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Ruling party candidate leads in Ecuador's presidential vote

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:46:33 GMT2017-02-20T03:46:33Z

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- The hand-picked candidate of socialist President Rafael Correa was headed to victory in the opening round of Ecuador's presidential election Sunday, though he looked increasingly unlikely to avoid a runoff against his nearest rival....



Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:22:23 GMT2017-02-20T03:22:23Z

BANGKOK (AP) -- A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:...



Asian shares mixed as investors await Fed, company earnings

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:17:29 GMT2017-02-20T03:17:29Z

HONG KONG (AP) -- Asian stocks were mixed in early trading Monday as investors looked for fresh leads while they awaited economic and corporate earnings reports and Fed meeting minutes due out this week....



Report: Video footage shows attack on North Korean

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:14:07 GMT2017-02-20T03:14:07Z

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Security camera footage obtained by Japanese television appears to show a careful and deliberate attack last week on the exiled half brother of North Korea's ruler....



US vice president visits former Nazi concentration camp

Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:43:02 GMT2017-02-20T00:43:02Z

DACHAU, Germany (AP) -- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence paid a somber visit to the site of the Dachau concentration camp on Sunday, walking along the grounds where tens of thousands of people were killed during World War II....



Trump says remark about Sweden referred to something on TV

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:23:54 GMT2017-02-19T23:23:54Z

HELSINKI (AP) -- Swedes have been scratching their heads and ridiculing President Donald Trump's remarks that suggested a major incident had happened in the Scandinavian country. The American president now says he was referring to something he saw on television....



Bomb explodes by Colombia bull ring, injuring 26

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:57:37 GMT2017-02-19T21:57:37Z

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) -- A homemade bomb exploded near Bogota's bullring on Sunday, injuring two dozen police officers and two civilians, Colombian authorities said....



Ex-officials: Israeli leader spurned secret peace offer

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:42:34 GMT2017-02-19T21:42:34Z

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's prime minister turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, former American officials confirmed Sunday, in apparent contradiction to Benjamin Netanyahu's stated goal of involving regional Arab powers in resolving Israel's conflict with the Palestinians....



Greek governing party's Athens HQ hit with Molotov cocktails

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 21:10:44 GMT2017-02-19T21:10:44Z

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Police say an officer was injured when masked attackers hit the Athens headquarters of Greece's left-wing governing party with Molotov cocktails....



Mexico: 5 dead bodies dumped along highway in Veracruz state

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:53:43 GMT2017-02-19T20:53:43Z

XALAPA, Mexico (AP) -- Mexican authorities say the dead bodies of five men were dumped along a highway in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz....



Fashion takes London by storm with Preen,

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:49:26 GMT2017-02-19T20:49:26Z

LONDON (AP) -- London Fashion Week neared its climax Sunday with shows by Preen, Topshop, Mulberry and others taking place at many sites in the more-chic-than-usual British capital....



5 arrested in Kiev clash between nationalists, police

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 20:12:11 GMT2017-02-19T20:12:11Z

MINSK, Belarus (AP) -- Five people have been detained and one policeman injured in a clash between Ukrainian nationalist demonstrators and police outside the presidential administration building in Kiev....



Pope to parish: Pontiff pick not always smartest cardinal

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:59:13 GMT2017-02-19T19:59:13Z

ROME (AP) -- Pope Francis says cardinals don't always choose "the most intelligent" of their lot to be pontiff....



Blast in Somalia kills 34 in Mogadishu marketplace

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 19:08:31 GMT2017-02-19T19:08:31Z

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Somalia's new president visited victims wounded by the Mogadishu car bomb that on Sunday killed 34. President Mohamed Abdulahi Mohamed offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those who planned the blast....



A top Jewish leader urges Trump act against anti-Semitism

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:36:46 GMT2017-02-19T18:36:46Z

JERUSALEM (AP) -- A top American Jewish leader is urging President Donald Trump to speak out against anti-Semitism amid a surge in harassment of Jews in the U.S....



Europeans wonder if Trump will act on Pence's reassurances

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 18:25:48 GMT2017-02-19T18:25:48Z

MUNICH (AP) -- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was the latest in a trio of high-ranking Trump emissaries to tell European allies in person that the United States will steadfastly support NATO and demand that Russia honor its commitments to end fighting in Ukraine....



France's Le Pen arrives in Lebanon

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:45:23 GMT2017-02-19T17:45:23Z

BEIRUT (AP) -- The far-right French leader Marine Le Pen has arrived in Beirut to meet with the Lebanese head of state and leading Christian figures....



Roaming telescope brings Kenyan kids views of night sky

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:43:24 GMT2017-02-19T17:43:24Z

MOLO, Kenya (AP) -- Thousands of schoolchildren in Kenya are getting a rare opportunity to look at the stars....



Iraqi forces launch offensive to drive IS from western Mosul

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:35:43 GMT2017-02-19T17:35:43Z

HAMAM AL-ALIL, Iraq (AP) -- U.S.-backed Iraqi forces launched a major air-and-ground offensive Sunday to retake western Mosul from Islamic State militants and drive the extremist group from its last major urban bastion in Iraq....



Mattis to decide soon on troop levels in Afghanistan

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:24:57 GMT2017-02-19T17:24:57Z

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said he plans to make some decisions soon on whether to recommend an increase in the number of U.S. troops in Afghanistan and whether the totals should be based on military requirements rather than pre-set limits....



Spate of protests breaks out in Belarus

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 17:14:34 GMT2017-02-19T17:14:34Z

MOSCOW (AP) -- News media in Belarus are reporting sizable protests in five cities against an unpopular labor law that obliges citizens to pay the equivalent of $250 if they work less than half the year and do not register with state labor exchanges....



Gambia's new president commits to end human rights abuses

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:35:22 GMT2017-02-19T16:35:22Z

BANJUL, Gambia (AP) -- As Gambia enters a new era of democracy, President Adama Barrow has reiterated his commitment to ending human rights abuses in the country....



UAE arms show comes as Yemen war, suspicions of Iran linger

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:14:02 GMT2017-02-19T16:14:02Z

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Fighter jets screaming overhead and theatrical explosions marked the opening of an arms show Sunday in Abu Dhabi, as a bullet-scarred Emirati armored personnel carrier served as a reminder of the country's ongoing military campaign in Yemen....



French foreign minister warns Russia on election meddling

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 16:02:33 GMT2017-02-19T16:02:33Z

PARIS (AP) -- France's foreign minister is denouncing possible Russian meddling in the French presidential campaign as "unacceptable."...



French voters protest corruption amid troubled campaign

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 15:10:11 GMT2017-02-19T15:10:11Z

PARIS (AP) -- French activists are demonstrating against corruption amid a presidential campaign marked by a fake jobs investigation and other legal scandals....



Takes a village: 'Greek Freak' got many assists growing up

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:53:26 GMT2017-02-19T14:53:26Z

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- He was just a scrawny, hungry kid, the son of migrants from Nigeria, trying to survive in Sepolia, a modest Athens neighborhood....



11 dead after boat capsizes off Sri Lanka's southwest coast

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:50:14 GMT2017-02-19T14:50:14Z

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) -- At least 11 people were killed and 24 others rescued Sunday after the boat they were traveling in capsized off of Sri Lanka's southwestern coast, police said....



Pope laments plight of child soldiers in Congo fighting

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:46:18 GMT2017-02-19T14:46:18Z

VATICAN CITY (AP) -- Pope Francis has expressed dismay about clashes in the Democratic Republic of Congo he described as "violent and brutal."...



Hamas court in Gaza sentences 3 to death for alleged spying

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:35:12 GMT2017-02-19T14:35:12Z

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Hamas military courts in Gaza have sentenced three Palestinians to death for allegedly spying for Israel and upheld the sentences of three others....



Islamic extremists denounce Somalia's new president

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:23:28 GMT2017-02-19T14:23:28Z

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A commander of Somalia's Islamic extremist rebels denounced the country's recent election of a new president and vowed to continue fighting the government, the first official comment from al-Shabab since the president's election earlier this month....



Pence says US to hold Russia accountable, stand with NATO

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:19:22 GMT2017-02-19T14:19:22Z

MUNICH (AP) -- U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Saturday conveyed a message to jittery partners that the Trump administration will "hold Russia accountable" and maintain steadfast support for NATO, a military alliance the American commander in chief once dismissed as "obsolete."...



Italy's Renzi resigns as party chief, seeks renewed mandate

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 14:11:46 GMT2017-02-19T14:11:46Z

ROME (AP) -- Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi resigned on Sunday as leader of his fractious Democratic Party in a bid to win a fresh, stronger mandate before parliamentary elections which populist political forces hope will propel them into national power for the first time....



As Mugabe turns 93, an anxious Zimbabwe wonders who's next

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:57:05 GMT2017-02-19T13:57:05Z

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- As the world's oldest head of state approaches his 93rd birthday on Tuesday, Zimbabwe has been planning a party for thousands of people in honor of President Robert Mugabe. For weeks, state television has led its broadcasts with tributes....



Daunting urban terrain as Iraqis push into western Mosul

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:55:24 GMT2017-02-19T13:55:24Z

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi forces have launched the push for Mosul's militant-held western half just over four months after the operation to retake the city from the Islamic State group officially began....



Iraq says proven oil reserves rise to 153 billion barrels

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:52:44 GMT2017-02-19T13:52:44Z

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq says new exploration has revealed an additional 10 billion barrels of oil, bringing its total proven reserves to 153 billion barrels....



Police hunting for monk increase pressure on Thai temple

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:42:27 GMT2017-02-19T13:42:27Z

PATHUM THANI, Thailand (AP) -- Police in Thailand who spent three days in an orderly but unsuccessful search of a vast Buddhist temple for a prominent monk accused of financial wrongdoing kept up the pressure Sunday, sending fresh forces to confront devotees and monks at the compound's gates....



London mayor: 'Cruel' Trump should be denied state visit

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 13:39:13 GMT2017-02-19T13:39:13Z

LONDON (AP) -- London's mayor says that President Donald Trump shouldn't receive a state visit in Britain because of his "cruel" policies on immigration....



UN Syria envoy seeks momentum in upcoming Geneva talks

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:55:52 GMT2017-02-19T12:55:52Z

MUNICH (AP) -- The U.N. envoy for Syria says he's hoping upcoming peace talks in Geneva produce new momentum and that much depends upon the position the U.S. decides to take....



1 killed, 3 injured in Saudi Aramco oil pipeline leak

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:32:19 GMT2017-02-19T12:32:19Z

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Saudi oil giant Saudi Aramco says one person has been killed and three others injured as a result of an oil pipeline leak in the east of the kingdom....



US slams Russia's move to recognize Ukraine rebel documents

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:27:28 GMT2017-02-19T12:27:28Z

MOSCOW (AP) -- The United States says it is disturbed by Russia's decision to recognize passports and other documents issued by rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine....



Iran dismisses new US pressure, calls for 'mutual respect'

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:24:19 GMT2017-02-19T12:24:19Z

MUNICH (AP) -- Iran's foreign minister brushed aside new pressure from the United States on Sunday, declaring that his country is "unmoved by threats" but responds well to respect....



Muslim groups criticize Wilders' 'Moroccan scum' comments

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 12:20:29 GMT2017-02-19T12:20:29Z

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- Muslim organizations in the Netherlands on Sunday criticized disparaging comments about Moroccans made by anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, but say they are just the latest in a long string of insults....



Could 'Nexit' follow Brexit after Dutch elections?

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 11:28:09 GMT2017-02-19T11:28:09Z

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) -- For a small nation that has grown hugely wealthy thanks to centuries of doing business far and wide, the political mood in the Netherlands has turned surprisingly inward....



IMF agrees terms for $5 billion loan to debt-ridden Mongolia

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:44:53 GMT2017-02-19T10:44:53Z

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) -- The Mongolian government and envoys from the International Monetary Fund said Sunday that they and other partners have agreed on terms for a more than $5 billion loan package to the north Asian country to help get its economy back on track....



Graham: Trump must punish Russia for election interference

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 10:44:06 GMT2017-02-19T10:44:06Z

MUNICH (AP) -- A senior U.S. Republican senator on Sunday urged President Donald Trump to take action against Russia over allegations that Moscow interfered in the election that brought him to power....



Iraqi forces launch push to take western Mosul from IS

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 09:29:17 GMT2017-02-19T09:29:17Z

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi forces have launched the push for Mosul's militant-held western half just over four months after the operation to retake the city from the Islamic State group officially began....



Ex-Australia rugby forward Dan Vickerman dies at age 37

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:25:38 GMT2017-02-19T07:25:38Z

SYDNEY (AP) -- Dan Vickerman, who played 63 rugby tests for Australia and was involved in three World Cups, has died at his home in Sydney. He was 37....



Malaysian police say 4 N. Korean suspects left the country same day N. Korean leader's bro...

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 07:21:41 GMT2017-02-19T07:21:41Z

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Malaysian police say 4 N. Korean suspects left the country same day N. Korean leader's brother died....



Pakistani police kill 5 militants in counter-terrorism raid

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 06:43:05 GMT2017-02-19T06:43:05Z

MULTAN, Pakistan (AP) -- Pakistani police say that counter-terrorism forces killed five militants in an overnight raid and seized weapons and explosives from their hideout....



Iraqi prime minister announces launch of the operation to retake the western half of Mosul...

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 05:33:55 GMT2017-02-19T05:33:55Z

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi prime minister announces launch of the operation to retake the western half of Mosul from the Islamic State group....