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Trump slams impeachment, lauds US economy at Davos forum

January 22, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at his accusers in the Senate impeachment trial on Wednesday but broke with some of his defenders as he reiterated his preference for... more »»

Islamic extremists kill Nigerian pastor, attack his hometown

January 22, 2020

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Islamic militants in Nigeria have killed a Christian pastor who had pleaded for his life in a video just days earlier, and a human rights activist said Tuesday that other... more »»

France to put on hold digital tax plan, meet with US

January 22, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — France has agreed to put on hold a tax on big tech companies' online business until November as a gesture of goodwill ahead of discussions later with the U.S. more »»

Auschwitz survivor who was just 2 at liberation nurses scars

January 22, 2020

MUNICH (AP) — Only 2 years old and so ill she had to stay on for weeks after liberation, Eva Umlauf was one of the youngest prisoners to be freed from Auschwitz. more »»

S. Korean military decides to discharge transgender soldier

January 22, 2020

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's first known transgender soldier pleaded to be allowed to continue serving after the military decided Wednesday to discharge her for undergoing gender... more »»

Britain's EU Journey: When it signed up, 16 years late

January 22, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Britain officially leaves the European Union on Jan. 31 after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum. more »»

UK lays out tough child data privacy rules

January 22, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Social media sites, games and other online services won’t be allowed to “nudge” British kids into revealing personal details or lowering their privacy settings, under tough new rule... more »»

Battle for India's new citizenship law moves to top court

January 22, 2020

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's top court on Wednesday began hearing dozens of petitions seeking the revocation of amendments to the citizenship law following nationwide protests and a security crackdow... more »»

Cases of new viral respiratory illness rise sharply in China

January 22, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese health authorities urged people in the city of Wuhan to avoid crowds and public gatherings, after warning on Wednesday that a new viral illness that has infected hundreds... more »»

Science Says: What to know about the viral outbreak in China

January 22, 2020

Health authorities are closely watching an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new virus that originated in China. more »»

Cases of viral respiratory illness rise sharply in China

January 22, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese health authorities urged people in the city of Wuhan to avoid crowds and public gatherings after warning on Wednesday that a new viral illness infecting hundreds of people... more »»

New government in crisis-hit Lebanon, but protests continue

January 22, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — A new Cabinet was announced in crisis-hit Lebanon late Tuesday, breaking a months-long impasse amid mass protests against the country's ruling elite and a crippling financial crisis... more »»

Mexico begins flying, busing migrants back to Honduras

January 22, 2020

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants who entered southern Mexico in recent days have either been pushed back into Guatemala by Mexican troops, shipped to detention... more »»

Minnesota man exposed as commander of Nazi-led unit dies

January 21, 2020

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander of a Nazi-led unit accused of war atrocities has died. more »»

New government in crisis-hit Lebanon, but protests continue

January 21, 2020

BEIRUT (AP) — A new Cabinet was announced in crisis-hit Lebanon late Tuesday, breaking a months-long impasse amid mass protests against the country's ruling elite and a crippling financial crisis... more »»

Trump in Davos: Talking up economy, brushing off impeachment

January 21, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) —

President Donald Trump looked past the impeachment drama unfolding in Washington on Tuesday, turning his speech at an economic forum in the Swiss Alps into an... more »»

Militants kill 36 people in northern Burkina Faso

January 21, 2020

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Militants attacked a market in Burkina Faso’s Sanmatenga province, killing at least 36 people and wounding several others, the government said Tuesday. more »»

Ex-CIA contractor defends brutal post-9/11 interrogations

January 21, 2020

FORT MEADE, Md. (AP) — An architect of the brutal CIA interrogation and detention program developed after the Sept. more »»

Netanyahu renews West Bank annexation vow ahead of elections

January 21, 2020

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu renewed a vow to annex Israeli settlements in the West Bank as the embattled leader kicked off a third election campaign in under a year... more »»

Advocates: Honduran mother, children deported to Guatemala

January 21, 2020

HOUSTON (AP) — A Honduran mother and her two children who had been hospitalized have been deported to Guatemala under a Trump administration policy of sending some people seeking asylum in the U.S. more »»

 
 

 

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