The Latest: Trump says socialism has ravaged Venezuela

MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump addressing the political crisis in Venezuela (all times local): 5:10 p.m. President Donald Trump says socialism ha...

DC's many prankster activists turn anger into street theater

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the nation's capital, it can be hard for protesters to stand out. Fifty people — or even 500 — holding signs and shouting hardly merits a second glance in this city of protests. ...

Fears rise in Nicaragua over new social security overhaul

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguans revolted last April when the government announced it was raising payroll taxes and cutting retirement benefits to bolster a social security program hemorrhaging m...

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Today in History Today is Monday, Feb. 11, the 42nd day of 2019. There are 323 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Feb. 11, 19...

Former Polish prime minister Jan Olszewski dies at 88

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Jan Olszewski, a Polish anti-communist dissident and former prime minister, has died. He was 88. The news agency PAP reported Friday that Olszewski died in a Wa...

Khomeini launched a revolution from a sleepy French village

NEAUPHLE-LE-CHATEAU, France (AP) — From a sleepy village outside Paris, the man who would become the supreme leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran sat cross-legged beneath an apple tree, delivering m...

2 Chinese dissidents allowed entry to Taiwan after being stuck in airport for 4 months

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Two Chinese dissidents were allowed to enter Taiwan last night (Jan. 30) after they were stuck in limbo in the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport for four months as they soug...

Dissident artist: China's arrests of Canadians unsurprising

TORONTO (AP) — Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei says China's arrests of two Canadians who have been detained in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese Huawei executive is unsurprising ...

Steve Bannon talks Taiwan and Hong Kong with Chinese exile Guo Wengui

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Jan. 27, Chinese real estate tycoon and political exile, Guo Wengui (郭文貴) uploaded video of former U.S. presidential advisor Steve Bannon speaking on China-US relations...

APNewsBreak: Undercover agents target cybersecurity watchdog

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has found that researchers who reported the role of Israeli spyware in the targeting of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's inner circle are in turn being...

Human Rights Watch: China at most repressive since Tian’anmen massacre

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Jan. 17, international research and advocacy group Human Rights Watch (HRW) published its World Report 2019; a comprehensive review of the current human rights conditio...

LinkedIn censors Tiananmen leader for China, backtracks next day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After censoring the account of a Chinese Tiananmen Square leader and activist on its site in China, LinkedIn changed its mind and unblocked him the next day, claiming he had be...

Saudi prince who called for reforms dies at 87

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz, a senior member of the royal family who supported women's rights and once led a group of dissident princes, has died at the age of 87. ...

Colombia president: Rebel wanted in journalist killings dead

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's President Ivan Duque says the leader of a rebel dissident group believed responsible for the murders of three Ecuadorian press workers is dead. Duq...

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Today in History Today is Wednesday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2018. There are 12 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 19,...