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UN health agency: Hungarian scientist exposed to Ebola
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  • 2018-04-20 14:53:34Z

LONDON (AP) - The World Health Organization says it has coordinated shipment of an experimental Ebola vaccine and drugs to treat a laboratory scientist in Hungary who was exposed to the potentially deadly disease earlier this month.

AP Analysis: Gaza flare-up driven by deep misery in strip
AP Analysis: Gaza flare-up driven by deep misery in strip
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  • 2018-04-20 14:53:11Z

ALONG THE ISRAEL-GAZA BORDER (AP) - The flareup of deadly violence in Gaza is of a new kind, even in the inventive annals of Mideast conflicts: Israeli soldiers shooting at Palestinian demonstrators burning tires and hurling firebombs across what looks like an international border, inflicting casualties

Revolutionary to revolt: Wenger
Revolutionary to revolt: Wenger's legacy soured by Arsenal slide
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  • 2018-04-20 14:51:18Z

Arsene Wenger announced his arrival as a revolutionary force in England by overhauling a culture of booze and bad diets but the Frenchman's inability to maintain his own high standards prompted a parting of the ways. Arguably the most significant agent of change in the Premier League era, the 68

Italy
Italy's Berlusconi smears 5-Star, urges government deal with left
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  • 2018-04-20 13:37:41Z

By Crispian Balmer ROME (Reuters) - Former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi branded the 5-Star Movement a danger for Italy on Friday, killing off any lingering chance of a coalition tie-up between his rightist bloc and the anti-establishment party. Berlusconi and his allies, including the far-right

Passengers On Deadly Southwest Flight Receive $5,000 Checks
Passengers On Deadly Southwest Flight Receive $5,000 Checks

At least some passengers aboard a deadly Southwest Airlines flight have

UK says would support Zimbabwe return to Commonwealth
UK says would support Zimbabwe return to Commonwealth
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  • 2018-04-20 11:51:36Z

Sibusiso Moyo was in London for talks on the margins of the 2018 Commonwealth summit aimed at resetting the isolated country's relations with the world after the downfall of president Robert Mugabe. Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office said the meeting ushered in a "new era" in

Illegal gold miners invade Grace Mugabe
Illegal gold miners invade Grace Mugabe's farm amid legal dispute
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  • 2018-04-20 11:50:37Z

By Philemon Bulawayo MAZOWE, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - A farm owned by Robert Mugabe's wife Grace is at the centre of a legal dispute after hundreds of illegal gold miners invaded parts of the property and started mining gold. A Reuters photographer saw hundreds of illegal miners digging for gold at

New home, but same worries, as NATO moves into glass and steel HQ
New home, but same worries, as NATO moves into glass and steel HQ
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  • 2018-04-20 10:49:25Z

By Robin Emmott BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Almost a year after U.S. President Donald Trump inaugurated NATO's new billion-dollar headquarters with fanfare at a special summit, alliance officials are now finally moving in, leaving their prefab 1960s base that leaked during rainstorms. Two decades of planning

Soros body mulls future in Hungary as Orban vows migration fight
Soros body mulls future in Hungary as Orban vows migration fight
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  • 2018-04-20 10:42:28Z

By Marton Dunai BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The foundation of Budapest-born financier George Soros said on Friday it was considering its future in Hungary after enduring repeated attacks from Prime Minister Viktor Orban, who offered the liberal body an unfond farewell. Critics of the right-wing Hungarian

Two Florida sheriff
Two Florida sheriff's deputies ambushed at restaurant

Authorities in Florida are looking for answers after two sheriff's deputies were shot through the window of a restaurant. ABC News' Diane Macedo reports.

The Best Cookie Recipes To Bake This Weekend
The Best Cookie Recipes To Bake This Weekend

Baking for others is a delicious form of altruism that's been proven to boost

Large area of Berlin center evacuated for WWII bomb disposal
Large area of Berlin center evacuated for WWII bomb disposal
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  • 2018-04-20 08:51:10Z

BERLIN (AP) - Berlin police were evacuating thousands of people from a central area of the German capital Friday and shutting down the main train station in preparation for the removal of an unexploded World War II bomb found during recent construction work.

Koreas set up 1st hotline between leaders ahead of summit
Koreas set up 1st hotline between leaders ahead of summit
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  • 2018-04-20 08:49:46Z

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North and South Korea installed the first-ever telephone hotline between their leaders Friday as they prepare for a rare summit next week aimed at resolving the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang.

Australia won
Australia won't abandon S. China Sea patrols after encounter

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia's prime minister said his country has a "perfect right" to traverse the South China Sea after a media report Friday that the Chinese navy challenged three Australian warships in the hotly contested waterway.

Syrian army bombards south Damascus enclave
Syrian army bombards south Damascus enclave
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  • 2018-04-20 08:12:30Z

By Angus McDowall BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian army bombarded jihadists in the last area outside government control near Damascus on Friday, as President Bashar al-Assad accelerated his push to retake remaining enclaves. On state television, large puffs of smoke could be seen appearing suddenly along

Russia says Trump invited Putin to U.S. during phone call
Russia says Trump invited Putin to U.S. during phone call
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  • 2018-04-20 07:53:15Z

U.S. President Donald Trump invited his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin to the United States during a phone call, and said he would be glad to see Putin in the White House, RIA Novosti reported on Friday, citing the Russian Foreign Ministry. The news agency quoted Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as

Israel drops leaflets warning Gazans not to approach border
Israel drops leaflets warning Gazans not to approach border
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  • 2018-04-20 07:06:26Z

Israel dropped leaflets in the Gaza Strip on Friday warning Palestinians not to approach its border fence as the military braced for fresh clashes along the frontier. Thousands of Palestinians were expected to gather along the Israel-Gaza border, as they have every Friday over the past month for mass

Top Asian News 6:07 a.m. GMT
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  • 2018-04-20 06:08:04Z

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - The meeting next week between the leaders of the rival Koreas will be the ultimate test of South Korean President Moon Jae-in's belief that his nation should lead international efforts to deal with North Korea. Previous summits saw beaming grins, strong handshakes and high

Newlywed couple among 7 killed in Pakistan highway accident
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  • 2018-04-20 05:52:05Z

KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) - Pakistani police say a road accident on a highway in the south has killed seven members of a family, including a newlywed couple.

World Rugby announces list of team camps for Japan 2019
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  • 2018-04-20 05:46:21Z

TOKYO (AP) - Team camps spanning some 1,500 kilometers (925 miles) for next year's Rugby World Cup in Japan were announced on Friday by the sport's governing body.

2 Florida Deputies Shot Dead While Eating At Chinese Restaurant
2 Florida Deputies Shot Dead While Eating At Chinese Restaurant

Two deputies were killed when a man shot at them through a window while they

More protests in Nicaragua, 5 TV channels ordered off air
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  • 2018-04-20 02:52:50Z

MANAUA, Nicaragua (AP) - More protests and clashes broke out Thursday in Nicaragua over a planned social security reform, and the government ordered off the air five independent TV channels that have been covering the unrest.

After sexual harassment row, a #MeToo moment for Japan?
After sexual harassment row, a #MeToo moment for Japan?
  • World
  • 2018-04-20 02:47:56Z

A firestorm in Japan over allegations of sexual harassment by the top finance ministry official is raising the possibility that the country could finally be having its "#MeToo moment". The international movement against sexual assault and harassment has brought down movie moguls, media stars

'No job, no money': Life in Vietnam for immigrants deported by U.S.
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  • 2018-04-20 02:45:41Z

By James Pearson HO CHI MINH CITY (Reuters) - It wasn't until Pham Chi Cuong saw the plane waiting to deport him from the United States that it sunk in that he was about to be sent back to Vietnam, the country he fled in 1990. Cuong and at least three other deportees who had lived in America for

Gowdy, Nunes, Goodlatte release statement on Comey memos
Gowdy, Nunes, Goodlatte release statement on Comey memos

Republican members of Congress release statement after reviewing former FBI director James Comey's memos.

Police arrest brother of man killed  by Sacramento police
Police arrest brother of man killed by Sacramento police

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Police on Thursday arrested the brother of Stephon Clark, an unarmed black man who was shot and killed by Sacramento officers last month, on suspicion of felony assault and vandalism, authorities said Thursday.

Shooter fires through restaurant window, kills 2 deputies

TRENTON, Fla. (AP) - Someone fired through the window of a north Florida restaurant Thursday afternoon, killing two deputies who were getting food, officials said.

Plane passenger dilemma: Protect child or try to save victim

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - As Southwest Airlines Flight 1380 plunged, passenger Hollie Mackey was torn between trying to save a woman whose upper body was being sucked out of a broken window and protecting the child beside her from a similar fate.

US to drop curbs on drone tech to boost arms sales
US to drop curbs on drone tech to boost arms sales
  • World
  • 2018-04-20 00:01:02Z

The United States dropped some restrictions Thursday on sales of its advanced drones in order to reinforce the armies of its allies and compete with China on the world arms market. President Donald Trump's White House announced an update to its policy on arms transfers to promote US exports and

2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Is Cheaper While Adding Safety Kit
2018 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Is Cheaper While Adding Safety Kit

More for less is always a win.

South Africa must tame Zambia
South Africa must tame Zambia's 'brutal regime', opposition leader says
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  • 2018-04-19 23:53:44Z

By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Zambia's opposition leader Hakainde Hichelema accused President Edgar Lungu's government on Thursday of political killings, rights abuses and rampant corruption, calling on South Africa to intervene to restore calm. Hichilema, who spent four months in jail

Gayle hits 104 not out to lead Punjab side to IPL victory
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  • 2018-04-19 23:43:59Z

MOHALI, India (AP) - Chris Gayle notched his sixth Indian Premier League century to help Kings XI Punjab beat Sunrisers Hyderabad by 15 runs Thursday.

Shooter fires through restaurant window, kills 2 deputies
Shooter fires through restaurant window, kills 2 deputies

Authorities say someone fired through the window of a restaurant and fatally shot two Florida deputies.

Justice Department Files Criminal Referral About Fired FBI Deputy Chief Andrew McCabe
Justice Department Files Criminal Referral About Fired FBI Deputy Chief Andrew McCabe

Prosecutors could decide to charge him with a crime if they conclude he intentionally lied

Marco Rubio Had An Odd Explanation For Changing His Position On A Trump Nominee
Marco Rubio Had An Odd Explanation For Changing His Position On A Trump Nominee

WASHINGTON ― Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) offered a curious explanation for his

Man charged after 3-year-old daughter shoots mother
Man charged after 3-year-old daughter shoots mother

MERRILLVILLE, Ind. (AP) - An Indiana man is facing charges after his 3-year-old daughter accidentally shot her pregnant mother with a gun he left in the woman's car, police said Thursday.

Appeals court rules against U.S. on funds for sanctuary cities
Appeals court rules against U.S. on funds for sanctuary cities

A federal appeals court on Thursday said the U.S. Justice Department cannot deny public safety grants to so-called sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigration. The Seventh U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court injunction in a case brought by the city of Chicago. The appeals court agreed the injunction should apply nationally while the lawsuit proceeds in federal court.

Iran warns of
Iran warns of 'unpleasant' response if U.S. drops nuclear deal: TV
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  • 2018-04-19 21:46:43Z

Iran warned the United States on Thursday of "unpleasant" consequences if Washington pulls out of a multinational nuclear deal, Iranian state TV reported. "Iran has several options if the United States leaves the nuclear deal. Tehran's reaction to America's withdrawal of the

Justice Department Releases Comey Memos To Congress
Justice Department Releases Comey Memos To Congress

The Department of Justice has shared copies of the so-called Comey memos with

Chuck Schumer to Unveil Bill Decriminalizing Marijuana at the Federal Level
Chuck Schumer to Unveil Bill Decriminalizing Marijuana at the Federal Level

"Ultimately, it's the right thing to do"

The Latest: Student: Confederate flag theft sparked protests
The Latest: Student: Confederate flag theft sparked protests

AUBURN, Mich. (AP) - The Latest on Confederate flag demonstrations outside of a Michigan high school (all times local):

#MeToo's next challenge: domestic gun violence
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  • 2018-04-19 21:07:01Z

During the decade she lived with her boyfriend, Sara Elmer was surrounded by guns. "I was in survival mode every day," says Ms. Elmer. Indeed, in the United States, close to half the number of women killed in violent homicides each year are fatally shot by their intimate partners, according to federal crime statistics.

What's in a name? Why a Castro-less Cuba may not mean a changed one.
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  • 2018-04-19 21:01:18Z

Recommended: How much do you know about Cuba? Cuba's National Assembly, a group of more than 600 handpicked politicians who run unopposed, nominated the island's next president this week. Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel, the only candidate put forth, will be Cuba's first leader in nearly 60 years who wasn't part of the revolution that overthrew US-backed dictator Fulgencio Batista and installed a Communist government on the island.

Armenian protesters to renew efforts to stop capital traffic
Armenian protesters to renew efforts to stop capital traffic
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  • 2018-04-19 20:53:31Z

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) - The leader of large protests that have roiled the capital of Armenia for a week is calling on supporters to renew efforts to paralyze traffic.

Armenian president calls for dialogue amid protests against new PM
Armenian president calls for dialogue amid protests against new PM
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  • 2018-04-19 20:53:12Z

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian on Thursday called for dialogue, as thousands continued to protest on the streets against the appointment of the new prime minister, who was president for 10 years before switching jobs this month. Parliament on Tuesday voted to allow ex-president Serzh Sarksyan to

Atletico defeat leaves Barcelona 1 win from title
Atletico defeat leaves Barcelona 1 win from title
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  • 2018-04-19 20:52:15Z

MADRID (AP) - Atletico Madrid lost 3-0 at Real Sociedad on Thursday, leaving Barcelona one victory away from clinching the Spanish league title.

Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government
Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

BEIRUT (AP) - The Syrian government took control of a town northeast of Damascus on Thursday after rebels evacuated to north Syria - the latest in a string of handovers by rebels to the government.

Turkey
Turkey's ruling party taunts opposition over early election
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  • 2018-04-19 20:34:52Z

By Tuvan Gumrukcu and Ercan Gurses ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's ruling AK Party taunted the main opposition party on Thursday to name a candidate to challenge Tayyip Erdogan for June elections which are expected to tighten the president's 15-year hold on power. Government spokesman Bekir Bozdag

7 Museum Facts That Will Surprise You
7 Museum Facts That Will Surprise You

Toddler shoots pregnant mother while playing with dad
Toddler shoots pregnant mother while playing with dad's gun

Raw video: Police say 3-year-old accidentally shot her pregnant mom in parking lot in Indiana.

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