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Superbugs and anti-vaxxers make WHO's list of 10 global health threats

Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted Jan 21st - 5:50pm

From climate change to superbugs, the World Health Organization has laid out 10 big threats to our global health in 2019. And unless these threats get addressed, millions of lives will be in jeopardy.

Islamic State group targets US convoy in northeastern Syria

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 3:29pm

An Islamic State suicide bomber targeted a joint convoy of U.S. and allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria on Monday, marking the second attack against U.S. troops in less than a week and further highlighting the dangers surrounding U.S. plans to withdraw forces after a declaration that the extremist group had been defeated.

Ecuador tightens rules for Venezuelans after brutal murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 2:54pm

Venezuelans who want to enter Ecuador will now have to present an official document showing any brushes with the law, the government announced Monday, two days after the killing of a 22-year-old woman sparked a wave of unrest against migrants.

AP PHOTOS: Slain journalist captured Libya's turmoil

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 1:44pm

Mohamed Ben Khalifa's work as a photographer and video journalist captured the tragedy of refugee corpses washing ashore on Libya's coastline. In urban centers, he documented ferocious militia warfare.

Venezuela officials report arresting 27 members of the National Guard accused of uprising against the government.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 12:48pm

Venezuela officials report arresting 27 members of the National Guard accused of uprising against the government. .

Top journalist Carlos Chamorro flees Nicaragua, cites raids

Christopher Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 12:46pm

More than a month after Nicaraguan police raided and occupied his news outlets' offices, prominent journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro has fled to Costa Rica.

Death toll in Mexico pipeline fire reaches 89

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 12:37pm

The death toll in a massive fire at an illegally tapped pipeline in Mexico rose to 89 Monday as more of the injured have died at hospitals.

The Latest: Italy deputy PM downplays France migrant remarks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 11:11am

The Latest on Europe's migration crisis (all times local):

Burkina Faso names new government amid extremist threats

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 11:03am

Burkina Faso's president has nominated a new prime minister after a mass resignation last week.

Briton, Greek soldier held in border area on spying charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 10:51am

Greek authorities have brought espionage charges against a British national working for a charity assisting migrants and a Greek soldier, who were arrested together in a military area on the border with Turkey.

Egypt arrests 24 in demolition protests near pyramids

Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 10:17am

Egyptian security officials say police have arrested 24 people who tried to prevent authorities from demolishing illegal buildings near the Giza pyramids.

Macron ex-security aide: Diplomatic passports given back

Elaine Ganley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 10:03am

French President Emmanuel Macron's former security aide, at the heart of a damaging political scandal, told a Senate commission Monday that he turned in his two diplomatic passports after being fired last summer but they were returned to him two months later.

N Ireland police deal with hijackings after weekend car bomb

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:57am

Army bomb-disposal experts in Northern Ireland carried out a controlled explosion on a hijacked vehicle Monday amid heightened tensions in Londonderry following a weekend explosion outside a courthouse.

Venezuela's supreme court declares congressional leadership invalid, nullifies recent anti-Maduro legislation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:56am

Venezuela's supreme court declares congressional leadership invalid, nullifies recent anti-Maduro legislation.

Kenyan court orders 4 more attack suspects to be held

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:38am

Four people suspected of helping Islamic extremists attack a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital last week have appeared in court.

Kosovo's president will go to Hague court, if summoned

Florent Bajrami, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:20am

Kosovo's president on Monday said he would respond positively if summoned by a European Union-funded court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the 1998-99 independence war with Serbia.

Fear and zeal over more guns in violence-plagued Brazil

Peter Prengaman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:19am

Fearing for his safety amid rising crime in Latin America's largest nation, Paulo Alberto joined a gun club three years ago and learned to shoot. But he says Brazil's tight carry laws that mean he can't take his gun anywhere but to the club limit his ability to protect himself outside his home.

Iran not invited, Russia snubs meeting over Iran concerns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:08am

Poland's foreign minister says Iran has not been invited to an international conference on the Middle East next month in Warsaw, while Russia has declined the invitation.

Zimbabwe's High Court rules internet shutdown illegal, orders government to restore full internet to the country.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 7:58am

Zimbabwe's High Court rules internet shutdown illegal, orders government to restore full internet to the country.