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African asylum seekers facing expulsion have embraced Israel

African asylum seekers facing expulsion have embraced Israel

HERZLIYA, Israel — Even as he faces a potential deportation from Israel, 30-year-old Eritrean asylum seeker Johny Goytiom Kafl brims with satisfaction as he looks out upon thousands of fellow protesters rallying against the impending expulsions, all
University experts to lead Puerto Rico storm death review

University experts to lead Puerto Rico storm death review

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico's governor announced Thursday that a team of experts at George Washington University will lead an independent, in-depth review to determine the number of deaths caused by Hurricane Maria amid accusations that the U
Trump comments points to deep divisions over arming teachers

Trump comments points to deep divisions over arming teachers

Utah teacher Kasey Hansen says carrying a concealed weapon in school is "more of a solution" than hiding in a corner and waiting if an armed intruder enters the classroom.

Man convicted of fatally beating boy gets life sentence

COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio man convicted of beating a 14-month-old boy to death and tossing his body into a creek with the help of the child's mother has been sentenced to life in prison with no parole eligibility for 19 years.
Man who admitted to concert scam wants to take plea back

Man who admitted to concert scam wants to take plea back

HONOLULU — A North Carolina man who admitted to defrauding the University of Hawaii of $200,000 by lying about being able to produce a Stevie Wonder fundraiser concert now wants to take back his guilty plea.
Montenegro police: US Embassy attacker ex-soldier

Montenegro police: US Embassy attacker ex-soldier

PODGORICA, Montenegro — The man who hurled a bomb into the U.S.
Venezuelan pastor fills presidential void left by opposition

Venezuelan pastor fills presidential void left by opposition

CARACAS, Venezuela — With two months to go before Venezuela's presidential election, the only challenger to jump in the ring against President Nicolas Maduro is a little-known television evangelist who was once arrested for fuel smuggling and has a r

Oklahoma City receives rare lake effect snow from storm

Oklahoma City, meet the Great Lakes. A weather event known as lake effect snow that's common in the upper Midwest and northeastern U.S., made a rare appearance at Oklahoma City's Lake Hefner on Wednesday.

Parents: 101 Nigerian girls missing after Boko Haram attack

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — More than 100 girls are still missing three days after suspected Boko Haram extremists attacked their school in northern Nigeria, parents said Thursday, as fears grew that they may have been kidnapped like those from Chibok town
Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

Book Trump? Interest groups press case at his properties

WASHINGTON — Payday lenders got regulators to rethink rules on how closely to vet borrowers. E-cigarette makers got a delay in federal oversight of many vaping products.