MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico now deports more Central American migrants than the United States, a dramatic shift since the U.S. asked Mexico for help a year ago with a spike in illegal migration, especially among unaccompanied minors.
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Calgary (Canada) (AFP) – St. Louis Blues general manager Doug Armstrong was named Monday to oversee Canada’s team in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey, the revived eight-team elite tournament last played in 2004.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Governors across the country have been packing their bags for all-expenses-paid trade missions abroad, spending taxpayer dollars on costly trips that have an uneven track record of yielding any tangible benefits for their states.
Police have confirmed former Major League Baseball player Darryl Hamilton was killed in an apparent murder-suicide in Pearland, Texas.
Stirring Swazi and Namibian comebacks and Moroccan muscle flexing were 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) qualifying highlights at the weekend. Hosts Swaziland wiped out a two-goal deficit in the first leg of a preliminary tie to draw 2-2 against Angola with Sabelo Ndzinisa levelling seven minutes from time. Namibia came from behind under new coach Ronnie Kanalelo to edge visiting Zambia 2-1 in another southern Africa showdown.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri (AP) — Governors across the U.S. have been making trade missions abroad on costly trips that have an uneven track record of yielding any tangible benefits for their states.
The leaders of Russia, France and Germany clashed over the Ukraine crisis Monday, as the EU extended sanctions on Moscow on the eve of key diplomatic talks in Paris. After a 45-minute three-way telephone conversation, German Chancellor Angela Merkel noted a “worrying” number of breaches in a ceasefire agreement clinched in February in Minsk, according to a government spokeswoman in Berlin. “Reports from the observation mission of the OSCE (Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe) show that the use of arms, especially the recent rise in heavy weaponry, is mainly coming from separatists supported by Russia,” Berlin said.
By Taghreed Almadani DUBAI (Reuters) – A Saudi TV star has earned death threats for deploying a new weapon against Islamic State: laughter. “Selfie”, a sketch comedy show which debuted last week on Saudi-owned pan-Arab satellite channel MBC, has won praise from influential voices in the Middle East for daring to mock the hardline militant group. “Come on guys!” interjects a naive character played by the show’s Saudi star, Nasser Al Qasabi.
South Carolina activists on Monday stepped up their call for lawmakers to remove the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the state capitol, five days after a white gunman allegedly shot dead nine black worshippers at a historic church in Charleston. The demand by U.S. civil rights leaders and local elected officials for the state to remove the rallying symbol of the pro-slavery South during the U.S. civil war follows revelations that the 21-year-old white man, charged with Wednesday’s attack on the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, had posted a racist manifesto on the internet. The suspect, Dylann Roof, …read more
Authorities say water bottled by a Pennsylvania bottling company may be contaminated with E. coli.