January 12, 2016

Kentucky clerk jailed for defying court on gay marriage to attend State of the Union speech

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) _ The Kentucky clerk who spent five days in jail for refusing to license same-sex marriages in defiance of federal court orders has been […]
January 8, 2016

Amway Canadian Championship kicks off in May, with five teams in the hunt

TORONTO(AP) _ The Vancouver Whitecaps will begin defence of their Amway Canadian Championship against either FC Edmonton or Ottawa Fury FC. The two North American Soccer […]
January 7, 2016

Teacher at Islamic school sentenced to 20 years in prison in Kenya for radicalizing students

MOMBASA, Kenya  (AP) _ A court in Kenya has found a teacher at an Islamic school guilty of radicalizing his students by teaching them extreme jihad […]
January 7, 2016

Full Document View US to help Guyana crack down on massive international gold smuggling operation

By Bert Wilkinson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ The U.S. government is helping Guyana crack down on a massive smuggling operation that ships gold to […]
January 7, 2016

Mexico rescues 9 Cubans adrift off Caribbean coast

MEXICO CITY(AP) _ The Mexican Navy says it has rescued nine Cuban migrants found adrift in a makeshift boat off Mexico’s Caribbean coast. The Navy said […]
January 7, 2016

A spokesman for Haitian presidential contender Jude Celestin says the No. 2 candidate will participate in a runoff only if

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ A spokesman for Haitian presidential contender Jude Celestin said Thursday that the second-place candidate will participate in […]
January 6, 2016

Ghana to take in 2 former Guantanamo Bay detainees, tried Rwandans and Syrian refugees

By Francis Kokutse THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ACCRA, Ghana _ Two former Guantanamo detainees of Yemeni origin will be settling for two years in Ghana at the […]
January 6, 2016

The Latest: Illinois college responds to prof who wore headscarf in solidarity with Muslims

CHICAGO (AP)_ The latest on a Christian college professor who wears a headscarf in an expression of solidarity with Muslims and was placed on administrative leave […]
January 6, 2016

Clashes among rival lottery scam rings push Jamaica homicide rate to highest level in 5 years

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) _ Violent rivalries among Jamaica’s lottery scam rings have helped drive the Caribbean island’s homicide rate to the highest level in five years. Police […]
January 6, 2016

Dominican economy establishes itself as region’s strongest after growing 7 per cent last year

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) _ The economy of the Dominican Republic grew 7 per cent last year and established itself as the most robust in the […]
January 4, 2016

South African white woman faces social media storm after Facebook comments described as racist

By Christopher Torchia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ Many South Africans reacted furiously on Monday to what they described as the racist remarks of a white […]
January 4, 2016

Central African Republic candidates call for halt to vote count, claiming fraud

BANGUI, Central African Republic(AP) _ About two-thirds of the 30 presidential candidates in Central African Republic’s election have called on authorities to stop counting the vote, […]