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Combative Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calls corruption New! 2019-11-21 11:36:15The indictment deals a blow to Netanyahu’s hopes to remain in office, though the prime minister would not be required to step aside.

Colombia protesters hope to channel wave of discontent New! 2019-11-21 11:30:56Colombians angry with conservative President Iván Duque carry a variety of complaints to the streets, but their protest lacks focus.

Judge temporarily halts first federal execution in 16 New! 2019-11-21 09:41:07U.S. District Judge Tanya S. Chutka temporarily halted the execution as a lawsuit on how the government intends to carry it out continues.

Newsletter: 'We followed the president's orders' New! 2019-11-21 08:00:04Here are the stories you shouldn’t miss today: TOP STORIES 'We Followed the President’s Orders' President Trump named Gordon Sondland as

South Dakota declared war on meth. But critics New! 2019-11-21 07:00:36South Dakota is taking heat for its new antidrug slogan, "Meth. We're On It." But addiction experts say a bigger problem is antiquated drug laws.

Cursed or unlucky? Villagers must flee again, this New! 2019-11-21 06:00:54An indigenous community survived Guatemala's civil war. But a volcanic eruption is forcing them out of a town that had symbolized their resilience an

Eruption of Fuego volcano forces residents out of New! 2019-11-21 06:00:34

Utah woman fights charge after stepkids see her New! 2019-11-21 05:40:44Tilli Buchanan says she and her husband had taken off their shirts to keep their clothes from getting dusty as they worked in their garage. Then her s

China demands Trump veto bills on Hong Kong New! 2019-11-21 04:18:41The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act mandates sanctions on Chinese and Hong Kong officials for human rights abuses. Another bill bars export t

4 Iraqi protesters killed in clashes with security New! 2019-11-21 03:51:23Antigovernment protesters clash with police on several bridges in Baghdad. Several dozen are wounded. Fighting also resumes in the Shiite holy city of

Israel faces third election in less than a 2019-11-20 13:31:21New Israeli elections now likely after centrist politician Gantz fails to form new government.

Prince Andrew to pull back from public duties 2019-11-20 13:18:28Britain's Prince Andrew said his association with the late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein has become a “major distraction” to the royal fam

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Former Obama aide urges Republicans to 'do some New! 2019-11-21 06:26:00A long-time aide to former President Barack Obama has urged Republicans in the U.S. Senate to "remember their oath of office."

British Airways flights around the world are being New! 2019-11-21 05:52:00The U.K. flag carrier has sufffered a series of operational setbacks in recent months.

France's finance minister says he's glad that Donald New! 2019-11-21 04:49:00French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire voiced his appreciation that ultra-dovish views, like those expressed by President Donald Trump, weren't curre

Prince Andrew withdraws from public duties over Jeffrey 2019-11-20 13:13:00Jeffrey Epstein, who died in August in jail while awaiting trial on federal child sex trafficking charges, was also a former friend of Presidents Dona

Chinese ambassador demands that the UK government stops 2019-11-20 11:34:00The British government has lashed out at China over its alleged torture of a former worker at the U.K.'s Hong Kong consulate.

Russia's Putin says shale oil technologies are 'barbaric' 2019-11-20 10:52:00"You can rest assured that Russia shall always be a responsible actor in the global energy market," Russia's Putin said on Wednesday.

Sony establishes A.I. arm that will focus on 2019-11-20 09:32:00The topic of AI generates a great deal of discussion and debate.

The EU might need to probe Google over 2019-11-20 09:22:00The European Union could look into Google's compliance with new copyright rules, after France raised concerns regarding the U.S. giant, the EU's com

British public stuck with two 'dreadful' candidates for 2019-11-20 05:59:00The British electorate faces a "terrible choice" at the ballot box next month, according to the chief economist at Pantheon Macroeconomics.

UK blasts Chinese 'torture' of Hong Kong consulate 2019-11-20 04:58:00The British government has lashed out at China over its alleged torture of a former worker at the U.K.'s Hong Kong consulate.

Excessive risk-taking and falling bank profitability cloud euro 2019-11-20 04:01:00Signs of excessive financial risk-taking as well as slowdown in bank profitability are some of the biggest challenges in the euro area, the ECB said.

Europe's dream to claim its 'digital sovereignty' could 2019-11-20 01:14:00U.S. tech firms could face new challenges in Europe amid a growing debate about data privacy and security.

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Horses Aid in Therapy for Some Children With New! 2019-11-21 17:32:00With Zimbabwe's health sector and economy both struggling, some parents of children with disabilities have turned to Healing with Horses Therapeutic

Brazil's Bolsonaro Unveils Bill to Protect Police and New! 2019-11-21 17:30:10The highly divisive bill, which comes amid a sharp rise in killings by police across Brazil, is likely to face stiff opposition from some lawmakers an

New York City Aims to Go Fully Zero New! 2019-11-21 16:46:22It's estimated that Americans throw away 25 percent more trash during the months between Thanksgiving and New Year than at any other time. But New Yo

US Sends Guatemala First Honduran Migrant Under Asylum Deal  New! 2019-11-21 16:04:00Deal allows US immigration officials to force migrants requesting asylum at US-Mexico border to apply for asylum in Guatemala first

A Photography Exhibition Captures the Lives of Kurdish New! 2019-11-21 15:41:42In 2015, Canadian photographer Joey Lawrence travelled to the Kurdish regions of Iraq and Syria while fierce fighting was underway against Islamic Sta

US: Nicaragua's Surrounding of Church Sheltering Protesters Is New! 2019-11-21 15:19:00State Department spokeswoman says US will use economic, diplomatic means to support democracy in country led by President Daniel Ortega

Indian Student Thrives in High-Tech Field New! 2019-11-21 15:18:56Dolica Gopisetty is among the more than one million international students in the US, with 20 percent coming from India

Global Economy Risks Extended Period of Low Growth, New! 2019-11-21 15:18:18OECD says gloomy outlook linked to trade spats and lack of investment

Indian Student Excels in America's High-Tech Field New! 2019-11-21 14:59:05Dolica Gopisetty is among the more than one million international students in the US, with 20 percent coming from India

UN: 2018 Deadliest Year for Syrian Children Since New! 2019-11-21 14:50:001,106 children were killed in Syria in 2018; 'scale, severity and complexity of the crisis is staggering,' UN official says

Where Parents Feel Like Chauffeurs, Companies Step in New! 2019-11-21 09:03:35The demand for such services has been so high in some places that companies struggle to provide enough drivers

Israeli PM's Rival Calls for Party Primary Before New! 2019-11-21 08:46:40Call by Benjamin Netanyahu's rival in Likud, Gideon Saar, seen as first sign of rebellion within Israel's ruling right-wing party

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Serbian minister faces calls to resign after plagiarism New! 2019-11-21 11:57:03

Turkey re-convicts journalists despite higher court ruling New! 2019-11-21 11:11:17The judgement against 12 ex-staffers from Cumhuriyet was described as "scandalous" by rights groups, and further evidence of the sweeping crackdown

Amnesty International calls Facebook, Google rights abusers 2019-11-21 00:40:15

Hungary court orders govt apology over 'misleading' Soros 2019-11-20 12:23:30

Literature Nobel winner Handke defends support of Serbs 2019-11-20 11:53:53

Struggling with influx, Greece gets tough with asylum 2019-11-20 06:21:02Living conditions for thousands of people in camps on five Aegean islands have been decried by aid groups as appalling. The country is currently strug

Son of former German president stabbed to death 2019-11-20 03:28:52The motive for the attack on Fritz von Weizsaecker, 59, on Tuesday evening was unclear. Von Weizsaecker, a doctor, had just delivered a lecture on liv

Bosnia designates PM 13 months after elections 2019-11-19 12:56:22

Romania's forests under mounting threat -- along with 2019-11-18 01:15:13

Czech Republic: Over two lakh people take part 2019-11-18 00:51:13Over two lakh people took part in the anti-government protest in Prague, the capital of Czech Republic, on Saturday (local time). The protest was orga

Pope Francis hosts meal for 1,500 poor and 2019-11-17 10:59:07Pope Francis hosted around 1,500 poor and homeless people for lunch at the Vatican, decrying indifference to poverty as the Catholic Church marked its

Pope Francis decries that 'greed of a few' 2019-11-17 09:34:13Pope Francis decries that the "greed of a few" wealthy people is compounding the plight of the poor, lamenting lack of concern about growing income