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Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

AP:Patricia Aragon told the United States asylum officer at her recent case assessment that she was fleeing her native Honduras because she had been robbed and raped by a gang member who threatened to kill her and her nine-year-old daughter if she...

Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

AP:A six-year-old girl from El Salvador who became a face of the Trump administration's practice of separating immigrant families at the border has been reunited with her mother.Alison Jimena Valencia Madrid and her mother, Cindy Madrid, were...

Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

England (AP):President Donald Trump pressed ahead with his complaints that European immigration policies are changing the "fabric of Europe" and destroying European culture.During a news conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May, Trump...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 2:39 PM

BEIJING (AP) — China announced it filed a World Trade Organization challenge Monday to President Donald Trump’s latest tariff threat, stepping up its diplomatic efforts to counter U.S. pressure in a spiralling technology dispute. The...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 12:25 PM

ADJUNTAS, Puerto Rico (AP) — It was finally a night to celebrate in the village of Adjuntas which is tucked into the mountains of central Puerto Rico. People pressed TV remote buttons, clicked on fans and plugged in refrigerators as...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 10:36 AM

Jamaica will participate in the United Nations High Level Political Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in New York from July 16-18. During the high-level sessions, Jamaica's Voluntary National Review (VNR) on the actions and...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):Despite a national wave of elation from the World Cup that bathed Russia in a rosy light, President Vladimir Putin will face some challenges in extending the post-football glow at home and abroad.Well-organised, festive and friendly, the...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

HELSINKI (AP):President Donald Trump arrived in Finland on Sunday for a closely watched one-on-one summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, hours after telling an interviewer that he was going into the meeting on Monday with "low expectations"....

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 11:04 AM

LONDON (AP) — Donald Trump has advised British Prime Minister Theresa May to “sue” the European Union to resolve the tense negotiations over Britain’s impending exit from the bloc.The American president told reporters Friday at a joint press...

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 10:13 AM

ROME (AP) — Another day’s worth of food and beverages was being sent Sunday to a pair of military ships off Sicily as Italy waited for more European nations to pledge to take a share of the hundreds of migrants on board before allowing the asylum-...

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MANAGUA (AP):More than 200 Nicaraguan university students were reunited with their parents yesterday after a tense night of armed attacks that left two dead and dozens wounded.The students had sought refuge in a local church after police forced them...

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP):The United States homeland security secretary said yesterday there are no signs that Russia is targeting this year's midterm elections with the same "scale or scope" it targeted the 2016 presidential election.Department of Homeland...

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JARABLUS (AP):When Hikmat's mother managed to sneak back into their home city of Aleppo, now controlled by government forces, she found a single word spray-painted in red on their house: 'Confiscated.' Same with the family store and another house....

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TURNBERRY (AP):Two days before a high-stakes summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump played golf and tweeted yesterday from one of his namesake resorts, blaming his predecessor for Russian election meddling and lashing...

Published:Friday | July 13, 2018 | 4:25 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twelve Russian military intelligence officers hacked into the Clinton presidential campaign and Democratic Party, releasing tens of thousands of stolen and politically damaging communications, in a sweeping conspiracy by the...

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

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration says all eligible small children separated from their families as a result of its zero-tolerance immigration policy have been reunited with their parents. But, nearly half of the children under 5...

Published:Wednesday | July 11, 2018 | 11:31 AM

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government vowed Wednesday to take “firm and forceful measures” as the U.S. threatened to expand tariffs to thousands of Chinese imports like fish sticks, apples and French doors, the latest salvo in...

Published:Tuesday | July 10, 2018 | 3:47 PM

MISSOULA, Montana. (AP) — A 5-month-old infant who miraculously survived more than nine hours being buried under a pile of sticks and debris in the woods of western Montana suffered only minor injuries despite wearing wet and soiled clothes...

Published:Monday | July 9, 2018 | 4:10 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein, who was previously indicted on charges involving two women, was released on bail on Monday while fighting sex crime accusations that now include a third woman. “We fight these battles one day at a time...

Published:Monday | July 9, 2018 | 4:02 PM

HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Rescuers in southwestern Japan dug up more bodies Monday as they searched for dozens still missing after heavy rains caused severe flooding and left residents to return to their homes unsure where to start the cleanup...

Published:Monday | July 9, 2018 | 2:18 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks will eliminate plastic straws from all of its locations within two years, the coffee chain announced Monday, becoming the largest food and beverage company to do so as calls for businesses and cities to cut waste...

Published:Monday | July 9, 2018 | 10:25 AM

LONDON (AP) — United Kingdom Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigned today, adding to divisions over Brexit which threaten to tear apart UK Prime Minister Theresa May's government. May's office said in a terse statement that the...

Published:Monday | July 9, 2018 | 12:20 AM

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP)With laughter and hugs, the leaders of longtime adversaries Ethiopia and Eritrea met for the first time in nearly two decades Sunday amid a rapid and dramatic diplomatic thaw aimed at ending one of Africa's longest running...

Published:Monday | July 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MAE SAI(AP):Rescuers in northern Thailand on Sunday extracted four members of a youth soccer team from the cave where they had been trapped for more than two weeks, part of an ongoing operation to rescue the 12 boys and their coach. The head of the...

Published:Monday | July 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):With the established global order on shaky footing, President Donald Trump's weeklong trip to Europe will test already-strained bonds with some of the United States' closest allies, then put him face to face with the leader of the...

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