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The Latest: Trump arrives in Japan for state New! 2019-05-25 04:01:05TOKYO (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's state visit to Japan (all times local): 5 p.m. President Donald Trump has arrived in Japan for a

Japan welcomes Trump with a charm campaign, golf 2019-05-25 00:30:09TOKYO (AP) - Under the threat of potentially devastating U.S. tariffs on autos, Japan is ready to roll out the newest phase of its charm offensive tar

Bolton says N. Korea missile tests violated UN 2019-05-24 22:38:32TOKYO (AP) - U.S. national security adviser John Bolton on Saturday called a series of short-range missile tests by North Korea earlier this month a v

Taiwan changing name of de-facto embassy in US 2019-05-24 22:16:00TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) - Taiwan said Saturday it is changing the name of its de-facto embassy in the U.S. amid the strongest relations between the sides

Japan trade a problem for Trump, but not 2019-05-24 22:10:09TOKYO (AP) - When President Donald Trump visits Japan, he'll be able to point to Tokyo's streets to drive home a sore point in trade relations betwe

The Latest: Trump meets troops in Alaska en 2019-05-24 20:24:55WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Japan (all times local): 8:15 p.m. President Donald Trump has greeted U.S. troops in

Trump-Abe summit sparks fears of new North Korean 2019-05-24 17:52:27North Korea's latest threat to engage in "fiercer" provocations if Washington doesn't soften its denuclearization demands is the latest example of

New US charges against Assange may slow extradition 2019-05-24 15:52:37WASHINGTON (AP) - A new indictment against Julian Assange could further delay what was already expected to be a protracted battle to get the WikiLeaks

Supporters of Iraqi Shiite cleric hold sit-ins against 2019-05-24 15:09:40BAGHDAD (AP) - Thousands of supporters of an Iraqi populist Shiite cleric held sit-ins around Iraq on Friday night, saying their country should not be

Trump considers pardons for soldiers accused of war 2019-05-24 14:15:31WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said Friday that he has been considering pardons for several American military members accused of war crimes,

Trump cites Iran to bypass Congress on Saudi 2019-05-24 13:06:22WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration on Friday invoked a rarely used provision in federal law to bypass congressional review of arms sales to Sa

The Latest: Trump says additional troops 'mostly protective' 2019-05-24 12:28:00WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the United States and Iran tensions (all times local): 12:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says the U.S. will bolster it

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Jailed lawmakers from Catalonia suspended from Spanish government 2019-05-24 13:33:40The lower chamber of Spain's parliament has suspended four Catalan separatist politicians from their recently gained positions as national lawmakers

Explosion in Lyon, France, injures at least 8 2019-05-24 13:05:42French officials say a suspected bomb attack in central Lyon on Friday has injured at least eight, with a media report pegging the number at

Brexit stage left: Why Theresa May's run as 2019-05-24 12:43:28The U.K. prime minister came to power with a parliamentary majority. But trying doggedly to cut a Brexit deal ultimately ended her leadership, writes

More climbers die on 'extremely crowded' slopes of 2019-05-24 11:38:52Three Indian climbers and an American have died while descending the crowded slopes of Mount Everest, officials say.

Legal challenge to Alabama's controversial abortion law filed 2019-05-24 11:05:28A federal lawsuit filed Friday asks a judge to block an Alabama law that would outlaw almost all abortions, the most far-reaching attempt by a conserv

China ramps up war of rhetoric in trade 2019-05-24 10:45:33Stepping up Beijing's propaganda offensive in the tariffs standoff with Washington, Chinese state media on Friday accused the U.S. of seeking to "co

At least 17 students dead in building fire 2019-05-24 09:53:04At least 17 teenage students were killed in a fire that broke out Friday in a tutoring centre in the western Indian city of Surat, police said.

Russian court extends detention of Canadian-born American accused 2019-05-24 09:34:04A Russian court has extended the arrest for a Canadian-born former U.S. marine who faces espionage charges.

FAA chief upbeat about prospects for Boeing 737 2019-05-24 09:10:43After an all-day meeting with global aviation regulators, the chief of the Federal Aviation Administration sounded more upbeat than ever about prospec

Trump officially signs off on investigation of intel 2019-05-24 08:56:53U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered the intelligence community to co-operate with Attorney General William Barr's review of the events th

Hundreds marry after Taiwan legalizes same-sex marriage 2019-05-24 06:45:51Taiwan's first official same-sex weddings kicked off Friday in a landmark moment for LGBTQ rights in Asia.

Narendra Modi meets party leaders after election win 2019-05-24 04:17:20India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been meeting with leaders of his Bharatiya Janata Party fresh off his party's thunderous victory in the gen

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Theresa May to resign as British prime minister 2019-05-24 12:05:00Beleaguered British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Friday that she will resign as her party’s leader on June 7, clearing the path for a ne

Hundreds of same-sex couples marry in Taiwan on 2019-05-24 11:35:00Amber Wang and Kristin Huang felt a little nervous about showing their faces Friday. Then it hit them that they were making history. “I think ma

For Tripoli residents, snatches of normality in a 2019-05-24 06:00:00It’s Ramadan in Tripoli, and come midnight the streets around the Kabir public garden are a melee of bumper-to-bumper traffic. In the park, fami

Brazil's highest court says LGBTQ discrimination should be 2019-05-23 22:45:00In a victory for gay, lesbian and transgender rights, Brazil's top court indicated that it would outlaw discrimination based on sexuality or gender.

Britain’s Theresa May: A political deathwatch for a 2019-05-23 17:15:00British politicians agree on precious little these days. But on one matter, there’s near-unanimity across the spectrum: Theresa May’s days

Narendra Modi’s landslide reelection in India is another 2019-05-23 13:00:00Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi scored an overwhelming reelection victory on Thursday, winning a second five-year mandate while fighting off conce

Tariffs pressure Chinese factories to upgrade or move, 2019-05-23 08:00:00Christopher Devereux believes anything can be “made in China.” In 2003, he came to Guangzhou to open ChinaSavvy, a British-owned firm that

Trump’s Huawei ban — and the risk of 2019-05-23 07:00:00The world-changing technology of the last 40 years has been spun from the strands of supply chains crisscrossing the Pacific. But that system is at ri

China’s new ‘Long March’: Digging in for a 2019-05-23 06:00:00The 10-minute segment that ran on Chinese state television this week showed cadet trainees of the People’s Liberation Army scrambling over tower

John Walker Lindh, Californian known as the American 2019-05-22 13:50:00John Walker Lindh, the young Californian who became known as the American Taliban after he was captured by U.S. forces in the invasion of Afghanistan

Populists, nationalists again test their strength in pan-European 2019-05-22 06:00:00The last time elections for the European Parliament were held, the vote was dismissed by many as a sleepy, low-stakes affair. Five years ago, Brexit w

Iran’s hard-liners outraged by viral videos of schoolchildren 2019-05-21 08:00:00It was lighthearted fun: children singing and dancing to a popular Persian pop song. But when hard-line Iranian authorities saw the videos, uploaded t

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U.S. troop move to Middle East 'dangerous for New! 2019-05-25 04:50:39Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the U.S. decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the perc

Pakistan PM warns against war in region amid New! 2019-05-25 04:30:28Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan warned against the risk of conflict in the region, following a visit to Islamabad by Iranian Foreign Minister Java

Trump arrives in Japan for ceremonial visit as New! 2019-05-25 04:30:03U.S. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, landed in Japan on Saturday on a largely ceremonial visit meant to showcase strong ties with Tokyo

Indonesia lifts social media curbs targeting hoaxes during New! 2019-05-25 04:24:56Indonesia on Saturday lifted temporary restrictions on some social media functions aimed at stopping online hoaxes during recent violence linked to th

Malta rescues 216 migrants in upsurge of Mediterranean New! 2019-05-25 04:14:15A Maltese armed forces patrol boat picked up more than 200 migrants from two dinghies in the Mediterranean and was bringing them to Malta on Saturday,

Volcano erupts on Indonesia's Bali causing flight cancellations New! 2019-05-25 03:59:58A volcano erupted on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali, causing some overnight flight cancellations to and from Australia as an ash cloud rose int

British health minister Hancock joins race to replace New! 2019-05-25 03:41:15British health minister Matt Hancock said on Saturday he would enter the contest to be the next leader of the Conservative Party, the fifth candidate

U.S. troop move to Middle East 'dangerous for New! 2019-05-25 03:36:32A U.S. move to send troops to the Middle East after accusing Tehran of being behind attacks on tankers in the region is "extremely dangerous ... (for

Indian police file case against three over coaching New! 2019-05-25 03:24:57Indian police said on Saturday they had filed a culpable homicide case against three people as the death toll from a building fire in India’s Gu

Earthquake causes Tokyo buildings to shake ahead of New! 2019-05-25 03:00:48A medium-strength earthquake hit eastern Japan on Saturday, NHK national television said, causing buildings to shake in Tokyo hours before the arrival

Iran can sink U.S. warships with 'secret weapons', New! 2019-05-25 02:47:16Iran can sink U.S. warships sent to the Gulf region using missiles and "secret weapons", a senior Iranian military official was quoted as saying by

North Korean missile test violated U.N. resolution, says 2019-05-24 23:05:33U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Saturday North Korea's recent missile launches violated a U.N. Security Council resolution and ur

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Death toll climbs to 8, hundreds injured in 2019-05-24 03:34:59 The death toll rose to eight following days of rioting in the Indonesian capital as police and supporters of a failed presidential candidate clashed,

Interpol: 9 arrested, 50 children rescued in pedophile 2019-05-24 00:55:16 Interpol said 50 children had been rescued and nine people had been arrested in Thailand, Australia and the United States following a two-year intern

Voting begins in Europe amid Brexit, right-wing growth 2019-05-23 15:42:25 Voting began Thursday in the European Union elections despite tensions with right-wing, nationalist parties' growth after the 2016 Brexit vote.

Utah man dies during Mount Everest climb 2019-05-23 15:24:57 A 55-year-old Utah man died after reaching the summit of Mount Everest, becoming the fourth person to die on the world's tallest peak this climbing

IMF study: U.S. tariffs against China hurting Americans 2019-05-23 12:15:13 The lasting trade dispute between the United States and China is taking an unexpected toll on American businesses and consumers, a new study by the I

Amid rising conflict, Theresa May won't unveil 4th 2019-05-23 11:57:08 British Prime Minister Theresa May won't submit her fourth proposed agreement to leave the European Union on Friday, as it was planned -- amid risin

WHO to invest $136M to combat snakebites 2019-05-23 11:01:59 Because snakebites kill and disable hundreds of thousands of people every year, the World Health Organization unveiled a new strategy Thursday to mit

South Korea, Japan take part in U.S.-led Pacific 2019-05-23 10:03:41 South Korea and Japan participated in a U.S.-led naval exercise on Thursday in the first joint maneuvers between the two countries since their milita

India PM Narendra Modi wins another term in 2019-05-23 09:30:40 Narendra Modi has won another five-year term as India's prime minister after election results showed a landslide victory Thursday.

Pakistan tests nuclear-capable missile with 900-mile range 2019-05-23 07:38:27 Pakistan conducted a successful test of a ballistic missile Thursday, which is capable of carrying a nuclear warhead nearly 1,000 miles, officials sa

George W. Bush honors former President Roh Moo-hyun 2019-05-23 07:36:04 Former U.S. President George W. Bush was in South Korea on Thursday to pay tribute to his counterpart, South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun, at an eve

India Election: PM Modi commands massive lead in 2019-05-23 04:28:22 As the counting of votes continues in the world's biggest election, an early tally showed that Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was soaring to a

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Russia must free detained Ukraine sailors, ships, says New! 2019-05-25 11:14:03Moscow must release 24 sailors who were aboard three Ukrainian vessels it intercepted in November as they crossed a strait between Russian-annexed Cri

Antonella Bundu: The first black woman to run New! 2019-05-25 11:09:17Antonella Bundu is running to become the next mayor of Florence. If she succeeds, she will be the first woman and the first black person to have achie

Viral photo claiming to show recent Gaza attacks New! 2019-05-25 07:51:59

Cannes 2019, Day 12: Vampire shrink caps off New! 2019-05-25 06:50:07Virginie Efira hits a career high as the protagonist of Justine Triet’s “Sibyl”, a clever and stylish thriller that wrapped up the m

Japan rolls out red carpet for Trump amid New! 2019-05-25 03:27:13President Donald Trump opened a state visit to Japan on Saturday by needling the country over its trade imbalance with the United States. “Maybe

Irish PM's pro-EU party ahead in European vote, New! 2019-05-25 03:16:20Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar's staunchly pro-EU Fine Gael party appears to be in the lead in European elections, according to an exit poll on Fr

Pentagon to strengthen forces in Middle East to New! 2019-05-25 02:07:10The US will send 1,500 and a dozen fighter jets to the Middle East in the coming weeks to counter what the Pentagon said is an escalating campaign by

Algerian police arrest dozens, close off key sites New! 2019-05-25 01:50:11Algerian police on Friday threw up a tight cordon around a key protest site, arresting dozens of demonstrators in the biggest show of force in 14 week

No claim of responsibility for Lyon bomb attack 2019-05-25 01:41:32No claim of responsibility has yet been made for the bomb attack in Lyon on Friday which left at least 13 people injured, French anti-terrorism prosec

Cannes 2019: Women on top in the film 2019-05-24 18:42:36One of the four women competing for the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival Jessica Hausner and her leading actress Emily Beecham speak to Eve Jacks

French climber rescued from Nanga Parbat summits Everest, 2019-05-24 13:47:47French climber Elisabeth Revol, who was dramatically rescued last year from Pakistan’s Mount Nanga Parbat, summited Lhotse Friday morning, a day

Kenya high court unanimously upholds gay sex ban 2019-05-24 13:00:52Kenya’s high court on Friday upheld a law banning gay sex, keeping same sex relations punishable by 14 years in jail in the conservative East Af

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Pentagon claims Iran’s Revolutionary Guards behind ship ‘sabotage’ New! 2019-05-25 13:49:09 The US military has blamed the Iranian elite unit for damage sustained by four commercial ships off the shore of the United Arab Emirates but gave no

Finland stun star-studded Russia in Ice Hockey World New! 2019-05-25 13:43:22 It was heartbreak for Russia as a star-studded team featuring NHL great Alexander Ovechkin suffered a narrow semifinal defeat to Finland in the Ice H

'The Miracle of Istanbul': Reliving the drama of New! 2019-05-25 13:20:00 Fourteen years ago today, the Ataturk Stadium played host to one of the most incredible European finals ever played, as Liverpool came back from the

This strange galaxy is defying the universe to New! 2019-05-25 12:50:24 The universe is constantly expanding and stretching further afield, but the Hubble space telescope managed to catch one of the rare galaxies that&rsq

French Open: Who can stop King of Clay New! 2019-05-25 12:18:27 The French Open gets underway on the hallowed clay of Roland-Garros on Sunday, and here we take a look at the most intriguing tennis talking points i

NATO experts ‘adopt new strategy,’ says Stoltenberg & New! 2019-05-25 11:52:11 NATO ‘experts’ have developed an updated strategy, the bloc's chief Jens Stoltenberg revealed. And one doesn’t have to look for lo

‘Don’t be fooled by the left’: Jon Voight New! 2019-05-25 11:17:50 Hollywood actor Jon Voight has hailed Donald Trump as the greatest US president since Abraham Lincoln for making all the right moves, much to the del

Three in a row: Deontay Wilder targeting Ortiz, New! 2019-05-25 10:48:00 WBC heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder could be set to face Luis Ortiz, Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua in a blockbuster three-fight run, according to

Bolton & Pompeo ‘looking for fight’ with Iran, New! 2019-05-25 09:07:04 “Warmongering” hawks on President Donald Trump’s team are pushing him towards conflict with Iran as the situation in the region bec

UN maritime convention can’t be applied to Kerch New! 2019-05-25 09:05:00 The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea is urging Russia to hand over Ukrainian ships and crew detained for “border violation”

‘This is about men’s behavior’: Cop speaks out New! 2019-05-25 08:59:32 A senior police officer in Australia has said that violence against women “is absolutely about men’s behavior” after dog-walkers di

'If it was Messi UEFA would move the New! 2019-05-25 08:43:00 Arsenal Fan TV's Robbie Lyle says UEFA have scored an "own goal" with the "disgraceful" decision to host the Europa League final in Baku, denyin

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Afghan forces mistakenly kill six civilians in Afghanistan New! 2019-05-25 11:01:43An Afghan security forces raid against Taliban fighters mistakenly killed at least six civilians, including a woman and two children. Ten insurgents w

Thai parliament votes in pro-army house speaker New! 2019-05-25 10:25:21

UN court: Russia must free three detained Ukraine New! 2019-05-25 09:08:13The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea issued its order at its Hamburg headquarters following a hearing earlier this month. Russia stayed a

US orders new troops to Middle East to New! 2019-05-25 08:26:46"Increased US presence in our region is very dangerous and a threat to international peace and security and must be confronted," Foreign Minister Mo

Ramaphosa takes oath as S Africa's president New! 2019-05-25 08:08:43

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit New! 2019-05-25 07:17:20The US ambassador to China urged Beijing to engage in substantive dialogue with exiled Tibetan Buddhist leader the Dalai Lama during a visit to the Hi

Maltese navy rescues more migrants New! 2019-05-25 06:53:42Malta, which was holding a vote for the European Union parliament Saturday, has appealed to the EU for help in dealing with the flow of migrants, whic

Cyril Ramaphosa elected President in South Africa New! 2019-05-25 06:39:19Ramaphosa, 66, a former trade union leader, played an instrumental role in negotiations which led to a transition of power from the white minority apa

Deaths of British, Irish climbers add to Everest New! 2019-05-25 06:06:30The deaths of an Irish and a British climber on Everest took the toll from a deadly week to 10. British climber Robin Fisher, 44, reached the summit S

US President Donald Trump arrives in Tokyo for New! 2019-05-25 05:55:29Under the threat of potentially devastating US tariffs on autos, Japan was ready to roll out the newest phase of its charm offensive targeting Preside

Tamil Nadu outfit inspired Sri Lankan suicide bombers, New! 2019-05-25 05:28:26A Sri Lankan Buddhist monk, who was controversially released from jail, has claimed that a Tamil Nadu-based Islamic organisation had inspired the loca

Pak PM warns against war in region amid New! 2019-05-25 05:01:28

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Judge blocks Trump’s national emergency funding for border 2019-05-24 23:34:00U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam, Jr., on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds for wall co

Head of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services resigns 2019-05-24 21:33:21Lee Francis Cissna told staff on Friday that his last day would be June 1, according to a copy of the email obtained by The Associated Press.

Judge temporarily blocks Mississippi’s heartbeat abortion ban 2019-05-24 20:20:46U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves made the order to stop the law from taking effect July 1. Reeves is the same judge who struck down a 2018 Mississip

New video in Sandra Bland case prompts tense 2019-05-24 19:54:24The video had not been publicly seen until it was aired this month by a Dallas television station, and both lawmakers and Bland's family say they had

‘Iran will see the end of Trump,’ foreign 2019-05-24 18:44:52The purpose of Zarif’s visit to Pakistan, where he held talks with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi and also Prime Minister Imran

29 dead in cellblock riot at Venezuela police 2019-05-24 18:40:27A state official called the incident a failed escape attempt, but human rights groups described it as a massacre.

Wisconsin man gets life in prison for kidnapping 2019-05-24 17:49:45Jake Patterson, 21, pleaded guilty in March to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping.

Trump says he may pardon soldiers accused of 2019-05-24 17:28:33“Some of these soldiers are people that have fought hard and long,” the president said. “You know, we teach them how to be great fig

FDA approves most expensive medicine ever, priced at 2019-05-24 16:52:14The medicine, sold by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis, is a gene therapy that treats an inherited condition called spinal muscular atrophy.

How abortion rights work in Canada — and 2019-05-24 16:08:00Here's a look how abortion rules were formed in Canada — and whether they could ever face a challenge like the one in the U.S.

‘I wanted to be one of them’: Man 2019-05-24 14:01:43When Frank Baez arrived in New York, he hardly spoke English.

Thousands of students ditch class for ‘school strike’ 2019-05-24 13:52:07Protesters - many of them too young to vote - took to the streets Friday across the World to demand tougher action against global warming as the 28-na

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