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N Korea slams US invite of late prisoner’s father to Olympics

SEOUL (AFP) - North Korea slammed the US for bringing the father of late former prisoner Otto Warmbier to the Winter Olympics in the...

Australian leaders open hostile rift over office affair

CANBERRA (AP) - Australia’s prime minister and his deputy criticised each other in an open and hostile rift over politically damaging revelations that the...

Dozens protest as Turkish, US diplomats try to calm ties

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Dozens of demonstrators have marched to a building where the top US and Turkish diplomats are seeking to ease some...

African fashion on display at early ‘Black Panther’ shows

THE vibrant African fashion of ‘Black Panther’ was on display at multiplexes around the country Thursday as moviegoers flocked to the first showings of...

US Senate rejects immigration proposals, reform in peril

WASHINGTON (AFP) - The US Senate blocked several immigration proposals Thursday including a bipartisan compromise opposed by President Donald Trump, dashing hopes that Congress will...

Trump to tackle mental health, school safety – but not guns

WASHINGTON (AP) - Declaring the nation united and grieving with "one heavy heart," President Donald Trump is promising to tackle school safety and "the...

UN envoy hopes for some agreement at South Sudan peace talks

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The UN envoy for South Sudan said he hopes "some form of agreement" will be signed in Ethiopia's capital where...

Bank of Japan’s ‘bazooka-wielding’ Kuroda nominated for second term

TOKYO (AFP) - Japan’s government nominated Haruhiko Kuroda for a second term as central bank governor yesterday, handing the veteran finance chief more time...

Zimbabwe’s president has clear road to election, few rivals

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) - As the body of Zimbabwe's main opposition leader awaits repatriation home for burial, his party already faces nasty power struggles...

McDonald’s moves cheeseburgers off Happy Meal menu

NEW YORK (AP) — McDonald’s is taking cheeseburgers and chocolate milk off its Happy Meal menu in an effort to cut down on the...

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