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Surge of over 2,000 Central American migrants met New! 2020-01-18 15:05:33More than 2,000 Central American migrants are met by Mexican national guardsmen as they try to cross a bridge from Guatemala into southern Mexico.

Records reveal concerns of deceased GOP redistricting expert New! 2020-01-18 14:57:18The deceased Republican strategist was concerned that Democrats were developing better data that could give them an advantage in the next round of red

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up New! 2020-01-18 13:47:46Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle will no longer use the titles "royal highness" or receive public funds.

Gun-rights activists gear up for show of force New! 2020-01-18 12:45:53An unprecedented show of force by gun-rights activists is expected on Monday in Virginia.

Riots in Lebanon's capital leave more than 150 New! 2020-01-18 12:34:25Riot police have fired tears gas and sprayed water cannon near parliament in Lebanon's capital to disperse thousands of protesters.

Iran to send flight recorders from downed jet New! 2020-01-18 12:00:05An Iranian official says Iran will send the black box flight recorders from the Ukrainian jetliner it accidentally shot down last week to Ukraine for

Ohio State doctor abuse investigation, suits have cost New! 2020-01-18 10:22:53Ohio State University says the investigation and related lawsuits about alleged sexual abuse by a team doctor have cost nearly $10 million so far

U.S. officials say they are highly confident to New! 2020-01-18 08:38:12Attorneys are still trying to reach hundreds of parents of separated children as part of San Diego litigation

US allows Chevron to keep drilling in Venezuela New! 2020-01-18 08:33:56The Trump administration has granted Chevron a special license to keep drilling oil in Venezuela despite a ban on American companies doing business wi

Australia firefighters save world's only rare dinosaur trees New! 2020-01-18 05:11:31Firefighters have saved the world’s last remaining wild stand of a prehistoric tree from Australia's wildfires

India's largest state is fining Muslims — for 2020-01-17 14:19:19Rather than face accountability for using excessive force, authorities in India's largest state are directing residents to pay for damage resulting f

Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for 2020-01-17 14:03:20A jury of seven men and five women was selected Friday for Harvey Weinstein's rape trial after an arduous two-week process, setting the stage for tes

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Russia's government just resigned, says a report citing 2020-01-15 09:09:04Russia's government has resigned to make way for major new constitutional changes in the country.

Fed could use negative rates if US recession 2020-01-15 08:26:29The Federal Reserve could announce negative rates in the future, despite its current doubts about this unconventional measure, Goldman Sachs said.

Russia is leading the world with its weapons, 2020-01-15 08:26:27Russian President Vladimir Putin added that Russia is not a threat.

UK tech investment grew faster than the US 2020-01-15 07:23:59Venture capital funding for British start-ups grew by 44% to a record $13.2 billion in 2019, according to new research.

Here's who's going to Davos this year 2020-01-15 01:45:09Business leaders and politicians from around the world are gearing up to attend another session of the World Economic Forum.

BlackRock CEO says the climate crisis is about 2020-01-14 16:43:05The world's largest money manager believes the intensifying climate crisis will bring about a fundamental reshaping of finance.

Faced with US pressure, Britain says security is 2020-01-14 11:15:28The U.S. reportedly presented Britain with new evidence showing the use of Huawei equipment in its 5G networks would put intelligence sharing at risk.

Google to acquire Irish retail tech start-up Pointy 2020-01-14 11:01:58The deal is expected to close in the coming weeks, the companies said.

Making profit from data is Europe's next big 2020-01-14 09:05:47The European Union has a new aim: figuring out how home-grown companies in the region can make money from data.

UK government bans credit card payments for gambling 2020-01-14 08:41:31The British government has announced a ban on credit cards being used for gambling.

Global debt hits new record of $253 trillion 2020-01-14 05:08:26The world's debt when compared against its total output hit another all-time high of over 322% in the third quarter of 2019, the IIF said in a new re

Trudeau: Harry and Meghan's Canada move still needs 2020-01-14 02:38:18Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has said there are "still lots of discussions to have" over Harry and Meghan's plans to move to Canada.

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Trump Sends Fiery Response to Senate Over Impeachment New! 2020-01-18 17:42:55President Donald Trump's legal team outlined the defenses it expects to use in the upcoming trial

Canada's Government to Help Newfoundland Dig Out After New! 2020-01-18 17:16:52The storm dumped as much as 76.2 cm (30 inches) of snow on the capital of Newfoundland, and packed wind gusts as high as 130 km per hour (81 mph)

National Archives Removes Exhibit With Altered Images of New! 2020-01-18 17:07:45Images critical of President Donald Trump had been blurred

Riots in Lebanon's Capital Leave More Than 150 New! 2020-01-18 16:55:32Riot police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets near Parliament in Lebanon's capital

Yemeni Officials: 25 Troops Killed in Houthi Missile New! 2020-01-18 16:17:07Yemeni officials say a missile attack launched by Shi'ite rebels in Yemen hit an army camp on Saturday, killing at least 25 troops

Prince Harry, Meghan to Give Up 'Royal Highness' New! 2020-01-18 15:53:57Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, will no longer use the titles 'royal highness' or receive public funds under a deal struck

Erdogan Calls on Europe to Back Turkey's Moves New! 2020-01-18 15:53:33Turkish leader makes remarks in column published on Politico website Saturday, a day ahead of a Berlin summit aimed at stabilizing the country

Cameroon Teachers Protest, Seek Reinstatement of Corporal Punishment New! 2020-01-18 13:14:03The government is insisting child rights must be respected, though there has been growing violence by both students and their parents

Millions Going Hungry in Haiti 10 Years After New! 2020-01-18 12:47:25The World Food Program needs $62 million to provide urgent life-saving food assistance to 700,000 people suffering from severe hunger in Haiti

UN Envoy Hopes for, but Cannot Predict, Speedy New! 2020-01-18 12:37:16Ghassan Salame said the Berlin summit scheduled for Sunday would likely discuss the closures to avoid them dragging on for weeks or months like previo

WHO Does Not Rule Out Human to Human New! 2020-01-18 08:45:28There is no evidence of human-to-human spread of the new coronavirus, but this possibility cannot be ruled out: WHO

Honduras Government Fails to Extend Anti-Corruption Mission New! 2020-01-18 08:22:29The mandate of the Mission to Support the Fight against Corruption and Impunity in Honduras was set to expire Sunday

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Germany's top court mulls limits on spy agency's 2020-01-14 05:33:44

Trial delayed for French priest accused of abusing 2020-01-13 06:22:04

Explosion rocks Stockholm residential building 2020-01-13 05:55:16An explosion damaged a residential building in central Stockholm on Monday, police said, and while no injuries were reported it follows a wave of crim

Macron, Sahel leaders meet to boost anti-jihadist campaign 2020-01-13 04:55:19Tensions between France and Sahel governments could make for a tricky exchange at the 6-way talks in the southwestern city of Pau, to be attended also

Moscow to host meeting of Libya's rival leaders 2020-01-13 04:32:44The Russian foreign ministry said that Fayez Sarraj, the head of Libya's UN-recognized government in Tripoli, and his rival Khalifa Hifter will meet

No end in sight for strike as French 2020-01-12 10:21:54A crippling French transport strike dragged into its 39th day on Sunday despite the government's offer to withdraw the most contested measure of the

Germany: Mass evacuation underway before WWII bomb defusing 2020-01-12 07:27:21Authorities already had evacuated two hospitals Saturday and opened schools for residents who had to leave their homes. Some 14,000 people were asked

French PM offers concession to unions over pension 2020-01-11 12:46:47French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on Saturday offered a major concession to unions contesting his government's overhaul of the pension system, i

Presidents of Ukraine, Iran to discuss downed plane: 2020-01-11 05:33:16Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy is set to hold a telephone call with his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani on Saturday after Tehran admitted

This 7-year-old’s paintings selling for thousands of euros 2020-01-10 23:05:50

Germany rejects Trump call to ditch Iran nuclear 2020-01-10 09:43:00

US gives Ukraine 'important data' on Iran plane 2020-01-10 07:57:46American, British and Canadian officials say intelligence sources indicate that Iran shot down the plane, perhaps unintentionally, but this has been d