Thu, 23 May 2019

At least 11 dead in mass shooting in northern Brazilian city

BELEM, Brazil - At least eleven people have been killed in a mass shooting in Brazil. Gunmen opened fire on ...

As migrant numbers swell on the US-Mexico border, so do unmet needs

A short walk over the bridge that connects the United States to Mexico, a group of 14 Guatemalans, the youngest ...

Maduro asks armed forced to to be 'vigilant' to deter US invasion.

Caracas [Venezuela], May 23 (ANI): Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday ordered armed forces to be "vigilant" to deter a ...

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. ...

Maradona returns to Argentina for shoulder treatment

Buenos Aires - Argentine football great Diego Maradona is to have treatment in Buenos Aires on an injured shoulder that ...

The American GI in WWII, uncensored

I can still recall the exhilaration I felt in the reading room of the National Archives in College Park, Maryland.It ...

World Cup exile Hales will still cheer on England

London - Alex Hales insists he will still support England at the upcoming World Cup despite his shock exile from ...

Blitzbok young gun keen to continue upward curve

Cape Town - Four tournaments into the 2018/19 World Rugby Sevens Series and the Blitzboks looked down and out, failing ...

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 - ...

SA's Everest hero says it 'needed to be done'

Johannesburg - The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest said Wednesday that knowing ...

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 ...

Trump, Democrats Debate What to Debate: Infrastructure or Trade

Reality has set in during the three weeks since President Donald Trump and Democratic congressional leaders agreed to work together ...

Zero-carbon electric transport is already in reach for small islands

At a recent talk on the UK's energy sector, the head of an electric utility company claimed that "the problem ...

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 ...

Trump to Democrats: Pass Trade Deal, Then Infrastructure

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump is telling Democratic leaders that he believes Congress should first pass a new trade deal ...

The new NAFTA's assault on public health

The negotiations were strained and at times it looked like it would be stillborn, but the USMCA (the new North ...

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, ...

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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Thousands of jobs to go at Ford

DEARBORN, Michigan - Ford Motor Company is to slash its global workforce by about 10% over the next three months. ...

At least 11 dead in mass shooting in northern Brazilian city

BELEM, Brazil - At least eleven people have been killed in a mass shooting in Brazil. Gunmen opened fire on ...

As migrant numbers swell on the US-Mexico border, so do unmet needs

A short walk over the bridge that connects the United States to Mexico, a group of 14 Guatemalans, the youngest ...

Maduro asks armed forced to to be 'vigilant' to deter US invasion.

Caracas [Venezuela], May 23 (ANI): Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday ordered armed forces to be "vigilant" to deter a ...

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. ...

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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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