Pope holds Mass for 1,000 prisoners

  • Pope holds Mass for 1,000 prisoners

    VATICAN CITY (AFP-Jiji) — Pope Francis on Sunday celebrated Mass before a thousand prisoners specially invited to the Vatican, giving them a message of hope while denouncing the “hypocrisy” of …

  • Assault launched on ISIL ‘capital’ in Syria

    AIN ISSA, Syria (AFP-Jiji) — U.S.-backed Kurdish-Arab forces launched an offensive Sunday on the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group’s de facto Syrian capital Raqqa, upping pressure …

  • Michelin releases 1st Seoul guide

    SEOUL (AFP-Jiji) — The Michelin food guide unveiled its first Seoul edition on Monday, with two upscale Korean restaurants receiving the coveted three stars, but recognition also for a more humble …

  • FBI clears Clinton in new email review

    WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey told Congress in a letter sent Sunday that a review of newly discovered Hillary Clinton emails has “not changed our conclusions” from earlier this year…

  • Iraqi forces: Defenses, civilians hamper advance on Mosul

    MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraq’s special forces struggled Sunday to clear areas retaken from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group along Mosul’s eastern edge, where the extremists have …

  • Irish ‘behind Mosul suicide attack’

    DUBLIN (Reuters) — Ireland’s Foreign Ministry is investigating reports that an Irish citizen died in a suicide attack near the Iraqi city of Mosul, a spokesman said Saturday. The Islamic State …

  • Pakistan to deport National Geographic ‘Afghan girl’

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AFP-Jiji) — The Afghan woman immortalized on a National Geographic cover said she is “heartbroken” at news she will be deported from Pakistan to the war-torn homeland she fi…

  • EU to flag ‘relapse’ on press freedom in Turkey

    BERLIN (Reuters) — A European Commission report on Turkey’s progress toward European Union membership cites problems with press freedoms and independence of the judiciary, Frankfurter Allgemeine …

  • Spain: Security forces arrest ETA leader

    MADRID (Reuters) — Spain said security forces had arrested the head of Basque militant separatist group ETA in south-western France on Saturday in a joint operation between the French domestic inte…

  • Girl abducted by Boko Haram found by troops

    LAGOS (Reuters) — One of more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by jihadist group Boko Haram from their school in northeast Nigeria’s Chibok in 2014 has been found by soldiers, a Nigerian Army spokes…

  • Trump, Clinton court voters in swing states

  • Prosecutors arrest 2 former Park aides

    SEOUL (AP) — South Korean prosecutors on Sunday formally arrested two former presidential aides as they bring their investigation over a bizarre political scandal that has engulfed the nation a ste…

  • ‘The Simpsons’ renewed through historic 30th season

    NEW YORK (AFP-Jiji) — Hit animated comedy “The Simpsons” will return for two more seasons on U.S. television network Fox — its 29th and 30th — and thereby will set a record as the primetime…

  • Melania worked ‘without proper visa’

  • Security scare for Trump in final days

  • 2 Italians, Canadian freed in Libya

    ROME (AP) — Two Italians and a Canadian citizen kidnapped in southern Libya in September were freed unharmed and brought to Italy early Saturday, authorities said. Italian authorities said the int…

  • U.S. warning of Al-Qaida election threat

  • Beijing to intervene in oath dispute with H.K. lawmakers

    HONG KONG (AP) — Beijing plans to intervene in a Hong Kong political dispute over two young, newly elected separatist lawmakers in a rare move that is stoking fears the Chinese-ruled city’s consid…

  • Clinton sent daughter material later classified

  • May assures EU leaders Brexit going as planned

    LONDON (Reuters) — Prime Minister Theresa May told European Union leaders on Friday she was confident a court ruling that could delay Britain’s departure from the bloc would be overturned and sai…

  • Sting to sing at Paris Bataclan reopening after 2015 attacks

    PARIS (Reuters) — The Paris concert venue where Islamist militants killed 90 people in November 2015 has enrolled rock star Sting for a concert to mark its reopening a year after the tragedy. Stin…

  • Pressure mounts on embattled Park

    SEOUL (AFP-Jiji) — Thousands of South Koreans took to the streets Saturday to demand embattled President Park Geun-hye resign over a crippling corruption scandal. Protesters chanted slogans and ca…

  • Iraqi special forces push deeper into eastern Mosul

    MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) — Iraqi special forces said they recaptured six districts of eastern Mosul on Friday, expanding the army’s foothold in the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) bastio…

  • Huge Muslim protest in Jakarta turns deadly

    JAKARTA (Reuters) — Indonesian President Joko Widodo lashed out at politicians for stoking a huge protest by Muslims that briefly turned violent on Friday night as a hardcore group pressed for the …

  • 3 U.S. military trainers killed by Jordan forces

    AMMAN (Reuters) — Three U.S. military trainers were shot dead in Jordan on Friday when their car failed to stop at the gate of a military base and was fired on by Jordanian security forces, a Jorda…

  • To control childhood asthma attacks, reduce indoor pollutions

    To avoid asthma attacks, children with the respiratory disease shouldn’t breathe indoor air that’s contaminated by pollutants and allergens known to aggravate their symptoms, U.S. doctors advise….

  • Babies should sleep in parents’ room for first year

    MIAMI (AFP-Jiji) — To reduce the risk of sudden death, babies should sleep in the same room as their parents but in their own crib or bassinet for the first year of life, U.S. doctors said Monday. …

  • Clinton, Trump clash in final campaign stretch

  • Zuma faces no-confidence vote

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) — South Africa’s Jacob Zuma faces a no-confidence vote in parliament next week with his presidency mired in crisis, after investigators documented allegations of government cor…

  • Fending off Trump, Clinton tries to secure ‘blue wall’

  • U.K. High Court rules Brexit needs Parliament’s approval

    LONDON (Reuters) — A British court ruled on Thursday that the government needs parliamentary approval to start the process of leaving the European Union, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa …

  • Car bomb explodes in Turkey after MPs held

    DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) — A car bomb rocked southeastern Turkey’s largest city on Friday, killing one person and injuring more than 40, security sources said, hours after police detained poli…

  • Paris climate agreement becomes international law

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Paris Agreement to combat climate change becomes international law on Friday — a landmark that the United Nations says signals the beginning of a new chapter for humanki…

  • Embattled S.Korea leader: Scandal “all my fault and mistake”

    SEOUL (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye took sole blame Friday for a “heartbreaking” scandal that threatens her government and vowed she will accept a direct investigation into her ac…

  • Iraqi govt consolidates gains before Mosul urban warfare

    MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — Iraqi special forces mopping up in territory seized in eastern Mosul killed eight Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants Wednesday as residents fled to safety from …

  • Denied arms, Duterte calls U.S. ‘monkeys’

    MANILA (Reuters) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte chided the United States on Wednesday for halting the planned sale of 26,000 rifles to his country, calling those behind the decision “fools…

  • Hacked emails show Clinton camp ‘coordinated’ with State on server

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A State Department official appeared to coordinate with Hillary Clinton’s nascent presidential campaign hours before the former secretary of state’s exclusive use of private e…

  • Carter talks with Turkey about role in Raqqa fight

    FORT LEONARD WOOD, Mo. (Reuters) — The United States is continuing to talk with ally Turkey on the role it will play in the operation to seize the city of Raqqa, Islamic State of Iraq and the Levan…

  • Russia gives rebels deadline to leave Aleppo

    MOSCOW (Reuters) — Russia and the Syrian Army on Wednesday told anti-government rebels in Aleppo to leave by Friday evening, signaling an extended moratorium on airstrikes in the city. The Russian…

  • Kenya pulls U.N. peacekeepers from S. Sudan in protest

    NAIROBI (AP) — Kenya is pulling out its 1,000 troops deployed to South Sudan as part of the U.N. peacekeeping mission and stopping future deployments after the U.N. secretary general fired the forc…

  • Park risks probe, new PM nominee warns

    SEOUL (AFP-Jiji) — A snowballing political scandal moved closer to embattled South Korean President Park Geun-hye on Thursday, with her newly nominated prime minister warning she could face a probe…

  • Russia’s No. 4 city mired in HIV epidemic

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russian health officials say one in 50 people in the country’s fourth-largest city is carrying the HIV virus as Russia struggles to deal with a rapidly rising number of infections. …

  • Obama slams ‘innuendo’ by FBI

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. President Barack Obama staunchly defended Hillary Clinton’s use of private email as an “honest mistake,” suggesting Wednesday that voters should discount innuendo-fille…

  • Xi meets Taiwan opposition, cites ‘1-China principle’

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Taiwan’s opposition leader Tuesday, underscoring Beijing’s message to the island’s independence-leaning administration that it won’t hav…

  • N. Korea set to launch missile, U.S. says

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) — North Korea is preparing to launch an intermediate-range ballistic missile in the next three days, Fox Business Network reported on Tuesday, citing two unidentified U.S. offic…

  • Scandal-rocked S. Korean president replaces premier

    SEOUL (AFP-Jiji) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye replaced her prime minister and finance minister Wednesday, as she scrambled to contain a damaging scandal over a close friend accused of medd…

  • Park stresses ‘all-nation, neutral government’

    SEOUL — South Korean President Park Geun-hye, who has been embroiled in a scandal over suspected political meddling by a friend, has moved to replace the prime minister, who had handled internal af…

  • Venezuela opposition scraps Maduro trial

    CARACAS (Reuters) — Venezuela freed four activists and the opposition postponed a symbolic trial in congress of President Nicolas Maduro on Tuesday even as it warned it would quit Vatican-backed ta…

  • Kerry meets China state councilor in New York

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry and national security adviser Susan Rice held talks Tuesday with a senior Chinese official on managing differences and expanding cooperation between …

  • Iraqi troops engage ISIL in Mosul

    EAST OF MOSUL, Iraq (Reuters) — Iraqi forces battled Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant group fighters on the eastern edge of Mosul on Tuesday as the two-week campaign to recapture…

  • Turkish tanks readied at Iraqi border

    ANKARA (Reuters) — Turkey’s military has begun deploying tanks and other armored vehicles to the town of Silopi near the Iraqi border, in a move the defense minister said on Tuesday was related t…

  • U.N. chief fires South Sudan commander after harsh report

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon fired the commander of the peacekeeping force in South Sudan on Tuesday after an independent investigation sharply criticized the military respon…

  • Anti-Putin activist being ‘tortured’

    MOSCOW (Reuters) — A Russian opposition activist who became the first person to be jailed under a new law for repeatedly staging peaceful anti-Kremlin protests says he is being tortured in prison a…

  • Russia says Syria peace talks halted indefinitely

    MOSCOW (Reuters) — Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Tuesday a Western failure to rein in violent Islamists in Syria had indefinitely delayed the resumption of peace talks. Shoigu sai…

  • Trump, Clinton in close final week battle

  • Pope appoints new archbishop for Guam amid abuse scandal

    HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — The new leader of the Catholic Church in Guam will immediately assume all responsibilities in the archdiocese while its suspended archbishop faces a church trial for allegedly …

  • Thai king succession announcement allays fears

    BANGKOK (Reuters) — News that Thailand is making preparations for the crown prince to ascend to the throne on Dec. 1 is likely to allay worries that the kingdom was headed for a period of instabili…

  • China’s new stealth fighter takes flight

    ZHUHAI, China (Reuters) — China showed its Chengdu J-20 stealth fighter in public for the first time on Tuesday, opening the country’s biggest meeting of aircraft makers and buyers with a show of …

  • Hezbollah ally elected as Lebanon president

    BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon’s parliament elected former army commander Michel Aoun as president on Monday, filling a post that had been vacant for more than two years and injecting hope that the countr…

  • Iraqi forces make 1st push into Mosul

    EAST OF MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) — Iraq troops broke through Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant militant group (ISIL) defense lines in an eastern suburb of Mosul on Monday, taking the battle…

  • Pyongyang revels in Seoul political woes

    TOKYO (AP) — North Korea is joyfully jumping into a bizarre political scandal rocking Seoul, calling it the inevitable result of a corrupt regime and saying the administration of South Korean Presi…

  • Trump sticks to attacking Clinton

  • Holocaust hero Wallenberg ‘dead’

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — World War II hero Raoul Wallenberg, who is credited with helping at least 20,000 Hungarian Jews escape the Holocaust, has been pronounced dead by Swedish authorities, 71 years afte…

  • Pope marks Protestant Reformation

    LUND, Sweden (AP) — Pope Francis urged Catholics and Lutherans on Monday to forgive the “errors” of the past and forge a future together, including sharing the Eucharist, as he marked the 500th…

  • Rwanda accuses 22 French officers of genocide

    KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda’s government on Monday said 22 French senior military officers helped to plan and execute the 1994 genocide, in which more than 800,000 people were killed. The Frenc…

  • Monkeys make stone flakes like early tools

    NEW YORK (AP) — Call them knockoffs. Rock-smashing monkeys in Brazil make stone flakes that look a lot like tools made by our ancient ancestors. Scientists watched as capuchin monkeys in a nationa…

  • Study finds little lies lead to bigger ones

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Telling little fibs leads down a slippery slope to bigger lies — and our brains adapt to escalating dishonesty, which makes deceit easier, a new study shows. Neuroscientists at …

  • Woman in scandal roiling S. Korea detained

    SEOUL (AP) — The woman at the center of a scandal roiling South Korea met prosecutors examining whether she used her close ties to President Park Geun-hye to pull government strings from the shadow…

  • Moroccans protest fishmonger’s death

    HOCEIMA, Morocco (AFP-Jiji) — Thousands of Moroccans Sunday attended the funeral of a fishmonger whose gruesome death in a garbage truck crusher has caused outrage across the North African country, …

  • Warrant obtained for Clinton emails

  • Series of quakes hits Italy’s identity

    NORCIA, Italy (AP) — The third powerful earthquake to hit Italy in two months spared human life Sunday but struck at the nation’s identity, destroying a Benedictine cathedral, a medieval tower an…

  • Woman at center of S. Korea crisis begs forgiveness

    SEOUL (Reuters) — The woman at the center of a South Korean political scandal begged forgiveness on Monday as she arrived to meet prosecutors investigating allegations she used her friendship with …

  • Toll in Yemen airstrikes hits 60

    ADEN (AFP-Jiji) — Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on rebel-held security buildings in western Yemen have killed at least 60 people, many of them inmates buried under the rubble of a detention center…

  • Hollande urges U.K. to accept 1,500 Calais migrant children

    DOUE-LA- FONTAINE, France (AFP-Jiji) — French President Francois Hollande on Saturday urged Britain to take in 1,500 unaccompanied minors from the “Jungle” as officials stepped up efforts to fin…

  • Powerful quake rattles Italy; no deaths immediately reported

    ROME (AP) — A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 on Sunday rocked the same area of central and southern Italy hit by quake in August and a pair of aftershocks last week, sendin…

  • Clinton campaign takes on FBI chief

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla./GOLDEN, Colo. (Reuters) — Hillary Clinton on Saturday challenged FBI Director James Comey to provide a fuller explanation of investigative steps he is taking related to her use o…

  • Protesters in Seoul call for Park to resign

    SEOUL (AP) — Thousands of South Koreans took to the streets of the capital on Saturday calling for increasingly unpopular President Park Geun-hye to step down over allegations that she let an old f…

  • Shiite militias launch offensive to seal off Mosul

    AL-SHURA, Iraq/BAGHDAD (Reuters) — Iraqi Shiite militias launched an offensive toward the west of Mosul on Saturday, an operation that will tighten the noose around the Islamic State of Iraq and the…

  • EDC-related disorders proving costly in U.S.

    PARIS (AFP-Jiji) — Exposure to tiny doses of hormone-disrupting chemicals is responsible for at least $340 billion in health-related costs each year in the United States, according to a report publ…

  • Consult doctor to raise healthy vegan baby

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — There’s a right way and a wrong way to raise a baby on vegan food. Those who get it wrong, parents say, give the responsible ones a bad name. A Pennsylvania mother claiming t…

  • Youth obesity tied to increased risk of diabetes-linked death

    The increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, and eventually dying from the disease, begins early in life and at weights in the “normal” range, a new study suggests. Researchers followed the…

  • Abbas plans 1st Fatah congress since 2009

    RAMALLAH (AFP-Jiji) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah party aims to hold its first congress since 2009 by the end of this year, an official said, in what some analysts have called a b…

  • Trump seeks boost from Clinton’s email probe

  • ISIL ‘using hostages as human shields’ in Mosul

    GENEVA (Reuters) — Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) forces in Iraq have abducted tens of thousands of men, women and children from areas around Mosul and are using them as “human shiel…

  • U.N. frees 876 children held by Nigeria

    LAGOS (AP) — The United Nations has negotiated the release this year of 876 children detained at a Nigerian Army barracks holding suspected collaborators of the Boko Haram Islamic extremist group, …

  • Duterte: God warned me about cursing

    MANILA (Reuters) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has promised to stop swearing, saying God spoke to him on a flight from Japan on Thursday, warning him the plane would crash if he kept using…

  • Chinese vessels ‘left disputed shoal’ in South China Sea

    MANILA (AP) — The Philippines and the United States are verifying if Chinese coast guard ships left a disputed shoal after President Rodrigo Duterte reached out to Beijing, allowing Filipino fisherm…

  • Park orders 10 senior secretaries to resign

    SEOUL (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye has ordered 10 of her senior secretaries to resign amid an investigation that she let an old friend, the daughter of a religious cult leader, inter…

  • FBI opens new Clinton email probe

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is investigating whether there is classified information in new emails uncovered during the sexting investigation of disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner, the estra…

  • Bob Dylan finally embraces Nobel Prize

    LONDON (AFP-Jiji) — Bob Dylan has finally accepted his Nobel Prize in Literature, the Swedish Academy that awards it said Friday, breaking his silence on the win that he said left him “speechless…

  • Belfast high court rejects challenge to Brexit

    BELFAST (Reuters) — Northern Ireland’s High Court on Friday rejected an attempt to block Britain’s exit from the European Union, saying that neither the province’s parliament nor its laws cou…

  • Syrian rebels launch Aleppo counterattack to break siege

    BEIRUT (Reuters) — Syrian rebels including jihadists counterattacked the army and its allies on Friday aiming to break a weeks-long siege on eastern Aleppo, insurgents said. The assault, employing…

  • Airliner catches fire on takeoff at Chicago airport

    CHICAGO (Reuters) — The engine of an American Airlines Group Inc. jet caught fire seconds from takeoff at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport on Friday, prompting the crew to abort its depar…

  • Largest marine park created in Antarctic Ocean

    SYDNEY (Reuters) — Twenty-four countries and the European Union agreed on Friday to create the world’s largest marine park in the Antarctic Ocean, covering a massive 1.55 million square km of oce…

  • Support for Park slides to all-time low

    SEOUL (Reuters) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye faces a deepening crisis over allegations an old friend enjoyed inappropriate influence over her, a scandal that has sapped her support to an …

  • China’s Communist Party raises Xi to symbolic ‘core’ status

    BEIJING (AP) — China’s Communist Party elevated President Xi Jinping to the position of “core” leader on Thursday, underscoring his clout and strengthening his dominance ahead of a reshuffle i…

  • Task force to probe scandal over Park’s aide

    SEOUL (AFP-Jiji) — South Korean prosecutors on Thursday set up a high-powered “task force” to probe a widening scandal involving alleged influence-peddling by a close confidante of President Pa…

  • Poll: Clinton extends lead

  • Iconic ‘Afghan girl’ arrested

    PESHWAR, Pakistan (AFP-Jiji) — An Afghan woman immortalized on a celebrated National Geographic magazine cover as a green-eyed 12-year-old girl was arrested Wednesday for living in Pakistan on frau…

  • Protests against Maduro escalate; dozens hurt

    CARACAS (Reuters) — Venezuela’s increasingly militant opposition stepped up its push to oust leftist leader Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday with protests that drew hundreds of thousands but also saw …

  • Trump touts urban policy and his new hotel

  • Trump’s Hollywood star smashed

  • U.S., Britain expect Raqqa offensive ‘in next few weeks’

    BRUSSELS (AFP-Jiji) — The offensive to drive the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militant group from its Raqqa stronghold in Syria will begin in the next few weeks, top U.S. and British …

  • U.S. abstains in U.N. vote on Cuba embargo

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States abstained for the first time in 25 years Wednesday on a U.N. resolution condemning America’s economic embargo against Cuba, a measure it had always vehement…

  • NATO beefs up military on Russian borders

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) — Britain said Wednesday it will send fighter jets to Romania next year, and the United States promised troops, tanks and artillery to Poland in the North Atlantic Treaty Organiz…

  • 2 quakes rattle central Italy

    ROME (AP) — A pair of strong aftershocks shook central Italy late Wednesday, crumbling churches and buildings, knocking out power and sending panicked residents into the rain-drenched streets just …

  • Duterte: U.S. should leave in 2 yrs

    TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Visiting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday that he wants U.S. troops in the southern Philippines to leave the Southeast Asian country within two years. “I…

  • Iraqi Army’s elite force waits for more troops to near Mosul

    EAST OF MOSUL/BAGHDAD (Reuters) — An elite unit of the Iraqi Army paused its weeklong advance on Mosul as it approached the city’s eastern edge on Tuesday, waiting for other U.S.-backed forces to …

  • U.S. spy chief: Getting DPRK to give up nukes a lost cause

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The U.S. policy of trying to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons “is probably a lost cause” and the best that could be hoped for is a cap on the country’…

  • U.S. Navy tested new system in latest challenge to China

    TOKYO (Reuters) — The U.S. Navy destroyer that sailed near Chinese-claimed islands in South China Sea last week was under orders from the Third Fleet headquarters in San Diego, a first aimed at bols…

  • U.K. nations hold ‘frustrating’ Brexit talks

    LONDON (Reuters) — British Prime Minister Theresa May tried to persuade the leaders of Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland on Monday to work with her government on a common Brexit negotiating posi…

  • France clears ‘Jungle’ migrant camp in Calais

    CALAIS, France (Reuters) — France began clearing the sprawling “Jungle” camp on Monday as many migrants who have camped for months or years among sand dunes near Calais gave up on their dreams …

  • White House: Average 25% rise to health premiums

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Premiums will go up sharply next year under U.S. President Barack Obama’s health care law, and many consumers will be down to just one insurer, the administration confirmed Mond…

  • Trump insists ‘we are winning’

    ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) — A defiant Donald Trump blamed his campaign struggles on “phony polls” from the “disgusting” media on Monday, fighting to energize his most loyal supporters as his…

  • Iraqi forces push to Mosul, face airstrike questions

    BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) — U.S.-backed Iraqi forces fought their way inside two villages Monday as they crept closer to Mosul a week into an offensive to retake the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant …

  • Scholars see helping hand in Shakespeare’s ‘Henry VI’

    LONDON (AP) — The Bard was not a solo act. Oxford University Press’ new edition of William Shakespeare’s works will credit Christopher Marlowe as co-author of the three Henry VI plays, undersc…

  • Kenya commutes all death sentences

    NAIROBI (AP) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has commuted all the death sentences handed out in the East African country. The president’s press office said Monday that 2,747 convicts on death …

  • Cat poop issue divides Hawaii animal lovers

    HONOLULU (AP) — Two wildlife issues have collided in Hawaii, pitting one group of animal defenders against another in an impassioned debate. The point of contention? Deadly cat poop and the feral fe…

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  • Park pushes for presidential reform

  • U.S.: Duterte sparking distress around world

  • Xi seeks to enforce will at party meeting

  • Venezuela’s Congress accuses Maduro of ‘coup’

  • U.S. tour bus crash leaves 13 dead

  • Russia, Britain clash over ‘shrinking’ of London embassy

  • Trump unveils plan for 1st 100 days of presidency

  • Iraq PM rejects Turkish assistance in Mosul offensive

  • Exercise, anger may trigger heart attack

  • Hispanic youth may be more tempted to smoke

  • U.S. destroyer challenges China claims in South China Sea / China calls move illegal, provocative

  • Papal summer residence opened to public

  • Rare Koran exhibit seeks better Islam image in U.S.

  • Report shows 3 chemical attacks in Syria

  • Wonder Woman named special U.N. ambassador amid outcry

  • Half of all Republicans would reject poll result

  • Europe’s Mars probe destroyed

  • London airport evacuated after ‘CS gas’ incident

  • Nobel academy member slams ‘arrogant’ Dylan

  • EU leaders warn of tough Brexit talks

  • 53 killed, 300 hurt in Cameroon train wreck

  • Spain’s top court overturns bullfighting ban in Catalonia

  • Trump: I’ll accept result, if I win

  • May warned of tough Brexit talks at EU summit

  • Duterte announces ‘separation’ from U.S.

  • U.S. starts 1st N-reactor since ’96

  • Youngsters prefer ‘giant meteor’

  • Analysis / Trump stays on scorched earth strategy

  • Trump says he may not accept election result

  • Another N. Korea missile fails after launch

  • Hariri to back Hezbollah ally Aoun for Lebanese presidency

  • Xi says he hopes Duterte visit can ‘fully improve’ ties

  • Leaders reach deal to create ‘road map’ for Ukraine peace

  • Militant gets 10 years for Jakarta attack

  • Brazil ex-lower house speaker held over graft

  • U.S. warns N. Korea of ‘overwhelming’ response

  • European Mars lander’s fate unclear

  • Ceasefire goes into effect in Yemen

  • Obama to Trump: Stop whining

  • ISIL taking operations underground / Networks of tunnels found on approach to Mosul

  • Russia, Syria halt Aleppo strikes ahead of truce

  • U.S. expert: DPRK could field missile next year

  • Australia denies refugees driven to suicide on Nauru

  • Obama’s troop theory riding on Mosul

  • German birthrate at 33-year high due to migrant babies

  • FBI records: State Dept. tried to bargain over Clinton email

  • Melania Trump slams sexual abuse accusers

  • Ono unveils permanent artwork in Chicago park

  • Nobel gives up knockin’ on Dylan’s door

  • UNSC condemns DPRK missile test

  • Brazil’s biggest dinosaur found in storage

  • Study says apes may have ‘theory of mind’

  • Iraq forces launch battle over Mosul

  • N.C. GOP office torched, graffiti threat sprayed nearby

  • Trump ramps up rigged election claim

  • U.S., U.K. weighing new sanctions on Syria, Russia

  • Freed Chibok schoolgirls reunited with families

  • China sends 2 astronauts for station experiments

  • World’s oldest panda dies at 38

  • India, Russia sign energy, defense deals worth billions

  • North Korea’s mid-range missile launch ‘fails’ / U.S. will raise concerns at UNSC

  • Syrian rebels attack ISIL stronghold Dabiq

  • U.S. destroyer targeted by missiles off coast of Yemen

  • U.S., S. Korea: Latest N. Korea missile launch fails

  • Who wants to live forever? Forget it, study says

  • Trump campaign rocked by new sexual allegations

  • Obama: ‘Democracy itself’ at stake in poll

  • Europe’s royals enjoy strong, but fragile support

  • Week of violence in South Sudan kills 60

  • Before Syria talks, Kerry visits Rwanda’s genocide memorial

  • Early editions of Shakespeare’s plays on display

  • 197 parties reach deal to cut HFC gases

  • Bob Dylan still silent on Nobel win

  • Militant attack kills 12 Egyptian soldiers in Sinai

  • U.S. lifts limits on Cuban rum, cigars

  • Michelle Obama excoriates Trump over sexual assault

  • ChemChina, Sinochem in talks on $100 bil. merger

  • Michael Jackson ranks as top-earning dead celebrity

  • Trump campaign hit by new allegations of sexual assault

  • May vows Parliament scrutiny amid ‘hard Brexit’ concerns

  • U.S. missiles destroy Yemen radar sites

  • ‘E.T.’ art sells for astronomical price

  • Assad says army taking Aleppo to drive ‘terrorists’ back

  • Thailand’s king, world’s longest-reigning monarch, dies

  • Duterte: Military alliances will remain

  • Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

  • Janet Jackson pregnant at 50

  • Firm fined over actor Ford’s injury

  • Kerry, Lavrov agree to resume talks on Syria

  • Pope Francis names 17 new cardinals; 3 from U.S.

  • WHO urges sugary drinks tax to fight obesity

  • 1,000 protest at China defense ministry

  • Philippines set to roll out tough law on smoking

  • Singer Stewart knighted

  • Tensions mount in flood-hit N. Carolina

  • Opinion poll: Clinton has 8-point lead

  • Gloves off as Trump attacks GOP / Clinton opts Gore factor in Florida rally

  • House Speaker Ryan dumps Trump

  • Forgiveness, praise focus of Pence’s resurfacing

  • WHO: Zika set to spread through Asia

  • China drags heels over U.S. bid to hurt N. Korea coal exports

  • Polish director Andrzej Wajda dies

  • Turkey, Russia sign pipeline deal

  • 2nd debate marked by personal insults

  • Samsung halts sales of Galaxy Note 7 after new troubles

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