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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...

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

HONOLULU, Hawaii (AP):A federal judge in Hawaii blocked the Trump administration yesterday from enforcing its latest travel ban, just hours before it was set to take effect.US District Judge Derrick...

Published:Tuesday | October 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP):More than 300 people were killed in the weekend truck bombing in Somalia's capital and scores remained missing, authorities said Monday, as the fragile Horn of Africa nation reeled from one of the world's worst attacks in...

Published:Tuesday | October 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Car bomb kills reporter who covered country's'Panama Papers' linkVALLETTA (AP):A Maltese investigative journalist who exposed the island nation's links to offshore tax havens through the leaked Panama Papers was killed yesterday when a bomb exploded...

Published:Tuesday | October 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Trump: Cuba 'is responsible' for attacks on US personnelWASHINGTON, DC (AP):President Donald Trump said yesterday that he believes Cuba is responsible for unexplained, invisible attacks in Cuba that have harmed American government workers.Though...

Published:Tuesday | October 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):It was a faint signal, but it told of one of the most violent acts in the Universe, and it would soon reveal secrets of the Cosmos, including how gold was created.Astronomers...

Published:Tuesday | October 17, 2017 | 12:00 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AP):The United States and human-rights groups sharply criticised yesterday's UN election for 15 new members of the Human Rights Council, singling out conflict-torn Congo's victory...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 3:12 PM

SAVANNAH, Georgia (AP):
Another large Georgia city could cut penalties for possessing small amounts of marijuana. Savannah Alderman Van Johnson announced Monday that he wants to reduce the maximum city fine for possessing an ounce or less of marijuana from $1,000 to...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):A key moderate Republican yesterday urged United States President Donald Trump to back a bipartisan Senate effort to shield consumers from rising premiums after his abrupt...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

VIENNA (AP):The leader of Austria's right-leaning People's Party has declared victory in a national election that puts him on track to become Europe's youngest head of government.Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):British police are investigating three new allegations of sexual assault against film producer Harvey Weinstein, all made by the same woman.London's Metropolitan Police force said yesterday that...

Published:Monday | October 16, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP):The most powerful bomb blast ever witnessed in Somalia's capital killed at least 231 people with more than 275 injured, a senator said Sunday, making it the deadliest single attack in this Horn of Africa nation. The toll...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 10:54 AM

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Children are being given "short shrift" in the Brexit process, with some left feeling worried and unsafe, Hillary Clinton said Saturday.The 2016 US presidential candidate spoke at Swansea University in Wales, which presented her with an...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

TEHRAN (AP):United States President Donald Trump's refusal to certify the Iran nuclear deal has sparked a new war of words between the Islamic Republic and America, fuelling growing mistrust and a sense of nationalism among Iranians.The speech has...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MOGADISHU (AP):A huge explosion from a truck bomb killed at least 20 people, although some reports said 30, in Somalia's capital, police said yesterday, as shaken residents called it the most powerful blast they've heard in years.The explosion...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

SONOMA, California (AP):Rising winds fanned the Northern California wildfires again yesterday, forcing hundreds more people to flee from their homes in the state's fabled wine country and destroying more buildings.The winds kicked up several hours...

Published:Sunday | October 15, 2017 | 12:00 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP):A Vatican court yesterday convicted the former president of the Pope's children's hospital of diverting some US$500,000 in donations to renovate a cardinal's flat and gave him a one-year suspended sentence.The original charges...

Published:Saturday | October 14, 2017 | 2:34 PM

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Published:Friday | October 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):An American woman, her Canadian husband and their three young children have been released after years of being held captive by a group that has ties to the Taliban and is considered a terrorist organisation by the United States, US...

Published:Friday | October 13, 2017 | 12:00 AM

SONOMA, California (AP):Search-and-rescue teams, some with cadaver dogs, started looking for bodies yesterday in parts of California wine country devastated by wildfires, an indication that more dead...

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