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  • 'Multiple victims' reported in Maryland shooting, active shooter on the loose

    September 20, 2018 2:34 PM 4

    Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI is describing as an "active shooter situation." The Harford County Sheriff's Office tweeted that there was a shooting Thursday morning in the Perryman area that involves "multiple victims." They warn that the situation is still fluid and ask people to avoid the area. The FBI's

  • Doug Ford dines at Trump hotel on his NAFTA visit to Washington

    September 19, 2018 10:57 PM 6

    Trump has been sued over this spending by the attorneys general of Maryland and Washington, D.C., who accuse him of violating a section of the U.S. Constitution that prohibits the president from taking “emoluments” from foreign officials. Foreign stays at the hotel are at the centre of the lawsuit. Ford was making his first foreign trip as premier. His visit

  • U.S. Buy American demand gone from NAFTA as Canada, Mexico claim credit, sources say

    September 19, 2018 8:11 PM 5

    Multiple sources, speaking on the condition of anonymity, cited the competing claims as one example of the animosity between Canada and Mexico that has arisen since Mexico reached its own NAFTA deal with the Trump administration last month. Canada and the United States are trying to renegotiate their portion of the three-country trade pact, but major

  • Texas grandma kills 12-foot gator, says she's finally avenged her miniature horse

    September 19, 2018 6:31 PM 6

    A Texas great-grandmother says she's finally gotten revenge on the massive alligator that ate her miniature horse a few years ago. It took just one shot for Judy Cochran to dispatch the 12-foot, 580-pound gator at her ranch Sunday in Goodrich, the Houston Chronicle reported. Goodrich is about an hour northeast of Houston. "We think this is the gator

  • U.K. police investigate possible hate crime outside Muslim centre

    September 19, 2018 1:56 PM 6

    The Hussaini Association, which had organized a lecture at the mosque, called the collision “a suspected premeditated Islamophobic attack.” In a statement, the group said the car “swerved into innocent bystanders” and the occupants were heard shouting anti-Islamic taunts just before the attack. Police are searching for the car and its occupants, reported

  • Malaysia former prime minister faces charges for abuse of power

    September 19, 2018 1:13 PM 5

    KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA—Malaysia’s anti-graft agency said former prime minister Najib Razak was arrested on Wednesday and will face further charges of abuse of power over the multimillion-dollar looting of a state investment fund. The agency said in a statement that Najib was detained at its office over the transfer of 2.6 billion ringgit ($814 million)

  • Turkish delight for Venezuela’s Maduro draws opponents’ fury

    September 18, 2018 4:47 PM 8

    But by that time the videos had already generated a maelstrom of criticism for Maduro, who was forced to put a lighter spin on the dining experience. Appearing on television Monday night, Maduro called the meal a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity” and thanked Gokce for his hospitality, saying he hoped to see him soon in Caracas. “While Venezuelans suffer

  • U.S. cuts number of refugees to 30,000 for next year

    September 17, 2018 10:09 PM 6

    The 30,000 ceiling announced Monday by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is the maximum the U.S. will admit during the fiscal year that starts Oct. 1. The actual number allowed could be lower. The U.S. welcomed nearly 85,000 refugees in the final year of the Obama administration. The lower admittance numbers reflect the Trump administration’s opposition

  • South Korea’s president to visit North Korea in bid to save nuclear talks

    September 17, 2018 8:07 PM 8

    South Korean President Moon Jae-in will head to Pyongyang on Tuesday for a landmark visit to salvage stalled nuclear talks between the U.S. and North Korea. The three-day trip, the first by a South Korean leader in 11 years, will feature a joint press appearance on Wednesday with Kim Jong-un. The North Korean leader has resisted U.S. attempts to spell

  • Pussy Riot member treated in Berlin for suspected poisoning

    September 16, 2018 3:11 PM 8

    Verzilov was first hospitalized in Moscow on Tuesday and had remained in intensive care, Pussy Riot members said this week. Maria Alekhina, a member of the group, told The Associated Press that he regained consciousness Friday. Verzilov, his partner Veronika Nikulshina and two other Pussy Riot members served 15-day jail sentences for running onto field