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Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

WASHINGTON -- The Trump administration has notified Congress that Iran is complying with the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal negotiated by former President Barack Obama, and says the US has extended t...

Updated : 2017.04.19 13:14

Breaking news: French ‘human hen’ artist hatches first chick

A French artist who has spent three weeks sitting on 10 eggs hatched his first chick Tuesday. Abraham Poincheval -- who made headlines last month after spending a week entombed inside an egg-shaped ...

Updated : 2017.04.19 11:56

Facebook pushes to augment reality through smartphones

SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook on Tuesday launched a mission to make smartphone cameras windows to augmented reality, focusing on what people have in hand instead of waiting for high-tech eyewear. While ...

Updated : 2017.04.19 11:49

Refugees bring dying Italy village back to life

SANT’ALESSIO IN ASPROMONTE, Italy -- In the foothills of the Aspromonte mountains in southern Italy, the silence of a once-dying village is broken by the laughter of a small group of refugees. Tiny...

Updated : 2017.04.19 11:25

Trump targets visa program he says hurts American workers

KENOSHA, Wisconsin -- Turning back to the economic populism that helped drive his election campaign, US President Donald Trump signed an order Tuesday he said should help American workers whose jobs ...

Updated : 2017.04.19 11:21

Mummies discovered in ancient tomb near Egypt’s Luxor

LUXOR, Egypt -- Egyptian archaeologists have unearthed several mummies, colourful wooden sarcophagi and more than 1,000 funerary statues in a 3,500-year-old tomb near the city of Luxor, hailing an “...

Updated : 2017.04.19 11:19

At UN, US warns on human rights in Iran, Cuba, N. Korea

UNITED NATIONS -- The United States on Tuesday singled out North Korea and Syria over human rights violations and warned at the United Nations that new conflicts could be triggered by abuses in Iran,...

Updated : 2017.04.19 11:16

George H.W. Bush hospitalized again

HOUSTON (AP) -- Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston for four days with a recurrence of a case of pneumonia he had earlier in the year, a family spokesman said Tuesday. ...

Updated : 2017.04.19 11:10

France arrests two over attack plot days before vote

PARIS -- Police arrested two men in Marseille on Tuesday on suspicion of planning an “imminent” attack, finding guns, explosives and an Islamic State jihadist flag just days before the first round ...

Updated : 2017.04.19 10:31

Britain's prime minister to seek early election on June 8

In a shock announcement, Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday called for an early general election to be held June 8 to seek a strong mandate as she negotiates Britain's exit from the European Union...

Updated : 2017.04.18 21:29

Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

The US will not relent until it achieves its objective of ensuring the Korean Peninsula is free of nuclear weapons, Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday while visiting Japan. After meetings with P...

Updated : 2017.04.18 20:52

At least 26 dead as bus plunges into ravine in Philippines

At least 26 people died Tuesday when the bus they were traveling in apparently lost its brakes and plunged into a deep ravine in a northern Philippine mountain town, in one of the country's deadliest...

Updated : 2017.04.18 20:24

China defends N. Korea trade after its trucks haul missiles

China is defending its trade practices with North Korea after Chinese-made vehicles were seen carrying ballistic missiles during a military parade despite international sanctions against selling mili...

Updated : 2017.04.18 19:42

Experienced hiker swept away in Grand Canyon along with teen

PHOENIX (AP) -- A woman who was swept down a backcountry creek in Grand Canyon National Park along with her stepgrandson is an experienced hiker and married to a founder of a popular outdoor footwear...

Updated : 2017.04.18 14:02

Army declares loyalty to Maduro as Venezuela braces for giant protest

CARACAS, Venezuela -- Venezuela’s defense minister Monday declared the army’s loyalty to President Nicolas Maduro, who ordered troops into the streets ahead of a major protest by opponents trying t...

Updated : 2017.04.18 13:58