January 13, 2015

New York City mayor struggles to mend rift with police, rejects idea of apology

By Jonathan Lemire THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Nothing Mayor Bill de Blasio has tried has helped heal his rift with the New York City […]
January 12, 2015

White House says it erred in not sending a higher level official to Paris anti terror march

By Julie Pace THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ The White House said Monday that President Barack Obama or another high-level representative should have joined dozens of […]
January 9, 2015

Video shows Cleveland police restrain, handcuff teen after shooting her 12 year old brother

By Mark Gillispie THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CLEVELAND _ A video released by the city of Cleveland shows a police officer pushing a 14-year-old girl to the […]
January 9, 2015

US: Passenger from Jamaica accused of trying to smuggle cocaine in her luggage at JFK

NEW YORK _ U.S. authorities say a passenger on a flight from Jamaica was arrested at New York’s Kennedy Airport and accused of trying to smuggle […]
January 9, 2015

Trinidad warns of big cuts, revises budget amid drop in oil prices

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad _ Trinidad & Tobago’s prime minister is warning of major cuts in expenditures following a sharp drop in oil prices that has forced the […]
January 9, 2015

Bill Cosby forced to confront abuse allegations in midst of Ontario show

By Diana Mehta THE CANADIAN PRESS LONDON, Ont. _ Bill Cosby was forced to publicly confront the sexual assault allegations that have dogged him for weeks […]
January 6, 2015

Ex Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell looks to avoid prison at sentencing for corruption

By Larry O’Dell And Alan Suderman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RICHMOND, Va. _ Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, once a top Republican prospect for national office, faces […]
January 3, 2015

US says new sanctions on North Korea just the first step in US response to Sony hack attack

By Josh Lederman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HONOLULU _ The United States says its new round of sanctions against North Korea is just the opening salvo in […]
January 3, 2015

Guyana to issue new passports with security features to fight fraud

GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ The South American country of Guyana is issuing new passports with improved safety features after seizing fraudulent ones in recent months. Security Minister […]
January 3, 2015

Dominican Republic says it will not recognize same sex marriages performed at UK embassy

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ The Dominican Republic says it will not recognize a same-sex marriage performed for the first time in the conservative Caribbean country. […]
January 3, 2015

Buckingham Palace denies Prince Andrew engaged in sexual impropriety with a minor

By Sylvia Hui THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ Royal officials on Friday denied that Britain’s Prince Andrew engaged in any “impropriety with underage minors” after he […]
December 31, 2014

Guyana sugar company meets target for 1st time in a decade

GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ The Caribbean trade bloc’s largest sugarcane producing company says it has met its first annual target in a decade. The Guyana Sugar Corporation […]