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PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Trump administration on Friday announced additional sanctions for Venezuela in response to what it describes as the illegal arrest of opposition leader Juan Guaido’s chief of staff. The Treasury Department...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — In a blow for Boeing, Indonesia’s flag carrier is seeking the cancellation of a multibillion dollar order for 49 of the manufacturer’s 737 Max 8 jets, citing a loss of confidence after two crashes in the...

MIAMI (AP) — Every year, hundreds of pregnant Russian women travel to the United States to give birth so that their child can acquire all the privileges of American citizenship. They pay anywhere from $20,000 to sometimes more than $50,000 to...

MEXICO CITY (AP): Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said yesterday that talks with White House senior adviser Jared Kushner have led to advances towards an agreement that would have the United States government guarantee some US$10...

MILAN (AP): A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their chaperones yesterday, ordering the children’s hands to be bound and threatening them with death during the drive before setting the vehicle on fire when he was stopped by a...

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May formally asked the European Union on Wednesday to postpone Britain’s departure from the bloc — due in nine days — until June 30. But an exasperated EU said Britain would have to...

LONDON (AP) — Why did Facebook air live video of the New Zealand mosque shooting for 17 minutes? Didn’t anyone alert the company while it was happening? Facebook says no. According to its deputy general counsel, Chris Sonderby none of...

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s top media regulator on Tuesday put into effect tighter restrictions that allow the state to block websites and even social media accounts with over 5,000 followers if they are deemed a threat to national security....

CHIMANIMANI, Zimbabwe (AP) — Aid workers rushed to rescue victims clinging to trees and crammed on rooftops against rapidly rising waters Tuesday after a cyclone unleashed devastating floods in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi. More than 238...

EBENSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania paediatrician was sentenced Monday to at least 79 years in prison for sexually assaulting 31 children, most of them patients, as his now-adult victims blasted not only their abuser but the system...
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