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Catalonia's separatists defy Spain with ballots for vote

September 24, 2017

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The grassroots groups driving Catalonia's separatist movement defied Spanish authorities on Sunday by distributing one million ballots for an Oct. more »»

 
 
 
Ferragamo breaths fresh air into summer with outdoor show

September 24, 2017

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers are breathing fresh air into Milan Fashion Week, quite literally. more »»

Merkel bids for fourth term as Germans head to the polls

September 24, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel was widely expected to win a fourth term in office as Germans went to the polls on Sunday in an election that is also likely to see the farthest right-wing... more »»

France: Macron's party faces likely blow in Senate elections

September 24, 2017

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron's unconventional political party is fighting to make its mark on the Senate in elections Sunday for half the seats in the upper house — but the... more »»

Life, death in balance for Mexico quake survivors

September 24, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — In a hospital room blocks away from where he survived 26 hours buried under the rubble of his nine-story apartment building, Jose Luis Ponce lay sedated and on a respirator,... more »»

North Korea stages anti-US rally in battle with Trump

September 24, 2017

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea has held a large anti-U.S. rally in its capital city, backing its leader Kim Jong Un as he exchanges insult-laden threats with President Donald Trump. more »»

Meghan Markle appears at Prince Harry's Invictus Games

September 24, 2017

TORONTO (AP) — Prince Harry's girlfriend, American actress Meghan Markle, sat in the stands for Saturday's opening ceremony of his Invictus Games for wounded veterans in her first appearance at a... more »»

The Latest: US showing North Korea its military might

September 24, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-North Korean tensions (all times local):

5:30 p.m.

The U.S. is putting on display its military might for North Korea. more »»

Aid begins to flow to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

September 24, 2017

GUAJATACA, Puerto Rico (AP) — Large amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico on Saturday, welcomed by local officials who praised the Trump administration's response but called for th... more »»

South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detected

September 24, 2017

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's weather agency said a magnitude 3. more »»

New earthquake, magnitude 6.1, shakes jittery Mexico

September 24, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, killing at least two people, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge, and causing new alarm in a country reeling... more »»

10 photos from Bangladesh camps, 10 stories of desperation

September 24, 2017

COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh (AP) — More than 400,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims have poured into Bangladesh since the latest wave of violence exploded in their nearby home of Myanmar last month. more »»

Syria looks to peace, North Korea to attack on US mainland

September 24, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria's foreign minister told world leaders Saturday that victory against terrorists in his war-ravaged nation "is now within reach" while North Korea's foreign minister sai... more »»

The Latest: After quakes, Mexico volcano spews vapor and ash

September 23, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The Latest on earthquakes in Mexico (all times local):

6:20 p.m. more »»

Syria looks to peace, North Korea to attack on US mainland

September 23, 2017

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria's foreign minister told world leaders Saturday that victory against terrorists in his war-ravaged nation "is now within reach" while North Korea's foreign minister sai... more »»

Conservative theologians accuse pope of spreading heresy

September 23, 2017

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Several dozen tradition-minded Roman Catholic theologians, priests and academics have formally accused Pope Francis of spreading heresy with his 2016 opening to divorced and... more »»

The Latest: US showing North Korea its military might

September 23, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-North Korean tensions (all times local):

5:30 p.m.

The U.S. is putting on display its military might for North Korea. more »»

Storm's death toll, humanitarian crisis grow in Puerto Rico

September 23, 2017

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — A humanitarian crisis grew Saturday in Puerto Rico as towns were left without fresh water, fuel, power or phone service following Hurricane Maria's devastating passag... more »»

Turkey OKs military intervention, warns Iraqi Kurds on vote

September 23, 2017

ISTANBUL (AP) — The Turkish parliament on Saturday renewed a bill allowing the military to intervene in Iraq and Syria if faced with national security threats — a move seen as a final warning to... more »»

Mexican experts rush to inspect quake-damaged buildings

September 23, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — In quake-stricken Mexico City, hundreds of architects and engineers are rushing to do triage, diagnose and classify some very worrisome patients: the thousands of buildings tha... more »»

On the hunt: Lithuanians race to pick wild mushrooms

September 23, 2017

VARENA, Lithuania (AP) — Hundreds of Lithuanians ran around with baskets and buckets Saturday in a southeastern pine forest. more »»

 
 

 

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