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Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:43 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): A look at the status of the major figures in the life and death of Michael Jackson after 10 years, starting with the King of Pop himself: MICHAEL JACKSON: Jackson, who would be 60 years old were he alive, was rehearsing for a...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:37 AM

WASHINGTON (AP): A New York-based advice columnist claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s, according to a first-person account published Friday by New York Magazine. Trump...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:30 AM

CAMUÑAS, Spain (AP): It is time for the Corpus Christi celebrations in Spain and the central town of Camuñas smells of rosemary. Each year, members of the local Catholic brotherhood dedicated to the town’s unique celebration of the Eucharist called...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:30 AM

HARTFORD, Connecticut (AP): Connecticut’s governor signed legislation Friday banning use of the so-called ‘gay or trans panic’ defence in criminal cases. The defence is a controversial legal strategy that seeks to use a victim’s sexual orientation...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:29 AM

WASHINGTON (AP): Iran has increased its offensive cyberattacks against the United States government and critical infrastructure as tensions have grown between the two nations, cybersecurity firms say. In recent weeks, hackers believed to be working...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:29 AM

BETHLEHEM (AP): Palestinian officials say what they believe to be a new baptismal font has been discovered at the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem, allowing for more studies about Jesus’ traditional birthplace. Ziad al-Bandak, head of a...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:27 AM

BERLIN (AP): Swiss media say four people have been injured after heavy rains in western Switzerland saw rivers burst their banks and roads to become flooded. Online news site 20Minuten reported the injuries Saturday, but did not give further...

Published:Sunday | June 23, 2019 | 12:26 AM

PROVIDENCE, RI (AP): Jim Taricani, an award-winning TV reporter who exposed corruption and served a federal sentence for refusing to disclose a source, has died. He was 69. His friend, Dyana Koelsch, said on Saturday that Taricani died at his home...

Published:Saturday | June 22, 2019 | 10:42 AM

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran summoned the United Arab Emirates' top envoy to Tehran to protest the neighbouring Arab nation's decision to allow the U.S. to use a base there to launch a drone that Iran says entered its airspace, state...

Published:Friday | June 21, 2019 | 10:52 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they say they've seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds, or 15,876 kilograms. They said it's the largest cocaine haul in the...

Published:Friday | June 21, 2019 | 12:35 AM

SACRAMENTO, California (AP): Sacramento police say a man suspected of fatally shooting a police officer who was on a domestic violence call has surrendered to authorities and is in police custody. The Sacramento Police Department said in a...

Published:Friday | June 21, 2019 | 12:14 AM

HANOI (AP): Asian nations are rushing to contain the spread of the highly contagious African swine fever, with Vietnam culling 2.6 million pigs and China reporting more than a million dead in an unprecedented huge epidemic some fear is out of...

Published:Friday | June 21, 2019 | 12:13 AM

TEHRAN (AP): Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down a US surveillance drone yesterday in the Strait of Hormuz, marking the first time the Islamic Republic directly attacked the American military amid tensions over Tehran’s unravelling nuclear deal...

Published:Thursday | June 20, 2019 | 10:12 AM

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Treasury chief is urging those seeking to be Britain's next leader to be honest with the public and spell out what they would do if their plans for leaving the European Union falter. Philip Hammond is...

Published:Thursday | June 20, 2019 | 12:22 AM

ANKARA (AP): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has claimed that former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi didn’t die of natural causes, but that he was killed. During a speech in Istanbul, Erdogan cited as evidence that the deposed Egyptian...

Published:Thursday | June 20, 2019 | 12:21 AM

LONDON (AP): Britain’s governing Conservative Party was set to kick one more candidate out of the contest to become the country’s next prime minister as contenders scrambled Wednesday to catch front-runner Boris Johnson. Johnson, a former London...

Published:Thursday | June 20, 2019 | 12:20 AM

NIEUWEGEIN (AP): International prosecutors announced murder charges Wednesday against four men – three of them Russians with military or intelligence backgrounds – in the missile attack that blew a Malaysia Airlines jet out of the sky over Ukraine...

Published:Thursday | June 20, 2019 | 12:20 AM

NAIROBI (AP): A Kenyan court has found three people guilty of conspiracy to commit a terror attack after phone records and handwriting linked them to the 2015 Garissa University assault that killed 148 people. Chief Magistrate Francis Andayi said...

Published:Wednesday | June 19, 2019 | 11:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump raised $24.8 million less than 24 hours after kicking off his re-election campaign, a figure that dwarfs what the top Democratic contenders took in over the course of months. The staggering total was...

Published:Wednesday | June 19, 2019 | 10:53 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers today held the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on reparations, spotlighting the debate over whether the government should consider compensation for the descendants of slaves in the United States....

Published:Wednesday | June 19, 2019 | 12:38 AM

BERLIN (AP): The killing of a politician who supported refugees, allegedly carried out by a man with a record of violent hate crimes, is an “alarm signal” that highlights the threat posed by far-right extremism, Germany’s top security official...

Published:Wednesday | June 19, 2019 | 12:38 AM

WASHINGTON (AP): President Donald Trump is threatening to deport millions of people living in the United States illegally, heralding a plan that could help energise his supporters just ahead of formally announcing his re-election bid. The US...

Published:Wednesday | June 19, 2019 | 12:37 AM

CARACAS (AP): Venezuela’s chief prosecutor is accusing opposition leader Juan Guaidó of being the author of an alleged public corruption scheme. Attorney General Tarek William Saab said yesterday that his office is investigating two diplomatic...

Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2019 | 12:45 PM

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the voting to elect Britain's next prime minister (all times local): 6:05 p.m. Boris Johnson has increased his lead in the race to become Britain's next prime minister, as one of his rivals was eliminated...

Published:Tuesday | June 18, 2019 | 12:05 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to deport millions of people living in the United States illegally, heralding a plan that could help energise his supporters just ahead of formally announcing his re election bid...

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