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Float accident at Haiti Carnival parade kills at least 16

February 18, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A man dressed as Haitian national hero Jean-Jacques Dessalines rides his horse, draped with a Haitian national flag, to the site of a high-voltage wires’ accident that left at least 16 people dead, to attend a vigil honoring the victims, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. The accident occurred early Tuesday as thousands of [&hellip...

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Asia stocks mostly rise, gains tempered by Greek standoff

February 17, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A girl drinks tea in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 was up 91.41 points from Friday at 18,004.77 as Asian stock markets mostly rose Monday after Japan emerged from recession...

Eurozone issues Greece an ultimatum; Athens hopeful of deal

February 17, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble speaks with the media as he arrives for a meeting of Eurogroup finance ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels, Monday, Feb. 16, 2015. Greece’s radical left government and its European creditors headed...

AP Source: Gunman in Copenhagen attacks just got out of jail

February 17, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

People gather during a memorial service in honor of the two men killed killed by a gunman over the weekend, at Oesterbro, near the Teater Building ‘Krudttonden’, the scene of the first attack, Monday evening, Feb. 16, 2015 in Copenhagen Denmark....

Video purports to show IS militants beheading hostages

February 16, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 photo, a Coptic Christian woman prays for the release of 21 Coptic Egyptian men whose were abducted by Islamic State militants in the central city of Sirte, Libya more than a month ago, during a protest at the Coptic cathedral in...

Police say Copenhagen gunman had criminal record, gang past

February 16, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Flowers are placed in front of the synagogue where one person was killed in Copenhagen, Denmark, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. The alleged shooter was later killed by police who believe he also shot another person Saturday at a cultural center. (AP Photo/Michael...

It’s mud madness at Brazilian Carnival party

February 15, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

People covered in mud walk amid orange smoke during the traditional “Bloco da Lama” or “Mud Block” carnival party, in Paraty, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. Legend has it the “bloco” was born in 1986 after local teens...

2 deadly shootings within hours in Copenhagen; 5 wounded

February 15, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

CAPTION CORRECTION, CORRECTS TO REMOVE NAME OF PERSON SPEAKING WHO IS UNIDENTIFIED – A police inspector, right, speaks during a press conference, after shots were fired where an event titled “Art, blasphemy and the freedom of expression” was...

Both sides claim violations after Ukraine cease-fire starts

February 15, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks as he issues the order to start a cease-fire in the east during a meeting with defense officials in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. The cease-fire period for fighting in Ukraine began one minute after midnight...

Rescuers reach fishing boat stuck in Antarctic ice

February 14, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Jan. 26, 2015 photo, made available by the U.S. Coast Guard, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star opens a channel through the ice to the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo Station, Antarctica, for the supply ship Ocean Giant. Solar...