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 2017-05-01 00:20 

Reuters

[ World ]

White House defends Trump invitation to Duterte despite human rights criticism... +

The White House on Sunday defended President Donald Trump's decision to invite Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to Washington, saying his cooperation was needed to counter North Korea, even as the administration faced human rights criticism for ...

 2017-05-01 00:11 

Reuters Africa

White House defends Trump invitation to Duterte despite human rights criticism... +

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Sunday defended President Donald Trump's decision to invite Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte to Washington, saying his cooperation was needed to counter North...

 2017-04-30 23:38 

USA Today

[ World ]

Venezuela's Maduro hikes minimum wage amid rising protests... +

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro hiked wages and handed out hundreds of free homes Sunday amid his efforts to counter a strengthening protest movement seeking his removal....

 2017-04-30 23:38 

Deutsche Welle

French forces kill or capture 20 militant fighters near Mali-Burkina Faso border... +

In a weekend operation involving airstrikes, French forces have reported killing or capturing 20 jihadists hiding in a forest near the border between Mali and Burkina Faso. A French soldier had been killed last month....

 2017-04-30 23:28 

Fox News

[ World ]

7 suspected gunmen killed in clash with Mexican army... +
 2017-04-30 23:26 

NBC News

Tens of Thousands Expected in May Day Protests Across U.S.... +

Protesters and marchers are expected to hit the streets Monday in what organizers describe as a surge in energy against President Donald Trump....

 2017-04-30 23:16 

Reuters

[ World ]

UK lawmakers criticize social media over response to extremist content... +

Social media were heavily criticized by a committee of British lawmakers on Monday for failing to do enough to remove illegal and extremist material posted on their sites, and for not preventing it appearing in the first place....

 2017-04-30 23:15 

Fox News

[ World ]

Aussie's arrest in Colombia aims light on foreign drug mules... +
 2017-04-30 23:11 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

Italy's Renzi easily in Democratic Party primary... +

Italians are voting for a new leader of the Democratic Party in a primary expected to give ex-head Matteo Renzi a new mandate....

 2017-04-30 23:03 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Ukraines Svitolina Tops Mertens To Win Istanbul Tennis Title... +

Ukraines Elina Svitolina, ranked No. 13 in the world, beat Belgium's Elise Mertens 6-2, 6-4 on April 30 to capture her third title of the season on the clay courts of the Istanbul Cup tennis tournament....

 2017-04-30 22:48 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

U.S. Security Adviser McMaster Says Putin Acting Against His Peoples Interests... +

The U.S. national security adviser, Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster, said Russian President Vladimir Putin is "acting against the Russian people's interest in his relationship with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his policies to aid the Taliban...

 2017-04-30 22:31 

Deutsche Welle

Former Italian premier Matteo Renzi re-elected head of ruling PD party... +

Former Italian prime minister Matteo Renzi has been re-elected as leader of the ruling Democratic Party (PD). Renzi's win was announced well ahead of the end of counting, as his rivals fell far behind....

 2017-04-30 22:22 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Porte hauls in deficit to win Tour de Romandie... +

Richie Porte continues to fire warning shots ahead of the Tour de France, this time hauling in a substantial deficit to win the Tour de Romandie in Switzerland....

 2017-04-30 21:55 

Fox News

[ World ]

French forces kill 20 jihadists on Mali-Burkina Faso border... +
 2017-04-30 21:51 

Fox News

[ World ]

Bag with 2 embryos in jars found outside Greek cemetery... +
 2017-04-30 21:49 

NBC News

Russia's Military Buildup in Arctic Has U.S. Watching Closely... +

Russia isn't alone in its Arctic ambition. The United States, Russia, Canada, Denmark, Norway and Iceland all lay claim to the area and its abundant natural resources....

 2017-04-30 21:39 

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

France's Macron honors Holocaust victims, vows 'Never again'... +

France's presidential candidates are pushing their rival worldviews, as far-right Marine Le Pen calls the euro currency "dead" and centrist Emmanuel Macron visits a Holocaust memorial and calls for political unity....

 2017-04-30 21:25 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

Russian Activist Jailed Over Letters Submitted To Putin... +

A Russian opposition activist has been jailed for organizing a letter-writing campaign urging, in part, President Vladimir Putin not to run for a fourth term next year....

 2017-04-30 21:16 

Al Jazeera

Severe storms kill at least seven in southern US... +

Tornadoes and flooding kill at least seven as dangerous weather hammered the southern United States....

 2017-04-30 21:10 

Reuters

[ World ]

Trump invites leaders of Thailand, Singapore to the White House... +

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke to the leaders of Thailand and Singapore on Sunday in separate phone calls about the security situation in the Asia-Pacific region at a time of rising tensions with North Korea and invited both to visit Washington, the Wh...

 2017-04-30 20:59 

Reuters Africa

Trump invites leaders of Thailand, Singapore to the White House... +

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump spoke to the leaders of Thailand and Singapore on Sunday in separate phone calls about the security situation in the Asia-Pacific region at a time of...

 2017-04-30 20:59 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

The brilliant Pedro goal that may have won Chelsea the Premier League... +

In a crucial but deadlocked game against Everton at Goodison Park, Chelsea's Pedro steps up to provide a moment of inspiration that may have decided the Premier League title race....

 2017-04-30 20:59 

Reuters

[ World ]

Italy's Renzi looks set to regain party leadership... +

Matteo Renzi looked almost certain to regain the leadership of Italy's ruling Democratic Party (PD), according to early results that gave him an overwhelming lead in a primary election among party supporters on Sunday....

 2017-04-30 20:58 

Al Jazeera

Donald Trump called Rodrigo Duterte to affirm alliance... +

US official says President Trump's invitation to Rodrigo Duterte to the White House is mostly about North Korea....

 2017-04-30 20:57 

Sky News

Le Pen gaining on Macron in French polls... +

The centrist favourite to win the French presidency is losing his lead over his far-right rival with just a week to go until the vote....

 2017-04-30 20:49 

Reuters Africa

Italy's Renzi looks set to regain party leadership... +

ROME (Reuters) - Matteo Renzi looked almost certain to regain the leadership of Italy's ruling Democratic Party (PD), according to early results that gave him an overwhelming lead in a primary election...

 2017-04-30 20:43 

Deutsche Welle

Pentagon reports at least 352 civilians killed in anti-IS strikes since 2014... +

The US Pentagon has given its monthly assessment of civilian casualities from US-led strikes on IS in Iraq and Syria. But the death toll it gave is markedly lower than that provided by monitoring groups....

 2017-04-30 20:37 

Reuters

[ World ]

Tunisian premier replaces Finance Minister Lamia Zribi: spokesman... +

Tunisia's prime minister has replaced Finance Minister Lamia Zribi with Minister of Investment Fadhel Abd Kefi, the premier's spokesman said on Sunday....

 2017-04-30 20:32 

Al Jazeera

Tunisia forces kill fighters planning Ramadan attack... +

Two men in an ISIL and al-Qaeda-linked group killed during a security sweep in Sidi Bouzid....

 2017-04-30 20:24 

Fox News

[ World ]

Venezuela's Maduro hikes minimum wage amid rising protests... +
 2017-04-30 20:23 

NBC News

U.S.-Led Fight Against ISIS Has Killed 352 Civilians: Pentagon... +

The military's official tally, released Sunday, is far below those of other outside groups, including Airwars, which has said more than 3,000 civilians have been killed by coalition air strikes....

 2017-04-30 20:21 

Sky News

Writers' strike could cause Hollywood 'blackout'... +

The US entertainment industry is braced for massive disruption as movie and television writers prepare to walk out on strike....

 2017-04-30 20:15 

Reuters

[ World ]

Venezuela's Maduro sees local elections later in 2017... +

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday he expected delayed state polls to be held this year, although opponents have demanded a broader general election to replace him in protests that have sparked 29 deaths....

 2017-04-30 20:04 

Reuters Africa

Venezuela's Maduro sees local elections later in 2017... +

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday he expected delayed state polls to be held this year, although opponents have demanded a broader general election to replace him in...

 2017-04-30 19:43 

Al Jazeera

Saudi Arabia arrests 46 over 2016 Medina mosque attack... +

Attacks took place in July during final days of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, killing four security officers....

 2017-04-30 19:24 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

Deadly storms in Texas kill at least 4, injure dozens... +

Severe storms including tornadoes swept through several small towns in East Texas, killing at least four people and injuring dozens more, and leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes, authorities said Sunday....

 2017-04-30 19:21 

Al Jazeera

How much power does the Iranian president have?... +

The Islamic Republic of Iran will hold presidential elections on Friday, May 19....

 2017-04-30 19:13 

Reuters

[ World ]

France kills more than 20 militants on Mali, Burkina border... +

France has killed more than 20 militants hiding in a forest near the border between the West African countries of Mali and Burkina Faso this weekend, its regional force said in a statement....

 2017-04-30 19:13 

Deutsche Welle

Jewish community leader calls for German anti-Semitism commissioner... +

A leading figure in Germany's Jewish community, Charlotte Knobloch, said renewed hostility to Jews needs a visible counter-signal. She was speaking on the 72nd anniversary of the freeing of the Dachau concentration camp....

 2017-04-30 19:10 

Al Jazeera

Dozens of Yazidi 'slaves' rescued by Iraqi troops... +

The group of 36 Yazidi survivors was saved by Iraqi forces fighting to retake Mosul from ISIL....

 2017-04-30 18:59 

Reuters Africa

France kills more than 20 militants on Mali, Burkina border... +

DAKAR (Reuters) - France has killed more than 20 militants hiding in a forest near the border between the West African countries of Mali and Burkina Faso this weekend, its regional force said in a statement.The...

 2017-04-30 18:59 

CBC

[ World Lead ]

Trump blames China for campaign hacking, warns over North Korea... +

President Donald Trump said China may have hacked the emails of Democratic officials to meddle with the 2016 presidential election, countering the view of U.S. intelligence officials who have said Moscow orchestrated the hacks....

 2017-04-30 18:34 

Radio Free Europe/Liberty

U.S. Says Coalition Air Strikes Have Killed 352 Civilians In Iraq, Syria... +

The U.S. military says at least 352 civilians have been killed by coalition air strikes in Iraq and Syria since the beginning of the air campaign targeting Islamic State forces in 2014....

 2017-04-30 18:32 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'Pretty smart cookie': Donald Trump on North Korea's Kim Jong-un... +

US President Donald Trump says he does not know whether North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is sane but believes he is a "pretty smart cookie", adding the US cannot allow the leader to develop better missiles....

 2017-04-30 18:32 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'Warfare trumps trade': Trump seeks solution to North Korean problem... +

US President Donald Trump is reaching out to allies in Asia to discuss the North Korean threat, saying "trade is important, but massive warfare trumps trade"....

 2017-04-30 18:30 

Sky News

Trump attacks media but admits job is 'tough'... +

"I love your show - I call it Deface the Nation. But, you know, your show is sometimes not exactly correct."...

 2017-04-30 18:10 

Fox News

[ World ]

Israel stops to honor fallen soldiers and terror victims... +
 2017-04-30 17:56 

CBS News

[ World ]

Closing bells for London's oldest bellmaker... +

A visit to the Whitechapel Bell Foundry in London, the oldest manufacturer in all of England, is a trip back in time. For about half a millennium, they have been producing bells for churches, cathedrals and city halls, as well as the original Liberty Bell...

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