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Police fire water cannon at hundreds of anti-capitalist New! 2019-08-24 13:12:04BIARRITZ, France (AP) - Police fire water cannon at hundreds of anti-capitalist protesters blocking roads near G-7 summit in France.

Paul Whelan, former Marine in Moscow jail, should New! 2019-08-24 11:31:45Russia faced pressure Saturday from the State Department to free Paul Whelan, a former U.S. Marine jailed in Moscow, amid growing concerns about his w

Brazil military begins operations to fight Amazon fires 2019-08-24 11:09:04RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) - Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday prepared to deploy in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the re

4 European countries agree on trade deal with 2019-08-24 10:35:47BERLIN (AP) - The European Free Trade Association, a group of four countries outside the European Union, has largely concluded a free-trade agreement

Britain's Prince Andrew denies knowledge of Epstein's crimes 2019-08-24 10:11:31LONDON (AP) — Britain's Prince Andrew has denied any knowledge of criminal behavior by one-time friend Jeffrey Epstein who killed himself in a

Illinois officials urge driver awareness as schools reopen 2019-08-24 10:00:27SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) - Illinois officials are reminding motorists that schools are reopening. That means lots of children getting on and off school

State says no discipline in intubation of body 2019-08-24 09:55:18BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) - None of the Bellingham Fire Department employees involved in the intubation of a man's body will be disciplined by the Washi

The Latest: While in France, Trump tracks coverage 2019-08-24 08:16:16BIARRITZ, France (AP) - The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 5:30 p.m. President Donald Trump may be in France for an international

Coffee growers help reforest Mozambique's Mount Gorongosa 2019-08-24 05:22:50MOUNT GORONGOSA, Mozambique (AP) - A wiry woman, Querida Barequinha intently sorts through the coffee beans laid out on racks to dry in the sun, pluck

The Latest: Macron tells Trump of plan to 2019-08-24 05:10:03BIARRITZ, France (AP) - The Latest on the Group of Seven summit (all times local): 6:45 p.m. A French diplomat says French President Emmanuel Macron o

Major issues, minimal expectations for G-7 summit in 2019-08-24 04:31:42BIARRITZ, France (AP) — The world economy is getting shakier by the day, the Amazon has burned its way to the center of the climate change debat

The Latest: Iran imposes sanctions on US think 2019-08-24 03:14:47DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf (all times local): 9 p.m. Iran's Foreign Ministry has imposed sanctions

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Tropical storm Dorian forms in Atlantic, likely to New! 2019-08-24 17:40:33The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami says Tropical Storm Dorian is moving west and could reach hurricane strength Tuesday.

Six people struck by lightning at PGA Tour New! 2019-08-24 17:29:32Six people were injured Saturday when lightning struck a 60-foot pine at the Tour Championship where they were taking cover from rain and showered the

Britain sends third warship to Persian Gulf amid New! 2019-08-24 15:28:58Britain is sending another warship to the Gulf to defend freedom of navigation, the defence minister said on Saturday, after Iran seized a British-fla

'It's sentimental': Titanic slowly disintegrates into ocean floor New! 2019-08-24 14:50:33Henrietta Mann, a retired Dalhousie University professor, predicts the ill-fated liner has another 25 years before it disintegrates. She made the comm

Brazil readies but does not deploy thousands of New! 2019-08-24 12:41:19Brazil has 44,000 troops stationed in its northern Amazon region that are available to combat forest fires, but fewer than 50 have been deployed.

Prince Andrew denies seeing any sex crimes during 2019-08-24 10:22:12Prince Andrew said on Saturday he never saw or suspected any sex crimes during the time he spent with U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein.

Russian capsule carrying robot fails to dock at 2019-08-24 09:12:45A Russian Soyuz spacecraft carrying a humanoid robot failed to dock as planned with the International Space Station (ISS) on Saturday.

Hong Kong police use tear gas to counter 2019-08-24 06:58:51Hong Kong police used tear gas to break up anti-government protests on Saturday after some activists threw petrol bombs and bricks.

North Korea has fired 2 unidentified projectiles off 2019-08-23 20:14:34North Korea fired two unidentified projectiles off its east coast on Saturday, South Korea's military said, a day after the North threatened to remai

Hong Kong protesters form human chain in call 2019-08-23 19:42:35Supporters of Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement lined city streets and part of the city's harbourfront Friday, inspired by a similar protest in the

Amazon wildfires part of 'genocide' facing Brazil's Indigenous 2019-08-23 17:26:30The Brazilian government's push to escalate agricultural and mining developments in the Amazon at the expense of Indigenous rights actively brought a

Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for tumour on pancreas, 2019-08-23 14:51:58The Supreme Court says Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a tumour on her pancreas and that there is "no evidence of dis

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Can Trump count on American consumers to save 2019-08-23 21:55:25Worries of downturn prompt President Trump to hammer the Fed and consider tax cuts.

At G-7, Britain's Boris Johnson steps onto the 2019-08-23 21:37:58For Britain's Boris Johnson, a visibly warm relationship with Trump could be an asset and a liability at G7 summit.

ICE detention centers preparing for longer average stays 2019-08-23 20:08:11A new federal rule, set to take effect in 60 days, would allow Immigration and Customs Enforcement to detain families with children beyond a 20-day li

Ruth Bader Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas 2019-08-23 19:03:30The Supreme Court justice was treated for a tumor, her fourth bout with cancer.

Iraqis, bristling over Israeli airstrike, renew call for 2019-08-23 18:55:36The confirmation by U.S. officials has led to renewed calls for American troops to leave Iraq.

Q&A: Trump wants to buy Greenland. How much 2019-08-23 12:53:51Trump shocked the world when he said he was serious about wanting to buy Greenland. Just how much is it worth, and how does climate change fit in?

Newsletter: Today: The voter who goes to every 2019-08-23 08:00:51One New Hampshire voter is trying to see every 2020 presidential candidate in person.

What is it like to see every single 2019-08-23 07:30:23A New Hampshire Democrat's mission to see 25 of the 2020 presidential candidates.

As China pushes in, Hong Kong's first ethnic 2019-08-23 06:00:08Hong Kong has long shunned ethnic minorities, but some residents, especially the young, are embracing minorities and refugees as part of the enclave'

7 hospitalized after smoke fills cabin during flight 2019-08-23 01:30:56Seven people are taken to the hospital after smoke fills the cabin of a Hawaiian Airlines flight.

2 Green Berets killed in combat in Afghanistan 2019-08-23 00:34:53The U.S. Army's Special Operations Command on Thursday released the names of the two Green Berets who were killed a day earlier during combat operati

Serial killer who preyed on gay men executed 2019-08-22 23:46:41Killer Gary Bowles who targeted gay men executed in Florida

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Ethiopia's opposition parties criticize election law changes New! 2019-08-24 13:55:32Ethiopian lawmakers on Saturday revised election laws to pave the way for polls next year, but some opposition parties said the changes would make it

Squabbles erupt as G7 leaders arrive for summit New! 2019-08-24 13:49:31Squabbles erupted among G7 nations on Saturday even before their leaders had gathered for an annual summit, exposing sharp differences on global trade

Britain joins Germany in criticizing Macron's Mercosur threat New! 2019-08-24 13:39:40Britain joined Germany on Saturday in criticizing French President Emmanuel Macron's decision to block a trade deal between the European Union and th

As EU threatens trade retaliation, Brazil sends army New! 2019-08-24 13:39:09European leaders on Friday threatened to tear up a trade deal with South America, reflecting growing international anger at Brazil as a record number

Brazil says thousands of troops available to combat New! 2019-08-24 13:39:09Brazil has 44,000 troops stationed in its northern Amazon region that are available to combat forest fires and could send more from elsewhere in the c

Protesters march near Biarritz demanding action from G7 New! 2019-08-24 13:35:36Thousands of anti-globalisation and environmental activists joined yellow vest protesters and Basque separatists on Saturday near the French coastal r

French police use water cannons, tear gas on New! 2019-08-24 13:29:10French riot police briefly used water cannons and tear gas on Saturday to disperse anti-capitalism protesters in Bayonne, near the resort of Biarritz

France says social media platforms will still sign New! 2019-08-24 13:24:18France said it was optimistic that U.S.-based social media platforms including Facebook and Snapchat would still sign a pledge to fight online hate sp

Italy's 5-Star, PD talks on new government hit New! 2019-08-24 13:18:15Talks between Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the center-left Democratic Party (PD) to form a new government have hit a stumbling bloc

UK PM Johnson to tell Trump to de-escalate New! 2019-08-24 13:15:50British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Saturday he would tell President Donald Trump at this weekend's G7 summit to pull back from a trade war

Hong Kong protests met with tear gas; China New! 2019-08-24 13:04:22Hong Kong police fired volleys of tear gas to break up anti-government protests in a gritty industrial suburb on Saturday after activists threw petrol

Tunisia's Karoui still presidential candidate despite arrest: electoral New! 2019-08-24 11:54:08Tunisian media magnate Nabil Karoui remains in the race for next month's presidential election despite his arrest on Friday, the electoral commission

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North Korea accuses Japan of discrimination in education 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. 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 2019-08-23 05:36:57

Week in Review: G7 meets in Biarritz and 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? 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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'I want Canelo': Kovalev emphasizes wish for superfight New! 2019-08-24 19:25:00 WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev emphasized his wish to fight Mexican superstar Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez, saying after successfully defe

Lightning strikes golf course, injures several people at New! 2019-08-24 19:01:41 Multiple people were rushed to the hospital after lighting struck a pine tree during a PGA Tour Championship in Atlanta. Video captured the shinning

UK sends 3rd warship to reinforce US-led anti-Iran New! 2019-08-24 18:07:55 The UK, the biggest supporter so far of Washington’s idea for an international naval armada to ‘protect shipping’ in the Persian Gu

Squabbles & strife kick off G7 summit in New! 2019-08-24 17:52:00 As leaders of the world’s seven most developed countries descended on Biarritz for their annual summit, there was more disagreement than harmon

'I dedicate this fight to Dadashev': Champion Kovalev New! 2019-08-24 17:18:53 WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev dedicated his 11th round KO win over Anthony Yarde on Saturday to Maxim Dadashev, a Russian boxer who

‘Kill first!’ Netanyahu claims Israel’s Syria strikes thwarted New! 2019-08-24 17:08:00 Israeli Defense Forces have struck multiple ‘Iranian targets’ outside Damascus, claiming it helped prevent a deadly attack with ‘ki

Krushed! Champion Sergey Kovalev KOs Anthony Yarde in New! 2019-08-24 15:34:00 Russian boxer Sergey Kovalev has thrashed British contender Anthony Yarde to retain his WBO light heavyweight world title in his hometown of Chelyabi

Wildfires scorch Africa but world’s media stay focused New! 2019-08-24 15:24:51 Forest fires are tearing through the Amazon rainforest, prompting worldwide protests and demands for action to protect the “lungs of the world.

Protesters 'greet' G7 leaders, French police fires tear New! 2019-08-24 15:22:39 Thousands have protested near the southern French town of Biarritz, discontent with the politics of the G7 leaders who've gathered there for an annu

'World class': Mo Salah stunner bookends impressive Liverpool New! 2019-08-24 15:05:00 Mo Salah was once again the difference between the sides as the Egyptian superstar continued his and Liverpool's fine recent run against Arsenal to

'Bang average': Manchester United undone after Crystal Palace New! 2019-08-24 14:32:17 Manchester United suffered defeat to Crystal Palace on Saturday as a late error from David De Gea allowed Patrick Van Aanholt to score in injury time

Ilunga Makabu knocks down, majority decisions Aleksei Papin New! 2019-08-24 14:13:00 Ilunga Makabu knocked down previously unbeaten Russian prospect Aleksei Papin on his way to winning the WBC silver cruiserweight title in the chief s

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Donald Trump presses US companies to close China 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 2019-08-23 03:39:12

'2 govt hospitals deny specialised ambulance facility to 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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India’s government bar opposition, journalists from entering Kashmir New! 2019-08-24 11:51:26Authorities sent the opposition leaders back to New Delhi after they waited for several hours at the airport in Srinagar, the main city in the region.

Brazil sends military to help fight fires in New! 2019-08-24 11:27:50Bolsonaro on Friday authorized the military to get involved in putting out the fires, saying he is committed to protecting the Amazon region.

Britain’s Prince Andrew denies any knowledge of Jeffrey 2019-08-24 10:33:09Britain’s Prince Andrew has denied any knowledge of criminal behavior by one-time friend Jeffrey Epstein who killed himself in a New York jail w

18 stranded, 6 injured in Taiwan as Tropical 2019-08-24 10:18:33About 450 people were evacuated around the island and 12,000 households were without power late Saturday afternoon.

Groups launch media literacy campaign to help young 2019-08-24 09:59:10In the coming weeks, the group -- along with some 400 other organizations and individuals -- will launch a media literacy campaign of sorts, focusing

3 dead, dozens wounded after explosion near Shiite 2019-08-24 09:43:14The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack, saying it targeted “gatherings of Shiites” near a Shiite mosque.

Russian spacecraft carrying robot fails to dock at 2019-08-24 09:12:25The capsule was launched Thursday as part of tests of a new rocket that is expected to replace the Soyuz-FG next year.

Trump faces limits of go-it-alone stance at the 2019-08-24 08:49:53Trump, growing more isolated in Washington, faces a tepid reception on the world stage, where a list of challenges awaits.

Summit in France to test unity among G7 2019-08-24 08:01:58Efforts to salvage consensus among the Group of Seven rich democracies on the economy, trade and environment were fraying around the edges even as lea

Police, protesters clash in Hong Kong as demonstrators 2019-08-24 07:30:35Protesters used an electric saw to slice through the bottom of the lamppost, while others pulled ropes tied around it.

North Korea fired 2 projectiles off east coast, 2019-08-23 19:43:04South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the launches were made from the North's northeastern Hamgyong province on Saturday morn

U.S. eyes opening a consulate in Greenland 2019-08-23 18:00:55Experts say establishing a greater U.S. presence in Greenland is not unwarranted.


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