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  • Zuccarello, Rangers beat Canadiens 3-1 to reach East semis

    Zuccarello, Rangers beat Canadiens 3-1 to reach East semis

    Sunday, April 23 2017 1:32 AM EDT2017-04-23 05:32:21 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 1:32 AM EDT2017-04-23 05:32:21 GMT
    Mats Zuccarello scored twice in the second period and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 in Game 6 to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals.
    Mats Zuccarello scored twice in the second period and the New York Rangers beat the Montreal Canadiens 3-1 in Game 6 to advance to the Eastern Conference semifinals.
  • Oilers eliminate Sharks with 3-1 win in Game 6

    Oilers eliminate Sharks with 3-1 win in Game 6

    Sunday, April 23 2017 1:32 AM EDT2017-04-23 05:32:16 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 1:32 AM EDT2017-04-23 05:32:16 GMT
    Leon Draisaitl and Anton Slepyshev scored on breakaways in the opening minutes of the second period and the Edmonton Oilers advanced to the second round of the playoffs with 3-1 victory in Game 6 over the San Jose...
    Leon Draisaitl and Anton Slepyshev scored on breakaways in the opening minutes of the second period and the Edmonton Oilers advanced to the second round of the playoffs with 3-1 victory in Game 6 over the San Jose Sharks.
  • Paajarvi's OT goal gives Blues 4-3 win to oust Wild in 5

    Paajarvi's OT goal gives Blues 4-3 win to oust Wild in 5

    Sunday, April 23 2017 1:32 AM EDT2017-04-23 05:32:12 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 1:32 AM EDT2017-04-23 05:32:12 GMT
    Magnus Paajarvi scored at the 9:42 mark in overtime, giving the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild in Game 5 of their playoff series.
    Magnus Paajarvi scored at the 9:42 mark in overtime, giving the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild in Game 5 of their playoff series.
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  • Renowned Soviet avant-garde art collection comes to Moscow

    Renowned Soviet avant-garde art collection comes to Moscow

    Sunday, April 23 2017 1:11 AM EDT2017-04-23 05:11:30 GMT
    Sunday, April 23 2017 1:11 AM EDT2017-04-23 05:11:30 GMT
    A renowned collection of Soviet avant-garde art from a museum in Uzbekistan has gone on display at the Pushkin Museum in Moscow.
    A renowned collection of Soviet avant-garde art from a museum in Uzbekistan has gone on display at the Pushkin Museum in Moscow.
  • Venezuelans march in memory of those killed in unrest

    Venezuelans march in memory of those killed in unrest

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-04-23 03:32:12 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-04-23 03:32:12 GMT
    Thousands of Venezuelans dressed in white are marching in a silent protest paying homage to the at least 20 people killed in unrest generated after the nation's Supreme Court stripped congress of its last powers, a...
    Thousands of Venezuelans dressed in white are marching in a silent protest paying homage to the at least 20 people killed in unrest generated after the nation's Supreme Court stripped congress of its last powers, a decision it later reversed.
  • Advocates fan out in global show of support for science

    Advocates fan out in global show of support for science

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-04-23 03:32:07 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-04-23 03:32:07 GMT
    Thousands of people are expected to attend March for Science events around the world to promote the understanding of science as well as defending it from various attacks, including U.S. government budget cuts.
    Thousands of people are expected to attend March for Science events around the world to promote the understanding of science as well as defending it from various attacks, including U.S. government budget cuts.
  • Security tight as France prepares for presidential vote

    Security tight as France prepares for presidential vote

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-04-23 03:32:03 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-04-23 03:32:03 GMT
    Voters waking up in some French overseas territories are preparing to vote first in France's unpredictable presidential election _ one day earlier than in the mainland.
    Voters waking up in some French overseas territories are preparing to vote first in France's unpredictable presidential election _ one day earlier than in the mainland.
  • Ryan: Russian election meddling probe will help US allies

    Ryan: Russian election meddling probe will help US allies

    Saturday, April 22 2017 10:02 PM EDT2017-04-23 02:02:14 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 10:02 PM EDT2017-04-23 02:02:14 GMT
    U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan says one of the reasons the U.S. Congress has launched a thorough investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election is to "prevent the same kind of thing happening"...
    U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan says one of the reasons the U.S. Congress has launched a thorough investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 U.S. election is to "prevent the same kind of thing happening" to its NATO and other allies.
  • The Latest: Thousands join global rallies for science

    The Latest: Thousands join global rallies for science

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:22 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:22:44 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:26 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:26:00 GMT
    The March for Science has attracted several thousand people in Berlin, and those supporters of sciences have walked from one of the city's universities to the Brandenburg Gate.
    The March for Science has attracted several thousand people in Berlin, and those supporters of sciences have walked from one of the city's universities to the Brandenburg Gate.
  • Afghan officials: 100 casualties in Afghanistan attack

    Afghan officials: 100 casualties in Afghanistan attack

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:22 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:22:39 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:25:50 GMT
    An Afghan official says more than 100 army personnel have been killed or wounded after gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in Balkh province.
    An Afghan official says more than 100 army personnel have been killed or wounded after gunmen wearing army uniforms stormed a military compound in Balkh province.
  • Opposition: Missiles knock out hospital in Syria's north

    Opposition: Missiles knock out hospital in Syria's north

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:22 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:22:38 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:25:48 GMT
    An opposition war monitor and media platform say airstrikes have knocked out a medical center in Syria's rebel-held northern province.
    An opposition war monitor and media platform say airstrikes have knocked out a medical center in Syria's rebel-held northern province.
  • Chinese jihadis' rise in Syria raises concerns at home

    Chinese jihadis' rise in Syria raises concerns at home

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:22 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:22:27 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:25:44 GMT
    Chinese fighters of the Turkistan Islamic Party in Syria are organized, battled-hardened and have played instrumental roles in ground offensives against President Bashar Assad.
    Chinese fighters of the Turkistan Islamic Party in Syria are organized, battled-hardened and have played instrumental roles in ground offensives against President Bashar Assad.
  • Social media timeout as French election reaches final stage

    Social media timeout as French election reaches final stage

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:22 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:22:23 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:25:41 GMT
    The final hours of many electoral campaigns are frantic affairs, dominated by last-minute pitches, late-breaking polls and massive social media campaigns aimed at drumming up turnout.
    The final hours of many electoral campaigns are frantic affairs, dominated by last-minute pitches, late-breaking polls and massive social media campaigns aimed at drumming up turnout.
  • Pope comforts sister of French priest slain by extremists

    Pope comforts sister of French priest slain by extremists

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:22 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:22:12 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:25 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:25:40 GMT
    Pope Francis has comforted the sister of an elderly French priest who was slain by Islamic militants in a church in Normandy as the pontiff paid tribute to the courage of modern-day Christian martyrs.
    Pope Francis has comforted the sister of an elderly French priest who was slain by Islamic militants in a church in Normandy as the pontiff paid tribute to the courage of modern-day Christian martyrs.
  • Icelandic language at risk; robots, computers can't grasp it

    Icelandic language at risk; robots, computers can't grasp it

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:03:47 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:03:47 GMT
    The revered Icelandic language, seen by many as a source of identity and pride, is being undermined by the widespread use of English both for mass tourism and in the voice-controlled artificial intelligence devices...
    The revered Icelandic language, seen by many as a source of identity and pride, is being undermined by the widespread use of English both for mass tourism and in the voice-controlled artificial intelligence devices coming into vogue.
  • As orbit becomes more crowded, risk from space debris grows

    As orbit becomes more crowded, risk from space debris grows

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:03:42 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:03:42 GMT
    Experts consider decades' worth of man-made junk that is cluttering up Earth's orbit, posing a threat to spaceflight and the satellites we rely on for weather reports, air travel and global communications.
    Experts consider decades' worth of man-made junk that is cluttering up Earth's orbit, posing a threat to spaceflight and the satellites we rely on for weather reports, air travel and global communications.
  • American, Russian cheered as they reach Intl Space Station

    American, Russian cheered as they reach Intl Space Station

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:03:38 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:03 PM EDT2017-04-23 01:03:38 GMT
    A Soyuz space capsule has blasted off for the International Space Station, carrying an American astronaut making his first space flight and a veteran Russian cosmonaut.
    A Soyuz space capsule has blasted off for the International Space Station, carrying an American astronaut making his first space flight and a veteran Russian cosmonaut.
  • The Latest: Venezuelan protesters cross into western Caracas

    The Latest: Venezuelan protesters cross into western Caracas

    Saturday, April 22 2017 6:12 PM EDT2017-04-22 22:12:18 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 6:12 PM EDT2017-04-22 22:12:18 GMT
    For the first time in three weeks of protest, demonstrators in Venezuela have crossed from the wealthier eastern side of the nation's capital to the west without encountering resistance from state security.
    For the first time in three weeks of protest, demonstrators in Venezuela have crossed from the wealthier eastern side of the nation's capital to the west without encountering resistance from state security.
  • The Latest: French campaigns halt prior to presidential vote

    The Latest: French campaigns halt prior to presidential vote

    Saturday, April 22 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-04-22 20:12:01 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 4:12 PM EDT2017-04-22 20:12:01 GMT
    The final hours of many election campaigns are frantic affairs, dominated by last-minute pitches, late-breaking polls and social media campaigns.
    The final hours of many election campaigns are frantic affairs, dominated by last-minute pitches, late-breaking polls and social media campaigns.
  • Croatia anti-fascists, Serbs gather at WWII death camp site

    Croatia anti-fascists, Serbs gather at WWII death camp site

    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:31 PM EDT2017-04-22 19:31:39 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:31 PM EDT2017-04-22 19:31:39 GMT
    Croatian anti-fascists and Serb minority groups have held a commemoration ceremony at the site of a notorious World War II death camp, boycotting the official event over alleged government inaction to curb the...
    Croatian anti-fascists and Serb minority groups have held a commemoration ceremony at the site of a notorious World War II death camp, boycotting the official event over alleged government inaction to curb the surge of neo-Nazi sentiment in the country.
  • Divisions, protests erupt at German nationalist convention

    Divisions, protests erupt at German nationalist convention

    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:23 PM EDT2017-04-22 19:23:15 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:26 PM EDT2017-04-22 19:26:47 GMT
    Germany's best-known nationalist politician calls on members of the Alternative for Germany to endorse her more pragmatic course instead of turning the party into a "fundamental opposition.".
    Germany's best-known nationalist politician calls on members of the Alternative for Germany to endorse her more pragmatic course instead of turning the party into a "fundamental opposition.".
  • Ferry slams into breakwater in Canary Islands, 13 injured

    Ferry slams into breakwater in Canary Islands, 13 injured

    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:32 PM EDT2017-04-22 18:32:25 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:32 PM EDT2017-04-22 18:32:25 GMT
    Spanish authorities say a large ferry slammed bow-first into a breakwater in the Canary Islands, injuring 13 passengers.
    Spanish authorities say a large ferry slammed bow-first into a breakwater in the Canary Islands, injuring 13 passengers.
  • Russian soldier killed by knife attack in Armenian city

    Russian soldier killed by knife attack in Armenian city

    Saturday, April 22 2017 1:41 PM EDT2017-04-22 17:41:06 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 1:41 PM EDT2017-04-22 17:41:06 GMT
    A Russian soldier serving at a base in Armenia has been killed in a knife attack.
    A Russian soldier serving at a base in Armenia has been killed in a knife attack.
  • Pence embraces US-Australia partnership after Trump spat

    Pence embraces US-Australia partnership after Trump spat

    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:51:34 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:51 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:51:34 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence and Australia's prime minister have brushed off any lingering hostility over a contentious refugee deal and joined forces Saturday to urge China to take a greater role in pressuring North...
    Vice President Mike Pence and Australia's prime minister have brushed off any lingering hostility over a contentious refugee deal and joined forces Saturday to urge China to take a greater role in pressuring North Korea to drop its nuclear weapons program.
  • Humor, sarcasm at Hungarian anti-govt protest in Budapest

    Humor, sarcasm at Hungarian anti-govt protest in Budapest

    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:32 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:32:10 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:32 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:32:10 GMT
    Thousands of Hungarians are attending a "peace march for the government and for Russia and against everything else" organized by the satiric Two-Tailed Dog Party.
    Thousands of Hungarians are attending a "peace march for the government and for Russia and against everything else" organized by the satiric Two-Tailed Dog Party.
  • Lebanon army kills wanted IS militant in raid

    Lebanon army kills wanted IS militant in raid

    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:13 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:13:17 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:13 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:13:17 GMT
    Lebanon's army says it has killed a Syrian Islamic militant fighter during a raid in the country's east.
    Lebanon's army says it has killed a Syrian Islamic militant fighter during a raid in the country's east.
  • Turkey's justice minister: Time to contest vote results over

    Turkey's justice minister: Time to contest vote results over

    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:12 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:12:35 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:12 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:12:35 GMT
    Turkey's justice minister has slammed the main opposition party for contesting the outcome of Sunday's referendum on expanding presidential powers and said there is no judicial path to reverse the ruling.
    Turkey's justice minister has slammed the main opposition party for contesting the outcome of Sunday's referendum on expanding presidential powers and said there is no judicial path to reverse the ruling.
  • China launches its 1st unmanned cargo spacecraft

    China launches its 1st unmanned cargo spacecraft

    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:03 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:03:47 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:03 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:03:47 GMT
    Preparations are underway for the launch of China's first unmanned cargo spacecraft on a mission to dock with the country's space station.
    Preparations are underway for the launch of China's first unmanned cargo spacecraft on a mission to dock with the country's space station.
  • Champs-Elysees gunman had long criminal record, praised IS

    Champs-Elysees gunman had long criminal record, praised IS

    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:02 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:02:41 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:02 PM EDT2017-04-22 16:02:41 GMT
    France began picking itself up from another attack claimed by the Islamic State group, with Hollande calling together his security council and with his would-be successors treading carefully before the election...
    France began picking itself up from another attack claimed by the Islamic State group, with Hollande calling together his security council and with his would-be successors treading carefully before the election this weekend.
  • Police arrest man with knife at Paris' Gare du Nord station

    Police arrest man with knife at Paris' Gare du Nord station

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:32 AM EDT2017-04-22 15:32:11 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:32 AM EDT2017-04-22 15:32:11 GMT
    A man with a knife has been arrested by police at Paris' Gare du Nord station, sending a brief ripple of concern over social media a day before the French presidential vote.
    A man with a knife has been arrested by police at Paris' Gare du Nord station, sending a brief ripple of concern over social media a day before the French presidential vote.
  • Venezuela opposition boss asks Wall Street to cut off Maduro

    Venezuela opposition boss asks Wall Street to cut off Maduro

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:22 AM EDT2017-04-22 15:22:38 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:28 AM EDT2017-04-22 15:28:09 GMT
    The leader of Venezuela's rebellious congress has a message for the world's capitalists: Think twice before signing another check to President Nicolas Maduro's government.
    The leader of Venezuela's rebellious congress has a message for the world's capitalists: Think twice before signing another check to President Nicolas Maduro's government.
  • The Latest: Far-left candidate goes on with final event

    The Latest: Far-left candidate goes on with final event

    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:11 AM EDT2017-04-22 15:11:50 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 11:11 AM EDT2017-04-22 15:11:50 GMT
    French officials say the two police officers injured on the Champs-Elysees by a gunman who killed one of their colleagues are both out of danger.
    French officials say the two police officers injured on the Champs-Elysees by a gunman who killed one of their colleagues are both out of danger.
  • Spanish police arrest suspect from Egypt with German help

    Spanish police arrest suspect from Egypt with German help

    Saturday, April 22 2017 10:51 AM EDT2017-04-22 14:51:22 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 10:51 AM EDT2017-04-22 14:51:22 GMT
    Spanish police say they have arrested a 43-year-old Egyptian man for allegedly belonging to an international terror organization.
    Spanish police say they have arrested a 43-year-old Egyptian man for allegedly belonging to an international terror organization.
  • Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with day at the horse races

    Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with day at the horse races

    Saturday, April 22 2017 10:01 AM EDT2017-04-22 14:01:14 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 10:01 AM EDT2017-04-22 14:01:14 GMT
    Britain marked Queen Elizabeth II's 91st birthday on Friday with gun salutes, as the monarch celebrated quietly at home.
    Britain marked Queen Elizabeth II's 91st birthday on Friday with gun salutes, as the monarch celebrated quietly at home.
  • 2 teens die in April avalanche in western Romania

    2 teens die in April avalanche in western Romania

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:41 AM EDT2017-04-22 13:41:41 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:41 AM EDT2017-04-22 13:41:41 GMT
    Romanian authorities say two teenagers have died in an avalanche in western Romania after the country was hit by a blast of wintry weather in recent days.
    Romanian authorities say two teenagers have died in an avalanche in western Romania after the country was hit by a blast of wintry weather in recent days.
  • Pyongyang drivers scramble as gas stations limit services

    Pyongyang drivers scramble as gas stations limit services

    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:31 AM EDT2017-04-22 13:31:14 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 9:31 AM EDT2017-04-22 13:31:14 GMT
    Car users in Pyongyang are scrambling to fill up their tanks as gas stations limit services and close their gates amid concerns of a possible shortage.
    Car users in Pyongyang are scrambling to fill up their tanks as gas stations limit services and close their gates amid concerns of a possible shortage.
  • 20 children killed when minibus hits truck in South Africa

    20 children killed when minibus hits truck in South Africa

    Saturday, April 22 2017 6:12 AM EDT2017-04-22 10:12:31 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 6:12 AM EDT2017-04-22 10:12:31 GMT
    20 children killed when minibus hits truck in South Africa; many trapped inside during fire.
    20 children killed when minibus hits truck in South Africa; many trapped inside during fire.
  • Venezuela officials say at least 12 people killed overnight

    Venezuela officials say at least 12 people killed overnight

    Saturday, April 22 2017 5:31 AM EDT2017-04-22 09:31:49 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 5:31 AM EDT2017-04-22 09:31:49 GMT
    Venezuela's energized opposition is planning sit-ins, silent marches to commemorate the dead and other nontraditional protests as it tries to build on the momentum of recent street demonstrations against socialist...
    Venezuela's energized opposition is planning sit-ins, silent marches to commemorate the dead and other nontraditional protests as it tries to build on the momentum of recent street demonstrations against socialist President Nicolas Maduro.
  • Police officer killed in Paris was on duty at Bataclan

    Police officer killed in Paris was on duty at Bataclan

    Saturday, April 22 2017 5:00 AM EDT2017-04-22 09:00:56 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 5:00 AM EDT2017-04-22 09:00:56 GMT
    The Paris police officer who was shot to death while at work on the French capital's most famous boulevard had seen first-hand the horror that could be carried out in the name of the Islamic State group.
    The Paris police officer who was shot to death while at work on the French capital's most famous boulevard had seen first-hand the horror that could be carried out in the name of the Islamic State group.
  • 26 hostages, including Qatar royals, freed in bargain

    26 hostages, including Qatar royals, freed in bargain

    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:22 AM EDT2017-04-22 07:22:48 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:26 AM EDT2017-04-22 07:26:23 GMT
    Two Iraqi officials say that 26 hostages, including members of Qatar's ruling family, have been released after 16 months in captivity in Iraq.
    Two Iraqi officials say that 26 hostages, including members of Qatar's ruling family, have been released after 16 months in captivity in Iraq.
  • Germany: Suspect bet against Dortmund then bombed its bus

    Germany: Suspect bet against Dortmund then bombed its bus

    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:22 AM EDT2017-04-22 07:22:22 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 3:22 AM EDT2017-04-22 07:22:22 GMT
    Prosecutors say a 28-year-old German-Russian citizen has been arrested on suspicion of carrying out the bomb attack against a bus carrying members of the Borussia Dortmund soccer team.
    Prosecutors say a 28-year-old German-Russian citizen has been arrested on suspicion of carrying out the bomb attack against a bus carrying members of the Borussia Dortmund soccer team.
  • Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

    Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:09 AM EDT2017-04-22 06:09:47 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 2:09 AM EDT2017-04-22 06:09:47 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Australia on a mission to reassure a key partner more than two months after President Donald Trump got into a spat with the country's prime minister.
    Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Australia on a mission to reassure a key partner more than two months after President Donald Trump got into a spat with the country's prime minister.
  • Jordan rejects Assad claim it plans to send troops to Syria

    Jordan rejects Assad claim it plans to send troops to Syria

    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:49 AM EDT2017-04-22 04:49:31 GMT
    Saturday, April 22 2017 12:49 AM EDT2017-04-22 04:49:31 GMT
    Jordan's government spokesman has rejected as "baseless" claims that the kingdom plans to deploy troops in neighboring Syria in coordination with the United States.
    Jordan's government spokesman has rejected as "baseless" claims that the kingdom plans to deploy troops in neighboring Syria in coordination with the United States.
  • The Latest: Pence says US will honor refugee deal

    The Latest: Pence says US will honor refugee deal

    Friday, April 21 2017 11:10 PM EDT2017-04-22 03:10:07 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 11:10 PM EDT2017-04-22 03:10:07 GMT
    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Sydney for a weekend visit that will include meetings with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and other top officials.
    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in Sydney for a weekend visit that will include meetings with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and other top officials.
  • The Latest: Peru's leader criticizes turmoil in Venezuela

    The Latest: Peru's leader criticizes turmoil in Venezuela

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:29 PM EDT2017-04-21 23:29:35 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 7:29 PM EDT2017-04-21 23:29:35 GMT
    Authorities in Venezuela say 12 people were killed overnight following looting and violence in the South American nation's capital amid a spiraling political crisis.
    Authorities in Venezuela say 12 people were killed overnight following looting and violence in the South American nation's capital amid a spiraling political crisis.
  • Delicate bargain frees 26 hostages, including Qatar royals

    Delicate bargain frees 26 hostages, including Qatar royals

    Friday, April 21 2017 6:29 PM EDT2017-04-21 22:29:27 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 6:29 PM EDT2017-04-21 22:29:27 GMT
    Iraqi officials: 26 hostages, including members of Qatar's ruling family, released after 16 months in captivity in Iraq.
    Iraqi officials: 26 hostages, including members of Qatar's ruling family, released after 16 months in captivity in Iraq.
  • The Latest: US, Russia discuss Syria chemical weapons probe

    The Latest: US, Russia discuss Syria chemical weapons probe

    Friday, April 21 2017 3:51 PM EDT2017-04-21 19:51:01 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 3:51 PM EDT2017-04-21 19:51:01 GMT
    Syrian President Bashar Assad says he is not considering asking Russia to send in the troops to help the government fight the Islamic State group.
    Syrian President Bashar Assad says he is not considering asking Russia to send in the troops to help the government fight the Islamic State group.
  • Lavrov speaks to Tillerson about Syria chemical attack

    Lavrov speaks to Tillerson about Syria chemical attack

    Friday, April 21 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-04-21 19:38:21 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 3:38 PM EDT2017-04-21 19:38:21 GMT
    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Russia regrets U.S. opposition to Russian inspectors taking part in an investigation into a chemical weapons attack in Syria.
    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has told U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that Russia regrets U.S. opposition to Russian inspectors taking part in an investigation into a chemical weapons attack in Syria.
  • AP Explains: How suspected bus bomber hoped to make millions

    AP Explains: How suspected bus bomber hoped to make millions

    Friday, April 21 2017 3:10 PM EDT2017-04-21 19:10:03 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 3:10 PM EDT2017-04-21 19:10:03 GMT
    The man who bombed the bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund soccer team allegedly hoped to make money off an expected slump in the team's share price by using a financial trade called a "put option.".
    The man who bombed the bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund soccer team allegedly hoped to make money off an expected slump in the team's share price by using a financial trade called a "put option.".
  • Ontario police arrest 100 men in child prostitution case

    Ontario police arrest 100 men in child prostitution case

    Friday, April 21 2017 3:09 PM EDT2017-04-21 19:09:34 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 3:09 PM EDT2017-04-21 19:09:34 GMT
    Police north of Toronto say more than 100 men have been arrested for allegedly "purchasing prostituted children.".
    Police north of Toronto say more than 100 men have been arrested for allegedly "purchasing prostituted children.".
  • 3 Pakistani women confess to killing man over blasphemy

    3 Pakistani women confess to killing man over blasphemy

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:59:12 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:59:12 GMT
    Police say three female friends in a rare incident have confessed to killing a man for insulting Islam's Prophet Muhammad days after he returned from living in hiding abroad for 13 years.
    Police say three female friends in a rare incident have confessed to killing a man for insulting Islam's Prophet Muhammad days after he returned from living in hiding abroad for 13 years.
  • UK aims for first coal-less day since Industrial Revolution

    UK aims for first coal-less day since Industrial Revolution

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:18:44 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 2:18 PM EDT2017-04-21 18:18:44 GMT
    Britain's National Grid says that Friday may be the first day since the age of fossil fuel began in which the nation refrains from using electricity generated from coal.
    Britain's National Grid says that Friday may be the first day since the age of fossil fuel began in which the nation refrains from using electricity generated from coal.
  • London library makes World War II war crimes searches easier

    London library makes World War II war crimes searches easier

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:58 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:58:33 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 1:58 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:58:33 GMT
    The Wiener Library for the Study of Holocaust & Genocide in London is making the U.N.'s files on World War II war crimes more accessible by allowing the general public to search an online catalog of the documents...
    The Wiener Library for the Study of Holocaust & Genocide in London is making the U.N.'s files on World War II war crimes more accessible by allowing the general public to search an online catalog of the documents for the first time beginning Friday.
  • Venezuela officials: 12 dead in overnight violence

    Venezuela officials: 12 dead in overnight violence

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:39 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:39:25 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 1:39 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:39:25 GMT
    Authorities in Venezuela say 12 people were killed overnight following looting and violence in the South American nation's capital amid a spiraling political crisis.
    Authorities in Venezuela say 12 people were killed overnight following looting and violence in the South American nation's capital amid a spiraling political crisis.
  • 11 candidates vie for French presidency in high-stakes race

    11 candidates vie for French presidency in high-stakes race

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:38 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:38:51 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 1:38 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:38:51 GMT
    From far left to far right, young to old, 11 candidates are vying for France's presidency in an election that is being watched as an indicator of populism's global appeal.
    From far left to far right, young to old, 11 candidates are vying for France's presidency in an election that is being watched as an indicator of populism's global appeal.
  • Lebanese PM criticizes Hezbollah press tour on Israel border

    Lebanese PM criticizes Hezbollah press tour on Israel border

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:29 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:29:45 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 1:29 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:29:45 GMT
    Lebanon's prime minister has paid a visit to south Lebanon, a day after Hezbollah organized a tour for journalists along the Lebanon-Israel border.
    Lebanon's prime minister has paid a visit to south Lebanon, a day after Hezbollah organized a tour for journalists along the Lebanon-Israel border.
  • Italy gives first of 10 boats to Libya for migrant rescues

    Italy gives first of 10 boats to Libya for migrant rescues

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:28 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:28:17 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 1:28 PM EDT2017-04-21 17:28:17 GMT
    Italy is giving the Libyan coast guard boats and training in hopes more migrants will be rescued in Libyan waters and not reach Italian shores.
    Italy is giving the Libyan coast guard boats and training in hopes more migrants will be rescued in Libyan waters and not reach Italian shores.
  • Masked men attack activists in Israeli rights group clip

    Masked men attack activists in Israeli rights group clip

    Friday, April 21 2017 12:40 PM EDT2017-04-21 16:40:12 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 12:40 PM EDT2017-04-21 16:40:12 GMT
    Footage filmed by an Israeli human rights group shows what it says are a group of masked settlers attacking activists assisting Palestinians in the West Bank.
    Footage filmed by an Israeli human rights group shows what it says are a group of masked settlers attacking activists assisting Palestinians in the West Bank.
  • In Syria, first phase of population transfer concludes

    In Syria, first phase of population transfer concludes

    Friday, April 21 2017 11:40 AM EDT2017-04-21 15:40:27 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 11:40 AM EDT2017-04-21 15:40:27 GMT
    Syrian state TV says troubled population transfers involving thousands resume after stalling for days.
    Syrian state TV says troubled population transfers involving thousands resume after stalling for days.
  • 2 earthquakes hit western Turkey, cause panic in the streets

    2 earthquakes hit western Turkey, cause panic in the streets

    Friday, April 21 2017 11:28 AM EDT2017-04-21 15:28:10 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 11:28 AM EDT2017-04-21 15:28:10 GMT
    Turkey says two earthquakes, both with preliminary magnitudes of 4.9, have shaken the western Turkish province of Manisa.
    Turkey says two earthquakes, both with preliminary magnitudes of 4.9, have shaken the western Turkish province of Manisa.
  • Spain grants citizenship to Venezuelan govt critic

    Spain grants citizenship to Venezuelan govt critic

    Friday, April 21 2017 11:18 AM EDT2017-04-21 15:18:07 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 11:18 AM EDT2017-04-21 15:18:07 GMT
    The government says it has granted Spanish nationality to the editor of Venezuela's El Nacional newspaper because of the political persecution it said he was subjected to in his country.
    The government says it has granted Spanish nationality to the editor of Venezuela's El Nacional newspaper because of the political persecution it said he was subjected to in his country.
  • By the numbers: Facts and figures about Queen Elizabeth II

    By the numbers: Facts and figures about Queen Elizabeth II

    Friday, April 21 2017 10:38 AM EDT2017-04-21 14:38:18 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 10:38 AM EDT2017-04-21 14:38:18 GMT
    By the numbers: Facts and figures about Queen Elizabeth II.
    By the numbers: Facts and figures about Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Young man is 9th fatality in Venezuela protests this month

    Young man is 9th fatality in Venezuela protests this month

    Friday, April 21 2017 10:08 AM EDT2017-04-21 14:08:59 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 10:08 AM EDT2017-04-21 14:08:59 GMT
    Authorities in Venezuela say a young man has been shot and killed in a street protest, becoming the ninth person die this month during demonstrations in the South American country.
    Authorities in Venezuela say a young man has been shot and killed in a street protest, becoming the ninth person die this month during demonstrations in the South American country.
  • Turkish opposition challenges presidential powers vote

    Turkish opposition challenges presidential powers vote

    Friday, April 21 2017 9:48 AM EDT2017-04-21 13:48:50 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 9:48 AM EDT2017-04-21 13:48:50 GMT
    Days after the election authority rejected its request to annul the referendum on boosting the president's powers, Turkey's main opposition says it will apply to the country's highest administrative court.
    Days after the election authority rejected its request to annul the referendum on boosting the president's powers, Turkey's main opposition says it will apply to the country's highest administrative court.
  • Correction: Monaco-Flying Car story

    Correction: Monaco-Flying Car story

    Friday, April 21 2017 9:30 AM EDT2017-04-21 13:30:59 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 9:30 AM EDT2017-04-21 13:30:59 GMT
    A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light frame plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect, and is boosted by a hybrid engine and rear propeller.
    A Slovakian company called AeroMobil unveiled on Thursday its version of a flying car, a light frame plane whose wings can fold back, like an insect, and is boosted by a hybrid engine and rear propeller.
  • Hungary: Opposition seeks repeal of law about US university

    Hungary: Opposition seeks repeal of law about US university

    Friday, April 21 2017 8:57 AM EDT2017-04-21 12:57:54 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 8:57 AM EDT2017-04-21 12:57:54 GMT
    Opposition lawmakers are asking the Constitutional Court to repeal a law they say targets Central European University, founded by billionaire philanthropist George Soros.
    Opposition lawmakers are asking the Constitutional Court to repeal a law they say targets Central European University, founded by billionaire philanthropist George Soros.
  • In wake of tense Trump call, Pence aims to soothe Australia

    In wake of tense Trump call, Pence aims to soothe Australia

    Friday, April 21 2017 8:48 AM EDT2017-04-21 12:48:46 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 8:48 AM EDT2017-04-21 12:48:46 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence will be working to smooth over any lingering hard feelings with Australia more than two months after President Donald Trump got into a spat with the country's prime minister.
    Vice President Mike Pence will be working to smooth over any lingering hard feelings with Australia more than two months after President Donald Trump got into a spat with the country's prime minister.
  • A look at extremist attacks in France in the past few years

    A look at extremist attacks in France in the past few years

    Friday, April 21 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 12:09:16 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 12:09:16 GMT
    A look at extremist attacks in France in the past few years.
    A look at extremist attacks in France in the past few years.
  • The Latest: Dortmund bus attack suspect bet against the team

    The Latest: Dortmund bus attack suspect bet against the team

    Friday, April 21 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-04-21 12:00:43 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 8:00 AM EDT2017-04-21 12:00:43 GMT
    German prosecutors say the 28-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attacking the Borussia Dortmund team bus had taken out a five-figure loan to bet on a drop in the clubs' stock.
    German prosecutors say the 28-year-old man arrested on suspicion of attacking the Borussia Dortmund team bus had taken out a five-figure loan to bet on a drop in the clubs' stock.
  • South Africa painting has Mandela, Zuma in apparent sex act

    South Africa painting has Mandela, Zuma in apparent sex act

    Friday, April 21 2017 7:28 AM EDT2017-04-21 11:28:50 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 7:28 AM EDT2017-04-21 11:28:50 GMT
    Outrage as South African painting shows Mandela, president in apparent sex act.
    Outrage as South African painting shows Mandela, president in apparent sex act.
  • After sex video, S. Korea accused of targeting gay soldiers

    After sex video, S. Korea accused of targeting gay soldiers

    Friday, April 21 2017 6:49 AM EDT2017-04-21 10:49:38 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 6:49 AM EDT2017-04-21 10:49:38 GMT
    A human rights group is accusing South Korea's army of hunting down and prosecuting gay servicemen after a sex video between two male soldiers appeared was posted on the internet earlier this year.
    A human rights group is accusing South Korea's army of hunting down and prosecuting gay servicemen after a sex video between two male soldiers appeared was posted on the internet earlier this year.
  • Drift analysis says MH370 likely crashed north of search

    Drift analysis says MH370 likely crashed north of search

    Friday, April 21 2017 6:49 AM EDT2017-04-21 10:49:36 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 6:49 AM EDT2017-04-21 10:49:36 GMT
    Analysis of a genuine Boeing 777 wing flap has reaffirmed experts' opinion that a missing Malaysian airliner most likely crashed north of an abandoned search area in the Indian Ocean.
    Analysis of a genuine Boeing 777 wing flap has reaffirmed experts' opinion that a missing Malaysian airliner most likely crashed north of an abandoned search area in the Indian Ocean.
  • 7 dead when electrical wire falls on Nigerian gathering

    7 dead when electrical wire falls on Nigerian gathering

    Friday, April 21 2017 6:37 AM EDT2017-04-21 10:37:47 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 6:37 AM EDT2017-04-21 10:37:47 GMT
    7 dead when electrical wire falls on Nigerian gathering, police say; residents say toll higher.
    7 dead when electrical wire falls on Nigerian gathering, police say; residents say toll higher.
  • Nervous about China, Southeast Asia gets Trump's attention

    Nervous about China, Southeast Asia gets Trump's attention

    Friday, April 21 2017 4:18 AM EDT2017-04-21 08:18:23 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 4:18 AM EDT2017-04-21 08:18:23 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence is meeting Indonesia's president and other top officials in Jakarta with trade and commercial disputes expected to be on the agenda.
    Vice President Mike Pence is meeting Indonesia's president and other top officials in Jakarta with trade and commercial disputes expected to be on the agenda.
  • Supreme Court bans Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

    Supreme Court bans Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia

    Friday, April 21 2017 3:10 AM EDT2017-04-21 07:10:12 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 3:10 AM EDT2017-04-21 07:10:12 GMT
    Russia's Supreme Court has banned the Jehovah's Witnesses from operating in the country, accepting a request from the justice ministry that the religious organization be considered an extremist group.
    Russia's Supreme Court has banned the Jehovah's Witnesses from operating in the country, accepting a request from the justice ministry that the religious organization be considered an extremist group.
  • The Latest: Champs-Elysees reopening after gun attack

    The Latest: Champs-Elysees reopening after gun attack

    Friday, April 21 2017 3:10 AM EDT2017-04-21 07:10:11 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 3:10 AM EDT2017-04-21 07:10:11 GMT
    Paris police and soldiers have sealed off the area around the Champs-Elysees after an attack on police, ordering tourists back into their hotels and blocking people from approaching the scene.
    Paris police and soldiers have sealed off the area around the Champs-Elysees after an attack on police, ordering tourists back into their hotels and blocking people from approaching the scene.
  • After sex video, S. Korea accused of targeting gay soldiers

    After sex video, S. Korea accused of targeting gay soldiers

    Friday, April 21 2017 3:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 07:09:49 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 3:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 07:09:49 GMT
    A human rights group is accusing South Korea's army of hunting down and prosecuting gay servicemen after a sex video between two male soldiers appeared was posted on the internet earlier this year.
    A human rights group is accusing South Korea's army of hunting down and prosecuting gay servicemen after a sex video between two male soldiers appeared was posted on the internet earlier this year.
  • Italian court finds link between cell phone use and tumor

    Italian court finds link between cell phone use and tumor

    Friday, April 21 2017 3:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 07:09:08 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 3:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 07:09:08 GMT
    A longtime Telecom Italia employee has been awarded monthly social security payments after a court found that his brain tumor was caused by improper use of a company-issued cellphone.
    A longtime Telecom Italia employee has been awarded monthly social security payments after a court found that his brain tumor was caused by improper use of a company-issued cellphone.
  • Iran approves 6 to run for president, but Ahmadinejad is out

    Iran approves 6 to run for president, but Ahmadinejad is out

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:28 AM EDT2017-04-21 06:28:56 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 2:28 AM EDT2017-04-21 06:28:56 GMT
    Iranian state media says the Guardian Council has vetted candidates for next month's presidential election and will forward the final list to the Interior Ministry.
    Iranian state media says the Guardian Council has vetted candidates for next month's presidential election and will forward the final list to the Interior Ministry.
  • Hezbollah border tour offers a glimpse of possible war ahead

    Hezbollah border tour offers a glimpse of possible war ahead

    Friday, April 21 2017 2:19 AM EDT2017-04-21 06:19:32 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 2:19 AM EDT2017-04-21 06:19:32 GMT
    Hezbollah takes reporters on a tour of the Lebanese-Israeli border for the first time since the 2006 war to show preparations on the Israeli side for what many fear could be a far bloodier _ and perhaps inevitable...
    Hezbollah takes reporters on a tour of the Lebanese-Israeli border for the first time since the 2006 war to show preparations on the Israeli side for what many fear could be a far bloodier _ and perhaps inevitable _ round of fighting.
  • Paris police shot on Champs-Elysees; IS group claims attack

    Paris police shot on Champs-Elysees; IS group claims attack

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:59 AM EDT2017-04-21 05:59:06 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 1:59 AM EDT2017-04-21 05:59:06 GMT
    Paris police are warning people to avoid the area around the French capital's grand Champs-Elysees.
    Paris police are warning people to avoid the area around the French capital's grand Champs-Elysees.
  • Amos Oz, David Grossman among Intl Booker Prize nominees.

    Amos Oz, David Grossman among Intl Booker Prize nominees.

    Friday, April 21 2017 1:29 AM EDT2017-04-21 05:29:20 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 1:29 AM EDT2017-04-21 05:29:20 GMT
    Two of Israel's most renowned authors and an Argentine first-time novelist are among six finalists for the Man Booker International Prize for fiction.
    Two of Israel's most renowned authors and an Argentine first-time novelist are among six finalists for the Man Booker International Prize for fiction.
  • The Latest: US, Indonesia companies sign investment deals

    The Latest: US, Indonesia companies sign investment deals

    Friday, April 21 2017 12:59 AM EDT2017-04-21 04:59:33 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 12:59 AM EDT2017-04-21 04:59:33 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence has reaffirmed the importance what he says is the strategic partnership between the United States and the world's most populous Muslim nation Indonesia.
    Vice President Mike Pence has reaffirmed the importance what he says is the strategic partnership between the United States and the world's most populous Muslim nation Indonesia.
  • GM quits Venezuela after government seizes its factory

    GM quits Venezuela after government seizes its factory

    Friday, April 21 2017 12:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 04:09:40 GMT
    Friday, April 21 2017 12:09 AM EDT2017-04-21 04:09:40 GMT
    Venezuela's opposition is looking to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro by taking to the streets again Thursday hours after two people were killed and hundreds arrested in the biggest anti-government...
    Venezuela's opposition is looking to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro by taking to the streets again Thursday hours after two people were killed and hundreds arrested in the biggest anti-government demonstrations in years.
  • The Latest: Latin America nations condemn Venezuela violence

    The Latest: Latin America nations condemn Venezuela violence

    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:27 PM EDT2017-04-21 01:27:31 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:31 PM EDT2017-04-21 01:31:44 GMT
    General Motors has stopped doing business in Venezuela after authorities took control of its only factory there in what GM called an illegal judicial seizure of its assets.
    General Motors has stopped doing business in Venezuela after authorities took control of its only factory there in what GM called an illegal judicial seizure of its assets.
  • Topsy-turvy French election still has surprises in store

    Topsy-turvy French election still has surprises in store

    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-04-21 01:19:52 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:19 PM EDT2017-04-21 01:19:52 GMT
    A French presidential campaign that's been filled with unprecedented twists and turns still has surprises in store heading into Sunday's first-round vote.
    A French presidential campaign that's been filled with unprecedented twists and turns still has surprises in store heading into Sunday's first-round vote.
  • Who stashed gold inside a British piano? It's a mystery

    Who stashed gold inside a British piano? It's a mystery

    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-04-21 00:00:47 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:00 PM EDT2017-04-21 00:00:47 GMT
    British officials say they have been unable to trace the rightful heirs to a trove of gold coins found stashed inside a piano and worth a "life-changing" amount of money.
    British officials say they have been unable to trace the rightful heirs to a trove of gold coins found stashed inside a piano and worth a "life-changing" amount of money.
  • Ontario brings in foreign housing tax to cool Toronto market

    Ontario brings in foreign housing tax to cool Toronto market

    Thursday, April 20 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-04-20 22:38:54 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 6:38 PM EDT2017-04-20 22:38:54 GMT
    Non-resident foreign nationals buying real estate in Toronto and surrounding areas will pay an additional property transfer tax of 15 percent under legislation proposed by the Ontario, Canada government.
    Non-resident foreign nationals buying real estate in Toronto and surrounding areas will pay an additional property transfer tax of 15 percent under legislation proposed by the Ontario, Canada government.
  • In Zimbabwe, boys are offered boxing instead of despair

    In Zimbabwe, boys are offered boxing instead of despair

    Thursday, April 20 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-04-20 20:21:28 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 4:21 PM EDT2017-04-20 20:21:28 GMT
    In Zimbabwe, where unemployment is rife and the young are increasingly taking to drugs and alcohol, a former boxing champion hopes a makeshift ring will keep some boys off the streets.
    In Zimbabwe, where unemployment is rife and the young are increasingly taking to drugs and alcohol, a former boxing champion hopes a makeshift ring will keep some boys off the streets.
  • AP Explains: Why are protests rocking Venezuela now?

    AP Explains: Why are protests rocking Venezuela now?

    Thursday, April 20 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-04-20 20:19:38 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 4:19 PM EDT2017-04-20 20:19:38 GMT
    AP Explains: Why are protests rocking Venezuela now?.
    AP Explains: Why are protests rocking Venezuela now?.
  • Slain St. Petersburg journalist had reported attacks before

    Slain St. Petersburg journalist had reported attacks before

    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:29 PM EDT2017-04-20 19:29:25 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:32 PM EDT2017-04-20 19:32:03 GMT
    A Russian newspaper editor says the prominent journalist who died on Wednesday after being attacked had been previously targeted for his work.
    A Russian newspaper editor says the prominent journalist who died on Wednesday after being attacked had been previously targeted for his work.
  • The Latest: French candidate on EU: We change it or we leave

    The Latest: French candidate on EU: We change it or we leave

    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:09 PM EDT2017-04-20 19:09:59 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:09 PM EDT2017-04-20 19:09:59 GMT
    French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has had a phone call with former U.S. President Barack Obama.
    French presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has had a phone call with former U.S. President Barack Obama.
  • EX-UKIP leader Farage says he won't run in UK election

    EX-UKIP leader Farage says he won't run in UK election

    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:09 PM EDT2017-04-20 19:09:46 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:09 PM EDT2017-04-20 19:09:46 GMT
    Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage, Britain's best-known exponent of Brexit, says he won't run for Parliament in June's election.
    Former U.K. Independence Party leader Nigel Farage, Britain's best-known exponent of Brexit, says he won't run for Parliament in June's election.
  • UN strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay

    UN strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay

    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:59:30 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:59 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:59:30 GMT
    The UN Security Council has issued a strongly condemnation of the latest North Korean missile launch after the U.S. agreed to Russia's request to include a call for "dialogue" with Pyongyang in the text.
    The UN Security Council has issued a strongly condemnation of the latest North Korean missile launch after the U.S. agreed to Russia's request to include a call for "dialogue" with Pyongyang in the text.
  • Syrian population transfer stalls over prisoner exchange

    Syrian population transfer stalls over prisoner exchange

    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:49 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:49:07 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:49 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:49:07 GMT
    The U.N.'s chief humanitarian adviser for Syria says aid agencies have been able to reach fewer besieged people with relief this year compared to the same period last year.
    The U.N.'s chief humanitarian adviser for Syria says aid agencies have been able to reach fewer besieged people with relief this year compared to the same period last year.
  • Kosovo citizen indicted for alleged war crimes in 1999

    Kosovo citizen indicted for alleged war crimes in 1999

    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:38 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:38:47 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:38 PM EDT2017-04-20 18:38:47 GMT
    Kosovo prosecutors have accused a citizen of war crimes during the 1998-99 war against Serbia.
    Kosovo prosecutors have accused a citizen of war crimes during the 1998-99 war against Serbia.
  • The Latest: Syria formally asks UN to probe chemical attack

    The Latest: Syria formally asks UN to probe chemical attack

    Thursday, April 20 2017 1:58 PM EDT2017-04-20 17:58:55 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 1:58 PM EDT2017-04-20 17:58:55 GMT
    The Russian military is questioning the conclusions by the international chemical weapons watchdog that victims of the April 4 suspected chemical attack in Syria were exposed to sarin or a similar toxin.
    The Russian military is questioning the conclusions by the international chemical weapons watchdog that victims of the April 4 suspected chemical attack in Syria were exposed to sarin or a similar toxin.
  • Spanish royal visit to UK to shift due to early election

    Spanish royal visit to UK to shift due to early election

    Thursday, April 20 2017 1:28 PM EDT2017-04-20 17:28:36 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 1:31 PM EDT2017-04-20 17:31:43 GMT
    A Spanish royal visit to Britain will need to be rescheduled as a result of Britain's early election on June 8.
    A Spanish royal visit to Britain will need to be rescheduled as a result of Britain's early election on June 8.
  • Turkey's Erdogan says he's set to meet Trump in Washington

    Turkey's Erdogan says he's set to meet Trump in Washington

    Thursday, April 20 2017 1:18 PM EDT2017-04-20 17:18:30 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 1:18 PM EDT2017-04-20 17:18:30 GMT
    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he is set to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on May 16 or May 17. NTV television quoted Erdogan on Thursday discussing the visit.
    Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he is set to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on May 16 or May 17. NTV television quoted Erdogan on Thursday discussing the visit.
  • South Sudan fighting forces 100,000 to flee, says UN report

    South Sudan fighting forces 100,000 to flee, says UN report

    Thursday, April 20 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-04-20 17:09:20 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 1:09 PM EDT2017-04-20 17:09:20 GMT
    The United Nations says a South Sudanese government offensive in the Jonglei region has displaced roughly 100,000 civilians, causing aid workers to relocate from an area that has dire humanitarian problems.
    The United Nations says a South Sudanese government offensive in the Jonglei region has displaced roughly 100,000 civilians, causing aid workers to relocate from an area that has dire humanitarian problems.
  • Europe struggles with unseasonable weather, cold and hot

    Europe struggles with unseasonable weather, cold and hot

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:59 PM EDT2017-04-20 16:59:39 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:59 PM EDT2017-04-20 16:59:39 GMT
    Europe is facing both unseasonably cold and unseasonably hot weather.
    Europe is facing both unseasonably cold and unseasonably hot weather.
  • AP Interview: Emirates won't withdraw from US cities

    AP Interview: Emirates won't withdraw from US cities

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:47 PM EDT2017-04-20 16:47:51 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:47 PM EDT2017-04-20 16:47:51 GMT
    The president of Emirates says the Mideast airline remains committed to the U.S. market despite plans to slash 20 percent of its flights in the wake of tougher U.S. security and visa measures.
    The president of Emirates says the Mideast airline remains committed to the U.S. market despite plans to slash 20 percent of its flights in the wake of tougher U.S. security and visa measures.
  • US ends hunt for Joseph Kony as top rebels 'off battlefield'

    US ends hunt for Joseph Kony as top rebels 'off battlefield'

    Thursday, April 20 2017 11:37 AM EDT2017-04-20 15:37:13 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 11:37 AM EDT2017-04-20 15:37:13 GMT
    The head of U.S. armed forces in Africa says the force is ending its mission against Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army because the senior leadership of the rebel group has been "taken off the battlefield.".
    The head of U.S. armed forces in Africa says the force is ending its mission against Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army because the senior leadership of the rebel group has been "taken off the battlefield.".
  • France's 11 presidential hopefuls stake out positions on TV

    France's 11 presidential hopefuls stake out positions on TV

    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:59 AM EDT2017-04-20 14:59:28 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:59 AM EDT2017-04-20 14:59:28 GMT
    The 11 men and women hoping to be France's next president are appearing on national television seeking to sway voters in the nail-biting, unpredictable election campaign.
    The 11 men and women hoping to be France's next president are appearing on national television seeking to sway voters in the nail-biting, unpredictable election campaign.
  • US weighs giving Saudis more military aid for Yemen efforts

    US weighs giving Saudis more military aid for Yemen efforts

    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:41 AM EDT2017-04-20 14:41:38 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:41 AM EDT2017-04-20 14:41:38 GMT
    US officials say Washington is looking for ways to boost its military support to a Saudi-led campaign against Shiite rebel forces in Yemen.
    US officials say Washington is looking for ways to boost its military support to a Saudi-led campaign against Shiite rebel forces in Yemen.
  • France promises proof Assad regime behind chemical attack

    France promises proof Assad regime behind chemical attack

    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:38 AM EDT2017-04-20 13:38:26 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 9:38 AM EDT2017-04-20 13:38:26 GMT
    France says it will provide proof within days that the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad carried out the April 4 chemical attack in Syria that killed at least 90 people.
    France says it will provide proof within days that the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad carried out the April 4 chemical attack in Syria that killed at least 90 people.
  • Drought-hit Somalia moves closer to famine, says aid group

    Drought-hit Somalia moves closer to famine, says aid group

    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:58 AM EDT2017-04-20 12:58:42 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:58 AM EDT2017-04-20 12:58:42 GMT
    The international aid group Save the Children says life-threatening child malnutrition rates are rising to alarming levels in drought-hit Somalia.
    The international aid group Save the Children says life-threatening child malnutrition rates are rising to alarming levels in drought-hit Somalia.
  • Kremlin: No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya

    Kremlin: No reason to believe gays abused in Chechnya

    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-04-20 12:09:16 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 8:09 AM EDT2017-04-20 12:09:16 GMT
    Vladimir Putin's spokesman says the Russian president has no reason to disbelieve the Chechen leader's assurances that reports of detentions and killings of gay men in Chechnya have no basis in fact.
    Vladimir Putin's spokesman says the Russian president has no reason to disbelieve the Chechen leader's assurances that reports of detentions and killings of gay men in Chechnya have no basis in fact.
  • Pope sets May 13 as canonization date for Fatima siblings

    Pope sets May 13 as canonization date for Fatima siblings

    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:58 AM EDT2017-04-20 11:58:09 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:58 AM EDT2017-04-20 11:58:09 GMT
    Pope Francis has confirmed he will use his upcoming visit to the Portuguese shrine at Fatima to canonize two Portuguese shepherd children who say they saw visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago.
    Pope Francis has confirmed he will use his upcoming visit to the Portuguese shrine at Fatima to canonize two Portuguese shepherd children who say they saw visions of the Virgin Mary 100 years ago.
  • Good Samaritan's killer deported to Serbia from Germany

    Good Samaritan's killer deported to Serbia from Germany

    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:27 AM EDT2017-04-20 11:27:09 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:29 AM EDT2017-04-20 11:29:15 GMT
    Germany has deported a 22-year-old Serbian man convicted of killing a German-Turkish woman after she confronted him for harassing two young women at a McDonald's in a case that drew national attention.
    Germany has deported a 22-year-old Serbian man convicted of killing a German-Turkish woman after she confronted him for harassing two young women at a McDonald's in a case that drew national attention.
  • Watchdog says Yemen rebel land mines killed, maimed hundreds

    Watchdog says Yemen rebel land mines killed, maimed hundreds

    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:27 AM EDT2017-04-20 11:27:08 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 7:29 AM EDT2017-04-20 11:29:14 GMT
    Human Rights Watch says Yemen's Shiite rebels have extensively used land mines that have maimed hundreds since conflict started.
    Human Rights Watch says Yemen's Shiite rebels have extensively used land mines that have maimed hundreds since conflict started.
  • Indonesia prosecutors seek 2 years probation for Jakarta gov

    Indonesia prosecutors seek 2 years probation for Jakarta gov

    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:39 AM EDT2017-04-20 09:39:02 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:39 AM EDT2017-04-20 09:39:02 GMT
    Prosecutors are recommending two years of probation for the minority Christian governor of the Indonesian capital who is on trial for blaspheming the Quran.
    Prosecutors are recommending two years of probation for the minority Christian governor of the Indonesian capital who is on trial for blaspheming the Quran.
  • China says Interpol notice issued for outspoken tycoon Guo

    China says Interpol notice issued for outspoken tycoon Guo

    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:19 AM EDT2017-04-20 09:19:28 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 5:19 AM EDT2017-04-20 09:19:28 GMT
    A billionaire who publicly threatened to expose high-level corruption in China's ruling Communist Party was named in an Interpol arrest notice before he appeared on a U.S. broadcaster, which abruptly cut the...
    A billionaire who publicly threatened to expose high-level corruption in China's ruling Communist Party was named in an Interpol arrest notice before he appeared on a U.S. broadcaster, which abruptly cut the interview.
  • Scientists say 'alien' fungus threatens European salamanders

    Scientists say 'alien' fungus threatens European salamanders

    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:50 AM EDT2017-04-20 07:50:10 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:50 AM EDT2017-04-20 07:50:10 GMT
    Scientists say Europe's salamanders could be decimated by an alien invader that has already wreaked havoc in some parts of the continent.
    Scientists say Europe's salamanders could be decimated by an alien invader that has already wreaked havoc in some parts of the continent.
  • Israeli defense officials: Assad still has chemical weapons

    Israeli defense officials: Assad still has chemical weapons

    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:28 AM EDT2017-04-20 07:28:28 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:28 AM EDT2017-04-20 07:28:28 GMT
    Senior Israeli defense officials say that Syria's Assad still has up to 3 tons of chemical weapons.
    Senior Israeli defense officials say that Syria's Assad still has up to 3 tons of chemical weapons.
  • French presidential hopefuls wrap up campaigns in tight race

    French presidential hopefuls wrap up campaigns in tight race

    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:07 AM EDT2017-04-20 07:07:57 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 3:07 AM EDT2017-04-20 07:07:57 GMT
    French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen says all the presidential contenders _ and all French people _ are potential attack targets.
    French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen says all the presidential contenders _ and all French people _ are potential attack targets.
  • Back to the ballot box: UK lawmakers approve June 8 election

    Back to the ballot box: UK lawmakers approve June 8 election

    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:09 AM EDT2017-04-20 06:09:35 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:09 AM EDT2017-04-20 06:09:35 GMT
    Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May has defended her decision to seek a snap election.
    Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May has defended her decision to seek a snap election.
  • VP Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour

    VP Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour

    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:08 AM EDT2017-04-20 06:08:24 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 2:08 AM EDT2017-04-20 06:08:24 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence is meeting Indonesia's president and other top officials in Jakarta with trade and commercial disputes expected to be on the agenda.
    Vice President Mike Pence is meeting Indonesia's president and other top officials in Jakarta with trade and commercial disputes expected to be on the agenda.
  • Emirates cuts US flights, blaming Trump administration curbs

    Emirates cuts US flights, blaming Trump administration curbs

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:38 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:38:51 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:38 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:38:51 GMT
    Mideast's biggest airline reduces flights to US after demand drops following tougher US security measures.
    Mideast's biggest airline reduces flights to US after demand drops following tougher US security measures.
  • Nation by nation, how Trump has shaken up Koreas, neighbors

    Nation by nation, how Trump has shaken up Koreas, neighbors

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:38 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:38:46 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:38 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:38:46 GMT
    No matter whether Trump succeeds at getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons and missile programs, his actions, comments and tweets have changed how the region views the long-running conflict.
    No matter whether Trump succeeds at getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons and missile programs, his actions, comments and tweets have changed how the region views the long-running conflict.
  • 2 killed amid massive anti-government marches in Venezuela

    2 killed amid massive anti-government marches in Venezuela

    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:07 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:07:39 GMT
    Thursday, April 20 2017 12:07 AM EDT2017-04-20 04:07:39 GMT
    Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro are preparing to take to the streets in what they've dubbed the "mother of all marches" against Venezuela's embattled socialist leader.
    Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro are preparing to take to the streets in what they've dubbed the "mother of all marches" against Venezuela's embattled socialist leader.
  • Haiti to rebuild National Palace smashed in 2010 earthquake

    Haiti to rebuild National Palace smashed in 2010 earthquake

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-04-20 02:39:27 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:39 PM EDT2017-04-20 02:39:27 GMT
    Haitian authorities say they will rebuild the country's National Palace to resemble the iconic 90-year-old structure that was smashed during the country's 2010 earthquake.
    Haitian authorities say they will rebuild the country's National Palace to resemble the iconic 90-year-old structure that was smashed during the country's 2010 earthquake.
  • UN court rejects Ukraine request to block rebel funding

    UN court rejects Ukraine request to block rebel funding

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:50 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:50:08 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:50 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:50:08 GMT
    The International Court of Justice is set to rule on Ukraine's request for orders to Russia to stop funding and arming pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine and to end discrimination against minorities in Crimea.
    The International Court of Justice is set to rule on Ukraine's request for orders to Russia to stop funding and arming pro-Moscow rebels in eastern Ukraine and to end discrimination against minorities in Crimea.
  • Captured Mexican ex-governor appears in Guatemala court

    Captured Mexican ex-governor appears in Guatemala court

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:49:57 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:49:57 GMT
    A Mexican former governor wanted on corruption charges is appearing before a Guatemalan court that will consider his possible extradition.
    A Mexican former governor wanted on corruption charges is appearing before a Guatemalan court that will consider his possible extradition.
  • Mission to pursue African warlord Kony is declared over

    Mission to pursue African warlord Kony is declared over

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:49:46 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:49:46 GMT
    Uganda declares end to mission to pursue warlord Kony, who remains at large.
    Uganda declares end to mission to pursue warlord Kony, who remains at large.
  • Trump to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on May 3

    Trump to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on May 3

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:49:44 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:49:44 GMT
    President Donald Trump will welcome Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS') next month.
    President Donald Trump will welcome Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS') next month.
  • UN council accredits religious rights group stalled by panel

    UN council accredits religious rights group stalled by panel

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:49:42 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:49 PM EDT2017-04-20 01:49:42 GMT
    The Economic and Social Council has overturned a UN committee's decision and voted to grant accreditation to the organization Christian Solidarity Worldwide which promotes religious freedom in over 20 countries.
    The Economic and Social Council has overturned a UN committee's decision and voted to grant accreditation to the organization Christian Solidarity Worldwide which promotes religious freedom in over 20 countries.
  • The Latest: US official expresses concern over Venezuela

    The Latest: US official expresses concern over Venezuela

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 8:18 PM EDT2017-04-20 00:18:33 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 8:18 PM EDT2017-04-20 00:18:33 GMT
    Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro called on Venezuelans to take to the streets for what they've dubbed the "mother of all marches" against the embattled socialist leader.
    Opponents of President Nicolas Maduro called on Venezuelans to take to the streets for what they've dubbed the "mother of all marches" against the embattled socialist leader.
  • The Latest: Police, protesters clash ahead of Le Pen rally

    The Latest: Police, protesters clash ahead of Le Pen rally

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-04-19 21:49:08 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 5:49 PM EDT2017-04-19 21:49:08 GMT
    French Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon is holding a rally and concert in Paris four days before a vote likely to devastate his once-powerful party.
    French Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon is holding a rally and concert in Paris four days before a vote likely to devastate his once-powerful party.
  • Russian journalist dies after attack in St. Petersburg

    Russian journalist dies after attack in St. Petersburg

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-04-19 21:17:01 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-04-19 21:17:01 GMT
    A prominent Russian journalist has died of his injuries six weeks after being attacked in St. Petersburg.
    A prominent Russian journalist has died of his injuries six weeks after being attacked in St. Petersburg.
  • Prince William speaks with Lady Gaga on mental health

    Prince William speaks with Lady Gaga on mental health

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-04-19 20:25:28 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 4:31 PM EDT2017-04-19 20:31:37 GMT
    Prince William has brought Lady Gaga on board with in his efforts to persuade people to be more open about their mental health and crush the stigma associated with the issue.
    Prince William has brought Lady Gaga on board with in his efforts to persuade people to be more open about their mental health and crush the stigma associated with the issue.
  • EU's Tusk questioned for hours in Polish investigation

    EU's Tusk questioned for hours in Polish investigation

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 4:24 PM EDT2017-04-19 20:24:36 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 4:30 PM EDT2017-04-19 20:30:32 GMT
    Supporters of Donald Tusk, president of the European Council and a former Polish prime minister, have rallied at train stations as he prepares to testify in an investigation into an alleged secret deal between...
    Supporters of Donald Tusk, president of the European Council and a former Polish prime minister, have rallied at train stations as he prepares to testify in an investigation into an alleged secret deal between Polish and Russian intelligence officials.
  • US VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

    US VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-04-19 19:56:19 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-04-19 19:56:19 GMT
    US Vice President Mike Pence issued another warning to North Korea over its latest failed missile launch, telling sailors in Japan that the US would bring 'an overwhelming and effective' response to any use of...
    US Vice President Mike Pence issued another warning to North Korea over its latest failed missile launch, telling sailors in Japan that the US would bring 'an overwhelming and effective' response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons.
  • The Latest: Israel says Assad still has chemical weapons

    The Latest: Israel says Assad still has chemical weapons

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-04-19 19:55:53 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-04-19 19:55:53 GMT
    Syrian state TV says an explosive device has gone off in the northern city of Aleppo, killing six people and wounding others.
    Syrian state TV says an explosive device has gone off in the northern city of Aleppo, killing six people and wounding others.
  • Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

    Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-04-19 19:55:48 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 3:55 PM EDT2017-04-19 19:55:48 GMT
    The Trump administration has notified Congress that Iran is complying with the 2015 nuclear deal negotiated by former President Obama, and it has extended the sanctions relief given to the Islamic Republic in...
    The Trump administration has notified Congress that Iran is complying with the 2015 nuclear deal negotiated by former President Obama, and it has extended the sanctions relief given to the Islamic Republic in exchange for curbs on its atomic program.
  • Turkey electoral board rejects request to annul referendum

    Turkey electoral board rejects request to annul referendum

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 3:06 PM EDT2017-04-19 19:06:11 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 3:06 PM EDT2017-04-19 19:06:11 GMT
    Turkey's prime minister says opposition parties have the right to file objections to the outcome of a recent referendum on expanding presidential powers, but warned that calling for street protests was unacceptable.
    Turkey's prime minister says opposition parties have the right to file objections to the outcome of a recent referendum on expanding presidential powers, but warned that calling for street protests was unacceptable.
  • China says Ivanka Trump trademark requests handled properly

    China says Ivanka Trump trademark requests handled properly

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 2:44 PM EDT2017-04-19 18:44:48 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 2:44 PM EDT2017-04-19 18:44:48 GMT
    China is defending its handling of trademark applications from President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, saying that all such requests are handled fairly.
    China is defending its handling of trademark applications from President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka, saying that all such requests are handled fairly.
  • The Latest: Turkish protesters rally against election board

    The Latest: Turkish protesters rally against election board

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 2:34 PM EDT2017-04-19 18:34:28 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 2:34 PM EDT2017-04-19 18:34:28 GMT
    Turkey's state-run news agency says the country's electoral board has rejected the oppositions' petitions to annul the referendum on expanding the powers of the presidency.
    Turkey's state-run news agency says the country's electoral board has rejected the oppositions' petitions to annul the referendum on expanding the powers of the presidency.
  • US VP Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

    US VP Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:46 PM EDT2017-04-19 16:46:48 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:46 PM EDT2017-04-19 16:46:48 GMT
    Trump administration officials are warning that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation.
    Trump administration officials are warning that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation.
  • Haiti aims to revive military as end of UN mission looms

    Haiti aims to revive military as end of UN mission looms

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:46 PM EDT2017-04-19 16:46:14 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:46 PM EDT2017-04-19 16:46:14 GMT
    With a 13-year U.N. stabilization mission about to end, Haiti is trying to bring back a national military force 22 years after a previous one was disbanded due to coups and oppression.
    With a 13-year U.N. stabilization mission about to end, Haiti is trying to bring back a national military force 22 years after a previous one was disbanded due to coups and oppression.
  • Danish court allows extradition of South Korean woman

    Danish court allows extradition of South Korean woman

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-04-19 16:07:09 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:07 PM EDT2017-04-19 16:07:09 GMT
    A Danish court on Wednesday upheld a decision by the public prosecutor in Copenhagen to allow the extradition of the daughter of the former confidante of South Korea's ousted president to face prosecution in her...
    A Danish court on Wednesday upheld a decision by the public prosecutor in Copenhagen to allow the extradition of the daughter of the former confidante of South Korea's ousted president to face prosecution in her home country.
  • Russia objects to NATO meeting in Svalbards under 1920 pact

    Russia objects to NATO meeting in Svalbards under 1920 pact

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-04-19 16:04:25 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 12:04 PM EDT2017-04-19 16:04:25 GMT
    Russia's foreign ministry is objecting to a meeting of lawmakers from NATO countries that is planned to take place in the Svalbard Islands next month.
    Russia's foreign ministry is objecting to a meeting of lawmakers from NATO countries that is planned to take place in the Svalbard Islands next month.
  • Hungary lawmakers debate bill that critics say is anti-NGO

    Hungary lawmakers debate bill that critics say is anti-NGO

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 11:34 AM EDT2017-04-19 15:34:46 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 11:34 AM EDT2017-04-19 15:34:46 GMT
    Hungarian lawmakers have begun debating a draft bill seen as meant to intimidate non-governmental groups which receive foreign financing.
    Hungarian lawmakers have begun debating a draft bill seen as meant to intimidate non-governmental groups which receive foreign financing.
  • Ivanka's biz prospers as politics mixes with business

    Ivanka's biz prospers as politics mixes with business

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 11:04 AM EDT2017-04-19 15:04:51 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 11:04 AM EDT2017-04-19 15:04:51 GMT
    Ivanka Trump has tried to distance herself from the brand that bears her name, to separate business from politics in her new position at the White House.
    Ivanka Trump has tried to distance herself from the brand that bears her name, to separate business from politics in her new position at the White House.
  • Lithuanian volunteers help soldiers in eastern Ukraine

    Lithuanian volunteers help soldiers in eastern Ukraine

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-04-19 14:57:20 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:57 AM EDT2017-04-19 14:57:20 GMT
    In Lithuania, the so-called Blue-Yellow Movement helps Ukrainian government forces more than 1,000 kilometers away in their struggle against pro-Russian rebels, supplying them with non-lethal military aid.
    In Lithuania, the so-called Blue-Yellow Movement helps Ukrainian government forces more than 1,000 kilometers away in their struggle against pro-Russian rebels, supplying them with non-lethal military aid.
  • Another 17 mass graves found in central Congo, UN says

    Another 17 mass graves found in central Congo, UN says

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:26 AM EDT2017-04-19 14:26:25 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:28 AM EDT2017-04-19 14:28:09 GMT
    Another 17 mass graves found in central Congo while soldiers reportedly kill 114, UN says.
    Another 17 mass graves found in central Congo while soldiers reportedly kill 114, UN says.
  • Russian agents kill 2 men suspected of plotting attacks

    Russian agents kill 2 men suspected of plotting attacks

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:26 AM EDT2017-04-19 14:26:20 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:28 AM EDT2017-04-19 14:28:06 GMT
    The Russian counterintelligence agency, the FSB, says its agents have killed two men suspected of planning to carry out terror attacks in Russia.
    The Russian counterintelligence agency, the FSB, says its agents have killed two men suspected of planning to carry out terror attacks in Russia.
  • The Latest: UK lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election

    The Latest: UK lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:06 AM EDT2017-04-19 14:06:25 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 10:06 AM EDT2017-04-19 14:06:25 GMT
    A senior European Parliament lawmaker says he hopes that British Prime Minister Theresa May, if strengthened by an election, will show readiness to compromise in Brexit talks.
    A senior European Parliament lawmaker says he hopes that British Prime Minister Theresa May, if strengthened by an election, will show readiness to compromise in Brexit talks.
  • Nationalist leader Petry won't head German election campaign

    Nationalist leader Petry won't head German election campaign

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:44 AM EDT2017-04-19 13:44:41 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:44 AM EDT2017-04-19 13:44:41 GMT
    The best-known figure in the nationalist Alternative for Germany says that she won't be its top candidate in September's German election _ a decision that appears to reflect growing opposition among other leading...
    The best-known figure in the nationalist Alternative for Germany says that she won't be its top candidate in September's German election _ a decision that appears to reflect growing opposition among other leading members of the party.
  • 8 migrant smugglers arrested in Serbia

    8 migrant smugglers arrested in Serbia

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:06 AM EDT2017-04-19 13:06:27 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 9:06 AM EDT2017-04-19 13:06:27 GMT
    Serbian police have arrested eight people suspected of smuggling migrants from the border with Bulgaria to the European Union.
    Serbian police have arrested eight people suspected of smuggling migrants from the border with Bulgaria to the European Union.
  • Cargo ship with 12 crew capsizes in Black Sea

    Cargo ship with 12 crew capsizes in Black Sea

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 8:04 AM EDT2017-04-19 12:04:32 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 8:04 AM EDT2017-04-19 12:04:32 GMT
    A cargo ship carrying grain from southern Russia to Turkey has capsized during a storm in the Black Sea with 12 crew members on board.
    A cargo ship carrying grain from southern Russia to Turkey has capsized during a storm in the Black Sea with 12 crew members on board.
  • Early results show defeat for Jakarta's Christian governor

    Early results show defeat for Jakarta's Christian governor

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 7:25 AM EDT2017-04-19 11:25:23 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 7:25 AM EDT2017-04-19 11:25:23 GMT
    Preliminary election results show the minority Christian governor of the Indonesian capital has been resoundingly defeated by his Muslim challenger after a campaign that highlighted the country's religious and...
    Preliminary election results show the minority Christian governor of the Indonesian capital has been resoundingly defeated by his Muslim challenger after a campaign that highlighted the country's religious and racial divides.
  • The Latest: Pence to visit mosque in Indonesian capital

    The Latest: Pence to visit mosque in Indonesian capital

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 6:54 AM EDT2017-04-19 10:54:31 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 6:54 AM EDT2017-04-19 10:54:31 GMT
    The U.S. military says an aircraft carrier participating in curtailed training with Australia before starting its journey north toward the Korean Peninsula.
    The U.S. military says an aircraft carrier participating in curtailed training with Australia before starting its journey north toward the Korean Peninsula.
  • Syria resumes reciprocal evacuations after deadly bombing

    Syria resumes reciprocal evacuations after deadly bombing

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 6:46 AM EDT2017-04-19 10:46:12 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 6:46 AM EDT2017-04-19 10:46:12 GMT
    Syria's military media says the evacuation and transfer of thousands of Syrians from four besieged areas has resumed.
    Syria's military media says the evacuation and transfer of thousands of Syrians from four besieged areas has resumed.
  • Belgium had sought suspect in foiled French election attack

    Belgium had sought suspect in foiled French election attack

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 6:45 AM EDT2017-04-19 10:45:51 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 6:45 AM EDT2017-04-19 10:45:51 GMT
    Belgium's federal prosecutor says the country had opened an investigation into one of the suspects arrested for plotting an attack that officials say was thwarted days before the French presidential elections.
    Belgium's federal prosecutor says the country had opened an investigation into one of the suspects arrested for plotting an attack that officials say was thwarted days before the French presidential elections.
  • UK police name suspect in east London nightclub acid attack

    UK police name suspect in east London nightclub acid attack

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 5:45 AM EDT2017-04-19 09:45:34 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 5:45 AM EDT2017-04-19 09:45:34 GMT
    Police investigating an acid attack at a London nightclub that left 20 people injured are searching for the boyfriend of a reality TV performer who has urged him to turn himself in.
    Police investigating an acid attack at a London nightclub that left 20 people injured are searching for the boyfriend of a reality TV performer who has urged him to turn himself in.
  • UK leader calls for early election to boost Brexit bid

    UK leader calls for early election to boost Brexit bid

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 4:56 AM EDT2017-04-19 08:56:33 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 4:56 AM EDT2017-04-19 08:56:33 GMT
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is due to make an unexpected statement in Downing Street, triggering speculation that she plans to call an early election.
    British Prime Minister Theresa May is due to make an unexpected statement in Downing Street, triggering speculation that she plans to call an early election.
  • Passengers scream as bus plunges in Philippines, killing 31

    Passengers scream as bus plunges in Philippines, killing 31

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 4:25 AM EDT2017-04-19 08:25:05 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 4:27 AM EDT2017-04-19 08:27:47 GMT
    Philippine officials say at least 24 people have died after a passenger bus carrying about 45 people fell into a deep ravine in a northern mountain town in one of the deadliest vehicular accidents in the country in...
    Philippine officials say at least 24 people have died after a passenger bus carrying about 45 people fell into a deep ravine in a northern mountain town in one of the deadliest vehicular accidents in the country in years.
  • UN says 16 staff members freed by South Sudan refugees

    UN says 16 staff members freed by South Sudan refugees

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 3:15 AM EDT2017-04-19 07:15:05 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 3:15 AM EDT2017-04-19 07:15:05 GMT
    The United Nations mission in Congo says unarmed South Sudanese refugees have taken 13 staffers hostage at a U.N. camp in eastern Congo, demanding they be moved to another country.
    The United Nations mission in Congo says unarmed South Sudanese refugees have taken 13 staffers hostage at a U.N. camp in eastern Congo, demanding they be moved to another country.
  • IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

    IMF foresees global economy accelerating to 3.5 pct. in '17

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 2:35 AM EDT2017-04-19 06:35:42 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 2:35 AM EDT2017-04-19 06:35:42 GMT
    A resilient China, rising commodity prices and sturdy financial markets are offering a sunnier outlook for the global economy and helping dispel the gloom that has lingered since the Great Recession ended.
    A resilient China, rising commodity prices and sturdy financial markets are offering a sunnier outlook for the global economy and helping dispel the gloom that has lingered since the Great Recession ended.
  • US: Human rights violations drive conflicts like Syria

    US: Human rights violations drive conflicts like Syria

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 2:16 AM EDT2017-04-19 06:16:41 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 2:16 AM EDT2017-04-19 06:16:41 GMT
    US Ambassador Nikki Haley says human rights violations have triggered conflict in Syria, stifled dissent in Burundi and led to repression in Myanmar _ and the next international crisis could come from another...
    US Ambassador Nikki Haley says human rights violations have triggered conflict in Syria, stifled dissent in Burundi and led to repression in Myanmar _ and the next international crisis could come from another country where rights are widely disregarded.
  • The Latest: Pence, on US carrier, pledges to defend Asia

    The Latest: Pence, on US carrier, pledges to defend Asia

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 1:45 AM EDT2017-04-19 05:45:59 GMT
    Wednesday, April 19 2017 1:45 AM EDT2017-04-19 05:45:59 GMT
    Japan and the U.S. have outlined a path forward for economic talks between the countries.
    Japan and the U.S. have outlined a path forward for economic talks between the countries.
  • Thwarted attack rattles France days before presidential vote

    Thwarted attack rattles France days before presidential vote

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-04-19 03:37:05 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-04-19 03:37:05 GMT
    French far right candidate Marine Le Pen is promising a freeze on long-term visas as soon as she takes office, then a tax on any company that hires foreign workers.
    French far right candidate Marine Le Pen is promising a freeze on long-term visas as soon as she takes office, then a tax on any company that hires foreign workers.
  • The Latest: Trump, May speak about British election plans

    The Latest: Trump, May speak about British election plans

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-04-19 03:36:52 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 11:36 PM EDT2017-04-19 03:36:52 GMT
    The British pound has fallen sharply amid mounting speculation that Prime Minister Theresa May is planning to call an early general election.
    The British pound has fallen sharply amid mounting speculation that Prime Minister Theresa May is planning to call an early general election.
  • US VP Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 percent'

    US VP Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 percent'

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-04-19 02:25:30 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 10:25 PM EDT2017-04-19 02:25:30 GMT
    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea, declaring that the "era of strategic patience is over" with North Korea.
    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea, declaring that the "era of strategic patience is over" with North Korea.
  • Official: French police thwart attack days before election

    Official: French police thwart attack days before election

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-04-19 02:16:14 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 10:16 PM EDT2017-04-19 02:16:14 GMT
    The French interior minister says that police have arrested two suspected radicals who were allegedly preparing an "imminent" attack in France as it prepares to vote Sunday in the first round of its presidential...
    The French interior minister says that police have arrested two suspected radicals who were allegedly preparing an "imminent" attack in France as it prepares to vote Sunday in the first round of its presidential election.
  • Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

    Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 7:17 PM EDT2017-04-18 23:17:07 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 7:17 PM EDT2017-04-18 23:17:07 GMT
    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese leaders began talks expected to focus largely on trade with America's anchor ally in the region, though tensions with North Korea loomed large.
    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese leaders began talks expected to focus largely on trade with America's anchor ally in the region, though tensions with North Korea loomed large.
  • New book says Hitler was an indicted war criminal at death

    New book says Hitler was an indicted war criminal at death

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-04-18 23:16:15 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 7:16 PM EDT2017-04-18 23:16:15 GMT
    A new book that examines previously restricted files from the UN's War Crimes Commission cites documents showing that Adolf Hitler had been indicted as a war criminal for actions by the Nazis during World War II...
    A new book that examines previously restricted files from the UN's War Crimes Commission cites documents showing that Adolf Hitler had been indicted as a war criminal for actions by the Nazis during World War II before his death.
  • Islamic State claims attack on Egypt police checkpoint

    Islamic State claims attack on Egypt police checkpoint

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-04-18 22:34:19 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 6:34 PM EDT2017-04-18 22:34:19 GMT
    Egyptian officials: Gunmen attack checkpoint near Saint Catherine's Monastery in Sinai, killing policeman.
    Egyptian officials: Gunmen attack checkpoint near Saint Catherine's Monastery in Sinai, killing policeman.
  • Italy's Emma Morano, the world's oldest person, dies at 117

    Italy's Emma Morano, the world's oldest person, dies at 117

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-04-18 22:04:53 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 6:04 PM EDT2017-04-18 22:04:53 GMT
    An Italian doctor says Emma Morano, at 117 the world's oldest person, has died in her home in northern Italy.
    An Italian doctor says Emma Morano, at 117 the world's oldest person, has died in her home in northern Italy.
  • Turkish opposition party files to have referendum voided

    Turkish opposition party files to have referendum voided

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-04-18 21:24:04 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-04-18 21:24:04 GMT
    Turkey's prime minister has called on the opposition to respect the result of a referendum that will expand the powers of the office of the president.
    Turkey's prime minister has called on the opposition to respect the result of a referendum that will expand the powers of the office of the president.
  • All 12 aboard crashed helicopter in Turkey found dead

    All 12 aboard crashed helicopter in Turkey found dead

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-04-18 20:55:42 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-04-18 20:55:42 GMT
    Turkish officials say that a police helicopter with 12 people on board disappeared from radar and is believed to have crashed in the southeast.
    Turkish officials say that a police helicopter with 12 people on board disappeared from radar and is believed to have crashed in the southeast.
  • The Latest: State of emergency extended in Turkey

    The Latest: State of emergency extended in Turkey

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-04-18 19:57:17 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 3:57 PM EDT2017-04-18 19:57:17 GMT
    The European Union is calling on the Turkish authorities to launch "transparent investigations" into "alleged irregularities" during last weekend's referendum on increased powers for the country's presidency.
    The European Union is calling on the Turkish authorities to launch "transparent investigations" into "alleged irregularities" during last weekend's referendum on increased powers for the country's presidency.
  • The Latest: Melenchon is in 7 places at once, with hologram

    The Latest: Melenchon is in 7 places at once, with hologram

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-04-18 19:56:44 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 3:56 PM EDT2017-04-18 19:56:44 GMT
    French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron says he will simplify the country's famously complex labor laws within weeks of taking office.
    French centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron says he will simplify the country's famously complex labor laws within weeks of taking office.
  • President aims for tobacco-free Turkmenistan by 2025

    President aims for tobacco-free Turkmenistan by 2025

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 3:36 PM EDT2017-04-18 19:36:06 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 3:36 PM EDT2017-04-18 19:36:06 GMT
    Turkmenistan's president has signed a program aimed at pushing forward his goal of making the Central Asian country tobacco-free by 2025.
    Turkmenistan's president has signed a program aimed at pushing forward his goal of making the Central Asian country tobacco-free by 2025.
  • US defense chief says NKorea 'recklessly tried to provoke'

    US defense chief says NKorea 'recklessly tried to provoke'

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 1:36 PM EDT2017-04-18 17:36:44 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 1:36 PM EDT2017-04-18 17:36:44 GMT
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation.
    Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation.
  • Israel: No talks with Palestinian inmates on hunger strike

    Israel: No talks with Palestinian inmates on hunger strike

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 1:36 PM EDT2017-04-18 17:36:12 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 1:36 PM EDT2017-04-18 17:36:12 GMT
    Israel's minister of public security says a prominent Palestinian prisoner has been transferred and placed in solitary confinement for inciting a large-scale hunger strike.
    Israel's minister of public security says a prominent Palestinian prisoner has been transferred and placed in solitary confinement for inciting a large-scale hunger strike.
  • 12 Saudi officers killed in helicopter crash in Yemen

    12 Saudi officers killed in helicopter crash in Yemen

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 12:35 PM EDT2017-04-18 16:35:20 GMT
    Tuesday, April 18 2017 12:35 PM EDT2017-04-18 16:35:20 GMT
    Saudi-led military coalition says one of its helicopters has crashed in eastern Yemen, killing 12 Saudi officers.
    Saudi-led military coalition says one of its helicopters has crashed in eastern Yemen, killing 12 Saudi officers.
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