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First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'
First Saudi cinema opens with popcorn and 'Black Panther'

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — The lights dimmed and the crowd of men and women erupted into applause and hoots Wednesday evening as Hollywood's...

Indians-Twins play on, even after blackout hits San Juan
Indians-Twins play on, even after blackout hits San Juan

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The lights were on for Cleveland and Minnesota on Wednesday night, while much of the rest of Puerto Rico was without...

Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim
Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The head of the global chemical watchdog agency on Wednesday rejected Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent...

Saudi Cinema
Saudi Cinema

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

Visitors chat with an actress dress with red carpet colors in front of posters of Hollywood stars during invitation-only screening, at the King Abdullah...

Miguel Diaz-Canel is the only official candidate for Cuba’s next president

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

Miguel Diaz-Canel, who wasn’t even born at the time of the 1959 Cuban Revolution, is the only candidate proposed for president by Cuba’s National...

Britain and Russia clash at UN over Skripal poisoning

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

Britain and Russia traded barbs in the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday over the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal. Russia’s U.N. ambassador,...

Italy Soccer
Italy Soccer

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

Napoli's head coach Maurizio Sarri jubilates at the end of italian Serie A soccer match between SSc Napoli and Udinese Calcio at the San Paolo stadium...

The Latest: Rubio calls pick of new Cuba leader a 'charade'
The Latest: Rubio calls pick of new Cuba leader a 'charade'

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

HAVANA (AP) — The latest on the meeting of Cuba's legislature and the scheduled end of Raul Castro's presidency (all times local): 5:35 p.m. U.S....

Excavator blamed for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico
Excavator blamed for island-wide blackout in Puerto Rico

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — An island-wide blackout hit Puerto Rico on Wednesday after an excavator accidentally downed a transmission line, officials...

Chemical weapons inspectors seek access to Douma after UN team faces gunfire, explosion

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

BEIRUT — The deployment of chemical weapons inspectors into the Syrian city of Douma was delayed after unidentified assailants fired on a United...

Russia Daily Life
Russia Daily Life

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

Moscow municipal workers repair a road, in Moscow, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Many of roads are in need of repair after the winter season.

UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site
UN team fired on at suspected Syria chemical attack site

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — Assailants opened fire at a U.N. security team visiting the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria, an official said...

Russia Young Guards
Russia Young Guards

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

FILE In this file photo taken on Thursday, March 15, 2018, Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures while speaking at a youth forum "Russia, Land of...

WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station
WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German police say they will have to evacuate a large area of central Berlin including the city's main train station on Friday to defuse a...

Merkel condemns attack on 2 men wearing skullcaps in Germany
Merkel condemns attack on 2 men wearing skullcaps in Germany

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday sharply condemned a street assault in Berlin on two young men wearing Jewish skullcaps that...

APTOPIX Saudi Cinema
APTOPIX Saudi Cinema

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

A visitor checks out a Lexus car, similar to a one used in the Black Panther film, that is on display outside an invitation-only screening, at the King...

Polish ghetto survivor worries about rising nationalism
Polish ghetto survivor worries about rising nationalism

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Marian Kalwary can still hear the faint chant of a thin little girl trying to sell insoles to people on a street of the Warsaw...

Croat officials halt Serbia visit over far-right incident

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Croatian parliamentary delegation on Wednesday cut short a visit to neighboring Serbia after a far-right leader convicted of...

Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app
Russia takes heavy hand to internet to block messaging app

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities are freezing up vast swathes of the country's online world in what critics call a heavy-handed — and so far...

Police: Bus crash in Switzerland leaves 15 hurt, 1 seriously

By: 0 Wed, Apr 18, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Swiss police say 15 people have been injured, one of them seriously, when a bus carrying foreign tourists crashed into a truck on a...

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