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11 family members shot to death in central Mexico

June 10, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

TEHUACAN, Mexico (AP) — Eleven members of a family were found shot to death in central Mexico, and investigators say a rapist who impregnated one of the victims was probably responsible for the killings. The attacks Thursday night targeted a couple, their children and other relatives in the remote hamlet of San Jose el Mirador [&hellip...

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ACT exams canceled in South Korea, Hong Kong over breach

June 10, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Operators of the ACT college entrance exam on Saturday canceled the tests for students in South Korea and Hong Kong at the last moment over what they said was a verified breach of test materials. The cancellation affected about...

‘We are scared’ _ Africans in India say racism is constant

June 9, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this June 8, 2016, photo, an African woman walks through one of the few neighborhoods that rents to people of African origin in New Delhi, India. For hundreds of thousands of Africans drawn to India by better education and work opportunities, rampant...

Northern Nicaragua rattled by 6.1 magnitude quake

June 9, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 has shaken the northwestern coast of Nicaragua not far from the Honduran border. The U.S. Geological survey said the quake’s epicenter was 17 kilometers (10 miles) east of...

US military lifts some restrictions on sailors in Japan

June 9, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Friday, May 20, 2016 file photo, police officers escort Kenneth Shinzato, center, an American working on a U.S. military base in Okinawa, out of Uruma Police Station in Uruma on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa to turn him over to the public...

Australian parties remain neck and neck as election looms

June 8, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Midway through a national election campaign in Australia, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s honeymoon with voters continues to wane, raising the prospect of the country having its fifth leader in just over three years....

North Korea to convene its parliament this month

June 8, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

TOKYO (AP) — North Korea will hold a meeting of its national parliament later this month, the North’s state media reported Thursday, following up on the first congress of its ruling workers’ party in 36 years. The Supreme People’s...

Papua New Guinea bans student protests after violent clash

June 8, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by Staycey Yalo, 34-year-old Esther Was bleeds from a head wound suffered during a student protest Wednesday, June 8, 2016, in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. Police fired gunshots to quell the protest demanding the resignation of Prime...

Japanese banks raise guard after $16 million taken from ATMs

June 7, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

A man looks at magazines near an ATM at a convenience store in Tokyo, Tuesday, June 7, 2016. Japanese banks that lost some 1.8 billion yen ($16.5 million) when fake overseas cards were used at convenience store ATMs are scrambling to combat such fraud. The...

Official says police shoot students in Papua New Guinea

June 7, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Police have shot students protesting against Papua New Guinea’s prime minister in the South Pacific nation’s capital of Port Moresby on Wednesday, Australia’s foreign minister said. Julie Bishop said she had been...