Sun | Aug 18, 2019

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TASIILAQ, Greenland (AP): Greenland said Friday it’s happy President Donald Trump has taken an interest in the nation, talking to aides and allies about buying the island for the US, but that it’s not for sale. Following reports that Trump had...

BERLIN (AP): German Chancellor Angela Merkel could meet British Prime Minister Boris Johnson soon to discuss Brexit, her spokesman said Friday. Asked about reports of a possible imminent meeting, Steffen Seibert told reporters that “indeed, a...

GENEVA (AP) : More than 500 migrants have lost their lives in the Americas so far this year, about a 33 per cent increase from a year ago, the United Nations (UN) migration agency said Friday. International Organization for Migration (IOM)...

LONDON (AP) — The British government wants to create an “express freight service” to ensure essential medicines are still available if the U.K. leaves the European Union without a divorce deal. The Department of Health said...

NEW YORK (AP) — As many as 50 people in at least six states have come down with breathing illnesses that may be linked to e-cigarettes or other vaping products. No deaths have been reported, but at least a few have come close. Some patients...

UPHAM, New Mexico (AP): Spaceport America is no longer just a shiny shell of hope that space tourism would one day launch from this remote spot in the New Mexico desert. The once-empty hangar that anchors the taxpayer-financed launch and landing...

SAN FRANCISCO (AP): A panel of judges yesterday dismissed an appeal by the United States (US) government that contended that detained immigrant children might not require soap during shorter stints in custody under a longstanding settlement...

CARACAS (AP): The government of President Nicolás Maduro says it is nullifying Venezuela’s newly named Citgo board, saying opposition leaders had no right to appoint them. State comptroller Elvis Amoroso made the announcement yesterday amid a...

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump has nominated a law professor who previously worked as a prosecutor, defence attorney and journalist to fill the nation’s longest federal judiciary vacancy. Trump nominated Richard E. Myers on...

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials are making a new attempt at adding graphic images to cigarette packets to discourage Americans from lighting up. The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday proposed 13 warnings that would appear on...
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