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Police operation in Paris to arrest garbage collectors

Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:09am

Paris police say two garbage collectors have been arrested after they stole a waste truck in order to discharge it in front of French President Emmanuel Macron's party headquarters.

Trump balks at North Korea's rhetoric but it has used worse

Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:06am

When North Korea slammed U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and national security adviser John Bolton, its language was very blunt and impolite. But it was milder than its typical crude and inflammatory insults unleased on other top U.S. and South Korean officials.

At least 49 dead after boat capsizes on Congo River

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:05am

Congolese officials say at least 49 people have died after a boat tipped over on the Congo River in the country's northwest.

At least 49 dead after boat capsizes on Congo River; unclear how many were aboard

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:02am

At least 49 dead after boat capsizes on Congo River; unclear how many were aboard.

Explosion in Canadian restaurant wounds 15 people

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:54am

An explosion caused by an "improvised explosive device" ripped through an Indian restaurant in a mall in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, wounding 15 people, Canadian police said.

Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy faced with no confidence vote

Aritz Parra, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:54am

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy will face a vote of no confidence after courts ruled that the governing Popular Party profited from a large kickbacks-for-contracts scheme, the Socialist opposition announced Friday.

China aircraft carrier pilots complete first night missions

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:50am

Chinese navy pilots aboard the country's sole operating aircraft carrier have completed their first nighttime takeoffs and landings.

The Latest: Yemen official: 40 missing in cyclone on Socotra

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:49am

The Latest on Cyclone Mekunu that is headed for the coast of Oman (all times local):

The Latest: Germany backs report into downing of MH17

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:48am

The Latest on the international reaction to a report on the downing of MH17 in 2014 (all times local):

The Latest: Abe says he regrets Trump canceled NKorea summit

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:46am

The Latest on President Donald Trump canceling his planned summit with North Korea (all times local):

Netherlands, Australia hold Russia liable for downing MH17

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:44am

The Netherlands and Australia said Friday that they are holding Russia legally responsible for the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, which was shot down over war-ravaged eastern Ukraine nearly four years ago, killing all 298 people on board.

Pakistan's Senate approves bill to give tribes equal rights

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:30am

Pakistan's upper house of parliament has passed a bill giving equal rights to 5 million people in the restive northwestern tribal region. It's a key step in bringing the tribes into the country's mainstream life and abolishing a vestige of British colonial rule.

Voting begins throughout Ireland in major abortion decision

Gregory Katz and Renata Brito, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:28am

Voters throughout Ireland have begun casting votes in a referendum that may lead to a loosening of the country's strict ban on most abortions.

The Latest: Turkish, US officials talk Syrian Kurdish town

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:57am

The Latest on the situation in Syria (all times local):

China sets trial for dissident who chronicled rights abuses

Yanan Wang, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:36am

A Chinese dissident who founded a website documenting rights abuses will be tried on June 20 for allegedly leaking state secrets, his lawyer said Friday.

Memorial recalls the dead, but few at NATO know their names

Lorne Cook, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:28am

As NATO shifted into new headquarters in recent weeks, part of the move involved a tombstone-like chunk of polished granite, a memorial to those who paid the ultimate price in service of the military alliance.

Canceled Trump-Kim summit tests Moon's middleman role

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:02am

Just a month ago, South Korean President Moon Jae-in was smiling with pride as he grasped the hands of North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un, a young and brash leader with a nuclear arsenal, as they announced aspirations for a nuclear-free peninsula and permanent peace.

Timeline of diplomatic developments on Korean Peninsula

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:00am

President Donald Trump's last-minute move to pull out of a highly anticipated summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un further clouded the murky prospects of the global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang.

Officials: Deadly Nipah virus has not spread in south India

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 2:58am

An outbreak of a deadly virus has not spread beyond two areas in south India, officials said, but they have issued a series of warnings to people living in the stricken towns.