June 5, 2015

South African police investigating World Cup bribe allegations related to 2010 tournament

By Gerald Imray THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAPE TOWN, South Africa _ South African authorities have opened a preliminary investigation into World Cup bribery allegations, and an […]
June 3, 2015

UN draft to authorize EU migrant plan has ‘paused’ without Libya’s consent, diplomat says

By Cara Anna THE ASSOCIATED PRESS A United Nations Security Council diplomat says a draft resolution meant to authorize a European Union plan to combat migrant […]
June 3, 2015

Man, 20, accused of shooting 2 officers during Ferguson protests in March pleads not guilty

By Jim Salter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CLAYTON, Mo. _ A man accused of shooting two St. Louis-area police officers in March during a protest in Ferguson […]
June 3, 2015

South African sports minister says $10 million payment was ‘categorically’ not a bribe

By Lynsey Chutel And Gerald Imray THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ South Africa’s sports minister “categorically” denied on Wednesday that the $10 million paid to former […]
June 3, 2015

Woman killed by lion in South Africa game preserve grew up in New York; funeral Saturday

RYE, N.Y.(AP) _ Funeral for Katherine Chappell, the American woman who was mauled to death by a lion in a South Africa game reserve, is planned […]
June 3, 2015

Dominican Republic to debate whether presidents can hold office for 2 consecutive terms

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP)_ Legislators in the Dominican Republic have approved a measure to establish a special assembly that will debate whether to allow presidents […]
June 2, 2015

South African wildlife park where lion killed an American woman, ‘operating as usual’

By Lynsey Chutel And Courtney Quirin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ Despite a fatal lion attack the previous day, business ran pretty much as usual on […]
June 2, 2015

Obama bestows Medal of Honor on 2 World War I veterans who may have faced discrimination

By Nedra Pickler THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama awarded the Medal of Honor Tuesday to two World War I Army soldiers who may […]
June 2, 2015

US, South African researchers remember slaves who died in 1794 Cape Town shipwreck

By Christopher Torchia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAPE TOWN, South Africa _ Against a backdrop of exclusive, sea-view apartments in Cape Town, South African and American researchers […]
June 2, 2015

Some Jamaica police walk off job in wage dispute with gov’t; more military join patrols

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS KINGSTON, Jamaica _ A number of rank-and-file police officers in Jamaica walked off the job in a wage dispute with […]
May 28, 2015

Legal battle over Martin Luther King Jr. Bible, Nobel prize headed for court ordered mediation

By Kate Brumback THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ A legal battle over civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s travelling Bible and 1964 Nobel Peace […]
May 28, 2015

Under 20 World Cup: Former winner Ghana, U 17 champion Nigeria lead African challenge

By Gerald Imray THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CAPE TOWN, South Africa _ While Africa’s senior teams have struggled to make an impact at the World Cup, the […]