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Published:Thursday | March 7, 2019 | 12:29 AM

LONDON (AP): A British Muslim convert was sentenced yesterday to at least 15 years in prison for plotting a van attack on crowds in London’s busy Oxford Street shopping district. Lewis Ludlow had pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to preparing...

Published:Thursday | March 7, 2019 | 12:29 AM

WASHINGTON (AP): The multiple investigations being launched by House Democrats are drawing a double-edged response from the Trump White House. President Donald Trump and his aides are bitterly criticising Democrats in public for what Trump himself...

Published:Thursday | March 7, 2019 | 12:28 AM

CARACAS (AP): The Venezuelan government on Wednesday gave the German ambassador 48 hours to leave the country after he expressed support for opposition leader Juan Guaido. Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza tweeted a statement saying Ambassador Daniel...

Published:Thursday | March 7, 2019 | 12:27 AM

BERLIN (AP): In less than a month, the United Kingdom could leave the European Union (EU), but more than a million British nationals will remain there – unwilling to let Brexit force them from the lives they’ve built on the continent. The UK...

Published:Thursday | March 7, 2019 | 12:27 AM

LAS VEGAS (AP): A trial date has been reset for a 56-year-old Arizona man facing a federal ammunition-manufacturing charge in Las Vegas in connection with the deadliest mass shooting in the nation’s modern history. Douglas Haig denies he illegally...

Published:Wednesday | March 6, 2019 | 10:47 AM

Cousins Cordarrly Jones and Demetria Jones have a hard time counting all the relatives they lost to a monster tornado that wiped out a rural community in Alabama, United States. Their grandparents, 89-year-old Jimmy Jones and 83-year-old Mary Louise Jones, were killed in their home on a two-lane road where most everyone shares family ties.

Published:Wednesday | March 6, 2019 | 12:17 AM

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP): Opposition leader Juan Guaidó shrouded the route and timing of his return in secrecy amid concerns he might be detained by Venezuela’s government. Yet, he breezed through airport immigration checks and brazenly called for...

Published:Wednesday | March 6, 2019 | 12:16 AM

SEATTLE (AP): A London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem-cell transplant, the second success after the ’Berlin patient’, doctors reported. The therapy had an early success with Timothy Ray Brown, a US man treated in Germany who...

Published:Wednesday | March 6, 2019 | 12:16 AM

BEAUREGARD, Alabama (AP): The youngest victim was six, the oldest 89. One family lost seven members. The 23 people killed in the nation’s deadliest tornado in nearly six years came into focus yesterday when the coroner finished identifying them and...

Published:Wednesday | March 6, 2019 | 12:16 AM

PARIS (AP): French President Emmanuel Macron drew both support and scepticism yesterday with a clarion call to voters in 28 nations to choose a stronger European Union (EU) and reject populists, amid concerns that Eurosceptics could reach...

Published:Tuesday | March 5, 2019 | 12:13 AM

Grace DeNoya is used to getting snickers when people learn she’s majoring in marijuana. “My friends make good-natured jokes about getting a degree in weed,” said DeNoya, one of the first students in a new four-year degree programme in medicinal...

Published:Tuesday | March 5, 2019 | 12:13 AM

RALEIGH, North Carolina (AP): North Carolina officials say alcohol law-enforcement (ALE) special agents arrested more than 123 people during a statewide crackdown over the weekend. The State Bureau of Investigation announced in a release Monday...

Published:Tuesday | March 5, 2019 | 12:13 AM

WASHINGTON (AP): The House Judiciary Committee is launching a sweeping new probe of President Donald Trump, his White House, his campaign and his businesses, sending document requests to 81 people linked to the president and his associates....

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 10:51 AM

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 3:25 p.m. London's deputy mayor says Britain should stop the clock on its exit from the European Union, then hold a second referendum about any deal...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:14 AM

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (AP): A sleek new American-built capsule with just a test dummy aboard docked smoothly with the International Space Station on Sunday in a big step towards putting the US back in the business of launching astronauts. The...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:13 AM

BAGHOUZ (AP): Commanders of the Kurdish-led fighters, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces, said fierce clashes were taking place as they advance towards the last speck of land controlled by the Islamic State group. The militants fought back with...

Published:Monday | March 4, 2019 | 12:13 AM

WASHINGTON (AP): Declaring it’s “very clear” President Donald Trump obstructed justice, the chairman of the House committee in charge of impeachment says the panel is requesting documents on Monday from more than 60 people from Trump’s...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 1:37 PM

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Nuclear-armed neighbours India and Pakistan have pulled back from the brink of an all-out military confrontation over the contested Kashmir region. But Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Imran...

Published:Sunday | March 3, 2019 | 10:42 AM

LONDON (AP) — Britain's international trade secretary is welcoming proposals drawn up by hard-line Brexit supporters that outline what it will take for them to support Prime Minister Theresa May's deal with the European Union. Liam...

Published:Friday | March 1, 2019 | 11:06 AM

JERUSALEM (AP) — Just over a month before elections, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu looks more vulnerable than ever. Following a dramatic announcement yesterday by Israel's attorney general, Netanyahu almost certainly faces...

Published:Thursday | February 28, 2019 | 6:20 PM

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela is waiting for Guaido. The man who would be paramount leader of a country in upheaval is on the move. He heads to Paraguay on Friday after lobbying in Brazil for international pressure on the government...

Published:Thursday | February 28, 2019 | 10:25 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a damning depiction of Donald Trump, the president's former lawyer cast him as a racist and a con man who used his inner circle to cover up politically damaging allegations about sex and who lied throughout the 2016...

Published:Thursday | February 28, 2019 | 10:19 AM

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Talks between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un collapsed today after the two sides failed to bridge a standoff over U.S. sanctions, a dispiriting end to high-stakes meetings meant to disarm a...

Published:Thursday | February 28, 2019 | 12:13 AM

Shaking off criticism from House Republicans, President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer declared under oath Wednesday that Trump knew ahead of time and embraced the news when told that WikiLeaks had emails damaging to Hillary Clinton’s...

Published:Thursday | February 28, 2019 | 12:13 AM

FARMINGTON (AP): Prosecutors have cleared a Utah police officer in the deadly shooting of a man who, authorities say, refused to surrender weapons and fired shots. The Standard-Examiner reports Wednesday that Davis County prosecutors declined to...

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