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Obscure Wisconsin board reverses climate change ban 2019-02-08 13:21:06MADISON, Wis. (AP) - A ban on employees of an obscure Wisconsin board that prevented them from addressing climate change has been lifted. The state Bo

Details from Central African Republic rebel deal released 2019-02-08 13:12:08BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) - An agreement signed by Central African Republic and 14 rebel groups earlier this week will see the dissolution

John Bolton: FBI raid on Puerto Rico bank 2019-02-08 12:44:00A top White House official said Friday that an FBI raid on a bank in Puerto Rico is an example of the administration using all available "tools" to

Mnuchin to lead trade talks in China next 2019-02-08 12:21:00Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer will lead high-level trade talks in China next week for President

Markets Right Now: Stocks fall on Wall Street 2019-02-08 09:41:23NEW YORK (AP) - The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are falling in midday trading on Wall Street as t

New EU measures threaten to complicate Nord Stream 2019-02-08 08:57:50BERLIN (AP) - France and Germany have buried their differences on new European rules that could complicate plans for a gas pipeline from Russia to Ger

Dick Cheney calls on Trump to resist temptation 2019-02-08 08:30:40SEOUL | Former Vice President Dick Cheney warned in a major speech here Friday that the regime of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is “highly ski

Anyone but Bibi: In Israel, ex-general stirs hope 2019-02-08 07:55:29JERUSALEM (AP) - Former military chief Benny Gantz has burst onto Israel's political scene as the great hope of the country's shrinking "peace camp

Virginia Democrats try to thread the needle on 2019-02-08 07:26:04RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Confronted with a triple threat to the party's top ranks, Virginia Democrats are trying to thread the needle, demanding anew tha

Fire at Brazilian soccer team complex leaves 10 2019-02-08 05:50:44RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A fire tore through the sprawling training complex of one of Brazil's biggest soccer clubs, killing 10 people and leaving

Top US envoy returns to South Korea after 2019-02-08 05:46:58SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The top U.S. envoy for North Korea returned to South Korea on Friday after three days of talks in Pyongyang to work out deta

France keeps up pressure on Italy in historic 2019-02-08 04:11:34PARIS (AP) - France's pro-EU government and Italy's populist leaders sparred anew Friday, as business giants from both countries appealed for calm a

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Comedian who portrays Ukraine’s president on TV series 2019-02-08 13:57:51Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who plays the president in a popular TV series, is the leading candidate in Ukraine’s upcoming presidential election.

Québec battles with schools and police departments over 2019-02-08 13:45:08Québec's government has found itself in a pitched battle with its school districts, hospitals and police departments over efforts to ban relig

Spain: 1 dead, 8 injured in train crash 2019-02-08 13:40:59Authorities in northeastern Spain say that a train crash near Barcelona has killed one person and injured eight others.

Bezos mentions of National Enquirer's ties to Saudi 2019-02-08 13:36:07Jeff Bezos private investigator’s shock claim that “a government entity” could have intercepted his phone and acquired racy pictures

Canadian serial killer Bruce McArthur, responsible for 8 2019-02-08 13:25:51The Canadian serial killer responsible for the murders of eight men in the Toronto area was sentenced Friday to life in prison with no chance of parol

Yemen negotiators agree to begin handover of civil 2019-02-08 13:24:17Negotiators say Yemen's warring sides agreed to exchange bodies of some of those killed in the country's 4-year-old civil war.

Details from Central African Republic rebel deal released 2019-02-08 13:12:08An agreement signed by Central African Republic and 14 rebel groups earlier this week will see the dissolution of armed groups, the formation of an in

Saudi crown prince once said Khashoggi could be 2019-02-08 13:10:10Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told a top aide in 2017 that 'a bullet' could take care of government critic Jamal Khashoggi, according to th

Suspect in Paris deadly fire to be presented 2019-02-08 13:09:51Paris prosecutor's office says the suspect in the fire that killed 10 people in the French capital this week is going before an investigative judge t

Macedonia presidential election scheduled for April 21 2019-02-08 12:58:28Macedonia's parliament speaker has signed a decree declaring a presidential election will be held on April 21.

Rare Sumatran tiger at London zoo killed by 2019-02-08 12:37:57A meeting between two rare Sumatran tigers at the London Zoo had a tragic end when the male animal chocked its handlers and killed his prospective mat

Cash-strapped Lebanese man self-immolates in front of school 2019-02-08 12:33:11Lebanon's state-run National News Agency is reporting that a man has set himself on fire in front of a private school that refused to provide him wit

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Marie Colvin: U.S. Court Finds Syria Liable For 2019-02-01 05:53:01Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's government is liable for $302.5 million in damages, a judge ruled.

This Nun Is Fighting To End Sexual Abuse 2019-01-31 14:15:03Going against the church is equivalent to going against the entire society for nuns, but Lucy Kalapura is not perturbed.

Canada To Cut Diplomatic Staff In Cuba By 2019-01-31 11:39:04It's not clear what is causing the illness, which has similarly affected dozens of American diplomats, the Canadian government said.

38 Migrants Dead, Over 100 Missing After Boats 2019-01-30 10:59:47The overcrowded boats, carrying mostly Ethiopians, capsized shortly after departing the east African country of Djibouti.

U.S. Warns Americans Not To Travel To Venezuela 2019-01-30 00:28:17The advisory also came on the same day the Venezuelan government announced an investigation into opposition leader Juan Guaido.

Top Vatican Official Resigns After Being Accused Of 2019-01-29 23:31:53Hermann Geissler worked in the Vatican's doctrinal congregation, which handles discipline for sexual abuse cases.

Serial Killer Who Shook Toronto's Gay Scene Pleads 2019-01-29 13:03:50Bruce McArthur buried many of his victims on property where he worked as a landscaper.

Exclusive: Canada Offers Asylum To Pakistani Christian Woman 2019-01-29 11:56:11Asia Bibi spent eight years on death row in Pakistan on blasphemy charges, after she was accused of insulting the Prophet Mohammed.

The UAE Just Gave Its Gender Equality Awards 2019-01-28 12:26:00"Is this a joke?" one person asked on Twitter.

Prince Philip Tells Car Crash Victim He Is 2019-01-27 18:33:56The 97-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II wrote an apology in a letter, which was published in the Sunday Mirror.

U.S. Calls On World To 'Pick A Side' 2019-01-27 06:11:43European powers signaled they were set to follow Washington in recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido.

At Least 20 Dead As 2 Bombs Target 2019-01-27 02:30:25The blasts blew away the entrance to the cathedral and ripped through the main hall.

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Matthew Whitaker Hearing Updates: He Declines to Defend 2019-02-08 14:15:22The acting attorney general is appearing before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats are asking about the Russia investigation and his oversight o

Vanessa Tyson Draws Support for Assault Allegation Against 2019-02-08 14:07:56Five people have said Dr. Tyson told them of the episode over the last two years. Colleagues say she has used her personal story to inform her profess

Complexifier, Mr. Bezos? It Is a Real Word, 2019-02-08 14:03:34Jeff Bezos, born in New Mexico, raised in Texas and educated at Princeton, must like the term, because he used it twice within a few sentences. And bo

Gavin de Becker, Bezos’ Security Chief, Is a 2019-02-08 14:01:11For decades, Gavin de Becker has counseled governments, celebrities and countless readers on how to ward off threats and stay safe in a scary world.

Albert Finney, ‘Angry Young Man’ Who Became a 2019-02-08 13:54:07He was known for roles in the movies “Tom Jones,” “Murder on the Orient Express,” “Under the Volcano” and “E

Trump Gives Ground on his Wall as Border 2019-02-08 13:49:30President Trump shows new flexibility on his wall as House and Senate negotiators near a border security deal that would keep the government funded pa

Australia’s Most Important Writer Is a Stateless Refugee 2019-02-08 13:16:12Behrouz Boochani won the country’s most valuable literary prize for a book he wrote via WhatsApp. Will it do anything to change refugee policy?

The Church With the $6 Billion Portfolio 2019-02-08 13:11:21While many houses of worship are warding off developers as they struggle to hold on to their buildings, Trinity Church has become a big-time developer

The Moral Indecency of the Away Message 2019-02-08 13:10:45Correspondence in the modern age.

Thailand’s King Rejects His Sister’s Candidacy for Prime 2019-02-08 13:01:32Hours after her nomination threatened to upend the country’s politics, the move was rebuked by the monarch as “inappropriate” behavi

Spend Money Where You Spend the Most Time 2019-02-08 12:59:30It’s tempting to pamper yourself with a windfall of cash, but try this instead — look at how you spend your day. Then put your money towar

Police Fatally Shoot Knife-Wielding Man in New York 2019-02-08 12:52:09Two officers were escorting a man from an apartment on the Lower East Side when he grabbed a knife and attacked his partner, officials said.

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U.S. military aims to withdraw from Syria by 2019-02-08 05:30:10The U.S. military is preparing to withdraw American forces from Syria by the end of April and a significant portion of them will be out by the middle

Fire at Flamengo training center in Rio kills 2019-02-08 05:24:43A fire at the training center of Rio de Janeiro soccer club Flamengo killed 10 people and injured at least three on Friday, firefighters said.

Romania backs Venezuela's Guaido as interim president 2019-02-08 05:16:19Romania has officially recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as Venezuela's legitimate interim president, joining a coordinated action of European

Swedish police arrest one after knife attack in 2019-02-08 05:12:54Swedish police on Friday arrested a man suspected of chasing several people with a knife and wounding one before he was apprehended at a police academ

Brazil's Vale evacuates 500 people from dam area 2019-02-08 05:09:52Brazil's Vale SA has evacuated around 500 people from a dam area in the Gongo Soco mine in the state of Minas Gerais as a preventive measure, the min

In stunning move, Thai king's sister running for 2019-02-08 04:41:04The sister of Thailand's king entered the race to become prime minister on Friday as the candidate of a populist party, an unprecedented foray into p

Thai princess says exercising her right as a 2019-02-08 04:40:42The sister of Thailand's king said on Friday she was exercising her rights as a citizen in accepting a political party's nomination for prime minist

'Death to America' aimed at Trump, not American 2019-02-08 04:31:18Iranians will chant "Death to America" as long as Washington continues its hostile policies, but the slogan is directed at President Donald Trump an

Poland's former prime minister Olszewski dies at 88: 2019-02-08 04:01:32Poland's former prime minister Jan Olszewski died in a Warsaw military hospital late on Thursday, state television reported on Twitter.

Factbox: The Thai princess who would be prime 2019-02-08 03:08:14Princess Ubolratana Rajakanya Sirivadhana Barnavadi on Friday upended military-ruled Thailand's politics by becoming the prime ministerial candidate

With Troubles in mind, Irish concern grows over 2019-02-08 03:03:05As Britain's exit from the European Union grows closer wit