ConocoPhillips says PDVSA agreed to pay $2 bn to settle dispute

Venezuela has agreed to pay a $2 billion settlement to US oil giant ConocoPhillips, to stop the seizure of the ...
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Ohio State trustees set Wednesday meeting on Meyer's future

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State trustees set a private meeting for Wednesday to talk about the future of coach ...
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US Twitter campaign aimed at Palestinian Arabs?

US Special Envoy publishes series of tweets in multiple languages signed by other administration officials criticizing PA, Hamas.

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Tunisian Jew barred from getting kosher food in prison

Young Jews in Tunisian prison fasting until he is allowed to receive kosher food.

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2 detained after shots are fired at US Embassy in Turkey

ISTANBUL (AP) — Shots were fired from a moving car at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey before dawn Monday, an ...
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Jury weighs ex-Trump aide Manafort's fate for third day

The case is the first to go to trial stemming from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russia's role in ...
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Iranian protesters storm British Embassy in Tehran

photo Hard-line Iranian protesters stormed British diplomatic compounds Tuesday, hauling down the Union Jack, torching an embassy vehicle and pelting buildings with petrol bombs in what began as an apparent state-approved show of anger over the latest Western sanctions to punish Tehran for defiance over its nuclear program.


Egypt’s Christians try to stem Islamists in vote

photo Ahead of elections, Egypt’s Coptic Church discreetly told followers to vote for an alliance of leftist and liberal parties sponsored by a Christian tycoon. The move by a Church normally wary of inserting itself into politics showed how deeply Egyptian Christians fear that Islamists will come to power.