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Commuters in U.S. South face tough trek after deadly storm

Reuters US News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 08:00
ATLANTA (Reuters) - Commuters in the U.S. South faced frigid temperatures and dangerously slick roads on Thursday after a winter storm, responsible for at least eight deaths, thrashed the region with heavy snow and winds that snapped power lines.
Categories: National News

Emirates throws Airbus A380 a lifeline with $16 billion deal

AP World News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 07:00
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Middle East's largest airline, Emirates, announced Thursday it struck a deal with Airbus to purchase 20 A380 aircraft with the option to buy 16 more in a deal worth $16 billion, throwing a lifeline to the European-made double-decker jumbo jets. 2018-01-18T01:22:00-05:00 2018-01-18T06:22:06-05:00
Categories: World News

The Latest: Turkish military, intel chiefs travel to Russia

AP World News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 07:00
BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria (all times local): 2018-01-18T00:14:00-05:00 2018-01-18T05:14:10-05:00
Categories: World News

Nigeria's Buhari says doesn't know if he will seek re-election

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 06:54
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday he does not know if he will seek re-election in 2019 and the decision is personal and also for Nigerians.
Categories: World News

Avalanche kills Swedish skier in Indian-ruled Kashmir

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 06:53
SRINAGAR (Reuters) - An avalanche at a Himalayan ski resort in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed a Swedish skier on Thursday, officials said.
Categories: World News

More Rohingya flee Myanmar as Bangladesh prepares to start repatriation

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 06:50
TEKNAF, Bangladesh (Reuters) - More than 100 Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh from Myanmar since Wednesday, with the latest refugees saying army operations are continuing in troubled Rakhine State, raising doubts about plans to send back 655,500 who had already fled.
Categories: World News

Parents of captive siblings to make court appearance in California

Reuters US News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 06:11
PERRIS, Calif. (Reuters) - A Southern California couple accused of keeping their 13 children captive and malnourished in the family's squalid suburban home were scheduled to make a first court appearance on Thursday.
Categories: National News

Gunmen in Pakistan kill two women working to eradicate polio

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 05:57
QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Gunmen in Pakistan shot and killed two women working on a polio eradication campaign on Thursday, the latest in a string of attacks on efforts to protect children from the crippling and sometimes deadly disease.
Categories: World News

Haitians face hurdles after protected status renewal delays

AP US News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 05:00
BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump's administration delayed the process of re-registering those with temporary protected status, Haitian community leaders and immigrant activists say. 2018-01-17T22:59:00-05:00 2018-01-18T03:59:38-05:00
Categories: National News

Czech PM Babis, wary of who becomes president, rushes to form new government

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:28
PRAGUE (Reuters) - New Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis is rushing to form a new government, possibly by the end of February, before a new presidential term begins.
Categories: World News

Israeli commandos kill Palestinian gunman blamed for West Bank ambush

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:24
JENIN, West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli police killed a Palestinian gunman and captured another in a clash in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, saying they were part of a cell responsible for an ambush in which a Jewish settler was shot dead.
Categories: World News

Bus fire kills 52 Uzbeks traveling in Kazakhstan: Kazakh government

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:10
ALMATY (Reuters) - A bus fire in north-western Kazakhstan killed 52 Uzbek citizens on a route used by migrant workers heading to Russia, the Kazakh Interior Ministry said on Thursday.
Categories: World News

Hong Kong pro-independence protest leader appears in court for 'rioting'

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:07
HONG KONG (Reuters) - A young protest leader calling for Hong Kong's independence from China appeared in court on the rare charge of rioting on Thursday as two co-defendants failed to show up, the latest case highlighting a new generation of opposition to Chinese rule.
Categories: World News

Haitians face hurdles after protected status renewal delays

AP World News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:00
BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump's administration delayed the process of re-registering those with temporary protected status, Haitian community leaders and immigrant activists say. 2018-01-17T22:59:00-05:00 2018-01-18T03:59:38-05:00
Categories: World News

Priest tends to miners, sex workers deep in Peru's Amazon

AP World News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:00
BOCA COLORADO, Peru (AP) — Below an umbrella of trees deep in the Peruvian Amazon, drunken miners carry on their shoulders the casket of a man whose search for gold ended with a bullet in his stomach. 2018-01-17T19:07:00-05:00 2018-01-18T00:07:00-05:00
Categories: World News

Pope wraps up Chile stop with visit to migrants, on to Peru

AP World News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:00
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis wraps up his Chile visit Thursday by meeting with members of the South American nation's booming immigrant community, who are flocking to the region's strongest and most stable economy but are increasingly the focus of political and social discontent. 2018-01-17T22:53:00-05:00 2018-01-18T03:53:03-05:00
Categories: World News

Schools remain closed as Germany prepares for winter storm

AP World News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:00
BERLIN (AP) — Schools remain closed in many parts of Germany as the country prepares for a winter storm that's expected to come in from the west and bring heavy snow, rain and gusty winds. 2018-01-17T22:29:00-05:00 2018-01-18T03:29:17-05:00
Categories: World News

Grandparents shocked by reports of 13 starved grandchildren

AP US News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:00
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The grandparents of 13 starved and tortured children say their son's family looked happy and healthy when they last visited California six years ago. 2018-01-17T22:25:00-05:00 2018-01-18T03:25:12-05:00
Categories: National News

Haitians face hurdles after protected status renewal delays

AP US News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 04:00
BOSTON (AP) — Thousands of Haitian immigrants living in the U.S. legally will face employment and travel hurdles because President Donald Trump's administration delayed the process of re-registering those with temporary protected status, Haitian community leaders and immigrant activists say. 2018-01-17T19:13:00-05:00 2018-01-18T00:13:23-05:00
Categories: National News

After Trump denial, Netanyahu clarifies remarks on timeframe for U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

Reuters World News - Thu, 01/18/2018 - 03:47
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took a step back on Thursday from comments, challenged by U.S. President Donald Trump, that envisioned a one-year timeframe for the planned relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
Categories: World News

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