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UN envoy: International aid for Venezuela exodus falls 2019-08-20 13:41:36BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - A United Nations special envoy is warning that the international community is falling short in helping nations like Colombia r

Mike Pompeo: ISIS 'more powerful today' in some 2019-08-20 13:25:17Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that the Islamic State remains a "complicated" foreign policy challenge and is actually stronger in some

UN envoy warns threat of Yemen's fragmentation gets 2019-08-20 12:33:28UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. envoy for Yemen is warning that fragmentation of the war-torn Arab nation "is becoming a stronger and more pressing th

Israeli, US militaries simulate ship hijacking amid tensions 2019-08-20 11:54:19JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel's military said Tuesday it has conducted a joint exercise with U.S. Special Forces simulating the retaking of a hijacked ship

Ilhan Omar blasts Israel after Palestinian Authority cracks 2019-08-20 11:16:43The crackdown by the Palestinian Authority on gay rights Monday created an awkward moment for its Democratic supporters, including Rep. Ilhan Omar, wh

Croatia recalls diplomat from Germany over racist comments 2019-08-20 09:25:05ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) - Croatia's Foreign Ministry has suspended a senior diplomat whose posts on Facebook have been described as racist. Foreign Mini

Sri Lanka rejects criticism of army chief's appointment 2019-08-20 08:52:40COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Sri Lanka's government on Tuesday hit out at foreign criticism of its appointment of a general accused of war abuses as the

Dutch ex-defense chief against joining Persian Gulf mission 2019-08-20 08:36:54THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The former head of Dutch defense forces said he believes the Netherlands should not take part in a U.S.-led mission to p

German FM 'grateful' for Swedish teen's climate activism 2019-08-20 07:55:33BERLIN (AP) - Germany's foreign minister says he's "grateful" for Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg's climate protests. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas

China could crush U.S. military in Pacific: Report 2019-08-20 07:37:46The U.S. no longer enjoys military supremacy in the Pacific, a shocking new report claims, and China is now fully capable of launching a surprise atta

Rio de Janeiro police fatally shoot bus hostage-taker 2019-08-20 07:33:28RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's state governor said Tuesday an armed man who took dozens of hostages on a bus has died after being shot

The Latest: Merkel says Irish border is key 2019-08-20 06:43:18LONDON (AP) - The Latest on Britain's plan to leave the European Union (all times local): 5:10 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the main stu

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Hong Kong protesters take to the subway, as New! 2019-08-21 04:17:28A major bank warned on Wednesday that weeks of protests in Hong Kong could hit the economies of the Chinese-ruled city and mainland China itself as de

A record number of wildfires are burning in New! 2019-08-21 01:42:59Wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest have hit a record number this year, with 72,843 fires detected so far by Brazil's space research centre, as

At least 2,300 detained in crackdown in Indian-administered New! 2019-08-21 00:24:15At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and communications blackout impo

Venezuelan president says officials have been talking to New! 2019-08-20 22:24:07Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said Tuesday he had authorized contact with the administration of U.S. President Donald Trump "for months," in a

Walmart sues Tesla for negligence after solar panels New! 2019-08-20 20:32:32Walmart on Tuesday sued Tesla, accusing it of "widespread negligence" that led to repeated fires of its solar panel systems and asking a court to fo

Australian court upholds sex abuse convictions of Cardinal New! 2019-08-20 20:28:10An Australian court has upheld convictions against the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of children sex abuse.

Trump says any Jew who votes Democratic is New! 2019-08-20 19:48:35U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalt

ISIS gaining strength in some areas, but caliphate 2019-08-20 18:58:12U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged on Tuesday that ISIS militants are gaining strength in some areas but said the militant group's capa

Larry King divorcing his 7th wife 2019-08-20 18:51:50Larry King is seeking a divorce from his seventh wife, Shawn King, after 22 years.

More than 100 feared dead off Libyan coast: 2019-08-20 17:42:23Doctors Without Borders said Tuesday it fears that a boat packed with migrants sunk off the Libyan coast and that more than 100 people could be dead.

Italy seizes Spanish rescue ship, removes migrants 2019-08-20 16:30:35An Italian prosecutor ordered on Tuesday the seizure of the Open Arms migrant ship and the removal of the migrants on board, ending a prolonged stand-

Elizabeth Warren apologizes for heritage claim, woos Native 2019-08-20 15:09:13U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren offered a public apology Monday to Native Americans over her past claim to Indigenous heritage

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A Mississippi church counts its missing after ICE 2019-08-19 12:32:33After the massive immigration raids in Mississippi, Father Roberto Mena has lost nearly half of his parishioners at his churches in the small rural to

Panic in the world's largest refugee settlement: 'I 2019-08-19 12:09:49Myanmar has approved the return of 3,450 Rohingya families, but none believes conditions are safe two years after the mass slaughter of Muslim civilia

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A tale of two rallies: Elizabeth Warren and 2019-08-19 07:00:31The Democratic primary offers progressive voters a choice between two heroes of the left, Sens. Bernie Sanders of Vermont and Elizabeth Warren of Mass

Prince Andrew rejects involvement in Epstein sex scandal 2019-08-19 06:47:33Britain's Prince Andrew has rejected renewed suggestions he may have been involved in the alleged sex crimes of his onetime friend Jeffrey Epstein.

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana governor brought down by Hurricane 2019-08-19 03:01:36Former Louisiana Gov. Kathleen Blanco, the state's first elected female governor, refused to wallow in disappointment or disaster.

U.S. sanctions on the high seas test European 2019-08-18 17:02:24In the escalating tanker wars between the West and Iran, Washington is facing resistance from its traditional international partners.

Wedding attack shows a U.S.-Taliban deal wouldn't end 2019-08-18 16:12:03An Islamic State attack that killed 63 people deepened questions about the Trump administration's plan to withdraw from Afghanistan.

Hong Kong protests: Hundreds of thousands spill out 2019-08-18 13:30:27After weeks of violent clashes with police, Hong Kong protesters gathered for a peaceful demonstration that harked back to the movement's beginnings.

Portland tries to 'keep weird' as another far-right 2019-08-17 22:30:53Portland police worked to keep the Proud Boys and other far-right extremist protesters separated from anti-fascist counter-demonstrators.

Japan, Korea and the messy question of how 2019-08-17 14:56:42A downward spiral in relations between South Korea and Japan has spawned a trade war and ignited massive protests and boycotts in South Korea.

Alaska records its warmest month ever; future records 2019-08-17 13:09:47Baked Alaska: The high temperature in July in Anchorage hits 90 for the first time ever, vast stretches of sea ice melt and fire crews can't be spare

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Russia, China accuse U.S. of stoking tensions with New! 2019-08-20 19:57:33Russia and China accused the United States on Tuesday of stoking military tensions by testing a ground-launched cruise missile, but the foreign minist

Ex-Vatican treasurer Pell loses appeal against child sex New! 2019-08-20 19:54:09An Australian court upheld on Wednesday the conviction of jailed former Vatican treasurer Cardinal George Pell on child sex offences, rejecting an app

Former Brazil presidential candidate convicted of fraud in New! 2019-08-20 19:32:44A Sao Paulo state court convicted Fernando Haddad, who was the runner-up in Brazil's presidential elections last year, of mismanaging campaign accoun

'I don't recommend you do this': Thailand's stealthy 2019-08-20 19:25:56In the dead of night, Thai firefighter Pinyo Pukpinyo stealthily approaches a python coiled around the rafters of a home in Bangkok, and quickly grabs

Pakistan to take Kashmir dispute with India to 2019-08-20 19:16:21Pakistan said on Tuesday it would take its dispute with India over Kashmir to the International Court of Justice, after New Delhi revoked the special

Kashmir remains tense despite partial easing of restrictions 2019-08-20 19:16:21India further eased movement restrictions in Kashmir's main city Srinagar on Tuesday, even as large swathes of the historically-restive old quarter r

Migrants disembark Open Arms rescue ship on Italian 2019-08-20 19:14:46Nearly one hundred migrants who had been stranded on the Open Arms rescue ship off the coast of Lampedusa disembarked on the Italian island on Tuesday

U.S. will act if Iranian tanker tries to 2019-08-20 19:10:25The United States will take every action it can to prevent an Iranian tanker sailing in the Mediterranean from delivering oil to Syria in contraventio

Pompeo warns of 'new turmoil' if U.N. arms 2019-08-20 19:07:59U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo pushed the international community on Tuesday to work out how to stop Iran from being "unshackled to create new t

President of Uruguay says he may have lung 2019-08-20 19:00:05Uruguay's President Tabare Vazquez announced on Tuesday that doctors detected a likely malignant growth in his right lung during a routine checkup.

China hopes U.S. will come back to the 2019-08-20 18:47:34China hopes to welcome the United States 'back to the negotiating table' to discuss global efforts to limit climate change at a United Nations summi

Italy president begins talks to seek way out 2019-08-20 18:47:15Italian President Sergio Mattarella begins two days of talks with parties on Wednesday to seek a way out of a political crisis that will lead to forma

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South Korea appointee facing accusations vows retaliation against 2019-08-20 13:20:17 South Korean President Moon Jae-in's pick to be justice minister is at the center of corruption allegations.

Japan to build electronic warfare unit 2019-08-20 12:57:08 Japan is moving ahead with plans to build an electronic warfare unit as a check against Chinese maneuvers in disputed areas of the East China Sea.

Italian PM Giuseppe Conte slams deputy, says he'll 2019-08-20 12:38:55 Amid a political crisis and another election, Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Tuesday he'll resign -- as the nation is being driven into

Hamas threatens Israel over aid payments to poor 2019-08-20 11:34:27 The militant group Hamas threatened Tuesday to escalate violence if the Israeli government doesn't allow an installment of cash from the Qatari gove

Report: China boosts food aid to North Korea 2019-08-20 11:14:20 China is to increase the volume of food supply to North Korea and is encouraging Chinese tourism to the country following President Xi Jinping's fir

Rio de Janeiro police kill bus hostage-taker 2019-08-20 10:31:37 Police in Rio de Janeiro fatally shot a man they said held dozens of hostages on a commuter bus Tuesday morning.

South Koreans protest renegotiating costs of U.S. military 2019-08-20 10:15:40 South Korean protesters gathered outside the presidential Blue House on Tuesday to voice opposition to the upcoming military cost-sharing renegotiat

Syrian rebel forces withdraw from Khan Shaykhun 2019-08-20 09:31:41 Opposition forces withdrew from the northwest Syrian town of Khan Shaykhun on Tuesday after Syrian government forces invaded Idlib province, local ob

EU rejects demand by British PM Boris Johnson 2019-08-20 08:49:05 The European Union rejected a demand Tuesday from British leader Boris Johnson to abandon plans for an "Irish backstop," which has so far been a ma

Russia accuses U.S. of escalating tensions with missile 2019-08-20 08:16:07 Russian officials on Tuesday accused the United States of stoking tensions with the testing of a ground-launched cruise missile, a weapon previously

Huawei: U.S. blacklisting more partners 'politically motivated' 2019-08-20 07:21:29 Chinese telecom giant Huawei Technologies has slammed the U.S. government for a decision to add 46 more affiliates to a blacklist it says is "politi

13 Chinese tourists killed in Laos bus crash 2019-08-20 05:02:30 A tour bus transporting dozens of Chinese tourists crashed in northern Laos, killing at least 13 people, officials said Tuesday.

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Mexico's synchronised swimming team for girls with Down 2019-08-20 13:03:49

French company ‘treats us like slaves’, say striking 2019-08-20 11:39:47Since June 11, around 40 undocumented migrant workers, hired to work for the courier delivery firm Chronopost, have been on strike outside the company

Madrid sending navy vessel to escort Open Arms 2019-08-20 10:57:48Spain was Tuesday set to deploy a naval patrol boat to Italy’s Lampedusa island to take migrants off a charity rescue vessel that has been stuck

Italian PM Conte denounces far-right Salvini as he 2019-08-20 10:43:36Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte announced he is resigning on Tuesday, at the end of a Senate debate on his government prompted by far-right lead

Biarritz residents and business owners uneasy over G7 2019-08-20 08:18:47As Biarritz prepares to host the G7 summit this weekend, some residents and business owners worry that “unprecedented” security measures c

Cameroon anglophone separatist leader handed life sentence 2019-08-20 07:44:34A military court in Cameroon on Tuesday handed a life sentence to the head of the country’s anglophone separatist movement, Julius Sisiku Ayuk T

Sudan’s Bashir got millions in cash from Saudi 2019-08-20 05:18:36Omar al-Bashir received $90 million in cash from Saudi royals, an investigator told a court at the opening Monday of the deposed Sudanese strongman's

Google, Amazon, Facebook slam French digital tax as 2019-08-20 03:04:35American tech giants Amazon, Facebook and Google joined forces on Monday to decry the French digital tax as retroactive and discriminatory.

US financier Epstein signed will just two days 2019-08-20 02:01:40Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he killed himself in the Manhattan federal jail, new court records show, opening a new legal front

Burkina Faso troops killed in 'major attack' by 2019-08-20 01:30:50Unidentified militants killed more than a dozen soldiers in northern Burkina Faso Monday in what the army described as a "major attack" by "terrori

Iranian tanker in standoff with US leaves Gibraltar 2019-08-20 01:24:36An Iranian tanker at the centre of an angry confrontation between Iran and Washington sailed for Greece on Monday after it was freed from detention of

Hong Kong's Lam promises to 'immediately' start peace 2019-08-20 00:21:22Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Tuesday she hoped a peaceful weekend anti-government protest was the start of an effort to restore peace and that

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Trump CANCELS meeting with Danish PM after she New! 2019-08-20 19:59:00 US President Donald Trump has cancelled a meeting with the Danish PM after she unequivocally shot down his dreams of purchasing resource-rich Greenla

Yippie-Ki-NO WAY: Fans aghast Disney’s rumored reboot of New! 2019-08-20 19:50:31 Fans of the action film Die Hard are begging Disney to leave their beloved franchise alone, after rumors emerged that the company would attempt to re

Barricaded suspect threatens to blow up & burn 2019-08-20 19:10:00 Police in Barking and Dagenham are trying to defuse a “critical incident” unfolding in a suburban town in East London, after a man barric

State Department approves $8bn sale of F-16s to 2019-08-20 18:34:53 Despite extreme objections voiced by Beijing, the State Department has approved the sale of dozens of F-16 fighter planes to Taiwan, openly admitting

Russia, Racism… Recession? Trump says Democrats hope for 2019-08-20 18:19:15 US President Donald Trump is accusing Democrats and the media of trying to bring about a recession in order to hurt his 2020 re-election. His critics

US praises sanctions for killing Iran’s economy, then 2019-08-20 18:12:19 The US State Department can’t seem to make up its mind about the cause of Iran’s economic woes, claiming Tehran’s “Marxist ec

‘Run, hide, or fight’: Louisiana State University warns 2019-08-20 16:39:00 The Louisiana State University’s campus was temporarily placed on lockdown after a report of a gunman on its grounds. The university responded

Facebook hiring editors to pick stories for ‘News 2019-08-20 15:34:36 Facebook will hire a “small team” of journalists to select featured content for its much-hyped ‘News Tab’ section, which the

Emergency & music fests prepared in rural Nevada 2019-08-20 15:24:25 With the ‘Storm Area 51’ event just weeks away, a rural county in Nevada is preparing for the worst. Ahead of the Facebook-organized plot

After 5 yrs under jihadist control, militants flee 2019-08-20 15:03:21Read Full Article at RT.com

Trump says he could support Russia's return to 2019-08-20 14:44:00 It would be “appropriate” for Russia to rejoin the G7 and make it G8 again, US President Donald Trump told reporters ahead of the group&r

‘All cops are boneless’: UK govt’s #knifefree chicken 2019-08-20 14:28:32 A citizens group has come up with its own creative response to the UK home office’s #knifefree chicken boxes initiative, with a sprinkle of inf

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Death toll from weekend Kabul wedding attack now New! 2019-08-21 05:14:16 A suicide bomber targeted a packed Afghan wedding hall in west Kabul Saturday as celebrations were in full swing. Authorities said the initial death

Pakistan submits compliance report to FATF New! 2019-08-21 04:37:35Pakistan has submitted compliance report on its 27-point action plan to the Financial Action Task Force, as three separate evaluations currently in pr

Death toll from Afghan wedding blast rises to New! 2019-08-21 04:13:35The initial death toll after the Saturday night blast was 63, but some of the wounded had died in hospital, said Nasrat Rahimi, a spokesman at the int

British PM Johnson urges Merkel to budge on New! 2019-08-21 03:50:21Boris Johnson is set to tell German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday that unless she agrees to change the Brexit deal, Britain will leave EU on O

US says it's ready to resume nuclear talks New! 2019-08-21 00:50:27Negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang collapsed after a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Vi

US State Dept approves sale of 66 F-16 New! 2019-08-21 00:43:11The US State Department on Tuesday approved the sale of 66 F-16 fighters to Taiwan, in a move expected to anger Beijing. Taiwan will get the latest ve

China parliament rules out allowing same-sex marriage New! 2019-08-21 00:33:47China, which claims democratic and self-ruled Taiwan as its territory, has a thriving gay scene in major cities, but there has been little sign that t

Trump, Maduro confirm talks as opposition stays mum New! 2019-08-21 00:09:22 Comments by both the US and Venezuelan presidents each revealed that high-level officials in their respective administrations have been meeting about

Trump: Any Jew voting Democratic is uninformed or New! 2019-08-20 23:54:53President Donald Trump said Tuesday that American Jewish people who vote for Democrats show "either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty."

No complete withdrawal from Afghanistan: Donald Trump New! 2019-08-20 23:21:45President Donald Trump has indicated that there will not be complete withdrawal of American forces from Afghanistan, stating the US have to "have a p

China spins Hong Kong, but world isn’t buying New! 2019-08-20 23:16:45​As protests continue to roil Hong Kong’s streets, China’s state-led propaganda machine has gone into overdrive to persuade the worl

Saudi Arabia eases travel restrictions on women New! 2019-08-20 22:23:18Saudi Arabia on Tuesday began implementing a landmark reform allowing women over the age of 21 to receive passports and travel abroad without permissi

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Kashmir gunbattle leaves 2 dead: one suspected militant, New! 2019-08-21 01:51:48The gunbattle marked the first clash since the federal government removed the special status of the territory this month, fuelling anger.

Ex-Vatican treasurer to stay in prison after appeal New! 2019-08-21 01:07:38Cardinal George Pell lost an appeal against his conviction for sexually abusing two 13-year-old choir boys.

Venezuela runs low on contraceptives, leaving women ‘forced New! 2019-08-21 00:48:02Venezuelan women are facing few options when they become pregnant.

Trump says Jews who vote Democrat are uninformed New! 2019-08-20 23:46:53Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critics who said the president was trading in anti-Semitic stereotypes.

Italy’s PM resigned — now the country needs New! 2019-08-20 23:16:08Salvini's move to call another election could place Italy under a weaker provisional government just ahead of its deadline on the 2020 budget.

Southern Alberta farmers harvest wheat for charity New! 2019-08-20 23:11:53Southern Alberta farmers are once again working together to battle world hunger by doing what they do best. The Taber and District Foodgrains Project

Harvey Weinstein’s lawyer files motion to move trial New! 2019-08-20 21:46:23In a longshot motion filed with the New York State appellate court on Friday, attorney Arthur Aidala suggested the trial be moved to upstate Albany Co

Capital One data breach suspect seeks release from New! 2019-08-20 21:35:13Paige Thompson, a talented computer programmer from Seattle who goes by the online handle "erratic," was arrested last month after the FBI said she

Meng Wanzhou lawyers lay out ‘abuse of process’ New! 2019-08-20 21:17:47Meng Wanzhou's lawyers argue that remarks by U.S. President Donald Trump are "threatening in nature" and that the CBSA and RCMP "unlawfully" deta

Trump postpones meeting with Danish PM after she New! 2019-08-20 21:08:04U.S. President Donald Trump said he has postponed a meeting with Danish Prime Minister Mette Fredricksen due to her lack of interest in his offer to p

‘Maus’ creator says Marvel killed essay after he 2019-08-20 14:01:21In Art Spiegelman's essay, written as an introduction to a new Marvel collection, one particular reference to the U.S. president put the essay on ice

As Disney+ comes to Canada, households will be 2019-08-20 12:10:30The Walt Disney Company is swooping into the Canadian market with its powerful new streaming platform Disney Plus in November.


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