November 24, 2014

Former DC mayor Marion Barry, who staged comeback after 1990 crack cocaine arrest, dead at 78

By Ben Nuckols And Brett Zongker THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ A controversial and tireless advocate for the U.S. capital who helped uplift the city’s majority […]
November 24, 2014

Dutch Ebola aid ship arrives in Liberia on final leg of West Africa tour

  MONROVIA, Liberia _ The European Union says a Dutch aid ship is finishing its tour of the three West African countries hardest hit by the […]
November 24, 2014

Uncertainty fuels speculation on Ferguson case as weekend passes without grand jury decision

By David A. Lieb And Andale Gross THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FERGUSON, Mo. _ The final weekend before the Thanksgiving holiday passed without a grand jury decision […]
November 24, 2014

Presidential honour for 3 slain civil rights workers doesn’t sit well with some relatives

By Emily Wagster Pettus THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JACKSON, Miss. _ Three civil rights workers who were killed by Ku Klux Klansmen in 1964 are going to […]
November 24, 2014

Elderly German couple found hacked to death on beach near their vacation villa in Tobago

PORT-OF-SPAIN _ Police in Trinidad and Tobago are investigating the slaying of an elderly German couple who were found hacked to death on a beach near […]
November 22, 2014

Ferguson prepares for grand jury decision; civic group says no decision reached

By John O’Connor And Jim Salter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FERGUSON, Mo. _ Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering […]
November 22, 2014

Catholic Church defrocks priest on Caribbean island of Dominica for abusing minor 20 years ago

By Carlisle Jno Baptiste THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ROSEAU _ A longtime parish priest on Dominica who was accused of sexually abusing a girl in 1994 has […]
November 22, 2014

Officials rescue 5 people after pleasure boat overturns in eastern Caribbean

FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique _ Five people have been rescued in the eastern Caribbean after their pleasure boat overturned in rough waters. Authorities on the French island of […]
November 21, 2014

Jamaica policeman facing homicide charge arrested at airport

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ A Jamaican policeman facing a murder charge has been arrested at an island airport. The Independent Commission of Investigations probes allegations against Jamaica‘s […]
November 21, 2014

Ebola hampers adoptions in West Africa, heightens need for aid to children

By Martha Irvine THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO _ The Ebola epidemic has put adoptions in impacted west African countries at a standstill for obvious reasons. Tessa […]
November 21, 2014

FIFA audit panel member charged with fraud in Cayman Islands health contract probe

GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands _ A member of FIFA’s financial monitoring panel has been charged with fraud in a criminal investigation in his Cayman Islands homeland. […]
November 19, 2014

American man jailed in United Arab Emirates after taking unauthorized photo returns home

ATLANTA _ An American man who was jailed over taking an unauthorized photo in the United Arab Emirates has returned to the United States. Robert Alan […]
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