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Millions of children impacted by severe flooding in Asia

SOUTHEAST ASIA - Heavy rainfall, severe flooding and landslides across Nepal, India and Bangladesh have killed at least 93 children, ...

Peacebuiilding youth need protection, says UN envoy

NEW YORK, New York - After visiting refugee camps in Jordan, UN-backed schools in Gaza, municipalities in Kosovo and Youth ...

Moon mission got huge support from U.S. military

On July 20, 1969, history was made when two Apollo 11 astronauts, Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, became the first ...

FBI seeks public help in identifying domestic terrorists

WASHINGTON, DC - A list of nearly four dozen observable behavioral signs that someone might be planning to commit an ...

Pakistan ordered to review conviction and sentence of suspected spy

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - In a ruling handed down on Wednesday afternoon, the International Court of Justice at The Hague ...

67,000 Vietnamese maimed by unexploded cluster bombs since war's end

History often focuses on the immediate death toll of war. But hostilities can have longer-term consequences on a population's health.In ...

Delhi Police criticised after girl, 6, is abducted and brutally raped

DELHI, India - A women's advocate group in Delhi has slammed police for their handling of a brutal alleged rape ...

Betting on biometrics to boost child vaccination rates

At a glance: Biometrics and children A large new trial will fingerprint children aged 1 to 5 to track vaccinations ...

Briefing: The outlook for Libya's migrant detention centres

More than two weeks after an airstrike on a migrant detention centre in Libya's capital left at least 53 people ...

In Taiz, some Yemenis choose war and home over displacement

After more than four years of fighting, life has become so unbearable for some of Yemen's 3.6 million displaced people ...

Gibraltar Extends Detention of Iranian Tanker For 30 Days

Gibraltar's Supreme Court has ruled that a seized Iranian oil tanker suspected of violating European Union sanctions on Syria can ...

Parliamentary Elections Put Ukraine at Political Crossroads

It was just months ago that a tidal wave of popular support carried a comedian who played the president on ...

China Calls on US To 'Correct' Iran Sanctions

BEIJING - China urged Washington on Friday to "correct" sanctions imposed on Chinese companies accused of helping Iran acquire materials ...

Armenian court punts Kocharyan case to Europe

Armenia's constitutional court has decided to seek advice from European judges on the country's most controversial case, that against former ...

Vos wins women's La Course ahead of Tour de France stage

Pau - Dutch cyclist Marianne Vos won La Course race around Pau on Friday after a steep climb towards the ...

Merkel says Trump tweets 'go against what makes America great'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday condemned US President Donald Trump's xenophobic tweets against four minority Democratic congresswomen, saying the ...

Etzebeth dismisses talk of 'B-team Boks'

Cape Town - Springbok captain Eben Etzebeth shrugged off any suggestion of a second string line-up for Saturday's Rugby Championship ...

South Africa Mourns 'White Zulu' Johnny Clegg

JOHANNESBURG - South African singer and musician Johnny Clegg, one of the loudest voices in pop during the anti-apartheid movement, ...

Humans aren't designed to be happy - so stop trying

A huge happiness and positive thinking industry, estimated to be worth US$11 billion a year, has helped to create the ...

Are Syrian refugees a danger to the West?

While today's news is full of stories about refugees and migrants to the U.S. from Central America, the plight of ...

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Observers See Ominous Turn in Political Divide Over Race, Ideology

WASHINGTON - The weather in Washington has been hot, sticky and relentless this week. So has the politics.In a period ...

Trump, Condemned for 'Racist' Comments, Hits Campaign Trail

U.S. President Donald Trump heads to a campaign rally in North Carolina Wednesday night, promising to continue to talk about ...

Many White Nationalists Praise Controversial Trump Tweets

U.S. President Donald Trump's recent outburst of tweets daring four Democratic members of Congress to "go back" to their countries ...

No arrests made after former employee drives car into Raleigh Massage Envy

No arrests have been made after a former employee drove a car into a Massage Envy spa on Creedmoor Road ...

Autopsy- Raleigh police officer shot man eight times in fatal confrontation

A man who died during an April confrontation with a Raleigh police officer was shot eight times, according to an ...

Remarks by Vice President Pence at Fort Bragg Army Base - Fort Bragg, NC - The White House

Remarks by Vice President Pence at Fort Bragg Army Base - Fort Bragg, NC Whitehouse.gov Fort Bragg, North Carolina. 3:46 ...

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DONEGAL, Ireland - Announcing plans to expand its workforce in Donegal, the U.S. healthcare giant Abbott unveiled plans to create 500 new jobs in the country.Abbott Ireland currently hires c ...

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