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  • Indonesia's Aceh canes couples for public shows of affection

    Indonesia's Aceh canes couples for public shows of affection

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:24:22 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-04-20 07:04:17 GMT
    Indonesia's deeply conservative Aceh province has publicly caned unmarried couples for showing affection in public and two women for prostitution.More >>
    Indonesia's deeply conservative Aceh province has publicly caned unmarried couples for showing affection in public and two women for prostitution.More >>
  • First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

    First clues emerge about Cuba's future under new president

    Friday, April 20 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:13:08 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-04-20 07:03:21 GMT
    (Alexandre Meneghini/Pool via AP). Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, and former president Raul Castro, salutes, after Diaz-Canel was elected as the island nation's new president, at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 19,...(Alexandre Meneghini/Pool via AP). Cuba's new president Miguel Diaz-Canel, left, and former president Raul Castro, salutes, after Diaz-Canel was elected as the island nation's new president, at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Thursday, April 19,...
    First clues of Cuba's future power structure under new president emerge.More >>
    First clues of Cuba's future power structure under new president emerge.More >>
  • Prague zookeepers use puppet to raise endangered magpie

    Prague zookeepers use puppet to raise endangered magpie

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:21:09 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:58 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:58:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petr David Josek). A keeper using a glove puppet imitating a parent feeds baby critically endangered Javan green magpie at the zoo in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Javan green magpies are one of the most endangered bird...(AP Photo/Petr David Josek). A keeper using a glove puppet imitating a parent feeds baby critically endangered Javan green magpie at the zoo in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Javan green magpies are one of the most endangered bird...
    Zookeepers in Prague have turned into puppeteers in an effort to save the critically endangered Javan green magpie.More >>
    Zookeepers in Prague have turned into puppeteers in an effort to save the critically endangered Javan green magpie.More >>
  • Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

    Volcano in southern Japan erupts for 1st time in 250 years

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:24:25 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:58 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:58:23 GMT
    (Kyodo News via AP). CORRECTS YEAR - In this April 19, 2018, photo, volcanic smoke billows from Mt. Io, foreground, part of the Kirishima mountain range on Japan’s southern main island of Kyushu, taken over Ebino city, Miyazaki prefecture. The Meteorol...(Kyodo News via AP). CORRECTS YEAR - In this April 19, 2018, photo, volcanic smoke billows from Mt. Io, foreground, part of the Kirishima mountain range on Japan’s southern main island of Kyushu, taken over Ebino city, Miyazaki prefecture. The Meteorol...
    A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and the authorities have set up a no-go zone around the mountain.More >>
    A volcano in southern Japan has erupted for the first time in 250 years, and the authorities have set up a no-go zone around the mountain.More >>
  • Study: Diamond from the sky may have come from 'lost planet'

    Study: Diamond from the sky may have come from 'lost planet'

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:20:17 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:58 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:58:00 GMT
    Scientists say fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth more than a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system.More >>
    Scientists say fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth more than a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system.More >>
  • Judge blocks transfer of US citizen with ties to IS group

    Judge blocks transfer of US citizen with ties to IS group

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:15 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:15:08 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:57 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:57:13 GMT
    A federal judge is weighing the fate of a US citizen who has been accused of working with Islamic State militants in Syria, but never charged.More >>
    A federal judge is weighing the fate of a US citizen who has been accused of working with Islamic State militants in Syria, but never charged.More >>
  • After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

    After Syria missile strikes, US stuck in holding pattern

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:42:46 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:57 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:57:04 GMT
    The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured the fact that the U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled.More >>
    The drama of U.S. and allied missiles strikes on Syria has obscured the fact that the U.S.-led campaign to eliminate the Islamic State from Syria has stalled.More >>
  • Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

    Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 10:32:27 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:56 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:56:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). People walk among damaged buildings in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops declared Douma liberated from opposition figh...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). People walk among damaged buildings in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops declared Douma liberated from opposition figh...
    Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus.More >>
    Syrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus.More >>
  • The Latest: Pence tweets response to Cuba's Raul Castro

    The Latest: Pence tweets response to Cuba's Raul Castro

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:42:33 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:56 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:56:33 GMT
    (Irene Perez/Cubadebate via AP). In this photo released by Cuba's state-run media Cubadebate, Cuba's President Raul Castro, center left, enters the National Assembly followed by his successor Miguel Diaz-Canel, center right, for the start of two-day le...(Irene Perez/Cubadebate via AP). In this photo released by Cuba's state-run media Cubadebate, Cuba's President Raul Castro, center left, enters the National Assembly followed by his successor Miguel Diaz-Canel, center right, for the start of two-day le...
    Raul Castro has passed Cuba's presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel, putting the island's government in the hands of a non-Castro for the first time in nearly six decades.More >>
    Raul Castro has passed Cuba's presidency to Miguel Diaz-Canel, putting the island's government in the hands of a non-Castro for the first time in nearly six decades.More >>
  • Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

    Seoul: N. Korean leader removes major nuclear sticking point

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:44 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:44:17 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:56 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:56:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, South Korean army soldiers stand guard at the border villages of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 17, has given his "blessing" for North a...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). In this Wednesday, April 11, 2018, photo, South Korean army soldiers stand guard at the border villages of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea. U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday, April 17, has given his "blessing" for North a...
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea hasn't asked for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons.More >>
    South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea hasn't asked for the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the Korean Peninsula as a precondition for abandoning his nuclear weapons.More >>
  • Women take fall in Nobel scandal for man's alleged misdeeds

    Women take fall in Nobel scandal for man's alleged misdeeds

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:53 AM EDT2018-04-19 10:53:46 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:55 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:55:41 GMT
    Another woman wants to resign from the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize, bringing the total number of board members who have quit to eight.More >>
    Another woman wants to resign from the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize, bringing the total number of board members who have quit to eight.More >>
  • Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

    Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw Ghetto

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:52:00 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:46 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:46:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). A survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, Marian Kalwary talks to The Associated Press about his memories and fears over the current rise of nationalism and fascism, on the eve of the ghetto uprising anniversary, in Warsaw, Poland,...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). A survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, Marian Kalwary talks to The Associated Press about his memories and fears over the current rise of nationalism and fascism, on the eve of the ghetto uprising anniversary, in Warsaw, Poland,...
    People in Warsaw are pinning paper daffodils to their clothes as the Polish capital begins a day of commemorations on the 75th anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.More >>
    People in Warsaw are pinning paper daffodils to their clothes as the Polish capital begins a day of commemorations on the 75th anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.More >>
  • Mahathir's wife urges Malaysia's women to be 'queenmakers'

    Mahathir's wife urges Malaysia's women to be 'queenmakers'

    Friday, April 20 2018 2:42 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:42:49 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:45 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:45:39 GMT
    The wife of former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad is urging women to support the opposition coalition in next month's general election for a better future.More >>
    The wife of former Malaysian leader Mahathir Mohamad is urging women to support the opposition coalition in next month's general election for a better future.More >>
  • Pentagon: Sarin likely at Syria sites, but questions remain

    Pentagon: Sarin likely at Syria sites, but questions remain

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:55:10 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 2:24 AM EDT2018-04-20 06:24:38 GMT
    Map locates OPWC publicly confirmed chemical weapon attacks since 2013; 2c x 4 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 114 mm;Map locates OPWC publicly confirmed chemical weapon attacks since 2013; 2c x 4 1/2 inches; 96.3 mm x 114 mm;
    The Pentagon says there have been no reports of civilian casualties from last week's missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain.More >>
    The Pentagon says there have been no reports of civilian casualties from last week's missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain.More >>
  • FBI offers $1M for info on US reporter missing in Syria

    FBI offers $1M for info on US reporter missing in Syria

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:14:37 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:47:09 GMT
    Federal authorities are offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to an American journalist who has been missing in Syria for five years.More >>
    Federal authorities are offering a reward of up to $1 million for information leading to an American journalist who has been missing in Syria for five years.More >>
  • Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

    Raul Castro retires as Cuban president, outlines future

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:11:58 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-04-20 04:16:10 GMT
    Miguel Diaz-Canal is the first person not named Castro to lead Cuba in 50 years. (Source: CNN)Miguel Diaz-Canal is the first person not named Castro to lead Cuba in 50 years. (Source: CNN)

    Raul Castro's departure from the presidency is a symbolically charged moment for a country that has been under the absolute rule of one family since the Cuban revolution of the 1950s.

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    Raul Castro's departure from the presidency is a symbolically charged moment for a country that has been under the absolute rule of one family since the Cuban revolution of the 1950s.

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  • Gaza protest camps moved closer to Israel border fence

    Gaza protest camps moved closer to Israel border fence

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:44:40 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:24 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:24:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinians watch a bulldozer raises protective sand berms around the tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead...(AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra). Palestinians watch a bulldozer raises protective sand berms around the tents at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Palestinian activists are moving protest encampments closer to Israel's fence ahead...
    Organizers of mass marches on Gaza's border with Israel have moved protest tent camps closer to the border fence, heightening the risk of more bloodshed.More >>
    Organizers of mass marches on Gaza's border with Israel have moved protest tent camps closer to the border fence, heightening the risk of more bloodshed.More >>
  • Armenian protesters to renew efforts to stop capital traffic

    Armenian protesters to renew efforts to stop capital traffic

    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:07:24 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:14:56 GMT
    (Aram Kirakosyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators light their cell phones as they gather in the Republic Square to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Thursday, April 19, 2018.  Several p...(Aram Kirakosyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators light their cell phones as they gather in the Republic Square to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Thursday, April 19, 2018. Several p...
    The leader of large protests that have roiled the capital of Armenia for a week is calling on supporters to renew efforts to paralyze traffic.More >>
    The leader of large protests that have roiled the capital of Armenia for a week is calling on supporters to renew efforts to paralyze traffic.More >>
  • Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

    Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:20:30 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:14:22 GMT
    In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient _ who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany.More >>
    In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient _ who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany.More >>
  • UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widely

    UN health agency: Dengue vaccine shouldn't be used widely

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:56 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:56:41 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:14:11 GMT
    The World Health Organization says that the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way" and mostly given to people previously infected with the disease.More >>
    The World Health Organization says that the first-ever vaccine for dengue needs to be dealt with in "a much safer way" and mostly given to people previously infected with the disease.More >>
  • Russia says US visa delays could halt direct flights

    Russia says US visa delays could halt direct flights

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:37 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:37:16 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:14 PM EDT2018-04-20 02:14:04 GMT
    The Russian Foreign Ministry says increasing delays by the United States in issuing visas could result in flagship airline Aeroflot ending flights to the U.S.More >>
    The Russian Foreign Ministry says increasing delays by the United States in issuing visas could result in flagship airline Aeroflot ending flights to the U.S.More >>
  • Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

    Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:52:34 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 8:17 PM EDT2018-04-20 00:17:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media during a working lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). President Donald Trump speaks to members of the media during a working lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla.

    "If I think that if it's a meeting that is not going to be fruitful we're not going to go. If the meeting when I'm there is not fruitful I will respectfully leave the meeting," Trump told a news conference.

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    "If I think that if it's a meeting that is not going to be fruitful we're not going to go. If the meeting when I'm there is not fruitful I will respectfully leave the meeting," Trump told a news conference.

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  • Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

    Facebook adds privacy settings to comply with European rules

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:33:47 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:57:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump’s presidential campaign use f...(AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File). FILE - In this May 16, 2012, file photo, the Facebook logo is displayed on an iPad in Philadelphia. A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump’s presidential campaign use f...
    Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data.More >>
    Facebook is introducing more privacy safeguards to users in Europe to comply with new rules meant to make it easier for consumers to give and withdraw consent for the use of their data.More >>
  • Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

    Iceland: Bitcoin heist suspect has likely fled to Sweden

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:41:28 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:57 PM EDT2018-04-19 21:57:25 GMT
    (AP Photos/Egill Bjarnason, File). FILE _ In this file photo taken on Jan. 17, 2018, a worker walks along a row of computer rigs that run around the clock 'mining' bitcoin inside the Genesis Mining cryptocurrency mine in Keflavik, Iceland. A prisoner i...(AP Photos/Egill Bjarnason, File). FILE _ In this file photo taken on Jan. 17, 2018, a worker walks along a row of computer rigs that run around the clock 'mining' bitcoin inside the Genesis Mining cryptocurrency mine in Keflavik, Iceland. A prisoner i...
    A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland.More >>
    A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland.More >>
  • Archaeologists find silver treasure on German Baltic island

    Archaeologists find silver treasure on German Baltic island

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:18 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:18:30 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-04-19 20:37:49 GMT
    (Stefan Sauer/dpa via AP). The April 13, 2018 photo shows medieval Saxonian, Ottoman, Danish and Byzantine coins after a medieval silver treasure had been found near Schaprode on the northern German island of Ruegen in the Baltic Sea.(Stefan Sauer/dpa via AP). The April 13, 2018 photo shows medieval Saxonian, Ottoman, Danish and Byzantine coins after a medieval silver treasure had been found near Schaprode on the northern German island of Ruegen in the Baltic Sea.
    Archaeologists on the German Baltic island of Ruegen have uncovered hundreds of 1,000-year-old silver coins, rings, pearls and bracelets that they say are linked to the era of the Danish King Harald Gormsson.More >>
    Archaeologists on the German Baltic island of Ruegen have uncovered hundreds of 1,000-year-old silver coins, rings, pearls and bracelets that they say are linked to the era of the Danish King Harald Gormsson.More >>
  • US easing rules on sales of armed drones, other weaponry

    US easing rules on sales of armed drones, other weaponry

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:44:32 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:44:50 GMT
    The Trump administration is making it easier for U.S. defense contractors to sell armed drones and other conventional weapons to foreign governments.More >>
    The Trump administration is making it easier for U.S. defense contractors to sell armed drones and other conventional weapons to foreign governments.More >>
  • Russia joins bid to win compensation over US metals tariffs

    Russia joins bid to win compensation over US metals tariffs

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 11:32:02 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:33 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:33:47 GMT
    Russia has joined the European Union, India and China in demanding compensation from the United States for its tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum.More >>
    Russia has joined the European Union, India and China in demanding compensation from the United States for its tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum.More >>
  • Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

    Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:02:38 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:15 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:15:13 GMT
    President Trump tweeted a picture Wednesday of himself and the prime minister of Japan playing golf. (Source: @realDonaldTrump/Twitter/CNN)President Trump tweeted a picture Wednesday of himself and the prime minister of Japan playing golf. (Source: @realDonaldTrump/Twitter/CNN)

    Trump reassured he would take Japan's concerns to heart during his upcoming meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un but spurned his guest's top economic and trade priorities.

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    Trump reassured he would take Japan's concerns to heart during his upcoming meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un but spurned his guest's top economic and trade priorities.

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  • EU foreign policy hails Western Balkan efforts at membership

    EU foreign policy hails Western Balkan efforts at membership

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:42 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:42:17 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-04-19 19:04:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini talks to the media during a news conference with Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, following their meeting at the government b...(AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini talks to the media during a news conference with Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, following their meeting at the government b...
    The European Union foreign policy chief has hailed efforts nations in the Western Balkans to advance toward membership in the bloc, ending a tour of the volatile region where Russia is also vying for influence.More >>
    The European Union foreign policy chief has hailed efforts nations in the Western Balkans to advance toward membership in the bloc, ending a tour of the volatile region where Russia is also vying for influence.More >>
  • India hopes to host 3 sports events, including 2032 Olympics

    India hopes to host 3 sports events, including 2032 Olympics

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:32:30 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:38 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:38:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Altaf Qadri). President Indian Olympic Association Narinder Dhruv Batra attend a press conference with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach in New Delhi, India, Thursday, April 19, 2018. During his two-day long stay, Ba...(AP Photo/Altaf Qadri). President Indian Olympic Association Narinder Dhruv Batra attend a press conference with International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach in New Delhi, India, Thursday, April 19, 2018. During his two-day long stay, Ba...
    The Indian Olympic Association says it will bid for three major sporting events _ the 2026 Youth Olympics, the 2030 Asian Games and the 2032 Summer Olympics.More >>
    The Indian Olympic Association says it will bid for three major sporting events _ the 2026 Youth Olympics, the 2030 Asian Games and the 2032 Summer Olympics.More >>
  • Russia, NATO military chiefs meet in Azerbaijan

    Russia, NATO military chiefs meet in Azerbaijan

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:15 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:15:30 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:32:38 GMT
    Russia's top military officer has met with the chief NATO commander in Europe, the first such encounter since relations between Moscow and the alliance have plummeted to post-Cold War lows over the Ukrainian crisis...More >>
    Russia's top military officer has met with the chief NATO commander in Europe, the first such encounter since relations between Moscow and the alliance have plummeted to post-Cold War lows over the Ukrainian crisis four years ago.More >>
  • Germany's Merkel appears open to compromise on EU reforms

    Germany's Merkel appears open to compromise on EU reforms

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:42:21 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:55:16 GMT
    (Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, is welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel before they visit the reconstruction site of the Berlin Palace in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, April 19, 2018.(Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, is welcomed by German Chancellor Angela Merkel before they visit the reconstruction site of the Berlin Palace in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, April 19, 2018.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin.More >>
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin.More >>
  • Police: 2 die in light airplane crash in Northern Ireland

    Police: 2 die in light airplane crash in Northern Ireland

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:52:16 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:54:43 GMT
    Police say two people have died in the crash of a light airplane in Northern Ireland.More >>
    Police say two people have died in the crash of a light airplane in Northern Ireland.More >>
  • Turkey's weak opposition scrambles to challenge Erdogan

    Turkey's weak opposition scrambles to challenge Erdogan

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:12 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:12:53 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:28:38 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File). FILE - In this Sunday, July 9, 2017 file photo, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, talks during a rally following his 425-kilometer (265-mile) 'March for Justice' i...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File). FILE - In this Sunday, July 9, 2017 file photo, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, the leader of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, talks during a rally following his 425-kilometer (265-mile) 'March for Justice' i...
    Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to mount a meaningful challenge against strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare for snap elections.More >>
    Turkey's weak opposition is scrambling to mount a meaningful challenge against strongman President Recep Tayyip Erdogan with just nine weeks to prepare for snap elections.More >>
  • UK mulls plan to ban plastic straws and cut waste

    UK mulls plan to ban plastic straws and cut waste

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:56 AM EDT2018-04-19 15:56:10 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:28:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2018 file photo, earthmovers push mountains of garbage as seagulls fly over the country's largest landfill at Fyli on the outskirts of Athens. The British government is planning a ...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, file). FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2018 file photo, earthmovers push mountains of garbage as seagulls fly over the country's largest landfill at Fyli on the outskirts of Athens. The British government is planning a ...
    The British government wants to take action to ban plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds _ and is urging other Commonwealth nations to follow suit.More >>
    The British government wants to take action to ban plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds _ and is urging other Commonwealth nations to follow suit.More >>
  • Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

    Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:52 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:52:47 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-04-19 17:04:32 GMT

    Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day.

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    Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day.

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  • Better than a beach photo: Christie spends $85K on portrait

    Better than a beach photo: Christie spends $85K on portrait

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:12:39 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:38 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:38:00 GMT
    Former Gov. Chris Christie's official portrait will carry an $85,000 price tag, higher than his three predecessors combined.More >>
    Former Gov. Chris Christie's official portrait will carry an $85,000 price tag, higher than his three predecessors combined.More >>
  • California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

    California reaches deal on National Guard border mission

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:01 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:01:58 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:24 PM EDT2018-04-19 16:24:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...(AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File). FILE - In this June 21, 2006 file photo, members of the California National Guard work next to the U.S.-Mexico border fence near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego. President Donald Trump slammed California Gov. Jer...

    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.

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    Gov. Jerry Brown says he has reached agreement with the Trump administration to deploy up to 400 California National Guard troops to the border and elsewhere.

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  • Attacker in Berlin skullcap case turns himself in to police

    Attacker in Berlin skullcap case turns himself in to police

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:52:17 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:52:45 GMT
    A 19-year-old Syrian asylum seeker has turned himself in to police after his violent attack on a man wearing a Jewish skullcap in Berlin caused outrage across Germany.More >>
    A 19-year-old Syrian asylum seeker has turned himself in to police after his violent attack on a man wearing a Jewish skullcap in Berlin caused outrage across Germany.More >>
  • Greek court backs release of Turkish officer seeking asylum

    Greek court backs release of Turkish officer seeking asylum

    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 11:52:02 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:45 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:45:46 GMT
    Greece's highest court has imposed severe restrictions on the movements of 1 of 8 Turkish servicemen applying for asylum in Greece after fleeing Turkey following a failed 2016 coup there, while he waits for a...More >>
    Greece's highest court has imposed severe restrictions on the movements of 1 of 8 Turkish servicemen applying for asylum in Greece after fleeing Turkey following a failed 2016 coup there, while he waits for a definitive decision on his asylum application.More >>
  • Egypt exhibiting previously unseen Ptolemaic artifacts

    Egypt exhibiting previously unseen Ptolemaic artifacts

    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:12:41 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:32:32 GMT
    Egypt is exhibiting artifacts from the Ptolemaic period for the first time in The Egyptian Museum in Cairo.More >>
    Egypt is exhibiting artifacts from the Ptolemaic period for the first time in The Egyptian Museum in Cairo.More >>
  • Israel celebrates its 70th birthday with parties and BBQ's

    Israel celebrates its 70th birthday with parties and BBQ's

    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:32:30 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 10:24 AM EDT2018-04-19 14:24:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit). People dance during Independence Day celebrations marking 70 years since the founding of the state in 1948, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018.(AP Photo/Ariel Schalit). People dance during Independence Day celebrations marking 70 years since the founding of the state in 1948, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, April 19, 2018.
    Israel is celebrating 70 years since the modern Jewish state was created.More >>
    Israel is celebrating 70 years since the modern Jewish state was created.More >>
  • Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

    Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:20:40 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:58:39 GMT
    The British Parliament's media committee says Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he'll no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information...More >>
    The British Parliament's media committee says Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he'll no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information commissioner's office.More >>
  • 2,000 Kachin trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine

    2,000 Kachin trapped by Myanmar fighting lack food, medicine

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:52:00 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:56 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:56:22 GMT
    (Labram Hkun Awng via AP Photo). In this photo provided by Labram Hkun Awng, Kachin civilians displaced by fighting between the Myanmar military and Kachin guerrillas take shelter in a jungle close to Tanai, northern Kachin state, Myanmar Thursday, Apr...(Labram Hkun Awng via AP Photo). In this photo provided by Labram Hkun Awng, Kachin civilians displaced by fighting between the Myanmar military and Kachin guerrillas take shelter in a jungle close to Tanai, northern Kachin state, Myanmar Thursday, Apr...
    Leaders in the Kachin ethnic community say 2,000 civilians are trapped in the jungle after fleeing clashes between Myanmar's army and Kachin guerrillas and need urgent medical attention.More >>
    Leaders in the Kachin ethnic community say 2,000 civilians are trapped in the jungle after fleeing clashes between Myanmar's army and Kachin guerrillas and need urgent medical attention.More >>
  • Taiwan calls Chinese military drills a threat to region

    Taiwan calls Chinese military drills a threat to region

    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:24:46 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:55 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:55:57 GMT
    Taiwan's government says recent Chinese military drills aim to intimidate the island and are a threat to regional peace and stability.More >>
    Taiwan's government says recent Chinese military drills aim to intimidate the island and are a threat to regional peace and stability.More >>
  • Quake, at least 5.5 in magnitude, strikes southern Iran

    Quake, at least 5.5 in magnitude, strikes southern Iran

    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:21 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:21:55 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-04-19 13:44:51 GMT
    US Geological Survey: Magnitude 5.5 quake hits southern Iran near nuclear plant; felt in Bahrain, Persian Gulf.More >>
    US Geological Survey: Magnitude 5.5 quake hits southern Iran near nuclear plant; felt in Bahrain, Persian Gulf.More >>
  • The Latest: AP source: Pompeo, Kim discussed held Americans

    The Latest: AP source: Pompeo, Kim discussed held Americans

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:13:52 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 7:54 AM EDT2018-04-19 11:54:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). FILE - This combination of two file photos shows CIA Director Mike Pompeo, left, listens during his introductions before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation hearing on his nomination to be Secretary...(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). FILE - This combination of two file photos shows CIA Director Mike Pompeo, left, listens during his introductions before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation hearing on his nomination to be Secretary...
    President Donald Trump is confirming that his CIA director met with Kim Jong Un in North Korea "last week" in anticipation of their potential summit.More >>
    President Donald Trump is confirming that his CIA director met with Kim Jong Un in North Korea "last week" in anticipation of their potential summit.More >>
  • US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

    US manufacturers seek relief from steel and aluminum tariffs

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:41 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:41:42 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:52:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...
    Small and medium-size US manufacturers seek exemptions from Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs.More >>
    Small and medium-size US manufacturers seek exemptions from Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs.More >>
  • Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

    Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:21 AM EDT2018-04-18 06:21:18 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 5:51 AM EDT2018-04-19 09:51:59 GMT
    Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad tells The Associated Press the opposition is getting an increase in support from rural ethnic Malays and a 30 percent swing may be enough to secure victory.More >>
    Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad tells The Associated Press the opposition is getting an increase in support from rural ethnic Malays and a 30 percent swing may be enough to secure victory.More >>
  • Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

    Erdogan catches Turkey off guard by calling early elections

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:21 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:21:30 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:43 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:43:04 GMT
    (Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, delivers a speech at his ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party weekly meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The ruling party will evaluate a call for early pre...(Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, delivers a speech at his ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party weekly meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The ruling party will evaluate a call for early pre...
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting the leader of the country's main nationalist party to discuss his political ally's surprise call for early elections.More >>
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting the leader of the country's main nationalist party to discuss his political ally's surprise call for early elections.More >>
  • UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

    UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:01 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:01:26 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-04-19 07:04:04 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). A girl shops at a kiosk in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Arabic on the right reads, "Regards Assad, God protect you Assad."(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). A girl shops at a kiosk in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. The Arabic on the right reads, "Regards Assad, God protect you Assad."
    International chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian authorities.More >>
    International chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian authorities.More >>
  • Shallow Indonesia quake kills 3, damages hundreds of homes

    Shallow Indonesia quake kills 3, damages hundreds of homes

    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:01 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:01:51 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-04-19 06:22:27 GMT
    A shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has killed three people and damaged more than 300 homes.More >>
    A shallow earthquake in central Indonesia has killed three people and damaged more than 300 homes.More >>
  • Croat officials halt Serbia visit over far-right incident

    Croat officials halt Serbia visit over far-right incident

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:41:44 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:36 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:36:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File). FILE - In this April 1, 2015 file photo, Serbian far right leader Vojislav Seselj burns a Croatian flag at a protest in front of the Higher Court in Belgrade, Serbia. A Croatian parliamentary delegation has cut short a...(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File). FILE - In this April 1, 2015 file photo, Serbian far right leader Vojislav Seselj burns a Croatian flag at a protest in front of the Higher Court in Belgrade, Serbia. A Croatian parliamentary delegation has cut short a...
    A Croatian parliamentary delegation has cut short a visit to neighboring Serbia after a far-right leader convicted of war crimes reportedly stamped on the Croatian national flag and insulted officials.More >>
    A Croatian parliamentary delegation has cut short a visit to neighboring Serbia after a far-right leader convicted of war crimes reportedly stamped on the Croatian national flag and insulted officials.More >>
  • First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:11:31 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:35:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >>
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >>
  • First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

    First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:31 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:31:24 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 1:14 AM EDT2018-04-19 05:14:55 GMT
    Saudi Arabia will hold a private screening of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters that are set to open to the public next month.More >>
    Saudi Arabia will hold a private screening of the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" to herald the launch of movie theaters that are set to open to the public next month.More >>
  • Polish ghetto survivor worries about rising nationalism

    Polish ghetto survivor worries about rising nationalism

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:44:26 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:25 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:25:53 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). A survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, Marian Kalwary talks to The Associated Press about his memories and fears over the current rise of nationalism and fascism, on the eve of the ghetto uprising anniversary, in Warsaw, Poland,...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). A survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto, Marian Kalwary talks to The Associated Press about his memories and fears over the current rise of nationalism and fascism, on the eve of the ghetto uprising anniversary, in Warsaw, Poland,...
    Marian Kalwary, an 87-year-old survivor of the Warsaw ghetto remembers the horrors that he witnessed there as a boy.More >>
    Marian Kalwary, an 87-year-old survivor of the Warsaw ghetto remembers the horrors that he witnessed there as a boy.More >>
  • Remnants of migrant caravan move toward US-Mexico border

    Remnants of migrant caravan move toward US-Mexico border

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:41:37 GMT
    Thursday, April 19 2018 12:13 AM EDT2018-04-19 04:13:58 GMT
    The remnants of a migrant caravan of Central Americans that drew the ire of President Donald Trump are continuing on their journey north through Mexico toward the U.S. border.More >>
    The remnants of a migrant caravan of Central Americans that drew the ire of President Donald Trump are continuing on their journey north through Mexico toward the U.S. border.More >>
  • Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim

    Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:52 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:52:01 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:47 PM EDT2018-04-19 03:47:15 GMT
    (Michael Kooren/Pool photo via AP). FILE - In this Monday, April 16, 2018 file photo, Britain's ambassador to the Netherlands and permanent representative to the chemical weapons watchdog OPCW, Peter Wilson talks to an embassy employee after a press co...(Michael Kooren/Pool photo via AP). FILE - In this Monday, April 16, 2018 file photo, Britain's ambassador to the Netherlands and permanent representative to the chemical weapons watchdog OPCW, Peter Wilson talks to an embassy employee after a press co...
    Global chemical weapon watchdog chief rejects Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were targeted in a poisoning...More >>
    Global chemical weapon watchdog chief rejects Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were targeted in a poisoning attack Britain blames on Moscow.More >>
  • Saving the bison: Polish bison off to help Spanish herd grow

    Saving the bison: Polish bison off to help Spanish herd grow

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:28 AM EDT2018-04-16 13:28:32 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:37 PM EDT2018-04-19 01:37:22 GMT
    Head of a bison reserve in eastern Poland says that seven young female animals are traveling to Spain to help grow a herd there.More >>
    Head of a bison reserve in eastern Poland says that seven young female animals are traveling to Spain to help grow a herd there.More >>
  • Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight

    Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:02:03 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:34 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:34:12 GMT
    The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain and allegations of a chemical...More >>
    The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain and allegations of a chemical bombardment on the Syrian city of Douma.More >>
  • The Latest: UN says more security needed at Douma site

    The Latest: UN says more security needed at Douma site

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:51 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:51:50 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:33 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:33:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians sit in front a shop with a shutter painted like the national flag, in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. International inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earl...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians sit in front a shop with a shutter painted like the national flag, in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. International inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earl...
    Syrian state media say rebels in a town northeast of Damascus are handing over their weapons as part of an agreement reached with the Syrian government.More >>
    Syrian state media say rebels in a town northeast of Damascus are handing over their weapons as part of an agreement reached with the Syrian government.More >>
  • The Latest: First Saudi Arabian movie theater screens film

    The Latest: First Saudi Arabian movie theater screens film

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:14 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:14:15 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:04 PM EDT2018-04-19 00:04:15 GMT
    Saudi Arabia is screening the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" in the first movie theater to open in the country.More >>
    Saudi Arabia is screening the Hollywood blockbuster "Black Panther" in the first movie theater to open in the country.More >>
  • The Latest: Rubio calls pick of new Cuba leader a 'charade'

    The Latest: Rubio calls pick of new Cuba leader a 'charade'

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:31 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:31:31 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:14:11 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa). People take a selfie in front of the Capitol dome in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. A legislative session on Wednesday will see a historic political transition, in which President Raul Castro plans to step down and ha...(AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa). People take a selfie in front of the Capitol dome in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. A legislative session on Wednesday will see a historic political transition, in which President Raul Castro plans to step down and ha...
    Cuba's legislature has opened a two-day session that is to elect a successor to President Raul Castro.More >>
    Cuba's legislature has opened a two-day session that is to elect a successor to President Raul Castro.More >>
  • Student from Zambia fights to compete in US poetry contest

    Student from Zambia fights to compete in US poetry contest

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:11:45 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:12 PM EDT2018-04-18 23:12:35 GMT
    A federal judge will hear arguments in the case of an immigrant high school poet who is suing to compete in a government-funded national poetry competition.More >>
    A federal judge will hear arguments in the case of an immigrant high school poet who is suing to compete in a government-funded national poetry competition.More >>
  • Ex-head of Hungarian swimming denies ordering rival slain

    Ex-head of Hungarian swimming denies ordering rival slain

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:03:48 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:56 PM EDT2018-04-18 21:56:19 GMT
    (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP,file). FILE - In this August 4, 2017 file photo Tamas Gyarfas, former President of the Hungarian Swimming Association and Vice-President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) listens to a question during a press conf...(Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP,file). FILE - In this August 4, 2017 file photo Tamas Gyarfas, former President of the Hungarian Swimming Association and Vice-President of the International Swimming Federation (FINA) listens to a question during a press conf...
    A defense lawyer says the former head of Hungary's swimming federation has firmly denied allegations that he ordered the 1998 slaying of a business rival.More >>
    A defense lawyer says the former head of Hungary's swimming federation has firmly denied allegations that he ordered the 1998 slaying of a business rival.More >>
  • WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station

    WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:03:45 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:14 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:14:46 GMT
    Police say they will have to evacuate a large area of central Berlin including the city's main railway station Friday to defuse a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) World War II bomb discovered during construction work.More >>
    Police say they will have to evacuate a large area of central Berlin including the city's main railway station Friday to defuse a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) World War II bomb discovered during construction work.More >>
  • Merkel condemns attack on 2 men wearing skullcaps in Germany

    Merkel condemns attack on 2 men wearing skullcaps in Germany

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:24 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:24:13 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 4:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 20:11:40 GMT
    Berlin police say two men wearing Jewish skullcaps were attacked and insulted by a group of three other men, who whipped one with a belt in an apparent anti-Semitic assault.More >>
    Berlin police say two men wearing Jewish skullcaps were attacked and insulted by a group of three other men, who whipped one with a belt in an apparent anti-Semitic assault.More >>
  • Pro-Putin youth group to form counter-protest squads

    Pro-Putin youth group to form counter-protest squads

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:36:33 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:44 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:44:06 GMT
    The youth wing of Russia's dominant party says it will begin training groups of activists to mobilize quickly to conduct counterdemonstrations to opposition protests.More >>
    The youth wing of Russia's dominant party says it will begin training groups of activists to mobilize quickly to conduct counterdemonstrations to opposition protests.More >>
  • Police: Bus crash in Switzerland leaves 15 hurt, 1 seriously

    Police: Bus crash in Switzerland leaves 15 hurt, 1 seriously

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:21:59 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:34 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:34:46 GMT
    Swiss police say 15 people have been injured, one of them seriously, when a bus carrying foreign tourists crashed into a truck on a highway in northern Switzerland.More >>
    Swiss police say 15 people have been injured, one of them seriously, when a bus carrying foreign tourists crashed into a truck on a highway in northern Switzerland.More >>
  • Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War

    Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:23:19 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:26 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:26:05 GMT
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives for the official opening of the Ryomyong residential area, a collection of more than a dozen apartment buildings, on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrives for the official opening of the Ryomyong residential area, a collection of more than a dozen apartment buildings, on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

    A senior South Korean presidential official said Wednesday that the Koreas plan to use their summit to discuss ending military hostilities, but it wasn't clear if they'd discuss the end of the war.

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    A senior South Korean presidential official said Wednesday that the Koreas plan to use their summit to discuss ending military hostilities, but it wasn't clear if they'd discuss the end of the war.

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  • EU envoy: Macedonia can settle name dispute by late June

    EU envoy: Macedonia can settle name dispute by late June

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:13 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:13:27 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:21:50 GMT
    (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, left, and Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, right, address a news conference following their meeting at the government buildi...(AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski). European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, left, and Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, right, address a news conference following their meeting at the government buildi...
    EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says she believes Greece and Macedonia can overcome a long-standing name dispute by late June, clearing the way for the Balkan nation to start accession talks.More >>
    EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says she believes Greece and Macedonia can overcome a long-standing name dispute by late June, clearing the way for the Balkan nation to start accession talks.More >>
  • Armenia protesters defy ex-president's move to premier seat

    Armenia protesters defy ex-president's move to premier seat

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:03:40 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 3:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 19:11:51 GMT
    (Narek Aleksanyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition leader Nikol Pashinian, right, speaks to a police officer in front of a police line blocking the way to demonstrators protesting the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Ar...(Narek Aleksanyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition leader Nikol Pashinian, right, speaks to a police officer in front of a police line blocking the way to demonstrators protesting the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Ar...
    Thousands of people are flooding into the Armenian capital to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat, which they see as an attempt to hold on to power.More >>
    Thousands of people are flooding into the Armenian capital to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat, which they see as an attempt to hold on to power.More >>
  • Italy president taps Berlusconi ally to try to break impasse

    Italy president taps Berlusconi ally to try to break impasse

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:51 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:51:42 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:55 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:55:28 GMT
    (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP). Italian Senate President Maria Elisabetta Casellati addresses the media after meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the Quirinal Palace, in Rome, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Mattarella has tapped the Senate ...(Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP). Italian Senate President Maria Elisabetta Casellati addresses the media after meeting with Italian President Sergio Mattarella at the Quirinal Palace, in Rome, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Mattarella has tapped the Senate ...
    Italian President Sergio Mattarella has tapped the Senate president, a longtime supporter of ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi, to explore possible alliances to create a governing majority in Parliament more than a...More >>
    Italian President Sergio Mattarella has tapped the Senate president, a longtime supporter of ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi, to explore possible alliances to create a governing majority in Parliament more than a month after Italy's inconclusive elections.More >>
  • German gets life for killing retiree, cashing his pension

    German gets life for killing retiree, cashing his pension

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:36:38 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:41 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:41:58 GMT
    A German man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing an 80-year-old man in Berlin and cashing his benefit checks for a decade.More >>
    A German man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing an 80-year-old man in Berlin and cashing his benefit checks for a decade.More >>
  • UK hopes former colonies can give trade boost after Brexit

    UK hopes former colonies can give trade boost after Brexit

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:41:33 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:32 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:32:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May shakes hands with Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India during a bilateral meeting at 10 Downing Street in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May shakes hands with Narendra Modi, the Prime Minister of India during a bilateral meeting at 10 Downing Street in London, Wednesday, April 18, 2018.
    For decades, the Commonwealth, at least in Britain has been largely ignored, a quaint relic of an empire upon which the sun never set.More >>
    For decades, the Commonwealth, at least in Britain has been largely ignored, a quaint relic of an empire upon which the sun never set.More >>
  • Cuba's presidential transition bringing no joy to its exiles

    Cuba's presidential transition bringing no joy to its exiles

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:35:08 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:17:13 GMT
    Cuban exiles in Florida are showing no enthusiasm around the stepping down of Raul Castro as president, saying they expect nothing to change.More >>
    Cuban exiles in Florida are showing no enthusiasm around the stepping down of Raul Castro as president, saying they expect nothing to change.More >>
  • EU lawmakers want action amid top EU job scandal

    EU lawmakers want action amid top EU job scandal

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:41 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:41:33 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:17 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:17:03 GMT
    European Union lawmakers want for the appointment of a top EU official to be reconsidered amid a scandal that has raised troubling questions about the accountability of civil servants in Brussels.More >>
    European Union lawmakers want for the appointment of a top EU official to be reconsidered amid a scandal that has raised troubling questions about the accountability of civil servants in Brussels.More >>
  • Greece vows to respect landmark court decision on migrants

    Greece vows to respect landmark court decision on migrants

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:35 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:35:03 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:16:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos). Migrants wait outside the police headquarters at the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, on Friday, April 13, 2018. Several hundred refugees and migrants have gathered outside a police station in Greece's second largest c...(AP Photo/Giannis Papanikos). Migrants wait outside the police headquarters at the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, on Friday, April 13, 2018. Several hundred refugees and migrants have gathered outside a police station in Greece's second largest c...
    Greek officials say the government will respect a landmark court decision against a European Union policy that allowed authorities to force refugees and migrants to stay on the Greek islands where they first...More >>
    Greek officials say the government will respect a landmark court decision against a European Union policy that allowed authorities to force refugees and migrants to stay on the Greek islands where they first arrived even after they had applied for asylum.More >>
  • Iran bans government bodies from using foreign message apps

    Iran bans government bodies from using foreign message apps

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:21 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:21:25 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 2:13 PM EDT2018-04-18 18:13:25 GMT
    Iranian state TV says government bodies have been barred from using foreign messaging apps.More >>
    Iranian state TV says government bodies have been barred from using foreign messaging apps.More >>
  • International team to investigate in slain journalist case

    International team to investigate in slain journalist case

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:11 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:11:48 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:43:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File). FILE- In this Friday, March 9, 2018, file picture a woman places a sticker on a poster with a photo of slain journalist Jan Kuciak during an anti-government rally in Bratislava, Slovakia. Tens of thousands of Slovaks have t...(AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File). FILE- In this Friday, March 9, 2018, file picture a woman places a sticker on a poster with a photo of slain journalist Jan Kuciak during an anti-government rally in Bratislava, Slovakia. Tens of thousands of Slovaks have t...
    Slovakia's prosecutor general has signed a deal to create an international team to investigate into the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee.More >>
    Slovakia's prosecutor general has signed a deal to create an international team to investigate into the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee.More >>
  • US officials say Pompeo has met with NKorea's Kim

    US officials say Pompeo has met with NKorea's Kim

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:51 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:51:13 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-04-18 17:43:48 GMT
    Two U.S. officials say CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
    Two U.S. officials say CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un.More >>
  • UK chain Costa pledges new recycling targets for coffee cups

    UK chain Costa pledges new recycling targets for coffee cups

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:11:38 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:44 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:44:25 GMT
    A UK coffee house chain has pledged to recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020, tapping into public anxiety over the increasing levels of waste in the world's oceans.More >>
    A UK coffee house chain has pledged to recycle as many disposable cups as it sells by 2020, tapping into public anxiety over the increasing levels of waste in the world's oceans.More >>
  • Raul Castro leaving Cuban presidency, not power

    Raul Castro leaving Cuban presidency, not power

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:03:26 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:14 PM EDT2018-04-18 16:14:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File). FILE - In this March 17, 2015 file photo, Cuba's President Raul Castro listens to the playing of national anthems during his welcome ceremony at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela. On April 19, 20...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos, File). FILE - In this March 17, 2015 file photo, Cuba's President Raul Castro listens to the playing of national anthems during his welcome ceremony at the Miraflores presidential palace in Caracas, Venezuela. On April 19, 20...
    Raul Castro is stepping down from Cuba's presidency, but he isn't giving up all his power.More >>
    Raul Castro is stepping down from Cuba's presidency, but he isn't giving up all his power.More >>
  • Greek police: head of international crime ring arrested

    Greek police: head of international crime ring arrested

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-04-18 14:11:57 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:26:06 GMT
    Greek police say they have caught the suspected head of a European organized crime ring specializing in burglaries, robberies and extortion in France and Greece.More >>
    Greek police say they have caught the suspected head of a European organized crime ring specializing in burglaries, robberies and extortion in France and Greece.More >>
  • Germany urges probe into Russian reporter's balcony fall

    Germany urges probe into Russian reporter's balcony fall

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:24 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:24:12 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-04-18 15:25:54 GMT
    The German government says the death of a Russian journalist who fell from his balcony should be investigated.More >>
    The German government says the death of a Russian journalist who fell from his balcony should be investigated.More >>
  • Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too

    Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:24 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:24:24 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:33 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:33:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi). Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa prepares to inspect the guard of honour during the celebrations for the country's 38th anniversary of Independence at the National Sports Staduim in Harare, Wednesday, April, 18, ...(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi). Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa prepares to inspect the guard of honour during the celebrations for the country's 38th anniversary of Independence at the National Sports Staduim in Harare, Wednesday, April, 18, ...
    Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too; many celebrating 'a new era'.More >>
    Zimbabwe marks Independence Day _ from Mugabe, too; many celebrating 'a new era'.More >>
  • Strike extended, Greek ferries stuck in port until Friday

    Strike extended, Greek ferries stuck in port until Friday

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 8:51 AM EDT2018-04-18 12:51:48 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-04-18 13:32:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris). A ferry arrives at the port of Piraeus near Athens during a 24-hour strike by the Panhellenic Seamen's Federation (PNO) to oppose the government decision of opening domestic sea transport to non-EU ships, at the port of ...(AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris). A ferry arrives at the port of Piraeus near Athens during a 24-hour strike by the Panhellenic Seamen's Federation (PNO) to oppose the government decision of opening domestic sea transport to non-EU ships, at the port of ...
    Greek seamen are extending their strike for a further 24 hours, leaving the country's mainland and islands without ferry services until Friday morning.More >>
    Greek seamen are extending their strike for a further 24 hours, leaving the country's mainland and islands without ferry services until Friday morning.More >>
  • 200 child soldiers freed in S. Sudan, but problem continues

    200 child soldiers freed in S. Sudan, but problem continues

    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:33 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:33:50 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 7:26 AM EDT2018-04-18 11:26:30 GMT
    More than 200 child soldiers were released by armed groups in war-torn South Sudan, part of a series of releases that will see almost 1,000 children freed in the coming months.More >>
    More than 200 child soldiers were released by armed groups in war-torn South Sudan, part of a series of releases that will see almost 1,000 children freed in the coming months.More >>
  • Suspect in Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' escapes prison

    Suspect in Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' escapes prison

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:44 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:44:50 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 6:14 AM EDT2018-04-18 10:14:57 GMT
    A prisoner in Iceland suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoin has managed to escape custody and flee the remote North Atlantic nation on a passenger plane.More >>
    A prisoner in Iceland suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoin has managed to escape custody and flee the remote North Atlantic nation on a passenger plane.More >>
  • First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:41 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:41:35 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:54 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:54:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). In this Monday, April 16, 2018 photo, Kahled Mahmoud Nuseir, 25, center, who lost his wife, Fatmeh Karout nine months pregnant and daughters Qama 18 months and Nour two and half years, during the alleged chemical weapons attack...
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >>
    Residents of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread.More >>
  • IMF: A major trade rift could imperil solid global economy

    IMF: A major trade rift could imperil solid global economy

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:20:24 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:44 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:44:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File). FILE- In this April 12, 2018, file photo, a container ship is unloaded at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its economic outlook for the United States in 2018 and foresees a...(AP Photo/Ben Margot, File). FILE- In this April 12, 2018, file photo, a container ship is unloaded at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif. The International Monetary Fund has upgraded its economic outlook for the United States in 2018 and foresees a...
    IMF, on eve of meetings, foresees bright outlook for US and global economies this year.More >>
    IMF, on eve of meetings, foresees bright outlook for US and global economies this year.More >>
  • Researchers: Silk Road projects give China strategic benefit

    Researchers: Silk Road projects give China strategic benefit

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:50:26 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:06 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:06:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2017, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking at the opening of the Belt and Road Forum is displayed on a big screen near decorations depicting Chinese Admiral Zheng He who commanded expedi...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File). FILE - In this May 14, 2017, file photo, Chinese President Xi Jinping speaking at the opening of the Belt and Road Forum is displayed on a big screen near decorations depicting Chinese Admiral Zheng He who commanded expedi...
    Report says China's Belt and Road program aimed at expanding Beijing's political influence, military presence.More >>
    Report says China's Belt and Road program aimed at expanding Beijing's political influence, military presence.More >>
  • Iceland company to resume commercial hunting of fin whales

    Iceland company to resume commercial hunting of fin whales

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:20 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:20:52 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:06 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:06:06 GMT
    A whaling company in Iceland is preparing its fleet to bring the commercial hunting of fin whales back to the country.More >>
    A whaling company in Iceland is preparing its fleet to bring the commercial hunting of fin whales back to the country.More >>
  • Syria envoy says UN security team visits alleged attack site

    Syria envoy says UN security team visits alleged attack site

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:40 AM EDT2018-04-17 05:40:40 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 5:05 AM EDT2018-04-18 09:05:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Russian military police officers check weapons left behind by members of the Army of Islam group in a factory produced weapons, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Russian military police officers check weapons left behind by members of the Army of Islam group in a factory produced weapons, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday...

    The reports came just a few days after the United States, Britain and France conducted airstrikes targeting alleged chemical weapons facilities in Syria, in retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack that they blamed on the Syrian government.

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    The reports came just a few days after the United States, Britain and France conducted airstrikes targeting alleged chemical weapons facilities in Syria, in retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack that they blamed on the Syrian government.

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  • US tells WTO it will consult with China over tariff policies

    US tells WTO it will consult with China over tariff policies

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:11 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:11:07 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-04-18 05:32:08 GMT
    The United States has told the World Trade Organization it has agreed to discuss with China the Trump administration's efforts to slap tariffs on steel, aluminum and an array of goods from China.More >>
    The United States has told the World Trade Organization it has agreed to discuss with China the Trump administration's efforts to slap tariffs on steel, aluminum and an array of goods from China.More >>
  • Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

    Russian sex guru, follower blame US for continued detention

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:00 AM EDT2018-04-17 08:00:28 GMT
    Wednesday, April 18 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-04-18 04:14:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Anastasia Vashukevich sits inside a prison transport vehicle outside a courthouse in Pattaya, south of Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, April 17, 2018.  Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence o...(AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe). Anastasia Vashukevich sits inside a prison transport vehicle outside a courthouse in Pattaya, south of Bangkok, Thailand, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence o...
    A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S presidential election, are in a Thai court for a closed hearing.More >>
    A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S presidential election, are in a Thai court for a closed hearing.More >>
  • The Latest: White House says NKorea talks at highest level

    The Latest: White House says NKorea talks at highest level

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:26 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:26:03 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:05 PM EDT2018-04-18 03:05:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais). In this April 16, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks at an event to promote his tax cut package in Hialeah, Fla. Trump will play host to Japan’s Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago on Tuesday amid growing strain betwee...
    President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs.More >>
    President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs.More >>
  • The Latest: Russia clashes again with US, allies over Syria

    The Latest: Russia clashes again with US, allies over Syria

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 07:50:29 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:54 PM EDT2018-04-18 02:54:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk through destruction in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his count...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk through destruction in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his count...
    The Latest: Group of Seven industrialized nations issues joint statement, endorsing US-led air strikes in Syria.More >>
    The Latest: Group of Seven industrialized nations issues joint statement, endorsing US-led air strikes in Syria.More >>
  • Amid protests, Armenia's ex-president becomes prime minister

    Amid protests, Armenia's ex-president becomes prime minister

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:50:20 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:23 PM EDT2018-04-18 01:23:41 GMT
    (Karo Sahakyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators block the entrance of an underground carriage during a protest against the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat, in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 16, 2018. Thousands of op...(Karo Sahakyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators block the entrance of an underground carriage during a protest against the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat, in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 16, 2018. Thousands of op...
    Armenia's former president has been elected prime minister amid large-scale protests against his rule.More >>
    Armenia's former president has been elected prime minister amid large-scale protests against his rule.More >>
  • US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

    US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:55 PM EDT2018-04-17 21:55:32 GMT
    The two governments said the Russian operations, which allegedly involve planting malware on internet routers and other equipment, could also lay the foundation for future offensive cyberattacks. (Source: Raycom Media)The two governments said the Russian operations, which allegedly involve planting malware on internet routers and other equipment, could also lay the foundation for future offensive cyberattacks. (Source: Raycom Media)

    US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.

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    US, UK accuse Russia of planting malware on internet equipment for espionage, possible attacks.

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  • UK court rules against parents who want treatment for son

    UK court rules against parents who want treatment for son

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:58 AM EDT2018-04-16 15:58:54 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:24 PM EDT2018-04-17 20:24:38 GMT
    (John Stillwell/PA via AP). Protestors gather outside Alder Hey Children's Hospital where a terminally-ill 23-month-old toddler Alfie Evans is hospitalized, in Liverpool, Britain, Monday, April 16, 2018.  Pope Francis offered prayers after his traditio...(John Stillwell/PA via AP). Protestors gather outside Alder Hey Children's Hospital where a terminally-ill 23-month-old toddler Alfie Evans is hospitalized, in Liverpool, Britain, Monday, April 16, 2018. Pope Francis offered prayers after his traditio...
    Britain's Court of Appeal has ruled against the parents of a terminally ill toddler who are seeking permission to take him to Italy for medical treatment.More >>
    Britain's Court of Appeal has ruled against the parents of a terminally ill toddler who are seeking permission to take him to Italy for medical treatment.More >>
  • The Latest: After nod from EU, Macedonia pledges new reforms

    The Latest: After nod from EU, Macedonia pledges new reforms

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:23 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:23:29 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:03 PM EDT2018-04-17 19:03:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini speaks with the media as she arrives for a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the EU Council building in Luxembourg on Monday, April 16, 2018.(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini speaks with the media as she arrives for a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the EU Council building in Luxembourg on Monday, April 16, 2018.
    The European Commission is recommending that the EU launch membership talks with Albania and Macedonia, even as enthusiasm for enlargement of the 28-nation bloc wanes.More >>
    The European Commission is recommending that the EU launch membership talks with Albania and Macedonia, even as enthusiasm for enlargement of the 28-nation bloc wanes.More >>
  • Niger may have arrested militant with ties to US ambush

    Niger may have arrested militant with ties to US ambush

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:40:39 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:53:58 GMT
    The Niger military has detained a suspect who could be the militant leader who was being pursued at the time of an ambush that left four American soldiers dead.More >>
    The Niger military has detained a suspect who could be the militant leader who was being pursued at the time of an ambush that left four American soldiers dead.More >>
  • EU laments poor progress by Turkey in membership efforts

    EU laments poor progress by Turkey in membership efforts

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:42 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:42:09 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:53 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:53:36 GMT
    The EU says Turkey has failed to make progress and is even backsliding on bringing its laws into line with European standards as it seeks to join the bloc.More >>
    The EU says Turkey has failed to make progress and is even backsliding on bringing its laws into line with European standards as it seeks to join the bloc.More >>
  • UK's May rejects criticism over Syria airstrike decision

    UK's May rejects criticism over Syria airstrike decision

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:25:23 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 2:06 PM EDT2018-04-17 18:06:00 GMT
    (PA via AP). Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaking after Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May's statement to MPs in the House of Commons in London, Monday April 16, 2018 over her decision to launch air strikes against Syria. British Prime Minister There...(PA via AP). Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn speaking after Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May's statement to MPs in the House of Commons in London, Monday April 16, 2018 over her decision to launch air strikes against Syria. British Prime Minister There...
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected opposition calls for a law making Parliament's approval necessary before committing U.K. forces to military action.More >>
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected opposition calls for a law making Parliament's approval necessary before committing U.K. forces to military action.More >>
  • Polish nationalists seek probe of Israeli president's words

    Polish nationalists seek probe of Israeli president's words

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:20:27 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:46:21 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). Poland's President Andrzej Duda, left, and Israel's President Reuven Rivlin, center, walk in the March of the Living, a yearly Holocaust remembrance march between the former death camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau, in Oswiec...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski). Poland's President Andrzej Duda, left, and Israel's President Reuven Rivlin, center, walk in the March of the Living, a yearly Holocaust remembrance march between the former death camps of Auschwitz and Birkenau, in Oswiec...
    A Polish nationalist group has asked prosecutors to investigate whether the Israeli president broke a new Holocaust speech law during a visit to Poland last week.More >>
    A Polish nationalist group has asked prosecutors to investigate whether the Israeli president broke a new Holocaust speech law during a visit to Poland last week.More >>
  • New Greek port owners face repair cost setback

    New Greek port owners face repair cost setback

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:04:01 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:46 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:46:17 GMT
    Owners of the newly-privatized port of Thessaloniki say they will need to spend an additional 27 million euros ($33.4 million) on unforeseen equipment repairs and upgrades.More >>
    Owners of the newly-privatized port of Thessaloniki say they will need to spend an additional 27 million euros ($33.4 million) on unforeseen equipment repairs and upgrades.More >>
  • Turkey seeks to extend state of emergency for 7th time

    Turkey seeks to extend state of emergency for 7th time

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:32 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:32:20 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:40 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:40:56 GMT
    (Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, centre, accompanied by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, arrives to deliver a speech at his ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party weekly meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Ap...(Kayhan Ozer/Pool Photo via AP). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, centre, accompanied by Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, arrives to deliver a speech at his ruling Justice and Development (AKP) Party weekly meeting in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, Ap...
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government is seeking an extension of the state of emergency declared following a failed coup in 2016.More >>
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government is seeking an extension of the state of emergency declared following a failed coup in 2016.More >>
  • UK academic says data firm helped Trump campaign spread fear

    UK academic says data firm helped Trump campaign spread fear

    Monday, April 16 2018 2:58 PM EDT2018-04-16 18:58:41 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:34 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:34:17 GMT
    A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump's presidential campaign use false statements and anti-Muslim messages to spread fear and resentment in swing states he...More >>
    A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump's presidential campaign use false statements and anti-Muslim messages to spread fear and resentment in swing states he needed to win.More >>
  • Senators introduce new war powers resolution

    Senators introduce new war powers resolution

    Monday, April 16 2018 5:02 PM EDT2018-04-16 21:02:41 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:25 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:25:57 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Rubble lines a street in Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his country is "fully ready" to ...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Rubble lines a street in Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria's deputy foreign minister, said on Monday that his country is "fully ready" to ...
    The leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are set to unveil a bipartisan resolution authorizing the use of military force overseas.More >>
    The leaders of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are set to unveil a bipartisan resolution authorizing the use of military force overseas.More >>
  • France's Macron: EU must reform to fight rising nationalism

    France's Macron: EU must reform to fight rising nationalism

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:10 AM EDT2018-04-17 08:10:30 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:06 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:06:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Michel Euler). French President Emmanuel Macron, left, welcomes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the occasion of their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Monday, April 16, 2018. Trudeau is in France for a two-day visit.(AP Photo/Michel Euler). French President Emmanuel Macron, left, welcomes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on the occasion of their meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Monday, April 16, 2018. Trudeau is in France for a two-day visit.
    French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to outline his vision for the future of Europe as he addresses the European Parliament.More >>
    French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to outline his vision for the future of Europe as he addresses the European Parliament.More >>
  • Hundreds of Romanian health workers protest wage cuts

    Hundreds of Romanian health workers protest wage cuts

    Monday, April 16 2018 6:28 AM EDT2018-04-16 10:28:25 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:03 PM EDT2018-04-17 17:03:18 GMT
    Hundreds of Romanian health workers protest pay cuts following government promises to hike salaries in the health sector amid a general tax and wage overhaul.More >>
    Hundreds of Romanian health workers protest pay cuts following government promises to hike salaries in the health sector amid a general tax and wage overhaul.More >>
  • Burundi forces kill perceived regime opponents, says group

    Burundi forces kill perceived regime opponents, says group

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 08:50:11 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:50:33 GMT
    Human Rights Watch says government forces and ruling party members have killed perceived opponents of an upcoming referendum that could enable the president to extend his rule.More >>
    Human Rights Watch says government forces and ruling party members have killed perceived opponents of an upcoming referendum that could enable the president to extend his rule.More >>
  • Slovakia's police chief to resign in slain reporter case

    Slovakia's police chief to resign in slain reporter case

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:50:30 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:50:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File). FILE- In this Friday, March 9, 2018, file picture a woman places a sticker on a poster with a photo of slain journalist Jan Kuciak during an anti-government rally in Bratislava, Slovakia. Tens of thousands of Slovaks have t...(AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File). FILE- In this Friday, March 9, 2018, file picture a woman places a sticker on a poster with a photo of slain journalist Jan Kuciak during an anti-government rally in Bratislava, Slovakia. Tens of thousands of Slovaks have t...
    Slovakia's national police chief will resign following street protests against him amid the political crisis triggered by the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee.More >>
    Slovakia's national police chief will resign following street protests against him amid the political crisis triggered by the slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancee.More >>
  • Japan's Abe to meet with Trump as scandals swirl at home

    Japan's Abe to meet with Trump as scandals swirl at home

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:03 AM EDT2018-04-17 08:03:28 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:43 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:43:06 GMT
    (Kenzaburo Fukuhara/Kyodo News via AP). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe waves with his wife Akie Abe while boarding his plane before departure for the U.S. at Haneda international airport in Tokyo Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Abe is heading to U.S. Pres...(Kenzaburo Fukuhara/Kyodo News via AP). Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe waves with his wife Akie Abe while boarding his plane before departure for the U.S. at Haneda international airport in Tokyo Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Abe is heading to U.S. Pres...
    Domestic political scandals and a sinking support rating are weighing on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he heads to talks with President Donald Trump.More >>
    Domestic political scandals and a sinking support rating are weighing on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he heads to talks with President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Romanian prosecutors indict ex-leader for revolution deaths

    Romanian prosecutors indict ex-leader for revolution deaths

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:10 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:10:20 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:44 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:44:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2007 file photo, former Romanian President Ion Iliescu gestures during a meeting with foreign media in Bucharest, Romania. Romania’s president has approved a request to prosecute a former ...(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File). FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2007 file photo, former Romanian President Ion Iliescu gestures during a meeting with foreign media in Bucharest, Romania. Romania’s president has approved a request to prosecute a former ...
    Romanian prosecutors have formally indicted an ex-president for crimes against humanity over his role in deaths that occurred during the anti-communist revolution.More >>
    Romanian prosecutors have formally indicted an ex-president for crimes against humanity over his role in deaths that occurred during the anti-communist revolution.More >>
  • France wants EU expansion freeze amid Balkans war warning

    France wants EU expansion freeze amid Balkans war warning

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:30 AM EDT2018-04-17 11:30:33 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:24:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Jean Francois Badias). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, shakes hands with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Macron is expected to outl...(AP Photo/ Jean Francois Badias). French President Emmanuel Macron, right, shakes hands with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Macron is expected to outl...
    French President Emmanuel Macron has ruled out any expansion of the European Union until the bloc is reformed, as a top EU official warned that the volatile Balkans could face a return to war if countries in the...More >>
    French President Emmanuel Macron has ruled out any expansion of the European Union until the bloc is reformed, as a top EU official warned that the volatile Balkans could face a return to war if countries in the region have no hope of joining.More >>
  • Trudeau first Canadian leader to address French parliament

    Trudeau first Canadian leader to address French parliament

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:40:43 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:24 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:24:20 GMT
    (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP). Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, meets with Speaker of the French Senate Gerard Larcher in Paris, France on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.(Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP). Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, meets with Speaker of the French Senate Gerard Larcher in Paris, France on Tuesday, April 17, 2018.
    Justin Trudeau has become the first Canadian prime minister in history to address France's parliament, wrapping up his trip to Paris before he heads to London to meet British Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen...More >>
    Justin Trudeau has become the first Canadian prime minister in history to address France's parliament, wrapping up his trip to Paris before he heads to London to meet British Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth II.More >>
  • Greek PM: Greek-Turkish relations in period of "instability"

    Greek PM: Greek-Turkish relations in period of "instability"

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:00 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:00:38 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 11:05 AM EDT2018-04-17 15:05:26 GMT
    (Andrea Bonetti /Greek Prime Minister's Office via AP). In this photo released by Greek Prime Minister's office, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech from the small eastern Aegean island of Kastelorizo, Greece which he visited to inaug...(Andrea Bonetti /Greek Prime Minister's Office via AP). In this photo released by Greek Prime Minister's office, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras delivers a speech from the small eastern Aegean island of Kastelorizo, Greece which he visited to inaug...
    Greece's prime minister says relations between his country and Turkey are experiencing a "period of instability," and stressed Greece will not negotiate any part of its territory, amid increased tension with its...More >>
    Greece's prime minister says relations between his country and Turkey are experiencing a "period of instability," and stressed Greece will not negotiate any part of its territory, amid increased tension with its eastern neighbor.More >>
  • EU seeks to make fingerprints mandatory for ID cards

    EU seeks to make fingerprints mandatory for ID cards

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:50:36 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:53:00 GMT
    The European Union wants to make data like fingerprints mandatory for ID cards in member countries as part of new measures it says will help fight crime and prevent extremist attacks.More >>
    The European Union wants to make data like fingerprints mandatory for ID cards in member countries as part of new measures it says will help fight crime and prevent extremist attacks.More >>
  • Myanmar's president grants amnesty to over 8,500 prisoners

    Myanmar's president grants amnesty to over 8,500 prisoners

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:00 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:00:32 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:32 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:32:37 GMT
    Myanmar President Win Myint has granted an amnesty to more than 8,500 prisoners, reportedly including at least three dozen political prisoners.More >>
    Myanmar President Win Myint has granted an amnesty to more than 8,500 prisoners, reportedly including at least three dozen political prisoners.More >>
  • Russians protest garbage dumps blighting Moscow region

    Russians protest garbage dumps blighting Moscow region

    Saturday, April 14 2018 11:36 AM EDT2018-04-14 15:36:23 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:31 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:31:36 GMT
    Large protests have taken place in nine cities and towns in the Moscow region over pollution from landfills and against plans to build a garbage incinerator.More >>
    Large protests have taken place in nine cities and towns in the Moscow region over pollution from landfills and against plans to build a garbage incinerator.More >>
  • Russian begins blocking messaging app Telegram

    Russian begins blocking messaging app Telegram

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-04-16 13:18:50 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 10:25 AM EDT2018-04-17 14:25:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Activists bring a sack with about 2,000 paper airplanes symbolising the logo of the messaging app Telegram to the door of St. Petersburg's department of Roskomnadzor, the state communications oversight agency, to protest aga...(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). Activists bring a sack with about 2,000 paper airplanes symbolising the logo of the messaging app Telegram to the door of St. Petersburg's department of Roskomnadzor, the state communications oversight agency, to protest aga...
    Russia's communications watchdog has begun enforcing a nationwide ban for a popular messaging app.More >>
    Russia's communications watchdog has begun enforcing a nationwide ban for a popular messaging app.More >>
  • UK: Nerve agent that poisoned spy was in liquid form

    UK: Nerve agent that poisoned spy was in liquid form

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 11:20:09 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:32:38 GMT
    British officials say the nerve agent used to poison former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter was delivered in liquid form, and it will take months to remove all traces of the toxin.More >>
    British officials say the nerve agent used to poison former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter was delivered in liquid form, and it will take months to remove all traces of the toxin.More >>
  • UK leader sorry for Caribbean citizens immigration mix-up

    UK leader sorry for Caribbean citizens immigration mix-up

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:10:07 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:32 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:32:35 GMT
    (Peter Summers/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness speak during a bilateral meeting at 10 Downing Street, London, Tuesday April 17, 2018.(Peter Summers/PA via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness speak during a bilateral meeting at 10 Downing Street, London, Tuesday April 17, 2018.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has personally apologized for the treatment of long-term U.K. residents from the Caribbean who have been asked to prove their right to stay in the country or face deportation.More >>
    British Prime Minister Theresa May has personally apologized for the treatment of long-term U.K. residents from the Caribbean who have been asked to prove their right to stay in the country or face deportation.More >>
  • Animal rights groups slam bear use at Russian soccer match

    Animal rights groups slam bear use at Russian soccer match

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:20 AM EDT2018-04-17 10:20:05 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:26 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:26:26 GMT
    (FC Angusht Nazran youtube channel via AP). In this image taken from video provided by FC Angusht Nazran a bear performs before a Russian Second League soccer match between Angusht Nazran and Mashuk-KMV in Pyatigorsk, Russia on Sunday, April 15, 2018. ...(FC Angusht Nazran youtube channel via AP). In this image taken from video provided by FC Angusht Nazran a bear performs before a Russian Second League soccer match between Angusht Nazran and Mashuk-KMV in Pyatigorsk, Russia on Sunday, April 15, 2018. ...
    Animal rights groups have condemned the use of a bear that performed before a Russian soccer match.More >>
    Animal rights groups have condemned the use of a bear that performed before a Russian soccer match.More >>
  • Destruction, traumatized residents in Syrian town of Douma

    Destruction, traumatized residents in Syrian town of Douma

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:50 AM EDT2018-04-17 11:50:16 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:24 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:24:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrian authorities distribute bread, vegetables and pasta to Douma residents, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops dec...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrian authorities distribute bread, vegetables and pasta to Douma residents, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops dec...
    In Syrian town of Douma near Damascus, destruction and traumatized residents.More >>
    In Syrian town of Douma near Damascus, destruction and traumatized residents.More >>
  • The Latest: Merkel says more speed needed for EU reforms

    The Latest: Merkel says more speed needed for EU reforms

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 5:10 AM EDT2018-04-17 09:10:17 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:25:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Jean Francois Badias). French President Emmanuel Macron, poses as he is welcomed by European Parliament president Antonio Tajani upon his arrival at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. In his speec...(AP Photo/ Jean Francois Badias). French President Emmanuel Macron, poses as he is welcomed by European Parliament president Antonio Tajani upon his arrival at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday, April 17, 2018. In his speec...
    French President Emmanuel Macron is calling for an energetic campaign for European Union elections next year.More >>
    French President Emmanuel Macron is calling for an energetic campaign for European Union elections next year.More >>
  • Estonia offers free genetic testing in nationwide experiment

    Estonia offers free genetic testing in nationwide experiment

    Thursday, April 12 2018 9:44 AM EDT2018-04-12 13:44:26 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 9:04 AM EDT2018-04-17 13:04:09 GMT
    Estonia offers residents free genetic profiling, DNA tests in a trial scheme aimed minimizing risk for diseases and boosting healthier life.More >>
    Estonia offers residents free genetic profiling, DNA tests in a trial scheme aimed minimizing risk for diseases and boosting healthier life.More >>
  • Correction: Syria-Destroyed Town story

    Correction: Syria-Destroyed Town story

    Monday, April 16 2018 6:00 PM EDT2018-04-16 22:00:48 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 8:34 AM EDT2018-04-17 12:34:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrian authorities distribute bread, vegetables and pasta to Douma residents, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops dec...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrian authorities distribute bread, vegetables and pasta to Douma residents, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops dec...
    The streets of the town of Douma near the capital, Damascus, had few people with the majority of its residents now displaced to the country's north.More >>
    The streets of the town of Douma near the capital, Damascus, had few people with the majority of its residents now displaced to the country's north.More >>
  • Top EU court: Poland broke law by logging in pristine forest

    Top EU court: Poland broke law by logging in pristine forest

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:30 AM EDT2018-04-17 08:30:29 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:53 AM EDT2018-04-17 11:53:09 GMT
    The European Union's top court has ruled that Poland violated environmental laws with its massive logging of trees in one of Europe's last pristine forests.More >>
    The European Union's top court has ruled that Poland violated environmental laws with its massive logging of trees in one of Europe's last pristine forests.More >>
  • Lawyers make final remarks in Australian cardinal's sex case

    Lawyers make final remarks in Australian cardinal's sex case

    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:40 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:40:23 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 7:33 AM EDT2018-04-17 11:33:14 GMT
    (AP Photo/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake, File). FILE - In this March 5, 2018, file photo, Cardinal George Pell arrives for a hearing at an Australian court in Melbourne, Australia. A lawyer for the most senior Vatican official ever charged in the Catholic C...(AP Photo/Asanka Brendon Ratnayake, File). FILE - In this March 5, 2018, file photo, Cardinal George Pell arrives for a hearing at an Australian court in Melbourne, Australia. A lawyer for the most senior Vatican official ever charged in the Catholic C...
    A lawyer for the most senior Vatican official ever charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis says Cardinal George Pell could have been targeted with false accusations to punish him for the crimes of other...More >>
    A lawyer for the most senior Vatican official ever charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis says Cardinal George Pell could have been targeted with false accusations to punish him for the crimes of other clerics.More >>
  • Nobel laureate blasts East Timor's failure against poverty

    Nobel laureate blasts East Timor's failure against poverty

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:20 PM EDT2018-04-17 01:20:20 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:32 AM EDT2018-04-17 10:32:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kandhi Barnez). In this Saturday, April 14, 2018, photo, Nobel peace prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta talks to journalists in Dili, East Timor. Ramos-Horta waded back into the young country's politics ahead o...(AP Photo/Kandhi Barnez). In this Saturday, April 14, 2018, photo, Nobel peace prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta talks to journalists in Dili, East Timor. Ramos-Horta waded back into the young country's politics ahead o...
    Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta has waded back into the young country's politics ahead of parliamentary elections next month.More >>
    Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta has waded back into the young country's politics ahead of parliamentary elections next month.More >>
  • China's Weibo site backtracks on gay censorship after outcry

    China's Weibo site backtracks on gay censorship after outcry

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:30 PM EDT2018-04-17 02:30:44 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-04-17 10:30:40 GMT
    (Jiangsu Tongtian Volunteer Group via AP). In this April 15, 2018 photo released by Jiangsu Tongtian Volunteer Group, more than 20,000 people take part in a "Rainbow Marathon," organized months earlier, to raise awareness of LGBT issues in Nanjing in e...(Jiangsu Tongtian Volunteer Group via AP). In this April 15, 2018 photo released by Jiangsu Tongtian Volunteer Group, more than 20,000 people take part in a "Rainbow Marathon," organized months earlier, to raise awareness of LGBT issues in Nanjing in e...
    One of China's top social networking sites has announced that it will no longer be "cleaning up" content related to homosexuality following strong online opposition to the plan.More >>
    One of China's top social networking sites has announced that it will no longer be "cleaning up" content related to homosexuality following strong online opposition to the plan.More >>
  • US pastor denies terror links, spying in Turkish court

    US pastor denies terror links, spying in Turkish court

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:58:40 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-04-17 08:52:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Samuel Brownback, US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, talks to members of the media outside the prison complex Aliaga, Izmir province, western Turkey, where jailed pastor Andrew Craig Brunson appea...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Samuel Brownback, US Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom, talks to members of the media outside the prison complex Aliaga, Izmir province, western Turkey, where jailed pastor Andrew Craig Brunson appea...
    American pastor denies aiding terror groups or engaging in espionage in Turkey as trial opens.More >>
    American pastor denies aiding terror groups or engaging in espionage in Turkey as trial opens.More >>
  • Terrorism accusation in Basque bar brawl reopens old wounds

    Terrorism accusation in Basque bar brawl reopens old wounds

    Monday, April 16 2018 12:51 PM EDT2018-04-16 16:51:06 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:51 AM EDT2018-04-17 07:51:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Unai Beroiz). In this photo taken on Saturday April 14, 2018, tens of thousands of people march in Pamplona, the capital of the province where Alsasua is located, protesting the terrorism charges brought against eight defendants for a fight i...(AP Photo/Unai Beroiz). In this photo taken on Saturday April 14, 2018, tens of thousands of people march in Pamplona, the capital of the province where Alsasua is located, protesting the terrorism charges brought against eight defendants for a fight i...
    The trial of seven men and one woman accused of beating of two police officers and their girlfriends two years ago in northern Spain opened Monday amid controversy because of the terrorism charges brought against...More >>
    The trial of seven men and one woman accused of beating of two police officers and their girlfriends two years ago in northern Spain opened Monday amid controversy because of the terrorism charges brought against the defendants.More >>
  • Cuba to start historic transition a day earlier

    Cuba to start historic transition a day earlier

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:11:44 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-04-17 07:33:25 GMT
    A legislative session that will see a historic transfer of power in Cuba is going to start one day earlier than expected.More >>
    A legislative session that will see a historic transfer of power in Cuba is going to start one day earlier than expected.More >>
  • Chemical weapons team in Syria kept from alleged attack site

    Chemical weapons team in Syria kept from alleged attack site

    Monday, April 16 2018 4:28 AM EDT2018-04-16 08:28:37 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 1:51 AM EDT2018-04-17 05:51:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk in the Hamidiyeh Market, in the Old City of Damascus, Syria, Sunday, April 15, 2018. Syria’s President Bashar Assad spoke Sunday to a group of visiting Russian politicians saying that Western airstrikes against his...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). Syrians walk in the Hamidiyeh Market, in the Old City of Damascus, Syria, Sunday, April 15, 2018. Syria’s President Bashar Assad spoke Sunday to a group of visiting Russian politicians saying that Western airstrikes against his...
    Syrians rally in landmark Damascus square to cheer their armed forces' confronting unprecedented joint airstrikes.More >>
    Syrians rally in landmark Damascus square to cheer their armed forces' confronting unprecedented joint airstrikes.More >>
  • The Latest: Syrian TV: Air defense confront missiles in Homs

    The Latest: Syrian TV: Air defense confront missiles in Homs

    Monday, April 16 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-04-16 19:01:27 GMT
    Tuesday, April 17 2018 12:12 AM EDT2018-04-17 04:12:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). People stand in front of damaged buildings, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria’s deputy foreign minister, said on Monday tha...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). People stand in front of damaged buildings, in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Faisal Mekdad, Syria’s deputy foreign minister, said on Monday tha...
    Russian officials say a purported chemical attack in Syria was a fabrication staged by British intelligence agencies to pave the way for allied strikes.More >>
    Russian officials say a purported chemical attack in Syria was a fabrication staged by British intelligence agencies to pave the way for allied strikes.More >>
  • UK's May tells lawmakers: Syria strikes were legal and moral

    UK's May tells lawmakers: Syria strikes were legal and moral

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:38 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:38:41 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-04-17 01:52:38 GMT
    (Simon Dawson/Pool Photo via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May during a press conference in 10 Downing Street, London, Saturday, April 14, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May says the need to act quickly and protect “operational security” ...(Simon Dawson/Pool Photo via AP). Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May during a press conference in 10 Downing Street, London, Saturday, April 14, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May says the need to act quickly and protect “operational security” ...
    Prime Minister Theresa May is set to face British lawmakers to explain her decision to launch airstrikes against Syria without a vote in Parliament.More >>
    Prime Minister Theresa May is set to face British lawmakers to explain her decision to launch airstrikes against Syria without a vote in Parliament.More >>
  • The Latest: No immediate ruling on FBI raid of Trump lawyer

    The Latest: No immediate ruling on FBI raid of Trump lawyer

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:58:50 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 9:52 PM EDT2018-04-17 01:52:12 GMT
    FOX News talk show host Sean Hannity attends The Hollywood Reporter's annual 35 Most Powerful People in Media event at The Pool on Thursday, April 12, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)FOX News talk show host Sean Hannity attends The Hollywood Reporter's annual 35 Most Powerful People in Media event at The Pool on Thursday, April 12, 2018, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

    Lawyers for President Donald Trump's personal attorney say investigators "took everything" during raids last week on his residence and office.

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    Lawyers for President Donald Trump's personal attorney say investigators "took everything" during raids last week on his residence and office.

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  • UK sorry for 'appalling' treatment of Caribbean immigrants

    UK sorry for 'appalling' treatment of Caribbean immigrants

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:20:09 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 9:34 PM EDT2018-04-17 01:34:53 GMT
    (Simon Dawson/Pool Photo via AP). Britain's Prince Harry, right and Prime Minister Theresa May attend a Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Youth Forum in London, Monday, April 16, 2018.(Simon Dawson/Pool Photo via AP). Britain's Prince Harry, right and Prime Minister Theresa May attend a Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting Youth Forum in London, Monday, April 16, 2018.
    A simmering dispute over the immigration status of children brought to Britain decades ago has erupted just as U.K. officials are hosting the leaders from the 53-nation Commonwealth.More >>
    A simmering dispute over the immigration status of children brought to Britain decades ago has erupted just as U.K. officials are hosting the leaders from the 53-nation Commonwealth.More >>
  • Allies vague on evidence linking Syria to chemical attack

    Allies vague on evidence linking Syria to chemical attack

    Monday, April 16 2018 4:30 PM EDT2018-04-16 20:30:46 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 7:14 PM EDT2018-04-16 23:14:51 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Demonstrators take part in a protest organized by the Stop the War coalition against the British government carrying out airstrikes on targets in Syria, in Parliament Square, London, Monday, April 16, 2018. British Prime Ministe...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham). Demonstrators take part in a protest organized by the Stop the War coalition against the British government carrying out airstrikes on targets in Syria, in Parliament Square, London, Monday, April 16, 2018. British Prime Ministe...
    The United States, France and Britain have said their airstrikes on Syria were a response to a reported chemical attack in a rebel-held Damascus suburb.More >>
    The United States, France and Britain have said their airstrikes on Syria were a response to a reported chemical attack in a rebel-held Damascus suburb.More >>
  • The Latest: EU defends Iran nuclear deal; no new sanctions

    The Latest: EU defends Iran nuclear deal; no new sanctions

    Monday, April 16 2018 3:48 AM EDT2018-04-16 07:48:34 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 3:04 PM EDT2018-04-16 19:04:04 GMT
    (Master Sgt. Phil Speck/U.S. Air National Guard via AP). This photo provided by the U.S. Air National Guard shows 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer aircraft departing from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. The U.S., B...(Master Sgt. Phil Speck/U.S. Air National Guard via AP). This photo provided by the U.S. Air National Guard shows 34th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron B-1B Lancer aircraft departing from Al Udeid Air Base, Qatar, early Saturday, April 14, 2018. The U.S., B...
    The Latest: EU foreign policy chief wants bloc to use major meeting on Syria next week to give impetus to UN peace moves.More >>
    The Latest: EU foreign policy chief wants bloc to use major meeting on Syria next week to give impetus to UN peace moves.More >>
  • Romania's president won't fire anti-graft prosecutor

    Romania's president won't fire anti-graft prosecutor

    Monday, April 16 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-04-16 17:02:53 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 2:10 PM EDT2018-04-16 18:10:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File). FILE- In this Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 file photo, Romania's chief anti-corruption prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi, who heads the country's anti-graft agency (DNA), left, shakes hands with Romanian President Klaus Iohhanis...(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File). FILE- In this Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 file photo, Romania's chief anti-corruption prosecutor Laura Codruta Kovesi, who heads the country's anti-graft agency (DNA), left, shakes hands with Romanian President Klaus Iohhanis...
    Romania's president says he won't fire the country's anti-corruption prosecutor, the latest development in a dispute over corruption that has led to street protests.More >>
    Romania's president says he won't fire the country's anti-corruption prosecutor, the latest development in a dispute over corruption that has led to street protests.More >>
  • Judge tells Italy to release aid group's migrant rescue boat

    Judge tells Italy to release aid group's migrant rescue boat

    Monday, April 16 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-04-16 17:49:10 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 1:51 PM EDT2018-04-16 17:51:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alessio Tricani). FILE -- In this photo taken on March 19, 2018, the Spanish NGO's Proactiva Open Arms vessel is seen at harbor at the port of Pozzallo, in the southern Italian island of Sicily. Proactiva Open Arms founder Oscar Camps says Mo...(AP Photo/Alessio Tricani). FILE -- In this photo taken on March 19, 2018, the Spanish NGO's Proactiva Open Arms vessel is seen at harbor at the port of Pozzallo, in the southern Italian island of Sicily. Proactiva Open Arms founder Oscar Camps says Mo...
    An Italian judge has ordered Italy to release a Spanish aid group's rescue ship that was impounded for taking 218 migrants to Italy, finding that the ship was operating in an emergency when it launched the rescue.More >>
    An Italian judge has ordered Italy to release a Spanish aid group's rescue ship that was impounded for taking 218 migrants to Italy, finding that the ship was operating in an emergency when it launched the rescue.More >>
  • Europe plans remote update to keep aging Mars probe stable

    Europe plans remote update to keep aging Mars probe stable

    Wednesday, April 11 2018 9:17 AM EDT2018-04-11 13:17:21 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 1:44 PM EDT2018-04-16 17:44:02 GMT
    ( ESA/DLR via AP). FILE - This 2006 file photo released by the European Space Agency, ESA, shows a photo shot by European space ship 'Mars Express' of a gigantic glacial valley on planet Mars. The European Space Agency plans to remotely update the soft...( ESA/DLR via AP). FILE - This 2006 file photo released by the European Space Agency, ESA, shows a photo shot by European space ship 'Mars Express' of a gigantic glacial valley on planet Mars. The European Space Agency plans to remotely update the soft...
    The European Space Agency plans to remotely update the software on its Mars Express probe to ensure the aging spacecraft remains stable.More >>
    The European Space Agency plans to remotely update the software on its Mars Express probe to ensure the aging spacecraft remains stable.More >>
  • Families of Nigeria missing girls call for UN help

    Families of Nigeria missing girls call for UN help

    Monday, April 16 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-04-16 17:31:02 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-04-16 17:38:40 GMT
    Family members of the Nigerian school girls who were kidnapped by Islamic militants four years ago are now calling for the U.N. to intervene to find out their fate.More >>
    Family members of the Nigerian school girls who were kidnapped by Islamic militants four years ago are now calling for the U.N. to intervene to find out their fate.More >>
  • German expat kidnapped in northern Nigeria, police say

    German expat kidnapped in northern Nigeria, police say

    Monday, April 16 2018 12:40 PM EDT2018-04-16 16:40:56 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 12:58 PM EDT2018-04-16 16:58:54 GMT
    Authorities in northern Nigeria say a German engineer has been abducted by gunmen in the town of Kano.More >>
    Authorities in northern Nigeria say a German engineer has been abducted by gunmen in the town of Kano.More >>
  • 3 officials resign in Kenya's electoral body over poll probe

    3 officials resign in Kenya's electoral body over poll probe

    Monday, April 16 2018 9:58 AM EDT2018-04-16 13:58:44 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 12:49 PM EDT2018-04-16 16:49:01 GMT
    3 commissioners from Kenya's electoral commission say they've resigned over the suspension of the chief executive officer who was sent on compulsory leave to pave way for wider investigations into the conduct of...More >>
    3 commissioners from Kenya's electoral commission say they've resigned over the suspension of the chief executive officer who was sent on compulsory leave to pave way for wider investigations into the conduct of the commission in last year's elections.More >>
  • Ex-spy: Daughter of Dubai ruler missing since escape attempt

    Ex-spy: Daughter of Dubai ruler missing since escape attempt

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:18 AM EDT2018-04-16 15:18:40 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 12:41 PM EDT2018-04-16 16:41:29 GMT
    (Detained in Dubai via AP). This undated image from video provided by Detained in Dubai, a London-based for-hire advocacy group long critical of the United Arab Emirates, shows Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum, a daughter of Dubai’s ruler, in a ...(Detained in Dubai via AP). This undated image from video provided by Detained in Dubai, a London-based for-hire advocacy group long critical of the United Arab Emirates, shows Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum, a daughter of Dubai’s ruler, in a ...
    A French ex-spy says he tried to help a daughter of Dubai's ruler flee the country in a cloak-and-dagger escape.More >>
    A French ex-spy says he tried to help a daughter of Dubai's ruler flee the country in a cloak-and-dagger escape.More >>
  • The Latest: No jail for man in Dead Sea Scrolls case

    The Latest: No jail for man in Dead Sea Scrolls case

    Monday, April 16 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-04-16 15:08:47 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 12:36 PM EDT2018-04-16 16:36:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano, File). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2010, file photo, Raphael Golb, center, and his attorney Ron Kuby, left, confer during a recess in his trial at Manhattan State Supreme Court in New York. A judge is expected to decide Monday, A...(AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano, File). FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2010, file photo, Raphael Golb, center, and his attorney Ron Kuby, left, confer during a recess in his trial at Manhattan State Supreme Court in New York. A judge is expected to decide Monday, A...
    A New York man convicted of using online aliases to discredit his father's detractors in a debate over the Dead Sea Scrolls won't go to jail in the unusual case.More >>
    A New York man convicted of using online aliases to discredit his father's detractors in a debate over the Dead Sea Scrolls won't go to jail in the unusual case.More >>
  • In Paris, Trudeau defends benefits of EU-Canada trade deal

    In Paris, Trudeau defends benefits of EU-Canada trade deal

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:58:58 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 12:29 PM EDT2018-04-16 16:29:44 GMT
    (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron, left, welcomes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Monday, April 16, 2018. Trudeau is in France for a two-day visit.(Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP). French President Emmanuel Macron, left, welcomes Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Monday, April 16, 2018. Trudeau is in France for a two-day visit.
    Canadian Prime minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron said they discussed a renewed economic partnership to boost growth, jobs and investments in their two countries.More >>
    Canadian Prime minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron said they discussed a renewed economic partnership to boost growth, jobs and investments in their two countries.More >>
  • Researchers mark death of Pearl Harbor mastermind Yamamoto

    Researchers mark death of Pearl Harbor mastermind Yamamoto

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:58 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:58:58 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 11:34 AM EDT2018-04-16 15:34:11 GMT
    A group from the U.S. and Japan is trekking to a remote Pacific island to document the site where American fighters shot down a Japanese bomber carrying the mastermind of the Pearl Harbor attack.More >>
    A group from the U.S. and Japan is trekking to a remote Pacific island to document the site where American fighters shot down a Japanese bomber carrying the mastermind of the Pearl Harbor attack.More >>
  • Pakistan watchdog says country failing on human rights

    Pakistan watchdog says country failing on human rights

    Monday, April 16 2018 2:48 AM EDT2018-04-16 06:48:27 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 11:21 AM EDT2018-04-16 15:21:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Arshad Butt). A man comforts a Christian woman who lost her husband in a deadly shooting incident, outside a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Sunday, April 15, 2018. Pakistani police say gunmen opened fire on worshippers coming out of a church i...(AP Photo/Arshad Butt). A man comforts a Christian woman who lost her husband in a deadly shooting incident, outside a hospital in Quetta, Pakistan, Sunday, April 15, 2018. Pakistani police say gunmen opened fire on worshippers coming out of a church i...
    Pakistani watchdog says country failing to improve human rights record, criticism stifled and blasphemy law misused.More >>
    Pakistani watchdog says country failing to improve human rights record, criticism stifled and blasphemy law misused.More >>
  • Turkey warns Greece after flag is hoisted on disputed islet

    Turkey warns Greece after flag is hoisted on disputed islet

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:21 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:21:19 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-04-16 15:03:16 GMT
    Turkey's prime minister has warned Greece to refrain from "provocations" after a Greek flag was hoisted on a disputed, uninhabited islet off the Turkish coast, in the Aegean Sea.More >>
    Turkey's prime minister has warned Greece to refrain from "provocations" after a Greek flag was hoisted on a disputed, uninhabited islet off the Turkish coast, in the Aegean Sea.More >>
  • Vatican: Parents, hospital must talk in UK sick toddler case

    Vatican: Parents, hospital must talk in UK sick toddler case

    Sunday, April 15 2018 9:30 AM EDT2018-04-15 13:30:07 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 11:02 AM EDT2018-04-16 15:02:07 GMT
    (Philip Toscano/PA via AP,file). This Dec. 19, 2017 file photo shows Tom Evans and Kate James, the parents of seriously ill Alfie Evans, in England. The head of the Vatican’s bioethics think tank said on Sunday, April 15, 2018 he hopes a dialogue can b...(Philip Toscano/PA via AP,file). This Dec. 19, 2017 file photo shows Tom Evans and Kate James, the parents of seriously ill Alfie Evans, in England. The head of the Vatican’s bioethics think tank said on Sunday, April 15, 2018 he hopes a dialogue can b...
    The head of the Vatican's bioethics think tank says he hopes a dialogue can be reopened in the case of Alfie Evans, a terminally ill British child whose parents are locked in a legal battle over his care.More >>
    The head of the Vatican's bioethics think tank says he hopes a dialogue can be reopened in the case of Alfie Evans, a terminally ill British child whose parents are locked in a legal battle over his care.More >>
  • Turkey's opposition protests state of emergency with sit-ins

    Turkey's opposition protests state of emergency with sit-ins

    Monday, April 16 2018 10:18 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:18:54 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 10:41 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:41:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). Supporters of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, CHP, gather for a sit-in protest near central Istanbul's Taksim Square, Monday, April. 16, 2018. After it was announced that the motion foreseeing the extension o...(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel). Supporters of Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party, CHP, gather for a sit-in protest near central Istanbul's Taksim Square, Monday, April. 16, 2018. After it was announced that the motion foreseeing the extension o...
    Supporters of Turkey's main opposition party have staged sit-in demonstrations across Turkey to protest the state of emergency that was declared after a coup attempt in 2016.More >>
    Supporters of Turkey's main opposition party have staged sit-in demonstrations across Turkey to protest the state of emergency that was declared after a coup attempt in 2016.More >>
  • Police, protesters clash in Armenia as leader stays in power

    Police, protesters clash in Armenia as leader stays in power

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:48 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:48:47 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 10:31 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:31:26 GMT
    (Aram Kirakosyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators march to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 16, 2018. Thousands of opposition supporters have blocked traffic in the Armen...(Aram Kirakosyan, PAN Photo via AP). Opposition demonstrators march to protest the former president's shift into the prime minister's seat in Yerevan, Armenia, Monday, April 16, 2018. Thousands of opposition supporters have blocked traffic in the Armen...
    Anti-government activists have blocked traffic in the Armenian capital over a recent change of government that the opposition sees as a move by the ex-president to stay in power.More >>
    Anti-government activists have blocked traffic in the Armenian capital over a recent change of government that the opposition sees as a move by the ex-president to stay in power.More >>
  • China, Japan seek to mend ties as Trump trade war looms

    China, Japan seek to mend ties as Trump trade war looms

    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:58 PM EDT2018-04-16 02:58:16 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 10:11 AM EDT2018-04-16 14:11:50 GMT
    (Behrouz Mehri/Pool Photo via AP). Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, second from right, and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, second from left, attend their meeting in Tokyo Sunday, April 15, 2018. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang starts two-day visit w...(Behrouz Mehri/Pool Photo via AP). Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, second from right, and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, second from left, attend their meeting in Tokyo Sunday, April 15, 2018. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang starts two-day visit w...
    China and Japan have resumed high-level economic talks after nearly eight years in a sign of improving ties in their often-frosty relationship.More >>
    China and Japan have resumed high-level economic talks after nearly eight years in a sign of improving ties in their often-frosty relationship.More >>
  • Bangladesh rejects Myanmar's claim of repatriating Rohingya

    Bangladesh rejects Myanmar's claim of repatriating Rohingya

    Monday, April 16 2018 2:08 AM EDT2018-04-16 06:08:19 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:52:19 GMT
    (Myanmar Government Information Committee via AP). In this April 14, 2018, photo provided by  Myanmar Government Information Committee,  Myanmar immigration officials examine documents as a Rohingya family of five look on at a receiving center in Taung...(Myanmar Government Information Committee via AP). In this April 14, 2018, photo provided by Myanmar Government Information Committee, Myanmar immigration officials examine documents as a Rohingya family of five look on at a receiving center in Taung...
    Bangladesh has rejected a claim by Myanmar that the Buddhist-majority nation has repatriated the first five among some 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled to neighboring Bangladesh to escape military-led...More >>
    Bangladesh has rejected a claim by Myanmar that the Buddhist-majority nation has repatriated the first five among some 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who fled to neighboring Bangladesh to escape military-led violence against the minority group.More >>
  • Montenegro's Djukanovic wins presidency, avoids runoff

    Montenegro's Djukanovic wins presidency, avoids runoff

    Monday, April 16 2018 7:08 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:08:32 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:31:53 GMT
    (AP Foto/Risto Bozovic). Milo Djukanovic, ex primer ministro de Montenegro y líder del Partido de los Socialistas Democráticos, habla durante un festejo tras los comicios presidenciales en Podgorica, la capital de Montenegro, el domingo 15 de abril de ...(AP Foto/Risto Bozovic). Milo Djukanovic, ex primer ministro de Montenegro y líder del Partido de los Socialistas Democráticos, habla durante un festejo tras los comicios presidenciales en Podgorica, la capital de Montenegro, el domingo 15 de abril de ...
    Official results in Montenegro have confirmed that pro-Western ruling party leader Milo Djukanovic has won an outright victory in the presidential vote, avoiding a runoff.More >>
    Official results in Montenegro have confirmed that pro-Western ruling party leader Milo Djukanovic has won an outright victory in the presidential vote, avoiding a runoff.More >>
  • Germany to try man suspected of kidnapping ex-oil exec

    Germany to try man suspected of kidnapping ex-oil exec

    Monday, April 16 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:10:24 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:20:36 GMT
    A German court says a Vietnamese man charged with involvement in the kidnapping a former Vietnamese oil executive in Berlin will go on trial next week.More >>
    A German court says a Vietnamese man charged with involvement in the kidnapping a former Vietnamese oil executive in Berlin will go on trial next week.More >>
  • Huge rally in Barcelona to demand jailed separatists go free

    Huge rally in Barcelona to demand jailed separatists go free

    Sunday, April 15 2018 7:07 AM EDT2018-04-15 11:07:49 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-04-16 12:10:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti). Demonstrators wave esteladas or independence flags in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, April 15, 2018, during a protest in support of Catalonian politicians who have been jailed on charges of sedition.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti). Demonstrators wave esteladas or independence flags in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, April 15, 2018, during a protest in support of Catalonian politicians who have been jailed on charges of sedition.
    Thousands of Catalan separatists are rallying in downtown Barcelona to demand the release of high-profile secessionist leaders held in pre-trial jail.More >>
    Thousands of Catalan separatists are rallying in downtown Barcelona to demand the release of high-profile secessionist leaders held in pre-trial jail.More >>
  • Russian court blocks popular messaging app in privacy row

    Russian court blocks popular messaging app in privacy row

    Friday, April 13 2018 6:15 AM EDT2018-04-13 10:15:13 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:40:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE In this file photo taken on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, The website of the Telegram messaging app is seen on a computer's screen in Moscow, Russia. A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messa...(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File). FILE In this file photo taken on Tuesday, March 20, 2018, The website of the Telegram messaging app is seen on a computer's screen in Moscow, Russia. A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messa...
    A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messaging app following a demand by authorities that it share encryption data with them.More >>
    A Russian court has ordered the blocking of a popular messaging app following a demand by authorities that it share encryption data with them.More >>
  • Arab leaders meet to unify ranks with eye on Iran, Jerusalem

    Arab leaders meet to unify ranks with eye on Iran, Jerusalem

    Sunday, April 15 2018 8:58 AM EDT2018-04-15 12:58:27 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 7:29 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:29:33 GMT
    An annual gathering of Arab leaders has opened in the eastern Saudi city of Dhahran as tensions with Iran and wars in Syria and Yemen threaten stability across the region.More >>
    An annual gathering of Arab leaders has opened in the eastern Saudi city of Dhahran as tensions with Iran and wars in Syria and Yemen threaten stability across the region.More >>
  • Djukanovic vows EU path after sweeping Montenegro vote

    Djukanovic vows EU path after sweeping Montenegro vote

    Sunday, April 15 2018 2:37 AM EDT2018-04-15 06:37:46 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 7:13 AM EDT2018-04-16 11:13:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic). In this photo taken on Thursday, April 12, 2018, a woman walks past a billboard showing Montenegro's long-time leader Milo Djukanovic, in Montenegro's capital Podgorica. Djukanovic is seeking a new term as president at the ele...(AP Photo/Risto Bozovic). In this photo taken on Thursday, April 12, 2018, a woman walks past a billboard showing Montenegro's long-time leader Milo Djukanovic, in Montenegro's capital Podgorica. Djukanovic is seeking a new term as president at the ele...
    Voters in Montenegro are casting ballots in a presidential election, with former Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic expected to win after his party defied Russia and taking the small Balkan nation into NATO last year.More >>
    Voters in Montenegro are casting ballots in a presidential election, with former Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic expected to win after his party defied Russia and taking the small Balkan nation into NATO last year.More >>
  • Iran deal's fate may rest on late European interventions

    Iran deal's fate may rest on late European interventions

    Sunday, April 15 2018 8:17 AM EDT2018-04-15 12:17:55 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-04-16 10:31:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File). FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel speak at a news conference in Brussels. The future of the landmark Iran nuclear deal hangs ...(AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File). FILE - In this March 23, 2018, file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel speak at a news conference in Brussels. The future of the landmark Iran nuclear deal hangs ...
    The future of the landmark Iran nuclear deal hangs in the balance and its survival may depend on the unlikely success of last-minute European interventions with President Donald Trump.More >>
    The future of the landmark Iran nuclear deal hangs in the balance and its survival may depend on the unlikely success of last-minute European interventions with President Donald Trump.More >>
  • Martin Sorrell steps down as CEO of advertising giant WPP

    Martin Sorrell steps down as CEO of advertising giant WPP

    Sunday, April 15 2018 6:37 AM EDT2018-04-15 10:37:46 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 6:08 AM EDT2018-04-16 10:08:51 GMT
    Martin Sorrell is stepping down as chief executive of WPP, the world's largest advertising agency, following allegations of personal misconduct.More >>
    Martin Sorrell is stepping down as chief executive of WPP, the world's largest advertising agency, following allegations of personal misconduct.More >>
  • Syria's allies say airstrikes undercut political resolution

    Syria's allies say airstrikes undercut political resolution

    Sunday, April 15 2018 5:07 AM EDT2018-04-15 09:07:47 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 3:51 AM EDT2018-04-16 07:51:28 GMT
    (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Syrian-Americans express their anger at the missile strikes on their homeland during an anti-war rally opposing the military strikes by Western countries in Syria, in downtown Los Angeles, Saturday, April 14, 2018. On Satu...(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Syrian-Americans express their anger at the missile strikes on their homeland during an anti-war rally opposing the military strikes by Western countries in Syria, in downtown Los Angeles, Saturday, April 14, 2018. On Satu...

    While Western countries blamed Syria's government for a chemical attack earlier this month that killed more than 40 people, the Syrian government and its ally Russia denied the allegations.

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    While Western countries blamed Syria's government for a chemical attack earlier this month that killed more than 40 people, the Syrian government and its ally Russia denied the allegations.

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  • Western airstrikes unlikely to impact Assad's war machine

    Western airstrikes unlikely to impact Assad's war machine

    Saturday, April 14 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-04-14 18:19:16 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 3:00 AM EDT2018-04-16 07:00:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). A Syrian soldier films the damage of the Syrian Scientific Research Center which was attacked by U.S., British and French military strikes to punish President Bashar Assad for suspected chemical attack against civilians, in Bar...(AP Photo/Hassan Ammar). A Syrian soldier films the damage of the Syrian Scientific Research Center which was attacked by U.S., British and French military strikes to punish President Bashar Assad for suspected chemical attack against civilians, in Bar...
    The Western airstrikes on suspected Syrian chemical weapons facilities might have rained down punishment from the sky, but they will not fundamentally degrade a war machine whose main bases, weaponry and personnel...More >>
    The Western airstrikes on suspected Syrian chemical weapons facilities might have rained down punishment from the sky, but they will not fundamentally degrade a war machine whose main bases, weaponry and personnel remain in place.More >>
  • US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad

    US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria's Assad

    Sunday, April 15 2018 12:38 AM EDT2018-04-15 04:38:05 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 2:39 AM EDT2018-04-16 06:39:23 GMT
    (Department of Defense via AP). This image provided by the Department of Defense was presented as part of a briefing slide at the Pentagon briefing on Saturday, April 14, 2018, and shows a photo of a preliminary damage assessment from the Him Shinshar ...(Department of Defense via AP). This image provided by the Department of Defense was presented as part of a briefing slide at the Pentagon briefing on Saturday, April 14, 2018, and shows a photo of a preliminary damage assessment from the Him Shinshar ...

    "A perfectly executed strike," Trump tweeted after U.S., French and British warplanes and ships launched more than 100 missiles nearly unopposed by Syrian air defenses. "Could not have had a better result. Mission Accomplished!"

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    "A perfectly executed strike," Trump tweeted after U.S., French and British warplanes and ships launched more than 100 missiles nearly unopposed by Syrian air defenses. "Could not have had a better result. Mission Accomplished!"

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  • The Latest: Spokeswoman says Trump still wants Syria exit

    The Latest: Spokeswoman says Trump still wants Syria exit

    Sunday, April 15 2018 6:17 AM EDT2018-04-15 10:17:47 GMT
    Monday, April 16 2018 1:30 AM EDT2018-04-16 05:30:43 GMT
    (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Syrian-Americans express their anger at the missile strikes on their homeland during an anti-war rally opposing the military strikes by Western countries in Syria, in downtown Los Angeles, Saturday, April 14, 2018. On Satu...(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes). Syrian-Americans express their anger at the missile strikes on their homeland during an anti-war rally opposing the military strikes by Western countries in Syria, in downtown Los Angeles, Saturday, April 14, 2018. On Satu...
    A group of Russian politicians has met with Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose mood they describe as good a day after Western airstrikes.More >>
    A group of Russian politicians has met with Syrian President Bashar Assad, whose mood they describe as good a day after Western airstrikes.More >>
  • US pastor faces terror charges in fraught trial in Turkey

    US pastor faces terror charges in fraught trial in Turkey

    Sunday, April 15 2018 6:27 AM EDT2018-04-15 10:27:48 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-04-16 02:40:40 GMT
    (DHA-Depo Photos via AP, File). FILE - In this undated file photo, Andrew Brunson, an American pastor, stands in Izmir, Turkey. The trial of an American pastor imprisoned in Turkey, whose case is part of the quagmire of tense relations between Washingt...(DHA-Depo Photos via AP, File). FILE - In this undated file photo, Andrew Brunson, an American pastor, stands in Izmir, Turkey. The trial of an American pastor imprisoned in Turkey, whose case is part of the quagmire of tense relations between Washingt...

    An American pastor imprisoned in Turkey is going on trial in a case that has increased tensions between Washington and Ankara.

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    An American pastor imprisoned in Turkey is going on trial in a case that has increased tensions between Washington and Ankara.

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  • Certain of gas attack, allies struck Syria before UN report

    Certain of gas attack, allies struck Syria before UN report

    Saturday, April 14 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-04-14 17:36:07 GMT
    Sunday, April 15 2018 3:42 PM EDT2018-04-15 19:42:08 GMT
    The United States, Britain and France decided to strike Syria for its apparent use of chemical weapons without waiting for a report from U.N. inspectors.More >>
    The United States, Britain and France decided to strike Syria for its apparent use of chemical weapons without waiting for a report from U.N. inspectors.More >>
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  • Columbine, Parkland students unite for voter registration

    Columbine, Parkland students unite for voter registration

    Thursday, April 19 2018 2:25 PM EDT2018-04-19 18:25:12 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 3:04 AM EDT2018-04-20 07:04:13 GMT
    (AP Phoot/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photograph, an orange ribbons adorns a fence after it was tied there by a student during a walkout to protest gun violence on the soccer field behind Columbine High School in Little...(AP Phoot/David Zalubowski, File). FILE - In this March 14, 2018, file photograph, an orange ribbons adorns a fence after it was tied there by a student during a walkout to protest gun violence on the soccer field behind Columbine High School in Little...

    While students across US plan walkouts for Columbine anniversary, a quiet day of service planned for students at Colorado school.

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    While students across US plan walkouts for Columbine anniversary, a quiet day of service planned for students at Colorado school.

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  • Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout

    Arizona teachers vote for statewide walkout

    Thursday, April 19 2018 6:52 PM EDT2018-04-19 22:52:43 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-04-20 07:03:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt York). Teachers Cassi Igo and Andrew Brothers cast their ballots outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school fundin...(AP Photo/Matt York). Teachers Cassi Igo and Andrew Brothers cast their ballots outside Paseo Verde Elementary Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Peoria, Ariz. Arizona teachers are weighing whether to walk out of their classrooms to demand more school fundin...
    The potential for Arizona teachers to launch a first-ever statewide strike has school districts and parents making contingency plans despite a lack of clarity about what may happen and when.More >>
    The potential for Arizona teachers to launch a first-ever statewide strike has school districts and parents making contingency plans despite a lack of clarity about what may happen and when.More >>
  • Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

    Kushner Cos. subpoenaed by feds after AP report

    Thursday, April 19 2018 11:12 PM EDT2018-04-20 03:12:45 GMT
    Friday, April 20 2018 3:03 AM EDT2018-04-20 07:03:02 GMT
    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to documents about its buildings in New York City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to documents about its buildings in New York City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to documents about its buildings in New York City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to documents about its buildings in New York City. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City.

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    The Kushner Cos. is confirming it was subpoenaed by federal prosecutors for information related to an Associated Press report that the company filed dozens of false documents about its buildings in New York City.

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