November 10, 2015

Appeals court rules against Obama’s plan to protect about 5 million people from deportation

By Kevin McGill THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW ORLEANS _ President Barrack Obama’s plan to protect from deportation an estimated 5 million people living in the United […]
November 9, 2015

Colombia jails 3 people accused of scamming child hunger program

BOGOTA _ A judge in Colombia has jailed three individuals on charges they stole nearly $800,000 from a program to feed children and lower the infant […]
November 6, 2015

Paterson’s historic Hinchliffe Stadium, home to Negro Leagues teams, to get $300,000 grant

By David Porter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A dilapidated northern New Jersey stadium that once played host to legendary Negro Leagues baseball players and was recently named […]
November 5, 2015

Sandstorm delays Michelle Obama’s arrival in Jordan, disrupts travel elsewhere in Mideast

By Sam McNeil And Nour Youssef THE ASSOCIATED PRESS AMMAN, Jordan _ A thick sandstorm cloaked parts of the Middle East on Wednesday, clouding skies and […]
November 5, 2015

Britain says Egypt must tighten security before UK flights can resume to Sinai

LONDON (AP)_ The latest on the crash of a Russian plane in Egypt that killed all 224 people onboard last Saturday. (All times local.) 3:15 p.m. […]
November 5, 2015

Final design of African American Museum in Charleston under way as Boeing donates $500K

CHARLESTON, S.C. _ Final design of a planned $75 million African American museum in Charleston is underway and the project has received a boost with a […]
November 5, 2015

South African student steals bus in desperate bid to get classmates to final year exam on time

JOHANNESBURG  (AP)_ South African media say a high school student stole a bus in a desperate effort to get to his final year mathematics exams. Broadcaster […]
November 5, 2015

Taiwan President Ma to raise island’s diplomatic isolation with China’s Xi at historic meeting

TAIPEI, Taiwan 9AP)_ Taiwan’s president said Thursday he hopes this weekend’s historic meeting with China’s leader can ease Beijing’s hard-line stance on diplomatic relations with Taiwan, […]
November 3, 2015

US first lady Michelle Obama meets Qatari emir, joins Conan O’Brien to entertain US troops

DOHA, Qatar (AP) _ First the emir, then Conan and the troops. U.S. first lady Michelle Obama spent part of her first full day in the Gulf […]
November 3, 2015

Maine activist who accused Haiti orphanage founder of molesting boys loses bid for new trial

PORTLAND, Maine  (AP)_ An activist who falsely accused a Haiti orphanage founder of molesting boys and was ordered to pay $14.5 million in damages has lost […]
November 3, 2015

Haiti council needs more time to issue preliminary results from presidential vote

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) _ Haitians will have to wait longer for official preliminary results from last month’s first-round presidential election. The leader of Haiti‘s Provisional Electoral Council […]
November 3, 2015

What’s involved in recovering black box, bodies from El Faro ship? Ocean expert explains

By Bob Salsberg THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON _ It’s 15,000 feet (4,600 metres) beneath the waves _ deeper than the final resting place of the Titanic. […]
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