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Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Teacher Jennifer Bauman threw herself against a classroom door that wouldn't lock right, terrified that the gunman shooting outside her small Northern California elementary school would barrel in and...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

HARARE (AP):In the first round of negotiations over how President Robert Mugabe will leave power, the Zimbabwean leader met yesterday with the army commander who put him under house arrest and mediators, including South African Cabinet ministers and...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):At least 14 people have been killed in a collision involving a bus and a logging truck in central Russia, the Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations said late yesterday.Traffic police...

Published:Friday | November 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

An international aid group says an estimated 130 children or more die every day in war-torn Yemen from extreme hunger and disease.Save the Children said late on Wednesday that a continuing blockade by the...

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 2:10 PM

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

CAIRO (AP):Egypt opened an exhibition on Wednesday to display previously unseen treasures from King Tutankhamun's famed tomb.At least 55 pieces of fabric decorated with gold that were found in the tomb...

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

HARARE (AP):The United Nations says Secretary General Antonio Guterres is appealing for "calm, non-violence and restraint" in Zimbabwe.UN deputy spokesman Farhan Haq told reporters that Guterres stressed "the importance of resolving political...

Published:Thursday | November 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

PHOENIX (AP):A polygamist who fled to Mexico about 15 years ago with this wives and kids while facing child molestation charges in Arizona is now free after the charges were dropped.Orson...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 11:09 AM

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

HARARE, (AP):Zimbabwe was on edge yesterday as armored personnel carriers were seen outside the capital a day after the army commander threatened to "step in" to calm political...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

RED BLUFF, California (AP):A gunman killed four people and wounded a number of others at random yesterday at multiple locations in rural Northern California, including an elementary school, before police shot him dead, authorities said.Two hospitals...

Published:Wednesday | November 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Is a 13-year-old old enough to agree to sex with an adult? That's a question France is asking as the government prepares to set a legal age for sexual consent for the first time.Twice...

Published:Tuesday | November 14, 2017 | 12:00 AM

TEHRAN, Iran (AP):Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that 445 people were killed and 7,370 injured in the Sunday earthquake along the Iran-Iraq border. Official reports had put death toll at 407.There was elaboration on the...

Published:Tuesday | November 14, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) A new study says the chances of a hurricane flooding parts of Texas, like Harvey did, have soared sixfold in just 25 years because of global warming and will likely triple once again before the end of the century.The study found...

Published:Tuesday | November 14, 2017 | 12:00 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AP):North Korea warned yesterday that the unprecedented deployment of three United States aircraft carrier groups "taking up a strike posture" around the Korean peninsula is...

Published:Tuesday | November 14, 2017 | 12:00 AM

SEATTLE (AP):Bill Gates says he's giving US$50 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease. The Microsoft co-founder said yesterday that the donation to the Dementia Discovery Fund is personal and...

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

KIRKUK (AP):Iraqi security forces have found mass graves in an area recently retaken from the Islamic State (IS) group that could contain up to 400 bodies, an Iraqi official said yesterday.The...

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

A new study involving nearly 20,000 cases around the United States has found that men have a gender disadvantage after sex.It found that the odds of suffering cardiac arrest during or soon after sex are very low but higher for men than women....

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MANILA (AP):A day after being criticised by President Donald Trump, a former CIA director questioned whether Russian President Vladimir Putin was manipulating Trump with flattery during the president's lengthy trip to Asia.Trump's trip is meant to...

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

ANAHEIM, California (AP):Women are less likely than men to get CPR from a bystander and more likely to die, a new study suggests, and researchers think reluctance to touch a woman's chest might be one reason.Only 39 per cent of women suffering...

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

For many evangelicals, fiery Alabama politician and judge Roy Moore has been a long-time hero. Others have sometimes cringed at his heated rhetoric and bellicose style.Now, as Moore's Republican US...

Published:Monday | November 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

KINSHASA (AP):A Congo government official says a train crash yesterday killed at least 34 people and injured 26 others in Lualaba province in the country's southeast.Lualaba Governor Richard Muyej Mangez said the toll...

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