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Malaysia's ex-leader questioned again in corruption scandal
Malaysia's ex-leader questioned again in corruption scandal

By: 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Former Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak was quizzed for more than six hours Thursday by anti-graft investigators looking...

UK retail sales bounce back strongly from snow impact

By: 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that retail sales bounced back strongly in April after cold weather hit the previous month. The Office for...

Sweden adopts law that says non-consensual sex is rape

By: 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden has adopted a law requiring people to get explicit consent before sexual contact. Otherwise it will be considered as rape. In...

Turkish trial against Australian IS suspect postponed

By: 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

KILIS, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court has postponed an extradition case against an Australian Islamic State suspect pending the result of a Turkish...

'Nut rage' Korean Air heiress questioned over housekeepers
'Nut rage' Korean Air heiress questioned over housekeepers

By: 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A Korean Air heiress whose tantrum over nuts delayed a flight nearly four years ago is being investigated by South Korean...

North Korea slams Pence as summit with Trump grows shakier
North Korea slams Pence as summit with Trump grows shakier

By: 0 Thu, May 24, 2018

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea has lobbed another verbal salvo at Washington ahead of an increasingly embattled plan for its leader, Kim Jong Un, and...

Asian shares mixed after Fed gives Wall Street a boost
Asian shares mixed after Fed gives Wall Street a boost

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares were mixed in Asia on Thursday after U.S. stocks reversed early losses and finished higher as investors appraised the Federal...

Merkel in China stresses dialogue on human rights, tech
Merkel in China stresses dialogue on human rights, tech

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday stressed the importance of dialogue with China during a visit to Beijing that comes amid...

FBI seeks to thwart major cyberattack on Ukraine

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The FBI has put a spoke in the wheel of a major Russian digital disruption operation potentially aimed at causing havoc in Ukraine,...

North Korea trashes Pence for Libya remark, once again threatens to back out of Trump summit

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

North Korea excoriated Vice President Mike Pence as “ignorant” and “stupid” on Thursday, and the isolated regime once again threatened to pull out of a...

Cardinal: Nicaragua talks at impasse, suspended indefinitely
Cardinal: Nicaragua talks at impasse, suspended indefinitely

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Talks between President Daniel Ortega's administration and opposition and civic groups on resolving weeks of deadly unrest...

Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples
Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The stories seem as tall as the lake is deep. For hundreds of years, visitors to Scotland's Loch Ness have described...

Scars, unexploded bombs have lingered since Philippine siege
Scars, unexploded bombs have lingered since Philippine siege

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of displaced remain in emergency shelters and the threat of Islamic extremists and unexploded bombs lingers in the...

Syria state-run media reports US-led airstrike on army posts

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian government-run media outlet reported early Thursday that U.S.-led coalition airstrikes hit Syrian army positions in eastern...

Greatest female Everest climber wants to inspire other women
Greatest female Everest climber wants to inspire other women

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — The most successful female Everest climber said after finishing her ninth ascent of the world's highest mountain that she wants...

Falcon to challenge Maduro’s re-election in Venezuela

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuelan presidential candidate Henri Falcon will legally challenge the victory of President Nicolas Maduro in the weekend...

Nicaraguan cardinal says talks between President Daniel Ortega's government and opponents have been suspended

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan cardinal says talks between President Daniel Ortega's government and opponents have been suspended.

Judge orders top Pentagon lawyer to testify about alleged meddling in the 9/11 case

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

The judge in the Sept. 11 trial ordered the Pentagon’s top lawyer and the fired Guantanamo war court overseer on Wednesday to testify in July in a...

Iran’s Khamenei says US will lose like cat in Tom and Jerry

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei expressed defiance of the U.S. with a side order of American pop culture,...

France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in tech push
France's Macron takes on Facebook's Zuckerberg in tech push

By: 0 Wed, May 23, 2018

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron took on Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and other internet giants Wednesday at a Paris meeting to discuss...

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