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Police stand at the site where an armed man who took dozens of hostages on a bus was shot dead, on the bridge connecting the city of Niteroi to Rio de Janeiro , Brazil, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. An armed man holding dozens of people hostage on a public bus and threatening to set the vehicle on fire was seized by police after a four-hour long standoff, Brazilian police said.  (AP Photo/Leo Correa)
Police kill man who held bus passengers hostage in RioA man who took dozens of hostages on a bus in Brazil was shot dead by police following a four-hour standoff
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
This photo taken on Oct. 7, 2018, shows a village of Nyonoksa, northwestern Russia. The Aug. 8, 2019, explosion of a rocket engine at the Russian navy's testing range just outside Nyonoksa led to a brief spike in radiation levels and raised new questions about prospective Russian weapons. (AP Photo/Sergei Yakovlev)
Nuclear watchdog: Russia has resumed sharing radiation dataA nuclear weapons watchdog says Russia has resumed sharing data from its radiation monitoring stations after they were taken offline following a deadly explosion at a missile range
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
Cameroon tribunal sentences separatist leader to lifeA Cameroon military tribunal sentenced to life in prison a leader of the country's English-speaking separatist movement and 9 supporters on Tuesday, after finding them guilty of charges including secession, terrorism and hostility against the state
The Associated Press28 minutes ago
Huawei's founder Ren Zhengfei, looks on during an interview at the Huawei campus in Shenzhen in Southern China's Guangdong province on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. Ren said he expects no relief from U.S. export curbs due to the political climate in Washington but expresses confidence the company will thrive with its own technology. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
Huawei expects no relief from US sanctions but is confidentHuawei founder expects no relief from US sanctions but is confident Chinese tech giant can thrive with its own technology
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
Explosion rocks arms depot north of Iraqi capitalIraqi security officials say an explosion has happened in an arms depot belonging to an Iranian-backed militia faction north of Baghdad
The Associated Press34 minutes ago
In this Aug. 15, 2019, photo, a large Iceberg floats away as the sun sets near Kulusuk, Greenland. Greenland is where Earth's refrigerator door is left open, where glaciers dwindle and seas begin to rise. Scientists are hard at work there, trying to understand the alarmingly rapid melting of the ice. For Greenland is where the planet's future is being written. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Earth's future is being written in fast-melting GreenlandWelcome to Greenland, where glaciers go to die and seas start to rise
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
A Kashmiri woman sits on a footpath outside a police station waiting to hear the news about her relative who was detained during night raids in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. Authorities say thousands of people, mostly young male protesters, have been arrested and detained in Indian-administered Kashmir amid an ongoing communications blackout and security lockdown. (AP Photo/ Dar Yasin)
Kashmir police say thousands detained in status-change sweepAuthorities say thousands of people, mostly young male protesters, have been arrested and detained in Indian-administered Kashmir amid an ongoing communications blackout and security lockdown
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A migrant sits on the deck of the Open Arms vessel in front of island of Lampedusa, southern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. The Spanish humanitarian rescue ship Open Arms says another man had to be rescued after jumping in the sea as the stand-off with Italy, which won't permit it access to a port, entered its 19th day. Open Arms described the situation on board Tuesday as ''desperate,'' saying that a man threw himself in the water trying to reach trying to reach land in plain view, while at the same moment a woman suffered a panic attack. (AP Photo/Francisco Gentico)
The Latest: Cyprus picks up 33 migrants packed on small boatCyprus authorities say a marine police patrol vessel has safely brought to port 33 migrants packed aboard a small boat that was sailing off the east Mediterranean island's southeastern coast
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Tourists Face Jail Over Odd Crime: Sand TheftA French couple who visited the Italian island of Sardinia swear they just wanted to bring home a reminder of their visit. Now they're facing possible jail time as a result, reports the Local . Their offense? Alleged sand theft. And not just a thimbleful: Authorities confiscated 90 pounds of sand...
Newser1 hour ago
Suspects in pregnant teen's killing in Germany go on trialTwo German men have gone on trial accused of killing a pregnant teenager on the Baltic sea island of Usedom because they wanted to see someone die
The Associated Press1 hour ago
French police officers check vehicles, in Saint Pee sur Nivelle, southwestern France, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019.  ahead of the G7 summit which will take place in Biarritz on Aug. 24-26, 2019.  (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
Police, protesters fill French beach resorts for G-7 summitFrench police are setting up checkpoints and combing Atlantic beaches to secure the area for world leaders coming for the G-7 summit
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Search launched near Greek island after helicopter crashCoast guard vessels and a helicopter are involved in a search-and-rescue effort in Greece following a private helicopter crash near an island popular with vacationers and summer home owners
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