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SUV crashes into crowd at square in central China, killing 9

September 12, 2018

BEIJING (AP) — An SUV crashed into a crowd at a public square in central China on Wednesday evening, killing at least nine people and injuring more than 40 others, the city government said. more »»

Cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe's capital escalates; 21 dead

September 12, 2018

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's police said Wednesday that they are banning "public gatherings" in Harare in an effort to curb a cholera outbreak that has killed 21 people. more »»

Pope removes Brazil bishop accused of stealing church funds

September 12, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of a Brazilian bishop who was arrested earlier this year along with other church officials on accusations they stole hundreds of... more »»

Putin: Suspects in Britain poisoning are innocent civilians

September 12, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Russian authorities know the identities of the two men accused by Britain of carrying out a nerve agent attack on a former spy, but he... more »»

From music to news, EU moves to protect online copyright

September 12, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union wants to shake up the way internet companies handle media, e-books, digital music, news articles and other content posted online by better protecting the rights... more »»

McDonald's, Google strike wind power deals in Europe

September 12, 2018

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — McDonald's customers in the Netherlands will soon be able to buy fast food for their electric cars as well as themselves. more »»

US targets Libyan militia leader with sanctions

September 12, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department has slapped sanctions on the leader of a militia in Libya for attacks on the country's oil facilities.

The U.S. more »»

US says Saudi Arabia, UAE protecting civilians in Yemen war

September 12, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite mounting civilian casualties in what the United Nations says is the world's worst humanitarian crisis, the Trump administration has determined that Saudi Arabia and the... more »»

Brexit-backing pub chain drops Jagermeister, French brandy

September 12, 2018

LONDON (AP) — A pub chain founded by a prominent Brexit supporter said Wednesday it will stop selling French brandy and German Jagermeister liqueur and replace them with products from countries... more »»

Fenella Fielding, star of 'Carry On' comedies, dies at 90

September 12, 2018

LONDON (AP) — Fenella Fielding, a British actress who was the glamorous, velvet-voiced star of two "Carry On" comedies, has died. She was 90. more »»

Philippines braces for most powerful typhoon this year

September 12, 2018

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The most powerful typhoon to threaten the Philippines this year roared toward the country's north on Wednesday, prompting officials to order precautionary evacuations... more »»

Libyan officials say missiles hit Tripoli airport

September 12, 2018

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Missiles were fired at Libya's capital Tripoli, including the city's only functioning airport, forcing authorities to divert flights to another airport to the south,... more »»

EU lawmakers move against Hungary over rule of law

September 12, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers voted on Wednesday to launch action against the Hungarian government of Prime Minister Viktor Orban for allegedly undermining the bloc's democratic values... more »»

Report: 3,677 sex abuse cases in German Catholic Church

September 12, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — A report on sexual abuse inside the Catholic Church in Germany says 3,677 people were abused by clergy between 1946 and 2014, two leading German media outlets said Wednesday. more »»

Polish leader slammed for saying EU has little relevance

September 12, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's president came under heavy criticism from political opponents Wednesday after he called the European Union an "imaginary community" of little relevance to Poles. more »»

UN says Syria's Idlib civilians should not be taken hostages

September 12, 2018

BEIRUT (AP) — U.N. investigators warned Wednesday that a war against some 10,000 extremists in northwestern Syria should not take 3 million people hostages. more »»

Pope summons bishops for February abuse prevention summit

September 12, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is summoning the presidents of every bishops conference around the world for a February summit to discuss preventing clergy sex abuse and protecting children —... more »»

Putin says suspects in Novichok poisoning are 'civilians'

September 12, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that the two Russians named by Britain as suspects in the spy poisoning case do not work for the military and that there is "nothing... more »»

EU lawmakers vote for new online copyright rules

September 12, 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers on Wednesday voted in favor of new copyright rules that could shake up the way internet companies use media, books, music and other content posted online. more »»

Iraq: Car bomb explosion kills at least 6 north of Baghdad

September 12, 2018

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a car bomb has exploded outside a restaurant north of Baghdad killing at least six people. more »»

 
 
 

 

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