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Trial of former Flynn business partner begins in VirginiaProsecutors say a one-time business partner of former national security adviser Michael Flynn lied to hide the fact he and Flynn were secretly working on behalf of the Turkish government to advance its agenda
The Associated Press6 hours ago
European Union foreign ministers have approved sanctions on Turkey for its 'illegal' gas drilling off CyprusEuropean Union foreign ministers have approved sanctions on Turkey for its 'illegal' gas drilling off Cyprus
The Associated Press7 hours ago
France's Macron vows to help restart Serbia-Kosovo talksFrench President Emmanuel Macron vowed Monday to help jumpstart stalled negotiations to resolve Serbia's independence dispute with former province Kosovo so a lasting solution can be found for the decades-long Balkan crisis
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Conservative Party leadership candidate Boris Johnson during a visit to King & Co tree nursery, in Braintree, Essex, ahead of a Tory leadership hustings, England, Saturday, July 13, 2019. (Neil Hall/Pool photo via AP)
UK leadership contenders criticize Trump's lawmaker tweetsBritish Prime Minister Theresa May and the two men competing to succeed her have condemned U.S. President Donald Trump's attack on four female lawmakers of color, though they stopped short of calling the remarks racist
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In this photo taken on Sunday, May 5, 2019, an Alitalia plane takes off from Sofia airport, Bulgaria. The Italian government is hoping the Alitalia airline will turn a new page after four private investors expressed an interest in joining the state railway, the Italian treasury and Delta Air Lines in trying once again to relaunch the struggling flagship carrier. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Atlantia chosen to help relaunch Italy's Alitalia airlineThe Italian state railway running Alitalia has chosen the Atlantia group of the Benetton empire as the key partner to work with the railway, the Italian treasury and Delta Air Lines in trying once again to relaunch the struggling flagship carrier
The Associated Press8 hours ago
England's Eoin Morgan with the Trophy during celebrations marking their Cricket World Cup victory on Sunday over New Zealand, during at the Oval cricket ground in London Monday July 15, 2019.  (Steven Paston/PA via AP)
Cricket, Tennis, F1: An epic day of sports in LondonAn epic day of sports in London came down to two unprecedented endings a few minutes apart and a few miles away from each other
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In this undated photo provided by her family, showing American 59-year-old molecular biologist Suzanne Eaton.  A state coroner on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, on the Greek island of Crete says that the body of a woman believed to be the missing American scientist had died as a result of a "criminal act" although her identity still has to be confirmed, after Eaton was reported missing last week. (AP Photo)
Police say Greek man detained in American scientist's deathPolice say a Greek man has been detained for questioning in the killing of an American scientist on the island of Crete
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin listens during a meeting in the Kremlin, in Moscow, Russia, Monday, July 15, 2019. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Moscow rally aims to get opposition candidates on the ballotAbout 1,000 people are rallying in Moscow to support opposition candidates looking to run for the local legislature in a second day of protests in the Russian capital
The Associated Press11 hours ago
European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, center, arrives for a European Foreign Affairs Ministers meeting at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Monday, July 15, 2019. European Union nations were looking to deescalate tensions in the Persian Gulf area on Monday and call on Iran to stick to the 2015 nuclear deal, despite the pullout of the United States from the accord and the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions on Tehran. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
EU works to save unraveling nuclear agreement with IranEuropean Union nations were throwing their diplomatic weight behind the unraveling Iran nuclear deal and tried to rescue the pact from collapsing under U.S. pressure
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Greece's Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis, left, looks on next to European Commissioner for Migration and Home Affairs Dimitris Avramopoulos during a meeting about migration policy in Athens, on Monday , July 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Italian police clear migrant squatters amid burning debrisMigrants and squatters set up burning barricades at an abandoned school outside Rome after police were ordered to clear the site
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Firefighters attend the scene after a cocoa-laden truck trailer set on fire on the A14 autobahn near Grabow, Germany, Monday, July 15, 2019. German authorities say a busy stretch of highway had to be shut down after a transport truck carrying 17 tons of cocoa caught fire. They say the driver escape unharmed but all of the cocoa was destroyed in the flames. (dpa via AP)
Hot chocolate: 17 tons of cocoa burns on German highwayGerman authorities say a busy stretch of highway had to be shut down after a truck carrying 17 tons of cocoa caught fire
The Associated Press12 hours ago
A Russian transport aircraft, carrying military vehicles and equipment, parts of the S-400 air defense systems, is seen at Murted military airport in Ankara, Turkey, Friday, July 12, 2019. The first shipment of a Russian missile defense system has arrived in Turkey, the Turkish Defense Ministry said Friday, moving the country closer to possible U.S. sanctions and a new standoff with Washington. The U.S. has strongly urged NATO member Turkey to pull back from the deal, warning the country that it will face economic sanctions. (Turkish Defence Ministry via AP, Pool)
Russian planes continue to deliver S-400 parts to TurkeyThe Turkish defense ministry says two more Russian cargo planes have landed at an airfield near the capital, Ankara, as Russia continues to deliver parts of its S-400 missile defense system to Turkey in defiance of U.S. objections
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Kirill Vyshinskiy, the head of the Ukrainian office of Russia's RIA Novosti news agency in Ukraine, is escorted from a court room in Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, July 15, 2019. The Ukrainian Prosecutor General's office said that it is likely that a Russian journalist kept in detention in Ukraine is likely to be released. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
Major prisoner swap between Russia, Ukraine in limboA major prisoner swap between Russia and Ukraine has been thrown into uncertainty after a Ukrainian court postponed a hearing that was expected to release an imprisoned Russian journalist
The Associated Press13 hours ago
German Defense Minister and candidate for European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen, right, gives a statement next to new elected President of the European Parliament David Sassoli after their meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels, Wednesday, July 10, 2019. European Parliament groups are grilling the German candidate for European Commission president before they take a vote on her appointment next week. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
German defense minister resigns to pursue EU's top jobGerman Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen, who is running to become the new president of the European Union's powerful executive says she will step down as the country's defense regardless of whether she'll get the new EU job
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Police observe as migrants and Italians stand on the roof of an abandoned school before being evicted, on the outskirts of Rome, Monday, July 15, 2019. Residents set fire early Monday to mattresses and other garbage to form a barrier and prevent riot police from entering the building but authorities doused the blaze and proceeded with the eviction. (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)
The Latest: Greece vows to speed up migrant deportationsOfficials from Greece's new conservative government have vowed to speed up the asylum process for migrants and refugees and restart deportations to neighboring Turkey despite renewed tension between the two NATO members
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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