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Republican U.S. lawmaker, concerned at Ukraine comments, will not seek re-election

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:45:25 -0400

Francis Rooney, a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives who expressed concerns about President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, said on Saturday he would not run for a third term....
UPDATE 1-IMF chief pushes for 'peer pressure' to follow, fix global trade rules

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:42:02 -0400

International Monetary Fund members discussed ways to increase "peer pressure" on countries to follow and improve global trade rules to reduce growth-sapping uncertainty, IMF managing director Kristal....
Nestor slows to post-tropical cyclone, makes Florida landfall

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:33:04 -0400

Nestor was downgraded from a tropical storm, its sustained winds decreasing to 45 miles per hour (72 kph) as it reached Florida's St. Vincent Island, the National Hurricane Center said in an afternoon....
Barcelona mayor pleads for violence in Catalonia to stop

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:27:08 -0400

The mayor of riot-stricken Barcelona pleaded Saturday for calm after violent protests by Catalan separatists rocked Spain's second largest city for a fifth consecutive night. Barcelona does not deser....
UPDATE 1-Pompeo says U.S. committed to Afghan peace after deadly explosions

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:25:54 -0400

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday Washington remained committed to peace and stability in Afghanistan as police searched for bodies in the rubble of a mosque in eastern Nangarhar pr....
Police free nearly 150 from school in northern Nigeria

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 15:04:19 -0400

Police said on Saturday they had freed nearly 150 students from a purported school in northern Nigeria that claimed it was teaching the Koran but had instead subjected them to abuse. It was the four....
Ocasio-Cortez throws her support to Bernie Sanders

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:57:07 -0400

At a rally Saturday in Queens, N.Y., Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez made her endorsement of Sen. Bernie Sanders for president official.....
UK PM Johnson says: I'll tell the EU that Brexit delay is not a solution

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:51:23 -0400

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to lawmakers on Saturday saying he would tell the European Union that a further Brexit delay was not a solution and that the bloc might well reject what he s....
EU's Tusk says spoke to PM Johnson, awaits Brexit delay request

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:47:49 -0400

European Council President Donald Tusk said on Saturday evening he spoke to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and was now awaiting a letter with a request to delay Brexit again. "Waiting for the l....
Evo or not, Bolivia faces unchartered waters ahead

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:43:36 -0400

Bolivian President Evo Morales has steered South America's poorest country through an unprecedented period of political stability and economic prosperity since sweeping to power in 2006. Morales has ....
In New Orleans, damage to cranes causes demolition delay

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:43:21 -0400

A plan to use explosives to topple two giant cranes leaning precariously over the crumbled remains of a partially collapsed hotel must be delayed by a day, city officials said Saturday, saying that th....
Nestor makes landfall on Florida island, heads north

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:38:19 -0400

Nestor made landfall Saturday as a post-tropical cyclone after the former tropical storm spawned a tornado that damaged homes and a school in central Florida but spared an area of the Panhandle devast....
UPDATE 2-Trump, Lopez Obrador agree to take action to freeze flow of weapons to Mexico

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:26:29 -0400

Mexico's foreign minister said on Saturday that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump had agreed to take swift action to stem the flow of illegal weapons from the....
The Latest: Nestor makes landfall in Florida

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:22:23 -0400

Nestor made landfall near on Florida's northern Gulf Coast as a post-tropical cyclone after losing its tropical storm status. The National Hurricane Center said Nestor made landfall on St. Vincent Is....
Artist uses 'historic' markers to raise climate awareness

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 14:05:03 -0400

New England is awash in historic markers, but a handful of plaques popping up in a New Hampshire town are different. Rather than commemorating important people or places in history, many of these din....
REFILE-Women gather in Paris to protest against deadly domestic violence

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:56:31 -0400

Hundreds of women took part in so-called "die-in" protests in central Paris on Saturday, hoping to draw attention to domestic violence against women. More than 120 women are believed to have been kil....
Israel, Russia, and the US are in a diplomatic standoff over a 26-year-old woman smuggling 9 and a half grams of marijuana

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:54:26 -0400

Naama Issachar, 26, was sentenced to 7.5 years of prison in Moscow, and negotiating her release is part of a bigger diplomatic dispute.....
Militants kill five in twin attacks on Burkina army outposts - army

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:46:00 -0400

Four soldiers and one police officer have been killed in two attacks on military outposts in northern Burkina Faso, the Burkinabe army said on Saturday. Raids by Islamist militants as well as clashes....
Incredible video shows moment ‘hero’ school football coach disarms and hugs student with gun

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:45:13 -0400

Extraordinary footage has revealed the moment a ‘hero’ school security guard and football coach disarmed a student who had brought a gun to school to kill himself.Keanon Lowe took the gun off student ....
The Latest: New Orleans delays plans to collapse 2 cranes

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:45:01 -0400

New Orleans officials say they must delay plans to topple two cranes that had been looming precariously over the ruins of a partially collapsed hotel. The delay comes a week after the shocking collap....
U.S., Mexican presidents agree to take actions to freeze flow of weapons to Mexico

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:32:46 -0400

Mexico's foreign minister said on Saturday that President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump agreed to take swift action to stem the flow of illegal weapons from the Uni....
Ireland warns any UK request for Brexit extension not straightforward

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:25:52 -0400

Ireland's position remains that granting an extension to Brexit is preferable to Britain crashing out of the European Union without a deal but there is no guarantee that view is shared throughout the ....
70,000 California wildfire victims may miss out on payments

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:09:01 -0400

As many as 100,000 Californians are eligible to receive payments for the damages they suffered from a series of devastating wildfires over the last several years. Concerned that as many as 70,000 vic....
EXPLAINER-What happens next after UK PM Johnson loses Brexit vote?

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 13:06:47 -0400

Britain's parliament voted to withhold its approval of Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit deal on Saturday, triggering another law that requires him to request a delay to the country's departure fr....
EU sick of Brexit, but likely to grant an extension if asked

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:58:38 -0400

European Union chiefs are so fed up of Brexit that when they clinched a deal with Prime Minister Boris Johnson this week they did not want to entertain the need to delay Britain's departure beyond Oct....
Exhibit on Jefferson's architecture weaves in slavery's role

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:55:02 -0400

As an architect, Thomas Jefferson envisioned buildings for a new republic — not old-world kings. The show, which opens Saturday in Virginia, offers another reckoning over the founding father's legacy....
Salvini's right rallies in Rome to protest against Italy government

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:47:27 -0400

Tens of thousands of supporters of Italy's right-wing opposition parties, spearheaded by Matteo Salvini's League which was ousted from power two months ago, gathered in central Rome on Saturday to pro....
U.S. President Trump calls Mexico's president to express 'solidarity'

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:43:53 -0400

Mexico's president, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, said on Saturday his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump called him to express his "solidarity" following an attempt to arrest a drug kingpin's son that prom....
Judge halts Atatiana Jefferson's funeral amid family dispute

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:40:00 -0400

At the request of the victim’s father, Marquis Jefferson, Dallas County Probate Court Judge Brenda Hull Thompson issued the temporary restraining order Friday to postpone the funeral. The father clai....
Canada's Trudeau, main rival exchange attacks as campaign grinds to an end

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:30:30 -0400

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, facing the loss of his Parliamentary majority in an election next week, traded attacks with his main rival on Saturday as a bad-tempered campaign entered the la....
Dirty tactics and awkward moments dominate Canada's meandering campaign

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:20:23 -0400

In the absence of an overriding narrative, dirty tactics and awkward moments characterized Canada's official campaign, making it a bumpy ride into Monday's federal election. The fortunes of Prime Min....
Thai government survives key test with budget vote

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:17:33 -0400

Thailand's coalition government, led by a former military junta leader, survived a key parliamentary challenge on Saturday after opponents abstained to let the first reading of its draft 2020 budget b....
Europol says women 'equally capable of crime' as men as it reveals most-wanted list

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:16:33 -0400

Europol has revealed the names of Europe's most-wanted fugitives - and 18 of the 21 criminals on the list are women, warning they are “equally capable” of committing serious crimes as men. Called ....
No 'Joker': Bronx 'step street' becomes New York hot spot thanks to hit movie

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:01:54 -0400

Like most tourists, Patricio Osuna had a list of "must sees" on his trip to New York City: the Statue of Liberty, Times Square and, surprisingly, a steep flight of steps in an out-of-the-way neighborh....
No 'Joker': Bronx 'step street' becomes New York hot spot thanks to hit movie

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 12:00:03 -0400

Like most tourists, Patricio Osuna had a list of "must sees" on his trip to New York City: the Statue of Liberty, Times Square and, surprisingly, a steep flight of steps in an out-of-the-way....
Ireland's Varadkar says no British request to delay Brexit yet

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:53:35 -0400

Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Saturday afternoon that Britain has not yet made any request to delay Brexit after Prime Minister Boris Johnson lost a vote in the UK parliament that means he....
UPDATE 1-Rebel with a cause ruins Johnson's big Brexit day

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:52:10 -0400

Fearing Britain could drop out of the European Union without a deal by design or default, one British lawmaker on Saturday masterminded a plan to deny Prime Minister Boris Johnson his day of Brexit gl....
Hundreds mourn 3 brothers killed in Delaware canal crash

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:50:32 -0400

Hundreds of people have gathered to mourn three young brothers who died after their car plunged into a canal in Delaware. The News Journal reports a funeral was held Friday in Wilmington for 18-year-....
Man charged in case where 2 judges were shot reaches plea

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:47:51 -0400

A man facing felony charges for a May fight during which two judges were shot in downtown Indianapolis has agreed to plead guilty to a misdemeanor charge. Twenty-four-year-old Alfredo Vazquez recentl....
The Latest: Service canceled for Texas woman shot by police

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:43:43 -0400

A service for a woman shot in her home by a Fort Worth police officer has been canceled. Saturday's service for Atatiana Jefferson was to be held at Potter's House Church in Dallas. Church rep....
Sharpton looks to comfort families after police shootings

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:34:37 -0400

A stirring eulogy by the Rev. Al Sharpton. The 65-year-old civil rights activist has become a constant of the Black Lives Matter era with his presence in the pulpit after police shootings of African ....
Video shows Oregon coach disarming student then embracing him before police arrive

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:25:00 -0400

Stunning surveillance footage captured the moment a high school coach in Oregon disarmed a student with a shotgun and then held him in his arms. Keanon Lowe, a football and track and field coach at P....
Service canceled for Texas woman shot at home by officer

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:22:22 -0400

A service for a woman shot in her home by a Fort Worth police officer that had been scheduled for Saturday was canceled amid a family dispute over funeral arrangements. Atatiana Jefferson's funeral h....
IMF's Georgieva says supports debt relief for Somalia

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:07:12 -0400

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Saturday that she supports Somalia's efforts to achieve debt relief through the global lender's Highly Indebted Poor Countrie....
UPDATE 1-EU executive asks UK to inform of next Brexit steps ASAP

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:04:42 -0400

The European Commission said Britain must inform the EU executive of its next steps as soon as possible after parliament voted on Saturday to postpone a key vote on a Brexit deal. "The European Commi....
Post-tropical storm Nestor batters Florida with storm surge, tornadoes

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 11:01:00 -0400

Post-tropical storm Nestor is expected to make landfall in Florida Saturday as it brings heavy rain, gusty winds, storm surge, and possible tornadoes to parts of the Southeast U.S. As of 11 a.m, Nest....
Mozambique's Nyusi takes election lead, opposition cries foul

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 10:48:58 -0400

MAPUTO/JOHANNESBURG, Oct 19 (Reuters) - Mozambique's incumbent President Filipe Nyusi has taken an early lead in results from this week's presidential election but the main opposition party has quest....
UPDATE 1-Protesters cheer as British parliament votes to force Brexit delay

Sat, 19 Oct 2019 10:31:43 -0400

Thousands of anti-Brexit protesters gathered outside Britain's parliament cheered as lawmakers voted on Saturday to withhold support for Prime Minister Boris Johnson's EU exit deal until formal ratifi....