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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s budget director is holding out hope that feuding Democrats and Republicans in Congress can reach a short-term spending agreement before the start of the workweek tomorrow, but he worries that...

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A Taliban assault on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan’s capital killed at least 18 people, including 14 foreigners, and pinned security forces down for more than 13 hours before the last attacker was...

JOHANNESBURG (AP):First, there was outrage in Africa at President Donald Trump's vulgar comment about the continent. Now some governments and tourism operators are humorously exploiting it to promote Africa's many attractions.Trump referred to...

JOHANNESBURG (AP):The family of a South African anti-apartheid activist who was tortured and killed by police in 1971 is pushing state prosecutors to act against three former police officers linked to the murder.Ahmed Timol's family said yesterday...

MOSCOW (AP):An underwear dance video filmed in a college dormitory has turned out to be risky business for some Russian cadet pilots.The mock homoerotic striptease recorded by cadets at the Ulyanovsk Civil Aviation Institute went viral earlier this...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) :The South African city of Cape Town announced new water restrictions yesterday to combat drought, saying it was looking more likely that it will have to turn off most taps on 'Day Zero', or April 21.Mayor Patricia de Lille said 60...

BERLIN (AP):German lawmakers have refused to let the nationalist, anti-migration Alternative for Germany party's candidate sit on a parliamentary committee that oversees the country's intelligence services.Alternative for Germany, or AfD, won seats...

MADRID (AP):The smugglers took Rodriguez Tankeu's savings and disappeared, leaving the 25-year-old bewildered near Tripoli, the Libyan capital. The former car mechanic headed to Algeria, where he saw, one by one, all the spots on engine-powered...

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump's use of the terms 'fake news' and 'enemy of the people' is "shameful" and reminiscent of words infamously used by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin to describe his enemies, Republican Senator Jeff Flake said...

BUDAPEST (AP):A new set of laws might tax and possibly sanction Hungarian groups assisting illegal migration which receive foreign funding, Hungary's government said yesterday.Such groups would have to register with the courts, and if they get more...
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