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02/18/2018 - 00:01

'Shame on you!' student tells Trump at Florida anti-gun rally

A student survivor of the Parkland school shooting called out US President Donald Trump on Saturday over his ties to the powerful National Rifle Association, as hundreds rallied in Florida to demand urgent action on gun control.

'Shame on you!' student tells Trump at Florida anti-gun rally

A student survivor of the Parkland school shooting called out US President Donald Trump on Saturday over his ties to the powerful National Rifle Association, as hundreds rallied in Florida to demand urgent action on gun control.


02/17/2018 - 23:17

Netanyahu slams 'outrageous' Holocaust remark by Polish PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday lashed out at "outrageous" remarks by his Polish counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki, who said the Holocaust had involved "Jewish perpetrators" as well as Polish.

Netanyahu slams 'outrageous' Holocaust remark by Polish PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday lashed out at "outrageous" remarks by his Polish counterpart Mateusz Morawiecki, who said the Holocaust had involved "Jewish perpetrators" as well as Polish.


02/17/2018 - 22:54

Kosovo celebrates 10 years since declaring independence

Kosovo on Saturday celebrated a decade since declaring independence, a moment of pride for its ethnic Albanian majority, although sovereignty remains fiercely contested by Serbia.

Kosovo celebrates 10 years since declaring independence

Kosovo on Saturday celebrated a decade since declaring independence, a moment of pride for its ethnic Albanian majority, although sovereignty remains fiercely contested by Serbia.


02/17/2018 - 21:04

Lukaku eases Man Utd into Cup quarters despite VAR troubles

Debate over the merits of video assistant refereeing was again raised as a Romelu Lukaku double eased Manchester United into the FA Cup quarter-finals in a 2-0 win at Huddersfield despite a controversial call going against Jose Mourinho's men.

Lukaku eases Man Utd into Cup quarters despite VAR troubles

Debate over the merits of video assistant refereeing was again raised as a Romelu Lukaku double eased Manchester United into the FA Cup quarter-finals in a 2-0 win at Huddersfield despite a controversial call going against Jose Mourinho's men.


02/17/2018 - 19:55

Moscow calls US vote meddling claims 'blabber', 'fantasies'

Moscow on Saturday dismissed as "blabber" and "fantasies" allegations that it interfered in the election that brought President Donald Trump to power, denials that drew immediate scorn from US officials.

Moscow calls US vote meddling claims 'blabber', 'fantasies'

Moscow on Saturday dismissed as "blabber" and "fantasies" allegations that it interfered in the election that brought President Donald Trump to power, denials that drew immediate scorn from US officials.


02/17/2018 - 19:01

S.Korean director rejects #MeToo charges at Berlin fest

A South Korean director in the eye of a #MeToo storm defiantly rejected abuse accusations against him at the Berlin film festival Saturday, saying he ensures no one "suffers" on the sets of his ultraviolent, sexually explicit art movies.

S.Korean director rejects #MeToo charges at Berlin fest

A South Korean director in the eye of a #MeToo storm defiantly rejected abuse accusations against him at the Berlin film festival Saturday, saying he ensures no one "suffers" on the sets of his ultraviolent, sexually explicit art movies.


02/17/2018 - 17:53

13 killed in minister's quake zone copter crash

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake that rattled Mexico on Friday triggered a tragedy when a minister's helicopter killed 13 people during a crash-landing on the way to the epicenter.

13 killed in minister's quake zone copter crash

A 7.2-magnitude earthquake that rattled Mexico on Friday triggered a tragedy when a minister's helicopter killed 13 people during a crash-landing on the way to the epicenter.


02/17/2018 - 17:32

Brazil's Temer in Rio as army takes security control

President Michel Temer on Saturday arrived in Rio de Janeiro to begin implementing his decree giving the military full control over security in crime-plagued Rio de Janeiro.

Brazil's Temer in Rio as army takes security control

President Michel Temer on Saturday arrived in Rio de Janeiro to begin implementing his decree giving the military full control over security in crime-plagued Rio de Janeiro.

02/18/2018 - 01:34

Watson grabs one-shot lead at Riviera

Bubba Watson swooped for an eagle and five birdies in a six-under par 65 at Riviera Country Club on Saturday to seize a one-shot lead going into the final round of the Genesis Open.

Watson grabs one-shot lead at Riviera

Bubba Watson swooped for an eagle and five birdies in a six-under par 65 at Riviera Country Club on Saturday to seize a one-shot lead going into the final round of the Genesis Open.


02/18/2018 - 01:20

Pearson powers into Australia team for Commonwealth Games

World hurdles champion Sally Pearson says she will head to the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham after qualifying for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the trials.

Pearson powers into Australia team for Commonwealth Games

World hurdles champion Sally Pearson says she will head to the IAAF World Indoor Championships in Birmingham after qualifying for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the trials.


02/18/2018 - 01:13

Defending champ Johnson powers into contention at Riviera

A little adjustment was all it took for world number one and defending champion Dustin Johnson to resuscitate his hopes of a title repeat at Riviera Country Club on Saturday.

Defending champ Johnson powers into contention at Riviera

A little adjustment was all it took for world number one and defending champion Dustin Johnson to resuscitate his hopes of a title repeat at Riviera Country Club on Saturday.


02/18/2018 - 01:00

Groves defends WBA super-middleweight title

George Groves used his experience and boxing skills to earn a unanimous points decision over Chris Eubank Jr on Saturday.

Groves defends WBA super-middleweight title

George Groves used his experience and boxing skills to earn a unanimous points decision over Chris Eubank Jr on Saturday.


02/18/2018 - 00:22

AS Roma go third as Inter sink again in Genoa

AS Roma confirmed their return to form with a 2-0 win at Udinese on Saturday to move third in Serie A as Inter Milan fell back into crisis with a 2-0 loss in Genoa.

AS Roma go third as Inter sink again in Genoa

AS Roma confirmed their return to form with a 2-0 win at Udinese on Saturday to move third in Serie A as Inter Milan fell back into crisis with a 2-0 loss in Genoa.


02/17/2018 - 23:55

Querrey into New York final after downing Mannarino

Sam Querrey ended his long wait for a first victory over France's Adrian Mannarino on Saturday to advance to the final of the ATP Tour's New York Open.

Querrey into New York final after downing Mannarino

Sam Querrey ended his long wait for a first victory over France's Adrian Mannarino on Saturday to advance to the final of the ATP Tour's New York Open.


02/17/2018 - 23:27

AS Roma go third as Inter sink again in Genoa

AS Roma confirmed their return to form with a 2-0 win at Udinese on Saturday to move third in Serie A as Inter Milan fell back into crisis with a 2-0 loss in Genoa.

AS Roma go third as Inter sink again in Genoa

AS Roma confirmed their return to form with a 2-0 win at Udinese on Saturday to move third in Serie A as Inter Milan fell back into crisis with a 2-0 loss in Genoa.


02/17/2018 - 22:55

Barcelona grind out victory in Eibar before Chelsea trip

Luis Suarez and Jordi Alba were on target as Barcelona saw off Eibar 2-0 on Saturday to continue their unbeaten record in La Liga and extend their lead at the top of the table.

Barcelona grind out victory in Eibar before Chelsea trip

Luis Suarez and Jordi Alba were on target as Barcelona saw off Eibar 2-0 on Saturday to continue their unbeaten record in La Liga and extend their lead at the top of the table.

02/17/2018 - 19:01

S.Korean director rejects #MeToo charges at Berlin fest

A South Korean director in the eye of a #MeToo storm defiantly rejected abuse accusations against him at the Berlin film festival Saturday, saying he ensures no one "suffers" on the sets of his ultraviolent, sexually explicit art movies.

S.Korean director rejects #MeToo charges at Berlin fest

A South Korean director in the eye of a #MeToo storm defiantly rejected abuse accusations against him at the Berlin film festival Saturday, saying he ensures no one "suffers" on the sets of his ultraviolent, sexually explicit art movies.


02/17/2018 - 18:30

Pope says he's on sainthood 'waiting list'

Pope Francis joked Saturday that he is on the "waiting list" for sainthood, along with his retired predecessor Benedict XVI.

Pope says he's on sainthood 'waiting list'

Pope Francis joked Saturday that he is on the "waiting list" for sainthood, along with his retired predecessor Benedict XVI.


02/17/2018 - 16:32

Stolen million-euro cello returned to French musician

An 18th-century cello worth more than a million euros was returned to an award-winning French musician on Saturday after she was robbed at knifepoint in a Paris suburb earlier in the week.

Stolen million-euro cello returned to French musician

An 18th-century cello worth more than a million euros was returned to an award-winning French musician on Saturday after she was robbed at knifepoint in a Paris suburb earlier in the week.


02/17/2018 - 15:43

S.Korean director rejects #MeToo charges at Berlin fest

A South Korean director in the eye of a #MeToo storm defiantly rejected abuse accusations against him at the Berlin film festival Saturday, saying he ensures no one "suffers" on the sets of his ultraviolent, sexually explicit art movies.

S.Korean director rejects #MeToo charges at Berlin fest

A South Korean director in the eye of a #MeToo storm defiantly rejected abuse accusations against him at the Berlin film festival Saturday, saying he ensures no one "suffers" on the sets of his ultraviolent, sexually explicit art movies.


02/17/2018 - 02:58

Fashion photographer Demarchelier accused of harassment

The Boston Globe published a bombshell expose on Friday accusing more than two dozen professionals in the fashion industry, among them legendary photographer Patrick Demarchelier, of sexual misconduct.

Fashion photographer Demarchelier accused of harassment

The Boston Globe published a bombshell expose on Friday accusing more than two dozen professionals in the fashion industry, among them legendary photographer Patrick Demarchelier, of sexual misconduct.


02/16/2018 - 20:59

Argentine feminist's poignant poems reborn in music

Alfonsina Storni, an early 20th century feminist whose arduous life ended in suicide, is remembered as one of Argentina's foremost modern poets -- but she is far from a household name outside the Spanish-speaking world.

Argentine feminist's poignant poems reborn in music

Alfonsina Storni, an early 20th century feminist whose arduous life ended in suicide, is remembered as one of Argentina's foremost modern poets -- but she is far from a household name outside the Spanish-speaking world.


02/16/2018 - 19:27

Eurovision winner Sobral says voice 'fragile' after heart op

Eurovision Song Contest winner Salvador Sobral says his voice is "fragile" following a heart transplant but is confident it will return.

Eurovision winner Sobral says voice 'fragile' after heart op

Eurovision Song Contest winner Salvador Sobral says his voice is "fragile" following a heart transplant but is confident it will return.


02/16/2018 - 18:11

NY City Ballet abuse claims 'not corroborated'

A two-month investigation has been unable to corroborate allegations of harassment and abuse that led to the retirement earlier this year of long-time New York City Ballet head, Peter Martins.

NY City Ballet abuse claims 'not corroborated'

A two-month investigation has been unable to corroborate allegations of harassment and abuse that led to the retirement earlier this year of long-time New York City Ballet head, Peter Martins.

02/17/2018 - 23:38

Romeo the lonesome frog is feelin' the love

In the end, Romeo the lonesome Bolivian frog found more love than he could have imagined.

Romeo the lonesome frog is feelin' the love

In the end, Romeo the lonesome Bolivian frog found more love than he could have imagined.


02/17/2018 - 02:37

Light pollution threatens Chile's dark skies

It seems nothing can escape the inexorable spread of light pollution -- not even the giant telescopes probing the heavens above northern Chile, a region whose pristine dark skies, long considered a paradise for astronomers, are under increasing threat.

Light pollution threatens Chile's dark skies

It seems nothing can escape the inexorable spread of light pollution -- not even the giant telescopes probing the heavens above northern Chile, a region whose pristine dark skies, long considered a paradise for astronomers, are under increasing threat.


02/16/2018 - 19:17

Japanese, US astronauts end spacewalk to fix robotic arm

A Japanese and an American astronaut floated for hours outside the International Space Station Friday on a spacewalk to repair the orbiting outpost's robotic arm and move some equipment into storage.

Japanese, US astronauts end spacewalk to fix robotic arm

A Japanese and an American astronaut floated for hours outside the International Space Station Friday on a spacewalk to repair the orbiting outpost's robotic arm and move some equipment into storage.


02/16/2018 - 15:22

Daimler, VW face more recalls over emissions cheating: report

German transport authorities will next week recall thousands more Daimler and Volkswagen vehicles, Der Spiegel magazine reported Friday, as the massive emissions cheating scandal that has engulfed the sector for more than two years shows no sign of going away.

Daimler, VW face more recalls over emissions cheating: report

German transport authorities will next week recall thousands more Daimler and Volkswagen vehicles, Der Spiegel magazine reported Friday, as the massive emissions cheating scandal that has engulfed the sector for more than two years shows no sign of going away.


02/16/2018 - 13:34

Philippines, China eye joint exploration in disputed waters

China and the Philippines are discussing joint mineral exploration in the South China Sea despite an ongoing territorial conflict over the strategic waterway, Manila's foreign secretary said Friday.

Philippines, China eye joint exploration in disputed waters

China and the Philippines are discussing joint mineral exploration in the South China Sea despite an ongoing territorial conflict over the strategic waterway, Manila's foreign secretary said Friday.


02/16/2018 - 13:22

India's top court steps in to help thirsty tech hub

India's water-starved tech hub Bangalore received a much-needed boost on Friday when the country's top court altered a river-sharing arrangement in its favour, ruling on a bitter dispute that dates back more than a century.

India's top court steps in to help thirsty tech hub

India's water-starved tech hub Bangalore received a much-needed boost on Friday when the country's top court altered a river-sharing arrangement in its favour, ruling on a bitter dispute that dates back more than a century.


02/16/2018 - 07:03

Indonesia eyes lax palm oil rules in EU trade deal: leak

Palm oil giant Indonesia is pressing the European Union to abandon plans to apply strict environmental standards to the sector and silence "negative" criticism about the commodity, documents obtained by AFP have revealed.

Indonesia eyes lax palm oil rules in EU trade deal: leak

Palm oil giant Indonesia is pressing the European Union to abandon plans to apply strict environmental standards to the sector and silence "negative" criticism about the commodity, documents obtained by AFP have revealed.


02/16/2018 - 04:11

Italy's country doctor making house calls on horseback

Through vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see and shrouded in fog, the thud of hooves pounding the loose earth grows louder.

Italy's country doctor making house calls on horseback

Through vineyards stretching as far as the eye can see and shrouded in fog, the thud of hooves pounding the loose earth grows louder.

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