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Iranian parliament labels entire US military as terrorist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 2:48am

Iranian media say the parliament has approved a bill that labels all U.S. military forces as terrorist.

France: Far-right claims surface for Macron's ally

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 2:39am

Nathalie Loiseau, who leads French president Emmanuel Macron's party in the May European Union parliament elections, is facing criticism after a report that she featured on a list alongside far-right candidates at a student's election 35 years ago.

Northern Ireland Police Service says it has arrested a woman in the slaying of journalist Lyra McKee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 1:49am

Northern Ireland Police Service says it has arrested a woman in the slaying of journalist Lyra McKee.

Kazakhstan's acting leader to run for president

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 1:37am

Kazakhstan's ruling party has nominated the interim president to run in the presidential election later this year.

Preparations underway for Kim-Putin summit in Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 1:27am

Preparations are underway for a summit between the leader of North Korea and Russia's president.

The Latest: Sri Lanka increases security steps after attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 1:09am

The Latest on the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka (all times local):

Militants blamed in Sri Lanka attacks had incendiary leader

Jon Gambrell and Bharatha Mallawarachi, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 1:03am

The purported leader of an Islamic extremist group blamed for an Easter attack in Sri Lanka that killed over 300 people began posting videos online three years ago calling for non-Muslims to be "eliminated," faith leaders said Tuesday.

N Ireland: Woman arrested in slaying of journalist McKee

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 12:49am

The Northern Ireland Police Service said Tuesday they have arrested a woman under the Terrorism Act in connection with the slaying of journalist Lyra McKee.

Austria: Anti-migration party on defensive over rat poem

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 12:40am

An anti-migration party that serves in Austria's government has called "tasteless" a poem written by a local official that compared migrants with rats and angered Chancellor Sebastian Kurz.

Wit and grit: Algeria's sizeable youth lead fight for change

Thomas Adamson and Nadine Achoui-Lesage, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 12:13am

They're on the peaceful front line of the protest movement that toppled Algeria's longtime ruler, facing down water cannons with attitude, memes — and fearless calls for shampoo.

The Latest: New 6.3 magnitude earthquake hits Philippines

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 12:13am

The Latest on powerful earthquakes in the Philippines (all times local):

U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has hit the central Philippines, day after 6.1 quake in the north

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 23rd - 12:00am

U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 6.3 earthquake has hit the central Philippines, day after 6.1 quake in the north.

China's Xi urges closer naval ties amid regional tensions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 11:13pm

Chinese President Xi Jinping urged closer ties among the world's navies on Tuesday, amid tensions over China's rapid expansion of its naval forces and forceful assertions of territorial claims in the South China Sea.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 4:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 10:41pm

Authorities in Sri Lanka are further increasing security measures after the Easter suicide bombings that killed at least 310 people. Police issued orders Tuesday that anyone parking a car on the street and leaving unattended must put a note with their phone number on the windscreen. The country is under a state of emergency and the military is operating under enhanced war-time powers following the attacks.

Sri Lanka security brief warned of attacks on churches

Emily Schmall and Krishan Francis, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 10:07pm

The warning in the April 11 letter was plain: A local group was planning a suicide terror attack against churches in Sri Lanka.

Migrants anxious after Mexican authorities raid caravan

Sonia PÉrez D., Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 10:03pm

Central American migrants hoping to reach the U.S. now carry the added anxiety of the pursued after Mexican police and immigration agents detained hundreds in a surprise raid on a caravan in Mexico's south.

Police say death toll in Sri Lanka bombings rises to 310 and 40 suspects have been arrested as military given new powers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 10:03pm

Police say death toll in Sri Lanka bombings rises to 310 and 40 suspects have been arrested as military given new powers.

Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters

Aung Naing Soe, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 9:26pm

Myanmar's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military's brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.

Sri Lanka, like world, again sees scourge of suicide bombing

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 9:23pm

The deadly Easter attacks in Sri Lanka are a bloody echo of decades past in the South Asian island nation, when militants inspired by attacks in the Lebanese civil war helped develop the suicide bomb vest.