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February 19, 2018 9:43 PM New Pennsylvania congressional map could benefit Democrats

Republican lawmakers expected to challenge congressional district map in Federal Court Pennsylvania's high court issued a new congressional district map for the state's 2018 elections on its self-imposed deadline Monday, all but ensuring that Democratic prospects will improve in several seats and that Republican lawmakers challenge it in Federal Court 21

February 18, 2018 2:25 PM Husband of slain U.K. MP Jo Cox steps down amid sexual misconduct claims

Brendan Cox says he will leave his positions at two charities set up in the name of his late wife after he admitted he acted inappropriately. LONDON—The widower of a slain British lawmaker stepped down from two charities set up in his late wife’s memory after a newspaper reported allegations of past sexual misconduct against him. Brendan Cox said late Saturday 14

February 15, 2018 9:38 PM Man takes father’s body for burial after disagreement with Quebec hospital

The family were hoping to get a certificate before repatriating the body for a quick burial by the end of the day, as per the son’s beliefs. But the hospital said the deceased would have to be admitted and that the body could not be released to anyone but an accredited funeral facility. MONTREAL—A spat over a death certificate prompted a man to abruptly 11

February 14, 2018 7:28 PM Feds move gingerly toward protecting 'Canada brand' in foreign mining operations

OTTAWA - It's taken almost a decade of loud, often unwelcome advocacy, but the federal government appears to finally recognize that Canada's international brand needs a little spit and polish. In back-to-back addresses this week to a Mining Association of Canada luncheon, two federal cabinet ministers repeatedly stressed the critical importance of what they called 19

February 3, 2018 12:31 PM African migrants injured in drive-by shootings in Italy

Local media report at least 6 migrants were shot in Macerata A man opened fire on passersby in the central Italian city of Macerata on Saturday, injuring several African migrants, police said, in an attack that appeared to be racially motivated. The shootings happened just days after the dismembered body of an 18-year-old Italian woman was discovered 20

January 20, 2018 7:15 PM Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel

U.S. embassy in Kabul issued a warning Thursday that extremist groups may be planning attacks against hotels A group of as many as four gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital Kabul and were exchanging fire with security forces on Saturday as residents and staff fled. Hotel manager Ahmad Haris Nayab, who managed to escape unhurt 29

January 9, 2018 11:53 PM Zinedine Zidane gives Real Madrid a reality check

The coach is trying to keep Madrid motivated for La Liga competition, even though it is 16 points adrift of first-place Barcelona at the halfway point. MADRID—Zinedine Zidane is hoping his words will help put Real Madrid back on track. Zidane had a longer than usual talk with his players before training on Tuesday, saying it’s his responsibility to keep them motivated 14

December 31, 2017 7:54 PM Pope's New Year's Eve service laments war, injustices that 'ruined' 2017

'We humans in so many ways ruined and hurt it with works of death, with lies and injustices' Bidding 2017 farewell, Pope Francis on Sunday decried wars, injustices, social and environmental degradation and other man-made ills which he said spoiled the year. Francis presided at a New Year's Eve prayer service at St. Peter's Basilica, a traditional occasion 28

December 27, 2017 5:45 PM At least 4 injured in St. Petersburg following explosion, Russian media reports

MOSCOW—Russian news reports say at least four people have been injured by an explosion at a supermarket in St. Petersburg. Russian news agencies quoted St. Petersburg’s branch of the Emergencies Ministry as saying that a device containing 200 grams of explosives went off on Wednesday at a storage area for customers’ bags. No one has claimed responsibility 22

December 22, 2017 3:40 PM United Airlines loses track of 92-year-old woman flying to Ottawa

Eleanor Miller ultimately arrived a day late, but airline twice told her family she never got on flights A "terrified" Ottawa family spent several hours looking for 92-year-old Eleanor Miller after United Airlines apparently lost track of her as she flew from North Carolina to Ottawa. Ann Miller said her mother was supposed to fly from Asheville, N.C., to Newark 31