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US soldier sentenced to nearly four years in Russian pe...

MOSCOW — A Russian court on Wednesday sentenced a US soldier to three years and ...

Citizens group decides fate of heiress' fortune

VIENNA — A citizens group has decided how the fortune of an Austro-German heires...

Singer Justin Timberlake arrested on drunk driving charge

NEW YORK — Singer Justin Timberlake was arrested in New York for driving while i...

India's Priyanka Gandhi to finally make electoral debut

KOCHI — Priyanka Gandhi, sister of India's main opposition Congress leader Rahul...

Ecuador suspends visa waivers for Chinese citizens over...

QUITO — Ecuador is temporarily suspending a visa waiver agreement with China, ci...

One in five Americans under extreme weather alerts

WASHINGTON — More than 70 million Americans — about one in five of the populatio...

Putin signs ‘breakthrough’ partnership pact with Kim Jo...

SEOUL — Vladimir Putin said Russia and North Korea pledged to help each other if...

Mystery monolith appears in Nevada desert

LAS VEGAS — A mysterious monolith appeared in the Nevada desert over the weekend...

South Africa's Ramaphosa sworn in for second term

JOHANNESBURG — South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa has been sworn in for a second ful...

Baseball great Willie Mays dies at 93

SAN FRANCISCO — Baseball legend Willie Mays, widely considered one of the best p...

New Zealand PM hitches ride on commercial plane after j...

PORT MORESBY — If a plane has to make an unscheduled landing, that often means t...

France beefs up security measures ahead of Paris Olympi...

PARIS — France is increasing security measures in preparation for the opening ce...

Taiwan to acquire more than 1,000 armed drones in new U...

WASHINGTON — The United States has approved the $360 million sale of more than 1...

North Korean soldiers cross border prompting warning shots

SEOUL — North Korean soldiers briefly crossed the demilitarised zone (DMZ) on Tu...

Putin in Vietnam: A friendship that refuses to die

HANOI — Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in the Vietnamese capital H...

Colorado nightclub gunman sentenced to 55 life terms in...

COLORADO SPRINGS — The mass shooter who killed five at a Colorado nightclub in 2...