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Largest wildfire in Los Angeles history forces hundreds to evacuate

LOS ANGELES - A wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles rapidly grew on Saturday into what the mayor called the largest blaze...

U.S. targets Venezuelan President Maduro for sanctions

WASHINGTON  - The U.S. government will designate Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday for sanctions for undermining democracy, in response to Sunday's election of a legislative superbody that Washington...

Deadly protests mar Venezuela ballot as voters snub Maduro assembly

CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela,  - Deadly protests rocked Venezuela on Sunday as voters broadly boycotted an election for a constitutional super-body that unpopular leftist President Nicolas Maduro vowed would begin...

Baghdadi death near 100 percent – Russian senator

The likelihood that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed is close to 100 percent, Interfax news agency quoted Viktor Ozerov, the...

Motorist crashes into Times Square crowd, killing one person, injuring 22

A U.S. Navy veteran plowed his car into pedestrians in New York City's packed Times Square on Thursday, killing an 18-year-old woman and injuring...

Mexico’s 2016 murder tally exceeds those of many countries at war.

Mexico had the second-highest number of murders last year among countries considered in "armed conflict," more than Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a report...

Exclusive: Saudi Arabia, U.S. in talks on billions in arms sales

Washington is working to push through contracts for tens of billions of dollars in arms sales to Saudi Arabia, some new, others in the...

Venezuela unrest death toll rises, Chavez statue destroyed

A 20-year-old Venezuelan protester died on Friday after being shot in the head, authorities said, taking fatalities from a month of anti-government unrest to...

China urges Trump administration to grasp importance of ‘one China’

The new U.S. administration must fully understand the importance of the "one China" policy and appreciate that the issue of Taiwan is highly sensitive...

No Muslims, no single women: housing bias turning Indian cities into...

On the inauguration of U.S. President Donald Trump, an Indian real estate company ran an advertisement with the slogan 'Homes that don't discriminate', calling...

After 2016 campaign, more Americans consider Russia a threat

Americans are more concerned than they were before the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign began about the potential threat Russia poses to the country, according...

At least 33 prisoners killed in new Brazil prison uprising

At last 33 inmates have been killed in a new prison riot in the Amazon region of Brazil, officials said on Friday, just five...

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