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Britain's EU Journey: When De Gaulle said 'non' twice

January 21, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Britain officially leaves the European Union on Jan. 31 after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum. more »»

Winter storm lashes Spanish coast, leaves 4 dead, power cuts

January 21, 2020

MADRID (AP) — A winter storm lashed much of Spain for a third day Tuesday, leaving 200,000 people without electricity, schools closed and roads blocked by snow as it killed four people. more »»

Abused circus animals arrive at South African sanctuary

January 21, 2020

WINBURG, South Africa (AP) — Twelve tigers and five lions have been relocated to a sanctuary in South Africa after being rescued from circuses in Guatemala following years of abuse and confinement. more »»

US House Speaker Pelosi visits Auschwitz before anniversary

January 21, 2020

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — U.S. more »»

Dutch court keeps father who isolated family in custody

January 21, 2020

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) —

A Dutch court on Tuesday detained for three more months a Dutch father accused of shutting his children off from the outside world for years and of physically... more »»

German court may reject appeal to remove anti-Semitic relic

January 21, 2020

NAUMBURG, Germany (AP) — A court in eastern Germany indicated Tuesday that it will likely reject a Jewish man’s bid to force the removal of an ugly remnant of centuries of anti-Semitism from a... more »»

UK Labour contest down to 4 contenders after Phillips quits

January 21, 2020

LONDON (AP) — One of the five contenders to lead Britain’s main opposition Labour Party dropped out of the race on Tuesday after struggling to build momentum behind her campaign. more »»

The Latest: Greenpeace decries Trump's approach to climate

January 21, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):

4:25 p.. more »»

Britain's EU Journey #2: When De Gaulle said 'non' twice

January 21, 2020

LONDON (AP) — Britain officially leaves the European Union on Jan. 31 after a debilitating political period that has bitterly divided the nation since the 2016 Brexit referendum. more »»

Chanel delves into founder's orphanage past in couture show

January 21, 2020

PARIS (AP) — A humble stone fountain, overgrown scrubs and flowers and white sheets drying on a line met Chanel's curious guests, including Pharrell Williams, on Tuesday inside the Grand Palais i... more »»

Changing tack, French strikers turn off power to press govt

January 21, 2020

PARIS (AP) — Opening another front in their battle against the French government, protesting workers cut power to thousands of Parisians on Tuesday, plunging homes into darkness and shutting down... more »»

Trump lauds US economy in Davos, says little on climate woes

January 21, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump boasted Tuesday that he's led a “spectacular” turnaround of the U.S. more »»

As virus spreads, anxiety rises in China and overseas

January 21, 2020

WUHAN, China (AP) — Face masks sold out and temperature checks at airports and train stations became the new norm as China strove Tuesday to control the outbreak of a new virus that has reached... more »»

Death toll up to 10 in Ethiopia platform collapse; 250 hurt

January 21, 2020

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Regional officials in Ethiopia on Tuesday confirmed 10 deaths and 250 people injured after a wooden platform collapsed during a religious event the day before. more »»

Spain declares climate emergency, gets climate plan ready

January 21, 2020

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s new government declared a national climate emergency on Tuesday, taking a formal first step toward enacting ambitious measures to fight climate change. more »»

China sentences ex-boss of Interpol to 13 years for bribes

January 21, 2020

BEIJING (AP) — China has sentenced the former president of Interpol, Meng Hongwei, to 13 years and six months in prison on charges of accepting more than $2 million in bribes. more »»

Thunberg slams Davos elites on climate as Trump takes stage

January 21, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Four young climate activists, including Greta Thunberg, told the elites gathered at the World Economic Forum they are not doing enough to deal with the climate emergency... more »»

Trump tells business leaders of 'spectacular' US economy

January 21, 2020

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — President Donald Trump sought Tuesday to sell the United States to the global business community, telling an economic conference in the Swiss Alps that America's economi... more »»

Experts defuse World War II bomb in German city of Cologne

January 21, 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Explosives experts on Tuesday successfully defused an unexploded American bomb from World War II in the western German city of Cologne, authorities said. more »»

 
 
 

 

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