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Bubba Watson wins Match Play for 2nd World Golf Championship

March 26, 2018 10:39 AM

AUSTIN, March 26: Bubba Watson was in high spirits for someone with such low expectations at the Dell Technologies Match Play.

37 dead, 69 missing in Russian shopping center fire

March 26, 2018 09:31 AM

MOSCOW, March 26: A devastating fire at a shopping center in a Siberian city killed 37 people and left 69 others missing Sunday, many of them children, a Russian state news agency reported.

Germany arrests fugitive ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont

March 25, 2018 18:20 PM

BARCELONA, March 25: Carles Puigdemont, the fugitive ex-leader of Catalonia and ardent separatist, was arrested Sunday by German police on an international warrant as he tried to enter the country from Denmark.

Heartbroken by gun violence: Rallies across US demand change

March 25, 2018 12:20 PM

WASHINGTON, March 25: They came from a place of heartbreak to claim their spot in history: Hundreds of thousands of teenagers and supporters, rallying across the United States for tougher laws to fight gun violence.

‘Chicago Fire’ actress DuShon Monique Brown dead at 49

March 25, 2018 12:17 PM

CHICAGO, March 25: Actress DuShon Monique Brown, who played a secretary in the NBC show “Chicago Fire,” has died at age 49.

'Vote them out!': Hundreds of thousands demand gun control

March 25, 2018 11:35 AM

WASHINGTON, Mar 25: In a historic groundswell of youth activism, hundreds of thousands of teenagers and their supporters rallied across the U.S. against gun violence Saturday, vowing to transform fear and grief into a "vote-them-out" movement and tougher laws against weapons and ammo.

Trump order would ban most transgender troops from serving

March 24, 2018 12:26 PM

PALM BEACH, Fla. March 24:  President Donald Trump released an order Friday night banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under “limited circumstances,” following up on his calls last year to ban transgender individuals from serving.

UN reports see a lonelier planet with fewer plants, animals

March 23, 2018 21:27 PM

WASHINGTON, March 23:  Earth is losing plants, animals and clean water at a dramatic rate, according to four new United Nations scientific reports on biodiversity.

MeToo takes off in South Korea, but justice harder to attain

March 22, 2018 12:11 PM

SEOUL, March 22: The #MeToo movement has taken off with surprising rapidity in South Korea, toppling male celebrities and a prominent politician in a country where men have long brushed off sexual misconduct allegations and continued with their careers.

Suicide bomber kills 26 as Afghans celebrate new year

March 21, 2018 14:50 PM

KABUL, Afghanistan, March 21: A suicide bomber struck on the road to a Shiite shrine in Afghanistan’s capital on Wednesday, killing at least 26 people as Afghans celebrated the Persian new year, an official said.

Ex-French president Sarkozy held on Gadhafi claims - source

March 20, 2018 14:57 PM

PARIS, Mar 20: Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed in custody on Tuesday as part of an investigation that he received millions of euros in illegal financing from the regime of the late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.

Putin claims crushing victory in Russian presidential vote

March 19, 2018 09:01 AM

MOSCOW, March 19: Vladimir Putin rolled to a crushing re-election victory Sunday for six more years as Russia’s president, and he told cheering supporters in a triumphant but brief speech that “we are bound for success.”

Diphtheria outbreak kills dozens, spreads rapidly in war-torn Yemen

March 18, 2018 12:29 PM

YEMEN, Mar 18: The World Health Organisation says a diphtheria outbreak in war-torn Yemen has spread rapidly nationwide and infected more than 1,300 people.

Russia votes as Vladimir Putin eyes 4th presidential term

March 18, 2018 11:33 AM

YEKATERINBURG, March 18: Vladimir Putin’s victory in Russia’s presidential election Sunday isn’t in doubt. The only real question is whether voters will turn out in big enough numbers to hand him a convincing mandate for his fourth term — and many Russian workers are facing intense pressure to do so.

US probes 4 deaths in Hyundai-Kia cars when air bags failed

March 18, 2018 08:00 AM

DETROIT, March 18: Air bags in some Hyundai and Kia cars failed to inflate in crashes and four people are dead. Now the U.S. government’s road safety agency wants to know why.

Xi reappointed as China's president with no term limits

March 17, 2018 09:44 AM

BEIJING, Mar 17: Xi Jinping was reappointed Saturday as China's president with no limit on the number of terms he can serve.

Trump’s possible China tariffs bring loud protests in US

March 17, 2018 06:41 AM

WASHINGTONG, March 17: President Donald Trump is considering sweeping tariffs on imports from China, with an announcement possible as early as next week. And that has industry groups and some lawmakers scrambling to prevent the next front in a potential trade war that could reverberate across the U.S. economy.

In Syria, at least 100 killed in attacks as more people flee

March 17, 2018 06:39 AM

BEIRUT, 17:  Airstrikes in Syria killed more than 100 people on Friday as civilians, weary and many wounded, fled besieged areas for the second straight day.

Russia says cease-fire in Syria's Ghouta will be extended

March 16, 2018 14:53 PM

MOSCOW, Mar 16: Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says the Russian military and the Syrian government are extending a cease-fire in Damascus' rebel-held suburbs as long as it takes to allow all the civilians to leave the area.

Stephen Hawking: ‘His laboratory was the universe'

March 16, 2018 10:35 AM

WASHINGTON, March 16:  Everyone knew of Stephen Hawking’s cosmic brilliance, but few could comprehend it. Not even top-notch astronomers.