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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...

Published:Wednesday | August 29, 2018 | 12:00 AM

DETROIT (AP):The regal presence Aretha Franklin exuded in life was captured at her viewing yesterday, with the late Queen of Soul in a gold-plated casket dressed completely in red, including high-heeled pumps, proving, as one person put it, that she...

Published:Tuesday | August 28, 2018 | 9:45 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump promised Tuesday to address what he says is the “very serious situation” of social media companies “suppressing” conservative voices and “hiding information” and...

Published:Tuesday | August 28, 2018 | 9:34 AM

DETROIT (AP) — Mourners began pouring into Detroit’s Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History on Tuesday to pay their final respects to Aretha Franklin. They approached her gold-plated casket to the sounds of her gospel...

Published:Monday | August 27, 2018 | 4:16 PM

A U.S. judge in Seattle blocked the Trump administration Monday from allowing a Texas company to post online plans for making untraceable 3D guns, agreeing with 19 states and the District of Columbia that such access to the plastic guns would pose...

Published:Monday | August 27, 2018 | 4:00 PM

NEW YORK (AP) - The government’s top official overseeing the $1.5 trillion student loan market resigned in protest on Monday, citing what he says is the White House’s open hostility toward protecting the nation’s millions of...

Published:Monday | August 27, 2018 | 9:43 AM

DUBLIN (AP) — Pope Francis issued a sweeping apology Sunday for the “crimes” of the Catholic Church in Ireland, saying church officials didn’t respond with compassion, truth or justice to the many children and women who were...

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