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Russian security chief calls for cooperation on cyber threats

TASS [Russian State News] - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:34
Russia calls for cooperation of all countries to counter cyber threats such as the recent global hacker attack using the WannaCry virus

About half of Russian Navy warships to be armed with Kalibr cruise missiles by late 2020

TASS [Russian State News] - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:31
Kalibr cruise missiles were fired during the Syria counter-terror operation by the Russian Navy’s surface ships

New WHO head seeks U.S. bipartisan support for global health

REUTERS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:31
GENEVA (Reuters) - The new head of the World Health Organization (WHO) voiced hope on Wednesday that bipartisan support would prevail in the U.S. Congress to fund global health initiatives, despite deep budget cuts proposed by the Trump administration.

Terror-related crime in Russia plunged over past 5 years, says senior security official

TASS [Russian State News] - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:28
34 such crimes were recorded in Russia last year vs. 365 cases in 2011

Pope asks Trump to be peacemaker, gives him environmental letter

REUTERS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:26
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis urged U.S. President Donald Trump to be a peacemaker at their highly anticipated first meeting on Wednesday, and Trump promised he would not forget the pontiff's message.

Stalin’s grandson passes away at 75

TASS [Russian State News] - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:26
The grandson of Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, Alexander Burdonsky, National Artist of the Russian Federation and stage director of the Central Academic Theater of the Russian Army, died on May 23

The Latest: School says student, 15, died in concert blast

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:26
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester (all times local): 2017-05-24T03:10:00-04:00 2017-05-24T07:10:12-04:00
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The Latest: First lady visits Vatican's children's hospital

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:26
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 2017-05-24T03:12:00-04:00 2017-05-24T07:12:52-04:00
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Nepal PM resigns ahead of final round of local elections

REUTERS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:23
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Maoist Nepali Prime Minister Prachanda resigned on Wednesday, barely nine months after coming to power, creating a leadership vacuum weeks before the second round of local elections, the first to be held in more than two decades.

Danes ponder license for jet skis after fatal crash

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:12
Denmark’s government wants to introduce a license for riding jet skis after two American students were killed in a crash earlier this month in Copenhagen’s harbor.

IS claims deadly attack in Somalia’s Puntland region

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:12
The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a deadly bombing in Somalia’s semiautonomous state of Puntland — said to be the first time the extremist group has claimed an attack in this Horn of Africa nation.

3 more arrests in Manchester; London tourist sites protected

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:12
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police and intelligence agencies arrested three more suspects Wednesday in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing and moved quickly to secure key sites across the country, including Buckingham Palace and the British Parliament at Westminster. 2017-05-24T02:58:00-04:00 2017-05-24T06:58:36-04:00
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Russia’s defense minister slams reports on chemical weapons in Syria as 'unreliable'

TASS [Russian State News] - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:11
The defense minister believes reports on chemical weapons in Syria are becoming an information weapon for political expediency

China's Xi urges Taiwan business lobby to back 'one China' principle

REUTERS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 13:09
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping urged a business lobby for Taiwan enterprises on the mainland to support the "one China" principle and contribute to unity between Beijing and Taipei, state media said on Wednesday.

The Latest: Manchester raises number of wounded to 119

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:58
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester (all times local): 2017-05-24T02:41:00-04:00 2017-05-24T06:41:22-04:00
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The Latest: Trump says he had 'fantastic meeting' with pope

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:58
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 2017-05-24T02:49:00-04:00 2017-05-24T06:49:36-04:00
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Migrant crisis: Mediterranean rescue as 20 drown

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:52
A mission is under way to rescue about 200 people who fell from an overcrowded boat off Libya.

Activists: Fighting, airstrikes target southern Syrian city

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:50
Syrian opposition activists and an independent monitor say government forces battling insurgents in southern Syria have carried out a series of airstrikes on a city that has been declared a safe zone under a recent Russia-sponsored deal.

New WHO chief: Planned US funding cuts not a ‘closed issue’

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:42
The new head of the World Health Organization doesn’t believe the Trump administration’s calls to slash funding for international aid and U.N. agencies like his is a “closed issue.”

‘In turmoil again’: Central African Republic unrest spreads

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:42
No soldiers or police patrol this remote town in the far southeast of Central African Republic, where armed groups have attacked several times in the past few months. A company of U.N. peacekeepers in town ventures no more than three miles (5 kilometers) from their base.

The Latest: No decision yet on Grande's London concerts

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:42
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester (all times local): 2017-05-24T02:26:00-04:00 2017-05-24T06:26:54-04:00
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'We can use peace': Trump and Pope Francis meet

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:42
VATICAN CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe. 2017-05-24T02:37:00-04:00 2017-05-24T06:37:16-04:00
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At least 20 migrants die at sea, rescues ongoing: Italy Coast Guard

REUTERS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:34
ROME (Reuters) - At least 20 dead bodies have been seen in the sea some 30 miles off the coast of Libya, Italy's Coast Guard said on Wednesday, as efforts to rescue some 1,700 people packed onto 15 boats continued.

Stoltenberg admits NATO has no proof of Russia supporting Taliban

TASS [Russian State News] - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:34
The Russian Foreign Ministry said earlier the allegations about Moscow’s support for the Taliban are meant to divert the world's attention from NATO’s failures

Polish couple among those killed in Manchester blast

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:34
The names of the 22 victims killed by a suicide bomber at a Manchester concert on Monday night have not been officially released, but here what’s known about them so far:

3 more arrested in Manchester; attacker's Libya ties probed

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:30
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police and intelligence agencies arrested three more suspects Wednesday in connection with the Manchester suicide bombing and moved quickly to secure key sites across the country, including Buckingham Palace and the British Parliament at Westminster. 2017-05-24T02:18:00-04:00 2017-05-24T06:18:10-04:00
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The Latest: Vatican hopes for 'serene collaboration' with US

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:30
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 2017-05-24T02:15:00-04:00 2017-05-24T06:15:50-04:00
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Manchester shows why even the best protection can't stop attacks

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:24
Instead of preventing attacks, more sophisticated security measures may simply shift the threat elsewhere, experts say.

French Polynesia yacht wreck leads to drug problem

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:24
Islanders on tiny Pacific atoll may have helped themselves to burning boat's illicit cargo.

Russia’s fifth-generation fighter jets to start arriving for troops in 2019

TASS [Russian State News] - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:23
The deliveries of T-50 perspective frontline aviation platforms from 2019 and S-500 air defense missile systems in 2020 will raise the efficiency of fighting modern aerospace attack means

Two Chinese nationals kidnapped in Pakistan: provincial spokesman

REUTERS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:23
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Two Chinese nationals working in Pakistan were kidnapped on Wednesday in the city of Quetta, a provincial government spokesman said, in the latest attack on workers from China likely to raise concern about its investment plans.

Russian energy minister reports country’s daily oil production down in May

TASS [Russian State News] - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:19
The baseline proposal on extension of the oil production cut deal implies nine months

The Latest: UK intelligence chief pulls out of conference

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:16
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester (all times local): 2017-05-24T02:06:00-04:00 2017-05-24T06:06:30-04:00
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Turkey orders 139 detained for suspected links to cleric

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:12
Turkey’s state-run news agency says authorities have issued detention warrants for 139 public employees who are suspected of links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, accused by Turkey of orchestrating last summer’s failed coup.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says militants beheaded local police chief in southern city

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:12
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says militants beheaded local police chief in southern city.

Italy coast guard says at least 20 dead in migrant capsizing

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:12
The Italian coast guard says at least 20 migrants have died after their vessel capsized off Libya’s coast.

Philippine president says he will consider nationwide martial law if he believes IS group has taken a foothold

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:12
Philippine president says he will consider nationwide martial law if he believes IS group has taken a foothold.

Russian defense minister boasts about arms upgrade

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:12
Russia’s defense minister says the military has received a steady flow of new weapons allowing it to maintain a “strategic parity” with NATO.

Trump wants to deport MS-13 gang members. El Salvador is dreading their return.

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:10
Salvadoran officials fear a flood of newly arrived gang members will drive up violence.

Trump tells Duterte of two U.S. nuclear subs in Korean waters: NYT

REUTERS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:09
MANILA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told his Philippine counterpart that Washington has sent two nuclear submarines to waters off the Korean peninsula, the New York Times said, comments likely to raise questions about his handling of sensitive information.

Pakistan captures Taliban leader blamed for three bombings in restive southwest

REUTERS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:02
QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan has arrested a Taliban militant leader authorities describe as the "mastermind" behind three major attacks in Baluchistan, a spokesman for the government of the restive southwestern province said on Wednesday.

Manchester police say they have made three more arrests over pop concert bombing

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:00
Manchester police say they have made three more arrests over pop concert bombing.

Oman says missing Australian citizen found in Yemen

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 12:00
Oman’s state news agency says the country has helped free an Australian citizen who went missing in Yemen.

Family contests 101-year-old's wedding to former maid

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:59
The children of a Portuguese centenarian say his new wife - for decades his maid - is after his money.

Manchester attack: Bataclan survivor's message for Manchester

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:58
Father of two Serge Maestracci was at the Bataclan with friends on the night of the 2015 Paris attacks. He has this message of support for the people of Manchester.

Israeli minister says lack of integration is main problem

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:58
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester (all times local): 2017-05-24T01:07:00-04:00 2017-05-24T05:07:20-04:00
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UK steps up military patrols; probes attacker's Libya ties

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:56
MANCHESTER, England (AP) — British police and intelligence agencies worked Wednesday to piece together the allegiances of the Manchester suicide bomber and foil any new potential threats, as the country's law-and-order chief said it's "likely" he did not act alone. 2017-05-24T01:45:00-04:00 2017-05-24T05:45:11-04:00
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The Latest: Police make 3 more arrests in Manchester

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:56
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester (all times local): 2017-05-24T01:43:00-04:00 2017-05-24T05:43:24-04:00
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The Latest: Trump meets with Italian president

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:46
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 2017-05-24T01:30:00-04:00 2017-05-24T05:30:22-04:00
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Stalin's grandson who rejected dictator's name dies at 75

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:40
Russian theatre director Alexander Burdonsky, who was born Alexander Stalin, dies of cancer aged 75.

German parliament group scraps Turkey trip at last minute

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:40
A deputy speaker of Germany’s parliament says a parliamentary delegation scrapped long-standing plans to visit Turkey after finding out at the last minute it couldn’t hold talks with officials or visit the Turkish parliament building.

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says ‘we are in state of emergency’ and skirmishes with militants are continuing

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:20
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte says ‘we are in state of emergency’ and skirmishes with militants are continuing.

Iraq probes allegations of human rights violations in Mosul

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:20
Iraq’s Interior Ministry says it has launched an investigation into allegations of human rights violations perpetrated by its forces fighting the Islamic State group in Mosul.

In ‘milestone’ decision, Taiwan court rules in favor of same-sex marriage

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:16
Taiwan set to become first country in Asia to legalize gay marriage.

New police taskforce to target Indonesian gays

REUTERS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:15
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Police in Indonesia's most populous province plan to deploy a taskforce to investigate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) activity, a move likely to fuel concerns of a widening crackdown on the community in the Muslim-majority country.

Venezuela is sliding into anarchy

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:14
Violence by security forces, protesters threatens to spiral out of control as mass protests challenge the government.

Taiwan court rules in favor of same sex marriage

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:10
Taiwan’s Constitutional Court has ruled in favor of same-sex marriage, making the island the first place in Asia to recognize gay unions.

Taiwan court rules in favor of same sex marriage, 1st place in Asia to recognize gay unions

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:10
Taiwan court rules in favor of same sex marriage, 1st place in Asia to recognize gay unions.

Italy looks to put G7 focus on Africa, but other crises encroach

REUTERS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:05
ROME (Reuters) - When U.S. President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world's seven major industrialized nations gather in Sicily on Friday, they will enjoy a spectacular view of the Mediterranean Sea, but won't get any glimpse of boats full of migrants.

The Latest: Ivanka Trump to meet human trafficking victims

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 11:04
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 2017-05-24T00:49:00-04:00 2017-05-24T04:49:33-04:00
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France's Macron to try to convince Trump to back Paris accords: diplomats

REUTERS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:58
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron will seek to convince his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump on Thursday to stick to a global deal to combat climate change ahead of a Group of Seven leaders where there is currently no consensus on the matter, diplomats said.

Syrian state TV: Islamic State 'war minister' killed east of Aleppo

REUTERS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:55
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Senior Islamic State militants including the group's "minister of war" have been killed in Syrian army operations to the east of Aleppo, Syrian state media cited a military source as saying on Wednesday.

French president seeks to extend state of emergency

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:50
French President Emmanuel Macron is seeking to extend a state of emergency, in place since Islamic State attacks on France in 2015, following this week’s attack on a concert in Manchester,

Oman says Australian missing in Yemen located with help of tribesmen

REUTERS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:50
DUBAI (Reuters) - Omani authorities said on Wednesday that an Australian citizen missing in Yemen had been located after mediation with local tribes and that he had been transferred to Oman before returning home.

The Latest: Polish couple confirmed killed in concert blast

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:46
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester (all times local): 2017-05-24T00:39:00-04:00 2017-05-24T04:39:41-04:00
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Mount Everest: Bodies of four climbers found in tent

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:45
A total of 10 climbers have died on the mountain so far this season.

French president seeks to extend state of emergency, imposed after Islamic State attacks, until November

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:44
French president seeks to extend state of emergency, imposed after Islamic State attacks, until November.

1 killed, dozens injured in caste violence in northern India

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:44
Police say they’ve rushed in forces and arrested dozens of people to stop clashes that erupted when upper caste Hindus fired on Dalits belonging to the lowest rung of India’s caste hierarchy in a north Indian town.

OPEC likely to extend output cuts, but price relief elusive

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:44
OPEC oil ministers meeting this week appear damned if they don’t extend production cuts — and only slightly less damned if they do.

Manchester united in grief but stronger in defiance

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:38
People of Manchester talk of their shock and determination to unite together through their grief.

Donald Trump meets Pope Francis in Rome

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:34
The US president is greeted by Pope Francis at the Vatican, on the third leg of his maiden overseas trip.

Military presence stepped up as Britain faces raised threat

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:34
LONDON (AP) — Britons will find armed troops at vital locations Wednesday after the official threat level was raised to its highest point following a suicide bombing that killed 22, as new details emerged about the bomber. 2017-05-24T00:23:00-04:00 2017-05-24T04:23:20-04:00
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'We can use peace': Trump and Pope Francis meet

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:34
VATICAN CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican City on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe. 2017-05-24T00:29:00-04:00 2017-05-24T04:29:36-04:00
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Defense ministry reports on Russian army's 2016 picks

TASS [Russian State News] - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:32
Russia’s nuclear triad is 60% furnished with modern armaments

Kyrgyz president shows off his musical skills

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:32
Singer-songwriter president Almazbek Atambayev releases guitar ballads to local acclaim.

Taiwan's top court rules in favour of same-sex marriage

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:28
The decision makes Taiwan the first place in Asia to recognise same-sex marriages.

Taiwan court rules in favor of same-sex marriage

REUTERS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:27
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan's constitutional court ruled on Wednesday that same-sex couples have the right to legally marry, the first such ruling in Asia.

'We can use peace': Trump and Pope Francis meet

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:20
VATICAN CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican City on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe. 2017-05-24T00:16:00-04:00 2017-05-24T04:16:10-04:00
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The Latest: Flags fly at half-staff in Germany

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:16
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester (all times local): 2017-05-24T00:04:00-04:00 2017-05-24T04:04:17-04:00
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The Latest: Trump to pope: 'I won't forget what you said'

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:16
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 2017-05-24T00:04:00-04:00 2017-05-24T04:04:08-04:00
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China shuts some live streaming sites, punishes companies

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:00
Chinese authorities have punished dozens of companies involved in live online broadcasting and shut down 10 platforms for showing content that was pornographic, related to gambling or involved content considered superstitious and harmful to minors.

The Latest: French minister says attacker had been to Syria

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 10:00
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the suicide bombing at a pop concert in Manchester (all times local): 2017-05-23T23:48:00-04:00 2017-05-24T03:48:59-04:00
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Craig and Brosnan tribute to Moore

BBC WORLD NEWS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 09:56
Daniel Craig and Pierce Brosnan honour Sir Roger Moore after the actor's death at the age of 89.

Military presence stepped up as Britain faces raised threat

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 09:50
Britons will find armed troops at vital locations after the official threat level was raised to its highest point following a suicide bombing that killed 22.

Military presence stepped up as Britain faces raised threat

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 09:50
LONDON (AP) — Britons will find armed troops at vital locations after the official threat level was raised to its highest point following a suicide bombing that killed 22. 2017-05-23T23:32:00-04:00 2017-05-24T03:32:28-04:00
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The Latest: Activists project message on St. Peter's dome

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 09:50
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 2017-05-23T23:42:00-04:00 2017-05-24T03:42:55-04:00
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The Latest: Pope Francis, President Trump exchange gifts

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 09:34
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 2017-05-23T23:27:00-04:00 2017-05-24T03:27:36-04:00
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Having previously clashed, Trump and Pope Francis meet

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 09:28
VATICAN CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump met with Pope Francis, the famously humble pontiff with whom he has publicly clashed, concluding his tour of the ancestral homes of the world's three largest monotheistic religions. 2017-05-23T23:23:00-04:00 2017-05-24T03:23:28-04:00
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Three Kenyan police killed by suspected al Shabaab landmine

REUTERS - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 09:21
MOMBASA, Kenya (Reuters) - Three police officers were killed in eastern Kenya on Wednesday when their vehicle hit a landmine believed to have been laid by Somali jihadist group al Shabaab, a senior official said.

3 police officers killed, 2 injured by bomb blast in Kenya

WASHINGTON POST - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 09:20
A Kenyan official says three police officers have been killed and two others injured when their vehicle ran over an improvised bomb near Kenya’s eastern border with Somalia.

The Latest: Pope Francis meets first lady Melania Trump

AP - Wed, 05/24/2017 - 09:20
VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local): 2017-05-23T23:12:00-04:00 2017-05-24T03:12:40-04:00
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