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SOUTH KOREA (AP):Tensions with North Korea have escalated sharply since the country launched a long-range rocket to put a satellite into orbit on Sunday. In the latest developments:n North Korea ordered a military takeover of the factory park that...

ATLANTA (AP):More than 40 prison guards and officers in Georgia have been indicted on charges of accepting bribes and drug trafficking, the latest in a federal effort to crack down on contraband and criminal activity in the state's prisons.Since...

MONTERREY (AP):A brawl between rival drug gangs resulted in a riot and fire early yesterday at an overcrowded penitentiary in northern Mexico, leaving 52 inmates dead and 12 injured. It is the country's deadliest prison melee in years.Rescue workers...

NEW HAMPSHIRE, (AP):Encouraged by Marco Rubio's stumbles, the Republicans' second-tier candidates are seeing fresh hope for survival as they sprint to the finish line in New Hampshire. The Democrats' Clinton-Sanders duel is veering into gender...

MISSISSIPPI (AP):The Attorney general's office has taken over the prosecution in a voting fraud case filed last year against fivesouthwestern Mississippi poll workers.The Enterprise-Journal of McComb reports that a Republican Party poll watcher and...

WASHINGTON (CMC):The United States has called on all political actors in Haiti to support the agreement that averted a constitutional crisis in the French-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country after President Michel Martelly demitted office...

KINGSTOWN CMC:Four months after his South Leeward constituency office was destroyed by fire, another blaze has gutted the constituency office of the Speaker of the House of Assembly, Jomo Thomas.Thomas told the Caribbean Media Corporation (CMC) that...

PORT-AU-PRINCE (AP):Michel Martelly took office promising a stronger Haiti following a messy election that provoked widespread scepticism.He is due to leave power today at the close of his five-year term with few accomplishments and a legacy clouded...

TAINAN (AP):Up to late yesterday rescuers were still searching for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise residential building to collapse and killing at least...
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