In a state whose motto is "Live Free or Die," New Hampshire's primary Tuesday is do or die for Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush. "I know I've been written off," said Bush, who must beat his establishment rivals next week or consider giving up. New Hampshire,"6 minutes agoAFP News
Fuel trucks were spotted at North Korea's main satellite centre, according to a US think tank, however the group says it is unlikely Pyongyang has begun fuelling the rocket it plans to launch in the coming weeks. The satellite images of the North's Sohae complex on Wednesday and Thursday showed
Up to 20,000 Syrians were stranded on the Turkish border Friday after fleeing a major Russian-backed regime offensive near Aleppo, where a new humanitarian disaster appeared to be unfolding. Tens of thousands of civilians have joined an exodus to escape fierce fighting involving government forces who
By Yimou Lee and Pichi Chuang TAINAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake toppled a 17-story apartment building in southern Taiwan on Saturday, killing at least two people, including a 10-day-old girl, and triggering frantic efforts to rescue dozens of people feared trapped inside. Rescuers mounted
MILTON, Fla. (AP) — A weeklong search for a Missouri couple wanted in a series of robberies and abductions across the South ended with one suspect dead and the other wounded Friday, after authorities say they chased the pair across the highway and through a rural neighborhood and exchanged gunfire with
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A 10-month old baby was among three dead after a 16-storey tower block was toppled by a 6.4-magnitude earthquake in southern Taiwan Saturday, with rescuers battling to free residents still trapped inside. Officials said four buildings collapsed in the quake which struck the island in the early hours
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A state senator in Utah wants to declare pornography a public health crisis, echoing an argument being made around the U.S. by conservative religious groups as porn becomes more accessible on smartphones and tablets.
Hillary Clinton told voters in the latest Democratic debate there's "hardly anything you don't know about me." Just minutes later, she got tangled in a question about a part of her resume that ...
The Latest on a 6.4-magnitude earthquake in southern Taiwan (all times local): 9:15 a.m. Authorities in the southern Taiwanese city of Tainan say three people — including a 10-day-old — have been killed ...
(Reuters) - Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon as module pilot on the record-setting Apollo 14 mission in 1971, has died at the age of 85, the U.S. space agency said on Friday. Mitchell died in West Palm Beach, Florida, on Thursday, on the eve of the 45th anniversary of the
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on a winter storm that dropped more than a foot of snow on some areas of the Northeast (all times local):
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — A band of former Haitian soldiers clashed Friday with a far larger gathering of anti-government demonstrators in the troubled country's capital, resulting in the killing of an ex-member of the abolished military amid an ongoing political crisis.
By Jeff Mason WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will propose a $2.5 billion tax credit over five years for businesses that invest in programs at local community colleges and hire their graduates, administration officials said on Friday. The proposal, dubbed the Community College Partnership
The Founders of Singapore’s Funding Society bring the concept of supporting local SMEs home to Indonesia. Loan platforms seem to be a growing trend in the Indonesian fintech scene lately, with the appearance of individually targettted services such as Tunaiku, UangTeman, and even a crowdlending site
US astronaut Edgar Mitchell, one of just 12 people to have walked on the Moon, has died aged 85, his family and NASA said Friday, calling him a "pioneer." NASA paid glowing tribute to Mitchell, who died in Florida after a brief illness late Thursday, the eve of the 45th anniversary of his lunar
A 3 million-gallon spill from a southwestern Colorado gold mine last year may have dumped more than 880,000 pounds of metals into the Animas River, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Friday. ...
Thousands of US-bound Cubans stranded in Costa Rica and Panama will be able to take direct flights to Mexico, if they can afford the cost, the governments of the Central American countries said Friday. The flights are aimed at accelerating a transfer of more than 9,000 Cuban migrants through Central
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Lottery officials said Friday that nobody has stepped forward with the winning ticket for the record $63 million SuperLottoPlus jackpot — but it's too early to call a forfeit.
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MIAMI (AP) — Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's "successful failure" and later devoted his life to exploring physics, the mind, and unexplained phenomena such as psychics and aliens, has
The captain of a tourist boat that overturned in bad weather off Nicaragua's Caribbean coast killing 13 was found guilty of manslaughter Friday, judicial sources said.
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a deadly crane collapse in New York (all times local):
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Acting amid extra tight security, parole commissioners on Friday again recommended the release of a former leader of the Mexican Mafia prison gang who now helps law enforcement, Board of Parole Hearings spokesman Luis Patino said.
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HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — The widow of an American missionary said Friday that she believes it is God's plan for her to return to the African country where al-Qaida fighters killed her husband last month, and she has no hesitation about doing so.
Atlantic City's Borgata casino says it will stop making tax payments until the city hands over $62.5 million in court-ordered tax refunds. That move could cause the cash-strapped city to run out of money ...
Argentina's new government has offered $6.5 billion to settle its long debt battle with "holdout" creditors, the government and a US mediator said Friday, declaring a breakthrough to the impasse. The dispute and the US court case around it has roiled global sovereign debt markets while
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A construction crane collapse that killed one person and injured three others Friday in New York City followed a number of crane accidents in recent years in the nation's biggest city. A look: ___ — March ...
The Pentagon on Friday released 198 photographs linked to allegations of abuse of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan, many of them showing close-ups of cuts and bruises to arms and legs of prisoners held in U.S. facilities. The Pentagon said the photos came from criminal investigations into 56 allegations
IPOH, Feb 8 — A 57-year-old mechanic and his 20-year-old son, suspected of involvement in the disappearance and deaths of four people in Tapah, have been released conditionally after being in...
Dan Reeves has barely merited a mention in the lead-up to the Super Bowl, his imprint on these Denver Broncos an afterthought. Maybe it's just too easy to forget that every key architect of this season's ...
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KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — One event that is synonymous with Chinese New Year is the lion dance. Loud and colourful, this is one of the most anticipated sights of the holiday as it signifies a new...
At the time, workers were lowering the crane to secure it as winds approached 25 miles per hour, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference. An investigation was underway and the crane operator was being interviewed, de Blasio said. Manhattan resident David Wichs, 38, was killed in
Rio's Carnival -- a five day festival of dancing, bared flesh and wild costumes -- opened Friday in the face of warnings that the Zika virus might make even kissing dangerous. Mayor Eduardo Paes handed a big golden key to the city to the Carnival's ceremonial King Momo, who promised a spectacular
TOKYO (AP) — As Japan gears up to host the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and caters to a surging influx of foreign visitors, the country faces a cultural dilemma: Should it stop identifying Buddhist temples on maps with the traditional "manji" symbol that is often confused with a Nazi swastika?
Demaryius Thomas's mother will watch the Super Bowl from the stands at Levi's Stadium, decked out in an officially licensed orange No. 88 jersey. The last time the Denver Broncos played in the Super Bowl, ...
A sharp selloff in New York led by the major tech stocks capped a day of losses on major global markets Friday. US jobs data for last month, showing a fall in the unemployment rate to 4.9 percent and a gain in wages growth, sparked new worries that the Federal Reserve could decide to raise rates again
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Dismal sales outlooks from marquee technology names sent shares in the enterprise sector crashing on Friday as investors questioned whether information-technology managers would keep spending on their products.
PETALING JAYA, Feb 6 — About 1,500 auctioneers in the country are waiting with bated breath to know if they will still have a job in the coming days. Their predicament comes after receiving a...
By Chris Kahn NEW YORK (Reuters) - Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has erased Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's wide lead for the Democratic presidential nomination since the start of year, putting the two in a dead heat nationally, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. Clinton leads Sanders 48
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 6 — Datuk Seri Mukhriz Mahathir’s removal as mentri besar may have ended the crisis within Kedah Umno, but it remains to be seen if the move will silence further dissent within...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An exclusive private school in Indianapolis is under scrutiny over how it handled the allegations that a coach who led the high school boys basketball team to back-to-back state titles sent sexually explicit messages to a 15-year-old female student. Court documents say Park Tudor
Traces of widely used and potentially harmful chemicals have shown up in three drinking water systems in Colorado, prompting officials to shut down three wells and start looking for the source. Two compounds ...
At least four suspected jihadists and a Malian soldier were killed Friday following an attack on a UN military camp in Timbuktu in Mali's restive north, a Malian security source said. Hours of fighting followed the early-morning attack on the camp in the south of Timbuktu, the source said, adding
By Marice Richter FORT WORTH, Texas (Reuters) - The Texas teenager who was derided for an "affluenza" defence for killing four people while driving drunk was transferred to an adult jail on Friday from the juvenile centre where he has been held since he was deported from Mexico in late January
A powerful earthquake struck southern Taiwan on Saturday near the city of Tainan, toppling at least one apartment building and collapsing other structures although there were no immediate reports of deaths or serious injuries. At least five aftershocks of 3.8-magnitude or more shook Tainan about half
The campaign to win China's backing for deeper sanctions against North Korea gained in intensity Friday, with the US and South Korean presidents making their case directly to Xi Jinping. Presidents Barack Obama and Park Geun-Hye spoke to their Chinese counterpart by phone in separate calls to demand
Intensifying military offensives show the Syrian government and its allies are not serious about finding a political solution to the five-year-old conflict, the new leader of a major rebel group said on Friday. In his first interview since becoming leader of Syrian insurgent group Jaish al-Islam after
BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Ramon Isaza, a 75-year-old patriarch of the far-right paramilitary bands that killed thousands in Colombia, has been released from prison after serving less than 10 years, it was announced Friday.
By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Satellite images taken this week of North Korea's Sohae rocket launch site show apparent fuelling activity seen in the past one to two weeks before a rocket launch, a U.S. think tank said on Friday. North Korea has told U.N. agencies it will launch a rocket
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on six people found dead in a house on Chicago's South Side (all times local):