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Published:Monday | November 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

CHICO, California (AP):Searchers combing a Northern California town levelled by a deadly wildfire stepped up their efforts Sunday ahead of rains forecast for later this week in the fire zone where 76 bodies have been recovered so far.While the rain...

Published:Monday | November 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Championing the cause of the poor, Pope Francis on Sunday lamented that "the wealthy few" enjoy what, "in justice, belongs to all" and said Christians cannot remain indifferent to the growing cries of the exploited and the indigent, including...

Published:Monday | November 19, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump said there is no reason for him to listen to a recording of the "very violent, very vicious" killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which has put him in a diplomatic bind: how to admonish Riyadh for the...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 10:33 AM

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Northern California crews battling the country's deadliest wildfire in a century were bracing for strong winds today that could erode gains they have made in containing the fearsome blaze, which has killed at least 76...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 10:22 AM

SAN DIEGO (AP) — As thousands of migrants in a caravan of Central American asylum-seekers converge on the doorstep of the United States, what they won't find are armed American soldiers standing guard. Instead they will see cranes...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 10:12 AM

LONDON (AP) — Britain's besieged Prime Minister Theresa May today warned that a leadership change wouldn't make Brexit negotiations easier, as opponents in her Conservative Party threaten to unseat her and the former Brexit secretary...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

BUENOS AIRES, (AP):The Argentine government acknowledged yesterday that it lacked the proper technology to rescue the submarine found deep in the Atlantic that disappeared a year ago with 44 crew members aboard.Defence Minister Oscar Aguad said at a...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):One protester was killed and 106 others were injured at roadblocks set up around France yesterday as citizens angry at rising fuel taxes rose up in a grass-roots movement and posed a new challenge to President Emmanuel Macron.Police...

Published:Sunday | November 18, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LONDON (AP):British Prime Minister Theresa May fought back against critics of her Brexit deal yesterday, telling opponents from within her party that their alternative plans for Britain's departure from the European Union wouldn't work.May is...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:19 AM

TALLAHASSEE, (AP):A federal judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems, and said the state law on recounts appears to violate the US Supreme Court ruling that decided the presidency in 2000."We have been...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:14 AM

MAGALIA, California (AP):Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground yesterday against the deadliest wildfire in a century in the United States, as the search went on for more bodies in the ashes of Paradise and surrounding communities. At least 56...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:14 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP):Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor said on Thursday he would seek the death penalty for five men charged with the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey, while the United States moved to sanction 17 Saudi...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:10 AM

LONDON (AP):British Prime Minister Theresa May was battling yesterday to save both her Brexit deal and her job, as ministers quit her government and a growing list of lawmakers demanded her ouster over the divorce agreement struck between Britain...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

TIJUANA (AP):Members of a migrant caravan started to meet some local resistance as they continued to arrive by the hundreds in the Mexican border city of Tijuana, where a group of residents clashed with migrants camped out by the US border fence....

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

GAZA CITY (AP):Palestinian organisers of the weekly demonstrations in the Gaza Strip along the Israeli border said they will hold another protest today - in a key test of this week's ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militant groups.Tuesday's...

Published:Friday | November 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP):Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for Stormy Daniels, has denied allegations of domestic violence after his arrest near his ritzy Los Angeles skyscraper apartment."I have never struck a woman, I never will strike a woman," Avenatti told...

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP):Senate Republicans are facing renewed pressure to pass legislation to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller, with a handful of GOP senators urging their leadership to hold a vote now that President Donald Trump has pushed out...

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

ESCUINAPA (AP):Migrants in a caravan of Central Americans scrambled to reach the US border, catching rides on buses and trucks for hundreds of miles in the last leg of their journey Wednesday as the first sizable groups began arriving in the border...

Published:Thursday | November 15, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):French authorities say they have closed an investigation into the disappearance and subsequent detention in China of the former president of Interpol, and found no evidence to support his wife's claim that she got a threatening call in...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 7:42 AM

CHICO, Calif. (AP) — A message board at a shelter for the many people who fled California's deadliest wildfire is filled with photos of the missing, as well as pleas for any information about relatives and friends. "I hope you are...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 7:33 AM

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman abruptly resigned his post Wednesday in protest over a cease-fire reached with Gaza militants, in a move that rocked the Israeli political scene and seemed likely to bring about...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 7:22 AM

IXTLAN DEL RIO, Mexico (AP) — The U.S. government said it was starting work Tuesday to "harden" the border crossing from Tijuana, Mexico, to prepare for the arrival of a migrant caravan leapfrogging its way across western Mexico....

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):The high-security trial of infamous Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman got under way yesterday, with a prosecutor telling jurors how the man who got his start in a modest marijuana-selling business in Mexico ruthlessly turned...

Published:Wednesday | November 14, 2018 | 12:00 AM

PARADISE, California (AP):Ernest Foss was a musician who gave lessons out of his home when he lived in San Francisco, where an amplifier that ran the length of a wall served as the family's living room couch. Carl Wiley refurbished tires for...

Published:Tuesday | November 13, 2018 | 10:18 AM

PHOENIX (AP) — Democrat Kyrsten Sinema has won Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat in a race that was among the most closely watched in the nation, beating Republican Republican Martha McSally in the battle to replace GOP Senator...

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