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Hiding in Nicaragua, Ortega's battered opponents plan comeback

Reuters - 18 hours 5 min ago
For almost six hours, one of the leaders of the resistance to Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega hid in a house while police and paramilitary groups laid siege to the last opposition stronghold, which finally fell this week.
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Roger Stone: She has no knowledge of Russian collusion

Associated Press - 18 hours 8 min ago
Roger Stone says his friend Kristin Davis has no knowledge of Russian collusion during the 2016 election.
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Colombia's Santos urges peace as FARC take seats in Congress

Reuters - 18 hours 8 min ago
Colombian former FARC guerrillas took their seats in Congress on Friday as part of an agreement that ended five decades of war, and outgoing President Juan Manuel Santos urged the nation to protect the nascent peace and put an end to violence.
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Shaky ceasefire restored after Israel and Hamas exchange fatal fire

Associated Press - 18 hours 16 min ago
Hours after violence flared between Israel and Hamas for the second time in a week, prompting renewed fears that Gaza could slide quickly into an all-out war, reports that a ceasefire has been restored surfaced.
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Opinion: Second Trump-Putin meeting would be careless

Associated Press - 18 hours 21 min ago
Donald Trump is President, but he is not king of America; the country is not his private property.
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The other fatal duck boat incidents

Associated Press - 18 hours 33 min ago
Thursday's sinking of a duck boat in Missouri isn't the first time trouble with the tour vessel turned fatal. At least 39 people have died in duck boat accidents in the past 20 years.
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Anderson Cooper: The spin has just begun

Associated Press - 18 hours 45 min ago
The FBI is in possession of a recording between President Donald Trump and his former personal attorney Michael Cohen in which the two men prior to the election discuss a payment to a former Playboy model who has alleged an affair with Trump, which the President previously denied knowing about.
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Opinion: This tragedy wasn't a surprise to me

Associated Press - 18 hours 48 min ago
When I was a boy, my father built a cabin on Table Rock Lake in the Ozark Mountains. We stayed there during the summers. Usually once a week, we would venture into Branson, Missouri, for a sightseeing outing or entertainment. The one thing that always caught my attention were the duck boats.
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The classic Air Force One design that Trump wants to ditch

Associated Press - 18 hours 56 min ago
The current look of Air Force One is a true design classic. It dates back to 1962, and is the result of collaboration between JFK and Raymond Loewy, one of the fathers of industrial design.
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At RNC meeting, no one is sweating Trump-Putin summit

Associated Press - 18 hours 57 min ago
If President Donald Trump sparked a widespread backlash over his news conference beside Russian President Vladimir Putin in Finland on Monday, one wouldn't have known it from the buoyant tone among Republican Party officials this week.
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Undocumented immigrant pleads guilty in NFL player's death

Associated Press - 19 hours 2 min ago
The man accused of hitting and killing NFL linebacker Edwin Jackson and his ride-share driver with a truck in February agreed to a plea agreement Friday.
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Pope accepts Honduran bishop's resignation following misconduct allegations

Reuters - 19 hours 21 min ago
Pope Francis accepted the resignation of a senior Roman Catholic bishop in Honduras on Friday, following allegations of financial and sexual impropriety against the cleric.
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Concern in White House over intelligence chief's Russian summit surprise

Reuters - 19 hours 33 min ago
While U.S. President Donald Trump defended his efforts to build a relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, aides said on Friday there is some frustration that the U.S. intelligence chief did not know about plans for a second summit and they hope that meeting will follow a more traditional pattern.
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President George H.W. Bush's heart doctor killed in bicycle drive-by shooting

Associated Press - 19 hours 33 min ago
A cardiologist who treated former President George H.W. Bush was killed Friday morning in a bicycle-to-bicycle drive-by shooting near Texas Medical Center in Houston, authorities said.
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Brazil's Alckmin firms presidential bid with centrist support

Reuters - 19 hours 37 min ago
Business-friendly Brazilian presidential candidate Geraldo Alckmin got the strongest boost yet to his campaign after a centrist coalition agreed to back him and chose their potential vice-presidential pick.
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Check this list before you eat: A lot of foods are recalled because of outbreaks

Associated Press - 20 hours 1 min ago
US health officials are warning people to avoid certain foods due to ongoing unrelated outbreaks of intestinal infections caused by bacteria, viruses and even parasites lurking in some of our food.
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Hardworking Cambodian shoe maker has little time for politics

Reuters - 20 hours 6 min ago
Whoever wins Cambodia's general election next week, 27-year-old Khen Srey Touch knows only that she will have to keep working hard for years to come.
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Israel, Hamas agree to restore calm in Gaza Strip: Hamas

Reuters - 20 hours 39 min ago
Israel and Hamas have agreed to restore calm in the Gaza Strip, a spokesman for Hamas, the Islamist group that controls the Gaza Strip, said on Saturday.
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He built world's first jet suit

Associated Press - 20 hours 40 min ago
CNN meets the Richard Browning, the former trader turned inventor of the world's first jet suit.
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Israeli soldier, three Palestinian militants, protester killed in Gaza escalation

Reuters - 20 hours 56 min ago
Palestinian gunmen killed an Israeli soldier along the Gaza border on Friday, said the Israeli military, which launched dozens of strikes into Gaza that killed four Palestinians, including three Hamas fighters.
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