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Report: Iran sentences 3 rights lawyers to prisonIranian media are reporting that two human rights lawyers have been sentenced to six years in prison and a third has been sentenced to 13 years
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Girl Told to Clean Room Calls 911 on ParentsPolice in Ontario have told parents to make sure their children know that 911 is a number to be called in emergencies only—and it is not an emergency when your parents ask you to clean your room. The Ontario Provincial Police say they rushed to a residence in Simcoe...
Newser1 hour ago
A woman walks by a shelve displaying bottles of American wine for sale at a supermarket in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. China's economy czar and the U.S. Treasury secretary discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, indicating negotiations are going ahead despite tension over the arrest of a Chinese tech executive. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
China's foreign minister vows to defend citizens abroadChina's foreign minister vows to defend its citizens as Huawei executive arrested in Canada awaits bail decision
The Associated Press1 hour ago
French President Emmanuel Macron poses before a special address to the nation, his first public comments after four weeks of nationwide 'yellow vest' protests, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. Facing exceptional protests, French President Emmanuel Macron is promising to speed up tax relief for struggling workers and to scrap a tax hike for retirees. (Ludovic Marin/Pool Photo via AP)
France counts costs of protests, new measuresThe French government says tax relief and other fiscal measures announced by President Emmanuel Macron to try to calm nationwide protests will cost between 8 billion and 10 billion euros ($9 billion and $11 billion)
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Iran confirms missile test that angered USIran has confirmed a recent ballistic missile test that was condemned by the United States
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The lit up words "Peoples Vote", which calls for another referendum on Britain's European Union membership, are photographed by a remain, anti-Brexit supporter wearing a European flag design beret across the street from the Houses of Parliament in London, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa May has postponed Parliament's vote on her European Union divorce deal to avoid a shattering defeat — a decision that throws her Brexit plans into chaos. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
May in the Netherlands as she fights to save Brexit dealTop EU officials are ruling out any renegotiation of the divorce agreement with Britain as Prime Minister Theresa May launches her fight to save her Brexit deal by lobbying leaders in Europe's capitals
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2018, file photo, a driver looks out from his trishaw decorated with an American flag and Chinese flags in Beijing. China's economy czar and the U.S. Treasury secretary discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, indicating negotiations are going ahead despite tension over the arrest of a Chinese tech executive. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)
China, US discuss plans for trade talksChina, US discuss plans for trade talks in sign negotiations going ahead despite tension over Huawei arrest
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Countries detail plans after adopting UN migration accordDelegates to a U.N. conference are laying out commitments to fight illegal people trafficking and boost economic opportunities in the wake of pledging to cooperate on safe, orderly and humane migration
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen, center, arrives for a General Affairs Council meeting at the Europa building in Brussels, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. Top European Union officials ruled out Tuesday any renegotiation of the divorce agreement with Britain as Prime Minister Theresa May launched her fight to save her Brexit deal by lobbying leaders in Europe's capitals. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
The Latest: UK worried backstop will make it EU's prisonerA British Brexit minister says that Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking European Union guarantees that the U.K. will not become a prisoner of parts of the agreement
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2018, file photo, Japan's Coast Guard ship, top, and U.S. military plane are seen at sea off Kochi, southwestern Japan, during a search and rescue operation for missing crew members of a U.S. Marine refueling plane and fighter jet. The U.S. Marine Corps have declared that five crewmembers dead after their aircraft crashed last week off Japan’s southern coast and that their search has ended. (Kyodo News via AP, File)
5 missing Marines declared dead in warplanes crash off JapanThe U.S. military has declared five missing crew members dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast, and halted search and recovery operations
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Suicide bomber kills 4 security forces near Afghan capitalAn Afghan official says a suicide car bomber has struck a security convoy on the outskirts of Kabul, killing four security forces
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2018, file photo, a police officer shows buds of marijuana before a news conference Bangkok, Thailand. On Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, New Zealand's government passed a law that will make medical marijuana widely available for thousands of patients over time. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit, File)
New Zealand law to make medical marijuana widely availableNew Zealand's government has passed a law that will make medical marijuana widely available for thousands of patients over time
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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