Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Clashes after Mexico City massacre protest – ‘Dead had been shot in the back’

MEXICO CITY: Masked protesters clashed with riot police in Mexico City on Friday after thousands of people marched to commemorate the 47th anniversary of...

Trump and Carson’s attacks on Muslims worry GOP elders – ‘If I win, they’re...

WASHINGTON: The candidates atop the GOP presidential field are ramping up political attacks aimed at Muslims, a move designed to appeal to hardline conservatives....

Biden urged to challenge Clinton in US 2016 race – Democratic donors seek to...

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON: A group of prominent Democratic Party fundraisers on Friday began circulating a letter to encourage a hesitant Vice President Joe Biden to...

Trump declines to rebut anti-Muslim questioner – Republican frontrunner under fire over exchange

WASHINGTON: Democratic presidential candidates slammed Donald Trump yesterday for failing to challenge a questioner who wrongly claimed President Barack Obama was a Muslim and...

Obama meets King Salman

WASHINGTON: US President Barack Obama welcomed Saudi Arabia's King Salman for a first and long-delayed White House summit yesterday, marked by warm public words...

Clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license – ‘I’m hoping that cooler heads...

MOREHEAD: A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license in hand yesterday morning, embracing and crying as the...

Clinton facing fresh worries over emails – ‘I don’t think the campaign has handled...

WASHINGTON: Hillary Rodham Clinton is facing fresh worries among congressional Democrats about her use of a private email account while serving as secretary of...

Western wildfires: Wind, heat, dry land fueling large blazes

CALIFORNIA: Winds in the West are helping stoke wildfires sweeping across the Northern Rocky Mountains, Pacific Northwest and elsewhere, posing problems for firefighters trying...

American flag raised as US reopens embassy in Cuba

HAVANA: Secretary of State John Kerry yesterday called for "genuine democracy" in Cuba as the American flag was raised over a US embassy in...

Bush declines to rule against use of government torture

DAVENPORT, Iowa: Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Thursday declined to rule out resuming the use of torture under some circumstances by the US...

Ferguson under state of emergency – Night of protests brings confrontation, arrests

FERGUSON: The racial flashpoint city of Ferguson awoke under a state of emergency yesterday after a second night of clashes between police and protesters,...

Peaceful rallies in Ferguson give way to violence, gunfire

FERGUSON, Missouri: A man was critically wounded in a gun battle with police as street protests turned violent in Ferguson, Missouri, on Sunday night,...

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