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It is being done to supply power to households and is capable of running for up to decades without refuelling
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Fred Kejick Thomas remembers the exact day — April 14, 2005 — when he confronted the uncle who had sexually molested him out on a trap line when he was four years old. After years of being haunted by
SANTIAGO, Cuba (Reuters) - Fidel Castro's ashes were placed in the niche of a boulder on Sunday, capping nine days of official mourning when hundreds of thousands of Cubans said farewell with a combin
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Hundreds of people who have been spent time in a crowded New Jersey jail have inundated federal court officials with lawsuits after being led to believe part of a large settlement
MONTREAL - Quebec provincial police are asking the public to be on the lookout for an inmate who fled from a Gatineau hospital on Saturday. They say 22-year-old David Harvey injured a hospital worker
GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Emergency officials have released the names of five more victims in the wildfires that ravaged the city of Gatlinburg, Tennessee. A news release on the Tennessee Emergency Ma
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Audiences came back for a second helping of “Moana” and “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” this weekend. Both family-friendly films topped the post-T
VIENNA (Reuters) - The candidate vying to become Europe's first freely elected far-right head of state since World War Two conceded defeat in Austria's presidential election soon after polls closed on
Alexander Van der Bellen defeated right-wing populist Norbert Hofer in Sunday's election.              
MAUNA KEA, Hawaii (AP) — More snow is expected to fall on Hawaii mountaintops as a winter storm warning goes into effect through Monday morning. Hawaii News Now reports ( up to
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The central Kansas town of Frederick has dwindled over the decades to just 10 people, and its only real expense is a $55-a-month electric bill for a half-dozen or so street lights
NEW YORK (AP) — Artisan burger buns, cage-free eggs and table service are some of the changes McDonald’s is promising in the U.S. as it scrambles to update its image and win back customers. The
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. - They are arguably the least friendly neighbours in Confederation. Newfoundland and Labrador has been feuding with Quebec since before the Atlantic province joined Canada, with a ba
The NFL’s 13th Sunday gets underway with eight early afternoon games highlighted by the Kansas City Chiefs visiting the Atlanta Falcons. The Falcons lead the NFC South by one game over Tampa Ba
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — In June, Emily Loberg readied her 1985 rebuilt touring bike and set out on a 5,350-mile solo journey. Her months-long adventure would take her over the Cascades, near two oceans, a
President-elect Donald Trump's controversial telephone conversation with the leader of Taiwan was just a "courtesy call," US Vice President-elect Mike Pence said Sunday
BOSTON (AP) — Fire investigators are trying to determine what caused the huge blaze that ripped through a Boston-area neighborhood, displacing about 60 families but “miraculously” resulti
Far-right candidate Norbert Hofer admits losing Austria's presidential election.
Aziz was also not allowed to speak to Pakistani mediapersons at the Radisson Blue hotel where he was staying, PTI reported citing government sources.
Left-leaning candidate Alexander Van der Bellen appears to have an unbeatable lead over right-winger Norbert Hofer in the Austrian presidential election.
Norbert Hofer the candidate of Austria's Freedom Party, is set to lose lose the presidential election rerun that is being held on Sunday, exit polls show. His opponent Alexander Van der Bellen, a form
Twenty-four bodies recovered from warehouse party fire in Oakland, US, as search continues.
LONDON (AP) — An 89-year-old army veteran who made national headlines in Britain with a newspaper ad seeking work has started his new job. The Cantina Kitchen & Bar in the seaside town of Paignt
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Latest on a deadly fire in a converted warehouse in Oakland, California (all times local): 8:20 a.m. Officials in Oakland, California, say the death toll has risen to 24 from a
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Peace talks between the Colombian government and Marxist insurgent group the National Liberation Army (ELN) will begin only after a simultaneous release of a politician held by the
Scotland Yard has said it is “not prepared to discuss any lines of inquiry whilst the investigation is ongoing”.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Officials in Oakland, California, say the death toll from a fire in a converted warehouse has risen to 24.
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. - Hours after a man described by police as a Christmas "Grinch" was released from a Florida jail, he is back in the slammer. The Boyton Beach Police Department says Francis Keller
WASHINGTON - This year's Kennedy Center Honors gala will be bittersweet for some because it's the last one under President Barack Obama, but the festivities aren't likely to be much different next yea
BAGHDAD/BARTELLA, Iraq (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters retreating in the face of a seven-week Iraqi military assault on their Mosul stronghold have hit back in the last two days, exploiting cloudy
Five police officers are mistakenly killed by their own side in Ukraine, officials say.
Brazilians took to the streets of Rio de Janeiro and other cities Sunday to defend a huge anti-corruption probe against what they said were attempts by the scandal-plagued Congress to shut it down
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Demonstrators marched in major cities across Brazil on Sunday, protesting government corruption and a recent vote in Congress that was widely perceived as an effort to intim
The death toll has risen to 24 in a fire that ripped through a late-night dance party in a converted warehouse in Oakland, Calif., and officials say
Fire crews worked through the night and into Sunday morning in Oakland, Calif., following a deadly warehouse party fire on Friday night. Nine people

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