Al-Qaeda-linked group suspected behind attack on army patrol near Malian border
CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio woman charged with stabbing and decapitating her 3-month-old daughter has pleaded guilty to murder and been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. Twenty-two-year-old Deas
Olympic leader Thomas Bach’s grand plan was to streamline the Olympics, cut costs and encourage more cities to try to host the games. Judged by the first round of bidding since the revamp, the
Some important events in the history of transgender rights in the United States: 1952: Christine Jorgensen completes sex-reassignment surgery in Denmark; she was the first American known for undergoi
Editor’s Note: The following investigation is supported by Objective Investigative Reporting Program, a Kyiv Post partner and MYMEDIA project funded by the Danish government. Oleksandr Hranovsky, a la
In the fast-rotating Ukrainian government, Pavlo Petrenko is a remarkably stable fixture. Having become justice minister in February 2014 right after the EuroMaidan Revolution that toppled the corrupt
Andrey Artemenko said he wanted to be a peacemaker. But within a week of the New York Times revealing on Feb. 19 that the little-known Ukrainian parliamentarian had brought to Washington a plan to end
OTTAWA - Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose has introduced a private member's bill in the Commons that would require mandatory training for would-be judges on issues surrounding sexual assault.
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a White House laden with competing power centers, a trio of military men has emerged as a force to be reckoned with. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Homeland Security Secretary Joh
TORONTO - A Liberal backbencher who introduced an anti-Islamophobia motion that unanimously passed the Ontario legislature Thursday says, despite all-party support, she has received racist backlash.
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal border officials say they were looking for a fugitive, not doing a random immigration check, when they met a plane at New York City’s Kennedy Airport and asked passenger
WASHINGTON - Attorney General Jeff Sessions signalled Thursday his strong support for the federal government's continued use of private prisons, reversing an Obama administration directive to phase ou
Bernie Custis, pro football's first black quarterback who blazed the trail for future stars like Warren Moon, Chuck Ealey and Damon Allen, has died.
He was 88.
Custis made pro football history Aug.
BOSTON (AP) — The owner of a Boston company facing manslaughter charges stemming from the deaths of two employees in a trench collapse has pleaded not guilty and been released. Kevin Otto and an atto
PYONGYANG. — The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) yesterday said the saga of the death of a DPRK national in Malaysia last week was an “anti-DPRK conspiratorial racket” launched by South K
SYDNEY, N.S. - A judge has harshly criticized a Nova Scotia woman who changed her son's last name without consent from his father, calling her conduct "devious, manipulative and indefensible."
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexico on Thursday expressed "worry and irritation" about U.S. policies to two of President Donald Trump's top envoys, giving a chilly reply to the new administration's hard li
JOLIETTE, Que. - Quebec provincial police are investigating reports that an elementary school student handed out pills on a school bus earlier this week.
Sgt. Daniel Thibaudeau says preliminary infor
HALIFAX - Some Nova Scotia teachers working under a government-imposed contract say they will not resume old norms of making themselves available after class and offering to coach teams and clubs.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s top aides on Thursday delivered one overriding message to the thousands of conservative activists gathered for their annual conference outside of
UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said Thursday he would hold bilateral meetings with participants to intra-Syrian talks in Geneva on Friday to decide on work plan for the talks
WASHINGTON - Donald Trump has ordered his bureaucrats to slash regulations — for every one created, the U.S. president wants them to eliminate two. Now comes the hard part of actually implementing the
DELPHI, Ind. (AP) — The FBI is using electronic billboards across Indiana to seek information in the killings of two teenage girls slain during a hiking trip, a federal agent said Thursday. FBI Super
Seventeen policymakers deliberate at each meeting on whether to change the interest rate
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge in New York has delayed the sentencing of a man convicted in a second trial of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. Judge Maxwell Wiley ruled Thursday that next week’s
PARIS (Reuters) - France's presidential race took a new turn on Thursday as independent Emmanuel Macron raised the curtain on a partnership with veteran centrist Francois Bayrou to help him beat the f
Hiroto Saikawa becomes sole CEO as US sales incentives zap profits
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Prosecutors say they have found no criminal wrongdoing in the case of a horse that survived for eight weeks in the Wyoming wilderness after being left behind by a backcountry gu
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Blacks who celebrate the civil rights movement and whites who commemorate the Civil War are suddenly finding themselves fighting on the same side in historic Selma, Alabama: a
Scientists say this kind of learning behaviour hadn’t been observed in insects before.
The family of cesspit killer Ian Stewart's first wife have announced their support for a police probe into her sudden death.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — So many women showed up at a Minneapolis tattoo parlor for a permanent reminder of female solidarity that it had to turn away some latecomers. Local women Chelsea Brink, Nora McIne
Two of President Trump’s Cabinet secretaries and their Mexican counterparts emphasized cooperation and friendship after meeting in Mexico — but their public remarks seemed unlikely to quell profo
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is giving himself too much credit for sending criminal foreigners out of the country and saving money on fighter planes. He’s getting too much credit fr