It’s unclear what caused the fire. The family suspects that it may have been started after a candle overturned.
After surviving bullets in the gang-war ridden area of Manenberg, all a matric pupil’s family wants is for his matric ball dream to be realised.
The BBC's Feras Kilani was with Syrian Democratic Forces as they took control of the centre of Raqqa, Syria.
NEW YORK - With a soaring shot headed for Monument Park, Aaron Judge got New York back on course for another memorable October.
Yankee Stadium sounds like it's ready, too.
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Metrorail has launched an investigation into the alleged drunken conduct of ticket checkers on the northern train line.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico’s proposed school science standards are being revised after a public outcry against the deletion or omission of references to global warming, evolution and the
BYRON, Ill. (AP) — A stretch of roadway in the northern Illinois community of Byron is being named after a local U.S. Marine who was killed in combat in Afghanistan. According to published reports, a
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago police officer has refused to testify in a federal lawsuit relating to a shooting that left his friend permanently disabled. Officer Patrick Kelly on Tuesday evoked this Fift
CHICAGO (AP) — The president of the Chicago Teachers Union is hospitalized after suffering a stroke in the area of the brain where a tumor was removed in October 2014. Karen Lewis says she suffered t
PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Panama's government will send an immigration and security delegation to China, the country's president said on Tuesday, as part of the lifting of visa restrictions for Chinese
NEW YORK (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting in Brooklyn that left four people wounded. It happened at about 8:30 p.m. Tuesday on Martense Street in Flatbush. Police say the victims were stand
Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday China has firmly opposed and prevented Taiwan’s independence over the past five years.
Bipartisan agreement faces up-hill battle to secure enough support in Congress
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Democrat Paul Feeney has won the special election to fill the state Senate seat left vacant by the resignation of former state Sen. James Timilty. Feeney beat Republican Jaco
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Contemporary Christian band MercyMe took home awards for artist of the year and pop/contemporary album of the year and the band’s frontman, Bart Millard, was named songw
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — North Korea’s deputy U.N. ambassador says the country plans to launch many more satellites and is accusing the United States of trying to block its efforts to help achieve
U.S.-backed Syrian forces battling Islamic State say the city of Raqqah has been liberated, dealing a major symbolic blow to the extremist group that had made the city the de facto capital of its
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's campaign against corruption has achieved overwhelming momentum, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday, in a speech at the start of a Communist Party Congress.
The establishment of an independent Kurdistan — a decades-old dream for many people here — was starting to seem possible. In a nonbinding referendum held by the Kurds three weeks ago, more than 92
The gathering determines who leads China and the country's direction for the next five years.
Veteran investor Marc Faber has resigned his board seats at three companies based in Canada following comments he made in his investment newsletter t
Friday Olokor, Jos Youths in Plateau State on Tuesday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene and save the state from the ongoing massacre being perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen. The pressure
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit brought against The Associated Press by a Russian billionaire with ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin. U.S. District Judge E
Ade Adesomoju, Abuja Senator Hamma Misau, who represents Bauchi Central Senatorial District in the Senate on Tuesday said he was ready to defend himself against the charges of making injurious falseho
Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja A former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, has advised members of the Peoples Democratic Party no to make the mistake of making wrong choice of National Working Committee members
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping tells Communist Party congress the nation’s prospects are bright but challenges are severe.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's coalition is on track for a roughly two-thirds majority in Sunday's general election, a survey by Kyodo news agency showed, as its conservative r
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — The Guatemalan government has renewed the visa of the U.N. anti-corruption commissioner but instructed him to “refrain from interfering in the internal affairs” of t
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez is calling for the repeal and replacement of a constitutional amendment approved last year to overhaul the state’s bail system. In a Facebo
SMITHS FALLS, Ont. - Joshua Boyle, a Canadian who was rescued with his family last week by Pakistani troops, said Tuesday that his wife had to be rushed to the ......
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The county auditor in Columbus says he’s exiting the race for Ohio treasurer, the second departure from statewide races by a Republican in two days. Franklin County Audito
New report says online sales will more than double in a decade, with Amazon leading the way
MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a man who wore different costumes while robbing about a dozen in banks in Florida over the past three weeks has been caught. An FBI news release says 22-old old Brandon V
Afeez Hanafi A mild drama ensued on Tuesday as some hoodlums, aka area boys, stormed the Olusosun Dumpsite, Ojota, Lagos, where security agents, led by the state Acting Commissioner of Police, Edgar I