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Published:Tuesday | August 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ST PAUL, Minnesota (AP):A St Paul baking company that shuttered after an immigration audit is among nearly three dozen Minnesota businesses United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has targeted since President Donald Trump took office...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 2:33 PM

How to find, delete Google tracking Even if you have “Location History” off. Here’s how to delete those markers and some best-effort practices that keep your location as private as possible. But there’s no panacea because...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 2:27 PM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google wants to know where you go so badly that it records your movements even when you explicitly tell it not to. An Associated Press investigation found that many Google services on Android devices and iPhones store...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 2:16 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at Omarosa Manigault Newman Monday, saying the former White House adviser — who is promoting a tell-all book and airing secret audio recordings —“got fired for the last...

Published:Monday | August 13, 2018 | 9:10 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman released another audio recording Monday that she says features President Donald Trump, as she threatened to “blow the whistle” on White House corruption. The...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 1:39 PM

LONDON (AP) — Ten people, including two children, were injured early this morning when shots were fired after a Caribbean carnival in the northern English city of Manchester. Greater Manchester police said one man is in stable but...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 10:58 AM

LONDON (AP) — Republican strategist Steve Bannon weighed into British politics Sunday in a wide-ranging interview in which he defended former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson’s comments about Muslim face veils and praised a controversial...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 10:44 AM

TANJUNG, Indonesia (AP) — Scientists say the powerful Indonesian earthquake that killed nearly 400 people lifted the island it struck by as much as 25 centimetres (10 inches). The National Disaster Mitigation Agency said on Saturday that 387...

Published:Sunday | August 12, 2018 | 10:35 AM

BENI, Congo (AP) — Highlighting the dangers in containing an Ebola outbreak in a war zone, suspected rebels killed seven people in northeastern Congo and sent residents fleeing, an official said. Global health officials have warned that...

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

TEL AVIV (AP):Members of Israel's Arab minority led a mass protest in central Tel Aviv last night against a contentious new law that critics say marginalises the state's non-Jewish citizens.The rally marked further fallout from the explosive Nation-...

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

ROME (AP):Pope Francis has told Italian Catholic youths in Rome to pursue their dreams despite job-market worries.Tens of thousands of young people filled Rome's ancient Circus Maximus yesterday evening to hear Francis advise them to ignore adults...

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

TEHRAN, (AP):Iran's supreme leader has approved a request by the judiciary to set up special courts to punish corrupt officials.The official IRNA news agency yesterday reported Ayatollah Ali Khamenei as saying punishments should be "carried out...

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

NEW ORLEANS (AP):A man has been beaten to death in New Orleans after stealing another man's wallet, and the wallet's owner now faces a manslaughter charge.The New Orleans Advocate reports that 31-year-old Simon Morris was arrested in the death of a...

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

LAKE ELSINORE,California (AP):Firefighters made significant progress trying to tamp down a wildfire that threatened homes and has been raging for days south of Los Angeles, officials said.Aircraft have been making flight after flight, dumping water...

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

OLYMPIA, Washington (AP):Investigators worked into the night yesterday as they sought to find out how an airline employee stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and crashed into a small island in the...

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

ISTANBUL (AP):Turkey's president yesterday blamed the country's economic downturn on the United States and other nations that he claims are waging "war" against his country.Speaking in the northeastern province of Rize, President Recep Tayyip...

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

BARCELONA, Spain (AP):The leaders of Germany and Spain yesterday promoted a shared approach to immigration into the European Union amid growing populist opposition in other EU nations to taking in more asylum seekers.German Chancellor Angela Merkel...

Published:Friday | August 10, 2018 | 9:59 AM

FREDERICTON, New Brunswick (AP) — Four people, including two police officers, were shot to death in an apartment complex in the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton on Friday, and a suspect was taken into custody, authorities said. It was a...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 4:17 PM

The U.S. Army has stopped discharging immigrant recruits who enlisted seeking a path to citizenship — at least temporarily. A memo shared with The Associated Press on Wednesday and dated July 20 spells out orders to high-ranking Army...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 3:52 PM

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina’s Senate on Thursday rejected a bill to legalise elective abortion, a defeat for a grassroots movement that came closer than ever to achieving the decriminalisation of the procedure in the...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 3:47 PM

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A 19-year-old Oklahoma man convicted of stabbing his parents and three siblings to death was sentenced Thursday to five life terms in prison to run consecutively, meaning that even with the possibility of parole he likely...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 3:37 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Faced with growing competition and threats from Russia and China, the White House on Thursday said it will create the U.S. Space Force as a sixth, separate military service by 2020. Vice President Mike Pence told a Pentagon...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 1:09 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — First lady Melania Trump’s parents have been sworn in as U.S. citizens. A lawyer for Viktor and Amalija Knavs says the Slovenian couple took the citizenship oath on Thursday in New York City. They had been living in the...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 9:52 AM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico is now estimating that Hurricane Maria killed more than 1,400 people, far more than the official death toll of 64, in a report to Congress seeking billions to help the island recover from the...

Published:Thursday | August 9, 2018 | 9:45 AM

TANJUNG, Indonesia (AP) — The Indonesian island of Lombok was shaken by a third big earthquake in little more than a week Thursday as the official death toll from the most powerful of the quakes topped 300. The strong aftershock, measured at...

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