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Published:Wednesday | March 29, 2017 | 3:18 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) - Retired star gymnasts testified before Congress yesterday that they were sexually abused by a former USA Gymnastics doctor and recommended a bill that requires tougher sex-abuse reporting for Olympic sports.Jamie...

Published:Wednesday | March 29, 2017 | 3:00 AM

LONDON (AP):The wife of the man who killed four people outside Britain's Parliament last week condemned the attack yesterday, saying she is "saddened and shocked"."I express my condolences to...

Published:Wednesday | March 29, 2017 | 3:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Prime Minister Theresa May says she will enter European Union (EU) exit talks representing everyone in Britain - including millions of EU nationals living in the UK.May plans to ask the EU for a divorce...

Published:Wednesday | March 29, 2017 | 3:00 AM

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP):Lithuanian police say a 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of shooting dead his parents, grandmother and uncle, and wounding his grandfather.The shootings are believed...

Published:Wednesday | March 29, 2017 | 3:00 AM

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP):About 50 farmers and activists opposed to a cement factory in Indonesia's Central Java province have encased their feet in concrete during a days-long protest in Jakarta, the capital.Farmers in the village of Kendeng have...

Published:Tuesday | March 28, 2017 | 3:10 PM

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP): The world's largest humanitarian crisis in 70 years has been declared in three African countries on the brink of famine, just as President Donald Trump's proposed foreign aid cuts threaten to pull the United States (US...

Published:Tuesday | March 28, 2017 | 3:15 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump is establishing a new White House office run by his son-in-law that will seek to overhaul government functions using ideas from the business sector.White House spokesman Sean Spicer said yesterday that Trump...

Published:Tuesday | March 28, 2017 | 3:00 AM

JACKSONVILLE, Fl (AP):Federal prosecutors say a north-east Florida woman has pleaded guilty to smuggling a Mexican woman into the US as a pregnancy surrogate and instead forced her into domestic labor...

Published:Tuesday | March 28, 2017 | 3:00 AM

YOLA (AP):A former Nigerian governor sentenced to five years in jail for corruption has been granted bail to seek medical care after just 20 days in prison.Bala James Ngilari of north-eastern Adamawa state was...

Published:Tuesday | March 28, 2017 | 3:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Mayor Bill de Blasio has decided that the globally popular statue of a young girl staring down Wall Street's famous 'Charging Bull' will remain in place through to...

Published:Tuesday | March 28, 2017 | 3:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Police have found no evidence that the man who killed four people in London last week was associated with the Islamic State group or al-Qaida, a senior British counterterrorism...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:00 AM

DEAD SEA (AP):The Arab League chief says 29 per cent youth unemployment is one of the region's biggest challenges.Ahmed Aboul-Gheit spoke Sunday, ahead of a summit of Arab leaders later in the week. He told economic ministers from the region that...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:00 AM

BERLIN (AP):Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party easily won an election in Germany's western Saarland state on Sunday, an unexpectedly strong performance as Merkel prepares to seek a fourth term in a national vote later this year.The...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:00 AM

NAIROBI (AP):Six aid workers were ambushed and killed in South Sudan, the deadliest attack on humanitarian workers since the East African nation's civil war began in 2013.The attack took place on Saturday on the...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:00 AM

BEIJING (AP):An academic at an Australian university has been prevented by Chinese authorities from returning to Sydney because he's suspected of endangering national security, his lawyer said Sunday.Border officials at an airport in the southern...

Published:Monday | March 27, 2017 | 3:00 AM

CAIRO (AP):An Egyptian court sentenced 56 defendants Sunday in the case of a boat carrying migrants that capsized off the coastal city of Rosetta in September, killing more than 200 people.The defendants, who faced charges including involuntary...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 3:52 PM

BAIDOA, Somalia (AP) -- An emaciated woman writhes on her hospital bed, weakly waving her bony hand to create a current of air. Cholera patient Zeinab Hussein, a 50-year-old farmer, is one of thousands of desperate Somalis who have streamed into...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 3:10 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace Barack Obama's health care law as his aides pledged to court moderate Democrats on upcoming initiatives from...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 3:01 AM

MOSCOW (AP) -- Thousands of people crowded into Moscow's Pushkin Square on Sunday for an unsanctioned protest against the Russian government, the biggest gathering in a wave of nationwide protests that were the most extensive show of defiance...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 3:00 AM

DENVER (AP):Colorado is considering an unusual strategy to protect its nascent marijuana industry from a potential federal crackdown, even at the expense of hundreds of millions of dollars in tax collections.A bill pending in the Legislature would...

Published:Sunday | March 26, 2017 | 3:00 AM

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo called the declaration signed yesterday by European Union (EU) leaders in Rome a "first step towards renewing the unity of the EU".Szydlo spoke at a news conference in Rome after she and 26 other European leaders...

Published:Saturday | March 25, 2017 | 3:26 PM

BEIRUT (AP) -- Warplanes struck rebel-held parts of Syria yesterday hitting a women's prison and a clinic, killing and wounding scores of people, amid clashes on multiple fronts between government forces and insurgent groups in some of the worst...

Published:Friday | March 24, 2017 | 3:51 PM

WASHINGTON (AP): Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis...

Published:Friday | March 24, 2017 | 3:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Cancer patients often wonder "why me?" Does their tumour run in the family? Did they try hard enough to avoid risks like smoking, too much sun or a bad diet?Lifestyle and heredity get...

Published:Friday | March 24, 2017 | 3:00 AM

WARSAW (AP):A major World War II museum opened in northern Poland on Thursday amid plans by the conservative government to change its content to fit the government's nationalist views.The Museum of the...

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