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PARIS (AP) — Amnesty International says "toxic" fear-mongering by anti-establishment politicians, among them President Donald Trump and the leaders of Turkey, Hungary and the Philippines, is contributing to a global pushback against human rights. Releasing its 408-page annual...
LONDON (AP) — While most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030 — with women in South Korea projected to reach nearly 91 — Americans will continue to have one of the lowest life expectancies of any developed country, a new study predicts. Scientists once thought...
HELSINKI (AP) — When a riot broke out in a predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb this week, the biggest surprise for many Swedes was that a police officer found it necessary to fire his gun. For U.S. President Donald Trump and his supporters, however, the episode appeared to...
QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's nail-biter election is heading to a runoff after results showed ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno falling just shy of the votes needed to clench a first-round victory, officials said Tuesday. With nearly 95 percent of all votes officially...
BEIRUT (AP) — France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen refused to don a headscarf for a meeting with Lebanon's top Sunni Muslim cleric on Tuesday and walked away from the scheduled appointment after a brief squabble at the entrance. The debacle topped Le Pen's...
BEIRUT (AP) — A new report by a Syria conflict monitoring group accuses the government of depopulating Sunni-majority areas in Syria's third largest city as it fights to consolidate its power. The report released Tuesday by the Washington-based Syria Institute raises ethical...
DUBLIN (AP) — Cardinal Desmond Connell, whose tenure as Dublin's Roman Catholic archbishop was dominated by revelations of pedophilia in the priesthood, has died at the age of 90. The Dublin Archdiocese said Connell died Tuesday in his sleep after a long illness. He oversaw the...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A resident in Arctic Norway says four adults and two children were inside a house when an avalanche hit, knocking the building off its foundations, but all managed to get out safely. Tuesday's avalanche in Longyearbyen, the main settlement in Norway's...
DUBLIN (AP) — A student society at Trinity College Dublin has canceled a speech by Israel's ambassador to Ireland after a group of students chanting pro-Palestinian slogans rallied outside the event. Trinity's Society for International Affairs had invited Ambassador Ze'ev Boker...
CHICAGO (AP) — Warren Jones drilled five 3-pointers, scored 22 points, and Green Bay overcame a 38-31 halftime...
The Bureau of Immigration in the Philippines says it has arrested a convicted American pedophile wanted by U.S...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Jonathan Toews had three goals and two assists and the Chicago Blackhawks beat rival...
NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Byron scored in the fifth round of the shootout and Montreal beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on...
NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Byron scored in the fifth round of the shootout and Montreal beat the New York Rangers 3-2 on...
NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Byron scored in the fifth round of the shootout and Montreal beat the New York Rangers on...