Morocco and the Polisario fought for control of the Western Sahara from 1974 to 1991, with Rabat taking over the desert territory before a UN-brokered ceasefire in the former Spanish colony.
Government says it will not be strong-armed into signing cease-fire deal
BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A court in Kyrgyzstan has ordered a prominent opposition leader to be kept in custody on fraud and corruption charges that his supporters see as politically driven. The Sta
NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T’s $85 billion purchase of Time Warner may be getting an easier path to approval after the chief telecommunications regulator says it isn’t likely to review the d
The father of the U.S. commando killed in a Special Operations raid in Yemen last month said in an interview that he had refused to meet with President Trump on the day his son’s body was returned ho
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seems sympathetic to a Mexican immigrant facing deportation after he was convicted of having consensual sex with an underage girl. The case before the justices on
LOS ANGELES (AP) — While the whole of Oscar night was eclipsed by the unprecedented best-picture flub at the show’s conclusion, the Academy Awards is a starry celebration onscreen and off. For
BOSTON (AP) — A jury has been selected in the double murder trial of ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez. Two final jurors were chosen Monday in Suffolk Superior Court in Massachusetts. Sixteen people, inclu
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — While smartphones get top billing at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain, it’s the quirky, under-the-radar products that are getting a lot of the visitors̵
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Intelligence chairman Devin Nunes says Congress should not begin a McCarthy-style investigation based on news reports that a few Americans with ties to President Donald Trump
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Nearly a month after returning a death sentence against Dylann Roof for a racist church massacre, the jurors in his case visited the house of worship for a Sunday service. In
PORT MOUTON, N.S. - Lobster thieves are back at work in Nova Scotia — two fishing boats were hit a week apart.
RCMP Const. Rob James says the first cache of crustaceans was taken from a boat tied up
(Reuters) - The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged up to record intraday highs on Monday, after President Donald Trump's said he would make a "big" statement on infrastructure on Tuesd
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a police officer fatally shot one dog and critically injured another after the animals killed a poodle being walked by its owner in Florida. Tampa police said in a
WESTHAMPTON BEACH, N.Y. (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the crash of a vintage plane on Long Island that left two people dead and one injured. The plane crashed just
OTTAWA - Conservative leadership candidate Kevin O'Leary says he won't take part in Tuesday's official party debate in Edmonton, citing the format.
But the news is being greeted with cries of foul fr
7-year-old was selected from 2,000 children across schools in India
Primary-care doctors need to take a more active role in preventing young Canadians from starting smoking and helping those who have already taken up the habit to butt out for good, says a
OTTAWA - Defenceman P.K. Subban will receive an honour from Gov. Gen. David Johnson to acknowledge his charitable work.
The former Montreal Canadiens star will be given a Meritorious Service Decorati
KIRYAS JOEL, N.Y. (AP) — A quickly crowding Hasidic Jewish village in upstate New York that is working to expand its boundaries faces opposition from neighbors who fear more urban-style development b
Daniel Belling, his wife, and their two children set off on an 11-day Mediterranean cruise on February 9th. But according to Newser, only three of them boarded a flight back to Dublin—or tried to.
ANKARA, Turkey - Turkey's deputy prime minister says his country has "serious" intelligence suggesting that a U.S.-based cleric wanted by Turkey may be planning to escape to Canada.
Numan Kurtulmus t
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Monday that the nation’s health care system was in danger of imploding and said Congress must make fundamental changes to the sweeping health law
The major U.S. stock indexes wavered between small gains and losses in morning trading Monday. Investors were looking ahead to President Donald Trump's speech to Congress on Tuesday for details of pro
NEW YORK (AP) — Fitness trainer and host of NBC’s “Biggest Loser” Bob Harper says he is recovering from a serious heart attack that left him unconscious for two days. Harper tells T
GENEVA (Reuters) - Like a headmaster addressing rowdy pupils, the United Nations envoy for Syria began peace talks in Geneva last week by telling the warring parties to behave and show respect.
WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. (AP) — A southern Illinois community that solidly backed President Donald Trump is rallying behind a Mexican restaurant manager who doesn’t have legal permission to live in
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana legislative panel has voted against restricting the news media’s publication of fatal accident photographs on social media until the victims’ next of kin is
Did little to change views that manufacturing was recovering from a slump amid commodity price rise
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker will propose to national leaders next month a handful of options for shoring up unity once Britain launches a withdrawal that so
Georgian citizens will be able to travel to EU's Schengen zone for 90 days on biometric passports
Abbas cited a new Israeli law legalizing dozens of Jewish settlements in Palestinian territory as a reflection of an Israeli movement toward an apartheid state.
GENEVA (Reuters) - South Korea called on Monday for major powers to criminally pursue North Korea's leadership before its "ever-worsening" human rights record including mass executions and forced labo
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appears likely to strike down a North Carolina law that prohibits sex offenders from using Facebook and other social networking sites. At least five justices sugge