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The Latest: Iraq to try help end crisis New! 2019-05-26 04:19:38BAGHDAD (AP) - The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region and elsewhere in the Mideast amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran (

US sanctions on Iran felt in Iraqi Shiite New! 2019-05-26 02:54:14BAGHDAD (AP) - For years, Karar Hussein has sold sweets in his shop near the entrance to one of Shiite Islam's holiest shrines, accepting whatever cu

Iran's president says country could hold vote over New! 2019-05-26 02:20:35TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's president has suggested the Islamic Republic could hold a referendum over the country's nuclear program amid the unraveli

The Latest: Trump is ringside for sumo wrestling 2019-05-25 19:27:29TOKYO (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Japan (all times local): 5:00 a.m. President Donald Trump is sitting ringside at an annua

Sumo diplomacy: Abe courts Trump with burgers and 2019-05-25 19:08:12MOBARA, Japan (AP) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe continued his U.S. charm offensive Sunday, courting President Donald Trump with three things c

Venezuela negotiators return to Norway for crisis talks 2019-05-25 15:26:38CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Representatives of the Venezuelan government and opposition have returned to Norway for talks aimed at resolving the politic

UN tribunal orders Moscow to release Ukrainian sailors, 2019-05-25 13:35:03The Russian government was told by a United Nations tribunal on Saturday to immediately release three Ukrainian naval vessels and 24 sailors that had

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren condemn Espionage Act charges 2019-05-25 11:58:07Democratic candidates hoping to run against President Trump in 2020 started to speak out Friday against his administration recently charging WikiLeaks

Baghdad offers to mediate with US as Iran's 2019-05-25 11:42:47BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's parliament speaker said Saturday that Baghdad is ready to mediate between the United States and Iran if it is asked to do so. M

Dickinson man aims to overturn bills passed by 2019-05-25 11:27:27BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - A Dickinson electrician is heading an effort to overturn three bills recently passed the North Dakota Legislature. The referral

Trump arrives in Japan, toasts business leaders 2019-05-25 08:34:54Kicking off a fun-filled Tokyo weekend, President Trump told Japanese business leaders Saturday they're "doing great" but that he's seeking a bila

UN court: Russia must free 3 detained Ukraine 2019-05-25 07:04:16BERLIN (AP) - A U.N. maritime tribunal ruled Saturday that Russia must immediately release three Ukrainian naval vessels it captured in November and f

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Cannes 2019: South Korean director Bong Joon-ho wins 2019-05-25 15:39:29South Korean director Bong Joon-ho's social satire Parasite, about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, won the Cannes Film

U.K. race to succeed Theresa May heats up 2019-05-25 14:06:04The race to succeed British Prime Minister Theresa May is heating up, the field of Conservative contenders is quickly growing and the focus is squarel

EU at 'crossroads' in high-stakes European Parliament election 2019-05-25 13:44:48Voters in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Malta and Latvia cast ballots Saturday in the European Parliament elections in which resurgent nationalists ar

Russia, eyeing Arctic future, launches nuclear-powered icebreaker 2019-05-25 12:00:55Russia launched a nuclear-powered icebreaker on Saturday, part of an ambitious program to renew and expand its fleet of the vessels in order to improv

Hawaii woman missing for 2 weeks rescued from 2019-05-25 08:52:12A Hawaii woman has been found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks ago.

Heavy flooding in Afghanistan kills 24 people in 2019-05-25 06:52:40Heavy flooding in Afghanistan killed at least 24 people and injured 11 others in the past 48 hours as a new wave of heavy rains swept parts of the cou

Trump nudges Japan on trade to kick off 2019-05-25 06:34:58Under the threat of potentially devastating U.S. tariffs on autos, Japan rolls out the newest phase of its charm offensive targeting U.S. President Do

U.S. troop move to Middle East dangerous for 2019-05-25 06:15:15Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the U.S. decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the perceived threat from

What's behind Trump's spying claim and his AG's 2019-05-25 04:00:00U.S. President Donald Trump has empowered Attorney General William Barr with new, broader authorities to investigate Trump's claim that U.S. intellig

U.S. federal judge halts plan to build parts 2019-05-24 22:15:52U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately halted the Trump administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds to buil

Wisconsin man to spend life in prison for 2019-05-24 17:17:10A Wisconsin man will spend the rest of his life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents. Jake Patterson, 21, pleaded

29 inmates killed in Venezuelan jail riot, official 2019-05-24 16:11:40A showdown between armed inmates and guards in an overcrowded cellblock of a Venezuelan jail on Friday left at least 29 prisoners dead, an official sa

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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. ambassador urges China to talk to the New! 2019-05-26 04:58:35China should hold talks with Tibet's spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, U.S. Ambassador to China Terry Branstad told Chinese officials during a trip t

UK environment minister Gove joins race to replace New! 2019-05-26 04:54:20Environment minister and prominent pro-Brexit campaigner Michael Gove said on Sunday he would be running to replace Theresa May as British prime minis

UK opposition Labour's McDonnell says must work to New! 2019-05-26 04:51:03Britain's opposition Labour Party will seek to prevent Prime Minister Theresa May's successor taking the country out of the European Union without a

Trade put to one side, Trump and Abe New! 2019-05-26 04:47:15U.S. President Donald Trump kicked off the second day of a Japan visit on Sunday with a round of golf with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, engaging in pers

Jailed Kurdish militant leader calls for end to New! 2019-05-26 04:42:56Jailed militant leader Abdullah Ocalan called for Kurdish lawmakers and thousands of prisoners to end their hunger strike in a statement read by one o

UK must leave EU on Oct. 31 even New! 2019-05-26 04:23:12Britain must quit the European Union at the end of October even if that means leaving without a deal, Conservative lawmaker Esther McVey, one of the c

Hungary's Orban hopes for anti-immigration shift in Europe New! 2019-05-26 04:19:19The European parliamentary election will hopefully strengthen anti-immigration political forces across Europe, Hungarian right-wing Prime Minister Vik

U.S. military in region is 'weakest' in history: New! 2019-05-26 04:15:37The U.S. military presence in the Middle East is at its "weakest in history", a deputy commander of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards was on Sunda

Iran will defend itself against any aggression: foreign New! 2019-05-26 04:14:49Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said on Sunday that Tehran would strongly defend itself against any military or economic aggression and called on

Strong earthquake hits Peru: USGS New! 2019-05-26 03:54:19An earthquake with a magnitude of as much as 7.5 stuck northern Peru, the United States Geological Survey reported on Sunday.

Lebanese PM: new budget start of 'a long New! 2019-05-26 03:50:23The Lebanese draft state budget for 2019 is the start of a "long road" and shows Lebanon is determined to tackle public sector waste, Prime Minister

German state vote could threaten future of Merkel New! 2019-05-26 03:48:03Voters in the northern state of Bremen look set to inflict a humiliating blow to Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), in an election on Sunday that coul

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Fire kills at least 20 students in India 2019-05-25 18:40:10 A fire caused by a short-circuited wire in a building killed at least 20 people Friday after ripping through a building in Gujarat, India.

Bolton: United States wants to restart N. Korea 2019-05-25 14:12:51 U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton said the country wants to reopen talks with North Korea as missiles it fired this month violated U.N. reso

New South African President Cyril Ramaphosa envisions end 2019-05-25 12:54:47 South Africa's new president Cyril Ramaphosa called for an end to poverty in a generation at his swearing-in ceremony Saturday.

China unveils prototype of high-speed floating train 2019-05-24 14:37:02 A leading Chinese train builder has unveiled a working prototype of a magnetic-levitation, of maglev, train it says can carry passengers at speeds up

Explosion in Lyon, France, injures 8 2019-05-24 14:19:33 Authorities are investigating an explosion in Lyon, France, Friday that injured eight people.

Wildfires threaten to cause national emergency amid Israel 2019-05-24 11:36:39 As they are already dealing with multiple wildfires, Israeli fire officials say they're concerned about the potential for more as the weather warms.

Three die, including outspoken imam, in two mosque 2019-05-24 10:22:11 Two explosions at mosques Friday in Pakistan and Afghanistan Friday killed three people, including one outspoken imam, while leading Friday prayer.

Hundreds of gay couples get married in Taiwan 2019-05-24 09:58:39 Hundreds of same-sex couples got married in Taiwan on Friday, the first day it was legal.

Hundreds of thousands of students walk out in 2019-05-24 09:32:23 Hundreds of thousands of students around the world took in a global event Friday to draw attention to the fight against climate change.

2 more climbers die on crowded Mount Everest; 2019-05-24 08:41:39 Two more people have died climbing Mount Everest, raising the death toll this year to six, authorities said.

British PM Theresa May to resign next month 2019-05-24 06:09:47 British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Friday she will resign next month, following three years of failing to solidify a deal to leave the Euro

South Korea will launch new military exercises next 2019-05-24 05:14:37 South Korea will launch a new civilian-military exercise next week, its defense ministry announced on Friday, an alternative to a joint exercise with

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Russia must free detained Ukraine sailors, ships, says 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 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 2019-05-25 07:51:59

Cannes 2019, Day 12: Vampire shrink caps off 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 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, 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 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 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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Sign of unity or ‘BJP propaganda’? Indian Muslim New! 2019-05-26 04:58:45 Impressed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s triumph in the recent parliamentary election, a Muslim woman named her newborn son after him, spark

Northern Peru rocked by 8.0-magnitude earthquake – USGS New! 2019-05-26 04:21:00 An 8.0-magnitude earthquake struck northern Peru early on Sunday at a depth of just over 100 kilometers, according to the United States Geological Su

Moby’s romantic failures are not your cue to New! 2019-05-26 03:23:00 The electronic musician’s “creepy” abortive seductions of Natalie Portman and Lana del Ray are not an excuse to air bigoted grievan

Venezuela crisis: Maduro officials & Guaido's opposition to New! 2019-05-26 02:02:01 Both Caracas and Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido have confirmed they sent their representatives to Oslo for talks scheduled to begin next we

Fasten your sickbags: Air taxis to fly passengers New! 2019-05-26 01:40:15 Air taxis will offer services in a number of cities over the next six years, according to Oliver Walker-Jones, head of communications of German aviat

Politico ripped for 'anti-Semitic' illustration of Sanders, who New! 2019-05-25 23:42:00 Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) blasted Politico for using anti-Semitic tropes in its scathing profile of Bernie Sanders. In a piece focused on

Kim 'sending me a signal'? Trump joins in New! 2019-05-25 21:15:00 US President Donald Trump has reaffirmed his "confidence" in North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, tweeting an approving snicker at his recent insult of

Pope Francis says abortion is like 'hiring a 2019-05-25 19:34:00 As the issues of the legality and morality of abortion consume the national debate in the US, Pope Francis has thrown his weight behind the pro-life

Thousands of Israelis protest immunity bill that would 2019-05-25 18:42:00 Protesters took to the streets of Tel Aviv, rallying against the recently tabled immunity bill that would shield Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fr

Redacted Tonight takes on corporations claiming to support 2019-05-25 17:22:00 A number of US corporations claiming to be champions of women have also been giving hefty financial support to anti-abortion politicians. The latest

Should Netflix’s 13 Reasons be held responsible for 2019-05-25 17:21:00 The popular Netflix series ’13 Reasons Why’ has sparked controversy in the US as some studies claim it was conducive to a spike in suicid

RT France reporter hit by policeman while filming 2019-05-25 16:40:00 A correspondent with RT France has been beaten with a baton by a police officer in the French city of Toulouse where he was filming a Yellow Vests pr

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Afghan forces mistakenly kill six civilians in Afghanistan 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 2019-05-25 10:25:21

UN court: Russia must free three detained Ukraine 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 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 2019-05-25 08:08:43

US ambassador raises concerns during rare Tibet visit 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 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 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 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 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, 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 2019-05-25 05:01:28

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Trump downplays N. Korea missiles, says Kim Jong 2019-05-25 19:42:50“North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me," Trump said in a tweet.

7 candidates throw hat into ring to replace 2019-05-25 18:48:18British health minister Matt Hancock, ex-Brexit minister Dominic Raab and former House of Commons leader Andrea Leadsom on Saturday joined an increasi

Jon Voight calls Donald Trump the ‘greatest president’ 2019-05-25 18:27:55Voight made the comments in two short videos posted to his Twitter account on Friday night.

Trump’s appeal has put subpoenas for his financial 2019-05-25 18:09:57Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp will not have to immediately hand over the financial records of U.S. President Donald Trump, three of

Norway says it will host Venezuela mediation again 2019-05-25 17:24:25The diplomatic effort reflects recognition in Venezuela that neither the government or opposition have been able to prevail in their struggle for powe

Israelis protest proposed legislation to grant immunity to 2019-05-25 17:01:43 Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in the central city of Tel Aviv Saturday, protesting proposed legislation granting Prime Minister Benjami

Trump vows to seek appeal of judge’s ruling 2019-05-25 16:40:04U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr.’s order, issued Friday, prevents work from beginning on two of the highest-priority, Pentagon-funded wal

Narendra Modi appointed as PM for second term 2019-05-25 16:17:00Media reports said that Modi is likely to be sworn in by Kovind on Thursday.

Former business manager for Stan Lee arrested on 2019-05-25 16:01:10Los Angeles police say Keya Morgan was taken into custody in Arizona early Saturday on an outstanding arrest warrant.

Baghdad ready to mediate between U.S., Iran if 2019-05-25 16:00:26Mohamad Halbousi's comments, carried by state TV, came shortly after Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Baghdad beginning a two

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.


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