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Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launch hunger strike

RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launched a hunger strike Monday following a call from leader and prominent prisoner Marwan Barghouti, a movement that could mark a ser...

Updated : 2017.04.18 13:54

Police investigating club fight involving singer Chris Brown

TAMPA, Florida -- Police in Florida are investigating an incident at a nightclub where a photographer said he was "sucker punched" by singer Chris Brown. Tampa police spokesman Stephen Hegarty says ...

Updated : 2017.04.18 13:54

National manhunt launched for alleged 'Facebook killer'

CHICAGO -- US authorities launched a nationwide manhunt Monday for a gunman who shot and killed an elderly man, and then posted a video of the seemingly random attack on Facebook. Police in Clevelan...

Updated : 2017.04.18 13:48

Netflix growth misses mark despite strong earnings

SAN FRANCISCO -- Netflix subscriber growth missed its mark in the first quarter of this year, but the on-demand television star expects to hit the 100-million milestone this weekend. Along with post...

Updated : 2017.04.18 13:27

[Graphic News] US tops global wine consumption

The world’s thirst for wine continues to grow, despite weather affecting production. The United States, France and Italy were the three largest consumers of wine in 2016, with consumption of 31.8 m...

Updated : 2017.04.17 18:17

[Newsmaker] Turkey's pugnacious chief Erdogan wins again

If there were a global contest for winning elections, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would see himself as the undisputed -- and undefeated -- heavyweight champion of the world. In the 15 y...

Updated : 2017.04.17 16:52

[Graphic News] Korean Gambling addiction rises

The number of people diagnosed with a gambling addiction has increased due to economic plight. According to the Health Insurance Review & Assessment Service, there were 925 such cases in 2015, alrea...

Updated : 2017.04.16 18:04

No US trading partners designated as currency manipulator

The United States designed none of its major trading partners as a currency manipulator Friday, but put six countries, including China, Japan and South Korea, on its "monitoring list" for closer watc...

Updated : 2017.04.15 14:59

Syria's Assad says chemical attack '100 percent fabrication'

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad said a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town was a "fabrication" to justify a US military strike, in an exclusive AFP interview. "Definitely, 100 p...

Updated : 2017.04.13 22:01

Trump boasts of hiring only the best, but picks haunt him

US President Donald Trump likes to boast that he hires only the best people. But his personnel choices keep coming back to haunt him. One of the people Trump hired for the White House was working as...

Updated : 2017.04.13 21:53

N. Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missile attack: Japan

North Korea may have the capacity to launch a warhead loaded with sarin nerve gas, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Thursday, as tensions rise over the country's missile and nuclear programmes...

Updated : 2017.04.13 21:34

Dino ancestors looked like crocodiles: study

Fossils discovered in Tanzania in the 1930s have helped identify a "missing link" in dinosaur evolution that reveals their ancestors had long necks, walked on four legs and looked like crocodiles. T...

Updated : 2017.04.13 21:04

[Graphic News] China remains world's biggest executioner

China executed more people in 2016 than all other nations combined, Amnesty International said, even as worldwide total executions decreased overall. The human rights organization estimates the Asia...

Updated : 2017.04.13 18:22

Trump discusses North Korean 'menace' with Xi

President Donald Trump says he's had "a very good call" with Chinese leader Xi Jinping dealing with what Trump calls "the menace of North Korea." Trump tweets that he spoke with Xi on Tuesday night....

Updated : 2017.04.12 22:05

Germany detains Islamic suspect in Dortmund case

German prosecutors say a letter found near the scene of the Dortmund team bus blasts suggests a possible Islamic extremist motive for the attack, and one suspect has been taken into custody. Frauke ...

Updated : 2017.04.12 21:50