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Afghan officials: Suicide attack in wedding hall kills 63

Sunday, 18 August 2019, 06:56 Last update: about 4 hours ago Associated Press

The death toll from a suicide bombing at a wedding in Afghanistan's capital is at least 63, including women and children, officials said Sunday, as Kabul reeled from its deadliest attack this...

Updated: Italy's Salvini agrees to let 27 minors off migrant ship

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 21:25 Last update: about 4 hours ago Associated Press

Italy's hard-line interior minister buckled under pressure Saturday and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors leave a migrant rescue ship after two weeks at sea, temporarily easing a political...

'Easy Rider' star, 1960s swashbuckler Peter Fonda dies at 79

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 07:30 Last update: about 1 day ago

Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic "Easy Rider," died Friday at his home of...

LA Opera declines details on Placido Domingo investigation

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 07:25 Last update: about 1 day ago

The Los Angeles Opera has declined to release any details of its promised investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against opera legend Placido Domingo, the company's longtime general...

Aid group says Italy must let all migrants off rescue ship

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 07:06 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Three ailing migrants and a family member were evacuated Friday from a Spanish rescue ship anchored near a southern Italian island but 134 others remained stuck on the boat as Italy's political battle...

New York medical examiner rules Epstein death a suicide by hanging

Saturday, 17 August 2019, 07:01 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

New York City's medical examiner ruled Jeffrey Epstein's death a suicide Friday, confirming after nearly a week of speculation that the financier faced with sex trafficking charges hanged himself in...

Trump has talked about buying Greenland for US

Friday, 16 August 2019, 12:22 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Aiming to put his mark on the world map, President Donald Trump has talked to aides and allies about buying Greenland for the U.S. A Trump ally told The Associated Press on Thursday that the...

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