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 […]
June 8, 2015

Spain: African boy found in a suitcase by border police is reunited with his mother

By Ciaran Giles THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MADRID _ An 8-year-old Ivory Coast boy caught being smuggled into Spain in a suitcase last month was reunited Monday […]
June 8, 2015

Growing conservation push in north Haiti focuses on restoring coastlines, overfished waters

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CARACOL, Haiti _ Only little fish are pulled from the coastal waters off Haiti. In this overfished area of northern […]
June 8, 2015

How’s marriage doing? A mixed diagnosis finds rich poor gap, later vows, gays gaining access

By David Crary THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Through two decades of debate on whether America’s gays and lesbians should have the right to marry, opponents of such […]
June 8, 2015

Dominican legislators tentatively allow presidents to hold office for 2 consecutive terms

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ Legislators in the Dominican Republic tentatively approved a bill Saturday that would allow presidents to seek re-election for a consecutive second […]
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