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Published:Wednesday | November 7, 2018 | 8:23 AM

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Democratic victory in the U.S. House of Representatives could echo from Moscow to Beijing to Riyadh, with empowered Democrats now able to launch new investigations into President Donald Trump's international business...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 10:13 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, his shadow hanging over midterm elections that will determine the future of his administration, used his final campaign pitch to ask voters to help preserve "fragile" GOP victories that...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 8:36 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tweetstorms and a trade war. Kanye in the Oval Office. Kavanaugh in the hearing room. President Donald Trump's presidency has been a wild, turbulent, two-year ride. Now it's time for voters to weigh in how much they...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 8:24 AM

PARIS (AP) — A French judicial official says six people have been arrested on preliminary terrorism charges, suspected of plotting to attack French President Emmanuel Macron. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss the...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 8:16 AM

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The "largest-ever" U.S. sanctions list targeting Iran drew mockery from Iranian officials on Tuesday for including mothballed Boeing 747s, a bank that closed years earlier and a sunken oil tanker that exploded...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 12:13 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump implored his supporters to vote on Tuesday, saying the media will treat the midterm results as a referendum on his presidency."Even though I'm not on the ballot, in a certain way I am on the ballot," Trump said...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 12:13 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Iran's UN ambassador is accusing the United States of "brazenly and boldly" violating a UN Security Council resolution that unanimously endorsed the 2015 nuclear deal byre-imposing sanctions. He called for "a collective response by...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 12:13 AM

HAVANA (AP):Luxury hotels are rising fast along the Prado, the tree-lined colonial boulevard that is home to many of Havana's best-known architectural masterworks.Yet, within sight of five-star lodgings charging US$500 a night, stray cats and flies...

Published:Monday | November 5, 2018 | 9:29 AM

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran greeted the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions today with air defence drills and a statement from President Hassan Rouhani that the nation faces a “war situation,” raising Mideast tensions as America’s...

Published:Monday | November 5, 2018 | 9:19 AM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Members of a team from Saudi Arabia sent to help Turkish authorities investigate the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi worked instead to remove evidence of the slaying, a senior Turkish official said today. The...

Published:Monday | November 5, 2018 | 9:08 AM

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The “black box” data recorder from a crashed Lion Air jet shows its airspeed indicator malfunctioned on its last four flights, investigators said Monday, just hours after distraught relatives of victims...

Published:Monday | November 5, 2018 | 8:58 AM

CORDOBA, Mexico (AP) — A big group of Central Americans has agreed to push toward Mexico City from a coastal state Monday, planning to exit a part of the country that has long been treacherous for migrants seeking to get to the United States...

Published:Monday | November 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):No longer reluctant to speak out, former President Barack Obama is delivering a closing argument for Democrats that seeks a firm check on President Donald Trump's policies in Tuesday's midterm elections.Obama and Trump were offering...

Published:Monday | November 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sweeping accusations that the Kremlin tried to sway the 2016 US election haven't chastened Russian trolls, hackers and spies and might even have emboldened them.US officials and tech companies say Russians have continued online activity targeted at...

Published:Monday | November 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BERLIN (AP):German Chancellor Angela Merkel will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on French soil, and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will be in London for a ceremony in Westminster Abbey with Queen Elizabeth.But while...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 4:55 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge denied the Justice Department’s efforts to halt legal proceedings in a case accusing President Donald Trump of violating the U.S. Constitution — opening the door for Trump’s critics to soon...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 4:43 PM

ATLANTA (AP) — Political activist Leah McElrath was reviewing her electronic ballot at a polling place in Houston when she was shocked to find Republican Ted Cruz listed as her choice in Texas’ high-profile U.S. Senate race. McElrath...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 4:35 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Time marches ahead, usually. It’s in retreat this weekend in the United States. At 2 a.m. local time Sunday, daylight saving time is ending, and standard time returns for most people across the country. It means an...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 9:55 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he plans to sign an order next week that could lead to the large-scale detention of migrants crossing the southern border and bar anyone caught crossing illegally from claiming asylum...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 9:47 AM

MIAMI (AP) — The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and critics of President Donald Trump is due in court for a bail hearing. Federal prosecutors contend that 56-year-old Cesar Sayoc should remain jailed until...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JUCHITAN (AP):Thousands of Central American migrants resumed their slow trek through southern Mexico yesterday as immigration agents and police nibbled at the edges of the two caravans currently in the country.Mexican authorities haven't directly...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP):Carrying signs with messages such as "Don't be evil," Google employees around the world walked off the job yesterday in a protest against what they said is the tech company's mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations against...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ISLAMABAD (AP):A Christian woman acquitted in Pakistan after eight years on death row for blasphemy plans to leave the country soon, her family said yesterday. At the same time, authorities said they arrested two prisoners last month for conspiring...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 5:26 PM

MIAMI (AP) — The United States imposed new sanctions Thursday on Venezuela and Cuba and promised additional penalties against Nicaragua as the Trump administration laid out a hard-line policy toward countries the White House branded a “...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 2:46 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was expected to announce on Thursday his plans to deny asylum to migrants who try to enter the U.S. between ports of entry — a legally questionable move that was part of his election-season...

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