Cape Town pushes back 'Day Zero' to July 9 in water crisis

JOHANNESBURG –  South Africa's city of Cape Town has made more progress in putting off "Day Zero," the date when it might have to...

Bangladesh ex-PM appeals 5-year jail sentence in graft case

DHAKA, Bangladesh –  Former Bangladesh Prime Minister Khaleda Zia has appealed a five-year prison sentence in a corruption case. In their appeal, defense lawyers argued...

Magazine ripped for Clarence Thomas impeachment push

Clarence Thomas discusses modern victimhood culture U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas says at some point we're going to be 'fatigued with everyone being a...

David Davis says UK won't slash standards after Brexit

LONDON –  Britain's top Brexit official says his country wants to lead a "race to the top" in global standards, in a speech aimed...

Partygoer accused of stealing thumb from $4.5 million 'cultural treasure'

Terra-cotta warriors during an exhibition in Liverpool, England, last year. Andrew Yates / Reuters file Known as "The Cavalryman," the warrior is worth $4.5...

EU advocate says Poland broke law by logging in forest

WARSAW, Poland –  The European Union's top advocate says Poland has infringed environmental laws with its massive logging of trees in one of Europe's...

Iran TV airs images of site of airplane crash that killed 65

TEHRAN, Iran –  Iranian state television is airing the first images of the site of an airplane crash in southern Iran that killed 65...

Syrian government bombs Damascus suburb, killing 98, report says

Can US avoid being drawn into proxy war in Syria? Tensions escalating in Syria after reports that about 100 Russian mercenaries were killed in a...

Seeking Swiss safety, Catalan activist snubs Spanish probe

MADRID –  A leading Catalan politician is vowing to carry on advocating for Catalan independence from her current base in Switzerland where she is...

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