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Netanyahu challenger says he cannot form coalition, moving Israel closer to new election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 11:00am

Netanyahu challenger says he cannot form coalition, moving Israel closer to new election.

Britain's Prince Andrew says he is stepping back from public duties with queen's permission

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:57am

Britain's Prince Andrew says he is stepping back from public duties with queen's permission.

French government to boost funding in public hospitals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 10:00am

The French government is to boost funding into the country’s public hospitals over the next three years by 1.5 billion euros ($1.6 billion) after years of cost cuts.

Colombia ambassador criticizes State Department in recording

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:59am

Colombia’s ambassador in Washington is taking heat after a recording surfaced in which he criticizes the U.S. State Department as a feckless institution subjugated to the White House.

Key European party’s next leader blasts autocrats in group

Dusan Stojanovic, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:57am

The future president of the largest party in the European Parliament launched a scathing attack on Wednesday against autocratic and populist leaderships within the group’s ranks.

French probe into pregnant women killed by dogs in a forest

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:54am

French investigators are seeking to determine which dogs bit and killed a pregnant woman in a forest during a hunt with hounds last weekend.

Rebels kill 8 in eastern Congo as residents protest violence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:44am

Congo’s army says rebels have killed at least eight people and kidnapped about a dozen others in an attack in the eastern city of Beni.

Eyeing terror threat, Swiss mull limits on sale of chemicals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:41am

Switzerland’s executive branch wants to make it harder for the public to obtain certain chemicals like fertilizer, pool-cleaning products or solvents that could be used in attacks by extremists.

India to create registry to identify undocumented immigrants

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:16am

India will conduct a national citizen survey to weed out those living illegally in the country, the government said Wednesday.

Death toll in violence at Bolivian fuel plant rises to 6

Carlos Valdez, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:15am

The death toll from an operation by Bolivian security forces to clear the blockade of a fuel plant by anti-government protesters has risen to six, officials said Wednesday.

“Tuk Tuk” a newspaper for the Iraqi protest movement

Samya Kullab, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:12am

Every other day, the editor, bespectacled and perpetually pecking at a laptop, sends a top secret 8-page document to an anonymous printing house near Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, a central plaza which has transformed into the hub of what has become the largest grassroots protest movement in Iraq’s modern history.

The Latest: Ship rescues 30 more migrants off Libya

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:10am

The Latest on migrants arriving in Europe (all times local):

Croatian leader regrets blocking of 2 states’ EU entry talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 7:51am

Croatia’s prime minister says the European Union’s recent blocking of the start of membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania is a “regrettable mistake.”

Putin says US ‘political dramas’ diverting focus from Russia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 7:48am

Russian President Vladimir Putin says he’s pleased that the “political battles” in Washington have put on the back-burner accusations that Russia interfered in U.S. elections.

Bosnia: Lawmaker shares photos of alleged child abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 7:20am

A Bosnian lawmaker has publicly shared shocking photos of children tied to beds and radiators in a public care home outside Sarajevo.

Gunmen in Mexico try to steal fuel convoy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 7:13am

Armed thieves tried to abduct an entire convoy of fuel tanker trucks in northern Mexico, but security forces fought off the gang in a shootout.

Cuba accuses US diplomat of supporting illegal actions

Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 6:59am

Cuba on Wednesday accused the top U.S. diplomat in the country of working closely with José Daniel Ferrer, the detained head of one of the country’s largest opposition groups.

5.4, 6.3 earthquakes rattle southern Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 6:52am

A 5.4-magnitude earthquake has rattled the southern Pacific coast of Mexico before dawn, just hours after a 6.3 quake.

Vatican expresses concern after US decision on Israel

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 6:17am

The Vatican is expressing concern that “recent decisions” could undermine regional stability in the Middle East, in an apparent reference to the U.S. reversal of position on Israeli settlements.