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Published:Tuesday | July 3, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MAE SAI (AP):Rescuers located 12 boys and their soccer coach alive deep inside a partially flooded cave in northern Thailand late yesterday, more than a week after they went missing, bringing hope in a desperate search that has attracted...

Published:Monday | July 2, 2018 | 4:42 PM

MAE SAI, Thailand (AP) — Rescuers found all 12 boys and their football coach alive deep inside a partially flooded cave in northern Thailand late Monday, more than a week after they disappeared and touched off a desperate search that drew...

Published:Monday | July 2, 2018 | 11:56 AM

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada began imposing tariffs Sunday on $12.6 billion in U.S. goods as retaliation for the Trump administration’s new taxes on steel and aluminum imported to the United States. Some U.S. products, mostly steel and...

Published:Monday | July 2, 2018 | 11:15 AM

An American-born citizen who federal authorities say recently scouted locations in Cleveland to attack people watching Fourth of July fireworks and talked of carrying out additional bombings has been charged with trying to support terrorism....

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 11:40 AM

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel has reportedly secured agreements with 14 European Union countries to rapidly return some asylum seekers as she seeks to end a schism in her government over migration policy.Merkel also says she also...

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 11:34 AM

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s National Health Service has proposed cutting back on operations including breast reductions and anti-snoring treatments as part of plans to save money and reduce “unnecessary or risky procedures”.National medical director...

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 11:09 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government’s top health official could barely conceal his discomfort.As Health and Human Services secretary, Alex Azar was responsible for caring for migrant children taken from their parents at the border. Now a Democratic...

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ (AP):President Donald Trump said yesterday that he had received assurances from King Salman of Saudi Arabia that the kingdom will increase oil production, "maybe up to 2,000,000 barrels" in response to turmoil in Iran and...

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A Spanish rescue boat yesterday plucked 60 migrants from a patched-up rubber dinghy in the Mediterranean Sea near Libya, igniting another political row between Italy and Malta over who should let the aid boat dock.The vessel, Open Arms, run by...

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Effective today, a mandatory room rate levy will be applied to all tourism destinations in Barbados as part of efforts to raise money to reduce its overwhelming deficit.The additional fees range of 2.5 per cent of the nightly rate, capped at US$10....

Published:Friday | June 29, 2018 | 12:44 PM

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland. (AP) — A man with a long grudge against Maryland’s capital-city newspaper was ordered remanded in jail Friday on five counts of first-degree murder after police said he blasted his way into the newsroom with a pump-...

Published:Friday | June 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ANNAPOLIS, Md (AP):A gunman opened fire in a newspaper office in Maryland's capital on Thursday, killing five people and wounding others before being taken into custody in what appeared to be one of the deadliest attacks on journalists in US history...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 3:01 PM

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Multiple people were shot Thursday at a newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, with a witness saying a single gunman fired into the newsroom. A reporter at The Capital tweeted that a single individual shot multiple people....

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 12:51 PM

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s Parliament passed sweeping national security legislation on Thursday that bans covert foreign interference in domestic politics, makes industrial espionage for a foreign power a crime and offends...

Published:Thursday | June 28, 2018 | 10:14 AM

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A fire swept through one of Nairobi’s largest open-air markets early Thursday, killing 15 people and sending 70 injured to hospitals, an official said, as traders who lived there struggled to wake their families...

Published:Wednesday | June 27, 2018 | 2:22 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that government workers can’t be forced to contribute to labour unions that represent them in collective bargaining, dealing a serious financial blow to Democratic-...

Published:Wednesday | June 27, 2018 | 2:11 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led House rejected a far-ranging immigration bill on Wednesday despite its eleventh-hour endorsement by President Donald Trump, as the gulf between the GOP’s moderate and conservative wings proved too...

Published:Wednesday | June 27, 2018 | 10:57 AM

MILAN (AP) — UEFA has given AC Milan a one-year Europa League ban for overspending on player transfer and wages. Milan last year spent more than 200 million euros (then nearly US$250 million) on new players amid questions over the financial...

Published:Wednesday | June 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LUKEVILLE, Arizona (AP):An underage pregnant girl, a toddler and over a dozen youths were among a group of 57 Central American immigrants who were abandoned in the middle of the desert by their smugglers and rescued by US Border Patrol agents late...

Published:Wednesday | June 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BOSTON (AP):A Brazilian woman has filed a federal lawsuit demanding the release of her nine-year-old son who is being detained in Chicago after the two were separated at the border.The lawsuit filed yesterday says Lidia Karine Souza was released...

Published:Wednesday | June 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP)A sharply divided Supreme Court upheld President Donald Trump's ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries yesterday, the conservative majority taking his side in a major ruling supporting his presidential power. A dissenting...

Published:Tuesday | June 26, 2018 | 2:19 PM

Polio ravaged generations until a vaccine came out in the 1950s. The virus invades the nervous system and can cause paralysis. Doctors at Duke University in the United States wanted to take advantage of the strong immune system response it...

Published:Tuesday | June 26, 2018 | 12:29 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld President Donald Trump’s ban on travel from several mostly Muslim countries, rejecting a challenge that it discriminated against Muslims or exceeded his authority. A...

Published:Monday | June 25, 2018 | 5:00 PM

MOSCOW (AP) — FIFA has fined three Switzerland players for making hand gestures of an Albanian national symbol to celebrate World Cup goals against Serbia and cleared them to continue playing. Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri received a...

Published:Monday | June 25, 2018 | 4:53 PM

RENO, Nevada (AP) — The nation’s top border enforcement official acknowledged Monday that authorities have abandoned, for now, their effort to prosecute immigrant families who cross the southern border after the president ordered an end...

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