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Albania's long underexplored coastal waters have become a hotspot for treasure hunters scooping up ancient pottery, sunken ship parts and other shell-encrusted relics that have lain on the seabed for centuries. "Much of this wealth resting at the depth of 20-30 metres (66-99 feet) is easily
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) - Tookie Brown scored 21 points and had five assists and Georgia Southern beat Pepperdine 88-78 on Saturday night in the Islands of the Bahamas Showcase.
The leaders of France and Germany meet in Berlin on Sunday to jointly remember the victims of European wars, presenting also a united front in countering global turmoil stoked by the mercurial US President Donald Trump. President Emmanuel Macron will visit France's former enemy turned key EU partner
The Mexican government last week reiterated job offers to the migrants, saying that those who obtained legal status could occupy thousands of vacancies, most of them in the country's "maquiladoras," doing factory work. Since arriving at the border last week, they have been denied entry
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Democrat Gil Cisneros captured a Republican-held U.S.
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) - The Latest on the summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in Papua New Guinea (all times local):
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local):
British Prime Minister Theresa May says she sees no alternative to the Brexit deal she presented earlier this week, amid reports that some of her senior ministers want her to renegotiate the draft agreement before meeting EU leaders next weekend. Just hours after announcing on Wednesday that her senior
Andrew Gillum, the Democrat who was running to become Florida's first black governor, conceded the race on Saturday to Ron DeSantis, a close ally of President Donald Trump, saying he was satisfied with a recount that showed him trailing by more than 30,000 votes. The race was one of the most closely watched in the country. The candidates come from the far poles of each party and their performances were scrutinised for hints they might offer for the 2020 presidential election. Mr Gillum, the liberal mayor of Tallahassee, had initially conceded the race to Mr DeSantis, a conservative former congressman. But he later withdrew that concession when the results were close enough for an...
Andrew Gillum, the Democratic mayor of Tallahassee running for governor of
OGDEN, Utah (AP) - A Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan is being remembered at a public funeral as a man of commitment, confidence, conviction and compassion.
FREEPORT, Bahamas (AP) - Freshman Jaylen Sebree scored a career-high 21 points, including a go-ahead free throw, Jailyn Ingram added 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Florida Atlantic beat Towson 85-71 on Saturday in an Islands of the Bahamas Showcase matchup.
DUBLIN (AP) - Ireland beat the All Blacks 16-9 at home for the first time on Saturday and laid a major marker for the Rugby World Cup next year.
"The regime has targeted all the fronts in the demilitarised zone. Russia and Turkey reached a deal in Sochi last September to enforce a demilitarised zone in Idlib and adjacent areas that are the last stronghold of rebels who rose against President Bashar al-Assad in 2011.
Greek police clashed with young protestors in central Athens on Saturday after thousands marched to mark the anniversary of a violently quashed student uprising in 1973 that helped topple the military junta. More than 10,000 demonstrators marched peacefully through the center of Athens, which was heavily
Netanyahu has faced calls from his coalition members to hold a snap election after the resignation of Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday. Lieberman quit over what he described as the government's too-soft policy on an upsurge of cross-border violence with Palestinian militants in the
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced he will hold a "decisive" meeting Sunday with Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon in a final bid to avert early elections. Netanyahu's ruling coalition was left with a single seat majority in parliament after a walkout Wednesday by defence
The crushed wreckage of an Argentine submarine has been located a year after it vanished into the depths of the Atlantic Ocean with 44 crew members, in the country's worst naval disaster in decades. The Seabed Constructor, a ship owned by US search firm Ocean Infinity, made the discovery Friday,
MOSCOW (AP) - The interior minister of Chechnya says a woman detonated a vest of explosives at a checkpoint outside the capital of Grozny and she was the only person killed.
Police have said the 13 people detained on Friday, including two prominent academics, were accused of working with Kavala to incite the May 2013 unrest, which began as demonstrations against urban development plans at Istanbul's Gezi Park but later turned into nationwide anti-government protests.
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- The Argentine government acknowledged on
PRAGUE (AP) - Thousands of Czechs have used the anniversary of their country's 1989 anti-communist Velvet Revolution to rally against Prime Minister Andrej Babis.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iraq's President Barham Salih began a visit to Iran on Saturday, where he pledged to improve relations less than two weeks after the United States restored oil sanctions that had been lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal.
LONDON (AP) - Alexander Zverev denied Roger Federer a shot at a 100th career title with a 7-5, 7-6 (5) victory on Saturday to advance to the championship match at the ATP Finals.
The submarine ARA San Juan had a seven-day supply of air when it last reported its position on Nov. 15, 2017. The disappearance gripped the nation's attention as the government struggled to provide information about the tragedy. "We have found them," Jorge Villarreal, father of one crew
A top elections official in Florida who endured national humiliation after missing a midterms recount deadline by two minutes has told the Guardian that racism is "probably" a factor in the backlash against her. Brenda Snipes, elections supervisor of Broward county, was condemned by Republicans and Democrats after failing to submit tallies in the US Senate race between Rick Scott and Bill Nelson on schedule.
In Norway's capital Oslo, the demonstrators, some pushing children in strollers, marched through the city center carrying banners with slogans such as "My body my right" and "Defend abortion". "The new law that's proposed is limiting women's rights," said Ine
President Donald Trump's appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney
When I got engaged last year, I expected wedding planning to be fun, if a
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May's tumble from clinching a Brexit deal to facing Cabinet walkouts and an ouster bid from rebels in her Conservative Party stole headlines in a week that also saw Donald Trump isolated in Europe. The U.S. president faced other challenges, with turmoil in Israel's government imperiling his Middle East peace plan and the Democrats weighing how aggressively to investigate his activities after taking over the House. A federal judge also ruled that the White House must restore access to CNN correspondent Jim Acosta, for now.
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) - Africa's leaders applauded Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed for making substantial reforms in his country as they met to consider improvements to the continent-wide body at a summit that started Saturday.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - An Afghan official says that at least five police officers have been killed when their checkpoint came under attack by insurgents in the northwestern Badghis province.
PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) - Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traded barbs in speeches at a summit of world leaders Saturday, outlining competing visions for global leadership as trade and other tensions between them simmer. Pence said there would be no letup in
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, leading polls to succeed Angela Merkel as head of Germany's Christian Democrats, said she would consider legislation to ensure better representation of women in parliament, unless her party changed its approach. A new poll conducted for public broadcaster ARD showed 46
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A load of space station supplies rocketed into orbit from Virginia on Saturday, the second shipment in two days.
Iraq's new President Barham Saleh made his first official visit to neighbouring Iran on Saturday, calling for "a new order in the region". Saleh met his counterpart Hassan Rouhani to discuss trade, transport links and efforts to tackle dust pollution that plagues areas on both sides of the border. "It is now time for a new order in the region that would meet the interests of all countries in it," Saleh told a Tehran news conference, according to a translation provided by Iran's state broadcaster.
Thank you for the heartwarming Oct. 22 People Making a Difference article about Sharon Tennison's dedicated work to advance peaceful cooperation between Russia and the United States. The then-President Mikhail Gorbachev had recently declared perestroika and glasnost in Russia.
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TOKYO (AP) - Floyd Mayweather's match against a Japanese kickboxer is once again on for New Year's Eve as an exhibition fight with knockouts allowed but likely no decision granted on a win or a loss.
Relations between the world's two largest economies have plumbed new depths under U.S. President Donald Trump, who is due to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping at the G20 summit in Argentina starting late this month. The exercise, held in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, comes a week after Chinese
PARIS (Reuters) - A motorist on Saturday accidentally hit and killed a protester taking part in a campaign of road blockades across France that has been triggered by fuel tax hikes, Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said. The demonstrators are trying to block motorways as well as access to fuel depots
NEW DELHI (AP) - Facebook says there was a steep rise in data requests from India's government in the first half of this year as compared to the previous two years.
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has proposed a major overhaul to the way colleges and universities handle sexual misconduct complaints, adding protections for students accused of assault and harassment and narrowing which cases schools would be required to investigate.
Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered on October 2 in his country's consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi, a Washington Post contributor and critic of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, was drugged and dismembered and his remains were then removed from the consulate, the Saudi public prosecutor
WASHINGTON (AP) - WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not willingly travel to the United States to face charges filed under seal against him, one of his lawyers said, foreshadowing a possible fight over extradition for a central figure in the U.S. special counsel's Russia-Trump investigation.
In a last-minute U-turn, US Vice President Mike Pence will spend the night in Papua New Guinea where he is attending a regional summit, changing plans to fly in and out of Australia which had led to complaints of a lack of committment. Pence had originally been due to shuttle to the APEC talks from
The death toll in California's wildfires climbed to 71 on Friday as the number of missing people surpassed 1000, while authorities continued the search for survivors and victims. However, Kory Honea, Butte sheriff, said the list of missing people was dynamic, and could contain the names of people who did not realise they had been reported missing. "We are still receiving calls, we're still reviewing emails," he said. President Donald Trump is expected to visit the area on Saturday to see for himself the grief and damage caused by California's most deadly wildfires. But he may face anger from locals for comments suggesting the fires could have been prevented or...
The plan, which comes on the heels of China's emergence as a possible developer of the deep-water site, was unveiled on Saturday at a Asia-Pacific forum hosted by Papua New Guinea (PNG) where world leaders voiced competing visions on how trade should be conducted in the region. Analysts say a Chinese
SAN DIEGO (AP) - As thousands of migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on the doorstep of the United States, what they won't find are armed American soldiers standing guard.
The number of names on the missing person's list for Northern California's