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Salvadoran town deeply rooted in DC unfazed by US politics

By MARTHA MENDOZA

In a quiet, cobblestoned town near the Pacific coast of El Salvador, residents are unfazed by the fact that the Trump Administration is seeking to lock up families indefinitely and ending temporary protected status for people from their country.

A look at the leading candidates for Brazil's presidency

By SARAH DiLORENZO

With poll-leading former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in jail and likely to be barred from running, Brazil's presidential election is wide open.

Trump: 'No time frame' to end China trade war

President Trump has said he does not "anticipate much" from talks with China this week aimed at resolving the trade dispute between the world's two largest economies.

  • August 21st 2018 at 02:51

Woman killed by alligator while protecting dog

A woman in the US has been killed by an alligator after she tried to protect her dog from being eaten.

  • August 21st 2018 at 02:34

Australian prime minister clings to power but more challenges loom

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survived a leadership challenge by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on Tuesday, government officials said, but the narrow margin of his win did little to dampen speculation about his future.

Australian prime minister calls for party unity after leadership challenge

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull called on his government on Tuesday to unite or risk defeat at the next election as the embattled leader looks to cement his position after surviving a leadership challenge.

Taiwan loses another ally to China

Taiwan lost another ally to Beijing on Tuesday when diplomatic ties with El Salvador were severed, as China presses the remaining nations with diplomatic links to Taipei to end them.

Twenty-two states ask U.S. appeals court to reinstate 'net neutrality' rules

A group of 22 state attorneys general and the District of Columbia late Monday asked a U.S. appeals court to reinstate the Obama administration's 2015 landmark net neutrality rules and reject the Trump administration's efforts to preempt states from imposing their own rules guaranteeing an open internet.

Australian prime minister clings to power after winning leadership contest

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survived a leadership challenge by Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton on Tuesday, a government official said, but the narrow margin of his win did little to dampen speculation about his future.

Taiwan set to lose its third diplomatic ally this year: source

Taiwan is set to lose its third diplomatic ally this year, a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters on Tuesday, amid pressure from China on the remaining nations with diplomatic ties with the island to cut them.

North Korea's Kim criticizes his country's health sector

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un took aim at his country's health sector, state media reported on Tuesday, the latest salvo of public criticism unleashed as part of his campaign to jumpstart economic development.

India's Kerala region is struggling after its worst flooding in almost a century. CNN's Michael Holmes has the details on the disastrous aftermath.

  • August 21st 2018 at 03:24

Venezuelan Refugees Face Violence And Closed Borders As They Try To Flee

By Shannon Van Sant
Residents of the Brazilian border town of Pacaraima burn tires and belongings of Venezuelan immigrants, after an attack on their makeshift camps.

Over the weekend an angry mob attacked Venezuelan migrant camps in a Brazilian town near the border. Ecuador has declared a state of emergency, and closed its borders to those without passports.

(Image credit: ISAC DANTES/AFP/Getty Images)

  • August 21st 2018 at 02:22

'Chaotic' Brexit would threaten European unity for a generation: UK

British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday will once again warn that a Brexit with no deal between London and the European Union could threaten the continent's unity for a generation, according...

  • August 20th 2018 at 02:00

Britain to US, Europe: 'Go further' to counter Russia

New British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday will urge the United States and European countries to do more to call out Russia's "malign behavior" and keep Vladimir Putin in check, notably by implementing...

  • August 20th 2018 at 02:00
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