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SUBIRATS, Spain (AP):The lone fugitive from the Spanish cell that killed 15 people in and near Barcelona was shot to death yesterday after he flashed what turned out to be a fake suicide belt at two troopers who confronted him in a vineyard just...

PHILADELPHIA (AP):Bill Cosby has hired Michael Jackson's former lawyer to represent him at his November retrial on sexual assault charges in Pennsylvania.Cosby's spokesman announced yesterday that the 80-year-old comedian is bringing in Tom Mesereau...

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP):Churches across Sierra Leone held special services yesterday in memory of those killed in mudslides and flooding earlier this week, as hospital officials announced the toll had risen to nearly 500 bodies collected.More...

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) -- Granted diplomatic immunity by South Africa, the wife of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe returned home from Johannesburg on Sunday despite calls that she be prosecuted for allegedly assaulting a young model at a luxury...

LUCKNOW, India (AP):There was widespread mourning across sections of India yesterday after six coaches of a passenger train derailed killing 23 people and injuring at least 81, officials said.Two of the coaches telescoped into each other, while four...

BOSTON (AP):Thousands of leftist counter protesters marched through downtown Boston yesterday, chanting anti-Nazi slogans and waving signs condemning white nationalism as conservative activists appeared to cut short a rally one week after a Virginia...

CARACAS, (AP)Venezuela's congress met yesterday in defiance of what opposition leaders consider an autocratic push by allies of President Nicolas Maduro to usurp the legislature's powers.The deputy chief of mission at the United States Embassy in...

International aid officials say more than 16 million people have now been affected by seasonal flooding across a broad section of southern Asia. It’s believed that the flooding in Nepal, Bangladesh and India have claimed close to 500...

BARCELONA (AP):The interior chief for Spain's Catalonia region said three days of mourning have been declared to honour the victims of the van attack that killed 13 people in Barcelona's bustling Las Ramblas district.Interior Department chief...

BRIDGETOWN, (AP):Yesterday, shops and government offices were closing early in Barbados and flights cancelled as Tropical Storm Harvey approached the eastern Caribbean.Up to press time, the United States...
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