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Judge declares mistrial in case of two former New Mexico police officers charged with murder in killing of homeless man

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Judge declares mistrial in case of two former New Mexico police officers charged with murder in killing of homeless man.
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The United States has made a $500 million grant to the Green Climate Fund, meant to help developing nations combat climate change, the State Department said Tuesday.
French President Francois Hollande told British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday that negotiations over Britain's exit from the European Union should begin as soon as Britain invokes Article 50,
Russia is engaging in aggressive and destabilizing actions that are threatening the rules-based international order, Samantha Power said Tuesday in her last major speech as U.S. ambassador to the Unit
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A federal appeals court says former inmates at a central Missouri county jail can sue over a policy that left them naked while laundry was done. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that a judge’s ruling requiring a man to provide a fingerprint to unlock a cellphone was constitutional. The decision comes in th
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York utility is set to vote later this month on a plan to construct an offshore wind farm off eastern Long Island. The Long Island Power Authority says the 90-megawatt, 15-
MIAMI (AP) — In a hotel room in suburban Miami, Luis Alberto Rodriguez wept when he heard that a government policy granting residency to Cubans who arrive on U.S. soil was ending. That means it could
WASHINGTON (AP) — With just three days left in office, the Obama administration has doubled an initial $500 million commitment to a fund that helps nations fight climate change. The incoming Trump ad
A Canadian couple are shocked to find Esther the ‘micro-pig’ has grown into a 670lb giant
SARA, or the Socially Aware Robot Assistant, was showcased at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.              
Argentina's president is defending the country's spy chief after a news report linked him to the biggest corruption scandal in Brazil's history.
Italy's Antonio Tajani, a member of the European People’s Party (EPP), was elected on Tuesday in the fourth round of vote as a new president of the European Parliament
Italian conservative wins after his EPP group allies with liberals to counter rising populism.
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Seaquarium says it won’t release its orca named Lolita to “appease a fringe group” that includes Mexican actress Kate del Castillo. Del Castillo and People for th
Rolls-Royce Plc has agreed to pay the United States a $170 million criminal penalty as part of a global settlement to resolve bribery investigation, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a statement
Two Democratic members of Washington’s congressional delegation, U.S. Reps. Pramila Jayapal and Adam Smith, plan to skip Donald Trump’s inauguration this week.
Conservative Antonio Tajani led Tuesday's third round of voting for speaker of the European Parliament following a coalition deal with the liberals, and will face fellow Italian Gianni Pittella of the
Gains were also capped due to rising US production
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday he has been questioned by the country's ethics watchdog in an unprecedented probe into a Bahamian holiday he took with the Aga Khan.
Anthony Scaramucci, entrepreneur and senior adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, speaks to USA TODAY from the World Economic Forum in Davos.              
Anthony Scaramucci, entrepreneur and senior adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, speaks to USA TODAY from the World Economic Forum in Davos.              
Anthony Scaramucci, entrepreneur and senior adviser to President-elect Donald Trump, speaks to USA TODAY from the World Economic Forum in Davos.              
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A beach town is using blunt legal arguments to resist a demand that it permanently close a section of beach where a man plunged into an inlet and drowned when the sand gave
The US president makes a surprise appearance at White House press secretary Josh Earnest's last briefing.
An air force pilot thought he was attacking Boko Haram militants, the army says.
STRASBOURG (Reuters) - Italian conservative Antonio Tajani on Tuesday won the race to become the next head of the European Parliament.
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana cancer services agency says it will replace and rebuild its data after a computer hack demanding a ransom. Cancer Services of East Central Indiana-Little Red Door in Mu
BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for a Massachusetts woman accused of helping dispose of her 2-year-old daughter’s body has asked a judge to dismiss the charges or move the trial. Rachelle Bond is charge
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will quit the EU single market when it leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May said on Tuesday in a decisive speech that set a course for a clean break with th
The co-chairmen of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) are threatened by life sentences if the court confirms the verdicts demanded by the Prosecutor’s Office, reported BGNES. The leaders of the pro-K
KENNER, La. (AP) — A 44-year-old man is accused of killing and dismembering a 27-year-old who was living with the suspect’s ex-girlfriend in an apartment where detectives found evidence of bloo
US President-elect Donald Trump's tax policies could have adverse effects
The gunman apprehended for allegedly opening fire at a fancy Istanbul night spot early on New Year’s Day, killing 39 people, received training in Afghanistan before arriving in Turkey, according to a
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen said Tuesday she would relish a duel for the presidency with former economy minister Emmanuel Macron, as polls show the rising star closing in on the front-runner

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