by mosque noise on trial for blasphemy

    Indonesia woman irked by mosque noise on trial for blasphemy

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:36 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:36:27 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:22:26 GMT
    Indonesian prosecutors have sought an 18-month prison term for a woman who was charged with blasphemy after she complained about the volume of a mosque's loudspeakers.More >>
    Indonesian prosecutors have sought an 18-month prison term for a woman who was charged with blasphemy after she complained about the volume of a mosque's loudspeakers.More >>
  • Poland sets Oct 21 as the date for key local elections

    Poland sets Oct 21 as the date for key local elections

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:16 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:16:34 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:21 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:21:38 GMT
    The Polish government announced that a first round of voting in local elections this fall will take place Oct. 21, with a runoff in mayoral races Nov. 4.More >>
    The Polish government announced that a first round of voting in local elections this fall will take place Oct. 21, with a runoff in mayoral races Nov. 4.More >>
  • Beijing: Anti-China forces are criticizing Uighur crackdown

    Beijing: Anti-China forces are criticizing Uighur crackdown

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:16:59 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:14 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:14:51 GMT
    China is blaming "anti-China forces" for the growing criticism of Beijing's policies in a far western region where large groups of ethnic Uighurs are being detained in internment camps.More >>
    China is blaming "anti-China forces" for the growing criticism of Beijing's policies in a far western region where large groups of ethnic Uighurs are being detained in internment camps.More >>
  • Syria vows to help refugees return, wants sanctions lifted

    Syria vows to help refugees return, wants sanctions lifted

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:03:20 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:34 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:34:39 GMT
    Syrian government officials have vowed to ensure the safe return of refugees and are urging Western countries to encourage the process by lifting sanctions.More >>
    Syrian government officials have vowed to ensure the safe return of refugees and are urging Western countries to encourage the process by lifting sanctions.More >>
  • The Latest: Afghan aid group offers to help Ghazni's wounded

    The Latest: Afghan aid group offers to help Ghazni's wounded

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:31:26 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:31:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Afghan police officers search a vehicle at a checkpoint on the Ghazni highway, in Maidan Shar, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Afghan Defense Minister Gen. Tareq Shah Bahrami said Monday that about 100 policeme...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Afghan police officers search a vehicle at a checkpoint on the Ghazni highway, in Maidan Shar, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Afghan Defense Minister Gen. Tareq Shah Bahrami said Monday that about 100 policeme...
    The Latest: Afghan spokesman says Taliban have overrun a military base in country's north, killing 17 troops.More >>
    The Latest: Afghan spokesman says Taliban have overrun a military base in country's north, killing 17 troops.More >>
  • Dutch government honors outgoing UN human rights chief

    Dutch government honors outgoing UN human rights chief

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:23 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:23:03 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:26:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, File). FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein pauses during a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia. Zeid defended his outspoken criticism of rights abuses in dozens of countrie...(AP Photo/Dita Alangkara, File). FILE - In this Feb. 7, 2018, file photo, U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein pauses during a press conference in Jakarta, Indonesia. Zeid defended his outspoken criticism of rights abuses in dozens of countrie...
    The Dutch government is honoring the outgoing U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights with one of its most prestigious awards.More >>
    The Dutch government is honoring the outgoing U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights with one of its most prestigious awards.More >>
  • Turkey tries to contain crisis but currency keeps falling

    Turkey tries to contain crisis but currency keeps falling

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:05 AM EDT2018-08-13 07:05:03 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:22 AM EDT2018-08-14 08:22:45 GMT
    Turkey's Central Bank has announced a series of measures to help banks manage their liquidity, after the country's finance chief said the government had readied an "action plan" to ease market concerns that led to...More >>
    Turkey's Central Bank has announced a series of measures to help banks manage their liquidity, after the country's finance chief said the government had readied an "action plan" to ease market concerns that led to a slump in the value of Turkish currency.More >>
  • Tunisian leader backs equal inheritance rights for women

    Tunisian leader backs equal inheritance rights for women

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:11:42 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:58 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:58:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi). People demonstrate with a banner reading "Quran text before any other text" during a demonstration in Tunis, Saturday Aug 11, 2018. Thousands of Muslim fundamentalists have held an hours-long protest in front of the nation's p...(AP Photo/Hassene Dridi). People demonstrate with a banner reading "Quran text before any other text" during a demonstration in Tunis, Saturday Aug 11, 2018. Thousands of Muslim fundamentalists have held an hours-long protest in front of the nation's p...
    Tunisia's president has promised to submit a bill to parliament that aims to give women equal inheritance rights with men, as debate over the topic of inheritance reverberates around the Muslim world.More >>
    Tunisia's president has promised to submit a bill to parliament that aims to give women equal inheritance rights with men, as debate over the topic of inheritance reverberates around the Muslim world.More >>
  • UK Labour leader under fire over Palestinian wreath-laying

    UK Labour leader under fire over Palestinian wreath-laying

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:27:15 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:42:09 GMT
    British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, facing allegations of enabling anti-Semitism, has acknowledged he was present at a wreath-laying to Palestinians allegedly linked to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the...More >>
    British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, facing allegations of enabling anti-Semitism, has acknowledged he was present at a wreath-laying to Palestinians allegedly linked to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics.More >>
  • Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges

    Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges

    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-08-13 01:11:13 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:33:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2018, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity president and ruli...(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein, File). FILE - In this June 8, 2018, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping attends a signing ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity president and ruli...
    Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by a wave of economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges.More >>
    Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by a wave of economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges.More >>
  • AP Interview: Malaysia's Mahathir aims to scrap China deals

    AP Interview: Malaysia's Mahathir aims to scrap China deals

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:32:26 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:32:56 GMT
    Malaysia's prime minister says he will seek to cancel multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects that were signed by his predecessor as his government works to dig itself out of debt.More >>
    Malaysia's prime minister says he will seek to cancel multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects that were signed by his predecessor as his government works to dig itself out of debt.More >>
  • UN report: Up to 30,000 Islamic State members in Iraq, Syria

    UN report: Up to 30,000 Islamic State members in Iraq, Syria

    Monday, August 13 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:39:24 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:57 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:57:51 GMT
    A U.N. report says the Islamic State extremist group has an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat _ as does al-Qaida.More >>
    A U.N. report says the Islamic State extremist group has an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat _ as does al-Qaida.More >>
  • Key Afghan city turned into 'ghost town' by deadly battles

    Key Afghan city turned into 'ghost town' by deadly battles

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:55 AM EDT2018-08-13 11:55:29 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:38 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:38:15 GMT
    Kabul says battle with the Taliban in city of Ghazni has killed about 100 Afghan forces, 20 civilians.More >>
    Kabul says battle with the Taliban in city of Ghazni has killed about 100 Afghan forces, 20 civilians.More >>
  • Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

    Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-08-13 01:36:27 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-08-14 05:23:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon leaves for the border village of Panmunjom to attend a meeting between South and North Korea, at the Office of the South Korea-North Korea Dialogue in Seoul, South Korea, Mond...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon leaves for the border village of Panmunjom to attend a meeting between South and North Korea, at the Office of the South Korea-North Korea Dialogue in Seoul, South Korea, Mond...

    The rival Koreas have begun high-level talks to set the date and the venue for a third summit between their leaders.

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    The rival Koreas have begun high-level talks to set the date and the venue for a third summit between their leaders.

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  • China to UN panel: No arbitrary detention in Uighur region

    China to UN panel: No arbitrary detention in Uighur region

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:20:21 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:07:17 GMT
    China is insisting that there is no "arbitrary detention" and there are no "re-education centers" in the Xinjiang region after a U.N. human rights committee raised concern over reported mass detentions of ethnic...More >>
    China is insisting that there is no "arbitrary detention" and there are no "re-education centers" in the Xinjiang region after a U.N. human rights committee raised concern over reported mass detentions of ethnic Uighurs.More >>
  • Israel detains prominent Jewish-American critic at airport

    Israel detains prominent Jewish-American critic at airport

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:43:27 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:59:04 GMT
    A prominent Jewish-American commentator who has been critical of Israel says he was detained by Israeli airport authorities and interrogated about his political views before he was allowed to enter the country.More >>
    A prominent Jewish-American commentator who has been critical of Israel says he was detained by Israeli airport authorities and interrogated about his political views before he was allowed to enter the country.More >>
  • UAE responds to AP report on deals with al-Qaida in Yemen

    UAE responds to AP report on deals with al-Qaida in Yemen

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:40:44 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:31:35 GMT
    The United Arab Emirates says it is actively fighting al-Qaida's branch in Yemen after an Associated Press report outlined how Emirati forces cut secret deals with the militants to get them to abandon territory.More >>
    The United Arab Emirates says it is actively fighting al-Qaida's branch in Yemen after an Associated Press report outlined how Emirati forces cut secret deals with the militants to get them to abandon territory.More >>
  • EU seeks safe harbor for ship carrying 141 rescued migrants

    EU seeks safe harbor for ship carrying 141 rescued migrants

    Monday, August 13 2018 6:11 AM EDT2018-08-13 10:11:19 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:04:02 GMT
    Italy's transport minister says that Britain should take in 141 migrants picked up by a rescue ship that sails under a Gibraltar flag.More >>
    Italy's transport minister says that Britain should take in 141 migrants picked up by a rescue ship that sails under a Gibraltar flag.More >>
  • His name is Idris Elba, but will he be first black Bond?

    His name is Idris Elba, but will he be first black Bond?

    Sunday, August 12 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-08-12 14:03:20 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:54:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, April 14, 2015, actor Idris Elba poses for photographers during the MIPTV, International Television Programme Market, in Cannes, southern France.  British actor Idris Elba has stoked speculation...(AP Photo/FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, April 14, 2015, actor Idris Elba poses for photographers during the MIPTV, International Television Programme Market, in Cannes, southern France. British actor Idris Elba has stoked speculation...
    British actor Idris Elba is stoking speculation he may take over the role of James Bond when Daniel Craig steps aside, offering an enigmatic Twitter post that fueled the buzz about him becoming the first black Bond.More >>
    British actor Idris Elba is stoking speculation he may take over the role of James Bond when Daniel Craig steps aside, offering an enigmatic Twitter post that fueled the buzz about him becoming the first black Bond.More >>
  • Israeli teen admits to desecrating WWII death camp in Poland

    Israeli teen admits to desecrating WWII death camp in Poland

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:47:07 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:52:57 GMT
    A police spokesman in eastern Poland says an Israeli teen has admitted to dropping his pants at the former Nazi German death camp of Majdanek and is facing a fine.More >>
    A police spokesman in eastern Poland says an Israeli teen has admitted to dropping his pants at the former Nazi German death camp of Majdanek and is facing a fine.More >>
  • 3 WWII bombs removed from Baltic Sea resort in Poland

    3 WWII bombs removed from Baltic Sea resort in Poland

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:27:06 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:49:15 GMT
    More than 2,000 people were evacuated Monday while Polish navy experts removed three World War II bombs from the Baltic Sea bed at the vacation resort of Kolobrzeg, officials said.More >>
    More than 2,000 people were evacuated Monday while Polish navy experts removed three World War II bombs from the Baltic Sea bed at the vacation resort of Kolobrzeg, officials said.More >>
  • Helicopter crashes in Tajikistan's Pamir Mountains, 5 dead

    Helicopter crashes in Tajikistan's Pamir Mountains, 5 dead

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:51:18 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:13:10 GMT
    Tajikistan's Emergencies Committee says five people have died in the crash-landing of a helicopter carrying climbers in the Central Asian nation.More >>
    Tajikistan's Emergencies Committee says five people have died in the crash-landing of a helicopter carrying climbers in the Central Asian nation.More >>
  • Israel protests to Romania after tourists beaten by police

    Israel protests to Romania after tourists beaten by police

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:08:40 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:12:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Riot police use a water canon during a charge to clear the square during protests outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Romanians who live abroad are staging an anti-government prote...(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Riot police use a water canon during a charge to clear the square during protests outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Romanians who live abroad are staging an anti-government prote...
    Israel's embassy has protested an incident involving four Israeli tourists who were dragged out of a taxi and beaten during a recent protest that degenerated into violence.More >>
    Israel's embassy has protested an incident involving four Israeli tourists who were dragged out of a taxi and beaten during a recent protest that degenerated into violence.More >>
  • Minister in Poland calls LGBT march a 'parade of sodomites'

    Minister in Poland calls LGBT march a 'parade of sodomites'

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:02:43 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:04:12 GMT
    Poland's right-wing defense minister has used the term "sodomites" to describe the recent LGBT rights march while giving an interview on a pro-government Catholic television.More >>
    Poland's right-wing defense minister has used the term "sodomites" to describe the recent LGBT rights march while giving an interview on a pro-government Catholic television.More >>
  • The Latest: Malta rescues 114 migrants from sinking dinghy

    The Latest: Malta rescues 114 migrants from sinking dinghy

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:25 AM EDT2018-08-13 11:25:33 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-08-13 16:17:16 GMT
    Dozens in the northwestern Bosnian town of Bihac are protesting the government's response to an unprecedented influx of migrants from the Middle East, Africa and Asia.More >>
    Dozens in the northwestern Bosnian town of Bihac are protesting the government's response to an unprecedented influx of migrants from the Middle East, Africa and Asia.More >>
  • Court orders former Armenian president released from jail

    Court orders former Armenian president released from jail

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:51:16 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:32:24 GMT
    The lawyer for former Armenian president Robert Kocharian says he has been released from custody on a court order.More >>
    The lawyer for former Armenian president Robert Kocharian says he has been released from custody on a court order.More >>
  • Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

    Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:35 AM EDT2018-08-13 06:35:11 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:08:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Indonesian men carry the body of a victim of last week's earthquake past a damaged building during a funeral in Gangga, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. Hundreds of people were killed while nearly 400,000 peop...(AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Indonesian men carry the body of a victim of last week's earthquake past a damaged building during a funeral in Gangga, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018. Hundreds of people were killed while nearly 400,000 peop...
    The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses of least several hundred million dollars.More >>
    The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses of least several hundred million dollars.More >>
  • Pentagon chief Mattis defends his reversal on Space Force

    Pentagon chief Mattis defends his reversal on Space Force

    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-08-12 22:09:46 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:04:23 GMT
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he's satisfied that creating a Space Force as a separate military service is the right way to reorganize the Pentagon's approach to space.More >>
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he's satisfied that creating a Space Force as a separate military service is the right way to reorganize the Pentagon's approach to space.More >>
  • Germany's Merkel slaps down talk of working with leftists

    Germany's Merkel slaps down talk of working with leftists

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:50:29 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:53:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Miriam Karout). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denis Zvizdic, left, address the media during a joint press conference as part of a meeting at the chancellery in ...(AP Photo/Miriam Karout). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denis Zvizdic, left, address the media during a joint press conference as part of a meeting at the chancellery in ...
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has slapped down an ally's suggestion that her conservatives could work with the post-communist Left Party in the country's east, an idea that appals many on the right.More >>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has slapped down an ally's suggestion that her conservatives could work with the post-communist Left Party in the country's east, an idea that appals many on the right.More >>
  • Boardwalk collapses in Spanish city during concert, 313 hurt

    Boardwalk collapses in Spanish city during concert, 313 hurt

    Monday, August 13 2018 4:15 AM EDT2018-08-13 08:15:06 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:43:12 GMT
    Authorities in the Spanish city of Vigo say an oceanside boardwalk collapsed during a nighttime concert, injuring some 260 people, five of them seriously. (Source: Diego Reico/Twitter/CNN)Authorities in the Spanish city of Vigo say an oceanside boardwalk collapsed during a nighttime concert, injuring some 260 people, five of them seriously. (Source: Diego Reico/Twitter/CNN)

    Authorities in the Spanish city of Vigo say an oceanside boardwalk collapsed during a nighttime concert, injuring more than 300 people, five of them seriously.

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    Authorities in the Spanish city of Vigo say an oceanside boardwalk collapsed during a nighttime concert, injuring more than 300 people, five of them seriously.

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  • The Latest: Rival Koreas to meet in Pyongyang; date not set

    The Latest: Rival Koreas to meet in Pyongyang; date not set

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-08-13 06:20:09 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:42:24 GMT
    (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP). South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, left, shakes hands with his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon during their meeting at the northern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, North Korea, Aug. 13, 2018...(Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP). South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, left, shakes hands with his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon during their meeting at the northern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, North Korea, Aug. 13, 2018...
    The rival Koreas have agreed to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime before the end of September.More >>
    The rival Koreas have agreed to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime before the end of September.More >>
  • Glider plane crashes in French Alps, killing man and teen

    Glider plane crashes in French Alps, killing man and teen

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:25:29 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:53 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:53:03 GMT
    The French Alps' high mountain police force says a small glider plane has crashed despite "excellent" weather, killing two Austrians onboard.More >>
    The French Alps' high mountain police force says a small glider plane has crashed despite "excellent" weather, killing two Austrians onboard.More >>
  • Greek island wildfire that forced villages to evacuate eases

    Greek island wildfire that forced villages to evacuate eases

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:00 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:00:19 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:18:17 GMT
    Greek authorities say a large forest fire that forced the evacuation of two villages overnight on the island of Evia is abating but is not fully controlled yet.More >>
    Greek authorities say a large forest fire that forced the evacuation of two villages overnight on the island of Evia is abating but is not fully controlled yet.More >>
  • 9 people killed in Taiwan nursing home fire; 16 hurt

    9 people killed in Taiwan nursing home fire; 16 hurt

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:06:37 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:07:41 GMT
    (EBC via AP). In this image from a video, firefighters try to extinguish fire at Taipei Hospital of the Ministry of Health and Welfare in New Taipei City, Taiwan Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. The fire broke out in the early hours of Monday morning, killing se...(EBC via AP). In this image from a video, firefighters try to extinguish fire at Taipei Hospital of the Ministry of Health and Welfare in New Taipei City, Taiwan Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. The fire broke out in the early hours of Monday morning, killing se...
    A fire at a nursing home in Taiwan has left 9 people dead and 16 injured.More >>
    A fire at a nursing home in Taiwan has left 9 people dead and 16 injured.More >>
  • Norwegian minister quits after private trips to Iran, China

    Norwegian minister quits after private trips to Iran, China

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:10:20 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:26:53 GMT
    Norway's fishery minister has stepped down after harsh criticism for not informing the government of his private trips abroad to Iran and China, which violate the government's safety guidelines.More >>
    Norway's fishery minister has stepped down after harsh criticism for not informing the government of his private trips abroad to Iran and China, which violate the government's safety guidelines.More >>
  • The Latest: Scores killed fighting Taliban in Afghan city

    The Latest: Scores killed fighting Taliban in Afghan city

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:25 AM EDT2018-08-13 11:25:21 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 8:16 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:16:19 GMT
    The Latest: Afghan minister: Battle with Taliban in Ghazni killed about 100 members of security forces, 20 civilians.More >>
    The Latest: Afghan minister: Battle with Taliban in Ghazni killed about 100 members of security forces, 20 civilians.More >>
  • Syrian group: Death toll in blast in rebel town rises to 67

    Syrian group: Death toll in blast in rebel town rises to 67

    Monday, August 13 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-08-13 09:55:16 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 8:15 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:15:57 GMT
    (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian White Helmet civil defense workers remove a body from th...(Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian White Helmet civil defense workers remove a body from th...
    Syrian search-and-rescue group: Death toll from blast in rebel-held town the previous day rises to 67.More >>
    Syrian search-and-rescue group: Death toll from blast in rebel-held town the previous day rises to 67.More >>
  • Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa urges nation to move beyond elections

    Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa urges nation to move beyond elections

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:55 AM EDT2018-08-13 11:55:19 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 8:15 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:15:37 GMT
    Zimbabwe's president has called on the troubled country to unite and "put the election period behind us and embrace the future" in his first public address since winning disputed elections.More >>
    Zimbabwe's president has called on the troubled country to unite and "put the election period behind us and embrace the future" in his first public address since winning disputed elections.More >>
  • US advising Afghan forces in battle for eastern city

    US advising Afghan forces in battle for eastern city

    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-08-12 12:53:17 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-08-13 11:32:56 GMT
    (AP Photo, File). FILE -  In this June 16, 2018 file photo, Taliban fighters ride their motorbikes inside Ghazni city, capital of Ghazni province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. An Afghan official said Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, that security forces are battl...(AP Photo, File). FILE - In this June 16, 2018 file photo, Taliban fighters ride their motorbikes inside Ghazni city, capital of Ghazni province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. An Afghan official said Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, that security forces are battl...
    Afghan official: Security forces are battling the Taliban for the third straight day in the city of Ghazni.More >>
    Afghan official: Security forces are battling the Taliban for the third straight day in the city of Ghazni.More >>
  • Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war

    Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-08-11 14:54:20 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-08-13 10:30:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, an aerial view shows the devastation of the Coffey Park neighborhood after a wildfire swept through in Santa Rosa, Calif.  President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported cons...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, an aerial view shows the devastation of the Coffey Park neighborhood after a wildfire swept through in Santa Rosa, Calif. President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported cons...
    President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported construction materials are making it more expensive to rebuild homes lost to wildfires and other natural disasters.More >>
    President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported construction materials are making it more expensive to rebuild homes lost to wildfires and other natural disasters.More >>
  • Steve Bannon weighs in on UK burqa debate, Boris Johnson

    Steve Bannon weighs in on UK burqa debate, Boris Johnson

    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-08-12 10:36:34 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:17 AM EDT2018-08-13 10:17:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, June 21, 2018, Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson talks during a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw, Poland. The chairman of Britain's governing Con...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, June 21, 2018, Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson talks during a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw, Poland. The chairman of Britain's governing Con...
    Republican strategist Steve Bannon has weighed into Britain's burqa debate, defending former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's comments that women who wear face-covering veils look like "letter boxes" and "bank...More >>
    Republican strategist Steve Bannon has weighed into Britain's burqa debate, defending former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's comments that women who wear face-covering veils look like "letter boxes" and "bank robbers.".More >>
  • Malians vote in presidential runoff amid attacks, threats

    Malians vote in presidential runoff amid attacks, threats

    Sunday, August 12 2018 5:06 AM EDT2018-08-12 09:06:01 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 4:47 AM EDT2018-08-13 08:47:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Baba Ahmed, File). FILE- In this Monday July 16, 2018, file photo a supporter of Soumaila Cisse, Opposition Presidential candidate with Union for the Republic and Democracy party hold a poster that reads '' Together lets restore hope'', durin...(AP Photo/Baba Ahmed, File). FILE- In this Monday July 16, 2018, file photo a supporter of Soumaila Cisse, Opposition Presidential candidate with Union for the Republic and Democracy party hold a poster that reads '' Together lets restore hope'', durin...
    Malians are voting in a second round presidential election between incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and opposition leader Soumaila Cisse.More >>
    Malians are voting in a second round presidential election between incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and opposition leader Soumaila Cisse.More >>
  • Taliban's political stature rises with talks in Uzbekistan

    Taliban's political stature rises with talks in Uzbekistan

    Saturday, August 11 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-08-11 17:55:11 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-08-13 07:30:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle). FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2016 file photo, Uzbekistan's Minister for Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov addresses the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters.  Taliban and Uzbek officials say the...(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle). FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2016 file photo, Uzbekistan's Minister for Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov addresses the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters. Taliban and Uzbek officials say the...
    Taliban and Uzbek officials say the head of the Taliban's political office in Qatar has led a delegation to Uzbekistan to meet senior Foreign Ministry officials in a rare diplomatic foray.More >>
    Taliban and Uzbek officials say the head of the Taliban's political office in Qatar has led a delegation to Uzbekistan to meet senior Foreign Ministry officials in a rare diplomatic foray.More >>
  • 2, including Chinese tourist, killed in Kenya hippo attacks

    2, including Chinese tourist, killed in Kenya hippo attacks

    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-08-12 13:23:16 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-08-13 06:22:39 GMT
    Kenya's wildlife authority says a Chinese tourist died after he was attacked by a hippo as he was taking pictures on the shores of Lake Naivasha in the Rift Valley.More >>
    Kenya's wildlife authority says a Chinese tourist died after he was attacked by a hippo as he was taking pictures on the shores of Lake Naivasha in the Rift Valley.More >>
  • 4 Jordanian troops, 3 suspected militants dead in clash

    4 Jordanian troops, 3 suspected militants dead in clash

    Sunday, August 12 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-08-12 05:16:12 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:47:46 GMT
    Jordanian official: 5 suspected militants in custody after clashes that killed 3 members of the security forces.More >>
    Jordanian official: 5 suspected militants in custody after clashes that killed 3 members of the security forces.More >>
  • Ige wins Hawaii Democratic governor primary

    Ige wins Hawaii Democratic governor primary

    Saturday, August 11 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-08-11 06:16:39 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:44:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Ed Case greets evening commuters while campaigning for the U.S. congressional seat representing urban Honolulu, in Honolulu. Hawaii voters head to the polls this...(AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Ed Case greets evening commuters while campaigning for the U.S. congressional seat representing urban Honolulu, in Honolulu. Hawaii voters head to the polls this...
    Hawaii voters head to the polls this weekend for a primary election that will most likely settle the outcome of this year's major races.More >>
    Hawaii voters head to the polls this weekend for a primary election that will most likely settle the outcome of this year's major races.More >>
  • Pence outlines US Space Force plan for 'next battlefield'

    Pence outlines US Space Force plan for 'next battlefield'

    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:53:39 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:29:55 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence, right, stands outside the Department of Defense with Defense Secretary James Mattis. (Source: CNN)Vice President Mike Pence, right, stands outside the Department of Defense with Defense Secretary James Mattis. (Source: CNN)

    Vice President Mike Pence says the time has come to establish a new United States Space Force to ensure America's dominance in space amid heightened completion and threats from China and Russia.

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    Vice President Mike Pence says the time has come to establish a new United States Space Force to ensure America's dominance in space amid heightened completion and threats from China and Russia.

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  • Romanians stage anti-government protest for 3rd evening

    Romanians stage anti-government protest for 3rd evening

    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-08-12 19:38:53 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:53 PM EDT2018-08-13 00:53:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). People shine the lights of their mobile phones during a protest outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. Romanians gathered for a second day of protest Saturday, a day after an anti-g...(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). People shine the lights of their mobile phones during a protest outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. Romanians gathered for a second day of protest Saturday, a day after an anti-g...
    Thousands of Romanians gather for the third consecutive evening to demand the resignation of the government.More >>
    Thousands of Romanians gather for the third consecutive evening to demand the resignation of the government.More >>
  • China expels German student who researched rights lawyers

    China expels German student who researched rights lawyers

    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-08-13 00:46:22 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-08-13 00:50:28 GMT
    China has expelled a German university who conducted research on human rights lawyers detained in a 2015 crackdown.More >>
    China has expelled a German university who conducted research on human rights lawyers detained in a 2015 crackdown.More >>
  • Blast in northern Syria kills at least 36; cause unclear

    Blast in northern Syria kills at least 36; cause unclear

    Sunday, August 12 2018 5:37 AM EDT2018-08-12 09:37:07 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-08-13 00:26:35 GMT
    Syrian activists say explosion in village near Turkish border kills at least 18, collapses building.More >>
    Syrian activists say explosion in village near Turkish border kills at least 18, collapses building.More >>
  • Wildfire forces Greek villages on island of Evia to evacuate

    Wildfire forces Greek villages on island of Evia to evacuate

    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-08-12 19:44:16 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 7:24 PM EDT2018-08-12 23:24:55 GMT
    Greece's fire service says a wildfire raging on the island of Evia, in central Greece, has forced them to evacuate two villages and a monastery.More >>
    Greece's fire service says a wildfire raging on the island of Evia, in central Greece, has forced them to evacuate two villages and a monastery.More >>
  • Aid group: Ships not willing to save Mediterranean migrants

    Aid group: Ships not willing to save Mediterranean migrants

    Sunday, August 12 2018 5:56 AM EDT2018-08-12 09:56:20 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 7:15 PM EDT2018-08-12 23:15:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Javier Fergo). The Open Arms Search and Rescue vessel arrives in Algeciras, Spain, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. A rescue boat operated by Spanish aid group Proactiva Open Arms carrying 87 African migrants and refugees saved in the Mediterranean Se...(AP Photo/Javier Fergo). The Open Arms Search and Rescue vessel arrives in Algeciras, Spain, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. A rescue boat operated by Spanish aid group Proactiva Open Arms carrying 87 African migrants and refugees saved in the Mediterranean Se...
    A European aid group says migrants have told rescuers that ships passed them by in the Mediterranean without offering help.More >>
    A European aid group says migrants have told rescuers that ships passed them by in the Mediterranean without offering help.More >>
  • Turkey's finance chief: Action plan ready to ease markets

    Turkey's finance chief: Action plan ready to ease markets

    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-08-12 19:33:54 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 5:39 PM EDT2018-08-12 21:39:59 GMT
    Turkey's president warns of drastic measures if businesses withdraw foreign currency from banks amid the country's ongoing currency crisis.More >>
    Turkey's president warns of drastic measures if businesses withdraw foreign currency from banks amid the country's ongoing currency crisis.More >>
  • Manchester police say 10 people injured in shooting

    Manchester police say 10 people injured in shooting

    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:00 AM EDT2018-08-12 07:00:39 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-08-12 16:58:53 GMT
    The shooting comes amid a spike in gun and knife crime in Britain that has sparked calls for government action. (Source: Raycom Media)The shooting comes amid a spike in gun and knife crime in Britain that has sparked calls for government action. (Source: Raycom Media)

    The shooting comes amid a spike in gun and knife crime in Britain that has sparked calls for government action in a country where firearms are strictly controlled.

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    The shooting comes amid a spike in gun and knife crime in Britain that has sparked calls for government action in a country where firearms are strictly controlled.

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  • 600 take the plunge in unusual St. Petersburg swim

    600 take the plunge in unusual St. Petersburg swim

    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:03 AM EDT2018-08-12 13:03:14 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:54:48 GMT
    More than 600 swimmers from 13 countries have stroked their way through one of Russia's most scenic and historic settings, circling the St. Petersburg island that holds the Peter and Paul Fortress.More >>
    More than 600 swimmers from 13 countries have stroked their way through one of Russia's most scenic and historic settings, circling the St. Petersburg island that holds the Peter and Paul Fortress.More >>
  • US ambassador urges UK to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

    US ambassador urges UK to back Trump on Iran nuke deal

    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-08-12 13:08:15 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:16 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:16:10 GMT
    The U.S. ambassador in London is urging Britain to back President Donald Trump in pulling out of the Iran nuclear agreement, saying a united front is the best way to persuade Tehran to change course.More >>
    The U.S. ambassador in London is urging Britain to back President Donald Trump in pulling out of the Iran nuclear agreement, saying a united front is the best way to persuade Tehran to change course.More >>
  • New US sanctions could pitch Russia relations to new low

    New US sanctions could pitch Russia relations to new low

    Saturday, August 11 2018 9:29 AM EDT2018-08-11 13:29:11 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-08-12 15:05:46 GMT
    (Dmitry Astakhov, Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP). Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting in Kamchatka Peninsula region, Russian Far East, Russia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United S...(Dmitry Astakhov, Sputnik, Government Pool Photo via AP). Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speaks during a meeting in Kamchatka Peninsula region, Russian Far East, Russia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Russia's prime minister sternly warned the United S...
    While the first wave of new US sanctions may have a limited impact on Russia, a second batch could hit its economy hard and send already tense relations into a tailspin.More >>
    While the first wave of new US sanctions may have a limited impact on Russia, a second batch could hit its economy hard and send already tense relations into a tailspin.More >>
  • The Latest: Death toll from Syria blast climbs to 36

    The Latest: Death toll from Syria blast climbs to 36

    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-08-12 13:43:18 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:43 AM EDT2018-08-12 13:43:48 GMT
    (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian White Helmet civil defense workers extinguishing a fire ...(Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP). This photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian White Helmet civil defense workers extinguishing a fire ...
    Syrian opposition activists say a mysterious blast in the country's north has killed at least 36 people, including children.More >>
    Syrian opposition activists say a mysterious blast in the country's north has killed at least 36 people, including children.More >>
  • Suspected jihadis kill 6 in east Burkina Faso

    Suspected jihadis kill 6 in east Burkina Faso

    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:16 AM EDT2018-08-12 10:16:24 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-08-12 12:53:44 GMT
    Burkina Faso State TV reports that five gendarmes and one civilian have been killed between the rural communes of Boungou and Ougarou in the nation's far east.More >>
    Burkina Faso State TV reports that five gendarmes and one civilian have been killed between the rural communes of Boungou and Ougarou in the nation's far east.More >>
  • Taliban cling to pockets of Afghan city after assault

    Taliban cling to pockets of Afghan city after assault

    Saturday, August 11 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-08-11 11:52:42 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:38 AM EDT2018-08-12 10:38:28 GMT
    Afghan forces are battling the Taliban in parts of Ghazni a day after the insurgents launched a multi-pronged assault on the eastern city.More >>
    Afghan forces are battling the Taliban in parts of Ghazni a day after the insurgents launched a multi-pronged assault on the eastern city.More >>
  • Religion must obey Chinese law, paper says of mosque protest

    Religion must obey Chinese law, paper says of mosque protest

    Saturday, August 11 2018 3:07 AM EDT2018-08-11 07:07:30 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:38 AM EDT2018-08-12 10:38:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sam McNeil). Vehicles are parked outside the Grand Mosque in Weizhou in northwestern China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, early Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. Thousands of Muslims gathered at a mosque in northwestern China on Friday to protest it...(AP Photo/Sam McNeil). Vehicles are parked outside the Grand Mosque in Weizhou in northwestern China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, early Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. Thousands of Muslims gathered at a mosque in northwestern China on Friday to protest it...
    A newspaper of the ruling Communist Party says no religion is above the law in China, urging officials to stay firm while dealing with a rare protest over the planned demolition of a massive mosque in the northwest.More >>
    A newspaper of the ruling Communist Party says no religion is above the law in China, urging officials to stay firm while dealing with a rare protest over the planned demolition of a massive mosque in the northwest.More >>
  • Thousands attend Arab-led rally against Israeli bill

    Thousands attend Arab-led rally against Israeli bill

    Saturday, August 11 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-08-11 18:19:01 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 4:32 AM EDT2018-08-12 08:32:00 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit). An Arab Israeli Arab man holds a sign that reads "Equality now" during a protest against the Jewish nation bill in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The recently passed law that enshrines Israel's Jewish character and...(AP Photo/Ariel Schalit). An Arab Israeli Arab man holds a sign that reads "Equality now" during a protest against the Jewish nation bill in Tel Aviv, Israel, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. The recently passed law that enshrines Israel's Jewish character and...
    Members of Israel's Arab minority are leading a mass protest in central Tel Aviv against a contentious law that critics say marginalizes the state's non-Jewish citizens.More >>
    Members of Israel's Arab minority are leading a mass protest in central Tel Aviv against a contentious law that critics say marginalizes the state's non-Jewish citizens.More >>
  • 3 Jordan policemen killed in storming of militants' hideout

    3 Jordan policemen killed in storming of militants' hideout

    Saturday, August 11 2018 4:04 PM EDT2018-08-11 20:04:03 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 1:46 AM EDT2018-08-12 05:46:16 GMT
    Three members of Jordan's security forces killed as they storm a hideout of suspected militants that had been rigged with explosives.More >>
    Three members of Jordan's security forces killed as they storm a hideout of suspected militants that had been rigged with explosives.More >>
  • Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul dies at 85

    Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul dies at 85

    Saturday, August 11 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-08-11 22:39:34 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:50 PM EDT2018-08-12 03:50:32 GMT
    The family of Trinidad-born British author V.S. Naipaul says the Nobel Literature laureate has died at the age of 85.More >>
    The family of Trinidad-born British author V.S. Naipaul says the Nobel Literature laureate has died at the age of 85.More >>
  • Correction: Britain-Friends story

    Correction: Britain-Friends story

    Friday, August 10 2018 7:31 AM EDT2018-08-10 11:31:14 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 6:54 PM EDT2018-08-11 22:54:58 GMT
    Almost 15 years after it was canceled, "Friends" is still there for British viewers.More >>
    Almost 15 years after it was canceled, "Friends" is still there for British viewers.More >>
  • Romanians protest govt corruption for 2nd straight day

    Romanians protest govt corruption for 2nd straight day

    Saturday, August 11 2018 6:22 AM EDT2018-08-11 10:22:46 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-08-11 21:56:37 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). A man throws a plastic bottle at riot police during protests outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Tens of thousands of Romanians flocked to an anti-government protest in Bucharest o...(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). A man throws a plastic bottle at riot police during protests outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Tens of thousands of Romanians flocked to an anti-government protest in Bucharest o...
    Romanian police have defended their use of force after an anti-government protest turned violent leaving 455 people, including three dozen riot police, needing medical treatment.More >>
    Romanian police have defended their use of force after an anti-government protest turned violent leaving 455 people, including three dozen riot police, needing medical treatment.More >>
  • The Latest: Jordan official says 3 police killed in raid

    The Latest: Jordan official says 3 police killed in raid

    Saturday, August 11 2018 3:54 PM EDT2018-08-11 19:54:06 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 5:30 PM EDT2018-08-11 21:30:00 GMT
    Jordan's government spokeswoman says the number of police officers killed in the storming of a suspected militants' hideout has risen to three.More >>
    Jordan's government spokeswoman says the number of police officers killed in the storming of a suspected militants' hideout has risen to three.More >>
  • Tunisian fundamentalists protest report on sexual equality

    Tunisian fundamentalists protest report on sexual equality

    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:39 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:39:19 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-08-11 20:10:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi). A man shouts during a demonstration in Tunis, Saturday Aug 11, 2018. Thousands of Muslim fundamentalists have held an hours-long protest in front of the nation's parliament to decry proposals in a government report on gender e...(AP Photo/Hassene Dridi). A man shouts during a demonstration in Tunis, Saturday Aug 11, 2018. Thousands of Muslim fundamentalists have held an hours-long protest in front of the nation's parliament to decry proposals in a government report on gender e...
    Thousands of Muslim fundamentalists have held an hours-long protest in front of the nation's parliament to decry proposals in a government report on gender equality.More >>
    Thousands of Muslim fundamentalists have held an hours-long protest in front of the nation's parliament to decry proposals in a government report on gender equality.More >>
  • Taiwan's Tsai travels in face of China diplomatic onslaught

    Taiwan's Tsai travels in face of China diplomatic onslaught

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:29 PM EDT2018-08-11 02:29:12 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-08-11 20:10:09 GMT
    (AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying). FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen attends a news conference in Taipei, Taiwan. When Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen departs Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, for Latin America, she’ll be travel...(AP Photo/Chiang Ying-ying). FILE - In this April 11, 2018 file photo, Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen attends a news conference in Taipei, Taiwan. When Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen departs Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, for Latin America, she’ll be travel...
    When Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen departs Sunday for Latin America, she'll be traveling to a region she's already visited three times in two years.More >>
    When Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen departs Sunday for Latin America, she'll be traveling to a region she's already visited three times in two years.More >>
  • Pope to youth: Dream, don't let fear make you pessimistic

    Pope to youth: Dream, don't let fear make you pessimistic

    Saturday, August 11 2018 2:39 PM EDT2018-08-11 18:39:08 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 3:49 PM EDT2018-08-11 19:49:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Pope Francis arrives at Rome's Circus Maximus to lead an evening prayer vigil with youths, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. Thousand of youths gathered for the meeting with the pontiff in preparation for the next World Youth Day th...(AP Photo/Andrew Medichini). Pope Francis arrives at Rome's Circus Maximus to lead an evening prayer vigil with youths, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. Thousand of youths gathered for the meeting with the pontiff in preparation for the next World Youth Day th...
    Pope Francis has told a huge rally of Italian Catholic youths to pursue their dreams despite their elders' discouragement.More >>
    Pope Francis has told a huge rally of Italian Catholic youths to pursue their dreams despite their elders' discouragement.More >>
  • British charity says heat wave put flamingoes in the mood

    British charity says heat wave put flamingoes in the mood

    Saturday, August 11 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-08-11 13:55:05 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-08-11 18:06:10 GMT
    British conservation charity says record-breaking temperatures encouraged a rare flock of Andean flamingoes to lay eggs for the first time since 2003.More >>
    British conservation charity says record-breaking temperatures encouraged a rare flock of Andean flamingoes to lay eggs for the first time since 2003.More >>
  • French judge charges 2 German officials in campsite flood

    French judge charges 2 German officials in campsite flood

    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:34:58 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-08-11 17:59:56 GMT
    (Jose Rocha/French Gendarmerie Nationale via AP). In this photo provided by the French Gendarmerie Nationale, a damaged trailer is photographed after floods at Saint-Julien de Peyrolas camping site, in southern France, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. About 1,60...(Jose Rocha/French Gendarmerie Nationale via AP). In this photo provided by the French Gendarmerie Nationale, a damaged trailer is photographed after floods at Saint-Julien de Peyrolas camping site, in southern France, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. About 1,60...
    A French judge handed preliminary charges Saturday to two Germans whose group ran an unauthorized campsite in southern France that was destroyed by flash floods, forcing the emergency evacuation of 119 children.More >>
    A French judge handed preliminary charges Saturday to two Germans whose group ran an unauthorized campsite in southern France that was destroyed by flash floods, forcing the emergency evacuation of 119 children.More >>
  • UN panel concerned at reported Chinese detention of Uighurs

    UN panel concerned at reported Chinese detention of Uighurs

    Friday, August 10 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-08-10 15:32:34 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:35 PM EDT2018-08-11 16:35:52 GMT
    A U.N. anti-discrimination committee is signaling concern over China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority as it considers Beijing's record over recent years.More >>
    A U.N. anti-discrimination committee is signaling concern over China's treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority as it considers Beijing's record over recent years.More >>
  • Leaders of Germany, Spain pledge united front on migration

    Leaders of Germany, Spain pledge united front on migration

    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:19:46 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:31 PM EDT2018-08-11 16:31:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Javier Fergo). Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, right, speaks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Guzmanes Palace in Sanlucar de Barrameda, southern Spain, Saturday Aug. 11, 2018, prior to meetings at the Donana National Park.(AP Photo/Javier Fergo). Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, right, speaks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Guzmanes Palace in Sanlucar de Barrameda, southern Spain, Saturday Aug. 11, 2018, prior to meetings at the Donana National Park.
    The leaders of Germany and Spain are bolstering a shared approach to immigration into the European Union amid growing populist opposition to taking in more asylum-seekers.More >>
    The leaders of Germany and Spain are bolstering a shared approach to immigration into the European Union amid growing populist opposition to taking in more asylum-seekers.More >>
  • Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions

    Russian PM strongly warns US against ramping up sanctions

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-08-10 08:11:02 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-08-11 16:24:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent covering a supermarket car park pay machine near the spot where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found c...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File). FILE - In this March 13, 2018, file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent covering a supermarket car park pay machine near the spot where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found c...
    The Russian prime minister has sternly warned the United States against ramping up sanctions, warning that Russia will strike back with economic, political and "other" means.More >>
    The Russian prime minister has sternly warned the United States against ramping up sanctions, warning that Russia will strike back with economic, political and "other" means.More >>
  • Romanian expats stage huge anti-govt protest in Bucharest

    Romanian expats stage huge anti-govt protest in Bucharest

    Friday, August 10 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-08-10 12:21:41 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:54:39 GMT
    Romanians who live abroad have begun an anti-government protest in Bucharest, urging the left-wing government to resign and call an early election.More >>
    Romanians who live abroad have begun an anti-government protest in Bucharest, urging the left-wing government to resign and call an early election.More >>
  • UN approves Chile's Bachelet as new human rights chief

    UN approves Chile's Bachelet as new human rights chief

    Friday, August 10 2018 11:13 AM EDT2018-08-10 15:13:51 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-08-11 15:21:34 GMT
    The U.N. General Assembly has approved Chile's former President Michelle Bachelet as the next U.N. human rights chief by consensus.More >>
    The U.N. General Assembly has approved Chile's former President Michelle Bachelet as the next U.N. human rights chief by consensus.More >>
  • Zimbabwe's opposition challenges election results in court

    Zimbabwe's opposition challenges election results in court

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-08-10 13:58:36 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-08-11 13:30:40 GMT
    Zimbabwe's main opposition party challenges results of 1st post-Mugabe election in court.More >>
    Zimbabwe's main opposition party challenges results of 1st post-Mugabe election in court.More >>
  • Yemen's Shiite rebels welcome UN call for Saudi strike probe

    Yemen's Shiite rebels welcome UN call for Saudi strike probe

    Friday, August 10 2018 7:16 AM EDT2018-08-10 11:16:18 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-08-11 13:25:55 GMT
    (AP Video via AP). This image made from video taken on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, shows a child injured in an airstrike being treated at a hospital in Saada, Yemen. Yemen's Shiite rebels are backing a United Nations' call for an investigation into a Saudi...(AP Video via AP). This image made from video taken on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, shows a child injured in an airstrike being treated at a hospital in Saada, Yemen. Yemen's Shiite rebels are backing a United Nations' call for an investigation into a Saudi...
    Yemen's Shiite rebels welcome UN call for probe into Saudi-led coalition airstrike that killed many children.More >>
    Yemen's Shiite rebels welcome UN call for probe into Saudi-led coalition airstrike that killed many children.More >>
  • UN experts: Armed groups threaten Libya political transition

    UN experts: Armed groups threaten Libya political transition

    Friday, August 10 2018 8:34 PM EDT2018-08-11 00:34:15 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 8:55 AM EDT2018-08-11 12:55:38 GMT
    UN experts say "predatory behavior" by armed groups in Libya poses a direct threat to forming a national government and ending lawlessness that has fueled Islamic militancy, human trafficking and instability in the...More >>
    UN experts say "predatory behavior" by armed groups in Libya poses a direct threat to forming a national government and ending lawlessness that has fueled Islamic militancy, human trafficking and instability in the wider region.More >>
  • Brazen Taliban attack raises pressure on Afghan forces

    Brazen Taliban attack raises pressure on Afghan forces

    Friday, August 10 2018 1:00 AM EDT2018-08-10 05:00:52 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 7:24 AM EDT2018-08-11 11:24:06 GMT
    Officials say Taliban fighters attacked an eastern provincial capital early Friday, leaving dead and wounded before Afghan forces pushed the militants out of the city.More >>
    Officials say Taliban fighters attacked an eastern provincial capital early Friday, leaving dead and wounded before Afghan forces pushed the militants out of the city.More >>
  • Violence erupts amid Gaza cease-fire, 2 Palestinians killed

    Violence erupts amid Gaza cease-fire, 2 Palestinians killed

    Friday, August 10 2018 2:11 AM EDT2018-08-10 06:11:31 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 5:19 AM EDT2018-08-11 09:19:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra). Palestinians inspect the damaged building of Said al-Mis'hal cultural center after it was hit bombed by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.  The Palestinian Health Ministry says several bystanders were wo...(AP Photo/Khalil Hamra). Palestinians inspect the damaged building of Said al-Mis'hal cultural center after it was hit bombed by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. The Palestinian Health Ministry says several bystanders were wo...
    Gaza's militant Hamas rulers and Israel appear to be honoring cease-fire after 2 days of intense flare-up.More >>
    Gaza's militant Hamas rulers and Israel appear to be honoring cease-fire after 2 days of intense flare-up.More >>
  • Turkey shaken by financial fears, Trump rattles it further

    Turkey shaken by financial fears, Trump rattles it further

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-08-10 08:26:02 GMT
    Saturday, August 11 2018 1:06 AM EDT2018-08-11 05:06:26 GMT
    (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses supporters at his Black Sea hometown, Guneysu, Turkey, early Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Turkey's Finance and Treasury Minister Berat Albayrak will reveal a " new e...(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses supporters at his Black Sea hometown, Guneysu, Turkey, early Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Turkey's Finance and Treasury Minister Berat Albayrak will reveal a " new e...
    The Turkish currency has plunged to an all-time low as an on-going dispute with the United States showed no sign of subsiding and concerns over the president's policies persisted.More >>
    The Turkish currency has plunged to an all-time low as an on-going dispute with the United States showed no sign of subsiding and concerns over the president's policies persisted.More >>
  • Millions in limbo as nativist anger roils Indian state

    Millions in limbo as nativist anger roils Indian state

    Friday, August 10 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-08-10 10:26:18 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 9:42 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:42:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Anupam Nath). People whose names were left out in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft stand to collect forms to file appeals in Mayong, 45 kilometers (28 miles) east of Gauhati, India, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. A draft list of citizens...(AP Photo/Anupam Nath). People whose names were left out in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft stand to collect forms to file appeals in Mayong, 45 kilometers (28 miles) east of Gauhati, India, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. A draft list of citizens...
    Thousands of people left off a draft list of Indian citizens are preparing to file appeals across the northeastern state of Assam, wading into a process that many fear could lead to detention or expulsion.More >>
    Thousands of people left off a draft list of Indian citizens are preparing to file appeals across the northeastern state of Assam, wading into a process that many fear could lead to detention or expulsion.More >>
  • Arbitrary arrests, abuse the new norm in Nicaragua

    Arbitrary arrests, abuse the new norm in Nicaragua

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:27 AM EDT2018-08-10 13:27:41 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 9:00 PM EDT2018-08-11 01:00:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco). In this July 27, 2018 photo, a university student who did not want to be identified for fear of reprisals from the government shows his scars, the product of surgery to extract a bullet from his shoulder, in Managua, Nicaragu...(AP Photo/Arnulfo Franco). In this July 27, 2018 photo, a university student who did not want to be identified for fear of reprisals from the government shows his scars, the product of surgery to extract a bullet from his shoulder, in Managua, Nicaragu...
    Arbitrary arrests, abuse the new norm in Nicaragua as government cracks down on unrest.More >>
    Arbitrary arrests, abuse the new norm in Nicaragua as government cracks down on unrest.More >>
  • Shooting in Canadian city leaves 4 dead, including 2 police

    Shooting in Canadian city leaves 4 dead, including 2 police

    Friday, August 10 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-08-10 12:06:20 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 8:41 PM EDT2018-08-11 00:41:14 GMT
    Police in the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton, New Brunswick say at least four people have been killed after a shooting.More >>
    Police in the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton, New Brunswick say at least four people have been killed after a shooting.More >>
  • Syria: At least 22 killed in Idlib and Aleppo airstrikes

    Syria: At least 22 killed in Idlib and Aleppo airstrikes

    Friday, August 10 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-08-10 18:58:27 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 8:40 PM EDT2018-08-11 00:40:41 GMT
    Syrian government forces unleash wave of strikes on opposition territory, killing at least 22.More >>
    Syrian government forces unleash wave of strikes on opposition territory, killing at least 22.More >>
  • Video shows Cameroon's soldiers shooting cowering civilians

    Video shows Cameroon's soldiers shooting cowering civilians

    Friday, August 10 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-08-10 18:13:24 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 5:50 PM EDT2018-08-10 21:50:37 GMT
    Video shows Cameroon's soldiers shooting cowering civilians, Amnesty International says.More >>
    Video shows Cameroon's soldiers shooting cowering civilians, Amnesty International says.More >>
  • French police detain 2 campsite officials in flooding probe

    French police detain 2 campsite officials in flooding probe

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:42 AM EDT2018-08-10 08:42:01 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 5:24 PM EDT2018-08-10 21:24:27 GMT
    (Stéphane Decoux via AP). In this image from video, flash floods send a torrent of water down a street in Aubagne, France on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Hundreds of rescuers backed by helicopters evacuated about 1,600 people, most of them campers, in three...(Stéphane Decoux via AP). In this image from video, flash floods send a torrent of water down a street in Aubagne, France on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Hundreds of rescuers backed by helicopters evacuated about 1,600 people, most of them campers, in three...
    A top police official of the Gard, the French region that was hardest hit by violent storms and flooding, has told French media that all children were successfully rescued.More >>
    A top police official of the Gard, the French region that was hardest hit by violent storms and flooding, has told French media that all children were successfully rescued.More >>
  • Secretly handmade for CIA: Pottery from Poland

    Secretly handmade for CIA: Pottery from Poland

    Friday, August 10 2018 1:53 PM EDT2018-08-10 17:53:34 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 5:20 PM EDT2018-08-10 21:20:01 GMT
    (Boleslawiec Artistic Handicrafts Cooperative via AP). In this undated photo made available on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 by the Boleslawiec Artistic Handicrafts Cooperative,  pieces of unique hand-painted pottery with the CIA logo recently made for the U.S...(Boleslawiec Artistic Handicrafts Cooperative via AP). In this undated photo made available on Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 by the Boleslawiec Artistic Handicrafts Cooperative, pieces of unique hand-painted pottery with the CIA logo recently made for the U.S...
    It was secret handiwork done for the CIA by experts in Poland: painted tableware with the intelligence agency's logo.More >>
    It was secret handiwork done for the CIA by experts in Poland: painted tableware with the intelligence agency's logo.More >>
  • After Indonesia quake, a new worry: deadly aftershocks

    After Indonesia quake, a new worry: deadly aftershocks

    Friday, August 10 2018 6:41 AM EDT2018-08-10 10:41:34 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:27:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). A woman collects some of her children's clothes in the ruin of her home destroyed by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Friday, Aug.10, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunda...(AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). A woman collects some of her children's clothes in the ruin of her home destroyed by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Friday, Aug.10, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunda...
    After powerful Indonesia quake, traumatized survivors live in fear deadly aftershocks as sense of crisis drags on.More >>
    After powerful Indonesia quake, traumatized survivors live in fear deadly aftershocks as sense of crisis drags on.More >>
  • The Latest: 2 officers ID'd in Canada shooting

    The Latest: 2 officers ID'd in Canada shooting

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:42:44 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 4:10 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:10:50 GMT
    Police in Canada said there is no further threat to the public after four people were killed in a shooting in the eastern province of New Brunswick.More >>
    Police in Canada said there is no further threat to the public after four people were killed in a shooting in the eastern province of New Brunswick.More >>
  • The Latest: Official says sanctions lack 'state seriousness'

    The Latest: Official says sanctions lack 'state seriousness'

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:51 AM EDT2018-08-10 08:51:04 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 3:45 PM EDT2018-08-10 19:45:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announces plan of action for the first 100 days of his new presidency, in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announces plan of action for the first 100 days of his new presidency, in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, Aug. 3, 2018.
    The euro sagged to a 13-month low against the dollar amid worries about the impact of financial markets turmoil in Turkey.More >>
    The euro sagged to a 13-month low against the dollar amid worries about the impact of financial markets turmoil in Turkey.More >>
  • The Latest: Israel says it struck Hamas position in Gaza

    The Latest: Israel says it struck Hamas position in Gaza

    Friday, August 10 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-08-10 16:42:49 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-08-10 18:06:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra). Palestinians inspect the damaged building of Said al-Mis'hal cultural center after it was hit bombed by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.  The Palestinian Health Ministry says several bystanders were wo...(AP Photo/Khalil Hamra). Palestinians inspect the damaged building of Said al-Mis'hal cultural center after it was hit bombed by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. The Palestinian Health Ministry says several bystanders were wo...
    Palestinian health officials say a paramedic has been shot and killed by Israeli fire at a Hamas-led protest along the Gaza border as the militant Islamic group and Israel observed a cease-fire.More >>
    Palestinian health officials say a paramedic has been shot and killed by Israeli fire at a Hamas-led protest along the Gaza border as the militant Islamic group and Israel observed a cease-fire.More >>
  • 9-year-old chess prodigy wins fight to stay in Britain

    9-year-old chess prodigy wins fight to stay in Britain

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:37 AM EDT2018-08-10 13:37:05 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-08-10 18:04:01 GMT
    The family of a 9-year-old India-born chess prodigy whose case drew international attention say they have won their fight to stay in Britain.More >>
    The family of a 9-year-old India-born chess prodigy whose case drew international attention say they have won their fight to stay in Britain.More >>
  • The Latest: French police detain 2 in flooded campsite probe

    The Latest: French police detain 2 in flooded campsite probe

    Friday, August 10 2018 6:56 AM EDT2018-08-10 10:56:27 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 1:14 PM EDT2018-08-10 17:14:04 GMT
    (Loic Spadafora via AP). A home appears cut off as a torrent of water rushes past, in Saint Ambroix, France, Thursday Aug. 9, 2018. Heavy rain has caused flash flooding, transforming rivers and streams into torrents, the interior minister Gerard Collom...(Loic Spadafora via AP). A home appears cut off as a torrent of water rushes past, in Saint Ambroix, France, Thursday Aug. 9, 2018. Heavy rain has caused flash flooding, transforming rivers and streams into torrents, the interior minister Gerard Collom...
    A policeman in northern Denmark says high winds from a storm have apparently flung a metal tent peg into a camper's throat as he was packing up.More >>
    A policeman in northern Denmark says high winds from a storm have apparently flung a metal tent peg into a camper's throat as he was packing up.More >>
  • Historic wooden church in northwest Russia destroyed by fire

    Historic wooden church in northwest Russia destroyed by fire

    Friday, August 10 2018 9:01 AM EDT2018-08-10 13:01:18 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-08-10 16:02:54 GMT
    An 18th-century church widely seen as a marvel of Russia's wooden architecture has been destroyed by a fire.More >>
    An 18th-century church widely seen as a marvel of Russia's wooden architecture has been destroyed by a fire.More >>
  • The Latest: Zimbabwe opposition challenges election in court

    The Latest: Zimbabwe opposition challenges election in court

    Friday, August 10 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-08-10 15:27:34 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-08-10 15:45:45 GMT
    The Latest: Zimbabwe opposition challenges election in court, alleging fraud; seeks fresh vote.More >>
    The Latest: Zimbabwe opposition challenges election in court, alleging fraud; seeks fresh vote.More >>
  • Macron, Putin talk about hunger-striking Ukraine filmmaker

    Macron, Putin talk about hunger-striking Ukraine filmmaker

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:23:26 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 11:45 AM EDT2018-08-10 15:45:42 GMT
    (AP Photo, file). FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 file photo, Oleg Sentsov gestures as the verdict is delivered, as he stands behind bars at a court in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. The lawyer for a hunger-striking Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russ...(AP Photo, file). FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 file photo, Oleg Sentsov gestures as the verdict is delivered, as he stands behind bars at a court in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. The lawyer for a hunger-striking Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russ...
    French President Emmanuel Macron has told Russian President Vladimir Putin about his concern for a Ukrainian filmmaker who is on a hunger strike in a Russian jail.More >>
    French President Emmanuel Macron has told Russian President Vladimir Putin about his concern for a Ukrainian filmmaker who is on a hunger strike in a Russian jail.More >>
  • US judge halts deportation, threatens Sessions with contempt

    US judge halts deportation, threatens Sessions with contempt

    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:46 PM EDT2018-08-09 21:46:37 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-08-10 15:24:34 GMT
    A federal judge halts a deportation in progress and threatens to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt if the mother and daughter aren't returned to the U.S.More >>
    A federal judge halts a deportation in progress and threatens to hold Attorney General Jeff Sessions in contempt if the mother and daughter aren't returned to the U.S.More >>
  • Thousands in China mosque standoff over demolition plan

    Thousands in China mosque standoff over demolition plan

    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-08-10 01:55:55 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-08-10 15:18:55 GMT
    Members of the Muslim Hui ethnic minority reportedly protested the planned demolition of a newly built mosque in the northwest.More >>
    Members of the Muslim Hui ethnic minority reportedly protested the planned demolition of a newly built mosque in the northwest.More >>
  • Abortion activists vow to press fight despite Argentina loss

    Abortion activists vow to press fight despite Argentina loss

    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:04 AM EDT2018-08-09 06:04:34 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 11:00 AM EDT2018-08-10 15:00:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Pro-choice activists gather around a bonfire to keep warm as celebratory fireworks go off in the distance from a gathering of pro-life activists, as they all wait outside Congress for lawmakers to vote on an abortion bill ...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). Pro-choice activists gather around a bonfire to keep warm as celebratory fireworks go off in the distance from a gathering of pro-life activists, as they all wait outside Congress for lawmakers to vote on an abortion bill ...
    Argentina's Senate has rejected a bill to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy _ an issue that bitterly divides the homeland of Pope Francis.More >>
    Argentina's Senate has rejected a bill to legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy _ an issue that bitterly divides the homeland of Pope Francis.More >>
  • UK man pleads guilty to plotting van attack on London street

    UK man pleads guilty to plotting van attack on London street

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:13:52 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 10:47 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:47:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Pedestrians walk past the House of Fraser department store on Oxford Street in London, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018.  British retailer Sports Direct said Friday that it has bought struggling department store chain House of Fraser, j...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Pedestrians walk past the House of Fraser department store on Oxford Street in London, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. British retailer Sports Direct said Friday that it has bought struggling department store chain House of Fraser, j...
    A Muslim convert has pleaded guilty to plotting a van attack on crowds in London's busy Oxford Street shopping district.More >>
    A Muslim convert has pleaded guilty to plotting a van attack on crowds in London's busy Oxford Street shopping district.More >>
  • Ryanair pilots strike in Germany, 4 other countries

    Ryanair pilots strike in Germany, 4 other countries

    Friday, August 10 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-08-10 07:31:00 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-08-10 14:18:30 GMT
    (Bernd Settnik/dpa via AP). Passenger walk through the empty departure hall of the Schoenefeld airport near Berlin Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 when several flights of Irish Ryanair airline had been cancelled due to a strike of pilots.(Bernd Settnik/dpa via AP). Passenger walk through the empty departure hall of the Schoenefeld airport near Berlin Friday, Aug. 10, 2018 when several flights of Irish Ryanair airline had been cancelled due to a strike of pilots.
    Ryanair pilots in several European countries are staging a strike that has prompted the budget carrier to cancel 400 flights.More >>
    Ryanair pilots in several European countries are staging a strike that has prompted the budget carrier to cancel 400 flights.More >>
  • Portugal, Spain get upper hand over major wildfires

    Portugal, Spain get upper hand over major wildfires

    Friday, August 10 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-08-10 09:31:05 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 9:05 AM EDT2018-08-10 13:05:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alberto Saiz). Spanish firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire in Pinet village, near Valencia Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Spanish firefighters are still working to bring under control a forest blaze near Valencia.(AP Photo/Alberto Saiz). Spanish firefighters try to extinguish a wildfire in Pinet village, near Valencia Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Spanish firefighters are still working to bring under control a forest blaze near Valencia.
    Authorities in Portugal say they have brought under control a major wildfire in the south of the country after a weeklong effort.More >>
    Authorities in Portugal say they have brought under control a major wildfire in the south of the country after a weeklong effort.More >>
  • Merger cancellation pushes Rite Aid into uncertain future

    Merger cancellation pushes Rite Aid into uncertain future

    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:54 AM EDT2018-08-09 09:54:12 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 8:11 AM EDT2018-08-10 12:11:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE- This Oct. 21, 2016, file photo shows a Rite Aid location in Philadelphia. Rite Aid chopped its full-year profit forecast three days before its shareholders vote on a bid by the grocer Albertsons Companies to buy the ...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE- This Oct. 21, 2016, file photo shows a Rite Aid location in Philadelphia. Rite Aid chopped its full-year profit forecast three days before its shareholders vote on a bid by the grocer Albertsons Companies to buy the ...
    Drugstore chain Rite Aid and grocer Albertsons say they have called off their merger deal.More >>
    Drugstore chain Rite Aid and grocer Albertsons say they have called off their merger deal.More >>
  • Greece lashes out at Russia's expulsion of Greek diplomats

    Greece lashes out at Russia's expulsion of Greek diplomats

    Friday, August 10 2018 6:41 AM EDT2018-08-10 10:41:17 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 8:04 AM EDT2018-08-10 12:04:05 GMT
    Greece's foreign minister has lashed out at Russia's expulsion of Greek diplomats from Moscow earlier this week, as a spat between the two traditionally friendly countries grew more acrimonious.More >>
    Greece's foreign minister has lashed out at Russia's expulsion of Greek diplomats from Moscow earlier this week, as a spat between the two traditionally friendly countries grew more acrimonious.More >>
  • Indonesian president picks cleric as running mate in 2019

    Indonesian president picks cleric as running mate in 2019

    Friday, August 10 2018 1:21 AM EDT2018-08-10 05:21:07 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 7:33 AM EDT2018-08-10 11:33:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, center left, and his running mate Ma'ruf Amin, center right, greet their supporters prior to formal registration as candidates for the 2019 presidential election in Jakarta, Indonesi...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo, center left, and his running mate Ma'ruf Amin, center right, greet their supporters prior to formal registration as candidates for the 2019 presidential election in Jakarta, Indonesi...
    Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has formally registered as a candidate in 2019 elections and has chosen a conservative Islamic cleric as his running mate.More >>
    Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has formally registered as a candidate in 2019 elections and has chosen a conservative Islamic cleric as his running mate.More >>
  • Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok

    Rebuilding mosques priority for devout on quake-hit Lombok

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:21 AM EDT2018-08-10 08:21:07 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 6:58 AM EDT2018-08-10 10:58:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Muslim men perform Friday Prayer as houses ruined by Sunday's earthquake are seen in the background at a makeshift mosque in Pamenang, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of the popular resort island ha...(AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Muslim men perform Friday Prayer as houses ruined by Sunday's earthquake are seen in the background at a makeshift mosque in Pamenang, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of the popular resort island ha...
    On Indonesia's earthquake-devastated Lombok island, people are reeling as they mourn more than 300 dead and sleep in makeshift shelters, but foremost in the minds of some is rebuilding the collapsed mosques that...More >>
    On Indonesia's earthquake-devastated Lombok island, people are reeling as they mourn more than 300 dead and sleep in makeshift shelters, but foremost in the minds of some is rebuilding the collapsed mosques that were the heart of their communities.More >>
  • Yemen rebels say Saudi coalition airstrike in north kills 50

    Yemen rebels say Saudi coalition airstrike in north kills 50

    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:04 AM EDT2018-08-09 09:04:02 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 6:29 AM EDT2018-08-10 10:29:21 GMT
    Yemeni tribal leaders: Airstrikes blamed on Saudi-led coalition hit market and bus, killing at least 20 people.More >>
    Yemeni tribal leaders: Airstrikes blamed on Saudi-led coalition hit market and bus, killing at least 20 people.More >>
  • Destructive Indonesian quake leaves injured waiting for help

    Destructive Indonesian quake leaves injured waiting for help

    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:49 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:49:15 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-08-10 09:32:12 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). An Indonesian girl who was injured in Sunday's earthquake reacts as she is being examined by a paramedic at a makeshift hospital in Kayangan, North Lombok, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Four days after the quake killed a...(AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). An Indonesian girl who was injured in Sunday's earthquake reacts as she is being examined by a paramedic at a makeshift hospital in Kayangan, North Lombok, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Four days after the quake killed a...
    4 days after Indonesia quake, injured survivors in isolated areas still struggling for help.More >>
    4 days after Indonesia quake, injured survivors in isolated areas still struggling for help.More >>
  • Koreas prepare for summit as North asks US to ease sanctions

    Koreas prepare for summit as North asks US to ease sanctions

    Thursday, August 9 2018 3:38 AM EDT2018-08-09 07:38:20 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 4:22 AM EDT2018-08-10 08:22:05 GMT
    Seoul says the rival Koreas have agreed on high-level talks next Monday to prepare for a leaders' summit.More >>
    Seoul says the rival Koreas have agreed on high-level talks next Monday to prepare for a leaders' summit.More >>
  • Myanmar snubs Hague court's intervention in Rohingya crisis

    Myanmar snubs Hague court's intervention in Rohingya crisis

    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:30 PM EDT2018-08-10 01:30:43 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 3:57 AM EDT2018-08-10 07:57:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/A.M. Ahad, File). FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2017, file photo, Rohingya Muslims, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wade past a waterlogged path leading to the Jamtoli refugee camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh. Myanmar on Thursday, Aug. 9, ...(AP Photo/A.M. Ahad, File). FILE - In this Nov. 17, 2017, file photo, Rohingya Muslims, who crossed over from Myanmar into Bangladesh, wade past a waterlogged path leading to the Jamtoli refugee camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh. Myanmar on Thursday, Aug. 9, ...
    Myanmar sharply rejected an attempt by the International Criminal Court to consider the country's culpability for activities that caused 700,000 minority Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh for safety last year.More >>
    Myanmar sharply rejected an attempt by the International Criminal Court to consider the country's culpability for activities that caused 700,000 minority Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh for safety last year.More >>
  • Hamas says Gaza cease-fire reached with Israel

    Hamas says Gaza cease-fire reached with Israel

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:54 AM EDT2018-08-09 04:54:19 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 3:12 AM EDT2018-08-10 07:12:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra). An explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City, early Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Israel struck targets in the Gaza Strip after dozens of rockets were launched Wednesday from the coastal territory ruled by the Islamic milit...(AP Photo/Khalil Hamra). An explosion caused by Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City, early Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Israel struck targets in the Gaza Strip after dozens of rockets were launched Wednesday from the coastal territory ruled by the Islamic milit...
    Gaza health officials say a pregnant woman, an infant and a Hamas fighter have been killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza.More >>
    Gaza health officials say a pregnant woman, an infant and a Hamas fighter have been killed in Israeli airstrikes on Gaza.More >>
  • Zimbabwe opposition leader charged after asylum bid fails

    Zimbabwe opposition leader charged after asylum bid fails

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:47 AM EDT2018-08-08 09:47:28 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 2:13 AM EDT2018-08-10 06:13:56 GMT
    A Zimbabwean lawyer says that senior opposition official Tendai Biti has been arrested.More >>
    A Zimbabwean lawyer says that senior opposition official Tendai Biti has been arrested.More >>
  • Leaflets dropped over Syria's Idlib call for reconciliation

    Leaflets dropped over Syria's Idlib call for reconciliation

    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-08-09 14:17:12 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 1:37 AM EDT2018-08-10 05:37:04 GMT
    Activists: Syrian military drops leaflets over rebel-held Idlib province, urges residents to reconcile with government.More >>
    Activists: Syrian military drops leaflets over rebel-held Idlib province, urges residents to reconcile with government.More >>
  • Third strong earthquake shakes Lombok as death toll tops 300

    Third strong earthquake shakes Lombok as death toll tops 300

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:20 AM EDT2018-08-09 04:20:11 GMT
    Friday, August 10 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-08-10 05:02:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Emergency workers recover a body from the Jamiul Jamaah Mosque after it collapsed during an earthquake in Bangsal, North Lombok, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake tha...(AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana). Emergency workers recover a body from the Jamiul Jamaah Mosque after it collapsed during an earthquake in Bangsal, North Lombok, Indonesia, Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake tha...
    The Indonesian Red Cross says it's focusing its Lombok earthquake relief efforts on an estimated 20,000 people in remote areas in the north of the island where aid still has not been reached.More >>
    The Indonesian Red Cross says it's focusing its Lombok earthquake relief efforts on an estimated 20,000 people in remote areas in the north of the island where aid still has not been reached.More >>
  • France: 1,600 evacuated as flash floods threaten camp sites

    France: 1,600 evacuated as flash floods threaten camp sites

    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-08-09 18:25:09 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:02 PM EDT2018-08-10 02:02:10 GMT
    Rescuers have evacuated some 750 campers, including children and European tourists, from their camp sites in southern France after torrential rains swelled rivers in the Gard region.More >>
    Rescuers have evacuated some 750 campers, including children and European tourists, from their camp sites in southern France after torrential rains swelled rivers in the Gard region.More >>
  • Poles want coal jobs protected amid green energy shift

    Poles want coal jobs protected amid green energy shift

    Thursday, August 9 2018 10:57 AM EDT2018-08-09 14:57:47 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:12 PM EDT2018-08-10 01:12:39 GMT
    Trade union leaders and government officials attending a climate conference in Poland have called for protecting industrial jobs and giving nations the freedom to choose their approaches for reducing greenhouse gas...More >>
    Trade union leaders and government officials attending a climate conference in Poland have called for protecting industrial jobs and giving nations the freedom to choose their approaches for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.More >>
  • The Latest: Hamas says Gaza cease-fire reached

    The Latest: Hamas says Gaza cease-fire reached

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:15 PM EDT2018-08-09 16:15:26 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 8:32 PM EDT2018-08-10 00:32:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra). Fire balls caused by Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City, early Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.  Israel struck targets in the Gaza Strip after dozens of rockets were launched Wednesday from the coastal territory ruled by the Islamic milita...(AP Photo/Khalil Hamra). Fire balls caused by Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City, early Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Israel struck targets in the Gaza Strip after dozens of rockets were launched Wednesday from the coastal territory ruled by the Islamic milita...
    Palestinian officials say Israeli warplanes have attacked a cultural center in Gaza City. The Palestinian Health Ministry says seven bystanders were wounded in Thursday evening's airstrike in the Shati refugee camp.More >>
    Palestinian officials say Israeli warplanes have attacked a cultural center in Gaza City. The Palestinian Health Ministry says seven bystanders were wounded in Thursday evening's airstrike in the Shati refugee camp.More >>
  • Estonia halts NATO air drills after jet misfires missile

    Estonia halts NATO air drills after jet misfires missile

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-08-09 16:00:01 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:22 PM EDT2018-08-09 21:22:59 GMT
    Estonia's defense minister has ordered a halt to NATO's air exercises in Estonia pending an investigation after a missile was accidentally fired over the Baltic country's airspace by a Spanish fighter jet on...More >>
    Estonia's defense minister has ordered a halt to NATO's air exercises in Estonia pending an investigation after a missile was accidentally fired over the Baltic country's airspace by a Spanish fighter jet on exercises this week.More >>
  • Ebola vaccinations begin in Congo's latest deadly outbreak

    Ebola vaccinations begin in Congo's latest deadly outbreak

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-08-08 11:58:13 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 5:12 PM EDT2018-08-09 21:12:53 GMT
    Ebola vaccinations begin in Congo's latest deadly outbreak; regional armed groups a concern.More >>
    Ebola vaccinations begin in Congo's latest deadly outbreak; regional armed groups a concern.More >>
  • NATO's top general visits candidate member Macedonia

    NATO's top general visits candidate member Macedonia

    Thursday, August 9 2018 3:35 PM EDT2018-08-09 19:35:52 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 4:52 PM EDT2018-08-09 20:52:59 GMT
    NATO's top military officer is visiting Macedonia, which hopes to join the alliance once a deal with neighboring Greece to rename itself "North Macedonia" is fully implemented.More >>
    NATO's top military officer is visiting Macedonia, which hopes to join the alliance once a deal with neighboring Greece to rename itself "North Macedonia" is fully implemented.More >>
  • Hot in the Highlands: Scottish games defeated by heat wave

    Hot in the Highlands: Scottish games defeated by heat wave

    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:29:32 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 3:23 PM EDT2018-08-09 19:23:21 GMT
    In usually rain-soaked Scotland, a traditional Highland Games has fallen victim to Britain's summer heat wave.More >>
    In usually rain-soaked Scotland, a traditional Highland Games has fallen victim to Britain's summer heat wave.More >>
  • Firefighter's wife, baby among 93 victims of Greece blaze

    Firefighter's wife, baby among 93 victims of Greece blaze

    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-08-09 13:04:58 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-08-09 19:21:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). People gather outside the Greek Parliament in Athens, Monday, July 30, 2018 in memory of victims of a deadly wildfire a week ago. The date of July 23 is marked with candles. More than 90 people died in the fire that gutt...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis). People gather outside the Greek Parliament in Athens, Monday, July 30, 2018 in memory of victims of a deadly wildfire a week ago. The date of July 23 is marked with candles. More than 90 people died in the fire that gutt...
    Greek authorities have released the names of those who died in the country's deadliest forest fire in decades, a list that includes several families.More >>
    Greek authorities have released the names of those who died in the country's deadliest forest fire in decades, a list that includes several families.More >>
  • Nagasaki marks 73 years since A-bombing as UN chief attends

    Nagasaki marks 73 years since A-bombing as UN chief attends

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 11:09 PM EDT2018-08-09 03:09:54 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:48 PM EDT2018-08-09 18:48:11 GMT
    (Takuma Kaneko/Kyodo News via AP). A woman prays in front of Peace Memorial Statue at Peace Park in Nagasaki, southern Japan, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, marking the 73rd anniversary of U.S. bombing on the city.(Takuma Kaneko/Kyodo News via AP). A woman prays in front of Peace Memorial Statue at Peace Park in Nagasaki, southern Japan, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018, marking the 73rd anniversary of U.S. bombing on the city.
    Nagasaki is marking the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city, joined by the U.N. chief for the first time amid the effort to push forward North Korea's denuclearization.More >>
    Nagasaki is marking the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city, joined by the U.N. chief for the first time amid the effort to push forward North Korea's denuclearization.More >>
  • British Museum to return looted antiquities to Iraq

    British Museum to return looted antiquities to Iraq

    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-08-09 16:57:19 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:44 PM EDT2018-08-09 18:44:30 GMT
    The British Museum says it is handing back to Iraq a group of 5,000-year-old antiquities looted from the country after the U.S.-led 2003 invasion.More >>
    The British Museum says it is handing back to Iraq a group of 5,000-year-old antiquities looted from the country after the U.S.-led 2003 invasion.More >>
  • Report: Montenegro seeks ex-CIA agent in failed coup

    Report: Montenegro seeks ex-CIA agent in failed coup

    Thursday, August 9 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-08-09 17:06:12 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-08-09 18:26:30 GMT
    Montenegro is seeking the arrest of a former CIA agent in what the government calls a failed pro-Russian coup in 2016 designed to prevent the Balkan country's NATO membership.More >>
    Montenegro is seeking the arrest of a former CIA agent in what the government calls a failed pro-Russian coup in 2016 designed to prevent the Balkan country's NATO membership.More >>
  • Pussy Riot says member has left Russia, despite ban

    Pussy Riot says member has left Russia, despite ban

    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-08-09 13:04:27 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 2:26 PM EDT2018-08-09 18:26:16 GMT
    An activist from Russian punk collective Pussy Riot says she has been banned from leaving the country.More >>
    An activist from Russian punk collective Pussy Riot says she has been banned from leaving the country.More >>
  • The Latest: UN says civil war has cost Syria $388B in damage

    The Latest: UN says civil war has cost Syria $388B in damage

    Thursday, August 9 2018 1:29 PM EDT2018-08-09 17:29:30 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-08-09 17:32:00 GMT
    UN agency says Syria's seven-year-long civil war has cost the country $388 billion in economic damage.More >>
    UN agency says Syria's seven-year-long civil war has cost the country $388 billion in economic damage.More >>
  • Iran's Ahmadinejad opines on Trump, James spat

    Iran's Ahmadinejad opines on Trump, James spat

    Sunday, August 5 2018 7:56 AM EDT2018-08-05 11:56:13 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-08-09 16:58:58 GMT
    Iran's former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's quest to return to the spotlight now includes weighing in on a spat between President Donald Trump and basketball star LeBron James.More >>
    Iran's former hard-line President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's quest to return to the spotlight now includes weighing in on a spat between President Donald Trump and basketball star LeBron James.More >>
  • Italian police: 13-year-olds admit attack on immigrant

    Italian police: 13-year-olds admit attack on immigrant

    Thursday, August 9 2018 8:09 AM EDT2018-08-09 12:09:11 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:56 PM EDT2018-08-09 16:56:54 GMT
    Police in Tuscany say that a pair of 13-year-olds have admitted responsibility for shooting blanks at a Gambian immigrant and hurling offenses his way.More >>
    Police in Tuscany say that a pair of 13-year-olds have admitted responsibility for shooting blanks at a Gambian immigrant and hurling offenses his way.More >>
  • UK inquiry: Monks hid sex abuse to protect church reputation

    UK inquiry: Monks hid sex abuse to protect church reputation

    Thursday, August 9 2018 8:14 AM EDT2018-08-09 12:14:12 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-08-09 16:20:20 GMT
    A British inquiry has concluded that sexual abuse at two leading Roman Catholic schools was considerably higher than is reflected by conviction figures, with monks hiding allegations to protect the church's...More >>
    A British inquiry has concluded that sexual abuse at two leading Roman Catholic schools was considerably higher than is reflected by conviction figures, with monks hiding allegations to protect the church's reputation.More >>
  • The Latest: Death toll from airstrike in Yemen rises to 43

    The Latest: Death toll from airstrike in Yemen rises to 43

    Thursday, August 9 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-08-09 13:18:47 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:57 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:57:36 GMT
    Yemen's Shiite rebels say the death toll from Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a busy market and bus carrying civilians in the country's north has risen to 43.More >>
    Yemen's Shiite rebels say the death toll from Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on a busy market and bus carrying civilians in the country's north has risen to 43.More >>
  • The Latest: Indonesia minister says quake deaths pass 300

    The Latest: Indonesia minister says quake deaths pass 300

    Thursday, August 9 2018 1:54 AM EDT2018-08-09 05:54:40 GMT
    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:25:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). A man inspects the ruin of his house destroyed by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunday night, damaging thousands of bu...(AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati). A man inspects the ruin of his house destroyed by an earthquake in North Lombok, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. The north of Lombok was devastated by the powerful quake that struck Sunday night, damaging thousands of bu...
    A strong aftershock has shaken the Indonesian island of Lombok where tens of thousands of people are homeless after a powerful earthquake on Sunday.More >>
    A strong aftershock has shaken the Indonesian island of Lombok where tens of thousands of people are homeless after a powerful earthquake on Sunday.More >>
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  • Little-known official ends ex-Gov. Pawlenty's comeback bid

    Little-known official ends ex-Gov. Pawlenty's comeback bid

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:56 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:56:09 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:20 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:20:23 GMT
    (Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP). Tim Pawlenty stands with his wife, Mary, background left, and running mate Michelle Fischbach as he concedes his run for governor at his election night gathering at Granite City Food and Brewery, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 201...(Glen Stubbe/Star Tribune via AP). Tim Pawlenty stands with his wife, Mary, background left, and running mate Michelle Fischbach as he concedes his run for governor at his election night gathering at Granite City Food and Brewery, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 201...
    Minnesota voters have rejected Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty's quest to win back his old job, effectively ending the one-time presidential candidate's political career.More >>
    Minnesota voters have rejected Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty's quest to win back his old job, effectively ending the one-time presidential candidate's political career.More >>
  • APNewsBreak: US, Mexico to announce new plans on cartels

    APNewsBreak: US, Mexico to announce new plans on cartels

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:52:22 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:18 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:18:10 GMT
    The new plans include putting greater emphasis on attacking cartels' financial infrastructure. (Source: Drug Enforcement Administration)The new plans include putting greater emphasis on attacking cartels' financial infrastructure. (Source: Drug Enforcement Administration)

    The new plans include putting greater emphasis on attacking cartels' financial infrastructure.

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    The new plans include putting greater emphasis on attacking cartels' financial infrastructure.

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  • Experts: Hail damage is worse, but climate role uncertain

    Experts: Hail damage is worse, but climate role uncertain

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:51:28 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:15 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:15:27 GMT
    Climate and weather scientists say hailstorms already inflict billions of dollars in damage, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories. (Source: Pixabay, File)Climate and weather scientists say hailstorms already inflict billions of dollars in damage, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories. (Source: Pixabay, File)

    Climate and weather scientists say hailstorms already inflict billions of dollars in damage, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories.

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    Climate and weather scientists say hailstorms already inflict billions of dollars in damage, and the cost will rise as the growing population builds more homes, offices and factories.

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