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  • Man charged with killing 5 in newsroom to appear in court

    30 July 2018 9:39 AM 50

    A man charged with killing five people in The Capital newsroom in Annapolis, Maryland, is scheduled to be in court. An initial appearance for Jarrod Ramos is set for Monday morning in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. A grand jury has indicted Ramos on 23 counts, including murder, attempted murder and assault. County police say Ramos used a shotgun

  • Manafort trial to shed light on Mueller probe evidence

    30 July 2018 8:47 AM 24

    Don't expect answers about Trump campaign coordination with the Russians to come out of the trial of US President Donald Trump's onetime campaign chairperson. Paul Manafort is scheduled to go to trial on Tuesday in Alexandria, Virginia, on charges relating to money laundering stemming from Ukrainian political consulting. But the trial will give the public

  • Pope: Leftovers are food for thought, not waste

    29 July 2018 8:15 PM 29

    Vatican City — Pope Francis says leftover grub should serve as food for thought instead of getting thrown out. Francis told the faithful gathered in St Peter's Square on Sunday that people should "examine their conscience" about what to do with leftovers. He suggested using them for another meal or donating them. Francis said: "I'm thinking of people

  • Trump: There are 'consequences' for illegal border crossing

    29 July 2018 7:00 PM 36

    Bridgewater — President Donald Trump says there are "consequences when people cross our Border illegally" and claims many who do so are "using children for their own sinister purposes". Trump's tweet on Sunday came several days after the government said more than 1 800 children separated at the US-Mexico border have been reunited with parents and sponsors

  • Sean Spicer 'taken aback' by man's N-word claim

    29 July 2018 1:05 PM 25

    A publicist says ex-White House press secretary Sean Spicer was "taken aback" by the "outrageous claim" of a black man who accused Spicer of calling him a racial slur when they attended a Rhode Island prep school. Spicer was at a book signing in Middletown on Friday to promote his new book reflecting on his time at the press podium for President Donald

  • Man accuses Sean Spicer of calling him the N-word years ago

    28 July 2018 8:46 PM 33

    Middletown — A black man has accused former White House press secretary Sean Spicer of calling him a racial slur when they were students at a Rhode Island prep school. Spicer was at a book signing in Middletown on Friday to promote his new book reflecting on his time at the press podium for President Donald Trump. Cambridge, Massachusetts, resident Alex Lombard

  • Polar bear killed after attacking man on island off northern Norway

    28 July 2018 7:27 PM 36

    Berlin — A polar bear has attacked and injured a man leading tourists off a cruise ship on an archipelago between mainland Norway and the North Pole, Norwegian authorities say. The Joint Rescue Coordination for Northern Norway tweeted on Saturday the incident occurred when the tourists landed on the most northern island of Svalbard. It said the man was taken

  • Funerals held for Gaza youth killed at border by Israel fire

    28 July 2018 2:55 PM 29

    Gaza Strip — Gaza's Health Ministry says a Palestinian teen has died of wounds sustained by Israeli gunfire at a border protest as thousands attended the funeral of an 11-year-old killed in that demonstration. The ministry said 17-year-old Moumin al-Hams, succumbed Saturday to wounds sustained the day before. Gaza's militant Hamas rulers have led weekly

  • Hundreds of Syrian refugees return home from Lebanon

    28 July 2018 1:59 PM 29

    Masnaa — Hundreds of Syrian refugees started crossing the border from Lebanon on Saturday, the latest group to return to Syria from its western neighbour. Three buses carrying scores of people crossed the border into Syria in the early afternoon and more than 30 other buses are in Lebanon to carry more refugees later in the day. Russia has put forward

  • WATCH: Why Canada leaves bottles of whisky on a remote rocky island

    28 July 2018 7:14 AM 26

    Greenland and Canada know how to argue a matter of international diplomacy. Witness the politeness of the ongoing dispute about a rocky outcrop called Hans Island - 1,3 square kilometres of inhospitable land that falls squarely between the two countries. Since 1973 there have been ongoing disagreements as to which nation owns the land - with flags and bottles