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HOUSTON (AP):Shackled at their ankles and wrists and their shoelaces removed, a long line of men and women waited on the tarmac as a team of officers patted them down and checked inside their mouths for anything hidden.Then one by one, they climbed...

NEW DELHI (AP):At least six people died and 129 others were injured in a fire that broke out Monday in a hospital in Mumbai, India's financial and entertainment capital, police said.The fire in the five-storey government-run ESIC Kamgar Hospital in...

LONDON (AP):Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday that the postponed vote in Parliament on Britain's Brexit agreement with the European Union (EU) will be held the week of January 14 - more than a month after it was originally scheduled and just 10...

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House today pushed the federal government closer to the brink of a partial shutdown later this week, digging in on its demand for $5 billion to build a border wall as congressional Democrats stood firm against it...

PARIS (AP) — Yellow vest protesters occupied dozens of traffic roundabouts across France today even as their movement for economic justice appeared to be losing momentum on the fifth straight weekend of protests. The road blockades remained...

LONDON (AP) — Supporters of British Prime Minister Theresa May dampened suggestions today that the government is planning a second referendum on whether to leave the European Union, arguing that another Brexit vote would exacerbate divisions...

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch appeals court on Friday upheld a prison sentence of nearly 11 years for a man convicted of cyberbullying dozens of young women and gay men around the world. Amsterdam Appeals Court confirmed the maximum...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Shaken and facing a prison term, President Donald Trump’s longtime personal lawyer said Friday that Trump directed him to buy the silence of two women during the 2016 campaign because he was concerned about how their...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — They call her the 'young miracle.'  A baby who was admitted to an Ebola treatment centre just six days after birth is now recovered from the virus. Congo’s health ministry calls the baby the youngest...

PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Hemp is about to get the nod from the federal government that marijuana, its cannabis plant cousin, craves. A provision of the farm bill that received final approval in Congress on Wednesday removes hemp from the...
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