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Published:Wednesday | May 23, 2018 | 3:35 PM

GENEVA (AP) — President Donald Trump’s top health official today said that the U.S. and global partners will “take the steps necessary” to try to contain a new Ebola outbreak, asserting that the fight against infectious...

Published:Wednesday | May 23, 2018 | 11:18 AM

WONSAN, North Korea (AP) — A group of foreign journalists departed by train today to watch the dismantling of North Korea’s nuclear test site after eight reporters from South Korea received last-minute permission to join them. The...

Published:Wednesday | May 23, 2018 | 11:11 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and North Korea (all times local): 11:15 a.m. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says it is ultimately up to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un whether a planned summit with President Donald Trump...

Published:Wednesday | May 23, 2018 | 11:04 AM

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Two infected patients who fled from an Ebola treatment centre in a Congo provincial capital later died, an aid group said Wednesday, as experts emphasised that more community engagement is needed to prevent the spread of...

Published:Wednesday | May 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):R. Kelly sexually abused and demeaned a woman, locked her in rooms and vehicles for punishment, and infected her with herpes, according to a lawsuit that furthers a string of misconduct accusations against the platinum-selling singer....

Published:Wednesday | May 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM
Published:Wednesday | May 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MADISON, Wis. (AP):Governor Scott Walker is suggesting he's open to lifting the statute of limitations on civil child sex abuse lawsuits.Women's March of Wisconsin has asked all candidates for elected office to support a version of the Child...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 10:48 AM

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Calling it a “historic step” toward justice, the Palestinian foreign minister asked the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to open an “immediate investigation” into alleged Israeli...

Published:Tuesday | May 22, 2018 | 10:38 AM

NEWCASTLE, Australia (AP) — An Australian archbishop on Tuesday became the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world convicted of covering up child sex abuse and faces a potential two years in prison when he is sentenced next month....

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:02 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States on Monday issued a steep list of demands to be included in a nuclear treaty with Iran to replace the deal scuttled by President Donald Trump and threatened “the strongest sanctions in history”...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 10:32 AM

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A growing roster of nations condemned Venezuela’s presidential election Monday and threatened to ramp up diplomatic and economic pressure on President Nicolas Maduro’s already embattled government. A...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):The United States and China are pulling back from the brink of a trade war after the world's two biggest economies reported progress in talks aimed at bringing down America's massive trade deficit with Beijing."We are putting the...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PAHOA, Hawaii (AP):A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has got more hazardous in recent days, with rivers of molten rock flowing into the ocean and flying lava causing the first major injury.Kilauea volcano began...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):United States President Donald Trump said yesterday that he will "demand" this week that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign for political purposes and whether any...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BAGHDAD (AP):Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric whose political coalition beat out Iran's favoured candidates to come in first in national elections, says he wants to form a government that puts Iraqis first.The electoral commission...

Published:Monday | May 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

HAVANA (AP):The Mexican charter company whose 39-year-old plane crashed in Havana had been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews' performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 10:09 AM

China and the US say they will halt imposing punitive import tariffs, putting a possible trade war "on hold".The agreement came after days of talks in Washington DC aimed at persuading China to buy more US goods and services, therefore reducing the...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

HAVANA (AP):The Cuban Council of Churches says 20 priests from an evangelical church are among the dead in the Havana plane crash."On that plane were 10 couples of pastors, 20 people. All of the Nazarene Church in the eastern region," confirmed...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WINDSOR, England (AP):Nothing captured the transatlantic nature of yesterday's royal wedding as much as the guest preacher, whose sermon brought American fire and flair to a very English church service.The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, the...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WINDSOR (AP):The son of British royalty and the daughter of middle-class Americans wed yesterday in a service that reflected Prince Harry's royal heritage, Meghan Markle's biracial roots and the pair's shared commitment to putting a more diverse,...

Published:Sunday | May 20, 2018 | 12:00 AM

HAVANA (AP):Two days of national mourning started in Cuba yesterday as the country reacted to the plane crash that is believed to have left more than 100 people dead.Cuban officials yesterday reported that they found one of the two black boxes from...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 11:29 AM

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — At least one gunman opened fire at a Houston-area high school Friday, killing eight to 10 people, most of them students, authorities said. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said he could not be precise about the number...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 10:45 AM

SANTA FE, Texas (AP) - Officials say at least three people are being treated for gunshot wounds and two people have been detained following a shooting at a high school near Houston. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez tweeted Friday that one person...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 10:22 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP) — In the biggest shake-up yet in the Catholic Church’s long-running sex abuse scandal, every active Chilean bishop offered to resign Friday over what Pope Francis said was their “grave negligence” in...

Published:Friday | May 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SKOPJE (AP):Britain's prime minister has urged Macedonia and Greece to show courage in ongoing efforts to resolve a dispute over Macedonia's name, which has frustrated the country's aspirations to join NATO and the European Union.British Prime...

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