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UK Labour Party criticizes Israel amid anti-Semitism warning

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:21am

Britain's main opposition Labour Party has passed a motion strongly criticizing Israel, as a senior lawmaker warned the party must root out anti-Semitism.

Former Trump hotel in Panama City rebranded as JW Marriott

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:12am

A luxury hotel in Panama City that used to bear the Trump name was formally rebranded Tuesday as the JW Marriott after a bitter dispute over control that ended with the U.S. president's family company evicted.

Hungary: Premier's free trips draw scrutiny after news story

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:07am

A Hungarian opposition party says it will report to prosecutors suspected corruption relating to luxury trips taken by Prime Minister Viktor Orban to soccer matches abroad paid for by a businessman whose companies have benefited from numerous state contracts.

EU lawmakers cancel Turkey funds over democracy shortfalls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 10:49am

European Union lawmakers say they are canceling 70 million euros ($82.4 million) in funding meant to help Turkey join the EU due to what they see as Ankara's failure to improve rule of law and human rights.

Trump lashes out at Iran, vows more sanctions

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 10:47am

President Donald Trump singled out Iran for particularly harsh criticism on Tuesday as his administration ramped up pressure on Tehran to change its behavior or face additional American consequences.

World leaders laugh as Trump boasts of his achievements

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 10:34am

President Donald Trump got some laughter when he addressed world leaders on Tuesday. It wasn't intentional.

Tropical Storm Rosa forms off Mexico's Pacific coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 10:11am

Tropical Storm Rosa has formed off Mexico's Pacific coast, and while it is expected to strengthen, forecasters say it will remain far offshore.

Trump: Democrats engaging in 'con job' against high-court pick Kavanaugh, praises nominee's denials as 'so believable'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 9:53am

Trump: Democrats engaging in 'con job' against high-court pick Kavanaugh, praises nominee's denials as 'so believable'

Swedish broadcaster: Satirical China sketch 'misunderstood'

David Keyton, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 9:52am

Sweden's public broadcaster said Tuesday it regretted that a satirical show it aired about China offended some — but stressed that it would not apologize to Beijing for the sketch.

Iraqi activist shot dead in tense southern city of Basra

Qassim Abdul-Zahra, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 9:47am

Masked gunmen shot dead a human rights activist and mother of four outside a supermarket in Basra on Tuesday, a brazen afternoon assassination that threatens to worsen tensions in the southern city wracked by violent protests.

Merkel's party ousts close ally of chancellor from top post

Geir Moulson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 9:09am

A close ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel was ousted Tuesday as head of her conservative bloc's parliamentary group, a surprise defeat that dealt a blow to the longtime German leader's authority in her own ranks.

Syrian official vows that government will retake Idlib

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:47am

The Syrian government intends to retake the rebel-held northwestern province of Idlib, either by force or through peaceful means, an official said in remarks published Tuesday.

British officials checking reports of whale in River Thames

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:28am

British officials are checking out reports that a beluga whale is swimming in the River Thames.

Trump boasts of America's might, draws headshakes at UN

Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:15am

President Donald Trump delivered a sharp rebuke of global governing at the United Nations on Tuesday, drawing headshakes and even mocking laughter from fellow world leaders as he promoted his aggressive "America First" agenda and boasted of America's economic and military might.

Portugal detains military police in weapons theft case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 7:47am

Portugal's attorney general's office says authorities have detained military police investigators and members of the country's paramilitary National Republican Guard in connection with last year's theft of weapons from the national armory.

UN leader: World has reached a "pivotal moment" in climate change, has to "change course in the next two years."

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 7:17am

UN leader: World has reached a "pivotal moment" in climate change, has to "change course in the next two years."

UN leader says now is when we need multilateralism most

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 7:10am

UN leader says now is when we need multilateralism most.

UN chief tells world leaders the world is suffering from a bad case of "trust deficit disorder"

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 7:07am

UN chief tells world leaders the world is suffering from a bad case of "trust deficit disorder"

The Latest: France's Macron assails nationalists

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 6:54am

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