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Published:Thursday | February 21, 2019 | 4:47 PM

The Jamaican High Commissioner to the United Kingdom has called for a suspension of deportations to Jamaica until the Home Office has published its investigation into the Windrush scandal. At an emotional meeting of relatives of people...

Published:Thursday | February 21, 2019 | 11:56 AM

BRUSSELS (AP) — After the resignations of three of her party’s lawmakers over Brexit, British Prime Minister Theresa May came away from more talks on preventing the U.K. from crashing out of the European Union with both she and the EU...

Published:Thursday | February 21, 2019 | 11:23 AM

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis opened a landmark sex abuse prevention summit Thursday by offering senior Catholic leaders 21 proposals to punish predators and keep children safe, warning that the faithful are demanding concrete action and...

Published:Thursday | February 21, 2019 | 11:10 AM

CHICAGO (AP) — 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett staged a racist and homophobic attack because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Chicago’s police superintendent said Thursday. Before the attack,...

Published:Thursday | February 21, 2019 | 12:10 AM

MUZAFFARABAD (AP): India halted a key bus service with the Pakistani-controlled part of Kashmir, cutting the only land route linking the divided Himalayan region, Pakistani and Indian officials said Wednesday. According to a Pakistani official,...

Published:Thursday | February 21, 2019 | 12:10 AM

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe, without its own currency for a decade, took steps to address its worsening economic crisis by allowing its surrogate currency, bond notes, and electronic funds to float freely against other major currencies,...

Published:Thursday | February 21, 2019 | 12:09 AM

HANOI (AP): At a barber shop tucked away in a Hanoi alley, Le Phuc Hai patiently waits for the dye to turn his black hair the orange shade of President Donald Trump’s locks. On a chair next to him, nine-year-old To Gia Huy emerges as the spitting...

Published:Thursday | February 21, 2019 | 12:09 AM

LONDON (AP): Brexit-driven cracks in Britain’s political party system yawned wider yesterday, as three pro-European lawmakers quit the ruling Conservatives to join a new centrist group of independents. All the lawmakers are opposed to the...

Published:Thursday | February 21, 2019 | 12:09 AM

ZAGREB (AP): A Croatian court on Wednesday ordered one month’s detention for a woman suspected of killing her younger sister, whose body was found in a freezer more than 18 years after she went missing. The news came as hundreds of people attended...

Published:Wednesday | February 20, 2019 | 3:25 PM

PARIS (AP) — A French court ordered Switzerland’s largest bank, UBS, to pay 4.5 billion euros or US$5.1 billion in fines and damages for helping wealthy French clients evade tax authorities, wrapping up one of France’s...

Published:Wednesday | February 20, 2019 | 12:25 AM

GEORGETOWN (CMC): Members of the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) late Monday rescued the pilot of the single-engine Cessna plane that crashed as it headed to Georgetown from the town of Mabaruma to the northwest of here. The planet, which belongs to a...

Published:Wednesday | February 20, 2019 | 12:24 AM

ST GEORGE’S (CMC): A group of professionals from various sectors who were youth when the People’s Revolutionary Government was in power have formed a committee for the purpose of celebrating the 40th anniversary of the March 13th, 1979...

Published:Wednesday | February 20, 2019 | 12:13 AM

WASHINGTON (AP): Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced yesterday that he is running for president in 2020. “Our campaign is not only about defeating Donald Trump,...

Published:Wednesday | February 20, 2019 | 12:13 AM

SANTO DOMINGO (CMC): The military in the Dominican Republic, which shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, has stepped up its presence along the Haitian border as protests continue to grip the French-speaking Caribbean country. According to...

Published:Wednesday | February 20, 2019 | 12:05 AM

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP): Billionaire Richard Branson said yesterday that he hopes the concert he’s throwing to rally humanitarian aid for Venezuela will help draw global attention and save lives by raising funds for “much-needed medical...

Published:Tuesday | February 19, 2019 | 2:17 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, whose insurgent 2016 presidential campaign reshaped Democratic politics, announced Tuesday that he is running for president in 2020. “Our campaign is not only about defeating Donald...

Published:Tuesday | February 19, 2019 | 12:18 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released a...

Published:Tuesday | February 19, 2019 | 12:10 AM

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Published:Tuesday | February 19, 2019 | 12:09 AM

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP): Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti on Monday after more than a week of violent demonstrations over prices that have doubled for food, gas and other basic goods in recent weeks, and allegations...

Published:Tuesday | February 19, 2019 | 12:09 AM

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Published:Monday | February 18, 2019 | 4:01 PM

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government on Monday accused the United States of trying to block its industrial development by alleging that Chinese mobile network gear poses a cybersecurity threat to countries rolling out new internet systems...

Published:Monday | February 18, 2019 | 12:29 PM

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that calls for tougher rules to keep Facebook and other tech firms from acting like “digital gangsters” and intentionally violating data privacy and competition laws...

Published:Monday | February 18, 2019 | 9:43 AM

LONDON (AP) — Seven British lawmakers quit the main opposition Labour Party on Monday over its approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism — the biggest shake-up in years for one of Britain’s major political parties. The...

Published:Monday | February 18, 2019 | 2:03 AM

CHICAGO (AP): Chicago police said on Saturday that the investigation into the assault reported by Jussie Smollett has “shifted” due to information received from two brothers questioned in the case. However, attorneys for the Empire...

Published:Monday | February 18, 2019 | 2:02 AM

LONDON (AP): It’s said that history often repeats itself – the first time as tragedy, the second as farce. Many Britons feel they are living through both at the same time as their country navigates its way out of the European Union (EU...

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