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Closing nuclear facility on table as US-NKorea summit New! 2019-02-22 02:30:13TOKYO (AP) - The future of a key North Korean nuclear facility is on the table as leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump prepare to meet in Vie

AP Photos: Editor selections from the past week New! 2019-02-22 01:46:11A fire that raced through part of a historic district of Bangladesh's capital took hours to extinguish and killed dozens. Firefighters and residents

Australia says coal holdups at China ports are New! 2019-02-22 01:37:04WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - Australia's trade minister said Friday that while there might be some delays in the processing of coal shipments at Ch

India seeks to control rivers into Pakistan as New! 2019-02-22 00:38:49NEW DELHI (AP) - India says it is building dams to stop its share of water from flowing into Pakistan-controlled Kashmir as it seeks to punish its lon

Vacant UN post has new favorite: the US New! 2019-02-22 00:10:49WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Senate M

Worry about US-SKorea alliance grows before Trump-Kim summit New! 2019-02-21 23:43:21SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - As President Donald Trump seeks a nuclear deal with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next week in Vietnam, some in Seoul are

Hoda Muthana's father, Ahmed Ali Muthana, sues Trump New! 2019-02-21 23:04:08WASHINGTON — The father of an Alabama woman who joined the Islamic State in Syria filed suit against the Trump administration Thursday in an eff

Guantanamo Bay prison detainees not an option for New! 2019-02-21 21:08:55President Trump's campaign promise to "load up" the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay with captives from the war on terror has gone nowhere

Sins of Bush, Obama leave Trump to clean New! 2019-02-21 19:53:06Hindsight is 20/20, but when you are the commander-in-chief, you can't afford to be wrong. When it comes to Iran, George W. Bush was very wrong, and

UN chief discusses Yemen, Venezuela with Pompeo 2019-02-21 18:11:44UNITED NATIONS (AP) - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has held talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo focusing on the redeployment of

Twitter under fire from Russian internet regulators over 2019-02-21 17:58:25Twitter is under fire in Russia following a ruling Thursday from Moscow's internet watchdog, Roskomnadzor. Roskomnadzor notified a Russian court that

US ambassador to Canada emerges as favorite for 2019-02-21 17:19:45WASHINGTON (AP) - U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft is emerging as the front-runner to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. Senate M

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Could this off-the-grid technology be the future of New! 2019-02-22 04:00:00In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at an off-grid power company, driving an electric car in winter and Trump's influence on

Jussie Smollett charged for faking assault: Here are New! 2019-02-22 04:00:00As with past hoaxes that have captured international attention, some people felt something was fishy from the start while others immediately believed

Why making the Oscars popular is mission impossible New! 2019-02-22 04:00:00Attempts to make the Oscars more relevant has upset academy members and led to the series of missteps that illustrate the real challenges of making th

U.S. judge grants citizenship to Toronto-born twin son New! 2019-02-22 00:24:08A federal judge in California ruled Thursday that a twin son of a same-sex married couple has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat t

Alabama woman who joined ISIS sues to return New! 2019-02-21 23:27:22The father of an Alabama woman who joined the ISIS in Syria filed suit against the Trump administration Thursday in an effort to allow her return to t

SpaceX rocket blasts off carrying Israeli lunar lander New! 2019-02-21 22:44:18A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Thursday night carrying Israel's first lunar lander on a mission that, if successful, will make

U.S. says it will keep 200 troops in New! 2019-02-21 19:44:13The United States will leave "a small peacekeeping group" of 200 American troops in Syria for a period of time after a U.S. pullout, the White House

What Jussie Smollett's allegedly fake hate crime says New! 2019-02-21 18:42:27With Smollett now accused of staging a racist, anti-gay attack on himself, the case seemed to inflame political tensions even more while creating pote

Saudi crown prince arrives in China to boost 2019-02-21 18:15:38Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in China on Thursday on the latest stop of a sweep through Asia that seeks to boost relations with the

Ex-Trump adviser Roger Stone slapped with sweeping gag 2019-02-21 16:02:17U.S. President Donald Trump's former political adviser Roger Stone told a court on Thursday that he had abused a gag order imposed following criminal

Kenya to rule on decriminalizing same-sex relationships 2019-02-21 15:19:13Kenya's high court is set to rule Friday on whether to strike down colonial-era laws which punish consensual same-sex relationships.

High-profile Netanyahu challengers join forces in Israel election 2019-02-21 15:04:49Israel's primary centrist challengers to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday announced they were joining forces ahead of April elections &m

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Putin threatens to target U.S. with nuclear weapons 2019-02-20 10:20:00Raising the ante amid fears of a new arms race with the United States, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia will directly target America shoul

Britain’s political parties are splintering over Brexit as 2019-02-20 09:40:00Cracks in Britain’s political party system yawned wider Wednesday as three pro-European lawmakers quit the governing Conservatives to join a new

Trump prevails as Mexican officials stop caravan at 2019-02-20 07:00:00Last week, a caravan of 1,800 Central American migrants arrived in this isolated Mexican border city, where police ushered them into a makeshift gover

Turkish human rights lawyer may have been killed 2019-02-20 06:00:00When Turkish human rights lawyer Tahir Elci was gunned down during a news conference in the embattled Kurdish-majority city of Diyarbakir, at least fo

Vatican’s four-day meeting to explore how to protect 2019-02-19 16:45:00Pope Francis’ special meeting on protecting children from sexual abuse by clergy may be a turning point for the Vatican, but many critics still

In Syria, U.S.-backed militia trying to evacuate civilians 2019-02-19 16:30:00A U.S.-backed militia has sent trucks to the edge of Islamic State’s dwindling territory in eastern Syria to evacuate hundreds of civilians as w

30,000 Venezuelans cross into this Colombian town each 2019-02-19 13:35:00For the beleaguered people of Venezuela, this Colombian border town has served for years as a kind of safety valve — a way station en route from

Film and TV director Jose Padilha knows violence 2019-02-19 06:00:00Over the past four years, Brazilians witnessed the impeachment of one president (Dilma Rousseff), the jailing of another (Luiz “Lula” Inac

Trump says ‘no going back’ in attempts to 2019-02-18 19:40:00President Trump, speaking Monday in vote-rich south Florida, called on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s supporters to abandon him or face r

Law used against journalist Maria Ressa stirs fears 2019-02-18 14:10:00A day after posting bail, a defiant Maria Ressa sat in a car winding its way through Manila’s notoriously congested traffic to attend a rally in

Israel’s Netanyahu and his foreign minister enrage Poland 2019-02-18 13:15:00Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wager that he could cement his status as a master diplomat by allying himself with a coalition of ri

As Venezuela spirals downward, South America struggles to 2019-02-18 08:00:00Latin American countries are straining to cope with an influx of Venezuelan immigrants, a tide of humanity that is expected to increase in 2019 as the

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French national faces Myanmar court on drone flying New! 2019-02-22 05:04:23A French national has appeared in court in Myanmar after being arrested two weeks ago for allegedly flying a drone close to the country's vast parlia

Kenya court postpones ruling on anti-gay laws to New! 2019-02-22 05:02:43A Kenyan court has postponed a ruling on whether to decriminalize same sex relationships.

Russian opens money laundering probe involving Moldova New! 2019-02-22 04:59:19The Russian Interior Ministry says that it has launched a money laundering probe involving the influential leader of Moldova's Democratic Party, just

Vatican summit on sex abuse focuses calls for New! 2019-02-22 04:58:10Cardinals attending Pope Francis' summit on preventing clergy sex abuse have called for a new culture of accountability in the Catholic Church to pun

Labour lawmaker quits party in latest jolt to New! 2019-02-22 04:45:44A 12th British lawmaker this week has quit one of the country's main political parties, as fallout from Brexit continues to splinter U.K. politics.

Sporadic clashes with remaining IS militants in Syria New! 2019-02-22 04:44:42A spokesman for a U.S-backed force fighting the Islamic State group in Syria says intermittent clashes are taking place with the militants remaining i

Rights group urges Libyan forces to lift siege New! 2019-02-22 04:26:17An international rights group has urged Libyan strongman's self-styled army to lift its siege inside an eastern Mediterranean city where civilians ha

Fly-past honors WWII airmen who died saving UK New! 2019-02-22 04:10:26U.S. and Royal Air Force planes have soared over Sheffield, England, to honor 10 U.S. airmen who sacrificed their lives during World War II to save ch

Africa's largest democracy finally goes to vote, a New! 2019-02-22 03:54:51A voting card and a metal rod for self-defense are both close at hand in Christopher Obiorah's tiny bookshop but he hopes to use just one of them whe

India top court orders an end to assaults New! 2019-02-22 03:15:07India's top court has ordered state authorities to stop threats, assaults and social boycotts of thousands of Kashmiri students, traders and professi

French bishops agree to compensation for sex abuse New! 2019-02-22 02:24:32A French Catholic Church official says the country's bishops have "agreed in principle" to provide financial compensation to sex abuse victims whos

Muslim rebel commanders transform into Philippine officials New! 2019-02-22 02:14:16Some of the fiercest Muslim rebel commanders in the southern Philippines are in Manila to be sworn in as administrators of a new Muslim autonomy regio

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Tyrant tees: Vietnam T-shirt designer earns bread from New! 2019-02-22 05:02:29A T-shirt bearing the face of one of the world's most infamous dictators would normally be a tough sell, one would think.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi woos investors to crisis-hit Rakhine, New! 2019-02-22 05:00:38Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi called for investment in the crisis-hit western state of Rakhine on Friday, saying the world had "focused narrowly on

Ninth lawmaker quits Britain's opposition Labour Party New! 2019-02-22 04:55:43British lawmaker Ian Austin resigned from the opposition Labour Party on Friday, the ninth person to do so this week, saying it was "broken" and had

North Korea warns of food crisis, slashes rations New! 2019-02-22 04:54:55North Korea has warned that it is facing a food shortfall of some 1.4 million tons in 2019 and has been forced to almost halve rations, blaming high t

Pakistan reimposes ban on Islamist charities linked to New! 2019-02-22 04:54:19Pakistan has re-instated a ban on two charities linked to the founder of an Islamist militant group that has carried out attacks in India, the interio

Explainer: How Sisi's backers are planning to change New! 2019-02-22 04:50:49Egypt's parliament is debating proposed constitutional changes that could allow President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to stay in power until 2034 and tighte

Northern Syria administration says U.S. troop decision will New! 2019-02-22 04:41:46The Kurdish-led administration that runs much of northern Syria welcomed a U.S. decision to keep 200 American troops in Syria after a U.S. pullout, sa

Venezuelan minister, Russian deputy PM to meet in New! 2019-02-22 04:37:39Venezuela's Industry Minister Tareck El Aissami will meet Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov in Moscow on Friday, Interfax news agency report

Nigerian vote tough to call as week-long delay New! 2019-02-22 04:34:33Nigerian teacher Benjamin Shagu flew 500 km (310 miles) from the east of the country to the capital, Abuja, to vote in the presidential election - onl

Kenya High Court delays ruling on law banning New! 2019-02-22 04:30:29Supporters and opponents of gay rights said on Friday they accepted a decision by Kenya's High Court to delay for another three months a ruling on wh

FATF to keep working with Pakistan to curb New! 2019-02-22 04:29:59Pakistan has made only "limited progress" on curbing money laundering and terrorism financing, failing to show a proper understanding of the risks p

Russia extends investigation into ex-U.S. marine held for New! 2019-02-22 04:25:07Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) has extended by three months its investigation into former U.S. marine Paul Whelan who is being held on suspi

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India’s Narendra Modi in South Korea calls for 2019-02-21 13:46:28 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday in Seoul the two countries should cooperate in the defense industry.

Iranian navy starts war games to demonstrate strength 2019-02-21 13:02:38 The Iranian navy launched a week-long series of war games Thursday in the Strait of Hormuz and Sea of Oman, which it said will show Tehran's maritim

Presidents of Chile, Paraguay will go to Venezuela 2019-02-21 12:48:22 Chilean President Sebastian Pinera and Paraguayan President Mario Abdo will travel to Colombia Friday to help get humanitarian aid flowing into Venez

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives in 2019-02-21 12:33:00 Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrived in Beijing on Thursday as both countries seek strengthened economic ties.

Japanese officials worried about Trump-Kim summit 2019-02-21 10:33:56 The Japanese government may be concerned U.S. President Donald Trump could make concessions to North Korea.

Israeli opposition parties join forces to run against 2019-02-21 09:50:32 Two Israeli parties have decided to run together to challenge Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud Party in the country's April elections

Kim Jong Un visit could restore old ties 2019-02-21 09:21:46 Kim Jong Un is likely to revive ties with Vietnam during the week of the second U.S.-North Korea summit, according to a South Korean press report.

Death toll in major Bangladesh fire climbs to 2019-02-21 08:20:46 At least 81 people have died in a major fire in Bangladesh's capital that started at a chemical warehouse and spread through a neighborhood, authori

Petrobras starts 150K barrels-per-day platform in pre-salt field 2019-02-21 07:37:08 Petrobras has started oil and natural gas production in an offshore, pre-salt area through a platform with 150,000 barrels per day of crude.

Pope, archbishops lay out 'concrete measures' to stop 2019-02-21 06:57:17 Catholics need "concrete measures" to stop the "plague" of sex abuse in the church, Pope Francis told a historic gathering of bishops in Vatican

U.S. Navy to Venezuela military: 'Save your people' 2019-02-21 03:26:10 The head of the U.S. Southern Command warned Venezuela's military that it will be held accountable for any harm it causes civilians during the ongoi

At least 70 dead in Bangladesh apartment fire 2019-02-20 23:51:42 Dozens of people have been killed after a massive fire engulfed several buildings in Bangladesh's capital, authorities said.

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Pope vows 'justice' to sex abuse victims at 2019-02-21 14:55:12Pope Francis promised that concrete action against child sexual abuse by priests would result from a conference he opened on Thursday in the Vatican,

Venezuela's Maduro closes Brazil border as Guaido sets 2019-02-21 14:31:13President Nicolas Maduro ordered the closure of Venezuela's border with Brazil on Thursday in an increasingly fraught power struggle with Juan Guaido

Parents search for answers over babies born without 2019-02-21 13:36:42Parents, health professionals and advocacy groups met in Paris for a first time on Thursday as part of a new committee to discuss mysteriously high ra

A delay to Brexit is 'almost inevitable', Scotland's 2019-02-21 11:51:03In an interview with FRANCE 24, Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon weighed in on the current Brexit impasse, saying she believes it's "almos

French jihadist linked to 2015 Paris attacks 'killed 2019-02-21 11:30:21French jihadist Fabien Clain was killed Wednesday in a coalition air strike on an Islamic State group holdout in Syria, French news site France Info r

How a sleepy German village became a major 2019-02-21 06:13:48Until six years ago, Hoppstädten-Weiersbach was a typical sleepy village in west Germany. But then a German entrepreneur and his Chinese partner

'My case was hushed up': Victim of clerical 2019-02-21 04:28:51Although time has moved on, Arturo Borrelli cannot forget. He was 12 years old when he met Father Silverio Mura, his religious education teacher at hi

Senegal’s presidential hopefuls vie for religious vote on 2019-02-21 03:10:06In Senegal, religious leaders from the main Muslim "brotherhoods" wield considerable influence in everyday life – including the political sphe

Netanyahu’s main challengers form centrist alliance ahead of 2019-02-21 02:07:37Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's strongest challengers in Israel's April 9 general election joined forces on Thursday, marking a dramatic turn in

'An historic turning point': Vatican holds summit on 2019-02-21 01:35:31Bishops from across the world meet at the Vatican Thursday for a landmark summit on combating child sex abuse within the Catholic church -- a potentia

Dozens killed by fire in Bangladesh capital Dhaka 2019-02-20 23:46:43The death toll from a fire in a centuries-old area of the Bangladesh capital, Dhaka, jumped dramatically to 70 on Thursday, a fire official said, and

Macron announces measures to combat anti-Semitism in France 2019-02-20 15:49:53French President Emmanuel Macron announced measures to combat the rise of anti-Semitism at the annual dinner of the Council of Jewish Institutions in

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Poking fun at God? Anime-style religious icons disturb New! 2019-02-22 04:14:00 A social media account sharing anime-style drawings of religious icons has caused public outcry in Russia, with priests and believers calling the art

Democrats howl after Bernie Sanders refuses to recognize New! 2019-02-22 03:46:00 Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has refused to recognize Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s ‘interim president,’ calling instead for new ele

China’s coal imports from Australia continue as normal New! 2019-02-22 03:32:00Read Full Article at RT.com

‘Straight out of Dr Strangelove’: Analysts slam Trump’s New! 2019-02-22 03:01:00 Donald Trump’s mercantile courtship with Saudi Arabia, which now reportedly seeks to acquire US nuclear know-how, is placing the world in dange

Handouts for the rich? ‘Hypocrite’ Trump called out New! 2019-02-22 02:58:20 Donald Trump has repeatedly vowed to safeguard the United States from the purported evils of socialism – but critics note that the US president

UAE awards $5.5bn in military contracts to intl New! 2019-02-22 02:16:00Read Full Article at RT.com

Magnificent seven: Top-notch Russian aircraft that may land New! 2019-02-22 01:10:00 From the newest Su-35 fighter jet to the promising MS-21 airliner, Russia has much to offer New Delhi at India’s largest airshow where the sky&

Flying bulldog’? Researchers uncover GIANT BEE thought to New! 2019-02-22 00:22:00 The “holy grail of bees” has been discovered lurking in an Indonesian forest. Unseen by humans since 1981 and believed to be extinct, the

Philadelphia sues seven big banks for getting ‘money New! 2019-02-22 00:05:00 The city of Philadelphia is suing Bank of America and six other major banks for conspiring to manipulate the rates of municipal bonds, illegally maki

Gene-edited Chinese CRISPR babies may have mental ‘superpowers’, New! 2019-02-21 23:23:00 The genetically-modified Chinese twins born resistant to HIV last year may also have mental ‘superpowers’ their creator has kept quiet &n

Take that! Japanese probe Hayabusa2 fires ‘bullet’ at New! 2019-02-21 21:36:00 A Japanese space probe on a data-collecting mission has shot a sampling ‘bullet’ into the surface of the Ryugu asteroid, hoping to retrie

Psych evaluations & strict code of conduct: Pope New! 2019-02-21 21:22:00 Pope Francis has proposed a list of 21 initiatives he believes will stall the erosion of trust in the Catholic Church which has been plagued by numer

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Theresa May meets anti-Brexiteers to curb rebellion 2019-02-21 11:45:03The anti-Brexit trio, who favour a second referendum on Britain's membership of the EU, had announced their resignation from the Conservative Party o

Kenya court set to rule on whether to 2019-02-21 11:34:36

I'm ready for another Cuban Missile-style crisis: Putin 2019-02-21 11:13:43President Vladimir Putin has said that Russia is militarily ready for a Cuban Missile-style crisis if the United States wanted one, and that his count

At least 59 'bandits' killed in NW Nigeria: 2019-02-21 10:04:37

Dublin Airport flights resume after drone sparks suspension 2019-02-21 09:13:19

Strong quake hits Japan's northernmost island Hokkaido 2019-02-21 08:54:46The quake hit the southwestern part of Hokkaido at a depth of about 30 kilometers (19 miles) and measured a preliminary magnitude of 5.7, according to

Venezuela's Guaido to lead convoy to Colombia border 2019-02-21 08:38:44

Spain: Pro-separatist protesters clash with police 2019-02-21 08:31:14Protesters backing Catalonia's secession from Spain clashed with police and blocked major roads and train tracks across the northeastern region on Th

More than 150 IS militants handed over to 2019-02-21 08:24:23IS militants were handed over to the Iraqi side late Wednesday, and that they were now in a "safe place" and being investigated. The transfer marks

Challengers unite in Israel election threat to Netanyahu 2019-02-21 08:08:29The two main challengers to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced an electoral alliance Thursday, posing a threat to the premier's long

South Korean prez hopes Gandhi's thoughts can bring 2019-02-21 07:56:50South Korean President Moon Jae-in made the remarks while welcoming Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a ceremony to unveil a bust of Mahatma Gandhi whic

France's Macron says anti-Zionism is a form of 2019-02-21 07:08:26

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Haiti’s anti-government protests, which have trapped Canadians, to New! 2019-02-22 02:38:08Haiti's demonstrators want President Jovenel Moise to resign. he has refused.

Father of Alabama woman who joined ISIS in New! 2019-02-21 23:52:24Hoda Muthana is in a Syrian refugee camp with her 18-month-old son after she fled what's left of the Islamic State's self-declared homeland.

Jussie Smollett’s lawyers blast ‘organized law enforcement spectacle’ New! 2019-02-21 23:34:54Jussie Smollett drew forceful criticism from Chicago police Supt. Eddie Johnson on Thursday.

Israel wants SpaceX’s help to become the fourth New! 2019-02-21 20:31:11A communications satellite for Indonesia is the main cargo aboard the Falcon rocket, scheduled to blast off Thursday night. But Israel's privately fu

U.S. ambassador to Canada emerges as front-runner to New! 2019-02-21 20:30:28Heather Nauert, Donald Trump's first pick to replace former UN ambassador Nikki Haley, withdrew over the weekend.

El Chapo’s sons indicted on U.S. drug charges  New! 2019-02-21 18:45:45The two brothers are both believed to be living in Mexico and remain fugitives.

Nintendo of America president to retire, Bowser to 2019-02-21 17:32:45Reggie Fils-Aimé has been with Nintendo of America for 15 years and has served as president and COO of the company for 13 years.

As Canada considers ban on Huawei 5G, chairman 2019-02-21 17:03:16The technology giant's chairman Liang Hua stressed that he believes there is a way for the business to forge ahead in Canada, though he noted the rel

‘Let’s shift the focus’: Jussie Smollett case is 2019-02-21 16:34:14It's important to remember that incidents of false hate-crime reports are "isolated and rare," one advocate said.

Roger Stone placed under gag order after posting 2019-02-21 16:24:08During a tense court hearing Thursday, Stone said there was no excuse for his post Monday about U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson.

All bets are off — it’s snowing in 2019-02-21 13:54:05Forecasters say the snow accumulation could reach 3 inches by Friday on the western and southern outskirts of the city, but rain could reduce accumula

Pope Francis launches historic summit with 21 proposals 2019-02-21 12:49:27Pope Francis warned a group of Catholic leaders that the faithful are demanding concrete action on fighting sexual abuse, not just words.


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