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Salvadorans rejoice as slain Archbishop Romero beatified

May 24, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A solar halo appears during the beatification ceremony for Roman Catholic Archbishop Oscar Romero in San Salvador, El Salvador, Saturday, May 23, 2015. The solar halo is an optical phenomenon produced when sunlight refracts through ice crystals in the atmosphere. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo) SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Archbishop Oscar Romero was...

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Mexico: 43 dead in 3-hour firefight on ranch in west

May 23, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Federal police stand near the bodies of men who authorities say were suspected cartel gunmen at the Rancho del Sol, near Ecuanduero, in western Mexico, Friday, May 22, 2015. At least 43 people died Friday in what authorities described as a fierce, three-hour...

IS militants purge Syrian town of Assad loyalists

May 23, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

This picture released on Thursday, May 21, 2015 by the website of Islamic State militants, shows the Palmyra castle is seen from the Syrian town of Palmyra that was captured by the Islamic State militants after a battle with the Syrian government forces,...

SKorea court suspends nut rage executive’s prison term

May 22, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Former Korean Air executive Cho Hyun-ah, center, leaves the Seoul High Court in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, May 22, 2015. The upper court Friday sentenced Cho to 10 months in prison and then suspended the sentence for two years. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) SEOUL,...

Hundreds saved from Boko Haram now in military custody

May 21, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Monday, May 4, 2015 file photo, Binta Ibrahim holds an unidentified child after she described told how at 16 she rescued three children aged between 2 and 4, cared for them during a year of captivity under Boko Haram and brought them to...

AP Interview: US secrecy in trade, terror riles EU watchdog

May 21, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken on Wednesday May 6, 2015, European Union Ombudsman Emily O’Reilly speaks with the Associated Press during an interview in Brussels. U.S. secrecy over a terror financing agreement has blocked the functioning of the EU’s...

Over 430 migrants taken to Indonesia after months at sea

May 20, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Acehnese fishermen are silhouetted by the rising sun as they rescue migrants who are stranded on their boat on the sea off East Aceh, Indonesia, Wednesday, May 20, 2015. Hundreds of migrants stranded at sea for months were rescued and taken to Indonesia,...

Asia stocks mostly rise as dollar gains after robust US data

May 20, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Mark Muller, right, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, May 19, 2015. U.S. stocks are edging mostly lower in early trading as the market comes off its latest record high. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) SEOUL, South Korea...

Flood, mudslide sweep away homes in Colombia, killing 58

May 19, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Residents look for survivors after and avalanche in Salgar, in Colombia’s northwestern state of Antioquia, Monday, May 18, 2015. The avalanche of mud and debris roared down Salgar before dawn, killing at least 49 people in a flood and mudslide triggered...

Officials: Saudi-led coalition airstrikes resume in Yemen

May 18, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A Yemen boy, right, sells fruits on a street in Taiz city, Yemen, Sunday, May 17, 2015. Hundreds of Yemeni politicians and tribal leaders began talks Sunday in Saudi Arabia on the future of their war-torn country as a five-day humanitarian cease-fire was set...