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Lawsuit claims Saudi prince sent hit team to Canada

TRENTON, Canada  Saudi Arabia’s crown prince dispatched a hit squad to Canada to kill a former top Saudi intelligence agent, a lawsuit filed Thursday in a US district court claims.   In...

Foreign students must leave US if studying online: ICE

WASHINGTON Foreign students in the US on student visas will have to leave the country if their schools move to hold online classes this fall amid the coronavirus, Immigration and...

US could see 100,000 daily coronavirus cases: Fauci

WASHINGTON The US could see as many as 100,000 new coronavirus infections daily, the nation's top infectious disease expert told a Senate hearing Tuesday. "We are now having 40,000+ new cases...

Free trade pact would bolster US-Turkish ties: Senator

WASHINGTON An eventual free trade agreement between the US and Turkey would serve to greatly enhance bilateral relations and fast-track cooperation in Africa, Senator Lindsey Graham said Wednesday.  Addressing the Turkey-US...

Trump temporarily halts many new job visas for 2020

WASHINGTON   US President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday that bars many new employment-based visas from being issued this year, including the type of visas generally used for high-skilled...

New York museum to remove Theodore Roosevelt statue

BOGOTA, Colombia The American Museum of Natural History will remove a bronze statue of former President Theodore Roosevelt from its entrance amid criticism that it symbolizes racism and colonial expansion. The...

Trump: Int'l governments will print millions of ballots

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump continued his broadside against mail-in voting on Monday, claiming foreign governments will print "millions" of ballots to subvert November's presidential election. "RIGGED 2020 ELECTION: MILLIONS OF...

US commemorates Juneteenth, end of slavery

WASHINGTON The US on Friday marked Juneteenth, the annual commemoration of the liberation of black Americans who had been held as slaves in the country, amid continued outcry over the...

China formally charges two Canadians with spying

TRENTON, Canada Two Canadians were formally charged with spying Friday by the Chinese regime, a move of “great concern” to Canada, said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. At a press conference Friday,...

US court stops Trump from stripping migrant protections

WASHINGTON US President Donald Trump cannot end legal protections for hundreds of thousands of migrants brought to the US illegally as children, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The 5-4 ruling is...

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Boko Haram attack killed at least 110 in Nigeria: UN

ABUJA, Nigeria The death toll has risen to at least 110 in a recent attack by Boko Haram terrorists in northeastern Nigeria, a UN official...

Pakistan's 'loneliest' elephant airlifted to Cambodia

KARACHI, Pakistan Animal lovers, artists, and government officials joined an emotional moment Monday in Pakistan’s capital to see off the country’s "loneliest" elephant as it...

Israelis visit Sudan's defense industry facilities

KHARTOUM, Sudan A delegation from Israel visited Sudan’s capital Khartoum and held talks on military matters, the spokesperson for the transitional government said Sunday. Speaking to...

South Africa’s COVID-19 cases top 787,000

ISTANBUL South Africa recorded 2,563 new coronavirus cases, bringing the country’s tally to 787,702, the Health Ministry said Sunday. Thirty-eight additional people died from the virus,...

WorldBiden to require walking boot after spraining foot

WASHINGTON US President-elect Joe Biden sprained his foot while playing with one of his dogs and will likely be in a walking boot "for several...