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Published:Tuesday | November 7, 2017 | 12:00 AM

RIYADH (AP):Saudi Arabia's newly established anti-corruption committee overseeing the arrests of top princes and officials said yesterday that evidence of widespread corruption has been...

Published:Tuesday | November 7, 2017 | 12:00 AM

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP):The gunman who opened fire in a small Texas church, killing 26 people during worship services, sent threatening text messages to his mother-in-law before the attack, which appeared to stem from a domestic situation,...

Published:Monday | November 6, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):The former head of the Democratic National Committee says she considered initiating efforts to replace Hillary Clinton as the party's presidential nominee with then-Vice...

Published:Monday | November 6, 2017 | 12:00 AM

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas (AP):A man opened fire inside a church in a small South Texas community yesterday, killing at least 26 people and wounding at least 10 others before being killed or killing himself,...

Published:Monday | November 6, 2017 | 12:00 AM

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP):Saudi Arabia's heir to the throne is overseeing an unprecedented wave of arrests of dozens of the country's most powerful princes, military officers, influential businessmen...

Published:Monday | November 6, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):The scandal surrounding Britain's political class deepened yesterday with more allegations of sexual harassment, abuse of power and other misdeeds, including new claims involving a key ally of Prime Minister Theresa May.The allegations...

Published:Sunday | November 5, 2017 | 11:11 PM

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia has arrested dozens of princes, senior military officers, businessmen and top officials, including a well-known royal billionaire with extensive holdings in Western companies, as part of a sweeping purported...

Published:Sunday | November 5, 2017 | 3:12 PM

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Published:Sunday | November 5, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Churches in the United States would gain the right to endorse political candidates and still retain their tax-free status under a provision in the House GOP's tax overhaul plan.The bill would repeal a 63-year-old law credited to...

Published:Sunday | November 5, 2017 | 12:00 AM

HONOLULU (AP):On his most gruelling and consequential trip abroad, President Donald Trump stands ready to exhort Asian allies and rivals on the need to counter the dangers posed by North Korea's nuclear threat.The 12-day, five-country trip, the...

Published:Sunday | November 5, 2017 | 12:00 AM

FREETOWN (AP):Fraud by Red Cross workers and others wasted at least US$6 million meant to fight the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the organisation confirmed yesterday.The revelations follow an internal investigation of how the organisation...

Published:Sunday | November 5, 2017 | 12:00 AM

BONN (AP):Thousands of demonstrators have marched through Bonn to protest the use of fossil fuels ahead of a global climate conference being held in the western German city starting tomorrow.Participants in yesterday's event carried banners with...

Published:Sunday | November 5, 2017 | 12:00 AM

BEIRUT (AP):Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri resigned from his post in a televised address from the Saudi capital yesterday, accusing Hezbollah of taking the country hostage, in a surprise move that plunged the nation into uncertainty amid...

Published:Saturday | November 4, 2017 | 11:52 AM

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the crisis in Spain over lawmakers in Catalonia voting for independence (all times local):

Published:Thursday | November 2, 2017 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):The Uzbek immigrant accused of using a truck to mow people down along a bike path, killing eight, "did this in the name of ISIS" and followed the extremist group's online instructions practically to the letter, police said yesterday....

Published:Thursday | November 2, 2017 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Michael Oreskes was ousted yesterday as National Public Radio's (NPR) news chief following accusations by two women that he suddenly kissed them while they were discussing job prospects...

Published:Thursday | November 2, 2017 | 12:00 AM

CAMDEN, New Jersey (AP):A white former New Jersey police chief charged with slamming a handcuffed black man's head into a metal doorjamb harboured an intense hatred towards black people and was recorded...

Published:Thursday | November 2, 2017 | 12:00 AM

PALONG KHALI (AP):It's a scene that has played out over and over again with heartbreaking regularity as hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled persecution in Myanmar and escaped to neighbouring...

Published:Wednesday | November 1, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):United States special operations forces captured a militant in Libya accused of playing an instrumental role in the Benghazi attacks, officials say, in a high-stakes operation...

Published:Wednesday | November 1, 2017 | 12:00 AM

FORT BRAGG, North Carolina (AP):Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl was a "gold mine" of intelligence, helping the military better understand insurgents and how they imprison the enemy, two agents testified yesterday as defence attorneys sought to show the...

Published:Tuesday | October 31, 2017 | 4:39 PM

NEW YORK (AP): A man in a rented pickup truck drove onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial Tuesday, killing at least eight people and injuring several others in what the mayor called "a particularly cowardly act...

Published:Tuesday | October 31, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Quickly distancing himself and the White House from the indictment of his former campaign chairman and another aide, United States President Donald Trump yesterday said Paul Manafort's alleged misdeeds occurred "years ago".Trump...

Published:Tuesday | October 31, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):United States President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and Manafort's business associate, Rick Gates, face decades in federal prison and millions of dollars...

Published:Monday | October 30, 2017 | 5:08 PM

​Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the winner of a controversial rerun of the presidential election. He won 98 per cent of the vote...

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