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Police make 5 arrests in 'unprecedented' cybercrime takedown

December 1, 2016

PARIS (AP) — U.S. and European officials say they've knocked out a cybercrime group accused of inflicting hundreds of millions of dollars in losses worldwide, putting five key suspects in custody. more »»

Russia: Space cargo ship has crashed due to a malfunction

December 1, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — An unmanned Russian cargo space ship crashed Thursday en route to the International Space Station due to an unspecified malfunction, the Russian space agency said. more »»

London mayor issues air pollution alert for 1st time

December 1, 2016

LONDON (AP) — London's mayor has issued air quality alerts across the capital for the first time because of high pollution levels. more »»

Turkey and Russia search for Syria cease-fire formula

December 1, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish and Russian officials on Thursday held talks on the deteriorating conditions in eastern Aleppo but gave no indication they were close to a cease-fire as Syrian... more »»

Official: 3 children who missed school found dead in Austria

December 1, 2016

VIENNA (AP) — Austrian police found three children who hadn't shown up at school dead in their home on Thursday along with three other family members in an apparent case of multiple slayings and ... more »»

Cuban family reveals complex reaction to Castro death

December 1, 2016

SANTA CLARA, Cuba (AP) — When Nancy Belcourt was a girl, two of her uncles fled their home in the central Cuban countryside to join rebels fighting a counter-revolution against Fidel Castro. more »»

Senegal mourns world-renowned sculptor Ousmane Sow

December 1, 2016

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Ousmane Sow, a Senegalese sculptor whose work celebrated African tribes along with historical icons such as Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King Jr. more »»

EU: Libya's cities making $346M a year from people smuggling

December 1, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Libya's coastal cities are making millions each year from people smuggling, a European Union military task force commander in the Mediterranean Sea says in a confidential report. more »»

Iraq hopes OPEC deal will help cover its massive war costs

December 1, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — The government of Iraq is hoping that a new OPEC deal will help the war-weary country generate enough revenue to help pay for its costly, 2-year-old fight against the Islamic State... more »»

Bolivia suspends airline after deadly crash in Colombia

December 1, 2016

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AP) — The Bolivian Civil Aviation Authority has indefinitely suspended permission for LaMia airline to operate following the deadly crash of one its charter planes in Colombia... more »»

Crown prince formally becomes Thailand's new king

December 1, 2016

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand has a new king, with the country's crown prince formally taking the throne to succeed his much-revered late father, who reigned for 70 years. more »»

Crown prince officially becomes Thailand's new king

December 1, 2016

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand has a new king, with the country's crown prince formally taking the throne to succeed his much-revered late father, who reigned for 70 years. more »»

Poles upset by corruption allegations against freedom hero

December 1, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Former Polish president and Solidarity founder Lech Walesa said Thursday that he doesn't believe corruption allegations that prosecutors have made against another key... more »»

UN: World population grows, young girls struggle

December 1, 2016

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — The world's population grew slightly to 7.4 billion in 2016, the U.N. said Thursday, with a substantial youth bulge challenging political and social systems across the planet. more »»

US consumers should feel muted impact from rising oil price

December 1, 2016

DALLAS (AP) — OPEC's decision to cut production gave an immediate boost to oil prices, but the impact on consumers and the U.S. economy is likely to be more modest and gradual. more »»

Buzz Aldrin, second man on moon, evacuated from South Pole

December 1, 2016

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Former American astronaut Buzz Aldrin, one of the first men to walk on the moon, has been evacuated by plane from the South Pole for medical reasons, officials said... more »»

Putin hopes to fix ties with US, pool anti-terror efforts

December 1, 2016

MOSCOW (AP) — In a conciliatory state-of-the-nation address, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday voiced hope for mending a rift with the U.S. and pooling efforts in fighting terrorism. more »»

Turkish PM seeks support for expanded powers for Erdogan

December 1, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister on Thursday moved closer to an agreement with the country's nationalist party over constitutional reforms that would usher in a system expanding... more »»

Pakistan welcomes Trump's overtures to 'amazing' country

December 1, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's Foreign Ministry on Thursday said Islamabad welcomes U.S. more »»

 
 
 

 

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