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Mexico City declares 3rd day of traffic cuts over high smog

May 4, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Air pollution hangs over Mexico City, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Mexico City authorities have declared a new pollution alert and will require 40 percent of cars to keep off the streets. (AP Photo/Eduardo Verdugo) MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico City is ordering 40 percent of cars and trucks to stay off the streets Thursday, extending [&hellip...

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Pregnant woman dies at Haiti hospital amid strike by staff

May 4, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A bleeding pregnant woman dropped dead at the gates of Haiti’s largest public hospital after failing to get help Wednesday amid a weeks-old strike by resident doctors, nurses and other staff. Hundreds of people gathered...

Alberta declares emergency as fires threaten Canada oil town

May 4, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Cots are set up on the gym floor at an evacuee reception center, operated by the regional municipality of Wood Buffalo in Anzac, Alberta, Canada on Wednesday, May 4, 2016. More than 80,000 residents were ordered to flee the Canadian oil sands city of Fort...

US combat death in Iraq reflects intensifying war

May 3, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

US Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter, left, receives the rank pennant from US Air Force General Philip Breedlove, the outgoing commanding officer of US and NATO troops in Europe, during the change in command at the United States European Command (EUCOM), in...

Fashionistas, celebrities jam Chanel fashion show in Havana

May 3, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

U.S. Actor Vin Diesel gestures during the presentation of fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld’s “cruise” line for fashion house Chanel, at the Paseo del Prado street in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. With the heart of the Cuban capital...

Wildfires cause chaos in Canada oil sands town

May 3, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

This photo take through a car windshield shows smoke rising from a wildfire rages outside of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The entire population of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, has been ordered to evacuate as a wildfire...

4 arrested in slaying of Honduran environmental activist

May 2, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

Police arrest a suspect in the murder of indigneous leader and environmentalist Berta Caceres in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, Monday, May 2, 2016. Honduran authorities have arrested four people in connection with Caceres’ murder, including three who worked...

Argentina prosecutor asks probe of ex-president and son

May 2, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A federal prosecutor in Argentina is asking that former President Cristina Fernandez and her son be investigated in a money laundering and tax evasion probe. Federal prosecutor Carlos Rivolo made the formal request Monday to...

At least 9 Haitians killed when boat capsizes in rough seas

May 2, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — At least nine Haitians have died after a small boat they were traveling in capsized in rough seas off the northern coast. Interior Ministry spokesman Albert Guillaum-Meleon says the bodies of four men, four women and a child...

33 rescued lions arrive in South Africa in airlift

April 30, 2016 • World NewsComments (0)

A former circus lion peers from inside a cage on their arrival at OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, Saturday, April 30, 2016. Thirty-three lions rescued from various circuses in Peru and Colombia are heading to Johannesburg live...