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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump and Maduro confirm talks between high-level officialsPresident Donald Trump said Tuesday his government is talking to "various representatives" of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, who also confirmed that discussions had been taking place
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte, right, shares a word with Deputy-Premier Matteo Salvini before addressing the Senate in Rome, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. The political showdown on Tuesday was triggered two weeks ago by hard-line Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, known across Europe for his tough stance against migrants, when he pulled the plug on the shaky populist coalition forged only 14 months earlier between his right-wing League and the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
What to expect as Italy's looks to a new governmentCaretaker government, "Ursula" coalition or new elections? Possible outcomes of Italy's political crisis
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Italian Deputy-Premier Matteo Salvini kisses a rosary as Premier Giuseppe Conte addresses the Senate in Rome, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. The political showdown on Tuesday was triggered two weeks ago by hard-line Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, known across Europe for his tough stance against migrants, when he pulled the plug on the shaky populist coalition forged only 14 months earlier between his right-wing League and the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Italian premier's resignation could bring elections in fallItaly could see elections as early as this fall after Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte resigned amid the collapse of the 14-month-old populist government
The Associated Press5 hours ago
A man disembarks from the Open Arms rescue ship on the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, southern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. An Italian prosecutor ordered the seizure of a rescue ship and the immediate evacuation of more than 80 migrants still aboard, capping a drama Tuesday that saw 15 people jump overboard in a desperate bid to escape deteriorating conditions on the vessel and Spain dispatch a naval ship to try to resolve the crisis. (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli)
Migrants exit rescue ship in Italy after 19-day standoffMore than 80 people were being evacuated from a migrant rescue ship on Tuesday, capping a drama that saw 15 passengers jump into the sea to escape deteriorating conditions aboard and spurred Spain to dispatch a naval ship
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Syria United Nations Ambassador Bashar Jaafari, far left, Iraq U.N. Ambassador Mohammad Hussein Ali Bahr Aluloom, second from right, and Palestine's Permanent Observer to the United Nations Ambassador Riyad Mansour, far right, listen from the observer's seats during a meeting of the United Nations Security Council on the Mideast, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019 at U.N. headquarters. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
US says anyone who 'touches' Iran tanker risks US sanctionsU.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says anyone who "touches," supports or allows an Iranian tanker carrying crude oil to dock risks U.S. sanctions
The Associated Press6 hours ago
President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump says would be 'appropriate' for Russia to rejoin G-7President Donald Trump says it would be appropriate for Russia to be readmitted to a group of seven of the world's major industrial nations
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Grizzly Came as He Slept, Took Him AwayA highly rare unprovoked grizzly bear attack took the life of a 44-year-old French man in Canada's Northwest Territories last week. The BBC reports Julien Gauthier was asleep in his tent early Thursday when a grizzly bear came upon him and dragged him away. His body was found the next...
Newser7 hours ago
Men mourn for victims of the Dubai City wedding hall bombing during a memorial service at a mosque in Kabul, Afghanistan, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. Hundreds of people have gathered in mosques in Afghanistan's capital for memorials for scores of people killed in a horrific suicide bombing at a Kabul wedding over the weekend. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
US envoy to resume talks with Taliban on ending Afghan warThe United States envoy negotiating with the Taliban for an end to nearly 18 years of fighting in Afghanistan was departing Tuesday for Qatar to resume talks
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Rio de Janeiro Gov. Wilson Witzel speaks during a press conference regarding a resolved hostage situation, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. An armed man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot him dead in a four-hour standoff broadcast live on television. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Brazilian police kill man who held bus passengers hostageBrandishing a fake gun, a man on Tuesday took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil and threatened to set the vehicle on fire with gasoline before police shot him dead in a four-hour standoff on Latin America's longest bridge
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Sudanese pro-democracy supporters celebrate a final power-sharing agreement with the ruling military council Saturday, Aug 17, 2019, in the capital, Khartoum. The deal paves the way for a transition to civilian-led government following the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir in April. (AP Photo)
Sudan protesters, army announce new ruling body after dealSudan's pro-democracy movement and the army announced a joint ruling body on Tuesday, formally disbanding the military council that took power after the ouster of longtime autocrat Omar al-Bashir in April
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Britain's opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn arrives to meet business leaders at the Business and Technology Centre, Stevenage, England, Tuesday Aug. 20, 2019, to discuss the impact of leaving the EU without a deal. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
UK, EU only harden their positions on Brexit as G-7 nearsThe European Union and Britain, which are hurtling toward a costly no-deal split in October, have kicked off a high-wire week of diplomacy by entrenching themselves deeper in their irreconcilable positions
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Burkina Faso president says extremists kill 24 soldiersAn attack by extremists in Burkina Faso's northern province has killed at least 24 soldiers, which the president says is one of the deadliest attacks on military in the West African nation's history
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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