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...

Kerry’s visit to Kenya paves way for president

Secretary of State and Kenyatta discuss counterterrorism and security BY ROBYN DIXON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS JOHANNESBURG — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday sought to...

From West African chic To dude ranch romance

Wedding trends these days range from an opulent affair in Dubai to a horseback event at a Central Florida resort. BY PENNY DICKERSON FLORIDA COURIER The universal...

TPS termination for Haitians recommended

Thousands could be sent home if Trump agency has its way BY JACQUELINE CHARLES MIAMI HERALD/TNS MIAMI – The Trump administration is recommending sending tens of thousands...

A look at health care outside of the US

Citizens in Canada, Britain and France spend less, report better medical access BY NOAM N. LEVELY TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE WASHINGTON — Declaring the U.S. health system the...

Former Haitian president Rene Preval dies at 74

FROM WIRE REPORTS Former Haitian President Rene Preval died on March 3 at age 74. Preval was president of Haiti from 1996 to 2001 and again...

US train heroes get French medals

TRIBUNE NEWS SERVICE French President Francois Hollande awarded three Americans credited with stopping a possible terror attack on a high-speed train with France’s highest honor...

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...

Boko Haram posts new video of abducted girls

Release of prisoners sought in exchange for Nigerian schoolgirls BY ROBYN DIXON LOS ANGELES TIMES/TNS JOHANNESBURG – Some of the 276 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram...

Remembering the girls

On the one-year anniversary of the Boko Haram kidnappings of nearly 300 schoolgirls in Nigeria, Congresswoman Frederica Wilson, center, greets Saa, second from left,...

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