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Published:Sunday | December 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who is facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will leave the administration at year's end, President Donald Trump said yesterday.Trump, in...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 3:11 PM

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch appeals court on Friday upheld a prison sentence of nearly 11 years for a man convicted of cyberbullying dozens of young women and gay men around the world. Amsterdam Appeals Court confirmed the maximum...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 10:23 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shaken and facing a prison term, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer said Friday that Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 campaign because he was concerned about how their...

Published:Friday | December 14, 2018 | 9:47 AM

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — They call her the 'young miracle.'  A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment centre just six days after birth is now recovered from the virus. Congo’s health ministry calls the baby the youngest...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 3:40 PM

PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Hemp is about to get the nod from the federal government that marijuana, its cannabis plant cousin, craves. A provision of the farm bill that received final approval in Congress on Wednesday removes hemp from the...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 9:45 AM

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) —Turkey’s state-run news agency says authorities have detained three state railway agency employees suspected of negligence over a deadly train crash in the capital Ankara. Anadolu Agency says the three were detained...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WARSAW (AP):Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki's conservative government easily survived a confidence vote in parliament yesterday that the leader had unexpectedly asked for earlier in the day.Morawiecki, with the ruling Law and Justice party...

Published:Thursday | December 13, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's once-devoted lawyer and all-around fixer, was sentenced yesterday to three years in prison for allowing what he said was his "blind loyalty" to Trump to lead him astray. "I felt it was my duty to...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 4:31 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s once-devoted lawyer and all-around fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison after telling a federal judge that his “blind loyalty” to his boss led him to...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 9:53 AM

BOSTON (AP) — Dozens of retired state and federal judges called Wednesday on U.S. immigration officials to stop making arrests at courthouses of people suspected of being in the country illegally, saying immigrants should be free to visit...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 9:44 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Cohen, a lawyer who made his career protecting President Donald Trump, is set to learn Wednesday whether his decision to cooperate with federal investigators will lessen his punishment for crimes including making...

Published:Wednesday | December 12, 2018 | 9:40 AM

LONDON (AP) — British Conservative lawmakers forced a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May for Wednesday, throwing U.K. politics deeper into crisis and Brexit further into doubt. May vowed to fight for the leadership of her party...

Published:Tuesday | December 11, 2018 | 11:47 AM

TUALATIN, Oregon. (AP) — Rosa Villarreal’s three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees like jackrabbits, their excitement palpable as they raced from evergreen to evergreen. The boys, ages 2, 4 and 6, were...

Published:Tuesday | December 11, 2018 | 9:15 AM

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Top European Union officials on Tuesday ruled out any renegotiation of the divorce agreement with Britain, as Prime Minister Theresa May fought to save her Brexit deal by lobbying leaders in Europe’s...

Published:Tuesday | December 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP):A special task force will investigate accusations by 10 women that they were sexually abused by a self-styled spiritual healer at his clinic in Brazil's central-western state of Goias, police said Monday.The accusations against...

Published:Tuesday | December 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday postponed Parliament's vote on her Brexit divorce deal with the European Union (EU), acknowledging that lawmakers would have rejected it by a "significant margin".The move averted a...

Published:Tuesday | December 11, 2018 | 12:00 AM

MOSCOW (AP):Two Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers arrived in Venezuela on Monday, a deployment that comes amid soaring Russia-US tensions.Russia's defence ministry said a pair of Tu-160 bombers landed at Maiquetia airport outside Caracas on...

Published:Monday | December 10, 2018 | 12:00 PM

BRUSSELS (AP) British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn has challenged Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to delay a vote on Brexit in the House of Commons, arguing that her government is in “complete disarray.” Labour...

Published:Monday | December 10, 2018 | 10:14 AM

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May looked set Monday to postpone Parliament’s vote on her European Union divorce deal to avoid a shattering defeat, throwing Brexit plans into chaos just weeks after Britain and the bloc...

Published:Monday | December 10, 2018 | 8:36 AM

TOKYO (AP) — Prosecutors have charged Nissan Motor Co.‘s former chairman Carlos Ghosn, another executive and the automaker itself for allegedly violating financial laws by underreporting income. The charges imposed Monday involve...

Published:Monday | December 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):A British man who was exposed to the deadly nerve agent Novichok said he is struggling with his eyesight and mobility and fears the poison will kill him within a decade.Charlie Rowley, 45, fell ill in June near Salisbury, England, after...

Published:Monday | December 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Top House Democrats on Sunday raised the prospect of impeachment or almost-certain prison time for President Donald Trump if it's proved that he directed illegal hush-money payments to women, adding to the legal pressure on the...

Published:Monday | December 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BEIJING (AP):China summoned the US ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest the detention of an executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei in Canada at Washington's behest and demanded Washington cancel an order for her arrest.The official...

Published:Monday | December 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CASABLANCA (AP):As Morocco prepares to host the signing of a landmark global migration agreement, hundreds of migrants are languishing in a Casablanca camp rife with hunger, misery, lice and filth.These sub-Saharan Africans who dream of going to...

Published:Monday | December 10, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Paris tourist sites reopened, workers cleaned up broken glass, and shop owners tried to put the city on its feet again Sunday, a day after running battles between 'yellow-vest' protesters and police that left at least 71 injured in the...

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