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Russia hints it may provide advanced air defenses to SyriaThe Russian military has indicated it will supply the Syrian government with a sophisticated air defense system, after condemning a missile attack launched by the U.S., Britain and France earlier this month
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FILE- In this Sept. 1, 2013 file photo, controversial spiritual guru Asaram Bapu, center, is brought for interrogation by police in Jodhpur, India. An Indian court has held the high-profile guru guilty of raping a teenage female devotee in 2013. The verdict against Bapu, 77, was read out inside a prison in the city of Jodhpur in Rajasthan on Wednesday, April 25, 2018, because of fears that his followers may resort to violence. (AP Photo/Sunil Verma, File)
Indian court jails spiritual guru for life in rape caseAn Indian court has found a high-profile spiritual guru guilty of raping a teenage female devotee in 2013 and sentenced him to life in prison
The Associated Press5 minutes ago
In this April 23, 2018, photo, people wait in line outside the Supreme Court in Washington, to be in the gallery when the court hears arguments in on April 25, over President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko)
Trump travel ban is focus of Supreme Court's last argumentsPresident Donald Trump's ban on travelers from mostly Muslim countries is the focus of the last scheduled arguments in front of the Supreme Court this term
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The sun sets at the country's most famous beach resort island of Boracay, in central Aklan province, Philippines, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Thousands of workers will be affected when the island closes after Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte ordered its closure on April 26 for up to six months after saying the waters off its famed white-sand beaches had become a "cesspool" due to overcrowding and development.  (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Tourists enjoy final day at beach before Boracay closureTourists are spending their final hours on Boracay, enjoying the Philippine island's famed white-sand beaches before it closes for up to six months to recover from overcrowding and development
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Armenian acting Prime Minister Karen Karapetian, left, and Armenian Apostolic Church leader Catholicos Garegin II, second right, attend a memorial service at the monument to the victims of mass killings by Ottoman Turks, to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the massacre in Yerevan, Armenia, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. Tuesday's commemoration of the massacre that began 103 years ago —viewed by Armenians and many historians as genocide — comes after the country's prime minister resigned in a surprise move following days of anti-government protests. (Tigran Mehrabyan/PAN Photo via AP)
Thousands protest in Armenia as political talks called offArmenia's acting prime minister says talks with the opposition have been called off because of "preconditions and demands" from the opposition
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Nov. 16, 2017, file photo, U.S. Pacific Command Commander Adm. Harry Harris arrives at Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence in Tokyo. Adm. Harry Harris, the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific, will become the next U.S. ambassador to South Korea instead of Australia, the Australian foreign minister said Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (Kimimasa Mayama/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Australia says admiral will be next US ambassador to SeoulAustralia's prime minister says the commander of U.S. forces in the Pacific, Adm. Harry Harris, will not become Washington's next ambassador to Australia and will be posted to South Korea instead
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, right, greets Iraq's Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jaafari as they attend a conference 'Supporting the future of Syria and the region' at the Europa building in Brussels on Wednesday, April 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
EU urges Russia, Iran, Turkey to deliver on Syria promisesThe European Union has called on Russia, Iran and Turkey to ensure a halt to fighting in Syria, as international donors gathered in Brussels to drum up aid for the conflict-ravaged country
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Danish inventor Peter Madsen is on trial for the killing of journalist Kim Wall in his submarine.
Verdict expected in submarine death of Swedish journalistA verdict is expected at the Copenhagen City Court on whether Danish inventor Peter Madsen tortured and murdered a Swedish journalist during a private submarine trip
The Associated Press2 hours ago
People read and pay tribute at a memorial along Yonge Street, Tuesday, April 24, 2018, in Toronto, the day after a driver drove a van down sidewalks, striking and killing numerous pedestrians in his path. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
Toronto van attack suspect may have felt anger against womenA Facebook message posted before a van plowed onto a crowded Toronto sidewalk is raising the possibility the suspect nursed grudges against women and it has recalled a 1989 massacre of 14 women that remains one of Canada's most traumatic acts of violence
The Associated Press2 hours ago
More than 70 nations hold talks on terror financing in ParisAbout 500 experts from more than 70 nations are holding talks in Paris on how to choke off financing for the Islamic State group and Al-Qaida
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this April 18, 2018 file photo, members of media visit the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone during a press tour, South Korea.Kim Jong Un will be in unchartered territory when the third-generation autocrat crosses over to the southern half of the Demilitarized Zone separating the rival Koreas on Friday, April 27,  possibly on foot, and greets South Korean President Moon Jae-in. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
Kim, Moon seek to control optics at their historic summitKim Jong Un will be in unchartered territory when he crosses south of the border Friday, possibly on foot, and grasps the hand of South Korean President Moon Jae-in
The Associated Press4 hours ago
President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron during their meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Trump calls Kim open, honorable as summit planning goes onTrump sounds more optimistic about a summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, even calling the leader open and honorable
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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