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The Latest: France: Security Council 'mobilized' on N. Korea

26 min 19 sec ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile Saturday (all times local): 2017-04-28T16:56:00-04:00 2017-04-28T20:56:27-04:00
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Venezuelan formally notifies OAS it will leave amid protests

26 min 19 sec ago
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela formally notified the Organization of American States on Friday of its intention to leave the regional body amid sometimes violent protests at home and international calls for its embattled government to hold delayed elections and release prisoners. 2017-04-28T17:01:00-04:00 2017-04-28T21:01:35-04:00
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Buses torched, roads blocked, clashes during Brazil strike

26 min 19 sec ago
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Protesters lit buses on fire, blocked roads and clashed with police on Friday during a general strike that brought transportation to a halt in many cities across Latin America's largest nation. 2017-04-28T16:48:00-04:00 2017-04-28T20:48:13-04:00
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Filipino troops kill notorious Abu Sayyaf kidnapper in clash

1 hour 12 min ago
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine military chief says marines have killed an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander considered to be one of the most notorious kidnappers in the country's south. 2017-04-28T16:17:00-04:00 2017-04-28T20:17:55-04:00
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Seoul: N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital

1 hour 26 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the second such test-fire flop in recent weeks but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters. 2017-04-28T16:13:00-04:00 2017-04-28T20:13:07-04:00
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The Latest: S. Korea says missile reached height of 44 miles

1 hour 26 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile Saturday (all times local): 2017-04-28T16:06:00-04:00 2017-04-28T20:06:56-04:00
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The Latest: Trump says North Korea 'disrespected' China

1 hour 42 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile Saturday (all times local): 2017-04-28T15:48:00-04:00 2017-04-28T19:48:19-04:00
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Seoul: N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital

1 hour 56 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the second such test-fire flop in recent weeks but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters. 2017-04-28T15:25:00-04:00 2017-04-28T19:25:01-04:00
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The Latest: Japan protests North Korea's latest missile test

1 hour 56 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile Saturday (all times local): 2017-04-28T15:41:00-04:00 2017-04-28T19:41:22-04:00
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Seoul: N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital

2 hours 26 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the second such test-fire flop in recent weeks but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters. 2017-04-28T14:54:00-04:00 2017-04-28T18:54:30-04:00
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The Latest: White House says Trump briefed on missile test

2 hours 26 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile Saturday (all times local): 2017-04-28T14:58:00-04:00 2017-04-28T18:58:22-04:00
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Seoul: N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital

2 hours 56 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea test-fired a mid-range ballistic missile from the western part of its country Saturday, but the launch apparently failed, South Korea and the United States said Saturday. 2017-04-28T14:28:00-04:00 2017-04-28T18:28:46-04:00
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The Latest: North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

3 hours 12 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile Saturday (all times local): 2017-04-28T14:18:00-04:00 2017-04-28T18:18:11-04:00
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Seoul: N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital

3 hours 12 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea test-fired a mid-range ballistic missile from the western part of its country Saturday, but the launch apparently failed, South Korea and the United States said Saturday. 2017-04-28T14:23:00-04:00 2017-04-28T18:23:28-04:00
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Seoul: N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital

3 hours 26 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea test-fired a mid-range ballistic missile from the western part of its country Saturday, but the launch apparently failed, South Korea and the United States said Saturday. 2017-04-28T14:08:00-04:00 2017-04-28T18:08:04-04:00
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IS claims responsibility for Baghdad bomb that kills 4

3 hours 26 min ago
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a bombing that targeted a police station in Baghdad's center Friday night, and Iraqi officials said the blast killed four people and wounded eight. 2017-04-28T14:07:00-04:00 2017-04-28T18:07:49-04:00
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Seoul: North Korea test-fires missile from western region

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 23:46
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says North Korea has test-fired a missile from the western part of its country. There were no other immediate details Saturday morning, including what type of missile was used. 2017-04-28T13:39:00-04:00 2017-04-28T17:39:31-04:00
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Iraqi officials: Car bomb kills 4 and wounds 8

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 23:30
BAGHDAD (AP) — A car bomb at a police station in central Baghdad killed four people and wounded eight late Friday night, according to Iraqi police and hospital officials. 2017-04-28T13:13:00-04:00 2017-04-28T17:13:19-04:00
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In Egypt, pope brings a message of peace amid crackdown

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 23:16
CAIRO (AP) — Pope Francis demanded that Egypt's Muslim leaders teach a rejection of violence in God's name during a delicate visit Friday to the Arab world's most populous country, and he strongly backed its uncompromising crackdown on political Islam and militancy. 2017-04-28T13:02:00-04:00 2017-04-28T17:02:48-04:00
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EU says membership talks still open if Turkey wants them

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 21:00
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is keeping the door ajar for Turkey to become a member, but says Ankara must provide clearer signals on whether it intends to meet the entrance criteria in such areas as human rights and rule of law. 2017-04-28T10:16:00-04:00 2017-04-28T14:16:25-04:00
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Russia seeks arrest of former Ukraine prime minister

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 20:30
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Russia has sent a request to the international police agency Interpol for the arrest and extradition of former Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk, claiming he killed Russian soldiers in Chechnya in the 1990s. 2017-04-28T09:51:00-04:00 2017-04-28T13:51:56-04:00
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Pakistan: Thousands of activists rally against PM Sharif

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 20:30
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Thousands of supporters of Pakistan's popular opposition leader Imran Khan have rallied in the capital Islamabad to call for the resignation of the country's prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, over his alleged corruption. 2017-04-28T10:00:00-04:00 2017-04-28T14:00:06-04:00
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Pope urges Egypt imams to teach and preach tolerance, peace

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 19:46
CAIRO (AP) — Pope Francis urged Egypt's leading imams on Friday to teach their students to reject violence in God's name and preach messages of peace and tolerance instead, forging ahead with a delicate visit to the Arab world's most populous country following a spate of deadly Islamic militant attacks against Christians. 2017-04-28T09:31:00-04:00 2017-04-28T13:31:38-04:00
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Macedonian opposition chief shuns emergency political talks

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:30
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's opposition chief rejected the president's call for emergency party leaders' talks Friday, hours after demonstrators — mostly supporters of the country's dominant conservative party — invaded parliament and assaulted opposition lawmakers. 2017-04-28T08:28:00-04:00 2017-04-28T12:28:20-04:00
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Erdogan: 'Fresh page' for US relations with Trump

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:16
ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's president says a "fresh page" in Turkish-American relations can be opened with President Donald Trump's administration, as high-level dialogue has intensified since January. 2017-04-28T07:48:00-04:00 2017-04-28T11:48:51-04:00
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US urges new sanctions on NKorea and warns of catastrophe

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:16
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States called for new sanctions on North Korea Friday and threatened to punish international companies doing banned business with the pariah nation's nuclear and missile programs. Doing nothing could be "catastrophic," top diplomat Rex Tillerson told a special U.N. Security Council session he chaired. 2017-04-28T08:08:00-04:00 2017-04-28T12:08:19-04:00
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France's dark Nazi history colors presidential campaign

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:16
PARIS (AP) — France's troubled wartime past is taking center stage Friday in the country's highly charged presidential race, as centrist Emmanuel Macron visited the site of France's worst Nazi massacre and Marine Le Pen's far-right party suffered a new blow over alleged Holocaust denial. 2017-04-28T07:22:00-04:00 2017-04-28T11:22:14-04:00
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Pope urges Egypt imams to teach and preach tolerance, peace

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:16
CAIRO (AP) — Pope Francis urged Egypt's leading imams on Friday to teach their students to reject violence in God's name and preach messages of peace and tolerance instead, forging ahead with a delicate visit to the Arab world's most populous country following a spate of deadly Islamic militant attacks against Christians. 2017-04-28T07:45:00-04:00 2017-04-28T11:45:29-04:00
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Chemical weapons team ready to visit Syria if safety assured

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 17:16
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The chief of the international chemical weapons watchdog said on Friday that he has a team of experts ready and willing to travel to the site of this month's deadly nerve gas incident in Syria if their safety can be assured. 2017-04-28T06:25:00-04:00 2017-04-28T10:25:00-04:00
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UN Security Council to confer on North Korea nuclear program

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 16:46
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States will urge the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the screws on its wayward ally. 2017-04-28T06:23:00-04:00 2017-04-28T10:23:49-04:00
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Pope Francis in Egyptian capital for historic 2-day visit

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 16:16
CAIRO (AP) — Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic visit to the Arab and Muslim-majority nation aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front to repudiate violence committed in God's name. 2017-04-28T06:04:00-04:00 2017-04-28T10:04:34-04:00
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UN Security Council to confer on North Korea nuclear program

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 16:16
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States will urge the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the screws on its wayward ally. 2017-04-28T06:05:00-04:00 2017-04-28T10:05:11-04:00
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Pope Francis in Egyptian capital for historic 2-day visit

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 16:00
CAIRO (AP) — Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic visit to the Arab and Muslim-majority nation aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front to repudiate violence committed in God's name. 2017-04-28T05:41:00-04:00 2017-04-28T09:41:54-04:00
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Woman, 66, is fifth victim to die in Stockholm truck attack

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 15:30
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A woman in her 60s who was injured in the April 7 truck attack in Stockholm has died, Swedish authorities said Friday, raising the death toll to five. 2017-04-28T05:07:00-04:00 2017-04-28T09:07:52-04:00
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Woman dies after Stockholm truck attack; death toll now 5

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 14:16
STOCKHOLM (AP) — A woman in her 60s who was injured in the April 7 truck attack in Stockholm has died, Swedish authorities said Friday, raising the death toll to five. 2017-04-28T03:48:00-04:00 2017-04-28T07:48:34-04:00
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UN Security Council to discuss North Korea nuclear program

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 14:00
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Turning to diplomacy after flexing military muscle, the United States will urge the U.N. Security Council on Friday to increase economic pressure on North Korea over its nuclear weapons program, leaning on China in particular to turn the screws on its wayward ally. 2017-04-28T03:45:00-04:00 2017-04-28T07:45:19-04:00
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In Egypt, pope seeks Christian-Muslim rejection of violence

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 13:46
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is brushing off security concerns to forge ahead on Friday with a two-day trip to Egypt aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front that repudiates violence committed in God's name. 2017-04-28T03:25:00-04:00 2017-04-28T07:25:15-04:00
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Thai police say arrest warrant issued for Red Bull heir

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 13:46
BANGKOK (AP) — A Bangkok court on Friday approved an arrest warrant for an heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune accused of a deadly hit-and-run accident, Thai police said, moving the case forward after almost five years without charges being pressed. 2017-04-28T03:26:00-04:00 2017-04-28T07:26:21-04:00
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US talk about Koreas draws China silence, dispute from Seoul

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 13:16
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. assertions about the Koreas drew silence Friday in Beijing, which refused to confirm it was turning up pressure on North Korea, and consternation in Seoul, which dismissed President Donald Trump's claim that he would get South Korea to renegotiate a trade deal and make it pay for a missile defense system. 2017-04-28T02:53:00-04:00 2017-04-28T06:53:09-04:00
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In Egypt, pope seeks Christian-Muslim rejection of violence

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 13:00
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is brushing off security concerns to forge ahead on Friday with a two-day trip to Egypt aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front that repudiates violence committed in God's name. 2017-04-28T02:41:00-04:00 2017-04-28T06:41:33-04:00
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AP FACT CHECK: US anti-missile system in S. Korea has limits

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:46
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Neat certainties are rare in the North Korean nuclear crisis, which for decades has simmered and occasionally boiled over, without resolution. 2017-04-27T23:53:00-04:00 2017-04-28T03:53:09-04:00
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The Latest: Security tight where Francis will overnight

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:46
CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Egypt (all times local): 2017-04-28T02:25:00-04:00 2017-04-28T06:25:06-04:00
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The Latest: Security tight in anticipation of pope in Cairo

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:30
CAIRO (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to Egypt (all times local): 2017-04-28T02:11:00-04:00 2017-04-28T06:11:11-04:00
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Le Pen's party in new turmoil over alleged Holocaust denial

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:00
PARIS (AP) — France's troubled wartime past is taking center stage Friday in the country's highly charged presidential race, as centrist Emmanuel Macron visits a Nazi massacre site and Marine Le Pen's far-right party suffers a new blow over alleged Holocaust denial. 2017-04-28T00:55:00-04:00 2017-04-28T04:55:55-04:00
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Macedonia's head seeks emergency talks after parliament riot

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 12:00
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov called an emergency meeting of political leaders Friday, hours after demonstrators — mostly supporters of the country's dominant conservative party — invaded parliament and assaulted opposition lawmakers. 2017-04-28T01:08:00-04:00 2017-04-28T05:08:08-04:00
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China won't confirm US claim of new pressure on North Korea

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 11:16
BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign ministry on Friday refused to confirm or deny U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's assertion that Beijing has threatened to impose unilateral sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests. 2017-04-28T00:54:00-04:00 2017-04-28T04:54:33-04:00
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China won't confirm US claim of new pressure on North Korea

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:30
BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign ministry has refused to confirm or deny U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's assertion that Beijing has threatened to impose unilateral sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests. 2017-04-28T00:15:00-04:00 2017-04-28T04:15:47-04:00
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Macedonia's head seeks emergency talks after parliament riot

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:16
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia's president called an emergency meeting of political leaders Friday, hours after demonstrators — mostly supporters of the country's dominant conservative party — invaded parliament and assaulted opposition lawmakers. 2017-04-27T23:59:00-04:00 2017-04-28T03:59:58-04:00
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EU: Violence in Macedonia amid political crisis unacceptable

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 09:30
VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — The European Union has condemned the violence that swept Macedonia's parliament and said that the cornerstones of democracy should be respected. 2017-04-27T23:11:00-04:00 2017-04-28T03:11:21-04:00
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In Egypt, pope seeks Christian-Muslim rejection of violence

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 09:00
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is brushing off security concerns to forge ahead with a two-day trip to Egypt aimed at presenting a united Christian-Muslim front that repudiates violence committed in God's name. 2017-04-27T22:47:00-04:00 2017-04-28T02:47:07-04:00
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S. Korea disputes Trump comments on missile system, trade

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 09:00
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Contradicting U.S. President Donald Trump, South Korea said Friday it has no plan to renegotiate a bilateral trade deal with the U.S., or to pay for the U.S. missile defense system being deployed on its territory. 2017-04-27T22:40:00-04:00 2017-04-28T02:40:48-04:00
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Jerusalem mayor: City's diverse residents 'all my children'

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 08:30
JERUSALEM (AP) — Fifty years after Israel conquered east Jerusalem, the city's mayor says the upcoming anniversary is a time to celebrate, despite the deep rifts and occasional bursts of violence that disrupt daily life in the volatile city. 2017-04-27T22:18:00-04:00 2017-04-28T02:18:44-04:00
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Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 05:46
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that China has threatened to impose sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests. 2017-04-27T19:33:00-04:00 2017-04-27T23:33:00-04:00
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Israeli strikes inside Syria pick up tempo in proxy war

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 05:00
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's military said Israel struck a military installation southwest of Damascus International Airport before dawn Thursday, setting off a series of explosions and raising tensions further between the two neighbors. 2017-04-27T12:42:00-04:00 2017-04-27T16:42:55-04:00
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Taliban announce start of spring offensive

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 04:16
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Afghanistan's Taliban have announced the start of a spring offensive, promising to build their political base in the country while focusing military assaults on coalition and Afghan security forces. 2017-04-27T18:02:00-04:00 2017-04-27T22:02:09-04:00
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Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 04:16
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that China has threatened to impose sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests. 2017-04-27T17:55:00-04:00 2017-04-27T21:55:16-04:00
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Facing backlash on killings, Duterte to find solace in ASEAN

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 03:46
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — When Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte hosts a summit of Southeast Asian leaders this weekend, the spotlight will be on him. Just less than a year in power, he faces a mass murder complaint before the International Criminal Court and an impeachment bid at home as bodies continue to pile up in his war on illegal drugs. 2017-04-27T17:16:00-04:00 2017-04-27T21:16:54-04:00
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Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 02:46
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that China has threatened to impose sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests. 2017-04-27T16:07:00-04:00 2017-04-27T20:07:12-04:00
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Lawmakers attacked as protesters storm Macedonian parliament

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 02:46
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Chaos swept into Macedonia's parliament Thursday as demonstrators stormed the building and attacked lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-old deadlock in efforts to form a new government. 2017-04-27T16:27:00-04:00 2017-04-27T20:27:03-04:00
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Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 02:16
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Thursday that China has threatened to impose sanctions on North Korea if it conducts further nuclear tests. 2017-04-27T15:42:00-04:00 2017-04-27T19:42:54-04:00
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Protesters attack Macedonian lawmakers over leadership vote

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 01:16
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Chaos swept into Macedonia's parliament Thursday night when protesters stormed the building and attacked lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-old deadlock in efforts to form a new government. 2017-04-27T14:55:00-04:00 2017-04-27T18:55:29-04:00
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2 US troops killed, 1 injured in eastern Afghanistan

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 00:16
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two American Army Rangers were killed and another received a minor injury during a ground assault against Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan Wednesday, according to the U.S. military. 2017-04-27T14:00:00-04:00 2017-04-27T18:00:38-04:00
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Israeli strikes inside Syria pick up tempo in proxy war

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 22:16
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's military said Israel struck a military installation southwest of Damascus International Airport before dawn Thursday, setting off a series of explosions and raising tensions further between the two neighbors. 2017-04-27T11:43:00-04:00 2017-04-27T15:43:45-04:00
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Trump, Argentine President Macri hold White House talks

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 22:16
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump welcomed Argentine President Mauricio Macri to the White House for talks on Thursday and said the two countries will be "great friends, better than ever before." 2017-04-27T11:55:00-04:00 2017-04-27T15:55:58-04:00
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Trump, Argentine President Macri hold White House talks

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 21:16
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump welcomed Argentine President Mauricio to the White House for talks on Thursday and said they'll end up being "great friends, better than ever before." 2017-04-27T08:51:00-04:00 2017-04-27T12:51:29-04:00
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Protesters storm Macedonia parliament after vote for speaker

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 20:46
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Macedonia (all times local): 2017-04-27T10:26:00-04:00 2017-04-27T14:26:59-04:00
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UK anti-terror police detain man with knives near Parliament

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 20:16
LONDON (AP) — Armed police carrying out a counterterrorism operation Thursday swooped in on a man they said was carrying knives in a bag near Britain's Parliament and arrested him on suspicion of planning terrorist acts. 2017-04-27T09:41:00-04:00 2017-04-27T13:41:58-04:00
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US admiral says N. Korea crisis is at worst point he's seen

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 20:16
WASHINGTON (AP) — The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific said Thursday that the crisis with North Korea is at the worst point he's ever seen, but he declined to compare the situation to the Cuban missile crisis decades ago. 2017-04-27T09:45:00-04:00 2017-04-27T13:45:27-04:00
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Man with knives detained near UK Parliament

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 19:46
LONDON (AP) — Armed police carrying out a counterterrorism operation Thursday swooped in on a man they said was carrying knives in a bag near Britain's Parliament and arrested him on suspicion of planning terrorist acts. 2017-04-27T09:27:00-04:00 2017-04-27T13:27:02-04:00
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After Damascus blasts, Israel intercepts 'target' from Syria

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 19:46
BEIRUT (AP) — An apparent Israeli missile attack on a Syrian military installation near Damascus International Airport shook the capital early on Thursday morning and raised tensions between the two hostile neighbors. 2017-04-27T09:35:00-04:00 2017-04-27T13:35:29-04:00
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US admiral says N. Korea crisis is at worst point he's seen

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 19:16
WASHINGTON (AP) — The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific said Thursday that the crisis with North Korea is at the worst point he's ever seen, but he declined to compare the situation to the Cuban missile crisis decades ago. 2017-04-27T08:23:00-04:00 2017-04-27T12:23:57-04:00
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2 US troops killed, 1 injured in eastern Afghanistan

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 18:46
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two American service members were killed and another received a minor injury during a ground assault against Islamic State fighters in Afghanistan Wednesday, according to the U.S. military. 2017-04-27T08:15:00-04:00 2017-04-27T12:15:53-04:00
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Trump, Argentine President Macri hold White House talks

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 18:16
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has welcomed Argentine President Mauricio Macri to the White House for talks. 2017-04-27T07:57:00-04:00 2017-04-27T11:57:01-04:00
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US admiral says N. Korea crisis is at worst point he's seen

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 17:46
WASHINGTON (AP) — The senior U.S. Navy officer overseeing military operations in the Pacific said Thursday that the crisis with North Korea is at the worst point he's ever seen, but he declined to compare the situation to the Cuban missile crisis decades ago. 2017-04-27T07:30:00-04:00 2017-04-27T11:30:20-04:00
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UK police arrest man with 'weapon' near Parliament

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 16:16
LONDON (AP) — London police arrested a man for possession of weapons Thursday near Britain's Houses of Parliament. 2017-04-27T06:08:00-04:00 2017-04-27T10:08:23-04:00
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Syrian media: Israel attacked installation near Damascus

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 16:16
BEIRUT (AP) — An apparent Israeli missile attack on a Syrian military installation near Damascus International Airport shook the capital early on Thursday morning and raised tensions between the two hostile neighbors. 2017-04-27T05:57:00-04:00 2017-04-27T09:57:13-04:00
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The Latest: Russia condemns apparent Israeli strike on Syria

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 16:16
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): 2017-04-27T06:07:00-04:00 2017-04-27T10:07:53-04:00
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Militant group: Pakistan using prisoner for propaganda

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 14:46
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Taliban in Pakistan has accused the country's premier intelligence service of using a notorious captured militant leader to give the impression the group is being funded by foreign spy agencies to orchestrate attacks, a militant spokesman said. 2017-04-27T04:31:00-04:00 2017-04-27T08:31:40-04:00
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'I cannot go back': South Sudan refugee clan begins new life

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 13:46
IMVEPI, Uganda (AP) — Eighty-year-old Alfred Wani walks across the wooden bridge over the Kaya River, the border between South Sudan and Uganda, clinging to his Bibles and family photo album, with his wife, three goats and 27 relatives in tow. Missing are a few sons (off fighting) and his cattle (stolen). 2017-04-27T02:22:00-04:00 2017-04-27T06:22:32-04:00
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Syrian media: Israel attacked installation near Damascus

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 13:16
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media blamed Israel on Thursday for an early morning missile attack on a military installation near Damascus International Airport that shook the capital with the force of the blasts. 2017-04-27T02:54:00-04:00 2017-04-27T06:54:10-04:00
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Pope faces balancing act in Egypt amid security fears

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 13:16
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is facing a religious and diplomatic balancing act as he heads to Egypt this weekend, hoping to comfort its Christian community after a spate of Islamic attacks while seeking to improve relations with Egypt's Muslim leaders. 2017-04-26T23:46:00-04:00 2017-04-27T03:46:56-04:00
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Syrian media: Israel attacked installation near Damascus

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 12:46
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media blamed Israel on Thursday for an early morning missile attack on a military installation near Damascus International Airport that shook the capital with the force of the blasts. 2017-04-27T02:12:00-04:00 2017-04-27T06:12:07-04:00
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Syrian media: Israel attacked installation near Damascus

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 11:46
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian state media blamed Israel on Thursday for an early morning missile attack on a military installation near the Damascus International Airport that shook the capital from the force of the blasts. 2017-04-27T01:27:00-04:00 2017-04-27T05:27:34-04:00
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2 police wounded in shooting on French island of Reunion

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 11:16
PARIS (AP) — Officials say a man suspected of links to radical Islam shot two police officers on the French island of Reunion in an incident under investigation by national counterterrorism prosecutors. 2017-04-27T00:36:00-04:00 2017-04-27T04:36:38-04:00
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The Latest: Israeli minister says strike in line with policy

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 09:46
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on Syria (all times local): 2017-04-26T23:23:00-04:00 2017-04-27T03:23:34-04:00
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As Trump calls for wall, a look at the world's barriers

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 08:46
As President Donald Trump marks 100 days in office, he is vowing to keep his campaign promise to build a wall along the border with Mexico. 2017-04-26T22:23:00-04:00 2017-04-27T02:23:10-04:00
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As Trump calls for wall, a look at the world's barriers

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 08:16
As President Donald Trump marks 100 days in office, he is vowing to keep his campaign promise to build a wall along the border with Mexico. 2017-04-26T22:05:00-04:00 2017-04-27T02:05:16-04:00
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Observers: Large explosion rocks Syrian capital

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 07:46
BEIRUT (AP) — A large explosion rocked the Syrian capital early Thursday, followed by a fire near the Damascus airport, Syrian opposition activists and a monitor said. 2017-04-26T21:28:00-04:00 2017-04-27T01:28:14-04:00
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Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 07:16
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration told lawmakers Wednesday it will apply economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, as an extraordinary White House briefing served to tamp down talk of military action against an unpredictable and increasingly dangerous U.S. adversary. 2017-04-26T17:39:00-04:00 2017-04-26T21:39:21-04:00
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Rumors rife as gas restrictions in N. Korean capital drag on

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 07:16
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — An acute shortage of gasoline in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang that has sparked price hikes and hoarding is raising fears of potentially crippling pain at the pumps if things don't get better soon — and driving rumors that China is to blame. 2017-04-26T20:38:00-04:00 2017-04-27T00:38:21-04:00
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France: Analysis shows Syrian government behind sarin attack

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 06:46
PARIS (AP) — France said that the chemical analysis of samples taken from a deadly sarin gas attack in Syria earlier this month "bears the signature" of President Bashar Assad's government and shows it was responsible. 2017-04-26T20:13:00-04:00 2017-04-27T00:13:00-04:00
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When is a wall not a wall? GOP redefines Trump's border wall

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 06:46
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans have a new talking point about President Donald Trump's border wall: It's not really a wall at all. 2017-04-26T12:14:00-04:00 2017-04-26T16:14:41-04:00
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The Latest: Explosion, fire reported near Damascus airport

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 06:46
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 2017-04-26T20:07:00-04:00 2017-04-27T00:07:31-04:00
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The Latest: Explosion, fire reported near Damascus airport

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 06:16
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 2017-04-26T20:02:00-04:00 2017-04-27T00:02:47-04:00
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Ivanka Trump, World Bank discuss women entrepreneur fund

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 02:16
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump has been involved in discussions with the World Bank about establishing a funding operation that would support female entrepreneurs, bank and administration officials said Wednesday. 2017-04-26T14:09:00-04:00 2017-04-26T18:09:08-04:00
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Venezuelan forces use tear gas to block latest protest march

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 23:46
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Thousands of protesters marched again in Venezuela's capital Wednesday, with the rejuvenated anti-government movement showing no sign of letting up on political unrest that has been blamed for 29 deaths in recent weeks. 2017-04-26T13:11:00-04:00 2017-04-26T17:11:19-04:00
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When is a wall not a wall? GOP redefines Trump's border wall

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 22:16
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans have a new talking point about President Donald Trump's border wall: It's not really a wall at all. 2017-04-26T12:00:00-04:00 2017-04-26T16:00:52-04:00
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Venezuela threatens to exit OAS as pressure on Maduro mounts

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 21:16
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela is threatening to pull out of the Organization of American States as the socialist government's response to political unrest that has been blamed for 27 deaths in recent weeks draws rebuke from the hemisphere's major powers. 2017-04-26T10:20:00-04:00 2017-04-26T14:20:17-04:00
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US ups Korean defenses, top admiral says forces are capable

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 19:46
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of an extraordinary White House briefing for senators, close ally South Korea on Wednesday started installing key parts of a contentious U.S. defense system against missiles from North Korea. And America's Pacific commander said any North Korean missile fired at U.S. forces would be destroyed. 2017-04-26T09:06:00-04:00 2017-04-26T13:06:48-04:00
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Pope warns powerful to act humbly or risk ruin in TED talk

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 19:46
VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is warning the powerful to act humbly or risk ruin, using the first-ever papal TED talk to urge the world to show more solidarity with the poor and the weak. 2017-04-26T09:03:00-04:00 2017-04-26T13:03:48-04:00
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