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Americans in Japan to trade one quarantine for New! 2020-02-16 09:33:39TOKYO (AP) - Americans Cheryl and Paul Molesky are trading one coronavirus quarantine for another. The couple from Syracuse, New York, are cutting sh

Quarantine ends for Germans; Italy to fly citizens New! 2020-02-16 09:06:49BERLIN (AP) - More than 100 Germans evacuated from the hard-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, the epicenter of a new coronavirus outbreak, were set to end th

Sri Lanka asks US to review travel ban New! 2020-02-16 07:15:31COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Sri Lanka asked the United States on Sunday to review its decision to impose a travel ban on the island nation's army chief

Xi Jinping speech reveals early coronavirus response involvement New! 2020-02-16 06:08:14BEIJING — A recent speech by Chinese President Xi Jinping that has been published by state media indicates for the first time that he was leadin

Hamas hackers tried to 'seduce' Israeli soldiers, military New! 2020-02-16 06:02:55JERUSALEM — The Israeli military on Sunday said it has thwarted an attempt by the Hamas militant group to hack soldiers' phones by posing as yo

Lewis Burton, boyfriend, heartbroken after Caroline Flack, 'Love New! 2020-02-16 05:53:32LONDON — The boyfriend of Caroline Flack, the British TV host for the controversial reality show "Love Island," said Sunday that his "heart i

Powers renew pledge to uphold Libya arms embargo New! 2020-02-16 03:40:00MUNICH (AP) - Countries with interests in Libya's civil war recommitted themselves Sunday to uphold a barely working arms embargo, four weeks after a

Rockets strike near US Embassy in Baghdad; no 2020-02-16 00:31:30BAGHDAD (AP) - At least four rockets hit near the sprawling U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and a Iraqi base hosting American troops inside the Green Zone ear

Denouncing US, Venezuelan troops, militias stage drills 2020-02-15 15:43:21CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) - Venezuela's armed forces and civilian militias took the streets in cities, beaches and border regions on Saturday for drill

U.S. inaction leaves others to fill vacuum, Libyan 2020-02-15 14:29:50A top Libyan official is defending his government's decision to accept help from Syrian militants suspected of ties to extremist groups like al Qaeda

Canada, others nations push Iran on downed airliner 2020-02-15 13:56:35MUNICH (AP) - Diplomats from nations that lost citizens when Iran shot down a Ukrainian airliner pushed Iran’s foreign minister Saturday for mor

Iran: Trump wrong if he thinks Tehran regime 2020-02-15 11:26:57MUNICH (AP) — Iran's foreign minister said Saturday that U.S. President Donald Trump is receiving bad advice if he believes an American "maxim

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Esper optimistic about Taliban deal, warns of risk 2020-02-15 13:34:05A new U.S. deal with the Taliban could see a reduction in violence by Monday but Defense Secretary Mark Esper is cautiously optimistic

'Furious' female protesters storm Mexico City following young 2020-02-15 09:54:39Hundreds of self-described “furious” women have taken to the streets of Mexico City to protest the grisly murder and mutilation of a young

Venezuela’s Maduro warns opposition leader’s arrest ‘will come’ 2020-02-14 14:50:17Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro is warning Friday that the arrest of opposition leader Juan Guaidó – who has the backing of th

US, Taliban reach truce agreement calling for 'reduction 2020-02-14 13:01:25American and Taliban officials have agreed Friday to sign a truce agreement that will see a seven-day “reduction in violence” in Afghanist

Criminals with rape, manslaughter convictions spared deportation as 2020-02-14 12:34:26Criminals with convictions for rape and manslaughter are among the violent and sexual offenders who were spared deportation to Jamaica after a British

Mount Everest Sherpas slam Nepal's plan to use 2020-02-14 11:39:52Cleanup duty on the world’s tallest mountains should only be handled by the experts, Nepalese sherpas are warning.

Macron ally quits Paris mayoral race after sexually 2020-02-14 10:41:41French President Emmanuel Macron’s preferred candidate in the Paris mayoral race dropped out Friday amid allegations that he sent sexual images

Jehovah's Witnesses in Russia claim they were 'choked, 2020-02-14 10:36:56Jehovah's Witnesses report being tortured by authorities in Russia as the country cracks down on members convicted of "extremism" with more an

Dominican convicted murderer who escaped prison twice is 2020-02-14 10:21:40Panamanian police on Thursday recaptured a Dominican man convicted of kidnapping and murdering five young people of Chinese descent, two weeks after h

Honduras MS-13 leader freed after gunmen storm court 2020-02-14 09:08:50“El Porky” has slipped from the grasp of Honduran authoritie

Brazil’s president blasts Pope Francis on Amazon climate 2020-02-14 08:57:22Brazil's president Jair Bolsonaro, who embraces his comparison to President Trump, blasted Pope Francis for his plea to protect the Amazon

Avalanches in Afghanistan killed at least 21 people, 2020-02-14 08:47:52A series of avalanches struck a central province in Afghanistan the previous day, killing at least 21 people, authorities said Friday.

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Guinness Confirms 112-Year-Old Chitetsu Watanabe As Oldest Living 2020-02-12 13:36:31Watanabe, of Niigata, Japan, was awarded the honor after the death of fellow Japanese citizen Masazo Nonaka, who was 112 years and 266 days old.

China’s Coronavirus Cases Fall Again, Deaths Now Exceed 2020-02-11 23:39:36The National Health Commission on Wednesday said 2,015 new cases had been reported over the last 24 hours, declining for a second day.

Lebanese Cabinet Wins Vote Of Confidence From Parliament 2020-02-11 14:57:11Earlier in the day, Lebanese security forces fired tear gas to disperse thousands of demonstrators near the parliament building in Beirut.

Official: Sudan To Hand Over Omar Al-Bashir To 2020-02-11 14:07:28Sudan's transitional authorities have agreed to surrender all those wanted in connection with the Darfur conflict.

The Coronavirus Now Has An Official Name 2020-02-11 12:03:21The World Health Organization has designated the virus "Covid-19."

Prince Andrew Returns To Royal Life After Stepping 2020-02-11 11:38:20The Duke of York relayed a message from Queen Elizabeth II at a private engagement alongside his family.

Rebuilding Afghanistan Has A High Human Cost, U.S. 2020-02-11 06:38:55The report found that 2,214 people have been killed, most of them Afghans, in largely U.S.-led projects to rebuild the country.

UN Report Finds North Korea Enhanced Nuclear Programs 2020-02-10 20:04:28The country also illicitly imported refined petroleum and exported some $370 million worth of coal, according to the report.

Earth-Shaking Irish Election Sees Left-Wing Sinn Fein Party 2020-02-10 06:39:00Sinn Fein, the party historically linked to the Irish Republican Army, bested centrist parties Fianna Fail and Fine Gael.

Angela Merkel's Designated Successor To Quit After Vote 2020-02-10 05:19:44Germany will hold its next general election in fall 2021 and Merkel, who has led the country for 15 years, has said she will not run for a fifth term

China’s Coronavirus Infections Top 40,000 As WHO Sends 2020-02-10 00:01:13China had reportedly ignored offers of help from the World Health Organization and the CDC until recently.

Thai Soldier Shot Dead After Killing 21 People 2020-02-08 23:40:30Gunman killed his commanding officer then launched attack on shoppers, officials said.

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Nikita Pearl Waligwa, Star of ‘Queen of Katwe,’ New! 2020-02-16 20:28:22The Ugandan teenager, who debuted in the 2016 Disney film about a chess whiz, died of brain cancer, her school said.

Did Biden Scare Off Our Next President? New! 2020-02-16 20:21:44Imagine the race if other Democrats had not overreacted.

Black Families Came to Chicago by the Thousands. New! 2020-02-16 20:17:00There is an exodus of African-Americans from Chicago. Hardis White, 78, is one of those who left, and three generations of his family wrestled with st

Coronavirus Infection Found After Cruise Ship Passengers Disperse New! 2020-02-16 20:16:43Amid assurances that the Westerdam was disease free, hundreds of people disembarked in Cambodia and headed for airports. One was later found to be inf

Democrats, Don’t Wish for Your Own Rogue New! 2020-02-16 20:12:17Bloomberg’s record and misleading statements make him a dangerous choice.

What We Still Don’t Get About George Washington New! 2020-02-16 19:57:07There continue to be ways to look with fresh eyes at our founding-est founding father.

As Floods Spread in Mississippi, Officials Say the New! 2020-02-16 19:46:26Heavy rains swamped a reservoir and pushed the Pearl River over its banks, forcing evacuations. The river may not crest until Monday.

Harriet Tubman on a Debit Card: A Tribute New! 2020-02-16 19:31:22The nation’s largest black-owned bank said it heard supportive comments about the design. Social media users were less convinced.

Trump Kicks Off the Daytona 500, and a New! 2020-02-16 19:29:03The appearance at the NASCAR event, complete with flyovers and a trip around the track in the presidential limousine, was a highly choreographed showi

Democrats Look Ahead From Nevada and See a New! 2020-02-16 19:27:54The presidential candidates worked to sell their pitches to the state’s caucusgoers on Sunday, but also ripped into the billionaire they will so

Trump Effort to Keep U.S. Tech Out of New! 2020-02-16 19:10:43The administration wants to protect national security by restricting the flow of technology to China. But technology companies worry it could undermin

Japan’s Economy, Already Wobbly, Faces Big Blow From New! 2020-02-16 19:10:21After hits from storms and a tax increase, the world’s No. 3 economy could face recession as the outbreak takes a toll on tourism.