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Netanyahu tries to rally global opposition to ICC New! 2020-01-21 07:22:11JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is calling on the world to take “concrete actions” against the International Cr

Donald Trump highlights 'pro-worker' agenda in Davos, says New! 2020-01-21 06:04:46President Trump took credit for a "great American comeback" in a subdued address to business leaders in the Swiss Alps Tuesday, saying his push to l

Nancy Pelosi visits Auschwitz before 75th anniversary of New! 2020-01-21 05:54:43WARSAW, Poland (AP) — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a congressional delegation paid a visit Tuesday to the site of the former Nazi German

The Latest: Mixed reactions to Trump's speech in New! 2020-01-21 05:50:04DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) - The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 1:50 p.m. American economist Kenneth Rogoff

Iran acknowledges Russian-made missiles targeted Ukraine jet 2020-01-21 03:29:05DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran acknowledged on Tuesday that its armed forces fired two Russian anti-aircraft missiles at a Ukrainian je

Chinese sentences ex-boss of Interpol to 13 years 2020-01-21 03:12:35BEIJING (AP) — China has sentenced the former president of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, to 13 years and six months in prison on charges of accepting

Greta Thunberg scolds Davos elites over climate as 2020-01-21 03:05:28DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Four young climate activists, including Greta Thunberg, scolded the elites gathered at the World Economic Forum for no

S. Korea naval unit to expand operations to 2020-01-21 01:52:59SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A South Korean anti-piracy unit has temporarily expanded its mission to the Strait of Hormuz, a vital global oil route at th

Trump on mission to sell US overseas as 2020-01-21 00:20:10DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) - President Donald Trump is on a mission to sell the United States to the global business community just as his historic impea

UN: Most Sudan rebels and neighbors back Darfur 2020-01-20 20:35:53UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.N. experts say most rebel groups and all of Sudan’s neighbors except Libya support the peace process in Darfur but local

Iran expands Taliban support, targets U.S. troops in 2020-01-20 19:52:03Escalating U.S.-Iran tensions mean Afghanistan, which shares a border with Iran, could be the next proxy battleground between Washington and Tehran, a

Australia bush fires blamed on green forestry policies 2020-01-20 19:41:59Australia's catastrophic bush fires have been widely blamed on human-caused climate change, but evidence is mounting that the devastation has more to

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Mexico begins flying, busing migrants back to Honduras New! 2020-01-21 16:19:40Hundreds of Central American migrants who waded across a river into Mexico in hopes of eventually reaching the U.S. were sent back to their homeland o

Teen activist Autumn Peltier appears at World Economic New! 2020-01-21 15:48:27Teenage Indigenous water activist Autumn Peltier says she doesn't feel Canada's federal politicians are focused enough on climate change, even

Pamela Anderson, producer Jon Peters wed in 5th New! 2020-01-21 15:31:56Pamela Anderson and movie producer Jon Peters were married in a private ceremony on Monday.

Vale's ex-CEO among 16 charged with homicide in New! 2020-01-21 14:46:08Brazilian state prosecutors have charged Fabio Schvartsman, the former chief executive of miner Vale, and 15 other people with homicide for a dam disa

Rocker Ozzy Osbourne announces Parkinson's diagnosis New! 2020-01-21 13:55:47Rocker Ozzy Osbourne says he's been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, a nervous system disorder that affects movement.

'He got nothing done': Hillary Clinton disparages ex-rival New! 2020-01-21 13:35:52Hillary Clinton criticized the campaign of her former Democratic presidential rival Bernie Sanders in a new documentary in which she says he was an in

CIA contractors who developed waterboarding interrogation testify at New! 2020-01-21 12:37:19An architect of the harsh CIA interrogation program created after the Sept. 11 attacks faced men on Tuesday who were subjected to that treatment, appe

4 candidates remain for British Labour Party leadership New! 2020-01-21 11:30:49One of the five contenders to lead Britain's main opposition Labour Party dropped out of the race on Tuesday after struggling to build momentum behin

U.S. Supreme Court lets Flint, Mich., residents sue New! 2020-01-21 10:32:41The U.S. Supreme Court has allowed residents of Flint, Mich., to pursue a civil rights lawsuit against the city and government officials that accuses

Trump lauds U.S. economy at Davos as trial New! 2020-01-21 08:22:19Thousands of kilometres from his Washington impeachment trial, U.S. President Donald Trump took centre stage at Davos to tout the success of the

Iran seeks help from U.S., France to download 2020-01-21 04:37:23Iran has made requests for equipment from U.S. and French authorities so it can download information from the black boxes on a downed Ukrainian passen

'This is going to be very ugly': Weinstein 2020-01-21 04:00:00When opening arguments begin Wednesday in the rape trial of Harvey Weinstein, the former Hollywood mogul's behaviour will be under a microscope. 

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FBI: Saudi Arabia 'almost certainly' helps citizens charged 2020-01-19 20:27:05In one case, a Saudi exchange student disappeared from the U.S. just before his 2017 trial on a manslaughter charge in Portland.

New cease-fire in Libya's intractable conflict announced after 2020-01-19 19:32:24U.N. summit announces new ceasefire in Libya's intractable conflict

Trump's lawyers say no crime in impeachment charge. 2020-01-19 15:00:42Trump lawyer Alan Dershowitz says no constitutional basis for abuse of power charge. Democrats say that's because president has no defense.

Trump's lawyers decry House impeachment case as 'defective' 2020-01-18 20:50:54President Trump's legal team accuses House Democrats of trying to overturn the 2016 election in an angry response Saturday to the impeachment trial.

Why Hong Kong protesters aren't cheering this police 2020-01-18 18:52:33Hong Kong authorities say the riot officer was trying to post pro-democracy signs near a rail station. Some protesters see hope in divided police rank

Iran's leader talks tough, but the knives are 2020-01-17 19:56:06Iran is fast losing the support of its own people. Did Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's Friday sermon help bring unity, or exacerbate tensions

Coronavirus screenings to begin at LAX, two other 2020-01-17 14:42:30Federal authorities in three U.S. airports will begin screening travelers arriving from Wuhan, China, for signs they may be infected with a new corona

India's largest state is trying to fine Muslims 2020-01-17 14:19:19Rather than face accountability for using excessive force, authorities in India's largest state are investigating residents over damage resulting fro

A rich history of pre-genocide Armenia hides in 2020-01-17 06:00:14Scholars are building a record of memories from the Armenian diaspora that chronicle an often untold perspective on life under the Ottoman Empire.

With his constitutional 'reform,' Putin follows a familiar 2020-01-16 19:15:54Russia's Vladimir Putin is the latest in a long line of authoritarian leaders whose aim apparently is to maintain their own power even while framing

President Trump signs disaster declaration for quake-hit Puerto 2020-01-16 17:36:24President Trump signs declaration authorizing federal aid to remove debris and support public health and safety in wake of Puerto Rico quakes.

Many Iowa Democrats, desperate to pick a candidate 2020-01-16 08:00:23Just 2½ weeks before they caucus, a majority of Iowa Democrats are still undecided on which candidate should face Trump.

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Disappeared Venezuelan legislator being held in state detention: New! 2020-01-21 17:58:07Venezuelan opposition legislator Gilber Caro, whose whereabouts had been unknown since an elite police unit arrested him in December, is being held in

U.S. blacklists PDVSA aircraft in latest Venezuela sanctions New! 2020-01-21 17:58:07The United States on Tuesday blacklisted 15 aircraft belonging to Venezuelan state oil company Petróleos de Venezuela SA, or PDVSA, the latest

Colombia seeking deals with protest leaders, but some New! 2020-01-21 17:53:24Colombia's government is willing to discuss the country's problems with leaders of demonstrations against the social and economic policies of Presid

Lebanon forms government with backing of Hezbollah and New! 2020-01-21 17:52:58Lebanon formed a new government on Tuesday under Prime Minister Hassan Diab after the Shi'ite group Hezbollah and its allies agreed on a cabinet that

Lebanon needs foreign support, decision on Eurobond: finance New! 2020-01-21 17:52:58Lebanon's new government needs foreign support to help it get out of an unprecedented economic and financial crisis, the finance minister said on Wed

Israeli troops kill three Palestinians in Gaza border New! 2020-01-21 17:46:22Israeli troops on Tuesday shot and killed three Palestinians who threw an explosive towards them after attempting to cross the border from neighboring

Mexico says halted migrant caravan that entered country New! 2020-01-21 17:26:07Mexico's government said on Tuesday that it largely halted a caravan of undocumented Central Americans migrants that waded across a river into Mexico

Russia gets new government in what Putin calls New! 2020-01-21 17:18:29Russian President Vladimir Putin approved a new government on Tuesday which he described as a break with the past, bringing in some fresh faces but re

U.S. deports Iranian student despite ACLU efforts to New! 2020-01-21 16:49:22U.S. immigration officials on Monday deported an Iranian student headed to a Boston university despite efforts by the American Civil Liberties Union a

Angola pleads for help to claw back assets New! 2020-01-21 16:44:05Angola is seeking other countries' help to recover state funds lost because of corruption, Minister of State for Economic Coordination Manuel Jose Nu

Brazil charges ex-Vale CEO with homicide for dam New! 2020-01-21 16:35:04Brazilian state prosecutors on Tuesday charged Fabio Schvartsman, the former chief executive of mining giant Vale SA, and 15 other people with homicid

Factbox: How a virus impacts the economy and New! 2020-01-21 16:28:44The outbreak of a new virus in China has sent shivers through world financial markets, with investors drawing comparisons to the 2003 SARS (Severe Acu

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Lebanon announces new government, protestors far from impressed New! 2020-01-21 15:36:47Lebanon ended a painful wait Tuesday by unveiling a new cabinet line-up, but the government was promptly scorned by protesters and faces the Herculean

LIVE: Trump’s impeachment trial begins with both sides New! 2020-01-21 11:58:28US President Donald Trump's historic impeachment trial on Tuesday opened in the US Senate where the Republican leader faces charges of “high cr

Kenyan farmers suffer as swarms of locusts devastate New! 2020-01-21 11:27:44Swarms made up of millions of locusts descended on several regions in Kenya in late December, devouring crops and grazing pastures. Farmers are afraid

Deadly coronavirus reaches the US as China struggles New! 2020-01-21 10:07:13The United States on Tuesday announced its first case of a new virus that has claimed six lives in China and sickened hundreds, joining coun

Baghdad protest turns deadly as youths block highway New! 2020-01-21 08:47:13Iraqi riot police opened fire Tuesday amid clashes with anti-government protesters on a central Baghdad highway, killing one person and wounding over

Trade war: Will French wine exports turn sour? New! 2020-01-21 07:35:04In October 2019, the World Trade Organization ruled in favour of the United States in a long-running dispute over plane subsidies, giving Washington t

Iran confirms it fired two missiles at Ukrainian New! 2020-01-21 05:57:43Iran has confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner brought down this month, in a catastrophic error that killed all 176 people on boar

Trump attacks environmental 'prophets of doom' at Davos New! 2020-01-21 05:18:27US President Donald Trump on Tuesday assailed environmental “prophets of doom”, delivering an uncompromising message in Davos after Swedis

Top Huawei executive's extradition hearing begins in Canada 2020-01-21 02:50:04The first stage of an extradition hearing for a senior executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei started in a Vancouver courtroom Monday, a case that has

Several killed in Siberia fire 2020-01-21 02:22:50Eleven people including 10 Uzbek workers died when a fire ripped through a one-storey wooden shack in a remote village in the Siberian region of Tomsk

Thai court acquits opposition party of attempting to 2020-01-21 01:46:46Thailand’s Constitutional Court on Tuesday acquitted the country’s third-biggest political party of seeking the overthrow of the country&r

Children go missing as Central American migrants clash 2020-01-20 21:42:40Mexican security forces fired tear gas at rock-hurling Central American migrants who waded across a river into Mexico earlier on Monday, in a chaotic

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‘I’ll straight up get armed’: Yet another Bernie New! 2020-01-21 18:09:57 A video exposing the extreme viewpoints of yet another staffer of the Bernie Sanders campaign has some questioning whether there is a growing issue i

Protests continue in Beirut after Lebanon forms new New! 2020-01-21 17:55:00 Even after the formation of a new government in Lebanon, heated demonstrations in the streets of Beirut show no signs of slowing down, with protester

Trump’s 2nd travel ban may include Belarus & New! 2020-01-21 17:51:48 US President Donald Trump is considering expanding his controversial travel ban to seven more countries, five of which are majority Muslim and two th

‘Russian spies’ in Davos: A scandal or clickbait-chasing New! 2020-01-21 16:51:00 What better way to spice up a snoozy meeting of world elite at a posh Swiss resort than a story of Russian spies? And if details show it’s old

Victim of PC culture or clever PR stunt? New! 2020-01-21 15:59:00 KFC has been forced to apologize for airing an ad showing two young boys gawking at a woman’s semi-exposed breasts after a local group complain

‘How could we have known?’ Clinton claims ignorance New! 2020-01-21 15:41:36 Hillary Clinton feels no guilt about taking money from one of her most famous donors, disgraced producer Harvey Weinstein. She claims she was clueles

'When he punched me, my nose exploded': Woman New! 2020-01-21 14:10:42 A woman has accused Russian boxing superstar Sergey Kovalev of punching her, saying she needed a metal plate and four screws to be inserted into her

Head of International University Sports Federation Oleg Matytsin New! 2020-01-21 13:08:00 The president of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) Oleg Matytsin has been appointed Russia’s sports minister after a new go

‘Absolute red alert’: Journalist Glenn Greenwald charged with New! 2020-01-21 12:47:07 Award-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald has been accused of hacking the cellphones of Brazilian prosecutors and public officials in a criminal case

Washington urges China to join nuclear arms talks New! 2020-01-21 12:24:36Read Full Article at RT.com

Paging pot, this is kettle: ‘Nobody likes him,’ New! 2020-01-21 12:16:15 Two-time presidential also-ran Hillary Clinton hasn’t dropped her grudge against erstwhile opponent and current Democratic frontrunner Bernie S

Defense, Foreign and Finance ministers retain their positions New! 2020-01-21 12:09:00 President Vladimir Putin has approved a new Russian government after the surprise resignation of the previous cabinet last week. While there was a si

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Pak PM Imran leaves for Switzerland to attend New! 2020-01-21 05:40:29

Trump's Senate trial begins as a polarized America New! 2020-01-21 05:11:55Donald Trump's impeachment trial begins in earnest in the Senate on Tuesday in a rare use of the constitutional mechanism for ousting a president tha

Thousands missing in Sri Lanka civil war 'dead': New! 2020-01-21 04:53:49

Trump arrives in Davos hours before impeachment trial 2020-01-21 04:37:22 US President Donald Trump arrived in Davos on Tuesday for the annual economic forum, where he was to give a speech just hours before his impeachment

Eleven dead in fire in Siberian workers' shack 2020-01-21 04:03:25

Iran confirms two missiles fired at Ukraine airliner 2020-01-21 03:09:16Iran's civil aviation authority confirmed two missiles were fired at a Ukrainian airliner that was brought down earlier this month. "Investigators .

Britain's Prince Harry arrives in Canada to reunite 2020-01-21 02:50:39Britain's Prince Harry has arrived in Canada to begin a new life with his wife Meghan and son Archie after sparking a crisis in the Windsor family by

China's former Interpol chief sentenced to 13 years 2020-01-21 02:40:04

Prince Harry leaves UK to start new life 2020-01-21 01:28:13Prince Harry has left the UK to reunite with his wife Meghan Markle and their eight-month-old son Archie in Canada where the family will start a new l

China coronavirus claims 4th victim as more screenings 2020-01-20 23:47:12

Pro-gun rally by thousands in Virginia ends peacefully 2020-01-20 22:33:22Tens of thousands of gun-rights activists from around the country rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol on Monday to protest plans by the state'

Trump heading to Switzerland as impeachment trial reconvenes 2020-01-20 22:23:31

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Boeing says 737 MAX 8 planes may not New! 2020-01-21 15:09:00Boeing shares fell 5.5 per cent to $306.23 before being halted ahead of the announcement.

Shocking photos of starving lions in Sudan prompt New! 2020-01-21 14:37:45Photos of the emaciated lions shared to Facebook prompted activists to use the hashtag #SudanAnimalRescue.

Iranian university student denied entry to U.S. at New! 2020-01-21 12:48:53Shahab Dehghani, a student at Northeastern University, arrived on a flight into Boston on Monday with a valid student visa but was detained by U.S. Cu

Video shows elephant sauntering through Sri Lankan hotel New! 2020-01-21 12:32:55The elephant in the video has actually been visiting the hotel since 2013.

With countless animals dead in Australia’s flames, researchers New! 2020-01-21 11:42:16One researcher says the wildlife death toll will likely rise, as animals that survive the fires might find they have little food left in their razed h

German court likely to reject appeal to remove New! 2020-01-21 11:37:45The so-called "Judensau," or "Jew pig," sculpture on the Town Church in Wittenberg dates back to around 1300.

U.S. slams Iranian lawmaker’s offer to reward $3 New! 2020-01-21 10:49:25U.S. disarmament ambassador Robert Wood said the move showed the "terrorist underpinnings" of Iran's establishment.

Feds look to award $120K sole-source contract to New! 2020-01-21 10:41:26The Trudeau government is seeking to award a $120,000 sole-sourced contract for "security council training" to a company chaired by former Liberal M

‘There is no more hope’: 100s of migrants New! 2020-01-21 10:11:08Unlike was often the case with previous caravans, there was no sign of humanitarian aid arriving for those stuck at the river.

North Korea says it is no longer bound New! 2020-01-21 09:35:01North Korea warned in December that it may take an unspecified "new path" if the U.S. failed to meet its expectations with a new approach to negotia

Trump short on climate change, boasts about U.S. New! 2020-01-21 09:04:10United States President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday that he’s led a “spectacular” turnaround of the U.S. economy and urged the worl

Here’s what to watch for as Trump’s impeachment New! 2020-01-21 08:22:59Senators like to float above messy politics in what’s known by some as the dignified “upper chamber,” home of Congress’ cooler


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