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MEXICO CITY (AP): Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said yesterday that talks with White House senior adviser Jared Kushner have led to advances towards an agreement that would have the United States government guarantee some US$10...

MILAN (AP): A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their chaperones yesterday, ordering the children’s hands to be bound and threatening them with death during the drive before setting the vehicle on fire when he was stopped by a...

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May formally asked the European Union on Wednesday to postpone Britain’s departure from the bloc — due in nine days — until June 30. But an exasperated EU said Britain would have to...

ALGIERS (AP): Algerian Prime Minister Noureddine Bedoui struggled to form a new government on Monday as candidates sought to keep their distance from unpopular President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, the target of month-long nationwide protests. Bedoui was...

ISTANBUL (AP): Turkey’s president showed parts of a video taken by the attacker who killed 50 people at two mosques in New Zealand, to comment on what he called rising Islamophobia. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan showed the clips over the weekend...

JOHANNESBURG (AP): More than 1,000 people were feared dead in Mozambique four days after a cyclone slammed into the country, submerging entire villages and leaving bodies floating in the floodwaters, the nation’s president said. Cyclone Idai is...

JAYAPURA, Indonesia (AP) — The number of people killed after torrential downpours triggered flash floods and mudslides that tore through mountainside villages in Indonesia’s easternmost province has climbed to 79, with dozens of others...

LONDON (AP) — The speaker of Britain’s House of Commons dealt a potentially fatal blow to Prime Minister Theresa May’s ailing Brexit deal on Monday, saying the government couldn’t keep asking lawmakers to vote on the same...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Mozambique’s President Filipe Nyusi says that more than 1,000 may have by killed by Cyclone Idai. Speaking to state Radio Mozambique, Nyusi said Monday that although the official death count is currently 84, he...

The Washington Post is reporting that the US Supreme Court today indicated that it will consider whether Lee Boyd Malvo, the teenage half of the Beltway snipers who terrorised the Washington region 16 years ago, may challenge his sentence of life...
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