Rob Gillies, Associated Press | PostedJan 17th - 10:25am
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday his government will give Canadian $25,000 ($19,122) to families of each of the 57 citizens and 29 permanent residents of Canada who perished in the downing of a Ukrainian jetliner in Iran last week.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced the latest in a series of desperate ideas Friday to sell off his predecessor's official jet, which he says is too luxurious for a country where half the people live in poverty.
The number of migrants entering Europe from Turkey rose significantly last year as people fleeing strife in Syria and Afghanistan flooded into the country and then set out for Greece, the head of the European Union’s border agency said Friday.
Elias Meseret and Cara Anna, Associated Press | PostedJan 17th - 5:31am
The most serious outbreak of locusts in 25 years is spreading across East Africa and posing an unprecedented threat to food security in some of the world’s most vulnerable countries, authorities say. Unusual climate conditions are partly to blame.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy rejected his prime minister's offer to resign and asked him to stay on the job Friday after he was caught on tape saying Zelenskiy — a former sitcom star with no previous political experience — knows nothing about the economy.
President Donald Trump’s legal advocates for his upcoming Senate impeachment trial will include a pair of well-known attorneys who have vigorously defended Trump on television and played roles in some of the most consequential legal dramas in recent history. Among those joining White House counsel Pat Cipollone and longtime Trump attorney Jay Sekulow will be Ken Starr, the independent counsel who investigated President Bill Clinton. Former Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz also will play a role. Also on board are Pam Bondi, the former Florida attorney general, and Robert Ray, who was part of the Whitewater investigation of Bill and Hillary Clinton.