Government And Politics

Sigmund Jaehn,1st German in space as 1970s cosmonaut, dies

Sep 22, 2019

Sigmund Jaehn, who became the first German in space at the height of the Cold War in the 1970s and was promoted by communist authorities as an East German hero, has died at age 82

From IS camp, Syrian family returns home to a hostile city

Sep 22, 2019

Kurdish-led authorities in northeast Syria are allowing hundreds of Syrian families linked to the Islamic State group to return home to the city of Raqqa

Trump says he discussed corruption with Ukraine's president

Sep 22, 2019

President Donald Trump says he spoke to Ukraine's new president about his election and the fact that "we don't want our people, like Vice President Biden and his son" contributing to corruption already happening in Ukraine.

Sanders heading to Warren's native state for Comanche event

Sep 22, 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is on tap to address the largest annual gathering of the Comanche Nation in the state where one of his main rivals, Elizabeth Warren, was born

Boris Johnson heads to UN, urging world to see beyond Brexit

Sep 22, 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is heading to the United Nations General Assembly in New York to argue that post-Brexit Britain will be a dynamic world power taking the lead on tackling climate change and an unstable Middle East

Portugal's Socialists focus on economy in re-election bid

Sep 22, 2019

Portugal's ruling Socialist Party is hoping an economic recovery during four years of governing will persuade voters in an upcoming election to return the party to power

AP interview: Colombia to denounce Maduro at UN meeting

Sep 22, 2019

Colombia's leader says "brutality" of Nicolás Maduro must end and that any aggression by Venezuela's armed forces would immediately trigger a regional response.

Iran vows to lead Gulf security, as US sends more troops

Sep 22, 2019

Iran's president says his country should lead Gulf security, as US sends more troops

Hong Kong readies for more protests after night of clashes

Sep 22, 2019

Hong Kong braces for another day of protest after a night of violent clashes in which the police used tear gas and 40mm rubber rounds against protesters who threw gasoline bombs toward them and set fires in streets

Wild top Avalanche behind Zuccarello's 3 points.

Sep 22, 2019

Mats Zuccarello scored the deciding goal and had two assists to lead the Minnesota Wild to a 4-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche in NHL preseason play in St. Paul, Minnesota

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