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Marine Le Pen’s replacement at the head of the French far-right National Front political party is of Lebanese descent, French media reported Wednesday
The special units of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) have detained in Russia's western city of Kaliningrad twelve members of the Islamic Jihad-Jamaat Mujahideen terrorist group
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Just a generation ago, NASCAR drivers raced until they were embarrassing themselves, the money ran out or they simply couldn’t make it to the track anymore. They could co
ATLANTA (AP) — Charges have been filed against two fired Georgia police officers who authorities say were captured on video kicking and hitting a man during a traffic stop. Gwinnett County police on
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — One of North America’s most prominent powwows is set to begin in New Mexico. The Gathering of Nations in Albuquerque comes in the wake of pipeline protests in North Dak
The US loses an estimated $188 billion every year
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Visitors who ooh and ah at the Audubon Zoo ‘s newest baby will be saying the colobus monkey’s name: Ua. That’s “flower” in Swahili. The threatened mon
In the biggest sweep since the referendum on presidential powers, those arrested were accused of being “secret imams” for the American-based cleric Fethullah Gulen.
NEW YORK - The chief White House photographer of President Barack Obama's administration has a book coming in November. Little Brown and Company announced Wednesday that it had acquired Pete Souza's
PHILADELPHIA - Bill Cosby and his delegates are speaking out in select media interviews a month before jury selection starts in his Pennsylvania sex assault trial. Cosby tells a black news ...
Thousands of French police demonstrated in the Champs Elysee in Paris on Wednesday to urge both candidates in their country's presidential runoff to "hear their anger" over difficult working condition
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan security forces fired scores of tear gas volleys and turned water cannons on rock-throwing protesters on a bridge in Caracas on Wednesday as the death toll from this mon
LONDON (Reuters) - European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Theresa May had a constructive discussion in London about the Brexit process on Wednesday ahead of an EU
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - East African states and South Africa believe that allowing South Sudanese rebel leader Riek Machar to return to the war-torn country would not "necessarily be positive at t
HOUSTON (AP) — Texas prison officials are asking a federal judge to rescind a U.S. Food and Drug Administration order that blocks the corrections agency from receiving a foreign shipment of a drug to
The latest crackdown is over alleged links to US-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gulen.
The Trump administration is weighing an end to immigration protections for Haitians next January.              
WASHINGTON (AP) — Turkey gave coalition forces about 20 minutes notice before launching airstrikes on Kurdish troops in Syria this week, potentially putting American forces in the region at risk, U.S
President Donald Trump’s order for the government to review national monuments created by three of his predecessors sets up a potential legal showdown over whether one chief executive has the p
At least eight Iranian border guards were killed in clashes with armed rebels Wednesday on the frontier with Pakistan, state television IRIB said on its website
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan security forces fired scores of tear gas volleys and turned water cannons on rock-throwing protesters on a bridge in Caracas on Wednesday as the death toll from this mon
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Suspended Alabama Chief Justice and gay marriage opponent Roy Moore announced Wednesday he is running for the U.S. Senate seat previously held by Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Th
NEW YORK (AP) — A new anti-Trump bar in New York City is giving patrons the chance to put their money where their politics are by earmarking profits for a range of progressive causes. The founders of
Twenty people died in ethnic clashes last week in the troubled central Kasai region of Democratic Republic of Congo
U.S. senators have arrived for an extraordinary briefing by the Trump administration on the threat posed by North Korea and U.S. options in dealing w
Thirteen big businesses, including oil giant Shell and retailer Walmart, on Wednesday urged US President Donald Trump to keep the United States in the Paris Agreement on climate change
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. commander in the Pacific told Congress on Wednesday the United States may need to strengthen its missile defenses, particularly in Hawaii, given the advancing threa
Ms. Le Pen and her rival in France’s presidential election, Emmanuel Macron, visited a factory separately and received starkly different welcomes.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans have a new talking point about President Donald Trump’s border wall: It’s not really a wall at all. Instead, the wall is “a bit of a meta
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump says letting Syrian refugees into the United States “has to be part of the discussion” on how to deal with people fleeing conflict in the war-torn country.
A draft executive order that would withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement is under consideration, a senior administration official said on Wednesday, confirming an ear
North Korea's UN Mission has said the government will react to "a total war" with the United States with a nuclear strike.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s House has voted to override Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that reduces the number of judges on the state Court of Appeals. Wednesday’s
TEHRAN, Iran - A hard-line candidate in Iran's upcoming presidential election says the United States should be made to fear Iran so that it will back off on sanctions and ...
It came at the start of a programme to cut the number of Burmese pythons in Florida's Everglades.
The increase comes amid a sharp decline in the number of refugees attempting to reach Europe.              
At a meeting of European lawmakers, Prime Minister Viktor Orban called the Hungarian-American financier “an open enemy of the euro.”
NEW YORK - An apparel company says it accepts responsibility for Ivanka Trump clothing that was relabeled as a different designer. G-III Apparel Group Inc., which is licensed to manufacture clothing
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish authorities have suspended 9,103 personnel from the police force, broadcaster CNN Turk reported on Wednesday, as part of an investigation of over alleged links with a U.S.
OCRACOKE, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say a woman led police on a high-speed chase on a North Carolina coastal island but found out it’s hard to elude the law when the only highway leads to a ferry
An undercover operation has led to the arrest of a 23-year-old man who allegedly planned to assassinate various cabinet members.
Millions of naturalized citizens could be at risk for providing false statements.              
The officers arrived an hour after her death certificate was signed and saw movement in her stomach.
Mr. Edwards was heir to the company that published El Mercurio, an influential right-wing publication that helped overthrow Salvadore Allende in 1973.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas judge who blocked the state’s executions the same day he participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration is asking two state panels to investigate the a
The PACE decision to restart monitoring of Turkey’s fulfillment of its commitments to the Council of Europe is biased.
ATLANTA (AP) — A Georgia death-row inmate convicted of killing a 73-year-old doctor is set for execution next month. Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr said in a news release Wednesday that 45-year-
WIESBADEN, Germany (Reuters) - Top military officials from the United States and Europe called on Wednesday for better information-sharing to fight terrorism and regular coordinating meetings for just
The group backs nationwide rallies against a Putin re-election bid.              
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that aims to reduce the federal government’s role in K-12 education. Trump is giving Education Secretary Betsy DeVos 300 d
LONDON (Reuters) - Ten Iranian border guards were killed by Sunni militants in a cross-border attack on the frontier with Pakistan on Wednesday, Tasnim news agency reported.
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 for the deadly assault, F
MIAMI (AP) — Immigration authorities are detaining a gay Russian man infected with HIV who was seeking U.S. asylum in California. Denis Davydov has been held in an immigration detention facility in M
US troops began delivering a missile defence system that has infuriated China to a deployment site in South Korea Wednesday, amid heightened tensions over the North`s nuclear ambitions.
BOSTON (AP) — Aaron Hernandez hinted about suicide weeks before he was found hanging by a bedsheet in prison last week, according to a jailhouse friend who once sought to share a cell with the former
NORMAN, Okla. - An 1886 painting that was stolen as part of a Nazi looting campaign that stretched across Europe during World War II has transferred from the University of ...
Trump's plan would cut the income tax rate paid by public corporations to 15% from 35%
STUTTGART, Germany - Maria Sharapova won her first match on her return from a 15-month doping ban, beating Roberta Vinci 7-5, 6-3 in the opening round of the Porsche Grand ...
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