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Spain-Venezuela encounter by tarmac unleashes speculation

January 23, 2020

MADRID (AP) — A secretive meeting this week by the tarmac of Madrid's international airport between two prominent officials from Spain and Venezuela triggered a political storm on Thursday, with... more »»

Mexico's tough response to migrants doesn't stir outcry

January 23, 2020

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The hundreds of Central American migrants walking north in southern Mexico have received steady media coverage in Mexico, but with sky-high murders, a stagnant economy and... more »»

Questions linger over investigation into Jeff Bezos' hacking

January 23, 2020

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Cybersecurity experts said Thursday there were still many unanswered questions from an investigation commissioned by Jeff Bezos that concluded the billionaire's... more »»

Mexican guardsmen break up migrant caravan along highway

January 23, 2020

FRONTERA HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants were hauled onto buses by Mexican national guardsmen and immigration agents after crossing into the country early Thursday an... more »»

The Latest: Soros unveils $1B university plan, blasts Trump

January 23, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):

10:15 p.m. more »»

Migrant caravan crosses into Mexico, stops short of troops

January 23, 2020

FRONTERA HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants crossed the river into Mexico from Guatemala Thursday after a dayslong standoff with security forces and walked along a... more »»

Polish parliament OKs law allowing gov't to punish judges

January 23, 2020

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's lawmakers gave their final approval Thursday to legislation that will allow politicians to fire judges who criticize their decisions, a change that European legal... more »»

US general says troop surge in Middle East may not end soon

January 23, 2020

ABOARD THE USS BATAAN (AP) — Over the past eight months, the United States has poured more than 20,000 additional troops into the Middle East to counter the escalating threat from Iran that peake... more »»

UN agency: China virus 'too early' for emergency declaration

January 23, 2020

LONDON (AP) — A viral illness in China that has sickened hundreds of people and prompted Chinese authorities to effectively shut down at least three cities is not yet a global health emergency,... more »»

Islamic leaders make 'groundbreaking' visit to Auschwitz

January 23, 2020

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Muslim religious leaders joined members of a U.S. more »»

Leaders vow to learn from Holocaust, offer competing lessons

January 23, 2020

JERUSALEM (AP) — Speaker by speaker, world leaders on Thursday denounced the rising threat of anti-Semitism and vowed never to forget the lessons of the Holocaust at a solemn ceremony in Jerusale... more »»

The Latest: WHO says China virus not global health emergency

January 23, 2020

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the outbreak of the new coronavirus in China (all times local):

6:20 p.m. more »»

Next stop, Brexit: Britain's EU divorce bill becomes law

January 23, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s delayed and disputed Brexit bill became law on Thursday, removing the last U.K. obstacle to the country leaving the European Union in just over a week.

The U.K. more »»

US imposes visa rules for pregnant women on 'birth tourism'

January 23, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Thursday imposed new visa rules aimed at restricting “birth tourism," in which women travel to the United States to give birth so their children can... more »»

Doomsday Clock moves closest to midnight in 73-year history

January 23, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — The keepers of the Doomsday Clock on Thursday moved the symbolic countdown to global disaster to the closest point to midnight in its 73-year history, citing “existential danger... more »»

Migrant caravan crosses into Mexico, walks along highway

January 23, 2020

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Hundreds of Central American migrants crossed the river into Mexico from Guatemala Thursday after a dayslong standoff with security forces.

Carrying U.S. more »»

AP Explains: How climate change feeds Africa locust invasion

January 23, 2020

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Locusts by the millions are nibbling their way across a large part of Africa in the worst outbreak some places have seen in 70 years. more »»

China locking down cities with 18 million to stop virus

January 23, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese authorities Thursday moved to lock down three cities with a combined population of more than 18 million in an unprecedented effort to contain the deadly new virus that has... more »»

Rohingya hail UN ruling that Myanmar act to prevent genocide

January 23, 2020

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The United Nations' top court on Thursday ordered Myanmar to do all it can to prevent genocide against the Rohingya people, a ruling met by members of the Muslim... more »»

Ancient voice: Scientists recreate sound of Egyptian mummy

January 23, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Researchers say they've mimicked the voice of a 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy by recreating much of its vocal tract using medical scanners, 3D printing and an electronic larynx. more »»

 
 

 

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