Aomar Ouali and Thomas Adamson, Associated Press | PostedDec 13th - 4:29am
Abdelmadjid Tebboune, a former prime minister and loyalist of Algeria’s influential army chief, has been elected the country's new president in a vote boycotted by members of a vibrant nationwide protest movement, electoral authorities announced Friday.
Former U.S. President Barack Obama said Friday the Paris Agreement on climate change may fall short of expectations but is still the way forward to achieve progress and encourage businesses to invest in clean energy.
Lori Hinnant, Associated Press | PostedDec 13th - 3:33am
A man who lunged at a Paris police patrol with a knife and threatened to kill the officers was shot to death Friday in the French capital's main business district, two police officials told The Associated Press.
The House Judiciary Committee is expected to approve two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump after postponing a vote late Thursday night. The panel met for more than 14 hours through debate that split sharply along party lines. Republicans insisted on votes on a series of amendments aimed at killing the charges against Trump. Early Friday, Trump tweeted his approval of the Republican effort, calling the GOP lawmakers on the panel “warriors.” The panel is expected to approve the impeachment charges Friday, which would sent them to the full House for a vote next week. Trump denies doing anything wrong.
A controversial painting of a Mexican Revolution hero will remain on exhibit accompanied by a note saying the descendants of Emiliano Zapata do not agree with the effeminate depiction, Mexico's culture ministry said in a statement Thursday.
Eva Vergara and Patricia Luna, Associated Press | PostedDec 12th - 8:37am
Searchers combing Antarctic seas have recovered parts of a military transport plane and human remains belonging to some of the 38 people aboard who vanished en route to the frozen continent, Chilean officials said Thursday.
John Leicester, Associated Press | PostedDec 12th - 8:13am
Protesters in Hong Kong wrote hundreds of Christmas cards on Thursday for people jailed in the city's pro-democracy movement, promising they won't be forgotten as they face spending the festive season behind bars.