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Climate Protests Block Roads Across Europe To Demand Action

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BERLIN (AP) — Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked major roads across major European cities Monday, kicking off a wide-ranging series of protests demanding much...

3 Get Nobel Medicine Prize For Learning How Cells Use Oxygen

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The 2019 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine was awarded Monday to two Americans and a British scientist for their discoveries in how the body's cells sense and...

Turkey Summons US Diplomat Over A Twitter ‘Like’

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey summoned a top American diplomat Sunday after the U.S. Embassy's official Twitter account "liked" a tweet that said the people of Turkey should prepare...

US Researchers On Front Line Of Battle Against Chinese Theft

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the U.S. warned allies around the world that Chinese tech giant Huawei was a security threat, the FBI was making the same point quietly to a Midwestern univers...

UK Leader Johnson Renews Vow To Leave EU By Deadline

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LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister on Sunday renewed his vow to take the country out of the European Union by the Brexit deadline, in an apparent contradiction of a government pl...

Court Upholds Manchester Jewish School’s ‘Outstanding’ Status, Quashes Inspector’s Downgrade

A Jewish high school in Manchester, England has won a legal battle against a performance evaluation which downgraded the school from 'outstanding' to 'inadequate' due to issues of ...

Thousands Protest As Bid To Block Hong Kong Mask Ban Fails

HONG KONG (AP) — Shouting "Wearing a mask is not a crime," tens of thousands of protesters braved the rain Sunday to march in central Hong Kong, as a court rejected a second attemp...

North Korea Decries Breakdown Of Talks US Says Were ‘Good’

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HELSINKI (AP) — North Korea's chief negotiator said Saturday that discussions with the U.S. on Pyongyang's nuclear program have broken down, but Washington said the two sides had "...

Ukraine Reviews Cases On Owner Of Firm That Hired Biden Son

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ZHYTOMYR, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's Prosecutor General said on Friday that his office is reviewing several cases related to the owner of a gas company where former Vice President Jo...

Hong Kong Leader Bans Masks In Hardening Stance On Protests

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HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam banned protesters from wearing masks Friday in a hardening of the government’s stance on the territory’s most disruptive crisis since i...

US Sanctions Squeezing Iran-Backed Hezbollah In Lebanon

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BEIRUT (AP) — The conflict between Iran and the U.S. that has created tensions throughout much of the Middle East is now also being felt in Lebanon, where Washington has slapped sa...

North Korea Says Underwater-Launched Missile Test Succeeded

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Thursday it has carried out its first underwater-launched ballistic missile test in three years, in an apparent bid to dial up pressure o...

Curfew, More Shooting In Baghdad After 2 Days Of Violence

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security forces fired live bullets into the air and used tear gas against a few hundred protesters in central Baghdad on Thursday, hours after a curfew was ann...

Friends Say Ticking Clock Drove Wounded Hong Kong Protester

HONG KONG (AP) — Born after the historic July 1 day when Britain handed Hong Kong back to China in 1997, the 18-year-old protester who was shot at close range in the chest by a pol...

S. Korea Says N. Korea Fired A Projectile Off Eastern Coast

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Wednesday fired projectiles toward its eastern sea, South Korea's military said, in an apparent display of its expanding military capabilit...

Trump ‘Left Hanging’ After Rouhani Refuses To Answer Call

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NEW YORK- French President Emmanuel Macron was reportedly close to arranging a phone call between US President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during the course o...

Hong Kong Protester Shot As China Marks Its 70th Anniversary

HONG KONG (AP) — In a fearsome escalation of violence, Hong Kong police shot a protester at close range in the chest Tuesday, leaving the teenager bleeding and howling on the groun...

Greta: Grown-ups Mock Children Because World View Threatened

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TORONTO (AP) — Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg said Friday she doesn't understand why grown-ups and world leaders would mock children and teens for acting on science, responding to...

US Accuses Syria Of Chlorine Attack, Pledges To Not Let It Go ‘Unchallenged’

Washington - The United States has accused Syria of conducting a chemical-weapons attack on May 19, which U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo vowed won’t go “unchallenged.” “The...

Prince Harry Walks Through Angola Mine Field, Echoing Diana

JOHANNESBURG  — A body armor-wearing Prince Harry on Friday followed in the footsteps of his late mother, Princess Diana, whose walk through an active mine field in Angola years ag...