Friday, July 28, 2017

World

In this still made from video, Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy testifies at Spain's National Court in San Fernando de Henares, outside Madrid, Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

BY ARITZ PARRA SAN FERNANDO DE HENARES, Spain (AP) — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy told the country’s National Court that he didn’t know anything about the ruling Popular Party’s ...
The party leaders of the Alliance, a union between Centre, Moderate, Christian Democrats and the Liberal parties, gather at the headquarters for the Moderate party in Stockholm, Sweden, Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

BY MATTI HUUHTANEN HELSINKI (AP) — Sweden’s left-leaning minority government faced a crisis Wednesday after a populist party said it would support four opposition parties in a no-confidence vote against ...
Tables and chairs of a cafe stand on the flooded Marktplatz square in Goslar, Germany, Wednesday, July 26, 2017.

BERLIN (AP) — Heavy rains led to flooding Wednesday in some parts of northern Germany, forcing some evacuations and prompting residents to pile sandbags in front of their homes to ...
A car of the red cross passes in front of a forest fire near Seillons-Source- d'Argent, southern France, Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

BY CLAUDE PARIS BORMES-LES-MIMOSAS, France (AP) — Authorities ordered the evacuation of 10,000 people as fires hopscotched around the Riviera for a third day Wednesday, tearing through the forest of ...
This is an undated hand out photo of Chris Gard and Connie Yates with their son Charlie Gard provided by the family, at Great Ormond Street Hospital, in London.

BY JILL LAWLESS LONDON (AP) — Charlie Gard’s parents know their treasured son is about to die. They have one final wish — to take him home, put him to ...
FILE - In this March 3, 2016 file photo, Australian cardinal George Pell reads a statement to reporters as he leaves the Quirinale hotel after meeting members of the Australian group of relatives and victims of priestly sex abuses, in Rome, Italy.

BY KRISTEN GELINEAU MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The most senior Vatican official ever charged in the Catholic Church sex abuse crisis is expected to make his first court appearance in ...
American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, center, leaves after attending a Security Council meeting on the situation in the Middle East, including the Palestinian question, Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at United Nations headquarters.

BY EDITH M. LEDERER UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States and China are making progress on a new U.N. resolution that would impose additional sanctions against North Korea following ...
Jerusalem's Old City is seen trough a door with the shape of star of David, Tuesday, July 25, 2017.

BY KARIN LAUB and ARON HELLER JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Tuesday dismantled metal detectors it installed a week earlier at a contested Jerusalem shrine, hoping to defuse a crisis ...
In this Monday, July 24, 2017, file photo, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, center, is watched by Senate President Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III, left, and Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez during his second state of the nation address at the House of Representatives in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines.

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivered his second state of the nation speech to a joint session of Congress on Monday, vowing to continue his bloody war ...
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a session of the House of Representatives Budget Committee in Tokyo Monday, July 24, 2017.

BY MARI YAMAGUCHI TOKYO (AP) — Japanese lawmakers questioned Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in parliament for a second day Tuesday about a cronyism scandal, with some opposition members accusing him ...
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