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WASHINGTON (CMC): The United States Friday continued its crackdown on Haitian legislators by imposing sanctions on Senator Rony Celestin and former senator, Richard Lenine Hervé Fourcand, accusing them of engaging in international drug-trafficking...

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden assured Americans on Friday that the US economy is chugging along in the holiday season, but the very strength of a new jobs report showed that high inflation remains a recession threat. At the...

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian prosecutor on Friday dropped the rape charge of a woman who was allegedly assaulted in a parliamentary office after he determined that the stress of the trial would put her life at risk....

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP): A woman who was extradited from South Korea this week after the bodies of her two children were found in abandoned suitcases made her first court appearance in New Zealand on Wednesday. The 42-year-old woman has been...

HAVANA (AP): Cuba has denied that its coastguard vessel was to blame for a collision with a migrant-packed boat that led to the deaths of seven people, including a two-year-old girl, saying the migrant boat made an abrupt turn in heavy swells that...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP): Supervisors in San Francisco voted on Tuesday to give city police the ability to use potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots in emergency situations – following an emotionally charged debate that reflected divisions on the...

BEIRUT (AP): The leader of the Islamic State (IS) group, Abu al-Hassan al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi, was killed in battle recently, the group’s spokesman said in an audio released on Wednesday. He gave no further details. Al-Qurayshi is the second IS...

WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials have approved the first pharmaceutical-grade version of the so-called faecal transplant procedures that doctors have increasingly used against hard-to-treat intestinal infections. The Food and Drug...

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The US Virgin Islands announced Wednesday that it reached a settlement of more than US$105 million in a sex trafficking case against the estate of financier Jeffrey Epstein. The settlement ends a nearly three-year...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Supervisors in San Francisco voted Tuesday to give city police the ability to use potentially lethal, remote-controlled robots in emergency situations -- following an emotionally charged debate that reflected divisions on...
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