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Published:Tuesday | October 31, 2017 | 4:39 PM

NEW YORK (AP): A man in a rented pickup truck drove onto a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center memorial Tuesday, killing at least eight people and injuring several others in what the mayor called "a particularly cowardly act...

Published:Tuesday | October 31, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Quickly distancing himself and the White House from the indictment of his former campaign chairman and another aide, United States President Donald Trump yesterday said Paul Manafort's alleged misdeeds occurred "years ago".Trump...

Published:Tuesday | October 31, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):United States President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and Manafort's business associate, Rick Gates, face decades in federal prison and millions of dollars...

Published:Monday | October 30, 2017 | 5:08 PM

​Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has been declared the winner of a controversial rerun of the presidential election. He won 98 per cent of the vote...

Published:Monday | October 30, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP):Ready or not, California kicks off recreational marijuana sales on January 1, 2018, and, mostly, it's not.Los Angeles and San Francisco are among many cities still struggling to fashion local rules for pot shops and growers. Without...

Published:Monday | October 30, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Britain's Cabinet Office will investigate whether an international trade minister breached conduct rules by asking his secretary to buy sex toys as widening allegations of sexual harassment roil Parliament.Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt...

Published:Monday | October 30, 2017 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):French women yesterday protested against sexual abuse and harassment in 11 cities across the country under the #MeToo banner in the wake of mounting allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.Women...

Published:Monday | October 30, 2017 | 12:00 AM

BENGHAZI (AP):Authorities in eastern Libya have found an open mass grave in a quarry containing 36 bodies, the largest such discovery since the country's civil war.Spokesman Awad Aladouli of the eastern...

Published:Monday | October 30, 2017 | 12:00 AM

JERUSALEM (AP):Under pressure from the United States, Israel has delayed a bill that would connect a number of West Bank settlements to Jerusalem, officials said yesterday.The bill aims to...

Published:Monday | October 30, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):United States President Donald Trump yesterday unleashed new criticism of the investigations into possible ties between his campaign associates and Russia.Trump - in a series of tweets...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 10:56 AM

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Taipei (AP):A sea of rainbow flags and glitzy costumes filled downtown Taipei as tens of thousands marched in Asia's largest gay pride parade the first since Taiwan's top court ruled in favour of gay marriages.The island looks set to become the...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AM

BARCELONA (AP):Catalonia's ousted leader called for peaceful opposition to Spain's decision to take direct control of the region, saying yesterday that he and other regional officials fired by the central government would keep "working to build a...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AM

A suicide car bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia's capital yesterday, killing at least 18 people and wounding more than 30, and gunfire continued as security forces pursued the attackers inside the building.Two more blasts were heard,...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AM

SAN SALVADOR (AP):Tropical Storm Selma made landfall on the coast of El Salvador yesterday with strong winds, heavy rains, and dangerous ocean swells, while another system developing in the Caribbean was on a forecast path taking it towards Cuba and...

Published:Sunday | October 29, 2017 | 12:00 AM

NAIROBI (AP) :Kenya's second presidential election since August remained in limbo yesterday as the election commission said it was working on a "way forward" in opposition areas where voting has been postponed because of unrest.While most of the...

Published:Saturday | October 28, 2017 | 4:49 PM

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Published:Saturday | October 28, 2017 | 10:47 AM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP): Catalonia's ousted separatist president on Saturday called on Catalans to peacefully oppose Spain's imposition of direct rule in the region, in a veiled refusal to accept his Cabinet's...

Published:Friday | October 27, 2017 | 12:32 AM

Australia's High Court has disqualified the deputy prime minister and four senators from sitting in Parliament in a ruling that could cost the government its slender one-seat majority in Parliament. The decision to disqualify Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce over a 116-year-old constitutional ban on dual citizens sitting in Parliament means a by-election will be held for his rural electoral district in December.

Published:Thursday | October 26, 2017 | 7:41 PM

WASHINGTON (AP): President Donald Trump blocked the release of hundreds of records on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, bending to CIA and FBI appeals, while the National Archives came out Thursday night with a hefty cache of others. "I have no choice," Trump said in a memo...

Published:Thursday | October 26, 2017 | 12:00 AM

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP):The leader of Kenya's main opposition party urged his supporters to boycott a rerun of the disputed presidential election scheduled for today amid rising political tensions and fears of violence in East Africa's economic power....

Published:Wednesday | October 25, 2017 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):A former Weinstein Co. production assistant has come forward alleging that Harvey Weinstein sexually assaulted her after her repeated refusals.In a press conference yesterday in New York, held by attorney Gloria Allred, Mimi Haleyi...

Published:Wednesday | October 25, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Republican Senator Jeff Flake said yesterday he would not seek re-election next year, delivering a forceful condemnation of the "flagrant disregard of truth and decency" and bemoaning...

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

End to five-month militant siege in MarawiCLARK, Philippines (AP):The Philippine government declared the end yesterday to the militant siege of a southern city that lasted five months, left more than 1,100 people dead and sparked fears of the...

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