September 28, 2015

Jamaica: Leaders of UK, Japan to make official visits to Caribbean country this week

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ The leaders of Britain and Japan are making official visits to Jamaica this week, the Caribbean country’s government announced Monday. British Prime Minister […]
September 28, 2015

2 Senate, 8 Chamber seats decided in Haiti elections, sending most races to runoffs next month

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Two candidates won election to Haiti‘s Senate and eight gained seats in the lower house in the […]
September 28, 2015

Clinton says Bush’s comments that Democrats offer ‘free stuff’ to black voters is insulting

By Ken Thomas THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton says Jeb Bush’s suggestion that Democrats offer “free stuff” to appeal to […]
September 25, 2015

South Africa says former Mozambican leader’s data on poacher deaths in Kruger park is inflated

By Christopher Torchia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ South Africa on Friday disputed a reported assertion that rangers in Kruger National Park have killed nearly 500 […]
September 25, 2015

Guyana launches military exercises amid border dispute with Venezuela

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) _ Guyana is conducting military exercises as relations with neighbouring Venezuela sour over a border dispute. Hundreds of soldiers assembled on all military bases […]
September 25, 2015

Mrs. Obama, Chinese counterpart help give panda cub its name: Bei Bei

By Darlene Superville THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Washington’s newest giant panda cub is nameless no more. Call him Bei Bei. First lady Michelle Obama and her Chinese […]
September 24, 2015

Inmates view premiere of documentary featuring Obama’s visit to Oklahoma federal prison

By Tim Talley THE ASSOCIATED PRESS EL RENO, Okla. _ Federal inmates at an Oklahoma prison said Wednesday they are hoping a documentary featuring President Barack […]
September 23, 2015


NEW YORK (AP) _ The boyfriend of Morgan Freeman’s granddaughter has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in her stabbing death. Lamar Davenport was arrested Aug. […]
September 23, 2015


CUMBERLAND, Md. (AP) _ It was a blown drone plot. Authorities say three men, including an inmate, have been indicted on charges they planned to use […]
September 23, 2015


NEW YORK (AP) _ Trump or Colbert (kohl-BEHR’)? That’s the game “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert played with GOP front-runner Donald Trump last night. Colbert read […]
September 17, 2015

New York governor’s aide shot in crossfire before West Indian Day parade dies of his injuries

By Tom McElroy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ An aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was shot in the crossfire between two gangs hours before […]
September 16, 2015

Police: 2 officers fatally shot by gangsters in notorious Haitian slum on edge of capital

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Two police officers have been killed in a rough Haitian shantytown that has long been known for its well-armed gangs and extreme poverty. […]