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Ex-workers at Russian 'troll factory' trust US indictmentWhile Russian officials scoff at a U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, several people who worked at the same St. Petersburg "troll factory" think the criminal charges are well-founded
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov gestures while speaking to Algerian Foreign Affairs Minister Abdelkader Messahe during the talks in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Lavrov dismissed the U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election as baseless. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Ex-workers at Russian 'troll factory' trust US indictmentWhile Russian officials scoff at a U.S. indictment charging 13 Russians with meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, several people who worked at the same St. Petersburg "troll factory" think the criminal charges are well-founded
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE: _ This is a May 21, 2015 file  photo of an Oxfam store in London. Oxfam’s deputy chief executive on Monday Feb. 12, 2018 resigned amid the scandal involving sex abuse in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake. Penny Lawrence says she’s ashamed of what happened on her watch. Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt is demanding that Oxfam show moral accountability and provide full disclosure about the case. She has threatened to pull public funding unless the charity reveals everything it knows about allegations.  (Nick Ansell/PA via AP, file)
Oxfam says staff intimidated witnesses in Haiti sex scandalOxfam's report on sexual misconduct allegations in Haiti shows that three staff members intimidated and physically threatened a witness as the charity investigated the original claims
The Associated Press8 hours ago
UK vows no 'Mad Max style' deregulation after BrexitBritain is trying to reassure the European Union that it doesn't plan to slash regulations and standards in order to boost its economy after Brexit
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Banker: "Nightmare" dodging extortion attempts in LatviaNorvik bank has filed an international legal complaint against Latvia in which it alleges that a "Senior Latvian Official" repeatedly sought "to extort monetary bribes," and threatened the bank when its owner refused to pay up
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Greek carnival celebrations get a little flour powerResidents and visitors of seaside town in Greece pelt each other with bags of dyed flour in annual celebration marking the start of Lent
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017 file photo, Spanish Economy Minister Luis de Guindos gestures as he arrives for a meeting of EU finance ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels. Eurozone finance ministers on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 have endorsed their Spanish counterpart Luis de Guindos for the coveted post of European Central Bank vice president, after Ireland withdrew the only other candidate. Spain is the eurozone’s No. 4 economy, but has been absent from the board, which is a key part of the apparatus guiding eurozone monetary policy, for almost six years. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo/File)
Spanish finance minister backed for leading ECB jobEurozone finance ministers have endorsed their Spanish counterpart Luis de Guindos for the coveted post of European Central Bank vice president, after Ireland withdrew the only other candidate
The Associated Press14 hours ago
30-year-old Lukasz Herba, from Poland, attends a trial on the alleged kidnapping of British model Chloe Ayling last summer, in a Milan courtroom, Italy, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Herba is being tried for the kidnapping and was arrested after he released the 20-year-old model at the British consulate in Milan.  (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
Court video shows kidnapped model revisiting scenes of crimeInvestigators into the kidnapping of a British model showed in court video footage of the young woman revisiting with police the places where she was taken and held for six days
The Associated Press14 hours ago
This handout photo issued by the National Crime Agency shows Dr Matthew Falder. A judge in Britain has on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018 sentenced a prolific pedophile to 38 years in prison in what is being described as a watershed moment for authorities coming to grips with technology’s ability to spread depravity. Geophysicist Matthew Falder admitted 137 offenses, including blackmail and encouraging the rape of a child.
British judge sentences prolific pedophile to 32 yearsA judge in Britain has sentenced a prolific pedophile to 32 years in prison in what is being described as a watershed moment for authorities coming to grips with technology's ability to spread depravity
The Associated Press15 hours ago
2 Americans, 6 others arrested in SerbiaEight foreign citizens, including two Americans and two Ukrainians, have been arrested in Serbia under accusation they tried to photograph and enter military facilities without authorization, officials said on Monday
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Catalan separatist politician and left-republican ERC party's Marta Rovira, center right, arrives at the Supreme court for questioning in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Paul White)
Catalan politicians in Spanish court in secession probeA Spain Supreme Court judge set bail Monday for a prominent Catalan politician who faced possible jailing during the ongoing investigation of people involved in the Catalonia region's push for independence last year
The Associated Press16 hours ago
The US embassy's flag flies at half-mast in respect for the Florida school shooting victims in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Municipality workers on Monday took down the street sign for Nevzat Tandogan Street where the U.S. Embassy is located and replaced it with one that reads "Olive Branch Street." (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
Turkey renames US Embassy street after Syria offensiveTurkish authorities have renamed a street where the U.S. Embassy is located with the name of Turkey's military offensive in Syria that had led to tensions between the allies
The Associated Press17 hours ago
French government presents plan to protect wolvesThe French government has presented Monday a plan to ensure wolves' survival in the country as farmers repeatedly protest against financial losses due to attacks on livestock
The Associated Press17 hours ago
The governor of German Saarland state and designated CDU Secretary General, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, addresses a news conference after a party's leaders meeting in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Germany's Merkel brings possible successor to BerlinChancellor Angela Merkel has proposed the governor of Germany's tiny western state of Saarland to run her party's day-to-day operations, hinting at possible succession
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018 file photo, Gov. of Bank of Latvia Ilmars Rimsevics holds a euro note in Riga, Lavia. Latvia's state broadcaster said Saturday Feb. 18, 2018, that the national anti-corruption agency raided the office and a property of the head of the country's central bank, Ilmars Rimsevics. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov, File)
Latvia starts criminal probe of its central bank chiefLatvia's anti-corruption agency says it suspects the nation's central bank chief of demanding and receiving bribes of at least 100,000 euros ($125,000) and has started a criminal investigation against him.
The Associated Press18 hours ago
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