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    More Crossing US-Mexico Border Come From Far-Flung Lands

    By ANDREW SELSKY, Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The young man traversed Andean mountains, plains and cities in buses, took a harrowing boat ride in which five fellow migrants drowned, walked through thick jungle...

    Police Halt 2nd Migrant Group Trying to Enter Mexico

    By SANTIAGO BILLY, Associated Press TECUN UMAN, Guatemala (AP) — Several hundred migrants tried to cross the Suchiate River from Guatemala to Mexico en masse on Monday, but were met by ranks of Mexican federal police...

    Duchess Meghan Praises New Zealand on Women’s Voting Victory

    By NICK PERRY, Associated Press WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The Duchess of Sussex on Sunday congratulated New Zealand on becoming the first country in the world to allow women to vote 125 years ago,...

    Meghan’s Wedding Gown Goes on Display at Windsor Castle

    By GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has described how she worked with designer Clare Waight Keller of Givenchy to create a "timeless" wedding gown for her wedding to...

    Don’t Miss the Rear View in the Hitchcock Homage: NUMBER 37

    New York, NY, October 8, 2018 – Dark Star Pictures is pleased to announce that it has secured a U.S. theatrical release for the suspense thriller Number 37, beginning Friday, November 2, 2018. In her debut feature film Number 37,...

    Deadly Attack Amid Ebola Outbreak Stalls Containment Efforts

    By AL-HADJI KUDRA MALIRO and CARA ANNA, Associated Press JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Congolese rebels killed 15 civilians and abducted a dozen children in an attack at the epicenter of the latest deadly Ebola outbreak, Congo's military...

    Train Mows Down Crowd at India Festival, at least 60 Dead

    By ASHOK SHARMA, Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — A speeding train ran over a crowd watching fireworks during a religious festival in northern India on Friday evening, killing at least 60 people and injuring dozens...

    Duchess in Waiting

    Kensington Palace confirmed, Oct. 15, that the Duchess of Sussex, the former Meghan Markle, is indeed pregnant. The royal baby is expected in the Spring of 2019.

    Royal Baby on the Way, Adding Color to the Crown

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] The Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle can now add “Mommy” to her title as she and her husband, Prince Harry announced they’re expecting a new royal baby. “Their Royal Highnesses...

    A Prince or Princess?: Facts About Harry and Meghan’s Baby

    By GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace said Monday that Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, duchess of Sussex, are expecting their first child to be born in the spring of 2019. Here...

    UN report: Banned Somali Charcoal Exports Pass Through Iran

    By JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Banned charcoal exports from Somalia are thriving, generating millions of dollars a year for al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab extremists — and often passing through Iran to have their...

    Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West Visit Uganda

    By The Associated Press KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Ugandan officials say Kanye West and his wife, the reality TV star Kim Kardashian West, have arrived in Uganda on a private visit. Information Minister Frank Tumwebaze told...

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