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A man rushes around the vehicle carrying Pope Francis after it stopped on the road with a flat tire, on the way to the government palace in Lima, Peru, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Paolo Santalucia)
The Latest: Flat tire forces pope to switch cars in LimaThe pope may be infallible, but apparently he's not immune to flat tires as he was forced to switch cars during his Peru trip.
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrives for a news conference at United Nations headquarters, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Russia exhorts Trump to counter 'Russo-phobic' intriguesRussia's top diplomat is exhorting President Donald Trump to counter what he calls "Russo-phobic" intrigues against him in the United States in order to improve ties between Washington and Moscow
The Associated Press43 minutes ago
FILE -- In this Feb. 3, 2010 file photo Roy Bennet, arrives at the High Court in Harare. Zimbabwe is mourning the death of Bennett, a white founding member of the main opposition party, who died Thursday, Jan 18, 2018, in a helicopter crash in the United States. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, File)
'Watching my family burn': Woman frantic after copter crashThe lone survivor of a helicopter crash that killed Zimbabwean opposition leader Roy Bennett and four others said in an emergency call that she was watching her "family burn"
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Defense Secretary James Mattis speaks about the National Defense Review, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, in Washington. China's expanding military and an increasingly aggressive Russia are among the U.S. military's top national security priorities, the Pentagon said Friday. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Mattis says US competitive warfighting edge has erodedDefense Secretary Jim Mattis is laying out a broad new defense strategy, and he's warning that all aspects of the military's competitive warfighting edge have eroded
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A Syrian man uses his mobile phone to take a picture of his friends in front of a huge banner showing Syrian President Bashar Assad in Aleppo, Syria, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Turkey's defense minister said Friday there is no turning back from his country's decision to launch a ground assault on a Syrian Kurdish-controlled enclave in northwest Syria, saying the offensive had "de facto" started with the sporadic Turkish military shelling of the area. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar)
Turkey faces balancing act amid border offensive in SyriaAs Turkey threatens a bloody confrontation with a U.S.-backed Kurdish militia in the main Syrian Kurdish enclave in northwestern Syria, it faces the challenge of maintaining its old alliance with Washington and reinforcing a new rapprochement with Moscow
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Smoke rises as a fire set up by penitentiary staff outside the prison in Vendin le Vieil, northern France, Tuesday, Jan.16, 2018. Protesting French prison guards have pushed back against riot police and shouted down the justice minister amid demonstrations at several prisons over violent inmates and overcrowding. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
French prison guards protest, 2 attacked by inmatesThe French justice ministry says two prison guards have been attacked in Corsica by inmates amid widespread national protests by guards over working conditions
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo taken in Milan, Italy, on Jan. 26, 2011, Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre attends a news conference on the occasion of an Holocaust remembrance. President Sergio Mattarella’s office on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 said he was making Liliana Segre senator-for-life because she had made the nation proud. For decades, Segre, now 87, was reluctant to discuss her time in Auschwitz. But in the 1990s, she began speaking to schoolchildren throughout Italy about the Holocaust. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Italian who survived Auschwitz as a child given top honorA Jewish woman, one of the few Italian children to survive deportation to Nazi death camps, has been made senator-for-life in Italy
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 5, 2017 file photo provided by the U.S. Air Force, a U.S. Army carry team transfers the remains of Army Staff Sgt. Dustin Wright of Lyons, Ga., upon arrival at Dover Air Force Base, Del. Wright was one of four U.S. troops and four Niger forces killed in an ambush by dozens of Islamic extremists on a joint patrol of American and Niger Force. U.S. President Donald Trump’s approach to Africa in his first year in office has been one largely of neglect - and then suddenly one of shocking insult. The killings of the four U.S. soldiers in the West African nation of Niger set off outrage, along with questions about why the U.S. military was there at all.  (Staff Sgt. Aaron J. Jenne/U.S. Air Force via AP, File)
Thorny global issues abound a year into Trump presidencyIn his first year in office, President Donald Trump has made sharp departures from years and even decades of US foreign policy
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Radio Free Europe says Pakistan closes its bureauRadio Free Europe/Radio Liberty says Pakistani authorities have closed the Islamabad bureau of its Pashto-language Radio Mashaal after Pakistan's intelligence agency accused it of airing programs "against the interest of Pakistan."
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Pope Francis embraces a child during his visit to the Hogar Principito, or Little Prince home, a shelter for children who were working in the mines, in Puerto Maldonado, Peru, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Francis travelled deep into the Amazonian rainforest to demand an end to the relentless exploitation of its timber, gas and gold and the recognition of its indigenous peoples as the primary custodians to determine the future of "our common home." (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope to indigenous: Amazon is 'heart of the church'Pope Francis traveled deep into the Amazon rainforest Friday demanding an end to the relentless exploitation of its timber, gas and gold
The Associated Press4 hours ago
US-backed Somalia commandos kill 4 al-Shabab extremistsUS-backed Somalia commandos kill 4 al-Shabab extremists in raid that frees child conscripts
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this Friday Jan. 19, 2018 photo children from Eritrea rest on board the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue ship as the vessel heads to the Italian port of Pozzallo, in Sicily. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
European watchdog: More migrants heading to Spain by seaEurope's border watchdog says that flows of migrants and asylum seekers are likely to keep increasing in the Western Mediterranean route this year, after 2017 closed with more than twice the traffic seen the previous year
The Associated Press5 hours ago


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