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Dutch vote in provincial elections days after tram attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 2:14am

Dutch voters are casting ballots in regional elections that are seen as passing a midterm judgment on the ruling national coalition of Prime Minister Mark Rutte and could indirectly eliminate his majority in Parliament's upper house.

AP PHOTOS: City that voted for Brexit is still waiting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 1:29am

Sunderland voted for Brexit to make itself heard, and in hope of a brighter future. Almost three years later, residents are still waiting.

Moderate earthquake hits Turkey; no casualties reported

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 1:13am

A moderately-strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.5 hit southwestern Turkey on Wednesday, Turkish authorities said. There were no immediate reports of any casualties.

Taliban kill 6 paramilitary troops in southwestern Pakistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 1:13am

Pakistani authorities say militants overran a remote security outpost in southwestern Baluchistan province, killing six members of the paramilitary forces.

Israeli army: 2 Palestinians killed in clashes with troops

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 1:11am

The Israeli military says it has shot and killed two Palestinians who attacked troops in a West Bank city.

New Kazakh president sworn in after longtime leader resigns

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 12:59am

The speaker of Kazakhstan's parliament was sworn as interim president on Wednesday, a day after longtime leader Nursultan Nazarbayev abruptly resigned.

UN says 122,600 Afghans in need of aid after severe floods

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 20th - 12:41am

A U.N. humanitarian agency says recent flooding in Afghanistan has left more than 122,600 people in need of assistance.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EDT

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:41pm

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the gunman who killed 50 people at two New Zealand mosques is no different from the militants of the Islamic State group. In an opinion piece published in The Washington Post, Erdogan also called on Western leaders to "embrace Muslims living in their respective countries" and for Western societies to "reject the normalization of racism, xenophobia and Islamophobia."

Philippines seizes drugs in upscale area, arrests 4 Chinese

Jim Gomez, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 9:40pm

Philippine authorities said Wednesday that they have seized methamphetamine concealed in tea wrappers and biscuit cans in their second-largest drug haul this year in a sign of how the problem has persisted despite the president's bloody anti-drug crackdown.

Press groups condemn killing of Honduras journalist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 8:55pm

Press groups are condemning the weekend slaying of a Honduran television journalist.

Guatemala confirms warrant for presidential candidate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 6:00pm

A Guatemalan court said Tuesday that an arrest warrant has been issued for a former Guatemalan prosecutor who is running for president.

Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds

Maria Cheng, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 5:34pm

Smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by nearly five times, according to the biggest-ever study to examine the impact of pot on psychotic disorder rates.

The first funeral for one of 50 victims of the New Zealand mosque massacre has begun

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 5:31pm

The first funeral for one of 50 victims of the New Zealand mosque massacre has begun.

Nicaragua opposition demands conditions for resuming talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 3:59pm

Opposition delegates to talks on resolving Nicaragua's political standoff said Tuesday they will not return to the table until the government shows "signs of goodwill" on demands such as the full release of hundreds considered political prisoners.

Mexican government apologizes in deaths of 2 students

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 3:44pm

Mexico's government has formally apologized to the families of two university students who were shot to death by soldiers in 2010.

Dutch police say they have arrested another man on suspicion of involvement in the deadly shooting on an Utrecht tram

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 3:44pm

Dutch police say they have arrested another man on suspicion of involvement in the deadly shooting on an Utrecht tram.

Israeli army kills Palestinian suspected of West Bank attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 3:43pm

Israel's army says troops have killed a Palestinian suspected of carrying out a weekend stabbing and shooting attack that left two Israelis dead near a West Bank settlement.

Retired major charged with crimes during Brazil dictatorship

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 3:30pm

Brazilian prosecutors have charged a retired army major who allegedly led a massacre of dozens of leftist guerrillas during the country's military dictatorship.

Italy seizes rescue ship, permits migrants to land in Italy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 3:14pm

A humanitarian rescue ship carrying 48 migrants entered the port of Lampedusa, where they were being allowed to disembark Tuesday evening despite an earlier refusal by Italy's hard-line interior minister.