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Photo cropping mistake leads to AP soul-searching on New! 2020-01-27 17:44:26NEW YORK (AP) - A “terrible mistake” in cropping an African climate activist out of a photo sent to customers of The Associated Press prom

At Sundance, Clinton warns of voter suppression in New! 2020-01-27 17:19:09PARK CITY, Utah (AP) - Since losing the 2016 election to Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton has released a memoir about that defeat, launched a political a

Illinois to continue voter registration program after error New! 2020-01-27 16:12:35CHICAGO (AP) - Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Monday that there are no plans to suspend Illinois' automatic voter registration program as election officials

Fighting sharply rises in Yemen, endangering peace efforts New! 2020-01-27 15:00:31SANAA, Yemen (AP) - A drastic escalation in fighting between the Saudi-led military coalition and Houthi rebels in Yemen has killed and wounded hundre

Secretary of State to address Liberty University graduates New! 2020-01-27 13:56:28LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will deliver the commencement address at Liberty University in May, the school announced on Monda

Ally of Venezuela's Maduro hires DC lobbyist to New! 2020-01-27 13:15:52MIAMI (AP) - An ally of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has hired a Washington lobbyist whose business has boomed under the Trump administr

UK faces choice on Huawei with global implications New! 2020-01-27 12:29:33LONDON (AP) - Britain faces a crucial choice on Tuesday over whether to allow China's Huawei Technologies to build its next-generation wireless netwo

Prince Andrew called uncooperative in Jeffrey Epstein probe New! 2020-01-27 12:04:51Britain's Prince Andrew is refusing to cooperate with the U.S. Justice Department's Jeffrey Epstein investigation, despite saying he'd cooperate fu

Dems express support of two-state, Israel-Palestine peace deal New! 2020-01-27 12:03:28The Democratic leaders of the House and Senate Foreign Relations Committees are calling on President Trump to encourage both Israel and Palestine to r

Trump to visit Michigan factory to tout trade New! 2020-01-27 11:42:04WARREN, Mich. (AP) - President Donald Trump will visit a Michigan automotive supply factory to tout a new North American trade agreement. He will tour

Donald Trump greets Benjamin Netanyahu to talk Israel-Palestine New! 2020-01-27 11:35:12Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived at the White House Monday ahead of his political rival, Benny Gantz, as President Trump gives the le

Pentagon confirms that U.S. military plane crashed in New! 2020-01-27 10:40:00An American military plane crashed in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, Pentagon officials said, though it remains unclear whether any U.S. service membe

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Nighttime attack on U.S. Embassy in Baghdad injures New! 2020-01-27 16:06:02A top U.S. commander says mortars were used in an attack on the American embassy in Baghdad that injured one person and caused some material damage Su

At least 8 killed after fire, explosions at New! 2020-01-27 14:52:04At least eight people were killed early Monday in an explosive fire that consumed dozens of vessels docked at a marina along the Tennessee River in no

Republicans under pressure to call John Bolton to New! 2020-01-27 13:44:33U.S. President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate came under fresh pressure on Monday to allow witnesses and new documents in his i

Kobe Bryant will be inducted into Basketball Hall New! 2020-01-27 12:27:04The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame is bypassing the normal election process and making the late Kobe Bryant the first inductee of the 2020

Migrants at Libya camp prevented from leaving between New! 2020-01-27 10:32:17The United Nations revealed on Monday chilling new details about an airstrike that smashed into a migrant detention centre in Libya, killing at least

U.S. military aircraft crashes in eastern Afghanistan New! 2020-01-27 09:45:55A U.S. military aircraft crashed in eastern Afghanistan on Monday, an American official says, adding there were no indications so far it'd been broug

Grenfell Tower fire inquiry focuses on combustible cladding New! 2020-01-27 09:32:48A public inquiry into the 2017 fire at London's Grenfell Tower, which killed 72 people, began to zero in on Monday on how the densely populated socia

75 years after Auschwitz liberation, anti-Semitism on the New! 2020-01-27 08:50:49As the world remembers more than a million people who died at Auschwitz, the vast majority of them Jews, a survey conducted for the World Jewish Congr

Democrats demand Bolton testify in wake of 'explosive' 2020-01-27 05:44:28The stakes over witness testimony at U.S. President Donald Trump's impeachment trial are rising now that a draft of a book from former national secur

China's coronavirus quarantine like using an 'atomic bomb' 2020-01-27 04:00:00While China's response to the new coronavirus outbreak is being praised in comparison to its handling of the SARS epidemic, some are s

Impeachment outcome is a foregone conclusion, but how 2020-01-27 04:00:00Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was not central to the brief opening arguments of the defence in the impeachment trial of U.S. President D

Rockets fired at U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, Iraqi 2020-01-26 16:43:00Five Katyusha rockets crashed into a riverbank near the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad's heavily fortified Green Zone without causing any injuries or seriou

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'You made us dream': Kobe Bryant is mourned New! 2020-01-27 17:31:08At 7, the future NBA star cried when he was taken off a team — because he was too good. He benefited from Italian-style coaching, which emp

Arizona's ballot rules overturned on grounds they discriminate New! 2020-01-27 16:53:17A federal appeals court struck down Arizona rules that ballots cast in the wrong precinct must be discarded and a state law that made it a crime for s

Can an ailing church attract new congregants without New! 2020-01-27 16:12:57As a church in Minnesota plans an overhaul, some parishioners feel they are being left behind. Church leaders say they are looking to save the church.

Auschwitz was liberated 75 years ago. But survivors New! 2020-01-27 16:03:35On the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau, more than 200 survivors and their families met at a memorial in front of the 'gate o

Efforts to contain the coronavirus outbreak a test New! 2020-01-27 15:33:03President Xi Jinping's takeover of the virus response is both a test and demonstration of how the Communist Party's system of governance works.

Immigration judges are quitting or retiring early because New! 2020-01-27 07:00:51Some judges said they left because they found it impossible to guarantee migrants their due process rights.

Kobe Bryant, from the start, was an athlete 2020-01-27 00:56:58Kobe Bryant's path to greatness in the NBA seemed assured. But it would not be easy.

Kobe Bryant mourned around the world, nowhere more 2020-01-26 23:06:14Kobe Bryant was mourned on Sunday in the small town of Reggio Emilia in northern Italy, where he spent part of his childhood when his father, Joe Brya

American journalist Philip Jacobson released from prison in 2020-01-26 10:05:46Jacobson, an editor for a nonprofit environmental news website, was jailed for a visa violation after meeting with indigenous rights activists in Dece

Australia's fires are burning through a key part 2020-01-26 08:00:33Many small towns untouched by Australia's flames are nonetheless paying a steep price. Australia estimates its $152-billion tourism industry will tak

Bernie Sanders shaped this small city, and it 2020-01-26 08:00:27Burlington shaped Sanders as Sanders shaped Burlington, so much so that it's hard to consider one without the other.

75 years after being freed from Auschwitz, he 2020-01-26 06:00:47Fewer than 2,000 Auschwitz survivors are still alive. One is returning to Poland from Southern California for the fourth time.

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Philippines halts visas on arrival for Chinese on New! 2020-01-27 23:47:35The Philippines stopped issuing visas on arrival to Chinese nationals on Tuesday, in a bid to keep the southeast Asian nation free of a new virus that

China records first virus death in Beijing as New! 2020-01-27 23:47:35The new strain of coronavirus spreading across China claimed its first victim in Beijing, officials said on Tuesday, as the death toll climbed to 106,

Germany identifies first case of deadly coronavirus New! 2020-01-27 23:41:41Germany has declared its first confirmed case of the deadly coronavirus that broke out in China.

Facebook asks employees to put off non-essential travel New! 2020-01-27 23:41:35Facebook Inc has asked employees to suspend non-essential travel to mainland China to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, a spokesman said on Tues

China says death toll from coronavirus rises to New! 2020-01-27 23:41:25China said on Tuesday that 106 people had died from a new coronavirus that is spreading across the country, up from the previous toll of 81.

China virus death toll passes 100 as U.S., New! 2020-01-27 23:41:13The United States warned against travel to China on Monday and Canada issued a more narrow travel warning as the death toll from the spreading coronav

Russia expels Japanese journalist in military espionage row: New! 2020-01-27 23:35:25Russia said on Monday it expelled a Japanese journalist last month for trying to obtain secret information related to Russian military capabilities in

China's Tibet closes tourism sites to prevent virus New! 2020-01-27 23:26:45China's Tibet Autonomous Region has temporarily closed all tourist sites starting on Monday to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, official news a

China's Beijing suspends most bus services to Hebei New! 2020-01-27 23:26:30China's Beijing Public Transport Group said it will suspend the majority of bus services into neighboring Hebei province starting on Tuesday to conta

China's Tianjin to set up dedicated hospital to New! 2020-01-27 23:26:17The city of Tianjin in northern China will establish a dedicated hospital to treat people infected by the coronavirus as part of a "wartime mechanism

China encourages people to reconsider timing of overseas New! 2020-01-27 23:26:04China's National Immigration Administration encouraged citizens to reconsider the timing of overseas travel to reduce cross-border movement to help c

Singapore-listed Sasseur REIT shuts China malls as Wuhan New! 2020-01-27 23:25:45Sasseur Real Estate Investment Trust said on Tuesday it has temporarily closed its four outlet malls in China to help prevent the spread of a coronav

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'Brexit will be a matter of damage limitation', New! 2020-01-27 16:01:05The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on Monday warned Britain that its departure from the bloc later this week would have

Michou, the blue man of Paris nightlife, dead New! 2020-01-27 15:22:12Michou, a legend of the Paris night scene who helped inspire the comedy classic "La Cage aux Folles", died Sunday at the age of 88.

France warns US against pulling troops out of New! 2020-01-27 14:26:54French Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly warned Monday that expected cuts to the Pentagon's African operations would hamper efforts against jihadi

Gold rush in Mauritania sparks illegal archeological objects New! 2020-01-27 13:26:48Small-scale gold miners in Mauritania have been partaking in a lucrative side hustle - turning to Facebook to sell historical and archeological object

Kei Kobayashi becomes first Japanese chef to get New! 2020-01-27 13:02:29Chef Kei Kobayashi became the first Japanese chef ever to win the maximum three Michelin stars in France on Monday.

China coronavirus threatens Asia's tourism industry New! 2020-01-27 10:35:59A deadly virus that has prompted travel restrictions in China is sending shockwaves through Asia's tourism industry, which has become increasingly re

385-mile human chain: Indians line up to protest New! 2020-01-27 10:22:42People in the Indian state of Kerala formed a human chain Sunday that, according to organisers, stretched for 620 kilometres (385 miles) and included

US army confirms plane crash in eastern Afghanistan New! 2020-01-27 10:02:46The US military confirmed on Monday a crash by an E-11A military aircraft in Afghanistan's Ghazni province but, despite claims by Taliban insurgents

Math genius Villani frustrates Macron's effort to win New! 2020-01-27 09:36:22Cedric Villani, out campaigning to be the next mayor of Paris, was dressed in his trademark three-piece suit with pocket watch and spider brooch under

75th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation: Testifying till their New! 2020-01-27 08:56:09More than 200 survivors of Auschwitz-Birkenau and other Nazi camps are expected to attend the commemorations for the 75th anniversary of the liberatio

‘We need to look at the photographs of 2020-01-27 06:28:21As the world marks the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, we speak to historian Christoph Kreutzmüller, who has been studying the p

VIDEO: A chilling tour of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration 2020-01-27 05:29:04More than 1.1 million men women and children – most of them Jews – perished at Auschwitz-Birkenau. It was the largest of the thousands of

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Canada urges residents to ‘avoid all travel’ to New! 2020-01-27 18:09:45Read Full Article at RT.com

US Supreme Court clears way for Trump rule New! 2020-01-27 17:52:51 The Trump administration will be allowed to tighten immigration restrictions with a policy that could see immigrants denied a green card if they are

West v. Steele: Trump-Russia dossier was ‘FABRICATION,’ colleague New! 2020-01-27 17:43:21 One of Britain’s leading experts on espionage, Nigel West, was hired to examine the dossier written by his friend Christopher Steele. He conclu

Ukrainian nationalist leader demands compensation from Russia for New! 2020-01-27 16:45:00 Oleg Tyagnibok, the leader of Ukraine's far-right Svoboda party, has demanded Kiev authorities follow the example of Poland and the Baltic States by

‘Reconsider travel’: US advises Americans against traveling to New! 2020-01-27 16:37:00 The US has urged citizens to “reconsider” traveling to China in the State Department's newest advisory, amid the ongoing deadly coronavi

‘Poor judgement’: WaPo suspends reporter for Kobe Bryant New! 2020-01-27 16:28:00 The Washington Post has suspended one of its reporters after she posted a link to a story about a 2016 rape case involving Kobe Bryant just hours aft

Iran slams Trump’s ‘delusional’ Middle East peace plan, New! 2020-01-27 16:18:32 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has blasted US President Donald Trump’s soon-to-be-revealed peace plan for the Israeli-Palestinia

Radical feminists attempting to BAN sport chat in New! 2020-01-27 15:17:00 In its latest attempt to seemingly collapse in on itself in one giant heap of irony, radical feminism has decided it wants to further alienate women

‘Bombshell’ or nothing to see here? Dems clamor New! 2020-01-27 14:45:22 Ex-National Security Adviser John Bolton’s book claims Donald Trump admitted a Ukraine quid-pro-quo, prompting Democrats to declare it’s

Seeing red! Non-league footballer issued with THREE cards New! 2020-01-27 14:06:43 A non-league footballer had a day to forget on the football field recently after he was shown an incredible THREE cards for a series of fouls which t

FBI requested interview with Prince Andrew on Jeffrey New! 2020-01-27 13:55:22 US federal prosecutors have requested an interview with Britain’s Prince Andrew about the late sex-offender and financier Jeffrey Epstein, an a

‘35 boats on fire, people jumped into the New! 2020-01-27 13:50:57 A huge blaze raged across a dock on the Tennessee River in Scottsboro, Alabama early on Monday, destroying 35 vessels, mostly houseboats, and killing

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Palestinians call on world to reject Trump peace New! 2020-01-27 11:05:06 Trump is due to unveil his proposal for Middle East peace this week in Washington, where he is scheduled to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Neta

Beijing city reports first coronavirus death: State TV New! 2020-01-27 10:53:45

WHO says global risk of China coronavirus is New! 2020-01-27 10:13:39The World Health Organisation on Monday said the global risk from the deadly virus in China was "high", admitting an error in its previous reports t

Malaysia imposes ban on Chinese tourists from Wuhan New! 2020-01-27 09:27:16A statement by the prime minister's office said the authorities will temporarily halt all issuance of visas for Chinese citizens from the area with i

Pak Hindu bride abducted, converted, forced to marry 2020-01-27 03:40:17A Hindu girl was abducted during her wedding ceremony and was married off to a Muslim man after being converted to Islam in Hala, a city located in Ma

Who can topple Trump? Democrats' electability fight rages 2020-01-27 01:49:25The candidates were running out of time to change the direction of the high-stakes nomination fight ahead of Iowa's Feb. 3 caucuses, the first of fou

Bolton says Trump wanted to tie Ukraine aid 2020-01-26 21:59:48Former national security advisor John Bolton alleges in a book draft that President Donald Trump wanted to freeze Ukrainian military aid until Kiev in

Kim Jong-un’s aunt reappears after 6 years 2020-01-26 20:52:52

Israel to allow its citizens to visit Saudi 2020-01-26 20:46:09Israel's interior ministry said on Sunday that it will now allow Israelis to travel to Saudi Arabia for religious or business visits.

Dutch PM apologises for country's role in Holocaust 2020-01-26 20:43:02Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Sunday made the Netherlands' first government apology for the war-time persecution of Jews.

Anxious foreigners await rescue from virus epicentre 2020-01-26 14:09:42Anxious foreigners in the locked-down city that spawned China's deadly viral epidemic say they are stranded at home, running out of food and desperat

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Fact check: A look at common coronavirus misconceptions New! 2020-01-27 16:37:49Here's a look at some common misconceptions surrounding the virus, and what experts say is actually fact.

World leaders mark 75th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation, New! 2020-01-27 15:56:34Studies show that anti-Semitic sentiment persists, especially in Europe, despite the scale of the Nazi atrocities

Family survives 34 days wandering lost in Peru New! 2020-01-27 15:51:39"If we didn't have water every 30 minutes, we'd faint," the mother said.

8 dead after fire ravages house boats, marina New! 2020-01-27 14:44:33At least seven people were sent to hospitals suffering from exposure to the flames or the frigid water.

Did China downplay the outbreak of the Wuhan New! 2020-01-27 14:22:15A new study published by Chinese researchers appears to contradict some of China's key assertions about the early days of the outbreak.

Woman dies during Australian cake-eating contest New! 2020-01-27 14:04:47The woman was rushed to hospital where she was unable to be resuscitated.

Global effort to find coronavirus vaccine is underway New! 2020-01-27 13:50:08While there is a test to identify the virus, there is currently no vaccine to prevent an infection or a treatment for those infected.

Iran general says U.S. ‘will definitely regret it’ New! 2020-01-27 13:48:13The chief of Iran's Revolutionary Guard warned of retaliation against American and Israeli commanders if the U.S. continues to threaten top Iranian g

Panic over coronavirus is ‘very human,’ but experts New! 2020-01-27 13:15:40"People are jumping to worst-case scenarios, which isn't productive," one expert said.

Prince Andrew so far ‘uncooperative’ in U.S. investigation New! 2020-01-27 12:39:04Andrew has previously suggested publicly that he would willingly co-operate with an investigation.

Iran should not let Trump’s ‘maximum pressure’ harm New! 2020-01-27 08:19:56Iran's Iran's clerical rulers face challenges in keeping the economy afloat under increasingly tough U.S. sanctions imposed by Washington after it w

Oil prices, stock markets tumble as coronavirus cases New! 2020-01-27 07:58:09Stock markets and the price of oil tumbled Monday after China announced sharp increases in the number of people infected with a potentially deadly vir

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