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Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 9:16 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Willa has grown rapidly into an “extremely dangerous” near-Category 5 storm in the eastern Pacific, on a path to smash into Mexico’s western coast between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta by...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 9:10 AM

SYDNEY (AP) — Prime Minister Scott Morrison delivered a formal apology Monday to Australia’s victims of child sex abuse, saying the nation must acknowledge their long, painful journey and its failure to protect them. Morrison’s...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LAS VEGAS (AP):Patricia Lugo rattled off a string of fierce adjectives describing life under the Trump administration - "ugly," ''bad," ''terrible."She joined a cluster of other Latinos in a Las Vegas shopping centre in listing grievances against...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CIUDAD HIDALGO (AP) :A growing throng of Central American migrants resumed their advance towards the US border in southern Mexico yesterday overwhelming Mexican government attempts to stop them at the border.Their numbers swelled to about 5,000...

Published:Monday | October 22, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ISTANBUL (AP):In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and US congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom, in particular its...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 11:46 AM

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the centre of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo’s military said Sunday, as the violence threatened to again force the...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 11:02 AM

CIUDAD HIDALGO, Mexico (AP) — Despite Mexican efforts to stop them at the border, a growing throng of Central American migrants resumed their advance toward the U.S. border early today in southern Mexico. Their numbers swelled to about 5,000...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 10:43 AM

ISTANBUL (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s crown prince “crossed a line” in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and must pay a price, a leading U.S. Senate Republican said Sunday, in a sign of growing tensions between the United...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TALLAHASSEE, (AP) Visit Florida is launching a US$9 million marketing plan to show that much of the state is open for business following Hurricane Michael.The Orlando Sentinel reports that the taxpayer-funded tourism agency's executive committee...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TECUN UMAN, (AP):A United States-bound caravan that once totalled more than 3,000 Central American migrants looked to be about a third that size yesterday morning, when its remaining members woke up on a bridge that divides the borders of Guatemala...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ISTANBUL (AP):Turkey will "never allow a cover-up" of the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Saudi Arabia's consulate in Istanbul, a senior official in Turkey's ruling party said yesterday, reflecting international scepticism over the...

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):Hundreds of thousands of protesters opposed to Britain's impending exit from the European Union marched through central London yesterday, demanding a new referendum and to have a say on the government's final Brexit deal with the EU....

Published:Sunday | October 21, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP):Two tropical storms are swirling in the Pacific Ocean off Mexico, and one is forecast to become a hurricane and approach the country's west coast late this week.Tropical Storm Willa is the 21st named storm of the eastern Pacific...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 4:16 PM

LONDON (AP) — Europe’s drug regulator has recommended approving the first vaccine for dengue despite concerns about its wide use and a lawsuit in the Philippines alleging that it was linked to three deaths. The European Medicines Agency...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 3:38 PM

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The European Union’s top court ordered Poland on Friday to immediately stop applying a law that lowered the retirement age for Supreme Court judges, forcing some 20 off the bench. The interim injunction from the...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 11:59 AM

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado report shows marijuana sales in the state have exceeded $1 billion as of August of this year, with tax revenue from those sales reaching $200 million. The Denver Post reports that a report by the Department...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 11:51 AM

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Mega Millions jackpot has soared to an estimated $1 billion, as the second-largest lottery prize in U.S. lottery history gets even bigger. Lottery officials increased the grand prize just hours ahead of...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 9:57 AM

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — As some 3,000 Hondurans made their way through Guatemala, attention turned to Mexico, after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Thursday to close the U.S.-Mexico border if authorities there fail to stop them — a...

Published:Friday | October 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON, DC (AP):United States President Donald Trump said yesterday that it "certainly looks" as though Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is dead, and he threatened "very severe" consequences if the Saudis are found to have murdered him.As the US...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 9:57 AM

MOSCOW (AP) — An 18-year-old student strode into his vocational school in Crimea, a hoodie covering his blond hair, then pulled out a shotgun and opened fire on Wednesday, killing 19 students and wounding more than 50 others before killing...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:44 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump is insulting the physical appearance of porn actress Stormy Daniels, calling her "Horseface" in a tweet about a recent legal ruling.A federal judge dismissed Daniels' defamation lawsuit against Trump.Daniels...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP) :An 18-year-old student strode into his vocational school in Crimea, a hoody covering his blond hair, then pulled out a shotgun and opened fire yesterday, killing 19 students and wounding more than 50 others before killing himself.It...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

President Donald Trump has said that the US is asking Turkey for audio and video relating to missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi "if it exists".The president yesterday called Saudi Arabia an important ally, noting it is an important customer...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MONTREAL (AP) :Jubilant customers stood in long lines for hours then lit up and celebrated on sidewalks on Wednesday as Canada became the world's largest legal marijuana marketplace.In Toronto, people smoked joints as soon as they rolled out of bed...

Published:Thursday | October 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BRUSSELS (AP):Leaders from the European Union and Britain shrugged off a weekend negotiating debacle and previous Brexit-related deadlines on Wednesday, giving themselves several more weeks to clinch a friendly divorce deal before their separation....

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