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Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, has died

October 19, 2017

KINGSTON, Ontario (AP) — Gord Downie, who made himself part of Canada's national identity with songs about hockey and small towns as lead singer and songwriter of iconic rock band The Tragically... more »»

Under fire, Trump defends call to soldier's grieving family

October 19, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump emphatically rejected claims Wednesday that he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain soldier, as the firestorm he ignited over his assertions of... more »»

Under fire, Trump defends call to soldier's grieving family

October 18, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump emphatically rejected claims Wednesday that he was disrespectful to the grieving family of a slain soldier, as the firestorm he ignited over his assertions of... more »»

Quebec lawmakers pass law obliging citizens to uncover faces

October 18, 2017

MONTREAL (AP) — Quebec legislators passed a religious neutrality bill Wednesday that will oblige citizens to uncover their faces while giving and receiving state services, triggering criticism... more »»

Mother's testimony at France terror trial angers relatives

October 18, 2017

PARIS (AP) — The lawyer representing the older brother of a French extremist who killed seven people in 2012 told a judge and a jury of magistrates that testimony given by the men's mother... more »»

Bootleg Libyan oil, shady havens: Slain reporter's beats

October 18, 2017

ROME (AP) — Malta, a tiny archipelago nation in the southern Mediterranean, is so attractive to those looking to shelter funds or operate under the radar of authorities that it's got a nickname t... more »»

Russian TV star Sobchak declares her presidential bid

October 18, 2017

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian celebrity TV host shook up the country's political scene Wednesday by announcing her presidential bid, a move that would likely boost public interest in the race but could... more »»

Hungary: Police search Scientology center in Budapest

October 18, 2017

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungarian police carried out a search at a Church of Scientology center in Budapest on Wednesday. more »»

Harry Potter exhibit marks 20th anniversary of first book

October 18, 2017

LONDON (AP) — Harry Potter fans owe a debt of gratitude to Alice Newton. more »»

Family of slain sergeant says Trump showed 'disrespect'

October 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mother of an Army sergeant killed in Niger said Wednesday that President Donald Trump, in a call offering condolences, showed "disrespect" to the soldier's loved ones as the... more »»

Tillerson: US seeks accountability for Myanmar abuses

October 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson condemned Wednesday reported atrocities committed against Rohingya Muslims in Myanma. more »»

Kenya vote chief says 'difficult' to have credible election

October 18, 2017

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — It is "difficult to guarantee a free, fair and credible election" in Kenya's fresh presidential vote just eight days away despite "full technical preparedness," the head of... more »»

The Latest: Somalia leader urges fractured nation to unite

October 18, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on deadliest attack in Somalia's history (all times local):

7:20 p.m. more »»

US allies air concerns about Trump's 'Buy American' order

October 18, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — Israel, Hong Kong and Taiwan joined a number of U.. more »»

The Latest: Somalis gather at stadium to protest al-Shabab

October 18, 2017

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on deadliest attack in Somalia's history (all times local):

6:45 p.m. more »»

Family of slain sergeant says Trump showed "disrespect"

October 18, 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mother of an Army sergeant killed in Niger said Wednesday that President Donald Trump, in a call offering condolences, showed "disrespect" to the soldier's loved ones as the... more »»

Pink diamond that was a French crown jewel to be auctioned

October 18, 2017

GENEVA (AP) — A 19-carat pink diamond that once belonged to King Louis XIV, Napoleon Bonaparte and other French rulers is going up for auction for the first time in 130 years, Christie's announce... more »»

Gord Downie, lead singer of The Tragically Hip, has died

October 18, 2017

TORONTO (AP) — Gord Downie, who made himself part of Canada's national identity with songs about hockey and small towns as lead singer and songwriter of iconic rock band The Tragically Hip, has... more »»

Portuguese minister resigns over 106 wildfire deaths

October 18, 2017

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Portuguese minister in charge of emergency services resigned Wednesday after 106 people were killed in unprecedented wildfires this year in the Iberian nation. more »»

 
 
 

 

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