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Chemical attack kills dozens in Syria, US blames Assad

April 4, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

This photo provided Tuesday, April 4, 2017 by the Syrian anti-government activist group Edlib Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows victims of a suspected chemical attack, in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, northern Idlib province, Syria. The suspected chemical attack killed dozens of people on Tuesday,...

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French contenders stake out economic positions in debate

April 4, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

This combination of file photos show the eleven French official presidential candidates: Top from left: Emmanuel Macron, Benoit Hamon, Francois Fillon, Marine le Pen. Middle form left: Jean-Luc Melelchon, Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, Nathalie Arthaud, Philippe...

Ruling party candidate declared victor in Ecuador election

April 4, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Ecuador’s President Elect Lenin Moreno, right, sits next to his Vice-President Jorge Glas, at a press conference after their electoral victory in Quito, Ecuador, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. Juan Pablo Pozo, president of the electoral council, announced the...

Blast on Russian subway kills 11; 2nd bomb is defused

April 3, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — A bomb blast tore through a subway train deep under Russia’s second-largest city Monday, killing 11 people and wounding more than 40 in a chaotic scene that left victims sprawled on a smoky platform. Hours later, anguish...

AP Analysis: Can tough-talking Trump solve North Korea?

April 3, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

TOKYO (AP) — President Donald Trump is suggesting ahead of his meeting later this week with Chinese President Xi Jinping that he can handle Washington’s North Korea problem with or without Beijing’s help — “totally.” Is the...

Fewer missing but more dead as rivers recede in Colombia

April 3, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

MOCOA, Colombia (AP) — Search teams were still digging and probing into dense piles of mud and debris Monday, refusing to give up the search for survivors of the deadliest floods in the recent history of this Colombian city. Three days after floodwaters...

Regional group rebukes Venezuelan government

April 3, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Organization of American States on Monday took its strongest measure yet rebuking Venezuela’s slide toward authoritarianism. Member countries of the regional body said that last week’s Supreme Court ruling...

The Latest: Death toll rises to 193 in Colombia disaster

April 1, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this handout photo released by the Colombian National Army, soldiers and residents work together in rescue efforts in Mocoa, Colombia, Saturday, April 1, 2017, after an avalanche of water from an overflowing river swept through the city as people slept....

South Africa’s new finance minister vows ‘radical’ change

April 1, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Malusi Gigaba, a newly appointed finance minister, at the presidential guest house in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, March 31, 2017. The firing of former finance minister Pravin Gordhan on Friday sent the currency tumbling by close to 5 percent and brought...

Landslide buries over 2 dozen people in central Indonesia

April 1, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Rescuers inspect the damage in a neighborhood hit by a landslide in the village of Banaran, Ponorogo, East Java, Indonesia, Saturday, April 1, 2017. More than two dozen people were reported missing on Saturday after the rain-triggered landslide struck a...