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Published:Wednesday | January 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):President Vladimir Putin took a parting shot at the Obama administration yesterday, accusing it of trying to undermine Donald Trump's legitimacy with fake allegations and "binding the president-elect hand and foot to prevent him from...

Published:Wednesday | January 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):The Obama administration tried to persuade the Supreme Court yesterday to retain a federal law that makes it easier to deport immigrants who have been convicted of crimes.If the justices...

Published:Wednesday | January 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

DAVOS (AP):With the US increasingly looking inward and China eager to take a lead on the global stage, Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday cast his country as a champion of free trade and stability, a rebuke...

Published:Wednesday | January 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

BERLIN (AP):The German government is aiming to hold this year's general election on September 24.A German official, speaking on condition of anonymity, confirmed the Cabinet will decide Wednesday to...

Published:Tuesday | January 17, 2017 | 11:29 AM

SYDNEY (AP): The nearly three-year search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 ended Tuesday, possibly forever – not because investigators have run out of leads, but because the countries involved in the expensive and vast deep-sea hunt have...

Published:Tuesday | January 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):His inauguration days away, President-elect Donald Trump is continuing to lash out at critics in the intelligence community and Democrats in Congress who are vowing to skip his swearing-in ceremony.The tough-talking Republican...

Published:Tuesday | January 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP):Canada's ethics commissioner said Monday she is launching an investigation into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's recent family holiday at the Aga Khan's private island in the Bahamas....

Published:Tuesday | January 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

DUBLIN (AP):Britain's Cabinet minister for Northern Ireland says the territory's unravelling unity government must be dissolved and an early election will be held on March 2.Secretary of State James...

Published:Tuesday | January 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to clog the nation's capital for Donald Trump's inauguration and a major demonstration the day after. How many will actually arrive to...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

BERLIN (AP):Facebook says it's introducing measures to tackle the spread of fake news in Germany, months before the country holds a national election.The social network said yesterday the investigative...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WARREN, Michigan (AP):Thousands of people showed up in freezing temperatures yesterday in Michigan to hear Senator Bernie Sanders denounce Republican efforts to repeal President Barack...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP):Twenty-seven inmates have died in eruptions of violence in two northern Brazilian prisons, officials said yesterday as they quelled the latest in a string of prison disturbances...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Sending a forceful message to Israel's prime minister and the incoming Donald Trump administration, dozens of countries called yesterday on Israel and the Palestinians to revive work toward long-elusive peace - including an independent...

Published:Monday | January 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

CAIRO (AP):Egyptian prosecutors have thrown out a case brought by an elderly Christian woman against several members of a Muslim mob who stripped off her clothes and paraded her naked through...

Published:Sunday | January 15, 2017 | 10:31 AM

MOSCOW (AP) -- Exulted by Donald Trump's victory in the U.S., the Kremlin is counting the days to his inauguration and venting its anger at Barack Obama's outgoing administration, no holds barred. Careful not to hurt chances for a thaw in U...

Published:Sunday | January 15, 2017 | 10:23 AM

PARIS (AP) -- Sending a forceful message to Israel and the incoming Trump administration, more than 70 world diplomats gathered in Paris on Sunday to say they want peace in the Mideast - and that establishing a Palestinian state is the only way to...

Published:Friday | January 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP):Esteban Santiago stood alone in the cold one day last month outside Mom...

Published:Friday | January 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

SKIEN, Norway (AP):Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik told a panel of judges yesterday that his solitary confinement in prison had deeply damaged him and made him even more...

Published:Friday | January 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

More human remains have been recovered in the search for wreckage of a corporate jet carrying six people that crashed in Lake Erie two weeks ago, authorities said yesterday.Cuyahoga County's...

Published:Thursday | January 12, 2017 | 12:00 AM

South Carolina (AP):Family members of nine slain church worshippers confronted Dylann Roof yesterday, one of them shouting at the condemned killer as he stared ahead emotionless during his...

Published:Thursday | January 12, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP):A Roman Catholic priest filed a suit yesterday against his former diocese, saying that the bishop pushed him aside and lied about him because he called law enforcement after another priest showed child pornography to a...

Published:Thursday | January 12, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WHEATON, Maryland (AP):Police say they're working to confirm a description of the person who fatally stabbed two men in a Maryland mall near Washington.Montgomery County Police say in a statement that...

Published:Thursday | January 12, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW, Russia (AP):Blurry video of highly placed men engaging in sexual acts, audio recordings of influential figures profanely insulting their nominal allies - in Russia these appear enough...

Published:Wednesday | January 11, 2017 | 11:44 AM

It's good to be home. My fellow Americans, Michelle and I have been so touched by all the well-wishes we've received over the past few weeks. But tonight it's my turn to say thanks. Whether we've seen eye-to-eye or rarely agreed at...

Published:Tuesday | January 10, 2017 | 3:03 AM

 ATHENS (AP): - Greek police have reported that the head of the consular section at the Russian Embassy in Athens has been found dead in his apartment in the Greek capital, but there...

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