April 7, 2015

White House not ruling out Obama summit announcement removing Cuba from terror sponsor list

By Jim Kuhnhenn THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ White House officials left open the possibility Tuesday that President Obama could recommend Cuba’s removal from a list […]
April 7, 2015

Nova Scotia finance minister tries to quell fears over future of film tax credit

HALIFAX _ Nova Scotia’s finance minister is attempting to quell fears from the province’s film and television industry that the government may cut a tax credit […]
April 7, 2015

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe arrives in South Africa for first official visit in decades

JOHANNESBURG _ Zimbabwe’s president has arrived in South Africa for his first official state visit in more than 20 years. President Robert Mugabe arrived with his […]
April 7, 2015

Bahamas police arrest suspect in stabbing death of retired doctor from Canada

NASSAU, Bahamas _ Bahamian police investigating the stabbing death of a retired doctor from Canada have arrested a suspect who likely will be charged with murder. […]
April 6, 2015

Jamaica police order ‘high level probe’ into death of officer who allegedly staged robbery

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Police commanders in Jamaica have ordered a “high-level probe” into allegations that an officer was fatally shot after staging an attempted robbery with […]
April 6, 2015

Venezuela urged by former leaders from Spain, Latin America to release jailed politicians

MADRID _ Nineteen former leaders from Latin America and Spain are pressuring Venezuela to release opposition politicians who have been detained. In a statement released by […]
April 6, 2015

Kenya says it launched air strikes against Islamic extremists in Somalia after college attack

By Christopher Torchia And Tom Odula THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NAIROBI, Kenya _ Kenya launched airstrikes against Islamic militants in Somalia following an extremist attack on a […]
April 4, 2015

Ferguson prepares to elect 3 new City Council members as focus shifts following Brown shooting

By Jim Salter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FERGUSON, Mo. _ Small-community municipal elections don’t typically merit much attention, but Tuesday’s City Council race in Ferguson, Missouri, has […]
April 4, 2015

US state now says bullet evidence inconclusive, frees man after nearly 30 years on death row

By Kim Chandler THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BIRMINGHAM, Ala. _ A man who spent nearly 30 years on Alabama’s death row walked free two days after prosecutors […]
April 4, 2015

African Americans help rewrite Natchez’s story with author and his not so Old South daughter

By Jeff Amy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NATCHEZ, Miss. _ All around Greg Iles is his handiwork _ a play where the bestselling novelist chips away at […]
April 3, 2015

Dominican local government official accused of running pot trafficking ring

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ Authorities in the Dominican Republic have arrested a local government official accused of running a ring they say imported marijuana from […]
April 3, 2015

Oklahoma fraternity racial incident just one of many as US campuses grapple with racism

By Kimberly Hefling And Jesse J. Holland THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLLEGE PARK, Md. _ Racist incidents are popping up at U.S. colleges and universities, even though […]
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