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Published:Tuesday | October 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Cambridge University has put Stephen Hawking's doctoral thesis online, triggering such interest that it crashed the university's website.Completed in 1966 when Hawking was 24, "...

Published:Tuesday | October 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

ALBANY, NY(AP):State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a civil rights investigation yesterdy into The Weinstein Co. following sexual harassment and assault allegations against its co-...

Published:Monday | October 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

ATLANTA (AP):The slaying of five dozen people in Las Vegas did little to change Americans' opinions about gun laws, a poll finds.The nation is closely divided on whether restricting firearms would reduce such mass shootings or homicides, though a...

Published:Monday | October 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Discriminated against in life, they were forgotten by their community in death, buried in unmarked graves in the back of the Alta Vista Cemetery in Gainesville, Georgia.The final resting places of...

Published:Monday | October 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Eight people suspected of belonging to a French far-right extremist group have been given preliminary terror charges for allegedly plotting attacks against mosques, politicians and...

Published:Monday | October 23, 2017 | 12:00 AM

DOHA(AP):US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took the Trump administration's case for isolating and containing Iran in the Middle East and beyond to two Gulf Arab nations on Sunday, pushing for...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 11:46 AM

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Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:15 AM

LAS VEGAS (AP): Navigating ongoing rifts on the political left, Democratic Party Chairman Tom Perez said party unity is crucial in the fight against President Donald Trump, whom he lambasted as an "existential threat" to the nation."We have the...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:14 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP): Spain announced an unprecedented plan yesterday to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new local election, using previously untapped constitutional powers to take control of...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:13 AM

SHORT PUMP, Va. (AP): A middle school football team in Virginia has forfeited the remainder of its season after players made a racially insensitive video.WWBT-TV reports that the video shows football players simulating sex acts on their black...

Published:Sunday | October 22, 2017 | 12:13 AM

GENEVA (AP): Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he first thought the appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a "goodwill ambassador" for the World Health Organisation (WHO) was a "bad April Fool's joke."Trudeau told reporters...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:07 AM

BARCELONA (AP):The crisis over Catalonia's quest for independence escalated yesterday, as Spain's central government prepared the unprecedented step of stripping the wealthy region of some of its self-governing powers after its leader refused to...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:06 AM

PARIS (AP):France has reaffirmed its support for the Iran nuclear deal following the decision by US President Donald Trump to no longer back it in its current form.French Foreign Minister...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:04 AM

SANTA ROSA, California (AP):Authorities say nearly 7,000 homes and structures were destroyed in Northern California's deadly wildfires, and the number is expected to increase.California Department of...

Published:Friday | October 20, 2017 | 12:04 AM

THE HAGUE (AP):An international team investigating the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine appealed yesterday for information about a photograph which prosecutors believe...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Former President Barack Obama is stepping back into the political spotlight. Obama will publicly stump for Democratic gubernatorial candidates in Virginia and New Jersey today in preparation for this fall's elections.Obama will first...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Some flowers have found a nifty way to get the blues.They create a blue halo, apparently to attract the bees they need for pollination, scientists reported yesterday. Bees are...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AM

BOSTON, Massechusetts (AP):Hundreds of students at Boston College have walked out of their classes to protest recent instances of racism on campus, including two posters that were defaced to say "...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AM

CARACAS(AP):Venezuela's opposition boycotted a swearing-in ceremony yesterday for governors held by the all-powerful, pro-government constitutional assembly following disputed elections largely won by...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AP):The United States ambassador to the United Nations says the US is circulating a resolution that would extend for another year the work of inspectors trying to determine who...

Published:Thursday | October 19, 2017 | 12:00 AM

SAO PAULO (AP):Some public schools in Brazil's biggest city will begin augmenting meals for children with pellets made of reprocessed food items that were close to expiration.Sao Paulo Mayor...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

DOVER, Delaware. (AP)Sixteen inmates have been charged with first-degree murder and assault, and face life in prison if convicted in the death of a corrections officer during February's riot at Delaware's maximum-security lock-up.The indictment...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

CLEVELAND (AP) A suburban Cleveland man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his daughter while she slept, saying he believed she disrespected his rules by coming home late and not cleaning her room.Jamal Mansour, of Rocky River, pleaded guilty...

Published:Wednesday | October 18, 2017 | 12:00 AM

JERUSALEM (AP):Israel said yesterday that it would not conduct diplomatic negotiations with a Palestinian government that includes a role for the militant Hamas group, laying down a significant...

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