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U.S. charges Russians with 2016 U.S. election tampering to boost Trump2/17/2018 5:32:27 PMWASHINGTON - A Russian propaganda arm oversaw a criminal and espionage conspiracy to tamper in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign to support Donald Trump and disparage Hillary Clinton, said an indictment released on Friday that revealed more details than previously known about Moscow's purported effort to interfere.Public reports 'clearly show' Assad's use of chemical weapons: McMaster2/17/2018 2:07:41 PMMUNICH - U.S. National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster said on Saturday that, despite denials, public reports showed that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad was using chemical weapons, and added that it was time for the international community to hold the Syrian government to account.Mexico helicopter crash kills 13 on ground in wake of earthquake2/17/2018 7:41:30 PMSANTIAGO JAMILTEPEC, Mexico - At least 13 people on the ground, including three children, were killed when a Mexican military helicopter carrying top officials surveying damage from an earthquake crashed in a small town in the southern state of Oaxaca, authorities said on Saturday.Myanmar policeman who detained Reuters pair 'did not know arrest procedures'2/14/2018 4:02:14 PMYANGON - A police officer who said he was part of the team that detained two Reuters reporters in Myanmar in December told a court on Wednesday that he was not familiar with police procedures for recording arrests.Maldives police arrest 25 after protest demanding leader's arrest2/17/2018 7:51:46 PMMALE - Maldives police arrested 25 people under a state of emergency, opposition legislators said on Saturday, after thousands of protesters gathered a day earlier to call for the detention of the president and release of opposition leaders.Britain's May wins backing for EU security pact, timing unclear2/17/2018 3:04:08 PMMUNICH - Prime Minister Theresa May made her case on Saturday for a new security treaty with the EU from next year, winning support from EU and U.S. officials who agreed the issue was too important to risk getting subsumed in broader Brexit negotiations.Israel's Netanyahu condemns Polish PM for 'Jewish perpetrators' comment2/17/2018 6:59:29 PMWARSAW - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned his Polish counterpart on Saturday for saying Jews were perpetrators in World War Two as well as Poles and others, just weeks after Warsaw drew criticism over a new Holocaust law.Iranian president pledges to stick to nuclear deal commitments2/17/2018 6:39:21 PMNEW DELHI - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday it would adhere to commitments under its 2015 international nuclear agreement, signed with six world powers to limit its disputed nuclear program.Far-right extremists march in Sofia to honor pro-Nazi general2/17/2018 8:22:05 PMSOFIA - Hundreds of far-right extremists marched through the center of Sofia on Saturday to honor a Bulgarian general who led a pro-Nazi organization in the 1930s and 1940s.Pope renews commission on sexual abuse, Vatican promises victims more say2/17/2018 2:14:04 PMVATICAN CITY - Pope Francis renewed a commission on clergy sexual abuse on Saturday, confirming a U.S. cardinal as its head, as the Vatican promised to give victims a greater say in its work.