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Red Bull heir seeks another delay in alleged hit-and-run

Prosecutors in Thailand say an heir to the Red Bull fortune has asked for another delay in facing charges over an alleged hit-and-run that killed a police officer almost five years ago.

Egyptian artist paints church murals, unfazed by attacks

On a scaffold several stories high beneath the dome of a Cairo church, Ayman William paints for the glory of God, unfazed by recent attacks against his fellow Coptic Christians in Egypt.

Rumors rife as gas restrictions in N. Korean capital drag on

An acute shortage of gasoline in the North Korean capital of Pyongyang that has sparked price hikes and hoarding is raising fears of potentially crippling pain at the pumps if things don't get better soon — and driving rumors that China is to blame.

Mexico's ruling party, others caught in old tricks

The scene was so typical of Mexico's long-dominant ruling party that it could have happened a half century ago: poor women lined up under a blazing sun, waiting for a politician to show up hours late for a rally they had been obliged to attend under threat of losing benefits from an anti-poverty ...

Venezuelan unrest continues as Maduro decides to quit OAS

Following through on its threat, Venezuela's government announced it is quitting the Organization of American States, accusing the regional body of meddling in its internal affairs over weeks of political unrest.

US Navy helicopter crashes in Pacific near Guam

A U.S. Navy helicopter crashes in the Pacific Ocean Thursday while conducting flight operations just 24 miles east off the coast of Guam.

3 Indian soldiers, 2 suspected rebels killed in Kashmir

The Indian army says at least three soldiers and two suspected rebels have been killed in Indian-controlled Kashmir after militants stormed a military camp close to the Line of Control dividing the disputed region between India and Pakistan.

UAE sentences Iranian to 10 years for aiding nuclear program

A court in the United Arab Emirates has sentenced an Iranian businessman to 10 years in prison after being convicted of trying to bring an electric motor and other devices there to further Iran's nuclear program.

Paraguay congress axes measure for presidential re-election

Paraguay's Chamber of Deputies has rejected a proposed constitutional amendment allowing for presidential re-election, voting nearly four weeks after a secret Senate ballot to approve the measure set off riots in which protesters burned furniture in Congress.

Australia warns gas companies they risk export restrictions

Australia's prime minister warned energy companies on Thursday that they would be restricted from exporting gas if Australians are not also provided with adequate supplies at internationally competitive prices.

South Korea's economy grows at fastest pace in 3 quarters

South Korea, Asia's fourth-largest economy, grew at the fastest clip in nearly a year thanks to recovery in exports, the central bank said Thursday, despite a backlash from Chinese consumers over the deployment of a U.S. missile defense system.

Samsung's profit at 3-year high thanks to memory chips

Samsung Electronics said Thursday its first-quarter profit surged to the highest level in more than three years as its semiconductor division posted the highest income in the company's history.

Deported Mexican migrants offered jobs _ in bullet-proofing

Deported Mexican migrants may take heart — or not — from getting job offers in one booming area of their home country's economy: the auto bullet-proofing industry.

Rio slum residents bury teen, protest police-gang shootouts

Dozens of slum residents in Rio de Janeiro gathered for the funeral of a 13-year-old boy killed during a gunbattle between Brazilian police and drug traffickers in their shantytown.

The Latest: Venezuela says it's renouncing membership in OAS

The latest on the political crisis in Venezuela : 6:25 p.m.

Le Pen upstages Macron in battle for blue-collar votes

French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron is going hunting for blue-collar votes, planning to meet with workers from a home appliance factory that is the latest hot-button symbol of the loss of French jobs to plants overseas.

Hard-line Iranian candidate says US should fear Iran

A hard-line candidate in Iran's upcoming presidential election says the United States should be made to fear Iran so that it will back off on sanctions and threats.

Morocco's parliament approves new government after crisis

Morocco's parliament has approved a new coalition government created to end months of political and economic deadlock.

Albania opposition threatens 'civil disobedience' in vote

Albania's opposition is threatening to block voting on May 7, demanding that a caretaker government bring the country to the June polls.

Poland's ruling party, main opposition force even in survey

An opinion poll shows that support for Poland's ruling conservative party is now about even with that of the main opposition party.

Pope warns the powerful in surprise TED talk

Pope Francis has warned the powerful to act humbly in a new TED talk.

Belarus march against nuclear power on Chernobyl anniversary

About 400 people have marched in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, to mark the anniversary of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear power plant disaster and protest the construction of a nuclear plant in Belarus.

Tensions rise after Turkish attack on Syrian Kurds

Russia on Wednesday criticized Turkey's airstrikes against Kurdish forces in Syria and Iraq, saying they hindered efforts to combat the Islamic State group, as Turkish troops and Syrian Kurdish fighters traded fire across the increasingly tense frontier.

Oil companies in Venezuela pull more expat employees as unrest escalates

The OAS head has said Venezuela should be suspended from the body if it does not hold general elections.

Cyprus activists protest Turkey's planned nuclear plant

Greek and Turkish Cypriot activists have formed a human chain across Cyprus' ethnic divide to protest Turkey's planned nuclear power station, which they say poses real dangers to the nearby east Mediterranean island.

Russia bans Khodorkovsky's 'Open Russia' group

Russian authorities have banned the British-based organization Open Russia, which is a strong critic of the Kremlin, but the group's Russia branch claims it is administratively separate and can continue to operate.

German court upholds Greek teacher's case against pay cut

A German federal court has upheld a complaint by a teacher at a Greek school in Germany against a pay cut that the Greek government imposed at the height of the country's financial crisis.

THAAD anti-ballistic missile system in South Korea nearly set

The U.S.-delivered THAAD anti-ballistic missile system being installed in South Korea is set to be operational in a “couple of days,” as continued North Korean saber-rattling stirs fears of hostilities breaking out in the region and a U.S. carrier strike group steamed into “striking ...

The Latest: Iowa man "mourning" after death of giant rabbit

The Latest on a giant rabbit that died following a trans-Atlantic flight : 6:20 p.m.

Hamas in Gaza says it won't be cowed by Abbas' threats

Gaza's ruling Hamas movement says it will not be cowed by threatened funding cuts, signaling escalating tensions between the militant group and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

20 more deaths in volatile central Congo, UN mission says

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New South Sudan fighting displaces 25,000 people

A spokesman for the humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders says at least 25,000 people have been displaced by fighting in the South Sudan town of Kodok.

UK will be 'wiped off the face of the earth' if it uses nuclear weapons, Russian senator warns

Russia's Frants Klintsevich was responding to comments that the UK could preemptively use a nuclear weapon.

French state faulted in case of girl who went to Syria

A high court has ordered the French state to pay damages to the parents of a teenage girl who managed to go to Syria in an apparent attempt to join Islamic extremists even though they had reported her missing to the police.

UK leader meeting top EU officials for Brexit working dinner

Britain's prime minister is taking time out from her election campaign to meet the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator and head of the bloc's executive.

Border wall talk leads top Mexican official to float American entry fee

A top Mexican official announced Tuesday that Mexico may consider charging a fee for Americans entering the country.

Badgers nearly cut off UK town from the outside world

Some burrowing badgers settled in and made tunnels under the only road leading to a small town in the UK, resulting in a large sinkhole and some trapped residents.

Trekker missing for 47 days rescued in Nepal, friend dead

Trekking officials in Nepal say they have a rescued a Taiwanese man who was missing on a mountain for 47 days, but his girlfriend had died just three days before they were discovered.

Ousted Maltese knight returns in defiance of pope's wishes

The religious soap opera at the ancient Knights of Malta religious order has taken on new drama on the eve of the election of a new leader.

Madeleine McCann: Investigators pursuing 'significant' lead

Police searching for Madeleine McCann have said they are pursuing a "significant line of inquiry" as the 10th anniversary of her disappearance approaches.

Hungary premier dismisses university fear as EU takes action

The European Union has launched legal action against Hungary over a new higher education law that critics say is aimed at shutting down a university founded by billionaire philanthropist George Soros.

Le Pen upstages Macron in battle over saving French jobs

French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron is going hunting for blue-collar votes, planning to meet with workers from a home appliance factory that is the latest hot-button symbol of the loss of French jobs to plants overseas.

Turkey arrests more than 1,000 'secret imams' in police purge

Turkish police arrested more than 1,000 people on Wednesday who authorities say were affiliated with a cleric being blamed by the government for a failed coup attempt last July.

Montenegro opposition vows to freeze NATO membership

Montenegro's pro-Russia opposition has vowed to freeze the Balkan country's future membership in NATO if it wins the next parliamentary election, saying upcoming approval of the accession treaty is illegal.

1 person dies in Kenya's primary elections

A Kenyan police official says one person has died and another was injured in hotly contested primary elections in the capital Nairobi.

WFP says food shipment blocked by Burundi has turned back

The U.N.'s World Food Program says a convoy of food aid blocked from entering Burundi has returned to Rwanda.

Migrants who allegedly raped woman on Facebook Live jailed for two years

Two Afghan migrants who raped a woman for three hours while their mate filmed it on Facebook Live have been jailed for just two years.

Lawmakers say Briton killed in drone strike was threat to UK

British lawmakers say a U.K. man killed by a Royal Air Force drone strike in Syria was an Islamic State group attack planner who posed a "very serious threat" to Britain.

Report: 7 wounded in Istanbul explosion inside van

Turkey's state-run agency says an explosion inside a van carrying university students in Istanbul has wounded seven people.

Saudis thwart attempted attack on oil facility near Yemen

Saudi Arabia says it has thwarted an attempt to attack an Aramco oil distribution center with an unmanned boat from Yemen, where the kingdom is at war with Shiite rebels.