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India police arrest Kashmir activists amid rising tensionsPolice have arrested at least 200 activists seeking the end of Indian rule in disputed Kashmir, escalating fears among already wary residents that a sweeping crackdown could touch off renewed anti-India protests and clashes
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
Government supporters gather during the first day of the "Hands off Venezuela" three-day music festival at the Tienditas International Bridge, in Urena, Venezuela, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, on the border with Colombia. Venezuela's power struggle is set to convert into a battle of the bands Friday when musicians demanding Nicolas Maduro allow in humanitarian aid and those supporting the embattled leader's refusal sing in rival concerts being held at both sides of a border bridge where tons of donated food and medicine are being stored. (AP Photo/Rodrigo Abd)
Aid showdown: Venezuela opposition prepares to deliver goodsVenezuelans frustrated over their nation's crippling food and medical shortages are expected to join opposition leaders Saturday in a potentially risky push to deliver international aid that Nicolas Maduro has refused to accept into the country
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
Jupiter, Fla., Police Chief Daniel Kerr speaks during a news conference Friday, Feb. 22, 2019, in Jupiter, Fla., where they announced that they have charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution. (Olivia Hitchcock/Palm Beach Post via AP)
Patriots owner Kraft denies charges of soliciting prostituteNew England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is denying misdemeanor charges of soliciting a prostitute
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump looks out at the audience during a speech at the Susan B. Anthony List 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala at the National Building Museum in Washington. The Trump administration said Friday that it would bar taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, a move certain to be challenged in court by abortion rights supporters.  (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Trump sets up abortion obstacles, barring clinic referralsTrump administration acts to bar taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Cardinals and bishops pray with Pope Francis at the beginning of the third day of a Vatican's conference on dealing with sex abuse by priests, at the Vatican, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, Pool)
The Latest: German cardinal urges changes to Vatican secrecyA top German cardinal has called for changes to the Vatican's legal code of secrecy that is imposed on sex abuse cases
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
The Latest: Mueller sentencing memo in Manafort case pendingSpecial counsel Robert Mueller's sentencing memorandum for former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was not publicly available Friday, suggesting it may still be under seal
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
1 killed, 2 wounded in explosion in Nepal's capitalPolice say one person was killed and two others wounded in an explosion outside a telecommunications company in the Nepalese capital
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
Vietnam arrests 2 ex-ministers suspected of mismanagementVietnamese police have arrested two ex-information ministers suspected of mismanaging state investment capital, as the authorities toughen their crackdown on corruption
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
3 UK Cabinet ministers may break with PM May over BrexitThree senior British Cabinet ministers are suggesting they may break with Prime Minister Theresa May and back amendments to delay Brexit unless a deal is agreed to in the next week
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
Poland: Statue of priest toppled over abuse claims restoredShipyard workers in northern Poland have put back in place the metal statue of a prominent Solidarity-era priest that was toppled on Thursday amid allegations that he sexually abused minors
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Sister Veronica Openibo, right, stands next to Chicago Archbishop Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, left, and Father Tomaz Mavric, center, as they wait for Pope Francis to arrive at the third day of a Vatican's conference on dealing with sex abuse by priests, at the Vatican, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. The prominent Nigerian nun has blasted the culture of silence in the Catholic Church that has long sought to hide clergy sexual abuse, telling a Vatican summit that transparency and an admission of mistakes is needed to restore trust. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, Pool)
Nun to Vatican abuse summit: "This storm will not pass by"A prominent Nigerian nun has blasted the culture of silence in the Catholic Church that has long sought to hide clergy sexual abuse, telling a Vatican summit that transparency and an admission of mistakes is needed to restore trust
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Women line up to cast their vote in Kaduna, Nigeria, Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. Incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari is to face opposition presidential candidate Atiku Abubakar in the presidential election. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)
Gunfire heard in cities as Nigerians finally go to the pollsGunfire heard in cities as Nigerians finally go to the polls in delayed presidential election
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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