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PORTLAND, Maine (AP): Undaunted by a dangerous journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic hardship and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the US-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers, surprising Border Patrol...

Hong Kong (AP): Citizens marched for hours yesterday in a massive protest that drew a late-in-the-day apology from the city’s top leader for her handling of legislation that has stoked fears of expanding control from Beijing in this former British...

A Jerusalem magistrate court on Sunday sentenced Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to pay a fine of more than $15,000 for misusing state funds. The sentencing comes after she agreed to a plea bargain that ended...

BIRMINGHAM, Alabama (AP): Sharing a stage with tearful survivors of sex abuse, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) apologised on Wednesday for the abuse crisis besetting his denomination and outlined an array of steps to address...

BERLIN (AP): Governments and maritime agencies urged an abundance of caution yesterday for ships operating in the Persian Gulf region after two oil tankers were damaged in suspected attacks near the strategic Strait of Hormuz. Though details of the...

LONDON (AP) — The flamboyant, divisive Boris Johnson took a commanding lead Thursday in the contest to become Britain’s next prime minister, winning by far the largest share of support in the first round of voting by Conservative Party...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina father was sentenced to death Thursday for killing his five children with his own hands. After they were dead, he drove around with their bodies for nine days before dumping them in garbage bags on the...

HONG KONG (AP) : Following a day of sit-ins, tear gas and clashes with police, Hong Kong students and civil rights activists vowed yesterday to keep protesting a proposed extradition bill that has become a lightning rod for concerns over greater...

KASINDI, Congo (AP): A five-year-old boy vomiting blood became the first cross-border victim of Ebola in the current outbreak on Wednesday, while two more people in Uganda tested positive for the highly contagious disease that has killed nearly 1,...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Jamaican fishermen were held for nearly a month aboard U.S. Coast Guard vessels in the Caribbean Sea, most of the time chained outside in the blistering sun and through strong storms. That's according to a lawsuit...
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