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Zurawik: Bill O'Reilly plays to thousands of empty seats in Baltimore

Bill O'Reilly's 'The Spin Stops Here Tour' played to thousands of empty seats at Baltimore's Royal Farms Arena Friday....

Merkel warns against complacency

GERMAN Chancellor Angela Merkel urged her supporters to keep up the momentum in the final hours before Sunday’s national election, urging a last push to try to sway undecided...

Cosgrove’s craic-ing good time in Ireland

FROM wood work to a pint of Guinness in a seaside pub, Australia’s Governor-General braved the wild Irish weather on Saturday during his visit to the Emerald Isle....

Far-right German party uses ‘modern marketplace’ of the Web to breach cultural taboo

The German election campaign has unfolded without evidence of the sort of Russian interference that officials say marked the U.S. presidential election. So Germany's far-right...

Melania Trump Will Meet With Justin Trudeau and Prince Harry in First Solo Trip Abroad

Melania Trump is set to take her biggest step yet as first lady...

How Two Cities Encapsulate the Battle for Germany's Identity

The tension between Leipzig and Dresden represents a national struggle, which will come to a head in elections on Sunday....

Maxine Waters guarantees Trump-Russia collusion and says it's time to demand president's impeachment

The California Democrat added that there was no strict definition for what constitutes an impeachable offense....

Why you should care about the German election even if you're in America

Derided as boring, there's actually good reasons to watch closely when Germans go to the polls on Sunday....

How Trump can destroy Kim Jong Un’s nukes without blowing up the world

Want to win a nuclear war? Build better hackers, not better bombs....

World, don't panic, but Russia just likened Trump and Kim Jong Un to pre-schoolers—if those kids had nuclear weapons

Moscow's Sergey Lavrov said a pause was needed in the confrontation between Trump and Kim Jong Un "to calm down the hotheads"....

First lady set to embark on first solo trip outside U.S. to Toronto

Melania Trump is set to take her biggest step yet as first lady. She's leading the U.S. delegation to an international sporting event for wounded service members, her first solo...

Psst: I can hear you. And I'm a reporter

"These guys are having this sensitive conversation right in front of me. In a public restaurant, on the sidewalk," says a New York Times reporter. Was he wrong to write a story?...

Unusual weather puts farmers on edge

A hot end to the summer has some farmers saying it's making up for the rest of the growing season's cold and rainy weather, while others are sounding the alarm on an increase in...

'National treasure': Edmundston gives up its Lancaster bomber

Edmundston has bid farewell to its very own Lancaster bomber, one of the last survivors of a celebrated Second World War fleet and a landmark in the area for more than 50 years....

Germany's economic forces at play

We look at the challenges facing the Eurozone's biggest economic player as a new government takes shape....

What Germany's refugees think about the elections

"This election will affect my future ... Germany is now my home. I speak German better than my mother tongue."...

The enduring electoral appeal of 'aloof' Angela Merkel

The scientist turned politician is seen as dour, ruthless and uncharismatic, but also focused, approachable and humorous....

Theresa May’s Brexit speech: What did Europe make of it?

Plans for a two year divorce period gets the attention of the European media, but the PM's address does not get star billing....

Spain takes over coordinating police work in Catalonia

Spain's Interior Ministry began coordinating all police efforts Saturday in Catalonia, a tactic designed to halt the region's referendum on secession following tensions with the......

In final push, Merkel seeks to reach undecided German voters

German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged her supporters to keep up the momentum in the final hours before Sunday's national election, urging a last push to try to sway undecided...

What you need to know about the Catalan independence referendum

It is not often that a plebiscite is banned in a democracy but that is exactly what happened in the case of the upcoming Catalan independence referendum in Spain set to be held on...

Britain hopes for Brexit progress; EU leaders cautious

Britain and the EU are preparing to head back to the Brexit negotiating table after a speech by Prime Minister Theresa May that received a cautious welcome from the bloc's leaders....

Move over, Bud: Czech firm makes DIY backyard breweries

A Czech firm is selling professional beer-making sets that fit in a backyard but can produce commercial quantities of brew....

How memes survived Vladimir Putin's social media crackdown in Russia

From Alexei Navalny's "crooks and thieves" jibe to the manatee that keeps waiting around, Russians have found innovative ways to criticize the government online....

Virtue and Moir dazzle in debut at Autumn Classic International

Canadians Tessa Virtue and partner Scott Moir started their season on a high note, earning top marks in the short program in ice dancing at the Autumn Classic International in...

Merkel pitches German voters steady course while far right makes waves

The far-right, anti-EU Alternative for Germany party is expected to win as much as 12 per cent of the vote in Sunday's parliamentary elections, potentially making it the third...

German weapon removed from Mikhail Kalashnikov statue

Removal occurs after Moscow residents notice that metal bas-relief behind new monument includes image of German weapon....

Brexit: Europe wants more clarity from Britain to break deadlock

The Prime Minister sets out plans for a two-year Brexit transition - but some say that there is still too much that is unclear....

Aurora 17: Nervous Sweden stages huge military exercise

Stockholm brings back conscription as it looks to enlist 4,000 recruits in the face of the threat posed by a resurgent Russia....

DHS: 21 states were targets of election hacking

By GEOFF MULVIHILL Associated Press The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems last year, although...

As Catalan independence vote nears, Europe supports keeping Spain intact

A week before a planned referendum, tensions have escalated between Madrid and Barcelona....

Theresa May sets out transition plan in bid to unlock Brexit talks

Theresa May sets out a plan to retain full access to the European Union's single market for two years after Brexit....

Experts offer contradicting testimony in Naperville mom's murder trial

A Naperville woman was able to understand her actions the night she stabbed her son and a young girl to death a state expert witness testified Friday as the woman's trial moved...

For devotees of Saint Padre Pio, a chance to connect as relics come to Chicago

A half dozen relics of Padre Pio will be on display Monday at St. Francis Borgia Catholic Church in the Dunning neighborhood and on Tuesday at St. Ita Catholic Church in Edgewater....

'End in sight' in campaign to retake Raqqa from ISIS, says top diplomat

The fight for Raqqa has been bloody and prolonged....

St. Louis King of France school in Baton Rouge to close at academic year's end as church closure looms

Both the school and the church parish bearing the name "St. Louis King of France" will close in the next nine months as the Catholic Diocese grapples with a priest...

Company aims to build high performance vehicles in North Las Vegas

After five years of quietly planning, engineering and development, Tiramani is ready to jump into the recreational powersports market with his Supercar System, a startup company...

Angry Orchard hard cider-maker built reputation in Michigan

Ryan Burk gave up musical aspirations, law school to make cider; now, the company he works for controls nearly 60% of the national cider market...

Russia: Relations with US poor over 'Russo-phobic hysteria'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Russia's foreign minister said Friday the downturn in relations with the United States began with the Obama administration's "small-hearted" and "revengeful"...