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Published:Monday | November 5, 2018 | 8:58 AM

CORDOBA, Mexico (AP) — A big group of Central Americans has agreed to push toward Mexico City from a coastal state Monday, planning to exit a part of the country that has long been treacherous for migrants seeking to get to the United States...

Published:Monday | November 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):No longer reluctant to speak out, former President Barack Obama is delivering a closing argument for Democrats that seeks a firm check on President Donald Trump's policies in Tuesday's midterm elections.Obama and Trump were offering...

Published:Monday | November 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Sweeping accusations that the Kremlin tried to sway the 2016 US election haven't chastened Russian trolls, hackers and spies and might even have emboldened them.US officials and tech companies say Russians have continued online activity targeted at...

Published:Monday | November 5, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BERLIN (AP):German Chancellor Angela Merkel will mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I on French soil, and German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier will be in London for a ceremony in Westminster Abbey with Queen Elizabeth.But while...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 4:55 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge denied the Justice Department’s efforts to halt legal proceedings in a case accusing President Donald Trump of violating the U.S. Constitution — opening the door for Trump’s critics to soon...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 4:43 PM

ATLANTA (AP) — Political activist Leah McElrath was reviewing her electronic ballot at a polling place in Houston when she was shocked to find Republican Ted Cruz listed as her choice in Texas’ high-profile U.S. Senate race. McElrath...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 4:35 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Time marches ahead, usually. It’s in retreat this weekend in the United States. At 2 a.m. local time Sunday, daylight saving time is ending, and standard time returns for most people across the country. It means an...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 9:55 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Thursday he plans to sign an order next week that could lead to the large-scale detention of migrants crossing the southern border and bar anyone caught crossing illegally from claiming asylum...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 9:47 AM

MIAMI (AP) — The Florida man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and critics of President Donald Trump is due in court for a bail hearing. Federal prosecutors contend that 56-year-old Cesar Sayoc should remain jailed until...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JUCHITAN (AP):Thousands of Central American migrants resumed their slow trek through southern Mexico yesterday as immigration agents and police nibbled at the edges of the two caravans currently in the country.Mexican authorities haven't directly...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP):Carrying signs with messages such as "Don't be evil," Google employees around the world walked off the job yesterday in a protest against what they said is the tech company's mishandling of sexual misconduct allegations against...

Published:Friday | November 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ISLAMABAD (AP):A Christian woman acquitted in Pakistan after eight years on death row for blasphemy plans to leave the country soon, her family said yesterday. At the same time, authorities said they arrested two prisoners last month for conspiring...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 5:26 PM

MIAMI (AP) — The United States imposed new sanctions Thursday on Venezuela and Cuba and promised additional penalties against Nicaragua as the Trump administration laid out a hard-line policy toward countries the White House branded a “...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 2:46 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was expected to announce on Thursday his plans to deny asylum to migrants who try to enter the U.S. between ports of entry — a legally questionable move that was part of his election-season...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 11:14 AM

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England warned Thursday that Britain could suffer an economic shock if it crashes out of the European Union without a deal, saying it could cause gridlock at ports and an inflation-rearing fall in the pound that...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 10:48 AM

Canada is prioritising the deportation of asylum seekers who walked across the border from the United States illegally, federal agency statistics show, as the Liberal government tries to tackle a politically sensitive issue ahead of...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 9:38 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google engineers and other company workers around the world walked off the job Thursday to protest the internet company’s lenient treatment of executives accused of sexual misconduct. Employees staged walkouts at...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 9:31 AM

ISLAMABAD (AP) — A Christian woman acquitted in Pakistan after eight years on death row for blasphemy plans to leave the country soon, her family said Thursday, and authorities said they arrested two prisoners last month for conspiring to...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:49 AM

  PHOENIX (AP) — The more than 5,200 active-duty troops being sent by President Donald Trump to the U.S.-Mexico border will be limited in what they can do under a federal law that restricts the military from engaging in law enforcement...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:40 AM

  FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) — A Roman Catholic diocese acknowledged yesterday that it concealed for decades a priest's admission that he sexually abused dozens of Iowa boys — a silence that may have put other children in...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:38 AM

  PITTSBURGH (AP) — The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre was indicted by a federal grand jury yesterday, four days after 11 people were killed and six wounded in the deadliest attack on Jews in American history. The...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:26 AM

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit secretary has told lawmakers that he expects a long-elusive divorce deal with the European Union to be finalised before November 21, though there is still little sign of a breakthrough on the vexed...

Published:Thursday | November 1, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ISLAMABAD (AP):A Christian woman who spent eight years on death row under Pakistan's blasphemy law was acquitted and ordered released Wednesday by the country's top court, a ruling that raised fears of violence by religious extremists who held angry...

Published:Wednesday | October 31, 2018 | 9:38 PM

New evidence about a cancer operation in women finds a higher death rate for the less invasive version, challenging standard practice and the “less is more” approach to treating cervical cancer. The unexpected findings are prompting...

Published:Wednesday | October 31, 2018 | 9:33 PM

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Technology company chiefs have warned that a digital services tax proposed by the European Union would hinder innovation and hurt economic growth. In a letter to finance ministers of the 28-nation European Union...

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