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Montenegro accuses Russians over alleged coup plot
    13 minutes 57 seconds ago
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's special prosecutor has accused Russia and its secret service operatives of plotting a coup attempt that included plans to kill the small Balkan country's former prime minister. Prosecutor Milivoje Katnic said an investigation into the alleged plot last
TV footage appears to show deliberate attack on North Korean
    7 hours 57 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Security camera footage obtained by Japanese television appears to show a careful and deliberate attack last week on the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler, while Malaysia said Monday it had recalled its ambassador to North Korea amid rising tensions between
Malaysia recalls ambassador to North Korea
    7 hours 8 minutes ago
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's ambassador to North Korea has been recalled from Pyongyang amid rising tensions between the countries over the death in Kuala Lumpur of an estranged scion of North Korea's ruling family. The Malaysian foreign ministry said in a Monday statement that it
New Zealand judge upholds Kim Dotcom extradition ruling
    8 hours 15 minutes ago
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A New Zealand judge on Monday upheld an earlier court ruling that flamboyant internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and three of his colleagues can be extradited to the U.S. to face criminal charges. The decision comes five years after U.S. authorities shut down
SpaceX launches rocket from NASA's historic moon pad
    8 hours 19 minutes ago
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA's long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago. It was the first flight from NASA's legendary Launch Complex 39A since
Blast in Somalia kills 34 in Mogadishu marketplace
    8 hours 22 minutes ago
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Somalia's new president visited victims wounded by the Mogadishu car bomb that on Sunday killed 34. President Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those who planned the blast. The explosion hit a busy marketplace
Bomb explodes by Colombia bull ring, injuring 26
    8 hours 24 minutes ago
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — A homemade bomb exploded near Bogota's bullring on Sunday, injuring two dozen police officers and two civilians, Colombian authorities said. The explosive device, which shattered windows in nearby apartment buildings, appeared to have been left in a sewer outside a new
Scientists hold rally in Boston to protest threat to science
    8 hours 27 minutes ago
BOSTON (AP) — Hundreds of scientists, environmental advocates and their supporters held a rally in Boston on Sunday to protest what they see as increasing threats to science and research in the U.S. The scientists, some dressed in white lab coats, called on President Donald Trump's
Trump says remark about Sweden referred to something on TV
    8 hours 30 minutes ago
HELSINKI (AP) — Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country. The American president now says he was referring to something he saw on television. During a rally in Florida on
Ruling party candidate leads in Ecuador's presidential vote
    9 hours 34 minutes ago
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — The hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa was headed to victory in the opening round of Ecuador's presidential election Sunday, though he looked increasingly unlikely to avoid a runoff against his nearest rival. With more than 77 percent of polling
Iraqi forces launch offensive to drive IS from western Mosul
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HAMAM AL-ALIL, Iraq (AP) — U.S.-backed Iraqi forces launched a major air-and-ground offensive Sunday to retake western Mosul from Islamic State militants and drive the extremist group from its last major urban bastion in Iraq. Ground units pushed into a belt of villages outside the country's
Times Square rally protests Trump immigration policies
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NEW YORK (AP) — More than a thousand people of various faiths rallied in New York City in support of Muslim Americans and to protest President Donald Trump's immigration policies. The "I Am A Muslim Too" rally was held in Times Square on Sunday and was organized by several groups, including
China suspends coal imports from North Korea over missiles
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BEIJING (AP) — China on Sunday began a suspension of all coal imports from North Korea for the rest of the year as it increases pressure on its communist neighbor to give up its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. The ban is in line with U.N. Security Council sanctions imposed in November
Protesters in Barcelona urge Spain to take in more refugees
    1 days 8 hours ago
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — At least 160,000 protesters marched Saturday in Barcelona to demand that Spain's conservative-led government increase its efforts to take in refugees from war-torn countries like Syria. Spain has accepted just 1,100 refugees of the over 17,000 it has pledged to take
New Gambian president promises reforms, freedoms
    1 days 8 hours ago
BANJUL, Gambia (AP) — Gambia's new president promised greater freedom, an improved economy and better education as thousands attended a ceremony Saturday marking his inauguration after a tense political standoff with the country's former longtime leader. "This is a victory for democracy. It is