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SAN ANTONIO (AP):The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio was charged yesterday in the deaths of 10 of his passengers and could face the death penalty over the hellish journey.In...

VATICAN CITY (AP):The Vatican says it is shutting off all its fountains, including those in St. Peter's Square, because of Italy's drought.Vatican Radio yesterday said the decision is linked...

JERUSALEM (AP):Israel's security Cabinet met for a second straight day yesterday to try to defuse an escalating crisis with the Muslim world and find an alternative to metal detectors that had...

HONOLULU (AP):When Moon Yun Pellerin's parents bought a 27th-floor apartment in a high-rise overlooking Waikiki about 15 years ago, they didn't realise the wave-shaped building had no fire sprinklers."We didn't even consider it," Pellerin said.But a...

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. It was one of many topics that appeared...

WASHINGTON (AP):The White House indicated Sunday that President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get...

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner "inadvertently omitted" more than 70 assets worth at least US$10.6 million from his personal financial disclosure reports, according to revised paperwork released...

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel installed new security cameras Sunday at the entrance to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, as officials began indicating it was considering "alternatives" to the metal detectors at the contested shrine that set off...

SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Authorities called to a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio overnight found eight people dead and 20 others in dire condition in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer, in what police are calling a horrific case of immigrant...

NEW YORK (AP):Actor John Heard, whose many roles included the father in the Home Alone series and a corrupt detective in The Sopranos, has died. He was 72.His death was confirmed yesterday by the Santa Clara Medical Examiner's office in California....
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