June 11, 2015

Guatemalan ex dictator Rios Montt’s retrial on genocide charges scheduled to begin July 23

GUATEMALA CITY _ A Guatemalan court says the retrial of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity will begin July […]
June 11, 2015

Lawyer: Officer at Texas pool didn’t target black teens, was strained from earlier calls

By David Warren THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DALLAS _ A white Texas police officer was not targeting minorities when he wrestled a black teenage girl to the […]
June 11, 2015

Bill Clinton defends family foundation, says political attacks on it inevitable

By Nicholas Riccardi THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER _ Former President Bill Clinton said Wednesday that if his wife is elected president he will stop giving paid […]
June 11, 2015

Bahamas government probes immigration officer’s shooting of Haitian man

By Ava Turnquest THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NASSAU, Bahamas _ Authorities said Wednesday they are investigating the shooting of a Haitian migrant by an immigration officer as […]
June 10, 2015

Child bride accused of killing husband to be freed in Nigeria, another remains on death row

By Michelle Faul THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAGOS, Nigeria _ A child forced to marry at just 13 who then poisoned her 35-year-old husband and three friends […]
June 10, 2015

Trackers looking for lion that left national park in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) _ Trackers on foot and helicopter are searching for a lion, five days after it escaped from a national park in a remote, arid region […]
June 10, 2015

First lady Obama notes personal struggles in college, White House in Chicago graduation speech

By Sophia Tareen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO _ First lady Michelle Obama drew on her hometown connections and personal struggles from college and the White House […]
June 10, 2015

Protests follow video of Texas officer drawing gun on black teens, pinning girl at pool party

By David Warren THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MCKINNEY, Texas _ Hundreds of demonstrators marched Monday night to the pool where a white police officer pinned a black […]
June 9, 2015

Stevenson Jacobs, former AP journalists in Caribbean and New York, dies at 37

NEW YORK (AP) _ Stevenson Jacobs, a former Associated Press journalist who covered political turmoil in Haiti and breaking news throughout the Caribbean before joining the news […]
June 9, 2015

Sexual exploitation by peacekeepers significantly underreported; acts for food, phones

By Cara Anna THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Members of a U.N. peacekeeping mission engaged in “transactional sex” with more than 225 Haitian women who said they needed […]
June 9, 2015

Preliminary results show British Virgin Island’s ruling party wins elections

By Ken Silva THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ROAD TOWN, British Virgin Islands _ The ruling party of the British Virgin Islands has won the general election in […]
June 9, 2015

Small plane crashes in Bahamas and all 5 on board are safe, officials say

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) _ A small plane has gone down in the Atlantic Ocean in the Bahamas, but all five people on board are safe after spending […]
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