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Obama warns Democrats to 'stay worried' about Trump

WASHINGTON, (AFP) - US President Barack Obama warned Democrats Wednesday that anything was possible in the US elections and to "stay worried until all the votes are counted."Obama, who is the keynote speaker Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention, was asked in an interview with N...

Updated : 2016.07.27 21:09

IS says it's behind attack that killed 44 in northern Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- A twin bombing struck a crowd in a predominantly Kurdish town in northern Syria on Wednesday, killing 44 people and wounding dozens more, Syria's state-run news agency and Kurdish media reported. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack. Media...

Updated : 2016.07.27 20:38

Clinton officially clinches Democratic presidential nomination

Hillary Clinton formally clinched the Democratic Party's presidential nomination Tuesday as opinion polls point to increasingly ominous signs against her bid to become the first female president in U....

Updated : 2016.07.27 09:29

Democratic convention opens to nominate Hillary Clinton for White House

The U.S. Democratic Party opened its national convention Monday to formally nominate Hillary Clinton as its candidate for the White House and rally public support for her bid to become the first female president in U.S. history.The former secretary of state is scheduled to be officially an...

Updated : 2016.07.26 10:00

Kerry meets Southeast Asia ministers after Chinese win

VIENTIANE, Laos (AP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday stressed the importance of complying with a rules-based international system in a meeting with his counterparts from South East Asia shortly after they were unable to agree on a statement criticizing China for territoria...

Updated : 2016.07.25 20:59

Two dead in shooting at Florida nightclub

MIAMI (AFP) -- At least two people were killed and 14 others wounded in a shooting early Monday at a Florida nightclub, police said, in an incident that reportedly occurred at a party for teenagers.The attack comes just six weeks after an attack at a gay club in the state left 49 dead i...

Updated : 2016.07.25 20:11

U.K. leader May in Northern Ireland to allay Brexit concerns

LONDON (AP) -- British Prime Minister Theresa May met Northern Ireland's leaders in Belfast Monday in a bid to allay Northern Irish concerns about Britain's vote to leave the European Union.May was holding talks with First Minister Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness...

Updated : 2016.07.25 20:02

Washington Post lambastes Trump as dangerous to U.S., world

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is a "unique and present danger" to the Constitution and his presidency will be dangerous not only to the United States, but also to the world, The Washington Post said Sunday.In an unusually lengthy editorial, the newspaper lambasted the real-e...

Updated : 2016.07.25 09:11

[Newsmaker] Kaine wows as Clinton running mate

Tim Kaine made a big splash Saturday in his first appearance as Hillary Clinton's running mate for the White House, savaging Donald Trump's foreign policy ideas as dangerous and wowing a Miami crowd w...

Updated : 2016.07.24 19:32

[Graphic News] Global climate breaks new records

Global temperatures for the first six months of this year shattered yet more records, and mean that 2016 is on track to be the world’s hottest year on record.Arctic sea ice melted early and fast, ano...

Updated : 2016.07.24 18:01

Police give all-clear in Munich shooting, say suspect dead

MUNICH (AP) -- An 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald’s Friday night, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself...

Updated : 2016.07.23 10:22

[Newsmaker] Hillary Clinton chooses Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

TAMPA, Florida (AP) -- Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic t...

Updated : 2016.07.23 10:03

Donuts in flight in first U.S.-approved drone delivery

WASHINGTON (AFP) - With a chicken sandwich, hot coffee and donuts, aviation history was made Friday. These were among the items in the first drone delivery on U.S. soil approved by aviation officials, made by convenience retailer 7-Eleven and the drone startup Flirtey. The delivery took ...

Updated : 2016.07.23 09:06

U.S. experts cautions against Obama administration adopting nuclear 'no-first use' doctrine

The administration of U.S. President Barack Obama should not adopt a nuclear "no first use" doctrine at a time when North Korea increases its nuclear arsenal and threatens key U.S. allies South Korea and Japan, U.S. experts said Thursday.Jonathan Pollack and Richard Bush, senior experts at...

Updated : 2016.07.22 10:10

Trump says he's ready to tell allies, 'Congratulations, you will be defending yourself'

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said he would be "absolutely" prepared to tell U.S. allies, "Congratulations, you will be defending yourself," unless they agree to shoulder more of the cost for American troop presence.Trump made the remark in an interview with the New York Tim...

Updated : 2016.07.22 10:08