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Congo finds 2 bodies in area where UN experts lost
Congo to investigate deaths of American, Swedish UN expertsCongo's government said it will investigate the deaths of an American and a Swedish expert for the United Nations and their interpreter, whose bodies were found in a shallow grave Monday after disappearing more than two weeks ago
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Scottish UKIP member David Coburn, left, holds a Brisith flag as h celebrates the official triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty in Brussels on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk has received a letter from British Prime Minister Theresa May, invoking Article 50 of the bloc's key treaty, the formal start of exit negotiations. (AP Photo/Thierry Monasse)
The Latest: Ambassador says UK will remain key world playerThe Latest: Britain's U.N. Ambassador Matthew Rycroft says the United Kingdom may be leaving the European Union but it isn't leaving Europe and will remain a major player on the world stage including at the United Nations
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US ambassador to UN calls Congo government 'corrupt'The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations says the U.N. is partnering with a "corrupt" government in Congo and she calls for a large cut in the world's largest peacekeeping mission in the troubled African nation
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin speaks outside federal court in Honolulu, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. A federal judge in Hawaii questioned government attorneys Wednesday who urged him to narrow his order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban because suspending the nation's refugee program has no effect on the state. U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson is hearing arguments on whether to extend his temporary order until Hawaii's lawsuit works its way through the courts. Even if he does not issue a longer-lasting hold on the ban, his temporary block would stay in place until he rules otherwise. (AP Photo/Caleb Jones)
US judge questions government on narrowing travel ban blockA federal judge in Hawaii has questioned government attorneys who urged him to narrow his order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban because suspending the nation's refugee program has no effect on the state
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., listens at right as the committee's Vice Chairman Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va. speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, to discuss the committee's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Senate intel leaders pledge Russia probe cooperationThe top Republican and Democrat on the Senate intelligence committee say they will steer clear of politics in probing Russian interference in last year's presidential election
The Associated Press2 hours ago
A federal policeman takes a break from inspecting houses during fighting against Islamic State militants on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Iraqi officials: Suicide truck bombing kills 15 in BaghdadIraqi officials say a suicide truck bomb targeted a police checkpoint in southern Baghdad, killing 15
The Associated Press5 hours ago
First lady Melania Trump speaks before presenting the 2017 Secretary's of State's International Women of Courage (IWOC) Awards, Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
First lady helps present courage awards to 13 womenMelania Trump helped present State Department awards Wednesday to 13 women from around the globe who were recognized for demonstrating courage and leadership in the face of adversity, a group she praised as "true heroes."
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, center, attends the summit of the Arab League at the Dead Sea, Jordan, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Arab leaders are gathering for an annual summit where the long-stalled quest for Palestinian statehood is to take center stage. The summit is expected to endorse key Palestinian positions, signaling to President Donald Trump ahead of White House meetings with leaders of Egypt and Jordan that a deal on Palestinian statehood must precede any Israeli-Arab normalization. (AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)
Arab leaders ready to work with Trump on Mideast peace dealArab leaders relaunch peace plan that offers Israel full ties in exchange for Palestinian statehood
The Associated Press6 hours ago
US official: 6 fired from Afghanistan embassy for drugsSix people working at the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan have been fired for using or possessing illegal drugs
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, left, visits a living quarters of a military base on Franz Josef Land archipelago in Arctic Russia, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Russia has sought to strengthen its foothold in the Arctic amid intensifying rivalry for the region's rich natural resources between polar countries. (Yekaterina Shtukina/Pool Photo via AP)
Putin visits Arctic archipelago to reaffirm Russian presencePresident Vladimir Putin is visiting an Arctic archipelago as part of Russia's efforts to reaffirm its foothold in the oil-rich region
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Leader of the ALDE Guy Verhofstadt speaks during a media conference at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday received a letter from British Prime Minister Theresa May, invoking Article 50 of the bloc's key treaty, the formal start of exit negotiations. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
Top EU Brexit official says Brexit would stun ChurchillThe European Parliament's top Brexit official thinks Winston Churchill and Margaret Thatcher would not look kindly on Prime Minister Theresa May turning over the hourglass on her country's withdrawal from the European Union
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Twenty one kings, presidents and top officials from the Arab League summit pose for a group photo, at a gathering near the Dead Sea in Jordan on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. With the exception of Syria, whose chair sits empty, all Arab states are participating in the annual event aiming to work on regional solutions to conflicts in Yemen, Libya, Iraq and Syria while tackling extremism, poverty and worries over the new American administration. (AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)
The Latest: US envoy at Arab summit: Mideast peace possibleThe Latest: Trump's envoy tells officials at Arab summit that US president believes Israeli-Palestinian deal is possible
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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