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ISTANBUL (AP):At least 22 migrants, including children, were killed in a truck accident Sunday, Turkey's official news agency said.The Anadolu news agency said that the migrants were travelling in a truck in the western province of Izmir that rolled...

JERUSALEM (AP):Israel's prime minister says that he favours appointing an envoy to the Christian world, a sign of Israel's efforts to foster close ties with its Christian allies.Benjamin Netanyahu spoke Sunday at a meeting in Jerusalem of visiting...

DUBAI (AP):Saudi Arabia warned on Sunday that it will respond to threats and political pressure with tough measures of its own after us President Donald Trump said the oil-rich kingdom deserves "severe punishment" if responsible for the...

CHICAGO (AP):A paraplegic man who was convicted of first-degree murder in the 2016 shooting death of his neighbour in a Chicago high-rise has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.The Chicago Tribune reports that 51-year-old Reggie Daniel was...

(AP):Pope Francis yesterday defrocked two more Chilean bishops accused of sexually abusing minors, and to show greater transparency about how he's responding to the church's global sex abuse crisis, he publicly explained why they were removed.The...

OLYMPIA, Washington. (AP) — Washington’s Supreme Court unanimously struck down the state’s death penalty Thursday as arbitrary and racially biased, making it the 20th state to do away with capital punishment. Execution was already...

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — Linda Marquardt rode out Hurricane Michael with her husband at their home in Mexico Beach. When their house filled with surging ocean water, they fled upstairs. Now their home is full of mud and everywhere they look...

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump defended continuing huge sales of United States weapons to Saudi Arabia yesterday, despite rising pressure from lawmakers to punish the kingdom over the disappearance of a Saudi journalist who lived in the...

MEXICO BEACH, Florida (AP):The small Gulf Coast community of Mexico Beach was known as a slice of Old Florida.Now it lies in splinters.Hit head-on by Hurricane Michael, homes in this town of about 1,190 people were shattered or ripped from their...

BANGKOK (AP):Thai authorities yesterday convicted 70 Pakistani asylum seekers of staying illegally in Thailand, despite their protestations that they face persecution if they are sent home, as police intensify a crackdown on illegal immigration.The...
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