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The Latest: Mexico seeks to push ahead on TPP without US

November 18, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde speaks at the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, APEC, Summit, in Lima, Peru, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. APEC leaders are meeting in Lima to discuss the future of international trade policies, growth and improvement of life conditions for more than a third of the world’s population....

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US seeks sanctions on South Sudan rebel leader, army chief

November 18, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is seeking to impose sanctions on South Sudan’s rebel leader, army chief of staff and information minister for obstructing peace in the world’s newest nation. An annex to the U.S. resolution calling for an...

Police Detain Suspect After Threat To Dutch Airport

November 17, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police detained a 45-year-old homeless migrant Thursday on suspicion of involvement in a threat that sparked heightened security at a regional airport. Armed military police spent hours checking cars and carrying out...

Rocket Carrying Crew Of 3 Blasts Off For Int’l Space Station

November 17, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

The Soyuz-FG rocket booster with Soyuz MS-03 space ship carrying a new crew to the International Space Station, ISS, blasts off at the Russian leased Baikonur cosmodrome, Kazakhstan, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. The Russian rocket carries French astronaut Thomas...

US Urges UN Arms Embargo Against South Sudan, Russia Says No

November 17, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States is urging the U.N. Security Council to impose an arms embargo and new sanctions on South Sudan to curb violence that could lead to mass atrocities, a proposal immediately rejected by Russia as premature and...

The Latest: France Says Attacks On Hospitals Are War Crimes

November 16, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Oct. 11, 2016 file photo, provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, residents sit amongst rubble in rebel-held eastern Aleppo, Syria. Syrian opposition activists say airstrikes have hit rebel-held eastern Aleppo on...

Puerto Rico Warns Of Cash Crunch When Debt Moratorium Ends

November 16, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico’s government warned in a liquidity report made public on Wednesday that it will run out of money in less than three months as the U.S. territory pushes for permission to restructure nearly $70 billion in public...

Mexican Experts Say Original Pyramid Found At Chichen Itza

November 16, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Dec. 21, 2012 file photo, people gather in front of the Kukulkan temple in Chichen Itza, Mexico. Mexican experts said Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2016 they have discovered what may be the original structure at the pyramid of Kukulkan at the Mayan ruins of...

Russia Announces Major Operation In Syria

November 15, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo made from the footage taken from Russian Defense Ministry official web site on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, a Russian Su-33 fighter jet stands on the flight deck of the Admiral Kuznetsov aircraft carrier in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. The Russian...

UN Committee Flags Iran Over Human Rights

November 15, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. committee is urging Iran to cease enforced disappearances and the widespread use of arbitrary detention and has expressed serious concern about severe limitations on freedom of thought, conscience and religion or belief. The...