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US combat death in Iraq reflects intensifying war

May 3, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, left, receives the rank pennant from US Air Force General Philip Breedlove, the outgoing commanding officer of US and NATO troops in Europe, during the change in command at the United States European Command (EUCOM), in Stuttgart, Germany, Tuesday, May 3, 2016, with General Joseph Dunford, second from left, [&hellip...

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Fashionistas, celebrities jam Chanel fashion show in Havana

May 3, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Actor Vin Diesel gestures during the presentation of fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld’s “cruise” line for fashion house Chanel, at the Paseo del Prado street in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. With the heart of the Cuban capital...

Wildfires cause chaos in Canada oil sands town

May 3, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

This photo take through a car windshield shows smoke rising from a wildfire rages outside of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The entire population of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, has been ordered to evacuate as a wildfire...

4 arrested in slaying of Honduran environmental activist

May 2, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Police arrest a suspect in the murder of indigneous leader and environmentalist Berta Caceres in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Monday, May 2, 2016. Honduran authorities have arrested four people in connection with Caceres’ murder, including three who worked...

Argentina prosecutor asks probe of ex-president and son

May 2, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A federal prosecutor in Argentina is asking that former President Cristina Fernandez and her son be investigated in a money laundering and tax evasion probe. Federal prosecutor Carlos Rivolo made the formal request Monday to...

At least 9 Haitians killed when boat capsizes in rough seas

May 2, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — At least nine Haitians have died after a small boat they were traveling in capsized in rough seas off the northern coast. Interior Ministry spokesman Albert Guillaum-Meleon says the bodies of four men, four women and a child...

33 rescued lions arrive in South Africa in airlift

April 30, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

A former circus lion peers from inside a cage on their arrival at OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, Saturday, April 30, 2016. Thirty-three lions rescued from various circuses in Peru and Colombia are heading to Johannesburg live...

IS claims responsibility for killing Bangladesh Hindu man

April 30, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

NEW DELHI (AP) — A Hindu man was hacked to death in central Bangladesh in the latest attack claimed by radical Islamists in the Muslim-majority nation, police said. Authorities are investigating whether the killing on Saturday of Nikhil Joarder was...

South Africa: Opposition leader warns president to step down

April 30, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) party leader, Julius Malema, foreground, second from right, greets supporters on his arrival at the launch of their municipal election manifesto in Soweto, Saturday, April 30, 2016. Fiery South African opposition politician...

Parts of India ban daytime cooking as hundreds die of heat

April 29, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

An Indian village man sprinkles water from a broken pipe onto his face in a village in Samba district, some 40 kilometres (25 miles) from Jammu, India, Friday, April 29, 2016. Much of India is reeling under a weekslong heat wave and severe drought conditions...