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Climate activists call for action in Latin America

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 12:02pm

Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world.

French local officials report explosion in Lyon; 8 people with minor injuries

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 10:36am

French local officials report explosion in Lyon; 8 people with minor injuries.

Losing Indonesian candidate challenges election in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 9:51am

The defeated candidate in Indonesia's presidential election filed a challenge Friday against the result in the country's top court just days after seven people died in rioting by his supporters in the capital.

NKorea says talks won't resume unless US changes position

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 9:01am

North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmament.

Kenya's High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 7:54am

Kenya's High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations.

Fire in tutoring center kills 17 students in western India

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 7:13am

At least 17 teenage students were killed in a fire that broke out Friday in a tutoring center in the western Indian city of Surat, police said.

The Latest: Polls open in Czech Republic, centrists seek win

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 7:01am

The Latest on the four-day voting in the European Union to fill the 751-seat European Parliament (all times local):

Indian news agency reports that 15 children have been killed in a building fire in the western state of Gujarat

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 6:55am

Indian news agency reports that 15 children have been killed in a building fire in the western state of Gujarat.

Austrian politician "ashamed" of behavior caught on video

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 6:27am

Heinz-Christian Strache, who resigned as Austria's vice chancellor and the leader of the far-right Freedom Party over an influence-peddling video, says he's ashamed of his behavior.

May to quit as party leader June 7, opening race for new PM

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 6:19am

Theresa May ended her failed three-year quest to lead Britain out of the European Union on Friday, announcing that she will step down as Conservative Party leader June 7 and triggering a contest to choose a new prime minister who will try to complete Brexit.

AP Interview: Catalan separatist vows EU parliament fight

Joseph Wilson and Aritz Parra, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 6:01am

Blocked from pursuing his political crusade in Spain's parliament, the most prominent jailed leader of Catalonia's separatist movement is vowing to take his fight to the European Parliament.

South Africa's Zuma must wait 3 months for court decision

Mogomotsi Magome, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:59am

Former South African president Jacob Zuma will hear in three months' time whether corruption, racketeering and money laundering charges against him might be dropped.

Spanish parliament lower chamber suspends Catalan separatist lawmakers jailed pending rebellion trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:58am

Spanish parliament lower chamber suspends Catalan separatist lawmakers jailed pending rebellion trial.

Russian court extends arrest for American accused of spying

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:47am

A Russian court on Friday extended the arrest for a former U.S. Marine charged with espionage, who complained in court about abuse in custody.

Woman accused of Chile kidnaps asks for bail in Sydney court

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:44am

A lawyer for a woman wanted in Chile on kidnapping charges dating back to the country's 1973-1990 military dictatorship denied in a Sydney court on Friday that she was involved in the disappearances of seven people and argued she was working in a mundane secretarial job at the time.

HK leader protests over German asylum for dissidents

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:38am

Hong Kong's leader summoned the German consul on Friday to complain about Germany granting political asylum to two Hong Kong political activists, in a rare case of diplomatic intervention by the government of the semi-autonomous Chinese territory.

Boat with 58 migrants reaches Italian island of Lampedusa

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:15am

A boat carrying 58 migrants has reached the southern Italian island of Lampedusa, as flows continue despite the Italian government's strong efforts to discourage immigration.

Outcry over summoning of French journalists by intel agency

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 4:53am

Media advocacy group Reporters Without Borders is urging French authorities to explain why the country's intelligence agency summoned eight journalists working on sensitive stories.

Theresa May is latest Conservative leader swamped by Europe

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 4:42am

Theresa May has joined the ranks of Conservative prime ministers whose time in office has been overwhelmed — and cut short — by the issue of Europe.