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Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 6:41 PMThe Associated Press

Africa surpassed the milestone of 3 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 today, including more than 72,000 deaths, according to the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  South Africa accounts for more than 30 per cent of...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 2:46 PMThe Associated Press

In a highly unusual move, American diplomats have drafted two cables condemning President Donald Trump’s incitement of the deadly assault on the Capitol and calling for administration officials to support invoking the 25th Amendment to remove...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 12:32 PMThe Associated Press

Two Republican senators now say President Donald Trump should resign, as support for the drive to impeach him a second time gains momentum in his final days in office. This comes after Wednesday's deadly riot at the Capitol by a...

Published:Sunday | January 10, 2021 | 11:51 AMThe Associated Press

Authorities today said they determined the location of the crash site and black boxes of a Boeing 737-500, a day after the aircraft crashed into the Java Sea with 62 people on board shortly after taking off from Indonesia's capital. The...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2021 | 6:25 PMThe Associated Press

Momentum built among Democrats today for a fresh and fast push to impeach President Donald Trump, even as the House speaker accused his backers who violently invaded the Capitol of choosing “their whiteness over democracy.” ...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2021 | 3:54 PMThe Associated Press

A fire broke out in the intensive care unit of a government-run hospital in western India earlier today, killing 10 infants, police and news reports said. A preliminary investigation suggests the fire was caused by an electrical short-circuit...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2021 | 11:07 AMThe Associated Press

President Donald Trump's steadfast grip on Republicans in Washington is beginning to crumble, leaving him more politically isolated than at any other point in his turbulent administration. After riling up a crowd that later staged a violent...

Published:Saturday | January 9, 2021 | 10:30 AMThe Associated Press

A Sriwijaya Air passenger jet carrying 62 people lost contact with air traffic controllers yesterday. It happened minutes after taking off from Indonesia's capital on a domestic flight, officials said. Transportation minister, Budi Karya Sumadi...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 6:14 PMThe Associated Press

President Donald Trump appeared no closer to signing an end-of-year COVID-19 relief and spending bill today, as millions lost unemployment aid, the government barrelled toward a mid-pandemic shutdown, and lawmakers implored him to act. Trump...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2020 | 2:09 PMThe Associated Press

Police officers today provided harrowing details of  their response to a Christmas morning explosion in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. They, at times, choked up, as they relived the moments that led up to the blast and offered...

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