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Export figures, Turkish tanks fuel German arms sales debate
Newly released figures show Germany's centrist coalition approved more weapons exports over the past four years, fueling debate over the country's weapons sale policy
Updated: 4 hours ago
Backlash following harassment reports at UK charity dinner
Senior women in the UK Parliament are demanding tougher laws against harassment after a Financial Times investigation found that women were groped at a men's only charity gala attended by senior executives and lawmakers
Updated: 2 hours ago
Gay couple sues after 1 twin's US citizenship denied
Two gay men say both their twin sons are American citizens, but the U.S. government says the status belongs to only one. Now they're suing for recognition of both boys
Updated: 5 hours ago
US Treasury official presses Hong Kong, Beijing on NKorea
Treasury official says she urged officials in Hong Kong and Beijing to step up measures to counter North Korean smuggling and financing, as the U.S. fine tunes efforts to shut down Pyongyang's nuclear program
Updated: 1 hour ago
The Latest: Kurds in Cyprus protest Turkey's Syria operation
Some 350 Kurds burned images of the presidents of Turkey and Russia as they marched on the U.S. and Russian embassies in the Cypriot capital Nicosia to protest Turkey's "invasion" of a Kurdish enclave in northern Syria
Updated: 1 hour ago
Court ruling to affect ex-president da Silva, Brazil vote
How an appellate court rules on a corruption conviction against ex-President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva could impact whether the former leader can run for president
Updated: 1 hour ago
Powell taking over as Fed chairman at time of economic calm
Powell taking over as Fed chairman at time of economic calm but with potential risks
Updated: 7 hours ago
Future for Brazil's Lula hangs on apartment in decaying city
A beachfront apartment sits at the center of a corruption case that could keep Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva from running for Brazil's presidency again
Updated: 7 hours ago
Japanese snowboarder has tricks, height for Olympic gold
Japanese snowboarder Ayumu Hirano is honing a new trick that just might vault him onto the top step of the podium at the Winter Olympics in South Korea
Updated: 5 hours ago
Canadian skydiver killed in Southern California roof crash
Authorities have identified a Canadian skydiver who died when he fell onto the roof of a home in Southern California
Updated: 11 hours ago
Philippine troops capture suspected Spanish militant backer
Philippine army troops have captured a Spanish man they say was carrying grenades and bomb parts and is believed to be a supporter of Islamic State group-linked Abu Sayyaf militants
Updated: 4 hours ago
2 freelance writers win new journalism prize in California
Two freelance journalists have won the first American Mosaic Journalism Prize for reports on the struggles of U.S. immigrants and others the prize founders say are underrepresented or misrepresented
Updated: 4 hours ago
Third suspect arrested in Washington deputy's slaying
Authorities say a 29-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with the slaying of a Washington state sheriff's deputy
Updated: 10 hours ago
Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game
Winning numbers drawn in 'Fantasy 5' game
Updated: 7 hours ago
UK: EU citizens can move to UK during post-Brexit transition
Britain's top Brexit official says European Union citizens remain free to settle in the U.K for about two years after the country leaves the bloc in 2019
Updated: 1 hour ago