The Gambia's justice minister said Monday that ex-leader Yahya Jammeh stole around $50 million via a state telecoms company, while a court froze his assets in the small west African nation.
The World Health Organization's outgoing chief Margaret Chan defended her legacy Monday, insisting the world had become better prepared to face health emergencies like Ebola on her watch.
A German court Monday put on trial for war crimes a suspected former Syrian rebel commander accused of having tortured civilians while fighting for a militia linked to the Free Syrian Army.
US President Donald Trump on Monday said that he was "honoured" by the invitation extended by Prime Minister Benjimin Netanyahu to visit the country before calling for a renewed peace effo
JERUSALEM - U.S. first lady Melania Trump on Monday visited a leading Israeli hospital that is also known as a centre of coexistence between Arabs and Jews.
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BOSTON - Jury selection began Monday in the murder trial of a man charged in the killing of a 2-year-old girl whose image was shared by millions of social media ...
The Ukrainian army has advanced one kilometer closer to the separatist-held town of Debaltseve in Donetsk region and taken new positions after Ukrainian troops had to repel attacks, according to volun
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A Ukrainian hacker involved in an international scheme that used stolen unpublished news releases to make about $30 million in profits has been sentenced to more than two years in
MEC Bonginkosi Madikizela found himself in the spotlight after admitting that a friend of his, who is a “building contractor”, partly funded his birthday bash.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will not accept the "one-sided" powers of the European Court of Justice as part of a deal to leave the European Union, Brexit minister David Davis said on Monday, criticizin
Temporary Protected Status was given to Haitians living in the U.S. after a 2010 earthquake devastated parts of that country.
CARACAS/PUERTO ORDAZ, Venezuela (Reuters) - Venezuela's state prosecutor has panned unpopular President Nicolas Maduro's plan to create a grassroots congress, deepening a rare public split among the r
NEW YORK (AP) — The father of a Michigan tourist killed by an out-of-control driver in Times Square has left a note at a makeshift memorial to thank New Yorkers for their support. Thomas Elsman on Sa
LOS ANGELES (AP) — After helping Disney’s live-action “Beauty and the Beast” spin box office gold, director Bill Condon has been tapped to breathe new life into “Bride of Fran
BOONSBORO, Md. (AP) — A Maryland high school senior has been barred from participating in her school’s graduation ceremony because she is pregnant. Media outlets report 18-year-old Maddi Runkle
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Homeland Security Department says nearly 740,000 foreigners who were supposed to leave the country during a recent 12-month period overstayed their visas. The count released
Lou-Anne Daniels says it is not the first time grieving parents are burdened with public opinion that lumps them in the same boat with their child’s alleged killer.
President Hassan Rouhani, responding to verbal affronts from the Trump-Saudi summit meeting, said Saudi Arabia’s monarchy had “never seen a ballot box.”
Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn will decline to comply with a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating possible Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. el
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is investigating whether Hyundai and Kia moved quickly enough to recall more than 1.6 million cars and SUVs because the engines can stall, increasing the risk of a
Oklahoma City centre Enes Kanter said Monday he routinely received death threats for criticizing the government of his native Turkey, and he may seek
BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York woman whose twin toddler sons died in a fire while she went to buy marijuana has been sentenced to a year in jail. Twenty-five-year-old Heather Ace received the maximu
VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A man who shot a Georgia police officer after luring him into an ambush with a 911 call has been sentenced to 10 years in prison. The Valdosta Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/
COLLEGE PARK, Md. - The FBI is investigating the unprovoked stabbing of a black man at the University of Maryland as a possible hate crime after a white student who ...
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A man arrested after leading police to the bodies of his two roommates told officers that he killed them because they were neo-Nazis who disrespected his recent conversion to Islam
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A court has overturned a nearly $90,000 award for lawyer fees in an international child custody dispute between a Connecticut financier and a British television host. The Conne
Swiss voters approved a plan that will eventually phase out all nuclear power use.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of the three major U.S. defense contractors are hitting all-time highs in the first day of trading after President Donald Trump bestowed Saudi Arabia with a $110 billion arms d
TWINSBURG, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio man who told police he visited a child pornography website and was now being extorted faces a child pornography charge. The Summit County sheriff’
Bouaké, Ivory Coast, May 22, 2017 (AFP) - Hundreds of demobilised rebels took to the streets of this central Ivory Coast city Monday to demand government funds after disrupting a funeral attended by a
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — For the first time, all parties to Syria’s conflict — including the divided opposition — have agreed to take part in expert talks to help lay the foundation for a new cons
"Our missiles are for our defence and for peace, they are not offensive. Know that while there is a technical need to conduct missile tests, we will do so and we will ask the permission of no on
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Each morning, Joanna Smith’s 7-year-old son pulls on a T-shirt and shorts, boasts how fast he can tie his sneakers and heads to school. An honor-roll student who loves scie
Embattled Brazilian President Michel Temer said in an interview published on Monday that he will only leave office if forced out, despite facing growing calls to resign over a corruption scandal.