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Published:Friday | July 28, 2017 | 7:03 PM

WASHINGTON (AP): Republican finger-pointing commenced Friday after the Senate's dark-of-night defeat of the GOP's effort to repeal much of the Obama health care law, a startling vote that dealt a blow to President Donald Trump. "Three...

Published:Friday | July 28, 2017 | 7:00 AM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP):Inspectors repeatedly looked over a thrill ride while it was assembled at the Ohio State Fair and signed off on it hours before it flew apart in a deadly accident that flung...

Published:Friday | July 28, 2017 | 7:00 AM

RAQQA (AP):US-backed Syrian fighters have captured almost half of the Islamic State group's de facto capital of Raqqa, but the push into the city in northern Syria has slowed due to stiff...

Published:Friday | July 28, 2017 | 7:00 AM

LONDON (AP):British police said yesterday they have "reasonable grounds" to suspect that local authorities may have committed corporate manslaughter in a deadly high-rise fire in London.The Metropolitan Police force said it has officially informed...

Published:Tuesday | July 25, 2017 | 7:03 AM

JERUSALEM (AP):Israel's security Cabinet met for a second straight day yesterday to try to defuse an escalating crisis with the Muslim world and find an alternative to metal detectors that had...

Published:Tuesday | July 25, 2017 | 7:00 AM

SAN ANTONIO (AP):The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio was charged yesterday in the deaths of 10 of his passengers and could face the death penalty over the hellish journey.In...

Published:Tuesday | July 25, 2017 | 7:00 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP):The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter's Square, because of Italy's drought.Vatican Radio yesterday said the decision is linked...

Published:Tuesday | July 25, 2017 | 7:00 AM

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP):Thirteen inmates have escaped from a recently fortified prison in the South American country of Guyana just weeks after an earlier jailbreak.Senior Police Superintendent Wendell Blanhum...

Published:Tuesday | July 25, 2017 | 7:00 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP):Brazilian police have arrested five teenagers on suspicion of gang-raping a 13-year-old girl on multiple occasions at a Rio de Janeiro public school.Police say the girl's...

Published:Tuesday | July 25, 2017 | 7:00 AM

FRESNO, California (AP):A teenage driver lost control of her car while she was livestreaming on Instagram and recorded part of the crash that authorities said yesterday killed her younger sister in...

Published:Monday | July 24, 2017 | 7:00 AM

WASHINGTON (CMC):While there were no known indigenous or foreign terrorist groups operating in Trinidad and Tobago, the United States says the twin-island republic had the highest per capita rate of ISIS recruitment in the Western Hemisphere in 2016...

Published:Monday | July 24, 2017 | 7:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. It was one of many topics that appeared...

Published:Monday | July 24, 2017 | 7:00 AM

HONOLULU (AP):When Moon Yun Pellerin's parents bought a 27th-floor apartment in a high-rise overlooking Waikiki about 15 years ago, they didn't realise the wave-shaped building had no fire sprinklers."We didn't even consider it," Pellerin said.But a...

Published:Monday | July 24, 2017 | 7:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Lucy Harris thinks Britain's decision to leave the European Union is a dream come true. Nick Hopkinson thinks it's a nightmare.The two Britons a 'leave' supporter and a '...

Published:Monday | July 24, 2017 | 7:00 AM

SAN ANTONIO (AP):Authorities called to a Walmart parking lot found eight people dead and 20 others in dire condition in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer, victims of what police said...

Published:Monday | July 24, 2017 | 7:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):The White House indicated Sunday that President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 7:31 AM

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel installed new security cameras Sunday at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, as officials began indicating it was considering "alternatives" to the metal detectors at the contested shrine that set off...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 7:23 AM

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Authorities called to a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio overnight found eight people dead and 20 others in dire condition in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer, in what police are calling a horrific case of immigrant...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 7:05 AM

ISRAELThe Israeli military last night reported that disturbances had erupted in the village of the Palestinian attacker who stabbed to death three members of an Israeli family.The military said about 50 people hurled rocks at Israeli troops in the...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 7:00 AM

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP):A spokesman for the provincial governor says Taliban insurgents have kidnapped upward of 60 people in several attacks on buses in southern Kandahar that took place over the last four days.They killed seven of the passengers...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 7:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner "inadvertently omitted" more than 70 assets worth at least US$10.6 million from his personal financial disclosure reports, according to revised paperwork released...

Published:Sunday | July 23, 2017 | 7:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Actor John Heard, whose many roles included the father in the Home Alone series and a corrupt detective in The Sopranos, has died. He was 72.His death was confirmed yesterday by the Santa Clara Medical Examiner's office in California....

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 7:27 AM

WASHINGTON (AP): White House press secretary Sean Spicer is resigning his position, according to two people with knowledge of the decision. One of those people said Spicer is quitting because of objections over the appointment of a new White House...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 7:00 AM

SAO PAULO (AP):A judge has ordered the seizure of US$2.8 million in pension funds from former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in connection with his corruption conviction.The office of federal...

Published:Friday | July 21, 2017 | 7:00 AM

LOVELOCK, Nevada (AP):O.J. Simpson was granted parole yesterday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully making his case in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the...

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