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4 Nicaraguan police killed by gang near Costa Rica border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 10:51pm

Police in Nicaragua say four officers have been killed by members of a criminal gang in the country's south near the border with Costa Rica.

Sudan activists: 3rd protester dies from gunshot wound

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 10:46pm

Sudanese activists say a protester who suffered a gunshot wound during clashes with police has died, raising to three the death toll from the violence in the capital Khartoum.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 10:41pm

President Donald Trump has denied House Speaker Nancy Pelosi the use of a military aircraft to visit troops abroad. This, after Pelosi sought to have Trump postpone his Jan. 29 State of the Union address. It appears the nation's two most powerful leaders are engaged in a game of constitutional brinkmanship as the partial government shutdown drags on.

Deadly car bombing in Colombia underscores lingering threats

Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 10:13pm

Colombian authorities were scrambling to identify who was behind a brazen car bombing at a police academy in Bogota that has rattled residents and raised tough questions about lingering security threats in the wake of a peace deal with the nation's largest rebel group.

Australian police arrest man over Israeli student's death

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:30pm

Australian police arrested a man Friday for questioning over the death of an Israeli student, while the victim's tearful father visited the flower-strewn crime scene in Melbourne where her body was found.

Migrant caravan begins to cross peacefully into Mexico

Sonia Perez D., Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:54pm

Hundreds of mainly Honduran migrants began crossing peacefully into Mexico on Thursday without the confrontations that marked last fall's migrant caravans.

Canada examining case of Saudi who fled Canada after charge

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:27pm

Canada's foreign minister said Thursday her government is looking into the case of a Saudi Arabian man charged with sexual assault who might have fled Canada despite having his passport seized.

The Latest: AU urges Congo to suspend final election results

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:44pm

The Latest on Congo's disputed presidential election (all times local):

The Latest: Officials ID likely attacker in Colombia bombing

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 11:46am

The Latest on the car bombing at a police academy in Colombia (all times local):

Gaza zoo owner blames winter storm for lion cub deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 11:35am

The owner of a dilapidated Gaza zoo is blaming stormy weather for the death of four lion cubs.

The Latest: WHO confirms internal misconduct probe underway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 11:34am

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Macron: The French military will remain involved in Syria

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 11:09am

French President Emmanuel Macron says France will remain militarily involved in Syria this year regardless of the U.S. intention to withdraw its troops from the country.

American's brother says Russia delays consular prison visit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 10:28am

The brother of an American being held in Moscow for alleged spying says a prison visit by U.S. Embassy staff has been postponed.

Indonesian presidential candidates spar over corruption

Niniek Karmini, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:10am

Indonesian President Joko Widodo accused his election rival of allowing corrupt candidates on his legislative ticket and failing to include women in senior positions.

Germany: Love Parade trial headed for inconclusive end

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:10am

The trial of 10 people in Germany over a deadly mass panic at the Love Parade techno music festival in 2010 appears likely to be closed without a formal verdict.

Greece prepares massive print run on deal with Macedonia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 8:59am

Greece's government is to print tens of thousands of copies of an agreement to normalize relations with Macedonia, to inform the public ahead of a parliamentary debate on ratifying the deal.

France: Former security aide to Macron in police custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 8:50am

The Paris prosecutor's office says a former security aide to French President Emmanuel Macron has been taken into police custody in an investigation of possible misuse of diplomatic passports.

Mexico Congress backs National Guard, weakens military role

Christopher Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 8:34am

The lower house of Mexico's Congress has passed a measure creating a National Guard, though it was quickly criticized by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador for weakening controversial proposals to give the military a greater formal role in policing.

The Latest: UN says bullet hit vehicle near Yemen monitor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 8:30am

The Latest on developments in Yemen (all times local):