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The Latest: Trump says US wants Kim meeting to be a success

AP - Thu, 04/19/2018 - 00:40
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and North Korea (all times local): 2018-04-18T14:29:00-04:00 2018-04-18T18:29:55-04:00

The Latest: UN says more security needed at Douma site

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 21:02
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 2018-04-18T10:58:00-04:00 2018-04-18T14:58:03-04:00

Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 20:22
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain and allegations of a chemical bombardment on the Syrian city of Douma. 2018-04-18T09:40:00-04:00 2018-04-18T13:40:20-04:00

UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 20:07
BEIRUT (AP) — Assailants opened fire at a U.N. security team visiting the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, an official said Wednesday, forcing it to retreat to its base and further delaying a fact-finding mission by outside experts to examine the claims. 2018-04-18T09:52:00-04:00 2018-04-18T13:52:55-04:00

Queen to welcome Commonwealth leaders as group seeks mission

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 19:13
LONDON (AP) — The flags of more than 50 nations are flying outside Buckingham Palace as Queen Elizabeth II prepares to welcome leaders from the Commonwealth, an international club with an eclectic membership, an identity problem and an uncertain future. 2018-04-18T09:08:00-04:00 2018-04-18T13:08:16-04:00

OPCW chief rejects Russia claim of 2nd Salisbury nerve agent

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 19:13
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The head of the global chemical watchdog agency has rejected Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English city where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were poisoned. 2018-04-18T08:59:00-04:00 2018-04-18T12:59:30-04:00

Miguel Diaz-Canel, 57, selected as next president of Cuba

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 18:59
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba on Wednesday selected 57-year-old First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez as sole candidate to succeed Raul Castro as president of Cuba, the centerpiece of an effort to ensure that the country's single-party system outlasts the aging revolutionaries who created it. 2018-04-18T08:45:00-04:00 2018-04-18T12:45:17-04:00

Turkish president calls surprise early elections for June

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 18:47
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday called early elections for June, meaning that a new political system that would allow him to consolidate powers would take effect a year earlier than scheduled. 2018-04-18T08:16:00-04:00 2018-04-18T12:16:51-04:00

The Latest: Diaz-Canel lone candidate to replace Raul Castro

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 18:32
HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on the meeting of Cuba's legislature and the scheduled end of Raul Castro's presidency (all times local): 2018-04-18T08:21:00-04:00 2018-04-18T12:21:35-04:00

The Latest: UN Syria envoy seeks 'relaunch' of negotiations

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 18:17
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 2018-04-18T08:13:00-04:00 2018-04-18T12:13:42-04:00

The Latest: Russia says Syrian wounded in attack on UN team

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 18:05
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 2018-04-18T07:55:00-04:00 2018-04-18T11:55:59-04:00

The Latest: Unclear when OPCW team can visit Douma

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 17:09
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 2018-04-18T06:56:00-04:00 2018-04-18T10:56:57-04:00

Swedish king wants to let Nobel literature selectors resign

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 16:57
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden's king said Wednesday he wants to change the rules of the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Literature Prize each year, to allow board members to resign even though they are appointed for life. 2018-04-18T06:51:00-04:00 2018-04-18T10:51:46-04:00

Raul Castro leaving Cuban presidency, not power

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:47
HAVANA (AP) — Raul Castro is stepping down from Cuba's presidency, but he isn't giving up power. 2018-04-18T05:44:00-04:00 2018-04-18T09:44:55-04:00

The Latest: Cuba opens session to choose new president

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 15:33
HAVANA (AP) — The Latest on the meeting of Cuba's legislature and the scheduled end of Raul Castro's presidency (all times local): 2018-04-18T05:24:00-04:00 2018-04-18T09:24:38-04:00

First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:45
BEIRUT (AP) — Residents of the Syrian town of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread. Suddenly, panic ensued. 2018-04-18T03:37:00-04:00 2018-04-18T07:37:57-04:00

The Latest: Trump confirms Pompeo talks in North Korea

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:19
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and North Korea (all times local): 2018-04-18T03:05:00-04:00 2018-04-18T07:05:41-04:00

AP Interview: Malaysia's Mahathir says opposition could win

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:19
PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad said Wednesday that huge rallies indicate some of the ruling coalition's traditional Malay supporters are now favoring the opposition and a change of government is possible in next month's elections. 2018-04-18T03:14:00-04:00 2018-04-18T07:14:17-04:00

Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 13:03
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump has given his "blessing" for North and South Korea to discuss the end of the Korean War amid a diplomatic push to end the North Korean nuclear standoff. One problem: There can be no real talks without the involvement of the other countries that fought the 1950-53 war, and especially the United States. 2018-04-18T02:50:00-04:00 2018-04-18T06:50:06-04:00

Cuban state media say new president to be elected Wednesday

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:51
HAVANA (AP) — Cuban state media say the country's National Assembly will elect a new president on Wednesday but will only announce the replacement for Raul Castro the following day. 2018-04-18T02:44:00-04:00 2018-04-18T06:44:19-04:00

Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:11
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump has given his "blessing" for North and South Korea to discuss the end of the Korean War amid a diplomatic push to end the North Korean nuclear standoff. One problem: There can be no real talks without the involvement of the other countries that fought the 1950-53 war, and especially the United States. 2018-04-18T02:01:00-04:00 2018-04-18T06:01:49-04:00

First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 12:11
BEIRUT (AP) — Residents of the Syrian town of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread. Suddenly, panic ensued. 2018-04-18T01:57:00-04:00 2018-04-18T05:57:07-04:00

Delays keep inspectors from reaching Syria attack site

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:29
BEIRUT (AP) — International chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian authorities. 2018-04-18T01:22:00-04:00 2018-04-18T05:22:38-04:00

First the chlorine, then chaos and death in Syria attack

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:02
BEIRUT (AP) — Residents of the Syrian town of Douma were packed into underground shelters amid bombardment when the gas began to spread. Suddenly, panic ensued. 2018-04-18T00:56:00-04:00 2018-04-18T04:56:25-04:00

Delays keep inspectors from reaching Syria attack site

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 11:02
BEIRUT (AP) — International chemical weapons inspectors do not appear to have visited the site of a suspected attack in Syria after days of delays by Syrian and Russian authorities. 2018-04-18T00:58:00-04:00 2018-04-18T04:58:15-04:00

Mahathir says opposition can win with growing Malay support

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 10:07
PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad said a wave of change was evident among rural ethnic Malays and a 30 percent swing from the bloc's traditional support for the government would be enough to secure the opposition victory in next month's elections. 2018-04-17T23:51:00-04:00 2018-04-18T03:51:41-04:00

Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 09:27
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump has given his "blessing" for North and South Korea to discuss the end of the Korean War amid a diplomatic push to end the North Korean nuclear standoff. One problem: There can be no real talks without the involvement of the other countries that fought the 1950-53 war, and especially the United States. 2018-04-17T23:18:00-04:00 2018-04-18T03:18:59-04:00

Mahathir says opposition can win with growing Malay support

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 08:17
PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad says a wave of change is evident among rural ethnic Malays and a 30 percent swing from the bloc's traditional support for the government would be enough to secure the opposition victory in next month's elections. 2018-04-17T22:05:00-04:00 2018-04-18T02:05:45-04:00

Korean leaders can discuss peace, but can't end Korean War

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:50
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump has given his "blessing" for North and South Korea to discuss the end of the Korean War amid a diplomatic push to end the North Korean nuclear standoff. One problem: There can be no real talks without the involvement of the other countries that fought the 1950-53 war, and especially the United States. 2018-04-17T21:42:00-04:00 2018-04-18T01:42:52-04:00

IMF: A major trade rift could imperil solid global economy

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:23
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday that rising trade tensions between the United States and China risk undermining a global economy that the IMF believes should otherwise grow solidly this year. 2018-04-17T09:39:00-04:00 2018-04-17T13:39:41-04:00

Korean leaders can discuss peace, but not decide end of war

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 07:09
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — President Donald Trump has given his "blessing" for North and South Korea to discuss the end of the Korean War at their summit next week amid a diplomatic push to end the North Korean nuclear standoff. 2018-04-17T21:06:00-04:00 2018-04-18T01:06:25-04:00

US officials say Pompeo has met with NKorea's Kim

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 04:52
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, two officials told The Associated Press on Tuesday. 2018-04-17T18:49:00-04:00 2018-04-17T22:49:49-04:00

US officials say Pompeo has met with NKorea's Kim

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 04:11
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, two U.S. officials said Tuesday. 2018-04-17T18:04:00-04:00 2018-04-17T22:04:34-04:00

US officials says Pompeo has met with NKorea's Kim

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 03:59
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. officials say CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un. 2018-04-17T17:43:00-04:00 2018-04-17T21:43:06-04:00

Suspect in Iceland's 'Big Bitcoin Heist' escapes prison

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 03:17
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — A prisoner in Iceland suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers that were being used to mine bitcoin and other virtual currencies escaped custody and fled Tuesday on a passenger plane that a witness said also carried the remote North Atlantic nation's prime minister. 2018-04-17T13:34:00-04:00 2018-04-17T17:34:25-04:00

Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 03:17
LONDON (AP) — Cambridge Analytica's ex-CEO, Alexander Nix, has refused to testify before the U.K. Parliament's media committee, citing British authorities' investigation into his former company's alleged misuse of data from millions of Facebook accounts in political campaigns. 2018-04-17T12:31:00-04:00 2018-04-17T16:31:19-04:00

The Latest: Russia opposes Western resolution on Syria at UN

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 03:04
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-17T17:01:00-04:00 2018-04-17T21:01:30-04:00

Syria envoy says UN security team visits alleged attack site

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 02:35
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syrian media said international chemical weapons inspectors on Tuesday entered the town of Douma, where an alleged poison gas attack was carried out earlier this month, but a Syrian diplomat said later that only a U.N. security team visited the Damascus suburb. 2018-04-17T16:29:00-04:00 2018-04-17T20:29:56-04:00

The Latest: Syrian envoy says only UN security team at Douma

AP - Wed, 04/18/2018 - 02:23
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-17T16:12:00-04:00 2018-04-17T20:12:33-04:00

Chemical arms experts in Syria go to site of alleged attack

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 22:17
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — International chemical weapons inspectors Tuesday entered Douma, the Syrian town that was the site of a suspected poison gas attack that led to Western airstrikes against the Syrian government, state media reported. 2018-04-17T12:11:00-04:00 2018-04-17T16:11:34-04:00

Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 21:07
LONDON (AP) — In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient — who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany. 2018-04-17T11:00:00-04:00 2018-04-17T15:00:22-04:00

Study: Diamond from the sky may have come from 'lost planet'

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 19:45
BERLIN (AP) — Fragments of a meteorite that fell to Earth about a decade ago provide compelling evidence of a lost planet that once roamed our solar system, according to a study published Tuesday. 2018-04-17T08:34:00-04:00 2018-04-17T12:34:52-04:00

Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 19:32
LONDON (AP) — In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient — who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany. 2018-04-17T09:24:00-04:00 2018-04-17T13:24:53-04:00

The Latest: Kudlow says tariff waiver for Japan on table

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 19:17
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump hosting Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago (all times local): 2018-04-17T09:12:00-04:00 2018-04-17T13:12:10-04:00

The Latest: Saudis in talks with US on Syria deployment

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 18:24
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-17T08:09:00-04:00 2018-04-17T12:09:38-04:00

Man with 3 faces: Frenchman gets 2nd face transplant

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 18:24
LONDON (AP) — In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient — who is now doing well and even spent a recent weekend in Brittany. 2018-04-17T08:12:00-04:00 2018-04-17T12:12:09-04:00

IMF: A major trade rift could imperil solid global economy

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 17:44
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday that rising trade tensions between the United States and China risk undermining a global economy that the IMF believes should otherwise grow solidly this year. 2018-04-17T07:38:00-04:00 2018-04-17T11:38:49-04:00

Polish nationalists seek probe of Israeli president's words

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 17:15
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish nationalist group asked prosecutors Tuesday to investigate whether Israel's president broke a law that criminalizes falsely blaming Poland for the Holocaust crimes of Nazi Germany. 2018-04-17T07:05:00-04:00 2018-04-17T11:05:52-04:00

The Latest: Russia says it found Syrian rebel chem weapons

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 17:02
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-17T06:56:00-04:00 2018-04-17T10:56:43-04:00

France's Macron: EU must reform to fight rising nationalism

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:47
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron compared political divisions in Europe to a new type of civil war as he warned Tuesday of the need to counter growing nationalism. 2018-04-17T06:43:00-04:00 2018-04-17T10:43:25-04:00

The Latest: Officials say Turkey wants reduced Syria tension

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:35
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-17T06:31:00-04:00 2018-04-17T10:31:00-04:00

Chemical weapons inspectors reach Syrian town

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:21
BEIRUT (AP) — International inspectors have entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earlier this month, Syrian state media reported Tuesday, after they had waited for days in the capital for permission from Syrian and Russian authorities. 2018-04-17T06:16:00-04:00 2018-04-17T10:16:05-04:00

The Latest: Chemical arms inspectors enter Syrian town

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:08
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-17T05:41:00-04:00 2018-04-17T09:41:22-04:00

Chemical weapons inspectors reach Syrian town

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 16:08
BEIRUT (AP) — International inspectors on Tuesday entered the Syrian town where an alleged chemical attack was carried out earlier this month, following delays by Syrian and Russian authorities. 2018-04-17T05:58:00-04:00 2018-04-17T09:58:12-04:00

Armenia's ex-president elected prime minister amid protests

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 15:54
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's former president has been elected prime minister amid large-scale protests. 2018-04-17T05:39:00-04:00 2018-04-17T09:39:53-04:00

Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 15:54
LONDON (AP) — The chair of the British Parliament's media committee says that Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he will no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information commissioner's office. 2018-04-17T05:08:00-04:00 2018-04-17T09:08:49-04:00

Prague zookeepers use puppet to raise endangered magpie

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 15:54
PRAGUE (AP) — Zookeepers in Prague have turned into puppeteers in an effort to save the critically endangered Javan green magpie. 2018-04-17T04:53:00-04:00 2018-04-17T08:53:04-04:00

False alarm, not outside attack, sets off Syria air defenses

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 14:59
BEIRUT (AP) — A false alarm set off Syrian air defense systems early on Tuesday, the military said, denying earlier reports of an "outside aggression" and incoming airstrikes and underscoring the chaotic nature of the multiple actors in Syria's theater of war. 2018-04-17T04:54:00-04:00 2018-04-17T08:54:08-04:00

Japan's Abe to meet with Trump as scandals swirl at home

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:44
TOKYO (AP) — Domestic political scandals and sinking approval ratings are weighing on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he heads to U.S. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort for two days of talks starting Tuesday. Trump himself may empathize with Abe's struggles at home. 2018-04-17T03:03:00-04:00 2018-04-17T07:03:19-04:00

The Latest: Kremlin says airstrikes hurt Syria peace process

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:42
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-17T03:28:00-04:00 2018-04-17T07:28:49-04:00

France's Macron: EU must reform to fight rising nationalism

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:42
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday urged the European Union to reform itself to offer better protection for its citizens in a world troubled by wars and authoritarian regimes. 2018-04-17T03:29:00-04:00 2018-04-17T07:29:41-04:00

The Latest: Macron vigorously defends Syria strikes decision

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:31
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-17T03:21:00-04:00 2018-04-17T07:21:59-04:00

Myanmar's president grants amnesty to over 8,500 prisoners

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:21
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar President Win Myint has granted amnesty to more than 8,500 prisoners, reportedly including at least three dozen political prisoners. 2018-04-17T03:11:00-04:00 2018-04-17T07:11:26-04:00

US, UK say Russia targets internet hardware for espionage

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 13:17
Washington and London on Monday jointly accused the Russian government of maliciously targeting global internet equipment for political and economic espionage. 2018-04-16T20:17:00-04:00 2018-04-17T00:17:42-04:00

False alarm, not outside attack, sets off Syria air defenses

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:27
BEIRUT (AP) — A false alarm set off Syrian air defense systems early on Tuesday, the military said, denying earlier reports of an "outside aggression" and incoming airstrikes and underscoring the chaotic nature of the multiple actors in Syria's theater of war. 2018-04-17T02:19:00-04:00 2018-04-17T06:19:21-04:00

French president urges EU reform to fight rising nationalism

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 12:27
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday urged the European Union to reform itself in order to offer better protection for its citizens in a world troubled by wars and authoritarian regimes. 2018-04-17T02:24:00-04:00 2018-04-17T06:24:52-04:00

The Latest: Syrian TV: False alarm set off air defenses

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:55
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-17T01:46:00-04:00 2018-04-17T05:46:36-04:00

Japan's Abe to meet with Trump as scandals swirl at home

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:53
TOKYO (AP) — Domestic political scandals and sinking approval ratings are weighing on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe as he heads to President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort for two days of talks starting Tuesday. 2018-04-16T23:55:00-04:00 2018-04-17T03:55:00-04:00

State media report new missile attacks in Syria

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:49
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government-run media said the country's air defenses confronted a new "aggression," shooting down missiles over the central region of Homs and a suburb of Damascus early on Tuesday. 2018-04-17T00:52:00-04:00 2018-04-17T04:52:04-04:00

Myanmar's president grants amnesty to over 8,500 prisoners

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:49
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar President Win Myint has granted amnesty to more than 8,500 prisoners, reportedly including at least three dozen political prisoners. 2018-04-17T00:37:00-04:00 2018-04-17T04:37:33-04:00

Russian sex guru and followers make Thai court appearance

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 11:49
PATTAYA, Thailand (AP) — A Russian sex guru and his followers, one of whom claims to have evidence of Moscow's interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, emerged briefly on Tuesday for a Thai court hearing after being held virtually incommunicado in an immigration jail. 2018-04-17T00:50:00-04:00 2018-04-17T04:50:25-04:00

Top EU court: Poland broke law by logging in pristine forest

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 10:47
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union's top court ruled on Tuesday that Poland violated environmental laws with its massive logging of trees in one of Europe's last pristine forests. 2018-04-17T00:40:00-04:00 2018-04-17T04:40:58-04:00

UK academic says data firm helped Trump campaign spread fear

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 09:56
LONDON (AP) — A propaganda expert who has studied Cambridge Analytica says the company helped Donald Trump's presidential campaign use false statements and anti-Muslim messages to spread fear and resentment in swing states he needed to win. 2018-04-16T14:44:00-04:00 2018-04-16T18:44:44-04:00

Myanmar president grants amnesty to 8,500 prisoners

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:27
YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar President Win Myint has granted amnesty to more than 8,500 prisoners, reportedly including at least three dozen political prisoners. 2018-04-16T20:15:00-04:00 2018-04-17T00:15:14-04:00

Nobel laureate blasts East Timor's failure against poverty

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:27
DILI, East Timor (AP) — Nobel Peace Prize laureate and former East Timorese President Jose Ramos-Horta has waded back into the young country's politics ahead of parliamentary elections next month, calling the government a total failure in the past decade in crucial areas such as reducing child malnutrition and providing clean water. 2018-04-16T17:27:00-04:00 2018-04-16T21:27:14-04:00

Chemical weapons team in Syria kept from alleged attack site

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:09
DOUMA, Syria (AP) — Syrian and Russian authorities prevented independent investigators from going to the scene of a suspected chemical attack, the head of the chemical watchdog group said Monday, blocking international efforts to establish what happened and who was to blame. 2018-04-16T16:01:00-04:00 2018-04-16T20:01:37-04:00

Destruction, traumatized residents in Syrian town of Douma

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:09
DOUMA, Syria (AP) — Two days after Syrian troops declared this town near the capital, Damascus, liberated from rebel fighters and 10 days since a suspected chemical attack, a tour on Monday revealed widespread destruction and traumatized residents who recalled months spent cowering in crowded underground shelters infested with lice, with barely any food or water. 2018-04-16T13:52:00-04:00 2018-04-16T17:52:46-04:00

The Latest: Syrian TV: Air defense confront missiles in Homs

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:09
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 2018-04-16T15:05:00-04:00 2018-04-16T19:05:45-04:00

US pastor denies terror links, spying in Turkish court

AP - Tue, 04/17/2018 - 06:09
ALIAGA, Turkey (AP) — An American pastor on Monday denied accusations that he aided terror groups or spied against Turkey, speaking at the beginning of his trial in a case that has strained ties between Turkey and the United States. 2018-04-16T15:28:00-04:00 2018-04-16T19:28:52-04:00

UK's May tells lawmakers: Syria strikes were legal and moral

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 22:48
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May told restive lawmakers on Monday that military airstrikes against Syria were right both legally and morally, and accused Syria and its ally Russia of attempting to cover-up evidence of a deadly chemical weapons attack. 2018-04-16T09:04:00-04:00 2018-04-16T13:04:12-04:00

The Latest: Hannity: Cohen legal consultation 'no big deal'

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 22:34
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on efforts by President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer to stop criminal prosecutors from reviewing materials seized in raids before they have a chance to review them for potential breach of attorney-client privilege. (all times local): 2018-04-16T12:18:00-04:00 2018-04-16T16:18:25-04:00

Chemical weapons team in Syria kept from alleged attack site

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 22:07
DOUMA, Syria (AP) — Syrian and Russian authorities prevented independent investigators from going to the scene of a suspected chemical attack, the head of the chemical watchdog group said Monday, blocking international efforts to establish what happened and who was to blame. 2018-04-16T12:00:00-04:00 2018-04-16T16:00:26-04:00

Chemical weapons team in Syria kept from alleged attack site

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 21:54
DOUMA, Syria (AP) — Syrian and Russian authorities prevented independent investigators from going to the scene of a suspected chemical attack, the head of the chemical watchdog group said Monday, blocking international efforts to establish what happened and who was to blame. 2018-04-16T11:40:00-04:00 2018-04-16T15:40:35-04:00

The Latest: Russia to help secure visit to Syria attack site

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 21:40
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 2018-04-16T11:28:00-04:00 2018-04-16T15:28:35-04:00

The Latest: France to strip Assad of Legion of Honor

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 21:13
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 2018-04-16T11:07:00-04:00 2018-04-16T15:07:36-04:00

The Latest: Russian officials say UK staged Syria gas attack

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 20:59
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 2018-04-16T10:51:00-04:00 2018-04-16T14:51:07-04:00

The Latest: EU defends Iran nuclear deal; no new sanctions

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 20:05
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 2018-04-16T09:53:00-04:00 2018-04-16T13:53:36-04:00

The Latest: Russia praises Syrian air defenses after strikes

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 19:36
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 2018-04-16T09:29:00-04:00 2018-04-16T13:29:55-04:00

The Latest: Protests in Cyprus against strikes on Syria

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 19:23
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 2018-04-16T09:17:00-04:00 2018-04-16T13:17:52-04:00

The Latest: French PM defends 'proportionate' Syria strikes

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 18:43
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 2018-04-16T08:37:00-04:00 2018-04-16T12:37:45-04:00

Terrorism accusation in Basque bar brawl reopens old wounds

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 18:43
MADRID (AP) — The trial of seven men and one woman accused of beating up two police officers and their girlfriends two years ago in northern Spain opened Monday amid controversy because of the terrorism charges brought against the defendants. 2018-04-16T08:36:00-04:00 2018-04-16T12:36:01-04:00

The Latest: France says allies focused on ending Syria war

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 18:28
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 2018-04-16T08:18:00-04:00 2018-04-16T12:18:32-04:00

UK's May tells lawmakers: Syria strikes were legal and moral

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 18:28
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May told restive lawmakers on Monday that military airstrikes against Syria were right both legally and morally, and accused Syria and its ally Russia of attempting to cover-up evidence of a deadly chemical weapons attack. 2018-04-16T08:26:00-04:00 2018-04-16T12:26:21-04:00

Chemical weapons team kept from alleged attack site in Syria

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 18:01
BEIRUT (AP) — Independent investigators were prevented by Syrian and Russian authorities Monday from reaching the scene of an alleged chemical attack near the Syrian capital, an official said, days after the U.S., France and Britain bombarded sites they said were linked to Syria's chemical weapons program. 2018-04-16T07:49:00-04:00 2018-04-16T11:49:07-04:00

The Latest: May denies striking Syria at behest of Trump

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 18:01
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 2018-04-16T07:50:00-04:00 2018-04-16T11:50:18-04:00

The Latest: May: Syria trying to conceal facts on gas attack

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 17:47
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 2018-04-16T07:43:00-04:00 2018-04-16T11:43:16-04:00

Chemical weapons team kept from alleged attack site in Syria

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 17:33
BEIRUT (AP) — Independent investigators were prevented by Syrian and Russian officials Monday from reaching the scene of an alleged chemical attack near the Syrian capital, an official said, days after the U.S., France and Britain bombarded sites they said were linked to Syria's chemical weapons program. 2018-04-16T07:30:00-04:00 2018-04-16T11:30:31-04:00

The Latest: White House still mulling new Russia sanctions

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 17:33
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 2018-04-16T07:27:00-04:00 2018-04-16T11:27:49-04:00

The Latest: UN says it has given permits for Syria probe

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 17:20
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 2018-04-16T07:17:00-04:00 2018-04-16T11:17:55-04:00

Cuba to start historic transition a day earlier

AP - Mon, 04/16/2018 - 17:05
HAVANA (AP) — A legislative session that will see a historic political transition in Cuba is going to start one day earlier than expected. 2018-04-16T06:51:00-04:00 2018-04-16T10:51:19-04:00

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