For all its economic success, Germany has a growing problem with inequality and poverty, and yet Chancellor Angela Merkel seems to be deflecting the blame so far as the battle lines are drawn for elec
BERKELEY, Calif. - Berkeley, known as the home of the free speech movement, was under heavy police watch on Thursday as hundreds of people waving American flags and chanting USA ...
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — U.S. Coast Guard medics have stopped using military contractors who intentionally injure sedated animals so that medics can practice treating combat wounds. Spokeswoman Lisa Novak
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Residents of Santa Fe, N.M., are considering a new tax on sugary sodas and other sweetened beverages to boost access to pre-kindergarten. The tax is being condemned by the soft
Security services have foiled an attempt to bring more terror to the heart of Westminster.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals has rejected moving the manslaughter trial of a police officer charged in the fatal shooting of a black motorist. Attorneys for St. Anthony polic
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BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Bundestag lower house of parliament agreed to a draft law on Thursday that will prevent civil servants, judges and soldiers in Germany from wearing full-face veils at work
NEW YORK (AP) — A suspended diplomat from the Dominican Republic pleaded guilty to new charges in a United Nations bribery scheme on Thursday, revealing himself as a key witness at a Chinese billiona
BOSTON (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday upheld the dismissal of a defamation lawsuit against a Maine activist who publicized sexual abuse accusations against a Haiti orphanage founder. A fe
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A federal jury in South Florida still doesn’t have a verdict after two days of deliberations in the Medicare fraud trial of a prominent eye doctor, who separately i
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives could vote as soon as next week on legislation to toughen sanctions on North Korea by targeting its shipping industry and companies that do bus
WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say former faculty and staff members accused of sexual misconduct at the prestigious Choate Rosemary Hall boarding school can’t be charged becaus
The Russian leader urges the parties involved to "refrain from using belligerent rhetoric".
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis greeted Saudi Arabia's foreign minister at the Pentagon last month, the first thing he did was joke about the time "the Iranians tried to
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal regulators sued four online lenders for collecting consumer debts they weren’t legally owed, an area that is a prime source of consumer complaints. The Consumer Financ
DETROIT (AP) — A Canadian man has been sentenced to 15 months in a U.S. prison nearly 20 years after he smuggled immigrants across the Detroit River. Justice moved slowly in the case of Thanh Nguyen
Protesters stormed into Macedonia's parliament and the leader of the Social Democrats was injured in a fistfight on Thursday after his party and ethnic Albanian allies voted to elect an Albanian as pa
ATLANTA (AP) — Thomas Francis Forkner Sr., who jumped from real estate to the restaurant business when he co-founded Waffle House in the 1950s, has died weeks after the death of his business partner
BERKELEY, Calif. - Berkeley, known as the home of the American free speech movement, was under heavy police watch on Thursday in advance of what was expected to be a ...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says American diplomats used a meeting with Iranian counterparts to press for the release of Americans detained in Iran. It’s the first public acknowl
KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — A jury has returned a guilty verdict in the New York murder trial of the sister of a sex worker whose disappearance led to the discovery of 10 sets of human remains along a high
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A dairy group says most of Wisconsin’s 58 dairy farms desperately looking for new milk buyers before a Monday deadline have found them. The Dairy Business Milk Marketing Co
SKOPJE (Reuters) - Macedonian police fired stun grenades on Thursday evening to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmakers still in the building.
NICE, France (Reuters) - French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said on Thursday she wanted to replace the "grey" European Union by a "happy Europe," in a speech that focused on her pla
Scores of protesters broke through a police cordon and entered Macedonia's parliament late Thursday, attacking lawmakers to protest the election of a new speaker despite a months-long deadlock in tal
HONOLULU (AP) — The mother of a Hawaii boy who disappeared 20 years ago was released from jail Thursday after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the 6-year-old’s death. A judge granted supervis
BOSTON - Court records show the estate of former NFL star Aaron Hernandez currently has a dollar value of zero.
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Macedonian police fired stun grenades on Thursday to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmakers still in the building
Armed police carrying out a counterterrorism operation Thursday swooped in on a man they said was carrying knives in a bag near Britain's Parliament
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri’s Columbia campus announced revised policies related to protests on Thursday, nearly two years after the campus was besieged by demonstrations ov
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NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks says its customer traffic has been stalled as it works on fixing the congestion created by its mobile order-and-pay option at some stores. The coffee chain said U.S. sales r
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz is back in his home state of Utah for emergency surgery on his foot, just days after shocking the political world by announcing that he won’t se