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Venezuela ending power rationing after 2 months of cuts

July 1, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro says he is lifting electricity rationing that began more than two months ago because a drought had caused low water levels at the hydroelectric dam that provides most of the country’s power. Maduro announced that beginning Monday the government will no longer cut off electricity to much...

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China bus falls off expressway after tire bursts, killing 26

July 1, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

BEIJING (AP) — An overnight sleeper bus in northern China fell off an expressway into a ditch after a tire burst, killing 26 people, officials said. The government in the port city of Tianjin said Saturday that the bus with sleeping berths and carrying 30...

The Latest: Bangladesh forces move to free hostages in Dhaka

July 1, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

People help an unidentified injured person after a group of gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with foreigners in a diplomatic zone of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, Bangladesh, Friday, July 1, 2016. A group of gunmen attacked a restaurant popular with...

China official manufacturing survey flat as slowdown weighs

June 30, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Tuesday, May 31, 2016 photo, a staff member works in the workshop of an optical fiber and cable manufacturing company in Wuhan in central China’s Hubei province. China’s factory activity was feeble last month, according to two surveys...

Australia could soon elect 5th prime minister in 3 years

June 30, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull raises his fist as he speaks to the media during his election campaign at a small business factory in the western suburbs of Sydney, Australia, Friday, July 1, 2016. Australians go to the polls Saturday with the opposition...

Palestinian kills Israeli girl, 13, sleeping in her bedroom

June 30, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a joint press conference with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Jerusalem, Tuesday, June 28, 2016. (Ronen Zvulun/Pool Photo via AP) JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian youth sneaked into a fortified...

Rights groups: Saudis should not be on Human Rights Council

June 29, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Saudi Arabia should be suspended from the U.N.’s top human rights organization because of indiscriminate airstrikes by the Saudi-led military coalition in Yemen that have killed hundreds of civilians, including women and...

Istanbul airport attackers seized on chaos to cause carnage

June 29, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

ISTANBUL (AP) — It was an attack that echoed the carnage earlier this year at the Brussels airport, down to the taxi that carried the men to their target: Inciting panic and then taking lethal advantage, three suicide attackers unleashed a deadly tide of...

EU spells out conditions for single market access to Britain

June 29, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders drew a stark line along the British Channel on Wednesday, telling the U.K. that it cannot keep valuable business links with its former continental partners in a seamless single EU market, if it doesn’t also...

Netherlands and Italy agree to split Security Council term

June 28, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Sweden and Kazakhstan won contested elections for coveted seats on the Security Council on Tuesday and the Netherlands and Italy ended a battle for another seat by agreeing to split the two-year term on the U.N.’s most powerful...