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Magnitude 5.6 earthquake strikes off Nicaragua's coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:01pm

The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 has struck in the Pacific off the coast of Nicaragua.

Official: Suspect in killing of Mexican journalist arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:47pm

Mexican authorities arrested the suspected killer of internationally recognized journalist Javier Valdez on Monday night, Interior Secretary Alfonso Navarrete Prida said.

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Van kills 10 and injures 15 in Toronto; driver in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:31pm

A rented van plowed down a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities said.

Ahead of summits, US tones down its war games with S. Korea

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:21pm

Spring on the Korean Peninsula is normally the season of D-Day-style beach landings with big guns thumping in the distance and skies crisscrossed by the contrails of fighter aircraft.

North Korea's Kim meets Chinese envoy after deadly bus crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:59pm

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met with China's ambassador and visited a hospital where Chinese tourists were being treated after a deadly bus crash.

The Latest: Toronto cops say van incident looked deliberate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:49pm

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Mexico officials: 3 missing film students believed slain

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:45pm

Authorities in the western Mexico state of Jalisco say they believe three film students missing since last month were killed and dissolved in acid.

Remnants of Mexico migrant caravan closer to US border

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:37pm

The remnants of a caravan of Central American migrants protested in northern Mexico on Monday, even as once again they drew angry tweets from U.S. President Donald Trump.

The Latest: Toronto cops say van incident looked deliberate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:31pm

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The Latest: Toronto police say 9 dead, 16 injured by van

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:31pm

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Van kills 10 and injures 15 in Toronto; driver in custody

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:23pm

A rented van plowed down a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities said.

Fire in south China kills 18, injures 5; could be arson

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:16pm

A fire at a three-story building in a southern Chinese city has killed 18 people and injured five others, local police said Tuesday, adding that it was likely caused by arson.

Police in southern Chinese city say fire at 3-story building has killed 18 people and injured 5; likely caused by arson

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:50pm

Police in southern Chinese city say fire at 3-story building has killed 18 people and injured 5; likely caused by arson.

Indigenous Brazilians set up camp to lobby for their rights

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:23pm

Hundreds of indigenous Brazilians set up camp in the nation's capital Monday at the start of a week of speeches, protests and celebrations as they lobby the government to protect their rights.

Peru orders arrest of 2 suspects in Canadian man's killing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:37pm

Peru's attorney general has ordered the arrest of two suspects in the killing of a Canadian man who traveled to the Amazon rain forest to study hallucinogenic medicine, officials said Monday.

Saudi-led airstrike at Yemen wedding killed at least 20

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 3:06pm

An airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition hit a wedding party in northern Yemen, killing at least 20 people including the bride, health officials said Monday, as harrowing images emerged on social media of the deadly bombing, the third to hit Yemeni civilians since the weekend.

Toronto police say 9 dead, 16 injured after van struck pedestrians in Toronto; driver in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:52pm

Toronto police say 9 dead, 16 injured after van struck pedestrians in Toronto; driver in custody.

Armenia's leader quits amid protests, saying 'I was wrong'

Avet Demourian, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:27pm

Serzh Sargsyan, who ruled Armenia for 10 years, resigned Monday as prime minister after thousands of people poured into the streets to protest his political maneuvering to cling to power in this former Soviet republic.

The Latest: Canada official: Too soon for van crash motive

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:27pm

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