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One year after massive wildfires swept through Alberta province in Canada's worst natural disaster in history, the future of the oil sands -- which contain a third of the world's oil reserves -- remains bleak. Persistently low oil prices...Show More Summary
Prominent Washington journalists, if not Hollywood stars, celebrated the First Amendment during the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, an event that lacked the glitter of past years because of the absence of the president of the United States.
Pope Francis wrapped up a brief but deeply symbolic visit to Egypt on Saturday with an open-air Mass for the country's tiny Catholic community. (April 29)
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel met with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and his successors in her first visit to the kingdom in seven years, saying she pressed them on women's rights, the war in Yemen and other sensitive issues.
Owner and founder of Iran satellite TV Saeed Karimian shot dead in Istanbul, private Dogan news agency reports. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
The mayor of New York should refuse to pay for Melania Trump’s security, a leading Democrat senator has said. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer, who represents New York state, said the Trump administration should foot the bill to protect the First Lady if she continues to live in the city rather than Washington DC. Show More Summary
Tearful relatives gathered outside a Thai temple on Saturday to bury an 11-month-old girl killed by her father in a harrowing murder he broadcast live on Facebook before committing suicide. The Buddhist ceremony on the southern island...Show More Summary
By Philip Pullella and Mahmoud Mourad CAIRO (Reuters) - Pope Francis warned against religious fanaticism on Saturday, wrapping up a brief trip to Cairo where he urged Muslim leaders to unite against violence by Islamic militants threatening to rid the Middle East of its ancient Christian communities. Show More Summary
US President Donald Trump offered some backhanded praise for North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, calling him "a pretty smart cookie" in a television interview that aired Sunday. Trump's almost admiring remarks came amid soaring tensions...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump has said that he believes China's president has been putting pressure on North Korea as it pursues its missile and nuclear weapons programmes - but when asked about whether another nuclear test would mean a military response from the US, Mr Trump said "I don't know...we'll see". Show More Summary
By Jack Kim and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Saturday shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that failure to curb Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programs could lead to "catastrophic consequences". Show More Summary
Thousands of Egyptian Catholics waving the colours of the Vatican flag gathered amid tight security Saturday in a Cairo stadium where Pope Francis was to lead mass. "I'm so happy to be seeing the pope in real life," said Siham Ghali shortly after daybreak. Show More Summary
The former US Navy SEAL who killed Osama bin Laden has described the moment he claims he shot the al-Qaeda leader dead. Robert O’Neill, who claims to have fired the fatal bullets, has for the first time published a detailed account of...Show More Summary
One hundred days into his time in office, the “Twitter President” seems to have lost some of his mojo. Donald Trump’s tweets received less engagement in his second 50 days in office than in his first, according to an analysis by the Associated Press and media analytics nonprofit Cortico. Show More Summary
By Dustin Volz WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency said on Friday it had stopped a form of surveillance that allowed it to collect without a warrant the digital communications of Americans who mentioned a foreign...Show More Summary
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea test-firing a missile (all times local):
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions pledged federal resources to crack down on the New York gang.
The six candidates standing in Iran's presidential election squared off in their first ever live television debate Friday, with moderate President Hassan Rouhani coming under fire from a key rival. Televised debates are a relativelyShow More Summary
BANGKOK (AP) — The Latest on the investigation into a Red Bull energy-drink heir accused in a fatal 2012 hit-and-run in Thailand (all times local):
National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre urged gun owners to stand up to “academic elites, political elites and media elites” at the annual convention.