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Images of drowned Salvadoran migrant and 2-year-old child stir outrage

Ciudad Victoria - Shocking images of a drowned Salvadoran migrant and his two-year-old daughter who died while trying to cross the Rio Grande river from Mexico to the United States have sparked outrage, underscoring the dangers faced by asylum-seekers.

Onstage, the queen of the Court reigns supreme, even in tragedy

Washington - Slowly, a slight figure steps onstage. The audience goes wild, but Ruth Bader Ginsburg, matriarch of the United States Supreme Court, calls for quiet. This is no time for celebration -- she is here to judge Electra, the ancient Greek tragic heroine.

Around the world, people likelier to return wallets with more cash

Washington - Does the amount of cash in a lost wallet impact how likely a person is to return it?

In Washington, Salvini stresses Italy's closeness to Trump admin

Washington - Matteo Salvini, the far-right Italian deputy prime minister, met with top US officials in Washington on Monday and spoke of his "closeness" to President Donald Trump's administration.

The race to win the US Democratic primary: where does it stand?

Washington - A record 23 Democrats of diverse genders, races and political backgrounds are lining up to try to stop Republican US President Donald Trump from winning a second term in the 2020 elections.

Iran attacks leave Trump and aides divided, with no clear strategy

Washington - To retaliate or show restraint? Toughen sanctions or negotiate?

First US murder trial using DNA, family tree evidence

Washington - A truck driver implicated by his DNA and family tree in a double murder more than 30 years after the crime will face trial this week in the first case using a revolutionary investigative technique.

NGO works as high seas sleuth to track illegal fishing

Washington - From her desk in a building in downtown Washington, Lacey Malarky monitors fishing vessels that take advantage of the vastness of Earth's oceans to cheat in the belief that no one is watching.

Trump announces 1,000 extra troops for Poland

Washington - US President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he will send 1,000 more troops to Poland to counter Russia, while criticizing Germany for making itself a "hostage" to Moscow by over-relying on Russian energy supplies.

Polish president eyes increased US troops in Trump meeting

Washington - Polish president Andrzej Duda will discuss increasing the American military presence in Poland during an upcoming meeting with Donald Trump, representatives for the two countries said Tuesday."There will be a significant announcement tomorrow ...

Top US court upholds indefinite detention of Yemeni at Guantanamo

Washington - The US Supreme Court on Monday upheld the detention of a Yemeni prisoner held without charge or trial for 17 years at an American military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Musical inspired by Greek mythology wins at Tony Awards

New York - A musical inspired by Greek mythology and a play about the conflict in Northern Ireland were the big winners Sunday at the Tony Awards, the highest honors in American theater.

Tree symbolizing Trump-Macron friendship has died

Washington - The photo of Donald Trump and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron planting an oak tree in the garden of the White House symbolized the friendship shown by the two leaders.

An early 'Tintin' cover sells at auction for $1.1 million

Washington - An original drawing used for the first published "Tintin" cover was sold at auction on Saturday in Dallas for $1.12 million, the Heritage Auctions house told AFP.The identities of seller and buyer have not been released.

Car firms call on Trump to keep emission limits

Washington - More than a dozen car manufacturers, including Ford, General Motors, Toyota, Honda and Volkswagen have officially asked US President Donald Trump not to relax emission limits, to avoid a fragmentation of the car market, US media reported.

Hopes dim for C. American migrants at Mexico's southern border

Ciudad Hidalgo - A graffiti mural welcomes Central Americans who cross the Suchiate River from Guatemala to Mexico: a roaring jaguar protecting a group of trekking migrants, beneath the words: "May nothing on Earth stop us.

In Niger, mass distribution of antibiotics proves effective: study

Washington - The mass administration of antibiotics to villages in Niger led to a reduction of a childhood mortality, without apparently creating resistance to antibiotics so feared by public health experts, according to a study published Wednesday.

US D-Day veterans find 'second family' in modern Normandy

Sainte-m - Three quarters of a century ago, they came to Normandy's beaches as young men, many still in their teens, braving German fire to free France from Nazi occupation and help win the war in Europe.

Prince's climate change passion wows Trump

London - US President Donald Trump said Wednesday he was wowed by Prince Charles's passion for fighting climate change and that he also wanted a world that is "good for future generations".

Trump walks back comments on UK health care and more

London - President Donald Trump rowed back Wednesday on his comments that Britain's much-loved national health service should be opened up to US private companies in a post-Brexit trade deal.

Beaming Trumps flash visit to Buckingham Palace on Twitter, Instagram

Washington - They may have stunned the world by winning the White House, but the beaming faces of the Trumps, splashed across their social media accounts, show that the state visit to Buckingham Palace is a new high for a family obsessed with its own brand.

Judge denies El Chapo's request for better prison conditions

New York - A New York judge on Monday denied a request by convicted Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman for better prison conditions, saying he poses an escape risk.

Pentagon confirms push to hide USS John McCain from Trump

Seoul - The acting Pentagon chief confirmed Sunday that the White House had requested the hiding of a warship bearing the name of late Senator John McCain during a visit by Donald Trump to Japan.

D-Day tourism boom brings crowds, and controversy, to Normandy

Caen - The number of people visiting the World War II cemeteries, museums and battle sites along the Normandy coast of France has soared in recent years, creating a tourist windfall but generating criticism that a harrowing chapter of history is being sullied...

First the emperor, now the queen: Trump revels in royal splendor

Washington - Just a few days after returning from his visit to Japan, where he met new Emperor Naruhito, Donald Trump heads to Britain, where Queen Elizabeth II will receive him during a state visit that could be rocky.

Pompeo takes conciliatory tone in Germany amid rocky ties

Berlin - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sought Friday to paper over differences with Germany in the face of a deepening rift with one of its major NATO allies.

Time to start studying females too, urges scientist

Washington - US neurobiologist Rebecca Shansky recalled her first experiences studying mice in the lab two decades ago: the "default" was to study males.

Pentagon chief denies plan to 'hide' USS John McCain from Trump

Fpo - The US Pentagon chief on Thursday denied approving plans to hide a ship named for US President Donald Trump's late rival senator John McCain during a recent presidential trip to Japan.

White House wanted USS McCain 'hidden' from Trump: reports

Washington - The White House requested a Navy ship bearing the name of US President Donald Trump's late rival senator John McCain be kept "out of sight" during a recent presidential trip to Japan, US media reported Wednesday.

Iraq warns of 'danger of war' as Iranian FM visits

Baghdad - Iraqi leaders have warned of the risks of war during a visit by Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, whose country is locked in a tense standoff with the United States.
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