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Israel to withhold $138 million in Palestinian fundsThe Israeli Cabinet says it will withhold over 500 million shekels ($138 million) from the Palestinian Authority for payments given to the families of Palestinians imprisoned for carrying out attacks on Israelis
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
An usher and other churchgoers pray at the Living Faith church in the predominantly-Christian neighbourhood of Sabon Gari in Kano, northern Nigeria Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. With the leading contenders for the Presidency both northern Muslims, Nigeria's presidential contest has been largely free of the religious pressures that marked the 2015 vote, but the Christian vote is bound to be decisive in a race that could sweep the incumbent out of power. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
In Nigeria's tight election, Christian vote is seen as keyIn Nigeria's tight presidential election, the Christian vote is seen as key in the choice between two Muslim candidates
The Associated Press53 minutes ago
Authorities search an apartment complex Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Aurora, Ill., where the gunman who fatally shot several people at a manufacturing complex in the city is believed to have lived. (Patrick Kunzer/Daily Herald via AP)
Aurora shooting raises questions over gun permit checksAuthorities say an initial background check five years ago failed to flag an out-of-state felony conviction that would have prevented a man from buying the gun he used in the mass shooting in Aurora, Illinois
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A man with his son waits for transport next to huge portraits of Saudi leaders and a Pakistani prime minister displayed on a highway on the occasion of the visit by Saudi Arabia's crown prince to Pakistan, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will arrive in Islamabad on Sunday evening on an official visit that is expected to include the signing of agreements for billions of dollars of investment in Pakistan. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
Saudi crown prince arrives in Pakistan for regional visitSaudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has arrived in Pakistan's capital for a four-day regional visit
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 file photo, United States Vice President Mike Pence, Prime Minister of Poland Mateusz Morawiecki, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and United State Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, from left, stand on a podium at a conference on Peace and Security in the Middle East in Warsaw, Poland. A two-day security conference in Warsaw was supposed to be a crowning achievement for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, stamping a seal on his long-held goal of pushing his behind-the-scenes ties with Arab leaders into the open. Instead, the publicity-seeking Israeli leader made one embarrassing misstep after another, distracting attention from his main mission and sending his aides into a nonstop cycle of damage control. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)
Polish PM cancels Israel visit amid new Holocaust tensionsPoland's prime minister cancels attendance at meeting in Israel amid new tensions over how Polish behavior during the Holocaust is remembered
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Austrian leader: Trump foreign policy successful in partsAustria's chancellor calls parts of U.S. President Donald Trump's foreign policy "very successful" ahead of Washington visit
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Emirati women speak to each other at an exhibit by the United Arab Emirates University at the International Defense Exhibition and Conference in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. The biennial arms show in Abu Dhabi comes as the United Arab Emirates faces increasing criticism for its role in the yearlong war in Yemen. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
Abu Dhabi arms fair opens amid Yemen war criticismA biennial arms fair has opened in the United Arab Emirates as the country faces increasing scrutiny over its involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE- In this Jan. 31, 2019, file photo Don Cheadle, a cast member in the Showtime series "Black Monday," poses for a portrait during the 2019 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour in Pasadena, Calif. On Saturday, Feb. 16, Cheadle delivered some political messages along with jokes as he hosted "Saturday Night Live" for the first time. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Don Cheadle sports political shirts as he hosts 'SNL'Don Cheadle delivered some political messages along with jokes as he hosted "Saturday Night Live" for the first time
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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