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'I'm alive': Russian reporter, Ukraine police faked killing

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 18:53
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A Russian journalist who was reportedly gunned down in Ukraine's capital strolled into a news conference that authorities called Wednesday to discuss the investigation of his death, revealing that the slaying had been staged to foil an alleged Kremlin hit plot. 2018-05-30T08:13:00-04:00 2018-05-30T12:13:11-04:00

Gaza's Hamas rulers say cease-fire reached with Israel

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 18:52
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers said Wednesday they had agreed to a cease-fire with Israel to end the largest flare-up of violence between the two sides since a 2014 war. 2018-05-30T07:53:00-04:00 2018-05-30T11:53:19-04:00

Afghan forces repel Islamic State attack at Kabul ministry

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 18:37
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Islamic State militants, including two suicide bombers, dressed in military uniforms and riding in two armored vehicles launched a surprise attack on the Interior Ministry in Kabul on Wednesday but Afghan forces managed to repel the assault, leaving all the attackers dead. 2018-05-30T08:33:00-04:00 2018-05-30T12:33:51-04:00

A glance at Russian journalists attacked or killed

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 18:00
MOSCOW (AP) — Before Ukraine's Security Service shocked the world by saying it had faked the death of exiled Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko in Kiev on Tuesday evening, the news of his now-fabricated demise highlighted the dangers of working as a journalist in Russia. 2018-05-30T07:08:00-04:00 2018-05-30T11:08:55-04:00

Afghan forces repel Islamic State attack at Kabul ministry

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 16:49
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Islamic State militants, including two suicide bombers, dressed in military uniforms and riding in two armored vehicles launched a surprise attack on the Interior Ministry in Kabul on Wednesday but Afghan forces managed to repel the assault, leaving all the attackers dead. 2018-05-30T06:31:00-04:00 2018-05-30T10:31:50-04:00

Top North Korean official heads to US for pre-summit talks

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 15:40
BEIJING (AP) — A top North Korean official headed to New York on Wednesday for talks aimed at salvaging a summit between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump on the future of Kim's nuclear program, in the North's highest-level mission to the United States in 18 years. 2018-05-30T05:28:00-04:00 2018-05-30T09:28:47-04:00

Belgium shooting rampage was terrorist act, prosecutors say

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 15:25
BRUSSELS (AP) — The man who killed four people in the Belgian city of Liege this week carried out an act of "terrorist murder" and may have intended to cause more carnage, prosecutors said Wednesday, as authorities tried to establish whether he acted alone. 2018-05-30T05:09:00-04:00 2018-05-30T09:09:30-04:00

The Latest: Belgians honor victims of Liege attack

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 15:01
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Belgium shooting (all times local): 2018-05-30T04:07:00-04:00 2018-05-30T08:07:38-04:00

A glance at Russian journalists attacked or killed

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 14:44
MOSCOW (AP) — The brazen killing of exiled Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Tuesday evening has highlighted the dangers of working as a journalist in Russia. 2018-05-30T02:59:00-04:00 2018-05-30T06:59:49-04:00

Ahead of summit with Kim Jong Un, Trump has lots of options

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 14:44
TOKYO (AP) — When President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet in Singapore next month, assuming they can stay on track long enough to make it happen, they will have two very different agendas. 2018-05-30T02:25:00-04:00 2018-05-30T06:25:51-04:00

Gaza's Hamas rulers say cease-fire reached with Israel

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 14:17
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers said Wednesday they had agreed to a cease-fire with Israel to end the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war. 2018-05-30T04:02:00-04:00 2018-05-30T08:02:29-04:00

The Latest: Belgians honor victims of Liege attack

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 14:04
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Belgium shooting (all times local): 2018-05-30T04:00:00-04:00 2018-05-30T08:00:23-04:00

Belgium shooting rampage was terrorist act, prosecutors say

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 13:23
BRUSSELS (AP) — The man who killed three people during a knife and shooting rampage through the Belgian city of Liege carried out an act of "terrorist murder," prosecutors said Wednesday, as authorities tried to establish whether he acted alone. 2018-05-30T03:11:00-04:00 2018-05-30T07:11:32-04:00

The Latest: Prosecutor: Belgium gunman shouted Allahu akbar

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:55
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Belgium shooting (all times local): 2018-05-30T01:43:00-04:00 2018-05-30T05:43:15-04:00

Both sides preparing as if US-North Korea summit is a go

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:41
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rapid-fire diplomacy played out on two continents in advance of an "expected" summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, the strengthening resolve coming after a series of high-risk, high-reward gambits by the two leaders. 2018-05-30T02:22:00-04:00 2018-05-30T06:22:02-04:00

Belgium shooting rampage was terrorist act, prosecutors say

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 12:41
BRUSSELS (AP) — The man who killed three people during a knife and shooting rampage through the Belgian city of Liege carried out an act of "terrorist murder," prosecutors said Wednesday, and authorities were trying to establish whether he acted alone. 2018-05-30T02:27:00-04:00 2018-05-30T06:27:00-04:00

Belgian shooter killed 4th person before attack: minister

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 11:32
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon said Wednesday that a man who shot dead two police officers and a bystander in the eastern city of Liege had already killed another person the day before the attack. 2018-05-30T00:53:00-04:00 2018-05-30T04:53:31-04:00

The Latest: Prosecutor: Belgium gunman shouted Allahu akbar

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 11:32
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Belgium shooting (all times local): 2018-05-30T01:28:00-04:00 2018-05-30T05:28:00-04:00

Top North Korean official heads to US for pre-summit talks

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 11:21
BEIJING (AP) — A top North Korean official headed to New York on Wednesday for talks aimed at salvaging a summit between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump on the future of Kim's nuclear program, in the North's highest-level mission to the United States in 18 years. 2018-05-30T01:15:00-04:00 2018-05-30T05:15:58-04:00

Gaza's Hamas rulers say cease-fire reached with Israel

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 10:51
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers said Wednesday they had agreed to a cease-fire with Israel to end the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war. 2018-05-30T00:44:00-04:00 2018-05-30T04:44:09-04:00

Russia critic Browder says he's been arrested in Spain

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 10:51
MADRID (AP) — A Britain-based financier who has spearheaded a U.S. law targeting Russian officials over human rights abuses says he has been arrested in Spain at Russia's request. 2018-05-30T00:43:00-04:00 2018-05-30T04:43:12-04:00

Top North Korean official heads to US for pre-summit talks

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 10:38
BEIJING (AP) — A top North Korean official headed to New York on Wednesday for talks aimed at salvaging a summit between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump on the future of Kim's nuclear program, in the North's highest-level mission to the United States in 18 years. 2018-05-30T00:26:00-04:00 2018-05-30T04:26:43-04:00

Pakistan, India agree to stop trading fire in Kashmir

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 10:38
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan and India have agreed to stop trading artillery fire in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, and on Wednesday the situation was calm after months of routine skirmishes that killed dozens of soldiers and civilians. 2018-05-30T00:31:00-04:00 2018-05-30T04:31:50-04:00

N. Korean official's US visit reminiscent of 2000 diplomacy

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 10:24
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's dispatch of a top lieutenant to the United States suggests that preparations for a meeting between him and President Donald Trump are in the final stages. But history shows that such trips don't always lead to summits: The high hopes raised by a similar North Korean mission 18 years ago ended up dashed. 2018-05-30T00:08:00-04:00 2018-05-30T04:08:33-04:00

Top North Korean official heads to US for pre-summit talks

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 10:11
BEIJING (AP) — A top North Korean official headed to New York on Wednesday for talks aimed at salvaging a summit between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump, in the North's highest-level mission to the United States in 18 years. 2018-05-29T23:46:00-04:00 2018-05-30T03:46:18-04:00

Gaza's Hamas rulers say cease-fire reached with Israel

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 09:29
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers said Wednesday they had agreed to a cease-fire with Israel to end the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war. 2018-05-29T23:12:00-04:00 2018-05-30T03:12:18-04:00

Belgian shooter killed 4th person before attack: minister

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 09:29
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon says that a man who shot dead two police officers and a bystander in Liege on Tuesday had already killed another person the day before the attack. 2018-05-29T23:23:00-04:00 2018-05-30T03:23:59-04:00

Pakistan, India agree to stop exchanging fire in Kashmir

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 09:25
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan and India have agreed to stop trading artillery fire in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, and on Wednesday the situation was calm after months of routine skirmishes that killed dozens of soldiers and civilians. 2018-05-29T22:36:00-04:00 2018-05-30T02:36:06-04:00

Belgian shooter killed 4th person before attack: minister

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 09:17
BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian Interior Minister Jan Jambon says that a man who shot dead two police officers and a bystander in Liege on Tuesday had already killed another person the day before the attack. 2018-05-29T23:13:00-04:00 2018-05-30T03:13:06-04:00

Both sides preparing as if US-NKorea summit will happen

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 09:17
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rapid-fire diplomacy played out on two continents in advance of an "expected" summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, the strengthening resolve coming after a series of high-risk, high-reward gambits by the two leaders. 2018-05-29T23:01:00-04:00 2018-05-30T03:01:24-04:00

Gaza's Hamas rulers say cease-fire reached with Israel

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 08:21
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers said Wednesday they had agreed to a cease-fire with Israel to end the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war. 2018-05-29T22:14:00-04:00 2018-05-30T02:14:01-04:00

N. Korean official's US visit reminiscent of 2000 diplomacy

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 08:21
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's dispatch of a top lieutenant to the United States suggests that preparations for a summit between him and President Donald Trump are in the final stages. But history shows that such trips don't always lead to summits: The high hopes raised by a similar North Korean mission to Washington to set up a summit 18 years ago ended up dashed. 2018-05-29T22:09:00-04:00 2018-05-30T02:09:41-04:00

Police clear out migrant camp in Paris housing up to 1,500

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 08:21
PARIS (AP) — Police are clearing out a makeshift migrant camp holding up to 1,500 people in northeast Paris that had become a focal point in France's immigration debate. 2018-05-29T21:33:00-04:00 2018-05-30T01:33:41-04:00

Top N. Korean official departs for meeting with US officials

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 08:07
BEIJING (AP) — A top North Korean official was headed to the U.S. on Wednesday for meetings in hopes of salvaging a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump. 2018-05-29T22:02:00-04:00 2018-05-30T02:02:14-04:00

Gaza's Hamas rulers say cease-fire reached with Israel

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 07:40
JERUSALEM (AP) — Gaza's Hamas rulers say they have agreed to a cease-fire with Israel to end the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war. 2018-05-29T21:38:00-04:00 2018-05-30T01:38:00-04:00

Top NKorean official arrives at Beijing airport on way to NY

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 07:13
BEIJING (AP) — A top North Korean official has arrived at Beijing's airport on his way to a meeting in New York in hopes of trying to salvage a summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump. 2018-05-29T21:03:00-04:00 2018-05-30T01:03:23-04:00

Pakistan, India agree to stop exchanging fire in Kashmir

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 07:13
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani and Indian military officials in a rare move have agreed to avoid artillery exchanges in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, where several soldiers and civilians have died this month. 2018-05-29T21:01:00-04:00 2018-05-30T01:01:29-04:00

Gaza militants strike Israel, drawing Israeli retaliation

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 06:17
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian militants bombarded southern Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells Tuesday, while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war. 2018-05-29T19:55:00-04:00 2018-05-29T23:55:08-04:00

Portugal's parliament rejects bills legalizing euthanasia

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 04:42
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese lawmakers Tuesday narrowly rejected a proposal to make Portugal one of only a handful of countries in the world allowing euthanasia and doctor-assisted suicide. 2018-05-29T09:57:00-04:00 2018-05-29T13:57:03-04:00

Inmate on leave kills 3 in Belgium, setting off terror probe

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 04:13
LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — A knife-wielding prison inmate on a 48-hour leave stabbed two police officers Tuesday in the Belgian city of Liege, seized their service weapons and shot them and a bystander to death before being mowed down by a group of officers, setting off a major terror investigation into the country's most savage assault since 2016 suicide attacks. 2018-05-29T18:04:00-04:00 2018-05-29T22:04:23-04:00

Another euro crisis? Italian chaos reawakens concerns

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 02:39
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Italy's political turmoil has sent a wave of concern through the 19-nation eurozone that the country could be heading toward a new financial crisis — and even, in the worst case, out of the euro currency. 2018-05-29T10:09:00-04:00 2018-05-29T14:09:31-04:00

Trump, critics trade angry immigration charges, falsehoods

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 02:25
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic critics traded outraged, sometimes plainly false accusations about immigration Tuesday as the debate over "lost" children and the practice of separating families caught crossing the border illegally reached a new boiling point. 2018-05-29T16:16:00-04:00 2018-05-29T20:16:23-04:00

Trump, critics trade angry immigration charges, falsehoods

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 01:15
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic critics traded outraged, sometimes plainly false accusations about immigration Tuesday as the debate over "lost" children and the practice of separating families caught crossing the border illegally reached a new boiling point. 2018-05-29T14:52:00-04:00 2018-05-29T18:52:25-04:00

Hungarian govt looks to Constitution to keep immigrants out

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 01:03
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Hungarian government proposed constitutional amendments and a new law Tuesday that are intended to prevent Hungary "from becoming an immigrant country" by further tightening its policies on accepting refugees and asylum-seekers. 2018-05-29T11:10:00-04:00 2018-05-29T15:10:10-04:00

Gaza militants strike Israel, drawing Israeli retaliation

AP LATEST NEWS - Wed, 05/30/2018 - 00:33
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian militants bombarded southern Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells Tuesday, while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war. 2018-05-29T14:24:00-04:00 2018-05-29T18:24:02-04:00

The Latest: Belgian officer's killing orphans twin daughters

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 23:52
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Belgium shooting (all times local): 2018-05-29T13:37:00-04:00 2018-05-29T17:37:55-04:00

White House: US 'continues to actively prepare' for summit

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 23:37
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rapid-fire diplomacy played out on two continents Tuesday in advance of an "expected" summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, the strengthening resolve coming after a series of high-risk, high-reward gambits by the two leaders. 2018-05-29T13:26:00-04:00 2018-05-29T17:26:47-04:00

Inmate on leave kills 3 in Belgium, setting off terror probe

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 23:25
LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — A knife-wielding prison inmate on a 48-hour leave stabbed two police officers Tuesday in the Belgian city of Liege, seized their service weapons and shot them and a bystander to death before being mowed down by a group of officers, setting off a major terror investigation into the country's most savage assault since 2016 suicide attacks. 2018-05-29T13:20:00-04:00 2018-05-29T17:20:50-04:00

Senior N.Korean official's US visit reminiscent of 2000 trip

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 23:25
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's dispatch of a top lieutenant to the United States suggests that preparations for a summit between him and President Donald Trump are in the final stages. But history shows that such trips don't always lead to summits: The high hopes raised by a similar North Korean mission to Washington to set up a summit 18 years ago ended up dashed. 2018-05-29T05:17:00-04:00 2018-05-29T09:17:16-04:00

Gaza militants strike Israel, drawing Israeli retaliation

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 22:30
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian militants bombarded southern Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells Tuesday, while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in the largest flare-up of violence between the sides since a 2014 war. 2018-05-29T12:03:00-04:00 2018-05-29T16:03:30-04:00

White House: US 'continues to actively prepare' for summit

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 21:35
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. "continues to actively prepare" for an "expected summit" between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Singapore, the White House said Tuesday as diplomatic efforts were underway on two continents to prepare for the historic meeting. 2018-05-29T11:19:00-04:00 2018-05-29T15:19:27-04:00

Man kills 3 in Belgium with guns of stabbed police officers

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 19:45
LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — A knife-wielding prison inmate stabbed two female police officers in the Belgian city of Liege, stole their service weapons and shot them and a bystander dead in an attack Tuesday that prosecutors fear could be terror-related. 2018-05-29T09:30:00-04:00 2018-05-29T13:30:27-04:00

Financial turmoil engulfs Italy amid political uncertainty

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 19:33
MILAN (AP) — The specter of a financial crisis came back to haunt Italy on Tuesday, as its markets plunged on fears that it is heading toward another election that could shape up to be a referendum on whether to stay in the common currency. 2018-05-29T09:03:00-04:00 2018-05-29T13:03:49-04:00

Another euro crisis? Italian chaos reawakens concerns

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 19:33
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Italy's political turmoil has sent a wave of concern through the 19-nation eurozone that the country could be heading toward a new financial crisis — and even, in a worst case, out of the euro currency. 2018-05-29T08:28:00-04:00 2018-05-29T12:28:04-04:00

The Latest: Belgian PM slayings probed as terror for now

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 19:17
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Belgium shooting (all times local): 2018-05-29T09:11:00-04:00 2018-05-29T13:11:21-04:00

France to beef up emergency alert system on social media

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 19:05
PARIS (AP) — France's Interior Ministry announced plans on Tuesday to beef up its emergency alert system to the public across social media. 2018-05-29T08:31:00-04:00 2018-05-29T12:31:53-04:00

White House: US 'continues to actively prepare' for summit

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 18:51
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. "continues to actively prepare" for an "expected summit" between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Singapore, the White House said, as diplomatic efforts are underway on two continents to prepare for the historic meeting. 2018-05-29T08:45:00-04:00 2018-05-29T12:45:58-04:00

The Latest: 2 Belgian officers killed were women

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 17:43
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Belgium shooting (all times local): 2018-05-29T07:31:00-04:00 2018-05-29T11:31:52-04:00

The Latest: Trump said to be 'actively preparing' for summit

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 17:32
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on preparations for a possible summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2018-05-29T07:25:00-04:00 2018-05-29T11:25:04-04:00

Senior NKorean official heads to NY to plan for Trump summit

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 17:15
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that a top North Korean official is headed to New York for talks attempting to salvage an upcoming summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as diplomatic efforts also accelerated in Asia. 2018-05-29T07:01:00-04:00 2018-05-29T11:01:14-04:00

Financial turmoil engulfs Italy amid political uncertainty

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 17:03
MILAN (AP) — The specter of a financial crisis came back to haunt Italy on Tuesday, as its markets plunged on fears that it is heading toward another election that could shape up to be a referendum on whether to stay in the common currency. 2018-05-29T06:49:00-04:00 2018-05-29T10:49:28-04:00

Another euro crisis? Italian chaos reawakens concerns

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 17:03
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Italy's political turmoil has sent a wave of concern through Europe's 19-country currency union, with serious tremors hitting the country's government debt market. 2018-05-29T06:52:00-04:00 2018-05-29T10:52:56-04:00

Another euro crisis? Italian chaos reawakens concerns

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 16:34
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Italy's political turmoil has sent a wave of concern through Europe's 19-country currency union, with serious tremors hitting the country's government debt market. 2018-05-29T06:29:00-04:00 2018-05-29T10:29:57-04:00

Israeli jets bomb Gaza after mortar shells fired from strip

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 16:21
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli jets on Tuesday bombed targets in the Gaza Strip hours after militants from the territory fired more than 25 mortar shells toward communities in southern Israel in what appeared to be the largest single barrage since the 2014 war. 2018-05-29T06:10:00-04:00 2018-05-29T10:10:46-04:00

Man kills 3 in Belgium with guns of stabbed police officers

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 15:39
LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — A knife-wielding man stabbed two police officers Tuesday in the Belgian city of Liege, stole their weapons and shot them and a bystander dead in an attack that prosecutors fear could be terror-related. 2018-05-29T05:36:00-04:00 2018-05-29T09:36:39-04:00

Man kills 3 in Belgian city after seizing police weapons

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 14:33
LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — A knife-wielding man stabbed two police officers Tuesday in the Belgian city of Liege, stole their weapons and shot them and a bystander dead in an attack that prosecutors fear could be terror-related. 2018-05-29T04:22:00-04:00 2018-05-29T08:22:42-04:00

Senior N.Korean official's US visit reminiscent of 2000 trip

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 14:32
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A top lieutenant for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is headed to the United States to discuss a summit between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump, a sign that preparations are in the final stages. But history shows that such trips don't always lead to summits: The high hopes raised by a similar North Korean mission to Washington to set up a summit 18 years ago ended up dashed. 2018-05-29T03:21:00-04:00 2018-05-29T07:21:41-04:00

Report: Students harshly criticize Iran to supreme leader

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 14:04
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian university students in a meeting with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei offered harsh criticism of the country's direction, local media reported Tuesday, an unusually frank discussion showing the concerns many feel over the Trump administration's pullout from the nuclear deal with Tehran and Iran's battered economy. 2018-05-29T02:56:00-04:00 2018-05-29T06:56:29-04:00

Doctors say future uncertain for poisoned Skripals

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 14:04
LONDON (AP) — Doctors who treated poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia say they expected the pair to die, and still don't know what their long-term prognosis is. 2018-05-29T03:14:00-04:00 2018-05-29T07:14:04-04:00

The Latest: Belgium shooting: Gunman disarmed police

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 14:04
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Belgium shooting (all times local): 2018-05-29T03:32:00-04:00 2018-05-29T07:32:58-04:00

Financial turmoil engulfs Italy amid political uncertainty

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 13:50
MILAN (AP) — The specter of a financial crisis came back to haunt Italy on Tuesday, as its markets plunged on fears that the eurozone's third-largest economy is heading toward another election that could shape up to be a referendum on whether to stay in the common currency. 2018-05-29T03:40:00-04:00 2018-05-29T07:40:47-04:00

Man shoots 3 in Belgian city after seizing police weapons

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 13:50
LIEGE, Belgium (AP) — A knife-wielding man stabbed two police officers Tuesday in the Belgian city of Liege, stole their weapons and shot them and a bystander dead in an attack that prosecutors fear could be terror-related. 2018-05-29T03:41:00-04:00 2018-05-29T07:41:23-04:00

Senior NKorean official heads to NY to plan for Trump summit

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 13:24
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that a top North Korean official is headed to New York for talks on an upcoming summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as diplomatic efforts also accelerated in Asia. 2018-05-29T03:15:00-04:00 2018-05-29T07:15:06-04:00

Israeli jets bomb Gaza after mortar shells fired from strip

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 13:24
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli jets bombed Gaza hours after militants from the territory on Tuesday fired more than 25 mortar shells toward communities in southern Israel in what appeared to be the largest single barrage since the 2014 Israel-Hamas war. 2018-05-29T02:53:00-04:00 2018-05-29T06:53:21-04:00

The Latest: Trump confirms NKorean official headed to NY

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 12:57
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on preparations for a possible summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un (all times local): 2018-05-29T02:50:00-04:00 2018-05-29T06:50:48-04:00

Gunman kills 3 in Belgian city before being shot dead

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 12:41
BRUSSELS (AP) — A gunman killed three people, including two police officers, in the Belgian city of Liege on Tuesday, a city official said. Police later killed the attacker, and other officers were wounded in the shooting. 2018-05-29T02:33:00-04:00 2018-05-29T06:33:47-04:00

Investor confidence in Italy drops on political uncertainty

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 12:41
MILAN (AP) — A premier-designate tapped to form a government of technocrats is expected to present his Cabinet list to President Sergio Mattarella on Tuesday, but investors' lack of confidence was already clear in plunging markets. 2018-05-29T02:32:00-04:00 2018-05-29T06:32:53-04:00

The Latest: Official: Attacker killed in Belgium shooting

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 12:28
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Belgium shooting (all times local): 2018-05-29T02:25:00-04:00 2018-05-29T06:25:37-04:00

Israeli military: More than 25 mortar shells fired from Gaza

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 12:16
JERUSALEM (AP) — Gaza militants fired more than 25 mortar shells toward communities in southern Israel Tuesday, the Israeli military said, in what appeared to be the largest single barrage fired since the 2014 Israel-Hamas war. 2018-05-29T02:04:00-04:00 2018-05-29T06:04:00-04:00

Top N.Korean official may visit US, reminiscent of 2000 trip

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 11:47
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A top lieutenant for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is reportedly about to travel to the United States to discuss a possible summit between Kim and U.S. President Donald Trump, a clear sign, if it happens, that preparations are in the final stage. But history shows that such trips don't always lead to summits: The high hopes raised by a similar North Korean mission to Washington to set up a leaders' summit 18 years ago ended up dashed. 2018-05-29T01:42:00-04:00 2018-05-29T05:42:07-04:00

The Latest: Italy bank chief warns investors could flee

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 11:36
MILAN (AP) — The Latest on Italy's political crisis (all times local): 2018-05-29T01:21:00-04:00 2018-05-29T05:21:38-04:00

Diplomacy heats up before summit, with trips by US, N. Korea

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 11:05
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Diplomacy accelerated Tuesday ahead of a potential summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a team of American diplomats involved in preparatory discussions left a Seoul hotel, possibly to continue talks with their North Korean counterparts. 2018-05-29T00:56:00-04:00 2018-05-29T04:56:22-04:00

Israeli military: More than 25 mortar shells fired from Gaza

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:54
JERUSALEM (AP) — Gaza militants fired more than 25 mortar shells toward communities in southern Israel Tuesday, the Israeli military said, in what appeared to be the largest single barrage fired since the 2014 Israel-Hamas war. 2018-05-29T00:39:00-04:00 2018-05-29T04:39:15-04:00

Diplomacy heats up before summit, with trips by US, N. Korea

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:25
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Diplomacy accelerated Tuesday ahead of a potential summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a team of American diplomats involved in preparatory discussions left a Seoul hotel, possibly to continue talks with their North Korean counterparts. 2018-05-29T00:23:00-04:00 2018-05-29T04:23:30-04:00

Paris conference seeks political roadmap for lawless Libya

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 10:11
PARIS (AP) — Libya's rival leaders arrived in Paris on Tuesday for a meeting aimed at agreeing a political roadmap that would help restore order in the country, where lawlessness has fed Islamic militants, human trafficking and instability in the region. 2018-05-29T00:10:00-04:00 2018-05-29T04:10:10-04:00

Diplomacy heats up before summit, with trips by US, NKorea

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:44
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Diplomacy accelerated Tuesday ahead of a potential summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a team of American diplomats involved in preparatory discussions left a Seoul hotel, possibly to continue talks with their North Korean counterparts. 2018-05-28T23:42:00-04:00 2018-05-29T03:42:01-04:00

Paris conference seeks political roadmap for lawless Libya

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:44
PARIS (AP) — Libya's rival leaders are meeting in Paris to agree on a political roadmap including elections, in an effort to bring order to Libya's chaos, which is feeding Islamic militants, traffics of all kind and instability in the region. 2018-05-28T23:31:00-04:00 2018-05-29T03:31:05-04:00

Leader of failed MH370 wreckage hunt hopes to search again

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 09:30
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The head of a U.S. technology company that scoured the Indian Ocean seabed for more than three months looking for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 said on Tuesday he was disappointed the hunt failed to find wreckage and hoped to take part in some future search. 2018-05-28T23:23:00-04:00 2018-05-29T03:23:31-04:00

Paris conference seeks political roadmap for lawless Libya

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 08:36
PARIS (AP) — Libya's rival leaders are meeting in Paris to agree on a political roadmap including elections, in an effort to bring order to Libya's chaos. 2018-05-28T22:26:00-04:00 2018-05-29T02:26:43-04:00

Officials: Afghan forces mistakenly kill 9, mostly civilians

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 08:36
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan forces mistakenly killed nine people, most of them civilians, during raid on a house in eastern Nangarhar province which has been a base for the Islamic State group and other militants, officials said Tuesday. 2018-05-28T22:31:00-04:00 2018-05-29T02:31:53-04:00

Israeli military: More than 25 mortar shells fired from Gaza

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 08:22
JERUSALEM (AP) — Gaza militants fired more than 25 mortar shells toward communities in southern Israel Tuesday, the Israeli military said, in what appeared to be the largest single barrage fired since the 2014 Israel-Hamas war. 2018-05-28T22:14:00-04:00 2018-05-29T02:14:36-04:00

Israeli military: More than 25 mortar shells fired from Gaza

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 08:07
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says more than 25 mortar shells have been fired from the Gaza Strip toward communities in southern Israel. No one was hurt in the barrage. 2018-05-28T21:49:00-04:00 2018-05-29T01:49:59-04:00

Australia holds hope MH370 will be found as last search ends

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 08:07
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia said Tuesday that it was holding out hope that Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 would one day be found, as the last search of the seabed in the remote Indian Ocean where the plane was believed to have been lost was scheduled to end. 2018-05-28T22:04:00-04:00 2018-05-29T02:04:46-04:00

Diplomacy heats up before summit, with trips by US, NKorea

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 07:55
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Diplomacy accelerated Tuesday ahead of a potential summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as a team of American diplomats involved in preparatory discussions left a Seoul hotel, possibly to continue talks with their North Korean counterparts. 2018-05-28T21:45:00-04:00 2018-05-29T01:45:08-04:00

American freed from Venezuelan jail returns home to Utah

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 07:40
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Nearly two years after a trip to meet the woman he loved turned into an imprisonment in a Venezuelan jail, an exhausted but grateful Utah man arrived home with his wife Monday. 2018-05-28T21:25:00-04:00 2018-05-29T01:25:05-04:00

Officials: Afghan forces mistakenly kill 9, mostly civilians

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 07:13
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Officials say Afghan forces killed nine people, mostly civilians, by mistake during a raid on a house in eastern Nangarhar province. 2018-05-28T20:23:00-04:00 2018-05-29T00:23:07-04:00

France: Macron rewards migrant hero who saved dangling child

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 06:58
PARIS (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron on Monday lauded as a hero a migrant from Mali who scaled an apartment building to save a child dangling from a balcony, and rewarded the young man's bravery with an offer of French citizenship and a job as a firefighter. 2018-05-28T16:06:00-04:00 2018-05-28T20:06:22-04:00

US team negotiating with North Korea leaves Seoul hotel

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 06:17
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A team of American diplomats involved in preparatory discussions with North Korea ahead of a potential summit between President Donald Trump and the North's leader Kim Jong Un left a hotel in Seoul on Tuesday amid speculation that they are resuming the talks. 2018-05-28T20:10:00-04:00 2018-05-29T00:10:37-04:00

Australia holds hope MH370 will be found as last search ends

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 05:37
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia said it held out hope Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 would one day be found as the last search of the seabed in the remote Indian Ocean where it was believed to have been lost was scheduled to end on Tuesday. 2018-05-28T19:28:00-04:00 2018-05-28T23:28:16-04:00

Looming Italian election seen as plebiscite on EU and euro

AP LATEST NEWS - Tue, 05/29/2018 - 03:33
ROME (AP) — Italian populists vowed Monday to convert voter anger over their thwarted bid to govern for the first time into a kind of plebiscite on the European Union, financial markets and eurozone membership as the country found itself propelled to fresh elections as soon as late summer. 2018-05-28T16:10:00-04:00 2018-05-28T20:10:09-04:00

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