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US officials confirm Israeli strike in Iraq New! 2019-08-23 03:37:45JERUSALEM (AP) - U.S. officials have confirmed that Israel was responsible for the bombing of an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq last month, an attack t

Canada halts Hong Kong consulate staff travel after 2019-08-23 00:24:27HONG KONG (AP) - The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said Friday that local staff would not be allowed to leave the city on official business, followi

UN envoy challenges Malaysia's claim to near zero 2019-08-23 00:12:54KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - A U.N. special rapporteur on Friday challenged Malaysia's claim to have nearly ended poverty, saying there was "signif

North Korea foreign minister calls Pompeo 'poisonous plant' 2019-08-22 22:04:22SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea's foreign minister on Friday called U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a "poisonous plant of American diploma

MLB bans players from Venezuelan Winter League 2019-08-22 20:51:18NEW YORK (AP) - Major League Baseball is banning players from participating in the Venezuelan Winter League in one of the first public repercussions o

China 'academic espionage' deploys students to U.S. to 2019-08-22 20:44:52America's plan to catch China in the race to deploy super-fast hypersonic weapons may begin in college classrooms. Academic leaders, lawmakers, and m

Religious freedom, stopping church attacks a Trump foreign 2019-08-22 19:34:02A recent bombing at an Afghan wedding and near-daily attacks on churches in Northern Ireland have contributed to one of the deadliest years for religi

Boris Johnson puts foot on table in Emmanuel 2019-08-22 17:35:14PARIS — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson apparently wasn't sweating it despite the high stakes subject of his talks with the president of F

Trump, G-7 leaders to open summit focused on 2019-08-22 17:33:53WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world's most industrialized nations will open their annual G-7 summit over the week

Donald Trump 'shopping' for Greenland none of Russia's 2019-08-22 16:39:18Russia wants nothing to do with President Trump "shopping" for Greenland, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Thursday. Mr. Peskov, Russian Preside

US and Russia blame each other for abandoning 2019-08-22 16:30:34UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Russia and the United States blamed each other Thursday for abandoning a landmark arms control agreement on missiles, with Mosco

Trump scraps plan to push for foreign aid 2019-08-22 15:31:40WASHINGTON (AP) - Facing bipartisan opposition, President Donald Trump has scrapped an effort to cut some $4 billion in foreign aid that lawmakers had

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Illinois resident dies after respiratory illness tied to New! 2019-08-23 13:18:08The Illinois Department of Public Health has reported a person who recently vaped died after being hospitalized with "severe respiratory illness," i

Accusers in Ohio State sexual misconduct scandal grow New! 2019-08-23 12:49:20Lawyers for men suing Ohio State University over decades-old alleged sexual misconduct by a team doctor say the growing number of accusers has topped

Trump blasts his own Fed chair after central New! 2019-08-23 12:38:15Federal Reserve chair Jay Powell says the trade war Donald Trump has started with China has made it hard for the U.S. central bank to do its job,

Eradicating malaria 'can be done,' WHO says New! 2019-08-23 12:01:38It is theoretically possible to wipe out malaria but the focus for now should be getting the funds, tools and political will to control it.

Radiation spike likely due to 2nd blast in New! 2019-08-23 10:32:49The explosion that killed five Russian scientists during a rocket engine test earlier this month was followed by a second blast two hours later, the l

The day an IRA bomb claimed the life New! 2019-08-23 10:30:00Forty years ago, a bomb exploded on a yacht off the coast of Ireland, claiming the life of Lord Mountbatten and three other people.

David Koch, billionaire conservative activist and donor, dead New! 2019-08-23 09:05:19American billionaire industrialist David Koch, a former executive vice-president of conglomerate Koch Industries, and a major backer of conservative

U.S. military ship passes through strategic Taiwan Strait New! 2019-08-23 08:43:33The United States sent a navy ship through the Taiwan Strait on Friday despite opposition from China, rekindling one of a growing number of flashpoint

China announces new round of retaliatory tariffs on New! 2019-08-23 08:37:56China has announced a tariff hike on $75 billion of U.S. goods in retaliation for tariffs Donald Trump has threatened to levy on China as of next Sept

2 missing after Poland lightning storm that killed New! 2019-08-23 07:50:20Two people were still missing Friday in southern Poland after a thunderstorm with multiple lightning strikes hit the Tatra Mountains, killing five peo

Kremlin critic Navalny released from jail New! 2019-08-23 07:20:36Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was released from jail Friday, and predicted in a speech that opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin and protest

Canada halts Hong Kong consulate staff travel after New! 2019-08-23 05:41:01The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong have stopped allowing local staff to leave the city on official business, following the detention of a British Con

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Trump has remade the Republican Party, but at 2019-08-22 08:00:58Trump has remade the Republican Party, a new USC/L.A. Times poll finds. Nearly half of GOP voters want to move in an even more populist direction. But

Newsletter: Today: Where are all the wildfires? 2019-08-22 08:00:09A wet spring. A balmy summer. And now a relatively fire-free fire season.

Craving for caviar is driving the Danube River's 2019-08-22 07:00:39Rising demand from unwitting consumers, local greed amid a failing economy, weak controls and corrupt law enforcement are driving the Danube's last w

Is Trump relying on American consumers to save 2019-08-22 07:00:25Worries of downturn prompt President Trump to hammer the Fed and consider tax cuts.

Storming Area 51 started as a joke. But 2019-08-22 07:00:08Will millions arrive at Area 51 in September to storm the gates? Nobody knows for sure, but government agencies are preparing for the worst.

Rolls-Royces, Porsches and tantrums: How China's super-rich get 2019-08-22 06:30:25China's rich drive Rolls-Royces and Porsches and are famous for road rage and selfish parking. But an army of netizens is watching.

Violence by refugees and far-right extremists is darkening 2019-08-22 06:00:35The mood in Germany has darkened this summer amid grisly killings committed by refugees and shootings by right-wing extremists.

Op-Ed: Trump wants Guatemalans like me to stay 2019-08-22 06:00:12Guatemalans have been battered by corruption, narco violence and a changing climate that has hammered crops.

Two top researchers leaving MIT Media Lab over 2019-08-22 02:33:23Two prominent researchers are quitting MIT's Media Lab over revelations that the famed technology research hub and its director took money from Jeffr

Texas executes man who killed college student in 2019-08-21 23:21:14A Texas death row inmate who argued that his conviction was based on junk science was executed Wednesday for the abduction, rape and killing of a subu

Many Israelis are worried about the state of 2019-08-21 19:41:03The notion that a United States president could question the loyalty of Jewish voters, or that a U.S. lawmaker could publicly hold forth about the Jew

Siberia just experienced wildfires on a staggering scale. 2019-08-21 16:55:34Russia changed its policy on extinguishing remote forest fires four years ago. Now the Kremlin is considering changing the way it fights fires.

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Tunisian presidential candidate Karoui detained over tax evasion New! 2019-08-23 13:47:50A judge ordered the detention of Tunisian presidential candidate Nabil Karoui on Friday to face charges of tax evasion and money laundering, Mosaique

Brazil's indigenous people swear to fight for Amazon New! 2019-08-23 13:37:51Members of Brazil's Mura indigenous tribe painted their bodies with orange-red paint and took up long bows and clubs as they headed into the jungle t

Facing global pressure, Brazil's Bolsonaro may send army New! 2019-08-23 13:37:51Amid growing global condemnation, Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday he may mobilize the army to help combat a record number of fires s

EU countries agree to share out Ocean Viking New! 2019-08-23 13:28:15Six European Union countries have agreed to take in the 356 migrants stranded at sea for two weeks aboard the Ocean Viking rescue vessel, ending the l

France deploys Michelin-starred chefs to win over G7 New! 2019-08-23 13:25:53World leaders converging on the seaside Basque resort of Biarritz for a summit this weekend are sharply divided on a range of issues but host country

Exclusive: As Amazon fires rage, Brazil tells diplomats New! 2019-08-23 13:10:41Stung by a global outcry over deforestation and wildfires in the Amazon rainforest, Brazil has launched a diplomatic offensive to persuade the interna

Erdogan tells Putin that Syrian offensive is causing New! 2019-08-23 13:04:24Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan told Russia's Vladimir Putin on Friday that Syrian army attacks in northwest Syria are causing a humanitarian crisis

Syrian army takes towns in northwest that rebels New! 2019-08-23 13:04:24Syrian troops on Friday reclaimed a cluster of towns they had lost early in the eight-year-old war, pressing their offensive in the northwest, the cou

Italy's 5-Star, PD make early progress in talks New! 2019-08-23 13:03:19The first day of talks between the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the center-left Democratic Party (PD) to form a new Italian government ended

Le Brexit breakthrough? Europe says 'Nein', 'non', 'no' New! 2019-08-23 12:58:39After sterling soared and some British newspapers roared at a supposed Brexit victory for Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Europe's power brokers had a

Barnier: EU waiting for 'realistic, operational & compatible' New! 2019-08-23 12:58:21European Union Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said he was ready to examine "realistic" proposals from Britain regarding its departure from the blo

Zimbabwe police arrest 10 union officials as clampdown New! 2019-08-23 12:57:08Zimbabwe police arrested 10 union officials on Friday as they tried to lobby the finance minister over low pay for teachers, witnesses said, extending

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North Korea accuses Japan of discrimination in education New! 2019-08-23 12:51:57 North Korea said Japan is withholding financial support for kindergartens and day-care centers affiliated with pro-Pyongyang organizations in Japan.

Putin directs Russian military to respond to U.S. New! 2019-08-23 11:16:25 Just days after the United States tested a Tomahawk cruise missile with a 310-mile range, Russian President Vladimir Putin directed his military to p

Japan to build new military facility on Miyako New! 2019-08-23 11:13:15 Japan will begin construction in October on new missile-related units and ammunition storage facilities on an island near the contested Senkaku Islan

China hits back with new tariffs; President Donald New! 2019-08-23 10:12:21 The Chinese government retaliated against the United States Friday by announcing two rounds of new punitive taxes on $75 billion worth of American-ma

Shinzo Abe calls on South Korea to stick New! 2019-08-23 09:42:17 Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe suggested Friday a South Korean decision to end a military intelligence pact is unacceptable.

Activists form 24-mile human chain across Hong Kong New! 2019-08-23 09:39:22 Demonstrators in Hong Kong formed a human chain across the island territory Friday to oppose governmental "tyranny," a controversial extradition bi

Environmentalists: Amazon fires in Brazil human-caused New! 2019-08-23 08:18:14 A stark increase this summer in wildfires charring the Amazon rain forests of Brazil can be blamed on humans, environmentalists say.

Vietnamese PM Nguyen Xuan Phuc "deeply concerned" about New! 2019-08-23 06:03:28 Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc said Friday he is "deeply concerned" about recent developments in a long-running standoff in the South C

Russian opposition leader Navalny released from jail New! 2019-08-23 05:36:47 Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny was released from a Moscow jail Friday, 30 days after being locked up for urging the public to join an unsan

Seoul to minimize economic fallout from trade row 2019-08-23 02:42:52 South Korea said Friday it will take steps to try to minimize any possible fallout from the trade row with Japan.

North Korea foreign minister calls Mike Pompeo a 2019-08-23 01:00:08 North Korea's Foreign Minister slammed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, calling him "a diehard toxin" who is derailing denuclearizat

Google disables 210 YouTube accounts linked to misinformation 2019-08-22 22:27:15 Google disabled 210 YouTube channels associated with spreading misinformation about the ongoing protests in Hong Kong.

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No day at the beach: G7 adapts summit New! 2019-08-23 11:47:01Even before this weekend’s G7 summit in Biarritz, host Emmanuel Macron did away with the final communiqué. Officially to spur dialogue, t

France launches sex-abuse investigation against Jeffrey Epstein New! 2019-08-23 10:55:16French prosecutors said Friday that they had opened an inquiry into suspected cases of rape and sexual abuse of women, including minors, by late US fi

Syrian troops surround Turkish military post near Idlib New! 2019-08-23 10:35:47Syrian government forces surrounded a Turkish military observation post in the northwest on Friday after overrunning nearby areas, upping the stakes w

Exclusive report: lockdown in Kashmir New! 2019-08-23 07:49:47Since a decision by the Indian government to revoke Kashmir's autonomy on August 5, the people of this mainly Muslim state have been cut off from the

Six EU nations to take in more than New! 2019-08-23 07:40:58Malta's prime minister said on Friday that six EU countries had agreed to take in 356 migrants stranded on a rescue ship in the Mediterranean as char

Macron hosts Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif for New! 2019-08-23 06:53:43French President Emmanuel Macron held talks with Iran’s foreign minister Friday ahead of a G7 meeting, where he will attempt to soothe tensions

Papuans turn monkey slur into a revolutionary symbol New! 2019-08-23 05:36:57

Week in Review: G7 meets in Biarritz and New! 2019-08-23 04:58:26Uncontrollable wildfires in the Amazon stole the headlines this week amid growing alarm that the damage could be irreversible. Meanwhile, President Em

Garbage Wars: where does the world's trash go? New! 2019-08-23 04:53:14You may not know it, but your trash probably travels more than you do. The moment a plastic container ends up in your recycling bin marks the beginnin

Italian president sets August 27 deadline to find 2019-08-23 01:20:16Italian President Sergio Mattarella has set a Tuesday deadline for squabbling political parties to form a workable coalition government, two days afte

Hong Kong protesters stage ‘human chain’ as city 2019-08-22 22:26:18Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined peaceful “Baltic Chain” links of hands on Friday, with almost three months of anti-gover

Global pressure over Amazon fires escalates, Bolsonaro defiant 2019-08-22 21:44:13France, Germany and Ireland stepped up pressure on Brazil Friday as the country’s National Institute for Space Research reported nearly 2,500 ne

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Handcuffs, coffins and $3.3m: English football team in New! 2019-08-23 13:38:33 Bury FC's owner has asked for public assistance in saving the club from extinction and hopes to raise more than $3 million by midnight on Friday to

‘Who is our bigger enemy?’: Trump lashes out, New! 2019-08-23 12:46:08 President Donald Trump has lashed out at the Federal Reserve chairman, after Jay Powell refused to cut interest rates to Trump’s liking, a move

Storm which killed 5, injured 150 was like New! 2019-08-23 12:38:43 Five people died and over 150 were injured after powerful thunderstorms struck Poland’s Tatra Mountains; it prompted the head of an emergency s

'He's a wonderful person': Boxing legend Mike Tyson New! 2019-08-23 12:14:52 Conor McGregor has "earned a shot at redemption" according to former heavyweight world champion Mike Tyson, who said the Irish former UFC champ des

Iranian FM Zarif praises Macron’s suggestions on nuclear New! 2019-08-23 11:59:00Read Full Article at RT.com

'I feel absolutely terrible’: Russian NHL star Kuznetsov New! 2019-08-23 11:58:00 Russian ice hockey star Evgeny Kuznetsov has said he feels “absolutely terrible” after being slapped with a four-year national team ban i

‘Pride of Muslims’: Chechnya’s leader Kadyrov inaugurates ‘Europe’s New! 2019-08-23 11:55:00 Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov has inaugurated what authorities say is Europe’s largest mosque. Sitting just outside the capital of Grozny, the

British journo mocked after branding actress Olivia Coleman’s New! 2019-08-23 11:32:01 A British journalist has caused bemusement online after claiming actress Olivia Coleman was an inappropriate choice to play Queen Elizabeth II in the

The Koch Empire: What we know about deceased New! 2019-08-23 11:02:52 David Koch – one of America’s wealthiest men, with a net worth of more than $40 billion, and a major political donor – passed away

Syria declares liberation of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib, New! 2019-08-23 10:55:00Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Provocative’ post-INF missile test serves US neocon goal New! 2019-08-23 10:26:50 The decision by the United States to test a cruise missile banned under the now-expired INF treaty was a provocative move that delights neocons who o

100-year floods could happen EVERY YEAR in New New! 2019-08-23 09:42:51 Alarming new research predicts that 100-year floods are going to occur annually in New England, and could happen every one to 30 years along the Gulf

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Donald Trump presses US companies to close China New! 2019-08-23 12:45:31President Donald Trump said on Friday he was ordering US companies to look at ways to close their operations in China and make more of their products

West, Central Africa violence closes 9,000 schools New! 2019-08-23 11:09:44More than 9,000 schools have closed and more than 1.9 million children in West and Central Africa have been forced out of school because of increasing

France says Brazil leader lied, escalating Amazon dispute New! 2019-08-23 10:35:43In a sharp escalation of tensions over fires ravaging the Amazon, France on Friday accused Brazil's president of having lied to French leader Emmanue

Brazilian army is ready to protect the Amazon New! 2019-08-23 10:24:50The Brazilian army is ready to defend the Amazon rainforest, Edson Leal Pujol, head of the armed forces, said on Friday amid increasing international

Putin vows 'symmetric response' to US missile test New! 2019-08-23 06:54:47Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday he has ordered the military to prepare a "symmetric response" after Washington tested a formerly ban

Hong Kong unions urge Cathay Pacific to end New! 2019-08-23 05:39:19Cathay Pacific Airways , which is caught in the crosswinds between authorities in Beijing and anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, must put an end

Putin opponent Navalny freed after 30 days in New! 2019-08-23 05:05:21Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was released on Friday after serving 30 days in jail for planning opposition protests, which have grown into a movement

US officials confirm Israeli strike in Iraq New! 2019-08-23 04:59:57Israel was responsible for the bombing of an Iranian weapons depot in Iraq last month, apparently as part of Israel's campaign against Iranian milita

Boris Johnson puts his feet up in Macron's New! 2019-08-23 03:47:10British PM Boris Johnson was quick to make himself at home in President Emmanuel Macron's gilded palace, putting his feet up on the furniture. Never

Putin opponent Alexei Navalny freed after 30 days New! 2019-08-23 03:40:32Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny was released on Friday after serving 30 days in jail for planning opposition protests, which have grown into a movement

UN chief urges world to stamp out religious New! 2019-08-23 03:39:12

'2 govt hospitals deny specialised ambulance facility to New! 2019-08-23 02:59:18The government hospitals refused to provide a specialised cardiac ambulance to former PM Nawaz Sharif "because of heavy burden of medical cover to th

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Security tightens in Kashmir following calls for a New! 2019-08-23 13:20:54Schools were scheduled to reopen in Kashmir and some constraints on movement and assembly were lifted this week.

Amazon rainforest fires: What’s happening and how you New! 2019-08-23 13:18:23The Amazon rainforest, known as “the lungs of the planet,” has seen a record-setting wave of wildfires. Here's what you can do to help.

Russia’s controversial floating nuclear plant sets sail for New! 2019-08-23 12:45:15Russia's state nuclear corporation hopes to sell floating reactors to foreign markets.

China turns up heat with tariff hikes on New! 2019-08-23 11:50:31As part of the retaliation, China also will increase import duties on U.S.-made autos and auto parts.

Man on mobility scooter leads police on low-speed New! 2019-08-23 11:35:47Charlie Durham, 60, apparently thought the police car was an ice cream truck. He didn't want ice cream.

Hong Kong protesters link hands in ‘Baltic chain’-inspired New! 2019-08-23 10:08:11Demonstrators linked hands across different districts as others held up banners thanking overseas nations for supporting "freedom and democracy" in

YouTube pulls 210 channels linked to Hong Kong New! 2019-08-23 09:31:04YouTube, Twitter and Facebook have also come under fire from users for generating revenue and supporting state media and officials in China.

David Koch, a billionaire conservative backer, dead at New! 2019-08-23 09:03:58Koch, a billionaire industrialist, was a major backer of conservative causes and political candidates.

G7 summit: Key things to know as world New! 2019-08-23 07:40:03Despite ups and downs, the Group of Seven remains a key forum for tackling issues that cross borders.

G7 leaders take in dim economic outlook as New! 2019-08-23 06:54:14Factories are slumping, many businesses are paralyzed, global growth is sputtering and the world's two mightiest economies are in the grip of a dange

Paige Thompson, Capital One data breach suspect, remaining 2019-08-23 01:39:25Paige Thompson, a former Amazon software engineer who goes by the online alias "erratic," has a history of stalking and threatening to kill people a

Dump Priyanka Chopra as UNICEF peace ambassador, Pakistani 2019-08-23 00:30:39Priyanka Chopra had previously tweeted "Jai Hind," which is often taken to mean "victory to India," in support of the Indian Armed Forces.


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