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U.S. cancels security meeting with Central American countries, El Salvador says

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 1:23pm
The United States suspended a meeting with Central American officials that was to take place this week, the government of El Salvador said, as the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump test relations in the region.

Cynthia Nixon casts herself as latest Democratic insurgent in NY governor race

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 5:07am
In the final days of actress Cynthia Nixon's insurgent campaign against incumbent New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo, she and her supporters have taken to repeating three names as if an incantation: Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Andrew Gillum and Ayanna Pressley.

May wraps 'suicide vest' around UK over Brexit, says Johnson

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 4:55am
Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal wraps "a suicide vest around the British constitution" and hands the detonator to the European Union, former foreign minister Boris Johnson said in comments that drew strong criticism.

No long-range missiles, North Korea military parade features floats and flowers

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 4:32am
With no long-range missiles on display, North Korea staged a military parade on Sunday focused on conventional arms, peace and economic development, to mark the 70th anniversary of the country's founding.

Khamenei urges Iran's military to 'scare off' enemy: official website

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 4:12am
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday urged Iran's armed forces to increase their power to "scare off" the enemy, according to his official website, as the country faces increased tension with the United States.

Japan celebrates Osaka's ground-breaking triumph

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 3:29am
Japan celebrated Naomi Osaka's victory over Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final, with fans putting her stunning success down to a steely focus and humble attitude as much as her powerful performance at Flushing Meadows.

Osaka's Grand Slam dream proves a nightmare for Serena

Sun, 09/09/2018 - 1:21am
U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka grew up dreaming of competing against Serena Williams in a Grand Slam final but never would have dared to go as far as to think her idol would be reduced to tears in a drama-filled match.

Serena defends her integrity after Grand Slam controversy

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 7:31pm
Serena Williams said she did not know her coach was giving her instructions and had "never cheated in her life" after her hopes of winning a 24th Grand Slam title ended in extraordinary scenes at the U.S. Open on Saturday.

Factbox: Serena's run-ins with U.S. Open officials

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 7:01pm
Factbox on Serena Williams's controversial moments with officials at the U.S. Open following her defeat to Japan's Naomi Osaka in Saturday's final.

Trump tells Apple to make products in U.S. to avoid China tariffs

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 5:35pm
U.S. President Trump tweeted on Saturday that Apple Inc should make products inside the United States if it wants to avoid tariffs on Chinese imports.

Osaka claims U.S. Open title after Serena meltdown

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 5:16pm
Naomi Osaka became Japan's first ever Grand Slam champion after she thumped a raging Serena Williams 6-2 6-4 in a controversial U.S. Open final on Saturday, with the American suffering a meltdown after being handed a game penalty.

Factbox: U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 4:59pm
Factbox on Japan's Naomi Osaka, who beat American Serena Williams 6-2 6-4 to win the women's U.S. Open title on Saturday:

Factbox: List of U.S. Open women's singles champions

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 4:58pm
List of U.S. Open women's singles champions since tennis turned professional in 1968:

'Shimmering' Mexican drama 'Roma' wins Venice for Cuaron and Netflix

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 4:33pm
Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, bringing Netflix its first major festival victory to seal the online streaming company's reputation as a big name in arthouse movies.

Rockets fired at Basra airport as violent protests grip Iraq

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 3:47pm
Basra airport was attacked with rockets on Saturday after another night of protests against Iraq's political elite, during which demonstrators set fire to the Iranian consulate and briefly took oilfield workers hostage.

Iraqi officials lift curfew in Basra

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 3:47pm
Iraqi officials in Basra lifted a curfew on Saturday night that had been in place since 4 p.m. (1300 GMT), the military said.

Migrant families separated by U.S. are refusing reunification over dangers: ACLU

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 3:30pm
Immigrant parents separated from their children by the Trump administration and returned to their homes are refusing to be reunited with their children because their countries are so dangerous, an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union told a court on Friday.

Trump cuts $25 million in aid for Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 3:20pm
U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered that $25 million earmarked for the care of Palestinians in East Jerusalem hospitals be directed elsewhere as part of a review of aid, a State Department official said on Saturday.

Google pulls Russian opposition leader's YouTube advert ahead of vote

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 2:26pm
Google removed a YouTube advert by Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny after authorities complained that the videos would violate an election silence law before Sunday's vote for regional governors, an aide to Navalny said on Saturday.

Shaken Dutch lawmaker Wilders says no more Prophet cartoons, for now

Sat, 09/08/2018 - 2:19pm
Dutch lawmaker and anti-Islam campaigner Geert Wilders has said he has no plans, for now, to revive a competition of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed after it emerged as a motive for a stabbing in Amsterdam last week.

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