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China used academic recruitment programs to steal U.S. New! 2019-11-18 17:00:00China-backed researchers deployed to American universities have been siphoning off taxpayer funding for their own research, giving their Chinese overs

Food, gasoline shortages reported in Bolivian cities New! 2019-11-18 16:02:39LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) - Residents in several Bolivian cities are reporting food and gasoline shortages because of protests by supporters of ousted Pres

UN envoy: Libya peace possible if outside interference New! 2019-11-18 15:28:45UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. envoy for Libya says an agreement to end Libya’s conflict is possible, but only if all Libyans reject outside int

US indexes inch up as stocks churn, markets New! 2019-11-18 15:26:48NEW YORK (AP) - The U.S. stock market inched higher Monday, the latest nudge in its record-setting, six-week run, as markets wait for the next develop

Poll: Russians negative on U.S., apathetic on Trump New! 2019-11-18 15:12:41An overwhelming majority of Russians now view relations with the U.S. in a negative way — and are increasingly growing tired of the circus aroun

AP Exclusive: US officials knew of Ukraine’s Trump New! 2019-11-18 14:49:29WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. State Department officials were informed that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was feeling pressure from the Trump admin

Congress members ask feds to monitor Washington state New! 2019-11-18 13:57:02LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) - Members of the Washington state congressional delegation have asked the federal government to monitor the Cowlitz River to prot

North Korea 'not interested' in U.S. talks without New! 2019-11-18 13:48:40North Korea says it is not "interested" in additional denuclearization negotiations with the U.S. without more concessions from Washington, just one

US is softening stance on Israeli settlements in New! 2019-11-18 13:00:41WASHINGTON (AP) - US is softening stance on Israeli settlements in West Bank, disavowing 1978 opinion that they violate international law.

Libyan officials: Airstrike kills 7 workers in Tripoli New! 2019-11-18 12:22:00CAIRO (AP) - An airstrike slammed into a biscuit factory in Libya’s capital, Tripoli, on Monday killing at least seven workers including five fo

Hungary signs special agreement with Orthodox Jewish group New! 2019-11-18 12:16:52BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - The Hungarian government has signed a special agreement with an Orthodox Jewish group, granting them a status in the country

Time and again, envoy’s Ukraine tale differs from New! 2019-11-18 12:10:27WASHINGTON (AP) - The witnesses who have testified publicly and privately in the House impeachment inquiry so far have generally told a consistent tal

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Trump backing off ban on vaping flavours popular New! 2019-11-18 18:00:00U.S. President Donald Trump appears to be backing away from an earlier pledge to ban most flavoured e-cigarettes, concerned it could alienate voters i

U.S. no longer considers Israeli West Bank settlements New! 2019-11-18 16:45:12Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday that the United States is softening its position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank

Protesters block Iraq port as general strikes take New! 2019-11-18 15:23:31Protesters blocked entry to Iraq's main commodities port again on Monday while schools and government offices in many southern cities were shut in re

U.S. Fed says monetary policy will remain 'non-political' New! 2019-11-18 15:08:49President Donald Trump summoned Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to the White House on Monday to discuss the economy and interest rates —

Russia returns 3 seized ships to Ukraine ahead New! 2019-11-18 14:33:07Three Ukrainian naval ships that were seized by Russia nearly a year ago have been returned, Russia's Foreign Ministry said Monday.

Vatican financial watchdog chief leaves post, weeks after New! 2019-11-18 14:24:40The Vatican said on Monday the head of its financial regulator would leave, weeks after unprecedented police raids on his organization and another key

UN watchdog report says Iran exceeds heavy-water limit New! 2019-11-18 12:39:18Iran has breached another limit in its nuclear deal with major powers by accumulating slightly more than 130 tonnes of heavy water, a substance used i

Brazil Amazon deforestation soars to 11-year high New! 2019-11-18 12:38:47Deforestation in Brazil's Amazon rainforest rose to its highest in over a decade this year, government data on Monday showed, confirming a sharp incr

Trump says he'll 'strongly consider' Pelosi offer to New! 2019-11-18 11:01:49President Donald Trump suggested Monday he might be willing to offer written testimony in the House impeachment inquiry over whether he pressured Ukra

Samoa officials declare emergency in measles outbreak that New! 2019-11-18 09:19:45Samoa has closed all its schools, banned children from public gatherings and ordered that everybody get vaccinated after declaring an emergency due to

U.S. expected to grant Huawei 90-day license extension New! 2019-11-18 08:45:07The Trump administration is set to issue a 90-day extension of a license on Monday allowing U.S. companies to continue doing business with China's Hu

2 dead in bridge collapse in southwestern France New! 2019-11-18 08:39:07A 15-year-old girl and a truck driver died when a bridge collapsed into a river in southwestern France on Monday, officials said.

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Newsletter: A 16-second burst of violence 2019-11-15 08:00:00Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES A 16-Second Burst of Violence A routine day.

Far-right activist Ammon Bundy's rush to save an 2019-11-14 20:00:16Ammon Bundy, who led a 2106 standoff with the federal government at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, thought he'd found another cause

'I feel like I got played.' Politics derails 2019-11-14 19:36:37Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) blocked the resolution after meeting with President Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Bolivian interim leader says Evo Morales can't run 2019-11-14 18:30:18Jeanine Añez, who claimed the interim presidency, says former President Evo Morales can't run in a new election, but his party can.

Did Russia meddle in 2016 Brexit vote? In 2019-11-14 17:10:27With Britain's general elections set for Dec. 12, government draws flak for withholding a report on alleged 2016 Russian interference.

Ukraine's young corruption fighters struggle against elites — 2019-11-14 14:50:05President Trump portrays Ukraine as a netherworld infested by corruption, which he says justifies his interaction with President Volodymyr Zelensky. I

Deval Patrick enters Democratic presidential race 2019-11-14 13:07:20Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick launches a late-entry bid for the Democratic presidential nomination. The longtime Obama ally will offer centr

Newsletter: Building the case against Trump 2019-11-14 08:00:13Here are the stories you shouldn't miss today: TOP STORIES Building the Case Against Trump On Day 1 of the public impeachment inquiry hearings into P

When pregnant women who abuse opioids are treated 2019-11-14 08:00:09State policies that treat pregnant women like criminals if they use illicit substances are linked with higher rates of babies being born with opioid w

Trump juggles statecraft and impeachment on a historic 2019-11-13 20:17:36President Trump claimed not to watch the first public impeachment hearings on TV, hosting the president of Turkey while a House committee began presen

Erdogan's White House visit renews tensions over Turkey's 2019-11-13 19:43:59The Turkish president's meeting with Trump in the Oval Office drew sharp bipartisan criticism from Congress and rallied protesters across Washington.

Supreme Court may allow TV producer's racial bias 2019-11-13 16:15:42Justices sounded ready to send Byron Allen's suits back to Los Angeles to allow them to proceed in federal court -- but without weighing in who shoul

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Sydneysiders urged to stay indoors as Australian bushfire New! 2019-11-19 00:10:21Strong winds stoked more than 100 fires across Australia's east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings

Taliban commanders part of swap for Western hostages New! 2019-11-18 23:59:14Three Taliban commanders who are part of a prisoner swap for two Western hostages held by the militant group have landed in Qatar, three Taliban sourc

Turkey orders detention of 133 military personnel over New! 2019-11-18 23:57:29Turkey has ordered the detention of 133 military personnel over suspected links to a network Ankara accuses of organizing an attempted coup in 2016, t

Hong Kong leader urges peaceful resolution of campus New! 2019-11-18 23:45:00Hong Kong's embattled leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a standoff between police and a hold-out group of anti-government protesters at a u

U.S., South Korea break off defense cost talks New! 2019-11-18 23:44:09South Korean and U.S. officials broke off talks on Tuesday aimed at settling the cost burden for Seoul of hosting the U.S. military, South Korea's Fo

Israel says intercepts rockets fired from Syria New! 2019-11-18 23:11:57Israel's military said its missile defense system shot down four rockets fired from Syria toward Israel early on Tuesday.

Coca farmers march, police fire tear gas in New! 2019-11-18 23:07:57Thousands of Bolivian coca farmers marched on Monday to demand the resignation of interim President Jeanine Anez, who was forced to suspend a trip to

Sermons with saline: Hong Kong pastor offers protesters New! 2019-11-18 22:57:00Wearing cross and clerical collar, Hong Kong pastor Alan Keung says he brings God's love to the masses in a different way these days, using saline to

Japan's Abe ties record for longest-serving PM as New! 2019-11-18 22:42:43Prime Minister Shinzo Abe tied Japan's record for longest-serving premier on Tuesday - a remarkable feat for a leader who once quit in humiliation -

Nicaraguan police accuse anti-government protesters of planning attacks New! 2019-11-18 22:28:27Nicaraguan police on Monday accused 16 anti-government protesters of planning to carry out terrorist attacks in the Central American country, which ha

Explosions heard near Damascus airport: state TV New! 2019-11-18 22:21:15Explosions were heard near the airport in the Syrian capital of Damascus, state television said early on Tuesday.

Highlights: Hundreds of protesters leave Hong Kong university, New! 2019-11-18 22:17:11Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam told a news conference on Tuesday that about 100 protesters remained inside the Hongkong Polytechnic University campus tha

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Deadly clashes in eastern Mali kill Malian soldiers, New! 2019-11-18 16:57:26Twenty-four Malian soldiers and 17 jihadists fighters were killed Monday in clashes in the east of the country, the army said, as security in the west

US no longer views Israeli settlements as 'inconsistent New! 2019-11-18 15:52:53US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday that the US was overturning its long-standing position on Israeli settlements in the West Bank by&n

Iran's Revolutionary Guards warn of 'decisive' action if New! 2019-11-18 13:43:32Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards warned anti-government protesters on Monday of “decisive” action if unrest over gasoline price

'It looks like a war zone': Our Observers New! 2019-11-18 13:37:56

Gaza held ‘hostage’ by Netanyahu's domestic political agenda New! 2019-11-18 13:37:26Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is using an offensive against a Palestinian militant group in Gaza to try to patch together a coalition of n

Poisoned cakes from Turkey? A viral video causes New! 2019-11-18 13:15:01

Challenging Islamic law in Egypt, Christian woman fights New! 2019-11-18 12:31:31Egypt declared 2017 the "Year of the Woman", but nearly three years later women have yet to be granted equal inheritance rights. One woman has made

Observers Direct: Standing up to slavery in southwestern New! 2019-11-18 11:46:53

Leaked documents reveal scope of Iran’s influence in New! 2019-11-18 11:35:39Hundreds of pages of purported Iranian intelligence documents leaked to The New York Times and investigative news site The Intercept detail the m

Fresh air for sale: The New Delhi oxygen New! 2019-11-18 11:24:08With New Delhi blanketed by toxic smog, some of the Indian capital’s residents have turned to a bar selling hits of purified oxygen to escape th

Airstrike on Tripoli factory kills Libyans, foreign workers New! 2019-11-18 09:26:47An airstrike slammed into a biscuit factory in the capital, Tripoli, on Monday killing at least seven workers including five foreign nationals and two

US, EU back Georgia protesters after thousands rally New! 2019-11-18 08:09:52The United States and European Union expressed solidarity Monday with Georgia’s anti-government protesters who took to the streets after the rul

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Outrage erupts over Trump administration’s ‘legalization’ of (still-illegal) New! 2019-11-18 17:26:50 The US announcement that it will no longer view West Bank Israeli settlements as inconsistent with international law has provoked outrage in all corn

GRAPHIC VIDEO of lifelong smoker’s black lungs goes New! 2019-11-18 16:28:35 In what has already been dubbed the “best anti-smoking advert ever,” a Chinese transplant surgeon has shared a video of his team removing

Journalists & politicians from Morales’ party threatened with New! 2019-11-18 14:45:49 The interim government of Bolivia has tasked a special prosecutor with rooting out “subversives” in former President Evo Morales’ p

Boom! Retired! UFC welterweight star Ben Askren announces New! 2019-11-18 14:43:52 Former Bellator and ONE Championship welterweight world champion Ben Askren has announced his retirement from MMA following his latest stint in the U

US now considers Israeli settlements consistent with international New! 2019-11-18 14:41:00 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a U-turn in policy toward Israeli settlements in the West Bank, declaring Washington no longer sees t

Are we the baddies? NBC chief foreign correspondent New! 2019-11-18 14:26:04 Hearing that the Americans “have become the bad guys” on the world stage was a “gut punch” to NBC News reporter Richard Engel

Concessions first, meeting later: N. Korea says will New! 2019-11-18 14:14:08 Pyongyang has made it clear that it will not agree to another high-level meeting between Chairman Kim Jong-un and the US President Donald Trump unles

Iran says ‘decisive’ action will be taken if New! 2019-11-18 14:05:09 Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) has warned it will quell public disturbances “decisively” if the riots that gripped the

‘Censored because they gave me platform’: Ecuador’s ex-leader New! 2019-11-18 12:10:00 Former leader of Ecuador Rafael Correa believes his country’s national broadcaster suddenly cut its distribution of RT Spanish simply because t

‘It’s not a psychological issue, this is facing New! 2019-11-18 11:59:23 Renowned Canadian figure skating specialist Brian Orser, who has been coaching the two-time world champion Evgenia Medvedeva, said that losing to you

Russians donate €1 MILLION in less than 24 New! 2019-11-18 11:55:51 When Italy asked the world to help restore Venice after the worst flood in decades, some Russians didn’t waste time – donating one millio

Three people reported killed in shooting at Walmart New! 2019-11-18 11:43:00 At least three people have been shot and killed at a Walmart in Duncan, Oklahoma, according to police. The person who opened fire at the store is re

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Dozens of Hong Kong protesters make daring campus New! 2019-11-18 22:55:53Dozens of Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters dramatically escaped a two-day police siege at a university campus late Monday by shimmying down ropes fr

Trump was not treated for any urgent health New! 2019-11-18 22:55:31"Despite some of the speculation, the president has not had any chest pain, nor was he evaluated or treated for any urgent or acute issues," Trump'

Mongolia's new 'cleaner' fuel linked to deaths, illness New! 2019-11-18 22:30:50Mongolians are using smokeless briquettes to warm their homes. A government-issued fuel -- made of coking coal from the southern Gobi region and washe

Boy or girl? US parents go too far New! 2019-11-18 21:55:46American parents are no longer satisfied with the traditional gender reveal method: cutting a cake to reveal, after much suspense, a blue interior (fo

100 protesters still holed up in Hong Kong New! 2019-11-18 21:46:05About 100 protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university as a police siege of the campus entered its third day. Police have surrounded the uni

Hazardous bushfire smoke blankets Sydney, residents warned to New! 2019-11-18 21:23:33Heavy winds stirred dozens of fires across Australia’s east coast on Tuesday, blanketing Sydney in hazardous smoke and prompting health warnings

In new pro-Israel shift, US no longer calls New! 2019-11-18 19:17:41The United States no longer believes that Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories are illegal, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Mon

UK PM, Labour make election pitch to business New! 2019-11-18 09:50:20

'Britain remains 'seriously concerned' about Hong Kong violence' 2019-11-18 06:42:38

Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn in as Sri Lanka's new 2019-11-18 06:17:01Former defence secretary Gotabaya Rajapaksa was sworn in as Sri Lanka's President on Monday and appealed to minority Tamils and Muslims who voted aga

Pakistan successfully conducts test launch of surface-to-surface ballistic 2019-11-18 04:43:41Pakistan on Monday conducted a successful test launch of a surface-to-surface ballistic missile capable of delivering all types of warheads up to 650

Sri Lanka may face a snap parliamentary poll 2019-11-18 02:11:26The outgoing government's parliamentary group is to meet on Monday to discuss the way forward. "This would mean opting for a fresh parliamentary el

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Sydney residents warned to stay indoors as nearby New! 2019-11-18 23:54:49The Sydney skyline was barely visible with air quality in some parts of the city reaching over hazardous levels early Tuesday.

4 rockets fired from Syria toward Israel shot New! 2019-11-18 23:43:51"Four launches were identified from Syria towards Israeli territory which were intercepted by the Israeli air defense systems," the army said. "No

Xinjiang government in China calls report into Uighur New! 2019-11-18 23:24:41United Nations experts and rights groups estimate more than a million Uighurs and members of other ethic groups have been detained in camps in a far-r

Canadian universities urge exchange students to return as New! 2019-11-18 21:23:29Dozens of Canadians remained in Hong Kong on Monday, according to several institutions reached by The Canadian Press -- many of which said it would be

New York man pleads guilty to threatening to New! 2019-11-18 20:57:26Omar, a Democrat, is among the first Muslim women in Congress. Her office had no immediate comment on Carlineo’s plea.

House Democrats release testimony of diplomat who overheard New! 2019-11-18 20:42:17Transcripts were released late Monday from interviews with David Holmes, the diplomat who overheard the call, and from David Hale, the State Departmen

Thousands of Disney+ accounts have been hacked, sold New! 2019-11-18 20:13:53The cost of a subscription to Disney+ in Canada is $8.99 a month — well below the price of what was being sold online.

University of Calgary promises support for exchange students New! 2019-11-18 19:45:54The University of Calgary has joined with other campuses across the country in encouraging its foreign exchange students to leave Hong Kong for their

Criminal charges expected against guards responsible for Epstein: New! 2019-11-18 19:37:58Both guards were working overtime because of staffing shortages when Epstein was found.

North Korea ‘no longer interested’ in talks with New! 2019-11-18 18:45:14It was the second time in less than a week that North Korean statements have taken direct aim at Trump, something Pyongyang had avoided since the two

U.S. officials were aware of Ukraine’s Trump anxiety: New! 2019-11-18 18:05:20The sources spoke on condition of anonymity because of the diplomatic and political sensitivity of the issue.

Georgia police turn water cannons on protesters calling New! 2019-11-18 17:42:48The protest took place days after the ex-Soviet country's parliament failed to pass a planned electoral reform, a move to full proportional represent


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