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Haitians in remote areas await anxiously for aid to arrive after hurricane's devastation


Looking out from a jetty at the Port of Les Cayes in Haiti, the Caribbean Sea is turquoise and typically calm. On shore, though, where 50 or so local men are gathered awaiting aid, it’s anything but tranquil.

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The Slovak parliament Tuesday outlawed vigilante train patrols by a far-right party that had targeted the EU member's large Roma minority.
Conservative lawmaker Zac Goldsmith, a vocal opponent of the expansion of Heathrow Airport, Tuesday notified the government of his decision to resign from parliament, the finance ministry said in a st
The common-law wife of imprisoned drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has filed a complaint with Mexico's National Human Rights Commission complaining of his treatment in prison.
Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to overturn President Barack Obama's signature health insurance program after the government announced Americans will see costs jump an average of 25 percent next year.
Spain's king Tuesday tasked Mariano Rajoy with forming a government, taking the acting conservative prime minister a step closer to power again after a 10-month political deadlock.
U.S. President Barack Obama will head to Greece, Germany and Peru next month for what could be his final trip abroad before leaving the White House in January, his office said Tuesday.
The European Union moved Tuesday to prolong border controls in the passport-free Schengen area for three months, after introducing them as an emergency measure to cope with last year's massive migrant
A U.S. federal judge Tuesday approved Volkswagen AG's record-setting $14.7 billion settlement with regulators and owners of 475,000 polluting diesel vehicles, and the German automaker said it would be
Hungary's Foreign Ministry has summoned the Russian ambassador over reportedly disparaging remarks on Russian state media about Hungary's 1956 anti-Soviet uprising.
The Belgian region of Wallonia will stop negotiations aimed at salvaging a landmark EU-Canada trade deal if it receives more ultimatums, the region's leader Paul Magnette said Tuesday.
Moscow's Sheremetyevo airport, the largest in Russia, has invested $865 million into building a new terminal and expanding its operations ahead of the 2018 World Cup, its chief executive said Tuesday.
Spain's Socialists will not approve any budgets proposed by an incoming center-right government, the party's interim head said Tuesday, highlighting how a policy deadlock could persist with a new admi
French investigators said Tuesday they were searching for clues into the abduction of a 76-year-old luxury hotel owner a day after she was snatched near her Riviera home.
France must fix the "many mistakes" that have been made on tax policy, the leading candidate in next year's presidential election Alain Juppe said Tuesday, saying that would help Paris win the battle
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — For television actress Busy Philipps, campaigning for Hillary Clinton isn’t always glamorous. The star of “Dawson’s Creek” and “Freaks and Geeks&
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A San Francisco filmmaker and community activist has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a man on Monday, officials said. The San Francisco Chronicle reports (
A group of about 20 workers began Tuesday to slowly destroy the Calais "Jungle" camp structures using sledgehammers and by hand, according to a Reuters reporter at the scene, who also saw two small bu
A British Airways flight from San Francisco to London was diverted to Vancouver after members of the cabin crew became unwell, the airline said Tuesday.
The 20-truck convoy includes 527 tons of aid
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A former Arkansas judge accused of bribery, fraud and witness tampering related to allegations he gave lighter sentences to male defendants in exchange for nude photos, spank
Norwegian authorities say there has been a small leak of radioactive iodine at a nuclear reactor in Halden, in southern Norway.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says the U.S. and Vietnam share a commitment to rule of law in the disputed South China Sea. Kerry was speaking ahead of talks Tuesday with a top figur
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida officials have reached a deal with the company responsible for a large sinkhole that resulted in millions of gallons of contaminated water pouring into a drinking wat
KABUL (Reuters) - Divisions at the top of Afghanistan's government deepened on Tuesday after President Ashraf Ghani was forced to reject accusations by his own vice president that he was favoring memb
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan is reeling from yet another deadly assault, after militants wearing suicide vests rampaged through a police academy in the southwestern city of Quetta, battling for four hou
In recognition of "All Souls Day" on Nov. 2, the Vatican issued new instructions regarding cremation, stating ashes must be placed in a sacred church
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert is calling the United Nations’ denial of legal responsibility for the cholera outbreak in Haiti in 2010 caused by U.N. peacekeepers “a dis
PARIS (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter says the U.S.-led coalition is laying groundwork for the start of the operation to retake the Syrian city of Raqqa from Islamic State militants. Carter insis
TUNIS (Reuters) - Police in Tunisia have arrested two American citizens on suspicion of terrorist activities after finding videos and pictures praising Islamic State, a security official said on Tuesd
NEW YORK - Event planner Beth Bernstein decided she had had enough with Donald Trump after his 2005 hot-mic boasts about groping women came to light earlier this month. She removed photos of weddings
Building a third runway at Heathrow Airport is not the right thing to do and risks fueling a clamor for a fourth runway to be built in future, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Tuesday after the go
PARIS (AP) — Defense Secretary Ash Carter is promising to resolve a festering conflict over demands that thousands of National Guard soldiers repay enlistment bonuses they were given a decade ago aft
MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Russian Defence Ministry said on Tuesday it would extend a moratorium on air strikes on the Syrian city of Aleppo, but did not specify for how long.
A large fire was visible in the northern part of the Calais "Jungle" Tuesday, on a scale beyond those that can be seen on any day at the migrant camp, according to a Reuters reporter at the scene.

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