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WEST PALM BEACH, Florida (AP):President Donald Trump marked his first Martin Luther King Jr national holiday yesterday largely out of public view, buffeted by accusations that he used a racially tinged word to describe African countries and scoffed...

PARIS (AP):Spanish officials say the bodies of seven migrants have been found close to the Canary Islands.Civil Guard police said five dead migrants were found in a large rubber boat close to the coast of Lanzarote. Another two migrants retrieved...

MOSCOW (AP):Russia spoke out strongly yesterday against the US push for modifying a nuclear agreement with Iran, while Germany said it would seek more detail on what the US wants and analyse the situation with its European partners.Russian Foreign...

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP): A mezzanine floor inside the Jakarta Stock Exchange tower collapsed on Monday, injuring nearly 80 people and forcing a chaotic evacuation. Security camera footage circulated online showed the collapse, with a group of...

PALM BEACH, Florida (AP):United States (US) President Donald Trump said yesterday that a programme that protects immigrants who were brought to the US illegally as children is "probably dead," casting a cloud over already tenuous negotiations just...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP):A burning Iranian oil tanker exploded and sank yesterday after more than a week listing off the coast of China, as an Iranian official acknowledged there was "no hope" of missing sailors surviving the disaster.The collision and...

GUATEMALA CITY (AP): A ruling-party lawmaker accused of orchestrating the murder of two journalists in 2015 was arrested in south western Guatemala yesterday.Public Ministry spokeswoman Yecenia Enriquez said Julio Antonio Juarez Ramirez was...

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (AP):  Four women charged in connection with a religious organisation that police say forced children to work in North Carolina fish markets for little or no money have turned themselves in.The four turned themselves in last...

HONOLULU (AP): A push alert that warned of a ballistic missile heading straight for Hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic yesterday was issued by mistake, state emergency officials said.The emergency alert, which was sent to cell...

HONOLULU (AP): A push alert that warned of a ballistic missile heading straight for Hawaii and sent residents into a full-blown panic Saturday was issued by mistake, state emergency officials said. The emergency alert, which was sent to cellphones...
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