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Cuban diplomats expelled from U.S. over 'influence operations' 2019-09-19 21:26:43WASHINGTON — The U.S. announced Thursday that it is expelling two Cuban diplomats and restricting travel of members of Cuba's permanent mission

Zalmay Khalilzad, Trump envoy, keeps door open to 2019-09-19 21:25:50President Trump has declared peace talks with Taliban militants in Afghanistan in America's longest war were "dead" earlier this month, but his top

Justin Trudeau under siege as new blackface images 2019-09-19 20:10:05Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was in full backpedaling mode Thursday as his carefully curated liberal image — and his reelection hopes

Iran threatens 'all-out war' as Trump trades tough 2019-09-19 19:34:50The Trump administration Thursday tried to pull back from the brink of confrontation with Tehran even as top Iranian officials warned they would respo

As tensions rise, Iran says its president and 2019-09-19 19:27:59UNITED NATIONS (AP) - As tensions rise, Iran says its president and foreign minister have received US visas for annual UN meeting in New York.

Bill creating coin honoring Christa McAuliffe is approved 2019-09-19 17:30:43CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - New Hampshire's Democratic congressional delegation is welcoming the passage of a bill that will create a commemorative coin to

US still seeks to extradite ex-Venezuelan spy master 2019-09-19 17:26:08WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration says it is exploring ways to extradite a former Venezuelan military spy chief accused of drug smuggling, ev

US expels 2 Cuban diplomats, citing 'influence operations' 2019-09-19 17:11:07WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. announced Thursday that it is expelling two Cuban diplomats and restricting travel of members of Cuba's permanent mission

U.S. must mistrust but verify to nail down 2019-09-19 15:52:03Earlier this month, President Trump stunningly revealed that he had canceled peace talks with Taliban leadership at Camp David after the Afghan milita

Iran says top diplomat to attend UN despite 2019-09-19 15:38:39TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran says its foreign minister will attend next week's United Nations General Assembly meeting in New York, amid doubts about whe

Donald Trump weighing options for Guantanamo Bay over 2019-09-19 14:56:01President Trump voiced concerns Wednesday about the cost of operating the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, or Gitmo, blaming his predecessor f

1,200+ people join teen's pledge to abstain from 2019-09-19 13:03:13More than 1,000 people have joined a Canadian teenager's pledge to not have children until world governments take climate change more seriously. As o

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Domesticated black panther spotted prowling along window ledges 2019-09-19 10:51:36A black panther was spotted lurking through a northern French town early Wednesday, alarming residents who questioned how the curious cat found its wa

Justin Trudeau pictured wearing blackface in new video 2019-09-19 10:45:16A video obtained by Global News shows Trudeau covered in dark makeup with his hands in the air laughing, sticking out his tongue and making faces.

Former Fukushima execs found not guilty of negligence 2019-09-19 10:17:21Three former executives facing five years in jail for professional negligence in the 2011 nuclear meltdown of the Fukushima plant were found not guilt

Taliban violence in Afghanistan ramps up as suicide 2019-09-19 09:10:17The Taliban continued with their nearly daily attacks in Afghanistan early Thursday morning when a suicide truck bomb detonated at a hospital in a sou

Netanyahu appeals to direct rival to form unity 2019-09-19 09:07:12Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has appealed to his direct rival to form a unity government as the country’s two main parties r

Iran warns of ‘all-out war’ if US retaliates 2019-09-19 08:50:11Iran is warning Thursday that an "all-out war” could break out if any country attacks it following weekend bombings of Saudi Arabia’s oil

Lawyer in Dutch organized crime trial shot dead 2019-09-19 07:24:23A lawyer who represented a key witness in a major Dutch organized crime trial was shot dead in Amsterdam early Wednesday, sparking outrage and calls f

Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashes in France; pilot 2019-09-19 07:07:16A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed in France on Thursday — and authorities say one of its pilots hit a high-voltage power line, leaving him hang

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau admits wearing brownface in 2019-09-18 19:51:45Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wore brownface makeup to an “Arabian Nights” party at the private school where he was teaching, acc

Netanyahu cancels UN trip, forgoes meeting with Trump 2019-09-18 17:06:03Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled his trip to New York City for the United Nations’ annual General Assembly next week after falling sho

Dutch blackface holiday characters to get ‘sooty faces’ 2019-09-18 14:29:55A Netherlands’ Christmastime parade that for years featured white people wearing blackface makeup is doing away with that tr

New York student arrested in Russia over medicinal 2019-09-18 14:22:34The New York City college student arrested in Russia for possession of medical marijuana was released from jail after being sentenced to time served a

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Iran warns of 'all-out war' if Saudis, U.S. 2019-09-19 10:14:56Iran's foreign minister warned Thursday that any attack on his country over a drone-and-missile strike on Saudi Arabia's oil industry will result in

Belgian fighter jet crashes in western France, leaves 2019-09-19 09:56:07A Belgian F-16 fighter jet crashed Thursday in western France, damaging a house, setting a field ablaze and leaving a pilot suspended for two hours fr

Tokyo court clears 3 executives of negligence over 2019-09-19 09:30:35A Tokyo court on Thursday cleared three former Tokyo Electric Power (Tepco) executives of negligence for the 2011 Fukushima disaster, the only crimina

Benny Gantz appears cool to Netanyahu's pitch for 2019-09-19 09:12:50Benjamin Netanyahu invited his political rival Benny Gantz to join a unity Israeli government with him and his religious allies on Thursday, an offer

Final day in U.K. Supreme Court case against 2019-09-19 08:18:27The U.K.'s Supreme Court will hear a third and final day of legal arguments on Thursday over whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully wh

UN turns to young people for hope and 2019-09-19 04:00:33The United Nations hopes the presence of hundreds of young people will motivate governments and corporations to take bold climate action when world le

Havana syndrome: Exposure to neurotoxin may have been 2019-09-19 04:00:00The mysterious ailments experienced by some 40 Canadian and U.S. diplomats and their families while stationed in Cuba may have had nothing to do with

More Fed cuts expected to push Canadian interest 2019-09-19 04:00:00The U.S. Federal Reserve cut rates on Tuesday to keep the U.S. boom alive as global economy weakens. And Canada is already feeling the impact.

Bibi or not to be? Israeli voters wait 2019-09-18 15:51:15Instead of breaking the impasse, Israel's "do-over" election yesterday delivered almost a mirror image of the April contest, even as the final vote

34-year-old Detroit man charged in killings of four 2019-09-18 14:49:43A prosecutor announced murder charges Wednesday against a 34-year-old man in the slayings of four women whose deaths Detroit police have characterized

Michigan warns about mosquito-borne virus after 3 deaths 2019-09-18 13:45:42Public health officials are urging people to guard against mosquito bites after more cases of a rare mosquito-borne virus, including two additional de

U.S. central bank cuts interest rate again — 2019-09-18 13:34:20After spending a decade on the sidelines, the U.S. central bank has cut its benchmark interest rate for a second time this summer, in a bid to stimula

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Israel's Netanyahu Appears To Suffer Setback In Exit 2019-09-17 22:59:43Initial results showed challenger Benny Gantz’s centrist Blue and White party tied or with a slight lead over Netanyahu’s Likud.

Majority Of Tigers Rescued From A Thai Tourist 2019-09-17 16:11:49News of the deaths comes three years after nearly 150 tigers were removed from Tiger Temple over trafficking and abuse claims.

Netanyahu's Career On The Line As Israel Votes 2019-09-17 12:50:08Israeli voters will decide whether to give Benjamin Netanyahu another term in office despite a likely indictment on corruption charges.

Israelis Vote In Repeat Election Centered On Netanyahu 2019-09-17 07:14:56The election will decide whether longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stays in power despite a looming indictment on corruption charges.

Iran's Supreme Leader: No Talks With U.S. At 2019-09-17 07:00:12Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's comments follow reports about a possible meeting between President Donald Trump and his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani.

At Least 24 Dead As Suicide Bomber Targets 2019-09-17 06:40:51Hours later, an explosion struck near the U.S. embassy in Kabul. The violence comes as Afghanistan faces presidential elections on Sept. 28.

Edward Snowden Says He Would Return To U.S. 2019-09-16 13:58:37The whistleblower who remains in exile in Russia wants a chance to explain himself in court.

Trump: U.S. 'Locked And Loaded' For Response To 2019-09-15 21:04:51The announcement came as the U.S. released new evidence to support its allegation that Iran was responsible for the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil site

Boris Johnson Mocked For Channeling The Hulk In 2019-09-15 19:40:11The British prime minister made the bizarre comparison as he stressed his resolve to break Britain out of the European Union by October 31.

Trump Approves Oil Release From Reserve After Attack 2019-09-15 18:35:39The president tweeted that he's authorized the release of strategic petroleum reserves "if needed" to stabilize energy markets after an attack on S

Ex-British PM David Cameron Slams 'Liar' Boris Johnson 2019-09-15 09:40:34The former U.K. leader is mincing no words in his criticism of Johnson, whom he accused of choosing "Leave" to benefit his own political aspirations

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Police Ban To March 2019-09-15 05:28:44Thousands of protesters took to the streets again on Sunday, chanting slogans and waving U.S. and British flags.

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For Trump, a Time of Indecision 2019-09-19 22:06:18In discussions with his staff, Mr. Trump has made clear he wants to accomplish something big, but seems stymied as to what it might be, according to i

‘Urgent Concern’ About the President 2019-09-19 22:04:46A whistle-blower’s report has alarmed the intelligence agencies’ watchdog. Why won’t the administration share it with Congress?

Yankees and Their Patchwork Roster Are A.L. East 2019-09-19 21:57:53Despite setting a major league record for players on the injured list, the Yankees used both their payroll and modern baseball acumen to win the divis

Purdue Pharma Warns That Sackler Family May Walk 2019-09-19 21:49:11The company said the cost of fighting lawsuits brought by states could jeopardize its owners’ ability to contribute $3 billion to a national opi

Man Trained by Hezbollah Scouted Times Square as 2019-09-19 21:49:10He is accused of spending years gathering intelligence on sites in New York, including airports, tunnels and bridges.

Colt to Suspend Production of AR-15 Rifles for 2019-09-19 21:49:10The gun manufacturer said the market had an adequate supply of sporting rifles and it would focus on its military and law enforcement contracts instea

Trump Lawyers Argue He Cannot Be Criminally Investigated 2019-09-19 21:49:10The president’s legal team is trying to block a subpoena seeking his tax returns, claiming that any criminal investigation of Mr. Trump is uncon

Birds Are Vanishing From North America 2019-09-19 21:24:58The number of birds in the United States and Canada has declined by 3 billion, or 29 percent, over the past half-century, scientists find.

He’s the President Democratic Voters Don’t Want to 2019-09-19 21:24:57In the Democratic primary, there have been clashes over the Obama administration’s policies. But even liberal voters who admire the former presi

De Blasio to Developers: Donate to My Nonprofit. 2019-09-19 21:24:57Three developers were fined tens of thousands of dollars for potentially violating lobbying laws by donating to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s nonprofit

Attacks Expose Flaws in Saudi Arabia’s Expensive Military 2019-09-19 21:24:56The Saudi military could not protect a prized asset — oil installations — from an attack by low-flying cruise missiles that caused a signi

Whistle-Blower Complaint Sets Off a Battle Involving Trump 2019-09-19 21:24:56The complaint, from a member of the intelligence community, remained opaque but involved at least one of the president’s communications with a f

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French crews rescue Belgian pilot from electrical line 2019-09-19 10:36:40 French emergency crews rescued a Belgian F-16 fighter pilot from an electrical line Thursday morning after he ejected from a plane that crashed in Br

U.S. investigates reports of deadly airstrikes in Afghanistan 2019-09-19 10:35:49 The U.S. military carried out drone strikes against a suspected Islamic State hideout in eastern Afghanistan Thursday, but local authorities said the

OECD projects slowest economic growth since the recession 2019-09-19 09:52:40 The global economy is expected to grow by 2.9 percent in 2019 and 3 percent in 2020, the weakest growth in a decade, the Organization for Economic Co

Iran says 'all out war' could result from 2019-09-19 09:28:54 Iran's foreign minister promised Thursday that any military action by the United States or Saudi Arabia in response to oil attacks last weekend woul

North Korea reports African swine fever in South 2019-09-19 08:38:03 North Korea mentioned the outbreak of African swine fever in the South for the first time on Thursday.

Bank of England leaves interest rates alone amid 2019-09-19 08:10:14 The Bank of England on Thursday voted to hold interest rates steady, and warned that prolonged instability over Britain's planned departure from the

Benny Gantz's party keeps slim lead over Benjamin 2019-09-19 07:28:35 Elections officials were nearing the end of their vote count Thursday in Israel, where the parties of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and challenge

TEPCO executives acquitted over Fukushima nuclear disaster 2019-09-19 04:56:40 A Japanese court on Thursday acquitted three former Tokyo Electric Power Co. executives on charges of professional negligence in connection to the 20

South Korean police identify prime suspect in infamous 2019-09-19 03:39:15 Advancements in DNA analysis technology helped South Korean police identify the prime suspect in the nation's most infamous serial killer case that

20 killed, dozens wounded in Afghanistan car bomb 2019-09-19 02:56:12 The Taliban claimed responsibility for an early Thursday suicide attack that killed at least 20 people and wounded dozens more in Afghanistan's Zabu

Mongolia keeps the dialogue going on North Korea 2019-09-19 00:04:22 Mongolia has been quietly playing a mediating role in the area of North Korea talks.

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau apologizes for 2001 brownface 2019-09-18 22:56:47 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized Wednesday after a photo surfaced that morning of the former teacher dressed in brownface during a 2

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UK Supreme Court to rule next week on 2019-09-19 11:23:11Britain's Supreme Court aims to deliver its ruling early next week on whether Prime Minister Boris Johnson acted unlawfully when he suspended parliam

'Mad Max,' Canada's populist candidate, has a score 2019-09-19 11:21:33Maxime "Mad Max" Bernier, one of the most right-wing figures ever seen in Canadian federal politics, has a score to settle and nothing to lose - a p

The ex-professor out to remake Tunisian politics 2019-09-19 11:20:25A retired law professor with an awkward public manner, little money, no political party and a commitment to an obscure form of democracy might soon be

Weakened Netanyah's offer for unity government rebuffed by 2019-09-19 11:17:19Israel's weakened Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saw his offer on Thursday for a coalition with his strongest political rival, Benny Gantz, swiftl

Russia arrests shaman who vowed to banish Putin 2019-09-19 11:17:06Russian police on Thursday arrested a Siberian shaman who had become a media curiosity after embarking on a long trek to Moscow which he had promised

Tunisia's ousted president Ben Ali dies in Saudi 2019-09-19 11:14:05Tunisia's ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali died in exile in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, days after a free presidential election in his homeland,

U.S. building coalition after Saudi oil attack, Iran 2019-09-19 11:13:05The United States said on Thursday it was building a coalition to deter Iranian threats following a weekend attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.

Pakistan PM expresses full support to Saudi Arabia 2019-09-19 11:12:27Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan expressed on Thursday his country's full support to Saudi Arabia following last weekend attacks on the kingdom's

Canadian PM Trudeau's brownface picture scandal deepens as 2019-09-19 11:11:52Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's brownface picture scandal deepened on Thursday as other images of him emerged wearing dark make-up only hour

U.S. to withdraw and withhold funds from Afghanistan, 2019-09-19 11:07:32U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday the United States would withdraw about $100 million earmarked for an energy infrastructure projec

Military strike against Iran would result in "all-out 2019-09-19 11:04:24Any U.S. or Saudi military strike against Iran would bring "all-out war", Tehran said on Thursday, keeping up a drumbeat of warnings to its adversar

Canada's Trudeau apologizes for dressing up in brown 2019-09-19 10:51:20Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized on Wednesday for wearing brown face make-up in 2001 after an embarrassing picture emerged less than

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