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  • Pacific cruise liner brawl sends guests fleeing to cabins

    Pacific cruise liner brawl sends guests fleeing to cabins

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:59 PM EST2018-02-19 19:59:58 GMT

    A South Pacific cruise was interrupted by brawls apparently caused by a 23-member family who threw punches at other passengers, some of whom said they locked themselves in cabins to escape three days of violence. 

     

    A South Pacific cruise was interrupted by brawls apparently caused by a 23-member family who threw punches at other passengers, some of whom said they locked themselves in cabins to escape three days of violence. 

     
  • All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran

    All 65 aboard plane feared dead in crash in southern Iran

    Sunday, February 18 2018 8:34 PM EST2018-02-19 01:34:28 GMT

    An Iranian airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials feared all 65 people on board were killed.

     

    An Iranian airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials feared all 65 people on board were killed.

     
  • Helicopter on quake mission flips in Mexico, kills 13 on ground

    Helicopter on quake mission flips in Mexico, kills 13 on ground

    Saturday, February 17 2018 5:54 PM EST2018-02-17 22:54:42 GMT

    A military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from a powerful earthquake crashed Friday in southern Mexico, killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground.

     

    A military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from a powerful earthquake crashed Friday in southern Mexico, killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground.

     
  • Ex-Russian diplomat calls US charges 'fantasies'

    Ex-Russian diplomat calls US charges 'fantasies'

    Saturday, February 17 2018 3:53 PM EST2018-02-17 20:53:29 GMT

    Russia's former ambassador to the United States is dismissing detailed allegations of attempted Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election as "fantasies" rooted in domestic politics.

     

    Russia's former ambassador to the United States is dismissing detailed allegations of attempted Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election as "fantasies" rooted in domestic politics.

     
  • Magnitude-7.2 earthquake slams south, central Mexico

    Magnitude-7.2 earthquake slams south, central Mexico

    Friday, February 16 2018 8:54 PM EST2018-02-17 01:54:06 GMT

    A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook south and central Mexico Friday, causing people to flee swaying buildings and office towers in the country's capital, where residents were still jittery after a deadly quake five months ago.

     

    A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook south and central Mexico Friday, causing people to flee swaying buildings and office towers in the country's capital, where residents were still jittery after a deadly quake five months ago.

     
  • Israel police recommend corruption charges against Netanyahu

    Israel police recommend corruption charges against Netanyahu

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 1:56 AM EST2018-02-14 06:56:29 GMT

    Israeli police have recommended that Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges in two corruption cases, a development that deals an embarrassing blow to the embattled prime minister and is likely to fuel calls for him to resign.

     

    Israeli police have recommended that Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges in two corruption cases, a development that deals an embarrassing blow to the embattled prime minister and is likely to fuel calls for him to resign.

     
  • Prince Henrik, husband of Danish monarch, dies at age 83

    Prince Henrik, husband of Danish monarch, dies at age 83

    Wednesday, February 14 2018 12:34 AM EST2018-02-14 05:34:39 GMT

    Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe who publicly vented his frustration at not being the social equal of his wife or their son in line to become Denmark's king, died late Tuesday. He was 83.

     

    Prince Henrik, the French-born husband of Danish monarch Queen Margrethe who publicly vented his frustration at not being the social equal of his wife or their son in line to become Denmark's king, died late Tuesday. He was 83.

     
  • Russian airliner crashes moments after takeoff, killing 71

    Russian airliner crashes moments after takeoff, killing 71

    Sunday, February 11 2018 7:12 PM EST2018-02-12 00:12:19 GMT

    A Russian airliner that had just taken off from the country's second-busiest airport crashed Sunday, killing all 71 people aboard and scattering jagged chunks of wreckage across a snowy field outside Moscow.

     

    A Russian airliner that had just taken off from the country's second-busiest airport crashed Sunday, killing all 71 people aboard and scattering jagged chunks of wreckage across a snowy field outside Moscow.

     
  • Kim's sister says hopes to see Moon in N. Korea

    Kim's sister says hopes to see Moon in N. Korea

    Saturday, February 10 2018 3:50 PM EST2018-02-10 20:50:34 GMT

    The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says a summit between her brother and South Korean President Moon Jae-in would pave the way for a fast improvement in ties that would make "yesterday seem like a long time ago."

     

    The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un says a summit between her brother and South Korean President Moon Jae-in would pave the way for a fast improvement in ties that would make "yesterday seem like a long time ago."

     
  • Israel downs Iranian drone and strikes Syria, F-16 crashes

    Israel downs Iranian drone and strikes Syria, F-16 crashes

    Saturday, February 10 2018 2:13 AM EST2018-02-10 07:13:21 GMT

    The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated the country early Saturday and struck Iranian targets in Syria that launched it, in what the military called a "severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty."

     

    The Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated the country early Saturday and struck Iranian targets in Syria that launched it, in what the military called a "severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty."

     
  • South Korean president to meet North Korean leader's sister

    South Korean president to meet North Korean leader's sister

    Thursday, February 8 2018 1:42 PM EST2018-02-08 18:42:04 GMT

    South Korea's president plans to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister and other senior North Korean officials when they visit the South this week for the Winter Olympics, his spokesman said Thursday.

     

    South Korea's president plans to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's sister and other senior North Korean officials when they visit the South this week for the Winter Olympics, his spokesman said Thursday.

     
  • Norovirus at Olympics has officials scrambling, worried

    Norovirus at Olympics has officials scrambling, worried

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 11:26 AM EST2018-02-07 16:26:14 GMT

    Officials are scrambling on the eve of the biggest planned event in South Korea in years — not because of anything related to North Korea and national security, but in an attempt to arrest the spread of norovirus at the Pyeongchang Games.

     

    Officials are scrambling on the eve of the biggest planned event in South Korea in years — not because of anything related to North Korea and national security, but in an attempt to arrest the spread of norovirus at the Pyeongchang Games.

     
  • 6 dead, 76 missing after strong quake hits Taiwan

    6 dead, 76 missing after strong quake hits Taiwan

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 10:55 AM EST2018-02-07 15:55:42 GMT

    Rescuers worked Wednesday to free people trapped after a strong earthquake near Taiwan's east coast caused several buildings to cave in and tilt dangerously. At least six people were killed and 76 could not be contacted following the quake.

     

    Rescuers worked Wednesday to free people trapped after a strong earthquake near Taiwan's east coast caused several buildings to cave in and tilt dangerously. At least six people were killed and 76 could not be contacted following the quake.

     
  • Judge orders anonymous jury at trial for drug lord El Chapo

    Judge orders anonymous jury at trial for drug lord El Chapo

    Wednesday, February 7 2018 1:58 AM EST2018-02-07 06:58:52 GMT

    Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will have an anonymous jury at his U.S. trial later this year.

     

    Notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman will have an anonymous jury at his U.S. trial later this year.

     
  • Quake tilts buildings in Taiwan, rescuers look for trapped

    Quake tilts buildings in Taiwan, rescuers look for trapped

    Tuesday, February 6 2018 10:29 PM EST2018-02-07 03:29:50 GMT

    Rescuers Wednesday morning were working to reach five people trapped and more than 170 people unaccounted for in several buildings damaged by a strong earthquake near Taiwan's eastern coast.

     

    Rescuers Wednesday morning were working to reach five people trapped and more than 170 people unaccounted for in several buildings damaged by a strong earthquake near Taiwan's eastern coast.

     
  • Hitler book, supremacist flag found in Italy suspect's home

    Hitler book, supremacist flag found in Italy suspect's home

    Monday, February 5 2018 3:59 AM EST2018-02-05 08:59:12 GMT
    A Nigerian woman wounded by an Italian right-wing extremist during a drive-by rampage says she no longer feels free to go around the city after the attack. 
    A Nigerian woman wounded by an Italian right-wing extremist during a drive-by rampage says she no longer feels free to go around the city after the attack. 
  • Scientists find massive Mayan society under Guatemala jungle

    Scientists find massive Mayan society under Guatemala jungle

    Saturday, February 3 2018 1:30 AM EST2018-02-03 06:30:27 GMT

    Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of previously undetected Mayan houses, buildings, defense works and pyramids in the dense jungle of Guatemala's Peten region, suggesting that millions more people lived there than previously thought.

     

    Researchers using a high-tech aerial mapping technique have found tens of thousands of previously undetected Mayan houses, buildings, defense works and pyramids in the dense jungle of Guatemala's Peten region, suggesting that millions more people lived there than previously thought.

     
  • French authorities look for Quiksilver CEO in Atlantic

    French authorities look for Quiksilver CEO in Atlantic

    Wednesday, January 31 2018 12:08 AM EST2018-01-31 05:08:50 GMT
    PARIS (AP) — French authorities have deployed boats and helicopters off the coast of southwest France to search for the chief executive of sportswear maker Quiksilver after his empty boat was found washed ashore. The port authority of the Atlantic beach town of Capbreton said the search was launched after Pierre Agnes' empty boat was found washed up Tuesday in nearby Hossegor. Maritime authorities said two boats and three helicopters are involved in the search. The area is kn... 
    PARIS (AP) — French authorities have deployed boats and helicopters off the coast of southwest France to search for the chief executive of sportswear maker Quiksilver after his empty boat was found washed ashore. The port authority of the Atlantic beach town of Capbreton said the search was launched after Pierre Agnes' empty boat was found washed up Tuesday in nearby Hossegor. Maritime authorities said two boats and three helicopters are involved in the search. The area is kn... 
  • US issues 'Putin list' of Russian politicians, oligarchs

    US issues 'Putin list' of Russian politicians, oligarchs

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 1:46 AM EST2018-01-30 06:46:50 GMT

    The Trump administration late Monday released a long-awaited list of 114 Russian politicians and 96 "oligarchs" who have flourished during the reign of President Vladimir Putin, fulfilling a demand by Congress that the U.S. punish Moscow for interfering in the 2016 U.S. election.

     

    The Trump administration late Monday released a long-awaited list of 114 Russian politicians and 96 "oligarchs" who have flourished during the reign of President Vladimir Putin, fulfilling a demand by Congress that the U.S. punish Moscow for interfering in the 2016 U.S. election.

     
  • Floods peak in Paris as France sees worst rains in 50 years

    Floods peak in Paris as France sees worst rains in 50 years

    Monday, January 29 2018 10:08 PM EST2018-01-30 03:08:33 GMT

    Floodwaters peaked in Paris on Monday and were threatening towns downstream as the rain-engorged Seine River winds through Normandy toward the English Channel.

     

    Floodwaters peaked in Paris on Monday and were threatening towns downstream as the rain-engorged Seine River winds through Normandy toward the English Channel.

     
  • Police say Canadian billionaire, wife apparently murdered

    Police say Canadian billionaire, wife apparently murdered

    Friday, January 26 2018 3:18 PM EST2018-01-26 20:18:23 GMT

    Police said Friday they believe Canadian drug-company billionaire businessman Barry Sherman and his wife were both murdered.

     

    Police said Friday they believe Canadian drug-company billionaire businessman Barry Sherman and his wife were both murdered.

     
  • Report: Dutch spies caught Russian hackers on tape

    Report: Dutch spies caught Russian hackers on tape

    Friday, January 26 2018 2:43 PM EST2018-01-26 19:43:47 GMT

    The Netherlands' spy service broke into the computers used by a powerful Russian hacking group and may be sitting on evidence relating to the breach of the U.S. Democratic National Committee, a Dutch newspaper and television show jointly reported Friday.

     

    The Netherlands' spy service broke into the computers used by a powerful Russian hacking group and may be sitting on evidence relating to the breach of the U.S. Democratic National Committee, a Dutch newspaper and television show jointly reported Friday.

     
  • UK ‘old boys’ club rocked by sexual misconduct accusations

    UK ‘old boys’ club rocked by sexual misconduct accusations

    Thursday, January 25 2018 3:13 PM EST2018-01-25 20:13:06 GMT

    Britain’s financial “old boys” club was rocked by its own sexual harassment scandal Wednesday after a Financial Times investigation found that female hostesses were groped at a men-only charity gala attended by hundreds of senior executives.

     

    Britain’s financial “old boys” club was rocked by its own sexual harassment scandal Wednesday after a Financial Times investigation found that female hostesses were groped at a men-only charity gala attended by hundreds of senior executives.

     
  • Drone rescue off Australian beach heralded as world-first

    Drone rescue off Australian beach heralded as world-first

    Friday, January 19 2018 12:10 AM EST2018-01-19 05:10:43 GMT

    A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast in what officials describe as a world-first rescue.

     

    A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast in what officials describe as a world-first rescue.

     
  • Rival Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team

    Rival Koreas agree to form first unified Olympic team

    Wednesday, January 17 2018 12:56 PM EST2018-01-17 17:56:34 GMT

    The rival Koreas agreed Wednesday to form their first unified Olympic team and have their athletes parade together for the first time in 11 years during the opening ceremony of next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, officials said.

     

    The rival Koreas agreed Wednesday to form their first unified Olympic team and have their athletes parade together for the first time in 11 years during the opening ceremony of next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, officials said.

     
  • Glowing red lava rolls down slopes of Philippine volcano

    Glowing red lava rolls down slopes of Philippine volcano

    Tuesday, January 16 2018 3:22 PM EST2018-01-16 20:22:11 GMT

    LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) - Glowing red lava rolled down the slopes of a Philippine volcano Tuesday morning as authorities maintained a warning of a possible hazardous eruption. The lava was quietly flowing in some places but at times Mount Mayon was erupting like a fountain, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. Lava had advanced up to 2 kilometers (1.24 miles) from the crater, and ash reached up to 2 kilometers and fell on nearby communities. Nearly 15,0...

     

    LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) - Glowing red lava rolled down the slopes of a Philippine volcano Tuesday morning as authorities maintained a warning of a possible hazardous eruption. The lava was quietly flowing in some places but at times Mount Mayon was erupting like a fountain, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology said. Lava had advanced up to 2 kilometers (1.24 miles) from the crater, and ash reached up to 2 kilometers and fell on nearby communities. Nearly 15,0...

     
  • Earthquake in Peru destroys dozens of homes, kills 1 man

    Earthquake in Peru destroys dozens of homes, kills 1 man

    Sunday, January 14 2018 3:00 PM EST2018-01-14 20:00:00 GMT

    A powerful earthquake struck off Peru's coast early Sunday, tumbling adobe homes in small, rural towns, killing at least one person and leaving dozens injured, officials said.

     

    A powerful earthquake struck off Peru's coast early Sunday, tumbling adobe homes in small, rural towns, killing at least one person and leaving dozens injured, officials said.

     
  • Canada launches trade complaint against US over duties

    Canada launches trade complaint against US over duties

    Thursday, January 11 2018 12:21 AM EST2018-01-11 05:21:25 GMT

    Canada has launched a wide ranging attack on U.S. trade practices with an international complaint over Washington's use of punitive duties. The U.S. called it ill-advised.

     

    Canada has launched a wide ranging attack on U.S. trade practices with an international complaint over Washington's use of punitive duties. The U.S. called it ill-advised.

     
  • 5 Mexican states get highest US 'do not travel' warning

    5 Mexican states get highest US 'do not travel' warning

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 7:06 PM EST2018-01-11 00:06:58 GMT

    Five states in Mexico now have the sternest "do not travel" advisories under a revamped U.S. State Department system unveiled Wednesday, putting them on the same level as war-torn countries like Syria, Yemen and Somalia.

     

    Five states in Mexico now have the sternest "do not travel" advisories under a revamped U.S. State Department system unveiled Wednesday, putting them on the same level as war-torn countries like Syria, Yemen and Somalia.

     
  • Trump open to US-NKorea talks 'under right circumstances'

    Trump open to US-NKorea talks 'under right circumstances'

    Wednesday, January 10 2018 5:21 PM EST2018-01-10 22:21:33 GMT

    President Donald Trump threw his weight behind the Olympics-inspired diplomatic opening with North Korea, telling South Korea's leader Wednesday that the U.S. was open to talks with Kim Jong Un's government under the right circumstances.

     

    President Donald Trump threw his weight behind the Olympics-inspired diplomatic opening with North Korea, telling South Korea's leader Wednesday that the U.S. was open to talks with Kim Jong Un's government under the right circumstances.

     
  • Magnitude 7.6 quake hits in Caribbean north of Honduras

    Magnitude 7.6 quake hits in Caribbean north of Honduras

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 11:45 PM EST2018-01-10 04:45:16 GMT

    A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea between the coast of Honduras and the Cayman Islands on Tuesday night, shaking the mainland and causing officials to briefly post advisories warning of the threat of possible tsunami surges around the region.

     

    A magnitude 7.6 earthquake struck in the Caribbean Sea between the coast of Honduras and the Cayman Islands on Tuesday night, shaking the mainland and causing officials to briefly post advisories warning of the threat of possible tsunami surges around the region.

     
  • France investigates Apple for slowing down old iPhones

    France investigates Apple for slowing down old iPhones

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 1:32 PM EST2018-01-09 18:32:08 GMT

    French authorities have opened an investigation into Apple over revelations it secretly slowed down older versions of its handsets, the Paris prosecutor's office said Tuesday.

     

    French authorities have opened an investigation into Apple over revelations it secretly slowed down older versions of its handsets, the Paris prosecutor's office said Tuesday.

     
  • North Korea taking part in South Korean Olympics after talks

    North Korea taking part in South Korean Olympics after talks

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 12:38 PM EST2018-01-09 17:38:19 GMT

    The rival Koreas moved toward reducing their bitter animosity Tuesday during rare talks, with North Korea agreeing to take part in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea.

     

    The rival Koreas moved toward reducing their bitter animosity Tuesday during rare talks, with North Korea agreeing to take part in next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea.

     
  • Seoul: North Korea to send delegation to Olympics in South

    Seoul: North Korea to send delegation to Olympics in South

    Tuesday, January 9 2018 1:13 AM EST2018-01-09 06:13:57 GMT

    North Korea agreed Tuesday to send a delegation to next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, Seoul officials said, as the bitter rivals sat for rare talks at the border to discuss how to cooperate in Olympics and improve their long-strained ties.

     

    North Korea agreed Tuesday to send a delegation to next month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, Seoul officials said, as the bitter rivals sat for rare talks at the border to discuss how to cooperate in Olympics and improve their long-strained ties.

     
  • Smuggling boat sinks in Mediterranean, 64 feared dead

    Smuggling boat sinks in Mediterranean, 64 feared dead

    Monday, January 8 2018 1:37 PM EST2018-01-08 18:37:53 GMT

    As many as 64 African migrants, including a mother whose surviving 3-year-old child desperately clung to her as she drowned, are feared dead after a traffickers' overcrowded rubber dinghy from Libya started sinking in the Mediterranean Sea, officials said Monday. 

     

    As many as 64 African migrants, including a mother whose surviving 3-year-old child desperately clung to her as she drowned, are feared dead after a traffickers' overcrowded rubber dinghy from Libya started sinking in the Mediterranean Sea, officials said Monday. 

     
  • Trump says he'd be open to talking with North Korean leader

    Trump says he'd be open to talking with North Korean leader

    Saturday, January 6 2018 4:54 PM EST2018-01-06 21:54:11 GMT

    President Donald Trump, shelving comparisons about the size of a "nuclear button," said Saturday he is open to talking with the North Korean leader he's called "Little Rocket Man" and hopes some progress results from upcoming talks between the Koreas.

     

    President Donald Trump, shelving comparisons about the size of a "nuclear button," said Saturday he is open to talking with the North Korean leader he's called "Little Rocket Man" and hopes some progress results from upcoming talks between the Koreas.

     
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