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Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland (AP):Senator John McCain's final journey ended on a grassy hill at the US Naval Academy within view of the Severn River and earshot of midshipmen, present and future, and alongside a lifelong friend.A horse-drawn caisson carrying...

Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CHEMNITZ (AP:)Germany's government on Monday urged those aggrieved by the suspected killing of a man by migrants in Chemnitz to distance themselves from far-right extremists who have participated in violent, xenophobic protest marches in the eastern...

Published:Tuesday | September 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

YANGON (AP) :A Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison Monday on charges of illegal possession of official documents, a ruling met with international condemnation that will add to outrage over the military's human...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 4:34 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday, suggesting the Department of Justice put Republicans in midterm jeopardy with recent indictments of two GOP congressmen. In his latest...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 2:33 PM

MIAMI BEACH, Florida. (AP) — Tropical Storm Gordon lashed South Florida with heavy rains and high winds on Monday, forcing holiday beachgoers to drier ground. Weather forecasters said the storm could strengthen to near-hurricane force by the...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 10:09 AM

Weather forecasters have issued storm warnings for portions of South Florida and the Florida Keys. The National Hurricane Center in Miami said Monday that Tropical Storm Gordon is likely to batter the region with heavy rains. A Storm Surge Watch is...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MOUNT CHILBO (AP):Tanned and wearing a swimsuit, So Myong Il walks to the barbecue pit and throws on some clams.He obviously loves the beach he's on as well as the rugged, emerald Chilbo mountains that rise abruptly behind it. He loves them enough...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ANNAPOLIS, Md (AP):John McCain's final journey from his Arizona ranch is ending on a grassy hill at the US Naval Academy within view of the Severn River and earshot of midshipmen present and future and alongside a lifelong friend.A private memorial...

Published:Monday | September 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BENI (AP):Leoni Kahumbu remembers the night her 15-year-old daughter, Pascaline, first showed signs of Ebola. She found her fainted on the bathroom floor, blood everywhere."She did not even have the strength to get up. ... I called an ambulance,"...

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 10:44 AM

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s transportation minister says a supervisor at Sochi airport has died during an emergency response after a landing plane careered off the end of the runway into a riverbed and caught fire.The health ministry says 18 people were...

Published:Friday | August 31, 2018 | 3:27 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — The Village Voice, the Pulitzer Prize-winning alternative weekly known for its muckraking investigations, brash political reporting, exhaustive arts criticism and anxiety-laden cartoons, is going out of business after 63 years...

Published:Friday | August 31, 2018 | 3:23 PM

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Trump administration is under increasing pressure to speed up the reunification of immigrant families it separated at the Mexican border, following allegations three youngsters were sexually abused while in U.S. custody....

Published:Friday | August 31, 2018 | 11:53 AM

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — The government of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega is expelling a United Nations human rights team two days after it published a critical report blaming the government for violent repression of opposition protests...

Published:Friday | August 31, 2018 | 10:19 AM

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Three minors from El Salvador separated from their parents after crossing the U.S. border were sexually abused in shelters in Arizona, Salvadoran officials said Thursday. Liduvina Magarin, deputy foreign...

Published:Friday | August 31, 2018 | 10:16 AM

DETROIT (AP) — Pink Cadillacs filled the street early Friday outside Detroit’s Greater Grace Temple, and hundreds of fans lined up as they awaited the funeral of Aretha Franklin, who was dressed in a sparkling gold dress for her final...

Published:Friday | August 31, 2018 | 12:11 AM

WARSAW, (AP):Polish President Andrzej Duda has announced that the country's Supreme Court needs a new president even though the justice holding the job insists her term is not over and her colleagues support her.Duda co-authored recent...

Published:Friday | August 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PHOENIX (AP):Senator John McCain was eulogised yesterday as a "true American hero" and a terrible driver with a wicked sense of humour and love of a good battle at a crowded church service for the maverick politician that ended with the playing of...

Published:Friday | August 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SAO PAULO (AP):Brazil's Health Ministry says that more than 1,550 people have contracted measles as the country struggles to meet vaccination targets to stem the outbreak linked to neighbouring Venezuela.The ministry said Thursday that seven people...

Published:Friday | August 31, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP):Authorities in southern Mexico have declared a health emergency due to mountainous piles of uncollected trash piling up in the once-glittering resort of Acapulco.The health secretary of the state of Guerrero said the city government...

Published:Thursday | August 30, 2018 | 3:37 PM

OKCHEON, South Korea (AP) — Behind a blue wall that seals a former highway tunnel stretches a massive indoor farm bathed in rose-tinted light. Fruits and vegetables grow hydroponically — with no soil — in vertically stacked layers...

Published:Thursday | August 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP):The author of the bombshell accusation that Pope Francis covered up sex abuse broke his silence Wednesday and insisted he didn't act out of revenge or anger but out of love for the Catholic Church.In comments carried on the blog of...

Published:Thursday | August 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MADISON, Wisconsin (AP):An 11-year-old boy sucked into a flooded Wisconsin storm sewer was saved when an eagle-eyed firefighter saw the boy's fingers pop through an opening in a manhole cover.The astonishing rescue Tuesday evening came as storms...

Published:Thursday | August 30, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BERLIN (AP):Far-right protesters in Chemnitz, one giving the stiff-armed Nazi salute, hoisted a large banner showing bloodied women's faces on Monday, above the words "we're colourful until theblood flows".The message to the boisterous crowd was...

Published:Wednesday | August 29, 2018 | 9:49 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is accusing Google and other U.S. tech companies of rigging search results about him “so that almost all stories & news is BAD” — and though he is offering no evidence, a top...

Published:Wednesday | August 29, 2018 | 9:42 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis lamented Wednesday how Irish church authorities failed to respond to the crimes of sexual abuse, speaking during his first public appearance at the Vatican after bombshell accusations that he himself covered...

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