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Hundreds of police back on duty in paralyzed Brazil state

February 11, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

A police officer walks next to uniforms painted with red ink to symbolize blood, during a protest in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Feb 10, 2017. Relatives of Military Police members are demanding better salaries and labor conditions and they block the exits not allowing the officers to go work. Brazil’s military police force patrols [&hellip...

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South Korea says North Korea test fires missile into sea

February 11, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military said Sunday that North Korea fired a projectile into its eastern sea, a likely effort to advance its weapons program while also challenging the young Trump administration in Washington. The...

Mexico: Cartel capo killed in shootout with federal forces

February 10, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

The rear windshield of a vehicle is held together by a transparent film with an image of the Virgin of Guadalupe, after being struck by a couple of bullets in Culiacan, Mexico, Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. The Sinaloa state prosecutor’s office said in a statement...

PM Szydlo flown to Warsaw after car crash in southern Poland

February 10, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo is transported to a rescue helicopter after a car accident in Oswiecim, Poland, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017. Szydlo suffered minor injuries Friday after a small Fiat hit her car, officials and Polish news reports said. Her...

Manhunt for Peru’s fallen ex-president starts in California

February 10, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this March 17, 2011 file photo, Peru’s former President Alejandro Toledo campaigns for reelection at the Santa Anita wholesale market in Lima, Peru. A Peruvian judge ordered Toledo’s arrest on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 on suspicions of taking...

Monarch butterfly numbers drop by 27 percent in Mexico

February 9, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Nov. 12, 2015 file photo, a guide holds up a damaged and dying butterfly at the monarch butterfly reserve in Piedra Herrada, Mexico. The number of monarch butterflies wintering in Mexico dropped by 27 percent this year, reversing last year’s...

Puerto Rico nationalist returns to serve term cut by Obama

February 9, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican nationalist Oscar Lopez Rivera unexpectedly returned to the island on Thursday to serve the remainder of a sentence commuted by outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama, according to the San Juan mayor’s office. A...

Official: Military force of UN mission will likely go soon

February 9, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The multinational military component of the United Nations’ lengthy peacekeeping operation in Haiti will likely be phased out soon, said a senior official with the world body. Peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous, who has been...

Brazilian governor wants more troops to help quell violence

February 8, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Youths with T-shirts covering their faces gesture next to a barricade in Vitoria, Espirito Santo state, Brazil, Tuesday, Feb 7, 2017. More than 1,000 army troops patrolled the streets of the southeastern Brazilian city of Vitoria amid a crime wave that left...

Germany wary of Russian propaganda campaign, lacks proof

February 8, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a joint press conference with the President of Uruguay, Tabare Vazquez Rosas, as part of a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn) BERLIN (AP) — German officials...