Brazil's Petr?leo Brasileiro SA has applied to federal environmental agency Ibama to provide environmental protection services in exchange for wiping out all its fines for environmental offenses, the
The prime minister has kept his "super-majority" and says he will deal firmly with North Korea
The Catalan regional government refused anew on Sunday to back off from its independence bid, even as Madrid harshly chided secessionist leaders and branded as illegal any move to try to break awa
The Latest from week 7 of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern): ___ 4:02 p.m. Tennessee tight end Delanie Walker has been carted from the sideline to the locker room after hurting ...
BOSTON (AP) — The chief justice of Massachusetts’ highest court will update attorneys and judges this week on issues in the courts and the criminal justice system. Supreme Judicial Court Chief
Marseille fans fought running battles with police who deployed water cannon and tear gas ahead of the French Ligue 1 grudge match against Paris Saint Germain on Sunday. Police reported that three offi
Saudi Arabia is not yet ready to begin direct talks with Doha to resolve the nearly five-month diplomatic and trade cutoff affecting Qatar
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A trial is set to begin in a lawsuit against Philip Morris in connection with the lung cancer death of a Connecticut woman who smoked the company’s Marlboro cigarettes.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The University of Minnesota has named a longtime faculty member as the new dean of the medical school. University President Eric Kaler on Friday named Dr. Jakub Tolar to the top me
Slovenian President Borut Pahor won his second five-year mandate in an election held Sunday, an exit poll by the national TV Slovenia showed.
FREDERICA, Del. (AP) — Police in Delaware say alcohol appears to be a factor in the death of a woman struck on a highway. The News Journal of Wilmington reported that the 54-year-old died early Satur
VALLETTA, Malta - Several thousand Maltese citizens rallied Sunday to honour an investigative journalist killed by a car bomb, but the prime minister and opposition leader who were chief targets ...
BURRILLVILLE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island officials will be holding another community meeting in Burrillville, after chemicals were detected in the drinking water. The Health Department and Department o
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Boise police say a man who was being sought for a rape early Saturday apparently killed himself after fleeing from officers. KBOI-TV reports that police initially responded to an
BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is joining the growing chorus of women talking about their experiences with sexual harassment in the wake of allegations against Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinst
Sami Khedira hit a hat-trick as ten-man Juventus kept pace with leaders Napoli and Inter Milan in a 6-2 goalfest at Udinese Sunday as AC Milan’s campaign unravelled further with a goalless draw
The loss is a major blow to the militant group, but it is unclear how long the militia forces can hold the area, which the Syrian government aims to retake.
Retired sprint king Usain Bolt has vowed to pursue his dream of playing professional football but admits he will not “embarrass” himself if his goal is out of reach. The Jamaican track and
LJUBLJANA (Reuters) - Slovenian President Borut Pahor will face a second-round election on Nov. 12 after he fell short of a majority in Sunday's first round, as he tries to win a second five-year mand
The Latest from week 7 of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern): ___ 3:29 p.m. Buffalo Bills kicker Stephen Hauschka has tied an NFL record by making 12 consecutive field goals from ...
The websites used for presentation of the Czech Republic's election results were hacked on Saturday afternoon, the Czech Statistical Office (CSU) said Sunday, adding that the vote count was not affect
Eight people suspected of belonging to a French far-right extremist group have been given preliminary terror charges for allegedly plotting attacks against mosques, politicians and migrants.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The manager of Fidelity Investments’ stock-picking unit held an emergency meeting last week to reiterate the firm’s policies against sexual harassment and inappropriate
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny held a political rally on Sunday, hours after being released from jail and pledged to continue his presidential campaign despite the authori
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Democratic state senator from Cincinnati has introduced a bill in the Ohio Legislature to ban the manufacture, sale and possession of a gun accessory called a bump stock used
Slovenia's President Borut Pahor has acknowledged that a run-off vote will be necessary after the first round of balloting in the country's president
PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (AP) — A Salvation Army thrift store in Portsmouth is holding onto an urn filled with a man’s cremated remains in an effort to return it to the deceased’s relatives. The
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — An environmental group will be allowed to submit public comments about proposed solar projects in Rutland Town. The Rutland Herald reports that the Public Utilities Commission
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University is hosting an annual computer safety conference for middle school students and parents. Participants can learn about preventing online bullying, avoiding
Matric pupils in the OR Tambo Coastal District have expressed fear and frustration ahead of the start of their final exams this week.
  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has projected that the registered voters in the country might increase by about 10 million to over 80 million by 2019. The Chairman of INEC,
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — FBI Director Christopher Wray says federal agents haven’t been able to retrieve data from more than half of the mobile devices they’ve tried to access in a year. Wray
BOSTON (AP) — The group Mothers Against Drunk Driving is calling on Massachusetts lawmakers to approve a bill that would expand the use of ignition interlock devices. The devices are electronically c
French TV was filming the president chatting with junior ministers when Nemo stole the scene.
BELTON, Texas (AP) — Officials in Central Texas’ Bell County say they’re cleaning a former school in Killeen that was used as a storm shelter and have had to destroy about 600 cots after
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a goodwill ambassador, the World Health Organization said on Sunday.
The Latest from week 7 of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern): 2:45 p.m. Browns rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer has been benched again after throwing interceptions on consecutive passes. Ki
The family of health department spokesman Joe Maila, who died reportedly in a shooting accident, have thanked his friends, colleagues, and the public for their support.
VALLETTA, Malta - Several thousand Maltese citizens rallied Sunday to honour an investigative journalist killed by a car bomb, but the prime minister and opposition leader who were chief targets ...
LONDON - A gunman who reportedly held two employees at a bowling alley hostage was arrested Sunday night after armed police moved in. He was treated at the scene and ...
Pope Francis on Sunday called for constructive dialogue in Kenya where he said he was following the situation with "close attention" over disputed elections.
ENDERLIN, N.D. (AP) — A Fargo man was seriously hurt when his SUV collided with a combine in southeastern North Dakota. The North Dakota Highway patrol says 27-year-old Matthew Johnson was trying to
With the U.S. considering reimposing sanctions on Tehran, companies do business with it “at great risk,” the secretary of state said.
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition maintains two-thirds majority in lower house of parliament in national elections.              
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy is traveling to Ukraine and Estonia to host meetings on the war in Ukraine, Russian aggression and other issues. The Democrat is the ranking
The e-commerce giants are spending billions in new markets like Southeast Asia and India to tap a rising new class of young, middle-class shoppers.
Early projections of a victory on Sunday would help the prime minister consolidate power and fuel his hopes to revise Japan’s pacifist Constitution.
PHOENIX (AP) — Police say a man has been found dead after a shooting inside a north Phoenix business. They say officers responded to a business near Seventh Street and East Dunlap Avenue on Saturday
BOSTON (AP) — Julian Edelman may be out of the New England Patriots lineup with a season-ending knee injury, but fans can still get their fill of the star receiver when his new book goes on sale. His
PEQUANNOCK, N.J. - A young girl in New Jersey who hoped to return two dollar bills she found on a sidewalk to their rightful owner will use the money to ...
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities have identified some of the victims of a weekend crash in the Des Moines area that killed two people and left two others injured. The Des Moines Register reports t
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — Some cities in Virginia are seeking to regulate demonstrations after the violent clashes in Charlottesville. The Roanoke Times reported Saturday that Blacksburg is considering
PROVO, Utah (AP) — A Brigham Young University football player redshirting this season after violating the school’s honor code has been arrested on suspicion of DUI. The Salt Lake Tribune report
The US secretary of state was speaking on a visit to Saudi partly aimed at curbing Iran's influence.
The Latest from week 7 of the NFL regular season (all times Eastern): 2:13 p.m. The Indianapolis Colts have lost safety Malik Hooker, their first-round draft pick, late in the first half ......
More than 600,000 Rohingya refugees have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh since violence erupted in northern Rakhine in August, a UN report said Sunday.
Mr. Xi has enjoyed remarkable success expanding Chinese global influence, benefiting from President Trump’s election. But he is also facing pushback to his assertive approach to foreign policy.
DESERT HOT SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California high school football team forfeited its final home game of the season after players joined a brawl in the bleachers. The Desert Sun reports tha
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