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Argentina's navy says sounds didn't come from missing sub

Paul Byrne and Luis Andres Henao, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 5:42pm

Sounds detected by probes deep in the South Atlantic on Monday did not come from an Argentine submarine that has been lost for five days, the country's navy said Monday, dashing newfound hope among relatives of the 44 sailors aboard.

Mexico: Robbery may be motive in slaying of TV executive

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 5:40pm

Mexican authorities said Monday that the principal line of investigation in the murder of a top executive from Mexican media conglomerate Grupo Televisa is robbery.

The Latest: Argentina says noise wasn't from missing sub

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 5:00pm

The latest on a lost Argentine submarine that has 44 crew members on board (all times local):

Argentina's navy says that sounds detected in undersea area did not come from missing submarine with crew of 44

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 4:49pm

Argentina's navy says that sounds detected in undersea area did not come from missing submarine with crew of 44.

Leftist president hopeful vows to erase Mexico's corruption

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 4:10pm

Mexico's leftist Morena party on Monday made eradicating corruption the centerpiece of its platform as its leader Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador runs for the presidency in next year's elections.

Albania premier asks EU for help seizing gang crime profits

Llazar Semini, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 4:09pm

Albania's prime minister wants support from European Union countries in cracking down on criminal gangs that profit from drug sales, prostitution, human trafficking and other illicit activities.

Britain loses seat on world court for first time since 1946

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 3:54pm

Britain lost a seat on the International Court of Justice on Monday for the first time since the tribunal started work in 1946, a setback seen by some diplomats and commentators as the result of waning international influence following its vote to leave the European Union.

UN envoy says conflict likely if Palestinians fail to agree

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 1:56pm

The U.N.'s Mideast envoy warned Monday that if reconciliation talks between Palestinian rivals Fatah and Hamas fail there will most likely be "another devastating conflict."

Polish prosecutors open racism probe of far-right march

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 1:54pm

Prosecutors in Poland opened an investigation Monday to determine if statements expressed during a march by far-right nationalists in Warsaw this month violated laws against propagating racism.

Zimbabwe's Mugabe ignores calls to quit, faces impeachment

Christopher Torchia and Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 1:31pm

Zimbabweans mobilized Monday for a major push to oust President Robert Mugabe, an increasingly isolated figure who faces impeachment proceedings and more street demonstrations even as he ignores calls to resign.

Zimbabwe's political drama: What just happened? A timeline

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 1:14pm

Zimbabwe's longtime President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest head of state at 93, is resisting calls to step aside. Placed under military house arrest amid fears he was positioning his wife to succeed him, warned by the ruling party's Central Committee to go or face impeachment, he stunned the country by remaining defiant in a national address. Here's a timeline of events in a whirlwind drama many Zimbabweans after Mugabe's 37 years in charge never thought they'd see:

Argentina's navy says it's analyzing a noise that might have come from missing submarine with 44 crew members on board

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 1:13pm

Argentina's navy says it's analyzing a noise that might have come from missing submarine with 44 crew members on board.

New boss takes over Brazil's federal police amid criticism

Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 12:54pm

A new boss took over Brazil's federal police Monday despite criticism that he would block a probe into unpopular Brazilian President Michel Temer, who is being investigated by the force.

Germany faces uncertainty after coalition talks break down

Geir Moulson and David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 12:42pm

Germany, Europe's largest economy and anchor of stability, is facing the prospect of months of political uncertainty after Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives were unable to form a coalition with two smaller parties, raising the likelihood of new elections.

Syrian opposition leader quits ahead of new round of talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 12:14pm

A senior Syrian opposition leader quit his post Monday, a week before a new round of U.N.-sponsored peace talks in Geneva.

The Latest: Zimbabwe army says Mugabe working on 'solution'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 11:50am

The Latest on Zimbabwe's political turmoil (all times local):

Hezbollah denies providing missile fired at Saudi from Yemen

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 11:42am

The leader of Lebanon's Hezbollah on Monday categorically denied accusations that his group is sending weapons to Yemen or that it was responsible for an intercepted ballistic missile fired by Shiite rebels there at the Saudi capital, Riyadh.

Bill Clinton visits Puerto Rico, distributes relief supplies

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 11:22am

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton visited Puerto Rico on Monday and met with those left homeless after Hurricane Maria hit the U.S. territory as a Category 4 storm.

Greece: Island mayor vows to oppose new migrant facilities

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 20th - 11:09am

Hundreds of protesters have gathered on the Greek island of Lesbos to show their opposition to a government attempt to expand the shelter capacity for migrants and refugees.