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Kushner's ties raise concern of Democrats

updated: 05/29/2017 3:49 a.m. Discuss

Congressional Democrats on Sunday called for a thorough investigation of reports that top White House adviser Jared Kushner proposed back-channel communications with Russia.

12th arrest made in Britain attack

updated: 05/29/2017 3:43 a.m. Discuss

British police made another arrest and stormed another house Sunday as they hunted for suspects in the Manchester bombing, while a government minister said members of attacker Salman Abedi's network may still be at large.

New French leader makes global mark

updated: 05/29/2017 3:39 a.m. Discuss

Within days of taking the French presidency, Emmanuel Macron faced a string of diplomatic tests -- pushing the Paris climate deal on a skeptical Donald Trump, rallying European allies to do more to fight Syria's extremists, and now hosting Vladimir Putin.

Mattis: ISIS fight has shifted

updated: 05/29/2017 3:35 a.m. Discuss

The fight against the Islamic State militant group has shifted to stopping potential terrorists from returning to their home countries, Defense Secretary James Mattis said Sunday.

Merkel: U.S. no longer reliable

updated: 05/29/2017 3:32 a.m. Discuss

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday declared a new chapter in U.S.-European relations after contentious meetings with President Donald Trump last week, saying Europe "really must take our fate into our own hands."

N. Korean missile lands in Sea of Japan

updated: 05/29/2017 3:30 a.m. Discuss

North Korea fired a short-range ballistic missile that landed in Japan's maritime economic zone early today, officials said, the latest test-launch as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missiles that can reach the U.S. mainland.

Filipinos trapped in city beg to be rescued

updated: 05/29/2017 3:28 a.m. Discuss

Philippine forces found corpses in the streets of a besieged southern city on Sunday, including at least eight civilians who appeared to have been executed, as soldiers battled a weakened but still forceful group of militants linked to the Islamic State extremist group.

New arrest in 'full tilt' Manchester attack investigation

posted: 05/28/2017 12:10 p.m. Discuss

British police made another arrest and stormed another house Sunday as they hunted for suspects in the Manchester bombing, while a government minister said members of attacker Salman Abedi's network may still be at large.

Climate-pact decision near, vows Trump

updated: 05/28/2017 5:30 a.m. Comments 4

President Donald Trump, closing out the meetings at the Group of Seven summit, on Saturday promised an imminent decision on the Paris climate accord.

Britain reduces terror threat level

posted: 05/28/2017 4:16 a.m. Discuss

Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch, from "critical" to "severe" on Saturday, as authorities said they had made significant progress in unraveling the plot behind the Manchester concert bombing.

British Airways cancels London flights

updated: 05/28/2017 4:14 a.m. Discuss

British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports Saturday as a global information technology failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend.

Syrian army, allied forces seize strategic desert area

posted: 05/28/2017 4:13 a.m. Discuss

Syrian troops and allied militia have pushed back Islamic State militants and U.S.-backed opposition fighters, gaining control of a large swath of territory in the country's strategic southern desert, the government-controlled media and a war monitor said Saturday.

Filipinos in city under siege wave white flags at airstrikes

updated: 05/28/2017 4:11 a.m. Discuss

Philippine fighter aircraft unleashed rocket fire against militants Saturday, prompting civilians to hoist white flags to avoid being targeted as the military turned to airstrikes to try to end the siege of a southern city by militants allied with the Islamic State extremist group.

Rebel's killing triggers violent anti-India protests in Kashmir

posted: 05/28/2017 4:09 a.m. Discuss

One civilian was killed and dozens of others were injured Saturday when anti-India protests and clashes broke out in Indian-controlled Kashmir after the killing of a prominent rebel commander and his associate in a gunbattle with government forces in the disputed region.

Palestinians cease fast in Israel prison

posted: 05/28/2017 4:06 a.m. Discuss

Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners ended their 40-day fast on the first day of the monthlong Muslim holiday of Ramadan, after reaching a compromise with Israel for additional family visits, Israeli and Palestinian officials said.






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