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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2019, file photo, a poster with pictures of Placido Domingo is displayed in Salzburg, Austria, where Domingo will perform 'Luisa Miller' by Giuseppe Verdi. Domingo is scheduled to appear onstage at the Salzburg Festival Aug. 25, 2019, to perform for the first time since multiple women have accused the opera legend of sexual harassment in allegations brought to light by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson, File)
Domingo to return to the stage amid harassment allegationsPlacido Domingo appears on stage at the Salzburg Festival this weekend as he performs for the first time since multiple women have accused him of sexual harassment in a report by the Associated Press
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Chamber of Commerce Not Wowed by Trump's OrderPresident Trump jolted the markets Friday, and possibly China, when he demanded that US companies immediately start looking for alternatives to their operations in that country. The US Chamber of Commerce, however, isn't sold on the idea, reports Reuters . "While we share the President’s frustration, we believe that continued, constructive...
Newser4 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks at a meeting with members of the Security Council in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019. Putin ordered the Russian military to ponder a quid pro quo response after Sunday's test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty. (Alexei Nikolsky, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Putin orders Russia to respond after US missile testPresident Vladimir Putin has ordered the Russian military to find a quid pro quo response after the test of a new U.S. missile banned under a now-defunct arms treaty
The Associated Press4 hours ago
An apartment building owned by Jeffrey Epstein in the 16th district in Paris, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019. France's government wants prosecutors to open an investigation into Jeffrey Epstein's links to France following his death in a Manhattan jail cell. U.S. authorities say Epstein had a residence in Paris and used a fake Austrian passport to travel to France in the 1980s.(AP Photo/Francois Mori)
France opens Epstein-linked rape investigationThe chief Paris prosecutor has announced that he is opening an investigation into the rape of minors and a raft of other charges linked to the Jeffrey Epstein case
The Associated Press5 hours ago
This satellite image provided by NASA shows the fires in Brazil on Aug. 20, 2019.   As fires raged in the Amazon rainforest, the Brazilian government on Thursday denounced international critics who say President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing.  (NASA via AP)
The Latest: France halts Brazil trade deal over Amazon firesFrance is accusing President Jair Bolsonaro of having lied to French leader Emmanuel Macron and says it now opposes a trade deal with the South American bloc Mercosur because of his environmental back-peddling
The Associated Press5 hours ago
This satellite image provided by NASA shows the fires in Brazil on Aug. 20, 2019.   As fires raged in the Amazon rainforest, the Brazilian government on Thursday denounced international critics who say President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing.  (NASA via AP)
France threatens economic retaliation over Amazon firesFrance has accused Brazil's president of having lied to French President Emmanuel Macron in a sharp escalation of tensions over fires ravaging the Amazon
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Hong Kong Protesters Join for a Symbolic MoveThings were peaceful in Hong Kong Friday, though protesters found a way to send a message. They formed a human chain that stretched nearly 30 miles across the city, reports the Guardian . The unusual protest was actually an homage to a famous protest 30 years ago by residents of Estonia,...
Newser5 hours ago
The Latest: Greece resuming migrant deportations to TurkeyGreece says it is resuming deportations of migrants to Turkey in an effort to address an increase in arrivals over the summer months that have worsened overcrowding at camps on Greek islands
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Israeli border police arrest an unconscious protester during a rally supporting Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, outside Ofer military prison, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Thursday, Aug. 22. 2019. Israeli border police said the man was conscious when he was arrested.  (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
Israeli teen dies of wounds in West Bank attack, 2 wounded17-year-old Israeli girl dies of wounds from West Bank attack, her father and brother wounded
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE _ In this Aug. 6, 2019, file photo, a woman walks by a money exchange shop decorated with different countries currency banknotes at Central, a business district in Hong Kong. China has announced it will raise tariffs on $75 billion of U.S. products in retaliation for President Donald Trump's planned Sept. 1 duty increase in a war over trade and technology policy. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
Trump vows response to China tariffs on $75B of US goodsTrump vows response after China announces new tariff hike on $75 billion of US goods
The Associated Press7 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron, left, talks to Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson during their meeting at the Elysee Palace, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 in Paris. Boris Johnson traveled to Berlin Wednesday to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel before heading to Paris to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron. (Christophe Petit Tesson, Pool via AP)
Boris Johnson prepares to take his place on world stageBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson will get his first moment on the world stage in his new role at the G7 summit in France this weekend
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Comedian Samantha Kureya lays in her hospital bed in Harare, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. Kureya was abducted from her home, stripped naked and tortured by masked men with assault rifles, for performing skits perceived as being anti-government, the latest in a string of alleged abductions of government critics. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
Zimbabwe comedian is latest in torture of government criticsA wave of abductions, torture and arrests in Zimbabwe are targeting opposition activists and other government critics, the latest being a popular comedian dragged from her home by armed and masked men
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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