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Was Montana's wild House race a Trump test? Not so much

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:24am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 6:45am

BOZEMAN, Mont. — Greg Gianforte spent the day of his greatest political victory out of sight, avoiding questions about the assault charge filed against him on the eve of a...

German police arrest suspected Islamic extremist

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:22am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 6:45am

BERLIN — Police in western Germany have arrested a suspected Islamic extremist who they believe may have been planning an attack.

The 32-year-old man, a German who was...

Indonesia arrests 3 suspects in bombings that killed police

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:21am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 6:45am

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Indonesian police arrested three suspected militants Friday for their alleged involvement in twin suicide bombings that killed three people in Jakarta,...

Former Greek prime minister recovering from bombing

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:21am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 6:45am

ATHENS, Greece — Greek health authorities say former Prime Minister Lucas Papademos is recuperating well from injuries suffered when a parcel bomb exploded inside his car in...

Iraqis demand compensation after US probe into Mosul strike

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:20am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 6:45am

MOSUL, Iraq — Iraqi officials demanded compensation from the U.S.-led coalition following an investigation into a March 17 airstrike in which the Pentagon acknowledged a U.S....

As Trump announces famine aid, relief funds face big cuts

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:20am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 6:45am

WASHINGTON — When President Donald Trump met Pope Francis this week, the U.S. leader renewed a commitment to fighting global famine and proudly announced a new multimillion-...

US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:19am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 6:45am

BEIJING — Chinese officials have told the U.S. that they've tightened inspections and policing along the border with North Korea as part of U.N. sanctions aimed at halting...

Mudslide, floods in Sri Lanka kill 25; 42 missing

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:18am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 6:45am

BELLANA, Sri Lanka — Floods and torrents of red mud unleashed by monsoon rains have killed at least 25 people in western and southern Sri Lanka, with another 42 people missing...

'Houdini' of Alabama death row executed for murder-for-hire

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:18am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 6:45am

ATMORE, Ala. — A man once dubbed the "Houdini" of Alabama's death row after averting seven prior execution dates was put to death Friday, capping years of litigation...

Rights group says Chechen officials humiliated gay detainees

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:17am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 6:45am

MOSCOW — High-level officials in Russia's Chechnya humiliated inmates during visits to detention facilities where gay people were allegedly held and tortured, Human Rights...

British lab to help Poland probe 2010 president's death

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:17am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 6:45am

WARSAW, Poland — Polish prosecutors who are investigating the 2010 plane crash that killed President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others have sent samples from the plane for...

Israel: Netanyahu's bladder stone successfully removed

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:16am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 6:45am

JERUSALEM — The office of the Israeli prime minister says a medical procedure to remove Benjamin Netanyahu's bladder stone has been successful.

It says Netanyahu...

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