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Sanctions could ease if North Korea threat markedly New! 2019-02-21 12:52:18WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. will not ease economic sanctions on North Korea until it is confident that the nuclear

UN: Central African Republic peace deal may be New! 2019-02-21 12:43:31UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. envoy for Central African Republic says the peace agreement signed this month by the government and 14 rebel groups "c

Abuse victims: Italian law helps bishops dodge investigation New! 2019-02-21 12:41:20ROME (AP) - U.S. and Italian advocates for victims of pedophile priests are pressing for Italy to overhaul legislation that allows bishops to dodge ac

The Latest: Venezuela's Maduro closes Brazil border New! 2019-02-21 12:19:28CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro is orderi

Julian Assange granted new passport by Australia amid New! 2019-02-21 11:58:38Julian Assange has been issued a new passport by his native Australia, regional media reported Thursday, clearing one of several hurdles keeping the w

The Latest: UK says trade deals won't be New! 2019-02-21 11:24:16BRUSSELS (AP) - The Latest on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union (all times local): 3:55 p.m. The British government says trade deals with

AP interview: Moldova president says country needs Russia New! 2019-02-21 11:01:18CHISINAU, Moldova (AP) - Moldova's president says the former Soviet republic needs good relations with Russia, amid uncertainty about the future of t

Yonas Biru case: Racism at the World Bank New! 2019-02-21 11:00:10A man you probably have never heard of is Dr. Yonas Biru, an Ethiopian and a victim of racial injustice at the World Bank. In protest, he has been on

Caterpillar, Apple among big names hit by US-China New! 2019-02-21 10:05:20NEW YORK (AP) - Companies making everything from computers to construction cranes are seeing their profits hurt as the United States' trade war with

Venezuela's Maduro closes Brazil border to block aid New! 2019-02-21 09:49:53CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro ordered the vast border with Brazil to be closed on Thursday, just days before opposit

Germany: Far-right rebuked over 'natural selection' comment New! 2019-02-21 09:41:06BERLIN (AP) — The deputy speaker of Germany's parliament has rebuked members of a far-right party for suggesting that women aren't fit to be l

IMF and Ecuador reach agreement on $4.2 billion New! 2019-02-21 09:17:57WASHINGTON (AP) - The International Monetary Fund's staff has agreed to support the economic policies of the Ecuadorean government with $4.2 billion

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Maduro closing Brazil border days before humanitarian aid New! 2019-02-21 13:55:53Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has ordered the vast border with Brazil to be closed just days before opposition leaders plan to bring in foreig

U.S. and China resume trade talks in standoff New! 2019-02-21 11:52:21The U.S. and China resumed high-levels talks Thursday aimed at easing a trade standoff that has unnerved global investors and clouded the outlook for

Sudanese government arrests several opposition politicians New! 2019-02-21 11:11:50Sudanese security forces arrested around two dozen opposition members on Thursday who were on their way to deliver a petition to the presidential pala

Vatican looks to address 'deep wound' of child New! 2019-02-21 09:55:31Pope Francis opened a landmark sex abuse prevention summit Thursday by warning senior Catholic figures that the faithful are demanding concrete action

Climate threat doubter leads effort to advise Trump New! 2019-02-21 09:42:55The Trump administration is exploring the idea of forming a special committee to look at climate change and security risks, with the effort being co-o

Relatives mourn after 67 people killed in Bangladesh New! 2019-02-21 09:42:53Hundreds of distraught people thronged to a hospital in Bangladesh's capital looking for missing loved ones after a devastating fire tore through den

Empire actor Jussie Smollett staged hate crime on New! 2019-02-21 09:24:39Actor Jussie Smollett staged a racist and homophobic attack on himself because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Chica

Coast guard lieutenant accused of amassing hit list New! 2019-02-21 09:14:08A coast guard lieutenant who was arrested last week is a "domestic terrorist" who drafted an email discussing biological attacks, prosecutors said i

Japanese spacecraft attempts landing on distant asteroid 2019-02-21 08:57:37A Japanese spacecraft began its approach Thursday toward a distant asteroid on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of

Students abused at Catholic school for deaf boys 2019-02-21 04:00:33Dozens of men who suffered physical and sexual abuse by clergy at a school for deaf boys in Verona, Italy, are still looking for justice. They'll tra

Tortoise thought to be extinct appears in Galapagos 2019-02-20 18:27:21A living member of species of tortoise not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct has been found in a remote part of the Galapagos islan

How Venezuela became the latest fault line in 2019-02-20 17:39:06As tensions in Venezuela mount ahead of a Saturday showdown over humanitarian aid, both sides are digging in, highlighting how the South American nati

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Putin threatens to target U.S. with nuclear weapons 2019-02-20 10:20:00Raising the ante amid fears of a new arms race with the United States, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia will directly target America shoul

Britain’s political parties are splintering over Brexit as 2019-02-20 09:40:00Cracks in Britain’s political party system yawned wider Wednesday as three pro-European lawmakers quit the governing Conservatives to join a new

Trump prevails as Mexican officials stop caravan at 2019-02-20 07:00:00Last week, a caravan of 1,800 Central American migrants arrived in this isolated Mexican border city, where police ushered them into a makeshift gover

Turkish human rights lawyer may have been killed 2019-02-20 06:00:00When Turkish human rights lawyer Tahir Elci was gunned down during a news conference in the embattled Kurdish-majority city of Diyarbakir, at least fo

Vatican’s four-day meeting to explore how to protect 2019-02-19 16:45:00Pope Francis’ special meeting on protecting children from sexual abuse by clergy may be a turning point for the Vatican, but many critics still

In Syria, U.S.-backed militia trying to evacuate civilians 2019-02-19 16:30:00A U.S.-backed militia has sent trucks to the edge of Islamic State’s dwindling territory in eastern Syria to evacuate hundreds of civilians as w

30,000 Venezuelans cross into this Colombian town each 2019-02-19 13:35:00For the beleaguered people of Venezuela, this Colombian border town has served for years as a kind of safety valve — a way station en route from

Film and TV director Jose Padilha knows violence 2019-02-19 06:00:00Over the past four years, Brazilians witnessed the impeachment of one president (Dilma Rousseff), the jailing of another (Luiz “Lula” Inac

Trump says ‘no going back’ in attempts to 2019-02-18 19:40:00President Trump, speaking Monday in vote-rich south Florida, called on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s supporters to abandon him or face r

Law used against journalist Maria Ressa stirs fears 2019-02-18 14:10:00A day after posting bail, a defiant Maria Ressa sat in a car winding its way through Manila’s notoriously congested traffic to attend a rally in

Israel’s Netanyahu and his foreign minister enrage Poland 2019-02-18 13:15:00Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wager that he could cement his status as a master diplomat by allying himself with a coalition of ri

As Venezuela spirals downward, South America struggles to 2019-02-18 08:00:00Latin American countries are straining to cope with an influx of Venezuelan immigrants, a tide of humanity that is expected to increase in 2019 as the

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Chinese student uses handwriting robot to complete homework New! 2019-02-21 14:07:57A Chinese student sparked debate earlier this week after her mother discovered the teenage girl bought a robot and trained it to imitate her handwriti

Netanyahu's two biggest competitors join forces in bid New! 2019-02-21 14:03:53Television host turned politician Yair Lapid and retired military chief Benny Gantz have formed a joint party to run against Israel's Prime Minister

Withdrawal of 1,000 Burundian soldiers from Somalia begins New! 2019-02-21 13:07:43An official in Burundi says the withdrawal of 1,000 Burundian soldiers from the African Union regional force in Somalia has begun.

UN: Central African Republic peace deal may be New! 2019-02-21 12:44:56The U.N. envoy for Central African Republic says the peace agreement signed this month by the government and 14 rebel groups "could be a turning poin

Abuse victims: Italian law helps bishops dodge investigation New! 2019-02-21 12:41:20U.S. and Italian advocates for victims of pedophile priests are pressing for Italy to overhaul legislation that allows bishops to dodge accountability

New migrant caravan forms as Mexican cities that New! 2019-02-21 12:32:23A new caravan begins the march north toward the United States as border cities like Ciudad Juárez are swelling with migrants already here from

Slovaks mark anniversary of slayings of journalist, fiancee New! 2019-02-21 12:31:07Tens of thousands of people are rallying across Slovakia to mark the anniversary of the slayings of an investigative reporter and his fiancee.

Prominent environmental activist murdered in Mexico days before New! 2019-02-21 12:30:33Prominent environmental activist Samir Flores Soberanes has been shot and killed in Mexico days before a referendum on a pipeline he pu

The Latest: Venezuela's Maduro closes Brazil border New! 2019-02-21 12:19:28The Latest on the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro is ordering the border with Brazil

Faroe Islands to shutter to tourists for weekend New! 2019-02-21 12:16:20A growing tourist destination in the North Atlantic is about to undergo some major Spring cleaning by kicking all tourists out.

Putin’s 'saber-rattling' speech sparks concerns for new nuclear New! 2019-02-21 12:11:01Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered his version of the State of the Union this week – cautioning the United States against deploying miss

Kim Jong Un may travel more than 2,500 New! 2019-02-21 11:44:03North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s journey to Vietnam for his second summit with U.S. President Trump may take much longer than others.

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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi drops off U.N. New! 2019-02-21 13:58:47Myanmar will be represented by a government minister at a U.N. conference in Geneva next week, and not by the country's de facto leader Aung San Suu

Eleven Venezuela diplomats in U.S. defect since last New! 2019-02-21 13:56:16Eleven Venezuelan diplomats in the United States have defected from President Nicolas Maduro's government since opposition leader Juan Guaido declare

Venezuela convoy heads to Colombia border as Maduro New! 2019-02-21 13:56:16Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido left Caracas with some 80 lawmakers on Thursday on a 800-km (500-mile) trip to the Colombian border where the

Putin to U.S.: I'm ready for another Cuban New! 2019-02-21 13:54:07President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia is militarily ready for a Cuban Missile-style crisis if the United States wanted one, and that his count

Algeria’s president to visit Switzerland for medical checks: New! 2019-02-21 13:50:58Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika will travel to Switzerland on Sunday for routine medical checks, his office said in a statement without elabor

Swedish student leader wins EU pledge to spend New! 2019-02-21 13:49:27The European Union should spend hundreds of billions of euros combating climate change during the next decade, its chief executive said on Thursday, r

Operation to end last IS Syria pocket hits New! 2019-02-21 13:47:56The operation to destroy Islamic State's final vestige of rule in Iraq and Syria hit a temporary snag on Thursday, as an expected evacuation of the r

Brexit defections reveal frayed fabric of UK politics New! 2019-02-21 13:46:56Brexit has torn the fabric of Britain's political system, say a group of 11 lawmakers behind a dramatic series of defections that have sent shockwave

Corbyn says PM May must seek customs union New! 2019-02-21 13:46:56British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Thursday Prime Minister Theresa May must change her strategy and seek a close alliance with the Europe

Victims testify at child sex abuse conference, Pope New! 2019-02-21 13:43:28Pope Francis promised that concrete action against child sexual abuse by priests would result from a conference he opened on Thursday, with one cardin

Slovaks protest lack of progress one year since New! 2019-02-21 13:42:18Thousands of Slovaks rallied to mark the first anniversary of the killing of an investigative reporter and his fiancee on Thursday and to protest what

Spain welcomes provisional Brexit airline deal New! 2019-02-21 13:35:50The Spanish government on Thursday welcomed a provisional European Union deal meant to mitigate the impact of a hard Brexit on airlines.

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India’s Narendra Modi in South Korea calls for New! 2019-02-21 13:46:28 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday in Seoul the two countries should cooperate in the defense industry.

Iranian navy starts war games to demonstrate strength New! 2019-02-21 13:02:38 The Iranian navy launched a week-long series of war games Thursday in the Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman, which it said will show Tehran's maritim

Presidents of Chile, Paraguay will go to Venezuela New! 2019-02-21 12:48:22 Chilean President Sebastian Pinera and Paraguayan President Mario Abdo will travel to Colombia Friday to help get humanitarian aid flowing into Venez

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives in New! 2019-02-21 12:33:00 Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Beijing on Thursday as both countries seek strengthened economic ties.

Japanese officials worried about Trump-Kim summit New! 2019-02-21 10:33:56 The Japanese government may be concerned U.S. President Donald Trump could make concessions to North Korea.

Israeli opposition parties join forces to run against New! 2019-02-21 09:50:32 Two Israeli parties have decided to run together to challenge Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud Party in the country's April elections

Kim Jong Un visit could restore old ties New! 2019-02-21 09:21:46 Kim Jong Un is likely to revive ties with Vietnam during the week of the second U.S.-North Korea summit, according to a South Korean press report.

Death toll in major Bangladesh fire climbs to 2019-02-21 08:20:46 At least 81 people have died in a major fire in Bangladesh's capital that started at a chemical warehouse and spread through a neighborhood, authori

Petrobras starts 150K barrels-per-day platform in pre-salt field 2019-02-21 07:37:08 Petrobras has started oil and natural gas production in an offshore, pre-salt area through a platform with 150,000 barrels per day of crude.

Pope, archbishops lay out 'concrete measures' to stop 2019-02-21 06:57:17 Catholics need "concrete measures" to stop the "plague" of sex abuse in the church, Pope Francis told a historic gathering of bishops in Vatican

U.S. Navy to Venezuela military: 'Save your people' 2019-02-21 03:26:10 The head of the U.S. Southern Command warned Venezuela's military that it will be held accountable for any harm it causes civilians during the ongoi

At least 70 dead in Bangladesh apartment fire 2019-02-20 23:51:42 Dozens of people have been killed after a massive fire engulfed several buildings in Bangladesh's capital, authorities said.

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Pope vows 'justice' to sex abuse victims at New! 2019-02-21 14:55:12Pope Francis promised that concrete action against child sexual abuse by priests would result from a conference he opened on Thursday in the Vatican,

Venezuela's Maduro closes Brazil border as Guaido sets New! 2019-02-21 14:31:13President Nicolas Maduro ordered the closure of Venezuela's border with Brazil on Thursday in an increasingly fraught power struggle with Juan Guaido

Parents search for answers over babies born without New! 2019-02-21 13:36:42Parents, health professionals and advocacy groups met in Paris for a first time on Thursday as part of a new committee to discuss mysteriously high ra

A delay to Brexit is 'almost inevitable', Scotland's New! 2019-02-21 11:51:03In an interview with FRANCE 24, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon weighed in on the current Brexit impasse, saying she believes it's "almos

French jihadist linked to 2015 Paris attacks 'killed New! 2019-02-21 11:30:21French jihadist Fabien Clain was killed Wednesday in a coalition air strike on an Islamic State group holdout in Syria, French news site France Info r

How a sleepy German village became a major 2019-02-21 06:13:48Until six years ago, Hoppstädten-Weiersbach was a typical sleepy village in west Germany. But then a German entrepreneur and his Chinese partner

'My case was hushed up': Victim of clerical 2019-02-21 04:28:51Although time has moved on, Arturo Borrelli cannot forget. He was 12 years old when he met Father Silverio Mura, his religious education teacher at hi

Senegal’s presidential hopefuls vie for religious vote on 2019-02-21 03:10:06In Senegal, religious leaders from the main Muslim "brotherhoods" wield considerable influence in everyday life – including the political sphe

Netanyahu’s main challengers form centrist alliance ahead of 2019-02-21 02:07:37Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's strongest challengers in Israel's April 9 general election joined forces on Thursday, marking a dramatic turn in

'An historic turning point': Vatican holds summit on 2019-02-21 01:35:31Bishops from across the world meet at the Vatican Thursday for a landmark summit on combating child sex abuse within the Catholic church -- a potentia

Dozens killed by fire in Bangladesh capital Dhaka 2019-02-20 23:46:43The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, jumped dramatically to 70 on Thursday, a fire official said, and

Macron announces measures to combat anti-Semitism in France 2019-02-20 15:49:53French President Emmanuel Macron announced measures to combat the rise of anti-Semitism at the annual dinner of the Council of Jewish Institutions in

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Watch fans charge up the Zenit squad with New! 2019-02-21 19:42:48 Zenit fans greeted their team with a spectacular flare display outside the home stadium in Saint Petersburg, ahead of their Europa League clash with

Feds broke law in hush-hush Jeffrey Epstein sex New! 2019-02-21 19:17:01 A Florida judge has ruled financier Jeffrey Epstein’s sex trafficking case was grossly mishandled by federal prosecutors, who hid a sweetheart

Judge slaps Roger Stone with gag order after New! 2019-02-21 19:16:21Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Peacekeeping group’? US to leave 200 troops in New! 2019-02-21 18:23:00 Despite President Donald Trump’s promises to withdraw American troops out of Syria, the US intends to maintain presence on the ground with a &l

Alleged hate crime hoaxer Jussie Smollett’s bail set New! 2019-02-21 16:29:00Read Full Article at RT.com

Decaying dam leaves parts of California in path New! 2019-02-21 16:25:40 A combination of freak weather and decaying infrastructure could see dozens of cities in the Los Angeles area washed away by 20 feet of floodwater. A

Iran claims it hacked and controlled US drones, New! 2019-02-21 16:08:47 A senior Iranian commander claimed his country has managed to take control of several US drones. As proof of Tehran’s claim, it has released so

‘Liar’ Trump and ‘Crazy’ Bernie Sanders already in New! 2019-02-21 15:25:00 The 2020 race to be US president heated up this week with the entrance of Senator Bernie Sanders, who raked in $6 million in donations in 24 hours, p

‘Macron is playing ‘political theater’ in linking anti-Semitism New! 2019-02-21 15:19:08 French President Emmanuel Macron’s vow to outlaw “anti-Zionism” as racism has less to do with actually fighting hate crimes and mor

Dramatic VIDEO shows police clashing with protesters at New! 2019-02-21 14:46:36 Amid a wider protest in Catalonia on Thursday, a metro station in Barcelona became the scene of intensive confrontation between pro-independence acti

‘We must be the leader in everything’: Trump New! 2019-02-21 14:35:27 Ahead of critical trade talks with China, US President Donald Trump is demanding America forge ahead in the tech race by jumping straight to sixth-ge

5 stages of Russiagate grief: Dems and the New! 2019-02-21 13:59:56 As Special Counsel Robert Mueller prepares to issue his long-awaited and likely flaccid ‘Russiagate’ report, Democrats and their supporte

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Theresa May meets anti-Brexiteers to curb rebellion New! 2019-02-21 11:45:03The anti-Brexit trio, who favour a second referendum on Britain's membership of the EU, had announced their resignation from the Conservative Party o

Kenya court set to rule on whether to New! 2019-02-21 11:34:36

I'm ready for another Cuban Missile-style crisis: Putin New! 2019-02-21 11:13:43President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia is militarily ready for a Cuban Missile-style crisis if the United States wanted one, and that his count

At least 59 'bandits' killed in NW Nigeria: New! 2019-02-21 10:04:37

Dublin Airport flights resume after drone sparks suspension New! 2019-02-21 09:13:19

Strong quake hits Japan's northernmost island Hokkaido 2019-02-21 08:54:46The quake hit the southwestern part of Hokkaido at a depth of about 30 kilometers (19 miles) and measured a preliminary magnitude of 5.7, according to

Venezuela's Guaido to lead convoy to Colombia border 2019-02-21 08:38:44

Spain: Pro-separatist protesters clash with police 2019-02-21 08:31:14Protesters backing Catalonia's secession from Spain clashed with police and blocked major roads and train tracks across the northeastern region on Th

More than 150 IS militants handed over to 2019-02-21 08:24:23IS militants were handed over to the Iraqi side late Wednesday, and that they were now in a "safe place" and being investigated. The transfer marks

Challengers unite in Israel election threat to Netanyahu 2019-02-21 08:08:29The two main challengers to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced an electoral alliance Thursday, posing a threat to the premier's long

South Korean prez hopes Gandhi's thoughts can bring 2019-02-21 07:56:50South Korean President Moon Jae-in made the remarks while welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a ceremony to unveil a bust of Mahatma Gandhi whic

France's Macron says anti-Zionism is a form of 2019-02-21 07:08:26

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All bets are off — it’s snowing in New! 2019-02-21 13:54:05Forecasters say the snow accumulation could reach 3 inches by Friday on the western and southern outskirts of the city, but rain could reduce accumula

Pope Francis launches historic summit with 21 proposals New! 2019-02-21 12:49:27Pope Francis warned a group of Catholic leaders that the faithful are demanding concrete action on fighting sexual abuse, not just words.

California sheriff’s office releases video of fatal police-involved New! 2019-02-21 12:30:32The deputy had asked to inspect the inside of the suspect's vehicle before police say he drew his gun and fired at her.

Socialite berates family for staging baby photo shoot New! 2019-02-21 12:26:25A prominent Houston socialite was captured on video berating a family for staging a photo shoot on a public trail to celebrate their child’s fir

Tortoise believed to be extinct found on remote New! 2019-02-21 10:18:13A living member of species of tortoise not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct has been found in a remote part of the Galapagos islan

Man sucker-punches lawyer in the face after being New! 2019-02-21 09:52:02A Cleveland man sucker-punched his lawyer in the face seconds after being sentenced to over 40 years in prison on nearly two dozen charges.

Catholic Church abuse: Canada’s dark history and how 2019-02-21 08:04:25Canadian bishops are participating in the Vatican's first-ever conference on widespread sexual abuse in the church. Here's how survivors say the chu

Major fire kills at least 81 in old 2019-02-21 07:35:22A devastating blaze engulfed several buildings in a densely-packed 400-year old neighbourhood of Dhaka, Bangladesh's capital.

Jussie Smollett arrested in Chicago, charged with filing 2019-02-21 06:54:04At a press conference Thursday, Chicago police said they had arrested Jussie Smollett for a "hoax" attack.

El Paso County, civil rights group sue Donald 2019-02-20 23:42:38El Paso County is situated on the U.S.-Mexico border, right across the divide from Ciudad Juarez.

Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen to testify before 2019-02-20 19:34:06U.S. President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen will testify in a public hearing before a U.S. House of Representatives committee on F

Jussie Smollett now considered a suspect for ‘filing 2019-02-20 18:15:10A police official says "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett is now considered a suspect "for filing a false police report" and that detectives are prese


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