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Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 4:14 PM

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — This is the story of a drug dog with a bounty on its head. Sombra, a six-year-old German shepherd, has helped Colombia’s police detect more than 2,000 kilos of cocaine hidden in suitcases, boats and large...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:07 PM

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Shy children were given a meal and a plane or bus ticket to locations around the U.S. as nonprofit groups tried to smooth the way for kids reunited with their parents following their separations at the U.S. Mexico border. The...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ISLAMABAD (AP):Former cricket star Imran Khan declared victory yesterday in Pakistan's parliamentary election and vowed to run the country "as it has never before been run" by fighting corruption, seeking regional cooperation and forging a...

Published:Friday | July 27, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ATHENS, Greece (AP):Frantic relatives headed to the Athens morgue yesterday to seek the fate of loved ones still missing after Greece's deadliest forest fire in decades, a blaze that Greek authorities said they increasingly suspect resulted from...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 4:35 PM

DYLLWILD, Calif. (AP) — Fire stoked by hot and windy weather raged through a forest in far northern California on Thursday. In mountain communities east of Los Angeles, calmer conditions aided firefighters on the lines of a suspected arson...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 1:52 PM

SLAMABAD (AP) — Former cricket star Imran Khan declared victory Thursday in Pakistan’s parliamentary election that was marred by violence and allegations of fraud, and he pledged to fight corruption and build a nation that bowed to no...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:49 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the United States will impose sanctions on NATO ally Turkey over a detained American pastor held on terror and espionage charges. Shortly after the possibility of sanctions was first announced by...

Published:Thursday | July 26, 2018 | 12:34 PM

BEIJING (AP) — A man exploded a small homemade bomb outside the U.S. Embassy in Beijing on Thursday, injuring only himself, according to police and an embassy spokesperson. Photos on social media showed a large amount of smoke and police...

Published:Wednesday | July 25, 2018 | 4:26 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and European Union leaders announced Wednesday they have agreed to work toward “zero tariffs” and “zero subsidies” on non-automobile goods and would work to resolve U.S. tariffs...

Published:Tuesday | July 24, 2018 | 4:14 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The government announced a $12 billion plan Tuesday to assist farmers who have been hurt by President Donald Trump’s trade disputes with China and other trading partners. The plan focuses on Midwest soybean producers...

Published:Tuesday | July 24, 2018 | 2:16 PM

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Inflation in Venezuela could top 1 million percent by year’s end as the country’s historic crisis deepens, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Monday. Venezuela’s economic turmoil compares to...

Published:Tuesday | July 24, 2018 | 1:35 PM

RAFINA, Greece (AP) — Wildfires raged through seaside resorts near the Greek capital of Athens, torching homes, cars, and forests as they killed at least 74 people, authorities said Tuesday. Twenty-six of the dead were found huddled together...

Published:Tuesday | July 24, 2018 | 1:30 PM

Bill Cosby should be classified as a sexually violent predator, according to an evaluation by Pennsylvania’s Sexual Offenders Assessment Board. The district attorney’s office that prosecuted Cosby asked a judge in a filing Tuesday to...

Published:Tuesday | July 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

UNITED STATESMissouri:The investigation into the sinking of a sightseeing boat that claimed 17 lives will look at whether operators violated coast guard rules by venturing on to a Missouri lake as thunderstorms rolled in, a coast guard official said...

Published:Tuesday | July 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

UNITED STATESNEW YORK (AP):A court filing reveals that a dozen audio recordings seized by the FBI from President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, have been forwarded to federal prosecutors.The recordings were among many data files taken...

Published:Tuesday | July 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TORONTO (AP):A man clad in black fired a handgun into restaurants and cafes in a lively Toronto neighbourhood, killing a 10-year-old girl and an 18-year-old woman, and wounding 13 others in an attack that has shaken the confidence of many in...

Published:Tuesday | July 24, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ATHENS (AP):Two major forest fires raged out of control yesterday on either side of the Greek capital, burning houses, prompting residents to flee and turning the sky over Athens a hazy orange from the smoke.Regional authorities declared a...

Published:Monday | July 23, 2018 | 4:34 PM

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (AP) — The surveillance system that has kept watch on students entering Lockport schools for over a decade is getting a novel upgrade. Facial recognition technology soon will check each face against a database of expelled...

Published:Monday | July 23, 2018 | 11:05 AM

TOKYO (AP) — Japan recorded its highest temperature ever Monday as a deadly heat wave continued to grip a wide swath of the country and nearby South and North Korea. The mercury hit 41.1 degrees Celsius or 106 degrees Fahrenheit in...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 11:20 PM

BEIRUT (AP):The Israeli military in coordination with its U.S. and European allies evacuated hundreds of Syrian rescue workers known as the White Helmets from near its volatile frontier with Syria, in a complex and first-of-a-kind operation.The...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 11:25 AM

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Africa yesterday on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military and economic ties while his rival in a bitter trade war, the Trump administration, shows little interest in the world’s...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 10:13 AM

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police say gunmen have opened fire on a minibus carrying members of a taxi drivers’ association, killing 11 people and critically wounding four others.Police Brig. Jay Naicker says the victims of last night's attack...

Published:Friday | July 20, 2018 | 10:25 AM

DENVER (AP) — The Trump administration has proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animals and plants and limiting habitat safeguards meant to shield recovering species from harm. Administration officials said the new rules would...

Published:Friday | July 20, 2018 | 10:11 AM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing the evacuation of a hospital. Residents — and even weather forecasters...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 4:51 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is dropping its bid for Fox’s entertainment businesses, paving the way for Disney to boost its upcoming streaming service by buying the studios behind “The Simpsons” and X-Men. Comcast can now focus...

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