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Chile Senate OKs bill allowing abortion in some cases

July 19, 2017

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean lawmakers took a major step toward legalizing abortion in some cases on Wednesday, a dramatic development in one of Latin America's most traditionally conservative... more »»

The Latest: Trump-Putin 'chat' said to concern US officials

July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia (all times local):

3:25 p.m.

U.S. more »»

Brazil freezes accounts of ex-President Silva in graft case

July 19, 2017

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazil's central bank has frozen four bank accounts belonging to ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva due to his recent conviction on corruption charges, the federal judge... more »»

Israel PM talks with security chiefs on Jerusalem tensions

July 19, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signaled Wednesday that he's sticking to a decision to install metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem shrine, despite rising tensions... more »»

Saudis release woman in viral miniskirt video without charge

July 19, 2017

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia announced Wednesday that a woman who was detained after wearing a miniskirt in a video that went viral has been released without charge. more »»

'I'm your boss': French military chief quits in Macron spat

July 19, 2017

PARIS (AP) — Let there be no doubt who is in charge of France. more »»

Clashes erupt between rebels, al-Qaida in northwest Syria

July 19, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — Fierce clashes between Syrian rebels and al-Qaida-linked militants spread through northwest Syria on Wednesday, as the two sides jostled for control over an important border town. more »»

Court to review detention of ex-Ivory Coast leader Gbagbo

July 19, 2017

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court appeals judges on Wednesday ordered a new review into whether former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo should be released from... more »»

US: Iran still top state terror sponsor; global attacks down

July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Iran continues to be the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism, the Trump administration said Wednesday in a new report that also noted a decline in the number of terrorist... more »»

French woman faces prosecution in Iraq for possible IS links

July 19, 2017

PARIS (AP) — A French woman captured in the Iraqi city of Mosul with her four children is facing possible prosecution in Iraq for allegedly collaborating with the Islamic State group, in a test... more »»

UK raises pension age from 67 to 68 starting in 2037

July 19, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Britain accelerated plans to increase the pension age Wednesday, as rising life expectancy continues to put pressure on the public purse. more »»

Hungary searches international trains after bomb threat

July 19, 2017

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police say they are inspecting all international trains arriving in Hungary after receiving an anonymous bomb threa. more »»

The Latest: Merkel not surprised by Putin-Trump chat at G-20

July 19, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on investigations into ties between the Trump campaign and Russia (all times local):

10:30 a.m. more »»

On hot mic, Israeli PM raps 'crazy' EU, admits Syria strikes

July 19, 2017

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was caught Wednesday by a live microphone railing against the European Union's "crazy" insistence on resolving the... more »»

Liu Xiaobo supporters mark his death amid concerns for widow

July 19, 2017

BEIJING (AP) — From a waterfront concert in a Hong Kong park to a quiet candlelit prayer in a Melbourne alley, Liu Xiaobo's supporters around the world gathered Wednesday to mark the traditional... more »»

BBC forced to disclose salaries of top-earning stars

July 19, 2017

LONDON (AP) — The publicly funded BBC was forced to publish the names and salaries of its highest-earning actors and presenters Wednesday, unleashing a national debate about fame, gender, race an... more »»

Portugal to limit eucalyptus groves to reduce wildfires

July 19, 2017

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portuguese lawmakers have agreed on new measures to help contain the fires that race through the country's forests each summer, after one wildfire last month that killed 6... more »»

British royals meet Merkel, tour Berlin Holocaust memorial

July 19, 2017

BERLIN (AP) — The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge met German Chancellor Angela Merkel, toured Berlin's Holocaust memorial and visited the city's signature landmark, the Brandenburg Gate, as they... more »»

Mexico announces new laptop, tablet security on US flights

July 19, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Laptops and tablets on U.S.-bound flights from Mexico will be subjected to heightened carry-on security measures beginning Wednesday at the request of the U.S. more »»

Army general among Thais convicted of human trafficking

July 19, 2017

BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai army general was one of dozens of people found guilty Wednesday in a major human trafficking trial that included 103 defendants accused of involvement in a modern-day slaver... more »»

 
 

 

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