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WASHINGTON, DC (AP):United States President Donald Trump said yesterday that it "certainly looks" as though Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he threatened "very severe" consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him.As the US...

MOSCOW (AP) — An 18-year-old student strode into his vocational school in Crimea, a hoodie covering his blond hair, then pulled out a shotgun and opened fire on Wednesday, killing 19 students and wounding more than 50 others before killing...

MONTREAL (AP) :Jubilant customers stood in long lines for hours then lit up and celebrated on sidewalks on Wednesday as Canada became the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace.In Toronto, people smoked joints as soon as they rolled out of bed...

PANAMA CITY, Florida. (AP) — Hurricane Michael killed at least 16 people in Florida, most of them in the coastal county that took a direct hit from the storm, state emergency authorities said Tuesday. That’s in addition to at least 10...

ESQUIPULAS (AP):US President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to cut aid to Honduras if it doesn't stop a caravan of some 2,000 migrants, even as they resumed their northward trek through Guatemala with hopes of reaching the US border.Despite having...

ABUJA (AP):Islamic State-linked extremists in Nigeria have killed another abducted health worker despite an urgent plea from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to spare her life, the global aid organisation confirmed on Tuesday."It'...

HAVANA (AP):A Cuban dissident group said Tuesday that the island's government has released Tomas Nunez Magdariaga, who had carried out a lengthy hunger strike to protest his imprisonment.The US government had publicly called for his release on...

Tom Clarke has been dealing marijuana illegally in Canada for 30 years. He wrote in his high school yearbook that his dream was to open a cafe in Amsterdam, the Dutch city where people have legally smoked weed in coffee shops since the 1970s. Turns out, Clarke didn’t have to go nearly so far to open his own retail cannabis outlet. On Wednesday, Canada becomes the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace. Uruguay was first. Clarke, 43, will be among the first to legally sell recreational marijuana when his shop opens at midnight in Newfoundland, Canada’s easternmost province.  

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The World Health Organization says it is convening a meeting on Wednesday to determine whether Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak constitutes a public health emergency of international concern. Aid organisations have...

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese maker of rabies vaccine was fined 9.1 billion yuan or US$1.3 billion on Tuesday for falsifying production records in a scandal that prompted a nationwide crackdown on the industry. Disclosure of the case and the...
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