New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday he is ready for talks with Hungary's government on the status of Central European University, which may be forced to leave Budapest due to recent amendments to the law on higher education.
U.S. President Donald Trump is in Brussels, where thousands of anti-Trump demonstrators took to the streets and the Belgian prime minister said he spoke with the president "without taboos." Trump said a year ago that Brussels had turned into a "hellhole," but he oozed charm as he met with Belgian King Philippe and moved onto a powwow with top ministers. He is scheduled to attend a NATO summit on Thursday, the main event of his two-day stopover in Belgium.
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May 24th - 2:48pm
President Donald Trump's U.N. envoy set foot Wednesday in the no-man's-land between Syria and Turkey, witnessing the precarious transfer of aid supplies into a seemingly interminable conflict. That reality is far removed from America's years-old hope for President Bashar Assad to leave power and speedily end the civil war.
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May 24th - 2:29pm
The father and younger brother of the man who British police say bombed an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester have been detained in Libya, where anti-terror authorities said the brother confessed to knowing "all the details" of the attack plot.
Venezuela's chief prosecutor on Wednesday further distanced herself from the socialist administration, deepening the widest rift in a government that has otherwise presented a united front against six weeks of protests.
Paisley Dodds and Maggie Michael, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 1:39pm
British investigators are hunting for potential conspirators linked to the bombing that killed 22 people in a search that is exploring the possibility that the same cell linked to the Paris and Brussels terror attacks was also to blame for the Manchester Arena attack, two officials familiar with the investigation said Wednesday.
Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press | Posted
May 24th - 12:21pm
Egyptian prosecutors on Wednesday released on bail an opposition leader widely expected to run against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in next year's elections, but they referred him to trial over the highly unusual charge of offending public morals for allegedly making an obscene finger gesture.
The bodies of at least 34 migrants, many of them young children, were recovered from the sea off Libya after some 200 migrants tumbled into rough waters when their overcrowded smugglers' boat capsized Wednesday, the Italian coast guard said.