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Too soon to tell if new virus as dangerous as SARS cousin

January 24, 2020

The new virus from China has the world on edge because it’s a close cousin to viruses that killed hundreds in separate outbreaks. more »»

4 aid workers for French charity disappear in Baghdad

January 24, 2020

PARIS (AP) — Four aid workers for a French Christian charity disappeared this week in Baghdad at at time of heightened tension in Iraq, the organization said Friday,

The charity, SOS... more »»

Career Border Patrol official picked to lead agency

January 24, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday named a 27-year Border Patrol veteran who has forcefully advocated for the president's agenda to lead the agency after a surge of... more »»

Top EU officials sign Brexit deal in closed door ceremony

January 24, 2020

BRUSSELS (AP) — The leaders of two of the European Union’s main institutions on Friday signed the divorce agreement governing Britain’s departure from the bloc next week, sealing the penultimate... more »»

Legal chaos in Poland deepens, posing major challenge for EU

January 24, 2020

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Legal chaos has deepened dramatically in Poland, with the government and the country’s high court judges clashing over who administers justice — a rift that some experts say... more »»

Pompeo heads to Ukraine next week as impeachment winds down

January 24, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit Ukraine next week, making his first trip to the country at the heart of President Donald Trump's impeachment. more »»

Iraqis rally against US troops, demanding they leave

January 24, 2020

BAGHDAD (AP) — Waving national flags and banners denouncing U.S. President Donald Trump, tens of thousands of Iraqis marched peacefully through Baghdad on Friday to demand the ouster of U.S. more »»

London police to use face scan tech, stoking privacy fears

January 24, 2020

LONDON (AP) — London police will start using facial recognition cameras to pick out suspects from street crowds in real time, in a major advance for the controversial technology that raises... more »»

China expands lockdown against virus, fast-tracks hospital

January 24, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China expanded its lockdown against the deadly new virus to an unprecedented 36 million people and rushed to build a prefabricated, 1,000-bed hospital for victims Friday as the... more »»

Fire kills 11 youths hunting animals in field in Venezuela

January 24, 2020

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Eleven young people, mostly teenagers, who were hunting small animals died in a fire that swept through a sugarcane field in Venezuela, authorities said Friday. more »»

Normalcy returns to Guatemala-Mexico border after caravan

January 24, 2020

FRONTERA HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — From the roadside stand where his family sells mole, barbecue and chicken stew, Miguel Ángel Vázquez has seen all the caravans of Central American migrants and... more »»

Thunberg brushes off mockery from US finance chief

January 24, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg has brushed off criticism and mockery from the U.S. more »»

Matteo Salvini seeks power in Rome through regional victory

January 24, 2020

MILAN (AP) — Matteo Salvini is betting that the road to Rome runs through Emilia-Romagna. more »»

Virus puts damper on Lunar New Year, China's biggest holiday

January 24, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Temples have locked their doors. The Forbidden City, Shanghai Disneyland and other major tourist destinations are closed. Restaurant reservations are being cancelle. more »»

US Vice President Pence to Pope Francis: you made me a hero

January 24, 2020

VATICAN CITY (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Pope Francis, “You made me a hero" back home by granting him a private audience at the Vatican on Friday. more »»

Poll: Many in US support Trump decision to kill Iran general

January 24, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll shows Americans are more likely than not to support President Donald Trump’s decision to order a drone strike that killed an Iranian general, even amid widespread... more »»

Greece to change election law, abandon proportional system

January 24, 2020

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's parliament is set to approve a proposal by the country's center-right government to abolish an election system based on proportional representation but is likely to... more »»

US rejects extradition request from UK over fatal road crash

January 24, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The British government on Friday condemned a decision by the United States not to extradite an American woman involved in a fatal road accident. more »»

Britain's EU Journey: When Major got an opt-out from euro

January 24, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Britain officially leaves the European Union on Jan. 31 after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum. more »»

Book reveals 2 fathers linked by grief to 2015 Paris attacks

January 24, 2020

PARIS (AP) — Lola Salines happily accepted the last-minute concert ticket from a friend the night of Nov. 13, 2015. more »»

 
 

 

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