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Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:44 AM

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse says he wants to use his new power to rule by executive order to reform the constitution and make his country easier to govern. In a statement last Friday, Moïse said he was negotiating with opposition leaders to...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:43 AM

Venezuela opposition leader Juan Guaidó has travelled to Colombia to participate alongside US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a regional counterterrorism meeting – a new show of support by the Trump administration for the man it says is the...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:40 AM

SAN JUAN (AP): People in a southern Puerto Rico city discovered a warehouse filled with water, cots and other unused emergency supplies, then set off a social media uproar on Saturday when they broke in to retrieve goods as the area struggles to...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:38 AM

ARNOLD, Missouri (AP): A couple who had been together for nearly 65 years have died on the same day at a St Louis-area nursing home. Jack and Harriet Morrison’s beds were placed next to each other in their final hours, allowing them to hold hands,...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:37 AM

LYON (AP): One of the first people to notice Bernard Preynat’s unhealthy obsession for young boys was the supervisor at the seminary where, still a teen, the future priest started training for his career in the church. “At 14, 15 years old, I...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:34 AM

LONDON (AP): Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, have made their choice: a radical break from palace protocol, constant press intrusion, and a lavishly funded lifestyle. In exchange, they get personal freedom – the opportunity to start fresh in...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:33 AM

WASHINGTON (AP): Advocates for and against President Donald Trump gave no ground yesterday on his Senate impeachment trial, digging in on whether a crime is required for his conviction and removal and whether witnesses will be called. But even as...

Published:Monday | January 20, 2020 | 12:31 AM

EL TERRÓN (AP): Bibles rest on a wooden altar next to percussion instruments – a guiro and a drum – in the room where a religious sect allegedly forced a pregnant woman and five of her children to walk through fire in this remote hamlet. The...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 5:15 PM

BEIJING (AP) — Seventeen more people in central China have been diagnosed with a new form of viral pneumonia that has killed two patients and placed other countries on alert as millions of Chinese travel for Lunar New Year holidays. In total...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 3:55 PM

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The bodies of the 11 Ukrainians who died when an Iranian missile shot down a passenger plane have arrived in Ukraine on Sunday for a farewell ceremony. They were among the 176 people killed in the January 8 catastrophe,...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 1:32 PM

EL TERRON, Panama (AP) — Bibles rest on a wooden altar next to percussion instruments — a guiro and a drum — in the room where a religious sect allegedly forced a pregnant woman and five of her children to walk through fire in...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 9:54 AM

ARNOLD, Mo. (AP) — A couple who had been together for nearly 65 years have died on the same day at a St Louis-area nursing home. Jack and Harriet Morrison’s beds were placed next to each other in their final hours, allowing them to...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 9:53 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s legal team issued a fiery response Saturday ahead of opening arguments in his impeachment trial, while House Democrats laid out their case in forceful fashion, saying the president...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 1:05 AM

BELMOPAN, Belize (CMC): Prime Minister Dean Barrow has warned that any government minister implicated in a bribery scandal involving an imprisoned American businessman dating back to 2013 “will be fired by your humble servant”. Barrow was...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 1:05 AM

LONDON (AP): Politicians vying to replace Jeremy Corbyn as leader of Britain's faltering Labour Party pleaded for unity during their first campaign event held yesterday in Liverpool. Most of the leading contenders called for senior party figures...

Published:Sunday | January 19, 2020 | 1:03 AM

MOSCOW (AP): Russian President Vladimir Putin said yesterday that he opposes the idea of an unlimited term in office for the country’s leader like the system that existed in the Soviet Union. Putin’s comment at a meeting with World War II veterans...

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 4:40 PM

BEIRUT (AP) — Police fired volleys of tear gas and rubber bullets in Lebanon’s capital Saturday to disperse thousands of protesters amid some of the worst rioting since demonstrations against the country’s ruling elite erupted...

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 2:03 PM

LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, will no longer use the titles “royal highness” or receive public funds after a deal was struck for them to step aside as senior royals.  The...

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 12:44 PM

SANTA ANA, California (AP) — A man stole $145,000 in cash from a marijuana money courier’s unmarked van at a Southern California gas station after the driver collected the proceeds from several dispensaries, authorities said Friday...

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 12:10 PM

CHICAGO (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration halted all flights in and out of Chicago’s O’Hare Airport for hours Friday night due to a sprawling winter storm, which forced the closure of schools, universities and government...

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 10:16 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Three United States airports will screen passengers arriving from central China for a new virus that has sickened dozens, killed two and prompted worries about an international outbreak, health officials said Friday....

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 9:43 AM

LONDON (AP) — The British government has announced plans for special events on the night of January 31 when the country officially leaves the European Union but the country’s treasury chief has admitted that some United Kingdom ...

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 12:23 AM

WASHINGTON (AP): Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday broke nearly 72 hours of silence over alleged surveillance and threats to the former US ambassador to Ukraine, saying he believed the allegations would prove to be wrong but that he had an...

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 12:22 AM

TEHRAN, Iran (AP): Iran’s supreme leader lashed out at Western countries as he led Friday prayers in Tehran for the first time in eight years, dismissing “American clowns” who he said pretend to support the Iranian nation but want to stick their “...

Published:Saturday | January 18, 2020 | 12:21 AM

WASHINGTON (AP): President Donald Trump’s legal team for his upcoming Senate impeachment trial will include former Harvard University law professor Alan Dershowitz and Ken Starr, the independent counsel who investigated President Bill Clinton. The...

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