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French presidential favorite Emmanuel Macron came under fire from both potential allies and his run-off rival Marine Le Pen Tuesday for acting as if victory next month was already in the bag.
A 23-year-old man was killed with a shotgun in overnight protests in Venezuela, prosecutors said Tuesday, the 25th person to die this month in unrest sparked by a political crisis.
Spanish police Tuesday arrested four men with alleged links to suspects held in Belgium over their involvement in the Brussels airport and metro attacks last year, officials said.
U.S. special forces Wednesday will begin pulling out of Central African Republic where they deployed in 2011 to help hunt the brutal LRA warlord Joseph Kony.
Around 10 people were injured in clashes between rival migrant groups in the northern French port city of Calais, until recently a magnet for people trying to reach Britain, local authorities said on
Video-sharing platforms such as Google's YouTube and Vimeo will have to take measures to protect citizens from content containing hate speech and incitement to violence under measures voted by EU lawm
Ukraine cut electricity to parts of an eastern region controlled by pro-Russian separatists Tuesday, citing unpaid debt – a step the Kremlin said amounted to a rejection by Kiev of breakaway territori
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The chairman and CEO of Dubai’s long-haul carrier Emirates said Tuesday he “can’t dig into somebody’s mind” to understand why the U.S.
NEW YORK (AP) — Profits are climbing for companies, and so are their stock prices. More big businesses joined the earnings parade Tuesday, saying they earned even more in the first three months of th
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — The younger sister of a man who fatally shot a Pennsylvania State Police trooper in a 2014 ambush says he was her “protector” against their abusive parents. Tiffany Fr
DHAKA (Reuters) - China offered on Tuesday to help tackle a diplomatic row between Bangladesh and Myanmar over the flight of minority Rohingyas, two Bangladesh foreign ministry officials said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer confidence slipped in April but remains at high levels. The Conference Board, a business research group, says its consumer confidence index registered 120.3 this month
WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court says that Indian tribes’ immunity from lawsuits does not always extend to their employees in incidents that occur far from Indian reservations. The j
NEW YORK (AP) — Drake will host the NBA’s first-ever awards show this June. The Canadian rapper will preside over the June 26 ceremony in New York, which will be televised live on TNT. The Rook
The Taliban overran three security checkpoints in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province, killing eight policemen and cutting off a key road and two of the region's districts, an Afghan official said
PARIS (Reuters) - Marine Le Pen's protectionist, anti-establishment message resonated most in parts of France with lower incomes, lower life expectancy and lower education levels, a Reuters analysis o
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. sales of new homes shot up in March to the fastest pace in 8 months, as more Americans are upgrading their houses in a positive sign for the broader economy. The Commerce Depar
BARRE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say the main parachute being used by an experienced skydiver wasn’t attached to him when his body was found in a New York field. The Orleans County sheriff’
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - A Swedish court jailed three men on Tuesday for up to two and a half years for the rape of a woman that was broadcast live on Facebook.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Storms have dumped up to 8 inches of rain on North Carolina’s capital, prompting firefighters to rescue people from their vehicles and delaying school bus schedules. Crabtr
The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 9:35 a.m. Solid earnings reports and outlooks from several big companies sent U.S. stocks higher in morning trading. Heavy equipment
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day with a speech at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. The president speaks Tuesday as part of the museum
NEW YORK (AP) — A former New York City police lieutenant, two former police officers and a lawyer who once worked as a prosecutor have been arrested in a federal gun licensing probe. Acting U.S. Atto
BELLEVIEW, Fla. (AP) — A small Florida town plans to fly a Confederate flag at City Hall this week for Confederate History Day. Town officials in Belleview, Florida, say they’ve heard no compla
French far-right veteran Jean-Marie Le Pen said on Tuesday his daughter Marine, who faces centrist Emmanuel Macron in a May 7 presidential runoff, should have campaigned more aggressively for Sunday's
Ivanka Trump is in Berlin for a forum for female leaders hosted by German leader Angela Merkel.              
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — There’s just one male northern white rhino left in the world, and he’s getting some help from the Tinder dating app. A Kenyan wildlife conservancy is teaming up with
A 200-year-old copy of the Declaration of Independence was found in a record office in England. Josh King has the story (@abridgetoland).              
NEW YORK - Former U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power is writing a memoir about her transition from writing a Pulitzer Prize-winning condemnation of foreign policy to becoming a leading public advocate for
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej will be cremated this October as part of a five-day funeral ceremony. Government spokesperson Sansern Kaewkumnerd told reporters Tuesday t
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana Supreme Court has ruled that a wounded police officer can’t sue a sporting goods store that sold a handgun that was later used to wound him. The Indianapolis Sta
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. homes prices rose steadily upward in February as more homebuyers chased fewer available properties. The Standard & Poor’s CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price
Actress Abigail Breslin is opening up about why she didn’t report being raped by someone she was in a relationship with. Breslin says in an Instagram post that she “was in complete shock
CHICAGO (AP) — An unusually large number of luxury condominiums are for sale or available for rent at Trump Tower in Chicago. Real estate professionals tell the Chicago Tribune (http://trib.in/2oFJmq
MACON, Ga. (AP) — An alligator has been apprehended at a park in central Georgia after a sheriff’s deputy wrestled the creature. The Telegraph reports (http://bit.ly/2p0pt00) that Bibb County S
For years, the army anniversary celebration rivaled the anniversary of the birth of North Korea’s late founder, Kim Il Sung, in its pageantry.              
LONDON (Reuters) - Whatever Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives promise in their manifesto before a June election, managing Britain's exit from the European Union will limit her opportunity to
NEW YORK (AP) — The number of New York City public school students who lived in homeless shelters for at least part of the last school year rose by more than 4,000 from the previous year. The city
Iraqi government forces on Tuesday freed a new neighbourhood after heavy clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants in the western side of Mosul, the military said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former acting attorney general Sally Yates is scheduled to appear at a congressional hearing next month on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Yates is to a
CLEVELAND (AP) — The partner of a Cleveland officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir (tuh-MEER’) Rice recalls pleading for a faster response from medics as the wounded boy’s condition w
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A Swedish court has sentenced three men for participating in a gang rape that was streamed live on a closed Facebook group. The Uppsala District Court said one of the men w
VARNER, Ark. - After going nearly 12 years without executing an inmate, Arkansas now has executed three in a few days — including two in one night. Jack Jones and Marcel Williams received lethal inje
BALTIMORE (AP) — Authorities say two crew members are dead after an explosion on a ship in the North Atlantic Ocean. The U.S. Coast Guard said in a statement that the captain of the Tamar, a 623-foot
The Trump administration on Monday imposed a 20% tariff on softwood lumber entering the United States from Canada, souring a generally friendly trading relationship between the two countries.  
VIENNA (Reuters) - The lawyer of an American-Iranian father and son jailed in Iran called on U.S. President Donald Trump to get his officials to press for the men's release at nuclear talks with Tehra
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says Russia will supply electricity to separatist-controlled areas in eastern Ukraine after the Ukrainian government cut off the power because of unpaid bills. Ukraine has a
Myanmar will hold peace talks next month aimed at ending decades-long ethnic wars that have intensified since Aung San Suu Kyi's party took power a year ago, it was announced Tuesday
WAHNETA, Fla. (AP) — Sometimes a law enforcement officer’s duty involves rescuing a cat from a tree. In one Florida county, it also can involve rescuing a cow. Polk County Sheriff’s Offic
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Firefighters are still dousing hot spots after a massive fire at a seven-story apartment building under construction near the University of Maryland. News outlets report that
NEW YORK (AP) — Transit officials say anti-Semitic graffiti incidents are the top subway bias crime investigated so far this year by the New York Police Department. The Daily News (http://nydn.us/2oG
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Ilie Nastase said he would be considered the “bad boy” if he says anything more about Serena Williams. Nastase, the captain of Romania’s Fed Cup team, last
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Prosecutors say Milwaukee County Jail officers cut off an inmate’s water for seven consecutive days before the man died of dehydration. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (http://b
BANGKOK (Reuters) - A Thai man filmed himself killing his 11-month-old daughter in two video clips posted on Facebook before committing suicide, police said on Tuesday.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Retired University of Notre Dame philosophy professor Alvin Plantinga has won one of the world’s leading religion prizes. Plantinga, whose writings over half a century m
Officials said the ban was part of an effort to “curb religious fervor” in Xinjiang, but rights advocates called it the latest in a line of hostile policies.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian leaders said on Tuesday Britain had rejected their request for an apology for a 1917 declaration that helped pave the way to the state of Israel, and they w
The physician dragged off a United Airlines flight in Chicago this month was verbally and physically abusive, and flailing his arms before he lost hi
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis hopes to mend ties with Muslims on his trip to Egypt on Friday but faces criticism from church conservatives for meeting Islamic religious leaders after a spate o
VARNER, Ark. - After going nearly 12 years without executing an inmate, Arkansas now has executed three in a few days — including two in one night. Jack Jones and Marcel Williams received lethal inje
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