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San Francisco had most October rainy days since 19th century

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Forecasters say San Francisco’s 12 days of rain in October were the most in a single month in more than a century. The San Francisco Chronicle reports ( ) the city’s October record of 13 rainy days occurred in 1889. San Francisco received 2.43 inches of precipitation last month, which was […]
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said the United States should show restraint and not play into the hands of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, because he "wants to end the world."
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Saturday said that she and President Donald Trump have built a "good working relationship" even though the two had frosty exchanges last year that raised fears of damag
France condemned a ballistic missile test conducted on Saturday by North Korea and called for a "firm" and "determined" reaction towards Pyongyang.
In a bruising contest against pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron, Le Pen is hoping to broaden her base wide enough to win the decisive second-round election, despite polls suggesting she is 20 poi
French far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen Saturday chose defeated first-round candidate Nicolas Dupont-Aignan as her prime minister, a bid to attract his voters and help her to victory over
Tokyo's main subway system suspended its service for 10 minutes Saturday morning, shortly after North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile.
European Union leaders Saturday unanimously adopted their Brexit strategy at a special summit in Brussels, in a show of unity ahead of two years of tough talks with Britain.
Abe met with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday, assuring her that he "continued to trust the UK economy after separation from the European Union," he told a press conference in London on S
Orban was summoned to a meeting with top officials from the European People's Party (EPP) over the law that could force the closure of a Budapest university founded by US billionaire George Soros.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban told leaders of the EU's center-right political group Saturday that he would comply with demands from Brussels to change measures branded an attack on academic fr
French President Francois Hollande warned Saturday that Britain must pay the price for Brexit as EU leaders met to adopt guidelines for negotiations
For the second time in a month, tens of thousands of protesters are expected to turn out in Washington Saturday to voice concern over climate change in a mass demonstration marking the 100th day of Do
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned Southeast Asian leaders Saturday they were facing a "massive" illegal drug menace that could destroy their societies, as he called for a united response
The US entrepreneur and Tesla-founder finds traffic "soul-destroying" - so he's come up with this.
Hundreds of riot police deployed in central Moscow Saturday ahead of an opposition protest calling for President Vladimir Putin not to run for what would be his fourth presidential term next year
European Union leaders called for a united front at their first Brexit summit on Saturday as they prepared to adopt a tough strategy for two years of talks with Britain.
The aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing in Florida after losing a part mid-flight.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival enters its second day with performances by Maroon 5, Usher and Alabama Shakes. Maroon 5, which last performed at Jazz Fest in 2013, wi
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — Supporters of refugee resettlement in North Dakota’s largest city are trying to recall a city commissioner who says Fargo spends too much on the program and speculated that i
Far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen announced on Saturday that if she wins France's May 7 runoff she would name eurosceptic Nicolas Dupont-Aignan as her prime minister.
North Korea's decision to test-fire a ballistic missile represents a grave threat to Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in London Saturday
Tanzanian President John Magufuli fired 9 932 government workers after an investigative task force found they presented fake qualifications when they were employed.
Turkish General Staff says more than 90 terrorists also injured in operations in northern Iraq, northeastern Syria
A man was killed when he was hit by a vehicle on the N3 near New England Road in Pietermaritzburg, ER24 paramedics said.
European Union leaders called for a united front at their first Brexit summit Saturday as they prepared to adopt a tough strategy for two years of talks with Britain
European Union leaders will endorse a stiff set of divorce terms for Britain at a summit on Saturday, rejoicing in a rare show of unity in adversity, but well aware that may start to fray once negotia
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders endorsed a stiff set of divorce terms for Britain at a summit on Saturday, rejoicing in a rare show of unity in adversity but well aware that may start to f
"Guidelines adopted unanimously. (The) EU-27's firm and fair political mandate for the Brexit talks is ready," said EU president Donald Tusk.
Abe called upon international community, in particular China, to show solidarity
Tehran's move to summon Pakistan Ambassador to Iran, Asif Durrani and ask Islamabad to act "seriously and decisively" to detain and punish the (Jaish al-Adl) terrorists, is in itself a
A landslide that swept over houses in a village in Kyrgyzstan early Saturday has killed 24 people, including nine children, the emergencies ministry told AFP
A huge landslide swept over houses in a village in Kyrgyzstan Saturday killing four people, with more than 20 others believed to be trapped under the debris, authorities said
It was the first time Tokyo Metro took such a step
Three men suspected of supplying guns for an attack plot thwarted ahead of the first round of France's presidential election have been charged with terror offences, a judicial source said

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