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Child sex abuse allegations involving one of Iran's best-known Koran reciters are causing shock and anger in the country, reports Camelia Sadeghzadeh.
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Tbilisi court says process for school principal’s extradition to Turkey has started
US president slams member states over inadequate defense spending, urges them to raise their contributions
WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI says it needs more time to consider a request by Congress to turn over memos and other documents related to meetings between former FBI Director James Comey and President Do
INGERSOLL, Ont. - Police are trying to find whoever stole 200 frozen pies from a church in an Ontario community. Investigators say the individual portion size turkey pot pies were taken ......
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will make his first official visit to Britain on Friday in an expression of solidarity following the Manchester terror attack, the Foreign Office in London said.
POWELL RIVER, B.C. - There exists as much stigma about drug users as about the centres that treat their addictions. Here are a few stories of people who sought treatment ...
POWELL RIVER, B.C. - Dan puts his fork down and smiles as he explains to his three lunch companions what it's like when people learn he has an addiction. "It's like ...
Residents of southeastern Africa nation once had to rely on foreign Muslim channels, but now have one of their own
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say an Uzbek refugee serving 25 years in federal prison for a plot to kill U.S. military personnel or civilians has been charged with stabbing a prison warden. Fed
Former U.S. Senator and Democratic vice presidential candidate Joe Lieberman has withdrawn from consideration to be the next director of the FBI, citing the potential for an appearance of a conflict o
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A push for a “bathroom bill” in Texas is coming down to the wire even as proposed restroom restrictions for transgender people have largely faltered in legislatures a
CARACAS (Reuters) - Decried by protesters as "murderers" defending a dictator, Venezuela's military insisted on Thursday it was not taking sides in the national political turmoil, though it did back s
WASHINGTON (AP) — Restaurants, grocers and other businesses celebrated on Thursday as House Republicans backed off efforts to eliminate the cap on fees that banks can charge retailers when customers
CHICAGO (AP) — A judge has refused to throw out the murder charges against a white Chicago police officer charged after he shot black teenager Laquan McDonald 16 times. Officer Jason Van Dyke’s
Last week Third Force fighters attacked Brak al-Shati airbase, also in southern Libya, which is controlled by Haftar forces, killing 140 people, including civilians.
HALIFAX - The Canadian Hurricane Centre says warm water temperatures and a weak or non-existent El Nino will contribute to an above-normal hurricane season this year, with as many as ...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The owner of a Michigan restaurant says U.S. immigration agents who were conducting enforcement at the business ate breakfast before arresting three workers. The Ann Arbor News
Greece's former prime minister Lucas Papademos was injured when a booby-trapped package exploded in his car in central Athens on Thursday, police said, in the most dramatic act of political violence i
An explosive device hidden in an envelope detonated inside the car of former Greek central bank chief Lucas Papademos in central Athens on Thursday, injuring him and his driver, police said
A man was arrested before dawn Thursday after he backed a tractor-trailer through the front gate of the Moonlite Bunny Ranch brothel and crashed it into the building’s front door, according to a
COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — A gunbattle during a traffic stop near Los Angeles left a suspect dead and a sheriff’s deputy wounded, authorities said Thursday. A man in the backseat of a sedan suddenly
MIDDLETOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pennsylvania woman under the influence of alcohol and marijuana rolled over on her 2-month-old son and passed out, smothering him to death. Arissa Ward, of Mid
Human Rights Watch said in a statement the "rush" to kill the men "smacks of militia rule, not the rule of law".
Opec's cuts helped push oil back above $50 a barrel this year, giving a fiscal boost to producers
LETHBRIDGE, Alta. - The jury has been selected in the trial of an Alberta man accused of killing three people. Derek Saretzky is charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of ...
LONDON (Reuters) - British police investigating the Manchester suicide bombing have brought in a bomb disposal team to search a property in nearby Wigan after a man was arrested in the town, the BBC r
CLAREMONT, N.C. (AP) — Sheriff’s deputies in North Carolina have confiscated hundreds of animals from the same property where they had pulled up 2,000 opium poppy plants a day earlier. The Charl
TORONTO - Ontario's top court sharply rebuked a prominent judge on Thursday for repeatedly failing to explain why she had acquitted a man accused of beating and sexually assaulting a ...
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks set to shuffle his cabinet and trigger a new session of Parliament to help refocus a flagging agenda in the run-up to an election in lat
An economist by training, Papademos was Bank of Greece governor from 1994 to 2002, and European Central Bank governor vice president from 2002 to 2010.
The government has denied the allegations and says it wants to remove advantages enjoyed by some foreign-based institutions. 
Appeals court rules against President Trump’s revised travel ban targeting six Muslim-majority countries.              
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin woman pumping gas near downtown Milwaukee stopped a thief from stealing her SUV by jumping on its hood and clinging to the windshield wipers as the man tried to drive away
ATHENS, Greece - A letter bomb exploded inside the car of former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos in central Athens on Thursday, wounding him and two Bank of Greece employees, ...

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