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Democrats invite Trump to testify in impeachment inquiry New! 2019-11-17 16:36:03WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi invited President Donald Trump to testify in front of investigators in the House impeachment i

Russia uses Syria tactics in Libya power play New! 2019-11-17 16:06:54Russia's role in helping President Bashar Assad secure victory in Syria's civil war has emboldened Moscow to expand its operations into Libya with t

Detroit-area hospital getting interpreters for deaf patients New! 2019-11-17 14:58:15DETROIT (AP) - A suburban Detroit hospital will begin providing interpreters for deaf patients under a settlement with federal prosecutors that follow

Russia providing mood music for House impeachment drama New! 2019-11-17 14:10:03WASHINGTON (AP) - For all the talk about Ukraine in the House impeachment inquiry, there’s a character standing just off-stage with a dominant r

U.K. media: Prince Andrew's sex claims rebuttal a New! 2019-11-17 13:45:05LONDON (AP) — British media on Sunday slammed Prince Andrew's effort to rebut claims that he had sex with a teenager who says she was trafficke

Time for hip waders: Venice sees record 3rd New! 2019-11-17 13:24:56VENICE, Italy (AP) — Venice was hit Sunday by a record third exceptional tide in the same week while other parts of Italy struggled with a serie

Iran supreme leader points to 'thugs' in violent New! 2019-11-17 11:56:04The supreme leader of Iran on Sunday announced his support for the government's move to increase gas prices amid violent protests that have left at l

Yemen government delays return, officials blame separatists New! 2019-11-17 11:03:25SANAA, Yemen (AP) - Yemen’s internationally recognized government was forced to delay its return to the port city of Aden, officials said Sunday

Top Libyan minister warns of rising Russian infiltration New! 2019-11-17 09:59:24Russia's role in helping President Bashar Assad secure victory in Syria's civil war has emboldened Moscow to expand its operations into Libya with t

Sketching live animals helps college students hone talents New! 2019-11-17 09:50:11COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - All eyes were on Luther as he entered the classroom, his mouth agape, tongue lolling to the side. As the black-coated wolf hybri

Aide recounts actions tying Trump to delay in New! 2019-11-17 06:50:47WASHINGTON (AP) - Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump’s emissary to the European Union, had a message when he met with a top Ukrainian offic

US, S Korea postpone joint exercise criticized by New! 2019-11-17 05:11:24BANGKOK (AP) - U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday the United States and South Korea have indefinitely postponed a joint military exercise i

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Hong Kong police storm Polytechnic University as protesters New! 2019-11-17 17:30:22Hong Kong authorities on Monday stormed Polytechnic University where anti-government protesters have hunkered down for days amid violent clashes with

China sails carrier fleet through Taiwan Strait in New! 2019-11-17 16:13:57China has sailed an aircraft carrier fleet through the Taiwan Strait -- just days after a U.S. warship crossed the waterway -- in an apparent mes

Venice flooding closes St. Mark's Square as city New! 2019-11-17 11:41:56Another exceptional high tide swamped Venice on Sunday, causing the tourist hotspot of St. Mark's Square to be closed due to the high water as the ci

At least seven killed in Bangladesh gas explosion New! 2019-11-17 09:57:50At least seven people were killed on Sunday after a gas pipeline exploded in the Bangladeshi port city of Chittagong, a police official said.

Elephant, named Usama bin Laden, dies in captivity New! 2019-11-17 09:24:05An elephant named Usama bin Laden, after the 9/11 mastermind and former leader of Al Qaeda, has died in captivity, days after he was captured for kill

Hong Kong police officer shot with arrow, protesters New! 2019-11-17 08:56:02As clashes continue to bring chaos to the streets of Hong Kong, with protesters setting fires and slinging arrows, Chinese soldiers were seen arming t

US, South Korea postpone joint military exercise criticized New! 2019-11-17 03:37:21The United States and South Korea on Sunday said they were postponing a joint military air exercise that North Korea has criticized as provocative.

At least 1 dead in Iran protests over 2019-11-16 19:49:07At least one person was killed in the central Iran city of Sirjan Saturday amid violent protests following the theocratic government's announcement t

Bolivia's political crisis sparks dangerous clashes, 8 killed 2019-11-16 15:03:35Bolivia’s political crisis turned deadly again when security forces opened fire on supporters of Evo Morales. Officials said Saturday that at le

Frustrated baggage handler in Singapore jailed for swapping 2019-11-16 13:35:12Tay Boon Keh, 66, was arrested for allegedly swapping the luggage tags on nearly 286 bags, causing them to be sent to unintended destinations.

Car bomb rocks Syrian town held by Turkey, 2019-11-16 10:23:26A car bomb exploded Saturday in a northern Syrian town controlled by Turkey-backed opposition fighters, killing at least 18 people and wounding severa

Bolivia change of power polarizes Western hemisphere along 2019-11-16 09:33:12His supporters call it an illegal coup. His opponents call it a victory for democracy. And everyday Bolivians are now mired in a political and constit

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Prince Andrew: I ‘Let The Side Down’ By 2019-11-16 08:14:12The Duke of York told the BBC he had no recollection of meeting a woman who alleges she was forced to have sex with him when she was underage.

War Crimes Court OKs Investigation Into Deportation Of 2019-11-15 05:09:19International Criminal Court prosecutors will examine alleged crimes against Rohingya Muslims, but weren't authorized to investigate the accusation o

Venice Council Chambers Flood After Members Reject Climate 2019-11-14 20:45:15A regional council member in the Italian city pointed out the sad irony in a Facebook post.

Tenuous Truce In Gaza After 34 Palestinians Killed, 2019-11-14 20:24:08Israel and a Palestinian militant group, Islamic Jihad, reached a ceasefire.

The Climate Crisis Is A Public Health Emergency, 2019-11-13 18:30:03Heatwaves, drought, wildfires and infectious disease threaten to undermine decades of gains in global public health.

UK Department Store Limits Access To Christmas Grotto 2019-11-13 09:30:17People can visit Santa Claus at Harrods -- but for a hefty price.

Venice Mayor Blames Climate Change As Italian City 2019-11-13 05:19:10Mayor Luigi Brugnaro said he would declare a state of disaster after the city was hit by the devastating high tide, which peaked at over 6 feet on Tue

Bolivia Senate Leader Jeanine Añez Declares Herself President 2019-11-12 22:14:42Former President Evo Morales stepped down on Sunday at the “suggestion” of his country’s military chief following several tumultuous

Hong Kong Readies For More Chaos As Violence 2019-11-12 21:49:18Police fired tear gas at protesters overnight, while some activists torched a vehicle, hurled petrol bombs at a police station and metro train.

Turkish President Recep Erdogan Says He'll Keep Releasing 2019-11-12 18:08:05Erdogan warned European leaders they should "revise their stances" toward Turkey, where scores of the militants are imprisoned.

3 Taliban Figures Released In Exchange For American, 2019-11-12 09:59:59The two professors had been abducted three years ago while working at the American University in Kabul.

Israeli Airstrike Kills Islamic Jihad Commander In Gaza 2019-11-12 01:38:58The incident threatened to unleash a fierce round of cross-border violence with Palestinian militants.

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Prince Andrew Gets Candid, and Britain Is Appalled New! 2019-11-17 09:27:24Viewers were incredulous that the Duke of York subjected himself to polite-but-relentless grilling about Jeffrey Epstein and accusations that the duke

Why These 5 Accusers of Jeffrey Epstein Want New! 2019-11-17 09:18:46The women, who sued Mr. Epstein’s estate last week, say victims of sex crimes should get more time to bring civil claims.

Impeachment, Santa Clarita, Leonids: Your Weekend Briefing New! 2019-11-17 06:50:32Here’s what you need to know about the week’s top stories.

Dueling Matteos Battle for the Future of Italy New! 2019-11-17 06:48:57Former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and the popular anti-migrant leader Matteo Salvini may be out of power. But their sparring has come to dominate Ita

The Plan to Rescue El Chapo’s Son: Chaos, New! 2019-11-17 06:36:28One of Mexico’s most notorious drug cartels turned a city into a war zone for a day. Watch how gunmen took on the army — and won.

Hong Kong Protests: Police and Demonstrators Clash at New! 2019-11-17 06:28:37The fiery siege escalated on Sunday, a day after unarmed Chinese soldiers stirred fears by staging a choreographed photo op.

Saudi Aramco Sees Itself as a $1.7 Trillion New! 2019-11-17 06:05:45The world’s largest oil company is providing more data for potential investors in its initial public offering, which is expected next month.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa Wins Sri Lanka Presidential Election New! 2019-11-17 05:27:20Mr. Rajapaksa, a former defense chief and brother of an ex-president, vowed to bring stability to a country still reeling from attacks on Easter Sunda

Trump Went for a Medical Checkup That Was New! 2019-11-17 05:10:38The White House said that the president wanted to get a head start on portions of his annual physical exam and that he was in good health.

‘S.N.L.’ Turns Impeachment Inquiry Into a Soap Opera New! 2019-11-17 03:14:00“Days of Our Impeachment” opened the episode, and Harry Styles did double duty as the host and musical guest.

How FedEx Cut Its Tax Bill to $0 New! 2019-11-17 03:00:07The company, like much of corporate America, has not made good on its promised investment surge from President Trump’s 2017 tax cuts.

In Louisiana, a Narrow Win for John Bel New! 2019-11-17 01:40:13John Bel Edwards of Louisiana, a rare Democratic governor in the South, was re-elected for a second term, beating back a challenger heavily supported

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Croatian police fire on illegal migrants near Slovenian New! 2019-11-17 09:17:49Croatian police fired on a group of illegal migrants trying to reach neighboring Slovenia late on Saturday, leaving one man critically injured, offici

Turkish authorities capture Syria bomb attack suspect New! 2019-11-17 09:16:03Turkish authorities have captured a Syrian Kurdish YPG fighter suspected of a car bomb attack in the northern Syrian town of Al-Bab a day earlier, whi

Russia begins moving captured Ukrainian ships before possible New! 2019-11-17 09:13:46Russia began moving three captured Ukrainian navy ships on Sunday after a Russian newspaper reported Moscow would return them to Ukraine ahead of a fo

Russia to return Ukraine captured naval ships on New! 2019-11-17 09:13:46Russia will return three captured naval ships to Ukraine on Monday and has already moved them to a handover location agreed with Kiev, Russian news ag

Venice hit by another exceptional high tide; worst New! 2019-11-17 09:13:17Reeling from devastating floods this week, Venice suffered another exceptional high tide on Sunday, with the water peaking at 150 cm (4.9 feet), marki

Lebanon mired deeper in crisis after Safadi withdrawal New! 2019-11-17 09:08:52Lebanon slipped deeper into political crisis on Sunday after the withdrawal of a top candidate for prime minister narrowed the chances of creating a g

'We can't take it anymore': As Lebanon economy New! 2019-11-17 09:08:52Karim Daya was one of the last of his friends and family still in Lebanon. Now that his job is gone, he's packing his bags.

Georgia demands release of doctor detained by separatists New! 2019-11-17 09:06:14Georgia on Sunday demanded the release of a doctor detained by separatists after crossing into breakaway South Ossetia, which is controlled by Russia

Algerian protesters attack 'garbage' presidential campaign New! 2019-11-17 09:04:34Algeria's five presidential candidates on Sunday launched their campaigns for the Dec. 12 election, but some opposition protesters who say the vote w

Greeks to march to mark 1973 student revolt New! 2019-11-17 09:02:15Greeks were expected to march through central Athens on Sunday evening to mark the anniversary of a violently quashed student uprising in 1973 that he

Russia says India delaying signing helicopters deal: executive New! 2019-11-17 08:48:33The head of Russian Helicopters said on Sunday that India was delaying the signing of a firm agreement for purchasing 200 helicopters despite providin

Yemenis go solar amid war energy shortage New! 2019-11-17 08:36:54When electricity was cut to Yemen's capital four years ago after war broke out, Ebrahim al-Faqih saw a gap in the market and started selling solar pa


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