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Cheering Cubans greet first cruise ship from US in decades

May 2, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — Greeted with rum drinks and salsa dancers, the first passengers to cruise from the U.S. more »»

Egypt journalists stage protest over police raid at union

May 2, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's journalists' union called for the dismissal of the interior minister and launched an open-ended sit-in at its headquarters in downtown Cairo on Monday, protesting the... more »»

Puerto Rico skips bond payments, says Congress must help

May 2, 2016

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rican officials warned Monday the island's default on a $422 million bond payment is only the beginning if the U.S. more »»

French far right party punishes Jean-Marie Le Pen's allies

May 2, 2016

PARIS (AP) — Marine Le Pen's far right National Front has punished two leading party figures for attending a Paris rally led by her father. more »»

UK Labour Party suspends councilors in anti-Semitism dispute

May 2, 2016

LONDON (AP) — The anti-Semitism dispute bedeviling Britain's Labour Party ahead of an election Thursday has continued with the suspension of three city councilor. more »»

Turkey: Islamic State behind attack that killed 2 policemen

May 2, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's interior minister says a car bombing that killed two police officers and wounded 22 other people in the southern city of Gaziantep, near Syria, was carried out by... more »»

Intense diplomacy, proposals for new Syria cease-fire

May 2, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's military extended its own, unilateral cease-fire around Damascus for another 48 hours on Monday amid an intense diplomatic push by the United States and Russia to restore a... more »»

Spain: 4 arrested at bull festival for assault on activists

May 2, 2016

MADRID (AP) — Police arrested four people at a bull run festival in northeastern Spain for allegedly attacking two animal rights activists who tried to video the event, an official said Monday. more »»

First US cruise in decades arrives in Havana

May 2, 2016

HAVANA (AP) — The first U.. more »»

Prince Harry, Canada's Trudeau mark wounded soldiers event

May 2, 2016

TORONTO (AP) — Two of the world's social media superstars — Britain's Prince Harry and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — are counting down to the 2017 Invictus Games, a sports competition... more »»

US, Europe struggle to make progress in free trade talks

May 2, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — Talks to create a massive free trade zone between the United States and the European Union continue to be held back because of disagreements on key issues, making success under... more »»

Turkish legislators fight again over bill to strip immunity

May 2, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish parliamentary committee has again erupted in chaos over a contentious ruling party proposal to strip legislators of their immunity from prosecution. more »»

The Latest: Police surround Syrian prison following rioting

May 2, 2016

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local):

5:20 p.m. more »»

Hungary aiming to drive Uber ride-hailing app out of country

May 2, 2016

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The Hungarian government wants to drive out ride-hailing app Uber from the country while proposing new legislation to crack down on unlicensed passenger transport,... more »»

Mystery solved? Australian says he's Bitcoin founder

May 2, 2016

LONDON (AP) — An Australian man long rumored to be associated with the digital currency Bitcoin has publicly identified himself as its creator, a claim that would end one of the biggest mysteries... more »»

Princess Charlotte rakes in the gifts on her 1st birthday

May 2, 2016

LONDON (AP) — She may be too young to appreciate it, but Britain's Princess Charlotte has received an extraordinary array of birthday gifts. more »»

Syrian army extends Damascus cease-fire by 48 hours

May 2, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's military extended a unilateral cease-fire around Damascus and opposition strongholds in the eastern suburbs of the capital for another 48 hours on Monday, as a humanitarian... more »»

Puerto Rico won't make $370 million in debt payments Monday

May 2, 2016

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Gov. more »»

Iraq: Car bombing kills at least 18 pilgrims in Baghdad

May 2, 2016

BAGHDAD (AP) — An explosives-laden car detonated on Monday in the Iraqi capital, killing at least 18 Shiite pilgrims who were commemorating the anniversary of the death of a revered imam,... more »»

Italy: Hague tribunal OKs marine's return from India for now

May 2, 2016

ROME (AP) — An international tribunal in The Hague has decided that an Italian marine being held in India in the shooting deaths of two Indian fishermen mistaken for pirates can return home for... more »»


Never Alone WV meeting May 2, 2016

"Never Alone WV" holds weekly meetings of support for various addictions, each Monday night at 6 p.m. The location is 149 Preston Ave. on Weirton Heights. more »

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February 26, 2016 Super Tuesday looms ahead. Now, I should be making more guacamole, buying some wings and some good beer because this Super day is way more important to life than Super Bowl Sunday. more »

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