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Russia sentences Jehovah's Witness to six years in 2019-12-13 11:42:10A Russian court has convicted a Jehovah’s Witness to six years in prison for engaging in so-called “extremist activity” — one

U.S.-Russia power game simmers in Latin America; Trump 2019-12-13 11:15:00The Trump administration pushed anew this week to undermine what it calls the "corrupt" government of Nicaragua at a moment when Russia is accused o

Julian Assange blocked from accessing evidence in WikiLeaks 2019-12-13 11:04:26Julian Assange has been denied access to evidence relevant to his ongoing extradition case, a lawyer for the jailed WikiLeaks publisher told a British

Chinese leaders announce initial trade deal with U.S. 2019-12-13 10:40:30Chinese officials said Friday they've agreed to an initial trade with the U.S. that will remove tariffs "phase by phase." Details of a signing cere

Having approved trade accord, Mexico expects US to 2019-12-13 10:36:50MEXICO CITY (AP) - Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Friday he expects the U.S. Congress to approve the new regional tr

China deputy trade envoy says China, U.S. have 2019-12-13 10:33:43BEIJING (AP) - China deputy trade envoy says China, U.S. have reached trade deal, will reduce punitive tariffs on each other’s goods.

South Sudan allocates $40M to help integrate rival 2019-12-13 10:13:17JUBA, South Sudan (AP) - South Sudan’s government has allocated $40 million to speed up the integration of its soldiers with armed opposition fi

Markets have muted reaction to long-awaited China trade 2019-12-13 09:44:35NEW YORK (AP) - After months of waiting, markets had a muted reaction to news that the US and China had reached an initial deal on trade. The agreemen

EU relief as UK polls signal Brexit may 2019-12-13 09:09:11BRUSSELS (AP) - European Union leaders on Friday congratulated British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his sweeping election victory amid optimism tha

Turkey protests U.S. Senate vote recognizing Armenian genocide 2019-12-13 08:52:54ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey summoned the ambassador from the United States on Friday to protest the U.S. Senate's approval of a resolution tha

European Commission chief wants future relations with UK 2019-12-13 07:41:19European Commission chief wants future relations with UK to be 'as close as possible'; says time frame is 'challenging'.

China says trade deal with U.S. must be 2019-12-13 06:31:06BEIJING (AP) — Expectations for a U.S.-Chinese trade truce rose Friday, though Beijing accused Washington of unfairly attacking its economy and

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Iranian aggression calls for US 'pushback,' top Republican 2019-12-13 04:38:18The top Republican on the House Armed Services Committee Thursday said the U.S. needs to take action against Iranian aggression to prevent further att

New Zealand volcano disaster: 6 of 8 bodies 2019-12-12 21:34:17Six bodies were recovered by the New Zealand military on Friday, following a volcanic eruption that killed at least eight people and left toxic waste

Labour Party calls Boris Johnson's projected election victory 2019-12-12 21:12:22Exit polls suggested that U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson clinched the majority of seats in the parliamentary elections after polls closed Thur

UK election: Johnson's Conservatives pick up massive majority, 2019-12-12 18:28:02U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party was swept back into government Friday after the country's general election han

Niger terror attack: ISIS-linked militants claim responsibility for 2019-12-12 16:54:20Islamic State (ISIS)-linked militants claimed responsibility for an attack on a military installation in western Niger near the border of Ma

British general election 2019: live updates 2019-12-12 16:25:36Britons voted Thursday to elect their next government.

New Zealand mission to recover bodies from 'highly 2019-12-12 13:52:32A daring mission to retrieve the bodies of eight victims of the New Zealand volcano eruption got underway early Friday, even though scientists said th

UK election voters bring dogs to polling stations 2019-12-12 12:03:40Thursday is election day in the United Kingdom — and constituents were making sure their furry four-legged friends can get in on the action

Chile finds human remains, military plane that disappeared 2019-12-12 11:25:08Authorities in Chile searching for a military transport plane that vanished earlier this week while en route to Antarcti

Israeli taxi driver finds $60G in his cab 2019-12-12 08:43:36A taxi driver in Israel got an unexpected surprise Friday when he finished his shift.

UK's Johnson, Corbyn cast votes as nation decides 2019-12-12 05:55:17U.K. voters were deciding Thursday who they want to resolve the stalemate over Brexit in a parliamentary election seen as one of the most important si

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U.S. regulator votes to set up 3-digit suicide 2019-12-13 11:48:17When it becomes operational, calling 988 will allow people in the U.S. to access a suicide prevention hotline.

U.S. will phase out tariffs on China as 2019-12-13 11:06:46U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese officials said Friday that they have agreed to the first phase of a trade deal that included cutting U.S. tari

Labour Party's Red Wall across England falls as 2019-12-13 10:42:55Across central and northern England, formerly Labour's wall of safe seats, Brexit has shattered old party loyalties.

Election result will help U.K. economy, at least 2019-12-13 08:57:35The United Kingdom election result is a boost to the economy and financial markets in the short term as it will ease some of the uncertainty over Brex

Former PM Abdelmajid Tebboune elected Algerian president 2019-12-13 08:42:19Former prime minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune was elected Algeria's new president after a vote the authorities hope will end months of turmoil, but demo

U.S. House panel votes in favour of 2 2019-12-13 08:36:09The U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Friday recommended that President Donald Trump be impeached for obstructing a congressional probe into his alleg

New Zealand police recover 6 bodies, 2 still 2019-12-13 08:32:22As grieving families sang traditional Maori songs, New Zealand military specialists wearing protective gear landed on a small volcanic island on Frida

EU commits to being climate neutral by 2050, 2019-12-13 08:06:08The European Union left Poland out of a 2050 climate neutrality agreement on Friday after hours of summit haggling with three poorer eastern member st

Boris Johnson's big win may 'get Brexit done' 2019-12-13 06:58:16Boris Johnson's victory has dramatically redrawn the U.K.'s electoral map and earned the Conservatives the majority needed to leave the EU. But seat

Former NBA commissioner David Stern has emergency brain 2019-12-12 22:57:39The NBA says former commissioner David Stern suffered a sudden brain hemorrhage Thursday and had emergency surgery.

Boris Johnson claims historic mandate for Brexit amid 2019-12-12 17:17:33British Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a resounding election victory on Friday that will allow him to take Britain out of the European Union in a ma

Boeing 737 Max won't return to service before 2019-12-12 15:57:12Boeing on Thursday abandoned its goal of winning approval this month to unground the 737 Max after chief executive Dennis Muilenburg met with senior U

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British Election Exit Poll Predicts Win For Conservative 2019-12-12 17:02:29The next government will decide how the country handles Brexit.

New Zealand Begins Recovery Operation To Retrieve Volcano 2019-12-12 14:50:29The mission to recover eight bodies got underway as experts warned White Island could erupt again.

Erm... UK Election Gets Off To Extremely NSFW 2019-12-12 06:01:04Voters have unwittingly made an NSFW term trend on Twitter.

UK Leaders Scramble For Final Votes On Last 2019-12-11 18:08:12The election between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Labour Party's Jeremy Corbyn has been dubbed "The Brexit Election."

Israeli Parliament Votes To Dissolve, Readies For Third 2019-12-11 17:32:22Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party and the rival Blue and White party both were unable develop a power-sharing agreement after neit

New Zealand Volcano Death Toll Rises To 8 2019-12-11 16:57:36Two teenage brothers originally from Chicago are identified as among the dead following the White Island eruption.

Why Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party Can't Seem To 2019-12-11 13:26:45Jeremy Corbyn is likely to be remembered in part for accusations that he, at best, turned a blind eye to anti-Semitism.

New Zealand Volcano Vents Steam, Stymies Recovery Of 2019-12-10 21:59:59Volcanic tremors on White Island rose in the morning, accompanied by releases of more steam and mud, the GeoNet seismic monitoring agency said.

Why Black Brits Are Considering Leaving UK After 2019-12-10 06:44:47Prime Minister Boris Johnson's comments have fuelled racism, say worried families.

6 People Dead In Czech Hospital Shooting 2019-12-10 04:46:58Hospital staff have warned the number of casualties could still rise.

6 Dead, 8 Missing After New Zealand Volcano 2019-12-10 00:04:45An additional 30 people were seriously injured in the explosions, including 27 people who were severely burned.

India Protests Erupt Over Citizenship Bill That Discriminates 2019-12-09 13:01:43The bill would grant citizenship to non-Muslims who came to India from Bangladesh, Pakistan and Afghanistan before 2015.

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On New Zealand’s Volcano, Knee-Deep Ash and Boiling New! 2019-12-14 12:32:27The team that recovered bodies from White Island went “to the depths of their endurance and past it,” said the colonel who oversaw the mis

Tessa Majors Killing: Boy, 13, Is Arrested New! 2019-12-14 12:26:50He appeared in court on murder and robbery charges. Detectives believe two other teenagers took part in the stabbing, an official said.

Sophia Hutchins Isn’t Dating Caitlyn Jenner New! 2019-12-14 12:16:00“I’m on good terms with all the family, but I’m closest with Kris, Kim, Kylie and Kendall,” says the 23-year-old beauty entrep

Man Accused of Smacking Reporter’s Rear on Live New! 2019-12-14 12:12:05Alex Bozarjian was reporting on a race in Savannah, Ga., when a passing runner slapped her behind. A video clip of the episode shared on Twitter provo

North Korea Links 2nd ‘Crucial’ Test to Nuclear New! 2019-12-14 11:26:28As a top American envoy prepares to visit the region, the North declared that tests would bolster its “reliable strategic nuclear deterrent.&rdq

How a Band of Seasoned Cinephiles Plans to New! 2019-12-14 11:16:27When a beloved theater closed, local film fans got organized.

A Park Shed Its Reputation. Then Came the New! 2019-12-14 10:38:57The deadly stabbing of Ms. Majors, a college student, rekindled fears about Morningside Park near Columbia University.

How McKinsey Makes Its Own Rules New! 2019-12-14 10:38:50The consulting company chases after government contracts, but it has a habit of evading the oversight that comes with them.

Sudan’s Ousted Leader Is Sentenced to Two Years New! 2019-12-14 09:18:21Omar Hassan al-Bashir, accused of genocide in Darfur, was charged with possessing foreign currency and receiving illegal gifts.

For African Migrants, Hope and a Home in New! 2019-12-14 09:06:06With a record number of asylum seekers, France is getting tough on immigration. But 450 squatters find shelter in a school building in Lyon.

Belgian Carnival Removed From UNESCO List Over Anti-Semitic New! 2019-12-14 07:33:19The Aalst carnival has been criticized for depicting Jews with sidecurls and oversize noses atop piles of money.

Brexit’s Advance Opens a New Trade Era New! 2019-12-14 06:07:57The decisive Conservative victory in Britain leaves no doubt that in today’s global equation, national interests are supreme and globalization i

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Anger erupts at U.N. climate summit as major New! 2019-12-14 08:45:50Major economies resisted calls for bolder climate commitments as a U.N. summit in Madrid limped toward a delayed conclusion on Saturday, dimming hopes

Turkish official says EU should boost funding of New! 2019-12-14 08:42:48The European Union should spend more than the 6 billion euros ($6.6 billion) already allotted to fund Syrian refugees in Turkey, and speed up the flow

Violent protests rage in India for fourth day New! 2019-12-14 08:41:03Demonstrators in eastern India set fire to more than a dozen buses and vandalized at least six railway stations on Saturday, as violent protests again

Poland's main opposition picks moderate veteran for presidential New! 2019-12-14 08:13:42Poland's main opposition group, the center-right Civic Platform (PO), picked a party veteran known for building consensus on Saturday as its contende

Former Sudan president Bashir sentenced to two years New! 2019-12-14 07:58:16A Sudanese court on Saturday convicted former president Omar al-Bashir on corruption charges and sentenced him to two years of detention in a reform f

Thousands join biggest protest for years in Thai New! 2019-12-14 07:55:23Several thousand people took part in Thailand's biggest protest since a 2014 coup on Saturday after authorities moved to ban a party that has rallied

Hong Kong leader Lam visits Beijing as pressure New! 2019-12-14 07:46:42Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam visited Beijing on Saturday for her first trip to the Chinese capital since her government was handed a crushing defeat in

UK Labour's finance chief McDonnell to step down New! 2019-12-14 07:44:19Britain's opposition Labour party finance spokesman John McDonnell will not be in his party's next shadow cabinet after Labour's heavy election def

North Korea conducted another crucial test at satellite New! 2019-12-14 07:39:16North Korea said it had successfully conducted another test at a satellite launch site on Friday to bolster its strategic nuclear deterrence, North Ko

Qatar will stand by Lebanon during crisis: Emadi New! 2019-12-14 07:37:25Qatar will stand by Lebanon during its current economic crisis, Qatari Finance Minister Ali al-Emadi told a conference in Doha on Saturday.

U.S. sent troops to Saudi Arabia on defensive New! 2019-12-14 07:33:38U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said on Saturday U.S. troops were in Saudi Arabia on a defensive basis only and that the United States would en

Malaysia PM suggests he could stay in office New! 2019-12-14 07:20:30Malaysia's Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad suggested on Saturday he may seek to stay in power after 2020, just four days after he promised to make wa

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