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UK lawmakers slam Trump, but most oppose banning him

January 18, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at the South Carolina Tea Party Convention, Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at the Springmaid Beach Resort in Myrtle Beach, S.C.(AP Photo/Willis Glassgow) LONDON (AP) — Donald Trump doesn’t have many fans in Britain’s Parliament. But a debate among lawmakers on calls to ban Trump from the country...

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China confirms missing Hong Kong publisher in mainland

January 18, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Jan. 10, 2016 file photo, a protester wearing a mask of missing bookseller Lee Bo sits in a cage during a protest against the disappearances of booksellers in Hong Kong. Hong Kong police said late Monday, Jan. 18, 2016 that they received notice from...

China, economy tests for Taiwan presidential winner Tsai

January 17, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Tsai Ying-wen’s enjoys a broad mandate from her commanding victory in Taiwan’s presidential election and her independence-leaning party’s new legislative majority, but managing the island’s delicate relations...

Afghan official: At least 11 dead, 13 wounded in attack

January 17, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says at least 11 people have been killed and 13 wounded in a suicide attack at the home of a prominent politician in the increasingly volatile eastern city of Jalalabad. Ataullah Khyogani, spokesman for the...

American missionary among dead in Burkina Faso hotel attack

January 16, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — The mother-in-law of an American missionary confirmed Saturday that he was among those killed after al-Qaida fighters attacked a hotel and cafe in Burkina Faso’s capital of Ouagadougou. Carol Boyle said Michael Riddering, 45, died in...

Militants’ use of human shields in Ramadi slows progress

January 15, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

RAMADI, Iraq (AP) — Six times in the past harrowing month, Um Omar and her family got a knock on the door of whatever home they were occupying in the extremist-held city of Ramadi: It was an Islamic State militant, she said, ordering them to pick up and...

1 man brain dead, 5 others hospitalized in French drug trial

January 15, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

PARIS (AP) — One man was brain dead and three others faced possible permanent brain damage after volunteering to take part in a drug trial for a painkiller based on a natural brain compound similar to the active ingredient in marijuana, French authorities...

Pro-China party likely to lose in Taiwan’s election

January 15, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese turned out to vote for a new president Saturday, with the China-friendly Nationalist Party likely to lose power to the pro-independence opposition amid concerns that the island’s economy is under threat from China and...

10 bodies found in Burkina Faso cafe after al-Qaida attack

January 15, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Heavy gunfire erupted early Saturday as forces from Burkina Faso and France worked to overtake a luxury hotel that had been seized by al-Qaida militants the night before, seizing and killing an unknown number of hostages. At...

WHO declares end to Ebola epidemic after 11,300 deaths

January 15, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization declared an end to the deadliest Ebola outbreak ever on Thursday after no new cases emerged in Liberia, though health officials warn that it will be several more months before the world is considered free of the...

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