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Private jet crashes in Honduran capital

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 1:48pm

A private jet crashed off the end of the runway of the international airport in Honduras' capital on Tuesday, but the crew and passengers were rescued and reportedly out of danger, according to Honduras' emergency management agency.

Ukraine: Grenade explosion on bus kills 1 teen, wounds 3

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 1:38pm

Separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine say an accidental grenade explosion on a bus has killed one teenager and wounded three others.

Venezuelan president expels top US diplomat

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 1:37pm

President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday expelled the top U.S. diplomat in Venezuela and his deputy for allegedly conspiring against his government and trying to sabotage the country's recent presidential election.

Brazil leader won't seek re-election

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 1:26pm

Brazil's President Michel Temer is ending speculation that he might seek re-election despite dismal poll ratings. He's endorsing his finance minister for the presidency in October's election.

Brazil's president says won't seek re-election, endorses finance minister

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 1:21pm

Brazil's president says won't seek re-election, endorses finance minister.

Armed men who threatened Marseille police still at large

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 1:12pm

French authorities say a group of men who threatened police officers with guns in Marseille is still at large and might have abducted someone during its commando-style operation.

Romania court acquits Senate speaker of lying under oath

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 1:03pm

A Romanian court has acquitted the Senate speaker of making false statements under oath in a trial related to a fraudulent real estate case.

Resume of professor picked to be Italy's premier scrutinized

Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:52pm

Giuseppe Conte, a bureaucracy-allergic law professor, is hardly a household name in Italy. Yet the 53-year-old academic is the candidate two rival political leaders have chosen to head what they hope will be the country's first populist government.

Cuba's new leader breaks from past with public appearances

Andrea Rodriguez and Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:50pm

For half a century Fidel Castro seemed to be everywhere in Cuba — inspecting factories, farms and offices, expounding to the press and zooming to the scenes of natural disasters to direct the minutest details of the response.

Israeli air force chief confirms first F-35 airstrike

Caron Creighton, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:38pm

The head of Israel's air force on Tuesday revealed that it used the next-generation F-35 fighter jet for the first time during a recent mission.

Russian sub test-fires 4 intercontinental missiles in salvo

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:38pm

A Russian nuclear-powered submarine successfully test-fired four intercontinental ballistic missiles on Tuesday, the navy said.

Egyptian military court sentences journalist to 10 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:33pm

An Egyptian military court has sentenced a freelance journalist who reported on the Sinai insurgency to 10 years in prison on terror-related charges.

UN chief urges Lebanon's Hezbollah to halt military action

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:33pm

Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly criticized Hezbollah for operating as the most heavily armed militia and a political party in Lebanon and urged the militant group to halt military activities inside and outside the country, including in Syria.

Arrested Saudi activists held incommunicado since last week

Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:12pm

Saudi Arabia is holding and interrogating at least 10 women's rights activists — seven women and three men — without any access to lawyers, according to people familiar with the arrests. The detentions are seen as a culmination of a steady crackdown on perceived critics of the government.

Honduras' emergency commission says rescuers have responded to the crash of a private jet at Tegucigalpa's airport

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:08pm

Honduras' emergency commission says rescuers have responded to the crash of a private jet at Tegucigalpa's airport.

5-Star Movement defends Italian premier candidate's resume

Colleen Barry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 12:01pm

The anti-establishment 5-Star Movement on Tuesday defended Giuseppe Conte, tapped to be Italy's next premier, against speculation that he overstated affiliations with elite international universities, saying the insinuations indicated fears of the changes coming under a 5-Star government with the right-wing League.

President Maduro expels top U.S. diplomat from Venezuela, accuses him of conspiring against his government

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:46am

President Maduro expels top U.S. diplomat from Venezuela, accuses him of conspiring against his government.

Mother convicted in UK of forcing teen daughter to marry

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 11:27am

A British jury convicted a woman Tuesday of forcing her teenage daughter to marry a man 16 years her senior in Pakistan, capping a rare criminal prosecution in England for forced marriage.

Foreign media arrive for North Korea nuke site closing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:30am

A small group of foreign journalists arrived in North Korea on Tuesday to cover the dismantling of the country's nuclear test site later this week, but without South Korean media initially also scheduled to participate.