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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Yemen’s Iranian-allied Houthi rebels said Tuesday they attacked a Saudi airport and military base with a bomb-laden drone, an assault acknowledged by the kingdom as Mideast tensions remain high between...
North Korean farmers plant rice seedlings in a field at the Sambong Cooperative Farm, South Pyongan Province, North Korea.

SEOUL (AP): South Korea vowed yesterday to move quickly on plans to provide $8 million worth of medical and nutritional aid for North Korean children through UN agencies while it also considers sending broader food aid to the country, which says it...
In this Sunday, May 19 photo released by the US Navy, an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from the ‘Nightdippers’ of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 5 transports cargo from the fast-combat support ship ‘USNS Arctic’ to the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier ‘USS Abraham Lincoln’ during a replenishment at sea in the Arabian Sea.

DUBAI (AP): President Donald Trump warned Iran early yesterday not to threaten the United States again or it will face its “official end,” shortly after a rocket landed near the US Embassy in Baghdad overnight. Trump’s tweet comes after he...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP): A self-driving shuttle got pulled over by police on its first day carrying passengers on a new Rhode Island route. Providence Police Chief Hugh Clements said an officer pulled over the odd-looking autonomous vehicle because...

KANSAS CITY, Montana (AP): Police in Kansas City say a three-year-old boy is dead after he found a handgun in his home and accidentally shot himself. Police say officers were called around 12:30 a.m. Saturday to a house on the south end of Kansas...

COLUMBIA (AP): Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wants to suspend taxpayer funding of new charter schools and ban those that are for-profit as part of his plan to overhaul public education that he released on Saturday. Saying charter...

KAMPALA (AP): Until recently, the Ugandan pop star and opposition figure known as Bobi Wine could count on news crews trailing him. As his popularity grew in the past year, his activities were increasingly covered live by broadcasters satisfying...

WASHINGTON (AP): President Donald Trump could only be delighted to have his attorney general in El Salvador, dealing with his biggest issue: illegal immigration. Yet Barr did even better for his boss. In interviews from the Central American...

MONTPELIER, Vermont (AP): After the movement to legalise marijuana scored several victories in New England, pot proponents have come up against unexpected stumbling blocks in New Hampshire and Vermont. In Vermont, the recreational use of marijuana...

VATICAN CITY (AP): Pope Francis has urged foreign correspondents to humbly use the power of the press to search for the truth and give voice to the voiceless, calling journalism an important tool to counter hatred and fake news. In an audience...
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