Fri, 22 Mar 2019

US Military Vet Recounts Arrests in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - An American security contractor at the center of a mysterious case roiling Haitian politics says that he ...

Ukraine Seizes Cocaine Worth $51 Million In Cargo Ship

Ukraine's Security Service (SBU) says it has seized a shipment of South American narcotics worth some $51 million. The SBU ...

FIFA bans former Ecuador football chief for life

Zurich - FIFA on Thursday slapped a lifetime ban on the disgraced former head of Ecuador's football federation, Luis Chiriboga ...

Venezuelan Opposition Leader Guaido Says His Top Aide Detained

Venezuelan opposition leader and self-declared interim president Juan Guaido says intelligence agents have detained his chief of staff. Guaido's aide, ...

Ex-President Michel Temer Arrested in Brazil for Corruption

RIO DE JANEIRO - Former Brazilian President Michel Temer was arrested on Thursday on corruption charges, a dramatic development in ...

Native American Chef Wins Prestigious Food Award

WASHINGTON - A Native American chef has been awarded one of the food industry's highest honors for his efforts in ...

Venezuelan Forces Detain Key Aide to Opposition Leader

CARACAS - Venezuelan security forces detained a key aide to opposition leader Juan Guaido in a raid on his home ...

Former footballer arrested over drug trafficking

Cali - Former Colombia international Jhon Viafara has been arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking and could be extradited to ...

Ronaldo signing signals Serie A renaissance: Baresi

London - Cristiano Ronaldo signing for Juventus last year was a shot in the arm for Serie A and bolstered ...

Trump says strongly considering NATO privileges for Brazil

US President Donald Trump and Brazil's new far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro forged a bond over their shared brand of conservative ...

Venezuelans Find Ways to Cope with Inflation and Hunger

CARACAS, VENEZUELA - Francibel Contreras brings her three malnourished children to a soup kitchen in the dangerous hillside Caracas slum ...

Talks Stall Between US, Russia on Venezuela Crisis

ROME - U.S. Special envoy for Venezuela, Elliott Abrams says Russia and the United States have failed to come to ...

Giggs determined to win over Wales doubters

London - Ryan Giggs is determined to win over his doubters and believes that the 2020 European Championship campaign will ...

Giggs hits back after Zlatan criticism of Man Utd 'Class of 92'

London - Ryan Giggs has responded to Zlatan Ibrahimovic's criticism of the "Class of 92" by insisting players with "over ...

US-Russia Talks on Venezuela Stall Over Role of Maduro

ROME - High-level U.S.-Russian talks on how to defuse Venezuela's crisis ended on Tuesday with the two sides still at ...

Paris Catches Asian Tigers in Most Expensive City Race

TBILISI - Paris and Hong Kong for the first time joined Singapore as the world's most expensive cities to live ...

GM to Invest $2.7B in Sao Paulo, Brazil Factories Over 5 Years

SAO PAULO/DETROIT - General Motors said on Tuesday it would invest $2.7 billion in two Brazilian factories over the next ...

Mexico, Brazil Reach Light-vehicle Free Trade Agreement

MEXICO CITY - Mexico's government said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with Brazil on the free trade of ...

Trump to Meet with Caribbean Leaders on Friday at His Florida Resort

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump will meet at his Florida resort on Friday with the leaders of the Bahamas, ...

Riding With 'Uncle Diego': Uber's Wild Drive for Growth in Chile

SANTIAGO - The Uber driver pulled up to the international airport outside Chile's capital. As his passenger jumped into his ...

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Two thirds of those who died in Mosul ferry disaster were women

MOSUL, Iraq - Nearly 100 people, mostly women and children, have drowned after a ferry packed with families celebrating Kurdish ...

U.S. president launches another attack on former senator McCain

LIMA, Ohio - U.S. President Donald Trump was at it again on Wednesday at the U.S. army tank plant in Lima, Ohio. ...

Malaysia doing its bit in supporting UNIFIL

BEIRUT, Lebanon - As U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo flew into Beirut, in Lebanon on Friday, it was business ...

U.S. secretary of state telephones Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman

JERUSALEM, Israel - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has taken time out on his current tour of the Midle ...

Heavy fighting continues in Yemen despite truce

With the UN announcing a  new plan  to shore up the December 2018  Stockholm Agreement between Yemen’s warring parties, the ...

Pompeo renews call for end to isolation of Qatar

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait  - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has renewed a call for Gulf countries to settle their ...

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Abbott Ireland announces expansion plans, new jobs

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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