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BUCHAREST — The Latest on Europe's response to the large numbers of migrants and refugees trying to reach the continent (all times local):
Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon told lawmakers Tuesday she was postponing plans to seek a second independence referendum, saying she would revisit the issue when the terms of Britain’s departure from
The Latest on Brazil’s political crisis (all times local):
US President Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed during a telephone call on Tuesday on the need for a "joint response" in the event of another chemical attack in
The report into suspected corruption in the 2018 and 2022 World Cup bids has been a mystery ever since American investigator Michael Garcia delivered
A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers and resulting in minor injuries as hundreds of people were evacua
President Juan Manuel Santos travelled Tuesday to Mesetas, Colombia, to join Rodrigo Londono, top commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colo
Brazil's President Michel Temer rejected a bribery charge against him Tuesday, saying there was no proof.
German authorities Tuesday evacuated a high-rise apartment building in the western city of Wuppertal, over fire safety fears in the wake of London's Grenfell Tower tragedy.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Leonard Larkins and nearly 4,000 other segregated black soldiers helped build a highway across Alaska and Canada during the Second World War, a contribution largely ignored for ...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The FBI says it has located the car that a missing Chinese scholar studying at the University of Illinois was last seen getting into earlier this month. The ......
Old-school rental-car agencies may have a road map to prosper in the age of self-driving taxis
Bitcoin slumped to as low as $2,449.4 in intraday trading
The IMF cut its growth forecasts for the US economy to 2.1% for both 2017 and 2018
The largest warship ever built in the UK eased into the Firth of Forth as it set out on two years of sea trials HMS Queen Elizabeth, the Royal Navy's new aircraft carrier, lef
Latest: Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed plans for a second referendum on Scottish independence are being put on hold - but added it is still "likely" there could be another ballot before 2021.
Update 8:11pm: Shipping group Maersk has been affected by the ongoing global cyber attack as its computer systems failed across multiple regions, including Ireland and the UK.
Scotland's First Minister has announced she is putting plans for a second independence referendum on hold. Here are some key questions and answers on the issue.
Google has been hit with a record fine of €2.4bn by Europe's competition watchdog after breaching anti-trust rules with its online shopping service. Here, we look at the reasons behind the fine.
Facebook said it has deleted about 66,000 posts a week in the last two months as the social media giant cracks down on what it deems to be hate speech.
Passengers were led out of a subway tunnel to safety.
Poe alleged that since 1990, Pakistan has been supporting terrorist groups in Kashmir like the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) in its proxy war with India.  
Muhammad has been looking for his family since an oil tanker blaze killed 150 people in Pakistan.
President Donald Trump's party are divided on their plan to replace Obamacare.
The search-engine giant skewed results in its favour to thwart smaller shopping search services
Rosneft's servers were hit on Tuesday, computer systems at some banks, Ukraine's main airport
A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem Tuesday, frightening passengers and resulting in minor injuries as hundreds of people were evacuated from trains along the subway line
U.S. Senate leaders scrambled Tuesday to rescue their health-care bill, in deepening jeopardy as opposition from rebellious Republicans intensifies.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A man who plotted to shoot hundreds of people on behalf of the Islamic State group received a life sentence Tuesday in a case that prosecutors say illustrates the dangers of Amer
MIAMI (AP) — A top Colombian anti-corruption official and a lawyer are facing U.S. money-laundering-conspiracy charges in an alleged bribery scheme. Acting Miami U.S. Attorney Benjamin Greenberg said
SLATINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania auto salvage yard has been destroyed in a dramatic blaze punctuated by a series of explosions. The fire was reported Monday afternoon at Hanna’s Auto and T
CHICAGO (AP) — 3 Chicago officers indicted on conspiracy charges in alleged cover-up of black teen Laquan McDonald’s fatal shooting.
Researchers are making yet another trip to a tiny island called Nikumaroro in search of a legendary female aviator who may never have set foot there.
CHICAGO - Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on felony charges alleging they conspired to cover up the fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald by a white officer. A ......
An ailing Mali archbishop facing allegations of financial impropriety assured the Vatican on Tuesday he plans to show up at St. Peter’s Basilica to be made a cardinal by Pope Francis.
Greek police say they have arrested an elderly man for allegedly setting up an improvised firing range on his balcony in a densely populated area and using guns he owned illegally for target practice.
U.S. military officials say an American soldier has been hospitalized in Romania in critical condition after suffering an electric shock while working at a railway station near the Hungarian border.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Tuesday that banking reforms now in place have made the financial system safer, and the world should be able to avoid the type of devastating crisis that struck
French President Emmanuel Macron has invited U.S. President Donald Trump to a Bastille Day celebration next month to celebrate the arrival 100 years ago of the American troops who fought alongside the
Its exterior insulation is similar to materials that allowed the deadly fire that torched London’s Grenfell Tower to spread.
Chancellor Angela Merkel surprised Germans and her own conservative party just three months before the Sept. 24 election by abruptly signaling her support for same-sex marriages — a major shift fo
A massive, international cyberattack using malicious data-scrambling software started in Ukraine on Tuesday afternoon before apparently reaching Russia’s top oil producer and quickly making its wa
A north Alabama military post said in a tweet it was on lockdown Tuesday amid reports of possible active shooter.
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's former defense minister, Mustafa Tlass, who was a close confidant of the late President Hafez al-Assad but left the country after the uprising started, died in Paris on Tues
MESETAS, Colombia (Reuters) - Colombia's Marxist FARC rebels concluded their disarmament on Tuesday, handing in all but a few of their individual weapons to the United Nations and ending their role in
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir said on Tuesday that there would be no negotiations over demands by the kingdom and other Arab states for Qatar to stop supporting terrorism, st
The Nobel Peace laureate, who helped write a petition for a more democratic China but was sidelined while in prison, has been freed for cancer treatment.
The Defense Department detailed the activity after a White House statement warning Syria against an attack. Syria and its Russian patrons rejected the accusation.
Ninety-five buildings with materials similar to those used in the Grenfell Tower in London have fallen short in safety tests, “a 100 percent failure rate,” a government spokesman said.
The chancellor, in a change of approach, said she would allow members of her party a free vote on the measure, meaning it would almost certainly pass.
The ruling, which disappointed the plaintiffs, largely upheld a previous decision that Dutch peacekeepers wrongfully ordered 350 Muslim men and boys to leave a U.N. compound in Srebrenica.
China, seeing the U.S.-India relationship as the greatest threat to its effort to carve out a “Sinocentric Asia,” is sending a message, analysts say.
Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon said Tuesday she changed her mind about seeking a second independence referendum, telling lawmakers she is postponing plans to introduce legislation for a vote on wheth
A Czech nuclear plant is under fire for a bikini contest used to pick an intern to work for the company. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.              
The United States is not viewed as favorably as it was under President Obama, but Donald Trump’s image is even worse, according to a new Pew Research Center study.          
Singapore Zoo marks 44th birthday with feast for its orangutans Video provided by AFP              
A major cyberattack across Europe has banks and power grids disrupted. Elizabeth Keatinge (@elizkeatinge) has more.              
Angela Merkel drops opposition to same-sex marriage. Video provided by AFP              
A quickly spreading ransomware attack is hitting countries across the world including Ukraine, Russia, Spain, France and the United States, just weeks after a ransomware attack known as “WannaCry.” Re
Several multinational companies have been targeted in a huge wave of cyberattacks starting in Russia and Ukraine before spreading. The virus demanded money from victims in exchange for a return of dat
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