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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...

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

MISSOULA, Montana (AP):A Montana high school student has been disciplined for continuing to wear a Confederate flag sweatshirt after administrators requested that he stop wearing it.Mitchell...

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

MOSCOW (AP):Syrian President Bashar Assad made a surprise visit to Russia to meet President Vladimir Putin yesterday at his summer residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.A transcript of the meeting released by the Kremlin quoted Assad as saying...

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

BOGOTA (AP):Nearly 5,000 people living along a river in northern Colombia have been evacuated from their homes following flooding at a nearby dam.Government officials said that yesterday one worker was injured at a hydroelectric dam being...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 9:46 AM

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s latest Ebola outbreak has spread to a city of more than 1 million people, a worrying shift as the deadly virus risks traveling more easily in densely populated areas. Medical teams hurried to track down...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ORLANDO, Florida (AP):A Florida prosecutor, who got into a fight with Florida's governor for refusing to seek the death penalty, says her office will no longer request a monetary bail bond for defendants accused of low-level crimes.State Attorney...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

JERUSALEM (AP):Most of the protesters killed this week by Israeli fire along the border with the Gaza Strip were members of Hamas, the militant group said yesterday, an assertion that deepens the starkly different narratives on both sides over the...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP):An explosion that rocked a Southern California medical building, killing the owner of a day spa and seriously injuring two patrons, is being investigated as a crime after federal officials found remnants of an explosive device...

Published:Thursday | May 17, 2018 | 12:00 AM

SOFIA (AP):A top European Union official branded President Donald Trump selfish and capricious yesterday as EU leaders met to count the likely economic damage US policies might inflict on the bloc and to try to rescue the Iran nuclear deal.In a...

Published:Wednesday | May 16, 2018 | 1:02 PM

WASHINGTON --The United States' Senate intelligence committee says it agrees with a 2017 assessment by intelligence agencies that Russia intervened in the presidential election earlier to hurt the candidacy of Democrat Hillary Clinton and to...

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