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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's re-invigorated opposition faces a crucial test Wednesday as it seeks to fill streets nationwide with protesters in an appeal to the military and the poor to shift loyalties that until recently looked solidly behind President Nicolas Maduro's socialist …
LONDON (AP) — A senior British Cabinet minister said Wednesday that businesses need to prepare for the possibility the U.K. will leave the European Union in March without an exit deal, as a growing number of firms braced for disruption by stockpiling goods or shifting operations …
DILI, East Timor (AP) — East Timor's president has vetoed the government's budget, possibly jeopardizing plans to develop the Greater Sunrise oil and gas field, seen by leading East Timorese politicians as crucial to the impoverished country's future.President Francisco Guterres Lu Olo said …
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Parliament's lower house has approved a proposal drafted by Communist lawmakers to tax the compensation that the country's churches receive for property seized by the former Communist regime.Wednesday's 106-56 vote shows the rising influence of the Communists. The …
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's military accused Japan of a "clear provocation" over what it said was a threatening low-altitude flight by a Japanese patrol plane over a South Korean warship on Wednesday.Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff said the plane flew 60 to 70 meters (196 to 229 …
GOODLAND, Kan. (AP) — A state trooper wiped away tears after a woman died in a crash on an icy stretch of Interstate 70 in Kansas.The Kansas Highway Patrol says 19-year-old Ashlen Leigh Lemon died Tuesday when she lost control of her car because of icy road conditions, hit the median and …
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):11:20 a.m.Britain's senior counter-terrorism police officer is warning of the dangers of leaving the European Union without a withdrawal deal in place.Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu said Wednesday that a …
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sudan's embattled president is in Qatar looking for support amid weekslong protests against his 29-year rule in the African nation.President Omar al-Bashir will meet Wednesday with Qatar's ruling emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.The two men are …
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):12:30 p.m.Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has touted the benefits of two recent "mega deals" in trade. He said Japan, the European Union and the United States must work together to …
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Adam Crapser lives in limbo, a stranger in South Korea, the country of his birth.Forcibly separated from his wife, children and friends in America, he is isolated by language and culture, left alone to navigate this sprawling city he's been expelled to four decades …
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dubai-based port operator DP World says it has acquired additional assets in DP World Australia from a range of financial investors, giving the firm a majority stake in its Australian terminals.The percentage of what has been acquired is still being …
BAQA AL-GHARBIYYE, Israel (AP) — A female Israeli student who was killed in Australia last week has been laid to rest in her hometown.Thousands of mourners crammed outside the family home of Aiia Maasarwe for a traditional Muslim burial on Wednesday in the Arab town of Baqa …
BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Election Commission on Wednesday announced that the nation's first general election since the military seized power in a 2014 coup will be held on March 24.The long-awaited announcement came just hours after Thailand's royal palace issued a decree authorizing the …
BOSTON (AP) — Boston police have charged a man with kidnapping in connection to the disappearance of a 23-year-old woman outside a bar.Authorities arrested the 38-year-old man after finding Olivia Ambrose inside his apartment Tuesday afternoon.Boston Police Commissioner William Gross says …
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is warning countries running lucrative schemes granting passports and visas to rich foreigners to toughen checks on applicants amid concern they could be flouting security and tax laws.The EU Commission said in a report Wednesday that so-called golden …
LONDON (AP) — The search to find missing Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala and his pilot resumed Wednesday with authorities in the Channel Islands looking at whether the pair may have landed safely and been unable to make contact.The Piper PA-46 plane disappeared from radar on Monday …
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:1. WHAT SENATORS ARE GRAPPLING WITHSide with Trump or vote to temporarily end the longest shutdown in U.S. history and keep negotiating.2. VENEZUELA BRACES FOR PROTESTSThe country's opposition …
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Several high-profile leaders, including Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and German Chancellor Angela Merkel, will address the World Economic Forum on Wednesday amid a wider debate of the merits of populist nationalism versus global cooperation.Abe and Merkel, …
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military on Wednesday rolled out its new missile and spelled out its specifications, seeking to dispel the U.S. claim that the weapon violates a key nuclear arms pact.The military insisted that the 9M729 land-based cruise missile conforms to the limits of the 1987 …
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek lawmakers are debating a historic agreement aimed at normalizing relations with Macedonia in a stormy parliamentary session scheduled to culminate in a vote late Thursday. Opponents have announced a series of protests.Under the deal signed last year, Greece will …

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