November 25, 2015

Haiti confirms Moise, Celestin as top 2 finalists in presidential election

By Evens Sanon THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ The top two finishers in Haiti’s first-round presidential election are government-backed candidate Jovenel Moise and former state […]
November 25, 2015

Federal judge sentences man to 20 years in Jamaican lottery scam that cost victims million

BISMARCK, N.D. _ A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for a Jamaican lottery scam that authorities say cost victims around the country […]
November 25, 2015

With officer charged and video released, Chicago awaits more protests of police shooting

By Don Babwin And Jason Keyser THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO _ The white officer who shot a black Chicago teen 16 times has been charged with […]
November 24, 2015

Chicago police officer is charged with murder in the fatal shooting of a black teenager

By Don Babwin And Michael Tarm THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO _ A white Chicago police officer accused of fatally shooting a black teenager was charged with […]
November 24, 2015

3 white suspects sought in shooting near protests over police shooting of black man

By Doug Glass And Steve Karnowski THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MINNEAPOLIS _ Police were searching Tuesday for three white male suspects who authorities say shot and injured […]
November 24, 2015

Obama to honour 17, including Streisand and, Spielberg, with top US civilian award

WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama will recognize 17 people on Tuesday with the nation’s highest civilian award, the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Entertainers receiving the award […]
November 24, 2015

Sanders invokes MLK’s social, economic legacy as he tries to broaden his base against Clinton

By Bill Barrow THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ Campaigning in Martin Luther King Jr.’s hometown, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Monday sought to position himself […]
November 23, 2015

Kenya president declares corruption national security threat to bolster fight against graft

By Tom Odula THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) _ Kenya’s president on Monday declared corruption a national security threat and he presented a raft of […]
November 23, 2015

Guyana limits access to waterfall popular with tourists after suicides

GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ Authorities in the South American country of Guyana have temporarily limited access to the popular Kaieteur Falls following several suicides. Tourism Minister Catherine […]
November 23, 2015

Kerry: US wants to speed up military, anti terror, diplomatic efforts to defeat Islamic State

By Bradley Klapper THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates _ The United States is seeking new military, counterterrorism and diplomatic ideas to destroy […]
November 23, 2015

Hezbollah calls US Senate bill to block its financing a ‘new crime’

BEIRUT _ Lebanon’s militant Hezbollah group has condemned a bill approved by the Senate to block its financing, describing it as “a new crime by American […]
November 21, 2015

Obama administration assures governors that Syrian refugees get ‘rigorous’ security vetting

By Douglass K. Daniel THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ The Obama administration is assuring governors that refugees who come to the United States in its resettlement […]