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  • Parents of missing UK girl still hopeful she's 'out there'

    Parents of missing UK girl still hopeful she's 'out there'

    Sunday, April 30 2017 6:06 AM EDT2017-04-30 10:06:40 GMT

    LONDON (AP) - The parents of Madeleine McCann, the 3-year-old British girl who vanished during a family vacation to Portugal in 2007, say they are still hopeful they will one day be reunited with their daughter as they mark the 10th anniversary of her disappearance. 

    LONDON (AP) - The parents of Madeleine McCann, the 3-year-old British girl who vanished during a family vacation to Portugal in 2007, say they are still hopeful they will one day be reunited with their daughter as they mark the 10th anniversary of her disappearance. 

  • N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

    N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

    Saturday, April 29 2017 1:21 PM EDT2017-04-29 17:21:26 GMT
    Another North Korean missile test failed shortly after launchAnother North Korean missile test failed shortly after launch

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday...

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday...

  • Friendly fire may have killed 2 Army Rangers in Afghanistan

    Friendly fire may have killed 2 Army Rangers in Afghanistan

    Saturday, April 29 2017 5:01 AM EDT2017-04-29 09:01:47 GMT
    Sgt. Joshua Rodgers, left, and Sgt. Cameron Thomas were killed while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan. Photo courtesy U.S. Army.Sgt. Joshua Rodgers, left, and Sgt. Cameron Thomas were killed while conducting combat operations in Afghanistan. Photo courtesy U.S. Army.

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Army Rangers killed during a raid on an Islamic State compound in eastern Afghanistan may have died as a result of friendly fire during the opening minutes of the fierce, three-hour firefight...

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Army Rangers killed during a raid on an Islamic State compound in eastern Afghanistan may have died as a result of friendly fire during the opening minutes of the fierce, three-hour firefight...

  • North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

    North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

    Friday, April 28 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-04-28 22:28:37 GMT
    On Friday, North Korea carried out another ballistic missile test despite being barred from doing so, according to reports.On Friday, North Korea carried out another ballistic missile test despite being barred from doing so, according to reports.

    On Friday, North Korea carried out another banned ballistic missile test, the latest provocation amid increased tensions.

    On Friday, North Korea carried out another banned ballistic missile test, the latest provocation amid increased tensions.

  • US urges new sanctions on NKorea and warns of catastrophe

    US urges new sanctions on NKorea and warns of catastrophe

    Friday, April 28 2017 12:17 PM EDT2017-04-28 16:17:33 GMT

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United States called for new sanctions on North Korea Friday and threatened to punish international companies doing banned business with the pariah nation's nuclear and missile programs. 

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The United States called for new sanctions on North Korea Friday and threatened to punish international companies doing banned business with the pariah nation's nuclear and missile programs. 

  • At least 2 U.S. service members killed in anti-ISIS raid in eastern Afghanistan

    At least 2 U.S. service members killed in anti-ISIS raid in eastern Afghanistan

    Thursday, April 27 2017 10:45 AM EDT2017-04-27 14:45:31 GMT

    At least two U.S. military service members were killed Thursday and another wounded during a raid against an ISIS target in eastern Afghanistan...

    At least two U.S. military service members were killed Thursday and another wounded during a raid against an ISIS target in eastern Afghanistan...

  • US Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf

    US Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 7:19 AM EDT2017-04-26 11:19:38 GMT
    PHOTO:The US Navy destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72)PHOTO:The US Navy destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72)
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the Persian Gulf, an American official said on Wednesday, the latest tense naval encounter between the two countries.    The incident happened Monday as the vessel attempted to draw closer to the USS Mahan despite the destroyer trying to turn away from it, said Lt. Ian McConnaughey, a spokesman for the Bahrain-based 5th...
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel coming near it in the Persian Gulf, an American official said on Wednesday, the latest tense naval encounter between the two countries.    The incident happened Monday as the vessel attempted to draw closer to the USS Mahan despite the destroyer trying to turn away from it, said Lt. Ian McConnaughey, a spokesman for the Bahrain-based 5th...
  • South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow-up act

    South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow-up act

    Monday, April 24 2017 5:56 AM EDT2017-04-24 09:56:14 GMT
    PHOTO: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Photo Date: March 11, 2013PHOTO: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Photo Date: March 11, 2013
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea marks the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday, and South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that it could conduct another nuclear test or launch an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time.    North Korea often marks significant dates by displaying its military capability. It so far has carried out five nuclear tests.    Such a move could test the developing North Korea policies of U...
    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - North Korea marks the founding anniversary of its military on Tuesday, and South Korea and its allies are bracing for the possibility that it could conduct another nuclear test or launch an intercontinental ballistic missile for the first time.    North Korea often marks significant dates by displaying its military capability. It so far has carried out five nuclear tests.    Such a move could test the developing North Korea policies of U...
  • N. Korea detains US citizen; at least 3rd American being held

    N. Korea detains US citizen; at least 3rd American being held

    Sunday, April 23 2017 9:35 AM EDT2017-04-23 13:35:33 GMT

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Officials say North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, in the latest case of an American being held in the country. 

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - Officials say North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, in the latest case of an American being held in the country. 

  • Researchers find rare copy of Declaration of Independence

    Researchers find rare copy of Declaration of Independence

    Saturday, April 22 2017 1:05 PM EDT2017-04-22 17:05:57 GMT
    Photo courtesy West Sussex record officePhoto courtesy West Sussex record office

    Harvard University researchers made a surprising discovery: a previously unknown copy of the Declaration of Independence.  

    Harvard University researchers made a surprising discovery: a previously unknown copy of the Declaration of Independence.  

  • German official: Dortmund attack suspect acted out of greed

    German official: Dortmund attack suspect acted out of greed

    Friday, April 21 2017 5:20 AM EDT2017-04-21 09:20:40 GMT

    BERLIN (AP) - A 28-year-old German-Russian citizen was arrested Friday in Germany on suspicion of bombing the bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund soccer team in an attack last week that officials alleged was motivated by financial greed. 

    BERLIN (AP) - A 28-year-old German-Russian citizen was arrested Friday in Germany on suspicion of bombing the bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund soccer team in an attack last week that officials alleged was motivated by financial greed. 

  • GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory is seized

    GM halts operations in Venezuela after factory is seized

    Thursday, April 20 2017 10:46 AM EDT2017-04-20 14:46:45 GMT

    DETROIT (AP) - General Motors has stopped doing business in Venezuela after authorities took control of its only factory there in what GM called an illegal judicial seizure of its assets. 

    DETROIT (AP) - General Motors has stopped doing business in Venezuela after authorities took control of its only factory there in what GM called an illegal judicial seizure of its assets. 

  • New Zika study looks at effect on pregnancy in Brazil

    New Zika study looks at effect on pregnancy in Brazil

    Wednesday, April 5 2017 4:54 PM EDT2017-04-05 20:54:40 GMT
    (Cropped Photo: James Gathany / CDC / MGN) The Zika virus  is a mosquito-borne virus.(Cropped Photo: James Gathany / CDC / MGN) The Zika virus is a mosquito-borne virus.

    A new study looks at how the Zika virus has shaped pregnancies in Brazil.

    A new study looks at how the Zika virus has shaped pregnancies in Brazil.

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