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Student gunman kills 19, wounds 50 at school in Crimea

Published Oct. 18 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — An 18-year-old student strode into his vocational school in Crimea, a hoodie covering his blond hair, then...

UK, EU agree to take more Brexit time after no-result summit

Published Oct. 18 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders gave themselves several more weeks — perhaps until the end of the year —...

Jubilant customers light up as pot sales begin in Canada

Published Oct. 18 2018

MONTREAL (AP) — Jubilant customers stood in long lines for hours then lit up and celebrated on sidewalks Wednesday as...

Chaldean cardinal says promised US aid for Iraq hasn’t come

Published Oct. 17 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The head of Iraq’s Chaldean Catholic Church complained Tuesday that promised U.

Cuban diplomats disrupt UN meeting called by US on prisoners

Published Oct. 17 2018

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — About 20 Cuban diplomats and supporters disrupted a U.N. meeting called Tuesday by the United States...

Trump warns Honduras over migrant caravan now in Guatemala

Published Oct. 17 2018

ESQUIPULAS, Guatemala (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump threatened Tuesday to cut aid to Honduras if it doesn’t stop a...

Turkish official: Police found evidence of Khashoggi slaying

Published Oct. 17 2018

ISTANBUL (AP) — Police searching the Saudi Consulate found evidence that Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi was killed there, a high-level...

US airstrike in Somalia kills about 60 al-Shabab fighters

Published Oct. 17 2018

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The U.S. military on Tuesday announced its deadliest airstrike against the al-Shabab extremist group in Somalia...

Canada is ready to open door wide to legal marijuana

Published Oct. 17 2018

TORONTO (AP) — Tom Clarke has been dealing marijuana illegally in Canada for 30 years. He wrote in his high...

Global warming to raise cost of beer

Published Oct. 16 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — Add beer to chocolate, coffee and wine as some of life’s little pleasures global warming will make...

Pope makes El Salvador’s Oscar Romero, Pope Paul VI saints

Published Oct. 15 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday praised two towering figures of the 20th-century Catholic Church as prophets who...

EU ambassadors gather as push for Brexit deal accelerates

Published Oct. 15 2018

BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain’s Brexit secretary and the top European Union negotiator met for surprise talks Sunday and ambassadors from...

Bavarian voters punish Merkel allies in state election

Published Oct. 15 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative allies lost their absolute majority in Bavaria’s state parliament by a wide...

Newspaper says Turkey has audio of Saudi writer’s slaying

Published Oct. 14 2018

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish officials have an audio recording of the alleged killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi from the Apple...

Pope defrocks 2 Chilean bishops accused of sex abuse

Published Oct. 14 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Saturday defrocked two more Chilean bishops accused of sexually abusing minors, and to...

Turkish court convicts US pastor of terror yet frees him

Published Oct. 13 2018

IZMIR, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court on Friday convicted an American pastor of terror links but released him from...

Pope accepts Washington cardinal’s resignation amid scandal

Published Oct. 13 2018

NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania (AP) — Amid unfolding sex-abuse scandals, Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of Cardinal Donald Wuerl as archbishop...

Trump defends Saudi arms sales

Published Oct. 12 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump defended continuing huge sales of U.S. weapons to Saudi Arabia on Thursday despite rising...

Cuban constitutional reform spawns debate of values

Published Oct. 12 2018

HAVANA (AP) — In a country with no opinion polls, campaigns or independent mass media, a series of meetings on...

US increases pressure on Saudis over writer’s disappearance

Published Oct. 11 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump demanded answers Wednesday from Saudi Arabia about the fate of a missing Saudi writer...

Rohingya teen dreams of higher ed from squalid refugee camp

Published Oct. 11 2018

KUTUPALONG, Bangladesh (AP) — At an age when many young Rohingya women have children, Rahima Akter has other plans.

Turkey to search Saudi Consulate for missing journalist

Published Oct. 10 2018

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey said Tuesday it will search the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul as it investigates why journalist Jamal...

Indonesia says death toll in Sulawesi quake rises past 2,000

Published Oct. 10 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The death toll from the earthquake and tsunami on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island has climbed past 2,000,...