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9 migrants trying to reach UK rescued in English ChannelFrench officials say that nine migrants, including a woman and child, have been rescued off the coast of Dunkirk after two distress calls from their small boat as they tried to sneak to Britain
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin makes an address during a meeting in the Russian Defense Ministry's headquarters in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018. Putin said that new Russian weapons have no foreign equivalents, helping ensure the nation's security for decades to come. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Putin claims Russia's new weapons have no foreign equivalentPresident Vladimir Putin says Russia's new weapons have no foreign equivalents, helping ensure the country's security for decades to come
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2018 file photo Christian Democratic Union, CDU, chairwoman and German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers her speech during a party convention of the Christian Democratic Party CDU in Hamburg, Germany. The Washington-based Fulbright Association says its 2018 prize for international understanding will go to German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The organization said Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018 it had decided to award the prestigious prize to Merkel “for her remarkable, compassionate leadership and her strong commitment to mutual understanding, international cooperation and peace.”   (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file)
German Chancellor Angela Merkel to receive Fulbright prizeThe Washington-based Fulbright Association says its 2018 prize for international understanding will go to German Chancellor Angela Merkel
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
Residents react during a gathering in a central square of the eastern French city of Strasbourg, Sunday Dec.16, 2018 to pay homage to the victims of a gunman who killed four people and wounded a dozen more. The gathering was held in Kleber Square by a Christmas market and near where the gunman opened fire last Tuesday evening. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
Terror charges issued in France's Christmas market attackA man suspected of supplying the gun that was used in the shooting attack that killed five people near a Christmas market in Strasbourg was handed preliminary terror charges Monday, according to a judicial official close to the investigation
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This undated file photo released Wednesday Oct. 24, 2018, by Britain's Blackpool Police, shows an alleged thief bearing a striking resemblance to actor David Schwimmer, who played the character Ross Geller on the TV show "Friends." A British judge has issued an arrest warrant for an alleged shoplifter whose striking resemblance to David Schwimmer made international headlines, after he failed to show up for a court appearance. Abdulah Husseni failed to appear in court in Blackpool, northwest England, on Tuesday Dec. 18, 2018, to face charges of theft and fraud. (Blackpool Police via AP, File)
Warrant issued for arrest of 'Schwimmer lookalike' suspectA British judge has issued an arrest warrant for an alleged shoplifter whose striking resemblance to David Schwimmer made international headlines, after he failed to show up for a court appearance
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Pope Francis waves to faithful during the Angelus noon prayer in St. Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope shakes up Vatican communications operationsPope Francis is shaking up the Vatican's communications operations, replacing the longtime editor of the Holy See newspaper and naming a prominent Italian journalist to coordinate the editorial line of all Vatican media
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Sept. 27, 2018 file photo, a father gives water to his malnourished daughter at a feeding center in a hospital in Hodeida, Yemen. Officials in Yemen said a cease-fire took effect at midnight Monday, Dec. 18, 2018, in the Red Sea port of Hodeida after intense fighting between government-allied forces and Shiite rebels erupted shortly before the U.N.-brokered truce. Yemen's civil war, in which a Saudi-led coalition is fighting on the government’s side against the rebels, has pushed much of the country to the brink of famine. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
Fighting in Yemeni city dies down as cease-fire takes holdYemeni officials say key port city of Hodeida calm, hours after U.N.-mediated cease-fire went into effect between government-allied forces and rebels
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street, in London Monday, Dec. 17, 2018, for the House of Commons to make a statement on the EU Summit held recently in Brussels. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
UK to ramp up 'no-deal' Brexit preparations amid impasseThe British Cabinet is meeting to discuss ramping up preparations for Britain's departure from the European Union without a deal, after Prime Minister Theresa May postponed Parliament's vote on her divorce agreement until mid-January
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Pope Francis is framed by a globe which adorned a cake he was offered on the eve of his 82nd birthday during audience with children and family from the dispensary of Santa Marta, a Vatican charity that offers special help to mothers and children in need, in the Paul VI hall at the Vatican, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope to politicians: Unacceptable to blame migrants for evilPope Francis says political speeches that blame migrants for all evils and deprive the poor of hope are "unacceptable."
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Morocco arrests suspect after deaths of 2 European touristsMoroccan authorities say one person has been arrested in connection with the deaths of two Scandinavian tourists in the Atlas Mountains, a popular hiking destination
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German high court throws out far-right complaint on migrantsGermany's highest court has thrown out complaints from the far-right Alternative for Germany party claiming Chancellor Angela Merkel's 2015 decision to allow in hundreds of thousands of migrants were a constitutional violation
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Kremlin denies roiling US politics through social mediaThe Kremlin says new reports containing new claims of Russia's political disinformation campaign on U.S. social media are baseless
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