Beer flows as overcrowded Oktoberfest opens in…

The first keg has been tapped and the beer is flowing at the 186th Oktoberfest in Munich

Hong Kong protesters burn flag, police fire…

Protesters in Hong Kong burn flag, police fire pepper spray in renewed clashes over anti-government grievances

U.S. Withdraws $160 Million In Funding From…

A large chunk of that money is coming from funding for a large energy project in Afghanistan.

Paris police use tear gas for 2nd time on day of…

A protest march on climate change brought thousands of people to the streets of Paris, including some agitators who scuffled with police and drew tear gas in response Saturday

Parachutists jump over Dutch heath to mark WWII…

Hundreds of parachutists have floated out of clear blue skies in the eastern Netherlands to commemorate the 75th anniversary of a daring but ultimately unsuccessful World War II mission, Operation Market Garden

Global Climate Strike Kicks Off In Australia…

From Berlin to Hong Kong to Paris to New York City — more than 4,600 protests are scheduled in roughly 140 countries on Friday.

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Lorena spares Los Cabos, heads up coast of Mexico…

Hurricane Lorena has spared the resort-studded twin cities of Los Cabos a direct hit and is instead heading up the east coast of Mexico's Baja California Peninsula prompting new warnings and watches in that coastal area

Yemen rebels say they're halting attacks on Saudi Arabia

Yemen's Houthi rebels say they are halting drone and missile attacks against Saudi Arabia, one week after they claimed responsibility for a strike that crippled a key oil facility in the kingdom

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Apologizes For 'Racist…

Three exclusive reports show Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in "brownface" and "blackface" in three separate incidents nearly 20 years ago.

The Latest: Hundreds march for climate action in…

In downtown Los Angeles, hundreds of people, many of them schoolchildren, marched to City Hall for a rally

Trump, in call, urged Ukraine to investigate…

President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine to investigate the son of Joe Biden

U.K. Says It Has Sent EU Ideas For Reworking…

​The U.K. government said it sent the EU "a series of confidential technical non-papers which reflect the ideas the U.K. has been putting forward."

Activist: Egyptian authorities arrest brother to…

U.S.-based Egyptian activist whose Facebook page helped ignite the 2011 pro-democracy uprising said authorities have arrested his brother in Cairo

US, El Salvador sign asylum deal, details to be…

The United States signs agreement that paves the way for the U.S. to send some asylum seekers to one of the world's most violent countries, El Salvador

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Pictured…

Trudeau is pictured in a yearbook with his face, neck and hands covered in "brownface" makeup at an Arabian Nights-themed gala.

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Trudeau Changes the Subject, Announces Assault…

Returning to other campaign issues after dealing with the response to revelations that he had worn blackface years ago, Justin Trudeau said Friday that he would support a ban on military-style assault rifles. The plan would cover the AR-15 and start a buyback program for legally purchased assault rifles, Fox...

Trudeau's support holds after apology for wearing…

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau acknowledges that he let down his allies by appearing years ago in brownface and blackface

No Clear Winner In Israel Election

Neither incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud Party nor Benny Gantz and his Blue and White Party appear to have won a majority.

A year in the ice: Scientists set sail on Arctic…

An international team of researchers has set off on the biggest and most complex expedition ever attempted in the central Arctic to sharpen the scientific models that underpin our understanding of climate change

Greek island refugee camp too crowded to house…

Greece's largest migrant camp turning away new arrivals due to severe overcrowding

Fires Tied To Palm Oil Industry Ravage Indonesia…

Hundreds fires are burning in vast forests of Indonesia and its islands.

The Latest: Yemen rebels halting attacks on Saudi…

Yemen's Houthi rebels say they are halting all drone and ballistic missile attacks on Saudi Arabia and are waiting for a "positive response."

Paris police gird for weekend protests over Macron, climate

Paris is deploying thousands of police to protect landmarks and government buildings as yellow vest groups, unions and environmental activists plan a multitude of weekend protests

Hong Kong Protest Leaders Urge U.S. To Put…

The protest leaders urged U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday to pass the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act.

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Climate change will grab globe's focus with…

You are going to hear a lot about the problem of climate change over the next week with strikes, summits and reports

Cuba: diplomat expulsions, gas crisis part of US…

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez says the U.S. expulsion of two Cuban diplomats and energy shortages across the island are part of a Trump administration offensive that will fail to force concessions by his government

U.N. Data Shows Number Of Global Migrants Has…

Migrants now make up 3.5% of the world's population compared to 2.8% in 2000.