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Published:Thursday | June 20, 2019 | 12:20 AM

NIEUWEGEIN (AP): International prosecutors announced murder charges Wednesday against four men – three of them Russians with military or intelligence backgrounds – in the missile attack that blew a Malaysia Airlines jet out of the sky over Ukraine...

Published:Thursday | June 20, 2019 | 12:20 AM

NAIROBI (AP): A Kenyan court has found three people guilty of conspiracy to commit a terror attack after phone records and handwriting linked them to the 2015 Garissa University assault that killed 148 people. Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi said...

Published:Wednesday | June 19, 2019 | 11:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million less than 24 hours after kicking off his re-election campaign, a figure that dwarfs what the top Democratic contenders took in over the course of months. The staggering total was...

Published:Wednesday | June 19, 2019 | 10:53 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers today held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the government should consider compensation for the descendants of slaves in the United States....

Published:Wednesday | June 19, 2019 | 12:38 AM

BERLIN (AP): The killing of a politician who supported refugees, allegedly carried out by a man with a record of violent hate crimes, is an “alarm signal” that highlights the threat posed by far-right extremism, Germany’s top security official...

Published:Wednesday | June 19, 2019 | 12:38 AM

WASHINGTON (AP): President Donald Trump is threatening to deport millions of people living in the United States illegally, heralding a plan that could help energise his supporters just ahead of formally announcing his re-election bid. The US...

Published:Wednesday | June 19, 2019 | 12:37 AM

CARACAS (AP): Venezuela’s chief prosecutor is accusing opposition leader Juan Guaidó of being the author of an alleged public corruption scheme. Attorney General Tarek William Saab said yesterday that his office is investigating two diplomatic...

Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2019 | 12:45 PM

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the voting to elect Britain's next prime minister (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, as one of his rivals was eliminated...

Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2019 | 12:05 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to deport millions of people living in the United States illegally, heralding a plan that could help energise his supporters just ahead of formally announcing his re election bid...

Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2019 | 11:15 AM

United States President Donald Trump announced in a tweet this morning that the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will begin the process of removing “millions” of illegal aliens, starting next week.  “They will be...

Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2019 | 12:39 AM

FAISALABAD (AP): At first, in her desperate calls home to her mother in Pakistan, Natasha Masih couldn’t bring herself to say what they were doing to her. All the 19-year-old would say was that her new husband – a Chinese man her family sold her...

Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2019 | 12:39 AM

KHARTOUM (AP): Sudan’s protest leaders are calling for night time demonstrations and marches in the capital, Khartoum, and elsewhere in the country, amid a tense standoff with the ruling military. The protest leaders said on Monday they’ve begun a...

Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2019 | 12:38 AM

LONDON (AP): Contenders for leadership in Britain’s Conservative Party jostled for attention Monday as the race narrowed into a contest to seize the mantle of challenger to front-runner Boris Johnson. With Johnson solidly ahead after winning 114 of...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:33 AM

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...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:31 AM

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...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:30 AM

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...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 2:27 PM

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 U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers, surprising Border...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 12:14 PM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A massive blackout left more than 44 million people without electricity in Argentina and Uruguay today after an unexplained failure in the neighbouring countries' interconnected power grid. Authorities were...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 10:22 AM

LONDON (AP) — Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex have released a photograph of their 6-week-old son Archie for Father's Day. The sepia-toned photo, posted Sunday on the royal couple's Instagram feed, shows the baby cradled...

Published:Sunday | June 16, 2019 | 10:17 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say they have intercepted four trucks packed with nearly 800 migrants in the Gulf coast state of Veracruz. The National Migration Institute says in a statement that the 791 people were taken to a...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 10:50 AM

HAMILTON, Bermuda, CMC – A 22 year-old man will be sentenced on July 16 after he was found guilty of the fatal shooting a Jamaican man two years ago. Morlan Steede, married and the father of a four-year-old daughter, was murdered on November...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 9:52 AM

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation’s worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 12:16 AM

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...

Published:Friday | June 14, 2019 | 12:16 AM

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...

Published:Thursday | June 13, 2019 | 4:55 PM

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...

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