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The Latest: US B-1B bombers from Guam drill off SKorea coast

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 03:32
The Latest on the tensions on the Korean Peninsula (all times local):

Children’s obesity rates in rich countries may have peaked

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 01:08
While the obesity rate among children in rich countries may have peaked, kids in developing countries are increasingly putting on unhealthy pounds, according to research released Tuesday.

Brazil lawmaker argues against putting president on trial

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 01:08
A Brazilian lawmaker is recommending that his colleagues vote against putting President Michel Temer on trial on charges of leading a criminal organization and obstructing justice.

Turkey sentences Wall Street Journal reporter to more than two years in prison

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 23:48
The verdict came as the U.S. and Turkey are locked in a dispute over the recent arrest of a U.S. Consulate employee in Istanbul. 

Ailing Algerian president makes rare public appearance

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 23:48
Algeria’s ailing president has made a rare public appearance amid renewed speculation about whether he is fit to run the country.

‘All Lebanon is against them’: A rape-murder sours a country on its Syrian refugee¿s

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 23:32
Resentment was already simmering, but the killing in a Christian village has triggered a nationwide backlash. 

Russia, Algeria vow to push ahead with oil production cuts

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 23:32
The prime ministers of Russia and Algeria want further global efforts to coordinate oil production cuts to push up prices.

Britain releases massive report on disparities between nation’s races

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 23:00
The audit is designed to be an accessible online tool for citizens to judge how well the government is doing.

Uruguay: first transgender senator assumes senate seat

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 22:44
Michelle Suarez has become Uruguay’s first transgender senator.

Sears Canada seeks court approval to liquidate all stores

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 21:27
Sears Canada Inc. is seeking court approval to liquidate its roughly 130 remaining stores.

Czech leaders clash over sanctions against Russia

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 21:12
The Czech Republic’s prime minister has condemned the president’s rejection of European Union sanctions against Russia over the Ukraine crisis.

France to tighten up on illegal migrants after knife attack

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:56
France’s interior minister wants tougher action on detaining and deporting illegal migrants, after a Tunisian migrant fatally stabbed two women at a Marseille train station in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.

Israel’s defense minister says Hezbollah runs Lebanese army

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:56
Israel’s defense minister says the Hezbollah militant group controls Lebanon’s army.

Official: Spanish govt doesn’t accept validation of banned Catalan referendum or ‘implicit’ independence declaration

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:56
Official: Spanish govt doesn’t accept validation of banned Catalan referendum or ‘implicit’ independence declaration.

The Latest: Liberia polls close in presidential election

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:56
The Latest on Liberia’s election (all times local):

Human rights honor goes to Egyptian banned from travel

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:24
An Egyptian has been honored with one of the most prestigious awards granted to human rights defenders but was unable to accept the prize in person because of a travel ban linked to his work documenting abuses.

Sri Lanka police arrest opposition lawmakers over protest

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:24
Sri Lanka police have arrested three prominent opposition lawmakers, including the son of former president, for leading a protest against government plans to privatize an airport named after the former strongman.

Opposition leader in Catalan parliament says regional president’s speech ‘is a coup’ and has no support in Europe

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:24
Opposition leader in Catalan parliament says regional president’s speech ‘is a coup’ and has no support in Europe.

Israel approves plans for thousands of new settlement units in the West Bank

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 20:08
Activists say the Trump administration has signaled a more accommodating stance on new construction.

Special session of Catalonia’s parliament that could determine whether the region breaks away from Spain is underway

WASHINGTON POST - Tue, 10/10/2017 - 19:36
Special session of Catalonia’s parliament that could determine whether the region breaks away from Spain is underway.

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