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Published:Thursday | October 11, 2018 | 12:05 AM

SAO PAULO (AP):Brazilian officials say $16 million in undeclared cash and luxury watches seized from the delegation of Equatorial Guinea's vice-president may have been part of an effort to launder money embezzled from the African country's...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 11:13 PM

LAS VEGAS (AP):Cristiano Ronaldo's new Las Vegas criminal defence lawyer went on the attack Wednesday, saying documents cited in media reports about a rape claim against the soccer star were "complete fabrications" and the encounter was consensual....

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 1:40 PM

PANAMA CITY, Florida. (AP) — Supercharged by abnormally warm waters in the Gulf of Mexico, Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday with potentially catastrophic winds of 155 miles per hour, the most powerful hurricane to hit...

Published:Wednesday | October 10, 2018 | 9:24 AM

PANAMA CITY, Florida. (AP) — Gaining frightening fury overnight, Hurricane Michael closed in Wednesday on the Florida Panhandle with potentially catastrophic winds of 145 miles per hour,  the most powerful storm on record ever to...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:10 PM

PORT-DE-PAIX, Haiti (AP) — The death toll from a 5.9 earthquake that hit Haiti over the weekend rose to 15 people with 333 injured, authorities said Monday, as thousands of people slept outdoors fearing aftershocks would topple their cracked...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 11:38 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court with a new conservative majority takes the bench as Brett Kavanaugh, narrowly confirmed after a bitter Senate battle, joins his new colleagues to hear his first arguments as a justice. Kavanaugh will emerge...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 9:37 AM

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Michael intensified into a Category 2 over warm Gulf of Mexico waters Tuesday amid fears it would strike Florida on Wednesday as an even stronger hurricane. Mandatory evacuations were issued as beach dwellers rushed to...

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:13 AM

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP):Bulgarian police are investigating the rape, beating and slaying of a female television reporter whose body was dumped near the Danube River after she reported on the possible misuse of European Union funds in Bulgaria....

Published:Tuesday | October 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PORT-DE-PAIX (AP):Thousands of people along Haiti's north coast dragged mattresses and chairs outside on Monday, fearing aftershocks after a 5.9 earthquake killed at least 12 and injured 188 over the weekend.Many wondered how they were going to...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 11:13 PM

ROME (AP) - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen distanced herself Monday from former White House strategist Steve Bannon, saying only Europeans will save the continent from getting orders from the EU, not Americans.Le Pen said Monday, at a meeting...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 11:37 AM

MIAMI (AP) — A tropical weather system that rapidly strengthened into Hurricane Michael on Monday is likely to intensify ahead of an expected strike on Florida’s Panhandle by midweek, forecasters said. Michael could strengthen into a...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 9:30 AM

BEIJING (AP) — China is investigating the former president of Interpol for bribery and other crimes, Beijing said Monday in a notice that indicated the Chinese official may also be in trouble for political transgressions. Meng Hongwei, China...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:06 AM

SCHOHARIE, NY (AP):A limousine on its way to a birthday party on Saturday blew a stop sign at the end of a highway and ploughed into a parked but unoccupied SUV, killing all 18 people in the limo and two pedestrians.It is the deadliest US...

Published:Monday | October 8, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BEIRUT (AP):Jamal Khashoggi, the Saudi journalist who disappeared last week after a visit to his country's consulate in Turkey, was once a Saudi insider.A close aide to the kingdom's former spy chief, he had been a leading voice in the country's...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 3:04 PM

VATICAN CITY (AP) — A top Vatican cardinal issued a scathing rebuke today of the ambassador who accused Pope Francis of covering up the sexual misconduct of a prominent American cardinal, saying his claims were a “blasphemous”...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 11:41 AM

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilians are choosing their leaders today in an election marked by intense anger at the ruling class following years of political and economic turmoil, including what may be the largest corruption scandal in Latin American...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 11:28 AM

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — At least 50 people were killed and more than 100 were badly burned when a tanker truck in Congo collided with another truck and, as villagers rushed to collect the leaking fuel, burst into flames, witnesses and...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 11:19 AM

Indonesia’s disaster agency says the death toll from the earthquake and tsunami that struck Sulawesi island has risen to 1,763, with more than 5,000 feared missing. Agency spokesman Sutopo Purwo Nugroho says officials are trying to confirm...

Published:Sunday | October 7, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The United States Senate yesterday confirmed Brett Kavanaugh as an associate justice of the Supreme Court, putting a second nominee from President Donald Trump on the highest court in the land.Kavanaugh was confirmed 50-48 yesterday in a historic...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:46 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A deeply divided Senate pushed Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination past a key procedural hurdle Friday, setting up a likely final showdown on Saturday in a spellbinding battle that’s seen claims of long-...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 9:33 AM

PARIS (AP) — The president of Interpol, a former senior Chinese security official, has been reported missing after he travelled to his native country at the end of September, a French judicial official said Friday. Meng Hongwei’s wife...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 9:25 AM

OSLO, Norway (AP) — A Congolese doctor who treats rape victims and an Iraqi woman who speaks out for those — like herself — who were raped and tortured by the Islamic State group won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LISBON (AP):Cristiano Ronaldo was left off Portugal's national team squad for a pair of upcoming matches, the decision coming yesterday as the football great fights a rape allegation in the United States.Ronaldo has been accused of rape by Kathryn...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRUSSELS (AP):The United States and other Western nations levelled a torrent of new allegations against Moscow's secretive GRU military spy agency yesterday, accusing its agents of hacking anti-doping agencies, plane crash investigations and a...

Published:Friday | October 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):A high-stakes partisan row quickly broke out yesterday over a confidential FBI report about allegations that Brett Kavanaugh sexually abused women three decades ago, with Republicans claiming investigators found "no hint of...

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