International incidents

Fire balls caused by Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City, early Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. Israel struck targets in the Gaza Strip after dozens of rockets were launched Wednesday from the coastal territory ruled by the Islamic militant Hamas group, the Israeli military said.(AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)
August 09, 2018 - 2:14 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on developments in Israel and the Palestinian territories (all times local): 9:10 p.m. Israel is urging Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the U.N. Security Council to condemn Hamas militants for what he called "the unprovoked terrorist attack" on southern Israel in...
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A Chinese investor monitors stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, China, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
August 09, 2018 - 7:48 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets were mixed Thursday with European stocks trading lower after Chinese markets finished with sharp gains, as investors focus on developments in the trade dispute between the United States and China. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.7 percent to 7...
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Injured person is taken to ambulance after a missile from Gaza Strip hit in the town of Sderot, Israel, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2018. Sirens wailed in southern Israel warning of incoming projectiles from Gaza and Israeli media reported two people were lightly injured from shrapnel in the border town of Sderot. (AP photo/Yehuda Peretz)
August 08, 2018 - 4:23 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel struck targets in the Gaza Strip after dozens of rockets were launched Wednesday from the coastal territory ruled by the Islamic militant Hamas group, the Israeli military said. The exchange came amid continued attempts by Egypt to broker a broad cease-fire deal between...
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August 07, 2018 - 11:49 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The United States and the European Union said Tuesday that they are seeking details about the arrest of women's rights activists in Saudi Arabia, but they sidestepped a sensitive diplomatic dispute over the crackdown between the ultraconservative kingdom and Canada. Saudi Arabia...
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August 07, 2018 - 8:08 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Commission says it is seeking clarification about the arrest of human rights defenders in Saudi Arabia but the EU's executive refuses to be drawn into a diplomatic dispute between Riyadh and Canada. Saudi Arabia expelled the Canadian ambassador Monday and froze "all new...
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The Saudi Arabian Embassy is shown in Ottawa, Canada, on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. Saudi Arabia has ordered Canadian Ambassador Dennis Horak to leave the ultraconservative kingdom within 24 hours after his nation criticized the recent arrests of women's rights activists. The Saudi Foreign Ministry also said it would freeze "all new business" between the kingdom and Canada. (David Kawai/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 06, 2018 - 3:47 pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia expelled the Canadian ambassador on Monday and froze "all new business" with Ottawa over its criticism of the ultraconservative kingdom's arrest of women's rights activists — yet another warning to the West reflecting Riyadh's newly assertive foreign...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2018, file photo, North Korea leader Kim Jong Un adjust his glasses after signing documents with U.S. President Donald Trump at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore. North Korea’s state-run media have toned down their rhetorical attacks on the United States and South Korea while leader Kim Jong Un pursues a more diplomatic approach, but the vitriol continues, and Japan is now Pyongyang’s favorite foil. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)
July 23, 2018 - 1:12 am
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea's state-run media have toned down their rhetorical attacks on the United States and South Korea while leader Kim Jong Un pursues a more diplomatic approach, but the vitriol continues — and Japan is now Pyongyang's favorite foil. Commentaries critical of...
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July 20, 2018 - 9:39 am
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The leaders of Egypt and Sudan have agreed to mend their frayed ties following repeated failures to reach a deal over an upstream Nile dam being built by Ethiopia, and the revival of a longstanding dispute over a border held by Cairo and claimed by Khartoum. In a two-day...
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Democratic Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, right, and Republican Utah Gov. Gary Herbert talk about strategies for increasing direct foreign investment in state economies Thursday, July 19, 2018, in Santa Fe, N.M. Several governors attending the annual meeting of the National Governors Association said shifting U.S. trade policies are rattling markets for agricultural commodities and complicating decisions by foreign investors. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
July 19, 2018 - 7:22 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — State governors discussed ways Thursday to court foreign investment in the wake of President Donald Trump's trade disputes with countries including China, Canada and Mexico. Several of the more than 20 governors attending the annual meeting of the National Governors...
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July 19, 2018 - 3:44 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on state governors and concerns about foreign trade and investment (all times local): ___ 12:45 p.m. The Republican governor of Arkansas is sending the state's economic development director on an additional trip to China to meet with companies that are making...
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