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Visegrad summit canceled over Israel-Poland Holocaust spat

Tue, 02/19/2019 - 01:54
A summit of central European leaders in Israel has been canceled after Israeli officials sparked outrage by accusing Poland of complicity during the Holocaust.

5 Americans arrested in Haiti

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 22:23
Haiti Foreign Minister Bocchit Edmond confirmed Monday that five Americans on the island have been arrested.

Israel shoots for the moon with privately funded spacecraft

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 17:51
Aiming to become the fourth country to make a soft landing on the moon, Israel's non-profit SpaceIL has announced it will launch a spacecraft from Florida's Cape Canaveral Thursday on board a Falcon 9 rocket.

Retailers are resisting UK plans for deposits on all plastic drink bottles

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 15:43
Retailers are pushing back against UK government plans for a deposit return program designed to encourage recycling of plastic bottles and aluminum cans.

24 bodies recovered from flooded gold mine in Zimbabwe

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 15:10
The bodies of 24 gold miners have been recovered from a flooded mine in Zimbabwe, and rescuers have pulled out eight survivors who had been trapped underground, the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation reported.

Carmakers brace for a terrible year as China's slowdown deepens

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 10:30
After a tough 2018, global automakers look set for another bruising year.

Facebook 'intentionally and knowingly' violated data privacy laws, UK says

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 10:10
UK lawmakers have accused Facebook of violating data privacy and competition laws in a report on social media disinformation that also says CEO Mark Zuckerberg showed "contempt" toward parliament by not appearing before them.

ISIS bride trying to return to UK gives birth

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 09:47
A British teenager who left the UK to join ISIS in 2015 and now hopes to return home, has given birth, her family's lawyer said Sunday.

In a league of his own, Hirscher is the skier that 'can't lose'

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 09:45
How do you judge greatness in sport? Can you even compare athletes from different eras? Two classic bar room topics with no finite answers.

ISIS fighters have been fleeing from Syria into Iraq, perhaps with millions of dollars in tow

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 03:10
More than 1,000 ISIS fighters have likely fled from Syria into the mountains and deserts of western Iraq in the past six months, and they may have up to $200 million in cash with them, according to a US military official familiar with situation.

Malaysia's racial divide exposed in ugly political battles

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 03:02
In a swanky shopping mall underneath Kuala Lumpur's iconic Petronas Towers, a traditional Chinese lion dance is attracting a crowd of delighted shoppers.

No medicine, records or equipment: Haiti hospital struggles during protests

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 00:53
The languid whack of a ceiling fan stirs the heat around the Intensive Care Unit. It's the only sound on the ward. Because there is none of the life-saving equipment an ICU should have.

Shark attacks man surfing in Australia

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 19:34
A man has been airlifted to the hospital after being bitten by a shark off the coast of New South Wales in Australia, according to local police.

Philippine journalist Maria Ressa calls her detention a 'travesty of justice'

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 19:14
An outspoken Philippine journalist who was briefly detained last week says the country's case against her is "ludicrous" and "unconstitutional."

Russian flag spotted on cathedral in Novichok attack UK city

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 14:27
A Russian flag has been spotted on Salisbury Cathedral in England, in an apparent stunt making light of the poisoning of former KGB agent Sergei Skripal in the city last year.

Photo finish as race leader's battery dies on the line

Sun, 02/17/2019 - 13:31
Lucas di Grassi won a thrilling Mexico E Prix, pipping race leader Pascal Wehrlein as his battery died on the line.