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Surrounded by other supporting countries, United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, center, speaks to reporters outside the General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Monday, March 27, 2017. Haley and the other representatives were not participating in a meeting about prohibiting nuclear weapons, claiming that it was not the right time to do so in consideration of other countries that are trying to develop the weapons. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Nuclear ban talks begin at UN, but US, Russia others boycottU.N. talks aimed at banning nuclear weapons began Monday, but the United States, Russia, China and other nuclear-armed nations are sitting out a discussion they see as impractical
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, meets with National Guard chief Viktor Zolotov, right, and other senior officers of the National Guard in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Monday, March 27, 2017. Putin hailed the recently formed National Guard. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Pool Photo via AP)
Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny gets 15 days in jailA wave of nationwide demonstrations that shook Russia's long dormant political scene has shown a new face of protest: mostly teenage demonstrators driven by accusations of high-level official corruption, glaring amid the nation's painful 2-year recession
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016 photo, Turkish police officers escort Turkish pop singer Atilla Tas, centre, to the police headquarters following his arrest, in Istanbul. Tas and 28 other people, mostly journalists, went on trial Monday, March 27, 2017, on terrorism charges for alleged links to a failed coup attempt. They face up to 10 years in prison if convicted of membership in "an armed terrorist organisation" in a massive government crackdown that has included closing more than 100 media outlets and the arrests of reporters and editors suspected of ties to the July 15 insurrection. (DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
Turkish pop star, journalists on trial over failed coupA Turkish pop singer and 28 other people have gone on trial for alleged links to a failed coup attempt, highlighting the gulf between Ankara's assertions that the prosecutions are necessary and international concerns that Turkish democracy is in peril
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Saudi Arabia's King Salman, front descending from aircraft, arrives in Amman Jordan, Monday, March 27, 2017. Salman is in Jordan to attend the annual Arab Summit, to be held on Wednesday. Issues on the summit agenda include conflicts in Syria, Libya and Yemen. Saudi Arabia is an important financial backer of Jordan. (AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)
Jordan FM: Arab world 'realizes urgency' of tackling crisesJordan's foreign minister says Arab leaders "realize the urgency" of tackling festering regional crises, from war to high unemployment
The Associated Press3 hours ago
This still image taken from drone footage posted online Monday, March. 27, 2017 by the Aamaq News Agency, a media arm of the Islamic State group, shows the Tabqa Dam, in Raqqa, Syria. U.S.-backed forces in northern Syria said Monday paused military operations near a major dam held by the Islamic State group in order to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability. (Aamaq News Agency via AP)
US-backed fighters pause military action near Syria damU.S.-backed forces in northern Syria say they will pause military operations near a major dam held by the Islamic State group in order to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Nigerian governor jailed for corruption on bailA former Nigerian governor sentenced to five years' jail for corruption has been granted bail to seek medical care after just 20 days in prison
The Associated Press4 hours ago
First Minister  of Scotland  Nicola Sturgeon arrives at a  hotel in Glasgow, Scotland to take part in a bilateral meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May who is on a visit to Scotland Monday March 27, 2017. May and Sturgeon will meet for the first time since they faced off in a struggle over a new push for Scottish independence as the U.K. leaves the European Union.  (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)
Talks produce no progress in Scottish independence disputeBritish Prime Minister Theresa May has met Scotland's leader for the first time since they faced off in a struggle over a new push for Scottish independence as the U.K. leaves the European Union
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Henri Van Breda, center, accompanied by attorney Lorinda van Niekerk, front, arrives at the supreme court in Cape Town, South Africa, Monday, March 27, 2017. A 22-year-old South African man appeared in court Monday on charges of murdering three members of his family with an axe in their luxury home in Cape Town in January 2015. (AP Photo/STR)
South African man, 22, in court for axe murder of his familyA 22-year-old South African man appeared in court Monday on charges of murdering three members of his family with an axe in their luxury home in Cape Town in January 2015
The Associated Press5 hours ago
People look at the floral tributes to the victims of the Westminster terrorist attack placed outside the Palace of Westminster, London, Monday March 27, 2017. Attacker Khalid Masood is believed to have used the messaging service WhatsApp before running down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and storming a gate outside Parliament armed with two knives, Wednesday. Four died in the rampage, including a police officer. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Police: 'No evidence' London attacker associated with ISA senior British counterterrorism officer says police have found no evidence that the man who killed four people in London last week was associated with the Islamic State group or al-Qaida
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Official: Canada expected to legalize marijuana by July 2018Canadians are expected to be able to smoke marijuana legally by July 1, 2018
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Kenya says its army killed 31 extremists in SomaliaKenya's military says it has killed 31 al-Shabab extremists in a raid in Baadhade district in southern Somalia, but the militant group denies it
The Associated Press5 hours ago
6 killed in plane crash near Zimbabwe-Mozambique borderA small plane crashed Monday near the border between Zimbabwe and Mozambique, killing all six people on board
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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