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Obama: Church shooting exposes ‘blight’ of racism

SAN FRANCISCO: US President Barack Obama on Friday said a mass shooting at a black church in South Carolina exposed the “blight” of racism still present in America, and railed…

Church massacre victims’ families offer forgiveness – Suspect charged with 9 counts of murder, weapons violation

Cybertheft adds to US-China tensions ahead of talks

White suspect confesses to attack on black US church – Deadly shooting being probed as hate crime

CHARLESTON, SC: A 21-year-old white man confessed to shooting dead nine black people at a historic South Carolina church, and hoped his actions would start a race war in the…

Muslims worldwide mark the start of Ramadan – Month of prayer, dawn-to-dusk fasting and nightly feasts

Gunman on the run after US Hate crime church shooting – Pastor and 8 others fatally shot

US to put woman on new $10 bill – Move first time in over a century

WASHINGTON: The US will put the image of a woman on an American banknote for the first time in over a century, breaking the lock that white male political heroes…

Six Irish students killed in California balcony collapse

LOS ANGELES: Six young Irish nationals died in the early hours Tuesday when a fourth-floor apartment balcony collapsed during a 21st birthday party in the California university town of Berkeley,…

Ex-NAACP leader: I identify as black ‘My views are culturally black but racially human’

NEW YORK: The NAACP chapter president who resigned after her parents said she is white said yesterday that she started identifying as black around age 5, when she drew self-portraits…

Clinton confidant to testify before house Benghazi panel

WASHINGTON: The chairman of a House panel investigating the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, complained yesterday that his committee should have received emails between Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham…

US archbishop resigns after pedophile cover-up charges

VATICAN CITY: Pope Francis has started making good on his promise to not let even the most senior churchmen get away with sex abuse or cover-up. Yesterday, he accepted the…

12 dead as tigers and lions roam Tbilisi – Heavy floods lead to massive zoo breakout