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Philippine leader signs law punishing sexual harassment

July 16, 2019

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president has signed a bill into law penalizing a range of acts of sexual harassment including catcalling, wolf-whistling and persistent telling of sexua... more »»

India assesses technical snag that aborted moon mission

July 16, 2019

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's space organization is examining the technical snag behind Monday's aborted launch of a spacecraft intended to land on the far side of the moon and expects to set a new... more »»

Hong Kong leader thanks police after clashes with 'rioters'

July 16, 2019

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam thanked police on Monday after violent scuffles erupted between law enforcement officers and protesters demanding her resignation. more »»

Women urge jail until trial for Epstein as judge weighs bail

July 16, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Two Jeffrey Epstein accusers urged a judge Monday to keep the wealthy financier behind bars until he goes on trial on federal charges that he sexually abused underage girls. more »»

Protests spark over construction of telescope in Hawaii

July 16, 2019

MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) — Singing, chanting and laying on the ground in the road, hundreds of people demonstrated on Monday against the construction of a giant telescope on a mountaintop that some... more »»

EU slaps sanctions on Turkey over gas drilling off Cyprus

July 15, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers on Monday turned up the pressure on Turkey after approving an initial batch of sanctions against the country over its drilling for gas in waters... more »»

Government restrictions on religion increasing worldwide

July 15, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Government restrictions on religion have increased markedly in many places around the world, not only in authoritarian countries, but also in many of Europe's democracies,... more »»

UK leadership contenders criticize Trump's lawmaker tweets

July 15, 2019

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May and the two men competing to succeed her condemned U.S. more »»

Atlantia chosen to help relaunch Italy's Alitalia airline

July 15, 2019

ROME (AP) — The state railway running Italy's Alitalia airline chose the Atlantia group of the Benetton empire as the final partner to work with the railway, the Italian treasury and Delta Air... more »»

China's growth cools further as tariff war pressures mount

July 15, 2019

BEIJING (AP) — China's economic growth sank to its lowest level in at least 26 years in the quarter ending in June, adding to pressure on Chinese leaders as they fight a tariff war with Washington. more »»

Women urge jail until trial for Epstein as judge weighs bail

July 15, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Two Jeffrey Epstein accusers urged a judge Monday to keep the wealthy financier behind bars until he goes on trial on federal charges that he sexually abused underage girls. more »»

The Latest: Mexico 'does not agree' with new US asylum rule

July 15, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration's new rule for Central American migrants seeking U.S. asylum (all times local):

2:25 p.m. more »»

Telescope foes tie together, block road to Hawaii summit

July 15, 2019

MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators are gathered at the base of Hawaii's tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians... more »»

Police say Greek man detained in American scientist's death

July 15, 2019

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek man has been detained for questioning in the slaying of an American scientist on the island of Crete, police said Monday. more »»

Judge weighs bail for Epstein; women urge jail until trial

July 15, 2019

NEW YORK (AP) — Two Jeffrey Epstein accusers urged a judge Monday to keep the wealthy financier behind bars until he goes on trial on federal charges that he sexually abused underage girls. more »»

Moscow rally aims to get opposition candidates on the ballot

July 15, 2019

MOSCOW (AP) — About 1,000 people are rallying in Moscow to support opposition candidates looking to run for the local legislature in a second day of protests in the Russian capital. more »»

EU works to save unraveling nuclear agreement with Iran

July 15, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations threw their diplomatic weight behind the unraveling Iran nuclear deal on Monday, trying to rescue the pact from collapsing under U.S. pressure. more »»

Italian police clear migrant squatters amid burning debris

July 15, 2019

ROME (AP) — Migrants and squatters set up burning barricades at an abandoned school outside Rome on Monday after police were ordered to clear the site. more »»

EU works to save raveling nuclear agreement with Iran

July 15, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations were throwing their diplomatic weight behind the unraveling Iran nuclear deal on Monday, trying to rescue the pact from collapsing under U.S. pressure. more »»

Russian planes continue to deliver S-400 parts to Turkey

July 15, 2019

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey hopes to co-produce high-tech weaponry systems with Russia in the future, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said, further defying its NATO ally the United States... more »»

 
 

 

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