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A voter casts her ballot in a general election at a polling station in Tokyo Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017. Voting has kicked off for Japan’s general election on Sunday that would most likely hand Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition a win, possibly retaining two-thirds in the parliament. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Japan election: How deep is support for Prime Minister Abe?What to look for in Japan's election: Measuring depth of support for Prime Minister Shinzo Abe
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A man picks out an independence badge on sale from a stall before a march to protest against the National Court's decision to imprison civil society leaders, in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. The Spanish government moved decisively Saturday to use a previously untapped constitutional power so it can take control of Catalonia and derail the independence movement led by separatist politicians in the prosperous industrial region. AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
Spanish PM aims to take over Catalan govt; residents aghastThe Spanish government wants to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders and call fresh elections with previously untapped constitutional powers to take control of the prosperous industrial region
The Associated Press5 hours ago
A Catalonia independence flag waves as thousands protesters take part at a rally against the National Court's decision to imprison civil society leaders, in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. The Spanish government moved decisively Saturday to use a previously untapped constitutional power so it can take control of Catalonia and derail the independence movement led by separatist politicians in the prosperous industrial region.(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
The Latest: Catalan leader urges strong response to SpainCatalonia's separatist leader wants the regional parliament to vote on how to respond to what he called the Spanish government's "attempt to wipe out" Catalonia's autonomy
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Czech billionaire and leader of ANO 2011 political movement Andrej Babis addresses the media in Prague, Czech Republic, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. Almost complete results from the Czech Republic's parliamentary election are showing that the centrist ANO (YES) movement led by populist billionaire Andrej Babis has won big. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Populist billionaire's party wins big in Czech RepublicPopulist billionaire Andrej Babis' centrist ANO movement has won the Czech Republic's parliamentary election
The Associated Press6 hours ago
The Latest: Canada PM 1st thought Mugabe post was 'bad joke'The Latest: Canada PM says he thought Mugabe's 'goodwill' post was 'bad April Fool's joke'
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, March 2, 2017 file photo, U.S singer Solange Knowles, left, and french actress Isabelle Huppert, right, look on prior to the show for Chloe's Fall-Winter 2017-2018 ready to wear fashion collection presented in Paris. Britain’s Evening Standard newspaper has apologized to Solange Knowles for digitally altering an image of the singer on the cover of its magazine. Knowles, who had released a song called “Don’t Touch My Hair,” complained on Instagram that a braided crown on her head had been digitally removed from the cover photo.  (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
UK paper sorry for airbrushing out Solange Knowles's braidsBritain's Evening Standard newspaper has apologized to Solange Knowles for digitally altering an image of the singer on the cover of its magazine
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa.  Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has long faced United States sanctions over his government's human rights abuses, but the World Health Organization new director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus is making the longtime African leader a "goodwill ambassador" Friday Oct. 20, 2017.(AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
WHO chief now 'rethinking' Mugabe 'goodwill ambassador' postWHO chief now 'rethinking' Mugabe's 'goodwill ambassador' post after shock, condemnation
The Associated Press8 hours ago
A policeman prays during the funeral service of his colleague police captain Ahmed Fayez, who was killed in a gun battle in al-Wahat al-Bahriya area in Giza province, about 135 kilometers (84 miles) southwest of Cairo, during his funeral at Al-Hosary mosque, in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. At least 54 policemen, including 20 officers and 34 conscripts, were killed when a raid on a militant hideout southwest of Cairo escalated into an all-out firefight, authorities said Saturday, in one of the single deadliest attacks by militants against Egyptian security forces in recent years. (AP Photo/Alaa Elkassas)
54 Egyptian police killed in ambush, say officialsEgyptian security officials say at least 54 policemen, including 20 officers, have been killed in a shootout during a raid on a militant hideout near Cairo
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FBI inspector Kieron Ramsey, left, looks at Malta Police commissioner Lawrence Cutajar, during a press conference on the murder of journalist Daphne Caruana Galizias, at police headquarters of Floriana, Malta, Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. Caruana Galizia, a harsh critic of Maltese Premier Joseph Muscat, and who reported extensively on corruption on Malta, was killed by a car bomb on Monday. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud)
Malta offers $1.18 million to discover who killed reporterMalta's government is offering a 1 million euro ($1.18 million) reward and full protection for information on who killed a reporter with a car bomb
The Associated Press9 hours ago
In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, the Chief of Staff of Iran's armed forces, Maj. Gen. Mohammad Bagheri, center left, shakes hands with his Syrian counterpart Gen. Ali Ayoub, center right, during a ceremony to sign a joint memorandum of understanding for developing cooperation and coordination between the two countries' armies in Damascus, Syria, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. State news agency SANA said the memo provides for exchanging military expertise and intelligence and technology information in a way that can boost the two countries' capability for fight terrorism. (SANA via AP)
Syria troops capture central town recently taken by ISSyrian state media says government forces and their allies have regained control of a central town that the Islamic State group captured late last month
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Chairman of the Freedom and Direct Democracy party (SPD) Tomio Okamura casts his vote during the parliamentary elections in Prague, Czech Republic, on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. The Czech Republic is holding parliamentary elections from Oct. 20 to 21, 2017. (Katerina Sulova/CTK via AP)
The Latest: Czech vote sees big win for populist billionaireAlmost complete results from the Czech Republic's parliamentary election are showing that the centrist ANO (YES) movement led by populist billionaire Andrej Babis has won big
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is saluted as he arrives at King Salman Air Base, Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool)
Tillerson's Mideast aim is a Saudi-Iraqi axis against IranSecretary of State Rex Tillerson is trying to seal a new alliance between Saudi Arabia and Iraq that would shut the doors of the Arab world to neighboring Iran.
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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