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Delegates attend the second day of the African National Congress elective conference in Johannesburg, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. The vote to choose the next president of South Africa's ruling African National Congress party got underway after disputes over the credentials of party delegates, highlighting the bitter fight within Nelson Mandela's historic liberation movement. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)
South Africa's ruling ANC party votes for new leader MondaySouth Africa's ruling African National Congress to vote for its new president on Monday, as delegates choose between two candidates to lead Nelson Mandela's historic liberation movement
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
Former Chilean President and current presidential candidate Sebastian Pinera raises his ballot before cast his vote during presidential elections runoff in Santiago, Chile, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. Chileans voters will decide Sunday whether to swing the world's top copper-producing country to the right or maintain its center-left path in a fiercely contested presidential runoff election. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)
Ex-President Pinera appears headed back into power in ChileBillionaire and former President Sebastian Pinera appears headed to a victory in Chile's presidential runoff election, with more than 82 percent of the votes counted Sunday night
The Associated Press56 minutes ago
French President Emmanuel Macron, center, his wife Brigitte Macron, left, and zoo managers: Delphine Delord, 2nd right, Sophie Delord, right, and Rodolphe Delord, pose for photographers during a private visit at the Beauval Zoo, in Saint-Aignan-sur-Cher, France. (Zoo de Beauval via AP)
Macron: Talk to Assad now, he will answer for crimes laterFrench President Emmanuel Macron thinks Islamic State group will be defeated in Syria by middle or end of February and that Syrian President Bashar Assad can't be ignored in the aftermath, but must one day answer for his crimes
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In a Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump talks with reporters as he departs from the South Lawn of the White House via Marine One in Washington, to spend the weekend at Camp David in Maryland. President Donald Trump’s team on Sunday was again forced to grapple with the growing Russia probe that has shadowed the White House for much of the president’s initial year in office. Special counsel Robert Mueller has gained access to thousands of emails sent and received by Trump officials before the start of his administration, yielding attacks from transition lawyers and renewing chatter that Trump may act to end the investigation. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Kremlin says Putin thanked Trump for CIA tip on bombingsThe Kremlin says Russian President Vladimir Putin has called U.S. President Donald Trump to thank him for a CIA tip helped thwart a series of bombings in St. Petersburg
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - This file photo provided by the U.S. Army Special Operations Command shows Sgt. La David Johnson, who was killed in an Oct. 4 ambush in Niger. Johnson, who was killed in an ambush in Niger with three comrades and his body recovered days later, wasn’t captured alive by the enemy or executed at close range, The Associated Press has learned, based on the conclusion of a military investigation. The report has determined that he was killed by enemy rifle and machine gun fire as he fled the attack by an offshoot of the Islamic State group.  (U.S. Army Special Operations Command via AP, File)
APNewsBreak: US soldier fought to end after ambush in NigerThe Associated Press has learned that an American soldier died in a hail of gunfire and fought to the end after fleeing militants who had just killed three comrades in an October ambush in Niger
The Associated Press2 hours ago
British Diplomat Found Strangled in BeirutThe body of a 30-year-old British diplomat was found dead on the side of a highway in Beirut Saturday. Senior police sources in Lebanon told the BBC that Rebecca Dykes was strangled before being left by the Metn Highway in the nation’s capital. The Guardian reports that an initial exam...
Newser3 hours ago
The coffin with the remains of Italy's King Victor Emmanuel III, draped in a flag with the House of Savoy crest, arrives at the Sanctuary of Vicoforte, in Vicoforte, Italy, Sunday, Dec. 17, 2017. The remains were repatriated from Egypt and interred in a family mausoleum Sunday, 71 years after Italians rejected the monarchy in a referendum and the country's royals went into exile. (Raffaele Sasso/ANSA via AP)
Exiled Italian king's remains repatriated after 70 yearsThe remains of Italy's King Victor Emmanuel III were repatriated from Egypt and interred in a family mausoleum Sunday, 71 years after Italians rejected the monarchy in a referendum and the country's royals went into exile
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Sailor Blows Around-the-World Record Out of the WaterIf it seems like just last year that a sailor beat the record for sailing around the world solo with a "mind blowing time," well, let us introduce you to the new record-holder: Frenchman Francois Gabart completed the feat on Sunday with a time of 42 days, 16 hours, 40...
Newser3 hours ago
Palestinian mourners carry the body of 29-year-old activist Ibrahim Abu Thuraya who was shot and killed by Israeli troops Friday, in clashes on the Israeli border with Gaza, during his funeral in Gaza City, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. Abu Thuraya lost legs and an eye in Israeli bombing during the 2008 Israel and Gaza war. (AP Photo/ Khalil Hamra)
Israel to probe fatal shooting of Palestinian paraplegicThe Israeli military says it has opened an investigation into the fatal shooting of a paraplegic Palestinian man who was shot in the head during a violent demonstration in the Gaza Strip last week
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Iran's state TV shows researcher confessing to espionageIran's state TV has aired a broadcast in which an Iranian researcher confesses to relaying information to a foreign intelligence service about Iranian nuclear scientists who were later assassinated in 2010
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This undated family photo released on Sunday, Dec 17, 2017 by the Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) in London, shows Rebecca Dykes, a British staffer at the British embassy in Lebanon, who was found strangled by the side of the road on Saturday east of the Lebanese capital Beirut. Lebanese officials said that she was found strangled and authorities are investigating whether she was also sexually assaulted . (Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office via AP)
British embassy worker found dead by roadside in LebanonLebanese officials say a British national was found strangled by the side of the road east of the Lebanese capital Beirut and authorities are investigating whether she was also sexually assaulted
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Thousands rally in support of Libya's military strongmanThousands of supporters of Libya's military strongman Khalifa Hifter have rallied in several cities calling on him to take charge of the country following the expiry of a two-year mandate of a U.N.-backed administration based in the capital, Tripoli
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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