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Total solar eclipse casts spotlight on rural Oregon town

June 23, 2017

MADRAS, Ore. (AP) — Just before sunrise, there's typically nothing atop Round Butte but the whistle of the wind and a panoramic view of Oregon's second-highest peak glowing pink in the faint light. more »»

Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze

June 23, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Manslaughter charges are among the offenses under consideration in the devastating Grenfell Tower blaze that killed 79 people, London police said Friday. more »»

The Latest: Downing Street orders investigation of fridge

June 23, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Grenfell Tower fire (all times local):

11:55 a.m. more »»

Corruption, economic crisis overshadow Mongolian election

June 23, 2017

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Mongolians will vote for a new president on Monday in a race pitting a horse salesman against a former judo star and a nationalist wanting to get more from the vast... more »»

Suicide car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills 11, wounds 20

June 23, 2017

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A suicide car bomber struck near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday, killing at least 11 people and wounding 20, officials sai. more »»

Khmer Rouge leaders deliver closing defense at trial

June 23, 2017

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — As his trial for genocide ended, the former head of state of Cambodia's 1970s Khmer Rouge regime on Friday rejected the charges against him, saying the allegation was... more »»

The Latest: EU leaders want answers on UK expat offer

June 23, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local):

12:20 p.m. more »»

North Korea denies torturing American detainee Otto Warmbier

June 23, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Friday called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in ... more »»

Philippines: IS funded siege through Malaysian militant

June 23, 2017

MARAWI, Philippines (AP) — The Islamic State group helped fund the monthlong siege of a southern Philippine city through a Malaysian militant who was reportedly killed by troops, the Philippine... more »»

Russia fires missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria

June 23, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has fired cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea on positions of the Islamic State group in Syria, the Defense Ministry said on Friday, Moscow's latest show of strength i... more »»

EU leaders boost support for Libya to halt migrant exodus

June 23, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are set Friday to boost their support for conflict-ravaged Libya as the number of people fleeing Africa from there for better lives in Europe continues to... more »»

Car bomb in southwest Pakistan kills at least 11, wounds 20

June 23, 2017

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — A powerful car bombing near the office of the provincial police chief in southwestern Pakistan on Friday killed 11 people and wounded 20, officials said. more »»

New Zealand newspaper names all drunk drivers on front page

June 23, 2017

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A newspaper in a busy New Zealand resort town has decided to take a stand against drunken driving by filling its front page with the names, ages and alcohol reading... more »»

The Latest: Merkel calls UK's residency stance 'good start'

June 23, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local):

11:20 p.m. more »»

Philippines: Malaysian financier believed killed in siege

June 23, 2017

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Malaysian militant who helped lead and finance the siege of a southern Philippine city is believed to have been killed as the local jihadis aligned with the Islamic... more »»

Friend of ousted S. Korean president gets 3 years in prison

June 23, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Friday sentenced a longtime friend of ousted President Park Geun-hye to three years in prison for using her presidential ties to unlawfully get... more »»

South Korea's infrastructure boondoggle a boon for cyclists

June 23, 2017

SANGJU, South Korea (AP) — In a country where bikes are either a poor man's transportation or a weekend workout for spandex-clad racers, the longest and most highly engineered network of car-free... more »»

Detroit judge halts deportation of Iraqi Christians

June 23, 2017

DETROIT (AP) — A judge on Thursday temporarily halted the deportation of more than 100 Iraqi Christians living in the Detroit area who fear torture and possible death if sent back to Iraq.

U. more »»

Brexit: May offers hope for EU citizens, wins guarded praise

June 22, 2017

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May promised Thursday that EU citizens will not be immediately kicked out of Britain when it leaves the union and says their fate will be a top... more »»

Rome show smashes myth Virgin model was Borgia pope's lover

June 22, 2017

ROME (AP) — For centuries, Renaissance artist Pintoricchio was practically accused of blasphemy by those who contended he used Pope Alexander VI's young lover as the model for the Madonna in a... more »»

 
 

 

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