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An electoral worker take stock of ballot papers to be transporters at the offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission in Yola, Nigeria, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.  Nigeria surged into the final day of campaigning ahead of Saturday's election, as President Muhammadu Buhari made one last pitch to stay in office while top challenger Atiku Abubakar shouted to supporters: "Oh my God! Let them go! Let them go!" (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)
The Latest: Nigeria delays presidential vote until Feb. 23The Latest: Nigeria delays presidential election until Feb. 23 over 'challenges'
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Indian protestors shout slogans against Thursday's attack on a paramilitary convoy in Kashmir, in Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh state, India, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. The death toll from a car bombing on a paramilitary convoy in Indian-controlled Kashmir has climbed to at least 40, becoming the single deadliest attack in the divided region's volatile history, security officials said Friday. (AP Photo/ Rajesh Kumar Singh)
India warns of 'crushing response' to Kashmir suicide attackIndia's prime minister is warning of a "crushing response" to the suicide bombing of a paramilitary convoy in Indian-controlled Kashmir, an attack that killed 41 and is the deadliest in the divided region's volatile history
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A model wears a creation by designer Matty Bovan at the Autumn/Winter 2019 fashion week runway show in London, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019.(Photo by Grant Pollard/Invision/AP)
Fashion world descends on London for fashion week showsLondon is taking its turn in the style spotlight with the opening of London Fashion Week, an extravaganza that will feature up and coming designers along with big names like Victoria Beckham, Vivienne Westwood and Burberry
The Associated Press5 hours ago
People on a motorcycle drive past a burning roadblock placed by anti-government protesters who are demanding the resignation of Haitian President Jovenel Moise, near the presidential palace in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. Protesters are angry about skyrocketing inflation and the government's failure to prosecute embezzlement from a multi-billion Venezuelan program that sent discounted oil to Haiti. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)
Haiti to unveil economic measures to quell violent protestsHaitians say they will keep protesting until President Jovenel Moise resigns despite his announcement of upcoming economic measures to quell more than a week of violent demonstrations across the country
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Italian President Sergio Mattarella, right, meets France's Ambassador Christian Masset, in Rome, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. France sent its ambassador back to Italy following the biggest diplomatic dispute between the two countries since World War II. (Paolo Giandotti/Italian Presidency via AP)
French ambassador returns to Italy following dramatic spatFrance has sent its ambassador back to Italy on Friday following the biggest diplomatic dispute between the two countries since World War II
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Police Answer Complaints About Late-Night Amber AlertPolice in Canada have expressed disappointment with the public after receiving complaints about an Amber Alert issued late Thursday night in the search for a missing 11-year-old girl. Riya Rajkumar later was found dead, CTV reports. Police said the girl’s father, Roopesh Rajkumar, abducted her that afternoon during an outing...
Newser8 hours ago
Venezuelan Bolivarian Guardsmen stand guard at the Tienditas International Bridge that links Colombia and Venezuela, near Urena, Venezuela, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019. As humanitarian aid kits were being packed into individual white bags in the city of Cucuta, just across the river from Venezuela, U.S. officials and Venezuelan opposition leaders appealed to the military to the let the aid through. (AP Photo/Fernando Llano)
US military aircraft to deliver more aid to Venezuela borderThe Trump administration is sending another large shipment of humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border in Colombia, for the first time using U.S. military aircraft as it increases pressure on Nicolas Maduro to give up power
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Monarch butterflies cluster in the Amanalco de Becerra sanctuary, on the mountains near the extinct Nevado de Toluca volcano, in Mexico, Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. In towering firs above and below the butterflies hung in massive clumps on sagging boughs. Their brilliant orange and black colors were hidden by the pale underside of their closed wings as they clung to each other in the clusters. (AP Photo/ Marco Ugarte)
Locals find monarch colony in Mexico after yearslong searchFor years, park rangers and conservationists working around Mexico's Nevado de Toluca volcano chased rumors of a monarch butterfly colony that wintered high in a forest of oyamel firs in some corner of the 132,000-acre (53,419-hectare) national reserve
The Associated Press8 hours ago
U.S.-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) commander Adnan Afrin, poses for a photo in the in Omar oil field base, Syria, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. Adnan Afrin told The Associated Press that in the last three days, the Islamic State group has brought up from underground tunnels hundreds of civilians, to let them be known to the SDF and the U.S.-led coalition. He says the discovery has blunted the offensive. "We do not want to cause a massacre." (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Push on last IS enclave blunted by discovery of civiliansA commander with the Kurdish-led force fighting the Islamic State group in Syria says a final push on the last enclave held by the militants in eastern Syria has been blunted by the discovery that there are hundreds of civilians still left inside
The Associated Press9 hours ago
French writer Frederic Martel gestures during an interview with Associated Press, in Paris, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. In the explosive book "In the Closet of the Vatican" author Frederic Martel describes a gay subculture at the Vatican and calls out the hypocrisy of Catholic bishops and cardinals who in public denounce homosexuality but in private lead double lives. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Bombshell book alleges a Vatican gay subculture, hypocrisyA gay French writer has lifted the lid on what he calls one of the world's largest gay communities _ the Vatican
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Russian police question nerve agent scientistA Russian scientist who says he developed a nerve agent suspected to have been used against a Russian former agent and his daughter says he has been questioned by police after flyers appeared in his home city accusing him of pedophilia
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Founder of the Baring Vostok investment fund Michael Calvey, centre, is escorted to the court room in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019. A veteran U.S. investment fund manager has been detained in Moscow and faces fraud charges. A Moscow court said on Friday that Michael Calvey, founder and senior partner at Baring Vostok equity firm, was detained alongside two other fund managers. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Veteran US investment manager detained in MoscowA veteran U.S. investment fund manager has been detained in Moscow and faces fraud charges
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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