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Vote on whether to remove president nears in Brazil's Senate

August 31, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Senators debated the fate of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff into the wee hours of Wednesday, then planned a short break before casting votes that will decide whether t... more »»

The Latest: Trump says immigrants taking minorities' jobs

August 31, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):

11:25 p.m. more »»

South Korea says top North Korean official executed

August 31, 2016

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea has executed a vice premier and banished two other top officials to rural areas for re-education, South Korean officials said Wednesday. more »»

US evaluating Taliban video of captive couple in Afghanistan

August 31, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department said Tuesday it is evaluating a video released by the Afghan Taliban showing a Canadian man and his American wife warning that their Afghan captors will kil... more »»

Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syria

August 31, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremist group's attacks against the West, has been killed while overseeing operations... more »»

Diplomats disagree over Syria chemical sanctions

August 31, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Brazil Senate debates fate of Rousseff, final vote Wednesday

August 30, 2016

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Senators deciding whether to oust President Dilma Rousseff headed into a long night of debate Tuesday, with so many wanting to speak that the judge presiding over the... more »»

Egypt's new law on churches angers Christian critics

August 30, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's lawmakers on Tuesday passed the country's first law spelling out the rules for building a church, a step Christians have long hoped would free up construction that was often... more »»

Europe hits Apple with a $15 billion-plus tax bill

August 30, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The European Union ordered Apple on Tuesday to pay nearly $15 billion in back taxes to Ireland, plus billions more in interest, in a move that dramatically escalates the figh... more »»

The Latest: Romania to hold day of mourning for quake dead

August 30, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — The Latest on Italy's devastating Aug. 24 earthquake (all times local):

10:40 p.. more »»

Islamic State group says spokesman killed in Syria

August 30, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The Islamic State group's spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremist group's attacks against the West, has been killed while overseeing operations... more »»

Pressure building to condemn Syria over chemical weapons

August 30, 2016

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — United Nations diplomats are considering whether to sanction Syria over the use of chemical weapons after inspectors determined that government forces deployed them on at... more »»

What next? Opaque Uzbekistan faces transition anxieties

August 30, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — Whether Uzbekistan's president is at death's door or has already passed through is unclear, but that may not be the greatest uncertainty facing the country — it's what comes after... more »»

Egypt approves law on churches despite Christian opposition

August 30, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's state news agency says parliament has approved a first-ever law to regulate the construction of churches despite opposition from rights groups and Coptic Christian leaders. more »»

Clashes subside in Syria between Turkish, Kurdish forces

August 30, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Clashes between Turkey's military and Kurdish-backed Syrian forces subsided Tuesday evening after days of fighting between the two had frustrated efforts by a U.S. more »»

US commander slams Iran for provocative moves in Gulf

August 30, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — The top commander of U.S. more »»

The Latest: Turkey slams US criticism of Syria action

August 30, 2016

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Syrian conflict, following Ankara's incursion into the war-torn state last week (all times local):

10 p.m.

Turkey says U.S. more »»

Italy honors quake victims as bishop warns of reconstruction

August 30, 2016

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — An Italian bishop issued a veiled critique of the suspected shoddy construction behind the high death toll of Italy's earthquake and warned during a state funeral Tuesday... more »»

 
 
 

 

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