Why states took so long to dispatch aid to Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico was slow to ask for or accept assistance, officials say BY CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE AND JONATHAN LEVIN BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Within a week of Hurricane...

Another Katrina-like disaster?

Lawmakers warn Trump that Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands aftermath could become like that after 2005 hurricane BY WILLIAM DOUGLAS AND ALEX DAUGHERTY MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON –...

South Africa’s Zuma survives ouster bid

BY MIKE COHEN AND AMOGELANG MBATHA BLOOMBERG NEWS/TNS CAPE TOWN, South Africa – South African President Jacob Zuma survived a no-confidence motion in parliament Tuesday, ensuring that...

‘The weather took everything’

Since Hurricane Matthew ravaged Haiti, residents feel abandoned by foreign aid donors and politicians as they struggle to rebuild their lives. BY JACQUELINE CHARLES MIAMI HERALD/TNS PLAINE...

Time to pay attention

What does North Korea’s missile launch mean? BY MATT STILES AND JONATHAN KAIMAN LOS ANGELES TIMES / TNS SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA – Six months ago, North Korea’s...

Thousands of Ghanaians in US facing deportation

West African residents who escaped Ebola fear return to nothing TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE/ GLOBAL INFORMATION NETWORK Ghanaians who have overstayed their U.S. visas are facing a...

African leaders overlooked at G7 summit

Presidents complain of lack of opportunity to discuss countries’ pressing issues TRICE EDNEY NEWS WIRE/ GLOBAL INFORMATION NETWORK African leaders invited to the summit of seven developed...

India bans sale of cows for slaughter

BY PARTH M.N. AND SHASHANK BENGALI LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS MUMBAI, India – The Indian government has issued a nationwide ban on selling cattle for slaughter, the toughest...

Grande to hold benefit concert in Manchester

BY CHRISTIE D’ZURILLA LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS Ariana Grande has announced her intention to return to the “incredibly brave city of Manchester” to spend time with fans...

Boko Haram frees 82 kidnapped schoolgirls

GLOBAL INFORMATION NETWORK Boko Haram militants who used kidnappings, bombings and the torching of whole villages during an eight-year insurgency in northern Nigeria last...

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