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As Mexico awaits US visit, some question point of talks

As Mexico awaits US visit, some question point of talks

Mexican officials are hoping for a bit more calm, less vitriol and more constructive talk with the U.S. this week when the secretaries of state and homeland security arrive
Updated: 19 minutes ago
Montenegro's ex-PM accuses Russia of

Montenegro's ex-PM accuses Russia of "destructive" politics

Montenegro's former prime minister has accused Russia of "destructive" politics in the Balkans after an allegedly foiled coup attempt to overthrow his pro-Western government
Updated: 1 hour ago
Lawyer: Portugal to extradite ex-CIA agent to Italian jail

Lawyer: Portugal to extradite ex-CIA agent to Italian jail

A Portuguese court has instructed police to extradite a former CIA agent to Italy, where she has to serve a prison sentence after being convicted of involvement in a U.S. program that involved kidnapping terror suspects for interrogation
Updated: 1 hour ago
Turkish FM: Turkey's military rights still needed in Cyprus

Turkish FM: Turkey's military rights still needed in Cyprus

Turkey's foreign minister says his country's right to intervene militarily in Cyprus is still necessary given recent actions that have fanned insecurity among Turkish Cypriots
Updated: 1 hour ago
UN says upcoming Syria talks aimed at 'political transition'

UN says upcoming Syria talks aimed at 'political transition'

A top adviser to the U.N. envoy for Syria says that their "main guidance" for the first intra-Syrian peace talks in 10 months will be a Security Council resolution that calls for political transition
Updated: 1 hour ago

Missouri budget to get $10M boost from Moody's settlement

Missouri will get $10 million as a result of a nationwide settlement with Moody's over inflated credit ratings leading up to the 2008 financial crisis
Updated: 1 hour ago

Belfast police find pipe bombs, ammo linked to outlawed INLA

Northern Ireland police have seized five pipe bombs and ammunition belonging to an Irish Republican Army splinter group
Updated: 1 hour ago

Follow that horse: German police track manure to culprit

Police in Bavaria say they were able to track down a man responsible for a hit-and-run by following the hoof prints and manure left behind by the horse pulling his carriage
Updated: 1 hour ago
Young Cubans make pedal-powered Model T for transport, fun

Young Cubans make pedal-powered Model T for transport, fun

In a country where few can afford a car, some Cuban high school students have built a replica of a Model T Ford propelled with pedals instead of a gasoline engine
Updated: 1 hour ago
Le Pen refuses headscarf, nixes talks with Lebanon cleric

Le Pen refuses headscarf, nixes talks with Lebanon cleric

France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has refused to go into a meeting with Lebanon's grand mufti after his aides asked her to wear a headscarf
Updated: 1 hour ago