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KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo's health ministry says there is one new death from Ebola, bringing to 26 the number of deaths from the deadly outbreak in Equateur province in the country's northwest.Four new cases have been confirmed as Ebola, said the health ministry in a statement released …
PATNA, India (AP) — At least six police officials were killed and another was critically injured on Sunday when Maoist rebels targeted their vehicle with a bomb in eastern India, police said.The rebels detonated a land mine as the police vehicle ran over it in Dantewada district of …
BERLIN (AP) — On the roof of Berlin's cathedral, bees are buzzing.Beekeeper Uwe Marth pulls out a honeycomb produced in the hive he tends beneath the dome of the neo-baroque landmark, a tourist magnet in the German capital — and home to perhaps 30,000 bees. On a warm but windy May …
LONDON (AP) — The royal family, blessed with fantastic weather and a buoyant public mood at the royal wedding, has thanked people who attended or watched Prince Harry marry Meghan Markle.The family tweeted its thanks late Saturday night while Harry and his bride were attending a private …
BEIRUT (AP) — A Syrian war monitoring group says a cease-fire between government forces and Islamic State militants in the southern neighborhoods of Damascus has held for 24 hours, and that some of the fighters have been allowed to leave.The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights …
CAIRO (AP) — Sudan has summoned Egypt's ambassador to complain about a TV series that portrays Egyptian terrorists living in the neighboring country.The Sudanese Foreign Ministry said late Saturday that the Ramadan serial, titled "Abu Omar al-Masry," is "insulting to Egyptians living in …
HAVANA (AP) — The Mexican charter company whose 39-year-old plane crashed in Havana had been the subject of two serious complaints about its crews' performance over the last decade, according to authorities in Guyana and a retired pilot for Cuba's national airline.Mexico's government said …
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's Muqtada al-Sadr, the maverick Shiite cleric whose political coalition beat out Iran's favored candidates to come in first in national elections, says he wants to form a government that puts Iraqis first.The electoral commission announced early Saturday that the …
TORCY, France (AP) — The ideal scenario for the club where Paul Pogba played football as a kid might go something like this: The France midfielder shines so brightly at the World Cup that a money-no-object club — for argument's sake, let's say Real Madrid — decides that it …
NORTH BEND, Wash. (AP) — Two friends on a morning mountain bike ride 30 miles (48 kilometers) east of Seattle were attacked by a cougar, killing one of the men and leaving the second hospitalized in what authorities described as a rare occurrence.The cougar was later found up a tree near …
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) — In the weeks since Hawaii's Kilauea volcano began erupting, dozens of homes have burned from oozing lava, people have fled their homes and plumes of steam from the summit have shot skyward, prompting officials to distribute face masks to protect against ash …
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president said Sunday her government will step up security measures to respond to military threats from China.President Tsai Ing-wen gave no details in comments posted online but her government has encouraged development of a domestic arms industry in response …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and China have agreed to take measures to "substantially reduce" America's massive trade deficit with China, but the Trump administration failed to get the Chinese to commit to a specific numerical goal.Still, the talks, which began Thursday and ended …
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro is expected to win a second six-year term in Sunday's election, despite a deepening crisis that's made food scarce and inflation soar as oil production in the once wealthy nation plummets.More than 1 million Venezuelans have …
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A Chilean bishop apologized Saturday for not promptly investigating a reported case of sexual abuse in his diocese, a day after every bishop in the South American country offered to resign over what Pope Francis said was their negligence in protecting children."I want …
Today in HistoryToday is Sunday, May 20, the 140th day of 2018. There are 225 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On May 20, 1899, taxi driver Jacob German was pulled over and arrested by a police officer riding a bicycle for speeding down Manhattan's Lexington Avenue in his electric …
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The mother of one of the 10 people killed at a Texas high school said her daughter recently rejected the romantic advances of the 17-year-old charged in the shootings, a possible motive for the violent tragedy.Sadie Rodriguez said her daughter, Shana Fisher, had made …
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — Hardworking. Funny. Loving.Grieving family and friends recalled the endearing qualities of some of the victims of Friday's mass shooting at a Texas high school, as authorities on Saturday released the names of the 10 killed.Eight of the 10 were students: Kimberly …
SANTA FE, Texas (AP) — The suspect in the Texas school shooting began his attack by firing a shotgun through an art classroom door, shattering a glass pane and sending panicked students to the entryway to block him from getting inside, witnesses said.Dmitrios Pagourtzis fired again through …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump Jr. met during the 2016 campaign with a private military contractor and an adviser to Middle Eastern leaders, both of whom have since become a focus of investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller, a lawyer for President Donald Trump's eldest son …

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