Foster succeeds Hansen as New Zealand All Blacks head coach

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Long-time assistant Ian Foster has been confirmed as All Blacks head coach to succeed Steve Hansen after an appointment process shunned by some candidates who saw it as ...

Boko Haram killed 275 in Cameroon in 2019, says Amnesty

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Boko Haram militants have killed at least 275 people this year in Cameroon’s Far North region despite government claims back in January that the Islamic extremist group had waned...

UN experts: Libya is new focus of Islamic State extremists

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. experts say the interference of Chadian and Sudanese fighters in Libya is “a direct threat” to the security and stability of the war-torn country, which a leader of the Isla...

US sanctions 5 South Sudan agents it says killed 2 critics

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — The United States has imposed sanctions on five South Sudan officials, who it says are responsible for the abductions and likely murders in 2017 of two human rights ac...

Greek coroner: 6 migrants die of cold near Turkish border

THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Six migrants died of exposure to the cold in recent days in northeastern Greece near its land border with Turkey, a local coroner said Tuesday. The region is a popular corr...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Tuesday, December 10, 2019 _____ City/Town, Country;Tuesday's Weather Condition;Tuesday's High Temp (F);Tuesday's Low Temp (F);Wedne...

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Taiwan president presents Asia Democracy and Human Rights Award to Australian NGO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking at a human rights award ceremony on Tuesday morning (Dec. 10), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) urged countries sharing similar values with Taiwan to continue defendi...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 10, the 344th day of 2019. There are 21 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 10, 1...

BC-US--Foreign Exchange, US

NEW YORK (AP) — Foreign Exchange, New York prices. Rates for trades of $1 million minimum. ...

U.N.D.P. says Latin America is wealthier but unequal

NEW YORK (AP) — Latin America has significantly reduced poverty over the last two decades. So why is there generalized discontent, prompting thousands of protesters to take to the streets? ...

ATP Rankings

Singles Through Dec. 8 1. Rafael Nadal, Spain, 9985 2. Novak Djokovic, Serbia, 9145 3. Roger Federer, Switzerland, 6590 ...

South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi crowned Miss Universe 2019

ATLANTA (AP) — South Africa's Zozibini Tunzi was crowned Miss Universe 2019, giving the country its second title in in three years in a pageant that also saw strong showings from contestants from Puer...

U.N. expert urges Ethiopia to stop shutting down internet

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A United Nations expert on the freedom of expression said he has urged Ethiopian officials to stop shutting down the internet. David Kaye, the U.N.'s spe...

Global Forecast-Celsius

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