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Published:Wednesday | September 27, 2017 | 12:00 AM

CARSON CITY, Nevada (AP):Nevada's parole board says it didn't consider O.J. Simpson's 1989 conviction for misdemeanour spousal abuse when it granted his release because it wasn't listed in the national clearinghouse of FBI crime data.The disclosure...

Published:Tuesday | September 26, 2017 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):The Trump administration clarified yesterday that it was not seeking to overthrow North Korea's government after the president tweeted that Kim Jong-Un "won't be around much longer...

Published:Tuesday | September 26, 2017 | 12:00 AM

BAUTZEN (AP):The nationalist, anti-migrant Alternative for Germany swept into third place with a robust showing in the former communist East German states, where discontent is widespread over dim...

Published:Tuesday | September 26, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP):As many as 360 buildings and homes are in danger of collapse or have sustained major damage in Mexico City nearly a week after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake completely collapsed 38 structures.The risk of delayed collapse is real: The...

Published:Tuesday | September 26, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP):The death toll from last week's magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Mexico has crept up to 325.Civil Defence chief Luis Felipe Puente says in a tweet that 186 of the deaths occurred in Mexico City. Seventy-four died...

Published:Tuesday | September 26, 2017 | 12:00 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AP):Venezuela's top diplomat is calling US President Donald Trump's new travel ban on certain Venezuelan government officials an attempt to manipulate public opinion against the country....

Published:Monday | September 25, 2017 | 11:08 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AP): North Korea's top diplomat says President Donald Trump's tweet that leader Kim Jong Un "won't be around much longer" was a declaration of war against his country by the United States. Foreign Minister Ri...

Published:Monday | September 25, 2017 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):French President Emmanuel Macron's upstart centrist party suffered its first electoralblow Sunday, as traditional conservatives dominated Senate elections amid mounting disenchantment with...

Published:Monday | September 25, 2017 | 12:00 AM

Large amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico on Saturday, welcomed by local officials, who praised the Trump administration's response but called for the emergency loosening of rules long...

Published:Monday | September 25, 2017 | 12:00 AM

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP):Police have released the name of a woman who was fatally shot by a suspect at a church in Tennessee.Metropolitan Nashville police spokesman Don Aaron says 39-year-old Melanie Smith of Smyrna,...

Published:Monday | September 25, 2017 | 12:00 AM

BERLIN (AP):German Chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term on Sunday, but now faces the tricky prospect of forming a coalition with two disparate new partners after voters weakened her conservatives and a nationalist, anti-migrant party surged...

Published:Monday | September 25, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP):Five days after the deadly magnitude 7.1 earthquake, the hulking wreckage of what used to be a seven-story office building is one of the last hopes: one of just two sites left where searchers...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:25 PM

  BERLIN (AP): Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc was on course today for a lackluster victory in Germany's national election while the anti-migrant Alternative for Germany party was heading for a triumphant entry into...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 10:52 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expires Sunday, 90 days after it went into effect. The Department of...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP):A strong new earthquake shook Mexico yesterday, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes this month that together have killed nearly 400 people...

Published:Sunday | September 24, 2017 | 12:00 AM

A look at what didn't happen last weekA round-up of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out...

Published:Saturday | September 23, 2017 | 1:15 PM

​MEXICO CITY (AP): A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes this month that together have killed nearly 400...

Published:Friday | September 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AP):UN investigators will help Iraq collect evidence to build potential war crimes cases against Islamic State extremists, under a resolution the Security Council approved...

Published:Friday | September 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Two of the six men arrested over last week's London subway bombing were released without charge yesterday, British police said. Four others remained in custody.One of those released is a 21...

Published:Friday | September 22, 2017 | 12:00 AM

SAN JUAN (AP):Rescuers fanned out to reach stunned victims yesterday, and millions of Puerto Ricans faced the dispiriting prospect of weeks or even months without electricity after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island.Maria's death toll across the...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 12:00 AM

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP):Oklahoma City police officers who opened fire on a man in front of his home as he approached them holding a metal pipe didn't hear witnesses yelling that he was deaf, a...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 12:00 AM

CAIRO (AP):The United Nations has proposed a new approach to solve the Libyan crisis, by amending a current political agreement, holding a constitutional referendum and general elections.UN...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 12:00 AM

CAIRO (AP):The leader of Yemen's Shiite rebels has lashed out with a defiant speech on the eve of the third anniversary of the day his forces stormed into the capital.In a speech aired on the...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 12:00 AM

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP):The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in over 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island, and triggered heavy flooding yesterday in an...

Published:Thursday | September 21, 2017 | 12:00 AM

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP):A call to honour a black Civil War hero with a monument at the South Carolina Statehouse grounds, the 2015 epicentre of a national move to strip away Confederate...

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