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  • US sanctions Myanmar forces for alleged human rights abuses

    US sanctions Myanmar forces for alleged human rights abuses

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:41:01 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:38:11 GMT
    The U.S. Treasury is slapping sanctions on Myanmar security forces for their alleged involvement in violent campaigns against ethnic minorities across the Southeast Asia nation.
    The U.S. Treasury is slapping sanctions on Myanmar security forces for their alleged involvement in violent campaigns against ethnic minorities across the Southeast Asia nation.
  • Survivor, shaken, describes plunge off bridge in Italy

    Survivor, shaken, describes plunge off bridge in Italy

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:05 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:05:20 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:37:22 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...
    Excavators have begun clearing large sections of the collapsed highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa in the search for people still missing three days after the deadly accident.
    Excavators have begun clearing large sections of the collapsed highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa in the search for people still missing three days after the deadly accident.
  • Stormy Daniels drops out of UK reality show at last minute

    Stormy Daniels drops out of UK reality show at last minute

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:25 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:25:51 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:36:32 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, May 23, 2018, Stormy Daniels speaks during a ceremony for her receiving a City Proclamation and Key to the City in West Hollywood, Calif. USA.  Stormy Daniels, the adult film ...(AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, May 23, 2018, Stormy Daniels speaks during a ceremony for her receiving a City Proclamation and Key to the City in West Hollywood, Calif. USA. Stormy Daniels, the adult film ...
    Stormy Daniels, the adult film actress and nemesis of U.S. President Donald Trump, has pulled out of a British reality-TV show at the last minute after a dispute with producers.
    Stormy Daniels, the adult film actress and nemesis of U.S. President Donald Trump, has pulled out of a British reality-TV show at the last minute after a dispute with producers.
  • Bob Mackie's designs for Cher, Carol Burnett up for auction

    Bob Mackie's designs for Cher, Carol Burnett up for auction

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:55:42 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:36:22 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Fashion and Costume Designer Bob Mackie poses with two of his iconic designs, a scarlet red satin gown worn by Cher in 1975, right, and a marigold jersey jumpsuit worn by Cher between 1971-1976, left, in London, Thursday...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Fashion and Costume Designer Bob Mackie poses with two of his iconic designs, a scarlet red satin gown worn by Cher in 1975, right, and a marigold jersey jumpsuit worn by Cher between 1971-1976, left, in London, Thursday...
    Bob Mackie-designed outfits worn by Cher, Carol Burnett, Diana Ross and others are going up for auction.
    Bob Mackie-designed outfits worn by Cher, Carol Burnett, Diana Ross and others are going up for auction.
  • US officials: Ex-IS fighter accepted in US as refugee

    US officials: Ex-IS fighter accepted in US as refugee

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:10 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:10:51 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:27:39 GMT
    (U.S. Attorney's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows Omar Abdulsattar Ameen. The refugee from Iraq was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi p...(U.S. Attorney's Office via AP). This undated photo provided by the U.S. Attorney's Office shows Omar Abdulsattar Ameen. The refugee from Iraq was arrested Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi p...
    An Iraqi man arrested in California is accused of being a former Islamic State fighter and killing a police officer in Iraq after he qualified to be resettled in the U.S. as part of a refugee program.
    An Iraqi man arrested in California is accused of being a former Islamic State fighter and killing a police officer in Iraq after he qualified to be resettled in the U.S. as part of a refugee program.
  • 'Most ancient' solid cheese found in dug up Egyptian jar

    'Most ancient' solid cheese found in dug up Egyptian jar

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:35 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:35:39 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:12:05 GMT
    Scientists have discovered that a solidified whitish substance in an ancient jar dug up in Egypt is "probably the most ancient archaeological solid residue of cheese ever found.".
    Scientists have discovered that a solidified whitish substance in an ancient jar dug up in Egypt is "probably the most ancient archaeological solid residue of cheese ever found.".
  • Culinary greats gather in homage to French master chef

    Culinary greats gather in homage to French master chef

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:40:59 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:12:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). FILE - In this Sept.7, 2014 file photo, French chef Joel Robuchon poses for photographers during a photocall for the movie "The Hundred-Foot Journey", in Paris, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. French master chef Joel Robuchon ha...(AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File). FILE - In this Sept.7, 2014 file photo, French chef Joel Robuchon poses for photographers during a photocall for the movie "The Hundred-Foot Journey", in Paris, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014. French master chef Joel Robuchon ha...
    Hundreds of chefs, among them some of the world's top cooks, have gathered to pay their respects to one of the masters of French cuisine Joel Robuchon.
    Hundreds of chefs, among them some of the world's top cooks, have gathered to pay their respects to one of the masters of French cuisine Joel Robuchon.
  • Palestinians say 2 killed by Israel fire at Gaza border

    Palestinians say 2 killed by Israel fire at Gaza border

    Friday, August 17 2018 12:20 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:20:51 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:12:02 GMT
    Gaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire at a protest along the border amid ongoing Egyptian efforts to broker a cease-fire.
    Gaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian was killed by Israeli fire at a protest along the border amid ongoing Egyptian efforts to broker a cease-fire.
  • Could Brazil's Lula really run? It's not likely

    Could Brazil's Lula really run? It's not likely

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:55:57 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:12:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Andre Penner, File). FILE - In this April 7, 2018 file photo, former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva looks on before speaking to supporters outside the Metal Workers Union headquarters in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. Da Silva ...(AP Photo/Andre Penner, File). FILE - In this April 7, 2018 file photo, former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva looks on before speaking to supporters outside the Metal Workers Union headquarters in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. Da Silva ...
    Now that former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has registered his candidacy for president, experts say there is a narrow but unlikely path by which authorities could allow him to run.
    Now that former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has registered his candidacy for president, experts say there is a narrow but unlikely path by which authorities could allow him to run.
  • The Latest: Italian mayor shuts down bridge as a precaution

    The Latest: Italian mayor shuts down bridge as a precaution

    Friday, August 17 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-08-17 10:30:28 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:11:53 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...
    Davide Capello was driving across the bridge toward the Italian city of Genoa when suddenly, the road dropped out from under him.
    Davide Capello was driving across the bridge toward the Italian city of Genoa when suddenly, the road dropped out from under him.
  • Woman whose family perished in Greek fire files lawsuit

    Woman whose family perished in Greek fire files lawsuit

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:42:03 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:11:49 GMT
    (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, FILE). FILE- In this file photo dated Tuesday, July 24, 2018, firefighters stand on the cliff top where burned trees hug the coastline in Mati east of Athens, after wildfires raged through the popular seaside areas near t...(AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis, FILE). FILE- In this file photo dated Tuesday, July 24, 2018, firefighters stand on the cliff top where burned trees hug the coastline in Mati east of Athens, after wildfires raged through the popular seaside areas near t...
    A woman whose husband and children died in a deadly forest fire in Greece has filed a criminal lawsuit against seven officials, including the country's interior minister, asserting they share the blame for the...
    A woman whose husband and children died in a deadly forest fire in Greece has filed a criminal lawsuit against seven officials, including the country's interior minister, asserting they share the blame for the blaze that killed dozens.
  • Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as prime minister

    Pakistani lawmakers elect Imran Khan as prime minister

    Friday, August 17 2018 7:25 AM EDT2018-08-17 11:25:30 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:11:47 GMT
    (National Assembly, via AP). In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan, left, greets speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Pakistan'...(National Assembly, via AP). In this photo released by the National Assembly, the leader of Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf party Imran Khan, left, greets speaker of the National Assembly Asad Qaiser in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Pakistan'...
    Pakistani lawmakers gather in parliament to elect former cricket star turned politician Imran Khan as prime minister.
    Pakistani lawmakers gather in parliament to elect former cricket star turned politician Imran Khan as prime minister.
  • Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest

    Getting personal: US, Turkish leaders feud over arrest

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:25 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:25:59 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:11 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:11:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A general view of Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Turkey's finance chief tried to reassure thousands of international investors on a conference call Thursday, in which he pledged to fix the economic troubles that have ...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A general view of Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Turkey's finance chief tried to reassure thousands of international investors on a conference call Thursday, in which he pledged to fix the economic troubles that have ...
    Turkey's currency remains steady against the dollar despite an apparent threat of possible new sanctions by U.S. President Donald Trump.
    Turkey's currency remains steady against the dollar despite an apparent threat of possible new sanctions by U.S. President Donald Trump.
  • Long-distance bus overturns on German highway, 22 hurt

    Long-distance bus overturns on German highway, 22 hurt

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:26 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:26:16 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:02:06 GMT
    (Bernd Wuestneck/dpa via AP). A bus sits beside the Autobahn A 19 in Linstow near Rostock, northern Germany, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, after it was driven into a ditch and turned over. Six people were seriously injured and a further 10 slightly hurt.(Bernd Wuestneck/dpa via AP). A bus sits beside the Autobahn A 19 in Linstow near Rostock, northern Germany, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018, after it was driven into a ditch and turned over. Six people were seriously injured and a further 10 slightly hurt.
    Authorities say a bus headed from Stockholm to Berlin has come off a highway in northeastern Germany and overturned, injuring 16.
    Authorities say a bus headed from Stockholm to Berlin has come off a highway in northeastern Germany and overturned, injuring 16.
  • Vatican in 'shame and sorrow' over abuses in Pennsylvania

    Vatican in 'shame and sorrow' over abuses in Pennsylvania

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:25:48 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:57 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:57:45 GMT
    (L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 file photo, Pope Francis, left, talks with Papal Foundation Chairman Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washinghton, D.C., during a meeting with members of the Papal Fo...(L'Osservatore Romano/Pool Photo via AP). FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010 file photo, Pope Francis, left, talks with Papal Foundation Chairman Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washinghton, D.C., during a meeting with members of the Papal Fo...
    The Vatican has called the sex abuse described in a grand jury report in Pennsylvania "criminal and morally reprehensible.".
    The Vatican has called the sex abuse described in a grand jury report in Pennsylvania "criminal and morally reprehensible.".
  • The Latest: Trump warns Turkey over detained pastor

    The Latest: Trump warns Turkey over detained pastor

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:30:34 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:43 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:43:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A man walks out of a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Beset by a weak currency and tension with the United States, Turkey is reaching out to Europe in an attempt to shore up relations with majo...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). A man walks out of a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Beset by a weak currency and tension with the United States, Turkey is reaching out to Europe in an attempt to shore up relations with majo...
    Turkey's state-run news agency says a higher Turkish court has also rejected an appeal for the release from detention of an American pastor who is at the center of a Turkish-U.S. spat.
    Turkey's state-run news agency says a higher Turkish court has also rejected an appeal for the release from detention of an American pastor who is at the center of a Turkish-U.S. spat.
  • Tipping the scales: White lion cubs bulking up in Germany

    Tipping the scales: White lion cubs bulking up in Germany

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:31 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:31:32 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:13:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jens Meyer). Four rare African white lion cubs sit in their enclosure at the zoo in Magdeburg, Germany, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Keepers weighed the three males and one female and carried out health checks on the cats, which are rare in the wil...(AP Photo/Jens Meyer). Four rare African white lion cubs sit in their enclosure at the zoo in Magdeburg, Germany, Friday, Aug. 17, 2018. Keepers weighed the three males and one female and carried out health checks on the cats, which are rare in the wil...
    They're still tiny, but the white lion cubs at the Magdeburg zoo in eastern Germany are putting on weight fast.
    They're still tiny, but the white lion cubs at the Magdeburg zoo in eastern Germany are putting on weight fast.
  • Moroccan feminist activist arrested amid abortion campaign

    Moroccan feminist activist arrested amid abortion campaign

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:41:11 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:03 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:03:41 GMT
    A prominent Moroccan feminist who campaigns for abortion access and LGBT rights has been arrested for alleged public drinking and disturbance of order.
    A prominent Moroccan feminist who campaigns for abortion access and LGBT rights has been arrested for alleged public drinking and disturbance of order.
  • Benjamin Smith is new CEO of Air France-KLM, unions worried

    Benjamin Smith is new CEO of Air France-KLM, unions worried

    Friday, August 17 2018 5:00 AM EDT2018-08-17 09:00:23 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 12:01 PM EDT2018-08-17 16:01:09 GMT
    (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP). In this Feb. 9, 2017, photo Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines Air Canada, speaks before revealing the new Air Canada Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at a hangar at the Toronto Pearson International Airport i...(Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP). In this Feb. 9, 2017, photo Benjamin Smith, President, Passenger Airlines Air Canada, speaks before revealing the new Air Canada Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner at a hangar at the Toronto Pearson International Airport i...
    Air France-KLM's unions voiced their concerns and skepticism after the company appointed Benjamin Smith as new CEO with the support of the French state.
    Air France-KLM's unions voiced their concerns and skepticism after the company appointed Benjamin Smith as new CEO with the support of the French state.
  • German charged over alleged combat role in Afghan Taliban

    German charged over alleged combat role in Afghan Taliban

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:23 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:23:21 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 11:54 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:54:14 GMT
    Prosecutors have charged a German citizen accused of fighting for the Taliban in Afghanistan, accusing him of membership in a terrorist organization, attempted murder and weapons offenses.
    Prosecutors have charged a German citizen accused of fighting for the Taliban in Afghanistan, accusing him of membership in a terrorist organization, attempted murder and weapons offenses.
  • Bishops request Vatican investigation as abuse crisis grows

    Bishops request Vatican investigation as abuse crisis grows

    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:23 PM EDT2018-08-16 21:23:07 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:47:30 GMT
    The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is inviting the Vatican to play a key role investigating the scandal involving former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with minors and...
    The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops is inviting the Vatican to play a key role investigating the scandal involving former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, who allegedly engaged in sexual misconduct with minors and adult seminarians.
  • Indians gather as former premier Vajpayee is cremated

    Indians gather as former premier Vajpayee is cremated

    Friday, August 17 2018 2:44 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:44:21 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:27:05 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manish Swarup). The body of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, wrapped in the Indian national flag, is taken in full state honor to the Bharatiya Janata party office for people to pay their last tributes in New Delhi, India, F...(AP Photo/Manish Swarup). The body of former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, wrapped in the Indian national flag, is taken in full state honor to the Bharatiya Janata party office for people to pay their last tributes in New Delhi, India, F...
    Indians are paying homage to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as his body is taken to his Hindu nationalist party's headquarters before cremation on the banks of the Yamuna River.
    Indians are paying homage to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as his body is taken to his Hindu nationalist party's headquarters before cremation on the banks of the Yamuna River.
  • Knives and guns: Serb-Russian youth camp closed after outcry

    Knives and guns: Serb-Russian youth camp closed after outcry

    Friday, August 17 2018 8:40 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:40:46 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:01:57 GMT
    Police have closed a summer youth camp on a mountain in western Serbia organized by Russian and Serbian far-right groups after a public outcry.
    Police have closed a summer youth camp on a mountain in western Serbia organized by Russian and Serbian far-right groups after a public outcry.
  • Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

    Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-08-17 07:30:36 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:43:31 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). The left engine of Boeing passenger plane from China, a Xiamen Air, sits several meters away on the grassy portion of the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after it skidded off the runway while landing Friday, ...(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). The left engine of Boeing passenger plane from China, a Xiamen Air, sits several meters away on the grassy portion of the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after it skidded off the runway while landing Friday, ...
    A plane from China landing on a rain-soaked Manila runway in poor visibility has veered off in a muddy field with one engine and a wheel ripped off but no serious injuries among the 165 people aboard who scrambled...
    A plane from China landing on a rain-soaked Manila runway in poor visibility has veered off in a muddy field with one engine and a wheel ripped off but no serious injuries among the 165 people aboard who scrambled out through an emergency slide.
  • The Latest: Germany seeks refugee who may have been with IS

    The Latest: Germany seeks refugee who may have been with IS

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:50:47 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:28 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:28:11 GMT
    German authorities say they're looking into a Yazidi woman's claim that she ran into a man who bought her as a slave in an Islamic State-ruled area of Iraq after arriving in Germany.
    German authorities say they're looking into a Yazidi woman's claim that she ran into a man who bought her as a slave in an Islamic State-ruled area of Iraq after arriving in Germany.
  • UN rights chief condemns Bosnian Serb decision on Srebrenica

    UN rights chief condemns Bosnian Serb decision on Srebrenica

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:20 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:20:38 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:22 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:22:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). A Bosnian Muslim woman reacts as she walks among gravestones at the memorial centre of Potocari near Srebrenica, 150 kms north east of Sarajevo, Bosnia, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. The leader of Bosnia's Serbs has downplayed the...(AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic). A Bosnian Muslim woman reacts as she walks among gravestones at the memorial centre of Potocari near Srebrenica, 150 kms north east of Sarajevo, Bosnia, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. The leader of Bosnia's Serbs has downplayed the...
    The United Nations' human rights chief is condemning the Bosnian Serb legislature's decision to revoke support for a report acknowledging the 1995 massacre of thousands of Bosnian Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica.
    The United Nations' human rights chief is condemning the Bosnian Serb legislature's decision to revoke support for a report acknowledging the 1995 massacre of thousands of Bosnian Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica.
  • Former comedian appointed Slovenia's premier designate

    Former comedian appointed Slovenia's premier designate

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:50:39 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 10:17 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:17:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 file photo, Slovenian presidential candidate Marjan Sarec talks to the media in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Marjan Sarec, a former comedian whose party finished second in Slovenia's parliamen...(AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File). FILE - In this Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017 file photo, Slovenian presidential candidate Marjan Sarec talks to the media in Ljubljana, Slovenia. Marjan Sarec, a former comedian whose party finished second in Slovenia's parliamen...
    A former comedian whose party finished second in Slovenia's parliamentary election has been appointed prime minister designate.
    A former comedian whose party finished second in Slovenia's parliamentary election has been appointed prime minister designate.
  • Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure

    Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:00:13 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 9:42 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:42:35 GMT
    (AP Photo/Nicola Marfisi). Workers inspect the the area around the collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa du...(AP Photo/Nicola Marfisi). Workers inspect the the area around the collapsed Morandi highway bridge, in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A bridge on a main highway linking Italy with France collapsed in the Italian port city of Genoa du...
    The Italian government lashed out Thursday at the holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia for defending its financial interests in the face of the deadly bridge crash in Genoa without sparing a word for victims.
    The Italian government lashed out Thursday at the holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia for defending its financial interests in the face of the deadly bridge crash in Genoa without sparing a word for victims.
  • Spain remembers terror attacks that killed 16 in Catalonia

    Spain remembers terror attacks that killed 16 in Catalonia

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:35 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:35:38 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 8:36 AM EDT2018-08-17 12:36:56 GMT
    (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). A woman places a flower around a memorial tribute of flowers, messages and candles on Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, the day before to the anniversary of the attacks that took place he...(AP Photo/Manu Fernandez). A woman places a flower around a memorial tribute of flowers, messages and candles on Barcelona's historic Las Ramblas in Barcelona, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018, the day before to the anniversary of the attacks that took place he...
    Spain's King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez are among hundreds of people attending official ceremonies in Barcelona marking the first anniversary of terror attacks that killed 16 people.
    Spain's King Felipe VI and Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez are among hundreds of people attending official ceremonies in Barcelona marking the first anniversary of terror attacks that killed 16 people.
  • Judge finds conspiracy to kill Kim with VX, women to testify

    Judge finds conspiracy to kill Kim with VX, women to testify

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:15 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:15:01 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:26:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, center, is escorted by police as she arrives for a court hearing at Shah Alam High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Malaysian court will rule on Thursday whether the two women, D...(AP Photo/Yam G-Jun). Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, center, is escorted by police as she arrives for a court hearing at Shah Alam High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Malaysian court will rule on Thursday whether the two women, D...
    Two women on trial for the assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother have arrived at a Malaysian court for a key ruling.
    Two women on trial for the assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother have arrived at a Malaysian court for a key ruling.
  • The Latest: Trump tweets support for pastor jailed in Turkey

    The Latest: Trump tweets support for pastor jailed in Turkey

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:50:21 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:25 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:25:48 GMT
    (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as he shakes hands with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani prior to their talks at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Turkey...(Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool). Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, as he shakes hands with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani prior to their talks at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Turkey...
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with French President Emmanuel Macron, during which Macron said that Turkey's economic stability is important for France.
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has spoken with French President Emmanuel Macron, during which Macron said that Turkey's economic stability is important for France.
  • Ugandan pop star, a government critic, faces military court

    Ugandan pop star, a government critic, faces military court

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:27 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:27:02 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:11:39 GMT
    Ugandan pop star, an outspoken government critic, to face military court after clashes.
    Ugandan pop star, an outspoken government critic, to face military court after clashes.
  • India's Vajpayee, who set off nuke race and peace, has died

    India's Vajpayee, who set off nuke race and peace, has died

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:30:21 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 4:11 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:11:29 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ajit Kumar, File). FILE - In this Jan. 15, 1999 file photo, Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, center, meets with delegations ahead of Eid al-Fitr in New Delhi, India. India's top leaders and politicians are on Thursday, Aug. 16, 201...(AP Photo/Ajit Kumar, File). FILE - In this Jan. 15, 1999 file photo, Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, center, meets with delegations ahead of Eid al-Fitr in New Delhi, India. India's top leaders and politicians are on Thursday, Aug. 16, 201...
    Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies after a prolonged illness.
    Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies after a prolonged illness.
  • Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald Trump

    Merkel, Putin share a headache: Donald Trump

    Friday, August 17 2018 3:50 AM EDT2018-08-17 07:50:19 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 3:52 AM EDT2018-08-17 07:52:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file). FILE - In this July 7, 2017 file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to the first working session on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Ger...(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file). FILE - In this July 7, 2017 file photo Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel prior to the first working session on the first day of the G-20 summit in Hamburg, northern Ger...
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday _ thanks in no small part to U.S. President Donald Trump.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russia's President Vladimir Putin will have plenty to talk about when they meet Saturday _ thanks in no small part to U.S. President Donald Trump.
  • Afghan IS branch claims deadly attack on Shiites in Kabul

    Afghan IS branch claims deadly attack on Shiites in Kabul

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:17 AM EDT2018-08-16 06:17:49 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 3:46 AM EDT2018-08-17 07:46:27 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Relatives pray near to the dead bodies of civilians after Wednesday's deadly suicide bombing that targeted a training class in a private building in the Shiite neighborhood of Dasht-i Barcha, in western Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursd...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Relatives pray near to the dead bodies of civilians after Wednesday's deadly suicide bombing that targeted a training class in a private building in the Shiite neighborhood of Dasht-i Barcha, in western Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursd...
    Afghan authorities revise down death toll from previous day's suicide bombing in Shite area to 34 killed, not 48.
    Afghan authorities revise down death toll from previous day's suicide bombing in Shite area to 34 killed, not 48.
  • Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

    Plane skids off rainy Manila runway, rips off engine, wheel

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:23 PM EDT2018-08-17 03:23:40 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-08-17 07:33:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Rescuers are seen at the scene as a Boeing passenger plane from China, a Xiamen Air, lies on the grassy portion of the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after it skidded off the runway while landing Friday, Aug...(AP Photo/Bullit Marquez). Rescuers are seen at the scene as a Boeing passenger plane from China, a Xiamen Air, lies on the grassy portion of the runway of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport after it skidded off the runway while landing Friday, Aug...
    A plane from China has skidded off a runway at Manila's airport while landing in a downpour and its 157 passengers and eight crew members have been evacuated safely by emergency slides.
    A plane from China has skidded off a runway at Manila's airport while landing in a downpour and its 157 passengers and eight crew members have been evacuated safely by emergency slides.
  • The Latest: Amnesty: Kabul attack on Shiites is 'war crime'

    The Latest: Amnesty: Kabul attack on Shiites is 'war crime'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:29 AM EDT2018-08-16 06:29:42 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 2:48 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:48:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Relatives pray near to the dead bodies of civilians after Wednesday's deadly suicide bombing that targeted a training class in a private building in the Shiite neighborhood of Dasht-i Barcha, in western Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursd...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). Relatives pray near to the dead bodies of civilians after Wednesday's deadly suicide bombing that targeted a training class in a private building in the Shiite neighborhood of Dasht-i Barcha, in western Kabul, Afghanistan, Thursd...
    The Latest: Police say gunmen besiege compound belonging to Afghan intelligence service in Kabul.
    The Latest: Police say gunmen besiege compound belonging to Afghan intelligence service in Kabul.
  • The Latest: Indonesian to testify when murder trial resumes

    The Latest: Indonesian to testify when murder trial resumes

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 05:00:06 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 2:31 AM EDT2018-08-17 06:31:41 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jeffrey Ong). Indonesian Siti Aisyah, left, is escorted by police as she arrives for a court hearing at Shah Alam High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018.  Malaysian court will rule on Thursday whether the two women, Sit...(AP Photo/Jeffrey Ong). Indonesian Siti Aisyah, left, is escorted by police as she arrives for a court hearing at Shah Alam High Court in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Malaysian court will rule on Thursday whether the two women, Sit...
    A Malaysian judge has ruled the two women charged with murdering the North Korean leader's half brother should begin entering their defense.
    A Malaysian judge has ruled the two women charged with murdering the North Korean leader's half brother should begin entering their defense.
  • Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis

    Turkish finance chief tries to reassure investors on crisis

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:30:03 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:24 AM EDT2018-08-17 05:24:38 GMT
    The Turkish lira has rebound from record losses a day after Qatar pledged US$15 billion in investments to help Turkey's economy.
    The Turkish lira has rebound from record losses a day after Qatar pledged US$15 billion in investments to help Turkey's economy.
  • The Latest: Bridge collapse death toll lowered by 1 to 38

    The Latest: Bridge collapse death toll lowered by 1 to 38

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:00 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:00:04 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:00 PM EDT2018-08-17 02:00:08 GMT
    The holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia was facing a volatile trading day after the government announced it would take steps to revoke the concession following the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa.
    The holding company for Autostrade per l'Italia was facing a volatile trading day after the government announced it would take steps to revoke the concession following the deadly bridge collapse in Genoa.
  • Russia says drone attacks on its Syria base have increased

    Russia says drone attacks on its Syria base have increased

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:25 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:25:26 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:59 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:59:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Sergei Grits). A local resident rides his motorcycle near portraits of Syrian President Bashar al-Asad, right, and Russian President Vladimir Putin in the town of Rastan, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The Russian Defense Ministry said it i...(AP Photo/Sergei Grits). A local resident rides his motorcycle near portraits of Syrian President Bashar al-Asad, right, and Russian President Vladimir Putin in the town of Rastan, Syria, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The Russian Defense Ministry said it i...
    The Russian military says the number of drone attacks on its main base in Syria has increased.
    The Russian military says the number of drone attacks on its main base in Syria has increased.
  • German passenger jet makes safe unscheduled landing on Crete

    German passenger jet makes safe unscheduled landing on Crete

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:01:35 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:48 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:48:19 GMT
    Greek state TV says a passenger plane flying from Egypt to Germany with 250 passengers has made an unscheduled landing on the island of Crete after reporting a potential bomb threat.
    Greek state TV says a passenger plane flying from Egypt to Germany with 250 passengers has made an unscheduled landing on the island of Crete after reporting a potential bomb threat.
  • Moscow bristles at US sanctions on Russian company

    Moscow bristles at US sanctions on Russian company

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:01 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:01:14 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:27:03 GMT
    Russia warned that the latest U.S. sanctions against a Russian company accused by Washington of breaching international restrictions on North Korea could undermine denuclearization talks with Pyongyang.
    Russia warned that the latest U.S. sanctions against a Russian company accused by Washington of breaching international restrictions on North Korea could undermine denuclearization talks with Pyongyang.
  • Russian court frees from jail 2 teenagers in extremism case

    Russian court frees from jail 2 teenagers in extremism case

    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:16 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:16:38 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:25 PM EDT2018-08-16 20:25:15 GMT
    Moscow court releases two teenagers facing extremism charges from jail and puts them under house arrest.
    Moscow court releases two teenagers facing extremism charges from jail and puts them under house arrest.
  • Italy lowers confirmed death toll to 38 in Genoa collapse

    Italy lowers confirmed death toll to 38 in Genoa collapse

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:25 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:25:02 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:57 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:57:22 GMT
    The Atlantia holding company that controls Italy's main highway operator says that government pledges to revoke the concession were made without citing specific failures and before cause of deadly bridge collapse...
    The Atlantia holding company that controls Italy's main highway operator says that government pledges to revoke the concession were made without citing specific failures and before cause of deadly bridge collapse has been determined.
  • Pakistan's ruling party suspends lawmaker for assault

    Pakistan's ruling party suspends lawmaker for assault

    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:50:30 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:56 PM EDT2018-08-16 19:56:28 GMT
    Pakistan's ruling party of Imran Khan suspends newly elected lawmaker over video of him beating up a citizen.
    Pakistan's ruling party of Imran Khan suspends newly elected lawmaker over video of him beating up a citizen.
  • Scottish neo-Nazi jailed for 12 years for bomb-making bid

    Scottish neo-Nazi jailed for 12 years for bomb-making bid

    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:35 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:35:27 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:36 PM EDT2018-08-16 18:36:03 GMT
    A Scottish man with far-right views has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for attempting to build a bomb that prosecutors say could have caused carnage.
    A Scottish man with far-right views has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for attempting to build a bomb that prosecutors say could have caused carnage.
  • In US dispute, a few Turks destroy iPhones in online posts

    In US dispute, a few Turks destroy iPhones in online posts

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:30 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:30:28 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:52:06 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People walk past an advertising billboard at an upscale neighbourhood in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.  Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan,  had said that his country will boycott U.S.-made electronic goods ami...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People walk past an advertising billboard at an upscale neighbourhood in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, had said that his country will boycott U.S.-made electronic goods ami...
    A small number of Turks are responding to their president's call to boycott American electronic goods by posting videos in which they smash iPhones with bats, hammers and other blunt instruments.
    A small number of Turks are responding to their president's call to boycott American electronic goods by posting videos in which they smash iPhones with bats, hammers and other blunt instruments.
  • US officials: Iraqi refugee was part of terror group

    US officials: Iraqi refugee was part of terror group

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:43 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:43:33 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:27:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). A federal agent removes items from an apartment following the arrest of Omar Ameen, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Ameen, a 45-year-old Iraqi refugee, was arrested on a warrant alleging that he killed an Ir...(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli). A federal agent removes items from an apartment following the arrest of Omar Ameen, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. Ameen, a 45-year-old Iraqi refugee, was arrested on a warrant alleging that he killed an Ir...
    A 45-year-old Iraqi refugee has been arrested in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while serving with the Islamic State terror organization.
    A 45-year-old Iraqi refugee has been arrested in Northern California on a warrant alleging that he killed an Iraqi policeman while serving with the Islamic State terror organization.
  • Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis, US spat

    Turkey braces for hard times amid currency crisis, US spat

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:20 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:20:00 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:42 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:42:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People wait at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week, but some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalati...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People wait at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week, but some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalati...
    Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating dispute with the United States, in an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a...
    Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating dispute with the United States, in an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a Cold War-era alliance.
  • Physician to Queen Elizabeth II killed in cycling accident

    Physician to Queen Elizabeth II killed in cycling accident

    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:02 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:02:49 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:13 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:13:14 GMT
    A physician to Queen Elizabeth II Has been killed by a truck as he cycled through central London.
    A physician to Queen Elizabeth II Has been killed by a truck as he cycled through central London.
  • Mali's president wins runoff vote with more than 67 percent

    Mali's president wins runoff vote with more than 67 percent

    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:55 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:55:18 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 12:12 PM EDT2018-08-16 16:12:20 GMT
    Mali's president wins runoff election with more than 67 percent of the vote.
    Mali's president wins runoff election with more than 67 percent of the vote.
  • New Amnesty leader slams Trump for breaking up families

    New Amnesty leader slams Trump for breaking up families

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:30:25 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-08-16 15:41:55 GMT
    New Amnesty leader slams Trump's family separations as 'one of the worst atrocities' in years.
    New Amnesty leader slams Trump's family separations as 'one of the worst atrocities' in years.
  • Mattis says US will work more closely with Argentina

    Mattis says US will work more closely with Argentina

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:47:34 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-08-16 14:42:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, left, and Argentina's Defense Minister Oscar Raul Aguad shake hands in Buenos Aires, Argentina Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Mattis is on an official visit to several South American countr...(AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko). U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, left, and Argentina's Defense Minister Oscar Raul Aguad shake hands in Buenos Aires, Argentina Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Mattis is on an official visit to several South American countr...
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is pledging closer defense cooperation with Argentina.
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is pledging closer defense cooperation with Argentina.
  • UN panel calls on Bahrain to release activist Nabeel Rajab

    UN panel calls on Bahrain to release activist Nabeel Rajab

    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:21 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:21:52 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:25:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File). FILE - In this May 28, 2012 file photo, human rights activist Nabeel Rajab gestures as he leaves a police station in Manama, Bahrain.  A United Nations panel said Thursday Aug. 16, 2018, Bahrain should immediately release...(AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File). FILE - In this May 28, 2012 file photo, human rights activist Nabeel Rajab gestures as he leaves a police station in Manama, Bahrain. A United Nations panel said Thursday Aug. 16, 2018, Bahrain should immediately release...
    UN panel says Bahrain should immediately release imprisoned activist Nabeel Rajab.
    UN panel says Bahrain should immediately release imprisoned activist Nabeel Rajab.
  • New Malaysian government repeals law banning 'fake news'

    New Malaysian government repeals law banning 'fake news'

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:40 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:40:14 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 9:22 AM EDT2018-08-16 13:22:34 GMT
    Malaysia's new government has repealed a widely criticized law prohibiting "fake news," in a move hailed as a landmark moment for human rights by a group of Southeast Asian lawmakers.
    Malaysia's new government has repealed a widely criticized law prohibiting "fake news," in a move hailed as a landmark moment for human rights by a group of Southeast Asian lawmakers.
  • Vienna authorities ban eating on subway trains

    Vienna authorities ban eating on subway trains

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:50:19 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:52:09 GMT
    Authorities in Vienna have decided to ban passengers from eating in the Austrian capital's subway trains.
    Authorities in Vienna have decided to ban passengers from eating in the Austrian capital's subway trains.
  • Brussels highlights sun-splashed summer with flower carpet

    Brussels highlights sun-splashed summer with flower carpet

    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:30:31 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:27 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:27:07 GMT
    (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). The Brussels Flower Carpet, laid out in its entirety, on the Grand Place in Brussels, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. More than 500,000 flowers were used to create the Latin American theme, devoted to the Mexican region of Guanajuato...(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo). The Brussels Flower Carpet, laid out in its entirety, on the Grand Place in Brussels, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. More than 500,000 flowers were used to create the Latin American theme, devoted to the Mexican region of Guanajuato...
    Brussels is highlighting its sun-splashed summer with a Mexican-themed carpet of over half a million flowers on its historic Grand-Place.
    Brussels is highlighting its sun-splashed summer with a Mexican-themed carpet of over half a million flowers on its historic Grand-Place.
  • Polish president vetoes law on EU Parliament elections

    Polish president vetoes law on EU Parliament elections

    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:06 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:06:22 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-08-16 12:10:26 GMT
    The Polish president has vetoed a law on elections to the European Union Parliament that would have benefited large political parties and made it harder for small parties to reach a threshold to get seats.
    The Polish president has vetoed a law on elections to the European Union Parliament that would have benefited large political parties and made it harder for small parties to reach a threshold to get seats.
  • UK police given more time to quiz Parliament crash suspect

    UK police given more time to quiz Parliament crash suspect

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:30 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:30:08 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 7:33 AM EDT2018-08-16 11:33:42 GMT
    (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP). The area is packed with tourists as police secure the scene near a road barrier outside the Houses of Parliament in London, the day after a suspected terror attack, Wednesday Aug. 15, 2018. British counter-terrorism police ...(Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP). The area is packed with tourists as police secure the scene near a road barrier outside the Houses of Parliament in London, the day after a suspected terror attack, Wednesday Aug. 15, 2018. British counter-terrorism police ...
    British police have been given more time to question the suspect in a car crash outside Parliament that injured three people.
    British police have been given more time to question the suspect in a car crash outside Parliament that injured three people.
  • Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions

    Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:47:12 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:37 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:37:31 GMT
    The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on three companies it says are helping North Korea with illicit shipments of goods to fund its nuclear program.
    The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on three companies it says are helping North Korea with illicit shipments of goods to fund its nuclear program.
  • Doctor killed, assistant injured in stabbing in Germany

    Doctor killed, assistant injured in stabbing in Germany

    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:55 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:55:07 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 6:37 AM EDT2018-08-16 10:37:29 GMT
    Police say a doctor has been killed and an assistant seriously injured in a stabbing at a medical practice in southwestern Germany.
    Police say a doctor has been killed and an assistant seriously injured in a stabbing at a medical practice in southwestern Germany.
  • Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

    Modi says India will send manned flight into space by 2022

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:49:09 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-08-16 09:32:01 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade). Commuters move past an illuminated Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus station building on the eve of Independence day in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.(AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade). Commuters move past an illuminated Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus station building on the eve of Independence day in Mumbai, India, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India will send a manned flight into space by 2022.
    Prime Minister Narendra Modi says India will send a manned flight into space by 2022.
  • Judge criticizes German officials over radical's deportation

    Judge criticizes German officials over radical's deportation

    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:40 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:40:03 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:26:19 GMT
    A judge is accusing German authorities of testing the limits of the law in the deportation to Tunisia of a suspected former aide to Osama bin Laden.
    A judge is accusing German authorities of testing the limits of the law in the deportation to Tunisia of a suspected former aide to Osama bin Laden.
  • Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father's war

    Japanese emperor tries to make amends for his father's war

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:49 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:49:26 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 4:06 AM EDT2018-08-16 08:06:43 GMT
    (Yohei Nishimura/Kyodo News via AP). Worshippers release doves, wishing for the world's peace, at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018.  Japan marked Wednesday the 73rd anniversary of the end of World War II.(Yohei Nishimura/Kyodo News via AP). Worshippers release doves, wishing for the world's peace, at the Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. Japan marked Wednesday the 73rd anniversary of the end of World War II.
    Japan's Emperor Akihito has expressed deep remorse over his country's role in World War II as he made his last appearance at a ceremony marking the end of the hostilities.
    Japan's Emperor Akihito has expressed deep remorse over his country's role in World War II as he made his last appearance at a ceremony marking the end of the hostilities.
  • The Latest: Survivors describe Italy bridge collapse

    The Latest: Survivors describe Italy bridge collapse

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:52 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:52:26 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:55 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:55:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). A view of the Morandi highway bridge that collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova during a sudden and violen...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). A view of the Morandi highway bridge that collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova during a sudden and violen...
    The Latest: Italian authorities have raised death toll in the Genoa highway bridge collapse to at least 37.
    The Latest: Italian authorities have raised death toll in the Genoa highway bridge collapse to at least 37.
  • Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

    Turkey increases tariffs on some US goods, escalating feud

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:14:43 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:35 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:35:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People line up at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week over concerns about Erdogan's economic policies and after the United States slapped s...(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). People line up at a currency exchange shop in Istanbul, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.The Turkish lira has nosedived in value in the past week over concerns about Erdogan's economic policies and after the United States slapped s...
    Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.
    Turkey is increasing tariffs on imports of series of U.S. products, escalating a feud with the United States that has helped trigger a currency crisis.
  • Italy hunts for blame in bridge collapse that killed 39

    Italy hunts for blame in bridge collapse that killed 39

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:26 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:26:08 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 3:07 AM EDT2018-08-16 07:07:57 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Rescuers recover an injured person after the Morandi highway bridge collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova du...(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Rescuers recover an injured person after the Morandi highway bridge collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova du...
    Rescue and recovery efforts continued through the night into the morning in Italy following the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa, while authorities raised the death toll to 35 with three missing.
    Rescue and recovery efforts continued through the night into the morning in Italy following the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa, while authorities raised the death toll to 35 with three missing.
  • Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing 48

    Suicide bomber targets Shiite students in Kabul, killing 48

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:41 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:41:01 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-08-16 06:26:25 GMT
    Afghans are emerging from their homes and some shops are reopening in Ghazni nearly a week after a massive Taliban assault, as sporadic gunbattles continue in some parts of the eastern city.
    Afghans are emerging from their homes and some shops are reopening in Ghazni nearly a week after a massive Taliban assault, as sporadic gunbattles continue in some parts of the eastern city.
  • Cambodia's ruling party swept seats, official results show

    Cambodia's ruling party swept seats, official results show

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:31 PM EDT2018-08-16 03:31:48 GMT
    Thursday, August 16 2018 2:26 AM EDT2018-08-16 06:26:20 GMT
    (AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File). FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen gestures while speaking in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, at the polling place near his home on the day of the general elec...(AP Photo/Heng Sinith, File). FILE - In this Aug. 1, 2018, file photo, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen gestures while speaking in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, at the polling place near his home on the day of the general elec...
    Final results show Cambodia's ruling party swept the elections last month for the National Assembly, ensuring long-ruling Prime Minister Hun Sen another term but reinforcing skepticism of the vote's legitimacy.
    Final results show Cambodia's ruling party swept the elections last month for the National Assembly, ensuring long-ruling Prime Minister Hun Sen another term but reinforcing skepticism of the vote's legitimacy.
  • The Latest: Malta says Italy taking some Aquarius migrants

    The Latest: Malta says Italy taking some Aquarius migrants

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:47 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:47:07 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:47 PM EDT2018-08-16 01:47:58 GMT
    (AP Photo/Claude Paris, File). FILE - In this Aug.1, 2018 file photo, the French NGO "SOS Mediterranee" Aquarius ship leaves the Marseille harbor, southern France. he European Commission said Monday Aug.13, 2018 that it is in contact with a number of m...(AP Photo/Claude Paris, File). FILE - In this Aug.1, 2018 file photo, the French NGO "SOS Mediterranee" Aquarius ship leaves the Marseille harbor, southern France. he European Commission said Monday Aug.13, 2018 that it is in contact with a number of m...
    The Latest: The Aquarius rescue ship has reached Malta's main port carrying 141 migrants rescued off Libya last Friday but whose landfall was delayed as European states bartered over who would take them.
    The Latest: The Aquarius rescue ship has reached Malta's main port carrying 141 migrants rescued off Libya last Friday but whose landfall was delayed as European states bartered over who would take them.
  • The Latest: UNICEF: Kabul attack on children 'deplorable'

    The Latest: UNICEF: Kabul attack on children 'deplorable'

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:11 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:11:04 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:42 PM EDT2018-08-16 00:42:12 GMT
    Afghan officials say a Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in the northern Baghlan province has killed 30 soldiers and police.
    Afghan officials say a Taliban assault on two adjacent checkpoints in the northern Baghlan province has killed 30 soldiers and police.
  • Congo's latest Ebola outbreak taking place in a war zone

    Congo's latest Ebola outbreak taking place in a war zone

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:29 AM EDT2018-08-11 14:29:11 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:34 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:34:44 GMT
    7 killed in rebel attack amid Congo's latest deadly Ebola outbreak; population sent fleeing.
    7 killed in rebel attack amid Congo's latest deadly Ebola outbreak; population sent fleeing.
  • Judge may acquit women or call defense in Kim Jong Nam trial

    Judge may acquit women or call defense in Kim Jong Nam trial

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:22 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:22:26 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:16 PM EDT2018-08-15 23:16:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Daniel Chan, File). FILE - This combination of the Oct. 2, 2017 file photos shows Indonesian Siti Aisyah, left, and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, right, escorted by police as they leave a court hearing in Shah Alam, Malaysia, outside Kuala Lumpu...(AP Photo/Daniel Chan, File). FILE - This combination of the Oct. 2, 2017 file photos shows Indonesian Siti Aisyah, left, and Vietnamese Doan Thi Huong, right, escorted by police as they leave a court hearing in Shah Alam, Malaysia, outside Kuala Lumpu...
    Women on trial in Malaysia for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother could be acquitted Thursday or called to enter their defense, which could last several more months.
    Women on trial in Malaysia for the brazen assassination of the North Korean leader's half brother could be acquitted Thursday or called to enter their defense, which could last several more months.
  • UK police seek motive of Sudan-born Parliament car crasher

    UK police seek motive of Sudan-born Parliament car crasher

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:07 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:07:30 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:21 PM EDT2018-08-15 19:21:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Forensics officers work near the car that crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Authorities said in a statement Tuesday that a man in his 20s was arrested on suspic...(AP Photo/Frank Augstein). Forensics officers work near the car that crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Authorities said in a statement Tuesday that a man in his 20s was arrested on suspic...
    British media are reporting that the suspect in the Parliament crash being treated as terrorism is 29-year old British citizen of Sudanese origin named Salih Khater.
    British media are reporting that the suspect in the Parliament crash being treated as terrorism is 29-year old British citizen of Sudanese origin named Salih Khater.
  • Zimbabwe president urges court to toss opposition challenge

    Zimbabwe president urges court to toss opposition challenge

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:12 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:12:26 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:43:14 GMT
    Lawyers representing Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa have filed papers urging the country's Constitutional Court to throw out an opposition challenge to his election.
    Lawyers representing Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa have filed papers urging the country's Constitutional Court to throw out an opposition challenge to his election.
  • Britain: No Brexit deal would be "a huge strategic mistake"

    Britain: No Brexit deal would be "a huge strategic mistake"

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:47 AM EDT2018-08-15 10:47:28 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:40 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:40:55 GMT
    British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says it would be "a huge strategic mistake" if no deal is struck before Britain leaves the European Union in March as Brexit talks have stalled.
    British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt says it would be "a huge strategic mistake" if no deal is struck before Britain leaves the European Union in March as Brexit talks have stalled.
  • Poland marks Army Day with parade, call for US military base

    Poland marks Army Day with parade, call for US military base

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:15 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:15:46 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:27 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:27:34 GMT
    (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz). Polish Army soldiers holding military unit banners march on one of the city's main streets during a yearly military parade celebrating the Polish Army Day in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, with the Royal Castle in th...(AP Photo/Alik Keplicz). Polish Army soldiers holding military unit banners march on one of the city's main streets during a yearly military parade celebrating the Polish Army Day in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018, with the Royal Castle in th...
    Poland's president voices hope for a permanent U.S. military presence in his country as the Eastern European nation put on a large military parade on its Army Day holiday.
    Poland's president voices hope for a permanent U.S. military presence in his country as the Eastern European nation put on a large military parade on its Army Day holiday.
  • Germany creates 3rd gender identity for records: 'diverse'

    Germany creates 3rd gender identity for records: 'diverse'

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:42 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:42:24 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-08-15 18:18:01 GMT
    Germany's Cabinet has approved a third gender option for official records that will allow people to be registered as "diverse," complying with a Supreme Court ruling.
    Germany's Cabinet has approved a third gender option for official records that will allow people to be registered as "diverse," complying with a Supreme Court ruling.
  • New Amnesty International leader's 1st move targets Zimbabwe

    New Amnesty International leader's 1st move targets Zimbabwe

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:14 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:14:06 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:28 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:28:07 GMT
    New Amnesty International leader's 1st move targets Zimbabwe, 'injustices of the past'.
    New Amnesty International leader's 1st move targets Zimbabwe, 'injustices of the past'.
  • Publisher John Calder, champion of edgy authors, dies at 91

    Publisher John Calder, champion of edgy authors, dies at 91

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:29 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:29:06 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:01:42 GMT
    Influential publisher John Calder, who championed avant-garde authors and battled censorship, has died.
    Influential publisher John Calder, who championed avant-garde authors and battled censorship, has died.
  • A partial list of victims in the Genoa bridge collapse

    A partial list of victims in the Genoa bridge collapse

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:52 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:52:36 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:01 PM EDT2018-08-15 17:01:36 GMT
    (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). A truck perches on the edge of the Morandi highway bridge that collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova durin...(AP Photo/Antonio Calanni). A truck perches on the edge of the Morandi highway bridge that collapsed in Genoa, northern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018. A large section of the bridge collapsed over an industrial area in the Italian city of Genova durin...
    A partial list of the 39 people who died in the collapse of the Genoa highway bridge on Tuesday.
    A partial list of the 39 people who died in the collapse of the Genoa highway bridge on Tuesday.
  • Forgotten remnant of Berlin Wall found in central district

    Forgotten remnant of Berlin Wall found in central district

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:01:51 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:22 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:22:19 GMT
    A local official has discovered a forgotten remnant of the Berlin Wall close to the new headquarters of Germany's foreign intelligence service.
    A local official has discovered a forgotten remnant of the Berlin Wall close to the new headquarters of Germany's foreign intelligence service.
  • Armenian police says officers injured in scuffle at station

    Armenian police says officers injured in scuffle at station

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:55 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:55:43 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:00 PM EDT2018-08-15 16:00:20 GMT
    Police in Armenia say that they have detained a man on charges of assaulting and injuring police officers in an incident that followed an attack on a group of gay people.
    Police in Armenia say that they have detained a man on charges of assaulting and injuring police officers in an incident that followed an attack on a group of gay people.
  • Northern Ireland marks 20 years since deadly Omagh blast

    Northern Ireland marks 20 years since deadly Omagh blast

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:59 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:59:26 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:50 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:50:41 GMT
    Bereaved families are marking the 20th anniversary of the Omagh bombing, the deadliest attack in Northern Ireland's four decades of violence.
    Bereaved families are marking the 20th anniversary of the Omagh bombing, the deadliest attack in Northern Ireland's four decades of violence.
  • Putin hosts Turkmen counterpart after signing Caspian deal

    Putin hosts Turkmen counterpart after signing Caspian deal

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:26 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:26:54 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 11:31 AM EDT2018-08-15 15:31:54 GMT
    (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, talks with Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow during the 5th Caspian summit at the Friendship Palace in Aktau, the Caspian Sea port in Kazakhst...(Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, talks with Turkmenistan President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow during the 5th Caspian summit at the Friendship Palace in Aktau, the Caspian Sea port in Kazakhst...
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has hosted the leader of Turkmenistan for talks following the signing of an agreement on the status of the Caspian Sea.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has hosted the leader of Turkmenistan for talks following the signing of an agreement on the status of the Caspian Sea.
  • Danes to fence German border to stop boars with swine fever

    Danes to fence German border to stop boars with swine fever

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:12 AM EDT2018-08-15 11:12:49 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:58:03 GMT
    Danes will erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to stop wild boars from crossing, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever that can jeopardize the country's big pork...
    Danes will erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to stop wild boars from crossing, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever that can jeopardize the country's big pork industry.
  • Putin to attend Austrian foreign minister's wedding

    Putin to attend Austrian foreign minister's wedding

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:30 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:30:57 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:49 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:49:30 GMT
    (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, attends a meeting during the 5th Caspian summit in Aktau, the Caspian Sea port in Kazakhstan, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018.(Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP). Russian President Vladimir Putin, attends a meeting during the 5th Caspian summit in Aktau, the Caspian Sea port in Kazakhstan, Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018.
    The Kremlin says that President Vladimir Putin will attend the Austrian foreign minister's wedding.
    The Kremlin says that President Vladimir Putin will attend the Austrian foreign minister's wedding.
  • Man charged over mail bomb, threats to Swedish government

    Man charged over mail bomb, threats to Swedish government

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-08-15 11:22:29 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 10:12 AM EDT2018-08-15 14:12:12 GMT
    Swedish prosecutors have charged a 42-year-old man with attempted murder for sending a letter bomb to a company in Britain and with other crimes for threatening letters sent to two dozen lawmakers in Sweden,...
    Swedish prosecutors have charged a 42-year-old man with attempted murder for sending a letter bomb to a company in Britain and with other crimes for threatening letters sent to two dozen lawmakers in Sweden, including government members.
  • Germany deports 46 rejected Afghan asylum-seekers

    Germany deports 46 rejected Afghan asylum-seekers

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:54 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:54:53 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:48 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:48:08 GMT
    German authorities say they have deported 46 Afghans whose asylum requests were rejected to their homeland.
    German authorities say they have deported 46 Afghans whose asylum requests were rejected to their homeland.
  • Greek soldiers freed from Turkish prison return to families

    Greek soldiers freed from Turkish prison return to families

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:23 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:23:57 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 9:02 AM EDT2018-08-15 13:02:20 GMT
    (Yannis Moisiadis /InTime News via AP). Greek soldiers Dimitros Kouklatzis, center is welcomed by his parents at the airport of the the northern city of Thessaloniki , after spending months with another Greek soldier in a Turkish prison, early Wednesda...(Yannis Moisiadis /InTime News via AP). Greek soldiers Dimitros Kouklatzis, center is welcomed by his parents at the airport of the the northern city of Thessaloniki , after spending months with another Greek soldier in a Turkish prison, early Wednesda...
    Two Greek soldiers freed after spending months in a Turkish prison have been released from hospital following medical checks and are returning to their families, Greek authorities say.
    Two Greek soldiers freed after spending months in a Turkish prison have been released from hospital following medical checks and are returning to their families, Greek authorities say.
  • Dutch air traffic control problem grounds Schiphol flights

    Dutch air traffic control problem grounds Schiphol flights

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:22 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:22:31 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:54 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:54:26 GMT
    A problem with an air traffic control communication system has briefly halted all flights to and from Amsterdam's busy Schiphol Airport.
    A problem with an air traffic control communication system has briefly halted all flights to and from Amsterdam's busy Schiphol Airport.
  • UK police return Buddha statue to India 57 years after theft

    UK police return Buddha statue to India 57 years after theft

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-08-15 11:22:31 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:54 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:54:09 GMT
    London's Metropolitan police have returned a 12th century statue of Buddha to India after recovering it 57 years after it was stolen.
    London's Metropolitan police have returned a 12th century statue of Buddha to India after recovering it 57 years after it was stolen.
  • Lombok lifted 10 inches by quake that killed nearly 400

    Lombok lifted 10 inches by quake that killed nearly 400

    Friday, August 10 2018 10:40 PM EDT2018-08-11 02:40:26 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:52 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:52:54 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Motorists ride past buildings ruined by Sunday's earthquake in Pamenang, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of the popular resort island has been devastated by Sunday's earthquake, damaging thousands o...(AP Photo/Fauzy Chaniago). Motorists ride past buildings ruined by Sunday's earthquake in Pamenang, Lombok Island, Indonesia, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. The north of the popular resort island has been devastated by Sunday's earthquake, damaging thousands o...
    Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters (10 inches).
    Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed more than 300 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimeters (10 inches).
  • Foe accused by Maduro says Venezuela military is fracturing

    Foe accused by Maduro says Venezuela military is fracturing

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:06:16 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:50 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:50:52 GMT
    (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2018 file photo, Julio Borges, president of the Venezuelan parliament, arrives for a meeting with Ernesto Macias, president of Colombia's Senate, at the Congress in Bogota, Colombia. Borges, the...(AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, File). FILE - In this Aug. 8, 2018 file photo, Julio Borges, president of the Venezuelan parliament, arrives for a meeting with Ernesto Macias, president of Colombia's Senate, at the Congress in Bogota, Colombia. Borges, the...
    The exiled opposition leader accused by Venezuelan authorities of directing a failed plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro says the greatest threat to the embattled socialist leader may be his detractors in...
    The exiled opposition leader accused by Venezuelan authorities of directing a failed plot to assassinate President Nicolas Maduro says the greatest threat to the embattled socialist leader may be his detractors in uniform standing quietly behind him.
  • 5 nations sign deal on Caspian Sea water, fishing rights

    5 nations sign deal on Caspian Sea water, fishing rights

    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:31 AM EDT2018-08-12 12:31:34 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 8:30 AM EDT2018-08-15 12:30:46 GMT
    Leaders of the five countries along the Caspian Sea have signed a convention aimed at ending decades-long uncertainty over exploitation of its resources.
    Leaders of the five countries along the Caspian Sea have signed a convention aimed at ending decades-long uncertainty over exploitation of its resources.
  • North Korea marks war anniversary, preps for big spectacle

    North Korea marks war anniversary, preps for big spectacle

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:01:07 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:50 AM EDT2018-08-15 10:50:18 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). Men leave after paying their respects before the giant bronze statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il during the anniversary of the end of World War II and the country's liberation from Japanese ...(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan). Men leave after paying their respects before the giant bronze statues of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and his son Kim Jong Il during the anniversary of the end of World War II and the country's liberation from Japanese ...
    North Korea marks the anniversary of World War II's end with a series of low-key celebrations ahead of what is expected to be a much bigger event next month.
    North Korea marks the anniversary of World War II's end with a series of low-key celebrations ahead of what is expected to be a much bigger event next month.
  • Swedish police say suspect in car fires arrested in Turkey

    Swedish police say suspect in car fires arrested in Turkey

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:19 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:19:14 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 5:52 AM EDT2018-08-15 09:52:48 GMT
    (Adam Ihse/TT via AP). Burned cars parked at Frolunda Square in Gothenburg, Tuesday,  Aug. 14, 2018. Masked youth torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who on Tuesday ...(Adam Ihse/TT via AP). Burned cars parked at Frolunda Square in Gothenburg, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Masked youth torched dozens of cars overnight in Sweden and threw rocks at police, prompting an angry response from the prime minister, who on Tuesday ...
    Police say that a man suspected of arson in connection with dozens of car fires in Goteborg, Sweden's second largest city, has been arrested in Turkey.
    Police say that a man suspected of arson in connection with dozens of car fires in Goteborg, Sweden's second largest city, has been arrested in Turkey.
  • Senior Chinese monk accused of sexual misconduct quits post

    Senior Chinese monk accused of sexual misconduct quits post

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:01:35 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:28 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:28:52 GMT
    (Chinatopix via AP). In this July 3, 2015, photo, Shi Xuecheng of the Beijing Longquan Temple poses for a photo outside one of the temple buildings in Beijing, China. One of China's most high-profile Buddhist monks has resigned from a top national post...(Chinatopix via AP). In this July 3, 2015, photo, Shi Xuecheng of the Beijing Longquan Temple poses for a photo outside one of the temple buildings in Beijing, China. One of China's most high-profile Buddhist monks has resigned from a top national post...
    One of China's most high-profile monks has resigned from a top national post following reports of sexual misconduct.
    One of China's most high-profile monks has resigned from a top national post following reports of sexual misconduct.
  • UN refugee agency demands end to Mediterranean impasses

    UN refugee agency demands end to Mediterranean impasses

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:02 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:02:04 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:09 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:09:27 GMT
    The U.N. refugee agency is urging European countries to end a string of impasses over ships carrying rescued migrants and put together a Mediterranean regional arrangement that makes clear where such vessels can dock.
    The U.N. refugee agency is urging European countries to end a string of impasses over ships carrying rescued migrants and put together a Mediterranean regional arrangement that makes clear where such vessels can dock.
  • Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 22

    Bus crash in Ecuador kills 24 people, injures 22

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:08 AM EDT2018-08-14 13:08:05 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:05 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:05:08 GMT
    Ecuadorean officials say at least 23 people died and another 14 were injured when a long-distance bus overturned on a highway near Ecuador's capital.
    Ecuadorean officials say at least 23 people died and another 14 were injured when a long-distance bus overturned on a highway near Ecuador's capital.
  • UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive

    UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:26 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:26:24 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 4:04 AM EDT2018-08-15 08:04:03 GMT
    London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament and that there are a number of injured.
    London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Houses of Parliament and that there are a number of injured.
  • Chile authorities raid Episcopal Conference in abuse probe

    Chile authorities raid Episcopal Conference in abuse probe

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:58 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:58:47 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:42:35 GMT
    Chilean authorities raid Catholic Church's Episcopal Conference in sex abuse investigation.
    Chilean authorities raid Catholic Church's Episcopal Conference in sex abuse investigation.
  • Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

    Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:36:32 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-08-15 07:42:14 GMT
    The news agency ANSA says a bridge has partially collapsed near the northern port city of Genoa.
    The news agency ANSA says a bridge has partially collapsed near the northern port city of Genoa.
  • 2 Greek soldiers released from Turkish jail return to Greece

    2 Greek soldiers released from Turkish jail return to Greece

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:47 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:47:58 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-08-15 06:22:59 GMT
    (Yannis Moisiadis /InTime News via AP). Greek soldiers Aggelos Mitretodis, left, and Dimitros Kouklatzis, second left chat with relatives after their arrival at the airport of the the northern city of Thessaloniki , after spending months in a Turkish p...(Yannis Moisiadis /InTime News via AP). Greek soldiers Aggelos Mitretodis, left, and Dimitros Kouklatzis, second left chat with relatives after their arrival at the airport of the the northern city of Thessaloniki , after spending months in a Turkish p...
    Two Greek soldiers freed from a Turkish prison have returned to their home country on a government jet after their unexpected release eased tensions between the historical rivals.
    Two Greek soldiers freed from a Turkish prison have returned to their home country on a government jet after their unexpected release eased tensions between the historical rivals.
  • Albania hit by magnitudes 5.4 and 5.1 tremors; homes crack

    Albania hit by magnitudes 5.4 and 5.1 tremors; homes crack

    Saturday, August 11 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-08-11 17:55:38 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:08 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:08:20 GMT
    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 struck off northern Albania on Saturday, damaging some buildings authorities said.
    An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 struck off northern Albania on Saturday, damaging some buildings authorities said.
  • The Latest: Italy authorities raise bridge death toll to 26

    The Latest: Italy authorities raise bridge death toll to 26

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:11 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:11:52 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 1:02 AM EDT2018-08-15 05:02:19 GMT
    The Latest: Italian authorities say that about 10 vehicles were involved when a raised highway collapsed during a sudden and violent storm in the northern port city of Genoa.
    The Latest: Italian authorities say that about 10 vehicles were involved when a raised highway collapsed during a sudden and violent storm in the northern port city of Genoa.
  • Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troops

    Taliban overrun Afghan army base, kill 17 troops

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:41 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:41:24 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:33 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:33:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). An injured boy rides in an ambulance on the Ghazni highway, in Maidan Shar, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Afghan forces battled the Taliban in the eastern city of Ghazni a key provincial capital, for the four...(AP Photo/Rahmat Gul). An injured boy rides in an ambulance on the Ghazni highway, in Maidan Shar, west of Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Afghan forces battled the Taliban in the eastern city of Ghazni a key provincial capital, for the four...
    Officials: Afghan forces still clearing city of Ghazni of Taliban fighters on 5th day following massive insurgent attack.
    Officials: Afghan forces still clearing city of Ghazni of Taliban fighters on 5th day following massive insurgent attack.
  • Chile: 10 women killed in nursing home fire

    Chile: 10 women killed in nursing home fire

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:01 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:01:52 GMT
    Wednesday, August 15 2018 12:11 AM EDT2018-08-15 04:11:04 GMT
    Chilean authorities say that at least 10 elderly people have been killed as a fire swept through a nursing home.
    Chilean authorities say that at least 10 elderly people have been killed as a fire swept through a nursing home.
  • Official: Venezuelan general arrested in assassination plot

    Official: Venezuelan general arrested in assassination plot

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:03 PM EDT2018-08-14 18:03:22 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:56 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:56:55 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). A supporter of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro holds up his picture during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) organized the rally to show support for the...(AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos). A supporter of Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro holds up his picture during a rally in Caracas, Venezuela, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. The United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) organized the rally to show support for the...
    Prosecutors in Venezuela say they've arrested two high-ranking military officers suspected in an assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro.
    Prosecutors in Venezuela say they've arrested two high-ranking military officers suspected in an assassination attempt on President Nicolas Maduro.
  • German economy defies trade gloom with strong growth

    German economy defies trade gloom with strong growth

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:16:21 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:54 PM EDT2018-08-15 03:54:53 GMT
    Official data show that the German economy grew by 0.5 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three-month period, accelerating slightly.
    Official data show that the German economy grew by 0.5 percent in the second quarter compared with the previous three-month period, accelerating slightly.
  • Malta to let rescue boat dock with 141 migrants aboard

    Malta to let rescue boat dock with 141 migrants aboard

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:21 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:21:33 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:55:44 GMT
    Two French officials are urging national authorities to allow docking access to a boat carrying 141 migrants rescued last week in the Mediterranean Sea, stressing humanitarian concerns.
    Two French officials are urging national authorities to allow docking access to a boat carrying 141 migrants rescued last week in the Mediterranean Sea, stressing humanitarian concerns.
  • Uganda opposition figure held after anti-president protest

    Uganda opposition figure held after anti-president protest

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:41 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:41:30 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:29 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:29:42 GMT
    An official says a prominent opposition figure has been detained following violent clashes Monday night that allegedly started when the president's motorcade was pelted with stones.
    An official says a prominent opposition figure has been detained following violent clashes Monday night that allegedly started when the president's motorcade was pelted with stones.
  • Duterte: China should temper its behavior in disputed waters

    Duterte: China should temper its behavior in disputed waters

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:50:08 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:59 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:59:35 GMT
    Duterte, who has long tried to nurture closeness between Philippines and China, says Beijing is wrong to claim airspace above man-made islands and surrounding waters in South China Sea and should not tell others to...
    Duterte, who has long tried to nurture closeness between Philippines and China, says Beijing is wrong to claim airspace above man-made islands and surrounding waters in South China Sea and should not tell others to leave.
  • The Latest: Germany says it will take 60 migrants

    The Latest: Germany says it will take 60 migrants

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:38 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:38:09 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 8:14 PM EDT2018-08-15 00:14:44 GMT
    Malta says it will allow the private rescue ship Aquarius, carrying 141 migrants aboard, enter port as part of an EU deal.
    Malta says it will allow the private rescue ship Aquarius, carrying 141 migrants aboard, enter port as part of an EU deal.
  • The Latest: UK police say properties raided after car crash

    The Latest: UK police say properties raided after car crash

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-08-14 08:01:28 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:27 PM EDT2018-08-14 20:27:07 GMT
    (Sam Lister/PA via AP). Police patrol on Millbank, in central London, after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, in London,  Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Ho...(Sam Lister/PA via AP). Police patrol on Millbank, in central London, after a car crashed into security barriers outside the Houses of Parliament, in London, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. London police say that a car has crashed into barriers outside the Ho...
    The Latest: London's Metropolitan Police say no one is in a life-threatening condition following a car crash outside the Houses of Parliament.
    The Latest: London's Metropolitan Police say no one is in a life-threatening condition following a car crash outside the Houses of Parliament.
  • Turkey's Erdogan vows US boycott, but diplomats resume talks

    Turkey's Erdogan vows US boycott, but diplomats resume talks

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:26 AM EDT2018-08-14 08:26:29 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:48 PM EDT2018-08-14 19:48:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mucahid Yapici). People walk in a market in Istanbul, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Turkey's central bank announced a series of measures on Monday to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a currency crisis. The Turkish lira has nosediv...(AP Photo/Mucahid Yapici). People walk in a market in Istanbul, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Turkey's central bank announced a series of measures on Monday to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a currency crisis. The Turkish lira has nosediv...
    The Turkish currency has stabilized near record lows as investors look to a speech by the finance chief later in the day.
    The Turkish currency has stabilized near record lows as investors look to a speech by the finance chief later in the day.
  • Male model convicted of murdering rival after online feud

    Male model convicted of murdering rival after online feud

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:22 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:22:39 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:31 PM EDT2018-08-14 17:31:34 GMT
    (Metropolitan Police via AP). This undated handout photo provided by the Metropolitan Police shows George Koh. A British fashion model has been convicted of murdering a more successful rival after a social media-fueled dispute. A jury found George Koh ...(Metropolitan Police via AP). This undated handout photo provided by the Metropolitan Police shows George Koh. A British fashion model has been convicted of murdering a more successful rival after a social media-fueled dispute. A jury found George Koh ...
    A British fashion model has been convicted of murdering a more successful rival after a social media-fueled dispute.
    A British fashion model has been convicted of murdering a more successful rival after a social media-fueled dispute.
  • Australia archbishop gets house detention for abuse cover-up

    Australia archbishop gets house detention for abuse cover-up

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:55 PM EDT2018-08-14 02:55:35 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:20 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:20:27 GMT
    (Darren Pateman/AAP Image via AP). Former Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson leaves Newcastle Local Court, in Newcastle, Australia, after a post-sentence decision, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up ch...(Darren Pateman/AAP Image via AP). Former Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson leaves Newcastle Local Court, in Newcastle, Australia, after a post-sentence decision, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up ch...
    The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse has been ordered by an Australian court to serve his 1-year sentence in home detention rather than jail.
    The most senior Roman Catholic cleric convicted of covering up child sex abuse has been ordered by an Australian court to serve his 1-year sentence in home detention rather than jail.
  • Swedish leader voices anger after dozens of cars are burned

    Swedish leader voices anger after dozens of cars are burned

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:01 AM EDT2018-08-14 08:01:37 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:19 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:19:39 GMT
    Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lashes out at those who set fire to dozens of cars in southwest Sweden, asking them 'what the heck are you doing?'.
    Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lashes out at those who set fire to dozens of cars in southwest Sweden, asking them 'what the heck are you doing?'.
  • Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars

    Twitter CEO defends decision not to ban Alex Jones, Infowars

    Wednesday, August 8 2018 5:27 AM EDT2018-08-08 09:27:34 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 11:01 AM EDT2018-08-14 15:01:13 GMT
    (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016 file photo, Alex Jones, center right, is escorted by police out of a crowd of protesters outside the Republican convention in Cleveland. Facebook says it has taken down four pages b...(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File). FILE - In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016 file photo, Alex Jones, center right, is escorted by police out of a crowd of protesters outside the Republican convention in Cleveland. Facebook says it has taken down four pages b...
    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defend company decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his "Infowars" show.
    Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defend company decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his "Infowars" show.
  • US, Israeli embassies in Berlin receive letters with powder

    US, Israeli embassies in Berlin receive letters with powder

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:11 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:11:54 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:13:14 GMT
    Berlin police say threatening letters containing a white powder were sent to both the American and Israeli embassies in the German capital.
    Berlin police say threatening letters containing a white powder were sent to both the American and Israeli embassies in the German capital.
  • Activist compares Beijing's rule in Hong Kong to colonialism

    Activist compares Beijing's rule in Hong Kong to colonialism

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:56 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:56:36 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 10:13 AM EDT2018-08-14 14:13:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vincent Yu). Pro-independence activist Andy Chan, left, is surrounded by journalists as he leaves Foreign Correspondents Club after delivering his speech in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Chan gave a speech to foreign journalists whose as...(AP Photo/Vincent Yu). Pro-independence activist Andy Chan, left, is surrounded by journalists as he leaves Foreign Correspondents Club after delivering his speech in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. Chan gave a speech to foreign journalists whose as...
    A Hong Kong independence activist decried Beijing's rule as modern-day colonialism in a speech to a foreign journalists' association that defied the Chinese government's demand to cancel the event.
    A Hong Kong independence activist decried Beijing's rule as modern-day colonialism in a speech to a foreign journalists' association that defied the Chinese government's demand to cancel the event.
  • Indonesia woman irked by mosque noise on trial for blasphemy

    Indonesia woman irked by mosque noise on trial for blasphemy

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:36 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:36:27 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:22 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:22:25 GMT
    Indonesian prosecutors have sought an 18-month prison term for a woman who was charged with blasphemy after she complained about the volume of a mosque's loudspeakers.
    Indonesian prosecutors have sought an 18-month prison term for a woman who was charged with blasphemy after she complained about the volume of a mosque's loudspeakers.
  • Poland sets Oct 21 as the date for key local elections

    Poland sets Oct 21 as the date for key local elections

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:16 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:16:33 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:21 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:21:38 GMT
    The Polish government announced that a first round of voting in local elections this fall will take place Oct. 21, with a runoff in mayoral races Nov. 4.
    The Polish government announced that a first round of voting in local elections this fall will take place Oct. 21, with a runoff in mayoral races Nov. 4.
  • Beijing: Anti-China forces are criticizing Uighur crackdown

    Beijing: Anti-China forces are criticizing Uighur crackdown

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-08-14 04:16:59 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 7:14 AM EDT2018-08-14 11:14:51 GMT
    China is blaming "anti-China forces" for the growing criticism of Beijing's policies in a far western region where large groups of ethnic Uighurs are being detained in internment camps.
    China is blaming "anti-China forces" for the growing criticism of Beijing's policies in a far western region where large groups of ethnic Uighurs are being detained in internment camps.
  • Syria vows to help refugees return, wants sanctions lifted

    Syria vows to help refugees return, wants sanctions lifted

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:03 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:03:20 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:34 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:34:38 GMT
    Syrian government officials have vowed to ensure the safe return of refugees and are urging Western countries to encourage the process by lifting sanctions.
    Syrian government officials have vowed to ensure the safe return of refugees and are urging Western countries to encourage the process by lifting sanctions.
  • The Latest: Afghan aid group offers to help Ghazni's wounded

    The Latest: Afghan aid group offers to help Ghazni's wounded

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:31 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:31:25 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:31 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:31:32 GMT
    The Latest: Afghan spokesman says Taliban have overrun a military base in country's north, killing 17 troops.
    The Latest: Afghan spokesman says Taliban have overrun a military base in country's north, killing 17 troops.
  • Dutch government honors outgoing UN human rights chief

    Dutch government honors outgoing UN human rights chief

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:23 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:23:03 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 6:26 AM EDT2018-08-14 10:26:45 GMT
    The Dutch government is honoring the outgoing U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights with one of its most prestigious awards.
    The Dutch government is honoring the outgoing U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights with one of its most prestigious awards.
  • Turkey tries to contain crisis but currency keeps falling

    Turkey tries to contain crisis but currency keeps falling

    Monday, August 13 2018 3:05 AM EDT2018-08-13 07:05:01 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 4:22 AM EDT2018-08-14 08:22:45 GMT
    Turkey's Central Bank has announced a series of measures to help banks manage their liquidity, after the country's finance chief said the government had readied an "action plan" to ease market concerns that led to...
    Turkey's Central Bank has announced a series of measures to help banks manage their liquidity, after the country's finance chief said the government had readied an "action plan" to ease market concerns that led to a slump in the value of Turkish currency.
  • Tunisian leader backs equal inheritance rights for women

    Tunisian leader backs equal inheritance rights for women

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:11 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:11:40 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:58 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:58:33 GMT
    (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi). People demonstrate with a banner reading "Quran text before any other text" during a demonstration in Tunis, Saturday Aug 11, 2018. Thousands of Muslim fundamentalists have held an hours-long protest in front of the nation's p...(AP Photo/Hassene Dridi). People demonstrate with a banner reading "Quran text before any other text" during a demonstration in Tunis, Saturday Aug 11, 2018. Thousands of Muslim fundamentalists have held an hours-long protest in front of the nation's p...
    Tunisia's president has promised to submit a bill to parliament that aims to give women equal inheritance rights with men, as debate over the topic of inheritance reverberates around the Muslim world.
    Tunisia's president has promised to submit a bill to parliament that aims to give women equal inheritance rights with men, as debate over the topic of inheritance reverberates around the Muslim world.
  • UK Labour leader under fire over Palestinian wreath-laying

    UK Labour leader under fire over Palestinian wreath-laying

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:27:13 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:42 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:42:08 GMT
    (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file). FILE - In this Monday, April 23, 2018 file photo, Britain's opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives to attend a Memorial Service to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawr...(AP Photo/Matt Dunham, file). FILE - In this Monday, April 23, 2018 file photo, Britain's opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives to attend a Memorial Service to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the murder of black teenager Stephen Lawr...
    British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, facing allegations of enabling anti-Semitism, has acknowledged he was present at a wreath-laying to Palestinians allegedly linked to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the...
    British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, facing allegations of enabling anti-Semitism, has acknowledged he was present at a wreath-laying to Palestinians allegedly linked to the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics.
  • Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges

    Now with power to long rule China, Xi beset by challenges

    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:11 PM EDT2018-08-13 01:11:12 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:33 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:33:23 GMT
    Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by a wave of economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges.
    Just months after clearing the way to rule in perpetuity, China's president and ruling Communist Party leader Xi Jinping is beset by a wave of economic, foreign policy and domestic political challenges.
  • AP Interview: Malaysia's Mahathir aims to scrap China deals

    AP Interview: Malaysia's Mahathir aims to scrap China deals

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:32 AM EDT2018-08-13 05:32:26 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 3:32 AM EDT2018-08-14 07:32:56 GMT
    Malaysia's prime minister says he will seek to cancel multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects that were signed by his predecessor as his government works to dig itself out of debt.
    Malaysia's prime minister says he will seek to cancel multibillion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects that were signed by his predecessor as his government works to dig itself out of debt.
  • UN report: Up to 30,000 Islamic State members in Iraq, Syria

    UN report: Up to 30,000 Islamic State members in Iraq, Syria

    Monday, August 13 2018 6:39 PM EDT2018-08-13 22:39:23 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:57 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:57:49 GMT
    A U.N. report says the Islamic State extremist group has an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat _ as does al-Qaida.
    A U.N. report says the Islamic State extremist group has an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 members roughly equally distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat _ as does al-Qaida.
  • Key Afghan city turned into 'ghost town' by deadly battles

    Key Afghan city turned into 'ghost town' by deadly battles

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:55 AM EDT2018-08-13 11:55:26 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 2:38 AM EDT2018-08-14 06:38:02 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar). In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, photo, a wounded woman is brought into a hospital in Ghazni province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. The United States has sent military advisers to aid Afghan forces in Ghazni, where the...(AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar). In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, photo, a wounded woman is brought into a hospital in Ghazni province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. The United States has sent military advisers to aid Afghan forces in Ghazni, where the...
    Kabul says battle with the Taliban in city of Ghazni has killed about 100 Afghan forces, 20 civilians.
    Kabul says battle with the Taliban in city of Ghazni has killed about 100 Afghan forces, 20 civilians.
  • Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

    Rival Korea leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:36 PM EDT2018-08-13 01:36:25 GMT
    Tuesday, August 14 2018 1:23 AM EDT2018-08-14 05:23:41 GMT
    The rival Koreas have begun high-level talks to set the date and the venue for a third summit between their leaders.
    The rival Koreas have begun high-level talks to set the date and the venue for a third summit between their leaders.
  • China to UN panel: No arbitrary detention in Uighur region

    China to UN panel: No arbitrary detention in Uighur region

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:20 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:20:20 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:07 PM EDT2018-08-14 01:07:16 GMT
    China is insisting that there is no "arbitrary detention" and there are no "re-education centers" in the Xinjiang region after a U.N. human rights committee raised concern over reported mass detentions of ethnic...
    China is insisting that there is no "arbitrary detention" and there are no "re-education centers" in the Xinjiang region after a U.N. human rights committee raised concern over reported mass detentions of ethnic Uighurs.
  • Israel detains prominent Jewish-American critic at airport

    Israel detains prominent Jewish-American critic at airport

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:43 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:43:27 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 3:59 PM EDT2018-08-13 19:59:02 GMT
    A prominent Jewish-American commentator who has been critical of Israel says he was detained by Israeli airport authorities and interrogated about his political views before he was allowed to enter the country.
    A prominent Jewish-American commentator who has been critical of Israel says he was detained by Israeli airport authorities and interrogated about his political views before he was allowed to enter the country.
  • UAE responds to AP report on deals with al-Qaida in Yemen

    UAE responds to AP report on deals with al-Qaida in Yemen

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:40 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:40:44 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 2:31 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:31:35 GMT
    The United Arab Emirates says it is actively fighting al-Qaida's branch in Yemen after an Associated Press report outlined how Emirati forces cut secret deals with the militants to get them to abandon territory.
    The United Arab Emirates says it is actively fighting al-Qaida's branch in Yemen after an Associated Press report outlined how Emirati forces cut secret deals with the militants to get them to abandon territory.
  • EU seeks safe harbor for ship carrying 141 rescued migrants

    EU seeks safe harbor for ship carrying 141 rescued migrants

    Monday, August 13 2018 6:11 AM EDT2018-08-13 10:11:19 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 2:04 PM EDT2018-08-13 18:04:01 GMT
    Italy's transport minister says that Britain should take in 141 migrants picked up by a rescue ship that sails under a Gibraltar flag.
    Italy's transport minister says that Britain should take in 141 migrants picked up by a rescue ship that sails under a Gibraltar flag.
  • His name is Idris Elba, but will he be first black Bond?

    His name is Idris Elba, but will he be first black Bond?

    Sunday, August 12 2018 10:03 AM EDT2018-08-12 14:03:17 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:54 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:54:26 GMT
    (AP Photo/FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, April 14, 2015, actor Idris Elba poses for photographers during the MIPTV, International Television Programme Market, in Cannes, southern France.  British actor Idris Elba has stoked speculation...(AP Photo/FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, April 14, 2015, actor Idris Elba poses for photographers during the MIPTV, International Television Programme Market, in Cannes, southern France. British actor Idris Elba has stoked speculation...
    British actor Idris Elba is stoking speculation he may take over the role of James Bond when Daniel Craig steps aside, offering an enigmatic Twitter post that fueled the buzz about him becoming the first black Bond.
    British actor Idris Elba is stoking speculation he may take over the role of James Bond when Daniel Craig steps aside, offering an enigmatic Twitter post that fueled the buzz about him becoming the first black Bond.
  • Israeli teen admits to desecrating WWII death camp in Poland

    Israeli teen admits to desecrating WWII death camp in Poland

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:47 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:47:06 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:52 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:52:57 GMT
    A police spokesman in eastern Poland says an Israeli teen has admitted to dropping his pants at the former Nazi German death camp of Majdanek and is facing a fine.
    A police spokesman in eastern Poland says an Israeli teen has admitted to dropping his pants at the former Nazi German death camp of Majdanek and is facing a fine.
  • 3 WWII bombs removed from Baltic Sea resort in Poland

    3 WWII bombs removed from Baltic Sea resort in Poland

    Monday, August 13 2018 11:27 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:27:02 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:49 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:49:12 GMT
    More than 2,000 people were evacuated Monday while Polish navy experts removed three World War II bombs from the Baltic Sea bed at the vacation resort of Kolobrzeg, officials said.
    More than 2,000 people were evacuated Monday while Polish navy experts removed three World War II bombs from the Baltic Sea bed at the vacation resort of Kolobrzeg, officials said.
  • Helicopter crashes in Tajikistan's Pamir Mountains, 5 dead

    Helicopter crashes in Tajikistan's Pamir Mountains, 5 dead

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:51:18 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:13 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:13:09 GMT
    Tajikistan's Emergencies Committee says five people have died in the crash-landing of a helicopter carrying climbers in the Central Asian nation.
    Tajikistan's Emergencies Committee says five people have died in the crash-landing of a helicopter carrying climbers in the Central Asian nation.
  • Israel protests to Romania after tourists beaten by police

    Israel protests to Romania after tourists beaten by police

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:08 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:08:38 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:12 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:12:42 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Riot police use a water canon during a charge to clear the square during protests outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Romanians who live abroad are staging an anti-government prote...(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). Riot police use a water canon during a charge to clear the square during protests outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Friday, Aug. 10, 2018. Romanians who live abroad are staging an anti-government prote...
    Israel's embassy has protested an incident involving four Israeli tourists who were dragged out of a taxi and beaten during a recent protest that degenerated into violence.
    Israel's embassy has protested an incident involving four Israeli tourists who were dragged out of a taxi and beaten during a recent protest that degenerated into violence.
  • Minister in Poland calls LGBT march a 'parade of sodomites'

    Minister in Poland calls LGBT march a 'parade of sodomites'

    Monday, August 13 2018 1:02 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:02:42 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 1:04 PM EDT2018-08-13 17:04:11 GMT
    Poland's right-wing defense minister has used the term "sodomites" to describe the recent LGBT rights march while giving an interview on a pro-government Catholic television.
    Poland's right-wing defense minister has used the term "sodomites" to describe the recent LGBT rights march while giving an interview on a pro-government Catholic television.
  • The Latest: Malta rescues 114 migrants from sinking dinghy

    The Latest: Malta rescues 114 migrants from sinking dinghy

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:25 AM EDT2018-08-13 11:25:33 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 12:17 PM EDT2018-08-13 16:17:15 GMT
    Dozens in the northwestern Bosnian town of Bihac are protesting the government's response to an unprecedented influx of migrants from the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
    Dozens in the northwestern Bosnian town of Bihac are protesting the government's response to an unprecedented influx of migrants from the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
  • Court orders former Armenian president released from jail

    Court orders former Armenian president released from jail

    Monday, August 13 2018 10:51 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:51:16 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:32 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:32:24 GMT
    The lawyer for former Armenian president Robert Kocharian says he has been released from custody on a court order.
    The lawyer for former Armenian president Robert Kocharian says he has been released from custody on a court order.
  • Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

    Death toll from quake that hit Indonesian island passes 430

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:35 AM EDT2018-08-13 06:35:09 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:08 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:08:32 GMT
    The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses of least several hundred million dollars.
    The death toll from the earthquake that rocked the Indonesian island of Lombok a week ago has passed 430 and the government is estimating economic losses of least several hundred million dollars.
  • Pentagon chief Mattis defends his reversal on Space Force

    Pentagon chief Mattis defends his reversal on Space Force

    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:09 PM EDT2018-08-12 22:09:45 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 11:04 AM EDT2018-08-13 15:04:22 GMT
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he's satisfied that creating a Space Force as a separate military service is the right way to reorganize the Pentagon's approach to space.
    U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says he's satisfied that creating a Space Force as a separate military service is the right way to reorganize the Pentagon's approach to space.
  • Germany's Merkel slaps down talk of working with leftists

    Germany's Merkel slaps down talk of working with leftists

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:50 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:50:28 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 10:53 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:53:24 GMT
    (AP Photo/Miriam Karout). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denis Zvizdic, left, address the media during a joint press conference as part of a meeting at the chancellery in ...(AP Photo/Miriam Karout). German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Denis Zvizdic, left, address the media during a joint press conference as part of a meeting at the chancellery in ...
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has slapped down an ally's suggestion that her conservatives could work with the post-communist Left Party in the country's east, an idea that appals many on the right.
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel has slapped down an ally's suggestion that her conservatives could work with the post-communist Left Party in the country's east, an idea that appals many on the right.
  • Boardwalk collapses in Spanish city during concert, 313 hurt

    Boardwalk collapses in Spanish city during concert, 313 hurt

    Monday, August 13 2018 4:15 AM EDT2018-08-13 08:15:06 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 10:43 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:43:10 GMT
    Authorities in the Spanish city of Vigo say an oceanside boardwalk has collapsed during a nighttime concert, injuring some 260 people, five of them seriously.
    Authorities in the Spanish city of Vigo say an oceanside boardwalk has collapsed during a nighttime concert, injuring some 260 people, five of them seriously.
  • The Latest: Rival Koreas to meet in Pyongyang; date not set

    The Latest: Rival Koreas to meet in Pyongyang; date not set

    Monday, August 13 2018 2:20 AM EDT2018-08-13 06:20:08 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 10:42 AM EDT2018-08-13 14:42:22 GMT
    (Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP). South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, left, shakes hands with his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon during their meeting at the northern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, North Korea, Aug. 13, 2018...(Korea Pool/Yonhap via AP). South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, left, shakes hands with his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon during their meeting at the northern side of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone, North Korea, Aug. 13, 2018...
    The rival Koreas have agreed to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime before the end of September.
    The rival Koreas have agreed to hold a third summit between their leaders in Pyongyang sometime before the end of September.
  • Glider plane crashes in French Alps, killing man and teen

    Glider plane crashes in French Alps, killing man and teen

    Monday, August 13 2018 9:25 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:25:28 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:53 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:53:02 GMT
    The French Alps' high mountain police force says a small glider plane has crashed despite "excellent" weather, killing two Austrians onboard.
    The French Alps' high mountain police force says a small glider plane has crashed despite "excellent" weather, killing two Austrians onboard.
  • V.S. Naipaul, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies at 85

    V.S. Naipaul, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies at 85

    Sunday, August 12 2018 12:05 AM EDT2018-08-12 04:05:28 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:41 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:41:21 GMT
    (Chris Ison/PA via AP). FILE - This 2001 file photo shows British author V.S. Naipaul in Salisbury, England. The Trinidad-born Nobel laureate whose celebrated writing and brittle, provocative personality drew admiration and revulsion in equal measures,...(Chris Ison/PA via AP). FILE - This 2001 file photo shows British author V.S. Naipaul in Salisbury, England. The Trinidad-born Nobel laureate whose celebrated writing and brittle, provocative personality drew admiration and revulsion in equal measures,...
    V.S. Naipaul, the Trinidad-born Nobel laureate whose precise and lyrical writing and brittle, misanthropic personality made him one of the world's most admired and contentious writers, has died.
    V.S. Naipaul, the Trinidad-born Nobel laureate whose precise and lyrical writing and brittle, misanthropic personality made him one of the world's most admired and contentious writers, has died.
  • Greek island wildfire that forced villages to evacuate eases

    Greek island wildfire that forced villages to evacuate eases

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:00 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:00:18 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:18 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:18:16 GMT
    Greek authorities say a large forest fire that forced the evacuation of two villages overnight on the island of Evia is abating but is not fully controlled yet.
    Greek authorities say a large forest fire that forced the evacuation of two villages overnight on the island of Evia is abating but is not fully controlled yet.
  • 9 people killed in Taiwan nursing home fire; 16 hurt

    9 people killed in Taiwan nursing home fire; 16 hurt

    Monday, August 13 2018 12:06 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:06:36 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 9:07 AM EDT2018-08-13 13:07:39 GMT
    A fire at a nursing home in Taiwan has left 9 people dead and 16 injured.
    A fire at a nursing home in Taiwan has left 9 people dead and 16 injured.
  • Norwegian minister quits after private trips to Iran, China

    Norwegian minister quits after private trips to Iran, China

    Monday, August 13 2018 8:10 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:10:19 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 8:26 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:26:53 GMT
    Norway's fishery minister has stepped down after harsh criticism for not informing the government of his private trips abroad to Iran and China, which violate the government's safety guidelines.
    Norway's fishery minister has stepped down after harsh criticism for not informing the government of his private trips abroad to Iran and China, which violate the government's safety guidelines.
  • The Latest: Scores killed fighting Taliban in Afghan city

    The Latest: Scores killed fighting Taliban in Afghan city

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:25 AM EDT2018-08-13 11:25:19 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 8:16 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:16:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar). In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, photo, Afghan Security personnel petrol in the city of Ghazni province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. The United States has sent military advisers to aid Afghan forces in Ghazni, where t...(AP Photo/Mohammad Anwar Danishyar). In this Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, photo, Afghan Security personnel petrol in the city of Ghazni province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. The United States has sent military advisers to aid Afghan forces in Ghazni, where t...
    The Latest: Afghan minister: Battle with Taliban in Ghazni killed about 100 members of security forces, 20 civilians.
    The Latest: Afghan minister: Battle with Taliban in Ghazni killed about 100 members of security forces, 20 civilians.
  • Syrian group: Death toll in blast in rebel town rises to 67

    Syrian group: Death toll in blast in rebel town rises to 67

    Monday, August 13 2018 5:55 AM EDT2018-08-13 09:55:14 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 8:15 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:15:55 GMT
    Syrian search-and-rescue group: Death toll from blast in rebel-held town the previous day rises to 67.
    Syrian search-and-rescue group: Death toll from blast in rebel-held town the previous day rises to 67.
  • Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa urges nation to move beyond elections

    Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa urges nation to move beyond elections

    Monday, August 13 2018 7:55 AM EDT2018-08-13 11:55:18 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 8:15 AM EDT2018-08-13 12:15:35 GMT
    Zimbabwe's president has called on the troubled country to unite and "put the election period behind us and embrace the future" in his first public address since winning disputed elections.
    Zimbabwe's president has called on the troubled country to unite and "put the election period behind us and embrace the future" in his first public address since winning disputed elections.
  • US advising Afghan forces in battle for eastern city

    US advising Afghan forces in battle for eastern city

    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:53 AM EDT2018-08-12 12:53:15 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 7:32 AM EDT2018-08-13 11:32:56 GMT
    (AP Photo, File). FILE -  In this June 16, 2018 file photo, Taliban fighters ride their motorbikes inside Ghazni city, capital of Ghazni province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. An Afghan official said Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, that security forces are battl...(AP Photo, File). FILE - In this June 16, 2018 file photo, Taliban fighters ride their motorbikes inside Ghazni city, capital of Ghazni province, west of Kabul, Afghanistan. An Afghan official said Sunday, Aug. 12, 2018, that security forces are battl...
    Afghan official: Security forces are battling the Taliban for the third straight day in the city of Ghazni.
    Afghan official: Security forces are battling the Taliban for the third straight day in the city of Ghazni.
  • Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war

    Wildfire victims among those stung by Trump's trade war

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-08-11 14:54:14 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:30 AM EDT2018-08-13 10:30:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, an aerial view shows the devastation of the Coffey Park neighborhood after a wildfire swept through in Santa Rosa, Calif.  President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported cons...(AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File). FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2017, file photo, an aerial view shows the devastation of the Coffey Park neighborhood after a wildfire swept through in Santa Rosa, Calif. President Donald Trump’s tariffs on imported cons...
    President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported construction materials are making it more expensive to rebuild homes lost to wildfires and other natural disasters.
    President Donald Trump's tariffs on imported construction materials are making it more expensive to rebuild homes lost to wildfires and other natural disasters.
  • Steve Bannon weighs in on UK burqa debate, Boris Johnson

    Steve Bannon weighs in on UK burqa debate, Boris Johnson

    Sunday, August 12 2018 6:36 AM EDT2018-08-12 10:36:33 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 6:17 AM EDT2018-08-13 10:17:03 GMT
    (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, June 21, 2018, Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson talks during a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw, Poland. The chairman of Britain's governing Con...(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, FILE). FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, June 21, 2018, Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson talks during a ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw, Poland. The chairman of Britain's governing Con...
    Republican strategist Steve Bannon has weighed into Britain's burqa debate, defending former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's comments that women who wear face-covering veils look like "letter boxes" and "bank...
    Republican strategist Steve Bannon has weighed into Britain's burqa debate, defending former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's comments that women who wear face-covering veils look like "letter boxes" and "bank robbers.".
  • Malians vote in presidential runoff amid attacks, threats

    Malians vote in presidential runoff amid attacks, threats

    Sunday, August 12 2018 5:05 AM EDT2018-08-12 09:05:58 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 4:46 AM EDT2018-08-13 08:46:59 GMT
    (AP Photo/Baba Ahmed, File). FILE- In this Monday July 16, 2018, file photo a supporter of Soumaila Cisse, Opposition Presidential candidate with Union for the Republic and Democracy party hold a poster that reads '' Together lets restore hope'', durin...(AP Photo/Baba Ahmed, File). FILE- In this Monday July 16, 2018, file photo a supporter of Soumaila Cisse, Opposition Presidential candidate with Union for the Republic and Democracy party hold a poster that reads '' Together lets restore hope'', durin...
    Malians are voting in a second round presidential election between incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and opposition leader Soumaila Cisse.
    Malians are voting in a second round presidential election between incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and opposition leader Soumaila Cisse.
  • Taliban's political stature rises with talks in Uzbekistan

    Taliban's political stature rises with talks in Uzbekistan

    Saturday, August 11 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-08-11 17:55:10 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 3:30 AM EDT2018-08-13 07:30:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle). FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2016 file photo, Uzbekistan's Minister for Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov addresses the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters.  Taliban and Uzbek officials say the...(AP Photo/Craig Ruttle). FILE - In this Sept. 23, 2016 file photo, Uzbekistan's Minister for Foreign Affairs Abdulaziz Kamilov addresses the 71st session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters. Taliban and Uzbek officials say the...
    Taliban and Uzbek officials say the head of the Taliban's political office in Qatar has led a delegation to Uzbekistan to meet senior Foreign Ministry officials in a rare diplomatic foray.
    Taliban and Uzbek officials say the head of the Taliban's political office in Qatar has led a delegation to Uzbekistan to meet senior Foreign Ministry officials in a rare diplomatic foray.
  • 2, including Chinese tourist, killed in Kenya hippo attacks

    2, including Chinese tourist, killed in Kenya hippo attacks

    Sunday, August 12 2018 9:23 AM EDT2018-08-12 13:23:16 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 2:22 AM EDT2018-08-13 06:22:38 GMT
    Kenya's wildlife authority says a Chinese tourist died after he was attacked by a hippo as he was taking pictures on the shores of Lake Naivasha in the Rift Valley.
    Kenya's wildlife authority says a Chinese tourist died after he was attacked by a hippo as he was taking pictures on the shores of Lake Naivasha in the Rift Valley.
  • 4 Jordanian troops, 3 suspected militants dead in clash

    4 Jordanian troops, 3 suspected militants dead in clash

    Sunday, August 12 2018 1:16 AM EDT2018-08-12 05:16:12 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 12:47 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:47:46 GMT
    Jordanian official: 5 suspected militants in custody after clashes that killed 3 members of the security forces.
    Jordanian official: 5 suspected militants in custody after clashes that killed 3 members of the security forces.
  • Ige wins Hawaii Democratic governor primary

    Ige wins Hawaii Democratic governor primary

    Saturday, August 11 2018 2:16 AM EDT2018-08-11 06:16:34 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 12:44 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:44:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Ed Case greets evening commuters while campaigning for the U.S. congressional seat representing urban Honolulu, in Honolulu. Hawaii voters head to the polls this...(AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy, File). FILE - In this July 24, 2018, file photo, former U.S. Rep. Ed Case greets evening commuters while campaigning for the U.S. congressional seat representing urban Honolulu, in Honolulu. Hawaii voters head to the polls this...
    Hawaii voters head to the polls this weekend for a primary election that will most likely settle the outcome of this year's major races.
    Hawaii voters head to the polls this weekend for a primary election that will most likely settle the outcome of this year's major races.
  • Pence outlines US Space Force plan for 'next battlefield'

    Pence outlines US Space Force plan for 'next battlefield'

    Thursday, August 9 2018 11:53 AM EDT2018-08-09 15:53:38 GMT
    Monday, August 13 2018 12:29 AM EDT2018-08-13 04:29:54 GMT
    Vice President Mike Pence says the time has come to establish a new United States Space Force to ensure America's dominance in space amid heightened completion and threats from China and Russia.
    Vice President Mike Pence says the time has come to establish a new United States Space Force to ensure America's dominance in space amid heightened completion and threats from China and Russia.
  • Russia: Hunger-striking filmmaker's health satisfactory

    Russia: Hunger-striking filmmaker's health satisfactory

    Saturday, August 11 2018 10:54 AM EDT2018-08-11 14:54:30 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 10:37 PM EDT2018-08-13 02:37:00 GMT
    (AP Photo, file). FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 file photo, Oleg Sentsov gestures as the verdict is delivered, as he stands behind bars at a court in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. The lawyer for a hunger-striking Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russ...(AP Photo, file). FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 file photo, Oleg Sentsov gestures as the verdict is delivered, as he stands behind bars at a court in Rostov-on-Don, Russia. The lawyer for a hunger-striking Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned in Russ...
    Russia's prison system is contradicting claims about the worsening condition of Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned on a terrorism conviction who has been on a hunger strike for 90 days.
    Russia's prison system is contradicting claims about the worsening condition of Oleg Sentsov, a Ukrainian filmmaker imprisoned on a terrorism conviction who has been on a hunger strike for 90 days.
  • Romanians stage anti-government protest for 3rd evening

    Romanians stage anti-government protest for 3rd evening

    Sunday, August 12 2018 3:38 PM EDT2018-08-12 19:38:52 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:53 PM EDT2018-08-13 00:53:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). People shine the lights of their mobile phones during a protest outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. Romanians gathered for a second day of protest Saturday, a day after an anti-g...(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda). People shine the lights of their mobile phones during a protest outside the government headquarters, in Bucharest, Romania, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. Romanians gathered for a second day of protest Saturday, a day after an anti-g...
    Thousands of Romanians gather for the third consecutive evening to demand the resignation of the government.
    Thousands of Romanians gather for the third consecutive evening to demand the resignation of the government.
  • China expels German student who researched rights lawyers

    China expels German student who researched rights lawyers

    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:46 PM EDT2018-08-13 00:46:21 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:50 PM EDT2018-08-13 00:50:27 GMT
    China has expelled a German university who conducted research on human rights lawyers detained in a 2015 crackdown.
    China has expelled a German university who conducted research on human rights lawyers detained in a 2015 crackdown.
  • Blast in northern Syria kills at least 36; cause unclear

    Blast in northern Syria kills at least 36; cause unclear

    Sunday, August 12 2018 5:37 AM EDT2018-08-12 09:37:07 GMT
    Sunday, August 12 2018 8:26 PM EDT2018-08-13 00:26:35 GMT
    Syrian activists say explosion in village near Turkish border kills at least 18, collapses building.
    Syrian activists say explosion in village near Turkish border kills at least 18, collapses building.
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  • US sanctions Myanmar forces for alleged human rights abuses

    US sanctions Myanmar forces for alleged human rights abuses

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:41 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:41:02 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:38 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:38:12 GMT
    The U.S. Treasury is slapping sanctions on Myanmar security forces for their alleged involvement in violent campaigns against ethnic minorities across the Southeast Asia nation.
    The U.S. Treasury is slapping sanctions on Myanmar security forces for their alleged involvement in violent campaigns against ethnic minorities across the Southeast Asia nation.
  • Survivor, shaken, describes plunge off bridge in Italy

    Survivor, shaken, describes plunge off bridge in Italy

    Friday, August 17 2018 4:05 AM EDT2018-08-17 08:05:22 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:37:25 GMT
    (Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...(Luca Zennaro/ANSA via AP). Firefighters remove debris of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, Italy, Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018. Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa. Genoa Prefec...
    Excavators have begun clearing large sections of the collapsed highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa in the search for people still missing three days after the deadly accident.
    Excavators have begun clearing large sections of the collapsed highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa in the search for people still missing three days after the deadly accident.
  • Bob Mackie's designs for Cher, Carol Burnett up for auction

    Bob Mackie's designs for Cher, Carol Burnett up for auction

    Friday, August 17 2018 10:55 AM EDT2018-08-17 14:55:46 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:36 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:36:25 GMT
    (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Fashion and Costume Designer Bob Mackie poses with two of his iconic designs, a scarlet red satin gown worn by Cher in 1975, right, and a marigold jersey jumpsuit worn by Cher between 1971-1976, left, in London, Thursday...(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth). Fashion and Costume Designer Bob Mackie poses with two of his iconic designs, a scarlet red satin gown worn by Cher in 1975, right, and a marigold jersey jumpsuit worn by Cher between 1971-1976, left, in London, Thursday...
    Bob Mackie-designed outfits worn by Cher, Carol Burnett, Diana Ross and others are going up for auction.
    Bob Mackie-designed outfits worn by Cher, Carol Burnett, Diana Ross and others are going up for auction.
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  • Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

    Miss America: Leadership bullied, manipulated, silenced me

    Friday, August 17 2018 11:40 AM EDT2018-08-17 15:40:56 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:37:47 GMT
    The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson.
    The reigning Miss America says she has been bullied, manipulated and silenced by the pageant's current leadership including chairwoman Gretchen Carlson.
  • Diocese holds forgiveness Mass in wake of grand jury report

    Diocese holds forgiveness Mass in wake of grand jury report

    Friday, August 17 2018 9:00 AM EDT2018-08-17 13:00:36 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:37 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:37:44 GMT
    As the Vatican expresses "shame and sorrow" over a searing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children, a bishop who is named in the report is holding a Mass for the Forgiveness.
    As the Vatican expresses "shame and sorrow" over a searing Pennsylvania grand jury report about clergy who raped and molested children, a bishop who is named in the report is holding a Mass for the Forgiveness.
  • Queen of Soul also leaves a powerful civil rights legacy

    Queen of Soul also leaves a powerful civil rights legacy

    Thursday, August 16 2018 1:55 PM EDT2018-08-16 17:55:36 GMT
    Friday, August 17 2018 1:27 PM EDT2018-08-17 17:27:48 GMT
    (AP Photo/Jim Wells, File). This March 26, 1972 file photo shows the Rev. Jesse Jackson speaking to reporters at the Operation PUSH Soul Picnic in New York as Tom Todd, vice president of PUSH, from second left, Aretha Franklin and Louis Stokes. Frankli...(AP Photo/Jim Wells, File). This March 26, 1972 file photo shows the Rev. Jesse Jackson speaking to reporters at the Operation PUSH Soul Picnic in New York as Tom Todd, vice president of PUSH, from second left, Aretha Franklin and Louis Stokes. Frankli...
    Queen of Soul gave black Americans "Respect" as a staunch supporter of civil rights.
    Queen of Soul gave black Americans "Respect" as a staunch supporter of civil rights.
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