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Turkey says it returns fire after attack by Syrian Kurds

32 min 19 sec ago
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's military says it has returned fire after a cross-border attack by Syrian Kurdish forces. 2017-06-27T22:23:00-04:00 2017-06-28T02:23:43-04:00
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Iran says US travel ban is 'racist' and 'unfair'

1 hour 24 min ago
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran says the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to reinstate parts of a travel ban applied to six Muslim-majority countries is "racist" and "unfair." 2017-06-27T23:14:00-04:00 2017-06-28T03:14:20-04:00
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'Farm boy' from Iowa tasked with bridging US-China divisions

2 hours 21 sec ago
BEIJING (AP) — A self-described "farm boy from Iowa" who befriended China's president three decades ago is tasked with smoothing relations between the world's two largest economies amid increased unpredictability in American foreign diplomacy under President Donald Trump. 2017-06-27T22:34:00-04:00 2017-06-28T02:34:11-04:00
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Pentagon: 'active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack

2 hours 46 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Tuesday said it detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical weapons attack, giving weight to a White House statement hours earlier that the Syrian government would "pay a heavy price" if it carried out such an attack. 2017-06-27T21:59:00-04:00 2017-06-28T01:59:06-04:00
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Venezuela: Helicopter strafes court in 'terrorist attack'

3 hours 10 min ago
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A police helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court and Interior Ministry in what President Nicolas Maduro said was a thwarted "terrorist attack" aimed at ousting him from power. 2017-06-27T21:31:00-04:00 2017-06-28T01:31:56-04:00
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Venezuela: Helicopter strafes court in 'terrorist attack'

3 hours 24 min ago
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A stolen police helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court and Interior Ministry in what President Nicolas Maduro said was a thwarted "terrorist attack" aimed at ousting him from power. 2017-06-27T21:11:00-04:00 2017-06-28T01:11:35-04:00
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New highly virulent strain of ransomware cripples networks

3 hours 24 min ago
PARIS (AP) — A new, highly virulent strain of malicious software that is crippling computers globally appears to have been sown in Ukraine, where it badly hobbled much of the government and private sector on the eve of a holiday celebrating a post-Soviet constitution. 2017-06-27T21:19:00-04:00 2017-06-28T01:19:11-04:00
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US envoy: China should allow Nobel laureate treatment abroad

3 hours 38 min ago
BEIJING (AP) — The new U.S. ambassador to Beijing said Wednesday that Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo should be allowed to receive treatment outside China after he was diagnosed with cancer while in prison for advocating democratic reforms. 2017-06-27T21:10:00-04:00 2017-06-28T01:10:47-04:00
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Maduro says helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court

3 hours 48 min ago
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro said a stolen police helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court Tuesday in what he called a thwarted "terrorist attack" aimed at ousting him from power. 2017-06-27T20:49:00-04:00 2017-06-28T00:49:38-04:00
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Maduro says helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court

4 hours 20 min ago
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro said a stolen police helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court Tuesday in what he called a thwarted "terrorist attack" aimed at ousting him from power. 2017-06-27T20:24:00-04:00 2017-06-28T00:24:22-04:00
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'Farm boy' from Iowa tasked with bridging US-China divisions

4 hours 20 min ago
BEIJING (AP) — A self-described "farm boy from Iowa" has arrived as the new U.S. ambassador to China at a time of greater unpredictability in American foreign diplomacy under President Donald Trump. 2017-06-27T20:19:00-04:00 2017-06-28T00:19:28-04:00
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US envoy: China should allow Nobel laureate treatment abroad

4 hours 36 min ago
BEIJING (AP) — The new U.S. ambassador to Beijing said Wednesday that Nobel Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo should be allowed to receive treatment outside China after he was diagnosed with cancer while in prison for advocating democratic reforms. 2017-06-27T19:49:00-04:00 2017-06-27T23:49:56-04:00
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Maduro says helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court

4 hours 50 min ago
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro said a stolen police helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court on Tuesday in what he called a thwarted "terrorist attack" aimed at ousting him from power. 2017-06-27T19:45:00-04:00 2017-06-27T23:45:56-04:00
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The Latest: Venezuela minister says chopper fired 15 shots

5 hours 4 min ago
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Latest on a helicopter attack on Venezuela's Supreme Court. (all times local): 2017-06-27T19:42:00-04:00 2017-06-27T23:42:58-04:00
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Brazil's president says corruption charge is 'soap opera'

5 hours 34 min ago
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's president dismissed corruption allegations against him as a "soap opera plot" Tuesday and sought to cast doubt on the motivations of the country's top prosecutor a day after a scathing indictment was issued against the leader. 2017-06-27T13:58:00-04:00 2017-06-27T17:58:36-04:00
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Iran accuses US of 'brazen' plan to change its government

5 hours 46 min ago
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran is accusing U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of "a brazen interventionist plan" to change the current government that violates international law and the U.N. Charter. 2017-06-27T19:00:00-04:00 2017-06-27T23:00:53-04:00
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Maduro says helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court

5 hours 58 min ago
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — President Nicolas Maduro said a police helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court on Tuesday in a confusing incident that he called a thwarted "terrorist attack" aimed at ousting him from power. 2017-06-27T18:40:00-04:00 2017-06-27T22:40:35-04:00
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US: Nobel laureate should be allowed treatment outside China

6 hours 26 min ago
BEIJING (AP) — The newly arrived U.S. ambassador in Beijing says a Nobel Peace Prize laureate should be allowed to get treatment outside China after he was diagnosed with cancer while imprisoned for subversion. 2017-06-27T18:12:00-04:00 2017-06-27T22:12:28-04:00
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EU hits Google with $2.7B fine for abusing weaker rivals

7 hours 22 min ago
BRUSSELS (AP) — European regulators fined Google a record 2.42 billion euros ($2.72 billion) for abusing its dominance of the online search market in a case that could be just the opening salvo in Europe's attempt to curb the company's clout on that continent. 2017-06-27T13:41:00-04:00 2017-06-27T17:41:59-04:00
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New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US

8 hours 30 min ago
PARIS (AP) — A new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling software — apparently sown in Ukraine — caused disruption across the world Tuesday. Following a similar attack in May , the fresh cyber-assault paralyzed some hospitals, government offices and major multinational corporations in a dramatic demonstration of how easily malicious programs can bring daily life to a halt. 2017-06-27T16:13:00-04:00 2017-06-27T20:13:03-04:00
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The Latest: Pennsylvania health company restoring network

10 hours 10 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times EDT): 2017-06-27T14:29:00-04:00 2017-06-27T18:29:35-04:00
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The Latest: Ukraine cites rogue accounting software update

10 hours 36 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times EDT): 2017-06-27T14:06:00-04:00 2017-06-27T18:06:09-04:00
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House votes overwhelmingly to back NATO mutual defense pact

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 22:40
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has overwhelmingly approved a resolution reaffirming the U.S. commitment to NATO's mutual defense pact. 2017-06-27T12:28:00-04:00 2017-06-27T16:28:34-04:00
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Brazil's president says corruption charge is 'fiction'

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 22:14
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's president dismissed corruption allegations against him as a "soap opera plot" on Tuesday and cast doubt on the motivations of the country's top prosecutor a day after he presented a scathing indictment. 2017-06-27T12:05:00-04:00 2017-06-27T16:05:02-04:00
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The Latest: Vetted refugees can come to US through July 6

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 21:34
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local): 2017-06-27T11:26:00-04:00 2017-06-27T15:26:39-04:00
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Brazil's president says corruption charge is 'fiction'

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 21:34
SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's president dismissed corruption allegations against him as a "soap opera plot" on Tuesday and cast doubt on the motivations of the country's top prosecutor a day after he presented a scathing indictment. 2017-06-27T11:28:00-04:00 2017-06-27T15:28:49-04:00
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The Latest: Ukraine security expert fears for 'whole world'

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 21:18
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): 2017-06-27T11:07:00-04:00 2017-06-27T15:07:01-04:00
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US to Syria: 'Heavy price' awaits any chemical weapons use

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 21:18
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration threatened Tuesday that Syria will pay "a heavy price" if it follows through on what the U.S. says are preparations for another chemical weapons attack — warning of action that could plunge America deeper into a civil war alongside the fight against Islamic State militants. 2017-06-27T11:02:00-04:00 2017-06-27T15:02:58-04:00
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The Latest: New cyberattack uses same NSA-developed exploit

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 20:40
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): 2017-06-27T10:33:00-04:00 2017-06-27T14:33:29-04:00
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The Latest: Pennsylvania hospital system hit in cyberattack

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 20:38
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): 2017-06-27T10:22:00-04:00 2017-06-27T14:22:27-04:00
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New cyberattack causes mass disruption globally

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 19:28
PARIS (AP) — A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across the world, hitting companies and governments in Europe especially hard. 2017-06-27T09:22:00-04:00 2017-06-27T13:22:21-04:00
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The Latest: Syria rebels say new chemical attack possible

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 18:58
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the White House saying it has "potential" evidence that Syria's government is preparing another chemical weapons attack (all times local): 2017-06-27T08:37:00-04:00 2017-06-27T12:37:01-04:00
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Colombia takes big step to peace as rebels lay down guns

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 18:54
MESETAS, Colombia (AP) — Guerrillas from Colombia's largest rebel army no longer carry their guns along the road miles from the nearest city, a byway with mud so deep that even earth-moving equipment is paralyzed when it rains. 2017-06-27T08:44:00-04:00 2017-06-27T12:44:52-04:00
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The Latest: US drugmaker Merck also affected by cyberattack

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 18:18
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times local): 2017-06-27T08:10:00-04:00 2017-06-27T12:10:52-04:00
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New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 17:28
PARIS (AP) — A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. 2017-06-27T07:15:00-04:00 2017-06-27T11:15:00-04:00
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The Latest: Assad tours Russian military base in Syria

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 17:24
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the White House saying it has "potential" evidence that Syria's government is preparing another chemical weapons attack (all times local): 2017-06-27T07:17:00-04:00 2017-06-27T11:17:31-04:00
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The Latest: Ukraine premier: Cyberattack 'unprecedented'

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 17:24
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack in Europe (all times local): 2017-06-27T06:52:00-04:00 2017-06-27T10:52:41-04:00
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Pentagon: 'active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 17:10
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Tuesday said it detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical weapons attack, giving weight to a White House statement hours earlier that the Syrian government would "pay a heavy price" if it carried out such an attack. 2017-06-27T06:58:00-04:00 2017-06-27T10:58:32-04:00
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New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:56
PARIS (AP) — A new and highly virulent outbreak of malicious data-scrambling software appears to be causing mass disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. 2017-06-27T06:42:00-04:00 2017-06-27T10:42:52-04:00
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Google fined a record 2.4 billion euros in EU antitrust case

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:56
BRUSSELS (AP) — After a seven-year legal battle, European authorities came down hard on Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own businesses, fining the tech giant a record 2.42 billion euros ($2.72 billion) and raising the prospect of more. 2017-06-27T06:46:00-04:00 2017-06-27T10:46:20-04:00
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EU fines Google a record 2.4 billion euros in antitrust case

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:30
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union slapped a record 2.42 billion-euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own online shopping business. 2017-06-27T04:07:00-04:00 2017-06-27T08:07:12-04:00
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Pentagon: 'active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:28
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon on Tuesday said it detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical weapons attack, giving weight to a White House statement hours earlier that the Syrian government would "pay a heavy price" if it carried out such an attack. 2017-06-27T06:19:00-04:00 2017-06-27T10:19:52-04:00
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The Latest: Iran foreign minister condemns US Syria warning

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 16:28
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the White House saying it has "potential" evidence that Syria's government is preparing another chemical weapons attack (all times local): 2017-06-27T06:07:00-04:00 2017-06-27T10:07:24-04:00
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Romania: police find 91 migrants from Syria, Iraq in truck

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 14:36
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian border police have found 91 migrants from Iraq and Syria hidden in a truck transporting auto parts. They told police they were trying to reach the visa-free Schengen travel zone. 2017-06-27T04:24:00-04:00 2017-06-27T08:24:09-04:00
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Syria denies US allegations of coming chemical attack

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 14:36
BEIRUT (AP) — The involvement of external powers in the Syrian war continued to accelerate Tuesday as President Bashar Assad's government and Russia dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack. 2017-06-27T04:30:00-04:00 2017-06-27T08:30:48-04:00
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2 leopard cubs make public debut in Germany, names sought

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 13:42
LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Two Amur leopard cubs have made their public debut at the zoo in the German city of Leipzig. Now the search is on for their names. 2017-06-27T03:33:00-04:00 2017-06-27T07:33:09-04:00
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Dutch government partially liable in 300 Srebrenica deaths

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 13:30
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch appeals court ruled Tuesday that the government was partially liable in the deaths of more than 300 Muslim men killed by Bosnian Serb forces in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. 2017-06-27T03:24:00-04:00 2017-06-27T07:24:53-04:00
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Senior Ukrainian intelligence officer killed in car bombing

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 13:30
MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian authorities say that a senior military intelligence officer has been killed in a car bomb in the country's capital. 2017-06-27T03:27:00-04:00 2017-06-27T07:27:05-04:00
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Syria denies US allegations of coming chemical attack

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 13:28
BEIRUT (AP) — The Syrian government on Tuesday dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack, as activists reported an airstrike on an Islamic State-run jail in eastern Syria that they said killed more than 40 prisoners. 2017-06-27T03:21:00-04:00 2017-06-27T07:21:09-04:00
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EU fines Google a record 2.4 billion euros in antitrust case

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 13:28
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for taking advantage of its dominance in online searches to direct customers to its own online shopping business. 2017-06-27T03:17:00-04:00 2017-06-27T07:17:25-04:00
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The Latest: Kremlin slams US warning of Syria attack

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 13:00
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the White House saying it has "potential" evidence that Syria's government is preparing another chemical weapons attack (all times local): 2017-06-27T02:52:00-04:00 2017-06-27T06:52:17-04:00
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EU fines Google a record 2.42 billion euros

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:30
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's competition watchdog slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google on Tuesday for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service. 2017-06-27T02:06:00-04:00 2017-06-27T06:06:45-04:00
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Dutch government partially liable in 300 Srebrenica deaths

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:24
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch appeals court ruled Tuesday that the government was partially liable in the deaths of some 300 Muslim men killed by Bosnian Serb forces in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. 2017-06-27T02:16:00-04:00 2017-06-27T06:16:57-04:00
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Syria denies US allegations of coming chemical attack

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:16
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria has denied White House allegations that it may be preparing a new chemical attack, insisting again that it has never used such arms. 2017-06-27T02:05:00-04:00 2017-06-27T06:05:43-04:00
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EU fines Google a record 2.42 billion euros

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:00
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's competition watchdog has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service. 2017-06-27T01:51:00-04:00 2017-06-27T05:51:01-04:00
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The Latest: Syria rejects US chemical attack allegations

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:00
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the White House saying it has "potential" evidence that Syria's government is preparing another chemical weapons attack (all times local): 2017-06-27T01:47:00-04:00 2017-06-27T05:47:08-04:00
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White House warns Syria's Assad against chemical attack

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:48
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House issued a stern warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad on Monday night as it claimed "potential" evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack. 2017-06-27T01:38:00-04:00 2017-06-27T05:38:56-04:00
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The Latest: Iranians brush off US travel ban

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:44
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to partially reinstate President Donald Trump's travel ban (all times local): 2017-06-27T01:30:00-04:00 2017-06-27T05:30:45-04:00
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White House warns Syria's Assad against chemical attack

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:34
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has issued a stern warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad, claiming "potential" evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack. 2017-06-27T01:28:00-04:00 2017-06-27T05:28:09-04:00
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Dutch government partially liable in 300 Srebrenica deaths

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:34
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch appeals court has ruled that the government was partially liable in the deaths of some 300 Muslim men murdered by Bosnian Serb forces in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. 2017-06-27T01:17:00-04:00 2017-06-27T05:17:03-04:00
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Ultra-Orthodox lawmaker: Reform Jews don't believe in Temple

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:06
JERUSALEM (AP) — A senior ultra-Orthodox Israeli lawmaker said Tuesday that protestations of liberal Jews over alternative access to Jerusalem's Western Wall are merely provocations since they don't even believe in the sanctity of the site. 2017-06-27T01:00:00-04:00 2017-06-27T05:00:17-04:00
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Albania Socialists win polls, can govern without partner

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 11:06
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's left-wing Socialist Party has secured a second mandate in a general election, winning a majority of seats in parliament, nearly complete results showed Tuesday. 2017-06-27T00:21:00-04:00 2017-06-27T04:21:29-04:00
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Modi meets Trump with his usual greeting _ bear hugs

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 10:54
NEW DELHI (AP) — President Donald Trump should have been ready as he met with India's prime minister, an unabashed hugger. 2017-06-27T00:43:00-04:00 2017-06-27T04:43:19-04:00
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Questions raised about Liu Xiaobo's prison medical treatment

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 10:40
SHENYANG, China (AP) — As recently as February, Liu Xiaobo's brother dismissed reports that the Nobel Peace laureate might be ill in prison. Then came the bombshell Monday that Liu has been diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer and released on medical parole. 2017-06-27T00:01:00-04:00 2017-06-27T04:01:04-04:00
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Modi meets Trump with his usual greeting _ bear hugs

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 10:24
NEW DELHI (AP) — President Donald Trump should have been ready as he met with India's prime minister, an unabashed hugger. 2017-06-27T00:09:00-04:00 2017-06-27T04:09:38-04:00
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China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate given medical parole

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 03:56
BEIJING (AP) — Imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been transferred to a hospital after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, authorities and his friends say. 2017-06-26T17:47:00-04:00 2017-06-26T21:47:08-04:00
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Brazil's crisis deepens as president accused of corruption

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 02:02
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's attorney general formally accused President Michel Temer of corruption on Monday, making him the first sitting president in Latin America's largest nation to face criminal charges. 2017-06-26T15:54:00-04:00 2017-06-26T19:54:48-04:00
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AP sources: US to say China among worst on human trafficking

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 00:24
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to declare China among the world's worst offenders on human trafficking, U.S. officials said Monday, putting the world's most populous country in the same category as North Korea, Zimbabwe and Syria, 2017-06-26T14:12:00-04:00 2017-06-26T18:12:09-04:00
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Personal chemistry key as Trump meets India PM for 1st time

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 23:44
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump meets for the first time Monday with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and personal chemistry as much as policy could determine the direction of future relations. 2017-06-26T09:36:00-04:00 2017-06-26T13:36:29-04:00
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Top Russian and US diplomats discuss cease-fire for Syria

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 23:40
MOSCOW (AP) — The top diplomats of Russia and the United States have focused on the Syrian crisis in a phone call. 2017-06-26T12:29:00-04:00 2017-06-26T16:29:08-04:00
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AP sources: US to say China among worst on human trafficking

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 23:38
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to declare China among the world's worst offenders on human trafficking, U.S. officials said Monday, putting the world's most populous country in the same category as North Korea, Zimbabwe and Syria, 2017-06-26T12:43:00-04:00 2017-06-26T16:43:54-04:00
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Trump welcomes India PM as US sanctions Pakistani militant

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 23:18
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump welcomed India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House Monday for their first meeting, as the U.S. branded a top militant from neighboring Pakistan as a "global terrorist." 2017-06-26T13:04:00-04:00 2017-06-26T17:04:40-04:00
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Company curbs sale of panels used on burned London high-rise

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 22:06
LONDON (AP) — American cladding maker Arconic said Monday it is discontinuing global sales of one type of composite paneling for use on high-rise buildings following the deadly fire at a London apartment tower as Britain's government sought to manage a burgeoning fire safety crisis. 2017-06-26T09:44:00-04:00 2017-06-26T13:44:37-04:00
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GOP senator to block arms sales over crisis with Qatar

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 22:06
WASHINGTON (AP) — An influential Republican senator said Monday that he'll withhold approval of U.S. weapons sales to several Middle Eastern allies until there is a clear path for settling a diplomatic crisis with Qatar. 2017-06-26T08:09:00-04:00 2017-06-26T12:09:23-04:00
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Swedish government announces release of hostage in Mali

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 22:06
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A Swedish man kidnapped by Islamic militants in northern Mali nearly six years ago has been released from captivity, the Swedish government confirmed Monday. 2017-06-26T10:24:00-04:00 2017-06-26T14:24:57-04:00
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AP sources: US to say China among worst on human trafficking

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 22:06
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is poised to declare China among the world's worst offenders on human trafficking, U.S. officials said Monday, putting the world's most populous country in the same category as North Korea, Zimbabwe and Syria, 2017-06-26T11:37:00-04:00 2017-06-26T15:37:28-04:00
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Jewish groups cancel meetings with Netanyahu in protest

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 21:14
JERUSALEM (AP) — Two high-profile groups of Jewish leaders on Monday canceled meetings with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to protest his government's decision to scrap plans for a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem's Western Wall. 2017-06-26T11:03:00-04:00 2017-06-26T15:03:55-04:00
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World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank president

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:34
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics and spent his career improving the availability of seed, fertilizer and financing for African farmers is the winner of this year's World Food Prize announced Monday. 2017-06-26T10:25:00-04:00 2017-06-26T14:25:40-04:00
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UK's May makes deal she needs to govern, but critics abound

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 20:26
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May forged a deal with a Northern Ireland party Monday that should give her struggling minority government enough votes to get her agenda endorsed, but at a high cost: more than 1 billion pounds in new funds for Northern Ireland and resentment from Britain's other regions. 2017-06-26T10:18:00-04:00 2017-06-26T14:18:10-04:00
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World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank president

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 19:38
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics and spent his career improving the availability of seed, fertilizer and financing for African farmers is the winner of this year's World Food Prize announced Monday. 2017-06-26T09:26:00-04:00 2017-06-26T13:26:53-04:00
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World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank president

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 19:20
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics and spent his career improving the availability of seed, fertilizer and financing for African farmers is the winner of this year's World Food Prize. 2017-06-26T09:16:00-04:00 2017-06-26T13:16:29-04:00
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Jewish groups cancel meetings with Netanyahu in protest

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 18:28
JERUSALEM (AP) — Two high-profile groups of Jewish leaders on Monday canceled meetings with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to protest his government's decision to scrap plans for a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem's Western Wall. 2017-06-26T07:44:00-04:00 2017-06-26T11:44:14-04:00
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First woman leads UK Changing of the Guard ceremony

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 18:28
LONDON (AP) — A Canadian soldier made history Monday by becoming the first woman to lead the Changing of the Guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London. 2017-06-26T07:46:00-04:00 2017-06-26T11:46:31-04:00
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Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 17:40
BEIJING (AP) — The world's biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year's record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback to efforts to rein in climate change emissions. 2017-06-26T03:35:00-04:00 2017-06-26T07:35:38-04:00
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15 still missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:50
GUATAPE, Colombia (AP) — Scuba divers on Monday continued searching for bodies in a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin where a tourist boat packed with more than 150 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized, leaving at least six people dead and 15 missing. 2017-06-26T06:24:00-04:00 2017-06-26T10:24:42-04:00
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UK prime minister wins N Ireland party's support govt

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:10
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal Monday with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to support her minority government and ensure passage of her legislative agenda later this week. 2017-06-26T05:51:00-04:00 2017-06-26T09:51:33-04:00
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The Latest: UK leader tries to ease anxiety over Brexit

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 16:10
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British politics (all times local): 2017-06-26T05:55:00-04:00 2017-06-26T09:55:39-04:00
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Air bag recalls, lawsuits lead Takata to file for bankruptcy

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 15:02
Shattered by recall costs and lawsuits, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. filed Monday for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., saying it was the only way it could keep on supplying replacements for faulty air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people. 2017-06-26T00:58:00-04:00 2017-06-26T04:58:33-04:00
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China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate given medical parole

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 15:00
BEIJING (AP) — Imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been transferred to a hospital after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, his former lawyer said Monday. 2017-06-26T04:46:00-04:00 2017-06-26T08:46:54-04:00
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Pakistan raises death toll to 157 from fuel truck fire

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 13:36
MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's prime minister cut short a trip abroad to rush to the side of victims of a massive fuel tanker fire as authorities on Monday raised the death toll from the blaze to 157. 2017-06-26T03:31:00-04:00 2017-06-26T07:31:53-04:00
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The Latest: N Ireland party leader 'delighted' with UK deal

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 13:08
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British politics (all times local): 2017-06-26T02:56:00-04:00 2017-06-26T06:56:43-04:00
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China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate given medical parole

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:36
BEIJING (AP) — Imprisoned Chinese Nobel Peace Prize laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been transferred to a hospital after being diagnosed with late-stage liver cancer, his former lawyer said Monday. 2017-06-26T02:32:00-04:00 2017-06-26T06:32:33-04:00
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China sentences 16 from Australia's Crown Resorts to prison

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:36
SHANGHAI (AP) — A Chinese court sentenced 16 Australian and Chinese employees of a casino company to nine to 10 months in prison on Monday after they pleaded guilty to gambling-related charges, the company and an Australian official said. 2017-06-26T01:50:00-04:00 2017-06-26T05:50:41-04:00
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The Latest: UK Conservatives, N Ireland party strike deal

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:36
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British politics (all times local): 2017-06-26T02:24:00-04:00 2017-06-26T06:24:36-04:00
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Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 09:44
BEIJING (AP) — The world's biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year's record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback to efforts to rein in climate change emissions. 2017-06-25T23:34:00-04:00 2017-06-26T03:34:15-04:00
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Coal on the rise in China, US, India after record 2016 drop

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 09:36
BEIJING (AP) — The world's biggest coal users are boosting mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year's record global decline and a setback to efforts to rein in climate change emissions. 2017-06-25T23:13:00-04:00 2017-06-26T03:13:30-04:00
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Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 09:30
BEIJING (AP) — The world's biggest coal users — China, the United States and India — have boosted coal mining in 2017, in an abrupt departure from last year's record global decline for the heavily polluting fuel and a setback to efforts to rein in climate change emissions. 2017-06-25T23:24:00-04:00 2017-06-26T03:24:13-04:00
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UK: All samples from high-rise towers fail fire safety tests

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 09:26
LONDON (AP) — The list of high-rise apartment towers in Britain that have failed fire safety tests grew to 60, officials said Sunday, revealing the mounting challenge the government faces in the aftermath of London's Grenfell Tower fire tragedy. 2017-06-25T15:14:00-04:00 2017-06-25T19:14:26-04:00
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Attention on Supreme Court as justice weigh Trump travel ban

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 09:18
WASHINGTON (AP) — The focus is on the Supreme Court as the high-stakes legal fight over President Donald Trump's travel ban awaits action by the justices. 2017-06-25T23:10:00-04:00 2017-06-26T03:10:57-04:00
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Dozens missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 07:00
GUATAPE, Colombia (AP) — A tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving at least six people dead and 31 missing, officials said. 2017-06-25T19:22:00-04:00 2017-06-25T23:22:52-04:00
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