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In this Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018, image made from video, flood waters from a strong storm surround a vehicle in Nelson, New Zealand. Parts of New Zealand have declared an emergency as remnants of Cyclone Gita hits, causing flooding and forcing some people to evacuate their homes. (TVNZ via AP)
Mudslides block only road to New Zealand town after stormMudslides have blocked the only road to a small New Zealand town after a powerful Pacific storm caused disruptions across parts of the country
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu waves during the opening ceremony for a bomb-proof emergency room in a hospital in Ashkelon, Israel, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov)
Israeli media: Netanyahu confidant to testify against himIsraeli media are reporting that one of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's closest confidants has turned state witness and will incriminate Netanyahu in corruption allegations
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
In this photo released on Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018 provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows members of the Syrian Civil Defense extinguishing a store during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, in Ghouta, a suburb of Damascus, Syria. Intense Syrian government shelling and airstrikes of rebel-held Damascus suburbs killed at least 100 people since Monday in what was the deadliest day in the area in three years, a monitoring group and paramedics said Tuesday. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP)
New strikes kill 10 in rebel-held suburbs of Syrian capitalSyrian rescuers say 10 people have been killed by government airstrikes and shelling on a town in the suburbs of Damascus
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
FILE - In this  Jan. 15, 2014, file photo, African female and child migrants protest in front of the UNHCR office demanding asylum and work rights from the Israeli government in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tens of thousands of Africans in Israel face jail if they do not accept an offer to relocate to an unnamed African country, while Uganda and Rwanda, widely presumed to be the likely destinations, have denied the existence of any agreement with Israel's government even though scores of migrants are believed to have already settled there. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)
Migrant deported by Israel back to Africa recounts ordeal'They force you to deport yourself:' Migrant deported by Israel back to Africa recounts ordeal
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this  Jan. 15, 2014, file photo, African female and child migrants protest in front of the UNHCR office demanding asylum and work rights from the Israeli government in Tel Aviv, Israel. Tens of thousands of Africans in Israel face jail if they do not accept an offer to relocate to an unnamed African country, while Uganda and Rwanda, widely presumed to be the likely destinations, have denied the existence of any agreement with Israel's government even though scores of migrants are believed to have already settled there. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty, File)
Migrant deported by Israel back to Africa recounts ordeal'They force you to deport yourself:' Migrant deported by Israel back to Africa recounts ordeal
The Associated Press1 hour ago
North Korean army soldiers move at the border villages of Panmunjom in Paju, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence was all set to hold a history-making meeting with North Korean officials during the Winter Olympics in South Korea, but Kim Jong Un's government canceled at the last minute, the Trump administration said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
State Department says NKorea passed up meeting with PenceState Department says North Korean officials passed up an opportunity to meet face to face with Vice President Mike Pence during his visit to South Korea for the Olympic Games
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, photo, Australian search and rescue coordinator Rick Allen, second from left, trains foreign rescue officials in the Australian Maritime Safety Authority control room in Canberra, Australia. Officials from Mauritius, Maldives and Sri Lanka visited the authority's headquarters this week as part of a regional training program that began in 2015. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)
Australia boosts Indian Ocean travel safety after MH370Australian authorities say they have helped make the Indian Ocean safer for air and sea travelers since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished in the vast expanse four years ago through search and rescue training with island nations
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr. poses for media during a photo call in Kolkata, India, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Trump Jr. said any talk that his family was profiting from his father's presidency was "nonsense" as he began a visit to India to promote real estate deals that bear his family's name. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
Trump Jr: 'Nonsense' that family's profiting from presidencyDonald Trump Jr. says any talk that his family is profiting from his father's presidency is "nonsense" as he begins a visit to India to promote real estate deals that bear his family's name
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this Jan. 20, 2015, file photo, activist Nabeel Rajab strokes his pet bird at his home following an interview with The Associated Press in Bani Jamra, Bahrain. A court in Bahrain sentenced Rajab to five years in prison over a series of tweets on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali, File)
Bahrain sentences prominent activist to 5 years in prisonA court in Bahrain has sentenced a prominent activist to five years in prison over tweets alleging torture at a prison in his country and criticizing Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen
The Associated Press2 hours ago
N. Korea 'Canceled Secret Mike Pence Meeting at Last Minute'Vice President Mike Pence had planned to hold a secret meeting with North Korean officials while he was in Pyeongchang for the Winter Olympics but the North Koreans backed out at the last minute, according to the White House. "North Korea dangled a meeting in hopes of the vice president...
Newser2 hours ago
FILE - In this Jan. 18, 2018, file photo, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives at Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's official residence for a meeting in Tokyo. Turnbull flies to the United States on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018 accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the United States. (Franck Robichon/Pool Photo via AP, File)
Australian leader off to US for talks with Trump, governorsPrime Minister Malcolm Turnbull is heading to the United States, accompanied by the largest Australian political and business delegation ever to visit the U.S.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018 photo, Lebanese talk show host Marcel Ghanem, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, in Beirut, Lebanon. A string of criminal suits against Lebanese journalists, researchers and even late night comedy hosts has jolted the small country, long seen as an island of free speech in a region dominated by autocrats. Lebanese authorities are cracking down on criticism of the military, politicians and foreign leaders ahead of national elections. (AP Photo/Bilal Hussein)
Lebanon gets tough on the press ahead of electionsA string of criminal suits against Lebanese journalists and researchers has jolted this small country that is accustomed to styling itself as the main forum for ideas in the Middle East
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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