Israeli, French leaders tangle over US Jerusalem decision
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The French and Israeli leaders sparred verbally Sunday over the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, while new violence rippled across the region following the move by U.S. President Donald Trump....
The Latest: Israeli PM urges approval of Jerusalem decision
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Latest on the fallout from the U.S. decision to declare Jerusalem Israel's capital (all times local):...
US Nobel laureate worries politics could undermine science
STOCKHOLM (AP) -- An American researcher who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet Sunday night....
APNewsBreak: Files show birth of Papua independence struggle
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Prominent Papuans pleaded for the U.S. to give them money and arms in the mid-1960s to fight Indonesia's colonization of their vast remote territory, according to recently declassified American files that show the birth of an independence struggle that endures half a century later....
German intelligence warns of increased Chinese cyberspying
BERLIN (AP) -- The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency warned Sunday that China allegedly is using social networks to try to cultivate lawmakers and other officials as sources....
World leaders congratulate Iraq on defeating IS
BAGHDAD (AP) -- World leaders congratulated Iraq Sunday following the prime minister's declaration of victory over the Islamic State group. Saudi Arabia says the achievement is a big victory against terrorism in the region and the United Kingdom applauded Iraq's security forces "for their courage and sacrifice."...
3 people arrested in firebomb attack on Swedish synagogue
HELSINKI (AP) -- Three people have been arrested for allegedly throwing firebombs at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Goteborg, the second anti-Jewish attack in the Nordic nation in two days. Jewish groups condemned the attacks as "unconscionable" and demanded that authorities take action....
Brexit secretary says a no-deal Brexit now less likely
LONDON (AP) -- The likelihood of Britain leaving the European Union without a future trade deal has "dropped dramatically" now that the two sides have reached a preliminary agreement on their divorce terms, the country's Brexit secretary said Sunday....
UN calls for urgent evacuation of 137 sick Syrian children
BEIRUT (AP) -- The United Nations children's agency said Sunday 137 children stranded in a rebel-held suburb near the Syrian capital require immediate evacuation amid a crippling siege in which five have reportedly died from a lack of medical care....
Pope Francis has called for a better translation of a phrase about temptation in the Lord's Prayer. The Pope believes current wording that says "lead us not into temptation" is not a good because God, as a good father, would not lead humans to sin. The Lord's Prayer known as the “Our Father” in America is considered by many the most revered prayer in Christianity. The pontiff prefers France's Roman Catholic Church new wording "do not let us fall into temptation" as an alternative, and something similar should be used worldwide.
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