Botswana president

Botswana president quits – a rare move for African leader

He is the English-born son of a king, a fighter pilot, a teetotaling bachelor – and all that made him an unorthodox African president. But...
Disney California Adventure

Expansion featuring Marvel superheroes to open at Disney California Adventure

Only a year after a new Star Wars land opens at Disneyland, guests at the neighboring California Adventure Park will be able to visit...
Netanyahu

Netanyahu cancels plan to send migrants back to Africa

TEL AVIV, Israel – Israel scrapped its plan to deport tens of thousands of migrants back to Africa, after mass demonstrations against the policy in...
Royal Caribbean

Royal Caribbean to give CocoCay a massive makeover

Royal Caribbean is putting an arsenal of pricey bells and whistles on its private Bahamas island, Coco-Cay. The $200 million upgrade is the first of...
Epcot

Changes coming to Epcot, Typhoon Lagoon

Change is on the way to a Walt Disney World art exhibit at Epcot American's Adventure.“Creating Tradition: Innovation and Change in American Indian Art”...

Haiti hires PR firm to soften image

Move raises questions about use of funds and company’s link to Clintons BY FRANCO ORDONEX MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU/TNS WASHINGTON – The government of Haiti, so cash-strapped that...

THE WORLD IN 2017

Here is a glance at some some of the top international stories of the year. LOS ANGELES TIMES/ TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE North Korea’s nuclearand missile tests After launching...

At least 276 killed in Mogadishu truck bombing

TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE MOGADISHU, Somalia — The death toll in a weekend truck bombing in Mogadishu has risen to 276, the Somali government said Monday,...

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 –...

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