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WASHINGTON Republican Karen Handel won a closely watched special congressional election on Tuesday, salvaging a seat in the traditionally conservative Georgia where Democrats had hoped...

CINCINNATI An American university student held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months died at a Cincinnati hospital on Monday, just days after he was...

MEXICO CITY   Ministers from the Organisation of American States met on Monday to seek elusive solutions on the crisis in Venezuela, as the death...

WASHINGTON Google is stepping up its efforts to block “extremist and terrorism-related videos” over its platforms, using a combination of technology and human monitors. The measures...

SUWALKI GAP US and British troops have carried out the first large-scale Nato defensive drill on the border between Poland and Lithuania, rehearsing for a...

LOS ANGELES A traditional double-hulled canoe has returned to Hawaii after concluding a three-year epic journey around the globe, the first trip of its kind...

MIAMI President Donald Trump on Friday ordered tighter restrictions on Americans travelling to Cuba and a clampdown on US business dealings with the Caribbean island’s...

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump had personal liabilities of at least $315.6 million to German, US and other lenders as of mid-2017, according to a federal...

KABUL Three American troops were wounded on Saturday in an apparent insider attack by an Afghan soldier inside a military base, an official said, as...

NEW YORK US President Donald Trump’s rollback on his predecessor’s liberalisation of travel to Cuba will all but eliminate a burgeoning market for independent tourism,...