WITH FIRST CASE, LATIN AMERICA PREPARES FOR COVID-19 VIRUS

With Brazil reporting the first case of the COVID-19 virus, neighboring countries and other nations around Latin America are attempting...

NORTH MACEDONIA: DEATH TOLL FROM COOKING GAS BLAST REACHES 5

The death toll from a weekend cooking gas accident in a North Macedonian village has climbed to five, all members of the same family,...

 
 
 

ISRAEL ADVISES AGAINST FOREIGN TRAVEL OVER VIRUS CONCERNS

Israel has advised its citizens to reconsider all foreign travel amid the spread of the new coronavirus that was first reported in...

SPAIN MULLING RELEASE OF SOME GUESTS FROM QUARANTINED HOTEL

More than 100 guests could be released in coming hours from a 4-star resort in Spain's Canary Islands that's been under lock-down over...

 
 
 

UK OFFERS GUARANTEE OVER EVIDENCE IN GRENFELL FIRE PROBE

Britain's attorney general has offered a guarantee not to use oral comments from witnesses testifying before the Grenfell Tower Inquiry...

LAWYER SAYS ASSANGE SHOULDN'T FACE 'POLITICAL' EXTRADITION

A lawyer for Julian Assange has argued that the WikiLeaks founder should not be sent to the United States because a U.K.-U.S. treaty...

 
 
 

BAYER BOARD CHAIRMAN STEPS DOWN AMID WEEDKILLER LEGAL BATTLE

The board chairman is stepping down at Germany's Bayer AG as the company faces legal claims in the US over a weed killer that plaintiffs...

FINNISH MINISTER: EU NEEDS TO ESTABLISH OWN OS, WEB BROWSER

A top Finnish government member wants the European Union to develop its own computer operating system and internet browser to reduce...

 
 
 

KREMLIN GROUP SETS DATE FOR CONSTITUTIONAL VOTE

A working group chaired by President Vladimir Putin has set a date for a nationwide vote on amending the Russian Constitution

CORRECTION: YEMEN STORY

In a story published Feb. 25, 2020, about U.S. aid to Yemen, The Associated Press erroneously identified the source of comments from...

 
 
 

RIGHT-WING POLITICIAN JANSA SET TO BECOME SLOVENIA'S NEW PM

A veteran right-wing politician has been nominated to become Slovenia's new prime minister following the resignation last month of...

POLICE IN BURUNDI SAY 22 'EVIL-DOERS' KILLED NEAR CAPITAL

Police in Burundi say they have killed 22 “evil-doers” near the country's economic capital, Bujumbura

 
 
 

SPAIN OPENS TALKS WITH CATALONIA OVER SEPARATIST CONFLICT

Spain's prime minister and the leader of Catalonia are preparing to open formal talks in hopes of resolving the festering political...

UN: RIVAL LIBYAN POLITICIANS MEET FOR PEACE TALKS IN GENEVA

The United Nations says rival Libyan politicians have convened in Geneva for talks aimed at ending the latest round of fighting over...

 
 
 

EX-TRUMP MIDEAST ENVOY JOINS ISRAELI VENTURE CAPITAL FIRM

A leading Israeli venture capital firm says it's hired the Trump administration's former Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt as a business...

CAUTION, CANCELATIONS MARK ASH WEDNESDAY IN TIME OF VIRUS

The Vatican is going ahead with plans for Pope Francis to celebrate the Ash Wednesday ritual that kicks off the Catholic Church's Lenten...

 
 
 

3 IRISH SOLDIERS INJURED IN MALI ROADSIDE BOMB ATTACK

Germany's military says three Irish soldiers were injured in a roadside bomb attack on a multinational convoy of UN peacekeepers in...

VICTIMS OF NEW DELHI'S DEADLY COMMUNAL CLASHES FILL HOSPITAL

At least 20 people have been killed and nearly 200 injured in clashes in New Delhi

 
 
 

MANY ASYLUM SEEKERS ARRIVE IN EUROPE LEGALLY, EU AGENCY SAYS

More and more people seeking asylum in the European Union come from countries with visa-free travel arrangements with the bloc

STATE TV SAYS 19 KILLED BY NEW VIRUS IN IRAN AMID 139 CONFIRMED CASES; OFFICIAL URGES LIMITING NONESSENTIAL TRAVEL

 
 
 



Legislators from both parties warn Pentagon not to move money to fund...

Legislators from both parties warn Pentagon not to move money to fund President Trump's border wall

The Pentagon's decision took money from major aircraft and other programs that touch Republican and Democratic areas. Read more ...

Sources: At least 2 dead in shooting at MillerCoors building in Wisconsin

Sources: At least 2 dead in shooting at MillerCoors building in Wisconsin

Police are on the scene of a shooting at MillerCoors headquarters in Milwaukee. Read more ...

Trump scores appeals court victory in sanctuary fight

Trump scores appeals court victory in sanctuary fight

The Trump administration won a legal fight Wednesday as a federal appeals court panel unanimously ruled that the federal government can require cities and states that receive... Read more ...

Grandfather of toddler who died in cruise ship fall changes plea to guilty

Grandfather of toddler who died in cruise ship fall changes plea to guilty

The grandfather charged in the death of his 18-month-old granddaughter who fell from a cruise ship will change his plea to guilty, according to his attorney. Read more ...

Grandmother of missing Tennessee toddler among 2 arrested and charged

Grandmother of missing Tennessee toddler among 2 arrested and charged

Investigators initially said the Evelyn hadn't been seen since Dec. 26. But authorities said Friday the toddler hadn't been seen since Dec. 10 or 11, when a babysitter last... Read more ...

Trump campaign sues New York Times for libel

Trump campaign sues New York Times for libel

President Trump's reelection campaign filed a lawsuit against the New York Times on Wednesday charging that a column it published in 2019 libeled the president when it said his... Read more ...

Sheriff: Authorities searching NC pond in search for missing 15-month-old

Sheriff: Authorities searching NC pond in search for missing 15-month-old

Sullivan County Sheriff Jeff Cassidy confirmed in a news conference Wednesday that authorities are searching a pond in Wilkes County, NC in connection with the case of missing... Read more ...

7-year-old girl dies one minute into surgery to get her tonsils removed

7-year-old girl dies one minute into surgery to get her tonsils removed

"Going into surgery, she had no fear," Paisley's grandmother said. "She was smiling and happy. Nothing was wrong." Read more ...

'I'll miss it everyday': Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova announces retirement

'I'll miss it everyday': Tennis superstar Maria Sharapova announces retirement

The five-time Grand Slam title champion and former No. 1-ranked player is retiring from tennis at age 32. Read more ...

Giancarlo Stanton is latest Yankees star to suffer injury

Giancarlo Stanton is latest Yankees star to suffer injury

The Yankees injury hits keep on coming. Now, the AL East favorites will likely be without slugger Giancarlo Stanton to open the season after he was diagnosed with a Grade 1... Read more ...