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Gilliard wants building named after convicted SC lawmaker

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – A South Carolina lawmaker said it’s time to forgive a former state senator who resigned amid a campaign spending scandal and give him the recognition he deserves. State Rep. Wendell Gilliard wants South Carolina [...]

For Indonesia’s Child Jockeys, Time to Retire at 10, After 5 Years of Racing

BIMA, Indonesia — The boy mounted the horse barefoot, with only an ill-fitting Hello Kitty helmet to protect his head and a talisman under his clothing to give him the courage of his ancestors. The last thing the boy, Firmansyah, 8, [...]

Overstock CEO resigns after ‘Deep State’ comments roil stock

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) – The CEO of Overstock.com has resigned, saying he’d become “far too controversial” to helm the e-commerce company known for selling discounted sofas and jewelry. Patrick Byrne’s resignation Thursday came after [...]

President Trump Cancels Trip to Denmark After Greenland Spat

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday night abruptly canceled a coming trip to Denmark, writing on Twitter that because the country’s prime minister, Mette Frederiksen, “would have no interest in discussing the purchase of Greenland,” [...]

Republicans start to sour on gun control laws after Trump’s reversal

“I don’t anticipate we’re going to pass a federal red flag law,” said Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson. | Cliff Owen/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share on Twitter */ ]]> Senate Homeland Security Chairman Ron Johnson [...]

After Safari Ends in a Nightmare, Benin Awakens to the Threat of Terrorism

Likening the underutilized parkland to untapped oil, Mr. Talon has committed at least $ 6 million to the 1,800-square-mile park. In 2017, he allowed African Parks, a South African organization, to take over operations. The influx of [...]

Salvadoran Woman Cleared of Homicide Charge After Stillbirth

“With these four emblematic cases, we hope the United Nations Group determines that El Salvador persecutes and arbitrarily detains women who suffer obstetric emergencies and/or births outside the hospital, particularly poor, rural women,” [...]

Hong Kong Protesters Defy Police Ban in Show of Strength After Tumult

HONG KONG — A sea of Hong Kong protesters marched through the dense city center in the pouring rain on Sunday, defying a police ban, in a vivid display of the movement’s continuing strength after more than two months of demonstrations, [...]

Soldier from India awarded citizenship after long delay

BEDFORD, N.H. (AP) – The American Civil Liberties Union says a member of the U.S. Army from India has been granted citizenship after a lengthy delay. Army Specialist Hiren Korat had enlisted in the Army three years ago as part of a program [...]

Sudan Signs Landmark Power-Sharing Deal After Months of Tumult

Sudan’s military and civilian leaders signed a landmark power-sharing deal at a joyous ceremony in the capital, Khartoum, on Saturday, signaling a new chapter after eight tumultuous months in which the sprawling African country was [...]