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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 Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2016, for the first time in three weeks, fearing it could signal the [&hellip...

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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...

Philippe Sands’ History Of War Crimes Wins Nonfiction Prize

November 15, 2016 • Entertainment, World NewsComments (0)

In this Monday, March 31, 2014 file photo, human rights lawyer Philippe Sands, listens to General Counsel Bill Campbell (not pictured) as they wait for the International Court of Justice to deliver its verdict in The Hague, Netherlands. Sands won...

May: UK must respond to world transformed by Brexit, Trump

November 14, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s vote to leave the European Union and the election of Donald Trump have transformed the world in a year, Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday, in a speech arguing that governments must heed people’s concerns about the...

Ouster of extremists from Iraqi town leaves bitter divisions

November 14, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

QAYARA, Iraq (AP) — On the main shopping street of the town of Qayara, murals put up by the Islamic State group that told people how to dress and behave have been hastily painted over. New signs touting nationalism and unity now line a main highway since...

Poland exhumes president, wife killed in 2010 plane crash

November 14, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The bodies of former Polish President Lech Kaczynski and his wife have been removed from their tomb in Krakow, the first of more than 80 exhumations planned on prominent Poles killed in a plane crash in Russia in 2010. The exhumations...

US to resettle Australia’s refugees languishing on islands

November 12, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The United States has agreed to resettle an unspecified number of refugees languishing in Pacific island camps in a deal that is expected to inspire more asylum seekers to attempt to reach Australia by boat, officials said on...