September 2, 2015

Major foreign policy victory looms for Obama as Iran nuclear deal nears 34 votes in Senate

By Erica Werner THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama is just one Senate vote shy of being able to declare success on the Iran […]
September 2, 2015

At South African hunting reserve, US bow hunters lie in wait for antelope and other wildlife

By Christopher Torchia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OLIFANTSVALLEI, South Africa _ One American bow and arrow hunter who travelled with his wife to a South African wildlife […]
September 2, 2015

Bahamas unveils national park to protect endangered Atlantic Coast birds

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP)_ The Bahamas has unveiled a new national park to help protect the winter homes of endangered Atlantic Coast shorebirds. The Joulter Cays National […]
September 1, 2015

UN visits Guyana to help settle border dispute with Venezuela

EORGETOWN, Guyana _ U.N. officials are visiting the South American country of Guyana to help settle a border dispute with neighbouring Venezuela. The office of Guyana […]
September 1, 2015

Nigeria’s former security adviser pleads not guilty to charge of possessing illegal weapons

By Bashir Adigun THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ABUJA, Nigeria _ Nigeria’s former national security adviser pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of possessing weapons illegally. Sambo Dasuki […]
September 1, 2015

Dominica seeking more aid as clean up continues from deadly Tropical Storm Erika

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP)_ International aid has been pouring into Dominica following the devastating passage of Tropical Storm Erika but the government says it still faces a […]
September 1, 2015

FOREST WHITAKER SPEAKS ABOUT CHILD SOLDIERS

UNITED NATIONS (AP) _ Forest Whitaker is looking to help kids who are taking part in war — instead of doing things like being in school. […]
August 31, 2015

Obama offended by Iran nuclear deal critics who attack Jews in his administration backing pact

WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama said people who attack Jews who support the Iran nuclear deal are like African-Americans who differ with him on policy and […]
August 30, 2015

Trumpets and tears: New Orleans, Gulf Coast mark Katrina milestone and look to future

By Rebecca Santana And Kevin McGill THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW ORLEANS _ The Gulf Coast and New Orleans observed the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one […]
August 30, 2015

Dominica declares disaster status, appeals for aid, after Erika leaves 20 dead

ROSEAU, Dominica _ Rescue teams worked Sunday to reopen roads to remote communities in Dominica after Tropical Storm Erika caused flooding and mudslides that killed at […]
August 28, 2015

Tropical Storm Erika soaks Puerto Rico after it kills 4 people in Dominica

By Danica Coto And Carlisle Jno Baptiste THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico _ Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico Friday with rain and wind […]
August 28, 2015

Libya authorities collect bodies from latest migrant disaster after drownings off coastal city

ZUWARA, Libya(AP) _ An Associated Press photographer at the scene of the latest migrant disaster says authorities are collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off […]
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