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AP FACT CHECK: Impeachment hearings and that Trump 2019-11-16 08:01:20WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump said he was just exercising his right to free speech. Democrats said he was intimidating a witness. Whichever

Email shows Trump’s property not among original G-7 2019-11-16 02:16:41WASHINGTON (AP) - A newly released email shows President Donald Trump’s private golf resort near Miami was not among the original sites to be co

Garrett’s helmet swing is latest violent incident in 2019-11-16 02:14:29Violence is part of the game in many sports but Myles Garrett crossed a line that attracts the attention of authorities sometimes from within their sp

GOP woman gets outsized role at impeachment hearing 2019-11-16 01:11:22WASHINGTON (AP) - It didn’t take long at Friday’s impeachment hearing before Rep. Elise Stefanik, the House Intelligence Committee’s

North Korea’s Kim attends military air show, lauds 2019-11-16 00:42:03SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea on Saturday said leader Kim Jong Un attended a flight demonstration of military aircraft at an airfield on the c

The Latest: Bolivia hospital director: 5 killed in 2019-11-16 00:17:19LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) - The Latest on Bolivia’s political confrontation (all times local): 9 p.m. A Bolivian hospital director says five people h

Ousted ambassador, amid cheers and a tweet, has 2019-11-15 23:01:20WASHINGTON (AP) - The box of white tissues stood by, two seats to Maria Yovanovitch’s right, as she told the world about being “shocked, a

Ex-ambassador’s testimony shines light on conservative media 2019-11-15 22:36:20NEW YORK (AP) - Former Ukrainian Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch’s impeachment testimony on Friday spotlighted the role of conservative media in he

Border wall fundraiser claims new construction in Texas 2019-11-15 21:17:14HOUSTON (AP) - Claims that a private group has started building its own border wall in South Texas were questioned this week by some longtime resident

AP FACT CHECK: Trump twists ex-ambassador’s record 2019-11-15 19:56:25WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump suggested Friday that a U.S. diplomat was responsible for Somalia’s descent into chaos decades ago, dis

Liberal PAC files 3rd challenge to Michigan election 2019-11-15 19:39:20LANSING, Mich. (AP) - The state of Michigan has adopted laws and policies that overly restrict new voting rights included in a voter-passed constituti

The Latest: Diplomat describes Trump ‘investigations’ call 2019-11-15 18:33:09WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the deposition of State Department official David Holmes (all times local): 6:30 p.m. President Donald Trump was talki

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Devastating wildfire conditions to worsen in Australia New! 2019-11-17 07:47:54Rising temperatures, lightning strikes and erratic winds are set to fan wildfires in Australia in the week ahead, officials said on Sunday, with emerg

At least 7 killed, 25 hurt in Bangladesh New! 2019-11-17 06:42:18At least seven people were killed and another 25 injured after a gas pipeline exploded in southeastern Bangladesh on Sunday, police said.

Hong Kong protesters fire arrows from campus fortress New! 2019-11-17 05:52:07Hong Kong protesters used bows and arrows and hurled gasoline bombs from a barricaded university campus on Sunday, as police charged and charged

Iran supreme leader warns 'thugs' amid gas price New! 2019-11-17 05:25:48Iran's supreme leader on Sunday backed the government's decision to raise gasoline prices and called angry protesters who have been setting fire to

'A microcosm of the country': How impeachment hearings New! 2019-11-17 04:00:30In the swing state of Michigan, which helped Obama and Trump win their elections, here's how the fallout from the presidential impeachment hearings i

U.S., South Korea postpone military drills to bolster New! 2019-11-17 00:35:41The United States and South Korea announced on Sunday they will postpone military drills scheduled for later this month in an effort to bolster a stal

Hong Kong university campus engulfed by tear gas, New! 2019-11-16 23:21:23Police fired tear gas Sunday at protesters holding out at Hong Kong Polytechnic University as overnight clashes resumed in the morning, while opp

Born out of a cycling scandal 20 years 2019-11-16 19:00:07As the World Anti-Doping Agency marked its 20th anniversary last week, there were warnings that the coming days will be critical to the future of the

White House budget official tells impeachment probe about 2019-11-16 17:45:44A White House budget official testified Saturday in a closed-door session of the Donald Trump impeachment inquiry in Washington, D.C., about the holdu

Chilean parties agree to replace dictatorship-era constitution amid 2019-11-16 14:26:55Chile's most important political parties agreed Friday to call for a new constitution to replace one imposed by a military dictatorship almost 40 yea

UN warns Bolivia crisis could 'spin out of 2019-11-16 14:22:30The United Nations warned on Saturday violence in Bolivia could "spin out of control" following a night of skirmishes between security forces and co

Myanmar rejects international court probe into alleged atrocities 2019-11-16 14:16:34Myanmar's government has rejected the International Criminal Court's decision to allow prosecutors to open an investigation into alleged crimes agai

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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

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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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U.S., South Korea postpone military drills to bolster New! 2019-11-17 00:08:21The United States and South Korea announced on Sunday they will postpone military drills scheduled for later this month in an effort to bolster a stal

Sri Lanka's Rajapaksa in the lead in presidential New! 2019-11-16 23:44:14Sri Lanka's former wartime defense chief Gotabaya Rajapaksa established a lead over his main rival in a presidential election months after deadly mil

China says outspoken Australian lawmakers should repent New! 2019-11-16 23:29:34Two Australian lawmakers who were denied entry to China for a study tour because of their outspoken criticism of Beijing must "repent and redress the

Samoa declares state of emergency as measles spreads New! 2019-11-16 22:59:44Samoa declared a state of emergency this weekend, closing all schools and cracking down on public gatherings, after several deaths linked to a measles

Hong Kong protesters hurl petrol bombs in fresh New! 2019-11-16 22:58:08Fresh violence erupted around a besieged Hong Kong university campus on Sunday morning, as protesters braced for a possible final police push to clear

U.N. warns Bolivia crisis could 'spin out of New! 2019-11-16 22:53:20The United Nations warned on Saturday violence in Bolivia could "spin out of control" following recent skirmishes between security forces and coca f

Chile police stopped rescue workers helping dying protester: New! 2019-11-16 22:50:46Chile's independent human rights watchdog said on Saturday it would file a formal complaint for murder against police officers who allegedly prevente

Bushfire conditions worsen in east and west Australia New! 2019-11-16 22:44:58Rising temperatures, lightning strikes and gusty winds further raised fire danger on both coasts of Australia on Sunday as the country already battles

Hong Kong riot police fire tear gas near New! 2019-11-16 22:20:32Hong Kong riot police fired volleys of tear gas at protesters emerging from a university campus on Sunday, according to a Reuters witness, as overnigh

Leaked Chinese government documents show details of Xinjiang New! 2019-11-16 22:19:36A trove of leaked Chinese government documents reveals details of its clampdown on Uighurs and other Muslims in the country's western Xinjiang region

Belarus holds parliamentary election as strongman leader keeps 2019-11-16 22:11:33Parliamentary elections being held in Belarus on Sunday will be closely watched by the West to see how much leeway President Alexander Lukashenko will

U.S. says no plans to send asylum seekers 2019-11-16 21:53:58The U.S. government said on Saturday that it had no plans to send asylum seekers to remote regions in Guatemala after the Central American country flo

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Lebanon's Safadi withdraws candidacy to be next prime 2019-11-16 17:22:53Former Lebanese finance minister Mohammad Safadi withdrew his candidacy to be the next prime minister on Saturday, saying that he saw that it would ha

Marking 30 years since Velvet Revolution, huge Czech 2019-11-16 16:25:24Around a quarter-million Czechs flooded central Prague on Saturday to mark 30 years since the Velvet Revolution toppled communism in then-Czechoslovak

Megaphone, the independent news platform giving voice to 2019-11-16 15:20:28With Lebanon’s news outlets traditionally as partisan as its politics, many Lebanese are turning to alternative, non-sectarian platforms for the

Meet the two Algerians discovering their country by 2019-11-16 12:42:44

'We will never give up': Supporters of Bolivia's 2019-11-16 11:59:21Bolivia’s political crisis turned deadly again on Friday when security forces opened fire on supporters of Evo Morales in the city of Sacaba, ki

A year of insurgency: How Yellow Vests left 2019-11-16 11:20:07November 17 marks the first anniversary of France’s Yellow Vest movement, a potent, unconventional insurgency that has been widely caricatured a

Venice braces for more floods, strong winds 2019-11-16 08:06:17Venice was on red alert for more floods and fierce winds on Saturday after an exceptionally high tide swamped the city of canals, where authoriti

South African cartoonist Zapiro receives top French cultural 2019-11-16 07:52:11South African cartoonist Zapiro was presented with the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres, one of France's highest cultural honours, at a ceremony on

Gunmen attack Muslim voters as Sri Lanka votes 2019-11-16 05:41:01Muslim voters traveling by bus to polling stations in northern Sri Lanka were shot at, pelted with stones and blocked by burning tires hours before po

A young life lost in Iraq's deadly protests 2019-11-16 03:27:07Sweeping protests have killed hundreds of people in Iraq since the start of October. Among the most violent have been concentrated in the Shia city of

Surge in petrol prices triggers protests in Iran 2019-11-16 02:21:04One civilian was killed and other people injured in Iran's Sirjan, the semi-official news agency ISNA said Saturday, a day after protests in the cent

French protesters clash with police on anniversary of 2019-11-16 02:08:14French police detained dozens in Paris on Saturday as fierce clashes broke out in demonstrations marking the first anniversary of the yellow vest prot

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ICYMI: Yellow Vests’ anniversary marked with barricades, militarized New! 2019-11-17 09:06:09 Exactly a year since the Yellow Vest protests first broke out in France and spread across the nation to become a regular weekend tradition, the anniv

Turkey’s Russian-made S-400s on combat duty ‘by spring’, New! 2019-11-17 08:58:49 Despite many attempts by the US to derail Turkey’s plan to acquire the S-400 air defense missile systems, the state-of-the-art weapons will be

Accused US spy Whelan tracked since first Russia New! 2019-11-17 07:59:37 Paul Whelan, a former US marine currently waiting for trial in Russia on espionage charges became a person of interest for Russian counter-intelligen

‘Completely insane’: Watch gigantic blue whale weaving through New! 2019-11-17 07:30:00 A group of surfers who were riding the waves next to Dana Point in California had a breathtaking encounter with a mammoth blue whale who was calmly p

Sri Lanka’s former defense chief Rajapaksa becomes country’s New! 2019-11-17 06:56:01Read Full Article at RT.com

Jazz on my mind: Italian musician played piano New! 2019-11-17 06:27:03 The doctors in Italy could enjoy some refined jazz tunes at work, when a patient whose brain they were operating on played the piano in real time. Re

Jamal Yusupov: Russian kickboxing champ knocks out Muay New! 2019-11-17 06:20:34 Unheralded Russian kickboxer Jamal Yusupov scored one of the biggest martial arts shocks of the year as he knocked out Muay Thai superstar Yodsanklai

‘I wonder which place I will take in New! 2019-11-17 06:15:00 Russian figure skating sensation Alexandra Trusova has expressed willingness to compete against male skaters, stressing that she wants to know what p

Major US-South Korea air exercise postponed, described by New! 2019-11-17 06:09:14 The United States and South Korea shelved aerial drills that were set to kick off later in November and were earlier described by Pyongyang as provoc

BKFC 9: Jason Knight evens the score with New! 2019-11-17 05:34:00 In an eagerly-anticipated rematch between former UFC featherweights, Jason "The Kid" Knight claimed victory over Russia's Artem Lobov with a fifth

Saudi Aramco IPO: Company valued at up to New! 2019-11-17 04:52:28 The price range for Saudi Aramco shares published on Sunday ahead of an IPO indicates that the value of the oil giant is between $1.6 trillion to $1.

'That highlight's going viral!' Former UFC star Ross New! 2019-11-17 04:07:39 British MMA star Ross Pearson's return from retirement ended in disaster as he was spectacularly knocked out in a UK MMA event in Brentwood, Essex.

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Pak court orders govt to remove Sharif's name 2019-11-16 12:30:57

Car bomb kills 19 in northern Syria: Monitor 2019-11-16 11:30:50A car bomb killed 19 people, 13 of them civilians, in the Turkish-controlled town of Al-Bab in northern Syria on Saturday, a war monitor said. The bom

One dead as petrol protests spread in Iran 2019-11-16 11:26:58One person was killed and others injured in protests that spread across Iran after a surprise decision to impose petrol price hikes and rationing in t

UK's Labour Party hammering out election platform 2019-11-16 09:35:02

Former Hong Kong chief executive warns of 'lone 2019-11-16 08:46:41

'Kurdish militia attack kills 10 people in Syrian 2019-11-16 08:24:34

Muslim voters attacked as Sri Lanka votes for 2019-11-16 07:48:21A convoy of buses carrying Muslim voters in northern Sri Lanka has been attacked by gunfire and stones and blocked by burning tires hours before polls

Govt supporters march in Hong Kong after week 2019-11-16 04:24:37A "Blossom Everywhere" campaign of roadblocks and vandalism across the semi-autonomous financial hub shut down large chunks of the train network and

Roadside bomb kills 3 paramilitary troops in Pakistan 2019-11-16 01:26:48

Myanmar rejects ICC probe into war crimes against 2019-11-16 00:41:39The Hague-based court on Thursday approved a full probe into Myanmar's 2017 military crackdown against the majority-Muslim community, Al Jazeera repo

Israel carries out fresh strikes on Gaza after 2019-11-15 23:56:32

Trump to attend NATO summit in London, days 2019-11-15 23:15:49

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Yellow vest protesters stage new demonstrations in France New! 2019-11-17 08:45:39Authorities said about 28,000 people marched across France on Saturday, including 4,700 in Paris. Yellow vest activists said there were 44,000.

Tourists flee as Venice braces for another exceptional New! 2019-11-17 07:28:23Tourists with scheduled departures rushed to grab the last water taxis to get to the mainland Sunday before service was interrupted in anticipation of

Freeland’s impact on foreign policy remains even if New! 2019-11-17 07:12:33Freeland was appointed foreign-affairs minister in January 2017 with one very important marching order: deal with the newly elected U.S. President Don

Hong Kong officer hit by arrow as violent New! 2019-11-17 07:02:50Police said the arrow struck a media liaison officer and he was taken to a hospital.

Samoa declares state of emergency after measles outbreak New! 2019-11-16 23:09:00New Zealand Foreign Minister Winston Peters said on Friday his country would send 3,000 vaccines and 12 nurses to Samoa to assist with the outbreak.

Petrol bombs and tear gas: Hong Kong sees New! 2019-11-16 22:55:08The demonstrations pose the gravest popular challenge to Chinese President Xi Jinping since he came to power in 2012.

‘I’ve been ready for three years’: Kaepernick says 2019-11-16 22:10:20Among the first players to kneel during the pregame U.S. national anthem in protest against extrajudicial killings of black people by police, Kaeperni

UN envoy meets with Bolivia’s interim president amid 2019-11-16 20:34:08On leaving the meeting with interim leader Jeanine Anez, U.N. envoy Jean Arnault said the United Nations is concerned about the violence in Bolivia an

Myanmar rejects investigation into human rights abuses against 2019-11-16 19:53:29Myanmar has been accused of carrying out human rights abuses on a massive scale in the western state of Rakhine in 2017 during what it described as a

Burial of Ethiopian Airlines crash victims held without 2019-11-16 18:27:32Family members of only two of the 157 victims were present for their loved ones' burial at the crash site of Ethiopian Airlines flight 302.

5 members of San Diego family dead in 2019-11-16 17:32:21A gun was found in the house. Investigators didn't say which family member fired the shots but believes that person is now dead.

Thousands rally in support of Venezuela’s opposition leader 2019-11-16 17:14:33The demonstration in Caracas played out peacefully, with government security forces dressed in riot gear standing by on the perimeter without any of t


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