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 2018-01-18 20:58 

Washington Post

Venezuela's 'petro' cryptocurrency outlawed by congress...

Venezuela's opposition-run parliament has outlawed a...

 2018-01-18 20:57 

Al Jazeera

Syria threatens to 'destroy' Turkish warplanes...

Any Turkish jets or bombers that cross into Syria will be shot down, official says, as Ankara readies Afrin operation....

 2018-01-18 20:52 

Euronews

Pope marries cabin crew couple on Chile flight...

The mid-air ceremony was the first in papal history....

 2018-01-18 20:50 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Political Rivals Sling Mud At Imran Khan's Marriage Plans...

Cricket legend Imran Khan, a strong contender to be Pakistan's next prime minister, has googly eyes for his spiritual adviser -- and his political rivals are throwing it back in his face....

 2018-01-18 20:48 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Powerful gale lashes Europe, 7 dead amid traffic chaos...

School remain closed in many parts of Germany as the country prepares for a winter storm that's expected to come in from the west and bring heavy snow, rain and gusty winds....

 2018-01-18 20:45 

CBS News

[ Health ]

Second measles scare in a week at Chicago's O'Hare Airport...
 2018-01-18 20:35 

Deutsche Welle

Australian drone saves two swimmers on its first day...

Australian lifeguards used a remote controlled drone to rescue two teenagers caught in 3-meter swells near a popular beach. The rescue team was preparing to test the new device just before the incident....

 2018-01-18 20:31 

Reuters Africa

Israel puts tunnel dug under Gaza border on display...

The Israeli military brought journalists on Thursday to film a 2 km (1.25 mile) tunnel dug by militants from the Gaza Strip to Israel, saying it was putting the construction on display to show the continuing threat it faces from the territory....

 2018-01-18 20:28 

Sky News

Could there be a second Hollywood sign?...

How do you solve a problem like traffic congestion around the Hollywood sign? You build another one....

 2018-01-18 20:25 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Parents accused of torturing their 13 children plead not guilty...

The California parents accused of torturing their 13 children at their house by chaining them to their beds for "months at a time" as punishment, plead not guilty to child abuse, torture and false imprisonment....

 2018-01-18 20:21 

Al Jazeera

Hungary blasted over 'Stop Soros' bill targeting NGOs...

Government spokesman defends the bill as an effort against NGOs 'disguised' as human rights groups....

 2018-01-18 20:21 

Radio Free Asia

Thousands Gather at Tibetan Monastery to Promise Improved Lives...

Inspired by the teachings of a revered religious leader, they vow to give up smoking, gambling, and alcohol....

 2018-01-18 20:20 

News24

Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile...

Pope Francis has performed the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants on a flight in Chile....

 2018-01-18 20:18 

CNN

[ World Lead ]

Human Rights Watch: Pushback against authoritarian populism is working...

Strong pushback against authoritarian populism in several countries is a cause for hope around the world, according to Human Rights Watch in its annual global report....

 2018-01-18 20:15 

Deutsche Welle

Germany's bankrupt Air Berlin inventory goes to auction in Hamburg...

From chocolate hearts to leather seats, Air Berlin fans have thousands of items to bid on. The items are expected to have cult status among collectors, according to the auction house's managing director....

 2018-01-18 20:12 

Al Jazeera

Benjamin Netanyahu woos India's Bollywood stars...

Bollywood heavyweights and visiting Israeli prime minister meet up at 'Shalom Bollywood' in Mumbai....

 2018-01-18 20:11 

Fox News

[ World ]

Airborne nuptials: Pope marries couple on papal plane...

Pope Francis celebrated the first-ever airborne papal wedding on Thursday, marrying two flight attendants from Chile's flagship airline at 36,000 feet during a flight from Santiago....

 2018-01-18 20:02 

AP

Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile...

IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — It was all in a day's work for the ever-unpredictable Pope Francis....

 2018-01-18 19:58 

AP

UK to boost French border but May, Macron disagree on Brexit...

CAMBERLEY, England (AP) — The leaders of Britain and France met Thursday against a military backdrop to pledge closer cooperation on defense, security and borders after Britain leaves the European ......

 2018-01-18 19:56 

Radio Free Asia

Son of Detained Rights Lawyers Arrives in Australia After Battle to Leave China...

Wang Yu's son Bao Zhuoxuan finally fulfills his dream of overseas study, after being treated as 'guilty by association,' his parents say....

 2018-01-18 19:52 

Al Jazeera

Will Korean sports diplomacy extend to nuclear weapons?...

Athletes from North and South Korea will parade under a unified flag at the Winter Olympics opening ceremony next month....

 2018-01-18 19:50 

Radio Free Asia

Cultural Revolution whitewash raises fears that Xi Jinping is resurrecting Mao Zedong...

The removal of politically sensitive content from a middle-school history textbook's chapter on the the turbulent 1966-76 Cultural Revolution provoked controversy in China....

 2018-01-18 19:49 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Report links hacking campaign to Lebanese security agency...

Researchers say a major hacking operation tied to Lebanon's main intelligence agency has been revealed after careless spies left hundreds of gigabytes of stolen data exposed to the open internet....

 2018-01-18 19:48 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

The Latest: In Peru's Amazon, long treks to see Pope Francis...

Pope Francis has performed the first-ever airborne papal wedding, marrying two flight attendants on a flight in Chile....

 2018-01-18 19:46 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Convicted Thief's Hand 'Amputated' In Northeastern Iran...

Iranian media say a 34-year-old man had a hand chopped off as punishment for stealing livestock in the northeastern province of Razavi Khorasan....

 2018-01-18 19:40 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

A Man Of Mutated Genes? Russian Film Theorizes Leningrad Siege Led To Special Gene For Putin...

Does Russian President Vladimir Putin have a genetic mutation for good governance as a result of being born to survivors of the World War II siege of Leningrad? A film set to premiere in Moscow makes the claim....

 2018-01-18 19:37 

AP

The Latest: Macron, May differ on UK's Brexit trade deal...

CAMBERLEY, England (AP) — The Latest on the meeting Thursday between French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May (all times local):7:30 p.m.French President Emmanuel......

 2018-01-18 19:34 

Washington Post

Freight car derails in Mexico, falls on house, killing 5...

A railcar carrying bulk corn has derailed in the northern suburbs of Mexico City, rolled over and crushed part of a house by the side of the tracks, killing five people....

 2018-01-18 19:34 

Euronews

California: parents of chained-up children charged with torture...

Parents of California children who were chained up for months face 94 years in prison if convicted on charges of torture, lewd acts and child abuse....

 2018-01-18 19:33 

Deutsche Welle

Russia's police raid Alexei Navalny's campaign headquarters in Saint Petersburg...

Russian authorities have seized "computers, laptops and printed materials" at the campaign headquarters. Campaign officials have warned of growing pressure to call off a boycott of the presidential election....

 2018-01-18 19:31 

Fox News

[ World ]

Freight car derails in Mexico, falls on house, killing 5...

A railcar carrying bulk corn has derailed in the northern suburbs of Mexico City, rolled over and crushed part of a house by the side of the tracks, killing five people....

 2018-01-18 19:30 

Washington Post

The mesmerizing dance of the starlings...

The murmuration of starlings flock in the sky....

 2018-01-18 19:28 

AP

The Latest: In Peru's Amazon, long treks to see Pope Francis...

IQUIQUE, Chile (AP) — The Latest on Pope Francis' visit to South America (all times local):4:25 p.m.Men, women and children from indigenous communities in Peru are making long treks through the......

 2018-01-18 19:27 

Washington Post

London Zoo's baby okapi named Meghan in celebration of royal wedding...

A baby okapi, born in London Zoo on December 9, 2017, was bestowed with the name Meghan, in celebration of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's forthcoming wedding in 2018....

 2018-01-18 19:20 

Deutsche Welle

IMF's Christine Lagarde urges more German investments...

While in Germany, IMF chief Christine Lagarde has argued that larger German investments could help reduce regional and global imbalances that she's concerned about. Her advice did not go down well in Frankfurt....

 2018-01-18 19:19 

Washington Post

Soldiers, military police move into 4 Rio de Janeiro slums...

Brazilian officials say more than 3,000 soldiers and military police officers have moved into four big slums in Rio de Janeiro seeking to arrest drug traffickers and hunt for the men suspected of gunning down a police inspector last week....

 2018-01-18 19:19 

Reuters Africa

Protesters yank down angel sculpture in Athens, saying it looks like Satan...

Black-clad protesters in southern Athens have torn down a red sculpture shaped like an angel and broke its wings in a fresh act of violence against an artwork critics liken to Satan....

 2018-01-18 19:16 

Fox News

[ World ]

Soldiers, military police move into 4 Rio de Janeiro slums...

Brazilian officials say more than 3,000 soldiers and military police officers have moved into four big slums in Rio de Janeiro seeking to arrest drug traffickers and hunt for the men suspected of gunning down a police inspector last week....

 2018-01-18 19:16 

Al Jazeera

HRW: Saudi violating international law in war on Yemen...

Saudi-led coalition carried 87 unlawful attacks resulting in nearly 1,000 civilian deaths, says Human Rights Watch....

 2018-01-18 19:16 

Euronews

UK government sets up task force to deal with key company failure...

The British government has announced a special task force is to oversee the bankrupt concerns of services group Carillion. The company's 43,000 employees, 20,000 in...

 2018-01-18 19:15 

Fox News

[ World ]

Powerful storm lashes Europe with high winds, leaves 7 dead amid travel chaos...

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

 2018-01-18 19:13 

USA Today

Love in the air: Pope marries couple on papal plane in Chile...

Pope Francis offered to marry the two flight attendants after learning they had a civil service in 2010 but no church ceremony after earthquake....

 2018-01-18 19:12 

NBC News

Suspected serial killer linked to nine deaths in Arizona, cops say...

Phoenix police say they've linked Cleophus Cooksey Jr.to nine killings, the second suspected serial killer discovered in the past year....

 2018-01-18 19:11 

Washington Post

Watch: Pope Francis gets out of popemobile to help officer thrown off horse...

Pope Francis stopped his convoy to help a police officer who was thrown off a horse during the papal parade in Iquique, Chile, on Jan. 18. The pope resumed his parade after an ambulance took the officer away....

 2018-01-18 19:11 

Washington Post

Jordan hints crisis with Israel over shooting being defused...

Jordan says Israel's government expressed "deep regret" about the killing of two Jordanians by an Israeli Embassy guard last summer, suggesting a diplomatic crisis triggered by the shooting is being defused....

 2018-01-18 19:11 

Deutsche Welle

Dortmund's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang dropped for Hertha match as transfer speculation heats up...

Speculation that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could be about to leave Borussia Dortmund has been further fueled by the fact that he has been dropped for Friday's match. His most likely destination looks to be Arsenal....

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