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10 arrested in probe of Paris attacks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:02am

The Paris prosecutors' office has announced 10 arrests in an investigation of suspected suppliers of weapons to one of three attackers who killed 17 people at Charlie Hebdo magazine and a kosher store in January 2015.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:42am

For the third time in two months, a federal judge has knocked down an immigration order by President Donald Trump and used Trump's own language against him. U.S. District Judge William Orrick cited statements by Trump in a ruling on Tuesday that blocked the president's order to withhold funding from "sanctuary cities" that do not cooperate with U.S. immigration officials.

Turkey: hundreds more detained over suspected links to Gulen

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:00am

Turkey's state-run news agency says police have launched simultaneous operations across the country, detaining hundreds of people with suspected links to U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen.

US Navy fires warning flare at Iran vessel in Persian Gulf

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:40am

The U.S. Navy says a guided-missile destroyer fired a flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel in a tense encounter in the Persian Gulf.

Iran confirms rejecting appeal by held British-Iranian woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:10am

Iran has confirmed that the final appeal by a British-Iranian woman detained in Iran while on a trip with her toddler daughter of having her five-year prison sentence overturned has been denied.

S. Korean presidential hopeful accused of anti-gay comments

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:00am

South Korean presidential front-runner Moon Jae-in has outraged persecuted sexual minority groups by saying during a television debate that he opposes homosexuality, something his supporters say he had to do to win office in the deeply conservative country.

Japan minister resigns over remark about 2011 tsunami

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:52pm

Japan's disaster reconstruction minister resigned over his remark that "it was good" that the March 2011 quake and tsunami had hit northern Japan instead of areas closer to Tokyo.

US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:33pm

In a defiant bit of timing, South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system had been installed a day after rival North Korea showed off its military power.

Venezuela threatens to exit OAS as pressure on Maduro mounts

Fabiola Sanchez and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:23pm

Venezuela is threatening to pull out of the Organization of American States as the socialist government's response to political unrest that has been blamed for 26 deaths in recent weeks draws rebuke from the hemisphere's major powers.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 11:50 p.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:52pm

An attorney for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn says that his client told the Defense Intelligence Agency that he would be traveling to Moscow to attend a gala for a Russian state-sponsored television network. Attorney Robert Kelner says Flynn also talked with agency staff after he returned and answered any questions they asked. Two top congressmen on a House committee investigating Flynn say he may have violated federal law.

Air China resumes booking flights to North Korea

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:40pm

China's state-owned airline will resume flights from Beijing to North Korea that had been suspended because of poor ticket sales.

Venezuela's chief prosecutor decries violence as deaths rise

Fabiola Sanchez and Christine Armario, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:33pm

Venezuela's chief prosecutor on Tuesday denounced a wave of unrest that has killed 26 people, vowing to hold all those responsible accountable and calling on both sides of a heated political spectrum to "lower the tone of confrontation."

Thai husband kills baby, self on Facebook Live

Kaweewit Kaewjinda, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:22pm

A man in Thailand upset with his wife hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live and then killed himself, police said.

Brazil police arrest 12 men suspected of stealing millions

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:22pm

Twelve men suspected of taking part in a dramatic, multimillion-dollar theft from an armored car company in a Paraguayan border city have been arrested in Brazil, officials in the Brazilian Federal Police said Tuesday.

The Latest: Venezuela threatens to withdraw from OAS

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:10pm

The latest on the unrest in Venezuela (all times local):

The Latest: USS Carl Vinson exercises with Japan air force

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:50pm

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Venezuela's foreign minister threatens to withdraw from the Organization of American States

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:50pm

Venezuela's foreign minister threatens to withdraw from the Organization of American States.

Top Mexican official calls US border wall a 'hostile' act

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:33pm

Mexico's foreign relations secretary called U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to build a border wall an "unfriendly, hostile" act, adding Tuesday that it is a "bad idea" that will not accomplish anything.

Australian PM to meet Trump after heated phone call

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:31pm

Australia's prime minister said Wednesday he is looking forward to meeting President Donald Trump next week when they attend Battle of the Coral Sea commemorations in New York, more than three months after their heated telephone conversation over an Obama-era refugee deal.