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MILAN (AP) — A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their school chaperones Wednesday, threatening the hostages’ lives for 40 minutes and setting the bus on fire at a Carabinieri blockade. Officers from the national...

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Thursday announced a ban of “military-style” semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines like those used in the shootings at Christchurch...

MEXICO CITY (AP): Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said yesterday that talks with White House senior adviser Jared Kushner have led to advances towards an agreement that would have the United States government guarantee some US$10...

LONDON (AP) — The British government was preparing Tuesday to ask the European Union for a delay of at least several months to Brexit after the speaker of the House of Commons ruled that Prime Minister Theresa May cannot keep asking lawmakers...

LONDON (AP): The speaker of Britain’s House of Commons dealt a potentially fatal blow to Prime Minister Theresa May’s ailing Brexit deal on Monday, saying the government couldn’t keep asking lawmakers to vote on the same deal they have already...

ALGIERS (AP): Algerian Prime Minister Noureddine Bedoui struggled to form a new government on Monday as candidates sought to keep their distance from unpopular President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the target of month-long nationwide protests. Bedoui was...

ISTANBUL (AP): Turkey’s president showed parts of a video taken by the attacker who killed 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand, to comment on what he called rising Islamophobia. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan showed the clips over the weekend...

JOHANNESBURG (AP): More than 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters, the nation’s president said. Cyclone Idai is...

JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — The number of people killed after torrential downpours triggered flash floods and mudslides that tore through mountainside villages in Indonesia’s easternmost province has climbed to 79, with dozens of others...

LONDON (AP) — The speaker of Britain’s House of Commons dealt a potentially fatal blow to Prime Minister Theresa May’s ailing Brexit deal on Monday, saying the government couldn’t keep asking lawmakers to vote on the same...
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