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Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 11:37 AM

LONDON (AP) — The condom, the pill and now, the smartphone? Natural Cycles, a mobile fertility app, this month became the first-ever digital contraceptive device to win FDA marketing approval. Women take their temperatures and track their...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 11:31 AM

JERICHO, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian postal workers in the West Bank are sifting through eight years’ worth of undelivered mail held by Israel. In recent days the Palestinian postal staff in Jericho has been sorting through tons of...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 9:30 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Conserving oil is no longer an economic imperative for the U.S., the Trump administration declares in a major new policy statement that threatens to undermine decades of government campaigns for gas-thrifty cars and other...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 9:17 AM

ISTANBUL (AP) — Shots were fired from a moving car at the U.S. Embassy in Turkey before dawn on Monday, an attack that came during heightened tensions between the two NATO allies. There were no casualties and no claim of responsibility for...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SEMBALUN (AP):A strong earthquake has cut power across the Indonesian island of Lombok and destroyed buildings as the tourist hotspot tries to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people.The shallow magnitude 6.9 quake...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ROME (AP):The Italian engineer who designed the Genoa bridge that collapsed and killed dozens warned four decades ago that it would require constant maintenance to remove rust, given the effects of corrosion from sea air and pollution on the...

Published:Monday | August 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Steve Bannon has a dire warning for Republicans.During a Sunday interview with The Associated Press, the former chief strategist to President Donald Trump said he believes the GOP would lose 35 to 40 seats in the House if the...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 11:01 AM

CHENGANNUR, India (AP) — Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India’s Kerala state, officials said today, as rescuers searched for people stranded in the worst-...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 10:51 AM

GENOA, Italy (AP) — Italy’s president demanded guarantees yesterday that all the nation’s roads are safe following the Genoa highway bridge collapse, after he hugged and comforted mourners at a state funeral in the grieving port...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 10:41 AM

SEMBALUN, Indonesia (AP) — A strong earthquake jolted the Indonesian tourist island of Lombok today, causing landslides and damaging buildings, as the island tries to recover from a temblor earlier this month that killed hundreds of people....

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WELLINGTON, Florida (AP):A high-school football stadium was evacuated after gunshots rang out during a practice football game in South Florida last Friday night in what authorities say stemmed from an altercation between students.Palm Beach County...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CAIRO (AP):Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has ratified an anti-cybercrime law that rights groups say paves the way for censoring online media.The law, published yesterday in the country's official gazette, empowers authorities to order the...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP):Argentina is offering a reward for information leading to the recovery of money from a case in which former President Cristina Fernandez is accused of leading a corruption scheme involving officials and business leaders....

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ACCRA, Ghana (AP):Tributes flowed in from around the world yesterday as official confirmation came that Kofi Annan, a charismatic global diplomat, and the first black African to become United Nations secretary general, had died at age 80.His...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BERLIN (AP):Russian President Vladimir Putin made a flying visit to Austria to attend the wedding of the country's foreign minister yesterday before heading to Berlin for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.Austrian authorities imposed tight...

Published:Sunday | August 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SAO PAULO (AP):Brazil's public security minister says the military will no longer be in charge of security forces in Rio de Janeiro state as of December.Public Security Minister Raul Jungmann said that he proposed extending the military intervention...

Published:Friday | August 17, 2018 | 9:47 AM

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Passengers of a plane from China that veered off a runway at Manila’s airport and lost an engine and a wheel after landing hard in a rainstorm recalled Friday their brush with the terrifying mishap, with some...

Published:Thursday | August 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GENOA (AP):The Italian Cabinet has approved a 12-month state of emergency for Genoa after a key highway bridge collapsed, killing at least 39 people.Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says his government won't wait until prosecutors finish investigating...

Published:Wednesday | August 15, 2018 | 12:46 PM

The Italian Cabinet has approved a 12-month state of emergency for Genoa after a key highway bridge collapsed, killing at least 39 people. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says his government won’t wait until prosecutors finish investigating...

Published:Wednesday | August 15, 2018 | 9:58 AM

GENOA, Italy (AP) — Italian prosecutors on Wednesday focused their investigation into the Genoa highway bridge collapse on possible design flaws or inadequate maintenance, as the death toll rose to 39 and Italian politicians looked for...

Published:Wednesday | August 15, 2018 | 9:54 AM

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she’d had her tonsils removed. Another priest forced a 9-year-old boy into having oral sex, then rinsed out the boy’s mouth...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 4:12 PM

MILAN (AP) — A 51-year-old highway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa collapsed in a driving rain Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and injuring 16 others as it sent dozens of vehicles tumbling into a heap of concrete and twisted...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 1:17 PM

President Donald Trump’s campaign is filing an arbitration action against former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman alleging breach of a secrecy agreement. A campaign aide tells The Associated Press that it is filing the claim with the America...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 9:32 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated his messy clash with former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman on Tuesday, referring to the longtime colleague, who had been the top African-American in his White House, as “that dog!...

Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 9:16 AM

LONDON (AP) — A car plowed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London during the morning rush hour Tuesday, injuring three people in what police suspect is the latest in a string of attacks in the British capital...

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