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Indian police say 19 killed during clashes with protesters

June 2, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

LUCKNOW, India (AP) — Police say 19 people have been killed, including 11 when cooking gas cylinders blew up, during clashes with residents who were being evicted from illegally occupied government land in northern India. Top state police officer Daljit Chaudhary says two police officers were among those killed as some from a crowd of [&hellip...

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Mexico’s dominant PRI a contender even in struggling states

June 2, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this May 17, 2016 photo, Miguel Angel Yunes Linares, candidate for Governor for the National Action Party, PAN, and the coalition “Unidos para rescatar Veracruz,” or “United to rescue Veracruz,” greets supporters during a campaign...

UN says Syrian government must approve aid deliveries

June 2, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

GENEVA (AP) — U.N. officials on Thursday all but rejected a call by a group of world powers for the United Nations to act unilaterally to air drop food to besieged Syrians, saying that Syrian President Bashar Assad has final say on any such deliveries....

Venezuela president calls Sanders a ‘revolutionary friend’

June 1, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks during a campaign rally at the Cubberley Community Center on Wednesday, June 1, 2016, in Palo Alto, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger) CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela’s socialist...

Masked men hack to death 4 gang members in El Salvador

June 1, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Authorities in El Salvador say men wearing military-style clothing and face masks have hacked to death four suspected street gang members. Prosecutors and police said Wednesday that the killers were armed with rifles and...

5 decades after China’s Cultural Revolution, a few say sorry

June 1, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Friday, May 13, 2016 photo, Wang Keming holds a photo of himself as a youth at his home in Beijing. As a teenager, Wang felt nothing but contempt for the older peasant his village singled out for collective persecution in 1970. Stirred by Mao...

4 dead, 10 hurt in South Korean construction explosion

May 31, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Four people died and 10 others were injured after an explosion at a subway construction site on Wednesday near the South Korean capital of Seoul. The workers were welding iron bars 15 meters (49 feet) underground when the explosion...

Next Philippine VP helped beat dictator and son years apart

May 31, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

In this May 10, 2016 file photo, then Philippine vice presidential candidate Leni Robredo gestures during a press conference in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines. Robredo defeated Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr., son and namesake of the late...

Israel fills UN hall for anti-BDS conference

May 31, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Over 1,500 students filled the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday for a conference sponsored by the Israeli mission on how best to combat a movement on many U.S. campuses calling for a boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign...

Rome student burned alive by ex-boyfriend, police say

May 30, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

ROME (AP) — A Rome university student was burned alive by her ex-boyfriend after she left him, authorities said Monday — a slaying one investigator called the most atrocious crime he has seen in his career. Sara Di Pietrantonio, 22, died before dawn...