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Urgency for vaccine grows as virus ravages China's pigs

August 21, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — Scientists are working to develop a vaccine to help guard the world's pork supply as a deadly virus ravages Asia's pig herds. more »»

Trump cancels Denmark visit because Greenland isn't for sale

August 21, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days after he said buying Greenland wasn't a top priority, President Donald Trump canceled an upcoming trip to Denmark, which owns the mostly frozen island, after its prime... more »»

Trump, Maduro confirm talks as opposition stays mum

August 21, 2019

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — As President Donald Trump and Venezuela's socialist leader Nicolás Maduro confirmed secret talks between their governments on Tuesday, one key player appeared to be left... more »»

At least 2,300 detained in locked-down Indian-ruled Kashmir

August 21, 2019

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — At least 2,300 people, mostly young men, have been detained in Indian-administered Kashmir during a security lockdown and communications blackout imposed to curb unrest... more »»

Uruguay's president says he has lung cancer

August 21, 2019

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguayan President Tabaré Vázquez announced Tuesday that he has cancer and will have a more complete diagnosis in coming days. more »»

Earth's future is being written in fast-melting Greenland

August 21, 2019

HELHEIM GLACIER, Greenland (AP) — This is where Earth's refrigerator door is left open, where glaciers dwindle and seas begin to rise. more »»

Trump and Maduro confirm talks between high-level officials

August 21, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday his government is talking to "various representatives" of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, who also confirmed that "secret" discussions... more »»

What to expect as Italy's looks to a new government

August 21, 2019

ROME (AP) — As Italy's Premier Giuseppe Conte steps down, the question is whether hardline, anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini can force new elections in hopes of grabbing the... more »»

Italian premier's resignation could bring elections in fall

August 21, 2019

ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte resigned Tuesday amid the collapse of the 14-month-old populist government, raising the possibility of new elections in the fall that could bring to... more »»

Migrants exit rescue ship in Italy after 19-day standoff

August 20, 2019

MILAN (AP) — More than 80 people were being evacuated from a migrant rescue ship on Tuesday, capping a drama that saw 15 passengers jump into the sea to escape deteriorating conditions aboard and... more »»

Trump says would be 'appropriate' for Russia to rejoin G-7

August 20, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Tuesday he'd like to see Russia readmitted to a group of the world's major industrial nations. more »»

US envoy to resume talks with Taliban on ending Afghan war

August 20, 2019

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The United States envoy negotiating with the Taliban for an end to nearly 18 years of fighting in Afghanistan was departing Tuesday for Qatar to resume talks, the State... more »»

Brazilian police kill man who held bus passengers hostage

August 20, 2019

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot him dead in a... more »»

Sudan protesters, army announce new ruling body after deal

August 20, 2019

CAIRO (AP) — Sudan's pro-democracy movement and the army announced a joint ruling body on Tuesday, formally disbanding the military council that took power after the ouster of longtime autocrat... more »»

Italian premier resigns, blames deputy for political crisis

August 20, 2019

ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte resigned Tuesday, blaming the collapse of his 14-month-old populist government on his rebellious, anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, who... more »»

Earth's future is being written in fast-melting Greenland

August 20, 2019

HELHEIM GLACIER, Greenland (AP) — This is where Earth's refrigerator door is left open, where glaciers dwindle and seas begin to rise. more »»

UK, EU only harden their positions on Brexit as G-7 nears

August 20, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Britain, which are hurtling toward a costly, damaging no-deal split in a little over two months, kicked off a high-wire week of diplomacy Tuesday by... more »»

Burkina Faso president says extremists kill 24 soldiers

August 20, 2019

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — An attack by extremists in Burkina Faso's northern province has killed at least 24 soldiers, one of the deadliest attacks on military in the West African nation's history,... more »»

Rescuers find equipment from 2 missing cavers in Poland

August 20, 2019

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Rescuers in southern Poland say they have come across some equipment and food belonging to the two missing spelunkers they are searching for amid rising water in a cave. more »»

Big questions linger as Russia shares radiation data

August 20, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia has resumed sharing data from radiation monitoring stations in Siberia after some were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range, a nuclear weapons... more »»

 
 
 

 

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