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South African court restricts display of apartheid-era flagSouth Africa's Equality Court has restricted the display of the country's old apartheid-era flag, ruling that its gratuitous use amounts to hate speech and racial discrimination
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Cardinal George Pell leaves the Supreme Court in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Australian appeals court by a 2-1 ruling Wednesday upheld convictions against Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
Australian court upholds sex abuse verdict of Cardinal PellAn Australian court has upheld convictions against Cardinal George Pell, the most senior Catholic to be found guilty of sexually abusing children
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
Cardinal George Pell arrives at the Supreme Court in Melbourne, Australia, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)
The Latest: Vatican to wait before investigating PellThe Vatican says it will let Cardinal George Pell exhaust all his appeals of his sexual abuse convictions in Australia before taking up his case in its own canon law investigation
The Associated Press59 minutes ago
Pedestrians walk on a sidewalk in eastern Tehran, Iran, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
Iran moves to strike 4 zeroes from its battered currencyIran's president sends bill to parliament to slash 4 zeroes off value of rial, country's sanctions-battered currency
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Strike by Ryanair cabin crew in Portugal has little impactA strike by Portuguese cabin crew working for budget airline Ryanair is causing little impact, with only some minor delays reported
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, July 31, 2019 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during the first meeting of the National Policing Board at the Home Office in London. A key part of the divorce proposals between the EU and Britain centers on keeping the island of Ireland free of physical borders between EU-member Ireland and the Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
Merkel to host Johnson in Berlin amid growing Brexit dramaGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Berlin as Britain and the European Union are hurtling toward a costly no-deal Brexit in October
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Damaged Dubai City wedding hall is seen after an explosion in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. A suicide-bomb blast ripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night. (AP Photo/Rafiq Maqbool)
Afghan official: Wedding attack's death toll rises to 80Afghan official: Death toll in Kabul weekend wedding attack rises to 80 as US-Taliban talks resume
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Aug. 16, 2019, photo, Mugu Utuaq, left, reloads his rifle as he rides with other boats hunting whales near Kulusuk, Greenland. Summer in 2019 is hitting the island hard with record-shattering heat and extreme melt. Scientists estimate that by the end of the summer, about 440 billion tons of ice, maybe more, will have melted or calved off Greenland's giant ice sheet. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Danish royal palace 'surprised' by Trump canceling tripA spokeswoman for Denmark's royal palace says U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to postpone a visit to Denmark next month was "a surprise."
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this July 25, 2019, photo, a worker walks past a cargo train bound for Europe at a train station in Dalian in northeastern China's Liaoning Province. Authorities in China's rust-belt region are looking for support for its revival from Beijing's multibillion-dollar initiative to build ports, railways and other projects abroad. (AP Photo/Olivia Zhang)
Rust-belt China looks abroad as economy slows, tariffs biteChina's northeastern rust-belt region is trying to capitalize on a multibillion-dollar national initiative to build ports, railways and other projects abroad
The Associated Press4 hours ago
After Greenland Sale Rejected, Trump Cancels Denmark TripPresident Trump has called off a planned trip to Denmark because Prime Minster Mette Frederiksen has rejected the idea of selling him 98% of the kingdom's territory. After Trump confirmed that he had been considering a "large real estate deal" to make the semi-autonomous island part of the US, Frederiksen...
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In this May 8, 2019, photo, white disinfectant powder is scattered on the ground around buildings at a pig farm in Jiangjiaqiao village in northern China's Hebei province. As a deadly virus ravages pig herds across Asia, scientists are accelerating efforts to develop a vaccine to help guard the world's pork supply. (AP Photo/Sam McNeil)
Urgency for vaccine grows as virus ravages China's pigsScientists are working to develop a vaccine for a deadly virus that's devastating pig herds in Asia
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 cancels Denmark visit because Greenland isn't for salePresident Donald Trump says he's canceling an upcoming trip to Denmark because its prime minister isn't interested in selling Greenland to the U.S.
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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