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Macedonian police fired stun grenades on Thursday to disperse protesters outside the parliament and clear the way for the evacuation of lawmakers still in the building
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump campaigned on an “America First” trade policy of bracing clarity: Renegotiate or abandon NAFTA and crack down on China’s trade practices.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — The University of Missouri’s Columbia campus announced revised policies related to protests on Thursday, nearly two years after the campus was besieged by demonstrations
WASHINGTON (AP) — Among the likely winners in President Donald Trump’s tax-cut plan would be a real estate developer turned reality TV star who now happens to occupy the White House. The one-
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks says a key sales figure rose 3 percent in the U.S., but that the increase was the result of higher average spending and that customer traffic was down. The coffee chain at
WASHINGTON (AP) — Since arriving in Washington in 2009, Republican Rep. Jason Chaffetz has been a political mainstay, doggedly investigating Democrats, frequently appearing on cable TV and regularl
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California says new climate change findings mean the ocean off the state’s coast is expected to rise higher than previously thought. The state’s Ocean Protection Co
Scores of protesters have broken through a police cordon and stormed Macedonia's parliament, attacking politicians amid anger over the election of an ethnic Albanian as speaker.
NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — Northern California police say they have detained a young man in the apparently random beating death of an 86-year-old woman on a morning walk around a high school tr
A doctor who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to crew members has reached a settlement with the airline for undisclosed amount.
Fights broke out after an ethnic Albanian was elected as parliamentary speaker.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — University of Wisconsin students who disrupt speeches and demonstrations could be expelled and campuses would have to remain neutral on public issue under a bill Republican leg
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An openly gay Pennsylvania politician has hit back at an internet troll who posted a slur on his Facebook page — by calling the troll’s grandmother. WCAU-TV reports (htt
NEW YORK (AP) — To understand taxes, you have to think about geography. Don’t worry, this will make sense eventually. The U.S. has high corporate taxes compared with other developed countries
CARACAS (Reuters) - The son of Venezuela's pro-government human rights ombudsman has surprised the country amid major protests against the leftist administration by publicly urging his father to "end
Dr David Dao will be paid an undisclosed sum after being violently dragged off a United flight.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's top cyber official on Thursday confirmed said his agency was aware of computer attacks on two foundations tied to Germany's ruling coalition parties for some time, and was
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Five hundred Rhode Island residents have received duplicate tax refund checks totaling $364,000. A state official says human error is to blame. The checks were sent in a gro
In video posted online this week by the Vatican, Pope Francis sounds excited about his two-day trip to Egypt starting Friday, despite recent terrorist attacks. “As salaam alaikum — peace be wi
With questions over whether the Blue Whale challenge exists, and no confirmed link to reported deaths, how concerned should you be?
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Venezuelans who regularly cross into Colombia to work, study or shop must apply for a special migratory card to ease their passage, the Colombian government said on Thursday.
Scientists say that efforts to save the small porpoise in the Gulf of California have essentially failed, and some believe there may be only two or three left.
Three members of Parliament and a former lawmaker are said to have abused their diplomatic privileges to help people travel to the United Kingdom.
When it comes to building their retirement nest egg, investors are increasingly betting on the set-it-and-forget-it approach of target-date funds. Such funds, which are designed to minimize risk over
MIAMI (AP) — U.S. immigration authorities have released a Venezuelan opposition activist who was detained a day earlier as he waited to attend a hearing on his request for political asylum. The abr
Residents of Tunisia's Tataouine province stage strike to coincide with prime minister’s visit
CHICAGO (AP) — A Kentucky doctor who was dragged off a United flight after he refused to give up his seat to employees of a partner airline has reached a settlement with United for an undisclosed a
HOUSTON (AP) — British oil company BP has discovered 200 million barrels of oil in a hidden cache in the Gulf of Mexico thanks to advanced imaging of geological formations. The Houston Chronicle (h
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court says employers can legally pay women less than men for the same work based on differences in the employees’ previous salaries. The decision by the
BERLIN (Reuters) - Prosecutors investigating the driver of a car that ran over and fatally injured an Egyptian woman in eastern Germany say they are also now pursuing a man who witnesses say hurled ra
Francis wants Egyptian leaders to ensure minority rights for Christians, after two bombings on Palm Sunday killed more than 40 people.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s plan to overhaul the nation’s tax code could provide significant tax cuts for the working-class voters who elected him, but the unknowns could
CHICAGO (AP) — Kentucky doctor dragged off United flight in Chicago reaches settlement with airline for undisclosed amount.
Three suspicious packages containing "white powder type substances" were sent to political representation offices between April 25 and 26, the Scottish parliament said in a statement on Thursday
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency chief has pulled out of a Republican fundraiser after a Democratic senator raised ethics concerns. A spokesman for EPA Administrator Scott Prui
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association went all-out to put Donald Trump in the White House and the Republicans who control Congress already are taking steps to ease gun regulations. But g
The previous barely-functioning coalition government, involving HDZ and Most, collapsed last June over a conflict of interest scandal after just five months in power.
BERLIN (Reuters) - A German police officer shot and wounded a man who threatened another officer with a weapon in the car park of a Berlin hospital on Thursday, but the incident did not appear related
DENVER (AP) — Colorado regulators say they’ve found no signs of natural gas leaks after a fatal explosion at a home near a gas well, but they’re still running tests. State Oil and Gas C
The Pentagon inspector general has launched an investigation into whether Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump`s former national security adviser, accepted money from foreign entities without the r
Southwest Airlines is to stop overbooking flights - an industry practice implicated in a recent ugly incident on a United Airlines flight that has damaged United's reputation with the flying public.
Hissene Habre was sentenced to life imprisonment in Dakar
Election chiefs in Turkey have defended their decision to validate some disputed ballots cast during the country's referendum on boosting presidential powers.
British Prime Minister Theresa May accused the other 27 EU countries of lining up to oppose Britain over Brexit after Germany`s Angela Merkel said the UK should have no "illusions" over th
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s electoral authority on Thursday released the official tally of the country’s referendum, saying President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s “yes” c
Thursday's raid appeared to be part of a campaign by the authorities to turn the screws on groups connected with arch-Putin foe Khodorkovsky. 
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is launching the first phase of a plan to equip 22,000 officers with body cameras. The initiative was set to begin Thursday with police brass attendin
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — The body of a 1½-year-old girl was found at a “deplorable” northern Illinois home that she and her mother shared with squatters after her mother reluctantly allowed
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has signed a memo ordering an expedited investigation into whether aluminum imports are jeopardizing U.S. national security. Trump says aluminum is “c
A man has reportedly been arrested by London police after being found in possession of weapons near the British Parliament.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The parents of a Texas teenager who fatally shot himself while handcuffed in the back of an Austin patrol car say they’re still awaiting answers from investigators as to
WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting to the bottom of President Donald Trump’s tax plan is difficult because it exists so far as bullet points on a single page, with no detail. Still, there are reasons
BBC defence and diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus answers your questions on US-North Korea tensions.
ANKARA (Reuters) - Final results from Turkey's referendum on expanding President Tayyip Erdogan's powers showed 51.4 percent support for the "Yes" vote to approve the sweeping constitutional changes,
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged U.S. President Donald Trump not to withdraw from NAFTA in a call on Wednesday, saying such a move would be counter-productive, a Canadian source familiar w
Move comes within context of ongoing struggle between West Bank-based PA and Hamas in Gaza
The plan would cut the 35% corporate income tax to 15%
U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) instead of withdrawing it after speaking to the leaders of Mexico and Canada to see if the deal
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — The Latest on the political crisis in Macedonia (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Scores of protesters in Macedonia have broken through a police cordon and entered parliament to
Riot police clash with protesters in a western city as tension rises in the presidential race.
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