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UN gives green light for North Koreans to 2019-02-20 19:34:39U.N. diplomats say the Security Council committee monitoring sanctions against North Korea has given a green light to Kim Jong Un's delegation to tra

Mexico invites international experts on case of 43 2019-02-20 19:22:54The Mexican government will once again invite a team of international experts to investigate the case of 43 students missing since 2014.

Mexican court nixes 70-year-old capo's plea for house 2019-02-20 18:50:13A court in Mexico has denied a request by convicted drug lord Miguel Angel Felix Gallardo to serve out his sentence under house arrest due to his bad

Denmark's Inger Andersen elected UN environment chief 2019-02-20 18:46:50The U.N. General Assembly has elected Inger Andersen of Denmark as the new executive director of the United Nations Environment Program, which is base

Venezuela seeks UN support against 'military aggression' 2019-02-20 17:44:44Venezuela's U.N. Mission is inviting ambassadors of 46 countries to an informal meeting Friday with Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza to underline the U

Tortoise feared extinct found on remote Galapagos island 2019-02-20 17:03:29A living member of species of tortoise not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct has been found in a remote part of the Galapagos islan

16 killed in attack by suspected herdsmen in 2019-02-20 16:29:25An official in the central Nigerian state of Benue says 16 people have been killed in an attack apparently staged by herdsmen.

Croatian woman detained after missing sister's body discovered 2019-02-20 16:27:48Days after the remains of a Croatian woman – who vanished nearly two decades ago – were located in a freezer, her older sister was reporte

Nicaraguan poet-priest Cardenal leaves hospital, thanks pope 2019-02-20 16:01:33Renowned Nicaraguan poet and priest Ernesto Cardenal was released from a hospital Wednesday two weeks after he entered for treatment for an infection

Convoy of civilians leaves last ISIS village in 2019-02-20 15:57:01A convoy of some 2000 people is said to have rolled out of Deir Az Zor in Syria’s northeastern province on Wednesday, signaling the last civilia

Anti-Brexit MPs break away from both main parties, 2019-02-20 15:03:24A group of anti-Brexit MPs have split off from their respective parties, shaking up British politics just as the country seeks to seal its departure f

LDS missionary from Utah, 18, dies in Dominican 2019-02-20 14:54:04A missionary from Utah died Wednesday after he fell off an apartment building roof in the Dominican Republic, the church said.

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Adriana Rivas, alleged torturer during Pinochet regime in 2019-02-20 14:32:33 Australian authorities arrested a woman for her alleged involvement in kidnappings and killings in Chile during the Pinochet regime from 1973 to 1990

South Korea, China to meet to tackle worsening 2019-02-20 13:40:37 South Korean and Chinese officials are to meet next week to address the pressing issue of air pollution.

Bolivia to offer free, universal healthcare by March 2019-02-20 13:33:10 Bolivian President Evo Morales on Wednesday signed a law to bring universal, free healthcare to at least several areas of Bolivia by March 1.

Venezuela leader Juan Guaido gives military 3 days 2019-02-20 12:18:07 Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaido on Wednesday gave the country's armed forces three days to stop supporting President Nicolas Maduro before r

Microsoft says Russian hacker group Strontium targeting European 2019-02-20 12:03:02 Microsoft said Wednesday the same Russian hackers who stole emails from Democrats two years ago are now targeting European think tanks ahead of elect

Report: North Korea ‘talks up’ Nobel Peace Prize 2019-02-20 11:46:38 North Koreans are taking greater interest in the Nobel Peace Prize.

Saudi crown prince, Indian PM vow to fight 2019-02-20 11:05:25 Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said he stands with India against terrorism in a visit days after a suicide bomber attacked a busload of soldi

‘Clean-up’ work halts at South Korea club embroiled 2019-02-20 10:18:04 South Korean police have ordered clean-up work be stopped at a nightclub in southern Seoul where drugging and rapes may have occurred.

UBS ordered to pay multi-billion dollar fine in 2019-02-20 10:03:14 French authorities Wednesday fined UBS, a bank based in Switzerland, roughly $5.1 billion over concerns it helped clients hide money in undeclared ac

All-electric commuter airplanes aim for market introduction in 2019-02-20 08:59:58 Eviation Aircraft, an Israel-based company with plans to offer all-electric commuter aircraft, chose Germany's Siemens to supply propulsion systems.

3 British lawmakers leave Theresa May's Conservative Party 2019-02-20 08:57:39 Brexit opposition led three British lawmakers to leave the Conservative Party Wednesday to join an independent movement with seven others who left th

Vladimir Putin threatens to target U.S. 'decision-making centers' 2019-02-20 08:03:30 Russian President Vladimir Putin boasted about the country's missile capabilities and threatened to target the United States.

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Tortoise thought to be extinct appears in Galapagos 2019-02-20 18:27:21A living member of species of tortoise not seen in more than 110 years and feared to be extinct has been found in a remote part of the Galapagos islan

Empire actor Jussie Smollett suspected of lying about 2019-02-20 18:13:14Chicago detectives suspect Empire actor Jussie Smollett filed a false police report when he said he was the victim of a racist, homophobic attack in d

How Venezuela became the latest fault line in 2019-02-20 17:39:06As tensions in Venezuela mount ahead of a Saturday showdown over humanitarian aid, both sides are digging in, highlighting how the South American nati

U.S. says Alabama woman who joined ISIS can't 2019-02-20 15:25:51U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says an Alabama woman who left home to join ISIS in Syria is not a U.S. citizen and will not be allowed to return

Petro Poroshenko presses UN for peacekeeping force in 2019-02-20 15:10:14Ukraine's president says a UN-mandated peacekeeping operation could be decisive in ending the conflict in the east with Russian-backed separatists &m

Antsy corporate giants and angry sheep farmers: Brexit 2019-02-20 14:32:45A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: financial worries about Brexit start to bite in Britain; fam

Poverty watchdog blames 'radicalizing Trump' for record U.S. 2019-02-20 14:18:08The number of hate groups operating in the United States rose seven per cent to an all-time high in 2018, reflecting an increasingly divisive debate o

Scientists reveal Neptune's tiny new moon, Hippocamp 2019-02-20 13:00:00It may be a faint, fuzzy dot, but this little moon is a happy new addition to Neptune’s family.

US automakers to Trump: Don't slap tariffs on 2019-02-20 12:46:21America's auto industry is bracing for a potential escalation in President Donald Trump's tariff war with the world, one that could weaken the globa

Lab-grown steak could be worse for climate than 2019-02-20 11:10:32Cultured meat production could spur global warming more in the long term than some types of beef cattle farming, a new study suggests.

South Sudan still rife with sexual violence, civilian 2019-02-20 10:58:56UN investigators have identified perpetrators of pervasive rape, killings and torture in secret safe houses in South Sudan, and they believe oil reven

Civilians trucked out from final ISIS enclave in 2019-02-20 08:51:18A convoy of trucks carrying hundreds of civilians, including children, left the last enclave held by ISIS militants in eastern Syria on Wednesday, sig

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Japan's Leader Nominated Trump For Nobel Prize At 2019-02-17 09:00:34The U.S. government "informally" asked for the Trump nomination last year, according to Japan's Asahi newspaper.

US Military Planes Land In A Colombian Border 2019-02-16 19:39:23"More is on the way."

Vogue Brazil Director Resigns After Critics Say Her 2019-02-15 10:17:53The style director's 50th birthday party featured black women in traditional garb standing beside a throne.

Norwegian Cruise Line Ship Crashes Into Port In 2019-02-14 09:06:17No injuries have been reported, but the ship destroyed two piers.

Maria Ressa, Philippine Journalist Critical of Duterte, Arrested 2019-02-13 08:57:12The award-winning head of Philippine news website Rappler was among several journalists named "Person of the Year" by Time magazine in 2018.

Indonesia Pressures Instagram Over Gay Muslim Comic Strips 2019-02-13 07:19:32The country's communications ministry claimed posts depicting the struggles of gay Muslims were "pornographic."

Maduro Labels Trump A 'White Supremacist,' Says White 2019-02-13 05:36:08The embattled Venezuelan president accused the U.S. of inventing a humanitarian crisis “that does not exist” in order to "take over&

Emergency Crews Rescue Newborn Baby Stuck In Storm 2019-02-12 19:50:00Rescue crews in Durban, South Africa, spent nearly four hours trying to get the child out of the drain.

Indonesian Police Apologize For Using Snake To Interrogate 2019-02-12 18:20:33The police chief admitted the interrogation was unprofessional but still defended it.

Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán Found Guilty 2019-02-12 12:43:27Mexican drug lord "El Chapo" was convicted of running an industrial-scale smuggling operation and is facing life in prison.

Girl Falls Into Giant Panda Enclosure At Chinese 2019-02-11 12:49:39The research facility in Sichuan province said pandas aren't as docile as they may appear.

No One Wanted To Buy These 'Hitler Paintings' 2019-02-10 23:22:26The sale flopped amid concerns about the artworks’ authenticity, hefty price tags and accusations of “bad taste.”

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White House Panel Will Study Whether Climate Change 2019-02-20 19:36:40The Pentagon and federal intelligence agencies have said that climate change is a threat. Now, the White House is planning a panel to study whether th

Coast Guard Officer Plotted to Kill Democrats and 2019-02-20 19:23:47A cache of weapons was recovered from the home of Christopher P. Hasson, a Coast Guard lieutenant and self-described white nationalist. A court filing

Tesla’s Top Lawyer Is Leaving. His Tenure at 2019-02-20 19:22:59The departure, one of dozens by senior executives in recent years, is the latest turbulence in the months since federal regulators sued the carmaker.

Advertisers Boycott YouTube After Pedophiles Swarm Comments on 2019-02-20 19:08:34Google said it had deleted the accounts and channels of people leaving the comments in question, but acknowledged “there’s more to be done

Venezuelans Fleeing Crisis Face Desperate Hike to 12,000 2019-02-20 18:55:27Venezuela’s economic crisis has set off a staggering exodus, with more than three million people leaving the country in recent years — lar

French Court Fines UBS $4.2 Billion for Helping 2019-02-20 18:43:23The banking giant said it would appeal the ruling, which found that lavish perks had been used to entice wealthy French clients into opening Swiss acc

A Police Funeral in a Quiet Harbor Town 2019-02-20 18:42:21Officers from across the country flocked to Hampton Bays, where they said goodbye to New York Detective Brian Simonsen, who was killed in the line of

Donald Trump, Coast Guard, Jussie Smollett: Your Wednesday 2019-02-20 18:39:31Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Jussie Smollett Labeled a Suspect by Chicago Police 2019-02-20 18:24:29Mr. Smollett reported that he was attacked in January, but two brothers said to have helped him stage the incident were brought in as witnesses to a g

Supreme Court Limits Police Powers to Seize Private 2019-02-20 18:17:48Civil forfeiture laws, a popular way to raise revenue, have been the subject of criticism across the political spectrum.

Does New York Still Have a Future in 2019-02-20 17:47:53Amazon might have been the center of a new tech ecosystem in Queens. Here’s what the city can do next.

Alabama Woman Who Joined ISIS Can’t Return Home, 2019-02-20 17:47:47Hoda Muthana says she regrets going to Syria to join the Islamic State. But President Trump directed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to deny her re-ent

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Billionaire Branson hopes aid concert opens Venezuela's borders 2019-02-20 19:41:32Billionaire entrepreneur Richard Branson on Wednesday said he hopes a concert in Colombia aimed at raising money for crisis-wracked Venezuela will enc

Venezuela's deputy U.N. military attache backs Guaido 2019-02-20 19:30:03Venezuela's deputy U.N. military attache, Colonel Pedro Chirinos, said in a video on social media that he has recognized opposition leader Juan Guaid

As Maduro holds on, Venezuela opposition eyes negotiated 2019-02-20 19:30:03Venezuela's opposition is trying to convince ruling Socialist Party officials to join a transition government, shifting focus as it seeks to unseat P

Woman who joined Islamic State cannot return to 2019-02-20 19:28:17U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday a woman born in the United States who joined the Islamic State militant group did not qualify fo

Fire kills at least 10 in Bangladesh capital, 2019-02-20 19:16:40A huge fire that broke out in a building in an old part of Bangladesh's capital, Dhaka, killed at least 10 people, a fire service official said on Th

Brazil president seeks $270 billion pension savings, Congress 2019-02-20 18:59:09Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro delivered his proposed pension overhaul to Congress on Wednesday, a plan to save over 1 trillion reais ($270 billio

U.S., Central America launch plan to crack down 2019-02-20 18:16:00The United States and three Central American nations on Wednesday announced an effort to combat trafficking of people to the U.S.-Mexico border, days

Donations pour in for Syrian refugees who lost 2019-02-20 18:11:25A fundraising effort for a Syrian-refugee couple who lost all seven of their children in a house fire on Tuesday in the eastern Canadian city of Halif

'Time of the essence,' says May on latest 2019-02-20 18:10:23British Prime Minister Theresa May held "constructive" talks in Brussels on Wednesday as she sought concessions on Brexit from a skeptical European

UK attorney general plans for unilateral exit mechanism 2019-02-20 18:09:58UK Attorney General Geoffrey Cox is considering plans for a unilateral exit mechanism to the Irish backstop with a notice period of 12 months, the Tel

Moscow ready to cut time for nuclear strike 2019-02-20 18:07:40Moscow will match any U.S. move to deploy new nuclear missiles closer to Russia by stationing its own missiles closer to the United States or by deplo

North Korea's Kim shuffles nuclear talks team after 2019-02-20 17:48:59Veteran North Korean diplomats are being sidelined from nuclear talks ahead of a second summit with the United States as recent defections and allegat

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