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 2018-01-18 17:30 

Fox News

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Powerful storm lashes Europe with high winds, leaves 6 dead amid travel chaos...

A powerful storm spawned furious winds across Europe on Thursday, killing at least four people in three countries while toppling trees, ripping roofs off buildings, and forcing the cancellation of hundreds of flights....

 2018-01-18 17:28 

Euronews

Exhibition challenges victim-blaming rape myth...
 2018-01-18 17:26 

Radio Free Asia

China Jails Six Protestants in Yunnan Amid Massive Crackdown on 'Evil Cult'...

They deny being members of the Three Grades of Servant church, the focus of a crackdown on Christians in the province....

 2018-01-18 17:23 

Washington Post

The Latest: Russia warns against failure of Iran nuke deal...

The Latest on the U.N. Security Council (all times local):...

 2018-01-18 17:22 

Euronews

A wolf escaped it's British sanctuary and it gave social media a lot to talk about...

A wolf, which escaped from an animal sanctuary in West Berkshire on Thursday morning, has been safely recaptured after six hours on the run. It...

 2018-01-18 17:21 

Euronews

Adelie Penguin drops by Antarctic research dinghy...

Australian Antarctic Program scientists at Casey research station had an unexpected visitor pop into their boat recently - an Adelie penguin! The scientists were out collecting water samples for a research project, when the penguin popped up out of the ic...

 2018-01-18 17:20 

Reuters Africa

Philippine investigators summon boss of news site derided by Duterte...

A Philippine law enforcement agency has summoned the head of Rappler, a news site known for challenging President Rodrigo Duterte, to answer a complaint related to cyber crime, adding to problems for an outlet central to a row over press freedom....

 2018-01-18 17:20 

Fox News

[ World ]

The Latest: Russia warns against failure of Iran nuke deal...

The Latest on the U.N. Security Council (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Russia's foreign minister is warning that a failure of the Iran nuclear deal, especially as a result of action by the Trump administration, would send an alarming message to North K...

 2018-01-18 17:20 

Deutsche Welle

Ahead of elections, Pakistan heads toward more political chaos...

Pakistan's top political parties have joined hands to topple the government, holding a major demonstration in Lahore city. But apart from their opposition against ousted PM Nawaz Sharif, they have nothing in common....

 2018-01-18 17:19 

Washington Post

AP Explains: Macedonia-Greece name dispute goes back in time...

Greece and neighboring Macedonia have been at loggerheads for more than a quarter-century over an issue at the heart of the newer nation's existence and identity: its name....

 2018-01-18 17:18 

Al Jazeera

Ukraine declares Russian 'occupation' in eastern region...

Law passes declaring Russia an 'aggressor' in the Donbass region, with Moscow calling it 'preparation for a new war.'...

 2018-01-18 17:16 

Fox News

[ World ]

AP Explains: Macedonia-Greece name dispute goes back in time...

Greece and neighboring Macedonia have been at loggerheads for more than a quarter-century century over an issue at the heart of the newer nation's existence and identity: its name....

 2018-01-18 17:13 

USA Today

European court rules lesbian woman has no right to paternity leave...

The case was brought by two French women in a civil partnership. One applied for 11 days of paid paternity leave in 2004 after her partner gave birth to their son....

 2018-01-18 17:13 

Washington Post

Israel digs deep to thwart tunnel threat from Gaza Strip...

The Israeli military says a secretive project to build an underground wall along the border with Gaza is proving to be a deterrent against militant attack tunnels from the Palestinian territory....

 2018-01-18 17:13 

Washington Post

Lebanese journalist sentenced in absentia for army criticism...

Lebanon's military court has sentenced a Lebanese journalist in absentia to six months in prison for comments critical of the Lebanese army....

 2018-01-18 17:12 

AP

Escaped wolf recaptured in Britain after hour-long lockdown...

LONDON (AP) — A wolf escaped from its British sanctuary Thursday as high winds battered the country, triggering hours of concern and a lockdown at a nearby school. The animal was eventually recaptu......

 2018-01-18 17:12 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Five Issues With Ukraine's 'Occupied Territories' Bill...

Ukraine's parliament has passed legislation on how to bring its "occupied" eastern territories back into the fold. But critics point out some flaws....

 2018-01-18 17:10 

Fox News

[ World ]

Israel digs deep to thwart tunnel threat from Gaza Strip...

The Israeli military says a secretive project to build an underground wall along the border with Gaza is proving to be a deterrent against militant attack tunnels from the Palestinian territory....

 2018-01-18 17:10 

AP

Powerful gale lashes Europe, 6 dead amid traffic chaos...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A powerful storm pummeled Europe with high winds and snow Thursday, killing at least six people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs of......

 2018-01-18 17:10 

Washington Post

Trump Towers buyers in India offered chance to meet Donald Trump Jr., raising ethics concerns...

The offer comes amid rising concerns that Trump's children are using their names to profit from their father's presidency....

 2018-01-18 17:07 

AP

The Latest: Pope stops motorcade to help fallen officer...

IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to South America (all times local):2 p.m.Pope Francis has brought his motorcade to a halt to check on a police officer who fell from her ......

 2018-01-18 17:05 

Euronews

Plane salvaged from Turkish beach...

Engineers and technicians attached metal cables to the wings and tail of the aircraft to allow the two cranes to salvage it. Once back on...

 2018-01-18 17:04 

Washington Post

EU official: Greece closing in on end of bailout years...

A senior EU official says Greece is close to passing its next bailout review, putting the country within reach of ending its eight-year rescue program that saved it from bankruptcy but required hugely painful austerity cuts....

 2018-01-18 17:01 

Washington Post

Olympic win in view from Korean unity at Pyeongchang Games...

Uniting athletes from South Korea and North Korea at the Pyeongchang Games next month offers hope of an Olympic victory for all parties....

 2018-01-18 16:55 

Al Jazeera

Hearing for anti-Trump protest defendants to start...

The 22 defendants are among 188 still people facing charges related to alleged involvement in an anti-Trump protest....

 2018-01-18 16:51 

Washington Post

Puerto Rico issues over 100 warrants for alleged drug ring...

Authorities in Puerto Rico have issued more than 100 arrest warrants for suspects they say ran a multimillion-dollar drug trafficking ring tied to more than 30 killings....

 2018-01-18 16:51 

Deutsche Welle

Pope Francis performs marriage in-flight over Chile...

Pope Francis married a couple of flight attendants on the papal plane as he flew over Chile. The couple had been wed in a civil ceremony but couldn't marry in their parish chuch because of the country's 2010 earthquake....

 2018-01-18 16:48 

Fox News

[ World ]

Puerto Rico issues over 100 warrants for alleged drug ring...

Authorities in Puerto Rico have issued more than 100 arrest warrants for suspects they say ran a multimillion-dollar drug trafficking ring tied to more than 30 killings....

 2018-01-18 16:48 

Deutsche Welle

Opinion: Germany's anti-Semitism commissioner sad but overdue...

Most parties in Germany's parliament want an anti-Semitism commissioner. The position can't fix the worsening attitudes toward Jews in the country, but it nevertheless sends an important signal, says DW's Jens Thurau....

 2018-01-18 16:47 

Euronews

NATO Secretary General visits FYROM as it renews bid to join the alliance...

Jens Stoltenbrg has made a rare visit to the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia which is renewing its bid to join the alliance....

 2018-01-18 16:46 

Washington Post

Britain's May welcomes France's Macron at the Sandhurst military academy...

French President Emmanuel Macron was greeted with a ceremonial welcome at Sandhurst ahead of a U.K.-France Summit....

 2018-01-18 16:43 

Reuters Africa

Leader of German Social Democrats' youth wing could be Merkel's nemesis...

On the face of it, a fresh-faced, hoodie-wearing 28-year-old is an unlikely threat to the leader of Germany's Social Democrats (SPD), let alone to conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel....

 2018-01-18 16:41 

News24

Suit: Gay couple gets 'hateful' flyers, not wedding programmes...

A gay couple says in a federal lawsuit that a printing company sent them pamphlets with messages about temptation and sin instead of the custom wedding programmes they ordered for their special day....

 2018-01-18 16:40 

AP

The Latest: Pope defends bishop trained by pedophile priest...

IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to South America (all times local):1:35 p.m.Pope Francis is characterizing as "calumny" allegations that a Chilean bishop knew about the ......

 2018-01-18 16:38 

Washington Post

Polish president thanks Trump for fighting 'fake news'...

Poland's president has thanked President Donald Trump for fighting "fake news," saying his own country experiences the power of fake news "first hand."...

 2018-01-18 16:38 

Sky News

Evian to use 100% recycled plastic bottles by 2025...

Drinks firm Evian has announced all its bottles will be made of 100% recycled plastic by 2025....

 2018-01-18 16:36 

CBS News

[ World ]

Report: Canadian woman's killer sentenced after posting selfie with key clue...
 2018-01-18 16:35 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Pope urges Chile to welcome migrants, holds airborne wedding...

Pope Francis is wrapping up his Chile visit by meeting Thursday with members of Chile's booming immigrant community....

 2018-01-18 16:34 

AP

Uganda's leader to sign death warrants again after 19 years...

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda's president said Thursday he will sign the death warrants of "a few" prisoners to create fear among criminals in the East African country....

 2018-01-18 16:31 

Reuters Africa

Trump says U.S. government 'could very well' shut down...

President Donald Trump said on Thursday the U.S. government...

 2018-01-18 16:29 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Slain Ethnic-Serb Leader In Kosovo Laid To Rest In Belgrade...

Oliver Ivanovic, the ethnic-Serb political leader in Kosovo who was shot dead earlier this week, has been buried in Serbia, as tensions between the two countries have risen. (RFE/RL's Balkan Service)...

 2018-01-18 16:28 

Washington Post

Turkey lifts plane stuck on Black Sea cliff after it skidded off runway...

No one was injured when a Pegasus Airways aircraft came off the runway on January 13 at the Trabzon Airport....

 2018-01-18 16:28 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Even without El Nino last year, Earth keeps on warming...

Government scientists calculate that 2017 wasn't the hottest year on record, but close and unusually warm for no El Nino cooking the books....

 2018-01-18 16:24 

The Times of India

Last three years hottest on record: UN...

Consolidated data from five leading international weather agencies shows that "2015, 2016 and 2017 have been confirmed as the three warmest years on record", the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) said....

 2018-01-18 16:23 

Washington Post

Britain's lawmakers approve bill to sever E.U. ties...

British lawmakers have voted in favour of the government's legislative blueprint for Brexit, marking a victory for Prime Minister Theresa May over political opponents who want a softer approach to leaving the European Union....

 2018-01-18 16:21 

AP

Pope urges Chile to welcome migrants, holds airborne wedding...

IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis wrapped up his Chile visit Thursday by performing a first-of-its-kind airborne papal wedding ceremony and then celebrating a Mass on land in which he urged the So......

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