World News

FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2019 file photo, Charlotte Charles, mother of Harry Dunn, who died after his motorbike was involved in an August 2019 accident in Britain with Anne Sacoolas, wife of an American diplomat, speaks at a news conference joined by family members in New York. A British police chief on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 is requesting an urgent meeting to discuss road safety with the U.S. military after more reported incidents in the area where a British teen was struck and killed by a car driven by the wife of U.S. diplomat in August. Harry Dunn's parents Charlotte Charles and Time Dunn have travelled to Washington and met with President Donald trump in a bid to force Sacoolas to return to Britain to face trial. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, file)
Wrong-side drivers near air base used by US worry UK policeA British police chief has requested an urgent meeting with a U.S. military commander after learning of two more traffic incidents in the area where a teenage motorcyclist died in a collision with a car driven by an American diplomat's wife
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday May 8, 2019 file photo Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, leave after a photo call with their newborn son, in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle, Windsor, south England. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to no longer use their HRH titles and will repay £2.4 million of taxpayer's money spent on renovating their Berkshire home, Buckingham Palace announced Saturday, Jan. 18. 2020. (Dominic Lipinski/Pool via AP, File)
Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up 'highness' titlesBuckingham Palace says Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, will no longer use the titles "royal highness" or receive public funds for their work under a deal that allows them to step aside as senior royals
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Sweden summons Chinese envoy over 'lightweight boxer' remarkSweden's government has summoned the Chinese ambassador in Stockholm to discuss his comparing Swedish media coverage of China to a lightweight boxer who “provokes a feud” with a heavyweight
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Olympic site used for 2016 Rio games shut over safety issuesThe Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro has been closed over concerns about the safety of the complex used for the 2016 games in Brazil
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Radio Station Cuts Deal to Air 'Russian Propaganda'Kansas City radio lovers can now hear six hours of Russian state-owned media per day, the Hill reports. That's because a Florida-based company, RM Broadcasting LLC, has agreed with Radio Sputnik to broadcast its Russian media through the Alpine Broadcasting Corp, which airs on three frequencies around Kansas City and...
Newser9 hours ago
Rare coin of Britain's King Edward VIII fetches record $1.3MA rare gold coin bearing the image of Britain's King Edward VIII before his love-inspired abdication has sold for 1 million pounds ($1.3 million), a new record for a British coin
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, visits the exhibition - 'Memory speaks. The road through the war' in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Putin attended events marking the 77th anniversary of the break of Nazi's siege of Leningrad. The Red Army broke the nearly 900-day blockade of the city on January 19, 1943 after fierce fighting. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Russia's Putin says he opposes unlimited presidential term Russian President Vladimir Putin says he opposes the idea of the country's leader being able to serve an unlimited time in office like the Soviet Union allowed
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Britain's Prime Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly Prime Ministers' Questions session in parliament in London, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Contenders to lead UK Labour Party stress unity after lossBritish politicians vying to replace Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the opposition Labour Party have held their first campaign event in Liverpool
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Anti-government demonstrators clash with riot police at a road leading to the parliament building in Beirut, Lebanon, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Riot police fired tears gas and sprayed protesters with water cannons near parliament building to disperse thousands of people after riots broke out during a march against the ruling elite amid a severe economic crisis. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Riots in Lebanon's capital leave more than 150 injuredRiot police have fired tear gas and rubber bullets near Parliament in Lebanon's capital
The Associated Press10 hours ago
A resident digs out his walkway in St. John's Newfoundland on Saturday, Jan.  18, 2020. The state of emergency ordered by the City of St. John's is still in place, leaving businesses closed and vehicles off the roads in the aftermath of the major winter storm that hit the Newfoundland and Labrador capital.  (Andrew Vaughan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Newfoundland asks for military help after record blizzardThe premier of the Canadian province of Newfoundland is asking for the military's help as resident of the province's capital struggle to tunnel out from homes buried by the heaviest snowfall ever recorded in St. John's
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Striking opera musicians wave to the crowd after performing outside the Palais Garnier opera house, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 in Paris. As some strikers return to work, with notable improvements for train services that have been severely disrupted for weeks, more radical protesters are trying to keep the movement going. Musicians, singers and other members of the striking Paris Opera drew a crowd with a free concert in front of the Palais Garnier opera house. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Splits in France's strike movement trigger fears of violenceAs some French workers return to their jobs after six weeks of strikes, more radical groups are trying to keep a protest movement against proposed pension changes going
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Farmers drive past the Reichstag building with their tractors in Berlin, Saturday, Jan.18, 2020. On the occasion of the Green Week agricultural and food fair, people in Berlin demonstrate for more environmentally friendly agriculture. (Christophe Gateau/dpa via AP)
Protesters in Berlin support environment-friendly farming Demonstrators in Berlin have called for more environment-friendly agricultural practices at a protest in Berlin, among them farmers with more than 150 tractors
The Associated Press12 hours ago
More World News