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BOSTON (AP) — The latest crop of U.S. Rhodes scholars has more women than any other single class, and almost half of this year’s recipients of the prestigious scholarship to Oxford University in England are either immigrants or first-...

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The search for remains of victims of the devastating Northern California wildfire has taken on new urgency as rain in the forecast could complicate those efforts while also bringing relief to firefighters on the front...

WASHINGTON (AP):President Donald Trump said there is no reason for him to listen to a recording of the "very violent, very vicious" killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which has put him in a diplomatic bind: how to admonish Riyadh for the...

PARIS (AP):One protester was killed and 106 others were injured at roadblocks set up around France yesterday as citizens angry at rising fuel taxes rose up in a grass-roots movement and posed a new challenge to President Emmanuel Macron.Police...

BUENOS AIRES, (AP):The Argentine government acknowledged yesterday that it lacked the proper technology to rescue the submarine found deep in the Atlantic that disappeared a year ago with 44 crew members aboard.Defence Minister Oscar Aguad said at a...

MAGALIA, California (AP):Cool weather helped fire crews gain ground yesterday against the deadliest wildfire in a century in the United States, as the search went on for more bodies in the ashes of Paradise and surrounding communities. At least 56...

LONDON (AP):British Prime Minister Theresa May was battling yesterday to save both her Brexit deal and her job, as ministers quit her government and a growing list of lawmakers demanded her ouster over the divorce agreement struck between Britain...

TALLAHASSEE, (AP):A federal judge slammed Florida on Thursday for repeatedly failing to anticipate election problems, and said the state law on recounts appears to violate the US Supreme Court ruling that decided the presidency in 2000."We have been...

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP):Saudi Arabia's top prosecutor said on Thursday he would seek the death penalty for five men charged with the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey, while the United States moved to sanction 17 Saudi...

GAZA CITY (AP):Palestinian organisers of the weekly demonstrations in the Gaza Strip along the Israeli border said they will hold another protest today - in a key test of this week's ceasefire between Israel and Gaza militant groups.Tuesday's...
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