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Men arrested after one wrote an exam and did the eye test on behalf of his poor-sighted friend who was the original applicant.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. and Japanese defense chiefs and top diplomats were meeting in Washington Thursday to discuss North Korea amid mixed messages from the Trump administration on how to deal
Forty people have been killed in a landslide in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, officials in the central African country say.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A man accused of urinating on the walls of a Philadelphia synagogue has been jailed on charges of ethnic intimidation. Records show a judge on Wednesday set bail for 23-year-old
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Two men who identify themselves as the great-great-grandsons of Stonewall Jackson are calling for the removal of the statue of the Confederate general in Virginia’s capit
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A U.S. senator from Wisconsin is urging the State Department to investigate reports of tainted or substandard alcohol at Mexican resorts. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel recently re
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are lower Thursday morning as investors fail to get excited by quarterly reports from big names like retailer Wal-Mart and technology bellwether Cisco Systems. Most indu
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Allegations that Moscow meddled in the U.S. presidential elections in 2016 are groundless, as there have been no criminal cases brought in the United States against those who allowe
Nearly three years ago, several Hong Kong youth with hopes of greater democracy led a downtown protest that ballooned into thousands and lasted for 79 days. Now, they’re going to jail. Three stu
BUNIA, Congo - Authorities in northeastern Congo say at least 40 people are dead after a mudslide in Ituri province. Gov. Abdallah Pene Mbaka said Thursday that teams are being sent ...
However, a German govt official says that Air Berlin assets can't go to only one buyer
ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — The Central Asian country of Turkmenistan has tightened entry rules as part of enhanced security for an international sports event. The restrictions effective Thursday
The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) on Thursday, distanced itself from a "wanted" flyer for Zimbabwe’s First Lady.
ELKINS PARK, Pa. (AP) — Five friends, ages 10 to 13, have been honored by township officials for saving a woman from a house fire in suburban Philadelphia. One of the kids was playing at an Elkins
Mehdi Karroubi stopped eating on Wednesday to press the authorities to give him a public trial.
JOHANNESBURG - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe was in South Africa on Thursday as his wife faced accusations of assaulting a young model and police said a "red alert" had been ...
Pakistan was "disappointed" with the US decision to designate the Kashmiri militant outfit Hizbul Mujahideen as a foreign terrorist organisation and the move was "unjustified," the Foreign Office said
The president says history and culture is "being ripped apart" by the removal of Confederate statues.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Taking down statues of Confederate figures is “just like” removing a monument to victims of the 9/11 attacks, Gov. Paul LePage said Thursday, adding that the whit
PORTLAND, Maine — Maine’s governor says taking down statues of Confederate figures is “just like” removing a monument to people who died in the 9/11 attacks. Republican Gov. Paul
Update 7.09pm: Lawyers for the young model who claims Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe assaulted her in a Johannesburg hotel have said that her family has been approached with an offer of money to d
A "red alert" has been issued to prevent Zimbabwe first lady Grace Mugabe from leaving South Africa before she settles the accusation that she assaulted a young model, the South African police ministe
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s foreign ministry has expressed anger and disappointment over Washington’s move to designate a Kashmir militant group fighting to end India’s rule in it
Forty people have been killed in a landslide in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
US president Donald Trump has waded back into the racially charged monument debate on Twitter, bemoaning "history and culture being ripped apart".
Heather Heyer, 32, was killed in Charlottesville on Saturday when a suspected white nationalist drove his car into a crowd protesting the far-right march.
The Arlington officers were treated after police said a woman smoked heroin in front of them at a hotel.
LITHIA SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — Authorities say a teacher took a handgun into a high school near Atlanta and shot himself. Douglas County sheriff’s Sgt. Jesses Hambrick says no students were hurt,
If half our population lives in fear, is violated, and cannot reach their potential or care for themselves and their loved ones, we all lose.
If half our population lives in fear, is violated or mutilated and cannot reach their potential, or care for themselves and their loved ones, we all lose.
The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on the directive of the Supreme Court issued summons to Sharif and his sons — Hussain and Hasan — to interrogate them in its Lahore office in connection w
Austrian police say a toddler has been found dead after being left in a car for several hours in during high temperatures.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $510 million, making it one of the largest in U.S. history. No one matched all six numbers in Wednesday night’s drawi
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India is tightening the rules for businesses entering its power transmission sector and making stringent checks on both power and telecoms equipment for malware - moves that gove
Pakistan on Thursday criticised the United States for blacklisting the Kashmiri separatist group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen as a terrorist organisation, calling the move "unjustified".
Global stocks fall as investors trim riskier assets after ECB's cautious tone
Others to have studied the same course at Oxford, one of the world's top universities, include former British Prime Minister David Cameron.
WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man charged with fatally shooting an 18-year-old woman during a road rage encounter has waived his preliminary hearing. That means 28-year-old David Desper,
DETROIT (AP) — Aretha Franklin is set to retire in her hometown of Detroit and plans to open a nightclub in the city. The legendary soul singer tells the Detroit Free Press (
The U.S. military says an American soldier was killed and several others wounded in a battle with Daesh (ISIS) militants in eastern Afghanistan
It was the 128th week that claims remained below 300,000
"Any attempt to resolve the problem over the Korean Peninsula by force will lead to a massive tragedy and enormous loss of life," said Zakharova.
If you come across a large amount of fancy chocolate, don't eat it. Angeli Kakade (@angelikakade) has the story.              
The White House adviser’s blunt remarks appeared to undercut the United States’ top military official, who sought to persuade China to get tough on Pyongyang.
Qatari pilgrims began arriving in Saudi Arabia on Thursday, Saudi media reported, after officials in the capital, Riyadh, said the country was openin
Former African Union Commission chairperson, Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, on Thursday launched her book highlighting goals.
What was at first thought by Kraaifontein police to be the burnt out remains of a dog, turned out to be that of a dead man.
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. factory output fell in July, pulled down by tumbling auto production. The Federal Reserve says factory production dropped 0.1 percent last month. Overall industrial productio
HAGATNA, Guam - Grammy Award-winning singer Yvonne Elliman-Alexander and her husband were arrested in Guam for being in possession of methamphetamine and marijuana. The Pacific Daily News reports (ht
Civil servants and other public officials in Nigeria receive bribes totalling 400 billion naira annually, the country's statistics office said.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange says he is going to clear up the mystery of the DNC emails he published during the 2016 presidential election and who leaked them to him. Josh King has the story (@abr
President Jacob Zuma on Thursday called for the respect of Chapter 9 institutions, following reports of threats, harassment, intimidation and insults.
Rescue efforts have been stepped up to find 600 people who are still missing, after a mudslide in Sierra Leone from which 400 bodies were recovered.
The men accused of killing six-year-old Saadiqah Lippert say they are not responsible for her death, and claim they were like family to the little girl.
WASHINGTON (AP) — US manufacturing output fell 0.1 percent in July; overall industrial production rose 0.2 percent.
Net income attributable to Wal-Mart during the 2nd quarter ended July 31 fell 23% to $2.9 bn
A Cape Town club rugby player has died in hospital after he was seriously injured when he collided with a rival player during a match.
KINGSBURY, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a woman has suffered serious injuries after she was attacked by a coyote while walking on a trail in a rural upstate New York town. The Washington County Sher
A Syrian actress who took centre stage at anti-government protests in the early days of the uprising against President Bashar Assad has died aged 46, opposition groups said.
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for advocating education for girls in her native Pakistan, announced Thursday she has won a place to study at Oxford University
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