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Violence created growing population of displaced in Mexico

May 11, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this July 30, 2015, file photo, people stand next to the body of police commander David Urquizo Molina after he was gunned down in the city of Chilpancingo, Guerrero State, Mexico. Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission said Wednesday, May, 11, 2016, that the violence unleashed by organized crime has forced thousands of people to [&hellip...

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China says US patrols justify defensive deployments

May 10, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

BEIJING (AP) — China says U.S. Navy patrols in the South China Sea require it to increase the defense capabilities of the islands it controls in the area. The Chinese Defense Ministry has condemned Tuesday’s latest sail-by by the U.S. Navy to...

Home Minister: Bangladesh executes leader of Islamist party

May 10, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Bangladeshi activists celebrate outside Dhaka’s central jail, after the execution of the Jamaat-e-Islami party’s chief Motiur Rahman Nizami in Dhaka, Bangladesh, early Wednesday, May 11, 2016. Nizami is the fifth senior official from opposition...

Annulment in Brazil impeachment drama is reversed

May 10, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

The acting speaker of the lower house of Brazil’s Congress Waldir Maranhao speaks about the impeachment process against Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff, at the Chamber of Deputies, in Brasilia, Brazil, Monday, May 9, 2016. Maranhao annulled last...

US says nationwide Syria truce to replace piecemeal approach

May 9, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

PARIS (AP) — The United States tried Monday to move past localized, short-term cease-fires in Syria by announcing that an enduring, nationwide truce would be restored. Yet that new approach was immediately called into doubt as Syria’s military...

Alberta PM says Fort McMurray saved from worst of wildfire

May 9, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta (AP) — At least two neighborhoods in this oil sands city were scenes of utter devastation with incinerated homes leveled to the ground from a wildfire that Fort McMurray’s fire chief called a “beast … a fire like...

Tough-talking Philippine mayor looks set to be new president

May 9, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A brash and tough-talking mayor who has pledged to kill suspected criminals and end crime within six months looked set to become the next president of the Philippines after taking an unassailable lead in an unofficial vote count...

About 35 builders buried in landslide in southeast China

May 7, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

BEIJING (AP) — A landslide in southeast China on Sunday buried about 35 workers at the construction site of a hydropower project, according to local authorities. Rocks and mud buried an office building and the workers’ living area at the site in...

Australian prime minister on his way to call July 2 election

May 7, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this July 8, 2014, file photo, Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten smiles at Parliament House in Canberra. A two-month Australian election campaign is expected to officially start on Sunday, May 8, 2016 for the July 2 poll between Shorten, leader of...

The Latest: Alberta wildfire may reach Saskatchewan

May 7, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

LAC LA BICHE, Alberta (AP) — The latest on Canada’s massive wildfire in Alberta. (All times local). ___ 5:30 p.m. Officials in Alberta say a raging wildfire burning in the western Canadian province is expected to grow in the northeastern sector,...