March 20, 2018 - 1:02 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A Romanian court has ordered a television station to pay damages to Romania's anti-corruption prosecutor for making defamatory remarks about her. The appeal's court in Ploiesti ordered Antena 3 and three commentators Tuesday to pay 300,000 lei ($79,000) in damages to...
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In this photo taken Wednesday, May 3, 2017, a ranger takes care of Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia county in Kenya. Sudan has died after "age-related complications" researchers announced Tuesday, saying he "stole the heart of many with his dignity and strength." (AP Photo)
March 20, 2018 - 12:58 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The death of the world's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, doesn't end efforts to save a subspecies of one of the world's most recognizable animals. The focus now turns to his stored semen and that of four other dead rhinos, as well as the perfection of in vitro...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin gestures as he speaks during a meeting with opposition candidates who ran against him in yesterday's presidential election, Boris Titov, Maxim Suraykin, Ksenia Sobchak, Vladimir Zhirinivsky, Pavel Grudinin, Sergei Baburin and Grigory Yavlinsky, at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Monday, March 19, 2018. Putin, who won a landslide victory in Sunday's vote, said during a Kremlin meeting with seven other candidates who challenged him, that the focus should now be on raising living standards and solving other domestic issues. (Yuri Kadobnov/Pool Photo via AP)
March 20, 2018 - 12:26 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump called Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday to congratulate him on his re-election, the Kremlin said. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed that Trump spoke with Putin Tuesday morning. She said a summary of the call would be...
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FILE - This is a Monday, Oct. 16, 2017 file photo of Jordi Sanchez, president of the pro-independence Catalan National Assembly leaves the national court during a break in Madrid, Spain. Catalan separatist Jordi Sanchez's lawyers say the jailed activist is ready to give up his seat in Catalonia's parliament, which would effectively end his bid to become the region's next leader. The law firm defending Sanchez says the offer was made because of difficulties in carrying out his duties as a lawmaker and being blocked by Spain's top court from attending a parliamentary vote to be elected Catalonia's president. (AP Photo/Paul White/File)
March 20, 2018 - 12:26 pm
MADRID (AP) — Lawyers for Catalan separatist Jordi Sanchez say the jailed activist is ready to give up his seat in Catalonia's parliament, which would effectively end his bid to become the region's next leader. The law firm defending Sanchez said the offer was made because of difficulties in...
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European Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmstroem, center, meets with Japanese Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry Hiroshige Seko and U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer at EU headquarters in Brussels on Saturday, March 10, 2018. The EU is still seeking clarity from Washington about whether the 28-nation bloc will be exempt from U.S. President Donald Trump's steel and aluminum tariffs. (Stephanie Lecocq, Pool Photo via AP)
March 20, 2018 - 12:25 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Germany expressed doubt on Tuesday about whether the European Union will be exempt from U.S. President Donald Trump's potentially damaging steel and aluminum tariffs, as the bloc's top trade official headed to Washington for last-ditch talks. "We are skeptical, but will hope to the...
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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan waves as he addresses the members of his ruling party at the parliament in Ankara, Turkey, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Erdogan has called on the United States to "show respect" and "walk with" its NATO ally, in new criticism of Washington over its engagement with Syrian Kurdish militia. Erdogan's comments on Tuesday were in reply to statements from the U.S. State Departments voicing concern over Turkey's cross border offensive in northwestern Syrian enclave of Afrin, which Turkish troops and allied Syrian forces captured from the Syrian militia on Sunday.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
March 20, 2018 - 11:41 am
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Syrian rescue workers say at least nine people have been killed in airstrikes targeting a camp for displaced people in north Syria. The Syrian Civil Defense, also known as the White Helmets, says a camp outside the town...
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Relatives mourn holding a portrait of Gurcharan Singh, one of the 38 Indian workers whose bodies were found buried northwest of Mosul, in Jalal Usma village in the northern Indian state of Punjab, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Iraqi authorities have found the bodies of 38 Indian workers abducted when Islamic State militants overran the northern city of Mosul more than three years ago, officials said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Prabhjot Gill)
March 20, 2018 - 11:40 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — The dirt mound in the dry hills outside the village of Badush was known as a place where Islamic State fighters had buried some of their enemies after they overran much of northern Iraq nearly four years ago. But it was only when Iraqi authorities began digging last summer that the...
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March 20, 2018 - 11:39 am
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's security forces failed to respond to several warnings that suspected Boko Haram extremists were on their way to a town where 110 schoolgirls were seized in a mass abduction last month, rights group Amnesty International said Tuesday. The group cited security sources...
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People in a bus leave the Russian Embassy in London, Tuesday, March 20, 2018. Moscow is awaiting nearly two dozen Russian diplomats ordered to leave Britain as part of a standoff over a nerve agent attack on British soil. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
March 20, 2018 - 10:50 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy and his daughter in Britain (all times local): 5:05 p.m. A Russian scientist who helped create the nerve agent that allegedly was used to poison an ex-spy in England says British accusations blaming Russia for the attack are false...
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Former Beatle Ringo Starr, speaks with Britain's Prince William after receiving his knighthood at Buckingham Palace during an Investiture ceremony in London Tuesday March 20, 2018. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
March 20, 2018 - 10:46 am
LONDON (AP) — Call him Sir Ringo now, or Sir Richard to be more precise. Either way, it's a fitting honor for the former Beatles drummer, who has waited decades for the recognition. The 77-year-old Ringo Starr received his long-awaited knighthood from Prince William Tuesday. He used his real name...
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