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The U.S. Secret Service detained a male suspect carrying a package and making "suspicious comments" near the White House Tuesday, according to an official who said he was taken into custody and explos
Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere meanwhile warned Turkey against spying in Germany, saying "espionage activities on German soil is punishable by law and will not be tolerated by us".
Two leading Republican senators joined Democrats on Tuesday in questioning the objectivity of the chairman of House of Representatives intelligence committee in its investigation of possible Russia ti
A French court on Tuesday convicted the man known as "Carlos the Jackal," once the world's most-wanted fugitive, of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris s
Italian investigators said on Tuesday they had foiled a plot to steal the body of legendary Formula One racing pioneer Enzo Ferrari and demand a ransom
PARIS (AP) — Embracing the European Union could be seen as a risky move for politicians given Britain’s decision to abandon the bloc and the renewed popularity of nationalist parties. But Frenc
PHOENIX (AP) — Browns coach Hue Jackson has little use for pro days, especially when looking at quarterbacks. Cleveland is still searching for its franchise QB after nearly two decades back in the NF
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. researchers who monitor North Korea say satellite imagery shows possible preparations for an underground nuclear test explosion. The researchers writing on the 38 North website
Serbia’s defense minister says Russian President Vladimir Putin has promised to sign off on a delivery of fighter jets, battle tanks and armored vehicles to Serbia. Defense Minister Zoran Djordj
DELRAY BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says a trooper fatally shot a man in a fight on Interstate 95 in Palm Beach County. The agency said Tuesday that the trooper confronted 56-year-ol
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Nevada man who authorities say is a member of the New Jersey crime family believed to be the model for HBO’s “The Sopranos” is headed to prison for plotting th
Pakistan has tightened its visa regime to prevent the entry of foreign intelligence agents as diplomats and make sure that the country is not being used as a 'Banana Republic', the Interio
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Multiple rounds of severe weather are in the forecast this week for Southern Plains states, with Texas and Oklahoma at risk Tuesday for big hail, tornadoes and damaging winds. Th
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service says they have taken a man into custody who was carrying a package near the White House after he made suspicious comments to an officer. A Secret Service official
Frank Mason III was a last-minute recruit for Kansas. He turned into the Jayhawks’ latest All-American. The senior guard was the only unanimous selection to the 2016-17 AP All-America team Tues
The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 11:45 a.m. Stocks are posting solid gains after a report showed consumer confidence climbed to its highest level in more than 16 ye
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against a man who has been jailed for nearly 10 years while he awaits trial. Kharon Davis has been held without bail in the
WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is asking an Ohio community to end the practice of charging drug users revived by emergency responders using an overdose antidot
BURAO, Somalia (Reuters) - In a makeshift camp beside a disused airfield in the breakaway Somali region of Somaliland, 32-year old Nima Mohamed sits next to an open wood fire, boiling a kettle of blac
BANGKOK (AP) — An armed militant group fighting Myanmar’s government on behalf of the country’s Muslim Rohingya minority has issued a statement asserting its right to self-defense and den
Dozens of Chinese Parisians gathered in front of a police station in northern Paris on Tuesday to protest against police brutality following the shoo
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Satellite imagery of North Korea's main nuclear test site taken at the weekend indicates that Pyongyang could be in the final stages of preparations for a sixth nuclear test, a
JASPER, Mo. (AP) — A southwestern Missouri teenager has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for fatally shooting his 12-year-old sister when he was 13. Tristan Potts, now 15, was sentenced Monday in
WASHINGTON (AP) — The booming Washington, D.C., region has long been an easy target for Republican lawmakers who want to cut federal spending. Last year, a GOP congressman from Iowa tweeted a picture
BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police say suspects used a wheelbarrow to make off with a 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions. Police said Tuesday at least two burglars broke into the Bode Museum
PARIS (Reuters) - France must curb its reliance on Russian and Ukrainian firms for its military support fleet to move troops and hardware to war zones, a parliamentary report on Tuesday showed.
A French court on Tuesday handed "Carlos the Jackal", once one of the worlds most wanted criminals, life imprisonment for a 1974 grenade attack on a Paris shop that killed two people.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO envoys will hold a formal meeting with Russia on Thursday, their fourth since the 2014 crisis in Ukraine halted regular talks, although both sides continue to accuse each oth
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas’ Republican-controlled Legislature approved an expansion Tuesday of state health coverage to thousands of poor adults under the federal Affordable Care Act, which the
NEW YORK (AP) — Bottled water is starting to seem more like soda, and sometimes taste like it, too. As bottled water surges in popularity, Coke, Pepsi and other companies are using celebrity endorsem
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan is joining the growing list of Senate Democrats opposing President Donald Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court. In a statement Tuesday, Staben
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expressing concern about violent crime as he welcomes leaders of a national police union to the White House. Trump is hosting a listening session Tuesday w
The topic of Russia’s interference in the elections of European countries is absurd, stated to TASS the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Alexey Meshkov. Meshkov commented on the presu
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma could soon join Louisiana and Texas in allowing hunters to shoot feral hogs from helicopters. The Tulsa World (http://bit.ly/2neDl3i ) reports that aerial gunners are alr
It was one of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's most controversial promises. Video provided by Newsy              
A French court sent Carlos the Jackal, once one of the world's most wanted criminals, back to jail for his third life sentence on Tuesday after convicting him of a grenade attack 42 years ago on a Par
The man known as "Carlos the Jackal" has been convicted in a French court of a deadly 1974 attack on a Paris shopping arcade and sentenced to life in prison for the third time
Ahmed ‘Uncle Kathy’ Kathrada, an unassuming, quiet man who has left South Africans with a legacy that’s immediate, not historical, writes David Everatt.
TABQA DAM, Syria (Reuters) - Syrian engineers worked on Tuesday to open spillways and ease pressure on a major dam across the Euphrates River, amid a pause in a U.S.-backed assault to capture it from
The Edirne-based Balkan Turks Federation will sue Bulgaria for violating the right of outmigrants to vote in the elections for Bulgaria’s Parliament, reported BGNES. The case will be reviewed by a Bul
U.S. stock indexes moved slightly higher in morning trading Tuesday as investors weighed the latest batch of company earnings and economic news. New data showed strong gains in consumer confidence and
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations is considering using other ports in Yemen or land convoys to deliver food for 17 million hungry people in case the main port of Hodeida is attacked, the chief U.N
The 11 people arrested, who told prosecutors they were trying to send an antiwar message, face criminal charges for their stunt near the gate of the former Nazi death camp.
BRUSSELS/BEIJING (Reuters) - China has launched a charm offensive with the European Union since U.S. President Donald Trump took office, shifting its stance on trade negotiations and signaling closer
BUCHAREST, Romania - A court has handed a former Romanian tourism minister a six-year sentence for bribery and abuse of office connected to a boxing gala that she organized. The High Court of Cassati
Two bodies have been found in central Democratic Republic of Congo and there is a "high probability" they are the remains of United Nations investigators who went missing earlier this month, the fathe
LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will file formal Brexit divorce papers on Wednesday, pitching the United Kingdom into the unknown and triggering years of uncertain negotiations that will
DHAKA (Reuters) - At least four people died and several remain missing after a ferry carrying about 80 passengers capsized on Tuesday in Bangladesh's Panguchi River, police said.
Lionel Messi has been banned from Argentina's next four World Cup qualifiers, starting with Tuesday's game in Bolivia. FIFA says Messi was banned for
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that Syrian peace talks sponsored by Tehran, Russia and Turkey would continue in Kazakhstan without specifying a date for the next r
There was no "fair or reasonable basis" for taking the draconian step of forcing South Yorkshire chief constable David Crompton out of office, the High Court in England has heard.
There has been another scandal between Germany and Turkey after it became clear that Ankara is spying on its citizens in the Federal Republic. Under German laws, however, foreign spying which harms th
The rumour mill went into overdrive after it was reported that President Jacob Zuma had been asked by Ahmed Kathrada’s family not to attend his funeral service.
The 67-year-old known worldwide as “Carlos” denounced “an absurd trial” for a 42-year-old crime.              
NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin says he’s “stunned” at the popularity of his impression of President Donald Trump on “Saturday Night Live.” Baldwin tells Vanity Fair that h
NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Environmental authorities in Massachusetts are donating lobsters seized from an illegal harvest to homeless veterans. Massachusetts Environmental Police say they found the l
Indonesia's President Joko Widodo said he would restore a moratorium on the death penalty if he won the backing of the people, after a spate of executions that drew international condemnation
On the front lines of the fight against ISIS in west Mosul, a photojournalist for The Times documents the toll on Iraqis who have no safe way to escape.
Tropical Cyclone Debbie slammed into northeastern Australia midday Tuesday with wind gusts as high as 161 mph.              
A court heard during the bail application of two men allegedly linked to the OR Tambo International Airport heist that one of the suspects earned R400 000.
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