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Police say they are preparing for as many as 40 deaths after a fire breaks out at a rave in Oakland.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan Saturday again urged Turkish citizens to convert their foreign exchange savings into liras or gold
PARIS (Reuters) - France's Left on Saturday launched a bid to re-energize supporters disenchanted by Francois Hollande's five years in power and find a candidate to unite the ranks ahead of a presiden
WELLAND, Ont. - Police in Ontario are continuing to search for a nine-year-old girl, but they say the Amber Alert related to her whereabouts has concluded. Niagara Regional Police say Layla Sabry and
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A possible explosion at a power substation in downtown Philadelphia sent waves of white foam billowing into the streets that spread across a two-block area. Deputy Fire Chief Gary
LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A 16-year-old has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the death of his 16-year-old classmate whose headless body was found near the Merrimack River in Lawr
SANTIAGO, Cuba (AP) — Fidel Castro’s ashes have arrived in the eastern city of Santiago, ending a four-day journey across Cuba. Thousands of people welcomed the leader’s remains to shouts
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two Milwaukee women were charged Saturday with child neglect and other counts in the death of a 7-year-old boy who was starved, burned with cigarettes, beaten and whipped with cords.
Italians will vote in a referendum Sunday on reforms proposed by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi that would bring complex changes to Italy’s constitution, but which he says would streamline the countr
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