IMF Launches Youth Photo Contest in Latin America and the Caribbean

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) launched a regional photo contest entitled “Latin America and the Caribbean: Through the Eyes of its Youth” for Latin...

Massachusett Resident’s Support for Boston Marathon Bomber’s Death Penalty Decreasing

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS - Only 15 percent of residents in Boston and 18.9 percent of the entire Massachusetts residents reported support for the death penalty...

New Marijuana Rules Could Shut Down 20 Vancouver Dispensaries

VANCOUVER, CANADA - The City of Vancouver has announced plans to regulate marijuana dispensaries in the city, a move that could result to the...

Pierre Claude Nolin, Canada’s Senate Speaker, Succumbs to Rare Cancer

CANADA - Canada's Senate has lost its speaker, Pierre Claude Nolin, who died at the age of 64 Thursday, five years after he was...

Obama Confirms Two Hostages Accidentally Killed in US Counterterror Operation, Takes Full Responsibility

United States President Barack Obama has confirmed that two hostages held by Al Qaeda were accidentally killed in a US counterterrorism operation, expressing grief...

Clinton Foundation To Accept Donations Only from Six US Allied Nations

NEW YORK - The Clinton Foundation said it will only accept donations from governments of Australia, Canada, Germany, Netherlands, Norway and the United Kingdom,...

Pope Francis Accepts Resignation of Convicted US Bishop Robert Finn – Vatican

VATICAN CITY - The Vatican announced on Tuesday that Pope Francis has already accepted the resignation of Bishop Robert Finn, who was convicted of...

Mediterranean Migrant Crisis: Captain of Capsized Boat, 1 Crew Charged

CATANIA, SICILY - Prosecutors in Sicily announced that the Tunisian captain of the capsized vessel that killed as many as 900 people was charged...

At Least 11 People Injured in Fresno Gas Line Explosion

FRESNO - At least 11 people were hurt, three of them in critical condition, due to a gas pipeline explosion near Fresno that also...

Saddam Hussein’s Number 2 Man Killed in Iraq

BAGHDAD, IRAQ - An Iraqi state-run television has reported the death of Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri, Saddam Hussein's deputy and former top adviser, in an...

Vancouver Pilots in Deadly North Shore Plane Crash Identified

Vancouver - The two pilots who died after their cargo plane crashed in the North Shore Mountains of Vancouver were identified as Robert Brandt,...

Houston Police Chase Ends in Death of Father of Three

HOUSTON - A 41-year-old barber and father of three died following a police chase that ended in shooting outside an elementary school, authorities said. What...

Kenya Begins Bombing Al-Shabab Targets in Somalia

KENYA - Kenya is not delaying its response to an al-Shabab attack that left 148 people dead at Garissa University as it launched two...

North Carolina Man Could Face Death Penalty for Killing 3 Muslim Students

NORTH CAROLINA, USA - Craig Stephen Hicks, the main suspect in the killing of three North Carolina college students who were Muslims, could face...

Camper Seriously Injured After Comeragh Mountains Ravine Fall

IRELAND - The Irish Coast Guard rescue helicopter has airlifted a male camper who sustained serious injuries after falling into a ravine at Mahon...

Lost for 6 Years, Cleo the Cat Reunites with Edmonton Owner

CANADA - Amanda Graham, 24, thought her pet cat Cleo was already dead after it went missing nearly six years ago in Ontario. On...

Death Row Inmate Freed After 39 Years As Court Finds Him Innocent in 1985...

ALABAMA, USA - After nearly 39 years of languishing in jail as a death row inmate, Anthony Ray Hinton has been freed as a...

Deaths of Three People Prompt Blue Bell to Shut Down Ice Cream Plant in...

Blue Bell Ice Cream said it has voluntarily shut down operations at its Broken Arrow Oklahoma plant to pave the way for a thorough...

World Condemns Kenya Attack that Killed 147 People

The international community has strongly condemned the brutal attack by militant group al-Shabab in Garissa University College in Kenya, Thursday, killing at least 147 people. Most...

Kenya University Attack Kills 15; 500 Students Still Unaccounted

KENYA - At least 15 people were killed while more than 500 students remained unaccounted for after militants from the Somali terror group Al-Shabaab...