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Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 11:25 AM

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Africa yesterday on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military and economic ties while his rival in a bitter trade war, the Trump administration, shows little interest in the world’s...

Published:Sunday | July 22, 2018 | 10:13 AM

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African police say gunmen have opened fire on a minibus carrying members of a taxi drivers’ association, killing 11 people and critically wounding four others.Police Brig. Jay Naicker says the victims of last night's attack...

Published:Friday | July 20, 2018 | 10:25 AM

DENVER (AP) — The Trump administration has proposed ending automatic protections for threatened animals and plants and limiting habitat safeguards meant to shield recovering species from harm. Administration officials said the new rules would...

Published:Friday | July 20, 2018 | 10:11 AM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people, flattening buildings in three cities and forcing the evacuation of a hospital. Residents — and even weather forecasters...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 4:51 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is dropping its bid for Fox’s entertainment businesses, paving the way for Disney to boost its upcoming streaming service by buying the studios behind “The Simpsons” and X-Men. Comcast can now focus...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 2:41 PM

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium’s airspace was closed off for landings and departures for about two hours on Thursday afternoon because of a technical glitch in the data system of the air safety control centre. Belgocontrol spokesman Dominque...

Published:Thursday | July 19, 2018 | 2:33 PM

For victims of crime on U.S. soil who are living in the country illegally, a special visa programme encourages them to help solve their cases and catch criminals and often provides their only clear path to citizenship. But, as Republican President...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 4:45 PM

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (AP) — Trapped in the recesses of a flooded cave in northern Thailand, the 12 boys and their soccer coach were trying to dig their way out when they heard voices in the darkness. Their coach quickly told everyone to be...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 2:51 PM

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union fined Google a record $5 billion Wednesday for forcing cellphone makers that use the company’s hugely popular Android operating system to install Google apps. The EU said the practice restricts...

Published:Wednesday | July 18, 2018 | 2:24 PM

LAS VEGAS (AP) — MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas. The...

Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 2:46 PM

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A federal judge has ordered a temporary halt to deportations of immigrant families reunited after being separated at the border, as the Trump administration races to meet a July 26 deadline for putting more than 2,500...

Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

AP:Patricia Aragon told the United States asylum officer at her recent case assessment that she was fleeing her native Honduras because she had been robbed and raped by a gang member who threatened to kill her and her nine-year-old daughter if she...

Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

AP:A six-year-old girl from El Salvador who became a face of the Trump administration's practice of separating immigrant families at the border has been reunited with her mother.Alison Jimena Valencia Madrid and her mother, Cindy Madrid, were...

Published:Tuesday | July 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

England (AP):President Donald Trump pressed ahead with his complaints that European immigration policies are changing the "fabric of Europe" and destroying European culture.During a news conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May, Trump...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 2:39 PM

BEIJING (AP) — China announced it filed a World Trade Organization challenge Monday to President Donald Trump’s latest tariff threat, stepping up its diplomatic efforts to counter U.S. pressure in a spiralling technology dispute. The...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 12:25 PM

ADJUNTAS, Puerto Rico (AP) — It was finally a night to celebrate in the village of Adjuntas which is tucked into the mountains of central Puerto Rico. People pressed TV remote buttons, clicked on fans and plugged in refrigerators as...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 10:36 AM

Jamaica will participate in the United Nations High Level Political Forum on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in New York from July 16-18. During the high-level sessions, Jamaica's Voluntary National Review (VNR) on the actions and...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):Despite a national wave of elation from the World Cup that bathed Russia in a rosy light, President Vladimir Putin will face some challenges in extending the post-football glow at home and abroad.Well-organised, festive and friendly, the...

Published:Monday | July 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

HELSINKI (AP):President Donald Trump arrived in Finland on Sunday for a closely watched one-on-one summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, hours after telling an interviewer that he was going into the meeting on Monday with "low expectations"....

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 11:04 AM

LONDON (AP) — Donald Trump has advised British Prime Minister Theresa May to “sue” the European Union to resolve the tense negotiations over Britain’s impending exit from the bloc.The American president told reporters Friday at a joint press...

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 10:13 AM

ROME (AP) — Another day’s worth of food and beverages was being sent Sunday to a pair of military ships off Sicily as Italy waited for more European nations to pledge to take a share of the hundreds of migrants on board before allowing the asylum-...

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MANAGUA (AP):More than 200 Nicaraguan university students were reunited with their parents yesterday after a tense night of armed attacks that left two dead and dozens wounded.The students had sought refuge in a local church after police forced them...

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PHILADELPHIA (AP):The United States homeland security secretary said yesterday there are no signs that Russia is targeting this year's midterm elections with the same "scale or scope" it targeted the 2016 presidential election.Department of Homeland...

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JARABLUS (AP):When Hikmat's mother managed to sneak back into their home city of Aleppo, now controlled by government forces, she found a single word spray-painted in red on their house: 'Confiscated.' Same with the family store and another house....

Published:Sunday | July 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TURNBERRY (AP):Two days before a high-stakes summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump played golf and tweeted yesterday from one of his namesake resorts, blaming his predecessor for Russian election meddling and lashing...

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