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A naval official guards the entrance of the Faena Art Hotel in Buenos Aires, Argentina, hours after assailants trying to rob two British tourists shot and killed one of them and wounded the other, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019 (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)
Argentina: British tourist killed in mugging attempt Authorities in Argentina say assailants shot and killed one British tourist and wounded another while trying to rob them
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this April 29, 2019, file photo, a couple embrace near a growing memorial across the street from the Chabad of Poway synagogue in Poway, Calif. A 19-year-old gunman opened fire as about 100 people were worshipping exactly six months after a mass shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue, killing one and injuring more. (AP Photo/Greg Bull, File)
Houses of worship attacked with deadly frequency in 2019Around the world, deadly attacks on houses of worship took place with relentless frequency in 2019
The Associated Press4 hours ago
She Was Celebrating a Birthday With Family. Then, an EruptionThe first official victim ID from police has been announced after Monday's volcano eruption on New Zealand's White Island. Per the BBC , Krystal Eve Browitt, 21, was an Australian from Melbourne. Sky News Australia reports Browitt was on the island with her family on one leg of a 12-night cruise...
Newser4 hours ago
North Korea: 'Rocket Man' Lived Up to His NicknameNorth Korea has done it again, or so it says. Pyongyang announced Saturday it had conducted a "crucial test" at its site for long-range rockets—an apparent chess move with Washington amid their stalled denuclearization talks, NBC News reports. The Korean Central News Agency didn't provide details or photos, per...
Newser5 hours ago
FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2017 file photo, rebel Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter, meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, Russia. Heavy fighting raged over the past 24 hours between rebel Libyan commander Khalifa Hifter, who is attempting to take control of the capital Tripoli, and an array of militias loosely allied with the U.N.-supported government based there, officials said Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. The fresh bout of fighting comes after Hifter, the leader of the self-styled Libyan National Army, declared Thursday that the “zero hour” of the battle for Tripoli had begun, nearly eight months since he began his offensive to take the city.(AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)
Fighting rages near Libya's capital in push by rebel armyLibyan officials say heavy fighting has raged around the capital Tripoli over the past 24 hours
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks outside 10 Downing Street in London on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. Boris Johnson's gamble on early elections paid off as voters gave the UK prime minister a commanding majority to take the country out of the European Union by the end of January, a decisive result after more than three years of stalemate over Brexit. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Johnson's win may deliver Brexit but could risk UK's breakupBoris Johnson’s election victory may help him take Britain out of the European Union, but it could threaten the survival of the United Kingdom of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
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9-Year-Old Prodigy Drops Out of CollegeHis parents wanted him to graduate with his bachelor's degree at age 9—but the Belgian child prodigy has now been yanked from his university after the school informed his parents he wasn't going to make the deadline. Laurent Simons turns 10 on Dec. 26, and had been hustling to...
Newser7 hours ago
Rebel attack on eastern Congo city leaves at least 6 deadA Congolese city at the center of the Ebola outbreak has again come under attack from rebels and at least six people are dead
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson gestures as he speaks to supporters during a visit to meet newly elected Conservative party lawmakers at Sedgefield Cricket Club in County Durham, north east England on Saturday Dec. 14, 2019, following his Conservative party's general election victory.  Johnson called on Britons to put years of bitter divisions over the country's EU membership behind them as he vowed to use his resounding election victory to finally deliver Brexit. (Lindsey Parnaby / Pool via AP)
Boris Johnson goes north to celebrate crushing election winBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson has visited northern England to thank newly elected Conservative lawmakers for their successful campaigns and voters for their support
The Associated Press9 hours ago
People walk outside of the COP25 climate talks congress in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. The United Nations Secretary-General has warned that failure to tackle global warming could result in economic disaster. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
UN climate talks in limbo as chair Chile bids for compromiseChilean officials presiding over this year's global climate talks said Saturday they plan to propose a compromise to bridge yawning differences among countries that have been deadlocked on key issues for the past two weeks
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 29, 2019, file photo, a man eats a snack while passing an "I love China" decoration at a popular shopping mall in Beijing. China is putting a positive face on an agreement to start dialing down a trade war that it blames the U.S. for starting. Chinese experts and news media said Saturday that the deal would reduce uncertainty for companies and lay the foundation for further talks. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China welcomes preliminary deal in trade war it blames on USChina has expressed cautious optimism about an agreement to start dialing down a trade war that it blames the U.S. for starting
The Associated Press12 hours ago
In this June 30, 2019, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the North Korean side of the border at the village of Panmunjom in Demilitarized Zone. On Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, North Korea says it conducted another 'crucial test' at its long-range rocket facility. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
North Korea conducts another test at long-range rocket site North Korea says it successfully performed another “crucial test” at its long-range rocket launch site that will further strengthen its “reliable strategic nuclear deterrent
The Associated Press13 hours ago
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