November 27, 2015

Dominican Republic judge orders transportation union leader held in murder investigation

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ A judge in the Dominican Republic has ordered the leader of a public transportation union held for one year while authorities […]
November 27, 2015

Landing gear collapses as Mexican jetliner lands in Mexico City; no injuries reported

MEXICO CITY _ A landing gear on a Boeing 737 of the Mexican airline Magnicharters partially collapsed as the plane landed at Mexico City’s international airport […]
November 27, 2015

A dozen schools down but just 1 will get Obama’s daughter Malia as college freshman next fall

By Darlene Superville THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Michelle Obama’s message for high school seniors fretting about their college prospects is simple. Do your research. Visit […]
November 27, 2015

The Latest: Teachers urged to join Black Friday march in Chicago to protest black teen’s death

CHICAGO _ The latest on the aftermath of the shooting of a black teenager by a white Chicago police officer (all times local): 7:55 a.m. The […]
November 26, 2015

Officials: At least 11 dead, 70 injured in collision of 2 buses in Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ Dominican authorities say at least 11 people have died and over 70 have been injured when two buses collided between two […]
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 […]