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Town of New Glasgow shows support for mill remediation
Jim Swain to share chronicles of his own life in Why Me?
Veteran brings message of unity at New Glasgow Remembrance ceremony
Former premier honours fallen soldiers at Sunny Brae
Hockey players rake leaves for late veteran’s wife
Surgeons remove worms, other parasites from NKorean soldier
SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — Surgeons treating a North Korean soldier who was severely wounded by gunfire while escaping to South Korea this past week removed dozens of parasites from his body, including presumed roundworms that were as long as 27 ...
3-month citywide arts exhibit opens Sunday in New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS — Collages by jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong, three versions of a work by Yoko Ono, a dream-like video about jazz trumpeter Buddy Bolden, a steam calliope that plays African-American protest music, and a chunk of wall bearing a restored ...
Designer Azzedine Alaia, known for clingy style, dies at 77
PARIS — Tunisian-born designer Azzedine Alaia, an iconoclast whose clingy dresses marked the 1980s and who dressed famous women from Hollywood to the White House, has died at age 77. The French Haute Couture Federation announced Alaia's death on ...
Spain saves 500 migrants crossing Mediterranean in 46 boats
MADRID — Spanish authorities say around 500 migrants have been saved by rescue boats as they attempted the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea from Africa. Francisco Bernabe, the Spanish representative in the region of Murcia, says 461 ...
Macron's upstart party chooses new leader, amid tensions
LYON, France — French President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party has chosen a new leader, as the 19-month-old movement tries to overcome divisions and solidify its position after redrawing France's political landscape. Christophe Castaner, a ...
100 full moons: Blazing fireball lights up Arctic sky
COPENHAGEN — A blazing fireball lit up the dark skies of Arctic Finland for five seconds, giving off what scientists said was "the glow of 100 full moons" and igniting hurried attempts to find the reported meteorite. Finnish experts were scrambling ...
Giddy Zimbabweans gather in capital to march against Mugabe; 'It's like Christmas'
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Euphoric crowds of several thousand people gathered in Zimbabwe's capital on Saturday to demand the departure of President Robert Mugabe, one of Africa's last remaining liberation leaders, after nearly four ...
Authorities find bodies of 5 more Pakistanis
QUETTA, Pakistan — A government spokesman says authorities have found the bodies of five more Pakistanis who were apparently planning to cross into Iran on their way to Europe to seek work as migrant labourers. Anwarul Haq Kakar, the spokesman for ...
Palestinians reject 'extortion' in face of US move
JERUSALEM — The Palestinian foreign minister says the Palestinians will not give in to "extortion" after a U.S. threat to close their diplomatic mission in Washington. In an interview on Palestine Radio on Saturday, Riad Malki said the Palestinians ...
Sexual misconduct claims roil Alabama campaign, divide women
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — Standing on the white marble steps of Alabama's Capitol, Kayla Moore surrounded herself with two dozen other women to defend husband Roy Moore against accusations of sexual misconduct that are dividing Republicans, and women in ...