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EU post-Brexit budget proposal under attack from many New! 2020-02-17 08:13:08BRUSSELS (AP) - Several EU member states and the European Parliament have rejected for starkly opposing reasons the latest proposal to find a compromi

Equatorial Guinea: France illegally seized 'embassy' New! 2020-02-17 07:25:28THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Lawyers for Equatorial Guinea told United Nations judges Monday that French authorities illegally seized a mansion in Pa

Virus fears rise after Cambodia's acceptance of cruise New! 2020-02-17 07:24:29PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) - The feel-good story of how Cambodia allowed a cruise ship to dock after it was turned away elsewhere in Asia for fear of s

First Russian citizen is diagnosed with COVID-19 New! 2020-02-17 07:21:53MOSCOW (AP) - A Russian woman aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan has become the first Russian citizen to be diagnosed with C

Amid tension, Greece, Turkey hold military-to-military talks New! 2020-02-17 07:09:10ATHENS, Greece (AP) - A delegation of Turkish military officials is due in Athens to resume confidence-building talks amid tension between the two NAT

Amid protests, Greece suspends migrants detention plan New! 2020-02-17 06:51:52ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's government says it is suspending an emergency plan to build migrant detention camps on Greek islands near the Turkish

Automakers in China gradually reopen after virus shutdown New! 2020-02-17 05:49:13BEIJING (AP) — Automakers are reopening factories in China that were idled by anti-virus controls as they try to reverse a sales slump in their

Nepal's former parliament speaker acquitted of rape charges New! 2020-02-17 05:22:43KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) - A court in Nepal acquitted on Monday the former speaker of parliament on charges he raped a government worker at her home whil

Gunmen kill 24 in attack near church in 2020-02-17 04:47:36OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Gunmen killed 24 men, including a church pastor, and kidnapped three others on Sunday in Burkina Faso, an offic

Syria military hails advance against rebels in 'record 2020-02-17 04:12:00DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's military announced on Monday that its troops have regained control of territories in northwestern Syria "in rec

Afghan refugees tell U.N.: 'We need peace, land 2020-02-17 01:14:44KABOBAYAN CAMP, Pakistan (AP) — Hukam Khan isn't sure how old he is, but his beard is long and white, and when he came to Pakistan 40 years ago

Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea 2020-02-17 00:40:39BEIJING (AP) - A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple territorial disputes

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Israel's Gantz vows to form government without Netanyahu 2020-02-16 07:33:50Israeli opposition leader Benny Gantz is vowing to form a government that will include neither the indicted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu nor the

Xi's early involvement in coronavirus outbreak raises questions 2020-02-16 06:03:56A recent speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping that has been published by state media indicates for the first time that he was leading the response t

Biden lashes out at Sanders as early Democratic 2020-02-15 19:28:36As early voting surged in Nevada's nominating contest, former U.S. vice-president Joe Biden lashed out at Democratic rival Bernie Sanders on Saturday

Attackers kill 31 in Mali village, a year 2020-02-15 16:03:12At least 31 people were killed on Friday in an attack on a village that was the scene last year of Mali's worst civilian massacre in recent memory, t

2 found dead in rough seas as U.K. 2020-02-15 08:48:56Rescuers pulled two male bodies from rough seas off the coast of southeast England and military personnel mobilized to help build flood barriers Satur

German foreign minister warns of humanitarian crisis in 2020-02-15 08:02:21German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has warned of a "humanitarian catastrophe" in Idlib if fighting in Syria doesn't stop, speaking after a mee

Russia to lose Sochi Olympic gold medal in 2020-02-15 07:18:49The International Biathlon Union on Saturday announced a two-year ban for Evgeny Ustyugov, who was part of the gold medal-winning men's relay team si

Federal government to evacuate Canadians on board quarantined 2020-02-15 06:30:44The Canadian government said Saturday it was sending a chartered plane to repatriate the Canadians stuck on board the Diamond Princess cruis

Justice Department won't charge ex-FBI agent and Trump 2020-02-14 18:28:45Federal U.S. prosecutors have declined to charge former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe, closing an investigation into whether the longtime target o

Michael Avenatti found guilty in Nike extortion case 2020-02-14 14:50:30Michael Avenatti, a lawyer who gained fame by representing porn actress Stormy Daniels in lawsuits against U.S. President Donald Trump, was convi

U.S. and Taliban agree to temporary truce in 2020-02-14 14:23:28The peace deal would call for negotiations between Afghans on both sides of the conflict to start next month, an eventual countrywide cease-fire and a

15 children killed in Haiti orphanage fire 2020-02-14 13:23:47A fire swept through a Haitian children's home run by a Pennsylvania-based non-profit group on Thursday night, killing 15 children, officials say.

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Inside Pete Buttigieg's South Bend, a city trying 2020-02-16 08:00:52After decades of malaise, South Bend went through big changes during Pete Buttigieg's tenure as mayor. But there is fear that the gains have been une

Utah trial featuring a prominent member of polygamist 2020-02-16 07:00:37A prominent member of a secretive Utah polygamist sect and a Los Angeles businessman reputed to be a gangster allegedly teamed up on a $470-million fr

'He was my big, strong brother': Inside one 2020-02-16 06:00:20Troy Sand's suicide devastated his large, close-knit family and shattered this tiny community of fewer than 1,200 people in northwestern Iowa. His de

Candy sent into outer space to satisfy astronauts' 2020-02-15 18:46:42A cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Saturday, carrying candy and cheese to satisfy the astronauts' cravings.

Mississippi braces for potentially historic flooding 2020-02-15 18:18:25Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves declares a state of emergency as forecasters say the Pearl River in Jackson will crest at levels not seen in decades.

How a seven-day truce could start Afghanistan on 2020-02-15 14:24:57If a U.S.-Taliban deal holds, tougher talks between militants and Afghan officials would follow, potentially reshaping the country.

Op-Ed: Is this the time the Afghanistan war 2020-02-15 13:06:20A door is opening that may lead to the end of a 20-year war. We must have the courage to walk through, says former White House official Richard A. Cla

In Mexico, a grisly killing inflames debate about 2020-02-14 23:59:14In Mexico, as in other Latin American nations, feminists, human rights advocates and others have long argued that the murder of women has not been a l

U.S. announces a brief truce with the Taliban 2020-02-14 18:19:18The administration announced a weeklong truce with the Taliban in Afghanistan, a possible step toward Trump's goal of ending America's longest war.

He helped put out fires in the Amazon. 2020-02-14 16:30:43Lawyers for four volunteer firefighters say their arrests are part of a crackdown on critics of the Brazilian government's policies in the Amazon.

'With the war came the drugs.' At Kabul's 2020-02-14 06:00:17The woman who runs the Mother Camp heroin rehab clinic in Afghanistan defies a male-dominated in the war-broken land

Amy Klobuchar's mission in Nevada: 'I have to 2020-02-14 02:51:08Fresh off a surprise New Hampshire showing, Amy Klobuchar campaigns in Nevada.

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U.S. flies 338 Americans home from cruise ship, New! 2020-02-17 17:40:39More than 300 Americans who had been stuck on a cruise ship affected by the coronavirus were back in the United States on Monday, flown to U.S. milita

Hundreds of Americans flown home from cruise ship, New! 2020-02-17 17:32:03More than 300 American cruise liner passengers, including 14 who tested positive for coronavirus, were flown home to military bases in the United Stat

Syrian forces consolidate control of Aleppo, air strikes New! 2020-02-17 17:30:32The Syrian army said on Monday it had taken full control of dozens of towns in Aleppo's northwestern countryside and it would press on with its campa

Equatorial Guinea argues luxury Paris mansion was part New! 2020-02-17 17:29:50Equatorial Guinea argued on Monday that a luxury mansion in central Paris used by the son of the country's president was protected by diplomatic immu

Pompeo blasts corruption, promotes U.S. business in Africa New! 2020-02-17 17:27:50U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denounced corruption and touted American business on Monday during the second leg of an African tour in Angola, wh

'Every scenario on the table' in China virus New! 2020-02-17 17:22:28The latest data provided by China on people infected with coronavirus indicates a decline in new cases but "every scenario is still on the table" in

Family says government did not protect young girl New! 2020-02-17 17:15:52Relatives of a seven-year-old girl murdered in Mexico said on Monday the government had failed to protect her despite their pleas for help, while Pres

UK PM's adviser quits after backlash over contraception, New! 2020-02-17 16:30:34An adviser to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson who had discussed the benefits of forced contraception quit on Monday, saying "media hysteria" ab

Venezuela suspends flights from Portugal's TAP after Guaido New! 2020-02-17 16:10:16Venezuela said on Monday it would suspend TAP Air Portugal flights into and out of the country for 90 days, accusing the carrier of allowing oppositio

'Cancer does not wait': Children's medicine shortage stokes New! 2020-02-17 15:50:30Hermes Soto, who turned 5 on Monday, will not be celebrating his birthday with friends. Instead, he is bracing for his 15th chemotherapy session to t

U.S. State Dept tracks 60 U.S. citizens in New! 2020-02-17 15:25:35The U.S. State Department said on Monday it is tracking the condition of 60 U.S. citizens in Japan after more than 300 Americans were repatriated from

Britain won't heed EU rules to win free New! 2020-02-17 15:06:29Britain will not be threatened into following EU rules in the future by talk of economic rifts and is ready to trade with the bloc on basic internatio

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Pompeo touts US investment as alternative to Chinese New! 2020-02-17 16:35:33U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo denounced corruption and touted American business on Monday during the second leg of an African tour in Angola, wh

Amazon’s Bezos to donate $10 billion to fight New! 2020-02-17 15:49:20Amazon founder Jeff Bezos said Monday that he plans to spend $10 billion of his own fortune to help fight climate change.

Russian artist faces judge over sex tape that New! 2020-02-17 15:39:03A Russian artist and his girlfriend will face a French judge Tuesday on charges of invasion of privacy and publishing images of a sexual nature w

EU foreign ministers agree on new mission to New! 2020-02-17 14:35:21The European Union will launch a new naval and air mission in the eastern Mediterranean to stop more weapons reaching the warring factions in Libya, f

Afghanistan has its first robotic waiter – but New! 2020-02-17 13:07:17One fast-food restaurant in Afghanistan recently made a buzz by employing a robot as a waiter. Many customers duly headed to the Times Restaurant in K

'A horrifying new level': UN says 900,000 displaced New! 2020-02-17 13:05:46The UN said Monday that 900,000 people have been uprooted by violence in northwest Syria since December – 100,000 more than previously reco

Israel accuses Hamas hackers of 'seducing' soldiers with New! 2020-02-17 07:53:57Israel's military said on Sunday it had thwarted an attempted malware attack by Hamas that sought to gain access to soldiers' mobile phones by using

French MPs begin debating hotly contested pension reform New! 2020-02-17 07:22:38The battle over the French government's pension reforms moved from the street to parliament on Monday, with the opposition vowing to torpedo an overh

With hotshot Haaland, can Dortmund crush PSG’s Champions New! 2020-02-17 07:07:51PSG face a big challenge in their latest campaign to make it in the Champions League, as they take on Borussia Dortmund in the last 16 on Tuesday even

Dozens killed in attack on Burkina Faso church New! 2020-02-17 05:40:51Gunmen have killed 24 people and wounded 18 in an attack on a Protestant church in a village in northern Burkina Faso, the regional governor said Mond

Porto footballer Marega walks off pitch after racist New! 2020-02-17 05:15:14Porto striker Moussa Marega left the pitch in protest of being subject to racist insults during his side's 2-1 win away to Vitoria Guimaraes in Portu

Sick Elton John vows to finish tour after 2020-02-17 04:23:08Elton John has tearfully apologised to fans after cutting short a concert in New Zealand due to illness, with the British superstar saying he was suff

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No, YOU are Trump’s buddy! Bernie and Bloomberg New! 2020-02-17 18:00:52 Billionaire Mike Bloomberg is going after socialist senator Bernie Sanders, accusing him of being in league with President Donald Trump after a video

8th wonder of the world? ‘Leaning tower of New! 2020-02-17 17:07:22 A demolition company failed to completely implode a high-rise office block in Dallas, Texas, leaving the city with a new landmark to rival the famous

China says US is an ‘EMPIRE OF HACKERS,’ New! 2020-02-17 16:10:06 Washington accusing other states of leading cyberwarfare against the US is like “a thief crying ‘stop, thief!’” Beijing said,

WikiLeaks demands answers as Twitter account LOCKED ahead New! 2020-02-17 13:52:00 WikiLeaks editor-in-chief Kristinn Hrafnsson is seeking answers after the publisher’s official account was mysteriously locked, ahead of an ext

Strange gas movement in heart of Milky Way New! 2020-02-17 13:31:07 A peculiar movement of gas clouds close to the center of our galaxy may finally provide concrete evidence for a mysterious form of black hole whose v

Barcelona on the brink of civil war? Social New! 2020-02-17 13:13:00 Sensational claims that Barcelona hired a social media company to bolster the image of senior officials at the club while tarnishing that of players

EU leaders agree to enforce Libya arms embargo New! 2020-02-17 13:05:00 European Union foreign ministers have agreed to launch a naval operation to enforce an arms embargo on Libya, despite warnings from within the bloc t

WATCH: Jetpack daredevil pulls off milestone stunt with New! 2020-02-17 12:43:50 In a daring world first, a jetpack-powered pilot managed to take off from a standing start to reach an altitude of 1,800 meters and speeds of 240 kph

Turkey trying to ‘CONQUER’ Libya, not to bring New! 2020-02-17 12:43:00 While Ankara claims to be supporting Libya’s UN-backed Government of National Accord (GNA), its foreign minister on Monday outright rejected th

WATCH: Quick-thinking referee uses incredible reflexes to save New! 2020-02-17 12:35:59 Muay Thai fighter Neymar Paeminburee can count himself fortunate to have escaped further injury after the actions of a quick-thinking referee saved h

Wrong kind of ‘energy’? Bloomberg takes on the New! 2020-02-17 12:13:23 Democratic candidate Mike Bloomberg has deployed a new tactic against Bernie Sanders: accuse his supporters of harassment and mean tweets. Hillary Cl

Man’s ‘Independent England’ campaign undermined by one fatal New! 2020-02-17 11:28:42 For those who thought Brexit would be the end of it, there is some bad news; one man has now launched an “Independent England” campaign,

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UN: Antarctic high temp records will take months 2020-02-16 12:20:27Record high temperatures reportedly measured in Antarctica will take months to verify, the UN weather agency said. Scientists measured a temperature o

Don't label all Uighurs terrorists, Turkey tells China 2020-02-16 11:39:18Turkey's foreign minister said China should not label all Muslim ethnic Uighurs as terrorists, following talks with his Chinese counterpart. "Whethe

Iran's Rouhani says Tehran will never talk to 2020-02-16 08:28:43

Malaysia insists virus diagnosis from cruise passenger is 2020-02-16 08:03:34Cambodia -- a staunch ally of Beijing -- allowed the ship to dock Thursday in Sihanoukville, administering health tests before passengers disembarked

Police: 1 dead, 4 wounded in Connecticut club 2020-02-16 06:42:38

Pakistan not taking any concrete step against terrorism, 2020-02-16 05:50:12Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has accused Pak of its failure to take concrete steps against terrorism. While meeting Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker and a n

UN chief arrives in Pakistan on four-day visit 2020-02-16 03:18:29UN chief Antonio Guterres arrived in Islamabad on Sunday on a 4-day visit to Pakistan during which he will attend the international conference on Afgh

Joe Biden recalls mass shooting, promises changes 2020-02-16 03:06:21

Canada to evacuate passengers from virus-hit cruise ship 2020-02-16 01:56:45

Nepal evacuates 175 citizens from Wuhan after coronavirus 2020-02-16 00:41:43

Coronavirus cases on Japan ship rise to 355 2020-02-16 00:09:32The number of people who have tested positive for coronavirus on a quarantined ship off Japan's coast has risen to 355, the country's health ministe

'Trump wrong if thinks Tehran govt will 2020-02-15 12:09:27"President Trump has been convinced that we are about to collapse so he doesn't want to talk to a collapsing regime," Zarif said. To support his ar

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos earmarks US$10 billion for New! 2020-02-17 16:49:50The Bezos Earth Fund will begin issuing grants this summer as part of the initiative.

Death of ‘Love Island’ star highlights toxic content New! 2020-02-17 16:27:48The death of one of Britain's most famous TV stars, "Love Island" host Caroline Flack, has sparked a debate over the behavior of the tabloid p

French town denounces sister city after Polish mayor New! 2020-02-17 15:58:33The mayor of the south-eastern town of Tuchow, Magdalena Marszalek, blamed the rare decision by the French community it had been twinned with on campa

Canadian protection standards for COVID-19 to be reviewed, New! 2020-02-17 14:51:40The agency says feedback from the nurses' unions and other associations will be considered by a national advisory committee on infection prevention a

Pier 1 Imports closing all Canadian stores as New! 2020-02-17 14:03:30The Fort Worth, Texas-based company, which was founded in 1962, has been struggling with increased competition from budget-friendly online retailers s

‘Lack of privacy’: Nancy Pelosi warns NATO allies New! 2020-02-17 13:13:21The White House has also raised national security concerns about Huawei, and is aggressively lobbying Western allies to bar the company from their wir

Leaked documents show reasons Uighurs were detained in New! 2020-02-17 13:06:57A newly revealed database exposes in extraordinary detail the main reasons for the detentions of hundreds of others in Karakax County: their religion

Zuckerberg meets EU officials days before bloc set New! 2020-02-17 12:56:58The billionaire social network founder is the latest U.S. tech executive to make the trip to the headquarters of the EU, which is becoming an increasi

From Roger Stone to impeachment: Fact-checking Trump’s recent New! 2020-02-17 12:50:36The U.S. president is misrepresenting the Justice Department’s handling of the legal case of his confidant, Roger Stone, among other exaggeratio

Adviser to British PM quits after backlash over New! 2020-02-17 12:05:26Both the opposition Labour Party and at least two of Johnson's own Conservatives had called for him to be fired.

German court halts site preparation for Tesla factory 2020-02-16 16:43:15The Higher Administrative Court for Berlin-Brandenburg ordered Tesla to stop clearing trees on the wooded site near Berlin until it considers an appea

Officials say currently ‘no evidence’ that pets can 2020-02-16 16:15:54According to the World Health Organization, there is currently "no evidence" that companion animals or pets like dogs and cats can be infected with


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