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Cop killed in clashes after raids in Venezuela

May 9, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Bolivarian National Guard soldiers load a truck with students belongings as they dismantle student encampments outside of UN headquarters in Caracas, Venezuela, Thursday, May 8, 2014. Hundreds of security forces broke up four camps maintained by student protesters, arresting more than 200 people in a pre-dawn raid. The camps of small tents were installed...

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Strong earthquake shakes Mexico’s Pacific coast

May 9, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Firefighters cut apart a fallen tree that took down power lines and landed on a car, after an earthquake shook the city and sent people scurrying from office buildings, in Mexico City, Thursday, May 8, 2014. A strong earthquake shook the southern Pacific...

Vietnam: Chinese ships ram vessels near oil rig

May 8, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

In this video image released by Vietnam Coast Guard, Vietnamese surveillance ship crew members stand near the side of the ship, allegedly damaged after being rammed by a Chinese ship, in the South China Sea, off Vietnam’s coast, Wednesday, May 7, 2014....

Islamic militant attack in Nigeria kills hundreds

May 8, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This file image made available Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2012, taken from video posted by Boko Haram sympathizers, shows the leader of the radical Islamist sect Imam Abubakar Shekau. Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for the April 15, 2014, mass...

Vatican: 848 priests defrocked for abuse since ’04

May 7, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, May 5, 2014, file photo, the Vatican’s United Nations ambassador in Geneva, Archbishop Silvano M. Tomasi, arrives prior to the U.N. torture committee hearing on the Vatican, at the headquarters of the office of the High...

Greek PM says won’t seek more bailout money

May 7, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Demonstrators argue with police during a protest by Greek schoolteachers, school guards and cleaning ladies outside the Public Administration Reform Ministry in central Athens, on Tuesday, May 6, 2014. About 300 people took part in the peaceful protest,...

Tank to float Concordia shifts

May 7, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE — In this Sept. 16, 2013 file photo, men work on the Costa Concordia ship as it lies on its side on the Tuscan Island of Giglio. One of the tanks fastened to the shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner to help prepare it for removal to land has...

Nigeria group threatens to sell kidnapped girls

May 6, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Women attend a demonstration calling on the government to rescue kidnapped school girls of a government secondary school Chibok, in Lagos, Nigeria, Monday May 5, 2014. Their plight — and the failure of the Nigerian military to find them — has drawn...

Ukraine sends elite force to Odessa due to unrest

May 6, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

People react holding flowers during the rally to mourn for victims of clashes in Odessa, outside Moscow’s Kremlin, Russia, on Monday, May 5, 2014. More than 40 people died in the riots, some from gunshot wounds, but most in a horrific fire that tore...

Correction: Canada-Toronto Mayor

May 6, 2014 • World NewsComments (0)

Toronto Mayoral candidate Olivia Chow talks about allegations regarding mayor Rob Ford during a news conference in Toronto on Thursday May 1, 2014. Confronted with reports of a recent video showing him allegedly smoking crack cocaine, an audio recording of...