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Published:Friday | April 19, 2019 | 10:40 AM

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Michael, which devastated the Florida Panhandle last fall, was actually stronger than initially measured, prompting forecasters to posthumously upgrade it from a Category 4 storm to a Category 5, the National Oceanic...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 4:49 PM

ABIDJIAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump says her father asked her if she was interested in the job of World Bank chief but she passed on it. In an Associated Press interview, President Donald Trump’s...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 10:48 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Public at last, special counsel Robert Mueller’s report revealed to a waiting nation Thursday that President Donald Trump had tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller’s removal to stop him...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:33 AM

ATHENS (AP): Greece’s prime minister says his government will formally revive a long-standing demand for Germany to pay vast reparations for the World War II Nazi occupation. Alexis Tsipras said Wednesday that now that Greece has exited its bailout...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:33 AM

WASHINGTON (AP): After nearly two years of waiting, America will get some answers straight from Robert Mueller. The Justice Department is expected to release a redacted version of the special counsel’s report on Russian election interference and...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:32 AM

MOSCOW (AP): Russia’s Foreign ministry has strongly rejected Israeli media reports claiming that Russian officials have taken the remains of legendary Israeli spy Eli Cohen out of Syria, where he was executed more than five decades ago. Cohen...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:32 AM

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP): A trial date has been set in Florida for a woman accused of dressing up like a clown in 1990 and fatally shooting the wife of her future husband. A Palm Beach County circuit judge on Wednesday set the first-degree...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:12 AM

MADRID (AP): A senior official says that the Spanish government is asking the European Union to challenge a US move to allow lawsuits against foreign companies operating in properties seized from Americans in post-revolution Cuba. The move,...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:12 AM

JERUSALEM (AP): Israel’s president on Wednesday formally nominated Benjamin Netanyahu for a fourth consecutive term as prime minister, officially launching a process that is expected to result in a new government dominated by religious and...

Published:Thursday | April 18, 2019 | 12:12 AM

PARIS (AP): The cultural heritage envoy for French President Emmanuel Macron says it is realistic to reopen Notre Dame Cathedral to the public in five years. Following a meeting at the presidential palace about the cathedral’s reconstruction,...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 2:52 PM

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Former Peruvian President Alan García shot himself in the head and died Wednesday moments after police arrived at his home to arrest him on corruption allegations in Latin America’s largest graft probe....

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:48 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) - The European Union and Canada are joining forces to protect their companies after the U.S opened the door for lawsuits against foreign firms operating on properties Cuba seized from Americans. EU foreign policy chief Federica...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 9:56 AM

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has drawn up a list of $20 billion worth of U.S. products it could tax in an escalating feud over plane industry subsidies, the EU’s executive commission said Wednesday. The commission said the EU...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:19 AM

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP): Canada imposed more sanctions yesterday on the government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, who it blames for the country’s deteriorating political and economic situation. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland announced...

Published:Wednesday | April 17, 2019 | 12:19 AM

PARIS (AP): The inferno that raged through Notre Dame cathedral for more than 12 hours destroyed its spire and its roof but spared its twin medieval bell towers, and a frantic rescue effort saved the monument’s “most precious treasures”, including...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 1:12 PM

DENVER (AP) — Dropping her kids off at school used to be the hardest part of Kacey Ruegsegger Johnson’s day. She would cry most mornings as they left the car, and relied on texted photos from their teachers to make it through the day....

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 9:03 AM

PARIS (AP) — Firefighters declared success Tuesday in a more than 12-hour battle to extinguish an inferno engulfing Paris’ iconic Notre Dame cathedral that claimed its spire and roof, but spared its bell towers and the purported Crown...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 12:17 AM

MEXICO CITY (AP): Mexican officials confirmed the discovery of up to 30 bodies in clandestine burial sites over the same weekend that they said some Red Cross ambulances will get armed escorts for the most risky calls. On Saturday, the Sonora state...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 12:17 AM

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP): Canada is imposing more sanctions on the government of Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro, who it blames for the country’s deteriorating political and economic situation. Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Monday...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 12:17 AM

PARIS (AP): A massive fire engulfed the roof of Notre Dame Cathedral in the heart of the French capital on Monday, toppling its spire and sending thick plumes of smoke high into the blue sky as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 12:14 AM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) : A federal appeals court says a judge was right when he cleared the way to remove a Confederate monument at a north Louisiana courthouse. The 5th US Circuit Court of Appeals yesterday again turned back claims from the United...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 12:13 AM

LIMA (AP) : Prosecutors in Peru are asking a judge to keep former President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski behind bars as he is investigated for suspected money laundering related to Latin America’s biggest graft scandal. Deputy prosecutor Hernan Mendoza...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 12:12 AM

BENGHAZI (AP): The UN health agency, The World Health Organization (WHO), says recent clashes between rival Libyan militias for control of the capital has killed 146 people this month, without saying whether they were civilians or fighters. The...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 12:12 AM

JERUSALEM (AP): The European Union (EU) is calling for a renewal of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in the wake of Israel’s election last week. The EU statement on Monday said it would work with the sides “in order to make progress towards a just...

Published:Tuesday | April 16, 2019 | 12:10 AM

THE HAGUE (AP) : A Dutch fertility doctor who used his own sperm to father 49 children, without telling their mothers he was the donor, may have even more children. Ties van der Meer of the Dutch Donor Child Foundation said Monday that three more...

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