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EU slaps sanctions on top official in Ukraine's SevastopolThe EU has slapped an asset freeze and travel ban on the top official in the city of Sevastopol, which Russia annexed along with Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
Nigeria police say at least 20 killed in mosque bombingAt least 20 killed as teenage suicide bomber detonates at northern Nigeria mosque, police say
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
In this Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, embraces Syrian President Bashar Assad in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia. Putin has met with Assad ahead of a summit between Russia, Turkey and Iran and a new round of Syria peace talks in Geneva, Russian and Syrian state media reported Tuesday. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Syria's Assad travels to Russia, meets with PutinPresident Vladimir Putin says Russia is about to end its military operation in Syria
The Associated Press1 hour ago
President Donald Trump announces that the United States will designate North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
US announcing new NKorea sanctions after terror designationThe Trump administration is due to announce new sanctions on North Korea on Tuesday after declaring it a state sponsor of terrorism
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Terrence Chari poses as he mimics a painting of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe in Mbare Harare, Monday, Nov, 20, 2017. Lawmakers with the ruling Zanu pf party gathered to meet on the fate of long time President Robert Mugabe, who has refused efforts to step down. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
The Latest: Regional leaders meet on Zimbabwe crisisThe Latest: Four regional countries meeting on Zimbabwe's political crisis
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this file photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad, addresses a speech to the newly-elected parliament at the parliament building, in Damascus, Syria, Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Like Syria, North Korea is on its way back onto a very short list of countries the United States says sponsor terrorism. The designation will expand the already substantial array of sanctions the U.S. has imposed on trade with North Korea. (SANA via AP, File)
A look at the 4 countries the US says sponsor terrorismA look at the very short list of countries the United States says sponsor terrorism, and why they are on it
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Pope Urges Traffic Police to Show Mercy to DriversPope Francis says police should exercise the Christian virtue of mercy—even when dealing with Italy's notorious traffic. At a meeting with officers in charge of the nation's roads Monday, he praised their work but urged them to show mercy in the situations they encounter daily, the BBC reports. "Mercy...
Newser1 hour ago
White House Walks Back Trump Tweet on UCLA PlayersPresident Trump was merely making a "rhetorical response" to criticism when he said he should have left three UCLA basketball players in a Chinese jail , according to White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. She said Monday that Trump was "happy to intervene" in the case and had been responding...
Newser2 hours ago
In this Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, photo, tents are seen in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh where Rohingya Muslims live, after crossing over from Myanmar into Bangladesh. More than 620,000 Rohingya have fled Rakhine for neighbouring Bangladesh since late August 2017, when the military launched what it called "clearance operations" in response to insurgent attacks. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)
Myanmar treatment of Rohingya called apartheid in new reportAmnesty International says Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Muslims amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," raising questions about what those who've fled a violent military crackdown would face if they returned home
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this May 22, 2017, file photo, Pierrot Mervilier, center rear, hugs a girl that did not wish to be identified, living in the U.S. with Temporary Protected Status (TPS) after she and her family spoke to members of the media in Miami. The Trump administration said Nov. 20 it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation. The Homeland Security Department said conditions in Haiti have improved significantly, so the benefit will be extended one last time — until July 2019 — to give Haitians time to prepare to return home. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
US ending temporary permits for almost 60,000 HaitiansThe Trump administration says it is ending a temporary residency permit program that has allowed almost 60,000 citizens from Haiti to live and work in the United States since a 2010 powerful earthquake shook the Caribbean nation
The Associated Press2 hours ago
This Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, photo shows an apartment in Neyagawa, Osaka, western Japan where buckets filled with concrete were found. Japanese police say a woman went to a police station and confessed to putting four newborns in concrete-filled buckets two decades ago and having been filled with guilt over not caring for the babies. (Chika Oshima/Kyodo News via AP)
Police: Woman confessed to putting babies in concrete in 90sJapanese police say a woman went to a police station and confessed to putting four newborns in concrete-filled buckets two decades ago and having been filled with guilt over not caring for her babies
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this May 2, 2012, file photo, human rights activist Jiang Tianyong speaks to journalists outside a hospital after his failed attempt to see blind Chinese activist Chen Guangcheng who is believed to be seeking treatment in Beijing, China. A court in central China has sentenced Jiang to two years in prison Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, on the vague charge of inciting subversion of state power, the latest verdict to be handed down in a sweeping crackdown on activism. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)
China sentences prominent rights lawyer to 2 years in prisonA court in central China has sentenced a human rights lawyer to two years in prison on the vague charge of inciting subversion of state power, the latest verdict in a sweeping crackdown on activism
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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