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Published:Monday | November 12, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Buried in French President Emmanuel Macron's speech on the sacrifice of "young men" in World War I Sunday was a reference to the "three million widows" the fallen soldiers left behind.The role women played in the war was only mentioned in...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 6:15 PM

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The recount of Florida's razor-thin Senate and gubernatorial races got off to a bumpy start with some mishaps and litigation Sunday, bringing back memories of the 2000 presidential fiasco. In Democratic-...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 12:16 PM

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on commemorations a century after the end of World War I (all times local): 5:35 p.m. The head of the United Nations is warning that the world today has several of the ingredients that led to the failure of the peace...

Published:Sunday | November 11, 2018 | 10:33 AM

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities called in a mobile DNA lab and anthropologists to help identify the dead as the search went on for victims of the most destructive wildfire in California history. The death toll stood at 23 Sunday and...

Published:Friday | November 9, 2018 | 9:46 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump today invoked extraordinary national security powers to deny asylum to migrants who enter the country illegally, tightening the border as caravans of Central Americans slowly approach the United States...

Published:Friday | November 9, 2018 | 9:34 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thousands of Central American migrants decided to depart Mexico City today and head toward the northern city of Tijuana, opting for the longer but likely safer route to the U.S. border, caravan organisers said. The decision...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 11:29 AM

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) says it's shocked by the unbridled hostility United States President Donald Trump exhibited toward several White House correspondents during a press conference yesterday, which culminated in the revocation of CNN...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 8:52 AM

HELSINKI (AP) — The European Union's Brexit negotiator today said that gaps remain to be bridged in talks on the U.K.'s departure from the bloc as time runs out to secure a deal and have it endorsed. Britain leaves the EU on March 29...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 8:31 AM

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — A hooded gunman dressed entirely in black opened fire on a crowd at a country dance bar holding a weekly "college night" in Southern California, killing 12 people and sending hundreds fleeing including...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP)What is already the most diverse Congress ever will become even more so after Tuesday's elections, which broke barriers of race and gender.For the first time, a pair of Native American congresswomen are headed to the House, in...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW DELHI (AP):European moderates are welcoming a re-balancing of U.S. politics after the midterm election but few expect big change in relations with President Donald Trump.EU Commissioner Pierre Moscovici tweeted that the Democrats took the...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump is calling out Republican candidates who apparently did not support him enough and lost congressional seats in Tuesday's elections.At a news conference in the White House East Room on Wednesday, Trump crowed...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP):Central American migrants on Wednesday continued to straggle in for a rest stop at a Mexico City stadium, where about 4,500 continue to weigh offers to stay in Mexico against the desire of many to reach the US border.Mexico City...

Published:Thursday | November 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ATLANTA (AP):Malfunctioning voting machines, missing power cords and hours-long lines at the polls are being scrutinised by candidates and election officials in Georgia, where the governor's race is still undecided as votes are still being tallied....

Published:Wednesday | November 7, 2018 | 3:03 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions today resigned as the country's chief law enforcement officer after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks over his recusal from the Russia investigation. Sessions...

Published:Wednesday | November 7, 2018 | 8:45 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Thousands of Central American migrants will take at least a couple of days to rest in a Mexico City stadium as they debate whether to accept offers to stay in Mexico or continue their trek to the U.S. border. Humanitarian...

Published:Wednesday | November 7, 2018 | 8:34 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democrats took back the House with a surge of fresh new candidates and an outpouring of voter enthusiasm Tuesday, breaking the GOP's monopoly on power in Washington and setting the stage for a multitude of...

Published:Wednesday | November 7, 2018 | 8:23 AM

NEW DELHI (AP) — The Democratic victory in the U.S. House of Representatives could echo from Moscow to Beijing to Riyadh, with empowered Democrats now able to launch new investigations into President Donald Trump's international business...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 10:13 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump, his shadow hanging over midterm elections that will determine the future of his administration, used his final campaign pitch to ask voters to help preserve "fragile" GOP victories that...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 8:36 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tweetstorms and a trade war. Kanye in the Oval Office. Kavanaugh in the hearing room. President Donald Trump's presidency has been a wild, turbulent, two-year ride. Now it's time for voters to weigh in how much they...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 8:24 AM

PARIS (AP) — A French judicial official says six people have been arrested on preliminary terrorism charges, suspected of plotting to attack French President Emmanuel Macron. The official, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss the...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 8:16 AM

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The "largest-ever" U.S. sanctions list targeting Iran drew mockery from Iranian officials on Tuesday for including mothballed Boeing 747s, a bank that closed years earlier and a sunken oil tanker that exploded...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 12:13 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump implored his supporters to vote on Tuesday, saying the media will treat the midterm results as a referendum on his presidency."Even though I'm not on the ballot, in a certain way I am on the ballot," Trump said...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 12:13 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Iran's UN ambassador is accusing the United States of "brazenly and boldly" violating a UN Security Council resolution that unanimously endorsed the 2015 nuclear deal byre-imposing sanctions. He called for "a collective response by...

Published:Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | 12:13 AM

HAVANA (AP):Luxury hotels are rising fast along the Prado, the tree-lined colonial boulevard that is home to many of Havana's best-known architectural masterworks.Yet, within sight of five-star lodgings charging US$500 a night, stray cats and flies...

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