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The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 10:40pm

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says House Democrats will draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. That's a crucial step toward a vote of the full House. The articles are likely to mostly encompass Democrats' findings on Trump's dealings with Ukraine. They could charge Trump with abuse of office, bribery and obstruction. This is the fourth time in history Congress has moved to impeach a president. 

Indian police fatally shoot 4 suspects in gang-rape case

Mahesh Kumar, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 9:55pm

Indian police on Friday fatally shot and killed four men suspected of raping and killing a woman in southern India, leading some to celebrate their deaths as justice in a case that has sparked protests across the country.

Indian police official says four men accused of raping and killing woman in high-profile case have been killed by police

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 9:46pm

Indian police official says four men accused of raping and killing woman in high-profile case have been killed by police.

Iran accuses France, Germany and UK of false missile claims

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 2:31pm

Iran accused France, Germany and the United Kingdom on Thursday of “a desperate falsehood” for saying its missile program goes against a U.N. resolution calling on Tehran not to undertake any activity related to nuclear-capable ballistic missiles.

Palestinians outraged over ICC report into war crimes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 1:53pm

Palestinian officials are expressing “great concern” over a report by the International Criminal Court's chief prosecutor that includes a warning that Palestinian stipends to attackers and their families could constitute a war crime.

Mexico president hosts US AG behind closed doors in capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 1:35pm

Mexico’s president and the U.S. attorney general met behind closed doors Thursday, about a week after U.S. President Donald Trump suggested his government could classify Mexican drug cartels as terrorist organizations.

UN says 13 people reportedly killed in Philippines typhoon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 12:15pm

U.N. humanitarian officials say typhoon Kammuri reportedly killed 13 people and displaced nearly 400,000 others as it crossed the Philippines with fierce winds and rain this week.

Israel: Hezbollah undeterred after recent setbacks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 12:06pm

A year after uncovering a network of cross-border Hezbollah tunnels, the Israeli military says the Lebanese militant group has beefed up its presence along the volatile frontier.

PM: Israel has ‘full right’ to annex strategic Jordan Valley

Aron Heller, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 11:33am

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Israel has the “full right” to annex the Jordan Valley if it chose to, even as the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court warned the country against taking the bold step.

Turkey says 2 killed in car bomb attack in northeast Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 10:37am

Turkey's Defense Ministry says a car bomb explosion in a Turkish-controlled area of northeastern Syria has killed two civilians.

Young and old march in unity, fear at French pension change

Claire Parker, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 10:35am

Anger, solidarity, tear gas and frozen noses.

Giuliani in Ukraine as Congress moves closer to impeachment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 10:31am

President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani was in Ukraine on Thursday, reviving the efforts that landed him and Trump in the impeachment inquiry now roiling Washington.

Spain hospital saves British woman after 6-hour heart stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 9:37am

A 34-year-old British woman has been revived by Spanish doctors after enduring a six-hour cardiac arrest.

Putin offers US an immediate extension to key nuclear pact

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 9:30am

Russian President Vladimir Putin offered Thursday to immediately extend the only remaining nuclear arms reduction pact with the United States, but a senior U.S. official said Washington wants a broader deal involving China.

Ex-Slovak prime minister Robert Fico charged with racism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 9:21am

Slovakia’s police say they have charged former Prime Minister Robert Fico with racism for his comments about the embattled Roma minority.

Authorities say at least 28 killed in landslides in Burundi

Eloge Willy Kaneza, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 8:19am

At least 28 people have died in landslides in Burundi and that toll could grow with many people missing, local authorities said Thursday, as East Africa continued to struggle with weeks of unusually heavy rains.

Authorities say at least 28 people killed in landslides in Burundi, with many others missing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 8:17am

Authorities say at least 28 people killed in landslides in Burundi, with many others missing.

Iraqi protesters: At least 15 stabbed in Baghdad square

Samya Kullab, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 8:12am

Anti-government protesters say at least 15 people have suffered stab wounds in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, the epicenter of their movement, after political parties and Iran-backed militia groups briefly joined them, raising fears of infiltration by authorities.

2 Pakistani soldiers, 2 militants killed in shootout in NW

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 7:46am

Pakistan’s military says its troops have raided a militant hideout in a former tribal region bordering Afghanistan, triggering a shootout that killed two soldiers and two militants.