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Venezuela’s crisis hits stand-still over emergency aidBy Associated Press
Nearly three weeks after the Trump administration backed an all-out effort to force out President Nicolas Maduro, the embattled socialist leader is holding strong and defying predictions of an imminent demise.
Ronaldo pleads guilty to tax fraud, fined $28 millionBy Associated Press
With a guilty plea and a huge fine, Cristiano Ronaldo finally put an end to his tax ordeal in Spain.
Magnitude 7.5 earthquake strikes off New CaledoniaBy Associated Press
A powerful earthquake that struck in the southern Pacific Ocean on Wednesday sent jitters around the region after authorities warned of possible tsunamis, but there were no initial reports of destructive waves or major damage.
US, China put brakes on their trade dispute with ceasefireBy Associated Press
The United States and China reached a 90-day ceasefire in a trade dispute that has rattled financial markets and threatened world economic growth. The breakthrough came after a dinner meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires.
A Look at Nepal's Progress in Earthquake RecoveryBy Associated Press
Two years ago, Nepal was ravaged by a massive 7.8-magnitude earthquake that killed nearly 9,000 people and left another 4 million homeless as their humble homes built from brick and stone were toppled within seconds.
Nepal makes scant progress in rebuilding 2 years after quakeBy Associated Press
The paved alleys are still lined by the skeletons of homes once filled with families. Shop shelves are empty, and the water well in the center of town remains clogged by fallen debris. Children carefully side-step piles of broken brick on their way to school.
Bacterial infection forces Elton John to cancel May showsBy Associated Press
Elton John has cancelled more than a month of upcoming shows after contracting an unusual bacterial infection during a South America tour that left him in intensive care for two nights.
Roadside bomb kills 9 people in northwest Pakistan: Official By Associated Press
A roadside bombing targeted a minivan in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region on Tuesday, killing nine people, a local government official and the military said.
Roadside bomb in Somalia kills 8 soldiers, police sayBy Associated Press
A Somali police official says a roadside bomb in a remote town in Somalia's semiautonomous state of Puntland has killed eight soldiers and injured three others.
Trump sons take helm of company, eye domestic expansionBy Associated Press
Apprentices no more, Eric and Donald Trump Jr. are now at the helm of the Trump Organization and adjusting to the reality presented by their father's presidency.
Venezuela opposition plans silent procession, road sit-ins By Associated Press
Venezuela's energized opposition is planning sit-ins on roads, silent marches in white to commemorate the dead and other nontraditional protests as it tries to build on the momentum of recent street demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro's socialist government.
Ex-South Korean leader Park indicted, faces trial By Associated Press
South Korean prosecutors on Monday indicted ex-President Park Geun-hye on bribery, extortion, abuse of power and other high-profile corruption charges that could potentially send her to jail for life.
Pence warns NKorea 'era of strategic patience is over' By Associated Press
In a trip full of Cold War symbolism, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence traveled to the tense zone dividing North and South Korea and warned Pyongyang that after years of testing the U.S. and South Korea with its nuclear ambitions, "the era of strategic patience is over."
Xi stresses China's North Korea concerns in talk with TrumpBy Associated Press
Chinese President Xi Jinping told President Donald Trump in a phone call Wednesday that Beijing is willing to work with Washington on ending North Korea's nuclear weapons program but wants a peaceful solution.
Mumbai pip Knight Riders in thriller By Associated Press
Mumbai Indians edged Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in a cliff-hanger with a ball to spare in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Sunday.