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RI congressional delegation slams national emergency plan New! 2019-02-15 12:52:44PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Rhode Island's all-Democratic congressional delegation has slammed Republican President Donald Trump's plan to declare a nat

New UN Syria envoy sees opportunity in constitution New! 2019-02-15 12:37:07UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The new U.N. envoy for Syria says he sees the long-delayed formation of a committee to draft a new constitution for Syria "as a

Maine lawmakers criticize plan to declare national emergency New! 2019-02-15 12:27:36AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Several members of Maine's congressional delegation have spoken out against President Donald Trump's plan to declare a nationa

The Latest: Germany criticizes Trump's go-it-alone approach New! 2019-02-15 12:04:58MUNICH (AP) - The Latest on Munich Security Conference (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Germany's foreign minister is calling for a return to multilatera

Leaked State Department email: US military aircraft to New! 2019-02-15 11:04:18CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Leaked State Department email: US military aircraft to start delivering 250 tons of humanitarian aid to Venezuela border.

Netanyahu misquoted on Holocaust in Poland, his office New! 2019-02-15 10:34:52WARSAW, Poland (AP) - The Israeli government said Friday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was misquoted by a newspaper on the extremely sensitiv

US military aircraft to deliver more aid to New! 2019-02-15 10:28:43CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - The Trump administration is sending another large shipment of humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border in Colombia, for the

Main suspect in Sweden's royal jewels heist confesses New! 2019-02-15 10:14:20COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The main suspect in the theft of royal funeral artifacts from a Swedish cathedral confessed Friday to stealing them a

Tulsi Gabbard: Assad a 'brutal dictator' but not New! 2019-02-15 09:57:15Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on Friday clarified her stance on Syrian President Bashar Assad, but still refused to classify him as an enemy of the United States

Markets Right Now: Stocks higher, boosted by trade New! 2019-02-15 09:46:06NEW YORK (AP) - The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Stocks are higher on Wall Street at midday after Chinese

U.S., China to hold more trade talks in New! 2019-02-15 08:06:14The U.S. and China will hold more trade talks in Washington next week, following negotiations in Beijing that "led to progress," the White House sai

Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran's FM: It would be New! 2019-02-15 08:06:10Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Friday it would be "suicidal" for the U.S. and its allies to start a war with Iran. Mr. Zarif acc

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Spain's PM calls snap national election New! 2019-02-15 05:02:00Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Friday called a snap national election for April 28, after losing a key budget vote.

Mnuchin says U.S. had 'productive' trade meetings with New! 2019-02-15 04:43:40Top U.S. and Chinese trade negotiators had "productive meetings," U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a tweet on Friday, as the world's

If Trump isn't 'happy' about the border-wall deal, New! 2019-02-15 04:00:00U.S. President Donald Trump first floated the idea of proclaiming a national emergency over border security last month. Among voters in his base who w

How a bridge between Colombia and Venezuela become New! 2019-02-15 04:00:00Over the past week or so, the image of a blockaded bridge between Colombia and Venezuela has featured in stories describing how the president of Venez

What to do with suspected Canadian ISIS fighters New! 2019-02-15 04:00:00CBC News has determined that as many as 32 Canadians are being held by Kurdish-led forces fighting ISIS in Syria. Given the changing circumstances on

Storm creates chaos in California with flooding, mudslides 2019-02-14 23:28:06Waves of heavy rain pounded California on Thursday, trapping people in floodwaters, washing away a mountain highway, triggering a mudslide that destro

U.S. government funding bill passes Congress, ready for 2019-02-14 21:03:40Both houses of the U.S. Congress passed a government funding bill Thursday that would avert another shutdown — but that does not contain the $5.

Arab leaders downplay Israeli-Palestinian conflict in face of 2019-02-14 16:55:38Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office on Thursday released a video of a closed meeting in which senior Gulf Arab officials play down the

Texas zoo overwhelmed by vengeful Valentines who want 2019-02-14 16:37:11It must've been a bad breakup to end up as one of these unfortunate bugs.

Dozens of Zimbabwean miners feared dead after shafts 2019-02-14 15:41:33Hundreds of relatives, community members and others on Thursday sat on piles of soil and rocks or wandered around at a site in Zimbabwe where dozens o

WW II aircraft carrier found more than 75 2019-02-14 15:40:48A research vessel funded by the late Seattle billionaire Paul Allen has discovered the wreckage of an American aircraft carrier sunk in the South Paci

Here's what's fuelling Haiti's violent street protests 2019-02-14 15:10:27A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Haitian protests leave residents short of food, water, fuel;

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Trump officials promote joint action against Iran and 2019-02-14 18:10:00In a choreographed show of rare unity, officials from the United States, Arab states and Israel joined together at a Middle East peace conference Thur

In the Philippines, where 'rice is life,' a 2019-02-14 13:00:00The Philippines has long touted the idea of self-sufficiency in rice, an essential staple here at the heart of every breakfast, lunch and dinner. But

Germany faces an awkward struggle to build and 2019-02-14 11:50:00German Chancellor Angela Merkel had taken off for an international meeting in Buenos Aires in November when the electronics systems on her Luftwaffe j

After libel arrest, Philippine journalist Maria Ressa urges 2019-02-14 10:40:00The award-winning head of a Philippine online news site that has aggressively covered President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration was freed on ba

U.S. and Chinese officials meet in Beijing for 2019-02-14 09:35:00American and Chinese officials met in Beijing on Thursday for high-level trade talks in an effort to reach a deal to end a bruising trade war, after P

Iran suicide bombing kills 27 Revolutionary Guard members 2019-02-13 22:25:00A suicide bombing killed 27 of Iran’s elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard members and injured 13 others shortly after sunset Wednesday in the coun

U.S. hosts Middle East peace conference in Poland, 2019-02-13 19:20:00The United States on Wednesday opened a highly promoted international conference on peace in the Middle East, but some central players, the Palestinia

Prominent journalist Maria Ressa, a Duterte critic, faces 2019-02-13 18:05:00Maria Ressa, a veteran Philippine journalist and frequent target of the country’s president, was arrested Wednesday and charged with cyber libel

Elliott Abrams, U.S. envoy for Venezuela, faces combative 2019-02-13 17:20:00In his first appearance in Congress as special U.S. envoy for Venezuela, Elliott Abrams on Wednesday defended the Trump administration’s seeming

Spain may be headed to early election after 2019-02-13 12:45:00Catalan separatist and right-wing lawmakers in the Spanish parliament's lower house rejected the ruling socialist government's 2019 budget plan Wedn

In Iraq, Iran-affiliated militias that helped rout Islamic 2019-02-13 06:00:00In 2014, as Islamic State militants were seizing large chunks of Iraqi territory and advancing toward Baghdad, hundreds of thousands of volunteers ros

'El Chapo' is likely going to prison for 2019-02-12 20:10:00Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman Loera was more than just a drug trafficker. He was also a folk hero. His improbable rise from the dusty mountain

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Morocco, Spain sign economic deals during royal visit 2019-02-14 13:46:09Morocco and Spain have signed agreements about the fight against crime, energy, trade and other partnerships during a visit of King Felipe VI and Quee

Venezuela prosecutor to investigate Guaido appointments 2019-02-14 13:31:09Venezuela's chief prosecutor said Thursday he has launched an investigation into opposition leader Juan Guaido's appointment of a transitional board

Autopsy finds Kenyan right activist died from bad 2019-02-14 12:55:52An autopsy shows that a Kenyan rights activist, missing for six days before her body was discovered in a city morgue, died from a botched abortion.

Chinese woman faces deportation after throwing soybean pudding 2019-02-14 12:54:59A Chinese fashion design student in the Philippines is facing deportation after she was arrested over the weekend for allegedly throwing a cup of a po

AP interview: Kosovo president hopes for deal with 2019-02-14 12:53:20The president of Kosovo said Thursday he thinks there is "good momentum" to reach an agreement this year to normalize ties with Serbia.

Third suspect in Salisbury poisoning identified as high-ranking 2019-02-14 12:43:10An investigative website has identified Denis Sergeev as the third suspect in the poisoning of a Russian double agent and his daughter in Salisbury, E

Dozens of Indian soldiers killed in Kashmir suicide 2019-02-14 12:26:29A suicide car bomber on Thursday crashed into a bus carrying Indian police officers in Kashmir, killing at least 34 of them in one of the deadlie

The Latest: Prosecutor to investigate Guaido appointments 2019-02-14 12:09:15The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 1 p.m. Venezuela's chief prosecutor says he's launched an investigation into oppo

Japanese women rebel against Valentine's tradition of giving 2019-02-14 11:43:57Japanese women are beginning to boycott the tradition of giving male colleagues chocolates on Valentine’s Day due to the financial burden.

Top UK left-wing politician calls Winston Churchill a 2019-02-14 11:33:19A top British left-wing politician has spared a political backlash after describing former Prime Minister Winston Churchill as a “villain”

Kenya inquest says police killed baby in poll 2019-02-14 11:32:19An inquest in Kenya says five police officers are liable for the death of a six-month-old baby who was hit by baton-wielding police during skirmishes

More than 1,200 killed in Mali last year, 2019-02-14 11:27:59A political party in Mali that monitors security says more than 1,200 people died in violence last year.

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Pro-Brexit members of UK government willing to accept New! 2019-02-15 14:02:36Pro-Brexit members of British Prime Minister Theresa May's government are willing to keep Britain tied to the European Union's customs regime for as

French envoy returns to Italy as friendship rekindles New! 2019-02-15 13:58:07France's ambassador to Italy returned to Rome on Friday, eight days after his recall by President Emmanuel Macron, as the European neighbors defused

U.S.-China trade talks to resume next week, Trump New! 2019-02-15 13:49:44The United States and China will resume trade talks next week in Washington with time running short to ease their bruising trade war, but U.S. Preside

Acting Pentagon chief says committed to defeating Islamic New! 2019-02-15 13:45:43Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Friday the United States was committed to defeating Islamic State in the Middle East and beyon

Britain's Prince Charles to make first royal visit New! 2019-02-15 13:34:13Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla will become the first members of the royal family to make an official visit to Communist-run Cuba in Ma

Tunisian oil refinery workers kidnapped in Libya - New! 2019-02-15 13:28:07Fourteen Tunisian workers were kidnapped as they traveled to work at an oil refinery in western Libya, a human rights activist said on Friday.

Pence accuses Iran of Nazi-like anti-Semitism New! 2019-02-15 13:20:03U.S. Vice President Mike Pence accused Iran on Friday of anti-Semitism akin to the Nazis following his visit to the Auschwitz concentration camp in Po

Exclusive: U.S. may trim over 1,000 troops from New! 2019-02-15 13:13:04Even before any peace push-related drawdowns, the U.S. military is expected to trim troop levels in Afghanistan as part of an efficiency drive by the

Russia detains prominent U.S. investor on suspicion of New! 2019-02-15 13:12:49Michael Calvey, the U.S. founder of one of Russia's biggest private equity firms, denied allegations of fraud in a Moscow court on Friday but a judge

Brazil police serving 14 search and eight arrest New! 2019-02-15 13:08:41Brazilian police are serving 14 search and eight arrest warrants related to a criminal investigation into the causes of a deadly dam disaster in the t

Brazil arrests eight Vale employees in alleged cover-up New! 2019-02-15 13:08:41Brazilian police arrested eight employees of mining firm Vale SA on Friday, accused by state prosecutors of covering up weaknesses at a dam that colla

Thirty years on, some Russians want to reframe New! 2019-02-15 13:08:32Thirty years after the Soviet Union left Afghanistan, some Russian politicians are calling for a reassessment of the conflict which critics have long

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Branson organizes aid concert on Colombia-Venezuela border New! 2019-02-15 14:06:16 British billionaire Richard Branson will organize a benefit concert next week, called Venezuela Aid Live, to help ease the ongoing crisis in the Sout

Japan moves to recognize indigenous Ainu minority for New! 2019-02-15 13:11:42 The Japanese government endorsed a bill Friday to officially recognize for the first time the Ainu ethnic minority as an indigenous people of the cou

North Korea admitted Japanese citizen alive with family, New! 2019-02-15 12:48:07 North Korean authorities say a Japanese citizen possibly abducted to North Korea in 1978 is alive, according to a Japanese press report.

China closes Mount Everest Tibet route to tourists New! 2019-02-15 11:32:42 China has closed the Tibetan entrance to Mount Everest indefinitely because of mounting garbage that's been left on the world's tallest mountain.

USS Blue Ridge visits South Korean port city New! 2019-02-15 11:26:43 The U.S. Seventh Fleet's flagship USS Blue Ridge arrived in the South Korean port city of Busan on Friday.

North Korea's Kim Chang Son arrives at Beijing New! 2019-02-15 09:45:22 North Korea negotiator Kim Chang Son arrived in Beijing late Friday en route to working-level talks with U.S. counterparts in Vietnam.

Mike Pence pays tribute to Holocaust victims in New! 2019-02-15 08:57:14 U.S. Vice President Mike Pence joined Polish President Andrzej Duda Friday in a visit to the infamous Auschwitz death camp to pay tribute to Holocaus

Total, Aramco to retail fuel in Saudi Arabia New! 2019-02-15 08:34:56 Total and Saudi Aramco will develop a network of retail fuel stations in Saudi Arabia as equal partners, Saudi Aramco said.

Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez calls for April elections New! 2019-02-15 07:58:14 A budget standoff prompted Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez Friday to call for snap general elections in two months -- the third country's gener

U.N. campaign aims to raise $920M to help New! 2019-02-15 07:27:48 A pair of United Nations aid agencies started a campaign Friday to raise nearly $1 billion to help more than 900,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.

Eni reaches its highest ever production level New! 2019-02-15 07:00:41 Eni reached its 2022 targets four years ahead by reaching a production level of 1.85 million barrels per day, thanks to increased African production.

USFK chief: American troop presence in South Korea New! 2019-02-15 02:05:51 U.S. Forces Korea Commander Gen. Robert Abrams said Friday that the presence of American troops in South Korea is not related to an end-of-war declar

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Spanish PM Pedro Sanchez calls general election for New! 2019-02-15 04:41:47Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez on Friday called a snap national election for April 28, after losing a key budget vote.

Recalled French ambassador to return to Rome on New! 2019-02-15 02:46:31France’s ambassador to Italy, recalled by his country this month in response to a series of critical comments directed at France by Italian poli

WHO warns of 'backsliding' as measles cases soar 2019-02-15 01:51:04The World Health Organization warned Thursday that efforts to halt the spread of measles were “backsliding”, with case numbers worldwide s

Haiti's president breaks silence over deadly unrest 2019-02-14 23:47:45Haitian President Jovenel Moise on Thursday broke his silence after a week of violent protests demanding his resignation as the US announced it was pu

Amazon scraps plans for vast New York HQ 2019-02-14 20:01:41Amazon on Thursday abandoned plans for a new headquarters site in New York City, citing opposition from local leaders angry at the huge subsidies bein

Trump to declare 'emergency' to fund border wall 2019-02-14 16:13:31President Donald Trump will sign a border security bill to avert another government shutdown, but also declare a national emergency to try to obtain f

May suffers embarrassing defeat in Brexit parliament vote 2019-02-14 12:59:20Prime Minister Theresa May suffered a defeat on her Brexit strategy on Thursday that undermined her pledge to European Union leaders to get her divorc

US urges Europe to quit Iran deal, stop 2019-02-14 12:40:31The US lashed out at some of its closest allies Thursday, accusing Britain, France and Germany of trying to bust US sanctions against Iran and calling

Dozens killed in Indian Kashmir suicide bomb attack 2019-02-14 10:58:36A suicide bomber rammed a car into a bus carrying Indian paramilitary police in Kashmir on Thursday, killing 44 of them in the deadliest attack in dec

UK teen runaway who joined IS group 'wants 2019-02-14 09:32:02An unrepentant British teenager who joined the Islamic State group in Syria said in an interview Thursday that she wants to come home, highlighting th

Nigerian elections: Has the country's economy improved under 2019-02-14 08:56:41Nigeria has banned the import of rice, but it's a strict move which is beginning to benefit factories like this in Kano. FRANCE 24's Anna Cunningham

Egyptian MPs back changes that could keep Sisi 2019-02-14 08:28:57The Egyptian parliament on Thursday approved in principle proposed constitutional amendments that would allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay i

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Ufologist claims ‘global intelligence’ covering up ALIEN LIFE New! 2019-02-15 13:54:28 A transnational intelligence conspiracy has been keeping the public in the dark over extraterrestrial visits for decades, an ufologist told RT claimi

Police banned from Facebook after sharing photo of New! 2019-02-15 13:02:27 Even the long arm of the law must obey the rules laid down by the tech giants as the Police Service of Northern Ireland learned when it found itself

WATCH Japanese fighter jets shadow Russian ‘Bear’ bombers New! 2019-02-15 12:36:00 Two Russian long-range bombers were shadowed by Japanese combat planes while on a routine patrol mission in the Western Pacific, the Russian Defense

Near-naked female streaker protesting violence in football halts New! 2019-02-15 12:31:26 A female streaker protesting violence in football temporarily halted River Plate versus Rosario Central in Argentina, cheekily evading capture before

Tulsi Gabbard presents bill to stop Trump from New! 2019-02-15 12:02:00 Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has introduced a bill to Congress which would prevent President Donald Trump from withdrawing the US

‘Diminished country’: Dutch PM claims Britain is on New! 2019-02-15 11:41:00 Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has given a damning assessment of post-EU referendum UK, describing it as a “waning country” that faces &

‘Khabib wants this fight’: Nurmagomedov’s manager hints at New! 2019-02-15 11:40:00 MMA manager Ali Abdelaziz says that UFC legend Georges St-Pierre could be in line to face Khabib Nurmagomedov in the future, saying that the Russian

GRU vet honored for capturing proof of US New! 2019-02-15 11:33:00 A retired soviet commando, who captured evidence of US deliveries of anti-aircraft missiles to the mujahideen during the Soviet campaign in Afghanist

Internet hasn’t heart to tell Chinese media that New! 2019-02-15 11:20:30 Twitter has decided that the People’s Daily (the Chinese Communist Party’s main public news source) is too pure for the internet after th

‘Profiting from pain’: Amazon under fire for selling New! 2019-02-15 11:10:43 LGBTQ advocates are incensed following revelations this week that multinational e-commerce giant Amazon is selling gay conversion therapy books, &ldq

US to make announcement on Syria in next New! 2019-02-15 11:07:00Read Full Article at RT.com

Trump declares national emergency over border crisis New! 2019-02-15 11:00:00 President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency, allowing him to build his long-promised border wall without congressional approval. Trump a

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US officials to meet Xi as trade talks New! 2019-02-15 02:38:20The high-level engagement began Thursday after Prez Donald Trump suggested he may extend his March 1 deadline for China to make significant concession

Lankan PM Ranil Wickremesinghe condemns Pulwama terror attack New! 2019-02-15 02:27:34 "I strongly condemn the brutal terrorist attack in Kashmir's Pulawama district - the worst-ever terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir since 1989. I e

Pulwama attack: US lawmakers extend solidarity and support 2019-02-14 23:12:07Cutting across party lines, over 50 Congressmen and Senators took to social media to express their solidarity with the people of India and called for

Storm creates chaos in California with flooding, mudslides 2019-02-14 22:52:58

Donald Trump puts on weight, but in 'very 2019-02-14 22:46:20The presidential physician, Sean Conley, said Trump, 72, passed his medical exam last week with flying colours. Trump, who has confounded health exper

Trump to declare 'emergency' to fund border wall 2019-02-14 20:19:13

Google, Facebook will soon have to pay creators 2019-02-14 19:40:52

May suffers another damaging defeat in Brexit saga 2019-02-14 19:33:24The House of Commons rejected a government motion intended to express MPs' support for May as she continues an 11th-hour bid to renegotiate her Brexi

Donald Trump says will 'not rest' until US 2019-02-14 10:23:14

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Britain's Prince Philip, 97, won't be prosecuted over 2019-02-14 09:08:32

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‘Pumpkin orange’ alligators spotted roaming around South Carolina New! 2019-02-15 13:43:57At least two orange-coloured alligators have been spotted roaming around a South Carolina neighbourhood, baffling residents.

Amid tough trade talk, Trump admin waived steel New! 2019-02-15 13:36:37Donald Trump's Commerce Department approved tariff exemption requests from 370 companies for up to 4.1 million tons of foreign steel.

Peterborough couple rationing supplies at Hope Grows Haiti New! 2019-02-15 13:03:55Hope Grows Haiti founders Gord and Heather Rodin says they're rationing supplies amid the civil unrest in Haiti.

Dems say Trump’s emergency declaration will ‘shred the New! 2019-02-15 12:30:52Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer said Friday they’ll take action against Donald Trump's national emergency declaration 'in the Congress, in the

Hungry bear goes for ride after getting stuck New! 2019-02-15 12:16:09A hungry North Carolina bear unintentionally got a free ride on the highway after getting trapped in a truck hauling garbage to a landfill.

Donald Trump confirms he will declare national emergency New! 2019-02-15 10:58:47Declaring the emergency allows Trump to evoke other executive powers needed to get the funding without congressional approval.

Tommie, the dog that was tied to a New! 2019-02-15 10:44:25Tommie, the dog that was tied to a pole in a Virginia park and intentionally set on fire, has died of his injuries, breaking the hearts of many who fo

Average U.S. tax refunds lower than last year New! 2019-02-15 09:23:32Total refunds to date are down 23 per cent to $22.2 billion, from $28.9 billion last year.

Kurdish forces weaken final push on ISIS territory New! 2019-02-15 09:09:58A commander with the Kurdish-led force fighting the Islamic State group says the offensive on the militants' last enclave in eastern Syria has been b

Canadian travel alert for Haiti raised as violent New! 2019-02-15 08:02:12Global Affairs raised its travel warning for Haiti Friday morning, telling all Canadians to avoid all travel due to civil unrest in the country.

U.S. Congress poised to vote on bill to 2019-02-14 13:59:06Congress is expected to pass a compromise averting a new government shutdown this weekend but providing a mere sliver of the billions Donald Trump has

William Barr confirmed as U.S. attorney general by 2019-02-14 13:53:33The Senate voted 54-45 to confirm him, mostly along party lines.


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