Fri, 24 May 2019

Migrant Surge Accelerates at US-Mexico Border

CAPITOL HILL - The Trump administration on Thursday said a surge of migrant arrivals at the southern U.S. border continues ...

UNHCR: People Fleeing Venezuela Need Protection, Must Not Be Deported

GENEVA - The U.N. refugee agency says the majority of Venezuelans fleeing worsening conditions in their country are in need ...

WHO Certifies Algeria, Argentina Free of Malaria

GENEVA - The World Health Organization has certified Algeria and Argentina as malaria-free, following three consecutive years where no new ...

PSG's Al-Khelaifi charged in Qatar athletics graft probe

Paris - Paris Saint-Germain chief Nasser Al-Khelaifi was on Thursday charged with corruption in the bidding process for this year's ...

FAA Chief Has No Timetable for Boeing 737 MAX Approval

FORT WORTH, TEXAS - The acting head of the Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday he does not have a ...

US Acknowledges Death of Migrant Girl

U.S. officials acknowledged Wednesday that a 10-year-old girl from El Salvador died in U.S. custody last year.The previously unreported case ...

Brazil's Bolsonaro Wins Key Vote in Congress

BRASILIA - Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro surmounted a crucial hurdle for his young government on Wednesday by winning approval from ...

House Hearing Grows Heated Over Migrant Children's Deaths

WASHINGTON - A Democratic lawmaker on Wednesday blamed the Trump administration's border policies for the deaths of migrant children, an ...

Home game: Rethinking Canada through Indigenous hockey

"Damn, we got it. We won one in their barn!"To Cree hockey player Eugene Arcand, these words made little sense. ...

Brazil Sues Top Tobacco Firms to Recover Public Health Costs

BRASILIA - Brazil's solicitor general's office is suing the world's largest cigarette makers British American Tobacco Plc and Philip Morris ...

How we traced 'mystery emissions' of CFCs back to eastern China

Since being universally ratified in the 1980s, the Montreal Protocol - the treaty charged with healing the ozone layer - ...

IOC recommends suspending boxing federation from Tokyo 2020

Lausanne - The International Olympic Committee recommended Wednesday that amateur boxing's governing body be stripped of its right to organise ...

Bolsonaro Revises Decree, Bans Brazilians Carrying Assault Weapons

BRASILIA - Brazilians will no longer be permitted to carry assault weapons on the street after pro-gun President Jair Bolsonaro ...

Pope Appoints New Auxiliary Bishops in Chile's Scandal-Rocked Church

ROME - Pope Francis has appointed two auxiliary bishops to Santiago, Chile. They are the first bishops who have been ...

Major Texas Border Station Closed for Flu Outbreak After Teen Death

A major Texas border station has been temporarily closed due to a fever outbreak, officials said, one day after a ...

Former Kenya athletics chief banned for corruption

Paris - Kenya's former athletics team manager Michael Rotich has been banned for 10 years for agreeing to provide advance ...

Crisis-hit boxing federation faces Tokyo verdict

Lausanne - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) was on Wednesday poised to decide on whether to strip amateur boxing's crisis-hit ...

Spanish Oil Giant Winds Down Operations in Venezuela

MADRID, SPAIN - Spain's Repsol, the last western oil giant with major operations in Venezuela, is leaving the embattled country, ...

Olympic medallist handed temporary doping ban

Paris - The Rio Olympics marathon silver medallist Eunice Jepkirui Kirwa has been provisionally suspended for breaking anti-doping rules, the ...

Bolivian referee death puts altitude matches under spotlight

La Paz - The death of a Bolivian referee officiating a match at more than 4,000 meters has reopened the ...

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Wall Street joins world markets sell-off

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks fell sharply on Thursday, joining a global sell-off which saw equity markets around ...

Train under development in China will reach speeds of 600kph

QINGDAO, China - A high-speed train capable of reaching speeds of 600 kilometers per hour (373 miles per hour) is ...

Asian stocks fall across the board

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks were lower across the board in Asia on Thursday, while the U.S. dollar gained new ground.Japan's ...

India gets 3/4 billion dollar loan for railways track electrification

NEW DELHI, India - The Indian government is borrowing $750 million equivalent in Indian Rupees, in what will be the ...

Stalling of trade talks weighs on Wall Street

NEW YORK, New York - The U.S. stock markets were largely unchanged on Wednesday, although all the major indices recorded ...

Irish Trade Minister warns businesses to prepare for no deal Brexit

DUBLIN, Ireland - The Irish deputy leader has briefed the cabinet on the risks to Ireland of a no-deal Brexit ...

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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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