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Finland's GPS was disrupted during NATO war games and Russia could be responsible: PM

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 2:43pm
Finland's GPS signal was intentionally disrupted during NATO war games in the Nordic countries over the past few weeks and the culprit could be Russia, Prime Minster Juha Sipila said on Sunday.

U.S. marks 100th anniversary of end to WWI with poppies, Bells of Peace

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 2:08pm
Americans mark the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War One on Sunday with celebrations ranging from high-tech light shows to somber gatherings in honor of the country's military veterans.

Macron, Merkel defend multilaterism as Trump avoids peace forum

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 1:59pm
The leaders of Germany and France called for a unified approach to fostering world peace at a forum in Paris on Sunday that was attended by dozens of heads of state and government with one notable exception: U.S. President Donald Trump.

Alibaba Singles' Day tops $30 billion but growth rate plunges

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 1:23pm
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd cashed a record 213.5 billion yuan ($30.70 billion) in sales on Sunday during its 24-hour online retail frenzy Singles' Day, but the event's annual growth dropped to its slowest-ever rate.

Calls for open trade to greet Pence as Trump skips Asia summit

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 1:03pm
Asia-Pacific leaders will join the heads of Southeast Asian states this week in Singapore to renew calls for multilateralism and fresh pledges to resolve regional conflicts ranging from the Rohingya crisis in Myanmar to tensions in the South China Sea.

Myanmar prepares for first Rohingya returnees, but U.N. warns against rushing

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 12:17pm
Myanmar officials said on Sunday the country was ready to receive more than 2,000 Rohingya Muslims sheltering in Bangladesh on Nov. 15, the first group from 5,000 people to be moved under a deal between the neighbors struck last month.

Putin says he talked to Trump in Paris: Russian news agencies

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 11:44am
Russian President Vladimir Putin talked to his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump in Paris on Sunday, Russian news agencies cited Putin as saying.

Putin talked to Netanyahu in Paris: Ifax cites Kremlin

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 11:44am
Russian President Vladimir Putin talked to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Elysee Palace in Paris on Sunday, Interfax news agency cited Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying.

Putin did not discuss nuclear arms pact with Trump: Ifax cites Kremlin

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 11:44am
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump did not discuss a landmark Cold War-era missile treaty which Washington plans to quit when they briefly talked in Paris on Sunday, Interfax cited Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov as saying.

In solemn Paris ceremony, Macron leads WW1 Armistice commemorations

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 6:05am
President Emmanuel Macron led tributes to the millions of soldiers who died during World War One on Sunday, holding a solemn ceremony attended by dozens of world leaders in Paris to commemorate the centenary of the Armistice.

Putin and Trump shake hands ahead of Armistice commemoration: TV

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 5:56am
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump greeted each other and shook hands at the Arc de Triomphe where world leaders gathered to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armistice that brought World War One to an end, Russian television showed.

Topless female protester runs at Trump's motorcade in Paris

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 5:33am
A topless female protester with "Fake Peacemaker" scrawled across her chest ran at the motorcade carrying U.S. President Donald Trump along the Champs Elysees in Paris ahead of a ceremony on Sunday to mark the end of World War One.

Central American migrants resume their march toward U.S. border

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 4:41am
Hundreds of Central American migrants resumed their march north through Mexico on Saturday, en route to the U.S. border where President Donald Trump has effectively suspended the granting of asylum to migrants who cross illegally.

Softly, softly for now, British PM May's enforcers gear up for big Brexit vote

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 4:25am
Less than five months before Britain leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May's parliamentary enforcers are on the prowl.

Severe 'devil winds' expected to whip up deadly California blazes

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 4:21am
Severe hot and dry "devil winds" kicked up on Sunday in fire ravaged Southern California and more winds were expected in the north, fanning the flames of wild fires that have killed at least 25 people, officials said.

Donations flow in for Melbourne attack's 'Trolley Man'

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 1:31am
A homeless man who used a shopping trolley to fend off a knife-wielding attacker as he stabbed at police in Melbourne has been unexpectedly rewarded by grateful citizens who had donated more than A$50,000 ($36,000) by Sunday evening to help him.

Death toll rises to 23 in California wildfire after 14 bodies found

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 1:15am
The charred remains of 14 more people have been found in and around a Northern California town overrun by flames from a massive wildfire, officials said on Saturday, raising the death toll to at least 23.

Alibaba Singles' Day sales hit $10 billion in first hour

Sun, 11/11/2018 - 12:43am
Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd settled roughly 69 billion yuan ($9.92 billion) in the first hour of its annual Singles' Day on Sunday, up roughly 21 percent from last year's early haul of 57 billion yuan. Singles' Day is the world's biggest online sales event and last year netted Alibaba 168 billion yuan ($24.15 billion) in total sales.

Florida orders vote recount in Senate, governor races

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 5:48pm
Florida will hold a machine recount of votes in its neck-and-neck races for the U.S. Senate and governor, officials said on Saturday, setting up a days-long wait for closure in two of the most closely-watched contests of the midterm elections.

Leaders of France and Germany in poignant show of unity 100 years after WW1

Sat, 11/10/2018 - 5:07pm
One hundred years after the guns of World War One fell silent, the leaders of France and Germany held hands and rested their heads against one another in a poignant ceremony to mark the signing of the Armistice peace agreement.