Castro funeral cortege reaches destination, leftist friends gather

By Diego Oré | SANTIAGO, Cuba Flag-waving Cubans leaned from windows and lined the streets as Fidel Castro’s funeral cortege approached the end of three-day journey on Saturday, rolling into the city of Santiago de Cuba where the revolutionary… Continue … Continue reading


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Fire at California loft party kills at least 9, two dozen missing

By Peter Henderson | OAKLAND, Calif. A massive fire broke out in Oakland, California, during a late-night party in a warehouse that housed artist studios, killing at least nine people and leaving about 25 missing, the city’s fire chief… Continue … Continue reading


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Norwegian government resolves budget crisis: reports

Oslo (AFP) – Norway’s right-wing government narrowly avoided collapse Saturday after a last-minute deal was agreed in negotiations for the 2017 budget, which had threatened to bring down the ruling coalition, media reports said. Prime Minister Erna Solberg’s minority government … Continue reading


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Trump targets another company moving to Mexico: Rexnord

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Tottenham Hotspur 5-0 Swansea City

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Apple shows ambition to get into self-driving car race

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Germany arrests marxist militant 'leader'

Berlin (AFP) – A radical marxist suspected of belonging to a left-wing extremist group accused of terrorism by Turkey has been arrested in Germany, judicial sources said on Saturday. The 55-year-old citizen of the Netherlands, whose name was given as … Continue reading


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England beat Australia to equal wins record

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Chelsea apologise to Johnson over abuse

Chelsea FC apologise “profusely” to former youth team player Gary Johnson over sex abuse he suffered in 1970s This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly. Please refresh the page for the fullest version. … Continue reading


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Oakland fire: Nine die during California club night

At least nine people have died in a fire during a club night near San Francisco, authorities say. Oakland fire chief Teresa Deloach-Reed said at least another 13 people were unaccounted for. The fire started at 23:30 local time on … Continue reading


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40 years of total control: how Dos Santos shaped Angola

Johannesburg (AFP) – Angolans endured a bloody civil war and extreme poverty as for nearly 40 years power rested solely in the hands of autocratic President Jose Eduardo dos Santos. State radio’s announcement on Friday that he will stand down … Continue reading


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Castro's last goal? A soccer field for neighborhood kids

By Daniel Trotta | HAVANA Fidel Castro is remembered around the world as a charismatic revolutionary or a ruthless tyrant, but in his neighborhood he was also a friendly old man who used his influence to build a soccer… Continue … Continue reading


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