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Pastor talks of breakdown in Turkey, but also forgivenessThe American pastor who was recently released from Turkey says he suffered a breakdown during his time in prison and put on anti-anxiety medication
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, center, is greeted by lawmakers after the parliament voted for the proposal on a motion for constitutional revision during a session of the Macedonian Parliament, in the capital Skopje, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Lawmakers in Macedonia have backed a landmark proposal to amend the constitution, allowing the country to change its name and join NATO. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
Macedonia lawmakers green light process for name changeLawmakers in Macedonia have backed a landmark proposal to amend the constitution, allowing the country to change its name and join NATO
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018 file photo, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo briefs reporters at the State Department in Washington. No international letters, no international packages: A top official with a 192-country postal union says that's what Americans can expect if the Trump administration goes through with plans to pull of an international postal treaty over concerns about China. Pascal Clivaz, deputy director-general of the Switzerland-based Universal Postal Union, said on Friday, Oct. 19 the agency reached out quickly to U.S. officials after receiving a letter from U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo this week announcing Washington's plan to pull out of the union in a year if the treaty isn't renegotiated. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, file)
Return to sender: Postal union warns of fallout if US leavesA top official with a 192-country postal union says Americans can expect no international letters or packages if the Trump administration goes through with plans to pull of an international postal treaty over concerns about China
The Associated Press9 hours ago
What's at stake if investors begin to shun Saudi ArabiaThe disappearance of a Saudi journalist last seen entering the kingdom's consulate in Istanbul has shaken business confidence in the country's possibilities as an investment destination.
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong departs at the end of an EU-ASEM summit in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. EU leaders met with their Asian counterparts Friday to discuss trade, among other issues. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
European, Asian leaders want free trade, push back at TrumpEuropean and Asian leaders have pledged their support for free trade at a meeting that underscored trade tensions with U.S. President Donald Trump
The Associated Press12 hours ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, speaks with European Council President Donald Tusk after a group photo during an EU-ASEM summit in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. EU leaders met with their Asian counterparts Friday to discuss trade, among other issues. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
Ex-spy chief says Brexit leaves UK vulnerable to attackA former head of Britain's overseas intelligence agency says Brexit could leave Britain more vulnerable to attacks like the nerve-agent poisoning of a former Russian spy in Salisbury
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2018 file photo, government opponents with signs reading "Constitution" protest an overhaul of the justice system and the forced early retirement of Supreme Court judges aged 65 and above, before the court's building in Warsaw, Poland. The European Union's top court ruled on Friday, October 19, 2018, that Poland must immediately suspend the politically-charged forcing out of judges. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)
EU court orders Poland to reinstate Supreme Court judgesThe European Union's top court has ordered Poland to immediately stop applying a law that lowered the retirement age for Supreme Court judges, forcing some 20 off the bench
The Associated Press13 hours ago
This undated handout photo provided by West Yorkshire Police shows, top row from left, Amere Singh Dhaliwal, Irfan Ahmed, Zahid Hassan, Mohammed Kammer, Raj Singh Barsran, and bottom row from left, Mohammed Rizwan Aslam, Abdul Rehman, Nahman Mohammed, Mansoor Akhtar, and Mohammed Irfraz, ten of the twenty men jailed in Huddersfield, England. Twenty men have been jailed for raping and abusing more than a dozen teenage girls in the northern England city of Huddersfield. The men were found guilty in a series of trials this year, and a judge lifted reporting restrictions Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Amere Singh Dhaliwal, whom prosecutors said was the gang’s ringleader, was found guilty of 22 counts of rape and sentenced earlier this year to a minimum of 18 years in prison. (West Yorkshire Police via AP)
20 men jailed for sex abuse of teenagers in northern EnglandTwenty men have been jailed for raping and abusing more than a dozen girls in a northern England town, in what a judge called a "vile and wicked" campaign of exploitation
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Daimler profit sinks on diesel; outlook for year loweredGerman automaker Daimler lowered its profit outlook for the year and reported reduced third-quarter profits due to regulatory and diesel emissions issues
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this July 4, 2017, file photo, Interpol President Meng Hongwei delivers his opening address at the Interpol World congress, in Singapore. Chinese authorities say they are investigating the former president of Interpol for bribery and other crimes and indicate that political transgressions may have also landed him in trouble. In a statement posted on a government website Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, the authorities said Meng Hongwei, China's vice minister for public security, was being investigated due to his own "willfulness and for bringing trouble upon himself." (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E, File)
Ex-Interpol leader's wife: "Everybody in China is at risk"AP Interview: The wife of the former Interpol president who is being held in China on bribery charges says she has been contacted by Chinese diplomats, who have told her they're holding a letter from him for her
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Severin Krasimirov,  the suspect arrested in the rape and slaying of a Bulgarian television journalist, arrives for his first appearance in court in Ruse, Bulgaria, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Prosecutors said he told them he hadn't meant to kill Viktoria Marinova. He denied raping and robbing her. (AP Photo)
Suspect says he didn't mean to kill Bulgarian journalistA 21-year-old suspect in the rape and slaying of a Bulgarian television journalist said Friday that he killed Viktoria Marinova, but didn't mean to
The Associated Press15 hours ago
The Latest: EU official tries to calm Italian budget disputeThe EU's budget chief says that the European Commission won't interfere with Italy's economic policies and called for disagreements over the draft budget to be resolved in an "intelligent and serene way.''
The Associated Press15 hours ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, speaks with European Council President Donald Tusk after a group photo an EU-ASEM summit in Brussels, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. EU leaders met with their Asian counterparts Friday to discuss trade, among other issues. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
South Korea, Britain in talks about future trade talksSouth Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha says Seoul has begun "contingency planning" to ensure that her country and Britain maintain close trade relations
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Anjem Choudary leaves a bail hostel in north London after his release from Belmarsh Prison, Friday Oct. 19, 2018. A radical Islamic preacher was released from a British prison Friday after serving less than half of a 5-1/2-year prison sentence for encouraging support for the Islamic State group. (David Mirzoeff/PA via AP)
Radical preacher Anjem Choudary released from UK prisonAnjem Choudary, a radical preacher convicted of inviting support for the Islamic State group, has been released from prison.
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Financial watchdog: Regulate cryptocurrencies now, or elseA global financial body says governments worldwide must establish rules for virtual currencies like bitcoin to stop criminals from using them to launder money or finance terrorism
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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