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  • Kenya: Explosive kills 4 more children grazing livestock

    39 minutes ago

    (AP) NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan official says four more children have been killed by an explosive device that went off in a field where they grazing livestock. Mandera Governor Ali Roba is blaming devices that Britain might have planted ...

  • Spain to seek Catalan politician's arrest on Denmark visit

    1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) MADRID (AP) — Spain's state prosecutor office says it will reissue a European arrest warrant for the arrest of the fugitive former leader of Catalonia if he leaves Belgium and enters Denmark as planned. The region's ex-president, Carles Puigdemont, is ...

  • 7 die at Ethiopia's Epiphany in clashes with security forces

    1 hour, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian police in the restive Amhara region in the north confirmed Sunday that seven people were killed when worshippers celebrating the Epiphany holiday clashed with security forces. The killings on Saturday in the town of ...

  • Trump campaign ad calls Dems 'complicit' in officers' deaths

    2 hours, 21 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's re-election campaign has released a provocative new ad accusing Democrats of being "complicit" in the slayings of law enforcement officers by people in the U.S. illegally. The 30-second ad was released Saturday on the ...

  • Mexico posts highest homicide rate in decades

    2 hours, 25 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico has posted its highest homicide rate in decades, with a record 29,168 murders in 2017. That is higher than the homicide rate during the peak year of Mexico's drug war in 2011, when there were ...

  • Buzz off: Ohio college want vultures to leave campus

    3 hours, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) GRANVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio liberal arts college is hanging effigies in trees and using pyrotechnics to move destructive vultures off campus. The Columbus Dispatch reports vultures have caused at least $50,000 damage at Denison University in the last ...

  • Kremlin spokesman: Putin, Ukraine's leader meet unannounced

    4 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin's spokesman says some contacts between Ukraine's leader and Russian President Vladimir Putin have taken place outside the public eye. Dmitry Peskov, Putin's spokesman, did not specify how many contacts the Russian president has had with ...

  • German Social Democrats vote to enter coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.

    5 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) BONN, Germany (AP) — German Social Democrats vote to enter coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.

  • Macedonians protest bill to make Albanian second language

    5 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Hundreds of people have gathered in Macedonia's capital to protest a bill that would make Albanian the country's second official language. The protest in front of the parliament building in Skopje on Sunday was peaceful, although ...

  • Families of Islamist prisoners in Lebanon rally for amnesty

    5 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) BEIRUT (AP) — Hundreds of protesters have rallied in the Lebanese capital demanding that Islamist prisoners be part of a discussed general amnesty. The rally in central Beirut Sunday was attended by hundreds of families of Islamist prisoners. They were ...

  • Venezuelan officials bury rebel policeman killed in shootout

    5 hours, 42 minutes ago

    (AP) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Officials in Venezuela have buried a rebel policeman killed nearly a week ago in a shootout with government security forces. Family members said only two of Oscar Perez's relatives were permitted to observe the tightly controlled ...

  • Greeks rally over name dispute with neighbor Macedonia

    5 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Over 100,000 Greeks have gathered in the northern city of Thessaloniki to demand that neighboring country Macedonia change its name because it is also the name of the Greek province of which Thessaloniki is the capital. ...

  • The Latest: Thousands rally across Australia for women

    6 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — The Latest on women's marches taking place around the world (all times local): 2:35 p.m. Thousands of people have rallied in cities across Australia to support women's rights and show solidarity with those marching elsewhere around the ...

  • Thousands march for women in London despite sleet and snow

    6 hours, 13 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Thousands of people have turned out in central London despite sleet and snow to show solidarity with women around the world in demanding equality, justice and an end to harassment. Demonstrators chanted across from British Prime Minister ...

  • Afghanistan's Interior Ministry says 4 Afghans and 14 foreigners were killed in the Kabul Intercontinental Hotel siege

    6 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan's Interior Ministry says 4 Afghans and 14 foreigners were killed in the Kabul Intercontinental Hotel siege.

  • Swiss resort cut off after new snow increases avalanche risk

    7 hours, 27 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — Swiss authorities say a village near the famed Matterhorn peak is again cut off to road and rail traffic after new snowfall renewed the danger of avalanches. The Matterhorn Gotthard railway said on its website Sunday that ...

  • Macron shares African outrage on Trump's vulgar language

    7 hours, 39 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron says he shared the outrage of many African countries in response to President Donald Trump's disparaging comments about the continent. Trump referred to African nations as "shithole countries" earlier this month during a ...

  • UN appeals for $3B in aid to war-battered Yemen

    8 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The United Nations and its partners have appealed for nearly $3 billion in aid to Yemen, where a Saudi-led coalition is at war with Iran-allied rebels known as Houthis. Jamie McGoldrick, the U.N. humanitarian coordinator in ...

  • Spain: 2 migrants dead after boat sinks in Mediterranean

    8 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) MADRID (AP) — Spain's maritime rescue service says two migrants have died after their boat sank while trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea to European shores. The service says that both were men of sub-Saharan origin and that their boat ...

  • Philippines says it won't be embroiled in US-China sea spat

    8 hours, 49 minutes ago

    (AP) MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines says it won't get embroiled in a fresh spat between the U.S. and China involving Beijing's protest of an American warship passing near a Chinese-controlled shoal also claimed by the Philippines. Presidential spokesman Harry ...

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