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President Vladimir Putin says Russia will commission new hypersonic missile for its navy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 3:43am

President Vladimir Putin says Russia will commission new hypersonic missile for its navy.

Afghan envoy says council of elders will discuss peace talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 3:42am

The Afghan president's special peace envoy says a traditional council of Afghan political and tribal leaders, known as Loya Jirga, will be held next month to discuss negotiations with the Taliban.

Convoy of trucks carrying civilians leaves last enclave held by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 3:40am

Convoy of trucks carrying civilians leaves last enclave held by Islamic State militants in eastern Syria.

Former top Chinese general sentenced to life for corruption

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 3:39am

A former top Chinese general has been given a life sentence for taking and distributing bribes and possessing a large amount of property whose origins he could not account for.

President Vladimir Putin warns new Russian weapons will target US if it deploys missiles to Europe

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 3:39am

President Vladimir Putin warns new Russian weapons will target US if it deploys missiles to Europe.

British foreign secretary urges Brexit solution

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 3:28am

Britain's foreign secretary is telling a German audience that securing an orderly British departure from the European Union is "of paramount importance."

Suspect arrested in Paris for anti-Semitic hate speech

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 3:17am

Paris officials say that an individual has been arrested for a torrent of hate speech directed at Jewish philosopher Alain Finkielkraut during a Saturday march by yellow vest protesters.

Egyptian security officials say 9 executed over 2015 assassination of country's top prosecutor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 2:56am

Egyptian security officials say 9 executed over 2015 assassination of country's top prosecutor.

German security chief wants captive IS suspects screened

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 2:51am

Germany's top security official says suspected German members of the Islamic State group captured in Syria need to be screened before they can return home.

Putin focuses on social issues in state-of-the-nation speech

Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 2:38am

President Vladimir Putin focused on social needs in his state-of-the-nation address Wednesday, promising to raise welfare payments, improve education and the struggling health care system, and remove toxic dump sites from cities.

Pakistan arrests provincial assembly speaker over corruption

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 2:23am

Pakistan's anti-corruption body says it has arrested the speaker of a provincial assembly and member of an opposition party headed by former President Asif Ali Zardari.

China backs Tanzania prison sentence for 'ivory queen'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 2:13am

China said Wednesday it backs Tanzania's sentencing of a Chinese woman labeled the "ivory queen" to 15 years in jail for smuggling elephant tusks, and reaffirmed its opposition to trading in endangered species.

AP PHOTOS: Where pro- and anti-Brexit forces collide

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 1:22am

Few issues in recent years have generated the passion in Britain that the Brexit situation has, and the colorful debate has spilled over from Parliament to the grounds outside, traditionally a marketplace for ideas, protests and rallies.

Saudi crown prince backs India's fight against terrorism

Ashok Sharma, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 11:36pm

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman on Wednesday offered intelligence sharing and other cooperation with India in fighting extremism and terrorism, as New Delhi tackled rising tensions with Pakistan following a suicide bombing last week on Indian paramilitary soldiers in disputed Kashmir.

David Icke, accused of anti-Semitism, denied Australian visa

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 11:05pm

British author and broadcaster David Icke, who critics accuse of anti-Semitism and of being a conspiracy theorist, has had his Australian visa canceled ahead of a speaking tour.

Daughter of ex-Mao secretary boycotts Communist-led memorial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 11:05pm

The daughter of a Chinese Communist Party veteran boycotted his funeral Wednesday, calling it an improper tribute to a man who once worked for Mao Zedong but later became a fierce critic of the regime.

Here is the latest news from The Associated Press at 4:40 a.m. EST

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

Disputes over President Donald Trump's border wall and California's bullet train are intensifying the feud between the White House and the nation's most populous state. The Trump administration says it plans to cancel or claw back $3.5 billion in federal dollars allocated to California's high-speed rail project. It's a move Gov. Gavin Newsom calls "political retribution" for the state's lawsuit against Trump's declaration of a national emergency.

Deadly crackdown stokes fear among protesters in Venezuela

Fabiola Sanchez, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 10:04pm

Jhonny Godoy had taken to Twitter to proclaim his opposition to President Nicolas Maduro, posting a video that showed him running through the streets waving the national flag as protests erupted across Venezuela's capital.

China closes Tibet to foreigners for sensitive anniversaries

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:11pm

China is barring foreign travelers from Tibet over a period of several weeks that includes a pair of sensitive political anniversaries questioning the legitimacy of Beijing's rule over the Himalayan region.