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French expats wait in line to vote in Montreal, Saturday, April 22, 2017. France goes to the polls on Sunday, April 23, for the first round of the 2017 French presidential election. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)
Security tight as France prepares for presidential voteFrances heads into Sunday's first-round presidential ballot amid heavy security, with 4 of the 11 candidates in a tight race for the two spots in a May 7 runoff that will pick the next head of state
The Associated Press6 hours ago
People hold signs of poineering women in science in front the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency during the March for Science in Washington, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Scientists, students and research advocates rallied from the Brandenburg Gate to the Washington Monument on Earth Day, conveying a global message of scientific freedom without political interference and spending necessary to make future breakthroughs possible. (AP Photo/Sait Serkan Gurbuz)
Advocates fan out in global show of support for sciencePeople around the globe have turned out in huge numbers to celebrate Earth Day and support scientific research and funding
The Associated Press7 hours ago
A woman holds a sign that reads in Spanish "Freedom. Peace." during a silent march to the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference in homage to the at least 20 people killed in unrest generated after the nation's Supreme Court stripped congress of its last powers, a decision it later reversed, in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Saturday's protest is the latest mass gathering in a wave of tumult that has rocked the nation over the last three weeks as demonstrators continue to press for new elections. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
Venezuelans march in memory of those killed in unrestThousands of Venezuelans dressed in white march in the capital to pay homage to 20 people killed in anti-government unrest
The Associated Press9 hours ago
A youth holds a sign that reads in Spanish "No more dictatorship" during a silent protest in homage to the at least 20 people killed in unrest generated after the nation's Supreme Court stripped congress of its last powers, a decision it later reversed, during a march to the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference in Caracas, Venezuela, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Saturday's protest is the latest mass gathering in a wave of tumult that has rocked the nation over the last three weeks as demonstrators continue to press for new elections. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)
The Latest: Venezuelan protesters cross into western CaracasThe Latest: For the first time in three weeks of protest, demonstrators in Venezuela have crossed from the wealthier eastern side of the nation's capital to the west without encountering resistance from state security
The Associated Press9 hours ago
A torn poster of independent centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is displayed in front of a polling station in Lyon, central France, Saturday, April 22, 2017. The two-round presidential election will take place on April 23 and May 7. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)
Social media timeout as French election reaches final stageThe final hours of many electoral campaigns are frantic affairs, dominated by last-minute pitches, late-breaking polls and massive social media campaigns aimed at drumming up turnout
The Associated Press10 hours ago
A person in a dinosaur costume joins demonstrators at a rally at Pershing Square in downtown Los Angeles, part of the March for Science, Saturday, April 22, 2017. Scientists, students and research advocates rally from the Brandenburg Gate to the Washington Monument on Earth Day, conveyed a global message of scientific freedom without political interference and spending necessary to make future breakthroughs possible. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)
The Latest: Thousands join global rallies for scienceScientists, students and research advocates are marking Earth Day by conveying a global message about scientific freedom without political interference
The Associated Press10 hours ago
A French riot police officer patrols as demonstrators take part at a protest in what they described as a march of support for all French security forces, in Paris, Saturday, April 22, 2017. The Saturday march comes just two days after the Champs Elysees attack in which a police officer was shot with two bullets to the head and two others were wounded before being able to kill the shooter. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
The Latest: French campaigns halt prior to presidential voteThe final hours of many election campaigns are frantic affairs, dominated by last-minute pitches, late-breaking polls and social media campaigns
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Croatia anti-fascists, Serbs gather at WWII death camp siteCroatian anti-fascists and Serb minority groups have held a commemoration ceremony at the site of a notorious World War II death camp, boycotting the official event over alleged government inaction to curb the surge of neo-Nazi sentiment in the country
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Pope Francis stands in the Basilica of St. Bartholomew in Rome, Saturday, April 22, 2017, as he celebrates the Liturgy of the Word in memory of the martyrs of the 20th and 21st centuries. (Maurizio Brambatti/Pool photo via AP)
Pope comforts sister of French priest slain by extremistsPope Francis has comforted the sister of an elderly French priest who was slain by Islamic militants in a church in Normandy as the pontiff paid tribute to the courage of modern-day Christian martyrs
The Associated Press13 hours ago
In this photo taken on Thursday, April 6, 2017, visitors attend the exhibition of renowned avant-garde collection from the Savitsky State Art Museum of Karakalpakstan in Uzbekistan, opened in the Pushkin Fine Arts Museum in Moscow, Russia. More than 200 paintings from the Savitsky State Art Museum of Karakalpakstan went on display in Moscow, a rare traveling exhibit from the gallery widely regarded as having the world's second-best collection of Soviet avant-garde art. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Renowned Soviet avant-garde art collection comes to MoscowA renowned collection of Soviet avant-garde art from a museum in Uzbekistan has gone on display at the Pushkin Museum in Moscow
The Associated Press13 hours ago
This image taken from video shows a Naviera Armas ferry after hitting the breakwater at Puerta de la Luz, Gran Canaria, Spain on Friday, April 21, 2017. Thirteen ferry passengers were injured when the boat slammed into a breakwater in a port on the Canary Islands, Spanish authorities said Saturday. Manolo Vidal, spokesman for Naviera Armas, the company that owns the ferry, says that a "loss of electrical power" caused the accident as the boat was leaving the Puerta de la Luz on the island of Gran Canaria Friday night. (EMERGCAN via AP)
Ferry slams into breakwater in Canary Islands, 13 injuredSpanish authorities say a large ferry slammed bow-first into a breakwater in the Canary Islands, injuring 13 passengers
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Russian soldier killed by knife attack in Armenian cityA Russian soldier serving at a base in Armenia has been killed in a knife attack
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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