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SpaceX aborts approach to space station, delivery delayed

February 22, 2017

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A navigation error has forced SpaceX to delay its shipment to the International Space Station. more »»

Russian supply ship launched to International Space Station

February 22, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — An unmanned Russian cargo ship lifted off successfully Wednesday on a supply mission to the International Space Station. more »»

Mexicans weigh the daunting prospect of deportee camps

February 22, 2017

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexicans fear deportee and refugee camps could be popping up along their northern border under the Trump administration's plan to start deporting to Mexico all Latin Americans... more »»

Ex-Hong Kong leader gets 20 months in jail for misconduct

February 22, 2017

HONG KONG (AP) — A former leader of Hong Kong was sentenced Wednesday to 20 months in prison for misconduct after failing to disclose plans to rent a luxury apartment for his retirement from a... more »»

Even at anything-goes Carnival, these lyrics raise eyebrows

February 22, 2017

SAO PAULO (AP) — The typical notion of Carnival in Brazil is that anything goes: no headdress too big, no outfit too small, no song too ribal. more »»

Police: Suspects in N. Korean death coated hands with poison

February 22, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The women suspected of fatally poisoning a scion of North Korea's ruling family were trained to coat their hands with toxic chemicals then wipe them on his face,... more »»

The Latest: Son of slain N. Korean not in Malaysia: police

February 22, 2017

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into the killing of Kim Jong Nam, Kim Jong Un's half brother, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (all times local):

12:15 p.m. more »»

Pilot radioed in 'Mayday' call before Australian plane crash

February 22, 2017

DALLAS (AP) — A pilot repeatedly yelled out "Mayday" but did not say what the emergency was before his light plane crashed into the roof of an Australian shopping mall, killing himself and four... more »»

Amnesty blames Trump, others in global rollback of rights.

February 22, 2017

PARIS (AP) — Amnesty International says "toxic" fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians, among them President Donald Trump and the leaders of Turkey, Hungary and the Philippines, is... more »»

Life expectancy to keep rising; S. Korean women could hit 91

February 22, 2017

LONDON (AP) — While most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030 — with women in South Korea projected to reach nearly 91 — Americans will continue to have one of the lowest life... more »»

Trump comments put focus on Sweden's embrace of immigrants

February 21, 2017

HELSINKI (AP) — When a riot broke out in a predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb this week, the biggest surprise for many Swedes was that a police officer found it necessary to fire his gun. more »»

Americans killed in Australian plane crash were avid golfers

February 21, 2017

DALLAS (AP) — Four American tourists were pursuing a devout interest in golf during a weekslong trip to Australia when they were killed Tuesday after a light plane carrying them on an offshore... more »»

Official: Ecuador's presidential election headed to runoff

February 21, 2017

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's nail-biter election is heading to a runoff after results showed ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno falling just shy of the votes needed to clench a first-round... more »»

Sentencing of Israeli soldier in shooting deepens fissures

February 21, 2017

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli soldier was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in prison for killing a badly wounded Palestinian assailant as he lay on the ground, in a landmark decision that deepened... more »»

UN says upcoming Syria talks aimed at 'political transition'

February 21, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — A top adviser to the U.. more »»

Le Pen refuses headscarf, nixes talks with Lebanon cleric

February 21, 2017

BEIRUT (AP) — France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen refused to don a headscarf for a meeting with Lebanon's top Sunni Muslim cleric on Tuesday and walked away from the scheduled... more »»

Louvre show: Vermeer was both revolutionary and a borrower

February 21, 2017

PARIS (AP) — His luminous strokes produced masterpieces like "Girl with a Pearl Earring. more »»

Iraqi forces on Mosul hilltop gird for fierce fight ahead

February 21, 2017

ABU SAIF, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi troops worked to secure a strategic hilltop overlooking Mosul's international airport and a nearby military base on Tuesday, fearing the Islamic State group, which... more »»

Italy cabbies clash with riot police during strike over Uber

February 21, 2017

ROME (AP) — Thousands of Italian taxi drivers protesting legislation they say will favor Uber clashed with riot police Tuesday, intensifying a weeklong cab strike that has crippled transportation... more »»

Austria approves US extradition for Ukrainian oligarch

February 21, 2017

VIENNA (AP) — An Austrian court on Tuesday approved a U.S. extradition request for a Ukrainian oligarch suspected of paying millions of dollars in bribes to Indian officials. more »»

 
 

 

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