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AP News - 13 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — More than one million Syrians are trapped in besieged areas, a new report says in a challenge to the United Nations, which estimates just half that amount and has been accused by some aid groups of underplaying a crisis.The fate ...more

AP News - 18 mins ago

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):1:45 p.m.Austria's foreign minister says his country will substantially reduce the influx of refugees this year and urged the countries on the Balkan migrant ...more

AP News - 19 mins ago

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Bosnian Serb general convicted by United Nations judges of genocide in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre and described as the "right hand" of Ratko Mladic has died in his cell, a representative from the Yugoslav war crimes tr ...more

Reuters News - 29 mins ago

MADRID (Reuters) - Spain's Princess Cristina returned to court in Palma de Mallorca on Tuesday as defendants began to testify in a fraud trial that centers on her husband's business affairs and has badly damaged the image of the royal family.

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AP News - 29 mins ago

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire's primary Tuesday with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would boost credibility for both of these breakout campaigns.Trum ...more

AP News - 40 mins ago

LONDON (AP) — British government plans to strengthen spies' powers to snoop on the Internet are muddled and don't do enough to protect privacy, lawmakers responsible for scrutinizing the country's intelligence agencies said Tuesday.Parliament's ...more

Reuters News - 44 mins ago

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia will support the candidacy of Christine Lagarde for her second term as the managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Tuesday. "Christine Lagarde has shown t ...more

Reuters News - 49 mins ago

By Alister Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Locked away in a Norwegian prison since he killed 77 people in a rampage in 2011, Anders Behring Breivik goes to court next month to argue that his effective solitary confinement makes him a victim of cruel a ...more

Reuters News - 51 mins ago

LONDON (Reuters) - A man died on Tuesday after setting himself on fire outside Kensington Palace, the London home of Prince William and his wife Kate, police said. The incident was not being treated as suspicious or related to terrorism, they ...more

Reuters News - 54 mins ago

ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Protests intensified in Iraq's Kurdistan region on Tuesday after the government unveiled new austerity measures to avert an economic collapse that officials warn could undermine the war effort against Islamic State. So ...more