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Russia joins bid to win compensation over US metals tariffsRussia has joined the European Union, India and China in demanding compensation from the United States for its tariffs on foreign steel and aluminum
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
People walk among damaged buildings in the town of Douma, the site of a suspected chemical weapons attack, near Damascus, Syria, Monday, April 16, 2018. Two days after Syrian troops declared Douma liberated from opposition fighters, a tour in the city showed the wide destruction it has suffered since falling under rebel control six years ago. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Syrian rebels hand over arms, leave another town near DoumaSyrian state media: Hundreds of rebels hand over weapons, start leaving another town northeast of Damascus
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
Taiwan calls Chinese military drills a threat to regionTaiwan's government says recent Chinese military drills are aimed at intimidating the island and are a threat to regional peace and stability
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2017 file photo, Professor Sara Danius makes a speech during the Nobel award ceremony at the Concert house in Stockholm. Danius, the head of the Swedish Academy that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature has resigned following an internal crisis at the prestigious institution.  Danius announced her decision Thursday, April 12, 2018, after a three-hour meeting of academy members in central Stockholm. Danius said she had lost the confidence of the academy, but would not comment on whether a vote was held to remove her.  (Fredrik Sandberg/TT News Agency via AP)
Another member quits Nobel literature academyAnother woman wants to resign from the Swedish Academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize, bringing the total number of board members who have quit to eight
The Associated Press7 minutes ago
People lay flowers as they attend an independent ceremony in honor of the fighters of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising on its 75th anniversary, by the monument to Jewish envoy in Britain, Szmul Zygielbojm, in Warsaw, Poland, Thursday, April 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Poland marks 75th anniversary of uprising in Warsaw GhettoPeople in Warsaw are pinning paper daffodils to their clothes as the Polish capital begins a day of commemorations on the 75th anniversary of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto Uprising
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - This combination of two file photos shows CIA Director Mike Pompeo, left, listens during his introductions before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during a confirmation hearing on his nomination to be Secretary of State on Capitol Hill in Washington on April 12, 2018, and  North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a meeting of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the Workers' Party of Korea, in Pyongyang, North Korea on April 9, 2018. CIA Director Mike Pompeo recently traveled to North Korea to meet with leader Kim Jong Un, two U.S. officials said Tuesday, April 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with KimPresident Donald Trump is leaving himself plenty of wiggle room when it comes to a summit with North Korea's leader, saying he will bail out of the meeting if he decides it won't produce results
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe points to the media for a question during a news conference with President Donald Trump at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe 'bromance'Trump rejects Abe's efforts to win a pass on tariffs for Japan and persuade US to rejoin TPP trade deal, showing the limits of their 'bromance'
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Former Malaysian strongman Mahathir Mohamad speaks during an interview with Associated Press at his office in Putrajaya, Malaysia on Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Mahathir said a wave of change is evident among rural ethnic Malays and a 30 percent swing from the bloc's traditional support for the government would be enough to secure the opposition victory in next month's elections. Mahathir told in the interview that Malay support for the opposition has increased, but still he saw the opposition's chances as even. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)
Correction: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview storyCorrection: Malaysia-Mahathir Interview story
The Associated Press2 hours ago
President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
The Latest: AP source: Pompeo, Kim discussed held AmericansCIA Director Mike Pompeo raised the plight of three U.S. citizens held in North Korea during his meeting this month with Kim Jong Un.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Earthquake Felt Countries Away Hits Near Iran Nuclear PlantAn earthquake hit Iran early Thursday just 60 miles away from the country's only operating nuclear power plant. According to the USGS , the 5.5 magnitude quake struck 6.2 miles below the surface, strong and shallow enough to cause widespread damage, though Iran hasn't reported damage at the Bushehr...
Newser2 hours ago
Cuba's President Raul Castro, left, speaks with his grandson and bodyguard Raul Dominguez Castro Espin, during the start of two-day session of the legislature, in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Legislators erupted in applause Wednesday morning as Castro entered the hall in a dark suit, accompanied by Miguel Diaz-Canel, his expected successor. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)
Bureaucrat set to replace Raul Castro as Cuba's presidentA 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Quake, at least 5.5 in magnitude, strikes southern IranUS Geological Survey: Magnitude 5.5 quake hits southern Iran near nuclear plant; felt in Bahrain, Persian Gulf
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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