General News

Sound heard in Argentine sub search was likely 'explosion'

Nov 23, 2017

Argentina's navy says that a sound detected during the search for a missing submarine is consistent with that of an explosion _ an ominous development in the hunt for the vessel with 44 crew members

German gets suspended sentence for attack on refugee shelter

Nov 23, 2017

A court has handed a 21-year-old German man a two-year suspended sentence and 200 hours of community service for an arson attack on a building housing child refugees

Italian anti-mafia prosecutor says mafias now cooperating

Nov 23, 2017

Italy's new national anti-mafia and anti-terrorism prosecutor says that Italian organized crime gangs "now move together" to control international drug trafficking

The Latest: Spectacle, security on display at Macy's parade

Nov 23, 2017

Protesters say four activists at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade jumped over barriers and briefly sat down in the street to protest the end of a program that extended protections to immigrants brought illegally to the U.S. as children

Macy's Thanksgiving parade revels on amid tight security

Nov 23, 2017

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade featured balloons, bands, stars and heavy security on its annual march through Manhattan.

Thanksgiving feasts in Texas cater to refugees, the homeless

Nov 23, 2017

Iranian native Samira Page invited about 400 fellow refugees to a feast this Thanksgiving, a tradition that started seven years ago with a much smaller guest list

As shoppers mobilize on Thanksgiving, retailers branch out

Nov 23, 2017

Retailers kick off holiday shopping season with an eye toward wooing shoppers away from rivals

Robinho denies sexual assault after 9-year jail sentence

Nov 23, 2017

Former AC Milan and Real Madrid striker Robinho was sentenced to nine years in jail by a court in Milan on charges of violent sexual assault following an incident in 2013, Italian news agency ANSA reported Thursday

Honduras president seeks 2nd term despite constitutional ban

Nov 23, 2017

Honduras president seeks 2nd term despite constitutional ban

Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change

Nov 23, 2017

Zimbabwe asks if new leader, a Mugabe ally, can bring change; 'He has a long past'

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