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  • Israeli PM's wife accused of fraud in ordering gourmet meals worth $100,000

    Israeli PM's wife accused of fraud, misuse of public funds in 'Prepared Food Affair'

    Jun 21, 2018 10:56 AM2018-06-21 18:19:12 GMT
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu attend a ceremony celebrating the '50th anniversary of the liberation and unification of Jerusalem' since the 1967 Six-Day War in front of the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, IsraelIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Netanyahu attend a ceremony celebrating the '50th anniversary of the liberation and unification of Jerusalem' since the 1967 Six-Day War in front of the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem, Israel

    Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was charged by Israeli prosecutors Thursday with fraud and breach of trust involving alleged misuse of public funds to pay for hundreds of gourmet meals.

     
    Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was charged by Israeli prosecutors Thursday with fraud and breach of trust involving alleged misuse of public funds to pay for hundreds of gourmet meals. 
  • World Refugee Day: San Diego nonprofit YOUME Clothing gives back

    World Refugee Day: San Diego nonprofit YOUME Clothing gives back

    Wednesday, June 20 2018 3:08 PM EDT2018-06-20 19:08:42 GMT

    Wednesday is World Refugee Day and you can help local refugees in a variety of way including when you shop. 

     

    Wednesday is World Refugee Day and you can help local refugees in a variety of way including when you shop. 

     
  • Mexico beats Germany 1-0 at World Cup, local fans celebrate in National City

    Mexico beats Germany 1-0 at World Cup, local fans celebrate in National City

    Sunday, June 17 2018 8:44 PM EDT2018-06-18 00:44:31 GMT

    Sunday marked day four of action at the World Cup; and it featured a huge upset that had hundreds of people dancing in the South Bay streets. Mexico took down the defending world champions Germany and local fans had a great time celebrating.

     

    Sunday marked day four of action at the World Cup; and it featured a huge upset that had hundreds of people dancing in the South Bay streets. Mexico took down the defending world champions Germany and local fans had a great time celebrating.

     
  • 23-foot python swallows woman as she gardens

    23-foot python swallows woman as she gardens

    Saturday, June 16 2018 6:02 PM EDT2018-06-16 22:02:50 GMT

    A 23-foot-long python has swallowed a woman in central Indonesia, a village official said Saturday.

     

    A 23-foot-long python has swallowed a woman in central Indonesia, a village official said Saturday.

     
  • Trump, Kim shake hands to begin historic summit, agree to work toward denuclearization

    Trump, Kim shake hands to begin historic summit, agree to work toward denuclearization

    Tuesday, June 12 2018 10:07 AM EDT2018-06-12 14:07:03 GMT

    Clasping hands and forecasting future peace, President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un committed Tuesday to “complete denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula during the first meeting in history between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader.

     

    Clasping hands and forecasting future peace, President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un committed Tuesday to “complete denuclearization” of the Korean Peninsula during the first meeting in history between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader.

     
  • For Mexican presidential hopeful 'AMLO,' 3rd time a charm?

    For Mexican presidential hopeful 'AMLO,' 3rd time a charm?

    Tuesday, June 5 2018 12:16 AM EDT2018-06-05 04:16:50 GMT
    Presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, known as AMLO, speaks to supporters at a campaign rally in Mexico City, Sunday, June 3, 2018. Mexico will hold general elections on July 1. (AP Photo/Anthony Vazquez)Presidential candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, known as AMLO, speaks to supporters at a campaign rally in Mexico City, Sunday, June 3, 2018. Mexico will hold general elections on July 1. (AP Photo/Anthony Vazquez)

    While financial markets fret about left-leaning candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the man himself is calmly cruising toward what polls say is a likely victory in Mexico's July 1 presidential election, seemingly impervious to attacks — and without the angry tone that marked his previous two runs for the top job.

     

    While financial markets fret about left-leaning candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, the man himself is calmly cruising toward what polls say is a likely victory in Mexico's July 1 presidential election, seemingly impervious to attacks — and without the angry tone that marked his previous two runs for the top job.

     
  • Senior NKorean official heads to NY to plan for Trump summit

    Senior NKorean official heads to NY to plan for Trump summit

    Tuesday, May 29 2018 10:00 AM EDT2018-05-29 14:00:04 GMT
    In this image made from video, Kim Yong Chol, center , a former military intelligence chief who is now Kim Jong Un's top official on inter-Korean relations, walks upon arrival at Beijing airport in Beijing Tuesday, May 29, 2018. (AP Photo)In this image made from video, Kim Yong Chol, center , a former military intelligence chief who is now Kim Jong Un's top official on inter-Korean relations, walks upon arrival at Beijing airport in Beijing Tuesday, May 29, 2018. (AP Photo)

    U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that a top North Korean official is headed to New York for talks on an upcoming summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as diplomatic efforts also accelerated in Asia.

     

    U.S. President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that a top North Korean official is headed to New York for talks on an upcoming summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as diplomatic efforts also accelerated in Asia.

     
  • Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 6 dead, 30 missing

    Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 6 dead, 30 missing

    Sunday, May 27 2018 1:59 PM EDT2018-05-27 17:59:19 GMT

    A cyclone more powerful than any previously recorded in southern Oman slammed into the Gulf country and neighboring Yemen on Saturday, deluging a major city with nearly three years' worth of rainfall in single day. The storm killed at least six people while more than 30 remain missing, officials said.

     

    A cyclone more powerful than any previously recorded in southern Oman slammed into the Gulf country and neighboring Yemen on Saturday, deluging a major city with nearly three years' worth of rainfall in single day. The storm killed at least six people while more than 30 remain missing, officials said.

     
  • With US talks in limbo, Korean leaders hold surprise summit

    With US talks in limbo, Korean leaders hold surprise summit

    Saturday, May 26 2018 7:05 PM EDT2018-05-26 23:05:09 GMT

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Saturday for the second time in a month, exchanging a huge bear hug and broad smiles in a surprise summit at a border village to discuss Kim's potential meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump and ways to follow through on the peace initiatives of the rivals' earlier summit.

     

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Saturday for the second time in a month, exchanging a huge bear hug and broad smiles in a surprise summit at a border village to discuss Kim's potential meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump and ways to follow through on the peace initiatives of the rivals' earlier summit.

     
  • Official tally shows big win for abortion rights in Ireland

    Official tally shows big win for abortion rights in Ireland

    Saturday, May 26 2018 4:37 PM EDT2018-05-26 20:37:18 GMT
    People from the "Yes" campaign react as the results of the votes begin to come in, after the Irish referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution at Dublin Castle, in Dublin, Ireland. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)People from the "Yes" campaign react as the results of the votes begin to come in, after the Irish referendum on the 8th Amendment of the Irish Constitution at Dublin Castle, in Dublin, Ireland. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

    Irish voters cleared the way for abortions to be legal in their country for the first time by repealing a constitutional ban on the procedure and authorizing legislators to reflect the popular will by giving pregnant women a choice, results from a landmark referendum showed Saturday.

     

    Irish voters cleared the way for abortions to be legal in their country for the first time by repealing a constitutional ban on the procedure and authorizing legislators to reflect the popular will by giving pregnant women a choice, results from a landmark referendum showed Saturday.

     
  • Colombia re-arrests Pablo Escobar's hitman for extortion

    Colombia re-arrests Pablo Escobar's hitman for extortion

    Saturday, May 26 2018 1:05 AM EDT2018-05-26 05:05:17 GMT
    Jhon Jairo Velazquez, a former hitman of the late drug lord Pablo Escobar, arrives escorted by police, for a hearing at a court in Medellin, Colombia, Friday, May 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Luis Benavides)Jhon Jairo Velazquez, a former hitman of the late drug lord Pablo Escobar, arrives escorted by police, for a hearing at a court in Medellin, Colombia, Friday, May 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Luis Benavides)

    Colombian police have re-arrested a former hit man for the late drug lord Pablo Escobar as part of an investigation into extortion.

     

    Colombian police have re-arrested a former hit man for the late drug lord Pablo Escobar as part of an investigation into extortion.

     
  • Exit polls suggest Irish voters have repealed abortion ban

    Exit polls suggest Irish voters have repealed abortion ban

    Friday, May 25 2018 8:49 PM EDT2018-05-26 00:49:54 GMT

    Ireland appeared to move away from its conservative Roman Catholic roots and embrace a more liberal viewpoint Friday as two major exit polls predicted voters had repealed a constitutional ban on abortion.

     

    Ireland appeared to move away from its conservative Roman Catholic roots and embrace a more liberal viewpoint Friday as two major exit polls predicted voters had repealed a constitutional ban on abortion.

     
  • Cyclone Mekunu to be 'extremely severe' on landfall in Oman

    Cyclone Mekunu to be 'extremely severe' on landfall in Oman

    Friday, May 25 2018 2:09 AM EDT2018-05-25 06:09:25 GMT

    Cyclone Mekunu will be "extremely severe" when it crashes into the Arabian Peninsula this weekend, meteorologists warned Friday, after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra. At least 17 people are missing from Socotra, with one Yemeni official describing them as likely dead.

     

    Cyclone Mekunu will be "extremely severe" when it crashes into the Arabian Peninsula this weekend, meteorologists warned Friday, after earlier thrashing the Yemeni island of Socotra. At least 17 people are missing from Socotra, with one Yemeni official describing them as likely dead.

     
  • Trump cancels summit, citing 'open hostility' by North Korea

    Trump cancels summit, citing 'open hostility' by North Korea

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:42 PM EDT2018-05-24 22:42:09 GMT

    President Donald Trump abruptly canceled his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un Thursday, blaming "tremendous anger and open hostility" by Pyongyang and abandoning for now a meeting that held the promise of a historic peace deal but also the risk of diplomatic meltdown.

     

    President Donald Trump abruptly canceled his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un Thursday, blaming "tremendous anger and open hostility" by Pyongyang and abandoning for now a meeting that held the promise of a historic peace deal but also the risk of diplomatic meltdown.

     
  • Probe: Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia-based unit

    Probe: Missile that downed MH17 came from Russia-based unit

    Thursday, May 24 2018 2:35 PM EDT2018-05-24 18:35:22 GMT

    The missile used to shoot down a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 aboard, belonged to a Russia-based military unit, an international team of investigators said Thursday after painstakingly studying video and photos of a military convoy.

     

    The missile used to shoot down a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over eastern Ukraine in 2014, killing all 298 aboard, belonged to a Russia-based military unit, an international team of investigators said Thursday after painstakingly studying video and photos of a military convoy.

     
  • Officials say company in Cuba crash had safety complaints

    Officials say company in Cuba crash had safety complaints

    Saturday, May 19 2018 5:26 PM EDT2018-05-19 21:26:34 GMT

    The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people, has been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews' performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's national airline.

     

    The Mexican charter company whose plane crashed in Havana, killing 110 people, has been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews' performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's national airline.

     
  • Panda Beer anyone? Craft beers flow in middle-class China

    Panda Beer anyone? Craft beers flow in middle-class China

    Saturday, May 19 2018 12:32 AM EDT2018-05-19 04:32:30 GMT
    In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, photo, a woman drinks beer at the 2018 Craft Beer of China Exhibition in Shanghai. (AP Photo/Fu Ting)In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, photo, a woman drinks beer at the 2018 Craft Beer of China Exhibition in Shanghai. (AP Photo/Fu Ting)

    "Panda Beer," ''Little General," ''Flying Fist IPA," and "Mandarin Wheat" are among the offerings on tap at a craft beer exhibition this week in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews.

     

    "Panda Beer," ''Little General," ''Flying Fist IPA," and "Mandarin Wheat" are among the offerings on tap at a craft beer exhibition this week in Shanghai dedicated to expanding the palette of Chinese consumers and promoting sales of high-end brews.

     
  • Airliner with 110 aboard crashes, burns in Cuba field

    Airliner with 110 aboard crashes, burns in Cuba field

    Friday, May 18 2018 6:29 PM EDT2018-05-18 22:29:34 GMT

    A 39-year-old airliner with 110 people aboard crashed and burned in a cassava field just after taking off from the Havana airport Friday, leaving three survivors in Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades, officials said.

     

    A 39-year-old airliner with 110 people aboard crashed and burned in a cassava field just after taking off from the Havana airport Friday, leaving three survivors in Cuba's worst aviation disaster in three decades, officials said.

     
  • InternationalMore>>

  • The Latest: Reports: Europe to toughen migrant checks

    The Latest: Reports: Europe to toughen migrant checks

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-06-22 05:35:46 GMT
    (AP Photo/Amel Emric). A migrant women from Iraq feeds her grandson in front of the railway station in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Some hundreds of migrants have been camping at the railway station in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo wa...(AP Photo/Amel Emric). A migrant women from Iraq feeds her grandson in front of the railway station in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Some hundreds of migrants have been camping at the railway station in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo wa...
    Italian President Sergio Mattarella says it is up to a united European Union to manage the arrival of refugees forced to flee their homelands. 
    Italian President Sergio Mattarella says it is up to a united European Union to manage the arrival of refugees forced to flee their homelands. 
  • EU countries prepare mini-summit as migration row festers

    EU countries prepare mini-summit as migration row festers

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-06-22 05:35:37 GMT
    (Kenny Karpov/SOS Mediterranee via AP). This photo released on Sunday, June 17, 2018, by French NGO "SOS Mediterranee", shows migrants disembarking the SOS Mediterranee's Aquarius ship and MSF (Doctors Without Borders) NGOs, after its arrival at the ea...(Kenny Karpov/SOS Mediterranee via AP). This photo released on Sunday, June 17, 2018, by French NGO "SOS Mediterranee", shows migrants disembarking the SOS Mediterranee's Aquarius ship and MSF (Doctors Without Borders) NGOs, after its arrival at the ea...
    Leaders from a group of EU countries, led by Germany and France, will meet Sunday to thrash out possible solutions to a divisive row over migrants. 
    Leaders from a group of EU countries, led by Germany and France, will meet Sunday to thrash out possible solutions to a divisive row over migrants. 
  • Sweden starts construction on fossil fuel-free steel plant

    Sweden starts construction on fossil fuel-free steel plant

    Friday, June 22 2018 1:35 AM EDT2018-06-22 05:35:36 GMT
    Sweden has started construction on a factory that will test whether it's feasible to make steel without burning fossil fuels. 
    Sweden has started construction on a factory that will test whether it's feasible to make steel without burning fossil fuels. 
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