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SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean President Moon Jae-in's quest for a squeaky-clean government is leading to delays in forming his cabinet more than three weeks into office, as efforts to find candidates
The new rule greatly expands the number of employers and insurers that could qualify for exemptions from the contraception mandate by claiming a moral or religious objection, including for-profit, pub
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is asking the Supreme Court to reinstate its ban on travelers from six mostly Muslim countries. The Justice Department filing to the high court late Thursda
MANILA (Reuters) - At least 34 people are dead after a gunman burst into a Manila casino, firing shots and setting gaming tables alight, Philippine media reported on Friday, in what officials said was
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix has canceled its sci-fi series “Sense 8” after two seasons. Netflix’s vice president of original content Cindy Holland confirmed the cancellation in a stat
At least 34 bodies were found at a casino resort in the Philippine capital after an attack by a gunman overnight and most of them had died of suffocation
OXON HILL, Md. - The Latest on the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Four spellers remain in the Scripps National Spelling Bee nearly two hours ...
Elizabeth Tracey Mae Wettlaufer admitted to injecting 14 people with insulin for no medical reason from 2007 to 2014. Eight were killed and six seriously injured.
World leaders closed ranks Thursday, vowing to press on with the fight against global warming, even as President Trump said he was pulling the United States out of a landmark climate agreement. In
Back channels during presidential transitions are not unprecedented, but they are always fraught, as President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, have discovered.
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local): 6:45 p.m. This is what fans wanted. A shaky first few minutes are long forgotten, and ...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — From coal country to the ports of Maine to the wind farms of the West Coast, Americans react to President Donald Trump’s announcement Thursday that he’s pulling the
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's pullback from a global climate pact could accelerate China's unlikely ascent toward leadership in stemming global warmi
The Turkish Air Forces has carried out large counter-terrorism operations in the country’s southeastern provinces and in northern Iraq over the past two days, killing at least 12 militants of the outl
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's President Nicholas Maduro said on Thursday a referendum would be held on his controversial plan to create a new super-body known as a constituent assembly with powers t
Leo Varadkar, a doctor and Ireland’s minister for social protection, may be close to becoming the country’s next prime minister, also known as the taoiseach. Varadkar, who would be the country’s f
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s largest city has approved final passage of a police accountability measure proponents say could be a national model to prevent discriminatory profiling ba
MANILA (Reuters) - A gunman killed himself after bursting into a Manila casino, firing shots and setting gaming tables alight, Philippine police said, sowing panic in a country on high alert after mar
NEW YORK (AP) — The pilots of a plane that overran a runway at LaGuardia Airport last year while carrying Republican then-vice presidential candidate Mike Pence knew they were going to be in the news.
DENVER (AP) — Forecasters say Hawaii and pockets of the Southeastern and Southwestern United States could face above-normal danger of significant wildfires this summer. The National Interagency Fire
The governors of California, New York and Washington also announced they will lead an effort to have states commit to upholding the Paris agreement.             &#
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The decommissioned USS Independence has arrived at its last port of call. The mothballed 61,000-ton Forrestal-class aircraft carrier passed through the jetties of the Browns
Guests fled Resorts World Manila as police officers stormed the complex. But the police later said the assailant may have been a gambler with a grudge.
SHANGHAI (Reuters) - More than 30 people have been punished over a power plant blast that killed 22 people in central China last year and 14 more are awaiting trial, the official Xinhua news agency re
French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday ruled out an alternative to the 2015 Paris climate deal and called on all those disappointed by Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews digging a tunnel for a new Los Angeles train line have found the remains of an ancient giant sloth. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says a fossilized hip joint was d
The 197-member climate agreement requires every country to establish ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse gases.              
OAKLAND, Calif. - The Latest on Game 1 of the NBA Finals Thursday night (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Mike Brown expects to coach the Golden State Warriors as planned in Game ...
NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton warned Thursday that President Donald Trump has unleashed a level of hate and vitriol that is “incredibly dangerous.” The former Democratic presidential no
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Following his successful Beatles documentary, Ron Howard is sticking with music. The Oscar-winner is directing a documentary about Luciano Pavarotti, the Italian tenor who rose to
Guests fled Resorts World Manila as police with bomb-sniffing dogs stormed the complex. But it was unclear whether they were dealing with a terrorist attack.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Relatives of a man accused of stabbing two men to death who tried to defend two women from an anti-Muslim rant have offered their condolences to the victims’ families. In
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Relatives of a man accused of killing two people in Oregon have offered their condolences to the families of two men who were stabbed to death after defending two women from an a
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord is a poor attempt to pit environmental protection and economic growth aga
A gunman burst into a casino, fired shots and set gaming tables alight in the Philippine capital early on Friday, sowing panic in a country on high alert after martial law was declared in the south, b
Ethiopia has cut off internet access nationwide until at least June 8 to try to stop cheats from posting high school exam papers on social media, a government official said on Thursday.
Ethiopia has cut off internet access nationwide until at least June 8 to try to stop cheats from posting high school exam papers on social media, a government official said on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Announcing that the U.S. will withdraw from the Paris climate accord, President Donald Trump misplaced the blame for what ails the coal industry and laid a shaky factual foundation
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court is expected to hear arguments in September in the case of a transgender teen in Virginia who sued his high school for the right to use the boys’ bath
Caracas. — Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday began signing up candidates for a planned constitutional reform body, a move that has inflamed deadly unrest stemming from anti-government protests. Oppo
Niamey — At least 44 migrants, including women and babies, were found dead after their vehicle broke down in the desert of northern Niger while on the way to Libya, local officials said yesterday.“The
Police have released new CCTV images of the Manchester bomber after the mother of the youngest victim of the attack was taken off life support and told about her daughter's death.
Two educators who were purged from their jobs have been protesting for months. In pro-government circles, they are considered leftist militants, but opposition-minded Turks admire them.
PETOSKEY, Mich. (AP) — Twin oil pipelines beneath the Straits of Mackinac have had repeated problems with inadequate supports, a shortcoming that Michigan officials have described as violating a legal
WASHINGTON (AP) — Experts say a rash of noose appearances around the nation’s capital shows the growing use of hate symbols in the United States. Two nooses were found at Smithsonian museums in
Leaked documents released by the South African media on Thursday alleging improper dealings in government contracts opened President Jacob Zuma up to renewed scrutiny and may deepen divisions within t
Leaked documents released by the South African media on Thursday alleging improper dealings in government contracts opened President Jacob Zuma up to renewed scrutiny and may deepen divisions within t
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Several girls who were sent to live with a Pennsylvania man now on trial on charges he raped them have testified he had sex with them and they considered him to be their husban
MANILA (Reuters) - A gunman burst into a casino, fired shots and set gaming tables alight in the Philippine capital early on Friday, sowing panic in a country on high alert after martial law was decla
A group of investors that includes reggae star Damian Marley has bought a controlling interest in High Times, the magazine that for decades has been the bible of pot smokers.
South Africa's unemployment rose to its highest in 14 years in the first quarter as agriculture and informal sectors shed jobs and more people stopped looking for work, data showed on Thursday, in a s
South Africa's unemployment rose to its highest in 14 years in the first quarter as agriculture and informal sectors shed jobs and more people stopped looking for work, data showed on Thursday, in a s
MONTREAL (Reuters) - The mainly French-speaking province of Quebec, which came close to voting to leave Canada 22 years ago, said on Thursday it wants to reopen constitutional talks and be recognized
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The sudden collapse of spillways at the nation’s highest dam has raised alarm among those building, running and regulating big dams around the world because it seemed to co
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Dam experts say the collapse of spillways at the nation’s tallest dam this winter has raised alarms nationally because there appeared to be no warning that the spillways we
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says his state will continue to abide by the Paris climate accord regardless of President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the landmark 190-n
ROME - President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement is a heavy blow to a deal that in many ways was designed to ensure the participation of ......
WASHINGTON - The Latest on Donald Trump and climate change (all times local): ___ 5 p.m. The leaders of France, Germany and Italy say the Paris climate accord cannot be renegotiated as President ..
Guests fled Resorts World Manila as police with bomb-sniffing dogs stormed the complex. But it was unclear whether they were dealing with a terrorist attack.
MANILA, Philippines - Gunshots and explosions erupted after midnight in a hotel and casino complex near Manila's airport, sending hundreds fleeing into darkened streets early Friday in what police sai
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