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Published:Thursday | November 7, 2019 | 11:12 AM

MIDWAY ATOLL, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (AP) — Flying into the uninhabited Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, Midway Atoll appears out of the vast blue Pacific as a tiny oasis of coral-fringed land with pristine white sand beaches that are...

Published:Thursday | November 7, 2019 | 10:46 AM

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The International Criminal Court passed its highest ever sentence Thursday, sending a Congolese warlord known as “The Terminator” to prison for 30 years for crimes including murder, rape and sexual...

Published:Thursday | November 7, 2019 | 9:29 AM

Airbnb says it will spend the next year verifying that all seven million of its listings are accurate and that the homes and rooms being offered for short-term stays meet basic quality standards. It’s one of several moves the San Francisco-...

Published:Thursday | November 7, 2019 | 12:49 AM
Published:Thursday | November 7, 2019 | 12:15 AM

NICOSIA: Cyprus’ interior minister says authorities are setting in motion procedures to strip 26 foreign investors of citizenship that was granted to them under a lucrative investment program. Costantinos Petrides told reporters Wednesday that...

Published:Wednesday | November 6, 2019 | 2:13 PM

MADRID (AP) — The prosecutor’s office in Barcelona says it has decided to appeal a court’s ruling in a sex-crime case involving an unconscious teenager. The case triggered an outcry in Spain after the court last week convicted...

Published:Wednesday | November 6, 2019 | 9:06 AM

MANA POOLS, Zimbabwe (AP) — Weak from hunger and thirst, the elephant struggled to reach a pool of water in this African wildlife reserve. But the majestic mammal got stuck in the mud surrounding the sun-baked watering hole, which had...

Published:Wednesday | November 6, 2019 | 12:16 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP): Drug cartel gunmen ambushed three SUVs along a dirt road, slaughtering at least six children and three women – all of them US citizens living in northern Mexico – in a grisly attack that left one vehicle a burnt-out, bullet-...

Published:Tuesday | November 5, 2019 | 4:49 PM

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s government refused again Tuesday to publish a report into possible Russian interference in UK elections, arguing that Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government needs more time to properly scrutinise...

Published:Tuesday | November 5, 2019 | 3:36 PM

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Drug cartel gunmen ambushed three SUVs along a dirt road, slaughtering at least six children and three women — all of them United Stated citizens living in northern Mexico — in a grisly attack that left one...

Published:Tuesday | November 5, 2019 | 9:50 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities seized more than $1.5 billion worth of illegally grown marijuana plants in California this year — an amount an industry expert said is roughly equal to the state’s entire legal market — as part...

Published:Tuesday | November 5, 2019 | 9:06 AM

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has voiced regret at the United States government’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement and expressed hopes that one of the world’s biggest CO2 emitters will backpedal on its...

Published:Tuesday | November 5, 2019 | 12:29 AM

NEW YORK (AP): An advice columnist who has accused President Donald Trump of raping her in a New York City department store dressing room in the 1990s sued him Monday, saying he defamed her by calling her a liar whom he had never even met. E. Jean...

Published:Tuesday | November 5, 2019 | 12:28 AM

NEW YORK (AP): President Donald Trump’s tax returns can be turned over to state criminal investigators by his personal accountant, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Monday. The ruling by the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals is certain to be...

Published:Tuesday | November 5, 2019 | 12:28 AM

NEW DELHI (AP): Authorities restricted many private vehicles from taking to the roads of India’s capital on Monday amid a public health crisis that has left New Delhi residents gasping and their eyes burning from toxic air pollution. The ‘odd-even...

Published:Tuesday | November 5, 2019 | 12:28 AM

NICOSIA (AP): Cyprus’ president is pledging to revoke any passports that were “mistakenly” granted to wealthy investors who were found to have committed wrongdoing. President Nicos Anastasiades says “errors” may have been made in granting such “...

Published:Tuesday | November 5, 2019 | 12:27 AM

LONDON (AP): British lawmakers were electing a new House of Commons speaker on Monday, with the seven contenders promising to bring a period of calm after the tempestuous tenure of the influential but controversial John Bercow. Members of...

Published:Tuesday | November 5, 2019 | 12:05 AM

LONDON (AP) — Nigel Farage has unveiled 600 Brexit Party candidates for Britain’s general election, and warned the governing Conservatives that the United Kingdom will never leave the European Union (EU) without his party’s backing. All seats in...

Published:Monday | November 4, 2019 | 5:02 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States has told the United Nations it has begun the process of pulling out of the landmark 2015 Paris climate agreement. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Monday that he submitted a formal notice to the United...

Published:Monday | November 4, 2019 | 1:39 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump’s tax returns can be turned over to state criminal investigators by his personal accountant, a federal appeals court in New York ruled Monday. The ruling by the 2nd United States Circuit Court of...

Published:Monday | November 4, 2019 | 11:56 AM

ORINDA, California (AP) — Airbnb’s CEO said the company was taking actions against unauthorised parties in the wake of a deadly shooting at a Halloween party held at an Airbnb rental home in California. In a series of tweets, Brian...

Published:Monday | November 4, 2019 | 10:25 AM

NEW DELHI (AP) — Authorities restricted many private vehicles from taking to the roads of India’s capital on Monday amid a public health crisis that has left New Delhi residents gasping and their eyes burning from toxic air pollution....

Published:Sunday | November 3, 2019 | 12:33 PM

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge in Portland, Oregon, yesterday put on hold a Trump administration rule requiring immigrants to prove they will have health insurance or can pay for medical care before they can get visas. U.S. District...

Published:Sunday | November 3, 2019 | 11:01 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Ventura County officials say firefighters contained 30% of the Maria Fire, which has burned nearly 15 square miles (39 sq. Kilometres) and continues to...

Published:Friday | November 1, 2019 | 5:21 PM

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spaniards are voicing outrage after five men were acquitted of rape on the grounds that their 14-year-old victim had been unconscious at the time. The Barcelona-based court ruled Thursday that the men were guilty of...

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