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Dubai finds itself entangled in case against R. Kelly

Dubai finds itself entangled in case against R. Kelly

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai found itself entangled in the sex abuse case against American R&B singer R. Kelly on Thursday after the performer asked a U.S.
Australia moving 2,000 people from powerful cyclone's path

Australia moving 2,000 people from powerful cyclone's path

SYDNEY, Australia — About 2,000 Australians were being moved inland Thursday from part of the northern coast ahead of a powerful cyclone expected to hit this weekend.
European shares shaken by Brexit jitters after gains in Asia

European shares shaken by Brexit jitters after gains in Asia

BANGKOK — Shares were mixed in Europe on Thursday after a day of gains in Asia spurred by the Federal Reserve's promise not to raise interest rates during this year. Britain's FTSE 100 added 0.2 per cent to 7,307.87 while the DAX in Germany lost 0.

World Video Game Hall of Fame to announce 2019 finalists

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — This year's finalists for the World Video Game Hall of Fame are about to be revealed. Hall officials say they will announce the Class of 2019 contenders on Thursday morning. The winners will be inducted May 2.

Fire ball above LA not an alien invasion, just a film shoot

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Police Department would like residents to know that aliens are not invading. The LAPD says a fire ball that dashed through the sky over downtown Wednesday evening was part of a movie production.
UK's May asks a wary EU to delay Brexit until June 30

UK's May asks a wary EU to delay Brexit until June 30

LONDON — Exactly 1,000 days after Britain voted to leave the European Union, and nine days before it is scheduled to walk out the door, Prime Minister Theresa May hit the pause button Wednesday, asking the bloc to postpone the U.K.
Nicaragua government says it will free all jailed protesters

Nicaragua government says it will free all jailed protesters

MANAGUA, Nicaragua — President Daniel Ortega's administration promised Wednesday to free within 90 days all demonstrators arrested in the year since protests erupted against the Nicaraguan government.
Cleanup underway after fire at Texas petrochemicals facility

Cleanup underway after fire at Texas petrochemicals facility

HOUSTON — Crews on Wednesday extinguished a fire that had burned for days at a Houston-area petrochemicals storage facility and led to concerns about air quality among some residents and environmental groups despite reassurances from officials that t
Trump says Ohio workers 'better love me,' renews McCain feud

Trump says Ohio workers 'better love me,' renews McCain feud

LIMA, Ohio — President Donald Trump on Wednesday brought his re-election campaign to Ohio — a state essential to his 2020 strategy — touring a military tank plant and telling many of its cheering workers: "You better love me. I kept this place open.
Italy: Bus driver abducts 51 children, sets vehicle on fire

Italy: Bus driver abducts 51 children, sets vehicle on fire

MILAN — A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 children and their school chaperones Wednesday, threatening the hostages' lives for 40 minutes and setting the bus on fire at a Carabinieri blockade.