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State of emergency in Mexico's Sinaloa as 3 dead in flooding

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:24am

Mexican authorities have declared a state of emergency for 11 municipalities in the northern state of Sinaloa due to flooding from heavy rains that has killed at least three people.

Chinese minister inaugurates embassy in Dominican Republic

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:14am

China's foreign minister inaugurated his country's embassy in the Dominican Republic on Friday almost five months after the two nations established diplomatic relations.

Brazilian police arrest fugitive US has linked to Hezbollah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:04am

Federal police in Brazil have arrested a fugitive accused of belonging to Lebanon's Hezbollah militia and of being a key financier of terrorism.

Snapchat addict sentenced to 14 years for manslaughter

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:59am

A judge has sentenced a Snapchat addict to 14 years in prison for orchestrating the killing of her sometime boyfriend and posting a video of him as he lay dying on a west London street.

Brazilian federal police have arrested a man US authorities say is a member of Hezbollah and key financier of terrorism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:46am

Brazilian federal police have arrested a man US authorities say is a member of Hezbollah and key financier of terrorism.

Australia police arrest man accused of killing emus with car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:21am

A man in Australia accused of deliberately killing several emus with his car and then posting a video of it online has been arrested, police announced Friday.

Model sentenced to at least 25 years for murdering rival

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:03am

A British fashion model has been sentenced to at least 25 years in prison for murdering a more successful rival during a fight over a love interest.

Polish police arrest suspect in rock attack on synagogue

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:27am

Police in the Polish city of Gdansk have detained a 27-year-old man suspected of smashing a synagogue window during the Yom Kippur holiday earlier this week.

Man throws baby off Berlin balcony before jumping to death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:01am

Berlin police say a 23-year-old man killed his baby son by throwing the infant from the 7th floor of a high-rise building before jumping to his death.

Lavrov says Russia won't interfere in Bosnia Oct. 7 election

Radul Radovanovic, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:51am

Russia won't interfere in next month's elections in Bosnia, an ethnically-divided Balkan nation where Moscow maintains strong influence among the country's Serbs, Russia's foreign minister insisted Friday.

An absolute monarchy in Africa holds parliamentary election

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:42am

The southern African kingdom of Eswatini is holding an election largely free of suspense.

Israel, Russia to improve Syria hotline after plane downed

Ian Deitch, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:35am

An Israeli military official says its "deconfliction line" with Russia for their air forces in Syria will be improved after a Russian plane was hit by Syrian forces responding to an Israeli raid.

UN: Excessive drinking killed over 3 million people in 2016

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:02am

Drinking too much alcohol killed more than 3 million people in 2016, mostly men, the World Health Organization said Friday.

India calls of foreign ministers' meeting with Pakistan

Ashok Sharma, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 6:56am

India on Friday called off a planned meeting between its foreign minister and her Pakistani counterpart on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly session in New York this month, aggravating tensions between the longtime rivals.

Danish court: Man can be extradited to Rwanda for war crimes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 6:44am

An appeals court in Denmark says a man can be extradited to his native Rwanda where he is suspected of committing crimes against humanity in 1994.

Showdown looms as UN rights experts in Yemen hindered

Jamey Keaten, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 6:43am

Saudi Arabia and allied states balked at efforts to renew work by U.N.-backed "eminent experts" investigating human rights violations in Yemen, setting up a possible diplomatic showdown with some Western countries over scrutiny of a 3-1/2-year war that has killed thousands of civilians and created the world's worst humanitarian crisis.

Portugal women's groups outraged by sexual assault sentence

Barry Hatton, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 5:37am

Women's rights groups in Portugal reacted angrily Friday to a court's suspended sentence for two men found guilty of sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who had passed out drunk at a night club.

FBI chief meets Lebanese leaders, expresses support to army

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 5:30am

Lebanon says FBI Director Christopher Wray has expressed support to the Lebanese army during a visit to Beirut.

Cambodia pardons Australian filmmaker convicted of espionage

Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 5:17am

Cambodia granted a royal pardon on Friday to Australian filmmaker James Ricketson, who was sentenced last month to six years in prison on spying charges in a trial widely criticized as unfair.