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Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

French authorities say a knife-wielding assailant killed one person and injured four in the centre of Paris before being killed by police late yesterday evening.Paris police tweeted that the attack occurred in the 2nd arrondissement or district of...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CUCUTA, (AP):When Colombian police caught Victor Colmenares selling coffee without a work permit on the dusty streets of Cucuta, they ordered him to get inside a truck filled with Venezuelan migrants being quietly removed from the country.The 20-...

Published:Sunday | May 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

VOLCANO, (AP):Hawaii tourism officials are hoping Kilauea's eruption won't deter travellers from visiting the state's largest island, even as geologists warn the volcano could soon shoot large boulders out of its summit.Travel industry executives...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey says the resignation of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman was "absolutely right" following allegations of violence against women by the fellow Democrat.Healey has joined...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Congress has asked its watchdog agency to investigate the Pentagon's handling of child-on-child sex assaults on US military bases following reporting by The Associated Press that detailed how failures of justice leave victims with little support and...

Published:Wednesday | May 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GUATEMALA CITY (AP):Guatemalan authorities and the US Coast Guard teamed up for the largest cocaine seizure in the Central American country's history, finding the haul on a cargo ship in international waters off the Pacific coast, officials...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LANSING, Michigan (AP) :Republican state lawmakers in Michigan didn't try to mandate labelling the driver's licenses of immigrants with yellow stars, contrary to a claim in a story circulating on several liberal-leaning sites.The story at themaven...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARKLAND, Florida (AP):Four Florida high school seniors slain in a mass shooting were honoured by their classmates celebrating their senior prom.The Sun Sentinel reports that the main ballroom at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort was...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump's new attorney, Rudy Giuliani, is delivering confounding and at times contradictory statements as he tries to lessen the legal burdens on his client from an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016...

Published:Monday | May 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BEIRUT (AP):Lebanon's first national elections in nine years were marked by a tepid turnout Sunday, reflecting voter frustration over endemic corruption and a stagnant economy. Politicians urged citizens to vote, and security forces struggled to...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 10:40 AM

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned that the US will face "historic regret" if Donald Trump scraps the nuclear agreement with Tehran.The BBC reports that Rouhani's comments come as the US president decides whether to pull out of the deal by...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

World War II veteran Bob Barger was all smiles yesterday after he received his diploma from the University of Toledo at a commencement ceremony at the university yesterday.Now, 68 years since he last sat in a classroom, Barger graduated after a...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):Russians angered by the impending inauguration of Vladimir Putin to a new term as president protested yesterday in scores of cities across the country - and police responded by reportedly arresting more than 1,000 of them.Among those...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

OMAHA, Nebraska (AP):Billionaire Warren Buffett says that he's surprised that the rate of decline in the newspaper industry hasn't slowed much in the past five years.Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway owns a group of more than two dozen small and medium-...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SRINAGAR (AP):Indian troops killed three suspected rebels during a gun battle yesterday in the main city in Indian-controlled Kashmir, while police blamed insurgents for killing three other men during a day of violence and protests in the disputed...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TEGUCIGALPA (AP):President Juan Orlando Hernandez's government expressed regret yesterday over a United States move last Friday to end temporary protected status (TPS) for tens of thousands of Hondurans who have resided in the United States for...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Some British doctors and legislators reacted angrily yesterday to President Donald Trump's pro-gun comments at a National Rifle Association (NRA) convention, comparing a London hospital to a war zone because of knife crime.Trump's...

Published:Sunday | May 6, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP):Sputtering lava, strong earthquakes and toxic gas jolted the southern part of the Big Island of Hawaii as magma shifted underneath a restless Kilauea volcano.The trifecta of natural threats caused stressed-out residents to...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP)Bill Cosby's wife yesterday called for a criminal investigation into the suburban Philadelphia prosecutor behind his sexual assault conviction, saying the case that could put the 80-year-old comedian in prison for the rest of his...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SALT LAKE CITY (AP)The trial has started for three men accused of raping a nine-year-old Utah girl while her mother was in the garage smoking methamphetamine.Prosecutors said yesterday the men took her to a back bedroom, held her down and assaulted...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP):The Vatican declined yesterday to rule on a dispute among German bishops over whether non-Catholic spouses can receive Communion, asking the bishops to work it out among themselves.The Vatican urged the bishops to try to find a...

Published:Friday | May 4, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SEATTLE (AP):Bill Gates launched a new fight against systemic poverty in the United States with his private foundation yesterday, announcing millions of dollars towards initiatives ranging from data projects to funding for community activists.The...

Published:Wednesday | May 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):A veterinarian accused of implanting liquid heroin in puppies for a Colombian drug trafficking ring is now in custody in New York.The US Drug Enforcement Administration said yesterday that Andres Lopez Elorza was awaiting a court...

Published:Wednesday | May 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BEIRUT (AP):Airstrikes killed at least 23 civilians yesterday in one of the last pockets of Islamic State (IS)-controlled territory in Syria, according to Syrian state media and an opposition-linked monitoring group, as US-backed forces in the area...

Published:Wednesday | May 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida (AP):The father of a student killed in a mass shooting at a Florida high school is suing the armed officer who stood outside the building as people were massacred within.Meadow Pollack was among the 17 killed on Valentine's...

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