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From backrooms to banquet, top envoys seek to engage US

February 16, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, front left, and Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, front right, pose with, back row from left, South Korea Foreign Minister Yun Byung-Se, Italy Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano and India Foreign Minister Mallika Joseph Akbar at the G20 foreign ministers meeting group photo at the World Conference Center in...

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US envoy: US supports 2-state Israel-Palestinian solution

February 16, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks to reporters after a Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at U.N. headquarters. The United Nations and the Arab League on Thursday issued a...

Venezuelan court upholds sentence against opposition leader

February 16, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Feb 18, 2014 file photo, opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, dressed in white and holding up flowers, is taken into custody by Bolivarian National Guards, in Caracas, Venezuela. Venezuela’s supreme court rejected an appeal and ratified on...

Remains of tortoise Lonesome George returning to Ecuador

February 15, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this May 8, 2009 file photo, Lonesome George, the last giant terrestrial turtle of the Geochelone species abigdoni, is seen at Galapagos National Park in Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island in the Galapagos, Ecuador. The turtle’s embalmed and preserved...

Cardinal Burke to Guam to investigate alleged sex abuse case

February 15, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Oct. 14, 2015 file photo, Cardinal Raymond Leo Burke arrives for the presentation of his book Divine Love Made Flesh, in Rome. The Pacific Daily News reports that Cardinal Raymond Burke is scheduled to interview a former altar boy who says he was...

Venezuela shuts off CNN in Spanish after criticizing story

February 15, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Feb. 6, 2017 file photo, Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez attends a news conference in Moscow, Russia. Venezuela suspended CNN in Spanish on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, shutting off the news channel a few hours after officials angrily...

Venezuela’s VP shrugs off drug sanctions as US weighs policy

February 14, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Feb. 1, 2017 photo, Venezuela’s Vice President Tareck El Aissami, right, is saluted by Boilivarian Army officer upon his arrival for a military parade at Fort Tiuna in Caracas, Venezuela. The administration of President Donald Trump is slapping...

With Trump’s win in China, will Trump toilets get flushed?

February 14, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 photo, Zhong Jiye, a co-founder of Shenzhen Trump Industrial Co., demonstrates the use of one of his firm’s high-end Trump-branded toilets at the company’s offices in Shenzhen in southern China’s Guangdong...

Malaysia official: N.Korea leader’s brother slain at airport

February 14, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

A TV screen shows pictures of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his older brother Kim Jong Nam, left, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. Malaysian officials say a North Korean man has died after suddenly becoming ill...

Security Council strongly condemns North Korea missile test

February 13, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council strongly condemned North Korea late Monday over its latest ballistic missile launches and warned of “further significant measures” if Pyongyang doesn’t stop nuclear and missile testing. A...