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Britain's May to face no-confidence vote by lawmakers

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 12:57am

Conservative lawmakers in Britain will hold a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday that will see her removed as party and government leader if she loses.

Conservative Party official says British Prime Minister Theresa May will face a no-confidence vote in her leadership

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 12:47am

Conservative Party official says British Prime Minister Theresa May will face a no-confidence vote in her leadership.

Hundreds in New Zealand hold vigil for slain British tourist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 12:41am

More than 1,000 people across New Zealand have turned out for candlelight vigils held to commemorate British tourist Grace Millane, who police say was murdered earlier this month.

The Latest: 5 held as French police hunt Strasbourg attacker

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 12:39am

The Latest on a shooting attack at a Christmas market in France (all times local):

Suspicious optics said to have exposed Israeli raid in Gaza

Fares Akram and Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 12:07am

The small town of Abassan in the Gaza Strip is a tough place to infiltrate: Everyone knows everyone and outsiders passing through quickly attract attention. So when strangers drove through town, suspicious Hamas security men stopped the van and questioned those inside.

5 detained as France hunts Christmas market terror suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 12:04am

French authorities detained five people as they hunted Wednesday for a suspected extremist who sprayed gunfire at one of Europe's most famous Christmas markets in the eastern city of Strasbourg, killing three and wounding at least 13 and putting the whole country on edge anew.

China's Foreign Ministry says it has no information on detained ex-Canadian diplomat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 11:52pm

China's Foreign Ministry says it has no information on detained ex-Canadian diplomat.

5 detained as France hunts Christmas market terror suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 11:51pm

French authorities detained five people as they hunted Wednesday for a suspected extremist who sprayed gunfire at one of Europe's most famous Christmas markets in the eastern city of Strasbourg, killing three and wounding at least 13 and putting the whole country on edge anew.

Indian Prime Minister Modi's party loses key state elections

Ashok Sharma, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:57pm

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party has suffered an embarrassing defeat in three state elections in its Hindu stronghold just months before national elections.

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

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:41pm

France authorities detained five people as they hunted Wednesday for a suspected extremist who sprayed gunfire at one of Europe's most famous Christmas markets in the eastern city of Strasbourg, killing three and wounding at least 13 and putting the whole country on edge anew. The government raised the security alert level and sent police reinforcements to Strasbourg, where some 350 security forces are searching for the assailant.

Death toll from Taliban attack in Afghan capital rises to 12

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:30pm

An Afghan official says the death toll from a suicide bombing on the outskirts of Kabul on Tuesday has climbed to 12.

AP PHOTOS: AP photojournalist portrays volcano's devastation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:01pm

They call it the Volcano of Fire, one of the most active volcanoes in the Americas, frequently spewing ash and gas across a swath of Guatemala west of the capital. On June 3, the mountain erupted with a fury not seen in more than a century, exploding with 1,300-degree molten rocks and black clouds of ash that smothered villages and buried at least 194 people alive. An additional 234 are missing.

Mexico passes law restructuring Attorney General's Office

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:07pm

The lower house of Mexico's Congress has passed legislation aimed at restructuring the Attorney General's Office amid a growing wave of homicides in the country.

Korean border troops verify removal of each other's posts

Ahn Young-Joon and Young-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 8:17pm

Dozens of North and South Korean soldiers crossed over the world's most heavily armed border Wednesday as they inspected the sites of their rival's front-line guard posts to verify they'd been removed, part of inter-Korean engagement efforts that come amid stalled U.S.-North Korea nuclear disarmament talks.

Interior minister says France upping security alert level, sending extra security forces to Strasbourg after attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:24pm

Interior minister says France upping security alert level, sending extra security forces to Strasbourg after attack.

Police officials: Suspect in Strasbourg shootings was shot and wounded before fleeing scene, remains at large.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:29pm

Police officials: Suspect in Strasbourg shootings was shot and wounded before fleeing scene, remains at large.

French police official says 4 killed in Strasbourg shooting; authorities tried to arrest gunman before attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:20pm

French police official says 4 killed in Strasbourg shooting; authorities tried to arrest gunman before attack.

Ex-Argentina VP Boudou released from prison despite sentence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:02pm

Former Argentine Vice President Amado Boudou was released from prison under bail Tuesday while he appeals a corruption conviction.

Gaza officials: 4-year-old boy dies from Israeli fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 2:25pm

Gaza's Health Ministry says a 4-year-old Palestinian boy has died days after he was injured by Israeli gunfire during a border protest.