Walter Moody was put to death by lethal injection at the William C. Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore and gave no final statement, prison officials said. It was the eighth execution this year in the United States. Moody replaced John Nixon, who was 77 when put to death in December 2005 in Mississippi
It wasn't until Pham Chi Cuong saw the plane waiting to deport him from the United States that it sunk in that he was about to be sent back to Vietnam, the country he fled in 1990. Cuong and at least three other deportees who had lived in America for decades were returned to Vietnam in December
China's earthquake administration said on Friday that it had accidentally reported two major quakes which in fact had never happened, saying they were drills which had been unintentionally released to the public. Late on Thursday, the administration said on its website there had been two 6.5 magnitude
Pretoria, April 20 (IANS) South African President Cyril Ramaphosa had to cut short his attendance at the Commonwealth summit in London to deal with violent protests at home, his office said. Clashes have taken place in North West province where protesters are demanding jobs, housing and an end to corruption
A group of 50 Central American migrants who set out from southern Mexico in late March have reached the U.S. border, having endured the long journey despite threats by President Donald Trump to secure the border with National Guard personnel. Since peaking at around 1,500 people, the so-called migrant
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The meeting next week between the leaders of the rival Koreas will be the ultimate test of South Korean President Moon Jae-in's belief that his nation should lead international efforts to deal with North Korea. Previous summits saw beaming grins, strong handshakes and high
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister said the Australian navy has a "perfect right" to traverse the South China Sea after a media report Friday that the Chinese navy had challenged three Australian warships in the hotly contested waterway.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan prosecutors and a United Nations' anti-corruption commission again accused President Jimmy Morales of corruption Thursday related to alleged illegal campaign financing while he was secretary general of his party.
The proposed inspections would have cost $170 per engine for two hours of labor, for a total bill to U.S. carriers of $37,400, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said in its August 2017 proposal, citing the engine manufacturer. The documents reveal that airlines including Southwest thought the
MANAUA, Nicaragua (AP) — More protests and clashes broke out Thursday in Nicaragua over a planned social security reform, and the government ordered off the air five independent TV channels that have been covering the unrest.
PERTH, Australia (AP) — Perth Glory coach Kenny Lowe has been fired after the A-League side missed the playoffs and finished in eighth place in the 10-team competition.
CANCUN, Mexico (AP) — Gunmen on water scooters shot at a roving vendor on a beach in Cancun's glittering hotel zone Thursday, an incident believed to be unprecedented for the Caribbean city. Nobody was wounded.
NEW YORK (AP) — Drew Doughty of the Los Angeles Kings, Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning and P.K. Subban of the Nashville Predators are the finalists for the James Norris Memorial Trophy as the NHL's top defenseman.
Images captured by an epa photojournalist on the ground showed members and supporters of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community holding placards outside of Commonwealth House as part of an action condemning homophobia, Efe reported. "Homophobia is neo-colonialism, stop it," and
United Nations, April 20 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday that UN staff members have increasingly become targets of attack despite the world body's efforts to ensure their safety and security. In the second half of 2017, 140 UN personnel from 42 nations were killed -
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The meeting next week between the leaders of the rival Koreas will be the ultimate test of South Korean President Moon Jae-in's belief that his nation should lead international efforts to deal with North Korea.
When her stay at the glamorous Grancreer residence turned into a nightmare of disrupted sleep and difficulties with the staff, retired harpist Yumi Makino opted out, and after a two-year legal battle got ...
ROME, N.Y. (AP) — A dairy farmer says seven federal immigration officers came onto his property without permission, arrested a Guatemalan worker without producing a warrant and handcuffed the farmer when he video-recorded their actions.
New York [U.S.A] April 20 (ANI): Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will join the legal team defending United States President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation. According to local media, President Trump is looking to bring his involvement with special counsel Robert
A little history was made in Washington on Thursday - little in the form of a newborn who became the first baby ever to appear on the floor of the U.S. Senate during a vote. A swaddled 11-day-old Maile Pearl Bowlsbey arrived on the floor of the chamber carried by her mother, Senator Tammy Duckworth,
HAVANA (AP) — Raul Castro turned over Cuba's presidency Thursday to a 57-year-old successor he said would hold power until 2031, a plan that would place the state the Castro brothers founded and ruled for 60 years in the hands of a Communist Party official little known to most on the island.
WOLLONGONG, Australia (AP) — Ashleigh Barty and Samantha Stosur were named to play both singles and doubles for Australia against the Netherlands in their Fed Cup World Group playoff beginning Saturday.
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Actors Tom Cruise and John Travolta, who are members of the Church of Scientology, are reportedly competing for a high rank. Brendan Tighe, who was a Scientologist for 30 years, claims he witnessed this rivalry where the two actors were competing for the position under leader
Losses among technology and consumer products companies weighed on U.S. stocks Thursday, snapping a three-day winning streak for the market.