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Russia says Syrian government now in control of rebel town

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 14:15
BEIRUT (AP) — The Russian military announced on Thursday that the Syrian government is now in full control of the last rebel-held town on the outskirts of Damascus that was the site of a suspected chemical attack over the weekend. 2018-04-12T04:06:00-04:00 2018-04-12T08:06:45-04:00

Chemical watchdog confirms ex-spy poisoned with nerve agent

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 13:47
LONDON (AP) — The international chemical weapons watchdog on Thursday confirmed Britain's finding that a former spy and his daughter were poisoned with a nerve agent, as Russia continues to deny suggestions that it was behind the attack. 2018-04-12T03:39:00-04:00 2018-04-12T07:39:24-04:00

China denies Xi comments aimed at settling US dispute

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 13:47
BEIJING (AP) — China's government on Thursday denied President Xi Jinping's promise of market-opening measures this week was aimed at settling a tariff dispute with Washington and said negotiations are impossible under "unilateral coercion" by the United States. 2018-04-12T03:39:00-04:00 2018-04-12T07:39:18-04:00

Hungary: Pro-govt weekly prints list of 'Soros mercenaries'

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 13:47
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian magazine published Thursday more than 200 names of people it claims are likely part a group that Prime Minister Viktor Orban calls "mercenaries" paid by U.S.-Hungarian billionaire philanthropist George Soros to topple the government. 2018-04-12T02:45:00-04:00 2018-04-12T06:45:38-04:00

Russian embassy casts doubt on Skripal statement

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 12:51
LONDON (AP) — The international chemical watchdog is preparing to release its report on the nerve agent used to poison a former spy and his daughter in southwestern England as Russia continues to deny suggestions that it was behind the attack. 2018-04-12T02:00:00-04:00 2018-04-12T06:00:19-04:00

Global executions down; sub-Saharan Africa 'beacon of hope'

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:56
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A new annual report on the death penalty calls sub-Saharan Africa a "beacon of hope" amid a decline in executions worldwide. 2018-04-12T01:43:00-04:00 2018-04-12T05:43:56-04:00

The Latest: Chemical watchdog to release report on spy case

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 11:32
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the nerve agent attack on a Russian ex-spy and his daughter in Britain (all times local): 2018-04-12T01:23:00-04:00 2018-04-12T05:23:56-04:00

Russia says Syrian government now in control of rebel town

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 10:50
BEIRUT (AP) — The Russian military announced on Thursday that the Syrian government is now in full control of a town on the outskirts of Damascus that was held by the rebels and that was the site of suspected chemical attack over the weekend. 2018-04-12T00:39:00-04:00 2018-04-12T04:39:22-04:00

Sirens wail as Israel stands still for Holocaust remembrance

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 10:50
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis stood still on Thursday for a nationwide moment of silence in remembrance of the 6 million Jewish victims of the Holocaust, as a two-minute siren wailed across the country and the nation paid respects to those systematically killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators in World War II. 2018-04-12T00:45:00-04:00 2018-04-12T04:45:54-04:00

Taliban attack on Afghan government compound kills 15

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 10:20
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Taliban stormed a government compound in central Afghanistan early on Thursday, triggering an hours-long gunbattle that killed 15, including three top local officials, before they drove Afghan forces out. 2018-04-12T00:13:00-04:00 2018-04-12T04:13:05-04:00

The Latest: Taliban claim attack on Afghan government post

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 08:20
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The Latest on a Taliban attack in Afghanistan (all times local): 2018-04-11T21:37:00-04:00 2018-04-12T01:37:47-04:00

Chinese politician accused of conspiracy admits to graft

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 08:17
BEIJING (AP) — A former Chinese political high-flyer who has been accused of plotting against the ruling Communist Party pleaded guilty to bribery on Thursday, setting the stage for one of the highest-level convictions in President Xi Jinping's campaign against corruption and political disloyalty. 2018-04-11T22:06:00-04:00 2018-04-12T02:06:29-04:00

California joins Guard border mission, shuns Trump's message

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 07:50
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown accepted President Donald Trump's call to send the National Guard to the Mexican border, but rejected the White House's portrait of a burgeoning border crisis and insisted that his troops will have nothing to do with immigration enforcement. 2018-04-11T18:03:00-04:00 2018-04-11T22:03:18-04:00

China denies Xi comments aimed at settling US dispute

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 07:12
BEIJING (AP) — China's government on Thursday denied President Xi Jinping's promise of market-opening measures this week was aimed at settling a tariff dispute with Washington and said negotiations are impossible under "unilateral coercion" by the United States. 2018-04-11T21:05:00-04:00 2018-04-12T01:05:37-04:00

Prosecutor: minors at risk of forced labor at Brazil church

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 03:58
FRANCO DA ROCHA, Brazil (AP) — Minors remain at risk and are being forced to work against their will by a Brazilian church with ties to the U.S.-based Word of Faith Fellowship, a senior labor prosecutor said Wednesday after the initial hearing in a civil suit seeking the dissolution of the local church and the school it runs. 2018-04-11T14:06:00-04:00 2018-04-11T18:06:42-04:00

Daughter of poisoned spy in Britain turns down Russian help

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 03:58
LONDON (AP) — The daughter of poisoned former spy Sergei Skripal said Wednesday that she doesn't want help from the Russian Embassy as she recovers from the nerve agent attack that left her and her father in critical condition and created an international furor. 2018-04-11T13:09:00-04:00 2018-04-11T17:09:46-04:00

Corpses displayed in protest in Central African Republic

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 02:10
BANGUI, Central African Republic (AP) — The corpses of 17 civilians were laid out in front of the United Nations peacekeeping offices in Central African Republic's capital Wednesday in a furious protest over a new operation against armed groups that has targeted a largely Muslim neighborhood. 2018-04-11T15:55:00-04:00 2018-04-11T19:55:51-04:00

Crash kills 257 in Algeria's deadliest aviation disaster

AP - Thu, 04/12/2018 - 00:35
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A hulking military transport plane crashed just after takeoff in Algeria Wednesday, killing 257 people in the worst aviation disaster in the North African nation's history and plunging the country into mourning. 2018-04-11T14:27:00-04:00 2018-04-11T18:27:01-04:00

Crash kills 257 in Algeria's deadliest aviation disaster

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 23:52
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A hulking military transport plane crashed just after takeoff in Algeria Wednesday, killing 257 people in the worst aviation disaster in the North African nation's history and plunging the country into mourning. 2018-04-11T13:47:00-04:00 2018-04-11T17:47:44-04:00

AP News Guide: Potential for escalation in Syria abounds

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 22:17
BEIRUT (AP) — With the Middle East on edge and many fearing inadvertent triggering of a regional war, it's easy to forget that not so long ago President Donald Trump shocked advisers by declaring his intention to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria and "let others take care of it now." 2018-04-11T12:08:00-04:00 2018-04-11T16:08:34-04:00

Military plane crash is Algeria's worst aviation disaster

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 22:17
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A hulking military transport plane crashed just after take-off Wednesday in the worst aviation disaster in Algeria's history, killing 257 people and plunging a nation where soldiers are especially esteemed into mourning. 2018-04-11T12:11:00-04:00 2018-04-11T16:11:08-04:00

US, Russia trade rhetoric, edge toward showdown over Syria

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 21:23
MOSCOW (AP) — When the U.S. fired Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airfield a year ago after a chemical weapons attack, the Pentagon gave Moscow advance warning to get its personnel out of harm's way. 2018-04-11T11:06:00-04:00 2018-04-11T15:06:59-04:00

The Latest: Pope thanks those who testified on Chile abuse

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 21:23
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the Vatican's response to clergy sex abuse in Chile (all times local): 2018-04-11T11:09:00-04:00 2018-04-11T15:09:24-04:00

Trump warns Russia: "Get ready" for attack on Syria

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 21:09
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday warned Russia to "get ready" for a missile attack on its ally Syria, suggesting imminent retaliation for last weekend's suspected chemical weapons attack. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis took a more measured tone, saying the U.S. and its military coalition partners were still studying intelligence on the attack. 2018-04-11T10:40:00-04:00 2018-04-11T14:40:06-04:00

The Latest: Pope admits 'grave errors' in Chile abuse case

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 21:09
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on the Vatican's response to clergy sex abuse in Chile (all times local): 2018-04-11T10:29:00-04:00 2018-04-11T14:29:30-04:00

Russian ruble roiled by Trump missile threat, US sanctions

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 20:41
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian ruble fell and then recovered ground Wednesday after being shaken by U.S. sanctions and President Donald Trump's threatened missile strike on Syria. 2018-04-11T09:44:00-04:00 2018-04-11T13:44:56-04:00

Nobel board slams turmoil at Swedish literature prize group

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 20:41
STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Nobel Foundation Board has sharply criticized the Swedish Academy, which chooses the Nobel Literature Prize winner each year, saying the group has damaged its own reputation and is threatening to tarnish the reputation of the Nobel Prize itself. 2018-04-11T10:37:00-04:00 2018-04-11T14:37:11-04:00

Thousands gather for memorial for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 20:41
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Emotional tributes to anti-apartheid activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela poured in on Wednesday during an hours-long memorial service attended by thousands at Soweto's Orlando Stadium. Madikizela-Mandela died on April 2 at the age of 81. 2018-04-11T09:29:00-04:00 2018-04-11T13:29:11-04:00

The Latest: Kremlin says Putin, Netanyahu discussed Syria

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 20:14
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 2018-04-11T10:06:00-04:00 2018-04-11T14:06:23-04:00

Syria braces for possible US attack, calls it 'reckless'

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 20:00
BEIRUT (AP) — With a mix of fear and defiance, Syrians braced on Wednesday for a possible U.S. attack in retaliation to an alleged chemical assault that killed dozens over the weekend. Some stocked up on food and prepared underground shelters while others taunted the U.S. president to go through with his threats. 2018-04-11T09:55:00-04:00 2018-04-11T13:55:23-04:00

Yemeni rebel missiles, drones target Saudi capital, south

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 19:45
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia faced a flurry of attempted attacks by Yemen's rebels on Wednesday, with the kingdom's defense forces saying they intercepted missiles that targeted Riyadh and another city, and drones targeting an airport and an Aramco oil facility in the country's south. 2018-04-11T09:42:00-04:00 2018-04-11T13:42:14-04:00

Syria braces for possible US attack, calls it 'reckless'

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 19:18
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrians braced for a possible U.S. attack in retaliation to an alleged chemical assault that killed dozens over the weekend as activists reported Wednesday that government forces vacated strategic potential targets, including air bases around the country. 2018-04-11T09:11:00-04:00 2018-04-11T13:11:40-04:00

Saudi forces: Yemeni rebel ballistic missile targets Riyadh

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 18:22
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi forces said on Wednesday that their air defense systems intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemen's Shiite rebels, directed at the kingdom's capital, Riyadh. 2018-04-11T08:11:00-04:00 2018-04-11T12:11:58-04:00

Trump says 'missiles coming' against Syria, 'new and smart'

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 17:55
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying Russian warnings against U.S. military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles "will be coming" in response to Syria's suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people. 2018-04-11T07:47:00-04:00 2018-04-11T11:47:43-04:00

Swiss still hope to find German billionaire missing in Alps

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 17:55
BERLIN (AP) — Swiss rescue teams held out hope Wednesday that there was still a chance of finding a German billionaire alive even though he has been missing in the Alps for days, but admitted the likelihood of his survival was diminishing rapidly. 2018-04-11T07:41:00-04:00 2018-04-11T11:41:19-04:00

Algerian military plane crashes after takeoff, killing 257

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 17:01
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian military plane carrying soldiers, their families and some refugees crashed soon after takeoff Wednesday into a field in northern Algeria, killing 257 people in what appeared to be the North African nation's worst-ever aviation disaster. 2018-04-11T06:48:00-04:00 2018-04-11T10:48:51-04:00

Trump says 'missiles coming' against Syria, 'new and smart'

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 16:07
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying Russian warnings against U.S. military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles "will be coming" in response to Syria's suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people. 2018-04-11T05:54:00-04:00 2018-04-11T09:54:32-04:00

Algerian military plane crashes in a field, killing 257

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 15:43
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian military plane carrying soldiers and their families crashed soon after takeoff Wednesday into a field in northern Algeria, killing 257 people in what appeared to be the North African nation's worst-ever plane crash. 2018-04-11T05:32:00-04:00 2018-04-11T09:32:42-04:00

Syria calls US threats to attack it 'reckless'

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 15:40
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria on Wednesday called U.S. threats to attack it "reckless" and said they display a lack of "wisdom and logic" and endanger international peace and security. 2018-04-11T05:27:00-04:00 2018-04-11T09:27:29-04:00

Algerian military plane crashes in a field, killing 257

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 15:12
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian military plane carrying soldiers and their families crashed soon after takeoff Wednesday into a field in northern Algeria, killing 257 people in what appeared to be the North African nation's the worst-ever plane crash. 2018-04-11T05:00:00-04:00 2018-04-11T09:00:34-04:00

As Russia warns against US strike, Trump threatens missiles

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 14:44
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying Russian warnings against U.S. military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles "will be coming" in response to Syria's suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people. 2018-04-11T04:29:00-04:00 2018-04-11T08:29:49-04:00

As Russia warns against US strike, Trump threatens missiles

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 14:05
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rebuffing Russian warnings against U.S. military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles "will be coming" in response to Syria's suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people. 2018-04-11T03:54:00-04:00 2018-04-11T07:54:40-04:00

US, Russia step up warnings ahead of possible Syria strike

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 14:05
BEIRUT (AP) — Russian lawmakers say Moscow would view a U.S. airstrike on Syria as a war crime that could trigger a direct military clash between the two former Cold War adversaries. 2018-04-11T03:52:00-04:00 2018-04-11T07:52:00-04:00

Algerian military plane crashes in field, killing 257 people

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 13:50
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — A military plane carrying soldiers and their families crashed soon after takeoff in a farm field in northern Algeria on Wednesday, killing 257 people in what appeared to be the worst plane crash in the North African nation's history. 2018-04-11T03:42:00-04:00 2018-04-11T07:42:51-04:00

As Russia warns against US strike, Trump threatens missiles

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 13:35
WASHINGTON (AP) — Responding to Russian warnings to the U.S. against military strikes in Syria, President Donald Trump said Wednesday that missiles "will be coming" in response to Syria's suspected chemical attack that killed at least 40 people. 2018-04-11T03:33:00-04:00 2018-04-11T07:33:06-04:00

Russia issues more warnings against airstrikes on Syria

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 13:35
BEIRUT (AP) — Russian lawmakers have warned the United States that Moscow would view an airstrike on Syria as a war crime, saying it could trigger a direct military clash between the two former Cold War adversaries. 2018-04-11T02:42:00-04:00 2018-04-11T06:42:14-04:00

The Latest: Trump says missiles 'will be coming' to Syria

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 13:22
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's response to Syria's suspected chemical attack on civilians (all times local): 2018-04-11T03:18:00-04:00 2018-04-11T07:18:01-04:00

The Latest: Crash of military plane in Algeria kills 181

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:55
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a military plane in Algeria (all times local): 2018-04-11T02:48:00-04:00 2018-04-11T06:48:02-04:00

Russia issues more warnings against airstrikes on Syria

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:42
BEIRUT (AP) — Russian lawmakers have warned the United States that Moscow would view an airstrike on Syria as a war crime, saying it could trigger a direct military clash between the two former Cold War adversaries. 2018-04-11T02:33:00-04:00 2018-04-11T06:33:49-04:00

Algerian military plane crashes, killing at least 100 people

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:15
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — At least 100 people were killed when a military plane carrying soldiers crashed soon after takeoff in a farm field in northern Algeria on Wednesday, officials said. 2018-04-11T02:00:00-04:00 2018-04-11T06:00:33-04:00

Report: Anti-Semitism rises, but violence against Jews falls

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 12:15
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Violent attacks on Jews worldwide dropped in 2017 despite a rise in other forms of anti-Semitism, researchers reported Wednesday, in a year characterized by normalization and mainstreaming of anti-Semitism not seen in Europe since World War II. 2018-04-11T02:12:00-04:00 2018-04-11T06:12:10-04:00

Report: Anti-Semitism rises, but violence against Jews falls

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:47
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — A report released by Israeli researchers says violent attacks on Jews dropped in 2017, despite a rise in other forms of anti-Semitism. 2018-04-11T01:36:00-04:00 2018-04-11T05:36:09-04:00

The Latest: Algerian radio says over 100 dead in plane crash

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:32
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a military plane in Algeria (all times local): 2018-04-11T01:05:00-04:00 2018-04-11T05:05:59-04:00

Berlin: document-tampering probe over market attack closed

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:19
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors say they have closed an investigation of two Berlin police officials who were suspected of manipulating documents related to a rejected Tunisian asylum-seeker after he killed 12 people in an attack on a Christmas market in 2016. 2018-04-11T01:08:00-04:00 2018-04-11T05:08:32-04:00

The Latest: Algerian radio: Over 100 killed in plane crash

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 11:05
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a military plane in Algeria (all times local): 2018-04-11T01:02:00-04:00 2018-04-11T05:02:11-04:00

Algerian military plane crashes near a base

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:52
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria's state news agency says that a military plane has crashed near the military base of Boufarik in Algeria. 2018-04-11T00:40:00-04:00 2018-04-11T04:40:39-04:00

The Latest: Russian lawmaker warns against Syria strike

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:15
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 2018-04-10T23:55:00-04:00 2018-04-11T03:55:56-04:00

AP sources: US, France and UK discuss gas attack response

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 10:11
WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials have consulted with global allies on a possible joint military response to Syria's alleged poison gas attack, as President Donald Trump canceled a foreign trip in order to manage a crisis that is testing his vow to stand up to Syrian President Bashar Assad. 2018-04-10T20:12:00-04:00 2018-04-11T00:12:40-04:00

Airlines warned of possible Syria strike

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 09:58
BEIRUT (AP) — European airspace authorities are warning aircraft to be careful over the next days when flying close to Syria because of possible military action against President Bashar Assad's forces. 2018-04-10T23:49:00-04:00 2018-04-11T03:49:02-04:00

Air France cancels flights as strike over pay continues

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 09:58
PARIS (AP) — About 30 percent of Air France flights scheduled on Wednesday are expected to be canceled as crews and ground staff start a seventh day of strike. 2018-04-10T23:53:00-04:00 2018-04-11T03:53:00-04:00

China president's conciliatory trade gesture raises optimism

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 05:12
BEIJING (AP) — Investors and China watchers welcomed President Xi Jinping's pledge Tuesday to open his country's market wider to foreign competition, hoping it will ease a trade dispute with Washington that has unsettled financial markets and could jeopardize a global economic expansion. 2018-04-10T13:28:00-04:00 2018-04-10T17:28:35-04:00

France's Macron and Saudi prince discuss response to Syria

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 05:12
PARIS (AP) — Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia joined French President Emmanuel Macron in expressing concerns Tuesday over the worsening conflicts in Yemen, Iran and especially Syria. 2018-04-10T14:33:00-04:00 2018-04-10T18:33:39-04:00

Gradual deployment of US troops to Mexico border underway

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 03:22
ROMA, Texas (AP) — The deployment of National Guard members to the U.S.-Mexico border at President Donald Trump's request was underway Tuesday with a gradual ramp-up of troops under orders to help curb illegal immigration. 2018-04-10T17:09:00-04:00 2018-04-10T21:09:37-04:00

Ex-rebel leader's arrest puts Colombia peace process on edge

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 03:22
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — When Colombia's largest rebel army turned over its weapons as part of a 2016 peace deal, its leaders vowed to walk away from a lucrative cocaine business that had fueled its war on the state decades after similar leftist insurgencies elsewhere in Latin America died off. 2018-04-10T16:03:00-04:00 2018-04-10T20:03:06-04:00

The Latest: UN nixes Russian text on Syria gas attack probe

AP - Wed, 04/11/2018 - 00:25
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-10T14:16:00-04:00 2018-04-10T18:16:51-04:00

Chemical weapons experts to inspect attack site in Syria

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 23:01
BEIRUT (AP) — The international chemical weapons watchdog said Tuesday it was sending a fact-finding mission to the Syrian town where a suspected chemical gas attack took place over the weekend, following a request from the Syrian government and its Russian backers that appeared to be aimed at averting punitive Western military action. 2018-04-10T12:47:00-04:00 2018-04-10T16:47:25-04:00

The Latest: Retired Russia general warns of Syria escalation

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 23:00
BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-10T12:46:00-04:00 2018-04-10T16:46:50-04:00

Trump extols Qatar on anti-terror, reversing past critique

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 22:34
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump vouched publicly on Tuesday for Qatar's efforts to stop the funding of terrorism, reversing his past critique and lending presidential credence to Qatari claims that it's been unfairly maligned by its Persian Gulf rivals. 2018-04-10T12:25:00-04:00 2018-04-10T16:25:44-04:00

The Latest: UN rejects Russian resolution on Syria

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 22:34
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-10T12:23:00-04:00 2018-04-10T16:23:51-04:00

Chemical weapons experts to inspect attack site in Syria

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 22:23
BEIRUT (AP) — The international chemical weapons watchdog said Tuesday it was sending a fact-finding mission to the Syrian town where a suspected chemical gas attack took place over the weekend, following a request from the Syrian government and its Russian backers that appeared to be aimed at averting punitive Western military action. 2018-04-10T12:16:00-04:00 2018-04-10T16:16:41-04:00

The Latest: Russia vetoes US resolution on Syria

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 22:09
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-10T12:05:00-04:00 2018-04-10T16:05:41-04:00

Chemical weapons experts to inspect attack site in Syria

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 21:39
BEIRUT (AP) — The international chemical weapons watchdog said Tuesday it was sending a fact-finding mission to the Syrian town where a suspected chemical gas attack took place over the weekend, following a request from the Syrian government and its Russian backers that appeared to be aimed at averting punitive Western military action. 2018-04-10T11:24:00-04:00 2018-04-10T15:24:50-04:00

Chemical weapons watchdog to send inspectors to Syria

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 20:47
BEIRUT (AP) — The international chemical weapons watchdog said Tuesday it will send a fact-finding mission to the Syrian town where a suspected gas attack took place over the weekend, after receiving a request from the Syrian government and its Russian backers to investigate the allegations. 2018-04-10T07:59:00-04:00 2018-04-10T11:59:56-04:00

The Latest: Gorbachev fears US-Russian confrontation

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 20:47
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-10T10:39:00-04:00 2018-04-10T14:39:44-04:00

Israel says slain Gaza journalist was Hamas militant

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 20:47
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's defense minister said Tuesday that a well-known Gaza journalist who was killed by Israeli gunfire over the weekend was a member of Hamas, an allegation denied by the Islamic militant group and the journalist's family. 2018-04-10T10:01:00-04:00 2018-04-10T14:01:58-04:00

Polish WWII survivors sue publisher of books by late Nazi

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 20:34
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Three survivors of World War II atrocities have sued a Polish publisher of books that contain Nazi propaganda and Holocaust denial, a lawyer in Poland said Tuesday. 2018-04-10T10:31:00-04:00 2018-04-10T14:31:59-04:00

Trump extols Qatar on anti-terror, reversing past critique

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 19:54
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump vouched publicly on Tuesday for Qatar's efforts to stop the funding of terrorism, reversing his past critique and lending presidential credence to Qatari claims that it's been unfairly maligned by its Persian Gulf rivals. 2018-04-10T09:47:00-04:00 2018-04-10T13:47:11-04:00

The Latest: Saudis want action over Syria chemical attack

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 19:26
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-10T09:20:00-04:00 2018-04-10T13:20:45-04:00

The Latest: May says Britain, France, US united on Syria

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 19:13
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-10T09:11:00-04:00 2018-04-10T13:11:35-04:00

Polish WWII survivors sue publisher of Nazi books

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 18:45
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A lawyer in Poland says that three survivors of World War II atrocities have sued a Polish publisher of books that contain Nazi propaganda and Holocaust denial. 2018-04-10T08:42:00-04:00 2018-04-10T12:42:33-04:00

The Latest: French PM says Syria needs strong response

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 18:32
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-10T08:30:00-04:00 2018-04-10T12:30:27-04:00

The Latest: Chemical weapons watchdog to send team to Syria

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 18:05
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-10T07:44:00-04:00 2018-04-10T11:44:16-04:00

Trump to skip South America, will send Pence

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 17:25
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to send Vice President Mike Pence to an upcoming summit in South America the president has decided to skip. 2018-04-10T07:14:00-04:00 2018-04-10T11:14:25-04:00

Some Guard members start arriving at US-Mexico border

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 16:58
HOUSTON (AP) — Some National Guard members have started arriving at the U.S.-Mexico border with more expected as federal government officials seek ways to curtail illegal immigration. 2018-04-10T06:45:00-04:00 2018-04-10T10:45:27-04:00

Syrian troops on alert after US threatens military action

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 16:30
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces were on high alert and taking precautionary measures Tuesday at military positions across the country amid fears of a U.S. strike in the aftermath of an apparent chemical weapons attack near Damascus. 2018-04-10T06:18:00-04:00 2018-04-10T10:18:30-04:00

Trump threatens Syria strike, cancels summit travel

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 15:51
WASHINGTON (AP) — After threatening a military strike against Syria, President Donald Trump on Tuesday cancelled plans to travel to South America later this week, choosing to stay in the United States to manage the response to an apparent chemical weapons attack. 2018-04-10T05:34:00-04:00 2018-04-10T09:34:21-04:00

Ex-spy's daughter released from British hospital

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 15:34
LONDON (AP) — Yulia Skripal, who was targeted along with her father in a nerve agent attack in England, has been discharged from the hospital, a British health official said Tuesday. 2018-04-10T05:22:00-04:00 2018-04-10T09:22:50-04:00

The Latest: Syria invites chemical weapons inspectors

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 15:23
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-10T05:14:00-04:00 2018-04-10T09:14:01-04:00

China's president offers US possible trade concessions

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 15:23
BEIJING (AP) — President Xi Jinping promised Tuesday to cut China's auto tariffs and improve intellectual property protection in possible concessions aimed at defusing a worsening dispute with Washington over trade and technology that investors worry could set back the global economic recovery. 2018-04-10T05:15:00-04:00 2018-04-10T09:15:43-04:00

The Latest: Germany unenthusiastic about Syria expert visit

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 14:27
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-10T04:23:00-04:00 2018-04-10T08:23:53-04:00

Syrian troops on alert amid fear of US strike after attack

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 13:47
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and their allies were on alert and taking precautionary measures Tuesday at military bases and posts in government-held areas across the country amid fears of a U.S. strike in the aftermath of an apparent chemical weapons attack in Syria, war monitors said. 2018-04-10T03:44:00-04:00 2018-04-10T07:44:05-04:00

Ex-spy's daughter released from British hospital

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 13:47
LONDON (AP) — Yulia Skripal, who was targeted along with her father in a nerve agent attack in England, has been discharged from the hospital, a British health official said Tuesday. 2018-04-10T03:33:00-04:00 2018-04-10T07:33:21-04:00

Kin of Japanese abducted by N. Korea ask US envoy to help

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 13:47
TOKYO (AP) — Families of Japanese abducted by North Korea decades ago have asked the U.S. ambassador to Japan to urge President Donald Trump to discuss ways to win their loved ones' return at his summit with the North's leader. 2018-04-10T03:14:00-04:00 2018-04-10T07:14:55-04:00

Syrian troops on alert amid fear of US strike after attack

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 13:33
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and their allies were on alert and taking precautionary measures Tuesday at military bases and posts in government-held areas across the country amid fears of a U.S. strike in the aftermath of an apparent chemical weapons attack in Syria, war monitors said. 2018-04-10T03:21:00-04:00 2018-04-10T07:21:27-04:00

The Latest: UN chief 'outraged' at apparent chem weapons use

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 13:19
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-10T03:10:00-04:00 2018-04-10T07:10:06-04:00

The Latest: Turkey will hand over Afrin 'when time is right'

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 13:07
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-10T02:56:00-04:00 2018-04-10T06:56:14-04:00

The Latest: Iran says Syria strike will not go unanswered

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:51
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-10T02:44:00-04:00 2018-04-10T06:44:12-04:00

The Latest: Yad Vashem says world must intervene in Syria

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:39
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-10T02:31:00-04:00 2018-04-10T06:31:12-04:00

The Latest: News agency says 7 Iranians killed in airstrike

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:25
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-04-10T02:20:00-04:00 2018-04-10T06:20:56-04:00

Ex-spy's daughter released from British hospital

AP - Tue, 04/10/2018 - 12:25
LONDON (AP) — A British health official said Tuesday that Yulia Skripal, who was targeted along with her father in a nerve agent attack in England, has been discharged from a hospital. 2018-04-10T02:16:00-04:00 2018-04-10T06:16:38-04:00

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