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SLOVENIA – Mia, an elementary school student at the IRIS Centre for the Blind and Visually Impaired Youth, is sliding her finger on the tablet screen covered
UGANDA – Six months of coughing and a debilitating fever was too much for Olivia Koburongo’s 86-year-old grandmother, whose body had been weakened by other a
ISIS (Daesh) helped fund the month-long siege of a southern Philippine city through a Malaysian militant who was reportedly killed by troops, the Philippine military chief said Friday.
President Donald Trump suggested he was just trying to keep fired FBI Director James Comey honest with his cryptic tweet implying there might be recordings of their private conversations.
Dutch customs officials say they have intercepted a crate containing 12 concealed pieces of rhinoceros horn that was being sent from South Africa to Laos.
The British van driver suspected of mowing down Muslim worshippers near a London mosque appeared in court on Friday charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. military says it killed a key moneyman for the Islamic State group. A statement by the U.S.-led military coalition fighting IS said Fawaz Muhammad Jubayr al-Rawi was killed
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Smoke in the cockpit prompted a JetBlue Airways flight headed for Florida to make an emergency landing in South Carolina. The Federal Aviation Administration says in a stateme
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Hezbollah leader Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday that a future war waged by Israel against Syria or Lebanon could draw thousands of fighters from countries including Iran, Ir
Government pledges unhindered access by foreign reporters after pressure from national dialogue committee, says journalist
EU migrants to Britain said Friday that far from being "generous", Prime Minister Theresa May's offer for their post-Brexit future was stingy and would leave them prey to the whims of British lawmaker
QUETTA/PARACHINAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - Bombs killed at least 40 people in Pakistan on Friday, with a suicide car bomber killing 13 in the southwestern city of Quetta, and two blasts later claiming at
The U.S. will eliminate the post of special envoy on Afghanistan and Pakistan, leaving the Trump administration without a policy point person, current and former U.S. officials said.
The comments published by KCNA were North Korea's first reaction to Otto Warmbier's death in a US hospital Monday after it released him for what it called humanitarian reasons.
LONDON (Reuters) - Investigators said on Friday they would consider bringing manslaughter charges over the London tower block fire that killed at least 79 people.
BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors are asking the highest court in Massachusetts to overturn a ruling that erased former NFL star Aaron Hernandez’s murder conviction in the 2013 killing of a semi-profes
ANKARA (Reuters) - Hundreds of thousands of Iranians chanted "Death to Israel" in nationwide rallies on Friday at which they also burned flag of the Islamic State militant group which claimed responsi
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny can not run for presidency because of his criminal conviction, the Central Election Commission, said in a statement on Friday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ron Howard says he hopes to honor the great work that’s already been done on the Han Solo film and help to deliver on its promise. The Oscar-winner has only been in the pilot
Akbaruddin made the remarks during a UN debate themed “The situation in Afghanistan”.
OTTAWA - Public health and medical experts are supporting 10 new recommendations to help reduce health risks associated with using cannabis. The recommendations, published in the American Journal of
ONTARIO, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a 22-year-old New York woman and three other people have been charged in the killing of the woman’s mother for insurance money. The Wayne County SheriffR
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say it’s been nearly two weeks since any smoke has been seen at the site of a wildfire that began in early April in a south Georgia swamp. Okefenokee National W
OTTAWA - Public health and medical experts are endorsing 10 new recommendations to help mitigate the health risks of using marijuana once it becomes legal in Canada. The guidelines, published in ...
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — In one North Carolina city, authorities decided it might be too dangerous to give peace a chance. News outlets report Interstate 240 in Asheville and a bridge over it were clos
MOSUL/ERBIL, Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi forces battled their way along two streets that meet in the heart of Mosul's Old City on Friday, and said they aimed to open routes for civilians to flee Islamic St
When George W. Bush was president, Mueller and Comey worked together -- Mueller as FBI director and Comey as deputy attorney general.
OTTAWA - The Liberal government says it is seeking "clarity" from the Federal Court on two aspects of a compliance order issued in May by a quasi-judicial human rights tribunal ...
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Five people, including two teenagers and a 12-year-old, died Friday after being electrocuted at a water park pool in northwest Turkey, Turkish media reports said. The three chil
About 12 to 15 suicide bombers carried out an attack in the village of al-Baghdadi about 140 km west of Ramadi, the capital of al-Anbar province, killing eight civilians and two soldiers.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A private consultant in Oregon was indicted this week in connection with a widening corruption scandal that already has ensnared a former Oregon Department of Energy manager. The 7
HALIFAX - One of the most potent and deadly opioids on the planet has likely made its way to the East Coast. Nova Scotia's chief medical officer confirmed today that drugs ...
Donald Trump promised during the presidential campaign to dismiss VA workers "who let our veterans down." He cast Friday's signing at a White House ceremony as fulfillment of that promise.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her offer to let millions of EU citizens stay in Britain after Brexit as fellow EU leaders responded coolly on Friday to her opening mo

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