Sat, 22 Sep 2018

136 dead after ferry sinks in world's largest tropical lake

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania - In one of the year's worst disasters, about 136 people were confirmed dead and several ...

Ensure my safety: Kavanaugh accuser willing to testify

WASHINGTON, U.S. - It has been less than a week since 51-year-old research psychologist from northern California, Christine Blasey Ford ...

Kim Jong Un wants second meeting with Trump

SEOUL, South Korea - The South Korean President Moon Jae In, who just concluded his third meeting with the North ...

Ferry in Tanzania capsizes, hundreds feared dead

UKORA, Tanzania - About 42 people were confirmed dead after a ferry capsized on Africa's largest lake - Lake Victoria ...

North Korean leader vows to shut main missile testing site

PYONGYANG, North Korea - Hailing the progress made in inter-Korean relations at the end of the third summit held between ...

Russia blames 'tragic chance events' for Syria plane downing

MOSCOW, Russia - After accusing Israel of indirectly causing the downing of a Russian military plane near Syria, the Russian ...

China responds to Trump's new tariffs with its own duties

BEIJING, China - Worries among businesses in the U.S. and China intensified further this week, after both the countries exchanged ...

Disgraced Smith, Warner score big on Oz comeback

Cape Town - Disgraced former Australian skipper Steve Smith scored a patient 85 for Sutherland, while former vice-captain David Warner ...

Ramaphosa off to UN in New York in first visit as SA president

President Cyril Ramaphosa will join a number of world leaders in New York in the US as he leads a ...

Iranian News Agency: 8 Dead, 20 Hurt in Military Parade Attack

TEHRAN, IRAN - Gunmen attacked a military parade in the southwest Iranian city of Ahvaz on Saturday, killing at least ...

U.S. Extends Deadline For Investors To Divest Rusal Holdings

The U.S. Treasury Department has extended until November 12 a deadline for investors to divest holdings of debt, equity, and ...

Iran's Rohani Vows Tehran Will Not Abandon Its Missiles

Iranian President Hassan Rohani has vowed that Tehran will not abandon its missiles, despite U.S. pressure. Rohani made the remark ...

Team World socks it to Federer-Djokovic at Laver Cup

Chicago - Kevin Anderson and Jack Sock spoiled the doubles debut of Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic but Team Europe ...

Path Partially Clears for Russia's Return to International Sports

MOSCOW - Russia cautiously celebrated a move by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to reinstate its own laboratory for testing ...

Woman Blinded by IS Blast Bakes to Support Family

WASHINGTON / MOSUL - Iraqi mother Ibstisam Muhammad, 51, has a full-time job making bread to support her family even ...

UN: We Are 'Losing Fight Against Famine' in Yemen

UNITED NATIONS - The U.N.'s humanitarian chief warned Friday that aid workers are "losing the fight against famine" in war-torn ...

US Offers Condolences at Death of Vietnamese President

U.S. President Donald Trump has expressed condolences to the Vietnamese people at the death of their president, Tran Dai Quang, ...

Pompeo: U.S. Preparing 'Actions' Against Venezuela

WASHINGTON - The United States is preparing a 'series of actions' in the coming days to increase pressure on the ...

China's Top Uyghur Official Comes Under Probe

Nur Bekri, the highest ranking ethnic Uyghur in the Chinese government but seen as highly unpopular among his people, has ...

Violence Creates 'Zones of Fear' in Schools Globally

About half of students age 13 to 15 worldwide have experienced violence in school, including bullying, corporal punishment, school shootings ...

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Disgraced Smith, Warner score big on Oz comeback

Cape Town - Disgraced former Australian skipper Steve Smith scored a patient 85 for Sutherland, while former vice-captain David Warner ...

Fiers, As ready to take huge step toward postseason

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Right-hander Mike Fiers will look to continue his strong pitching at home while attempting to extend his ...

Dodgers look to bounce back against Padres

LOS ANGELES -- While the long ball is getting all the attention for the Los Angeles Dodgers of late, they ...

Rockies, Diamondbacks continue to battle for playoff spots

PHOENIX -- This spring, Colorado Rockies manager Bud Black told his players they are good enough to win anywhere. Words ...

Yankees find incentives to play for against Orioles

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees are inching closer toward clinching a wild-card spot for the second straight season. ...

Brewers still battling for division as they visit Pirates

The Milwaukee Brewers picked a good time to solve the Pittsburgh Pirates, and more of the same could make the ...

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