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Anti-migrant leader pushesto win national powerROME (AP):The leader of an Italian party that hopes to capitalise on growing resentment of migrants and asylum-seekers told supporters in Rome yesterday it would be "splendid" if he wins national...

BEIRUT (AP):The United Nations children's agency said yesterday that 137 children stranded in a rebel-held suburb near the Syrian capital require immediate evacuation amid a crippling siege in...

LONDON (AP):Disgraced celebrity publicist Max Clifford, a confidant to the stars who fell from grace amid Britain's investigation of past sexual abuse, died yesterday after collapsing in prison. He was 74.Once one of the most powerful figures in...

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli airstrikes killed two Hamas members early Saturday following a rocket attack on Israel, in the latest fallout from President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital...

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the fallout from the U.S. decision to declare Jerusalem Israel’s capital (all times local): 3:10 p.m. The Vatican says Pope Francis is praying so that “leaders of nations” commit themselves to...

NAIROBI (AP):Kenya's president is ruling out dialogue with the opposition leader, who boycotted the recent election and plans a mock "inauguration" this week.President Uhuru Kenyatta said yesterday the time for politics is over and the country...

NEW YORK (AP):Just over $40 million in compensation has been paid to 189 people who identified themselves as victims of clergy sex abuse, the Archdiocese of New York said in a report released last Thursday.The archdiocese noted that the Independent...

SALT LAKE CITY (AP): An entrepreneurial student at Brigham Young University is generating buzz and earning accolades for his speciality organic fertiliser targeted for marijuana growers. The Salt Lake Tribune reports 22-year-old Joseph Walker...

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP): Croatia's state television says a former general who died after taking what he said was poison at a UN war crimes court has been cremated. The report said Saturday that a private ceremony was held Thursday for...

CHARLESTON, South Carolina (AP):One by one, relatives of the late Walter Scott urged a judge to mete out a significant punishment for Michael Slager, the white former police officer who fatally shot...
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